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18 July
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BICYCLE VACASA Playing Cards. A promotional deck for your next stress-free vacation

Following with rare and difficult to find decks, beyond the custom decks, the United States Playing Card Company produces many advertising cards. For Bicycle cards collectors getting these cards is a difficult task because companies usually give these decks away to their customers or use them in celebrations or promotional events so they never go on sale and most of the times, what is more painful, cards end up destroyed by children in their games or just stored in drawers (or bins) of…

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17 July
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BICYCLE SYZYGY Playing Cards. A cosmic wonder caused by the alignment of the stars

There are decks of cards with an origin really easy to recognize at the first sight. This is exactly what happens with the decks produced by Elite Playing Cards. All share a number of common elements that distinguish them: elegance, maximum details, complex designs, luxurious editions, … Their latest creation does not disappoint at all: BICYCLE SYZYGY.     Behind this peculiar name there is a story and, you know, I love those stories so I’m going to tell it to you….

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17 July
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THE OTHER KINGDOM ANIMALS EDITION Playing Cards. The limited deck becomes accesible to all card fans

Many followers of Natalia Silva claimed for it and here it is. In her previous campaign, The Other Kingdom, Natalia created a beautiful deck where birds were decorative elements inside very elegant and refined designs. Furthermore, she released during the campaign two limited editions with a more luxurious presentation. The Bird Edition used the same designs as the original deck while in the other, the Animal Edition, birds were replaced by other animals. Natalia wanted all her fans could enjoy the new…

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13 July
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Bicycle by MATSUI GAMING MACHINE CO. Playing cards made in USA that travel from Japan to the rest of the world

The United States Playing Card Company is undoubtedly the largest producer of quality cards in the world and that production rhythm is a constant challenge for serious collectors of decks made in USA in general and Bicycle cards in particular. Their own series (sold by the USPCC in their website) and many other custom decks come together with other which are distributed through special channels so find them all (sometimes even know about their existence) becomes a defiance for collectors. Apart…

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07 July
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New Collectable Playing Cards decks. Videotape these naked beauties that will melt your ice

Production by Collectable Playing Cards is so plentiful and fast that I could make a weekly newsletter only for their new decks. I’ll use this article to talk about their last three creations that combine different styles and themes. While CPC have always worked with the USPCC to print their decks (most Bicycle branded) and have used Kickstarter for co-funding them, this time there is an interesting novelty I will explain you later.   BICYCLE FROST     This deck keeps the…