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22 June

A Victorian Adventure Bicycle deck. An interesting mix of classic novels

  Alex Willis (Man Made Games), creator of the Bicycle 1616 Silver deck, presents his last work I already talked about some days ago: A Victorian Adventure Bicycle deck.     The design of this deck is based on his favorite classic novels: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (spades), Around the World in 80 Days (clubs), A Princess of Mars (diamonds), Tarzan (hearts) and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (jokers).     With this deck, Alex also pays tribute to…

04 May

Michael Frömmer’s 1616 Silver Bicycle. The half million dollars deck

  Alex Willis (Man Made Games), the creator of this deck, brings us a risky and original proposal. He has converted a classic Italian deck from the 17th Century into a Bicycle deck thought for collectors and players: the 1616 Silver Bicycle.     The history of the original deck is very interesting but one of the most shocking things of it is that the deck was sold in 2010 at Christie’s of New York for $554,500 (around 422,000 euros)….