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Playing Cards and Art: Playing Cards on Stamps

25 Aug

Playing cards on stamps:

1. USPS’s stamp – The King and Queen of Hearts (out of stock):

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2. The stamp by Nippon Post (Japan).

The postage stamps of Japan are issued by Nippon Post. This is an unusual stamp as it features a playing card. It was issued for the 6th World Conference on Smoking and Health in 1987.

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3. The French Government issued a postage stamps bringing attention to the theft of Cézanne’s The Card Players in 1961.

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4. One of Cézanne’s The Card Players were featured on a stamp issued in Rwanda (1980).

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5. A Dutch stamp dedicated to International Women’s Year (29 July 1975).

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6. The stamp dedicated to the Seventh Regional Bridge Tournament (Barbados, 1978).

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7. Stamps issued by German Democratic Republic.

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8. Macau is called the “Las Vegas of Asia” due to its numerous casinos. Macao issued a series of stamps with four games of chance (1987).

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9. The Dutch stamp dedicated to some Bidge Olympiad.

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10. Dutch stamp issued in 1986.

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11. Stamps dedicated to World Bridge Championship. They were issued in Bermuda (1975).

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12.  Stamps dedicated to Central-American & Caribbean Bridge Championship. They were issued in Netherlands Antilles (1977).

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13. Stamps commemorating Bridge on the island of Wallis in 1994.

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14. Stamps commemorating the European Bridge Championship. Issued in Lebanon (1962).

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15. A stamp dedicated to Bridge issued in Mali (1978).

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16. Italian stamp dedicated to Bridge (2006).

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17. A stamp commemorating the Disabled Bridge Olympiad. Issued in Netherlands (1980).

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18. Italian stamp issued in 1983.

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19. Stamps commemorating the World Bridge Championship in 1965. Issued in Lebanon.

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