Welcome to Card World

.... the virtual version of the Cartophilic Society, encouraging, and promoting card collecting for almost a century.

And also bringing collectors together, wherever they live, and whatever sort of cards they love. 

On this website you can find out about us and our activities, discover more about our Card World, and explore our ever growing archives.

A free newsletter is uploaded every Saturday morning too

  • obituary


    We very much regret to inform our readers of the death of our former President and Treasurer Derek William Jenkins, on Sunday, 4th February aged eighty-nine.  

    A tribute will appear in our next printed magazine.

  • meetings

    Regional Events

    Saturday March 2nd :
     LINCOLNSHIRE - from 10.30 am at Kirton Leisure Centre PE21 1EP. 
      ​​​​​​​MIDDLESEX - from 9.30 am until 3 pm at St. Hilda`s Church Hall TW15 3JY.  Includes auction at 1 pm. We also value cards. Admission free.

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Join Us ! And become a member of Our Society

A close-up of a selection of cigarette cards relating to flags and nations. Anyone can visit this website for free. However if you are a card collector, joining us brings many extra benefits and privileges .....

Join In ! Come meet us at our regional events

Carreras "Do You Know" And don`t forget our Annual Card Collectors Convention - on Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st April at the Five Rivers Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire.

News and updates

26th February 2024
Thinking of Streamlining Your Collection?
I am currently buying Cigarette & Trade Card Types, Sets and Collections. Please Contact Oliver Cleaver on 07899 300405 or by email at olivercleaver@hotmail.co.uk
26th February 2024
Theme of the Week Solution
as we reveal the back of our third clue card, here`s how we got to this week`s theme....
25th February 2024
Our latest Postal Auction (PA590) - closes 29 February 2024
Yes, card hunters, its time for our next postal auction....
Latest newsletter:
24th February 2024
So, dear readers, another newsletter hits the front page. This week we have again been pressing on with the indexing, and have almost reached February 2022, but we were thwarted by a double of Wills First Aid Series. I do have a replacement card but will not fit it in tonight.

More from Card World

Card of the day

Welcome to our Card of the Day teaser. Every night at about midnight a new front appears, so that you can test your card knowledge. The back appears about 8pm the following night. And all cards, plus facts about them, appear in our weekly newsletter, which is uploaded for all visitors to read every Saturday morning.

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And the answer is...
W. Duke, Sons & Co. [tobacco : O/S : USA] " Actors and Actresses in the Costumes of All Nations" - Series 1 (1889) Bk/50 - D900-010.1.a : D76-1.a