Welcome to Card World

.... the online home of the Cartophilic Society of Great Britain, an organisation which has been dedicated to supporting, encouraging, and promoting the hobby of cigarette and trade card collecting for almost a hundred years. And to bringing collectors together, wherever they live and whatever sort of cards they collect. 

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

  • A560-195:  T.420 : RB118/86 [tobacco : OS] American Tobacco Company “Beauties (Playing Card Inset, Green Net Back) – green net being catalogued as version A (1900) two of spades/52

    Regional Events

    Sunday, June 26th - LEA VALLEY from 10 am at North Weald Village Hall CM16 6BU - Saturday 2nd of July - MIDDLESEX from 9.30 am to 3 pm at St. Hildas Church Hall TW15 3J
    and LINCOLNSHIRE from 10 am at Kirton Leisure Centre PE21 1EP

  • Spider-Man 1994 Fleer Card

    What`s New?

    moving swiftly on, our latest project is to restore our web-links. So sling your favourites along to webmaster@card-world.co.uk 

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Become a member

A close-up of a selection of cigarette cards relating to flags and nations. Why not join us and benefit from our friendly and knowledgeable community!

What's going on?

views from the regions here are the dates and locations of all our events. There is sure to be one near you, so why not pop along! We look forward to meeting you.

News and updates

23rd June 2022
Our Latest Auction Catalogue
Cartophilic Society Postal Auction P.A. 580 – and this is to close on THURSDAY 30th JUNE 2022. Dont miss it!
23rd June 2022
Lockdales Auction
29 June, catalogue now online
23rd June 2022
Loddon Auctions
prices realised now available as a pdf for the one day auction of 22 Jun 2022 - Cigarette & Trade Cards
Latest newsletter:
25th June 2022
Now we are getting to the point of repetition, or rather of my trying to avoid it, hence the sudden idea of the index and gallery. Which we will be doing a bit more on over the weekend

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Card of the day

Every day in this space we will show you a different card. If you know what it is, or have any information about the subject then contact us!

All Cards of the Day appear in our weekly newsletter, available every Saturday.

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