Welcome to Card World

Card World is the home of the Cartophilic Society of Great Britain - an organisation dedicated to supporting and promoting the hobby of cigarette and trade card collecting.

Through this website you can find out about us and our activities, discover more about the world of card collecting or explore our archives.

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    Regional Events

    That`s it for May, however on Thursday the 2nd of June we have two events :

    • KENT CLUB from 4 p.m. at Crofton Halls, Orpington BR6 8PR.  

    • NORTH EAST BRANCH starting at 6.30 p.m at Dunston U.T.S. Stadium, Gateshead, NE11 9JL.

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    branch and club list

    work begins on standardising this. So if not shown at the link below, please tell us dates, venue (with postcode), catering facilities (type and cost), parking (type and cost), opening times, admission fee, concessions, non member and visitor rules, and cost of any annual subs to that club or branch.... 

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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

29th May 2022
Off to the Fair ?
TODAY Sunday, 29th May - Gloucester Postcard and Cigarette Card Fair GL3 2JH - 25 dealers - Free admission and parking - 10 am until 4pm ....
26th May 2022
Pokemon News
Great Giveaway, Coming Cards, etc....
23rd May 2022
Tim Davidson Auctions
sale was 24 - 25 May. Prices realised now uploaded.
Latest newsletter:
28th May 2022
Almost June now, and almost half way through another year. But cheer up, for we have all of the summer yet to come, and it will go so much slower of we fill every moment of it with enjoyment and pleasure, and stay out in the open air as long as we possibly can.

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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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BAR-305 : BAR-71 : D272-1 [trade : UK] Barratt Confectionery “Famous Footballers – New Series of 50” (1952-1953) 17/50