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

    Pack your wants lists, we are going travelling . . .  

    Thursday 26th of May - NOTTINGHAM / EAST MIDLANDS Branch : 7.30 - 9.30 p.m. at  West Bridgford Conservative Club NG2 6BG

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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 May 2022
This week`s theme
Monday night again, and time to announce the subject of this week`s theme, as hinted at by our cunning cartophilic clues.
23rd May 2022
Tim Davidson Auctions
24 - 25 May. Cigarette Cards start at LOT 1000 with Barratt Magic Roundabout. Sale also includes David Hunter watercolours (lot 892 - 908).
22nd May 2022
Off to the Fair ?
Wednesday, 25th May, 2022 - Birmingham / Edgebaston B15 2UJ - 11 dealers - Free admission and parking - 9.30am - 3.30pm. Read more at
Latest newsletter:
21st May 2022
another week where chaos rules, but the newsletter is here just about in time. Bit short of hashtags and links, but we will see how many we can add before we fall asleep....

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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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W675-189 : W62-151B : W/245B [tobacco : UK] W. D. & H. O. Wills "Irish Industries" (1937) 5/50