Chess Sets, Playing Cards and Games

1 May 2012, starting at 13:00 BST .

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"The Prince and Princess of Wales's visit to India", a pack of playing cards by The Worshipful Company of Playing Card Makers, 1906,

A pack of "Garcia Pattern" playing cards, José Martinez de Pinillos, Torreceilla en Cameros, circa 1850,

The Trial of Dr Henry Sacheverell, a part-pack of 24 playing cards, circa 1711,

An ebonised playing card press, 19th century,

Wallis's New Game of Historical Pope Joan, circa 1830 (or slightly later in date),

A collection of French educational playing card packs, by Etienne Jouy (1764-1848) and J. Latour, early 19th century,

A collection of 19th century French playing card packs:

A collection of French "Secondary Use" playing cards, 18th/19th centuries,

A pack of "Chapman" transformation playing cards, Reynolds & Sons for E. Couchman & Co., 1878,

A pack of "anti-religions" playing cards, Soviet Union (state playing card monopoly), published 1933,

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27.5% on the first £20,000 of the hammer price;
26% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £20,000 up to and including £700,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £700,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

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