The International Playing-Card Society was founded in 1972
to bring together people, from the five continents,
who have a common interest in the collecting of playing cards and card games,

IPCS        IPCS

The Playing-card

to share research and knowledge

Next Convention

MADRID 23rd to 25th September

AUGUST COMPETITION

Why is the jack called a jack,
rather than a prince or earl
or another nobleman?
The answer is on this website
First winning answer drawn at random on the 1stSeptember wins
This IPCS Member's Pack

Some of the benefits of joining

  • A quarterly A4 Full Colour Magazine either mailed or available as a digital version
    [ or both if you pay extra ]
  • Access nearly 50 years of digital back issues to aid your knowledge or assist your research
  • Conventions and the occasional local meetings arranged – talks, trading and Club Auctions
  • Fellowship
  • Club Members discussion board where questions can be asked to the most knowledgeable resource of members available

Past Conventions

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