Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards

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WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF MAKERS OF PLAYING CARDS

London Guild
Established:

Arms of Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards

Official blazon

Arms : Gules, on a cross argent between four ace cards proper, videlicet those of hearts and diamonds in chief and those of clubs and spades in base, a lion passant guardant of the first.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, On arm in armour erect, holding in the hand an ace of hearts, all proper. Supporters: On either side a man in complete armour proper garnished Or, on each a sash gules.

Origin/meaning

These arms are not officially granted.

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The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1913

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Literature : Bromley and Child, 1960