November 2013

English readers will know Rupert Bear. He first appeared in the Daily Express newspaper in 1920 and is still there today. He was created by artist Mary Tourtel but the most famous artist in the world of Rupert was Alfred Bestall. He created the iconic look of Rupert, a red top with yellow checked...
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  This popular card game probably sold very well when it was issued in around 1923 because there seem to still be plenty around today. I have been fascinated by the cards ever since my childhood as my parents had the game in the house when I was born. I spent many happy days laying out the...
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