I tend to win the singles when I not only don't have them but also really like them. Here's some updates from today on playing card joker buying...
For instance, this next one is an ongoing auction at this point. I really want this one since I've a thing for good devil figures but I'm bidding way past my comfort level for an individual playing card.
|Devilish Joker - Auction Still Live|
I just won this antique looking joker. I like it because I know that it's a US Playing Card joker by the symbol in the corner. And I like the romance of the scantily clad beauty hanging in sight but out of reach on the crescent moon. I'm pleased to have bought this one. I think I paid $7.00 for it.
|lady on the moon - antiquish joker|
To be frank, I sort of wish I hadn't bought this one. I only bid $4 and I won it. It just doesn't do anything for me. I know I'm supposed to love all my children but this is one that doesn't seem to be true to the traditions and spirit of playing card jokers. Oh well, that's why I have big albums, some have to go in the back.
|baby girl in garden joker|
|Spooky Figure Joker|
|Joker: Juggling Leprechaun|
Here's a sampling of a traditional joker theme: juggling. Here they're mostly jokers juggling balls. More often, they are juggling (or magically suspending) large numbers of cards in impossible formations or juggling the four card suits in different ways...
|Jokers: Six Juggling from the Collection|
Are gnomes verily related to leprechauns? And what of their mysterious mistress?
|Gnomes - Hoping to Party|
Des gnômes, prêtes pour un soirée
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