Overland: *Pack of Playing Cards

Humans have an inbuilt desire, a ‘wanderlust’, to explore.

Today, we also have a necessity to travel by vehicle to journey to work, to run errands, or simply to meet with others who live some distance away.

The history of land transport begins with ‘beasts of burden’ and the development of the wheel.

Yet it was the 18th and 19th centuries which saw the giant scientific leaps in technology.

Vehicles powered by steam, electricity and the internal-combustion engine.

Stronger, lighter materials, road improvements and mass-productions methods all played a critical part, as they still do today.

This deck of 54 illustrated playing cards follows the evolutionary journey of overland human transport and can be used to play all popular cards games.

A delightfully illustrated pack including icons such as the Ford Pickup, the Mini, the E-type, the London Routemaster bus and many more!

Buy two packs of the same design and play 'Picture Snap'.

Each card features a different illustration:

All Terrain Vehicle
Amphibious Bus
Articulated Bus
Auto Rickshaw (Tuk-Tuk)
Bedford K2 Ambulance
Benz Patent Motorwagen
Bluebird-Proteus CN7
Bombi ‘Snowcat’
Briggs & Stratton Flyer
Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4
Citroen 2CV
Citroen Autochenille
Detroit Electric
Dogs & Sledge/Sled
Donkey, Ass, Burro
Ford ‘Model T’
Ford F-Series Pickup Truck
Hobby Horse Bicycle
Hovercraft Eagle 447
Jaguar E-Type
Jeep CJ-5
London Taxi (Black Cab)
Maltese Bus
Modern Scooter
Motorbike & Sidecar
Penny-Farthing Bicycle
Pony Express
Prairie Schooner
Routemaster Bus
Sawyer Quadricycle
Sedan Chair/Litter
Segway I2 Personal Transporter
Shepherds On Stilts
Sinclair C5
Stagecoach - American
Stagecoach – European
Station Wagon Pontiac
Steam Traction Engine
Stretch Limousine
Thurst SSC Super Sonic Car
Triumph Bonneville Motorcycle
Velosolex 660 Moped
Vespa Scooter
Volkswagen ‘Beetle’
Volkswagen Camper

Please note: Excludes rail, track and cable, these can be found in the companion pack of cards: ‘History of  Transport - By Rail’.

These cards are being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner - Heritage Playing Card Company.

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