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Welcomes All Interested
in the Fascinating Field
of Collecting Playing Cards

Chicago Playing Card Collectors, Inc., has embarked on its next 50, eventful years as a club devoted to sharing the fun and knowledge of the hobby. We currently serve more than 300 actively networking members in 38 U.S. states, and 10 other countries around the world.

Our subject matter is extensive. Out there for the hunting, as the stuff for our ever expanding albums and display cases, are endless varieties of cards. Our members' preferences include singles and/or full decks; cards from the antique and vintage to modern; from the general to a host of topical themes. There is something in the cards for every interest -- and for each, CPCC has much to offer.

Our participation is lively. We promote a friendly spirit of mutual help as our members band together for their respective collecting pursuits. Card trading is active -- by mail at anytime, or at various swap meet opportunities. Our activity includes an illustrated newsletter and other reference publications, auctions, and much more as will be outlined here.

This website is our latest venue for our members, also prospective members: people who, just like us, have found some facet of the playing cards "interesting" or "appealing." Here we also welcome friends, some old, perhaps some new. CPCC and its members additionally network with other collector groups, also historical researchers, editors, librarians, museum curators and more. To all, we hope you enjoy your visit here.

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Cards: An illustrated sampling of collecting theme categories, from among numerous possibilities.

Activities: Overview of membership benefits; member support services. Plus dates of upcoming Chicago business meetings and, the highlight of each collecting year, our Annual Convention. We'd love to have you join us at our next convention on Sept. 15-17, Comfort Inn Cleveland Airport, Middleburg Heights, OH. Contact an officer below for more information.

Perspectives: Notes on the history of the cards, collectibility, collecting.

Join us / Membership Application:
Our internet application is under construction, please (Click Here) to use our printable form.
Newcomers regularly welcomed. Open a vista of fellow collector help, expanded sources, resources.

Links: Related items on the web.

Contact information

We welcome your remarks and inquiries. While we offer further information, tips and help in most respects, please note: Per general policy we can not appraise specific old cards online. And, we do not advertise, nor directly buy or sell cards with the general public, via this website.

General information:
President: Kitty Reed at klreed3@juno.com
Vice President: Heather McAdams at heathermcadams@hotmail.com

New memberships: or email yourklgs@netscape.net

Memberships c/o Karen Straus
2307 Cooper Road, Atco, NJ 08004 USA

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