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 Posted: Thu Sep 24th, 2020 12:49 pm
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Tinkerfell22
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Hi friends! (Forgive my newness here haha)

I'm curious to know when it became commonplace for printers/publishers/creators to start Gilding the edges of decks. When did the fancy lamination and card stock become a thing.

Knowing would help me take my collection in a different direction I think. I want to have a well rounded catalog of Tarot :ro

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 Posted: Fri Sep 25th, 2020 09:15 pm
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The earliest gilded edges I have are on the LE majors only Sacred Rose from 1980. Then came the de la Réa 1982, a special ed Waite-Smith from 1990 (USG) the Kazanlar (1996),Truth Seeker's (2008) a Konigsfurt Waite/Smith (2009), Tydlwick (2013), Illuminati (2013)....

So not entirely new. But it does seem to be a big thing among self-published artists, who seem to think it adds appeal. I'm - not that convinced except in the case of the first two.

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 Posted: Sat Sep 26th, 2020 11:31 am
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The Dali Tarot came gilded in the late 80's.

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 Posted: Sun Sep 27th, 2020 03:46 pm
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Indeed it did.

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 Posted: Sun Oct 18th, 2020 08:11 am
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Mistyczny Tarot Marzyciela, Poland 2011
Tarot para Chicas, Spain, 2013

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