1980-1999

Masters Installation Cards from 1980 to 1999

1980 Master: Alfred Neate JP

The 80th Birthday of H.M. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Portrait of the Queen Mother superimposed on six vignettes
illustrating people and places associated with the life of Her Majesty.
Plastic case inscribed ‘Limited Edition of 750 Twin Packs’.
(A) Blue border.    (B) Red border
A double pack was sent to H.M. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.

 


1981 Master: Stephen B Edell

The Royal Wedding, 29 July 1981. Commemorating the Marriage of H.R.H. Prince Charles of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer.
Design showing St. Paul’s Cathedral in the background. 1000 Twin Packs issued.
(A) Lavender background.    (B) Beige background
A double pack was presented to the Prince and Princes of Wales in a specially inscribed case.


1982 Master: John G B Watson MP

The Royal Birth. Inscribed “21 June 1982 To The Prince and Princess of Wales – A Son William Arthur Philip Louis” – Showing the Royal Familly in an oval frame.
(A) Red border (B) Blue border
The design includes an enlarged Coat of Arms to commemorate the Presentation of the new Letters Patent to the Company
by Norroy and Ulster King of Arms on 31 March 1982.


1983 Master: Robert G W Bray

Dame Mary Donaldson, G.B.E., London’s First Lady Lord Mayor. Pictured with the Mansion House in the background. 750 packs.
(A) Red border (B) Blue border
A double pack was presented to the Lord Mayor and packs for her grandchildren at the Annual Installation Banquet at the Mansion House.


1984 Master: Henry Langridge

The Old Bailey. 1834-1984. The design celebrates 150 years of the Central Criminal Court, London. 500 Twin Packs issued with descriptive leaflet.
(A) Blue background    (B) Lilac background

 


1985 Master: Peter A Simkins

Halley’s Comet. Design inscribed – served as a model in 1301 for Bodone’s Star of Bethlehem. (Fresco. Arena Chapel, Padua, by Giotto.)
(A) Gold border   (B) Silver border

 


1986 Master: David B Maurice

The New Lloyd’s Building designed by Richard Rogers. Showing the interior, including the Rostrum and the Lutine Bell, and the exterior from the South. Approx.
500 Twin Packs with descriptive leaflet.
(A) Dark blue border      (B) Red border


1987 Master: Mr Ald. Christopher Walford

Honourable Artillery Company. 450th Anniversary. 1537-1987. Design showing 4 soldiers in past and present uniforms of the Company together with the Coat of Arms.
Approx. 500 Twin Packs with descriptive leaflet.
(A) Orange border     (B) Turquoise border


1988 Master: Basil G Rigg

Australian Bicentenary. 1788-1988. Showing a portrait of Captain James Cook and the Flag of Australia. 500 Twin Packs with descriptive leaflet.
(A) Green background    (B) Blue background
A double pack was presented to the High Commissioner of Australia.


1989 Master: Gordon D Pannell

800th Anniversary 1189-1989 City of London Lord Mayor, showing a portrait of the 1st Lord Mayor of London, Henry Fitzalwine Knight.
Approx. 500 Twin Packs with descriptive leaflet.
(A) Yellow border    (B) Light Blue border


1990 Master: John G Thorpe

Nov. 1990. Standard Whist Pack. Double pack in box. Design showing gold Coat of Arms and date 1628.
Made by John Waddington Limited.
(A) Blue background    (B) Red background

Nov. 1990. Standard Bridge Pack. Double pack in box. Design showing gold Coat of Arms top and bottom reversed and diagonal title.
Made by John Waddington Limited.
(A)  Blue background    (B) Red background

Sheriff of the City of London. Coat of Arms of the City of London and crossed Sword and Mace.
Design celebrating the election of a member of the Company as Aldermanic Sheriff for the first time in their history.
Approx. 500 Twin Packs with descriptive leaflet. Designed by the Master, John Thorpe.
(A) Red and Pink    (B) Blue and Light Blue


1991 Master: Peter M C Cregeen

500th Anniversary of the Birth of Henry VIII showing a portrait of the King after the painting by Holbein. Design by John Thorpe.
Approximately 500 packs made with leaflet.
(A) Red border     (B) Green border


1992 Master: David C Warner MA

Bicentenary of the Grant of Livery, 27 November 1792. Arms of the Company supported by men in armour and dated.
Approximately 500 packs made with leaflet. Design by John Bainbridge at the College of Arms.
(A) Red border     (B) Orange border

On 30th November 1993 the Honorary Freedom was presented to Anne Walford, wife of Past master Alderman Christopher Walford,
at a Court Meeting at Innholders’ Hall, for her charitable work on behalf of the Company and support in her husband's Mastership and Shrieval years.


1993 Master: Chris J F Latham

Channel Tunnel. Showing the first train passing through on 20th June 1993, the official opening
by H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and President Mitterand of France, 6th May 1994. Approximately 500 packs made with leaflet.
(A) Blue border   (B) Red border

 


1994 Master: E B H Chappell

Christopher R.Walford. A portrait of the first Lord Mayor to be a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards.
Approximately 500 packs made with descriptive leaflet.
(A) Red and Pink     (B) Blue and Light Blue
The design includes Tower Bridge to celebrate the Centenary of the Opening in 1894.


1995 Master: Roger A Howells ACII

50th Anniversary of VE Day, 1945-1995. Showing St. Paul’s Cathedral in the City of London.
Approximately 500 packs made with descriptive leaflet.
(A) Maroon border     (B) Green border

 


1996 Master: Michael H Goodall

The Centenary of the British Motor Industry. 1896 - 1996. Showing veteran and modem Daimler cars.
Approximately 350 packs made with descriptive leaflet.
A Goodall style Ace of Spades with Master's portrait superposed. Special Joker adapted from a Goodall Whist Scorer. Design by Clive Abbott.
(A) Red background    (B) Blue background

At a Court meeting on 9th October 1997 at Armoury House, Mr. John Berry was
presented with the Honorary Freedom of the Company for cataloguing the Company's
collection and organising the first exhibition in 1994 in the year of our Lord Mayor.


1997 Master: P D Crabbe FCA

50th Anniversary of the Wedding of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh, 1947 - 1997.
Approximately 350 twin packs made by S.D.P. (Special Design Products) Ltd.
(A) Red border     (B) Blue border
A double pack was sent to H.M the Queen and H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh.


1998 Master: Antony H Wilcox

Diana, Princess of Wales. Remembering her life. Approximately 400 Twin packs made with Descriptive leaflet.
Made by S.D.P. (Special Design Products) Ltd.
(A) Silver border     (B) Gold border


1999 Master: Gordon H E Robson

March 1999. Standard Bridge Pack. Design showing coloured Coat of Arms top and bottom reversed and diagonal title.
Approximately 250 Twin Packs. Made by Richard Edward Ltd.
(A) Red background     (B) Blue background

Installation pack 1999
The Last Great Twentieth Century Record of Aviation. The Circumnavigation of the World by Hot Air Balloon.
Approximately 350 twin packs made with descriptive leaflet.
Made by S.D.P (Special Design Products) Ltd.
(A) Green background     (B) Blue background
Pack presented to Brian Jones, Pilot of the Breitling Orbiter 3.