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Playing cards inspired from the Golden Age of Piracy. “Caribbean Wind”, it continues the SVI series playing cards printed by SPCC.
Playing cards inspired from the Golden Age of Piracy. “Caribbean Wind”, it continues the SVI series playing cards printed by SPCC.
397 backers pledged £16,445 to help bring this project to life.
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"Caribbean Wind" playing cards

£16,445

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Dear friends. Our project is coming to an end and the long-awaited day of gifts has arrived. Yes, we release the THIRD DECK! The team SVI Group is very fond of its backers. The "Caribbean Wind" gift deck will be released despite the fact that we did not reach the planned goal of 17k pounds. We still give you a third deck! And this is not all .. Luxurious box transform into a luxurious box for three decks. Wooden premium box also contain three decks that complement each other and become a pleasant reward for collectors. Please note that the front side of the decks also changed the design, that they would ideally match each other. All the decks will be covered with a new protective lacquer, which will increase the slip of the cards and increase their wear resistance. Unique design of decks, premium materials, embossing and foil is what our supporters who supported the project "Caribbean Wind" will get. Thank you for your support from the all team SVI Group.

New luxurious box for 3 decks

 About How it all began... Following the footsteps of Captain Kidd

William Kidd is one of the most interesting characters in the history of the English East India Company. The expedition of Captain Kidd to the Indian Ocean has become the stuff of legends. It was this trip that inspired us to create the decks of the "Caribbean Wind".

                                               Our little trip to the islands of Captain Kidd

Hello! We hope you're having a great day. We are proud to present “Caribbean Wind”, our fourth project. These playing cards are perfect for cardists, collectors, card players, connoisseurs and lovers of world history. It continues the SPCC series, which includes the previously published projects "Lords and Gods of Egypt" and "Wild West". As the loyal backers of our projects can attest to, we always strive to provide cards of the highest quality.In our new project, "Caribbean Wind", you will find a unique design based on pictures of actual personalities from the Golden Age of Piracy. Fearless captains, successful businessmen and charming ladies depicted on maps will transport you to those halcyon years.

But this is not the only surprise... We are also offering something very special - a booklet detailing the history of the Caribbean Wind project! With this booklet, you will get to know in depth the characters depicted on your decks. This is an exclusive item that can not be purchased separately and will be sent to all the backers who pledge more than £27 when backing the project.

Oh, and how could we forget our traditional postage stamp? We are sure that it will be a great addition to your collection, along with your decks. As usual, you can only get this stamp during the Kickstarter campaign!

The premium deck "Caribbean Wind" - a gift to all backers.

                 Example of playing cards with the box "Caribbean Wind"

                                                                             Pirates - The Aces

                                                                        Pirates - The Kings 

                                                                       Pirates - The Queens

                                                                          Pirates - The Jacks

                                                                         Pirates - The Jokers

                                                                          Pirates - The pip cards 

                                                                    Royal Charter - The Aces

                                                                      Royal Charter - The Kings

                                                                   Royal Charter - The Queens

                                                                   Royal Charter - The Jacks

                                                                Royal Charter - The Jokers

                                                                Royal Charter - The pip cards

Uncut sheets

The uncut sheets are presented as evidence. The playing cards run to print.

                                       Uncut sheets  "Pirates" and "Royal Charter"

The back of the cards is coloured with pantone ink using metallic shades (red for the "Pirates" deck and blue for the "Royal Charter" deck), which gives the cards a beautiful shine and is really eye-catching for collectors.

                         The card backs designed: "Pirates"; "Royal Charter"

                                      "Royal Charter"                                     "Pirates"

The decoration of the tuck boxes includes foil-stamping of the image of a frigate and some inscriptions, against the background of the exact map of the Caribbean basin. The back of the "Royal Charter" tuck box shows the foil-clad emblem of the East India Company.

                                                            The tuck boxes "Royal Charter"

And for the back of the "Pirates" deck we have chosen the classic pirate symbol in the form of a skull over two crossed basket-hilted swords

                                                                       The tuck boxes "Pirates"

GOLD FOIL                                                RED FOIL

            SILVER FOIL                                    BLUE FOIL    

      SILVER FOIL                                    BLACK FOIL

                              The "Caribbean Wind" tuck seals.

The dealer's coin is made in the style of the Spanish ancient coins of piastres, which was one of the main monetary units of the Golden Age of the Pirates. The front of the coin depicts the coat of arms of the English East India Company, on the reverse side there is a symbol of the coastal brotherhood with the inscription on the tape "Caribbean Wind" and the year of publication of the project 2018.
The dealer coins are produced in solid metal with nickel coating and measure 1¾” in diameter (45mm).
They can be used as dealer buttons, card guards, display pieces, or simply to let fate decide for you when facing a tough choice.

                                                                                           Dealer coins

                                                                                     Spanish piasters

If you would like to receive this item, please add + £11 per coin and send us a PM indicating the number of coins you would like. You can add as many as you wish - shipping is free for these items independently of the pledge tier you choose.

Here is the present that ALL backers will receive if we reach our goal of £17,000: the premium "Caribbean Wind" deck. The front of the tuck box is decorated with the embossed coat of arms of the East India Company, and the back of the tuck box shows the traditional symbol of the Brethren of the Coast, a skull over two crossed basket-hilted swords. And, of course, this tuck box is also embossed with silver foil. The cards are printed in standard poker format but have a special lacquer coating to provide them with additional protection from moisture and wear.

The gift packs will be wrapped in special paper and sealed with a wax seal showing the traditional pirate emblem.

* Please note that the supporters who paid the rewards 1 Deck "THE PIRATES " or 1 Deck "THE ROYAL CHARTER" will receive a gift deck without special paper and wax printing. Since additional packaging increases the weight of the package and increases the cost shipping the package. We would not like to increase the shipping cost for our backers. You will receive your gift deck in the shipping package.

The booklet "History of the Caribbean Wind", a present for backers who pledge £27 or more.

  • An elegant booklet telling the legend of all 24 hero on the cards of their adventure and biography in fascinating detail. Illustrations of cards are displayed on the first pages.
  •  Booklet, the size is 4 x 5.75 inches (101.6mm x 146.05mm)

Our traditional gift: the postage stamp commemorating the “Caribbean Wind” project. Remember this is a Kickstarter exclusive !

Backers who opt for the luxury box will receive our traditional box for two decks, which features a unique design and a magnetic latch.

                                                                      Our traditional luxury box

But that's not all! For the most dedicated fans, we have prepared a special surprise – a collector's wooden box for the decks! This box will be crafted using valuable wood used in the decoration of ships, like premium-class yachts, and it was also used during the Golden Age of Piracy to decorate the interior of palaces and manufacture expensive furniture.

                                                  Collector's wooden box for the decks

 Dear friends, we are already at the finish. There is not much left for a single goal, and all our supporters will receive a gift the unique premium deck "Caribbean Wind". Two main decks are printed and soon we will present you a photo and video with the finished product. In our previous projects, supporters often asked about the packaging of decks. Our artists have prepared for you a small comics titled "How It works?"  

1. Decks are tested before printing.  

2. Decks are printed.  

3. Manufacturing of boxes. 

4. Packing the decks into boxes, the packs are tightened with a film for additional protection, the boxes are also tightened with a protective film.

 *Please pay attention! The protective film is not an element of the decor and must be removed while using the decks. 

5. Packed decks are packed in transport packaging and sent to the backers. 

*Please pay attention! If you received the packs not in the shipping package, then your parcel was broken by customs or postal service employees. A big request to inform us of all such cases.

     
   

Risks and challenges

This is our fourth project at Kickstarter and we have a solid idea of how everything works. We are confident that this Kickstarter campaign will be an even smoother process than our last projects.
We have a wide experience in manufacturing and shipping and if everything goes smoothly, all backers should receive the decks and add-ons on time. However, unforeseen situations can always occur, so we have to take into account the risks in manufacturing and transportation.
We took into account all the feedback of the backers from previous projects, fine-tuned the schedule and printing process, and worked hard on the logistics.
We ensure that all backers will get their rewards.

Manufacturing:
Printing decks of playing cards is a standard procedure, but there are always risks. Please note that all of the above files are 3D renderers and the final colors can only be changed for the better. We also want to note that the transport packaging (box and cellophane in which the decks come) are not part of the decks design but are used as a protection against moisture and damage, they must be removed the factory cellophane upon receipt.

Shipping:
It is crucial that you enter your address correctly in the survey after the project has ended. We do everything to send packs to supporters on time, but some decks can have an unexpectedly long delivery status and / or customs processing. We need to ask for your understanding, that it can (in rare cases) take more time, from the time of dispatch, to the actual delivery to the recipient. We can not be responsible for the work of local postal services. Thank you.

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    THE PIRATES DECK (~$13)

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