JAPAN - NON STANDARD CARDS - Nintendo Playing Card Co., Ltd., Kyoto.



330434 Nintendo Playing Card Co., Ltd., Kyoto. Onward. Design: Kashiyama Co. 52 + JJ (all different), complete. Offset, 87x57 mm, rc, Backs: Repeated logo "Onward", white on black background. 1965.
Lit.: Braun 186; Fournier 38.
All cards are illustrated. They display figures from everywhere in the world in the typical costume of their country.
OBox, mint.




FRANCE - NON STANDARD CARDS - Philibert, Paris.




340226 Philibert, Paris. Mémoires de Casanova (Memories of Casanova). Design: Paul-Emile Bécat (1885-1960). 52 + JJ (all different) + title card, complete. Offset, 95x63 mm, rc, Backs: Pink upholstery in a baroque frame. 1960.
Lit.: Braun 914; Fournier 421; Pikante Blätter pp. 102-103; Cary coll. 386; Eroticism I 3.2.
The numerals are illustrated by permissive scenes with Venetian backdrop. Yet the artist's triumph lies in the design of the courts, merging both halves of the cards into thrilling miniatures.
Almost mint.




HUNGARY - NON STANDARD CARDS - Offset és Játékkártya Nyomda, Budapest, for Civertan Graphic Studio, Budapest.



280530 Offset és Játékkártya Nyomda, Budapest, for Civertan Graphic Studio, Budapest. Magyar Viseletek a Középkorban I. Hungarian Costumes in Middle Ages I. Design: Civertan Graphic Studio. SF. 2 x 52 + JJ + EC, complete. Offset, 88x57 mm, rc, 2 English I. Backs: Old embroidery, blue or red. 2001.
Courts, aces and jokers show Hungarian historical costumes. Edition of 1000 double decks.
OCase, mint.




GREAT BRITAIN - - The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards, London (Thos. De La Rue & Co., Ltd.)




008750 The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards, London (Thos. De La Rue & Co., Ltd.) The Rt. Hon. Sir Winston Churchill. 52 + JJ + blank card, complete. Color line block (Ace of Spades = relief halftone, backs = photolith.), 89x58 mm, round corners, 2 English index marks. Portray of the Prime Minister, in the background the Houses of Parliament, red border. 1955.

Fournier I p. 233; Thorpe [2001] p. 77.

Ace of Spades shows the portray of the company's master James Dupree.

With the original slightly damaged tax wrapper and the De La Rue poster stamp, mint.




ITALY - NON STANDARD CARDS - Arti Grafiche Alinari Baglioni, Firenze.




380340 Arti Grafiche Alinari Baglioni, Firenze. Calcio Storico Fiorentino. Design: Costante Costantini. 40 + title card, complete. Offset, 96x63 mm, rc, Backs: Overall pattern of lozenges including the Florentine lily in B/W. Maker's name on 2 of Coins. 1978.
Lit.: Braun 2018.
Playing-cards of the Florentine historical football in costumes of the 16th century. Each suit represents one of the participating parts of town.
In original wooden box, mint.




AUSTRIA - NON STANDARD CARDS - Ferd. Piatnik & Sons, Vienna XIV.



350426 Ferd. Piatnik & Sons, Vienna XIV. Politicians Deck. Design: Manfred Deix (born in 1949). 24 + EC, complete. Offset, 100x63 mm, rc, 4 German I. Backs: Ad of the magazine NEWS, grey background. Maker's name & logo on 10H. 1995.
Caricatures with rhymes of Austrian politicians on courts and aces.
Ill. OCase, mint.




GERMANY - FRANKFURT PATTERN - F.A. Lattmann, Goslar.




380098 F.A. Lattmann, Goslar. Rabouge. No. 9. Design: W. Tatzelt. 52, complete. Stencil-col. lith., 92x62 mm, square corners, Backs: Overall pattern of dotted flourishes and asterisks, blue. Logo (FLA) on JS (JH). Tax stamp of the German Empire No. 19 (Goslar), value: 50 Pfennig (1879-1896), on AS (AH). c1880.
Lit.: Goslar F 42; comp. Mann coll. 157.
Like Baccara or Black Jack is Rabouge a game where the suits play no role. That is why all cards are spades.
Slightly worn.




GREAT BRITAIN - - The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards, London (Special Design Products, Leeds).




008212 The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards, London (Special Design Products, Leeds). Tri-Centenary BEVIS MARKS SYNAGOGUE. 2 x 52 + JJ + EC, complete. Offset, 89x58 mm, round corners, gilt edge, 4 Englsih index marks. Panel on the wall of the synagogue, caption on blue, or red background. 2001.

Ace of Spades shows the portray of the company's master Yasha Beresiner. Edition of 400 double decks.

Original leatherette box, red, with the arms of the Company in gilt on the lid, leaflet, the red deck still sealed, the blue one almost mint.




CHINA - NON STANDARD CARDS - The World Paper Products & Toys Mfy. Ltd., Hong Kong.




200760 The World Paper Products & Toys Mfy. Ltd., Hong Kong. Color Land. "Ace" No. 618. Design: Dio Art. 52 + JJ (all different), complete. Offset, 88x63 mm, rc, Backs: White trellis on green background. c2005.
Surrealistic compositions merging humans and landscapes.
OCase, mint.




GREAT BRITAIN - NON STANDARD CARDS - Sallies Specialties.




380308 Sallies Specialties. Gas Shortages. Design: Sallie Chinkes. 52 + JJ + title card, complete. Screenprint, 99x57 mm, square corners, Backs: Plain grey. 1979.
Lit.: Braun 2261.
Edition of 100, signed by hand on the title card. The courts show persons more or less depending on the petroleum industry.
Mint.




CHINA - NON STANDARD CARDS - The World Paper Products & Toys Mfy. Ltd., Hong Kong.




200753 The World Paper Products & Toys Mfy. Ltd., Hong Kong. Chinese Taoism II. "Ace" No. 610. Design: Dio Art. 52 + JJ (all different), complete. Offset, 88x63 mm, rc, Backs: White trellis on blue background. c2005.
Holy persons and gods of the taoism on all cards.
OCase, mint.




GREAT BRITAIN - NON STANDARD CARDS - Thomas De La Rue & Co. Ltd., London, for Glenalan Ltd., Glasgow.




200603 Thomas De La Rue & Co. Ltd., London, for Glenalan Ltd., Glasgow. Souvenir Playing Cards. 52 selected views of Scotland. Design: Scottish Tourist Board, British Travel and Holidays Association. 52 + JJ, compl. Relief halftone, 89x58 mm, rc, Backs: Bagpiper standing against the background of an outline map of Scotland. With the British tax wrapper (Duty Three Pence) and a detached US tax stamp 1940-1965 (cancelled by hand: TRR and 8/1/62, probably for August 1, 1962). 1962.
Lit.: Braun 1077.
All cards are illustrated with B/W photos of Scottish sights: castles, bridges, views of cities, landscapes...
OBox, mint.




ITALY - NON STANDARD CARDS - La Milano, Milano, for CGIL Milano.




380344 La Milano, Milano, for CGIL Milano. Carte da collezione. Design: Roberto Casiraghi. 40, complete. Offset, 91x51 mm, rc, Backs: Panel featuring a baroque design in B/W, in the middle CGIL Milano. c1985.
Advertising deck of the Italian Federation of Labor Unions (Confederazione Generale Italiana del Lavoro). The K are employers, Q and J working persons. Illustrated aces.
Slightly damaged OCase, mint.




   
   

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