GERMANY - NON STANDARD CARDS - Bielefeld Playing Cards, Ltd., Bielefeld.



330105 Bielefeld Playing Cards, Ltd., Bielefeld. The deck of the Hamburg Football Club St. Pauli 1976/77. 32 + EC, complete. Offset, 91x59 mm, rc, Backs: Ad of the football club and of a building contractor, white on brown background. Maker's name on 7S. 1976.
Lit.: Braun/Bielefeld BI 1976/1; Braun 1762; Eroticism III 6.3.
Aces, kings, jacks, 10s and two 9s show photos of the football players, the queens are naked persons (girlfriends or wives of the soccers).
Mint.




LUXEMBOURG - NON STANDARD CARDS - Mudam Playing Cards, Luxembourg (printed by France Cartes).




200649 Mudam Playing Cards, Luxembourg (printed by France Cartes). Be The Artists' Guest: Laurent Daubach (88). Design: Laurent Daubach. 52 + 3 white cards, complete. Offset, 84x55 mm, rc, Backs: Calligraphic arabesks, white on black background. 2005.
Lit.: De Ryck in Journal of the IPCS 34/2, pp. 145-147.
The exhibition Graphique Deluxe has invited 11 artists to create a deck of cards on the occasion of the opening of the Museum of Modern Art Grand Duke Jean. The artist mixes the pictures according to a modern surrealistic aesthetic. Animals or plants often interfere with human inventions: the arm of an octopus snakes out of a microwave, a giant butterfly falls into the bowl of a mixer... Printed in a limited edition of 500 copies.
OCase, mint.




GREAT BRITAIN - HAPPY FAMILIES - John Jaques & Son, Hatton Garden, London.



320365 John Jaques & Son, Hatton Garden, London. The Sovereigns of England. 37 + 2 EC, complete. Color line block, 93x64 mm, rc. Backs: Plain pink. c1890.
Lit.: Fournier 333.
36 cards with sovereigns from William I (1066) to Victoria and 1 card depicting the Royal Arms called "The Game Card".
Folding marks at several cards, rules joined in photocopy, worn.




FRANCE - NON STANDARD CARDS - Editions Face&Dos, Paris (printed by Carta Mundi, Turnhout).




380281 Editions Face&Dos, Paris (printed by Carta Mundi, Turnhout). Kâma Sûtra. Design: Jean-Yves Leclercq (born in 1972). 52 + JJJ (all different), complete. Offset, 88x63 mm, rc, Backs: The silhouettes of various positions. 2005.
Athletic young man and red-haired pin-up demonstrate in a humorous and imaginative manner a number of techniques from the famous treaty. They act against a rectangular background in changing colors with the repeated inscription KAMA SUTRA. Amusing deck by the Belgian digital artist (LiSge).
OCase, mint.




GREAT BRITAIN - NON STANDARD CARDS - Marine Stewardship Council, London (printed by Games & Print Services Ltd., Canvey Island, Essex).




200651 Marine Stewardship Council, London (printed by Games & Print Services Ltd., Canvey Island, Essex). Under The Sea transformation playing cards. 52 + JJ (all different) + EC, compl. Offset, 88x63 mm, rc, Backs: The sea in various shades of blue and logo of the MSC. 2005.
The MSC is dedicated to saving the world's fish stocks. Each of the 54 cards of this transformed pack was created by a different British artist, among them Damien Hirst, Anish Kapoor, Quentin Blake, Maggi Hambling...
OCase, ill. folder with short biographies of the artists, 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.




FRANCE - NON STANDARD CARDS - Editions Face&Dos, Paris.




380284 Editions Face&Dos, Paris. BB Coyotte. Design: BB Coyotte (Bruno Belland). 32 + 2 EC, complete. Offset, 88x58 mm, rc, Backs: Portray of a young punk, in color. 2006.
Bruno Belland (BB Coyotte) is an artist of the rock and its various tribes: punk, metal, gothic... All cards are illustrated. Limited edition of 500 decks.
Min. damaged OCase, mint.




FRANCE - - Dominique Bergeron.

410302 Dominique Bergeron. Tarot Divinatoire. Design: Dominique Bergeron (Bleunven). 22 + 22 text cards, complete. Hand-col. lith. in dark-brown, 137x69 mm, square corners. Backs: 4 dogs around a cross. c1975. Lit.: Kaplan III 177. The 22 trumps wish to renew our Celtic heritage, they are drawn in the style of the Irish paintings of the high Middle Ages. Min. damaged OBox, folded sheet of instructions, mint.




FRANCE - NON STANDARD CARDS - Editions Arts et Lettres, Nancy (B.P.Grimaud - France Cartes).



330168 Editions Arts et Lettres, Nancy (B.P.Grimaud - France Cartes). Le Giscarte. Design: Eddy Munerol. 52 + JJ + EC, complete. Offset, 88x63 mm, rc, Backs: Caricature of Valéry Giscard d'Estaing as a sphinx, red background. Maker's name on AC. 1976.
Lit.: Braun 1626; Fournier 528; Segeth [1986] 196; Janssen [1985] S. 223.
The French president Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (elected in 1974) embodies on all cards the most impropable figures of French history (La Fayette, De Gaulle, Marie Antoinette...)
Min. damaged OCase, mint.




RUSSIA - NON STANDARD CARDS - Alexander Lutkovskiy (publisher), Novosibirsk.




200683 Alexander Lutkovskiy (publisher), Novosibirsk. Rare Russian Cards. 8 of acorns: German. Design: Ekaterina Stupakova. 36 + JJ (all different), complete. Color digital printing, 89x60 mm, rc, Backs: B/W photo of a well-known blonde in an ornated frame. 2006.
Lit.: Lutkovskiy 4.129.
E. Stupakova merges on courts, aces and jokers her delicate young persons with the figures of the Saxony pattern. The pips show color photos of a famous German photo model.
Min. damaged OCase, mint.




GERMANY - BAVARIAN PATTERN - Editions for the Woman, Leipzig.




380039 Editions for the Woman, Leipzig. German Playing Cards of the 18th century. Design: Jakob Vogel, Bregenz. 1 sheet with 18 cards, complete. Hand-col. offset prints, 301x398 mm, square corners, Backs: Plain white. 1982.
Lit.: Braun [DDR] 1982/2.
Hand-colored reproduction of a woodcut block displaying the old Bavarian pattern (Kings, Ober, Unter, Deuces, 10Hearts and 10Bells).
As new.




SWEDEN - CUCKOO (GAME OF THE WITCH, CAMBIO, GNAV, KILLE) - AB J.O. Öberg & Son, Eskilstuna.




380464 AB J.O. Öberg & Son, Eskilstuna. Prima Camfio-Kort No. 368. 2 x 21, complete. Lith. in brown, 90x61 mm, rc, Backs: Ornamental panel, brown, on pink background. Swedish tax stamp 1872-1960, Eskilstuna, on 1. c1930.
Lit.: Braun 257; Fournier 4.

OCase, mint.




GERMANY - NON STANDARD CARDS - Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag, Nürnberg, for Reichert/Schaupp, Hanau.




200675 Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag, Nürnberg, for Reichert/Schaupp, Hanau. WM Pin-up Playing-cards. Design: Annette Reichert. 32 + EC, complete. Offset, 92x59 mm, rc, Backs: Football pitch, green. 2006.
32 countries competed for the football (soccer) world championship 2006 in Germany. All cards are illustrated with pin-ups in the style of the fifties and sixties. Each one wears on her skin or on her scanty clothing the colors of one of these nations. Numbered edition of 5.000 decks.
Mint.




ITALY - NON STANDARD TAROT CARDS - Lo Scarabeo, Torino.




200628 Lo Scarabeo, Torino. Giotto Tarot. Tarot de Giotto. Design: Guido Zibordi Marchesi. 78 + title card + EC, complete. Offset, 120x66 mm, rc, Backs: The 3 of cups, repeated 4 times, as a medieval codex cover, in mauve tints. 2001.
The great innovator in painting has been adapted here in a successful manner to tarot symbolism.
OCase, instructions (German), mint.




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




200758 The World Paper Products & Toys Mfy. Ltd., Hong Kong. Airfight in WWII A. "Ace" No. 615. Design: Dio Art. 52 + JJ (all different), complete. Offset, 88x63 mm, rc, Backs: White trellis on blue background. c2005.
Spectacular pictures of aerial battles during WW2.
OCase, mint.




TAIWAN - NON STANDARD CARDS - Beautone Specialties Co., Ltd.




200769 Beautone Specialties Co., Ltd. Swimming Suit. 52 + JJ (all different), complete. Offset, 87x57 mm, rc, Backs: Bathing belle against the background of a tropical coast. Makers name on AS. c2000.
All cards are illustrated. They show young women enjoying sea and sun.
Min. damaged OCase, mint.




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




340360 Ferd. Piatnik & Sons, Vienna XIV. Black Back. Design: Albert Ecker (born in 1958). 2 x 52 + JJJ + blank card, complete. Offset, 95x65 mm, rc, 2 English I. Backs: Panel with oblique parallel lines, black. 1983.
The deck was conceived to be printed in B/W. Dreamy views of cities on the courts, strange symbols on the aces. Limited edition of 999 double decks.
OBox, German-English booklet (Ernst R. Ragg, 12 pp.), mint.




LUXEMBOURG - NON STANDARD CARDS - Mudam Playing Cards, Luxembourg (printed by France Cartes).




200650 Mudam Playing Cards, Luxembourg (printed by France Cartes). Be The Artists' Guest: RectoVerso Playing Cards. VidaleGloesener. Design: Vidale & Gloesener. 52 + JJ + EC, complete. Offset, 84x55 mm, rc, Backs: Deck of cards. 2005.
Lit.: De Ryck in Journal of the IPCS 34/2, pp. 145-147.
The exhibition Graphique Deluxe has invited 11 artists to create a deck of cards on the occasion of the opening of the Museum of Modern Art Grand Duke Jean. Stylized figures in light mauve on dark mauve background or, on the other side, in light orange on orange background. Although the values have been shifted, it is easy to remind that the orange jack of clubs and the mauve king of diamonds go together. This is maybe what the sentence on the EC means: "To see or not to see, that is the key to winning" or "Voir ou ne pas voir, tel est le secret de la victoire". Printed in a limited edition of 500 copies.
OCase, mint.




BELGIUM - PACKAGINGS - Mesmaekers Frères, Turnhout.


200717 Mesmaekers Frères, Turnhout. Wrapper and banderole for a deck GREAT MOGUL. Line block in green and gilt, 160x187 mm. Backs: Without imprint. c1910.

Faint folding marks, small holes outside the picture in the corners, tiny tears, very good conservation.




USA - VARIA - McLoughlin Brothers, New York.



320674 McLoughlin Brothers, New York. American Fortune Telling Cards. Madlle Lenormand's Fortune Telling Cards. 36, complete. Color lith., 77x53 mm, rc, Backs: Plain. c1900.
Lit.: Compare: Hochman III FT1 (p. 243), Jensen [Prophecy] 2.48, Cary coll. 132, Braun 1635.
Further edition of a deck from the early 19th century. All the cards are illustrated and display small scenes (people in contemporary costumes, allegories). The values on the numerals are not consecutively numbered, e.g. C: 10, 9, 8, 7, 4, 1.
Damaged OCase, sheet of rules (1 sheet, German - English, folded and small tears), mint.




   
   

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