RUSSIA - NON STANDARD CARDS - Maker unknown.




200610 Maker unknown. Assorti. 52 + 1 additional AS + 10 jokers (all different) + 4 EC, complete. Offset, 89x60 mm, rc, Backs: Geometric design, B/W. 2004.
Lit.: Eroticism VI 1.136.
The designs for the present deck were found on the Russian internet. Each card has been conceived by a different author. Interesting and appealing works by contemporary Russian artists. Limited edition, numbered by hand.
OCase, 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.




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.




GREAT BRITAIN - - The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards, London (Waddingtons Playing Cards).




007527 The Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards, London (Waddingtons Playing Cards). The Rt. Hon. Margaret Thatcher, Britain's First Woman Prime Minister. 2 x 52 + JJ, complete. Offset, 88x58 mm, round corners, gilt edge, 4 English index marks. The Prime Minister waving at the door to 10 Downing Street, blue or red border. 1979.

Thorpe [2001] p. 89.

Ace of Spades shows the portray of the company's master John K. Black. Edition of 1,200 double decks.

Slightly damaged original cardboard case and plastic box, mint (the red deck still sealed).




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.




GERMANY - NON STANDARD CARDS - Karl Weberpals, Planegg (diffusion).




340155 Karl Weberpals, Planegg (diffusion). The Gravedigger's Deck. Design: Martin Wolke, Kiel (born in 1971). 36 + title card, complete. Hand-col. xerocopies, 90x57 mm, square corners, 1 German I. Backs: Without imprint, white. 1991.
All cards display pictures of a gravedigger with top-hat in his professional and private activities. The deck was published in an edition of 200 copies, signed and numbered by the artist's hand on the title card.
Mint.




CHINA - NON STANDARD CARDS - Forbidden City Ltd., Peking.




200741 Forbidden City Ltd., Peking. Imperial Palace Old Photos. 52 + JJ (all different), complete. Offset, 87x57 mm, rc, Backs: Potpourri of various photographs of the deck, in B/W. 2005.
The cards reproduce photographs, mostly in B/W, some in color, from the collections of the Palace Museum. They give evidence of life in China in times of the last emperor. English and Chinese captions.
Min. damaged ill. OCase, mint.




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



340363 Ferd. Piatnik & Sons, Vienna XIV. Politics are trumps. Design: Manfred Deix (born in 1949). 24 + EC, complete. Offset, 100x63 mm, rc, 2 German I. Backs: Repeated red sofa as an ad of the furnishing house kika and of the magazine NEWS. Maker's name on AS. 1995.
Caricatures of politicians with rhymes on courts, aces and 10s.
Ill. OCase, mint.




RUSSIA - NON STANDARD CARDS - Helium, Saratov.




200665 Helium, Saratov. Cards for little girls. 36, complete. Offset, 74x49 mm, rc, Backs: Sitting girl with teddy and picture book, in bluish tints. 2006.
Lit.: Lutkovskiy 7.11.
The little girls grow up following the value of the cards from the 6s to the aces and their occupations change accordingly. The boys as jacks and kings are in the suiting age. Nice drawings in pop pastel colors.
OCase, mint.




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




200614 Alexander Lutkovskiy (publisher), Novosibirsk. Rare Russian Cards. 8 of diamonds. Design: Ekaterina Stupakova. 36 + JJ (all different), complete. Color laser print, 89x59 mm, rc, Backs: Calendar for 2006. 2005.
All cards are illustrated with color drawings. Courts and aces display figures in lavish costumes (the young women on aces and queens are here topless), while the numerals reproduce scenes of a rather permissive comic.
OCase, mint.




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



200750 The World Paper Products & Toys Mfy. Ltd., Hong Kong. Cats Fun II. "Ace" No. 604. Design: Dio Art. 52 + JJ (all different), complete. Offset, 88x63 mm, rc, Backs: White trellis on green background. c2005.
The cats stay here at home, they loll about at the fireside, in the library, the kitchen shelves etc. Spades show rather naive pictures.
OCase, mint.




RUSSIA - NON STANDARD CARDS - MAK.




380435 MAK. Dragon III. 52 + JJ (all different) + EC, complete. Color digital printing, 81x56 mm, rc, Backs: Overall regular pattern of repeated suit-signs of clubs, white on grey background. 2002.
Lit.: Lutkovskiy 4.66.
The fantasy world of dragons, bold warriors and self-sacrificing virgins. All cards are illustrated. Numbered edition.
Slightly damaged OCase, mint.




RUSSIA - NON STANDARD CARDS - Printissa (RusJoker), Saint Petersburg.




200658 Printissa (RusJoker), Saint Petersburg. Versal (Versailles). 52 + JJ (all different), complete. Offset, 89x57 mm, rc, Backs: Ornamental design, blue and yellow on red background. Maker's name on AS. 2005.
Courts in lavish costumes, whose luxury is intended to remind of Versailles. Adorned aces.
Min. damaged OCase, mint.




RUSSIA - NON STANDARD CARDS - Association New Generation, Novosibirsk.




380439 Association New Generation, Novosibirsk. Playing Cards for the Youth. 36 + 4 EC, complete. Offset, 86x56 mm, rc, Backs: Repeated name of the publisher New Generation, yellow on green background. 2001.
Lit.: Lutkovskiy 4.29; Eroticism V 4.52; Braun/Knüpfer NK 2002/2.
12 different artists (Alexandra Michailova, Roman Kazmin...) have supplied cartoons on Safer Sex for this deck, which was created with support of the Unicef. All cards are illustrated. Edition of 1500.
Mint.




   
   

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