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.




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



330435 Nintendo Playing Card Co., Ltd., Kyoto. Transglobal. 52 + JJ, complete. Offset, 87x57 mm, rc, Backs: TRANSGLOBAL around the globe as a TV picture. Maker's name on the jokers. 1965.
Lit.: Braun 191.
B/W pictures of actors and actresses in wooden frames on all cards (the same in every suit: Mia Farrow, Robert Taylor...), advertising a TV company. Special AS. Edition of 2000.
OBox, almost mint.




GREAT BRITAIN - - John Waddington, London, for S. Salomon & Co., Holmblads Spillekort Forretning, Copenhague.

410306 John Waddington, London, for S. Salomon & Co., Holmblads Spillekort Forretning, Copenhague. No. 106. L'Hombre 40 Blade. 40, complete. Color line block, 89x58 mm, rc, 2 Danish I. Backs: Ornamental panel with stylized flowers and leafy branches, blue. c1935. Lit.: Berry I W63; Jensen [Denmark] 5-9; Fournier 25; comp. Mann coll. 199. MADE IN ENGLAND on the case. Slightly damaged OCase, slightly worn.




GERMANY - PRUSSIA PATTERN - Vereinigte Altenburger & Stralsunder Spielkartenfabriken, Inc., Altenburg.



310038 Vereinigte Altenburger & Stralsunder Spielkartenfabriken, Inc., Altenburg. Supex Soups and Sauces. 32, complete. Color lith., 99x56 mm, rc, 4 I. on the pips. Backs: Ad, white on red background, of the producer of soup and sauce extracts Donatus Wachter & Son, Nürnberg. Maker's name & logo on 7Bells, logo on Deuce of Hearts. c1940.
Lit.: Kohlmann/Radau 35 E; Mann coll. 110 [2603/55].
Sights on the numerals.
Somewhat damaged OCase, mint.




AUSTRIA - NON STANDARD CARDS - Ferd. Piatnik & Sons for Edition Hilger, Vienna.




340371 Ferd. Piatnik & Sons for Edition Hilger, Vienna. Attersee. Design: Christian Ludwig Attersee (born in 1940). 2 x 52 + JJJ (2 different ones), complete. Offset, 89x58 mm, rc, 4 German I. Backs: Fish and bottle, yellow or blue background. Maker's name (Hilger) on AD, maker's name and logo (Piatnik) on AS. 1993.
Lit.: Altfahrt in Talon 12 (2003), p. 33.
Strange animals, which we interpret as a mouse in H, a goat in D, a parrot in S and a salmon in C. As kings they wear a crown, as queens they have breasts. On the jokers a kind of starfish glides over a glass.
OBox, mint.




GERMANY - VARIA - Sieghard Dittner, Malchow. Printed by Wolfgang Schuboth, Malchow.



280110 Sieghard Dittner, Malchow. Printed by Wolfgang Schuboth, Malchow. Lüsch'n Klöterjan'sch Spökenkieker Kortenspäl. Design: Sieghard & Vilja Dittner. SF. 24 + title card + 5 EC, complete. Offset, 130x78 mm, square corners, 1 German I. Backs: Plain grey. 1993.
The "Fortune-telling deck of Lieschen (Elizabeth) Klöterjan" was published in an edition of 300 packs, all signed by the artist. These are prophetic cards with French suits. Their pictures & sayings have been drawn from the reservoir of Mecklenburg legends. Fitting to their popular themes, they are illustrated in a woodcut-like style full of contrast. One of the extra cards unveils the meanings.
OWrapper, mint.




BELGIUM - PACKAGINGS - Etablissements Brepols S.A., Turnhout.


200707 Etablissements Brepols S.A., Turnhout. Wrapper with ill. banderole for a deck. View of the Eiffel tower. Line block in blue, 153x179 mm. Backs: Without imprint. c1925.

Faint folding marks, small notice handwritten in ink on the side, otherwise very good conservation.




GERMANY - NON STANDARD CARDS - Richard Cull, Munich.



280095 Richard Cull, Munich. Design: Richard Cull. SF. 52 + JJ, complete. Offset, 92x62 mm, square corners, 2 English I. Backs: Distorted plaid in black & white. 1996.
Lit.: Comp. Segeth [1986] p. 46, no. 2; comp. Eroticism I 3.16.
Erotic humorous drawings in b/w. New edition of 20, signed by the artist on the case, this time with a back pattern. A CARTORAMA EXCLUSIVITY.
OCase, almost mint.




BELGIUM - INVOICES, LETTERS, POST CARDS, SHARES - Brepols & Dierckx Zoon, Turnhout.


200702 Brepols & Dierckx Zoon, Turnhout. Invoice with ill. letterhead, dated April 13, 1906. Line block, 288x209 mm. 1906.
View of the factory plants.
2 faint folding marks, 5 small staple holes in the left border, very good conservation.




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



280461 Ferd. Piatnik & Sons, Vienna. Eclectic Tarot. No. 1943. Design: Josef Machynka (born 1957). SF. 78, complete. Offset, 125x70 mm, rc, 1 I. Backs: The sun surrounded by the suit-signs of the deck, gilt on black background. 1987.
Lit.: Kaplan III 583; DSM [1988] 141.
The four suits are dedicated to the elements: Wands = fire, Cups = water, Swords = air and Coins = earth.
OCase, French booklet of commentaries by Josef Machynka (82 pp.), mint.




   
   

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