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‘501’ playing cards by Alf Cooke

a version of the Dondorf Rhineland pattern manufactured by Universal Playing Card Co. Ltd in c.1936 for export to several Scandinavian countries.

501 playing cards by Alf Cooke

Above: eight cards from "Five 'o One" playing cards, a version of the Dondorf Rhineland pattern, manufactured by Universal Playing Card Co. Ltd in around 1936 for export to Denmark and Sweden. Scandinavian indices K, D, Kn on the courts. Each suit is differentiated by a different colour glow in the background of the court figures. Images courtesy Rex Pitts.

Last Updated August 27, 2016 at 07:37pm

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