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Greek Heroes

Playing Cards manufactured by Aspioti Elka A.E. “Elleinikon Monopolion Paienioxarton. Klasis A Koina”, 1960, with attractive ancient greek-style courts with Greek indices (crowns above Kings’ suit sign). The court cards portray ancient heroes of Greece. The National indices on French-suited cards are in Greek characters: B (King); K (Queen or Maid); Ɵ (Valet).

In Greece adhesive bands on the package were used for tax purposes which were cancelled with a stamp. See the tax band on the Box

Playing Cards manufactured by Aspioti Elka A.E., 1960

Above: playing Cards manufactured by Aspioti Elka A.E. depicting Greek Heroes, 52 cards + 2 Jokers, 1960. Images courtesy Rex Pitts.

Last Updated September 11, 2017 at 11:02am

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