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Published March 14, 2024 Updated March 14, 2024

Feh Schnapskarten

Colourful promotional pack for Feh household and toilet papers.

1972 Austria Piatnik Studio Hussl-Raudnitzky Advertising Paper Schnapsen Add to Collection

Ignoring the somewhat mundane nature of the products being advertised here, this pack for Austria’s national card game, Schnapsen, has some very bold and colourful courts. One can recognise certain elements of the Austrian large crown pattern in their design. Each of those courts holds one of the company’s products, such as serviettes, toilet paper, tissues, paper towels, etc. The name of the design company can be found on the Ace of Hearts. All the cards have further wording down each side mentioning the company’s products. Today (2024), the Feh tissue brand is owned by Essity of Stockholm, Sweden. See the box

Feh Schnapskarten promotional playing cards designed by Studio Hussl-Raudnitzky, printed by Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne, Vienna, Austria, 1972 Feh Schnapskarten promotional playing cards designed by Studio Hussl-Raudnitzky, printed by Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne, Vienna, Austria, 1972 Feh Schnapskarten promotional playing cards designed by Studio Hussl-Raudnitzky, printed by Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne, Vienna, Austria, 1972

Above: Feh Schnapskarten promotional playing cards designed by Studio Hussl-Raudnitzky, printed by Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne, Vienna, Austria, 1972. 24 cards + 1 blank card in tuck box. Size: 65 x 98.5 mm.

Reference

Beal, George. Playing Cards and Their Story, Newton Abbot, UK: David & Charles; 1975. p.85E.

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By Roddy Somerville

Member since May 31, 2022

Roddy started collecting stamps on his 8th birthday. In 1977 he joined the newly formed playing-card department at Stanley Gibbons in London before setting up his own business in Edinburgh four years later. His collecting interests include playing cards, postcards, stamps (especially playing cards on stamps) and sugar wrappers. He is a Past President of the Scottish Philatelic Society, a former Chairman of the IPCS, a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards and Curator of the WCMPC’s collection of playing cards. He lives near Toulouse in France.


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