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Dutch Pattern for Van Perlstein

Brepols Dutch Pattern for Van Perlstein distillery, c.1960.

1960 Netherlands Brepols Cartamundi Advertising Distillery Dutch Pattern Patterns and Suit Types Add to Collection

Brepols ‘Dutch Pattern’ for Van Perlstein distillery, with scenic aces of the Netherlands, c.1960

Brepols Dutch Pattern for Van Perlstein, c.1960 Brepols Dutch Pattern for Van Perlstein, c.1960

Above: Brepols ‘Dutch Pattern’ for Van Perlstein distillery, c.1960. The so-called ‘Dutch Pattern’ was actually first produced by Belgian cardmakers in the 19th century and subsequently became associated with the Netherlands.

Brepols Dutch Pattern for Van Perlstein, c.1960

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The Brepols ‘Dutch Pattern’ was eventually acquired by Carta Mundi in 1970 and is now their standard Dutch pattern.

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Above: Dutch pattern for Strepsils® by Carta Mundi.

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