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Piket Fijne Speelkaarten, c.1925-30

‘Piket Fijne Speelkaarten’ by La Turnhoutoise, c.1925-30.

‘Piket Fijne Speelkaarten’ by La Turnhoutoise for export to the Netherlands, c.1925-30. The court cards have an affinity with the French Paris pattern but are nevertheless a fantasy design. The four aces show various buildings from The Netherlands at each end.

‘Piket Fijne’ by La Turnhoutoise, c.1930 ‘Piket Fijne’ by La Turnhoutoise, c.1930

Above: ‘Piket Fijne Speelkaarten’ by La Turnhoutoise, c.1930. 32 cards + 1 extra card in box. Gilded corners. The back design is a floral pattern in red or blue.

‘Piket Fijne’ by La Turnhoutoise, c.1925-30
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Curator and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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