The King of Acorns is supposed to represent Prince Otto; the King of Leaves is Maximilian II; the King of Bells is Ludwig II; the King of Hearts is Ludwig I wearing a general's uniform. The court cards are all male, but some of the numeral cards depi...
Bavarian single-ended pattern by Vereinigte Altenburg-Stralsunder Spielkarten-Fabriken A-G., c.1937
The Bohemian Pattern, sometimes called the Prager Pattern, has roots in the 16th century.
“Karoo”, later reissued as “Triplem”, by Oppenheimer und Sulzbacher, c.1900.
Uncut sheet of playing cards of the Old Bavarian pattern by Michael Schatzberger, Passau, 1780
One Penny Card Games, 1920s.
One Penny Card Games, 1900-1910, mostly anonymous 'Snap' games and made in Germany.
Salzburger pattern by Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne, Vienna