Naipes Argentinos 'La Partida' y 'Aparcero' published by Obsequios Empresarios Argentinos, Santa Fe
Churchill ‘Walking with Destiny’ playing cards published by the Imperial War Museum.
Czech “Hussite” Pack engraved by Karel Hoffmann and first printed by Jan Ritter in 1895.
During the 19th century growing nationalist sentiment led to a rejection of Austro-Hungarian culture in favour of that of the native Czech people. One outcome from this movement was a ‘Nationalistic’ pack of playing cards painted by Emanuel Neumann.
‘Gaucho’ Spanish-suited deck, anonymous manufacturer, made in Argentina, 2001
Gedimino Stulpai playing cards made in Lithuania by Spindulys Printing Co., Kaunas, depicting Lithuanian national symbolism.
Greek Playing Cards
Naipe Nacional designed by the architect, illustrator and artist Luis Alemany (1886-1943)
The National Card Co. was formed in c.1886 by Samuel J Murray, who as a young man had worked in England in Charles Goodall's playing card factory. In 1881 he moved to Cincinnati and became an employee of Russell & Morgan playing card manufacturers. I...
National Misfitz published by C.W. Faulkner & Co c.1900.
Neue Deutsche Spielkarte (Reformkarte) conceived by Dr. Timon Schroeter, 1883.
Probably originating in Spain in the seventeenth century or even earlier, this pattern became strongly established by the Catalan cardmakers Rotxotxo of Barcelona.
In 1923 a competition was announced for a new Latvian pack. The winner of this competition was Stefans Bercs.
Facsimile of Swiss William Tell deck from c.1870 published by Lo Scarabeo.