Card-playing rapidly became popular in medieval Bavaria and German printers were quick to supply the goods.
“Leipziger Skat-Karte” depicting scenes from the Leipzig Industry and Trade Exhibition designed by Arthur Lewin, 1897.
Neue Deutsche Spielkarte (Reformkarte) conceived by Dr. Timon Schroeter, 1883.
Facsimile of Dondorf’s “Musikalisches Kartenspiel” (c.1862) published by Lo Scarabeo, 2004
Special deck for Erste Deutsche Sack-Centrale / DSA Textil Berlin manufactured by VEB Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik, c.1970.
“Kleine Tierwelt” wildlife quartet game designed by Heinz Osthoff, published by Bielefelder Spielkarten GmbH, 1963.
Elegant gold-printed playing cards in Jugendstil style designed by Otto Benz for Renault, 1987
Bechstein design reprinted by Vereinigte Stralsunder Spielkartenfabriken AG former Schneider & Co., c1925.
Skat deck for Löwen Entertainment, producers of electronic gaming machines, 1986
“Die Kutschfahrt zur Teufelsburg” or “Coach Ride to Devil’s Castle” by Michael Palm and Lukas Zach, published by Adlung-Spiele in 2006.
“Antike Götter” - facsimile of antique playing cards originally manufactured by C. A. Müller, Berlin, 1830.
“Altenburger Bauerntrachten” commemorating 150 years of playing cards from Altenburg, designed by Andreas Wachter, 1982.
Volleyball European Championship Rummy, 1983, designed by Klaus Hennig.
Antique deck of old Bohemian playing cards of the German type manufactured by Georg Kapfler and dated 1611.
Animal suited playing cards engraved by the Master of the Playing Cards, Germany, c.1455
German-suited hunting themed deck designed by Günter Schmitz and made by VEB Altenburg, 1980.
Dutch playing cards promoting the annual International Four Days of Walking Event held in Holland, 2016
“Hunter’s Bridge” playing cards by ASS depicting animals and associated symbols of hunting, c.1976.
Miniature Patience playing cards in Rococo style published by F. X. Schmid, c.1960
The luxury, hand-painted Stuttgart Cards (Stuttgarter Kartenspiel) dated c.1430, with suits of ducks, falcons, stags and hounds.