A facsimile of an early 19th century French-suited deck from the collection of F.X. Schmid.
The playing card manufacturers of Germany from 1900 until 1939 provide a complicated set of relationships that deserve closer investigation. Here are some of the standard English designs to be found.
Modern transformation pack including some saucy images created by Siegfried Heilmeier.
This miniature pack is very similar to one made by C.L.Wúst in c.1890.
‘Aces Playing Cards’ collaborative art deck published by Zeixs, Cologne (2nd edition).
Alice in Wonderland “Snap” 1 penny game from 1920s or 30s, made in Germany, anonymous manufacturer.
“Altenburger Bauerntrachten” commemorating 150 years of playing cards from Altenburg, designed by Andreas Wachter, 1982.
These decks were produced in various grades for the German immigrant population and feature the German eagle and the German and American flags intertwined. There were two versions: one with German faces and one with American faces.
‘History of fashion’ cultural quartet game designed by Erika Werner-Nestler, 1954.
“Antike Götter” - facsimile of antique playing cards originally manufactured by C. A. Müller, Berlin, 1830.
Elegant gold-printed playing cards in Jugendstil style designed by Otto Benz for Renault, 1987