Nederlands Stedenkwartet with heraldic needlepoint patterns by Permin, c.1970.
“H-O Kwartetspel” children’s card game promoting quick cooking oatmeal (instant porridge), 1930s.
Railway Stations quartet game illustrated by Wim Dolk and published by Servex BV, Utrecht, 1975.
Nature Quartet game published by Staatsbosbeheer, printed by Roem Speelkaarten, Kampen.
Donald Duck Vegetables & Fruit Quartet exclusive from Jumbo supermarkets, © Disney 2016.
Facsimile edition of cards first published by Carel de Wagenaer, Amsterdam in c.1698
Dutch playing cards promoting the annual International Four Days of Walking Event held in Holland, 2016
Medieval View of Gambling in the ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ by Jheronimus Bosch
‘Cartes de Luxe’ first published by Biermans in 1877 was reproduced in facsimile by Amstel Beer in c.1980.
BG Bouw Dutch Building Company publicity deck manufactured by Carta Mundi, c.1980.
Playing cards designed by Max Velthuijs for KLM airlines first published c.1964
Patience deck for British American Tobacco printed by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland c.1940
Elegant “Nieuw Neerlandia” pattern designed by M.A. Koekkoek and produced by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland, c.1930s
The municipal archaeological service in Dordrecht (Netherlands) recently found some antique playing cards under the floorboards inside an old public bar.
Dutch Maritime pack designed by J.Verhoeven and printed by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland c1938
A somewhat unusual deck specially designed for Grolsch Breweries evoking self-expression and independence of spirit, c.2012
A full custom deck of playing cards, inspired by the different cultures of the world; including China, Italy, USA and the Netherlands.
Set of medieval playing cards with King, Queen, Knave and numeral cards from one to ten in each of four suits which refer to the activity of hunting, as practiced by the nobility.
“Historical Playing Cards” originally commissioned by Northern Brabant Insurance Society and manufactured by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland in 1943
Shipping line playing cards produced by Nederlandse Speelkaarten Fabriek, c.1910 offering a virtual tour of destinations to the Far East
Speelkaarten-Fabriek Nederland for Royal West Indian Mail Service, c.1926
Advertising Playing Cards printed by Drukkerij Juten, published by “De Kloof” of Bergen op Zoom, Holland, c.1970
Alto Imaging Group playing cards manufactured by Esveco Specialities B.V., c.1990s
Playing cards published by the Dutch Prison Service, giving a look behind the gates of Judicial / Custodial institutions
Peter Schencken of Amsterdam copied the "Jeu de la Guerre" or "Das Kriegs-Spiel" (with German captions) originated by Gilles de La Boissière and published by Mariette in 1668 in Paris.
The “Boffie” Kwartetspel was designed by Huibert Vet and published by Albert Heijn in 1936
Published in 1933, this game celebrated the burgeoning passenger services by air around the world. Spears Weltflug Quartette was produced in German, Dutch and English versions.