Playing Cards by the Master of the Banderoles, one of the earliest professional printmakers, c.1470.
Playing cards designed by Max Velthuijs for KLM airlines first published c.1964
Nature Quartet game published by Staatsbosbeheer, printed by Roem Speelkaarten, Kampen.
Nederlands Stedenkwartet with heraldic needlepoint patterns by Permin, c.1970.
This beautiful quartet game from Holland illustrates the strange life cycle of the peanut.
Shipping line playing cards produced by Nederlandse Speelkaarten Fabriek, c.1910 offering a virtual tour of destinations to the Far East
“Historical Playing Cards” originally commissioned by Northern Brabant Insurance Society and manufactured by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland in 1943
Promotional pack for a Dutch Celtic folk band which performs Irish, Scottish and Dutch folk music, c.2004.
This pack was probably the culmination of a mixture of designs from 19th century Germany which emerged as one of Dondorf's more popular house patterns by around 1900.
Elegant “Nieuw Neerlandia” pattern designed by M.A. Koekkoek and produced by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland, c.1930s
Publicity playing cards for the Dutch credit company Sitters & van der Kar. The four Aces and Joker feature abstract geometric designs in the style of Art Deco.
Speelkaarten-Fabriek Nederland for Royal West Indian Mail Service, c.1926
Dutch Maritime pack designed by J.Verhoeven and printed by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland c1938
Stap Op by Penco for Victory Spelen 1945. A clone of Parker’s Touring except the Dutch have to do it all on a bicycle.
Railway Stations quartet game illustrated by Wim Dolk and published by Servex BV, Utrecht, 1975.
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.