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Bavarian Military Cards

The King of Acorns is supposed to represent Prince Otto; the King of Leaves is Maximilian II; the King of Bells is Ludwig II; the King of Hearts is Ludwig I wearing a general's uniform. The court cards are all male, but some of the numeral cards depict women.

Bavarian Military Cards 1880

Caleb Bartlett

Caleb Bartlett patriotic deck (reproduction), around 1835-40.

Caleb Bartlett 1840

Flutter Met St George

‘St George and the Dragon’ game made by Chad Valley for Flutter Met Games, 1930s.

Flutter Met St George


Kimberley’s Royal National Patriotic playing cards, c.1892-1905.


Kimberley’s Royal National Patriotic playing cards, c.1902

This edition has standard corner indices replacing the words King, Queen and Jack, and also contains a “Jolly Joker” depicting a lady holding an Ace of Hearts.

Kimberley’s Royal National Patriotic playing cards, c.1902 1902

Patriotic Misfitz

Patriotic Misfitz published by C.W Faulkner & Co, Ltd, c.1906.

Patriotic Misfitz 1906

Tyrolean Playing Cards

Facsimile of patriotic 1878 Tyrolean playing cards published by Piatnik in 1992.

Tyrolean Playing Cards 1878

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