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53: Some recent acquisitions

The following items are a selection of what has come my way over the past two to three years.

53: Some recent acquisitions

Altenburger Bauerntrachten

“Altenburger Bauerntrachten” commemorating 150 years of playing cards from Altenburg, designed by Andreas Wachter, 1982.

Altenburger Bauerntrachten 1982

American Skat

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.

American Skat 1889

Angler Skat

Angler Skat manufactured by VEB Altenburg, c.1981

Angler Skat 1981

Geprüfte Sicherheit

Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Accident Research, 1978

Geprüfte Sicherheit 1978

Gundlach Skat No.100

Skat No.100 by E. Gundlach, Bielefeld, 1949.

Gundlach Skat No.100 1949

Hungarian Drinking Skat

Hungarian Drinking Skat, c.2004.

Hungarian Drinking Skat

Hunting Themed Skat

German-suited hunting themed deck designed by Günter Schmitz and made by VEB Altenburg, 1980.

Hunting Themed Skat 1980

Leipzig Exhibition Skat, 1897

“Leipziger Skat-Karte” depicting scenes from the Leipzig Industry and Trade Exhibition designed by Arthur Lewin, 1897.

Leipzig Exhibition Skat, 1897 1897

Loriot Rummy

Delightful comical deck designed by Loriot, the German cartoonist and comedian, 1973.

Loriot Rummy 1973

Löwen Entertainment

Skat deck for Löwen Entertainment, producers of electronic gaming machines, 1986

Löwen Entertainment 1986

Luxus Skatkarte Nr.1134

Luxus Skatkarte Nr.1134 printed by Brepols for Germany, c.1940s.

Luxus Skatkarte Nr.1134

Micky Mau~Mau

Micky Mau~Mau by F. X. Schmid, 1978.

Micky Mau~Mau 1978

Mordillo Skat

Mordillo Skat designed by Guillermo Mordillo, c.1979

Mordillo Skat 1979

No.4 Special Whist

No.4 Special Whist (American Skat) playing cards made by the Russell & Morgan Printing Company, 1889.

No.4 Special Whist 1889

North German pattern

The North German pattern appeared in the mid-19th century, derived from the French ‘Paris’ pattern,

North German pattern

Original Skatgeld der Stadt Altenburg

“Original Skatgeld der Stadt Altenburg” featuring the emergency money of 1921 designed by Otto Pech

Original Skatgeld der Stadt Altenburg

Skat by Franciszek Bunsch

Skat pack designed by Franciszek Bunsch

Skat by Franciszek Bunsch 1963

Skat Express

One end Berlin pattern the other standard English pattern

Skat Express

Skat Politisch

Political “Skat Politisch” published by ASS, 1976.

Skat Politisch 1976

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