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Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik Schneider & Co

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Hansa-Karte 1925


Bechstein design reprinted by Vereinigte Stralsunder Spielkartenfabriken AG former Schneider & Co., c1925.

Leipzig Exhibition Skat, 1897 1897

Leipzig Exhibition Skat, 1897

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

North German Pattern

North German Pattern

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

Otto Tragy Jugendstil Spielkarten 1898

Otto Tragy Jugendstil Spielkarten

Special Jugendstil playing cards designed by Otto Tragy and first published by Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik Schneider & Co. in c.1898.

Prussian Pattern

Prussian Pattern

Derived from Jagdkarten or Hunting cards with patriotic overtones and rural scenes as vignettes on the numeral cards, the Prussian pattern emerged in the middle of the nineteenth century.