Skat No.100 by E. Gundlach, Bielefeld, 1949. This is the second version where the jack of spades has no flag.
The firm was founded in 1847 as a bookbinder by Ernst Gundlachand over the years diversified into various branches of the paper, cardboard, graphic and publishing industries. The playing card department was added in 1948. The earliest packs are named "E. Gundlach", but in 1950 an independent subsidiary was established: "Bielefelder Spielkarten GmbH". The business was sold to Vereinigte Altenburger and Stralsunder Spielkarten AG (ASS) in 1972.
Luxus Skatkarte Nr.1134 printed by Brepols for Germany, c.1940s.
Delightful comical deck designed by Loriot, the German cartoonist and comedian, 1973.
Hungarian Drinking Skat, c.2004.
Skat No.100 by E. Gundlach, Bielefeld, 1949.
“Leipziger Skat-Karte” depicting scenes from the Leipzig Industry and Trade Exhibition designed by Arthur Lewin, 1897.
No.4 Special Whist (American Skat) playing cards made by the Russell & Morgan Printing Company, 1889.
Mordillo Skat designed by Guillermo Mordillo, c.1979
Skat deck for Löwen Entertainment, producers of electronic gaming machines, 1986
“Altenburger Bauerntrachten” commemorating 150 years of playing cards from Altenburg, designed by Andreas Wachter, 1982.
Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Accident Research, 1978
Micky Mau~Mau by F. X. Schmid, 1978.
Angler Skat manufactured by VEB Altenburg, c.1981
German-suited hunting themed deck designed by Günter Schmitz and made by VEB Altenburg, 1980.
Political “Skat Politisch” published by ASS, 1976
One end Berlin pattern the other standard English pattern
“Spielkarte für Schützen” deck designed by Karl Heinz Lanz, published by Rudolf Bechtold and Co., c.1966
The North German pattern appeared in the mid-19th century, derived from the French ‘Paris’ pattern,
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.
“Original Skatgeld der Stadt Altenburg” featuring the emergency money of 1921 designed by Otto Pech
Skat pack designed by Franciszek Bunsch