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Published November 09, 2022 Updated November 18, 2022

Das Peanuts Kartenspiel

Cartoon characters from the famous comic strip devised by Charles M. Schultz.

2001 Germany Baumhaus Medien AG Peanuts Charles M. Schultz Comic Books Add to Collection

Snoopy, Charlie Brown and other members of the gang feature on the double-ended court cards in this pack. Woodstock (named after the famous festival) appears on the Jokers. The layout of the pips on the numeral cards is non-standard. The indices are in German. Charles M. Schulz devised the Peanuts comic strip which began in 1950 and lasted until 2000, the year of Schulz’s death. It is slightly strange, therefore, that this (double) pack should have been issued in 2001. It is a pack not often seen for sale so perhaps the market for it was somewhat limited by then. See the box

“Das Peanuts Kartenspiel” published by Baumhaus Medien AG, © 2001 “Das Peanuts Kartenspiel” published by Baumhaus Medien AG, © 2001

Above: “Das Peanuts Kartenspiel” published by Baumhaus Medien AG, Frankfurt and Zürich, under licence from UFS., Inc. Printer unknown but probably made in Germany. 2 x 52 cards + 3 (identical) Jokers in tuck box. Size: 59 x 91 mm. © 2001 Baumhaus Medien AG. © UFS., Inc.

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By Roddy Somerville

Member since May 31, 2022

Roddy started collecting stamps on his 8th birthday. In 1977 he joined the newly formed playing-card department at Stanley Gibbons in London before setting up his own business in Edinburgh four years later. His collecting interests include playing cards, postcards, stamps (especially playing cards on stamps) and sugar wrappers. He is a Past President of the Scottish Philatelic Society, a former Chairman of the IPCS, a Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards and Curator of the WCMPC’s collection of playing cards. He lives near Toulouse in France.


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