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Der Feinen Welt

Lattmann's 'Die Spielkarte Der Feinen Welt' published in 1923.

“Der Feinen Welt”

Published by F. A. Lattmann, Goslar, 1923

These double-ended fantasy playing cards were designed by F. Christophe from Berlin in a delicate ‘Art Nouveau’ style.

Above: the twelve court cards from Lattmann's 'Die Spielkarte Der Feinen Welt' published in 1923. The box, the ornamental back design in yellow/pink, the Ace of Hearts with the German tax stamp and the Joker are shown below. Two different versions of the Queen of Diamonds are known, and advertising editions of this deck are also known e.g. Reemtsma cigaretten. Images courtesy Barney Townshend.

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Retired Airline Pilot, interested in: Transformation Playing Cards, Karl Gerich and Elaine Lewis. Secretary of the EPCS. Treasurer of the IPCS.


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