Baby Dolls pinup deck designed by Willy Mayrl, published by Piatnik, 1957.
Black Peter card game designed by Willy Mayrl for Piatnik.
“Blue Playing Cards” by Piatnik, 1960s, inspired by the Cubism art movement in which objects are analysed and reassembled in abstracted form
Fair Play budget brand by Piatnik first appeared c.1950 before disappearing in c.1990.
Mary Queen of Scots and other Tudor period dignitaries, published by Piatnik, 1990.
Österreichisches Trachten-quartett Nr.282 published by Ferd Piatnik & Söhne.
Willie Rushton’s “Pack of Royals” featuring caricatures of the Royal Family, 1995.
Piccadilly Patience by Piatnik, c.1955
Piatnik’s Rococo style playing cards issued as “Rococo Patience”, “Luxus-Patience”, “Empire Patience”, “White Horse Patience”, “Patience-Whist No.140”, “Mini Patience” and “Lady Patience”
Salzburger pattern by Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne, Vienna
Piatnik was known for their magnificent quality of chromo-lithographic printing, and this facsimile, or reprint, of “Soldaten Tarock No. 217” is virtually as magnificent as the original.
Piatnik & Söhne “Industrie und Glück” Tarok c.1905-1910
Facsimile of patriotic 1878 Tyrolean playing cards published by Piatnik in 1992.
‘Vienna pattern’ derived from archaic Lyon pattern by Ferd Piatnik & Söhne A.G., c.1926-1934.
Intended to attract donations on behalf of the Imperial Royal Austrian Military Widows’ and Orphans’ Fund, this elegant and refined deck was designed by Nellie Stern. The deck was printed by Ferdinand Piatnik & Söhne, Vienna in 1916.
The Vienna pattern, or Wiener Bild, is a distant relative of the early Lyons pattern. The King of Hearts carries a scroll in his hand.
The Woman’s Hour playing cards published by David Westnedge, 1996.