Reinholds Kasparsons

Latvian playing cards designed by Reinholds Kasparsons

Reinholds Kasparsons, 1932 Reinholds Kasparsons, 1932

Reinholds Kasparsons, a popular Latvian illustrator of the day, designed this pack which was published as ‘The Best Quality Playing cards No.1’ in 1932. This was the 3rd pack produced in Latvia. The pack was re-issued during the period of the 1st Russian occupation in 1940/41, with the inscription on the Ace of Hearts replaced by “LPSR” (Latvian Soviet Socialistic Republic).

Tax Stamp

Above: the tax stamp from the Ace of Hearts.

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