Alfreds Scwedrevitz for Zole
Alfreds Scwedrevitz playing card designs used to advertise Zole Vodka but which were never published.
The playing cards originally designed by Alfreds Scwedrevitz in 1936 were chosen to be reissued as an advertising pack for Zole Vodka, produced by Latvijas Vīni (Latvian Wines) in 2000. However, the project was abandoned at the last minute and the cards were never issued.
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Curator and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.
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