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Published October 25, 2016 Updated August 02, 2022

Four Days of Walking Event

Dutch playing cards promoting the annual International Four Days of Walking Event held in Holland, 2016

2016 Germany Netherlands Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag Advertising Health Sports Add to Collection

Dutch pattern playing cards promoting the annual International Four Days of Walking Event held in Holland, made in Germany by Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag GmbH, 2016.

Dutch playing cards promoting the annual International Four Days of Walking Event held in Holland, 2016

Above: playing cards promoting the annual International Four Days of Walking Event held in Holland, 2016. Dual deck with custom aces and jokers. The court cards are in the modern Dutch pattern, made in Germany by Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag GmbH. Images courtesy matt Probert.

Dutch pattern courts by Nürnberger-Spielkarten-Verlag GmbH
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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.

Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.

Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.

I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.


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