Nederland Line Royal Dutch Mail shipping publicity deck featuring court cards and aces in the elegant, rococo-style “Nieuw Neerlandia” pattern designed by the famous Dutch artist Marinus Adrianus Koekkoek (1873-1944)
and produced in chromolithography by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland, c.1930s
Above: Nederland Line Royal Dutch Mail shipping publicity deck produced by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland with double index letters (Dutch & English), c.1930s.
One of a pair - one red and one blue - both in anonymous boxes, and anonymous within.
Decks were also produced with alternative indices or plain aces.
Images courtesy Matt Probert.
Above: VNS (United Netherlands Navigation Company) deck by Speelkaartenfabriek Nederland Amsterdam, 1930s. Image courtesy Rex Pitts.