Humanist Bridge designed by Melchior Annen (1868-1954)
Humanist Bridge pack made by J. Müller & Cie & Cie (Schaffhouse), originally named Troubador. The pack was designed by Josef Maria Melchior Annen (1868-1954) who also designed several other packs for Müller & Cie.
Member since February 01, 1996
Founder 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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