Investors Overseas Services

Investors Overseas Services, Ltd. (IOS) produced by A. G. Müller (Schaffhausen), c.1969

Special deck produced for Investors Overseas Services, Ltd (IOS) by A. G. Müller (Schaffhausen), c.1969. The ace of spades, with a bull and a bear rampant on a coat-of-arms topped with a coronet and oak leaves, has the motto "The Fund of Funds” which is a pooled investment fund that invests in other types of funds or hedge funds.

IOS was founded in 1955 with headquarters in Geneva  see Wikipedia

The court cards feature humourous double-ended designs with bulls and bears. The pip cards have the coat-of-arms at top right-hand corner, whilst the reverse features a bull and bear in armour, with the motto “IOS TOURNAMENT”.

Investors Overseas Services, Ltd. (IOS) produced by A. G. Müller (Schaffhausen), c.1969 Investors Overseas Services, Ltd. (IOS) produced by A. G. Müller (Schaffhausen), c.1969

Above: deck produced for Investors Overseas Services, Ltd. (IOS) by A. G. Müller (Schaffhausen), c.1969. 52 cards + 2 Jokers + extra card in plastic box, gilded corners.

Last Updated November 11, 2020 at 12:43pm

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