c.1903 Austrian Tarock Ferd Piatnik & Söhne 54/54

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c.1903 Austrian Tarock (Industrie und Gluck)

Complete 54/54 cards

 

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Published by  Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne, Vienna, Austria, c.1903-1910

 

Card Measurements: 11.3 cm X 6.5 cm

DESCRIPTION:

 

Deck Identifiers:

  • Style: Austrian Tarock (21 Trumps + Fool, with 4 suits of 8 cards)
  • Numerals: Arabic 
  • Indicator Cards: Jack of Clubs with makers brand on shield (Hütteldorfer Strasse 227) ; Ace of Hearts with Ferd. Piatnik & Söhne Wien brand mark
  • Tax-Stamp: Austrian stamp in use between 1900-1920, "This stamp was in use in Austria from 1900 to 1920. It differs from the one before by having the colours interchanged"(Enderbrock 2019)
  • Borders: single black-line
  • Reverses: pictorial with festive musical celebration in blue and white.
  • Paper: pasteboard cardstock, stencil coloured lithographs 
  • Corners: rounded

CONDITION:  Good condition, 54 of 54 cards complete; very slight signs of patina, some age darkening, as well as minor surface wear and scuffing.