c.1870 Austrian Monkey Tarot by Josef Glanz

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c.1870 Austrian Monkey Tarock w/ Scenic Views

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Published by Joseph Glanz, Vienna, Austria, c.1870 (tax-stamp c.1858-1877)


Card Measurements:  10.2 cm X  5.5 cm



Deck Identifiers:

  • Style: Austrian Tarock (21 Trumps + Fool, with 4 suits of 8 cards)
  • Numerals: Arabic 
  • Indicator Cards: collectible fool card & Arcanum #1 (depicting a comical monkey); Queen of Hearts with "JOS. Glanz in Wien" on sash; Ace of Hearts with two circular stamps, the maker's stamp with "Glanz Josef in Wien," and an c.1858-77 Austrian tax-stamp. 
  • Tax-Stamp: Austrian stamp in use between 1858/59 to 1877, with "95 c." (Enderbrock 2019)
  • Borders:single black-line
  • Reverses: "Halloween" zig-zag pattern of tiger orange, black, and white.
  • Paper: pasteboard cardstock, stencil coloured lithographs 
  • Corners: square

CONDITION:  Good condition, 54 of 54 cards complete; deck is curved with minor soiling, light staining, & very slight signs of patina, some age darkening as well as several more significant stains, some surface wear and scuffing. (see photographs)