European Playing Cards

1. Early European Patterns, by date

plainbacks ref. and maker Date Estimate

Region/ Country

E20: French Single Courts 1590-1790 Auvergne, Dauphine, Paris,...
E21: More French Single Courts 1590-1790 Provence, Languedoc, Dauphine, Paris,...
E12: Pierre Le Nouvel 1700-1710 Rouen (but Paris pattern), France
E10: Jean van den B. mixed 1707 / 1722 ?
E31: Bosio of Genova Toscane 1700-50 ?
E11: Jean Gisaine 1740s Dinant sur Meuse, France
E1: Bazin, Uncoloured Proof Sheet 1746 Rennes, France
E2: Duchesnes, Uncoloured Proof Sheet 1746 Rennes, France
E3: F Stot, Uncoloured Proof Sheet 1746 Rennes, France
E4: Lesca c 1760 Agen, France
E5: Lauret 1760-1780 Nismes, France
E17: Unknown maker, Lyon 1760 Lyon, France
E16: Miller, Regensberg 1770 Regensberg, Switzerland
E7: P A Keusters c 1768-1789 Bruxelles, Belgium
E22: Secondary Use c 1790-1810 Belgium
E9: Rochias 1800-25 Neuchatel / Lyon pattern
E19: Unknown 1816 Paris pattern
E14: Garsmann c 1830 Geneva/ Dauphine' pattern
E13: Offenheimer 1835 Austria
E8: Unknown 1840-60 Rouen I pattern
E6: F Solesio c 1850 Genova, Italy
E15: Unknown, Belgium c 1870 Belgium, late Rouen 1 Style
E32: Cadiz 1881 Spanish
E33: Guarro of Barcelona c 1885 Castillian
E18: Mesmaekers Sample Book c 1890 Belgium

2. English Patterns by European Makers

 

plainbacks ref. and maker Date Estimate

Country

E23 Van Genechten 1880 Belgium
E24 Frommann & Morian 1890 Germany
E25 Dondorf (double pack) 1880 Germany
E26 Biermans 1891 Belgium
E27 Mesmaekers 1880 Belgium
E28 Van Genechten 1890 Belgium
E29 Mesmaekers 1900 Belgium
E30 B P Grimaud 1900 France