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DKH10: Handa. Nr.32. Ca.1945-50. Price: € 3.00. This deck is ready for discarding. BUT: The first deck from Handa came in 1944, and this is the second/third version from ca.1945. Simple colouring. Queen of Hearts with dark hair, AND the King of Cubs with an axe, instead of the later sceptre. 51 cards+ joker, King of Hearts missing, no box. VERY VERY much dirty, broken and with rifts, – but funny/interesting: The deck has been “shaved”, i.e. sent for rejuvenation, where the corners and edges have been “shaven” clean. Therefor the rounded, irregular shape.
DKH11: Handa. Nr.717. Ca. 1965. Price: € 4.00. . This is the most common and well-known version of Handa decks, – but still: This is a linen-version, i.e. with a structure like linen, – and then it is an unusal combination of court cards and back pattern. Furthermore the pips are special, especially the E for Es (Ace). 52 little used deck, no joker, no box.
DKH12a: Baby Size. No.85. Price: € 1.00. NO joker, Diamond 3 and 9 are missing, defect box. 4½ x 3 cm. DKH12c: Price: € 3.00. Same deck, with blue back, used, one joker, no box. DKH12d: Price: € 3.00. Same deck, sligthly used, in box, 2 jokers, Queen of Diamonds missing (written on a joker).
DKH16: Turist-serien, Kronborg. Price: € 2.00. The company Handa in all published 10 decks with tourist motifs = Danish castles and the like. Most are from the 50s. The design was of three different kinds, + several variations. This is with the standard Handa pattern. 52 cards, no joker, no box, worn.
DKH19a: Royal Playing Cards. L’Hombre. Nr.150. Ca. 1950. Price: € 8.00. The similar whist deck is not common, and this L’Hombre version is quite rare, but in rather used condition the price also is low. 40 cards, complete, in worn box without lid.
DKH19b: Royal Playing Cards. L’Hombre. Nr.150. Ca. 1950. Price: € 5.00. The similar whist deck is not common, and this L’Hombre version is quite rare, but in rather used condition the price also is low. 40 cards, complete, in worn BLUE box without lid.
DKH29a: Petit. Ivory surface. L’Hombre. Nr.1002. 40 cards complete. Blue deck, Price: € 5.00 Used deck, nice box. Red deck, Price: € 4.00. Worn cards with small rifts and breaks. …….. I also have both games in very good condition. Price: each € 10.00
DKH30: Patience. Price: € 6.00 Patience-deck from before 1949 as can be seen by the green tax stamp on the Ace of diamonds. Size 6,2 x 4,2 cm. The cards are yellowed, but nice. 52 cards, no box. I have both a blue and a red deck.
DKH43a: Avsteens Spillekort. L’Hombre, Nr.201. Price: € 10.00. Complete with 40 cards, in box. Used. The design is the Handa version from 1950’s, but in an unusual box. To whom was it produced? Who is Avsteen? Who is WA, and who is K.S.I. as printed at the bottom of the box? DKH43b: I have another yellow deck, in box with a rift. € 8.00 – and DKH43c: a green deck with torn lid of the box, € 10.00
DKH63: Axel Ørn. 1965. Price: € 20.00. Special product, privately designed, by Handa. It came with either a red or a black reverse, in very limited amount. All cards are illustrated by the artist. Unused deck, no box, 1 joker.
DKH87a: Det Forenede Dampskibsselskab. No.1001. Price: € 1.00 Two different versions. Left deck, worn and no box, no jokers. Right deck SOLD. DKH87c: Price: € 6.00. I also have an unused deck in original wrapper, unopened, – so I do not know which version it is.
RESERVERET DKH89a: TIPSkabalen. Price: € 10.00. This older deck is meant for the lottery of 1X2, r for playing. Unused deck in defect box. Much rare. A similar deck in a nice box and with unbroken wrapper. DKH89b: Price: € 20.00
DKH94: Rokoko. Price: € 2.00. Bigger pips A, K, Q, J. No box. Slightly worn. NO JOKER
RESERVERET DKH104a: Dandy. Price: € 3.00. Used double deck in plast box. Each with 3 jokers. Probably printed in Belgium for Handa. DKH104b: A similar double deck, used, no jokers, no box. Prisc: € 1.00. DKH104c: A similar single deck, sligtly used, no joker, no box. Price: € 1.00.
DKH114: Danish Souvenir Series. The Amalienborg Castle. The Royal Guard. Ca.1955. Price: € 40.00. Rare deck belonging to the Tourist Series. Rare, because the Queen of Diamonds is REVERSED (see DK95 and DK102). The deck is unused. Two jokers. English pips A, K, Q, J. No box (it is in a box for Rosenborg Castle).