Germany Logo
unknown 1 
1810
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unknown 2 
1935
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"Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik Schneider&Co."
Altenburg,  1892-1931

Gebruder Bechstein
Altenburg, 1832-1886 

"Berliner Spielkarten Fabrik"
Berlin,
 1968-2001

                                                             brand "Pelikan" since 1979:

"Bernhard J. Dondorf GmbH"
 Frankfurt,  1833-1933     

in 1833-1906 - "Bernhard Dondorf"

"Bielefelder Spielkartenfabrik GmbH"
Bielefeld,   1950-1972

logo later used by "ASS" till 1996
"Buronia Spielkartenfabrik GmbH"
Kaufbeuren ,  1931-1936

 

"Carl Rembold A.G."
Heilbronn, 1930s

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"Conrad Ludwig Wuest"  
Frankfurt,  1811-1927

 

 
"Christian Theodor Sutor"
 Naumburg/Saale,  1811-1901

 

"Deutsche Spielkartenfabrik Walter Scharff KG"
Munchen, 1923-1931
in 1923-1924 -
Walter Scharff AG
in 1931-1938 - Verlag Deutsche Spielkartenfabrik GmbH, Altenburg; it was taken over by VASS, but the "Trumpf" trademark was kept.
 
"Dr.Bahmann&Co."
Nuremberg, 1955-1982

Nuremberg

"Dusseldorfer Spielkarten Fabrik"
Dusseldorf

it's only publisher  - cards printed by "Carta Mundi" since 1976
"F.Adolf Lattmann"
Goslar,  1841-1929
 
"F.X.Schmid Vereinigte Munchner Spielkartenfabriken GmbH & Co. KG"
Muenchen, 1860-1997


in 1997 F.X.Schmid's line of playing cards is integrated in the production of Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik
Karl Flemming&C.T.Wiskott AG
Glogau-Berlin-Breslau, 1924-1932
"Fritz Fischer, Nuernberger Spielkartenfabrik"
Nuremberg, 1961-1989

Firmsign is an "Angler" (fisherman).

"Frommann&Buente
Darmstadt, 1872-1926

 

"Frommann&Morian
Darmstadt, 1874-1929

 

"Goebl"
Munchen, 1750-1844

Andreas Benedictus (1715-1786) - 1750-1832 (??)
Cajetan I. (Andre) Benedikt (13.07.1776-1812) - 1801-1844 (??)

"Heinrich Schwars&Co. Nueunberger Spielkatenfabrik"
Nuernberg, 1948-1988
now        "Neue Nuerenberger Spielkarten"
"Ide"

it's only publisher  - cards printed by "Carta Mundi" since middle of 1970s
 
 "Johann Georg Eberhart"
 Frankfurt, end of XVIII

 

"Johann Matthaeus Backofen"
Gerstenhof, Nurnberg, late XVIII c

 

"Johann Müller"
Frankfurt, 1970s,  later in
Offenbach

successor of "Johann Anton Steinberger"
"Johann Peter  Buergers
Koeln (Cologne), 1820-1938
 founded by Johann Heinrich Jacob Buergers (1781-1857),
J.P. (1741-1814) was his futher
.
left: Gustav Becker und Partner 1873-1898 (logo used by ASS c.1975)
right: Franz Rang und Partner 1898-1937
"Joseph Fetscher"
Muenchen, 1821-1861

 

 

"J.Friderich"
Leipzig, c.1750

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"Kieler Spielkarten GmbH"
Kiel

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"Lübbecker Spielkarten"
Lübbecke, since 1980

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"Ludwig&Schmidt AG"
Halle/Saale, 1865-1924

1895-1924 - department of VSS

"Ludwig von der Osten "
Stralsund, 1823-1872
"Maximilian Joseph Frommann"
Darmstadt, 1821-1872
 
"Nuernberger-Spielkarten Fabrik"
 
Nuernberg, since 1989
"Reo Rex"
Mannheim, 1920s-1930s
another information:
"Reorex" Spielkarten Gmbh
, Vienna, 1930-1932
"Schlesische Spielkartenfabrik H.W.Friedrich&Co. AG"
Breslau, 1922-1930

 

"Sommer&Seupke"
Dresden,  1837-1880s

 

"Spielkartenfabrik Adolf Hasenauer"
Muenchen, 1880s-1910

                                                           probably the same printer:

"Spielkartenfabrik Julius Booch"
Werdau,  1887-1904

 


"Spielkartenfabrik Leipzig J.G.Schulze"
Leipzig,  1842-1916
 
"Spielkartenmanufaktur Prien Gmbh"
 Prien
Theodor Wegener
Stralsund, 1823-1872
"Traugott Kaspar Knaut"
Weimar, c.1850
 

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"TREFF Spielkarten-Fabrik J.Kliegl & Co."
Mainz,  1936-1939

 

 

"Wezel&Naumann"
 Leipzig,  XIX-XX c.
"Vereinigte Stralsunder Spielkartenfabrik AG"
Stralsund,  1872-1931

 

 

Firmsigns of   "Vereinigte Altenburger und Stralsunder Spielkartenfabriken AG" 1931-2001
in 1997-2001/2002 "ASS Spielkartenverlag GmbH, Steinenbronn"

1931-2001

 

 

used before WWII and c.1970
usually for Berlin pattern

 

used in 1948-1950
usually for Berlin pattern

 

used in 1950-1955
usually for Berlin pattern

brand "Preis"
for Bedo-skat pattern

 

brand "Ariston" since 1950

 

Firmsigns of  "Spielkartenfabrik Altenburg GmbH" (Altenburg, Germany)

since 1945- "Altenburger Spielkarten Fabrik"/ "Coeur"
The first firmsign.
03.05.1948-1952.
In 1952 "ASS" (Stuttgart) announced this sign.
 
1949-1956/57.  
1956-1965/66  
1965/66-1991  
1993-1997  
1998-2000  
2001
the "Spielkartenfabrik Altenburg GmbH" is part of "Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH";
since 2001 only brandnames (not firmsign).
 
since 2002 - department of "Carta Mundi"
2002-2004
used ASS logo
since 2005
since 1968
For the distribution-company "Präsenta KG Weber & Co." in Solingen.