WWPCM00626
"B. Dondorf Gmbh" (Germany)
deck  "Club" ("ClubKarten"), 1860-1933
32, 36, 40, 52 cards, since 1920 + 1 Joker
Also called “Frankfurter Judenkarte”,”Cartes du beau monde”, “Dondorfs Club Karte”
Rich Coloured Steel Engraving, later on Chromolithography.
Lit: Braun bd 1860/3

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box-52 box-52 box-40 box-40
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28.02.2008

1. WWPCM00626/01: dimension 56x87 mm., 1860-1868
The cards are steel engravings and coloured with 10 colors

d00626r05b
spade heart diamond club
ace ace ace ace
king king king king
queen queen queen queen
jack jack jack jack
6
deck "Whist No.84",
listed in Braun as variant 4 - cards with frame
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deck "Whist No.86",
listed in Braun as variant 4 - cards with frame
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2. WWPCM00626/02: dimension 64x93 mm., 1868-1875
52 cards, as variant 1
3. WWPCM00626/03: dimension 55x86 mm., 1875-1902
deck "Whist No.87", without indices, cards with frames

spade heart diamond club
ace ace ace jack

WWPCM00626/03B: full reprint by "Orija" (Lithuania), 2007
deck No.108, 24+1J+1ec, dimension 62x91 mm

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4. WWPCM00626/04: dimension 59x90 mm., 1875-1913
without indices, cards with frames as variant 3
deck "Whist No.84", 1875-1898
deck "Whist No.86", 1875-1913, d00626r05
5. WWPCM00626/05: dimension 64x93 mm., 1875-1902
deck ”Cartes du beau monde”
without indices (cards as in variants 6&7)

No. cards aces edition back
A.1 145 52 illustrated 1875-1902 d00626r02, d00626r02b
A.2 107 36 illustrated 1875-1902 the same
A.3 110 40 illustrated 1875-1902 the same
A.4 146 52 simple 1889-1902 the same
A.5 108 36 simple 1889-1902 the same
B.1 133 52 illustrated 1889-1902 d00626r03, d00626r03b
B.2 139 40 illustrated 1889-1902 the same
B.3 134 52 simple 1889-1902 the same
B.4 112 36 simple 1889-1902 the same
B.5 111 32 simple 1889-1902 the same
C 226 52 illustrated 1875-1902 d04669r01
D.1 18E for Gumprich&Strauss (Batavia, Java)
D.2 152E for Deli-Handel-Maatschappij
D.3 297E for Ooster'sche Handels-Vereeniging
D.4 298E for Ooster'sche Handels-Vereeniging

6. WWPCM00626/06: dimension 62x91 mm., 1889-1928
From 1906 on the J of Clubs the Firm name “B.Dondorf G.m.b.H./ Frankfurt A/M”.
On te Aces in the middle stripe “DONDORF FRANKFURT A/M”,
and from 1924 “B.DONDORF FRANKFURT A/M”.
wintout indices and since 1912 with 3.5-4.5 mm., since 1924 - 6 mm.

No. cards aces edition back
A.1 145 52/+1J illustrated 1902-1928 d00626r02, d00626r02b
A.2 107 36 illustrated 1902-1928 the same
A.3 110 40 illustrated 1902-1928 the same (in 1933 printed by ASS as:
"Hurrican - Neues Kartenspilen zu zwein")
A.4 146 52/+1J simple 1902-1928 the same
A.5 108 36 simple 1902-1928 the same
B.1 133 52/+1J illustrated 1902-1928 d00626r03, d00626r03b  (joker since 1926)
B.2 139 40 illustrated 1902-1928 the same
B.3 134 52/+1J simple 1902-1928 the same (joker since 1926)
B.4 112 36 simple 1902-1928 the same
B.5 111 32 simple 1902-1928 the same
C.1 147 52 illustrated 1889-1928 d00626r04 (1J since 1926;  indices 4mm. since 1912)
C.2 148 52 simple 1889-1928 the same
D.1 167 52/+1J illustrated 1894-1928 d00626r08
D.2 129 40 illustrated 1894-1920 the same
D.3 127 36 illustrated 1894-1928 the same
D.4 130 32 illustrated 1894-1914 the same
D.5 168 52/+1J simple 1894-1928 the same
D.6 128 36 simple 1894-1914 the same
D.7 131 32 simple 1894-1914 the same
E.1 452E 52 simple for G.C.T. van Dorp&Co. (indices 4mm.)
E.2 544E 52 simple for Lloyd Triestino (indices 4mm.)
E.3 545E 52+1J illustrated the same
deck1:  no indices, No.133
WWPCM00335/06B.1:
spade heart diamond club
ace ace ace ace
king king king king
queen queen queen queen
jack jack jack jack
deck2: germany indices 3.5 mm., No.145
WWPCM00335/06A.1:
spade heart diamond club
ace ace ace ace
king king king king
queen queen queen queen
jack jack jack jack
deck3: germany indices 4.5 mm., No.110
WWPCM00335/06A.3:
spade heart diamond club
ace
king
queen queen
jack
deck3B:  english indices 4.5 mm.
spade heart diamond club
ace
king
queen
deck4: germany indices 6 mm., No.145
WWPCM00335/06A.1:
spade heart diamond club
ace ace ace ace
king king king king
queen queen queen queen
jack jack jack jack

7. WWPCM00626/07: dimension 63x93 mm., 1929-1933
the same as variant 6

No. cards aces back
A.1 145 52+1J illustrated d00626r02, d00626r02b
A.2 110 40 illustrated the same
A.3 146 52+1J simple the same
A.4 108 36 simple the same
B.1 133 52+1J illustrated d00626r03, d00626r03b 
B.2 139 40 illustrated the same
B.3 134 52+1J simple the same
C.1 147 52+1J illustrated d00626r04
C.2 148 52+1J simple the same
D.1 167 52+1J illustrated Einfarbiges Ornametmuster
D.2 168 52+1J simple the same
D.3 128 36 simple the same

8. WWPCM00626/08: with dutch aces, dimension 62x92 mm., indices 4 mm., 1912-1917
No.247 - 52+1J; No.248 - 40 cards.

spade heart diamond club
ace ace ace ace

9. WWPCM00626/09: deck No.149E "Koninklijke Hollandsche Lloyd", 1910-1912

32 cards,
dimension 62x91 mm.,
english indices 3.3 mm.
d00626r06
spade heart diamond club
ace ace
king

10. WWPCM00626/10: deck No.143 (fur Schwachsichtige)
52 cards, dimension 62x92 mm., d00626r02
11. WWPCM00626/11: variant not listed in Braun

40 cards,
dimension 62x92 mm,
germany indices 2 mm.

this back printed with
WWPCM00626/06

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spade heart diamond club
ace ace ace ace
king king king king
queen queen queen queen
jack jack jack jack
7 6 2 3

12. decks printed after 1933 by ASS (marked "Dondorf", variant 7):

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1928 (?), for the Holland-America Line
deck "Hurrican", 40 cards
courts WWPCM00335/06A.1
stamp used in 1933-1936
 
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