Thursday, 6 October 2011

russian playing cards

Russian playing cards, c. 1950
54 cards, 2 jokers, (identical)
I would greatly appreceate if anyone would translate the inscriptions on the cards

                                                                       
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compare this with a deck from 2010

3 comments:

  1. В-валет (jack),
    Д-дама (queen)
    К-король (king)
    Атласные- satin
    this deck was designed by the artist Sharleman, who create Russian coat of arms
    http://www.runivers.ru/gal/gallery-all.php?ELEMENT_ID=477185&SECTION_ID=7590
    actually, other Russian (soviet) decks is piece of art too:
    http://gambler-sapiens.ru/images-for-gamblings/dondorf-russian-style.jpg
    https://www.google.ru/search?q=%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B5%D1%82%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%B5+%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%80%D1%82%D1%8B+%D0%BC%D0%B0%D1%8F&newwindow=1&hl=ru&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAWoVChMIl8aEvavFyAIVhZdyCh1xdQjw&biw=1280&bih=643#newwindow=1&hl=ru&tbm=isch&q=%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B5%D1%82%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%B5+%D0%B8%D0%B3%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%BB%D1%8C%D0%BD%D1%8B%D0%B5+%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%80%D1%82%D1%8B+%D1%81%D0%BB%D0%B0%D0%B2%D1%8F%D0%BD%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%B5&imgrc=yk_GUebOHEr3mM%3A
    https://www.google.ru/search?q=%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B5%D1%82%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%B5+%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%80%D1%82%D1%8B+%D0%BC%D0%B0%D1%8F&newwindow=1&hl=ru&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAWoVChMIl8aEvavFyAIVhZdyCh1xdQjw&biw=1280&bih=643#newwindow=1&hl=ru&tbm=isch&q=%D0%B8%D0%B3%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%BB%D1%8C%D0%BD%D1%8B%D0%B5+%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%80%D1%82%D1%8B+%D1%81%D0%BB%D0%B0%D0%B2%D1%8F%D0%BD%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%B5&imgrc=Q9LVJVKyHSjYbM%3A
    if you interested in Russian Playing Cards e-mail me: buherman@mail.ru

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  2. There are small digits «I-73 г» in the lower right corner of the box, very likely indicating the production date: January 1973, not 1950 (г stands for год -- year)

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    1. Thanks for this interesting observation!

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