May 16



In this lockdown series I try to avoid showing decks that are already shown on my DXPO site. Today's deck comes very close to our Deck of the Month from January 2012, but as always... the devil is in the details! The deck is known as the "Third Latvian Playing Cards", meaning that it was the 3rd deck produced in Latvia. It was designed by Reinholds Kasparsons and was first published in 1932 as "Highest Quality Playing Cards No. 1". However, this deck here comes from a later edition of No 1 from 1940/41, when Latvia was occupied by the Russians. I'll show 3 more apparent differences here, but for the tiny 4th and the reason for these changes you'll have to visit our site: