Book #69288
Zwarte Piet, Furth, c. 1925, 31 Color Cards. Playing Cards, Children's Games.
Zwarte Piet, Furth, c. 1925, 31 Color Cards.

Zwarte Piet, Furth, c. 1925, 31 Color Cards.

Children's Card Game with a Racist Element [Playing Cards]. [Children's Games]. Zwarte Piet. [Furth: Spear and Sohne, c. 1925]. 31 color 4-1/8" x 2-1/2" lithographed cards on heavy coated stock in 4-1/2" x 3" slipcase, lithographed color illustration on front. Instruction sheet lacking (or never issued). Moderate rubbing and light soiling to slipcase, small owner initials to front, a few partial cracks around lower corners. Light soiling to cards, a few have minor edgewear. $500. * Black Peter is a European version of the card game Old Maid. Produced for the Dutch market, this version features a Black Peter portrayed as a combination Golliwog and minstrel performer. The 15 card-pairs depict white and two Asian children, most of them pursuing such activities as hiking, sailing and skating. The image on the box is a tuxedo-clad minstrel performer with black hands and a blue face.

Price: $500.00

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