Primal Lenormand

Also known as Ur-Lenormand, Lenormand Original

The Primal Lenormand (also known as the Ur-Lenormand or the Lenormand Original) is a 36-card reproduction of the one of the earliest known Lenormand decks. It was originally conceived as a card game, The Game of Hope.

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Created by Alexander Gluck
Oracle Deck - 36 Cards - AGM-Urania 2015



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Primal Lenormand review by medusawink

The Primal Lenormand is a reproduction of one of the earliest complete Lenormand decks, courtesy of the British Museum.

Originally conceived as a game The Game of Hope which is somewhat reminiscent of a Monopoly-and-Snakes-and-Ladders hybrid, played with dice, and with the added attraction of a cash jackpot. Eventually the game fell from favour and faded from memory. Some 50 years after its initial appearance the deck resurfaced, this time as fortune telling cards.

This is a deck of 36 cards measuring 80 x 110 mm a little broader than most contemporary Lenormand cards. The card stock is excellent solid yet a little flexible, with a smooth, low sheen finish. These cards are easy to handle and shuffle evenly. The print quality is excellent, with all the age marks, ... read more reviews or write a review.


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More About These Cards

Name: Primal Lenormand
Alternate Names: Ur-Lenormand, Lenormand Original
Creators: Alexander Gluck
Publisher: AGM-Urania 2015
Deck Type: Oracle Deck
Cards: 36

Card Size: 3.15 x 4.33 in. = 8.00cm x 11.00cm
Card Language: None
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Mirrored green three-leaf clover on a parchment-like background

Companion Material: 59-page little white booklet with instructions in German, French, and English.






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