divination card

Rectangular paper fortune telling card printed with the number 28 above two symbols in a rectangle at the top, and a drawing of an anchor at the bottom. The lower of the two symbols resembles a stylised Z with a line throught the bottom side whilst the upper symbol resembles a very curved line. One of a 19th century German set of 36 cards of 'Le Normand' type.

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