Upper (playing card)

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The four tops of a German paper (Bavarian picture)

The upper , Austrian partly Manderl is a playing card figure and a card value in the German journal , which in the French journal , the lady equivalent. Noblemen or officers are usually used for the pictorial representation of the waiter . In the Württemberg newspaper , the upper horses appear. This can be attributed to its origin in the Spanish major arcana attributed that to court cards next to Jack , Lady and King also has the Cavall includes. While this is omitted in the modern French paper, the lady was omitted in the German-speaking area. Playing card sets containing four Ober are used, for example, for Skat , Maumau , Bavarian Tarock and Schafkopf . The decks of cards with which Gaigel and Doppelkopf are played, however, contain eight Ober. In the sheep's head the four upper represent the highest trump cards , in the double head the eight upper are the highest trump cards after the two tens of hearts. In the Bavarian card game Grasobern it is important to avoid tricks that contain the Gras-Ober.

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