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VELCAP, c.1960-65

Promotional playing cards made by Orestes A. Cappellano de Jorge C. Oneto, c.1960-65

The company name is now Orestes A. Cappellano de Jorge C. Oneto and the address has changed to Florencia Varela 542, Villa Martellí, Buenos Aires. The telephone number is now given as T.E. 740 Ombú 8767. These changes appear to have taken place around 1960.

VELCAP playing cards c.1960-65

Lutz Ferrando y Cía Opticians playing cards made by Orestes A. Cappellano de Jorge C. Oneto, c.1960-65

Above: double set of Lutz Ferrando y Cía Opticians advertising playing cards presented in a Bakerlite box made by Orestes A. Cappellano de Jorge C. Oneto, c.1960-65. (Click image to zoom)


Tax stamp from ace of hearts, c.1960

From the changes in the company name and address, in conjunction with the "Marianne" tax stamp on the ace of hearts, the date can be estimated as early 1960s.

Above: advertising backs (Tecnica Mecanica Silvio & Lutz Ferrando y Cía Opticians) of Naipes VELCAP, which, along with the Fernet Branca and Pirelli examples from the previous page, would be amongst the first examples of advertising backs produced by Cappellano. Decks with plain backs were also produced.

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Last Updated August 06, 2017 at 04:22pm

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