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Naipes “La Estrella” for BOLS by Igor Domicelj, Bs Aires, c.1954

Igor L. M. Domicelj, fabricante de naipes

Naipes “La Estrella” Cadiz pattern for Ginebra BOLS by Igor Domicelj, Bs Aires, c.1954. In this example the backs feature advertising for Bols gin inset over a standard criss-cross back pattern. The rest of the pack is also a standard "La Estrella" deck, and is the first advertising deck produced by Domicelj / Vigor, c.1954-5.

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Naipes “La Estrella” Spanish-suited playing cards made for BOLS gin by Igor Domicelj, Buenos Aires, c.1954

Above: Naipes “La Estrella” Spanish-suited playing cards made for BOLS gin by Igor Domicelj, Buenos Aires, c.1954. Subsequent editions were produced by Vigor S.R.L., after the company was renamed in c.1955.

Tax band, c.1954

Above: tax band from Naipes Bols overstamped Igor L. M. Domicelj, c.1954.

The Patent Office Registration documents submitted by Vigor S.R.L. on 22nd June 1955 show designs for Naipes Bols. By holding these up to the light, beneath the label stuck onto the sample card the name of Igor L. M. Domicelj (c.1950-55) can be seen.

beneath the label stuck onto the sample card the name of Igor L. M. Domicelj can be read

Above: detail from wrapper giving the manufacturer's name as Vigor S.R.L., Tejedor 244-56, Bs Aires, c.1955. The control slip also has the manufacturer's address as Fabrica de Naipes Vigor, Tejedor 244-56, Bs Aires.

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