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