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E. Flaiban - Paisanito

E. Flaiban - Paisanito S.R.L.

In 1952  E. Flaiban S.R.L. became E. Flaiban S.A.  At that time (1952-53) Paisanito S.R.L. was set up as a separate company, but was re-merged with the parent firm shortly afterwards.

Poker Tela de Araña manufactured by Flaiban during the Paisanito S.R.L. period in c.1952-53

Above: Poker Tela de Araña manufactured by Flaiban during the Paisanito S.R.L. period in c.1952-53. The address on the Ace of Spades is Flaiban's factory address at Esperanza 646-50 but on the Ace of Hearts and Joker it is Rio Limay 1527/29. The Joker has the greyhound from the "Galgo" brand. Marianne tax stamp on Ace of Hearts. See edition in tax wrapper

E. Flaiban Playing card factory Removing the Four of Cups to receive the tax stamp

Above: Once the sheets had been cut and sorted into packs, the fours of cups were set aside to receive the tax stamp. [Photo from "La Nación" 2 July 1967]

Paisanito playing cards, 1955-1960

Above: Selected cards from "Naipes Paisanito" pack, c.1950-60.

Wrappers from "Paisanito" and "Casino" decks

Below: tax bands and wrappers from packs manufactured by Paisanito S.R.L. c.1952-3.
50 Centavos taxband, c.1952

1 Peso taxband, c.1953 Naipes Galgo made by Paisanito SRL, Rio Limay 1527/29, Buenos Aires, c.1952-53

Above: Naipes Galgo made by Paisanito SRL, Rio Limay 1527/29, Buenos Aires, c.1952-53. Mercury tax stamp on Ace of Hearts.   (click image to see more).

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