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Playing Cards by J J Nunes

German-style playing cards made in Portugal by J. J. Nunes, c.1930

Above: German-style 'Whist No.32' playing cards made in Portugal by J. J. Nunes, c.1930s. After the demise of Real Fabrica de Lisboa in 1870 Belgian and German exporters virtually took over the Portuguese and Brazilian markets and French-suited cards such as these became more popular. Image courtesy Sally McBurney.   See more →

Playing Cards by J J Nunes, Lisbon, Portugal

Playing Cards by J J Nunes, Lisbon, Portugal

Left and above: this is the most common design published by J. J. Nunes, which was issued for several decades. It is based on a German design.

Last Updated August 04, 2015 at 09:22pm

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