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Naipes ‘El Leon’ 1897

£ 90.00

Product Category

Standard Cards Antique

Country of Origin

Spain,Mexico,Belgium,U.S.A.

Year of Production

1897

More Information

Anonymous imitation of traditional Spanish Cádiz-style playing cards, c.1897. 48 cards in leather pouch inscribed with word ‘Atlanta’ and drawing of a cigar, square corners, printed by letterpress and hand-coloured with stencils. Demand in Spanish-speaking and ex-colonial countries for such cards, for use in casinos and at home, was attractive to several established manufacturers for exportation to those countries which had no playing card industry.

Product Code

wopc-5610


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