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Hija de A. Comas “El Periquito”, c.1930

El Periquito en el Aro

Hija de A. COMAS “El Periquito” brand Spanish Catalan style playing cards, imported into Argentina by Casa Bertrand Domec de F. Fernández y J. Fagoaga (Sucesores), B. de Irigoyen 223, Buenos Aires, 1930s

“El Periquito” brand had been acquired when Cristobal Massó i Artigas was taken over in 1896. This edition was produced by Antonio Comas y Montaner for Fló Hermanos, importers, Buenos Aires, since late 1890s, then by Viuda de Antonio Comas and then by Hija de A. Comas for export to Argentina, whose details can be read on the wrapper. The importing agent in this example is Casa Bertrand Domec, whose details can be read on the four of cups. The orange/brown "Mercury" tax stamp for imported playing-cards is also visible, as well as the tax band.    (See also Naipes "El Ciervo").

Comas No.1-S “El Periquito” playing cards c.1932

Above: “El Periquito” brand Spanish Catalan style playing cards, imported into Argentina by Casa Bertrand Domec de F. Fernández y J. Fagoaga (Sucesores), B. de Irigoyen 223, Buenos Aires, 1930s

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