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Juan Roura, Cadiz pattern

Juan Roura, Cadiz Type, Barcelona (1872 - 1962)

La Legitima Loba, Juan Roura, Barcelona

Above: cards from an example of ‘La Legítima Loba’ Cádiz type playing cards made by Juan Roura for export to Spanish-speaking countries. The cards have square corners; 48 cards. The purple tax stamp on the five of swords was used in the early 1930s.

“El Toro” brand Cadiz style by Juan Roura, Barcelona, c.1939

Above: “El Toro” brand Cádiz type playing cards made by Juan Roura for export to Spanish-speaking countries. 40 cards. The blue tax stamp on the five of swords was used in c.1939. See the wrapper here

Above: Naipes 'Dos Toros', in the Cádiz style, produced for export to the Philippines by Juan Roura, Barcelona. The black tax stamp on the five of swords was used during the 1940s. Similar designs were also produced by Peruvian and El Salvador playing cards manufacturers as well as competitors from USA and Belgium.

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Last Updated January 06, 2016 at 08:05pm

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