Luis Fourvel's standard English style Naipes Side Car, with the distinctive motorcycle Joker were published over several decades.
Naipes Estelares playing cards manufactured by Luis A. Fourvel y Cia., Buenos Aires, early 1950s
Naipes Tango by Producciónes Gráficas Arco Iris, 1999
Tango playing cards manufactured in Argentina, 2001
Gath & Chaves, Ltd
Naipes Argentinos 'La Partida' y 'Aparcero' published by Obsequios Empresarios Argentinos, Santa Fe
Naipes Globalstar TE.SA.M. Telefonía Satelital playing cards, manufactured by Gráfica 2001. Satellite Communications
Old Smuggler Whisky playing cards manufactured by Gráfica 2001, Argentina
Spanish-suited, Bingo-themed playing cards published in 2007 by Grupo AGG (Argentine Gaming Group) who owns the Bingo Avellaneda venues in Buenos Aires.
Gráfica 2001, successors to Naipes Vigor (Naipes ‘La Española’), founded in 1945.
‘La Española Classic’ is a traditional ‘La Española’ Spanish-suited pack and is produced in several sizes (standard, round, small and pocket). The original logo can be seen on the Fours of Cups and Coins and the two Jokers
‘La Española 2000’ is a digitally re-drawn version of the original classic ‘La Española’ Spanish-suited pack and is produced in several sizes (standard, round, small and pocket). The original logo can be seen on the Fours of Cups and Coins and the two Jokers
Naipes de Truco manufactured by Gráfica 2001 for Editorial Perfil, Buenos Aires, 1999
Cilbrás is a distribution branch of the Brazilian high-pressure gas cylinder and welding supplies company Praxair. Praxair Argentina supplies atmospheric (argon, nitrogen, oxygen) and process gases (carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen), as well as speciality and medical gases.
Fastener S.R.L. (founded in 1990) are manufacturers of nuts and bolts and other industrial fasteners. The traditional Spanish suit symbols in this special pack have been substituted by various kinds of nuts and bolts.
Originally known as Cappellano Hnos in the 1920s, and undergoing several changes of name and address, the company produced catalan style packs with the brand names "Naipes Triunfo" and "Torcacita" as well as an Anglo-American style pack titled "VELCAP".
Playing Cards imported into Argentina by Casa Bertrand Domec de Fagoaga y Fernández (Sucesores) Bs. As., c.1935-50
Naipes Intransparentes de Una Hoja No.55 manufactured by Hijos de Heraclio Fournier (Vitoria) for exportation to Argentina, c.1940.
Dondorf Poker-Karte No. 195, re-issued as Poker No. 140 for the "Argentina Compañia General de Navegación Sociedad Anónima", 1920s
Dengue prevention playing cards. Juego de 40 Naipes. Material para la prevención del Dengue, Ministerio de Salud de la Nación (Argentina).
Naipes Fantasio by Virgo S.C.A., Buenos Aires, c.1975
Julio Laje, importing agent for playing cards, Aconquija 2981, Buenos Aires, c.1930-1960
Casa Jacobo Peuser was originally founded in 1867, and was involved in the importation of playing cards into Argentina during the period (approx.) c.1920-1950.
Justo Rodero produced plastic coated playing cards with the trade mark 'Celuplastic'. Apart from the different box design and four of cups, in all other respects packs were the same as their regular 'Naipes Casino' brand.
Justo Rodero produced standard Anglo-American style playing cards, usually with the courts printed in red / black / yellow. The Joker is a kneeling jester, who is sitting above the factory building dealing a card in earlier examples.
Naipes Casino Estilo Argentino by Justo Rodero with Gaucho suit symbols: the mate gourd, the sun, "facón" and gaucho club (palo borracho).
"Naipes Habana" Spanish-suited playing cards manufactured by Justo Rodero e Hijos S.R.L., with the date 1960 printed on the control slip.
Bicycle 808 Seconds playing cards manufactured by The United States Playing Card Co, Cincinnati and New York, USA, with offices also in Windsor, Canada and London, England.
By 1877 the New York Consolidated Card Co's "Squeezers" were a great success on account of the indices in the corners which enabled the cards to be fanned.
Advertising pack for Cerveza El Gallo, made in Belgium, c.1880
E. P. Franco, Naipes 'El Brujo', c.1953
Naipes "OBELISCO" by Mario Colombo, Rodriguez Peña 385, Buenos Aires (Argentina), c.1950.
Playing cards published by E. A. Chemmes, Buenos Aires during the early 1950s. The cards were probably printed by Ernesto Flaiban.
Lagos del Sur Souvenir playing cards published by Gráfica S.A., Buenos Aires, c.1980, featuring colour photographs of Bariloche and other resorts in Lagos del Sur.
Argentina has produced a series of anonymous decks, both Spanish-suited and Anglo-American type and children's games.
Clearly promoting good personal hygiene, each card shows a young, pouting female model posing seductively and appealing to the playboy.
Roche Advertising Playing Cards
Carlos Loiseau, better known as ‘Caloi’, was a cartoonist whose playing card designs for Parliament Cigarettes were first published in the early 1970s.
Cadiz style playing cards manufactured by La Primitiva, Victoria 3179, Buenos Aires c.1905. The cards have the black 'Mercury' tax stamp on the four of cups. The reverse has a red trellis pattern.
Tarocco Piedmontese by Fabrica de Naipes La Primitiva, Defensa 125, Buenos Aires c.1890
La Primitiva, Victoria 3179, Buenos Aires c.1878-1920, manufacturers of paper and playing cards
Naipes Casino Estilo Español Spanish suited playing cards manufactured by Justo Rodero
Justo Rodero e Hijos, playing card manufacturer in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Difusora S.A is a distributor of smokers' materials. Around 1970-80 they also distributed "Minifusor" playing cards.
List of Argentinian Playing Card Manufacturers from the 19th and 20th centuries.
The Tango - sultry and seductive - is Argentina's form of popular music and dance, invented in Buenos Aires in the 19th century.