Torras y Sanmartí y Cía, Barcelona, 1830
With a distinct history stretching back to the early middle ages, many Catalans think of themselves as a separate nation from the rest of Spain
Uncoloured and uncut sheet of XV Century Catalan Playing Cards, featuring four female Sotas, four Aces and four cards from the suit of batons.
Cartes Catalanes are used in a small area in the Eastern Pyrenées region of Southern France.
Naipes Intransparentes de Una Hoja No.55 manufactured by Hijos de Heraclio Fournier (Vitoria) for exportation to Argentina, c.1940.
An example of the typical version of the Spanish Catalan pattern which is widely used in South American countries, especially Argentina, Chile and Uruguay
Standard Spanish Catalan pattern playing cards by S. Giráldez, Barcelona, c.1905.
Vic Joc de Cartes, happy families quartet game, 1990
Catalan type by Juan Roura, La Hispano-Americana, Barcelona (1872 - 1962)
La Baraja 'Hoja de Afeitar'. Baraja de Hojas Maravilla descalificadas como de primerísima categoría.