Inka Culture playing cards, Peru, c.2000, promoting alpaca and cotton
"Calendario Inka" playing cards based on historic 16th century designs by the Peruvian chronicler Felipe Guamán Poma de Ayala, and published by Power Casinos, Lima, Peru, c.2004.
Cefacidal / Mead Johnson advertising playing cards, c.1975
Litográfica del Perú S.A. were manufacturers of playing cards in Peru sometime around the decades of the 1970s and/or 1980s. The advertising packs are known, shown below.
Anglo-American style advertising playing cards made in Peru by Litográfica del Perú, c.1975, for Sydney Ross S.A. / Winthrop Pepsamar indigestion remedy. The Ace of Spades is reminiscent of an Ace by USPCC, and has the mongram 'DD' in the centre. The Joker depicts a jester riding a penny-farthing bicycle.
Peru Rail souvenir playing cards "exploring the land of the Incas" published by Peru Rail, Cusco.
Fenno souvenir playing cards, made in Peru
Souvenir of Peru playing cards made by Standard Playing Card Co., Chicago, c.1910
Playing cards have been travelling from Spain to South American colonies ever since Christopher Columbus.