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Published January 27, 2017 Updated April 22, 2022

Cartas Precolombinas

Spanish playing cards with Pre-Columbian designs from Argentina, 2001.

2001 Argentina Amerindian Add to Collection

Spanish playing cards with Pre-Columbian designs from Argentina, 2001. Prehistoric indigenous symbols and artefacts, some of which are thousands of years old, have been repurposed as suit signs and court cards in this modern pack of “Cartas Precolombinas” which is produced on brown card.

Spanish playing cards with Pre-Columbian designs from Argentina, 2001

Above: Spanish playing cards with Pre-Columbian indigenous designs from Argentina, 2001. 48 cards + explanatory leaflet + 2 jokers in box. Laminated card, plain backs.

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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

Founder and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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