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Recado de Bastos (‘Gaucho Scrapbook’) Gaucho-themed deck from Argentina, 2006

Recado de Bastos (‘Gaucho Scrapbook’) Gaucho-themed deck from Argentina, c.2006.

Recado de Bastos (‘Gaucho Scrapbook’) Gaucho-themed deck from Argentina, 2006 Recado de Bastos (‘Gaucho Scrapbook’) Gaucho-themed deck from Argentina, 2006

Above: Recado de Bastos (‘Gaucho Scrapbook’) Gaucho-themed deck from Argentina, anonymous manufacturer. 48 cards + 2 jokers in box in pouch with leather ties. The courts are repeated in each suit.

Recado de Bastos (‘Gaucho Scrapbook’) Gaucho-themed deck from Argentina, 2006
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Curator 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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