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Buena Suerte Cartomancy leaflet

Buena Suerte Cartomancy leaflet.

1975 Argentina Difusora S.A. Cartomancy Add to Collection

Instruction leaflet from “Buena Suerte” Cartomancy cards published by Difusora S.A., Argentina, c.1975

leaflet from Buena Suerte Cartomancy cards published by Difusora S.A., Argentina, c.1975

Left: leaflet from “Buena Suerte” Cartomancy cards published by Difusora S.A., Argentina, c.1975. The text states that there are more than 40 ways of using the cards in cartomancy and that the meanings of some of the cards vary.

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Cartomantic meanings of Spanish playing cards by Benita the Witch (XVI century), published by Chocolates Nelia, c.1932
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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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