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Published April 21, 2018 Updated July 29, 2022

Minifusor Tipo Español

Naipes "Minifusor" tipo Español published by Difusora S.A., c.1980.

Argentina Difusora S.A. Minifusor Fantasy 1980

Naipes "Minifusor" tipo Español published by Difusora S.A., c.1980. The coins suit symbol shows a medieval knight on a medallion. The courts are an original fantasy quasi-eighteenth century design with each suit in a predominant colour. The king of coins is seated on a throne whilst the others are standing.

An annotated version was issued for cartomancy

Naipes Minifusor tipo Español published by Difusora S.A., c.1980 Naipes Minifusor tipo Español published by Difusora S.A., c.1980

Above: naipes Minifusor tipo Español published by Difusora S.A., c.1980. Plastic coated card. The artist's signature "Hernández" is visible on the Joker.

Naipes Minifusor tipo Español published by Difusora S.A., c.1980

Budget Grade Edition

Printed on uncoated card with speckled back.

Naipes Minifusor tipo Español published by Difusora S.A., c.1980

Advertising Editions

Naipes Minifusor tipo Español made for Hughes, drill manufacturers, 1980s

Above: Naipes Minifusor tipo Español made for Hughes, drill manufacturers, 1980s. The cards are the same as the above examples, but with special jokers and a non-standard ace of spades featuring a drill bit. See the Box

Naipes Minifusor - Impresores S.C.A.

Above: Naipes "Minifusor" tipo Español in special box produced by/for Impresores S.C.A. 48 cards + 2 jokers in box, 1980s. A similar deck was also produced for Roche.

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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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