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Published January 26, 2011 Updated July 16, 2023

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Playing Cards imported into Argentina by Casa Bertrand Domec de Fagoaga y Fernández (Sucesores) Bs. As., c.1935-50.

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Playing Cards Imported into Argentina by Casa Bertrand Domec de Fagoaga y Fernández (Sucesores), Tacauri 127, Bs. As., c.1935-50.

Naipe Coraza by Hija de Antonio Comas (Josefa Comas) and exported to Argentina, 1940s

Above: Naipes Coraza, Comas, Barcelona, 1940s. Imported into Argentina by Casa Bertrand Domec de Fagoaga y Fernández (Sucesores) Bs. As.  See more →   Cards very similar to these had already been manufactured in Argentina in the early 1900s by the manufacturer La Primitiva →


An advertisement from around this period promoting Consolidated Dougherty Card Co's Bee No.92 playing cards gives an additional branch address for Casa Bertrand Domec at U. 37 Rivadavia 1822. Casa Bertrand Domec also imported No.9352 Squeezers issued by Consolidated-Dougherty Card Co., Inc. during the 1940s.

No-92 Abeja Bee Seconds, Consolidated Dougherty Card Co., c.1930s

Above: No-92 Abeja Bee Seconds produced for export to Argentina, Consolidated Dougherty Card Co., late 1930s. The orange importation tax stamp can be seen on the ace of hearts along with details of Casa Bertrand Domec.

Above: Spanish-suited "Catalan" pattern No.55 playing cards manufactured by Hijos de Heraclio Fournier (Vitoria) for exportation to Argentina, c.1940. Imported into Argentina by Casa Bertrand Domec de Fagoaga y Fernández (Sucesores), Calle Tacauri No.127, Buenos-Aires.  Learn more →  


Above: Hijos de Heraclio Fournier’s “Poker N°40” c.1940. The ace of hearts has the Argentinean importation tax stamp along with the importing agent's details: Casa Bertrand Domec de Fagoaga y Fernández (Sucesores).

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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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