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Fagoaga y Compañía (Casa Bertrand Domec), Buenos Aires, c.1970

Playing Cards Imported into Argentina by Fagoaga y Compañía (Casa Bertrand Domec), Buenos Aires, c.1970

Playing cards imported into Argentina and/or distributed by Fagoaga y Cía, Tacauri 127, Buenos Aires

Heraclio Fournier’s “Poker N°40” c.1960

Above: Heraclio Fournier’s “Poker N°40” c.1960. The four of clubs carries the Spanish exportation tax stamp. The ace of hearts has the Argentinean importation tax stamp along with the importing agent's details: Casa Bertrand Domec de Fagoaga y Compañía (sucesores).


Naipes No.35 "Rueda Alada" manufactured by Heraclio Fournier S.A., Vitoria (Spain), 1970s

Imported into Argentina by Fagoaga y Compañía (Casa Bertrand Domec), Tacauri 127, Buenos Aires

Plastic-Card No.127 manufactured in Argentina by Nascal S.R.L., c.1970s

Distributed by Fagoaga y Cía (Casa Bertrand Domec), Tacauri 127, Buenos Aires.

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By Simon Wintle

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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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