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Published April 14, 2004 Updated May 16, 2022

Editorial Gráfica Flores, c.1970-90

Editorial Gráfica Flores S.A. were manufacturers of playing cards and card games around c.1970-90.

Argentina Editorial Gráfica Flores Punto y Banca Pinocchio Cartoon Card Games Add to Collection

Editorial Gráfica Flores S.A. were manufacturers of playing cards and card games around c.1970-90. They produced comic animal and "Pinocho" cards with Spanish suit symbols, as well as several editions of "Punto y Banca" standard Spanish-suited and Anglo-American type playing cards. The cards are attractively designed but printed on low grade card. At some stage the name Pro Graf appears printed on the box of certain editions.

Punto y Banca

Detail from box, c.1974
Detail from box, c.1974

Above: the box states "Made in Argentina by Plastic License for Export".

Detail from box, c.1973

Pinocho

Right: cards from a Spanish-suited children's pack titled 'Pinocho' published by Editorial Gráfica Flores c.1975. 48 cards + 2 Jokers.


Comic Animals playing cards

Comic Animals playing cards, c.1985

Above: 48-card Comic Animals playing cards, plus joker, c.1985. Every card has a different drawing. The Joker shows the name Editorial Gráfica Flores.

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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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