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El Rodeo Talabartería

Published June 22, 2016 Updated June 18, 2022

Promotional playing cards produced for ‘El Rodeo Talabartería’ specialising in leather goods and clothing, Buenos Aires, c.2006.

2006 Argentina Naipes La Española Advertising Ethnic & Indigenous Fashion & Costume Gaucho Add to Collection

Gaucho-themed promotional playing cards published by ‘El Rodeo Talabartería’ specialising in leather goods and clothing, Buenos Aires, c.2006. The courts show traditional Argentinian costumes (designs repeated in each suit in different colours) with non-standard Spanish suit symbols referencing Argentinian culture.

Promotional deck for ‘El Rodeo Talabartería’, Buenos Aires, c.2006 Promotional deck for ‘El Rodeo Talabartería’, Buenos Aires, c.2006 Promotional deck for ‘El Rodeo Talabartería’, Buenos Aires, c.2006

Above: publicity deck for ‘El Rodeo Talabartería’, Buenos Aires, c.2006. Manufactured by Naipes La Española. 48 cards + 2 jokers in box. The back design mimics a woven textile. Jokers show dog with bones.

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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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