NASCAL S.R.L. Plastic-Card No.127
Nascal S.R.L., Paisandu 760, Buenos Aires c.1960-80.
The cards shown below date from the 1970s. As can be seen from the details printed on the aces, by this time the cards were being distributed by Casa Bertrand Domec (Fagoaga y Cía), Tacaurí 127, Buenos Aires and printed by Nascal. The ace of spades has been simplified and a new joker designed.
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