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Published March 13, 1999 Updated June 12, 2023

Juegos Victoria | Juguetes Royal

Juegos Victoria – Juguetes Royal – publishers of children’s card games in Argentina during the 1960s and ‘70s.

1970 Argentina Juegos Victoria Cartoon Donkey Card Games Add to Collection
Juegos Victoria - Juguetes Royal - Argentina

Juegos Victoria – Juguetes Royal – were publishers of children’s card games in Argentina during the 1960s and ’70s.

Yetatore, 1968

Above: ‘Yetatore’, a 40-card game with numerals 1-10 in each suit, 1968. ‘Yetatore’ means the bringer of bad luck and players seek to avoid this card. The 8 of clubs has the green ‘Marianne’ tax stamp and the brown 10 pesos tax band (below) corresponds to Ley 17,196 (1967-68).

10 pesos tax band corresponding to Ley 17,196 (1967-68)

“Soy un Burrito” or “Donkey” card game

“Soy un Burrito”, c.1970

Above: “Soy un Burrito” children’s matching game, c.1970.

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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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