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Published July 03, 1996 Updated May 06, 2022

Souvenir Playing Cards

Argentina publishes many tourist souvenir packs, usually with colour pictures on each card, and with either Spanish suit signs, or else Anglo-american ones, in each corner.

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SOUVENIR
PLAYING CARDS

Argentina publishes many tourist souvenir packs, usually with colour pictures on each card, and with either Spanish suit signs, or else Anglo-american ones, in each corner. Many were published by Gráfica S.A. in Buenos Aires - click image below - and show that Argentina has more to offer than just somewhere to photograph yourself standing in front of your car!

Left: Dirección Nacional de Turismo 'Antartida Turistas' pack, made by Cia. General Fabril Financiera S.A., Buenos Aires, 1970s.


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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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