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Published October 07, 2010 Updated May 23, 2022

Mapocho

Naipes Marca Mapocho, Santiago de Chile.

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Naipes Marca Mapocho

Naipes Marca Mapocho, Santiago de Chile, based on Spanish designs of the 'Cadiz' pattern.

Naipes Marca Mapocho, Santiago

Above: Naipes Marca Mapocho, Santiago, 40 cards. Mapocho is the name of a river which runs through Santiago. The name 'Mapocho' can be read on the Ace, Two and Four of Coins. The Cavalier of Cups has the usual legend 'AHI VA' and the Four of Swords mentions a gold medal.

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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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