Several decks of Gaucho playing cards have been produced in or for South American countries, principally Argentina and Uruguay.
Naipes Victoria Gaucho
Naipes Casino Estilo Argentino
Other Gaucho themed packs
Songs and poems of the gaucho tradition reflect themes of love and nostalgia; many are political in nature and deal with the injustices of life.
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A limited edition art print of the Queen of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Hearts 1984 woodblock joker.
This tarot deck captures the idealised Eastern world's magic from the eighteenth and nineteenth cent...
Newtropolis and the Fantastic Fur: Heroes vs. Villains playing cards illustrated by Peter Wood, 2015...
Costumes of people of Brazil, Peru and Mexico, with views of Rio de Janeiro on the aces.
Félix Solesio e Hijos - Real Fábrica de Madrid - Spanish National pattern for Venezuela
A Spanish-suited pack as conceived by 48 different artists from the region of Murcia.
Bold designs by Jacques Auriac representing people and enterprises for which the town of Issy-les-Mo...
Detailed pen and ink drawings of the major arcana by the German artist Helmut Wonschick.
Original designs by French artist Jean Vérame, with clubs replaced by four-leaf clovers to bring goo...
Secrets of the Far East playing cards featuring the designs of Violeta Monreal , Spain, c. 1991.
Ases de la pintura / Masters of painting playing cards made by Naipes Comas, Spain, c.1990.
Colourful figures associated with the annual festival held in Vilafranca, Catalonia.
Colourful and attractive designs by Violeta Monreal, inspired by stained glass through the ages.
Three different packs of cards featuring traditional Chinese face painting and Chinese opera masks.
Playing cards in Russian life - Karty v zhizni Rossii - published by Aleksandr Lutkovskii in 2004.
‘Parisian’ Spanish pattern published by Fossorier, Amar et Cie (Paris), c.1902.
Félix Solesio e Hijos, Fábrica de Macharaviaya, Spanish National pattern for West Indies, 1801.
This deck is named after Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu, Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu (1585-1642),...
Alice with artwork by Jesús Blasco, published by Lo Scarabeo, 2003.
Fifth Centenary of the Discovery of America by Heraclio Fournier, 1992.
Sherlock Holmes deck with caricatures by Jeff Decker published by Gemaco Playing Card Co. 1989.
Martin Mystère based on the comic book by Alfredo Castelli. The cards were designed by Giancarlo Ale...
Maritime deck designed by Klaus Ensikat for Deutsche Seereederei Rostock, GDR.