Non-Standard playing cards manufactured by Joseph Glanz, Vienna, Austria, 1862.
Goodall’s earliest cards were traditional in appearance but in around 1845 ‘modernised’ courts were designed
Grimaud Spanish pattern, c.1880
The Hardy family of playing card manufacturers began with Henry Hardy (1784-89) and continued through to Hardy & Sons who finally closed down in c.1840.
In 1836 Henry Wheeler was found guilty of using forged duty Aces of Spades.
Founded in 1868, today it is part of the Jarden Corporation (USA).
Hand-made replica 17th century English playing cards, based on museum originals.
Having started out as Fournier Hermanos, Burgos in 1860, the company remained in the Fournier family undergoing several changes of name and finally becoming Hija de B. Fournier sometime around 1900.
Alf Cooke was an important producer of playing cards and card games in the UK during the period 1920-1970.
Hunt & Sons (1820-1849) was the first maker to modernise the court card designs with a complete re-drawing
Interesting pack manufactured by Hunt, c.1800, on which a previous owner has hand-written some notes regarding the cards.
Standard English pattern playing cards manufactured by Hunt, c.1800
This rare Victorian manufacturer made standard English playing cards for a short period during the late 1880s and early 1890s.
J. F. Sanchez - Buenos Aires c.1895
Jacob Wolfe Spear founded his company manufacturing fancy goods in 1879 near Nuremberg in Bavaria, Germany
An ‘Old Frizzle’ Ace of Spades was assigned to them in 1833. In 1853 James L. & J. Turnbull were listed as ‘Makers of Playing Cards, Pasteboard, Paper Glossers and Pressers and Drawing Board Makers.
Victorian Playing Cards manufactured by James English & Co., London, c.1875
John Llewellyn, playing card manufacturer, London, 1778-1785
Cards from c.1850 by L. P. Holmblad showing fantasy historical Danish Kings and Queens.
La Cubana were successors to P. Munguia, who were founded in 1872. The company finally closed down in 1995 thus bringing to a close Mexico's longest standing playing-card factory.
La Primitiva, Victoria 3179, Buenos Aires c.1878-1920, manufacturers of paper and playing cards
Lawrence & Cohen were successors to Lawrence, Cohen & Co.
Léonard Biermans had been employed by Brepols from 1871-1874 before opening his own playing card factory in 1875.
Lewis I. Cohen made his first deck of cards in 1832. In 1835 Mr Cohen invented a new machine to print four colours on a sheet at once, which was to revolutionise the entire playing card industry. This innovation soon led to his dominance in the market.
List of Argentinian Playing Card Manufacturers from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Litográfica del Perú S.A. were manufacturers of playing cards in Peru sometime around the decades of the 1970s and/or 1980s
The Fourvel family was of French origin but had settled in Spain during the XIX century. In the 1930s Luis Fourvel went to Argentina and established a printing business which flourished until the early 60s.
Naipes "OBELISCO" by Mario Colombo, Rodriguez Peña 385, Buenos Aires (Argentina), c.1950.
The Mesmaekers firm had been established in Turnhout in 1859 by the partnership of Gustaaf Mesmaekers and Louis-François Moentack.
Naipes Congreso by C. Della Penna S.A. playing card manufacturer and publisher, Buenos Aires, c.1966
Naipes “Naipynt” are a departure from Fourvel's usual Side Car brand, with a new ‘Clown Joker’ design, although the motorcycle motif is still visible in the centre of the Ace of Spades.
Naipes El Heraldo (1930-1977)
Naipes Guarany by C. Della Penna S.A. playing card manufacturer and publisher, Buenos Aires, c.1940
Naipes Guarany by C. Della Penna S.A.C.I., Buenos Aires, c.1945-64
"Naipes Habana" Spanish-suited playing cards manufactured by Justo Rodero e Hijos S.R.L., with the date 1960 printed on the control slip.
The edition on this page shows the company name as C. Della Penna & Cía, along with an early version of the company logo in black & white only. In later editions it is coloured.
Naipes Inca Spanish-suited playing cards manufactured by C. Della Penna S.A.C.I., Buenos Aires, c.1943-65
Naipes Inca by C. Della Penna S.A. with advertising for Laprida stationers, c.1970
Naipes Inca Spanish-suited playing cards manufactured by Della Penna S.A., Buenos Aires, c.1965-70
The logo on the four of cups on Naipes Payador shows a man playing a guitar beneath the legend "Payador".
Naipes Pokerin playing cards manufactured by Vigor S.A.C. e I., Buenos Aires, c.1975
Naipes PORTEÑO Spanish-suited playing cards manufactured by C. Della Penna S.A.C.I., Buenos Aires, c.1960-70
Naipes Side Car Tipo Español
Naipes Siluv, Valparaiso, Chile, 1931
Flaiban y Camilloni, c.1936, Naipes Tiburón, Tela de Araña
Naipes TRIUNFO Spanish-suited playing cards by Orestes A. Cappellano, publishers and playing card manufacturers, Sarmiento 1537, Buenos Aires, Argentina, c.1940-55
Cappellano Hermanos were book publishers during the 1920s and also commenced producing playing cards around this time.
Naipes TRIUNFO Spanish-suited playing cards for Fernet Branca by Cappellano, S.A., publishers and playing card manufacturers, Florencio Varela 542, Buenos Aires, Argentina, c.1955-60