The famous ‘Bicycle’ brand had been introduced by Russell & Morgan Printing Co. in 1885 and they became the best known brand in the world. On this basis the United States Playing Card Co. issued Spanish versions of their flagship brand
Cádiz Pattern playing cards
Cadiz style playing cards manufactured by La Primitiva, Victoria 3179, Buenos Aires c.1905. The cards have the black 'Mercury' tax stamp on the four of cups.
'El Caballo' brand (No.5P) playing-cards manufactured in Spain by Heraclio Fournier S.A. especially for the Estanco de Naipes del Perú, c.1960.
‘Elephante No.50’ Cadiz pattern produced in Brazil, probably by Azevedo & Cia, Recife, c.1920
Cádiz type playing cards made by Juan Roura for export to Spanish-speaking countries.
Litografía Fabbri, Lima, Peru, c.1900-20, printers of cigarette insert cards for tobacco companies.
Naipes Marca Mapocho, Santiago de Chile
Naipes ‘El Leon’ manufactured by Federico Hidalgo (Barcelona, 1897-1899)
Naipes “La Estrella” Spanish-suited playing cards made for BOLS gin by Igor Domicelj, Buenos Aires, c.1954
Naipes Aguila Antigua Opaca, La Cubana, S.A. (Fabrica de Naipes El Aguila), Mexico, c.1960
Naipes Aguila Antigua Transparente, c.1960
Naipes Barcelonesa Spanish-suited playing cards manufactured by Vigor S.R.L., Buenos Aires, 1960
Although the wrapper gives the manufacturer's address in Sevilla, Spain, the cards were most likely manufactured in El Salvador by a local printer imitating Spanish cards
Playing cards recovered from the Northern Chile saltpetre workers. The cards are mostly from Spanish 'Cadiz' pattern decks, and several manufacturers can be identified.
“El Heraldo” brand by Segundo de Olea Aguilera, c.1925
Naipes No. 71 Los Leones
Naipes Tipo Español “Naipes y Casinos” Industria Peruana
“El Elefante” Cadiz pattern by Rodolfo de Olea Viaña, 1899
Traditional Spanish Cadiz-style pack manufactured by Müller & Cie, Schaffhausen, 1952
Spanish-suited playing cards printed for the Estanco de Naipes del Perú
Wüst Spanish pattern c.1910 advertising Cuban ‘Tropical’ beer.