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MEXICO shares a long tradition with Spain in the field of playing cards. The Estanco de Naipes (playing-card monopoly) was established in 1576.

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9: Standard English Cards From Latin America: Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela

A continuation of the survey of designs used in Central and South America.

9: Standard English Cards From Latin America: Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela

Acapulco Souvenir

Acapulco Souvenir playing cards designed and printed by Foliproa S.A., Mexico.

Acapulco Souvenir

Advertising Playing-Cards by La Cubana, S.A, Mexico c.1960

Advertising Playing-Cards by La Cubana, S.A. (Fabrica de Naipes El Aguila), Mexico, c.1960.

Advertising Playing-Cards by La Cubana, S.A, Mexico c.1960 1960

Aeronaves de Mexico

Special pack for Aeronaves de Mexico S.A., designed by Ramón Valdiosera Berman, mid-1960s.

Aeronaves de Mexico

Anonymous Mexican Manufacturers

Anonymous Mexican Playing Card Manufacturers.

Anonymous Mexican Manufacturers

Anonymous Mexican Playing Cards c.1825

Anonymous Mexican playing cards, finely engraved and coloured on good card stock, first quarter of the 1800s.

Anonymous Mexican Playing Cards c.1825

As Vencedores

Two colourful Mexican packs by an anonymous manufacturer titled “As Vencedores” on the ace of coins, designed in the Mexican style, based on the Spanish ‘Castilian’ pattern.

As Vencedores

Baraja Charra Ernesto Icaza

“Baraja Charra” with paintings by Ernesto Icaza, 2002.

Baraja Charra Ernesto Icaza 2002

Baraja Taurina Toranzo

Baraja Taurina Mexicana Toranzo with paintings by Antonio Navarrete, 2003

Baraja Taurina Toranzo 2003

Bartolo Borrego, Mexico

40-card Spanish-suited woodblock and stencil pack made in Mexico by Bartolo Borrego, 1836.

Bartolo Borrego, Mexico 1836

Bridge advertising playing cards by La Cubana

Bridge advertising playing cards for Morganite Carbon, manufactured by La Cubana, S.A., Tulipan 108, Mexico 4, D.F., c.1980s.

Bridge advertising playing cards by La Cubana 1980

Camacho

Productos Camacho, c.2003

Camacho 2003

Canasta

Mexican Canasta set with paintings by Ramón Espino Barros (1918-2000).

Canasta 1950

Cards from an anonymous Mexican pack c.1835

Cards from a Mexican pack c.1835; maker unknown

Cards from an anonymous Mexican pack c.1835

Cassino

Naipes Cassino de Don Clemente, Pasatiempos Gallo S.A., Mexico, c.1988.

Cassino

El Aguila

Naipes ‘El Aguila’ with flamboyantly dressed court figures made in Mexico by La Cubana S.A., c.1975.

El Aguila 1975

El Fenix

Naipe Fino 'El Fenix' playing cards by Clemente Jacques y Cia, Mexico.

El Fenix

El Ferrocarril

Naipe El Ferrocarril made by La Cubana, S.A. (Fabrica de Naipes El Aguila), Mexico, c.1960

El Ferrocarril

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