“Amos del Universo” card game published by Litografía Goicochea Hnos, S.A., Lima, Peru, c.1980
Naipes "ANGUS" designed by Gustavo A. Pueyrredón, depicting Aberdeen Angus livestock on the courts and jokers dressed as Gauchos.
“Ataque”, a card game simulating football manufactured in Buenos Aires by Vigor S.R.L., 1958
“Baraja Charra” with paintings by Ernesto Icaza, 2002
“Baraja Hispanoamericana” published by Asescoin, with artwork by Ortuño, illustrates memorable people from the discovery, colonisation and subsequent liberation of Hispanic America
Baraja Taurina Mexicana Toranzo with paintings by Antonio Navarrete, 2003
Bergamasche Pattern by Modiano, 1970s.
‘Bosco’ Playing Cards manufactured by A.S.S. for the Estanco de Naipes del Peru, 1930s
Buena Suerte Cartomancy cards published by Difusora S.A., Argentina, c.1975
C. Della Penna S.A. playing card manufacturer and publisher, Buenos Aires, c.1930-1978
Joker S.A.I.C. produce a range including children's card games, tarot cards and advertising decks, alongside their standard Spanish-suited and Anglo-American playing cards.
The designs of these fortune-telling cards are largely taken from nineteenth century Austrian "Rural Scenes" Tarock cards.
Cartes à Jouer Espagnoles Héron - Catalan pattern
“Cefacidal” / Mead Johnson medical humour advertising playing cards, c.1975.
Founded in 1889 as Compañía General de Fósforos, and favoured by certain economic factors, the firm provided a range of general printing and publishing services, with interests in textiles and other industrial processes. In 1929 the firm became known...
Compañía General de Fósforos Montevideana, founded in 1893.
Modiano’s ‘Club Bridge’ is a new edition of a stylish deck originally published in c.1895
100th anniversary of the Club Nacional de Football, Uruguay, 1999.
Naipes “Copa de Oro 1980” manufactured by Compañía General de Fósforos Montevideana, 1980
Naipes ‘El Aguila’ with flamboyantly dressed court figures made in Mexico by La Cubana S.A., c.1975
Naipe El Ferrocarril made by La Cubana, S.A. (Fabrica de Naipes El Aguila), Mexico, c.1960
Ernesto Flaiban, Buenos Aires, 1942-1970
Naipes Argentinos para Truco "Falta Envido" created by Alberto Soifer with Gaucho courts and variant suit symbols, 1982.
The “Game of Nations” depicting caricatures of traditional costumes manufactured by McLoughlin Brothers, USA 1890s
Catalan pattern by Gráfica S.A., Buenos Aires, 1980s
French edition of the ‘Bourgeois’ Tarot by Héron
The Cagliostro Tarot was first published in 1912 as “Il Destino Svelato Dal Tarocco”.
Imperial Royal Playing Cards published by S. & J. Fuller, 34 Rathbone Place, London, 1828. The court cards show bust portraits of historical figures of England, Spain, Turkey and France.
John Sterling publishes budget-grade playing cards in Argentina.
Kellogg’s Complete Breakfast card game, ©1997.
Lagos del Sur Souvenir playing cards published by Gráfica S.A., Buenos Aires, c.1980.
“Les Artisans Tunisiens” Jeu de Sept Familles published by Éditions de la Mediterranée, Alpha S.A., Tunis
Litográfica del Perú S.A. were manufacturers of playing cards in Peru sometime around the decades of the 1970s and/or 1980s
Menorca Souvenir by Savir S.A., Barcelona, c.1980
The Merry Game of Old Maid published by McLoughlin Brothers, c.1880s
Naipes "Minifusor" tipo Español published by Difusora S.A., c.1980.
Patience cards published by Modiano, c.1945
Mother Goose’s Party, or Merry Game of Old Maid, McLoughlin Bros., Inc., USA, 1887
Naipes opacos ‘Ancla’ manufactured by Cía General de Fósforos Montevideana S.A. c.1980.
An example of the typical version of the Spanish Catalan pattern which is widely used in South American countries, especially Argentina, Chile and Uruguay
Naipes ‘Charabon’ - depicting the Gaucho as a national hero, Montevideo, 1983
Naipes ‘El Gaucho’ manufactured and distributed by Cervantes S.A., Montevideo, c.1970s
Naipes ‘Jaque’ Catalan pattern manufactured by Casabó S.A. for Laboratorios Gautier, c.1997.
Naipes ‘Retruco’ published by Fantasias S.A., Montevideo, c.1980.
Naipes “El Gaucho” Manufactured by Gráficos Unidos S.A., Montevideo, c.1955-60
Naipes '210' playing cards made in Uruguay by Industria Gráfica Papelera S.A. (Ingrapa), c.1990.
Naipes Aguila Antigua Opaca, La Cubana, S.A. (Fabrica de Naipes El Aguila), Mexico, c.1960
Naipes Aguila Antigua Transparente, c.1960
Naipes Campana Extra, La Cubana, S.A. (Fabrica de Naipes El Aguila), Mexico, c.1960
Naipes Chinita Spanish-suited playing cards manufactured by Vigor S.R.L., Bs Aires, c.1955.