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Naipes Aguila Antigua Opaca

Naipes Aguila Antigua Opaca, La Cubana, S.A. (Fabrica de Naipes El Aguila), Mexico, c.1960.

The designs are the same Cadiz pattern as “Naipes Aguila Antigua Transparente No.2” except a different quality of cardboard is used.

Naipes Aguila Antigua Opaca, 1990s

Above: Naipes Finos "Aguila Antigua Opaca" Cádiz pattern, "El Aguila" on ace of coins, made by La Cubana S.A. de C.V., Nogal 187, Mexico, 1990s. Reverse: red cross-hatch.

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By Simon Wintle

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Curator and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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