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Piatnik & Sons for the“Estanco de Naipes del Perú”

Playing Cards made by Piatnik & Sons for the“Estanco de Naipes del Perú”, c.1960.

Playing Cards manufactured by Ferd. Piatnik & Sons, Vienna for the “Estanco de Naipes del Perú”, c.1960

Below: De Luxe Bridge playing cards manufactured by Ferd. Piatnik & Sons, Vienna for the “Estanco de Naipes del Perú”, c.1960. The legend “Estanco de Naipes del Perú” is printed on the reverse of the cards.

Playing Cards manufactured by Ferd. Piatnik & Sons, Vienna for the “Estanco de Naipes del Perú”, c.1960 Playing Cards manufactured by Ferd. Piatnik & Sons, Vienna for the “Estanco de Naipes del Perú”, c.1960

Above: playing cards manufactured by Ferd. Piatnik & Sons, Vienna for the “Estanco de Naipes del Perú”, c.1960. 52 cards + 3 jokers.

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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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