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Published July 03, 1996 Updated March 31, 2022

Toyo playing cards No.88 for Peru

Toyo playing cards No.88 manufactured in China for the “Estanco de Naipes del Perú”, 1950s.

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TOYO playing-cards manufactured in China for the “Estanco de Naipes del Perú”, 1950s

"TOYO Playing Card No.88" manufactured in China for the Estanco de Naipes del Perú, 1950s. The legend “Estanco de Naipes del Perú” is printed on the box, the ace of spades and reverse. The extra card gives a brief historical outline of the Estanco de Naipes del Perú, which was established in 1924.

TOYO playing cards manufactured in China for the “Estanco de Naipes del Perú”, 1950s TOYO playing cards manufactured in China for the “Estanco de Naipes del Perú”, 1950s
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By Simon Wintle

Member since February 01, 1996

Founder 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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