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Published July 03, 1996 Updated July 29, 2022

Laboratorios Magma, S.A.

Publicity playing cards manufactured for Laboratorios Magma, S.A., Lima, Peru, c.1990.

1990 Peru Color & Trazos Advertising Medical & Pharmaceutical Add to Collection

Publicity pack for Laboratorios Magma, Lima, c.1990

Publicity playing cards manufactured by Color & Trazos for Laboratorios Magma, S.A., Lima, Peru, who are producers of pharmaceutical products, drugs and animal feeds. All the numeral cards feature the ‘complement’ jester in the bottom left-hand corner and one single suit sign at the top-right. The courts have the word ‘complement’ printed as a banner at top and bottom, but there is a curious printing error on the queen of clubs. The backs show the company name and logo.

Publicity playing cards manufactured for Laboratorios Magma, S.A., Lima, Peru Publicity playing cards manufactured by Color & Trazos for Laboratorios Magma, S.A., Lima, Peru, c.1990 Publicity playing cards manufactured by Color & Trazos for Laboratorios Magma, S.A., Lima, Peru, c.1990

Above: Publicity playing cards manufactured by Color & Trazos for Laboratorios Magma, S.A., Lima, Peru, c.1990. 52 cards + 2 jokers in matching box.

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By Simon Wintle

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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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