ROLDAN & CIA tobacco insert cards, PERU c.1895
Assorted collectable cigarette cards with amorous illustrations and miniature Spanish-suited playing cards inset into top corners printed by Litografía y Tipografía Fabbri Hermanos, for Roldan y Cia Tobacco, Lima, c.1895
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