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Published July 03, 1996 Updated June 20, 2022

Baraja Hoja de Afeitar

La Baraja 'Hoja de Afeitar'. Baraja de Hojas Maravilla descalificadas como de primerísima categoría.

1938 Spain Advertising Ephemera Miniature Catalan Pattern Add to Collection

La Baraja ‘Hoja de Afeitar’

Baraja de Hojas Maravilla descalificadas como de primerísima categoría.

La Baraja 'Hoja de Afeitar', 1938

Above: cards and box from Spanish miniature trade pack 'Baraja Hoja de Afeitar', with traditional Catalán-style courts, cut out from razor blade boxes. 48 cards, 26 mm x 47 mm, printed in green + red or yellow, c. 1938. The ace of coins has a mural crown and the four of coins has a picture of the razor blade.

Above: the side of the box reads: Baraja de Hojas Maravilla descalificadas como de primerísima categoria.

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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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