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Published December 08, 2022 Updated September 21, 2023

Baraja Acehucheña

Souvenir playing cards from Acehúche created by Nacho Julián, Spain, 2001.

2001 Spain Naipes Comas NEGSA Sendero Coleccionismo Nacho Julián Rafael Verdejo Folklore Nature & Environment Photography Souvenir Add to Collection

Spanish-suited souvenir playing cards from Acehúche, a remote village in Extremadura, 64Km from Cáceres, Spain. Maybe somewhere to discover? The pack is non-standard and shows photographs on each card of village life, the surrounding countryside, recreational sports, religious customs and traditions, etc. Designed and produced by Nacho Julián for the local council to promote the village. See the leaflet

souvenir playing cards from Acehúche manufactured by Naipes Comas, 2001 souvenir playing cards from Acehúche manufactured by Naipes Comas, 2001 souvenir playing cards from Acehúche manufactured by Naipes Comas, 2001

Above: souvenir playing cards from Acehúche manufactured by Naipes Comas, 2001. 40 cards in plastic box. Limited edition of 1000.



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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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