Baraja Edad Media, 1993
Mas-Reynals / Varitemas S.L., Vilassar de Mar, Barcelona, Spain
This fantasy Spanish-suited medieval pack of playing cards was published by Mas-Reynals in 1993, designed by M. Malé and illustrated by V. Maza. This follows a tradition amongst many manufacturers of producing a fantasy medieval design. The firm was founded in 1989 by Miguel Mas Reynals and today trades as Varitemas, S.L. producing a range of paper products including folders, albums, playing cards, etc. Earlier decks have the name Mas-Reynals, but today Varitemas S.L. produce a range of decks including Poker, Spanish-suited, souvenir packs, miniature cards and children's card games.
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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