Poker Nº 505

Heraclio Fournier ‘Poker Nº505’ for export to Argentina, c.1960, with an elaborate peacock joker.

Fournier Poker Nº505 for export to Argentina, c.1960
Fournier Poker Nº505 details of importing agent Casa Bertrand Domec, Buenos Aires
Fournier Poker Nº505 exportation tax stamp

Above: Poker Nº505 manufactured by Heraclio Fournier for export to Argentina, c.1960. 52 cards + 2 jokers + Poker table card in cardboard tuck box.

The details of the importing agent Casa Bertrand Domec in Buenos Aires can be read on the side of the box and also on the ace of hearts (see enlargement top left). The ace of hearts also has the Argentine 'Marianne' importation tax stamp.

The four of clubs has the Spanish exportation tax stamp from that period (see enlargement bottom left).

Opker scores and back design from Fournier Poker Nº505
Box from Fournier Poker Nº505

Above: the box has a view of the Fournier factory in Vitoria, Spain.

Last Updated November 27, 2015 at 08:12pm


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