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Published November 04, 2010 Updated July 10, 2022

Naipes Victoria Gaucho

Naipes Victoria Spanish-suited, gaucho-themed pack celebrating the culture and traditions of the gauchos.

1975 Latin America Uruguay Cía Gral Fósforos Montevideana Victoria Ethnic & Indigenous Gaucho Add to Collection

Naipes Victoria Spanish-suited, gaucho-themed pack, 48 cards + 2 jokers + 2 extra cards, manufactured by Compañia General de Fósforos Montevideana, S.A., Avenida Gral. San Martin 2778, Montevideo, c.1975. The design of the cards, including the suit symbols and the jokers, celebrates the stoic culture and traditions of the gauchos who epitomise freedom of spirit and are a national icon.

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An inscription on the box reads: En el preciso momento que las presentes generaciones están formando conciencia de sus tradiciones, el naipe “Victoria” llenará un íntimo anhelo al contar con un juego de cartas que por sus figuras gauchas les serán familiares, recordándoles un pasado que debe ser inspiración al proyectarse en el futuro.

Que en la inquebrantable determinación de superarse de estas generaciones, aliente el espíritu indomable y estoíco de aquellos gauchos que les legaron el insuperable patrimonio de sus libertades ganadas con sacrificio, amor y patriotísmo.

La edición de estos naipes sea un homenaje a estas generaciones y aquellos gauchos.

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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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