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Published July 03, 1996 Updated May 02, 2022

Naipes ‘Retruco’

Naipes ‘Retruco’ published by Fantasias S.A., Montevideo, c.1980.

Latin America Uruguay Fantasias S.A. Industria Gráfica Papelera S.A. Retruco Catalan Pattern Add to Collection

Naipes ‘Retruco’ published by Fantasias S.A., Montevideo, c.1980.

Naipes ‘Retruco’ published by Fantasias S.A., Soriano 813, Montevideo, c.1980. The cards are in the standard South American style most often found in Argentina. The reverse of the cards shows a beach scene.

Naipes ‘Retruco’ published by Fantasias S.A., Montevideo, c.1980. Naipes ‘Retruco’ published by Fantasias S.A., Montevideo, c.1980.

Above: Naipes ‘Retruco’ published by Fantasias S.A., printed by Ingrapa, Montevideo, c.1980. 48 cards + 2 extra cards in box.

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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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