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Naipes Victoria Gaucho-themed pack, c.1975

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

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Naipes Victoria Gaucho-themed pack, c.1975

Naipes Victoria Spanish-suited, gaucho-themed pack, 48 cards + 2 jokers, manufactured by Compañia General de Fósforos Montevideana, S.A. c.1975. The design of the cards, including the suit symbols and the back, celebrates the culture and traditions of the gauchos.

Naipes Victoria Gaucho-themed pack, c.1975
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Curator 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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