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Published October 11, 2017 Updated June 19, 2022

Venezuela Baraja Turística

Venezuela Souvenir deck by Heraclio Fournier, c.1980s.

1980 Spain Venezuela Heraclio Fournier Souvenir Add to Collection

Venezuela souvenir playing cards published by Azofranca C.A., manufactured in Spain by Heraclio Fournier, c.1980s. Azofranca is the Venezuelan agent for Fournier playing cards. See the information card

Venezuela Souvenir playing cards by Heraclio Fournier, c.1980s Venezuela Souvenir playing cards by Heraclio Fournier, c.1980s Venezuela Souvenir playing cards by Heraclio Fournier, c.1980s

Above: Venezuela souvenir playing cards published by Azofranca C.A., manufactured in Spain by Heraclio Fournier, c.1980s. 52 cards + 2 jokers + extra card in clear acrylic box.

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By Matt Probert

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I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.

Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.

Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.

I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.


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