A pack of Mexican playing cards, "Spanish National" Pattern, 1842,
Lot 16
A pack of Mexican playing cards, "Spanish National" Pattern, 1842,
Sold for £375 (US$ 640) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pack of Mexican playing cards,
"Spanish National" Pattern, 1842,
stencil-coloured woodcuts, square corners, patterned backs, Ace of Coins with Mexican crest (the eagle holding a snake in its beak), Knight of Coins with "Ahí va" motto, Two of Coins dated 1842, 5.5cm x 8.6cm [35 cards] ** A pack of Spanish cards by Heraclio Fournier, Vitoria, for Export to the East Indies, Cadiz Pattern, square corners, dark grey patterned backs, 9.5cm x 6.4cm [40/40] ** A pack of Moroccan Cadiz Pattern playing cards by Malka Frères, Casablanca, circa 1950, square corners, blue patterned backs showing jet aircraft, Arabic inscriptions, 8.5cm x 5.5cm [40/40] ** A pack of Belgian Export "Great Mogul" playing cards, Brinkmann & Co., Singapore, square corners, plaid backs, with the original paper wrapper, 9.2cm x 6.3cm [52/52]
(4).

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  • Provenance: from the collection of the late John Hayter.
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