19th Century Italian Tarot Cards Bordoni c.1890 Milan Italy 78/78

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Old Italian Milanese Tarot Cards

complete 78/78 cards


Published by Bordoni & C., Milan, Italy, c. 1890


Card Measurements:  10.8 cm X 5.5 cm



Deck Identifiers:

· Style: Milanese

· Titles: Italian

· Cards: Two of Cups with FABBRICA DI MILANO; Fabbrica di Bordoni & C., Milano and Regno d'Italia Centissimi 50 tax-stamp in use from 1883-1914 on Ace of Coins

· Colours: hand-painted stencil

· Borders: folded over paper white framed with single black line

· Reverses: pink & red square pattern decorated paper reverses titled with F.G. MILANO

· Paper: pasteboard card stock

· Corners: Square 

CONDITION: good condition, complete 78/78 cards, with some slight and other more serious damages mainly to the backs/versos of the cards; damages to the backs of the major arcana and court cards are consistent with likely having been mounted in frames, consisting of three round lacks where paper was torn when cards were unglued/removed; some other cards with pin and staples holes, small tears, and corner damage; otherwise in good condition with minor signs of wear, age darkening, soiling and occasional stains (see photographs).


Shipped immediately, international worldwide posting, securely posted in air cushioned package, complete as pictured.


Duties & Taxes in the receiver's country, if any, are to be borne by the receiver/buyer.



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