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TOSCANO. .
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Title TOSCANO.
Published Florence. G. Payer.
Stock Code 13877
Description A transformation pack of playing cards designed by the caricaturist Adolfo Matarelli and published by G. Payer, Florence, Italy, circa 1850. This pack was printed in two versions: 52 cards and 40 cards. The 52 card version offered here includes the eights, nines or tens. The court cards are not transformed but beautifully coloured with gold borders. A fine set contained in a modern case. Rare. . A forty card pack in very good condition, but not fine, was sold in the States in 2015 for $6,600.