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Complete Set of Lottery Cards Pictured

1900? Complete set of twelve lotto cards, each with two La Fontaine fable images, with titles and four lotto numbers each.  150 from Thierry Corcelle, Paris, June, '19.  Six duplicate cards for $45.86 from Alexandra Lacroix of nantes-antiques, Nantes, France, through Ebay, Oct., '20.

The colored fable images here are exquisitely done.  The number system is regular and consistent.  The numbers in the upper left of each image are from 1 to 24.  Those in the upper right of each image are from 25 to 48.  Those in the lower left of each image are from 49 to 72.  The numbers in the lower right of the first nine cards are from 73 through 90.  The lower right numbers on the last three cards follow no system I can discern.  Stiff board backing, slightly bowed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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