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Published June 24, 2010 Updated March 22, 2022

Vale Tudo - Cartas para Jogar

Vale Tudo - Cartas para Jogar, manufactured in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The courts are standard English pattern with prominent indices, printed in red and black only.

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Vale Tudo - Cartas para Jogar

Vale Tudo - Cartas para Jogar

Vale Tudo - Cartas para Jogar - Ind. Brasileira. Vale Tudo translates from Portuguese as “anything goes”.

Vale Tudo - Cartas para Jogar

Above: Vale Tudo - Cartas para Jogar, manufactured in Sao Paulo, Brazil (possibly by Lumicart or Copag), printed on low grade, unvarnished stock, c.1950s. The courts are standard English pattern with a pink border, wide margins, prominent indices, printed in red and black only. There is no information printed on any of the cards. The Jokers show a black musician with quadruple suit symbols in the corners.

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