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Mille Bornes Card Game (1960 Parker Brothers Bilingual Edition)

Contributed by Chris Purcell on Mar 21st, 2013. Artwork published in 1960.
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Mille Bornes is a French version of an American card game that’s been around in one version or another for more than a hundred years. The illustrations shown here are from the French edition of 1960, adapted by Parker Brothers in 1962.

There’s a wonderful graphic history of the game here.

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Source: http://aqua-velvet.com. © Parker Brothers. License: All Rights Reserved.
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2 Comments on “Mille Bornes Card Game (1960 Parker Brothers Bilingual Edition)”

  1. Fonthausen (Jacques Le Bailly) says:
    Mar 22nd, 2013  8:30 am
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    I used to play with exactly the same cards as a kid! Brings back good memories.

  2. Nov 28th, 2013  6:23 pm
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    I had forgotten how good this game looked. Many hours of playing and contemplating these beautiful designs (instead of concentrating on the game).

     

  3. Feb 25th, 2014  7:02 am
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    See also France’s “Edition Spécial” version of the game.

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