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PAINTED GAME BOARD - 19th CENTURY

A 19th century painted one board game board with a square nailed attached frame. The bittersweet and black paint combination is outstanding and extremely well done. Note the sharpness of the black squares embedded in the bittersweet. Note also the patina on the back which is consistent with a board this age. An impressive board in superb condition.(ACE)
Dimensions: 14 1/2" x 14 1/4"
SOLD

LION and TWO MONKEYS MECHANICAL BANK

The "Lion and Two Monkeys" mechanical bank was manufactured by Kyser & Rex, Philadelphia, Pa. It was based on a patent issued to Louis Kyser  and Alfred C. Rexon July 17,1883. It should be noted that the monkeys arms are brass. The bank is all original (including the glass eyes) and in working condition. Note the great paint. (BOKE)
Price: $2250

PARCHESSI BOARD 19th CENTURY

A very colorful (greens,reds, yellows) one board 19th century parchessi board. (BHEE)
Dimensions: 18" x 181/8"
List Price: $1900

PUMPKIN & CLARET RED GAME BOARD with DRAWER

A  19th century one board pumpkin & black game board outlined in black  with drawer and legs. Note the stress crack with an old repair as well as the square nails and the wonderful condition of the paint. This board was originally made with the drawer and has the original pull. The board can be hung or can sit on a table. (CTLK)
Dimensions:113/4" x 13"
List Price: $650

BITTERSWEET & BLACK LATE 19th CENTURY GAME BOARD

A very good looking late 19th century one board game board. This bittersweet and black board is outlined in blue and has an attractive circle design on a mustard background in the keeper area. (EOEE)
Dimensions: 237/8" x 1511/16"
List Price: $750

UMBER & BLACK SIGNED 1876 NEW HAMPSHIRE GAME BOARD

A nice looking one board raw umber with a touch of orange and black game board. The board is signed E. J. Westgate Meriden N.H. Dec. 12,1876.The frame is square nailed and is in good condition. (BLWKE)
Dimensions:151/4" x 133/4"
List Price: $1550

NEW ENGLAND BITTERSWEET & BLACK GAME BOARD

A  great looking 19th century one board  bittersweet and black New England game board. The paint is all original and in wonderful condition. The frame is attached with square nails and the back has appropriate oxidation. (BEEE)
Dimensions: 191/2" x 193/4"
List Price: $1300

Tammany Mechanical Bank

The Tammany Bank was manufactured by J&E Stevens Co. in Cromwell Ct. The patent was issued on December 23,1873 to John Hall. Hall used the weight of the coin to perform the mechanical action. New pennies don't work as well since they are lighter. The bank was advertised in the 1877 Enrichs' Fashion Quarterly for 70 cents each. The bank is all original and is in working condition. Note the very fine condition of the paint. (REWE)
List Price: $975

PAINTED GAME BOARD-19th CENTURY

A single board framed game board with black and orange squares. Note that the paint is in excellent condition, the applied molded edge and the oxidation of the back. Excellent condition. (CEDE)
Dimensions: 173/8" x 28"
List Price: $595

Bad Accident Mechanical Bank

The "Bad Accident" was manufactured by J&E Stevens Co. of Cromwell, Ct. circa 1888. The bank is all original and in working condition.(BKKE)
List Price: $1950

Owl Turns Head, Mechanical Bank

The "Owl Turns Head"mechanical bank was manufactured by J&E Stevens Co. Cromwell, CT. It was based on  patent No: 232 628 (this number appears on base of bank) issued to James H. Bowen, Philadelphia, PA. on September 28, 1880 ( this date also appears on base of bank). This bank has great original paint and is in excellent condition. The coin trap is dated Feb. 2,1875 is not original but very old. (KSTE)
List Price: $775

Toad on Stump Mechanical Bank

The "Toad on Stump" mechanical bank was manufactured by J&E Stevens Co. Cromwell, Ct. It was patented February 2, 1885. This date is stamped on the coin trap on   the bottom of the bank. This bank is all original and features great paint. There is a small  hole on toad's back. I think it was always there since the paint around the hole shows no stress. (CEWE)
List Price: $575

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