Donay Games, Gifts, Puzzles and Collectibles
Welcome to Donay Games, specialists in indoor games and pastimes. After 25 years trading from Camden Passage, Islington in London, Donay is now solely internet-based and located in the South East of England. Those of you who have known us for many years will be aware that we have had a web-site for the last six years, but as of August 2005 the site has undergone a facelift for the 21st century to more accurately reflect the wonderful range and depth of stock that we deal in.
Please browse these pages for the very best from dateline 1790s - 1970s. Most items are British in origin, but are also German, French and American, as well as Chinese from 1800s onwards
You will find fine pieces for the experienced collector or for those just beginning. Solutions to gift problems. Ideal gifts to mark special occasions and anniversaries and always something more unusual for the man/men in your life - father, uncle, boyfriend, husband - other than ties and socks!
Here's a chance to rediscover a favourite card game played with parents and grandparents; that wonderful horse-racing game that was always dragged out over Christmas which caused many laughs and brings back so many happy memories that you would like to recreate with your own children. Well, it's all here.
From Chess and Backgammon, games compendiums gaming counters, shakers and dice, board and card games (covering sporting, geographical and historical topics), through dexterity and beautiful take apart wooden puzzles (executive toys?) to tinplate, automatons, crazy board games and beautiful inlaid score boards, money boxes/banks and artists' boxes. They're listed and waiting for you to discover.
Whilst games are the core of the business there will be other items listed from time-to-time. From the quirky to the plain beautiful. Just because they appeal to us and we think they might appeal to you.
Donay Games cares about quality. Quality of goods and service. It's always a two-way transaction and our regular customers are a joy to know and deal with. We look forward to receiving your enquiry.