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THE TEST MATCH, MECHANICAL CRICKET GAME, ENDORSED JACK HOBBS - CHAD VALLEY CIRCA 1920S
THE TEST MATCH, MECHANICAL CRICKET GAME, ENDORSED JACK HOBBS - CHAD VALLEY CIRCA 1920S
THE TEST MATCH, MECHANICAL CRICKET GAME, ENDORSED JACK HOBBS - CHAD VALLEY CIRCA 1920S

THE TEST MATCH, MECHANICAL CRICKET GAME, ENDORSED JACK HOBBS - CHAD VALLEY CIRCA 1920S

THE TEST MATCH BY THE GREAT ENGLISH TOY AND GAMES MAKERS CHAD VALLEY. A MECHANICAL TABLE CRICKET GAME CONSISTING OF A BATSMAN AND BOWLER BOTH WITH ARTICULATED ARMS FOR THE BAT AND THE BALL, TOGETHER WITH STUMPS, BALL AND WHITE 'FIELDERS' IN THE FORM OF WHITE STOPPING SCOOPS. RULES ARE TO THE INSIDE OF THE LID. OBVIOUSLY THIS WAS PLAYED IN THE DAYS BEFORE TV AND COMPUTER GAMES. SIMPLICITY, BUT FUN. THE LITHOGRAPHED PAPER GRAPHICS BOTH ON THE BOX AND THE FIGURES THEMSELVES ARE FUN AND GOOD EXAMPLES OF THE KIND OF DETAIL GIVEN TO THESE ITEMS BOX MEASURES 12 x 8.5 x 1.75"
THE TEST MATCH, MECHANICAL CRICKET GAME, ENDORSED JACK HOBBS - CHAD VALLEY CIRCA 1920S