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CRANDALL'S JOHN GILPIN MECHANICAL TOY (Improved Building Blocks)1870s
A superb example of one of the many wonderful articulated wooden toys made by Crandall in the third quarter of the 19th century.
Unusually this has survived with the original box and its contents, including the wonderful sheet showing the extraordinary amount of poses that can be assumed by horse and rider.
The had and cane are detachable and the figures of the horse and rider can be place...
THE PIGGERIES TABLE GAME- 19210 by Spears DRGM
THE PIGGERIES TABLE GAME- 19210 by Spears DRGM - rare
A fully working example of this delightful game by Spears when they still had their factory in Germany. Pre First World War and probably Edwardian, Spear were still manufacturing their games and toys in Bavaria.
The label to the inside of the lid says 'EngL Patent - DRGM 234615 - U.S.A. PATENT.
The game is set up as can be seen...
RED, WHITE & BLUE - IMPERIAL ROULETTE BY SPEARS C 1920s
Delightful game by Spears/Bavaria. The graphics on games of this age are as aesthetically pleasing in themselves, apart from the fun of the game. Good condition of box and contents. Spin the spinner, choose which balls to go in which slots, winner is one with highest score. Simple, but actually quite fun. See instructions. Get those fingers and hands moving!...
VINTAGE CAMELOT BOARD GAME 1930s
A good example of this scarce 1930s game by the important games maker Parker Brothers from the USA.
First published as 'Chivalry', by George S. Parker in 1888, it was scaled down, in 1930 and re-named Camelot . Minor rules changes were implemented in 1931.
A strategy war-like game similar to chess and Halma, the object of Camelot is simple: move two pieces into your opponent's goal or elimin...