AUCTIONEER - VINTAGE WW1 CARD GAME. 1916
The New Game of AUCTIONEER, or Going! Going! Gone was produced by a British manufacturer named Henry Reason, following its original production by Glevum in 1916, two years after the outbreak of the First World War. This version is from only a couple of year's later.
The object of this card game to collect as many pairs of cards as possible, which have various matching objects on them, such as ...
THE GOLDEN EGG VINTAGE CARD GAME - CHAD VALLEY, 1950s
THE GOLDEN EGG. This is Chad Valley's version of the mid-nineteenth century Victorian children's card game titled ‘The Golden Egg Game’, which depicted a farmyard with the farmer and his wife, Simple Johnny, pigs, cows, chickens, a dog, horse, a harlequin, the boy who tried to steal the goose, a fox and a golden goose.
The game is played with counters which are placed into a betting pool....
GOOGLY CRICKET CARD GAME Circa 1940s
This rarely found cricket card game by Smith and Hallam of London, was produced in the late 1940s and the graphics depict players in garb maybe more associated with the 1920s. Wonderfully quirky graphics.
Googly can be played in teams of eleven a side or any number below it, down to one a side (i.e. patience). The team scores range from totals as low as 60 to as high as 550. Matches should be...
KUHN KHAN CARD GAME IN ORIGINAL BOX - 1913
We've never had this game before. This Kuhn Khan set seems to have been invented by Nemo and this set has been produced by Chas Goodall and Son Ltd of London in 1913.
AS can be seen by the detailed photographs, it has its original instruction book and consists of two full packs of miniature playing cards, including jokers and score pads.
As yet I have not been able to find the time to do a...
ROOK CARD GAME (Parker Brothers)
Rook card game by Parker Brothers, incorporated Salem, Mass., New York and London. Edition A, it was patentented March 22nd 1910. This is the "New Edition - with 'Tennessee Rook" and "Over the top and Dixie" games. Complete with 56 cards divided into four different coloured sets. Condition: box fair, no bits missing. Cards good, no creasing/marking; rule book complete and in good condition....
VINTAGE PIT CARD GAME - BULL AND BEAR EDITION - Parker Brothers
This First Edition of the game of PIT produced by Parker Brothers in the U.S. 1919 is complete and contains the Bull and Bear element
The game is based on the exciting scenes of the American Corn Exchange, usually styled the, "Wheat Pit". There are nine cards each of What, Corn, Barley, etc., The idea is to obtain by trading, all nine cards of any one kind. If yo do this, you have a Corner. ...
THE FAMOUS FIVE VINTAGE CARD GAME BY PEPYS 1950s - Enid Blyton
The Famous Five card game by Pepys produced in the 1950s following the great success of the Enid Blyton book by the same title.
The original, delightful book illustrations are used, and show Julian, Dick, George, Anne and the faithful dog, Timmy going about their adventure, facing danger, general danger, but arriving safely at their destination.
44 cards are used. Four sets of Adventure c...
CONTRABAND CARD GAME BY PEPYS
CONTRABAND was one of Pepys' most popular items. The object of the game is to smuggle Contraband through the Customs by avoiding payments of duty on articles of luggage represented by the cards. It is played by 3 or more players and comprises a pack of 54 cards and 10,000 'Pepys Currency' token money.
Box, cards, money and original rule book in very good condition. Circa 1940s/50s
VINTAGE SNAP CARD GAME - ENGLAND C 1950
This is an English made version of the game of SNAP made around the 1950s. A set of 48 cards - four of each subject.
The subject matter is occupations. From Fisherman, through jockey to Yeoman of the Guard. And guess what? Yes, all men! I believe there is a Yeowoman now. Ah well, those were the days of Man slaving away at the coal-face whist women .......... well, women slaved away at t...