WW1 TRENCH FOOTBALL DEXTERITY PUZZLE GAME CIRCA 1918 by R F & S
N.B. The images here are of a previous example. Example in stock is in as good condition with additional metal corner reinforcements.
Has the original glass, ball-bearing and rules of play to the back (Often rubbed off). The objective is to get get the ball past the German Generals and Counts (the corner-stone of the German offensive in World War I) who are illustrated and given football positions i.e. Count Zeppelin, Right Back, Von Hindenburg, Inside Right, etc.
They are strategically placed at holes where the ball may disappear. If so, you have to begin again. To obtain a goal the ball must dodge the Kaiser's very large mouth and settle on his head!
Measures (In 'old money') 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 inch deep.