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£30 and under


£3 each

STAINED BONE GAMBLING CHIPS C. 1910

Colourful Bone Gambling chips circa 1910. Stained in various bright colours and in three different shapes. Discount on 6 chips or more....

£30

GOAL! CARD GAME BY PEPYS, 2ND EDITION

Second Edition of 'Goal! ' football card game by Pepys, the first edition being published in 1947. This example has cards and rule book in excellent condition with box very good....

£19 each

RICORDINI METAL EGG-LAYING HEN- GOLDEN EGG

How to describe?! Miniature (1" high) painted metal Hens with articulated wings and legs. No, they don't walk! Inside each chicken are three eggs. To get the chicken to lay the eggs, the head is held between the thumb and forefinger and pressed down which moves the feet and legs into the body. This up and down movement is made until eggs begin to drop out, one, by one. Two white and ...

£5 Each

19th C LECHERTIER BARBE & CO WATER COLOUR PAINT CAKES

Very Rare 19th Century Penny Colour watercolour paint cakes by Lechertier Barbe & Co in different colours, including Chrome Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Crimson, Lamp Black and Dark Green. Useful for kitting out blank spaces in old artists' boxes. Sold individually or in multiples for which there would be a price reduction. Very Few Lamp Black left. Few Green also. But a reasonable quantity of...

£26-30

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 NB; R...

£25

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...

£30

DAVID PRESSLAND'S BOOK OF PENNY TOYS 1991

Published 1991 by New Cavendish Books Covering penny toys principally in the years between 1895 and 1914. Profusely illustrated with category guides for common - rare. A must for any collector and a colourful journey through childhood of the late 19th and early 20t century in the world of Penny Toys, covering mostly tinplate, but other materials, including paper....

£6

TAKE-APART WOODEN PUZZLE C.1990s

Modern (not new) circa 1990s, good quality take-apart wooden puzzle in the shape of a barrel, in two colours of wood. Measures 3" x 3" (7.6 x 7.6 cms) ...

£2 upwards

MOTHER-OF-PEARL GAMING COUNTERS

A selection of Mother-of-Pearl Gaming Counters. Varying in shapes and sizes and dates from late 17th century - mid 19th century, these counters were made in large quantities in China and exported to the west. We often have other, mored decorative, monogrammed or crested counters in stock which are more expensive. Please enquire for prices of individual counters....