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A PAIR OF VICTORIAN BOXWOOD WHIST (CARD) MARKERS Circa 1860
This pair of circular Whist Markers, or Scorers, was made in around 1860
Measuring 4.5 cms in diameter they are turned from boxwood. Boxwood always mellows to such a beautiful colour and the patina on both is beautiful.
Marked out from 1 - 9 each marker has a movable pointer made of ivory. These swivel freely to score for the card game of Whist.
The bottom of each scorer is covered in a...
FAUX TORTOISESHELL CASED BRIDGE TRUMP MARKER Circa 1950s
Trump Marker for the game of Bridge contained in a hinged faux tortoiseshell case.
Very tactile domed case which opens up and the inside marker pops up revealing the flip-over ivorine tabs which show the different suits or no trumps.
Made 1945/55 in England. ...
PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY RED LEATHER DICE SHAKERS WITH GUILT TOOLING
This lovely large matching pair of red leather dice shakers are the real thing. What do I mean by that? If you look inside (see image 3) you will see that the inside is ribbed which is always a sign of the real thing as it means the dice tumble out more irregularly and there is less chance of cheating.
They measure 10.5cm tall with 5cm diameter which is the largest size one sees for dice shaker...
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....
BASE BALL SPINNING TOP - FROM THE WALTER JOHNSON BASE BALL GAME
Vintage, metal spinning/gaming top which was part of a boxed base ball game from the 1920s celebrating the talents of Walter Johnson a popular and successful player of the day. (See archive picture) Only the top, but nevertheless, it's in good shape and for a top or collector of metal object d'art, something of a 'must have'....