Victorian wooden solitaire board with marbles, 19th c solid mahogany, 9 1/2 inch
VICTORIAN SOLITAIRE BOARD WITH MARBLES. A wonderful 19th century solid mahogany solitaire board with replacement new and vintage marbles, specially selected for size and beauty to go perfectly with this board. There are 32 marbles in all, 16 are vintage used marbles (mainly cat's eyes). The other new 16 machine made marbles are equally beautiful, many with unique patterns and swirls, it's hard to tell they are not handmade. The marbles are a small size and approximately 16mm in diameter. The lines and green painted area on the board are for other traditional games known as Fox and Geese and Three Men's Morris. This marble game would look beautiful displayed on a coffee table or side table.
Not for use by young children due to the small marbles (parental supervision may be required). Condition: The condition of the board is good.
It shows signs of use with dents and marks and has an old patina. There are two small holes in the base which may have been for feet or part of the manufacturing process. The vintage marbles will have the odd ding or scratch here and there. Age: Board 19th century (marbles are brand new or 20th century vintage replacements).
Diameter of board: 24 cm (9 1/2 in). Combined weight: 530 g (1.16 lb). This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Games\Board & Traditional Games\Vintage Manufacture". The seller is "showpiece-antiques" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Number of Players: 1
Game Type: Skill & Action Game, Solitaire
Includes: 16 vintage/used & 16 brand new machine made 16mm marbles
Game Title: Solitaire
Material: Glass, Wood, Mahogany
Recommended Age Range: 10+
Country/Region of Manufacture: Unknown