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Brass Cribbage on Oak CB17
Brass Cribbage on Oak CB17
Original, quality pre-war brass cribbage board recently remounted on a honey coloured oak board. The brass pegs are replacements made to suit. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

10" x 4" x 1".

 
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Price: 115.00


Brass on Oak Horseshoe Crib Board CB16
Original, quality late 19th century horseshoe shaped crib board in oak with a drawer to the front and brass mounts to the top. Within the brass "horseshoe" is an engraved brass decoration of three playing cards, the four of hearts, five of clubs and four of diamonds: The pull out drawer to the front for a pack of cards, has a handle in the form of a tiny stirrup. The brass pegs are replacements turned up to suit and all is complete and in good and working order. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A great cribbage board, the first we have seen in this form.

6.75" x 5.75" x 2.25".

 
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Price: 350.00


Brass on Oak Horseshoe Crib Board CB16



Brass Crib Board and Pegs CB15
Brass Crib Board and Pegs CB15
Original, quality 1920s brass crib board with a shaped outer edge, four turned feet and four replacement brass pegs made to suit. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order.

11.75" x 4" and 1" tall.

 
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Price: 85.00


Brass on Oak Crib Board CB13
Original, quality circa 1900, shaped brass cribbage board mounted on a replacement, honey coloured oak backboard made to suit. This unusual example includes a set of four replacement brass pegs made to suit. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

11.5" x 7.75" x 1".

 
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Price: 125.00


Brass on Oak Crib Board CB13



Nickel Plated Crib Board CB12
Nickel Plated Crib Board CB12
Original, quality 1920's nickel plated rectangular shaped crib board mounted on a later mahogany plinth made to suit. This unusual example has engraved detail to the centre with the four card symbols Spades / Hearts / Clubs and Diamonds and "Trumps" with a pointing hand. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

10.75" x 4.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 125.00


Pre-war Woodbine Playing Cards G18
Four original, quality pictorial advertising pre-war playing cards issued by W.D & H.O. Wills advertising "Wild Woodbine Cigarettes". These cards were originally part of a used set and are a little soiled and have been reframed later, otherwise all is complete and in good order.

Frame exterior 9.5" x 7.5" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 56.00


Pre-war Woodbine Playing Cards G18



Mahogany Shove Half Penny Board G17
Mahogany Shove Half Penny Board G17
Original, quality late 19th century all mahogany "Shove halfpenny" board with an arched top, side grips, a stop rail to the underside for pushing against the table top and twelve polished halfpenny pieces. This great example has a brass shaped ridge to the arched top to prevent losing the coins over the end, and brass pull up guides to confirm whether a players coin is in or out. The mahogany has been cleaned and waxed, the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

22" x 15" x 2.5".

 
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Price: 230.00

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