Lot # 105: c.1888 Boston vs. Chicago "The Fortune Teller" Baseball Parlor Game

Starting Bid: $400.00

Bids: 10 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Spring, 2024 Premier Auction",
which ran from 3/11/2024 12:00 AM to
3/30/2024 9:00 PM



Extremely attractive wooden parlor game which folds into a hinged box measuring 13" x 11" x 2 1/2".  When opened, the box features colorful artwork picturing a baseball field ("Bostons vs. Chicagos" is printed on the outfield fence).  The upper lid includes three wooden "chutes" for a marble, which is missing.  The game does exhibit age-related wear, some abrasion and scratching to the wood, with some loose edges.  None of the wear detracts from its exceptional appearance.  A very scarce early baseball-themed parlor game.

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