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board game - Project KGB

Project KGB

  • Object:

    board game

  • Place of origin:

    Canada (published)

  • Date:

    1970-1979 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Waddingtons Limited (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed card

  • Museum number:

    B.366:1 to 5-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Spying was a key method of gaining essential technological and military information about the enemy. The aim of this particular game is to infiltrate the enemy’s spy training camp and steal the secret formula hidden inside.
Another version of the game was produced called Project CIA. In this game you could act out the same mission but this time playing the Russians against the Americans.

Physical description

boxed board game. The game comes in a two part box, with lift off lid. The top and sides of the box lid are colour printed. The top shows an illustration of a series of rooms depicting behind closed doors in a enemy spy training camp. The game board, which fold into two, is printed with the same room set up but in plan view.

Place of Origin

Canada (published)

Date

1970-1979 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Waddingtons Limited (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed card

Dimensions

Width: 36.5 cm, Height: 4 cm, Depth: 29 cm, :

Descriptive line

Project KGB board game, made by Waddingtons, 1970s

Labels and date

WG-133
Project KGB, 1973
Spying was a key method of gaining essential technological and military information about the enemy.

The aim of this particular game is to infiltrate the enemy’s spy training camp and steal the secret formula hidden inside.

Another version of the game was produced called Project CIA. In this game you could act out the same mission but this time playing the Russians against the Americans.

Published by Waddingtons, Canada
Museum no. B.366-2012
[24/05/2013]

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Spies

Categories

War; Children & Childhood; Games (puzzles & board games)

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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