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Gaming pieces

Gaming pieces

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1930s (made)

  • Museum number:

    MISC.328-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Design: brass, with 6 sides; each facet stamped with an instruction; wooden counters in 4 colours

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1930s (made)

Object history note

These probably belonged to a game, rather than being a teetotum and counters for use with any game.

Historical context note

Equipment required: teetotum, marked PUT ONE, TAKE ALL, PUT TWO, TAKE ONE, ALL PUT, TAKE TWO
COUNTERS, FOUR EACH OF BLUE, PURPLE AND YELLOW, 3 OF GREEN (ONE IS MISSING)

Descriptive line

A metal teetotum and set of wooden counters made in England in the 1930s

Production Note

unknown

Categories

Type: games equipment
Subject: teetotum

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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