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motor racing

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1959 t (published)
Place of origin

Design: hand made and painted on card depicting a horse racing track and rectangular paddock and motor racing track
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Additional titlelantham castle, the game uses the same board as horse racing (manufacturer's title)
Physical description
Design: hand made and painted on card depicting a horse racing track and rectangular paddock and motor racing track

No. of squares: n/a

Squares illustrated: n/a

Square numbering: n/a

Squares titled: n/a

Subject of starting square: n/a

Subject of ending square: n/a
DimensionsSize: 143.7cm x 79.7cm
Object history
The whole is hand made by various members of one family and used for many years. There are present season notebooks and reference books to the cars and drivers.
Historical context
Rewards: n/a

Forfeits: n/a

No. of Players: any

Equipment required: motor cars, including police cars

game cards and driver's cards and details

dice



Rules:

The game board has two sets of racing, horse and motor cycle. There are 4 folds and 5 panels. The inner rectangle, ringed in purple, denotes a horse racing track. Three different courses are shown and each is laddered by blue lines, 1cm apart. They are edged by a yellow border and contain 2 green and 2 red areas. A cut out magazine picture has been labelled Lantham Castle and there is a paddock with tracks leading to each course.



The Motor Racing track rings the inner rectangle. it contains 4 labelled bends and is situated in a patchwork of painted fields. The start of the track is at the bottom ledft of the board and the finish in the checkered area at the top right. There are 4 main panels of rules dispersed on the board. One side of the track is situated on a hill, the other contains the pits. There is an area to place dice.



Rules placement: separate book
Production
hand made, marked a c c, and invented by a c cass, 1959
Collection
Accession number
MISC.684:1-1992

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Record createdMarch 4, 2000
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