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Sehrohr Auf!

Table Game
1977 (manufactured)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

card box printed in colours to show the title, maker's details, illustrations of a submarine and how to play the game; pale blue lining
card playing surface printed on both side in colours to show a sea and islands scene and marked with lines of peg holes; held upright during play in a dark blue plastic frame and detachable feet; dark blue and grey plastic periscope fitting, red torpedoes
*most parts have not been removed from the box

Object details

Object type
Parts
This object consists of 4 parts.

  • Box
  • Box Base
  • Playing Board
  • Instructions
TitleSehrohr Auf! (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
printed card, moulded plastic
Brief description
Table game, Sehrohr Auf!made in England by the Denys Fisher Group in 1977
Physical description
card box printed in colours to show the title, maker's details, illustrations of a submarine and how to play the game; pale blue lining
card playing surface printed on both side in colours to show a sea and islands scene and marked with lines of peg holes; held upright during play in a dark blue plastic frame and detachable feet; dark blue and grey plastic periscope fitting, red torpedoes
*most parts have not been removed from the box
Dimensions
  • Length: 19½in
  • Width: 15in
  • Depth: 2½in
Production typemass produced
Copy number
611 1941
Marks and inscriptions
2 players ages 7+ (box; printed)
Credit line
Given by the Palitoy Company
Object history
Part of the Palitoy Archive
there are also prototypes and drawings of this game in the collection

the linings and extra pieces have not been removed from the box; the red plastic parts are sealed in a bag
Production
Lizenz Denys Fisher Toys, General Mills UK Ltd

Reason For Production: retail
Associated objects
Collection
Accession number
B.1299:1 to 4-1999

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Record createdJuly 12, 2000
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