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War of the Daleks

Board Game Prototype
1970-1975 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

A hand made and painted box with a board game playing surface. Two playing pieces of card set in clear plastic bases, one separate plastic base, two small circular card pieces and a blue plastic turning device. Everything is contained in a in white card sample box

Object details

Object type
Parts
This object consists of 10 parts.

  • Box
  • Box Base
  • Game Board
  • Box Lining
  • Game Part
  • Playing Piece
  • Playing Piece
  • Playing Piece Base
  • Playing Piece
  • Playing Piece
TitleWar of the Daleks (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
hand made and painted card, moulded plastic
Brief description
White card box for War of the Daleks prototype game, Denys Fisher, English, 1970-75

White card box base for War of the Daleks prototype game, Denys Fisher, English, 1970-75

Hand painted box shaped playing board for War of the Daleks prototype game, Denys Fisher, English, 1970-75

Card box lining for War of the Daleks prototype game, Denys Fisher, English, 1970-75

Blue plastic control centre turning device for War of the Daleks prototype game, Denys Fisher, English, 1970-75

Card playing piece with plastic base for War of the Daleks prototype game, Denys Fisher, English, 1970-75

Card playing piece with plastic base for War of the Daleks prototype game, Denys Fisher, English, 1970-75

Playing piece plastic base for War of the Daleks prototype game, Denys Fisher, English, 1970-75

Circular card playing piece for War of the Daleks prototype game, Denys Fisher, English, 1970-75

Circular card playing piece for War of the Daleks prototype game, Denys Fisher, English, 1970-75
Physical description
A hand made and painted box with a board game playing surface. Two playing pieces of card set in clear plastic bases, one separate plastic base, two small circular card pieces and a blue plastic turning device. Everything is contained in a in white card sample box
Dimensions
  • Box length: 19¼in
  • Width: 15in
  • Depth: 2½in
Production typePrototype
Credit line
Given by the Palitoy Company
Object history
Part of the Palitoy Archive
Production
Attribution note: completely hand made and drawn
Collection
Accession number
B.2053:1 to 10-1999

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Record createdSeptember 6, 2000
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