Milton Bradley Co. Antique ca. 1909 “Rip Van Winkle” Reading Game for Sale
Milton Bradley Co. Antique ca. 1909 “Rip Van Winkle” Reading Game
We have for you a ca. 1909 “Rip Van Winkle” reading game in box that was manufactured by Milton Bradley of Springfield, Massachusetts.
This game consists of forty cards in a box featuring an illustration of Rip Van Winkle. The accompanying booklet contains directions and the text of the story of Van Winkle. Blank marks replace words in certain spots of the script. The reader pauses at each blank and the players read the words on the cards. We counted the cards in this box and came up with 39. The booklet is present and in great condition. The box is in great condition for its age.
For its age, this piece is in great all original condition with no breaks, restorations, repairs, or touch-ups. This piece shows the usual patina, fading, dust, chips, scuffs, surface rust, scratches, missing accessories, and wear that are to be expected from age and play. The box is approximately 6 ¾” L x 5 ½” W. We invite you to view the photos to further determine quality and condition.
A brief history of Milton Bradley of East Longmeadow and Springfield, Massachusetts:
1860 to date
Slogan “Maker of the World`s Best Games”
Founder: Milton Bradley
Specialty: Games, puzzles, blocks, optical toys, kindergarten aids. Noted Bradley games included, “Babe Ruth Baseball”, “Checkered Game of Life”, “Game of Mail Express & Accommodation”. Logos at various stages identified firm as Milton Bradley Company, Milton Bradley & Co., Milton Bradley Co.
1 in stock
|Dimensions||10 × 10 × 6 in|