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Board Game - Chinese Star Checkers

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc 1 Civic Drive Kew Victoria

Description
Original packaging in a labelled cardboard box that includes a board games played by moving checkers from the triangle closets to each player to the opposite side of the board. The game includes multicoloured marbles.
Size
310x310mm
Object Registration
2014.0007
Keywords
chinese checkers, john sands pty ltd
Historical information
Chinese Chequers was first commercially produced in 1938, although it is not Chinese, nor a form of checkers. The maker of the game, John Sands Pty Ltd produced board games between 1929 and 1978. Milton Bradley is a famous American board game manufacturer.
When Made
c.1938
Made By
John Sands Pty Ltd (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Cover of box: "Chinese Star Checkers - A game from the Orient for all ages.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:13AM