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Two Up Set x 2 - Recreation

From the Collection of Lara RSL Sub Branch McClelland Ave Lara Victoria

Wooden board holding two pennies
21cms long by 4cms wide
Object Registration
two up, pennies, kip, spinner, two tails, two heads, anzac day, rsl
Historical information
Two up origins can be traced back to Britain and Ireland. For Australians, the game arrived with the first fleet in 1788. The game in Australia has strong ties to shearers, miners and the military. Today, two up can only be legally played in Kalgoorlie, Broken Hill, and on ANZAC Day in RSL's around Australia.
When Made
Historic betting game since the arrival of the first fleet in 1788.
Inscriptions & Markings
Two up Set marked on wooden 'kip'.
Last updated
30 Jan 2020 at 1:47PM