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arcade game

Bernie Rabkin and his father Louis operated several penny arcades, along with some amusement rides, in Coney Island and New Jersey during the mid-twentieth century. Rabkin at some point constructed a ring toss game for use in one of the arcades. Simply but carefully designed, the six wooden blocks were exactly sized and angled. They look like easy targets for the wooden hoops that arcade patrons threw, but actually the game was more difficult than it seemed. .

  • Material: wood
  • Origin: New Jersey
  • Style: carnival
  • Object ID: 116.3654
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