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Games of Checkers Back-Gammon and Tousel

board game

An early copyright date of 1877, on McLoughlin's combination game board, demonstrates the enduring popularity of two games. Both checkers and backgammon, as well as a game called Tousel, made this game especially fun. Enclosed in a slip case, the game board folds out and the implements are all housed inside. Many manufacturers produded combination games; doubtless consumers thought them better bargains.

  • Manufacturer: McLoughlin Brothers
  • Material: printed paper | cardboard
  • Origin: New York, NY
  • Style: strategy
  • Object ID: 107.3784
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