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Ten Pin Tinker

game

The Toy Tinkers offered several games in addition to the construction sets that most people associate with the company. Made of wood and metal and painted in bright, eye-catching colors, games like Ten Pin Tinker first sold in 1925. A bowling game that was available until 1927, Tinker Ten Pins was advertised with a jaunty jingle: "In bright and pretty colors of yellow, red, and blue, These Tinker Ten Pins will, we're very sure, bring much delight to you."

  • Manufacturer: Toy Tinkers
  • Material: wood | paint | cardboard
  • Origin: Evanston, IL
  • Object ID: 114.5620
  • Credit Line: Gift of Anne Heuer Lewis
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