Antique 1870's Games Pilgrims Progress Tower Of Babel Going To Sunday School Yqz

Antique 1870's Games Pilgrims Progress Tower Of Babel Going To Sunday School Yqz

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Gorgeous McLoughlin Bros Board Games 3 in 1 AMAZNG COND

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Up in this sale is a circa 1870's McLoughlin Brothers three in one game set of games. Featuring; Pilgrim's Progress, Tower of Babel and Going to Sunday School. It is COMPLETE with 20 Pieces, spinner, directions, the story of Pilgrim's Progress and the original case. The gameboard is a thicker board that folds in half, with one side having Pilgrim's Progress on it, the other side it has Tower of Babel on one half and Going to Sunday School on the other. Bright, fantastic illustrations on both sides and yes they are still attached, not torn apart the way so many old games are when you find them.

The slip case is in good condition, missing one side, it has more wear from doing its job over the last 140 years or so of protecting the games within.

Don't let this one get away from you, it is an extremely rare find, especially in this condition.

We found the following on Game Board Geek site on the internet:

The McLoughlin brothers are considered the foremost American children's book and game makers of the late 19th century. The colorful chromolithographic artwork used for box covers, game boards, and cards were illustrated by a largely anonymous group of artists employed by the company.

McLoughlin Brothers, Inc., produced lavishly illustrated children's books, board games, blocks and puzzles, and a plethora of card games. The majority of the illustrations for these novelties originated from previously published books by the company, including general portrayals of children, animals and holiday celebrations. Many of the images used for the playing cards in The Merry Christmas Games were originally used in McLoughlin Brothers ABC and Animal books.

McLoughlin Bros. was a publishing firm that began in 1828 and was active until 1920, at which point it was sold to Milton Bradley. Some of the most collected and valuable American game boards were produced by the McLoughlins.

Games of the Pilgrim's Progress, Going to Sunday School and Tower of Babel (1875)

An integrated three game set produced by McLoughlin Brothers, in true bookcase style. The wooden playing board has a pair of book-like spines on one side and the illusion of book pages on the others, with an outer slip case to hold everything together. The set also contains a dual arrowed spinning indicator which its makers proclaimed as "A Complete and Unobjectional Substitute for, and Improvement on Dice, Teetotums, &c."

In the basic Pilgrim's Progress game, played on the outer board halves, a player must move both of his pieces (two pawns: a Pilgrim and a Staff) by the number of spaces indicated by the dual spinner until he reaches the Giant Despair space. He then moves his Pilgrim alone until it lands by exact count on the Golden Gate, and thence (if not displaced) to victory in the Celestial City. Rules for three other variants are also included. These use various combinations of board spaces and require differing numbers of pieces.

In Going to Sunday School, played in one of the inner board halves, players spin and move around the board. Essentially, the player that lands on the most picture spaces (10 special spaces, each illustrating a virtue or a vice) is the winner.

The Tower of Babel, played in the other inner board half, combines a race for the top of the tower with a race to the bottom. Different rules apply to each race within the game. The winners of each half have a spin-off to determine the overall winner.

Rule booklet (Ours also has the story of Pilgrim's Progress)
12 round-headed (Pilgrim) wood pawns (Ours has 14)
6 pointed-headed (Staff) wood pawns
Dual arrowed spinner
Wooden game board
Slip case
Estimated shipping weight, (packaged) is 4 lbs 8 oz in a 24 x 16 x 8 box. The Calculator is not always right - if the shipping looks too high email us and we will give you an accurate quote prior to the sale ending. ************ What a great find!

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