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Touring England - early board game. England, 1930s

Opening price: $200

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Touring England - The first edition of the famous English board game for children to learn about English cities, published by Geographia LTD - London. England, 1930s. Complete. Rare.

The game is intended for four players where each player receives eight cards. Each player must arrange the cards in the shortest route possible. Each car has a different color to advance to the destination according to the number thrown in the dice. This way the children learn the locations of the cities and the different routes between cities. Due to its success with children across the kingdom, the game was published time and time again countless times over the years. Before us is the very first edition released in the mid-1930s.

The game includes:
Game board - Map of England with "driving routes". 50x37 cm.
Four toy cars (game pieces).
32 cards (complete set).
Two original dice. And original dice shaker.
Instruction sheet.
Original box.

Original box and all parts complete. Tear in one side of the box. Instruction sheet photocopied. Overall good condition.

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251. Touring England - early board game. England, 1930s