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2006.44.2211A-C (RS83173)

Description

Parker Brothers board game entitled: "Over the Fence."

Details

Maker
Parker Brothers Inc. (Maker)
Inscriptions
OVER THE / FENCE / PARKER BROTHERS / INCORPORATED / SALEM, MASS., NEW YORK / & LONDON (printed)
RULES FOR PLAYING THE GAME OF / OVER THE FENCE / PARKER BROS., Inc., Salem, Mass., New York and London / FOR TWO, THREE OR FOUR PLAYERS / Place the Fence in position in the slotted blocks. / 1. Each player is provided with a set of counters, consisting of one large and / four small counters of the same color. / 2. The idea of the game is by pressing the small counters with the large / one to make them jump the fence onto the numbered field beyond. / 3. Play in turn from the Felt starting square, each player snapping one / counter at a time. / 4. All counters landing of the Felt side of the Fence or out of the Box, are out / of the game, only those being counted that land faily in the Field beyond / the Fence. / 5. After all have played the score is taken the player making the highest / count WINS THE GAME. / 6. Each piece is counted for as many points as shown by the figure in which / space it rests. A piece resting on a line counts as One Point. / Illustrated Catalogue mailed on receipt of two cents in stamps. (On the back of the cover)
ON A LINE COUNTS ONE POINT (printed)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
Object type
Game
Descriptive terms
board games (game sets)
cardboard
Game, Board
Dimensions
1 x 15 7/8 x 9 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2211A-C
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
171726

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