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Uncle Sam's Mail

Uncle Sam's Mail
Title
Uncle Sam's Mail
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 13.3 x 41.3 cm )
Description 
Board game with box, board, and playing pieces; box cover lithographed with illustrations of a mailman delivering mail, a steamship, a train, a mail box, the pony post and Uncle Sam; cover inscribed, "UNCLE SAM'S/ MAIL/ BRADLEYS/ THE WORLDS BEST GAMES/ MADE IN AMERICA/ MILTON BRADLEY CO., SPRINGFIELD , MASS., U.S.A."; square board set into the box with twenty-eight mail bags labeled with the names of U.S. cities around the edges and dead letter offices in the corners; two dice cups,a spinner, and four playing pieces.
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.712
Marks 
lithographed: on the box cover: "UNCLE SAM'S/ MAIL/ BRADLEYS/ THE WORLDS BEST GAMES/ MADE IN AMERICA/ MILTON BRADLEY CO., SPRINGFIELD , MASS., U.S.A."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group