Uncle Sam's Mail

Object Number: 
2000.712
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 )
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."
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group