The Game of Penny Post
Cardboard, wood, paper, metal
board: 20 x 19 1/4 in. ( 50.8 x 48.9 cm )
box: 1 5/8 x 21 x 11 1/2 in. ( 4.1 x 53.3 x 29.2 cm )
"The Game of Penny Post" board game with twenty-eight cardboard letters, a cardboard spinner with a metal arrow and a bi-fold paper covered cardboard game board in a paper covered cardboard and wood box; board chromolithographed with a grid of named streets, blocks filled with buildings, each numbered and a post office in the center; label applied to the reverse of the board inscribed, "THE GAME OF/ PENNY POST/ PUBLISHED BY/ Parker Brothers, Salem, MASS."; box cover chromolithographed with an image of a post office with a carriage in front and a medallion portrait of a postal carrier; box cover lithographed with the inscription, "THE GAME OF/ PENNY/ POST/ PUBLISHED & COPYRIGHTED BY/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS., U.S.A."
The Liman Collection
lithographed: on the board label: "THE GAME OF/ PENNY POST/ PUBLISHED BY/ Parker Brothers, Salem, MASS."
lithographed: on the box cover: "THE GAME OF/ PENNY/ POST/ PUBLISHED & COPYRIGHTED BY/ PARKER BROTHERS/ SALEM, MASS., U.S.A."
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