Cootie Game Junior

Cootie Game Junior
Cootie Game Junior
Title
Cootie Game Junior
Date 
1930-1950
Medium 
Paper, plastic, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in. (10.2 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm)
Description 
Green rectangular box handheld game, wartime landscape imagery with three-dimensional metal "cage" ontop and five plastic capsules.
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2009.52.73
Marks 
Back paper label: COOTIE GAME/ Reg. U.S. Pat. Office/ JUNIOR/ CAPTURE THE COOTIES/ Fascinating New European Game/ (For all ages in life)/ The object of the game is to capture and/ imprison all the cooties in the pen./ A very entertaining game can be played/ by using four to twelve of the games, giving/ each player one. The player who impri-/ sons all the Cooties the quickest wins./ GOOD FOR YOUR NERVES/ Patented/ United States/ Canada-England-France/ James r. Irvin & Co., Inc./ Manufacturers, Importers and Exporters/ CHICAGO, U.S.A.
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Creative: Tronvig Group