Vintage French Board Games

Breaktime-header B67853fa6b35cfd585458936c5ae3b0fJeu Du Massacre, circa 1890

The above game appears to be based upon the excitement of riding a roller coaster. The first roller coasters with fixed tracks and guard rails dated back to mid-19th century France.

23LesPetitesMains-Rentrée1914-JeuGuerreJusqu'au Bout – "New Game of War 1914"

The above game appears to have come out either during or directly after World War I.

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Name Unknown, Board Game, circa early 20th century

 This game about North America features a number of points of interest. What I like is that it highlighted the Flat Iron Building which used to stand at the corner of Broadway and Fifth Avenue and across from the old Toy Building.


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French version of The Game of Goose, Circa 19th century

The Game of Goose had been around since the 15th century. I have never seen one that was a charming looking as this one.

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