Vintage (1960) Archie Ball | Archieball wooden marbles strategy board game made in USA by Skor-Mor. Complete.
THIS GAME HAS BEEN INVENTORIED AND IS 100% COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS ON BACK OF BOX.
Game overview: Archie Ball | Archieball is a strategy-based game. Players are dealt hands of cards containing specific patterns and a central trough of white and dark colored balls sits in the middle of the table between all players. Each player, on their turn, is allowed to lift one ball out of the tray and place it on either end of the line. Because the tray is slightly curved, all the remaining balls bunch together. Players try to win pattern cards by moving the wooden balls to match the card pattern.
One of the rarer board games, using all-wooden pieces, from the 1960s.
Inside the box: as stated, this game is complete and inside the box you will receive:
- 1 2-part WOODEN trough that connects
- 9 WOODEN marbles | balls: 4 dark, 5 light
- 1 deck of 16 Archie Ball pattern cards
- Instructions for game play are printed on the back of the game box
Condition: Games components are all in EXCELLENT! condition. All cards are clear and legible with NO! ripped, torn, or creased cards and NO! dog-eared corners. The paper of the cards does show spots of yellowing from age. The wooden trough, which connects via a wooden dowel, is in EXCELLENT!, clean and unbroken condition and joins and comes apart easily and well as it should. All 9 of the wooden balls are here. Game box has a lot of "sqishing" from storage, light rub and wear and some yellowing from age. Box has NO! split, torn, or broken corners. Inside lid of the box has some white paint | white-out stains on it. The instructions, printed on the back of the box bottom, are clear and legible. Fantastic condition for a 1960s board game.
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