Vintage (1968) Scribbage board game published by E.S. Lowe (a division of Copp Clark Games) as game no 708.
THIS GAME HAS BEEN INVENTORIED AND IS INCOMPLETE, missing the sand timer (the stand for the timer is in the box). Any timing device could be used from a stopwatch to the timer on most cell phones. Original instruction sheet, printed in both English and French, is also in the box.
About the game: First published by the E.S. Lowe Company in 1963, this is the second edition of this crossword cubes game. The game may be played individually or in partnership. The player throws the letter cubes from the dice cup and tries to form words, in crossword or Scrabble fashion, as quickly as possible. Jokers appear on two of the cube faces. The challenge is that all words must be connected. Each letter has a point value and the summed value of those is the positive score, while points are deducted for any unused cubes. Letters used in more than one word are counted for each word.
Inside the box: as stated, this game is almost complete missing only the sand timer device (the stand for the timer is in the box) and inside the box you will receive:
- 13 letter cubes
- 1 original Scribbage dice cup
- 1 rubber base for a timer device
- original instruction sheet (English on one side, French language on the other)
- original box inserts
Condition of game: Games pieces are all in EXCELLENT! condition. There is wear to the branding about the dice cup and there is a tear to the top of the instruction sheet. The instructions are clear and legible and are provided in both English and French. Game box shows MODERATE! shelfwear for a game from the period with rub and wear to the corners and edges. Game box has NO! split, torn or broken corners. There are blemishes here and there to the box fabric.
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