Vintage (1952) second-edition Star Reporter board game published by Parker Brothers.
THIS GAME HAS BEEN INVENTORIED AND IS COMPLETE with all push pins and original instructions.
Game overview: Based on a game originally issued back in 1937, in Star Reporter, players act as reporters for different newspapers all published in the fictional town of "Urbania". Each player attempts to bring in as much news as possible and to be 'on the spot' when a breaking headline story or scoop shows up.
Inside the box:
- 1 game board
- Deck of 63 NEWS cards (complete)
- Deck of 9 DISASTER cards (complete)
- Deck of 8 CATASTROPHE cards (complete)
- 2 original wooden dice
- 6 colored metal planes
- 6 colored metal telephones
- 6 colored pins with felt holder
- original box insert
- original instruction sheet
Condition of game: The game board and pieces are all in VERY GOOD! condition for a board game from the early 1950s. Metal planes and phones show wear to the paint. Cards are in good order with NO! rips or tears but show discoloration from age and a few creases and bends. All card text is fully legible and black-and-white imagery is clear and vivid with LITTLE TO NO! fading apparent. Board graphics show MINIMAL! fading and are clear as is the board text. Board has a strong, sturdy spine and lays flat, as it should. Game board has NO! rips or tears.
*** IMPORTANT NOTES: The game box has seen better days with breaks along all the panels top and bottom and a missing panel on the lid. The lid shows a small tear to the box fabric on the front. Box shows generalized discoloration from age. Original instructions are here and are clear and legible but again, the paper shows age discoloration. PLEASE NOTE BOARD GAMES MAY HAVE THE SMELL OF NICOTINE FROM PRIOR OWNERS especially games up to about the early 1980s when smoking was prevalent. Airing the game and components out within an area of good air flow normally sees this smell dissipate, if present, after a day or so. ***
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