Vintage (1975) first-edition Wooden Ships & Iron Men naval military combat war board game. Published by Avalon Hill. Made in the USA.
THIS GAME HAS BEEN INVENTORIED AND IS COMPLETE WITH THE ORIGINAL INSTRUCTION BOOKLET.
About the game: Fighting ships in the age of sail! This classic Avalon Hill title details military engagements in the golden age of sail with a plethora of historical scenerios. Players take their groups of ships, form their ship lines, and then go to it. The game comes with a large generic ocean map overlaid with a hex grid. The ship counters occupy two hexes and include special rules for moving and firing with this design. Players can begin with the smaller scenerios and work up to whole fleets engaged in pitched battle.
Great man gift, gift for the military buff.
Inside the box:
- two-section mapboard | gamboard
- set of die-cut counters
- Advanced Tables reference card
- Rules of Play and Scenario manual
- Log Pad
- one die
Condition: In EXCELLENT! and complete condition. Game board sections lay flat, as they should, with NO! warping apparent. Reverse of game board sections show scuffs. Game board graphics are bright and vivid, text clear and legible. All printer materials are clear and legible with some yellowing of the paper from dampness and storage. Game has a slight musty odor upon opening the box from a long period of storage. Game box has expected shelf wear for a game from the mid 1970s with rub and wear to the corners and edges, small blemishes to the box fabric, some tears to the panels and some tape applied to hold base corners together. Box text is clear and legible, imagery bright and vivid.
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