This  late 1800's  Century Bell & Hammer game was first published n Britain in 1816 it is a fun family gambling game which uses eight special six-sided dice. All the dice are blank except for one of their faces. These faces depict one to six spots, a bell and a hammer. There are 5 cards, depicting a bell, a hammer, a bell and hammer, an inn, and a white horse.

Players bid for the cards and after all cards are auctioned off, take turns to roll the dice, receiving or paying bets according to the roll and the cards they hold.

The box contains the original instructions.

This box measures 12cm l 9.5cm d x 6cm h

c1890/1900's

 

Antique Bell & Hammer Game

£95.00Price
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