Lot 381 of 443:
Tin game of English Channel swim  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$12
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
"Sandy Andy" Across the Channel - game on tin sheet in which players "swim" across the English Channel

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Place:
Pittsburgh, PA

Publisher:
Wolverine Supply & Mfg. Co.

Date:
c.1920's

Description:

Tin sheet pictorially printed in colors, with two spinning arrows indicating distance players are to advance. 41.8x41.8 cm (16½x16½").

Board game designed to profit from the publicity generated by the numerous cross-channel swims in the 1920's by such swimmers as Henry Sullivan, Enrique Tirabocchi, the American Charles Toth, all in 1923, and three years later by Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to successfully make the swim. 


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Condition:
Some scratches and wear, spots from oxidization, good condition.

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Item number:
309280
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