Antique 1863 CIVIL WAR JOHN GILL HEDGEHOG CAST IRON CRIBBAGE BOARD. 1863 By Designer John Gill Hedghog Cribbage Board Cast Iron Sculpture. CIVIL WAR JOHN GILL HEDGEHOG CRIBBAGE BOARD, CAST IRON, VICTORIAN, BRASS WITH PINS. The John Gill Manufacturing Co. Patent #40999 issued on 12/22/1863.
The board is made of cast iron, with 120 metal pegs, 60 on each side, which pull up for keeping score. There are 18 regular pegs plus 3 large pegs down the center of the board for keeping track of games won.
From other auctions, this item has some paint loss that would require conservation to bring it to the original specifications. There is some normal wear and loss to paint, but no damage to the board itself. The base sits on four small brass "feet".
Measurements are approximately L -10 5/8 by W- 3 3/4 H - 1 1/4and weight is 4 lbs. This 1863 John Gill Hedghog Cribbage Board made out of cast iron and original Victorian paint. The board was produced by C.
This is the most highly regarded and most sought after of all cribbage boards. The pegs raise and lower into the board with no danger of being lost.
John Gill Hedgehog Style Patented 1863 Cast Iron Cribbage Board is a superb piece of 19th Century Patented Cast Iron. Game playing was an important part of American 19th century life, and Mr. Gill patented and produced a fine piece to help people wile away their time. This cribbage board is in original condition showing minimal wear to the paint and decorations. The item "Antique 1863 CIVIL WAR JOHN GILL HEDGEHOG CAST IRON CRIBBAGE BOARD" is in sale since Sunday, January 14, 2018.
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