Backgammon by Spear's Games (1980)
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Publisher: Spear's Games, 1980
|Board Game||Abstract||2 only||10+ Years||2 Dice||No|
A quality edition of the traditional game by well-known manufacturer Spear's. It comes with wooden pieces, dice, doubling cube and a solid board that weighs in at 440g. A sought-after edition.
The Condition of the Game For Sale
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The game is complete
Includes rule sheet (these are brief).
The contents are in good condition
This is first edition - although everything fits in the box, the pieces do not fit snugly in the plastic tray (see Guide).
The box is in good condition
Lid has some scuffing and a water stain to top left corner, but structurally sound and solid.
The Mailing Costs for Backgammon
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Delivery Within Mainland UK is £3.27
Service: Royal Mail Small Parcel 2nd Class
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Buyers Guide To Backgammon
There was an anomaly with the first edition - the wooden pieces would not all fit correctly in the plastic tray, which was manufactured slightly too small.
Information about Spear's Games
J.W.Spear was set up by Jacob Spear in 1879. Based near Nuremberg, Germany, it manufactured a variety of goods, as well as some games, which soon became its core product line. In 1932 a manufacturing was established in England, to produce games for the English-speaking market. In 1954 Spears was appointed UK licensee for Scrabble. It was a public company for nearly 30 years before being purchased by Mattel in 1994. Mattel continues to market Scrabble but most of Spears orginal games are only obtainable on the used market.
Backgammon by Spear's Games (1980)
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Delivery: Royal Mail Small Parcel 2nd Class
Total including delivery = £18.27
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