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Spedem Auto Race Game

Object Name: Table game
Date: 1929
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Medium: Cardboard, paper, metal, wood
Dimensions: Open (board): 17 5/8 × 17 1/4 in. (44.8 × 43.8 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: "Spedem Auto Race Game" board game with a bi-fold paper covered cardboard game board and separate playing pieces box; playing pieces include a paper covered cardboard dice cup, six wooden die with the sides marked, "B/ D/ P/ S/ F/ M", six metal cars labeled, "DODGE", "FORD", "PAIGE", "STUTZ", "BUICK" and "MAX" and 12 handwritten cards numbered 1 through 6; board chromolithographed with a U-shaped six lane race track around a green with cars, men and three buildings; board inscribed, "SPE/ DEM/ AUTO RACE/ SPE/ DEM/ AUTO RACE/ START/ FINISH/ BLOW-OUT LOSE ONE THROW/ ACCIDENT RETURN TO START/ ALL-FAIR INCORPORATED CHURCHVILLE, N. Y. MADE IN U.S.A./ PATENTED APRIL 20, 1922"; label on the reverse of the board with a race car and the inscription, "AN ALL-FAIR GAME/ SPE/ DEM/ AUTO RACE/ GAME/ COPYRIGHT 1929 BY ALL-FAIR INCORPORATED CHURCHVILLE, N. Y. MADE IN U.S.A."
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.513
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Marks: lithographed: on the board: "SPE/ DEM/ AUTO RACE/ SPE/ DEM/ AUTO RACE/ START/ FINISH/ BLOW-OUT LOSE ONE THROW/ ACCIDENT RETURN TO START/ ALL-FAIR INCORPORATED CHURCHVILLE, N. Y. MADE IN U.S.A./ PATENTED APRIL 20, 1922" lithographed: on the board label: "AN ALL-FAIR GAME/ SPE/ DEM/ AUTO RACE/ GAME/ COPYRIGHT 1929 BY ALL-FAIR INCORPORATED CHURCHVILLE, N. Y. MADE IN U.S.A." lithographed: on the box cover: "TOYS/ ALL-FAIR/ GAMES/ AUTO RACE/ GAME"