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Object ID 000645

Object Name Cress Educational Board game

Object Desc Round red Cress Educational Board spelling game. Board has moveable letter tiles which you can position to spell words.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000618

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General Category History

Category Game


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Toy Window Exhibit

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords games,toys,educational toys,Cress Educational Board game,spelling,

Title Cress Educational Board game

Description Original Cress Educational boards reversible. Patented Oct. 1912- April 20, 1915-May 23, 1916- June 16, 1925. Made in side has letters the other has numbers. There are 35 letter/number blocks. Images of storybook characters on front and back. These are in black and white and there are 11 of these on each side.


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Diameter 13

Circumference 35.5

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



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Maker Cress Educational

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Image Caption CMY618



Date MAR 28,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes edges are scraped of color. There are many scratches that discolor the red making the scratched areas white. dusty. There is a large rip in the red label paper exposed cardboard.Rust on metal parts. mark on the letter I small smudge on the bottom left A R has a diagonal pencil mark Y white paint on the top right 1 has something on it on top 4 has black smudge = has a dent in the side the division sign has a pencil mark and 4 has a smudge at the top


Date MAR 28,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 28,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Toy Room Exhibit from Toy Room Exhibit - automatic entry by admin