Object ID 000716
Object Name Monopoly Board Game
Object Desc Cardboard play board, small red box that says Monopoly and holds peices. 32 Green house, 8 large red hotels, 5 smaller red hotels, and 7 various colored and shaped player peices, all painted wood. 17 Red Chance cards, and 10 yellow Community Chest cards.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000682a-c
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Toy Window Exhibit
Start Year Range 1951
End Year Range 1952
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Monopoly,Parker Brothers,games,toys,board games,boxes,
Title Monopoly Board Game
Description Cardboard play board, small red box that says Monopoly and holds peices. 32 Green house, 8 large red hotels, 5 smaller red hotels, and 7 various colored and shaped player peices, all painted wood. 17 Red Chance cards, and 10 yellow Community Chest cards.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details The above are the box. The board is 19.25 inches long, by 19.25 inches long, and is 1/8 inch thick. The playing cards are 3 inches, by 1.75 inches wide. The larger hotels are .75 inches long, by .5 inches wide, and .75 inches tall. Smaller hotels are same length, .5 inch tall, and .5 inch wide. Green houses are .5 inches wide by .5 long, by alittle less than .5 inches tall. For the play peices the diameter is .75 inches, and vary from 1.5 inches tall, to .75 inches tall.
Place of Origin
Maker Parker Brothers
Maker Details Made in 1951, Parker Brothers introduced a new version of the Popular Edition with a red trimmed box. They were sold along side the green box versions from years before.
Date APR 8,2013
Assessor Hannah Lartz
Notes The box top and bottom are marked up with pencil, probably from playing, adding up money totals. The lid is stained, and very dirty. The board is worn near the edges of the back seam. Some cards are warped from bending. Otherwise, all the other pieces seem in fine condition.