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Wise Old Owl boardgame
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Details

Object ID 001070

Object Name Wise Old Owl boardgame

Object Desc Cardboard box with image of owl on lid containing five game cards, magnetic pieces, and wise old owl. Made by Novel Toy Co.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000940a-l

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Game

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,2001

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Toy Window Exhibit

Object Date 1935

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords games,board games,toys,Novel Toy Company,Wise Old Owl Game,boxes,


Title Wise Old Owl boardgame

Description Rectangular cardboard box containing The Wise Old Owl game. Box lid has large image of brown owl against blue starry sky with crescent moon. Graphics on lid (940b) state it is "A New Magic Magnetic Quiz Game." Made by the Novel Toy Company in New York. Box lid has instruction sheet glued inside. Box base is orange in color (940a) Box contains a large cardboard insert (940c), smaller blue insert (940d), brown owl with red circular base (940e), red round insert for owl (940f), five two-sided question and answer cards (940g-k), and a green wooden pointer (940l).

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 1.75

Length 0

Width 18.25

Depth 12

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Above measurements are for the box. Owl measures 2.5" tall and base is 1.25" wide

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Novel Toy Company

Maker Details New York

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY940a-l

Description

Conditions

Date NOV 14,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Box lid has edge wear and tearing, and is taped in several areas. Base has some edge wear. Cards and owl are in very good condition. All parts of game are included.


Events

Date NOV 14,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date NOV 14,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 6 from Room 1, Shelf 6 - automatic entry by admin


Date AUG 2,2015

Summary Status change

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


Date AUG 2,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Toy Window Exhibit from Room 1, Shelf 6 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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