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Object ID 002483

Object Name Marks Bros. Co. Flipp Game

Object Desc Marks Bros. Co. Flipp Game made of wood with coin insert.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002224

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Game


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 15

Object Date

Start Year Range 1920

End Year Range 1940

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Marks Brothers Company,Flipp game,games,toys,

Title Marks Bros. Co. Flipp Game

Description Wood Marks Bros. Co. Flipp game. Wood is a rich reddish bown color. Rectangular frame with glass window. Background colors are black, white, green yellow, and red. Background text says "Matching Colors Counts Double. Flipp. Mfd by Marks Bros. Co. Boston Mass U.S.A. 20 30 40." On the wooden frame there is a red nob that twists the wooden catcher inside the glass. There is an entry and exit slot for a coin. The base of the game is a wooden plank.


Approx Collection Date

Height 13

Length 10.5

Width 3.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The plank platform is larger in length and width than the game frame

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Marks Brothers Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2224



Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Good

Assessor SK

Notes The Flipp game is in good condition. The exterior of the wooden frame has some surface scratches, markings, and chips. The glass window has some surface grime. The game seems to be in working order since all the machinery is able to move.


Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 15 from Room 4, Shelf 14 - automatic entry by admin