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Object ID 003469

Object Name Sorry board game

Object Desc Box contains board, pieces, cards from this Parker Bros. game.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003105a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Game


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 6

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords toys,board game,games,Sorry,

Title Sorry board game

Description Parker Brothers slide pursuit game. Has box lid, box, board, 4 sets of four pieces, and cards. Registered in the US patent office. Made by the Parker Brothers, Inc.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.5

Length 18

Width 9.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Parker Brothers, Inc.

Maker Details Located in Salem, Mass. This game was adopted by Parker Brothers in 1934. Sorry can be traced back to England, where the name was trademarked in 1929. A Canadian patent was in 1932. The company began/was founded in 1883, and was originally called George S. Parker Company until George's brother joined five years later.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3105a-c



Date JUN 21,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Edges and corners are frayed. A part of one side is missing the blue top of cardboard. Discoloration on the front side of lid.


Date AUG 6,2015

Summary Status change

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

Date AUG 6,2015

Summary Location change

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