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    Civil War "Union Checker Board." Glazed paper and cloth folding checker board which measures 9.375" x 9.875"; squares are printed in blue. The corners are painted with full color American flag, 18th / 4th Corps Badge , the initials "M.A.W." and the date "October 9th 1864". There are fifteen yellow game pieces and fourteen red pieces; the reverse sides are printed as chess pieces. On the lower margin of board is printed; "Published by C.D. Andrews & Co 116 Washington St Boston" and is dated 1861. On the exterior of the board is painted "M.A.H. October 9th 1864". The set is housed in its original oil cloth pouch which measures 5.25" x 10.25", lined in blue silk, on which is embroidered the initials "M.A.W."

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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