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Tortoise Shell Bezique Markers


£650.00

Category: Indoor Games

Subcategory: Parlour Games

Pair of Tortoise Shell Bezique Markers.
High quality pair of Bezique markers covered in tortoiseshell with ivory marker boards in their original green leather case. Expertly covered in tortoiseshell throughout with ivory score markers and ivory rear score boards. Fitted with a cribbage board in the middle and a metal drawer housing marker pegs and pencils. There are 27 ivory score clips some marked with scores in black 1,5,10,50,100,500,1000,5000.

Each board measures 3 X 8 inches

Bezique was developed in France and England in the 1860s, certain combinations of cards score various points, and the player with the most points wins.

  • Year: C 1870
  • Dimensions:
    H 4cm x W 23cm x D 9cm
    H 1½" x W 9" x D 3½"

  • Medium: Tortoise Shell, Ivory
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Reference Number: 26923