An exceptionally rare table top racing car game. Dating from around 1905 the game has original vintage cars. The cast models seated on two rotating rails. Originally there would have been cast metal drivers for each car, two of the originals still remain.
The game is complete with its finishing flag, original numbering and green baise top. The cars are rotated via a spring pull system worked from the lever on the front.
The ornate tin cartouche has the initials J L and what appears to be a serial number. The base of the body is wood framed with paper hessian original covering as is the box lid. Board dimensions = 10.5 x 10.5 inches. Height with lid = 6.25 inches. The item "RACING CAR (GAME) C1900 (RARE) VINTAGE CARS (WORKING) ORIGINAL BOX" is in sale since Thursday, April 6, 2017.This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Games\Board & Traditional Games\Vintage Manufacture". The seller is "houseofvega" and is located in Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in continental Asia, European Union member countries, Australia.