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A lidded box, often made of oak or walnut with incised carving, designed to hold the family bible with its record of births, deaths and marriages. They were sometimes set on a stand and were popular in the 17th and 18th century, although there are also 19th century examples.
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An Australian timber games box, silky oak, cedar, pine and blackwood, monogrammed 'P.D.W' on the drawer front, circa 1900. 8 cm high, 39 cm wide, 12.5 cm deep

A Victorian burr timber and brass games box. Last quarter 19th century. The casket shaped box with fine figuration and gothic brass mounts and strapwork with remnant pietra dura jewels, partitioned to the interior and including ivory cribbage boards and ma

A Victorian mahogany games box including bone and ebony dominos, chess, cards, draughts, backgammon, croquet, horse racing etc. Provenance: George Lansell Collection Bendigo from the Fortuna mansion, by direct family descent. 24 cm high, 27 cm deep, 39 cm

A folding games box. two sectional, the exterior with an inlaid chess board, the interior with an inlaid backgammon board, 38 cm wide

Bone games set in a fitted walnut box comprising a full chess set (some losses the the finials on five white pawns & three red pawns), full checkers set totalling twelve white men & thirteen red men, twenty seven domino pieces, six miniature dice, four dec

An impressive English Regency games box with fitted interior

Antique Pietra Dura and leather games box, measures 18.8 cm x 12.8 cm x 5 cm

Tunbridge ware card games box, one with mosaic cribbage board to lid & retains T Barton manufacturers paper label to base, 20 x 12 x 6.5 cm approx

Tunbridge ware card games box, with removable cribbage board, 23 x 15 x 8 cm approx

Victorian timber games box comprising a full chess set, a full checkers set & two spares, twenty four dominos, a cribagge board & a hidden compartment. Loss of timber to the bottom left corner. Dimensions 32 x 21 x 16.5 cm

A good collection of vintage games including cribbage and Monopoly, with timber box

Italian tooled leather games box, the cover inset with bronzed metal plaque depicting a medieval scene, opening to reveal assorted coloured chips

Cedar book form games box. Inlaid chessboard marquetry to lid. Some losses, parts available. Length 32 cm

Late 19th century walnut games compendium containing vintage playing cards, dominoes, chess pieces, a removable folding chess board and checkers pieces. Dimensions 34 x 23 x 13.5 cm

An early 20th century games box with lift-up lid and fold-out front, contains chess set, draughts, cribbage, bezique, lead horse racing figures, dice and turned wooden shakers, two lift-out compartments, with key, marked 'Frank Hall, London 1925'. 24 x 23

A specimen wood games box, circa 1910.32 cm wide, 10 cm high

A New Zealand native timbers games' pieces box of rectangular shape opening to form a cribbage board, the sides veneered with burr totara. 18 x 9.5 x 97 (closed)

A leather bound simulated book games box with chess and draft pieces

A 19th century walnut and decorative pierced brass card and games box of shallow rectangular form, the hinged lid with a brass scrolling foliate and dice pierced and engraved spandrel at each corner, and a brass three playing card motif centred, the box fr

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