Bamboo 15

Yellow and red tin box with sliding lid. By Mah-Jongg Sales Co. of America.

Box (250x117x56mm) ) is probably Chinese. The text ‘Made in China’ may just as well relate to the content. The tin box (Patent April 3, 1923) is printed all over with images and text. Inside are compartments for tiles etc. On the identical box of Cards 4 a Dutch sticker ‘Continental Mah-Jongg Sales Co.’ is pasted.

Tiles (20x27x10mm) are Chinese. Made of matured, average engraved bamboo. There are 4 spare tiles. One with trial Dots.

Counters are made of bone with western denomination.

Dice (4x) are made of bone with Chinese points. Their holder is a Cricket box.

Windindicator is a bettor made of red and yellow celluloid.

Instruction manualis Babcock’s booklet. Printed for the Mah Jongg Sales Co. of America. 10th edition July 1923.