European 3

Flat box by F. AD. Richter & Cie AG., German makers of ‘Anker’ construction sets.

Box (334x223x45mm) is German. Made of wood covered with black fake-leather. The lid has 2 small locks. The inside is covered with cloth and contains 4 loose trays for the tiles and one with partitions for counters etc. There is also a sticker from the  manufacturer

Tiles (21x30x20mm) are German. Made of wood with on top a layer synthetic material. The by now faded characters etc. are typical for Richter. The O for Ostwind (E-wind) is an upside down Q. There are no spare tiles.

Counters are little flat sticks of dulled celluloid.

Dice (2x) are made of bone with Western denomination.

Wind indicators are absent.

Instruction manual is a Dutch publication by Richter, Rotterdam. The included folder contains playing directions and exact images of the tiles.