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Playing Games in the Great Outdoors

Playing Games in the Great Outdoors

A Sampling Jacks Jacks, also called jackstones, fivestones, or dibs, is one of the oldest and most widespread games in the world. Children in ancient Egypt played a version of the game, known as “knucklebones,” with sheep toe bones. The game of knucklebones led to dice games for boys, and a version of modern jacks […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Scale model barber’s chair, $42,000, Victorian Casino

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Scale model barber’s chair, $42,000, Victorian Casino

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Scale model barber’s chair, $42,000, Victorian Casino Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World An exceptional salesman’s sample barber chair, a beautifully detailed scale model made by Theo A. Kochs (Chicago), sold for $42,000 at an auction held May 2-4 by Victorian Casino Auctions in Las Vegas, Nev. Also, a five-cent […]