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CADACO BAS-KET BASKETBALL GAME
1970 EDITION



Cadaco has been manufacturing this game since the 30's (a very similar 1/2 court game was put out by Whitman in the 20's).  Cadaco changed the artwork a number of times over the years but the game play is still the same as it was when it first came out 60+ years ago.   


CADACO BAS-KET GAME PARTS 1970

The game parts are in VERY GOOD-EXCELLENT condition.  The game is 100% complete.  It includes the playing field (with all levers in perfect working order), the backboards, the plastic baskets and the ball.  There are some light creases and other general wear to the court and backboards but still perfectly functional. The nets are free of tears and the rims are securely attached to the hoops.  The game uses a standard ping pong ball so I'm not sure if the ball is the original one that came with the game.  Overall I would grade the game parts 6-7 on a 10 scale (see condition guide below).

CADACO BAS-KET GAME BOX 1970

The game box is in VERY GOOD condition. The left side has faded from sun exposure, and there are a couple small tears in the cover art on the sides where it appears that some tape was removed.  No split corners.  I would grade it a 6 on a 10 scale (see condition guide below).

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CONDITION GUIDE: 

MINT (10):
 I will only give this grade to brand new, unused items. NEAR MINT (9):  Shows virtually no use.  Seldom if ever played.   Perhaps some very light handling creases to the instructions or other minor flaws with the game parts.  Boxes will have only the slightest hint of shelf wear.   EXCELLENT (7-8): The game has seen some use but it was obviously well taken care of.  Game parts might have some light handling creases or other signs of careful use.  Board might have just a hint of color loss or dented corners.  Boxes will have light rubbing to the artwork or perhaps some minor dishing or a very light stain.   VERY GOOD (5-6):  The game was not especially well cared for but it still has faired pretty well.  Game parts will show obvious use but nothing will be torn, badly stained or have any serious damage.  Box may have some rubbing, light staining, dishing, 1 or 2 neatly split corners, minor writing and/or a few pieces of tape.  No major structural damage and artwork will still be generally attractive.  GOOD (3-4): Obviously no care was taken with the game but it is still playable as is.  Game parts show considerable use but the game is complete with all parts in usable condition.  Box may have staining, writing, split corners, dishing and/or other structural damage but it will be intact and still usable.   POOR (1-2):  Only suitable to fill a space in your collection.  Game will be missing parts (these will be noted).  Box will have serious damage and may be missing aprons or badly torn.

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