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E.S. LOWE BIG LEAGUE
GAME OF BASEBALL 1943




This is a simple, fast playing dice game.  It is part of a series of "pocket-size" games issued by Lowe in the 40's.  The tiny wood pegs and dice are stored in a sliding tray under a thick wooden field.  Comes in a nice imitation leather binder.

E.S. LOWE BIG LEAGUE GAME OF BASEBALL 1943 parts

The game parts are in VERY GOOD condition.  The game is 100% complete.  It includes 10 wooden pegs, 3 dice, instructions and score sheets (1 original and a few photocopies).   I believe that all parts are original to this edition of the game.  Overall I would grade the game parts 6 on a 10 scale (see condition guide below).  

E.S. LOWE BIG LEAGUE GAME OF BASEBALL 1943 Box

The game box is in VERY GOOD condition.  There is a small sticker affixed to the inside of the case.  I don't think this can be removed without tearing the case.   I would grade it a 5 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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