Capitol Dominoes

Object Number: 
2001.125
Date: 
1950-1970
Medium: 
Paper, wood
Dimensions: 
Each (dominoe): 2 x 1 x 3/4 in. (5.1 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm) Overall: 1 x 9 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 23.5 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Table game with 28 black wood dominoes and an instruction sheet; on lid cover, on the left-hand side an image of Capitol in Washington on top of red, white and blue stripes, scrolled on top of the image is "HALSAM"; on the right hand side, six white stars across top of box and five at the bottom; "CAPITAL/DOMINOES/DOUBLE SIX by Halsam" on the top lid of the left-hand side; on lid apron is the Halsam logo, "CAPITOL DOMINOES by Halsam, set no. 630-DOUBLE SIX CONTENTS 28 PIECES; also a price sticker "Lit Brothers/2R 125/$1.00"
Gallery Label: 
The Halsam Products Company of Chicago, Illinois was founded in 1917 by Hal Elliot and Sam Goss, whose combined first names created the Halsam name. Halsam is one of the most enduring names in American toys.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carol Colby Tanenbaum
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group