Monopoly

Object Number: 
2001.161
Date: 
copyright 1936
Medium: 
Cardboard, wood, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 19 x 16.5 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Monopoly board game comprising of over 119 game pieces including; 3 instruction leaflets; 2 green dice; 8 player pieces; 12 red hotels; 32 green houses; 28 title deeds; 32 community chest and chance cards; 1 board game; 1 pencil; a stack of monopoly money; cover "Monopoly/REG. U.S. PATENT OFFICE/$/POPULAR EDITION/PARKER BROTHERS INC./SALEM, MASS., NEW YORK, LONDON/NUMBER 8/U.S. PATENTS 1,509,312-2,026,082 MADE IN U.S.A." green, black and silver lid.
Gallery Label: 
Since 1935 Monopoly game has been the best-selling game in America.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Virginia M. Giovinco
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group