Point counters

Object Number: 
INV.11738ab
Date: 
ca. 1886-1910
Medium: 
Plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 3 x 3/8 in. ( 3.2 x 7.6 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
marked: in two windows on obverse of each counter: "GAMES" and "POINTE" impressed: on lower edge of each counter: "PAT'D JAN 28, 1878 OCT. 12, 1886"
Description: 
Two rectangular plastic point counters each with two internal wheels on which numbers are marked and two round windows in which numbers appear.
Gallery Label: 
The term plastic is used in this case to identify a resinous material that probably combined natural and synthetic elements.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group