S/3369 Antique 19th Century Mahogany Shove Halfpenny Board
A good quality solid mahogany shove halfpenny board, having inset hinged brass deciding rods to each horizontal line, a brass semi-circular raised gallery to one end, and ten Georgian halfpennies. These boards were often found in inns and public houses for people to pass away the time or to hold a competition. The whole has a good rich colour and retains a patination.
14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) Wide
23¼ in. (59 cm.) Deep
1 in. (2.5 cm.) High
English Circa 1870