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S/5704 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 half pennies. 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.

Sold 12 in. (30.5 cm.) Wide
19 in. (48.5 cm.) Deep
2 in. (5 cm.) High
English Circa 1870