ca. 1936
overall: 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.

Board game titled "CATCHALOT: GAME OF JUMPING SKILL" in original box. Cover of box is yellow with a green image of a sperm whale jumping out of the water as crew members in a nearby whaleboat spear it. A whaling ship at sail is in the background. Inside the game box is the game board, game pieces, and directions card. The wooden board is printed with the name of the game and a silhouette of a sperm whale, with red and green borders; across the center of the board, there are 6 rows of round holes into which the game pieces fit. The pieces are peg shaped; 5 red, 5 green, 1 unpainted. Directions for game play are printed on a yellow, folded card. Game made by Chester S. Howland of New Bedford, Massachussetts (copyrighted 1936); printed by A. E. Coffin Press, New Bedford, Massacussetts.


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