Antique Passe-Boules Fairground Game

£450.00

On sale in this LOT is a rare French fairground folk-art Passé-boules ball toss game circa 1920, made from wood, painted polychrome and lithographed paper print on the front.

Antique ball toss game, so-called passé-boule high-rectangular, box-shaped structure centric at the lower part circular opening for the ball at the base a tripartite drawer, slanting downwards towards the front with score inscriptions obverse fitted with lithographed paper depicting a detailed rendered a French Musketeer with his mouth wide open.

Description

Antique Passe-Boules Fairground Game Circa 1920

On sale in this LOT is a rare French fairground folk-art Passé-boules ball toss game circa 1920, made from wood, painted polychrome and lithographed paper print on the front.

Antique ball toss game, so-called passé-boule high-rectangular, box-shaped structure centric at the lower part circular opening for the ball at the base a tripartite drawer, slanting downwards towards the front with score inscriptions obverse fitted with lithographed paper depicting a detailed rendered a French Musketeer with his mouth wide open.

Dimensions:  H 24″ x W 12″ x D 7″

Condition: Overall this items in good condition, consistent with age, this item is an antique fairground artefact so expect wear and tear, structurally sound, wonderful condition considering its age fascinating relict from the history of fun fairs / fairgrounds from the Golden Age of the art of showmen. The item shows obvious scratches, a crack to the left front section and light wood surface wear to the base as highlighted in the close up shots provided.

Postage:

Please get in touch in advance of a purchase to clarify P&P on this time as this vary dependent upon your global location.

Global shipping is possible so please view all shipping details as explained. With items of this fragile and rare nature we always recommend recorded/tracked postage with adequate insurance cover. This may cost a bit more, but at least you are covered from accidents that may take place whilst in transit.

Disclaimer: At The House of Antiques we try our upmost to relay descriptions and the origin of items sold in our store. We also aim to visualise through pictorial reference the items that are for sold as best we can. The disclaimer is for the customer and makes sure assumptions that can sometimes be made are avoided. We always aim to make sure our customers are not disappointed or misinformed about items that are for sale in our store. For this reason we strongly recommend that relevant questions relating to the item in question are proposed to us directly, additionally all photographs are used as reference and as part of the advertisement.

Shipping: At The House of Antiques we aim to ship your purchased item in 2 working days. The item is packed well and shipped via Parcelforce or Royal mail at the buyers cost. Additional to this we used a few carefully selected couriers in the UK to deliver our most fragile or larger item. The courier option is applied at the buyers cost, so please get in touch with us directly for further information.

Our promise: At The House of Antique we believe in what we do, deliver what we say we will deliver, and make sure that our unique items are presented and delivered as we would expect them to be presented and delivered to us. Customer service and satisfaction is as important as the item itself and we believe this is why our customers keep coming back for more beautiful and unique item to decorate their lives with.

Item Condition

Postage

Please get in touch in advance of a purchase if you based outside of the UK to clarify P&P on this item as this varies dependent upon your global location. Global shipping is possible so please view all shipping details as explained. With items of this fragile and rare nature we always recommend recorded/tracked postage with adequate insurance cover. This may cost a bit more, but at least you are covered from accidents that may take place whilst in transit.

Disclaimer

We do our upmost to relay descriptions and the origin of items sold in our store. We also aim to visualise through pictorial reference the items that are for sold as best we can. The disclaimer is for the customer and makes sure assumptions that can sometimes be made are avoided. We always aim to make sure our customers are not disappointed or misinformed about items that are for sale in our store. For this reason, we strongly recommend that relevant questions relating to the item in question are proposed to us directly, additionally all photographs are used as reference and as part of the advertisement.

Shipping

We aim to ship your purchased item in 2 to 3 working days. The item is packed well and shipped via Parcelforce or Royal mail. Additional to this we used a few carefully selected couriers in the UK to deliver our most fragile or larger item. The courier option is applied at the buyer’s cost, so please get in touch with us directly for further information.

Cancellation / Refunds

We are unable to refund any item which is purchased unless the item is different from what is described in the advert stated. We go to a lot of effect to ensure our customers are happy with their items and purchases. Therefore, we strongly suggest the customer consider the purchase/view all pictures and close ups and propose as many questions via email before a purchase is made. We do no refund our customers if they choose to change their mind about the purchase unfortunately, we will however offer a full refund of the item (excluding postage) if the item once received is not as described, this however can only take place within 48hr of the item being received by the customer. Once an item has been received and if a cancellation has been agreed by The House of Antiques management team, the customer is liable for the cost and insurance of postage if the item needs to be sent back to us in London.

Our Promise

We believe in what we do, deliver what we say we will deliver, and make sure that our unique items are presented and delivered as we would expect them to be presented and delivered to us. Customer service and satisfaction is as important as the item itself and we believe therefore our customers keep coming back for more beautiful and unique item to decorate their lives with.

Photographs

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Memoria Draco – IMDb

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AJF Films

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