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The Monopoly Man in Leeds: Waddington Plc

University of Huddersfield history student and library volunteer Haaris Mahmood continues his series of articles for The Secret Library, by looking back over the achievements of the Waddington company in the first-half of the 20th-century… 950 more words

Leeds History

BBC: Waddingtons board games archive reveals wacky finds

BBC: Waddingtons board games archive reveals wacky finds. “When one of Britain’s biggest game makers folded it left behind a huge archive of titles. But for every family favourite, there were quite a few you might not have heard of.” I also have to include this sentence, which you will not see every day: “The snappily-titled Grade Up to Elite Cow – imagine Monopoly but with cattle – probably has the most uses of the word ‘semen’ ever seen in a board game.”

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Monopoly... Is it really that bad?

Pretty much everyone has, at sometime in his or her life, played a game of Monopoly. The majority of gamers look down upon it, regarding it as a mediocre game at best, despite it being one of the top selling games of all time! 1,574 more words

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The Lord Mayor's Show

This here puzzle was a bonus. I picked up a vintage 1200 Blue Ribbon puzzle and when I opened the box to look inside, I found another vintage puzzle! 135 more words

Jigsaw Puzzles

Cluedo

Waddington’s Cluedo, 1965 edition
made in England

Cluedo – the game- was first released in 1949 and some eight editions later, the last game edition was released in 1992. 135 more words

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"cheetah and two indians" от waddingtons

…обзор на пазл “cheetah and two indians” (“гепард и два индуса”) от английского производителя waddingtons. артикул – 528. художник – george stubbs. количество деталей – 400. 13 more words

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"Lord Howe on the quarter deck of the Queen Sharlotte" от Waddingtons

…обзор на винтажный пазл “”Lord Howe on the quarter deck of the Queen Sharlotte” от английского производителя Waddingtons. артикул – 530. количество деталей – более 400. 22 more words

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