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Handan-Ni Domino identified

Postby coppinpr » Mon May 04, 2020 9:30 am

Just saw this machine on line and wondered if anyone could tell me a bit about it... Looks interesting :!?!:

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Re: Domino catcher?

Postby paul » Mon May 04, 2020 11:07 am

Hi, yes, I used to own one of these - it's made by Handan-Ni and dates from about 1915 - 20. Great game.

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Re: Domino catcher?

Postby treefrog » Mon May 04, 2020 11:21 am

Same machine was posted by Gameswat 4 years ago: Re: Australian Wineasies & showman's paint

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Re: Handan-Ni Domino identified

Postby badpenny » Mon May 04, 2020 11:45 am

TF your memory never ceases to amaze me.
I suggest we ditch our cranky Search facility and put in a hyperlink straight to TF.

In the meantime I can't find my set of tiny screwdrivers.

BP :!?!:

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Re: Handan-Ni Domino identified

Postby pennymachines » Mon May 04, 2020 11:49 am

Two versions also shown here: Re: Domino / Lucky Dice / Le Juge de Paix


It was patented by John Jofeh in October 1917: GB109488

The red-painted example sold in New Zealand from the Michael Woolf Collection in November 2016, hammer price NZD1,900 (£1,112).
Full results of that sale in the Arena.

Compare and contrast with Handani-Ni's Conqueror's Flags.

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