Vintage Dutch Strategy Board Game Clipper Pivot Game J B McCarthy Early Patent Pending Circa 1975
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Item - Vintage Dutch Strategy Game - Pivot by J. B. McCarthy for Clipper Games & Toys under the Smurfit Group, Circa 1975. This is a very early Patent Pending Example of this game in its original seal, though the seal is a little split in places but remains unopened and unused.
Maker - J. B. McCarthy/Clipper Games & Toys of B.V. Amsterdam of Holland
Marks - Box Printed with all relevant information, though in Dutch; luckily though this example has English Rules and Instructions of play attached to the seal at the rear
Circa - 1975
Construction - Card Box with Plastic Board and Pieces
Country of Origin - Holland
Dimensions - 9" by 8.5" (depth 1.25")
Weight - 250g
Condition - Excellent Unused Condition though as mentioned the the original seal is a little split in places. The box is also a little squished in places but not that it has caused damage will probably pop out once opened (please see all photos)
Other Interesting Points -
Rules - Pivot is essentially a game of take-over with the final objective being to change all opponent's pieces to your colour. The game is for two players and each side starts with ten pieces which are placed, in turn on the board one by one in any position of the player's choice.
Capture - If a triangle is surrounded on its three sides by opponent's pieces it is turned over, changing colour to the opponent's piece. In a situation where a player has a number of pieces in a group together, if all sides of that shape are surrounded by opponent's pieces then all the triangles forming that shape change colour to become the opposition's pieces.
(Please see all Photos).
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