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Escalado Horse Racing Game, circa 1950

  • Escalado Horse Racing Game, circa 1950
  • Escalado Horse Racing Game, circa 1950
  • Escalado Horse Racing Game, circa 1950
  • Escalado Horse Racing Game, circa 1950

An Escalado Horse Racing Game, Chad Valley, circa 1950

complete and in working condition, including six painted cast-lead racehorses (yellow, blue, pink, green, brown and white), rolled waxed-cloth racing track, detachable winding handle, clamps and hooks, with a wooden case (with hinged lid and brass clasp), with Chad Valley retailer’s label bearing the Royal Coat of Arms: ‘By appointment... Toymakers to H. M. The Queen, Chad Valley... Escalado... Made in England’.

The cloth board is unrolled and the horses placed on the track. The track is then attached to a mechanism within the box. Winding the (detachable) handles vibrates the track, moving the horses towards the winning post.

Width: 27.5cm

Height: 6.4cm 

Depth: 15.6cm

Stock Reference: AS 2026


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