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Object Name Game, Board
Description Rectangular cardboard box containing cricket game

Box top show a New Zealand batsman swinging at a ball. The batsman is not wearing headgear, only a black cap. There is a red cricket ball. "Family Cricket with batting and bowling An activity game of real excitement. Manufactured in New Zealand by Thos. Holdsworth & Sons Ltd. Auckland." The Holdson logo and "Holdson 1975". On each end "Family Cricket Holdson Mfd in N.Z." Down each side "An exciting game for all the family". There is a square of cardboard with a cricket pitch marked out. Two circles with black plastic spinners. The circles are labelled "No.1 Spinner" and No 2 Spinner" and have bowling options on them. There are yellow cards stating where the ball is to be bowled to and the what happens if the batsman misses.
Date c1975
Catalogue Number 2005/103.160
Dimensions W-18.5 L-29.5 D-3 cm