Vintage carved and painted Jai Lai player. Man is in motion, complete with scoop and ball, sunken in pinback with safety catch, approx. 3 1/2"H x 2 1/8"W. Hand painted details on cream bakelite. Excellent condition. Guaranteed vintage 1930's-40's bakelite.The ball in the net tends to be unstable, you may choose to eliminate the ball so that this is no longer a problem. It has been reglued, the ball is original to the piece. Vintage World War 2- gambling during the war was very popular such as horse races, Jai Lai etc., it helped people escape the war time problems and gave them hope of winning money.
Item ID: 2405
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