Pictured for sale is a vintage "Hop Ching" Chinese Checker Board from 1953. The game board was made by Pressman & Company of New York. The board has a red wooden frame which surrounds a stunningly brightly colored checker board. The board is made of fiber board and still has a Hess Brothers Store of Allentown, Pa., price sticker on the back. The game board measures 16 1/8" x 16 1/8".
**Condition: The wooden frame is in very good condition, very clean and bright. The game board is in very good condition, clean and bright. The light blue part of the board where the light blue marbles would be placed is lightly stained. The back of the board is in very good condition, very clean. There is one 1 ½” scratch and one 2 ¼” scratch near the top right corner of the back of the board.
The company was founded in 1922 by Jack Pressman, who first introduced America to the game of "Hop Ching" (Chinese Checkers) in 1928. For the next 92 years Pressman made all kinds of board games which are highly collectible today. In 2014 the company was sold by Edward Pressman to Goliath Games from Texas.
A wonderful gift to give to your parents or a grandparent who grow up in the 1950's and may have played this very same game with friends and family.
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