"Park and Shop" Board Game, 1960

Summary

The striking cover on this game shows a typical suburban shopping center of the era, complete with large parking lot. The game contains a game board, 12 markers (6 cars and 6 people), toy money, cards, and dice. The original price, from Gilbert's Hobby Shop, was $2.98.

The striking cover on this game shows a typical suburban shopping center of the era, complete with large parking lot. The game contains a game board, 12 markers (6 cars and 6 people), toy money, cards, and dice. The original price, from Gilbert's Hobby Shop, was $2.98.

Artifact

Board game (Game set)

Date Made

1960

Driving America
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driving America

Object ID

98.57.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Cardboard
Paper (Fiber product)
Plastic

Technique

Lithography

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 1.75 in  (product package)

Width: 9.625 in  (product oackage)

Length: 19 in  (product package)

Inscriptions

Printed on box lid, center: PARK AND SHOP / THE SHOPPING GAME / c 1960 BY MILTON BRADLEY CO. / UNDER BERNE & UNIVERSAL / COPYRIGHT CONVENTIONS / PRINTED IN U.S.A. Box lid top, left side: [...] FOR AGES 10 TO ADULT / MILTON BRADLEY / COMPANY / SPRINGFIELD / MASSACHUSETTS / 4300 / MADE IN U.S.A. Yellow sticker on left side: GILBERT'S / HOBBY SHOP / 2.98

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