Travel Edition Scrabble, 1987-1989

Summary

Vacationing long distances by car, at times, can prove monotonous. To help pass the time, families could play games while driving down the highway. Coleco produced this travel edition of Scrabble, a popular crossword-spelling game.

Vacationing long distances by car, at times, can prove monotonous. To help pass the time, families could play games while driving down the highway. Coleco produced this travel edition of Scrabble, a popular crossword-spelling game.

Artifact

Board game (Game set)

Date Made

1987-1989

Creators

Selchow & Righter 

Coleco Industries, Inc. 

Place of Creation

United States, New York, Amsterdam 

China 

Creator Notes

Made in China for Selchow & Righter, a subsidiary of Coleco Industries, Inc., Amsterdam, New York.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

89.118.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Cardboard
Plastic
Vinyl
Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 0.5 in

Width: 4 in

Length: 8 in

Inscriptions

on front of product package: SCRABBLE / BRAND / CROSSWORD GAME / TRAVEL EDITION

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