Wood cribbage game, 'Knob and Heel' - English Pub Cribbage Game Curate

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Knob and Heel English Pub Cribbage Game

The only card game that can be legally played for money in English pubs,... more

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The only card game that can be legally played for money in English pubs, cribbage evolved from a shipboard game called noddy. It was one of the few games that could be played on the rolling seas, as it used pegs and holes that could be carved directly into a sailor's bunk. A 17th-century British poet made cribbage popular in English courts, where he distributed packs of marked cards to the aristocracy, inevitably beat them out of tidy sums, and managed to gamble his way to a $7 million contribution to King Charles I's army.

Mahogany-stained three-fold case includes cards, pegs, and rule book. Dimensions: 5 1/2"W x 2"H x 3 1/4"D

  • 0.57 kgs
  • 1.3 lbs
  • 5.1 cm H x 14 cm W x 8.3 cm D
  • 2" H x 5.5" W x 3.3" D

  • Wood, metal, coated paper
  • Instructions included
  • For any number of players ages 8 and up
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in China.
  • Ships fast from USA.

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