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English Pub Cribbage Game

$24.95

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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.

  • For any number of players; ages 8 and up
  • Dimensions: 5 1/2"W x 2"H x 3 1/4"D

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English Pub Cribbage Game
 
4.4

(based on 5 reviews)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to play (4)
  • Fun (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adults (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    PEG DIAMETERS TOO SMALL

    By FLACK

    from LONDON , ONTARIO CANADA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Play

    Cons

    • Poor Quality

    Best Uses

    • Adults

    Comments about English Pub Cribbage Game:

    HINGES ARE OF POOR QUALITY PEGS FLOP AROUND INTHE GIVEN HOLES

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Perfect cribbage board

    By Mrkvia1

    from Minneapolis MN

    About Me Thrifty

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          Comments about English Pub Cribbage Game:

          Would like a latch to secure set otherwise great set,; functional and looking

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A great travel or home game board.

          By Papa

          from Templeton

          About Me Educator, Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use
          • Easy To Play
          • Educational
          • Entertaining
          • Fun
          • Interactive
          • My Grandsons Math Skills
          • Number Skills Grow
          • Thought Provoking

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adults
            • Children
            • Family

            Comments about English Pub Cribbage Game:

            My grandsons math skills increased with cribbage playing because you are constantly adding numbers in your head. Their teachers noticed too.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            An Excellent Game Set

            By John the Cyclist

            from Westminster, CO

            About Me Educator, Parent

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Can Withstand Use
            • Easy To Play
            • Entertaining
            • Fun

            Cons

            • Difficult Instructions

            Best Uses

            • Adults

            Comments about English Pub Cribbage Game:

            My wife and I have been searching for a nice cribbage set, and the English pub set fills the bill nicely. It's attractive and well-constructed and, when closed, very compact. The vintage-looking playing cards that are included are a nice touch. The only negative: the metal pegs sit loosely in the peg holes. A more snug fit for the pegs would have earned this product five stars.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Fun

            By Ga Crib Champ

            from PTC, GA

            About Me Avid Gamer, Child Care Provider, Thrifty

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Play
            • Educational
            • Fun
            • Thought Provoking

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adults
              • Children

              Comments about English Pub Cribbage Game:

              Teach 3rd grader # recognition.

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