FINE SET OF 5 MATCHING VINTAGE POKER DICE ORIGINAL BROWN CALF LEATHER CASE. MINTY SET OF 5 MATCHING VINTAGE POKER DICE. WITH ORIGINAL BROWN CALF LEATHER GOLD EMBOSSED CASE. This is a vintage matching set of Italian made 5 Poker Dice Pocket Gambling set with mint original brown calfskin case: all in original, fine condition.This pocket piece case about 3 1/2" wide x 7/8" tall, weighing 1.6 oz. Or 45 grams; and was carried in the pocket by a Sporting Gent who could initiate a gambling game almost anytime and anywhere that could be played by any number of 2 or more Men. This is a well-made piece with celluloid dice with almost all of the color original black, blue and red color remaining, and he 6 flat sides of the 5 dice show little if any wear. The dice are 6 sided, with playing card denominations in Ace, King, Queen, Jack, ten and nine.
These dice could be used in a variety of ways using 1 or more dice, and 1 or more rolls. Typically, the player rolls the 5 dice, selects his best poker hand, and rolls the remaining dice to complete his poker hand. Then, each gambler would roll the dice once, or make a poker hand, and highest hand takes the pot. A full house or better, and win the pot. When the pot was depleted, the game could be initiated again.This was an extremely popular form of 19th C. Spontaneous gambling among Men, as this small pocket gambling device was small, portable, simple, and easy to understand and use. These dice sets came in a variety of sizes, materials, shape, and markings; and obviously create many different variations of gambling.
This set is a deluxe brown calf skin gold embossed cased set with attached top and one hairline scratch to one corner. This would be perfect for any poker player, gambling, gaming, saloon, bar room collection / display; and could still be used today. Exceptions include holidays, power outages, and evacuations. Claims such as doesn't match description or photos, doesn't seem authentic, Doesn't fit, Wrong item sent, Missing parts or pieces, Doesn't work or defective, Arrived damaged.
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