|The items displayed on this page were
memorialized in the British Map
a few years ago. The maps were hidden within the game of "MONOPOLY". The
game was created
by John Waddington LTD; licensed from Parker Brothers, for the British
This author remembers tokens of 1935 well. Perhaps the inside of the top hat and thimble is where the most room was to stuff a small map. However the tokens used for passing maps were likely like those shown on the right, below. Probably molded around a map. Ten are shown here. Perhaps there were quite a few guys actually playing the game and many different tokens were needed. That pig, looks cool!
The images came from: MONOPOLY HISTORY.
|The link above to "DEBBIE HALL" also
tells about how prisoners made
their own maps. See PRINT ROOM below.
Below that is a copy of letter used to order maps.