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“FAMILY PASTIMES FOR OLD AND YOUNG!”

With thanks to Tony Watson, “here is a rare advertising brochure for the British maker HP Gibson, describing their sets and pricing. From 1924-ish, very unusual to see this survivor.”

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AN ORACLE’S INTERPRETATION OF DOTS!

The Circles suit  – or, as we call them, the Dots suit – is the original suit of the Mah Jongg tiles; the Bamboo (Bams) and Wan (Craks) suits were added later. The similarity of the circles to coins leads to the belief that the majority of the Circles suit tiles are connected to money or business. Tiles in this suit are numbered from 1- 9 and are described below.

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