Travel roulette - Fruit Wood - Late 19th century

Travel roulette - Fruit Wood - Late 19th century

A very nice travel roulette marked "J. M. Blessing in Nurnberg", complete with cover and wooden ball. The swivel base with the numbers is covered with paper. The name of the maker is written around the metal button of the roulette.

Condition: good used condition: scratches, dents, and spots on the wood; the wooden walls on the turning plate between the numbers 29 and 12, 30 and 11 are missing (broken), see photo 19; the wooden walls between numbers 36 and 13, 32 and 20 are missing the top half, see photo 19; the paper is worn by the use of the ball. The photos provide a good impression of the condition.

Diameter: 19 cm.
Height: 9 cm.
Weight: 490 grams.

Lot details
Travel roulette
Fruit Wood
Designer/ Artist
gemerkt "J. M. Blessing in Nurnberg"
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
9×19×19 cm
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