"Tri-Tactics", The Great Game of Tactics on Land, Sea and in the Air

Catalogue number
  • EPH 2583
Department
Exhibits
Materials
  • whole: metal
  • whole: card
  • whole: paper
Dimensions
  • Board: Length 22.0 in
  • Box: Length 8.0 in
  • whole: Height 2.0 in, Width 16.0 in, Width 16.5 in
Alternative names
  • full name: "Tri-Tactics", The Great Game of Tactics on Land, Sea and in the Air
  • simple name: GAME : British
Creator
Category
souvenirs and ephemera

Physical description

A copy of the British board game Tri-Tactics, by H.P. Gibson & Sons Ltd. The game consists of: A two-part paper-covered cardboard box. The paper has a grey diagonal striped pattern. A label attached to the lid depicts a battle scene below the title of the game. 1 folding mounted map board depicting areas of land and sea. 2 square printed blue cards with a look-up table on one side and text on the other. 56 small blue-backed cards, the front of each depicting a different type of military unit. 56 small red-backed cards, the front of each depicting a different type of military unit. 111 metal card stands. 1 printed staple-bound rules booklet.

History note

This is a game of skill for two players, and the inventor has endeavoured to combine the three games (Dover Patrol, Aviation and L'Attaque) in one great game of tactics, covering the triple services of Navy, Army and Air Force.

Printed

"Tri-Tactics", The Great Game of tactics on Land, sea and in the Air