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HISTORY OF TENPIN TOYS
In the twentieth century, kids of all ages could enjoy the fun of bowling at home with these games. Learn more about this item.
IT’S A SNAP
Players would need strategy and speed to be successful in the Snap Action Bowling game, featuring a movable bowler with a spring-operated arm. Shelcore toy from the late 1980s also came with a pin rac ...
ANYONE FOR TIDDLEDY WINKS?
In an early version of a mash-up, Parker Brothers combined the British parlor game of tiddledy winks with bowling. The 1910s game directed players to use pieces called “winks” to knock over bowling pi ...
BOWLING DURING YOUR BREAK
If you needed a break at work, German design company Koziol had the answer: tabletop Kegeln bowling. The ninepin game resembles skittles and other bowling games popular in Germany and the rest of Euro ...
ROLLING WITH A KING-PIN
Up for a game but don’t feel like going out? This mechanical bowler will roll the ball for you, courtesy of Baldwin Mfg. Co. of Brooklyn. The mid-twentieth-century King-Pin tabletop game features part ...
VARIATIONS OF A THEME
Outside of traditional alleys, bowlers had many options for at-home games. “Bagatelles” — tabletop games where players rolled balls around a board – became popular in Europe in the early 1800s and soo ...
THE SUPER-BOWL OF BOWLING
Arcades weren’t just for video games in the 1980s — kids could go bowling, too. Super-Bowl allowed players to enjoy realistic bowling away from the lanes, featuring a ball return, computerized scoring ...
READY TO ROLL
Roll ’em! Thanks to the Brinkman Engineering Co. of Dayton, Ohio, you didn’t have to leave the house in order to enjoy a good round of bowling. The Bowling Alley #500 features a mechanized bowler that ...
A TINY TENPIN TOY
Americans turned to toys and games for home use during the Great Depression, when spending money was scarce. A tabletop mechanical bowling alley could be the perfect solution for a cash-strapped famil ...
A LITTLE SKITTLE BOWLING
Endorsed by famed bowler Dick Weber, this 1960s-era Skittle Bowl offered a unique alternative to tabletop bowling games. Players knock over pins with a ball strung to a pole, keeping score like regula ...