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Title Mah Chang tile racks made by F.B.M. Co., Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1920's.
Object Name Game
Catalog Number 2007.003.0038
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Purchase.
Description Mah Chang tile rack made by F.B.M. Co., Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1920's. Wood molding with a 60 degree rabbet, painted, 16" long x 1-1/4" deep x 1-1/2" high. Set of four: 3 in black; 1 in chinese red which is lettered on the front in gold lettering "East Wind."

Printed paper label on bottom of three of them, 1/2" high x 2-1/4" wide. Style no. 3684.
Original box present, in very poor condition, with remains of the end label.

With: game pieces, bone (possibly ivory) and bamboo, three-drawer oriental brass and wood case with slide front closure. Case is not marked and not considered as issued by the company.

F.B.M. Co. is a name used by Ferguson Brothers Manufacturing Co., which operated in Hoboken under that name from 1900-1945 when the business closed.
Date 1920-1940
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1940
Search Terms F.B.M. Company
Ferguson Brothers Manufacturing Company
Caption bottom labels, 3 extant
Imagefile 055\20070030038.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce
Manufacturing
Recreation