|Title||Mah Chang tile racks made by F.B.M. Co., Hoboken, N.J., no date, circa 1920's.|
|Collection||Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection|
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.
|Year Range from||1920|
|Year Range to||1940|
Ferguson Brothers Manufacturing Company
|Caption||bottom labels, 3 extant|
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