Trades People Happy Families

Happy Families game depicting trades people from 1920s, unknown maker/publisher, a total of 56 cards. Price one Shilling.

The various characters and their families are brightly coloured, dressed in their working clothes. Each family has a Mr, Mrs, Master and Miss - Baker, Butcher, Coalman, Cobbler, Dustman, Fireman, Fishmonger, Grocer, Milkman, Policeman, Porter, Postman, Sweep, Tailor - fourteen families whose specialised skills and respectful service was integral to daily life in our local communities, often delivering to the doorstep, before the advent of supermarkets and internet shopping.

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Above: Happy Families set, unknown maker / publisher, 56 cards, square corners, plain pink backs, size of cards = 60mm x 88mm, no identity on the box. A companion Snap game was also published with some of the same characters.

Last Updated July 04, 2020 at 08:30pm

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