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Publisher: Osaka Asahi Shinbun
Title: Hoo Daihiko Kinen Hiko Sugoroku [ [訪欧大飛行記念飛行双六 ]
Published in: Osaka, Taisho 14 or 1925
Size: 21.3 x 31.1 inches.
54.0 x 79.0 cm.

In printed colours.
Condition: Colour offset. One leaf, complete. Folds. Minor creases and repaired tears to extremities. Very good.
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FIRST EDITION. A rare paper board game celebrating a flight from Tokyo to Rome Europe. Published in by Osaka Asahi Shinbun.
This colour offset-printed sugoroku (a paper “board” game using dice) was produced to celebrate a successful transcontinental flight from Tokyo to Rome planned by the Asahi Shinbun newspaper.
The people of Japan were very excited at what was Japan’s first transcontinental flight to Europe, carried out by two French-built Breguet 19 airplanes in 1925.

This game was created as an appendix to the Asahi Shinbun in celebration of the event.

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Osaka Asahi Shinbun - Hoo Daihiko Kinen Hiko Sugoroku [ [訪欧大飛行記念飛行双六 ]

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