Key Chain Cribbage Souvenir from Princess Marguerite Ferry
27 November 2022

I think this is a trinket that the ferry gave out to passengers on the service from Victoria Canada to Vancouver Canada to Seattle Washington. Wish I had a date for it. Two cribbage score boards and four pegs inside the foldable leather case


1 1/4" W x 3 1/8" H


Found at yard sale in Lakewood, WA summer 2021

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Answered within about 23 hours
By Delia
Nov 28, 21:00 UTC
Fair Market Value
$40 - $60 USD
Suggested Asking Price $70 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Dana,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
As this is most likely ivory, it may be difficult to sell as there are restrictions against selling certain kinds of ivory that are not antique (ie, older than 100 years old).
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage Victoria SS Princess Marguerite folding cribbage key chain
probably circa 1929-1950
The hinged ivory gameboard with ebony suite (heart, diamond, spade, club) inlay, and four ivory pegs, in a leather case with gilt lettering reading "Cribbage / Princess Marguerite"
3-1/8 inches tall by 1-1/4 inches wide
CONDITION: appears to be in very good condition
PROVENANCE: Found at yard sale in Lakewood, WA
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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