"Swastikas Embossed on Checkers"-answer

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"Swastikas Embossed on Checkers"-answer

Postby Mr. Checkers on Tue Dec 27, 2005 2:06 pm

If you spend any time in Ebay's checkers section you have certainly come across checker sets with "Swastikas" embossed on them. In order to get a higher prices the seller tells you all about the history behind these swastika checkers. "Checker Trivia of the Day". What was that history and was is correct? (Cont.)
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Re: "Swastikas Embossed on Checkers"

Postby Mr. Checkers on Fri Dec 30, 2005 10:56 am

Many sellers on Ebay advertise the swastika checkers as being from the Nazi movement in Germany, which started around 1933, but in reality these checkers were manufactured in the early 1920's in the U. S. (Cont.)
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