Monopoly board game dating
Sidney Mobell's £1.3 million "Monopoly" set has 18-karat solid yellow gold In the 1940s the counterpart tokens ( the car with driver and howitzer) were made These pieces were similar to the race car and the cannon.
These playing pieces were fragile, and since not many were produced they became collector's items.
These were the standard pieces until the 1960s when the pewter tokens replaced them.
Some of these tokens from the 1940s being a car with driver ( counterpart to the race car ) howitzer ( counterpart to the cannon ), airplane, aswell as the dog, horse and rider, and wheelbarrow, but these tokens were officially added in the 1950s. A picture of the cannon can be seen at the top of the page.
Tokens are the playing pieces used in the Monopoly board game.
They differ depending on the edition, and the year of release of an edition.