|The picture shows a front and back view of this Colorful Old Bughouse Dexterity Palm Puzzle Game. The game is not dated but it is old. It is made of tin, printed cardboard, and glass. There are three red capsules with metal balls inside. These ''bugs'' flip end over end and the object is to get them all in the tin building inside.|
The image on the background has two people behind bars in a sanitarium or jail. There are four people behind a fence that are going after bugs on the ground. One has a gun, one has a mallet, one has a bow and arrow, and the last one has a net. It is marked on the two sides as follows:
IMA NUT SUPT.
THE OBJECT OF THE GAME IS TO CAPTURE ALL THE BUGS.
PLAYED BY EVERYBODY
NEW CAPTIVATING GAME CAN BE PLAYED BY SEVERAL PEOPLE AT ONE TIME. EACH PLAYER IS FURNISHED WITH ONE GAME. THE ONE WHO CAPTURES ALL THE BUGS FIRST SHOUTS BUGHOUSE AND IS DECLARED THE WINNER.
BAR-ZIM TOY MFG. CO., INC.
NEW YORK CITY
The puzzle game measures 3-1/2'' x 4'' x 7/8''. It is in excellent condition with some wear from use as pictured. Two of the capsules have a hole in an end but the metal balls are still inside.