|The picture shows a view of this Old Sterling Silver Put & Take Spinning Top. The "STERLING" marking is on an angle but can be seen a little bit above the star. There is another manufacturer's marking on the other side. It is not dated, but old.|
This top is a game all by itself you can carry in your pocket. It can be played with money, poker chips, matchsticks, or anything else that you have that's plenty. The game is played by any number of people. It's played by having a pot to put and take from. The top has eight sides. It is spun and you do whatever it says like "T3" (take 3), "P4" (put 4), and so on. I think the star means you get the jackpot, but I'm not sure.
This one is marked as follows:
There are many different varieties of this Put & Take top. It measures 1-1/4" tall. It is in excellent or better condition with a nice aged silver patina.