Age is hard to determine when dealing with dice ...
Here are some that I feel are noteworthy due to their age
|These Mason & Co ... Stock Exchange Dice|
are likely the oldest D10's ever made
|These dice by Klepa Arts (Paul Klepa)|
seem to be the oldest sex / adult dice found to date
|This game (Zazz Polyspheres) maybe the earliest example of a set of platonic solid dice that are all used in a game |
There have been many single examples over the years ...
but it seems until 1963 there never was a full set used together
|This is a
Bronze die ... that I estimate to be 14-16th century central european
This die was considered so unique that Rose & Pentagram
is produced copies of it CLICK HERE
are probably the oldest plastic twenty sided dice (d20) ever produced
THIS ARTICLE (Page 9) states
"This can be demonstrated with random combinations of the variables R, Y & B in Table 1.1.
These single-digit numbers in the range 0-9 were generated by throwing twenty-faced icosahedron coloured dice (red, yellow and blue) with the numbers zero to nine engraved twice on each die.
The dice were invented in the 1950/60 period by Mr Yasushi ISHIDA and patented by Tokyo- Shibaura Electric Company.
They were marketed and distributed by the Japanese Standards Association for demonstrating the principles of statistical quality control."
|These dice are special for several reasons|
1) The Shape
2) they are made of celluoid
3) I have only seen one other set like them
|These dice are the oldest eight sided dice (d8) that I have found to date (1888 ish)|
|This is probably my oldest dice ... 2nd century AD Persia|
these are copies ...
they represent some of the oldest dice ever found
surface these would seem to be normal wooden poker dice
but for some reason these Molinard perfume solid dice are
extremely rare ... and hard to get ahold of
There are many unique dice in my collection but here are some of the best
| Many of the shapes
shown on my DICE
SHAPES page are unique
Most of the ones I built are unique ... for example
|These are the first mass produced |
polyhedral dice that were released with the
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set
|This is the single example I have ever seen of eight sided (d8) slot machine dice|
|These are the largest set of hard plastic poker dice I have ever seen ...|
'Art Deco' die of unknown origin ...
I have never seen anything like them before or since
dice in and of themselves are not unique ... but their style is
Click on the thumbnail for details
|This is a
Gamescience prototype d48
Before you ask ... there are no more ...
until Gamescience decides if / when these will be
released to the general public
these dice are programmable
Place the faces up that you wish to raise the chances of rolling
Tap them on the table
surface these do not seem to be unusual dice
the unique thing about these dice are that they are
leather clad metal or some other very dense material
the smallest dice I have yet to aquire
there are smaller ... but I have not been able to get ahold of any
companies deserve recognition for producing unique designs
their 'Crystal Dice'
their innovative use of existing polyhedral shapes
their faithful reproductions of antique dice and for their fantasy dice
|Just read the description in the photo