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card.jpg (9918 bytes)"Ma Jong" is a popular Chinese game introduced to the west in the early 1920's, Ma Jong games were imported and sold under a variety of names including Ma Jong, Mah Jong, Mah Jongg, Man Chu, Mah Diao, Ma Chong, Mah Chong, Pung Chow, Ching Chong, Kong Chow, Mah Deuck, Mah Cheuk, Ma Chiang, Pe Ling, Lung Chan, Mah Lowe, Baak Ling, Chinese Game of Four Winds, The Ancient Game of the Mandarins, The Ancient Game of China, and Ma Jiang. 1923 marked the height of the mah jong craze in the United States, mah jong sets numbered 6th in exports from Shanghai totaling in excess of $1.5 million. During this period cow bone was actually shipped from Kansas City and Chicago to Shanghai to meet the demand for production of new sets. Companies formed across the United States to meet the demand of the growing craze. New sets where manufactured in every imaginable style, from the traditional bone and bamboo housed in a rosewood cases, box wood tiles with painted paper faces housed in cardboard boxes, to paper playing cards.

5.jpg (11324 bytes)A number of American companies also began production of mah jong sets, Parker Brothers, United States Playing Card, and Milton Bradley to name a few. It's said that mah jong rescued the ailing Milton Bradley Company from the brink of bankruptcy and had its factories working 24 hours a day to help meet the demand for new sets. As we enter the new millennium mah jong is beginning its second wave of popularity in the United States, and with a new generation discovering the joy of this intriguing game it is securing it's place in western history.

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Mah Jongg Accessories

T Shirts (medium, large, x large).......................................$20.00
(2x large, 3x large, 4x large   add $1 )
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Decorated T Shirts...............................................................$30.00
Click here for t-shirt designs.

Sweatshirts............................................................................$40.00

Mah Jongg tile keychains .......$2.00 ea

Mah Jongg change purses (fits large card) $14.00 (many colors)

Mah Jongg folding umbrella ........$20.00

Mah Jongg Patches.......Small $1.55 Med...$1.75  Large.....$2.00

Mah Jongg eyeglass holder $15..00

Mah Jongg Full Set..............................................................$120.00
Mah Jongg Full Set (Gold backed tiles&clear racks)........$160.00
    Travel Mah Jongg Set........................................$49.95
     Tiles Only (white).................................................$50.00
    Tiles Only (Gold, Silver, Red, Black, Marble backed).......$90.00
     Racks of 4 (4 different colors plastic).............................$30.00
       

Racks of 4 (4 clear acrylic ).................................$35.00

     Pushers Clear acrylic colors..(4.......................$30.00

Bettor...................................................................$3.00
     Cases....................................................................$45.00
     Padded Trays.......................................................$10.00 ea.
     Plastic Trays........................................................$5.00 ea.
     1 Set of Mah Jongg Cards..................................$10.00 per set

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Travel Mah Jongg:  $49.95

briefcase.jpg (11140 bytes)Mah Jongg Full Set:  $120.00

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