What makes this mahjong board game unique?
Mahjong Set With World Map Theme & Pushers
Ivory color Mahjong set in unique and beautiful world map themed leatherette case with 166 tiles in 2 felt-lined trays. There are 166 non-glaring ivory colored tiles that are finely engraved and then painted to ensure durability.
Tile provided are: 36 Circles, 36 Bamboos, 36 Characters, 12 Dragons (Red, Green, White), 16 Winds (N, E, S, W), 16 Flowers, 10 Jokers, and 4 Spares (Blanks).
Four pushers or "helping arms" are included with 4 Jewel colored transparent plastic racks that have coin holder ends (color combination may vary). You also get chips/money, 1 Wind indicator, and 3 dice, and this whole set in its nice case will render protection plus enjoyment for years to come. An instruction manual will assure each player learns quickly.
What are the dimensions?
Tile size: Approx. 1.3 x 0.9 x 0.6 thick.
Some history of the mahjong tile material
Early mahjong tiles were constructed using bone and would more than likely backed with bamboo. Bone tile are still available but more often the modern mahjong tile set is made of a variety of materials including acrylic, celluloid, polyresin, Bakelite and even nylon.