What makes this mahjong board game unique?
Deluxe Black Hard Case Mahjong Set -166 White Polystone or hard resin tile, plus 2 extra jokers and 4 blank tiles in plastic trays. Tile are engraved and then painted for durability.
You also get 4 beautiful transparent racks with attached matching pushers or "helping arms", one each in blue, green, reddish/pink, and yellow. This American/Western deluxe Mahjong Set has a sturdy lockable case to withstand years of traveling wherever you wish to play, whenever you wish to play!
Chips/money and Instructions round out this awesome set for your convenience and utmost pleasure!
Tiles are provided as follows: 4 each of 1- 9 Dots, 4 each of 1- 9 Bamboo, 4 each of 1- 9 Characters, 4 each of East, West, North, South, 4 each of Red Dragon, Green Dragon, White Dragon (soap), 8 Flowers, 10 Jokers, 2 each of Autumn, Winter, Fall, Spring, and 4 Spares (Blank).
What is poly stone or often referred to as poly resin?
These tile pieces are constructed using a polyresin (Resin compound generally used for chess pieces, statues, figurines, because it is a sturdy material that can be intricately molded, allowing great attention to detail with consistent texture).
What are the dimensions?
Tile size: Approximately 1 1/8" x 7/8" x 1/2" Thick, or 2.2 cm x 3 cm x 1.3 cm.
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.