The Hillson Company sold several sets and it's a good one to use as an example of how these companies sold different quality sets and called them different things. On the box and the little booklet you will see "Hillson's Chinese Game called Ma Chiang". This set is also identical to one sold as "Chang" - The Games of the Mandarins. Even the paper on the box is identical - Chang comes from the "Lee Chang Company".

Hillson's other wood set is called "Hillson's Mandarin Game, known in China as Ma Jong", the graphic on the box and the booklet is different from this set, the tile designs are also different. Both the Chang set and the Mandarin set are in this section.

There 144 embossed wood and painted tiles, colored dowel type betting sticks dice and a booklet.

The tiles measure 1 3/16" x 13/16" x 1/2". The box measures 8 1/4" x 5 1/2" x 3 1/4". The book that belongs with a set like this measures 6" x 4 3/4", it has 8 pages.
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