Mah jong set, contained in a wooden case in the form of chest of drawers with metal fittings, and a sliding 'lid' on the front. There are four drawers with 36 bone and bamboo pieces in each, and a fifth drawer with number sticks, spare counters, tokens, and four small dice in a minature bamboo box. There is also an instruction booklet, written in English, in the bottom drawer.
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