|I'm sure you've all seen these. It's the most common ouija around today. It's
a light, low quality cardboard Ouija with a paper covering. This board was
released by Parker Brothers in 1992. It still bears the name "William
Fuld," the man responsible for bringing the Ouija Board out of hiding and
into mass production. However, the production of this board was put to a
hault early in 1999. Now, all that is being produced by Parker Brothers is a
smaller, less detailed glow in the dark version. I also have the 1972 version
of the Parker Brother's Ouija board (not shown) that is almost identical the
one in the picture above.
|William Fuld / Parker Brothers
|This board was made in the 1950's. This was before Parker Brothers bought
the rights to the Ouija Board in 1966...then slowly but surely ruined them.
This particular board came with a fine wooden planchette and a very thick
board made of some kind of pressed paper/wood. It's pretty heavy, too. The
planchette's window had a small brass needle in it back then, unlike the
plastic stalactites that hang from today's. It has a fake wood grain design to
the background, like most Ouija boards.
|This is the somewhat rare Deluxe Wooden Edition of the Ouija Board by
Parker Brothers. Although it's only a little over 30 years old, it's harder to
find than the old 1920s William Fuld boards. These boards were the last
wooden Ouija Boards ever made. (They were also the first wooden ones to
be made in decades since William Fuld switched to cheaper materials.) This
was the best board Parker Brothers ever made and I doubt any other Ouija
board collector would disagree with me there.
|This board is one of my favorites. I believe it to be from 1917, making it well
over 80 years old. The planchette it came with had no window. This board
is made of thick wood which is veneered on both sides with a higher quality
wood. It has pentagrams on the bottom corners. These were later replaced
with cheesy looking people...probably because some people see them as signs
of evil. (stupid people) Also, it has a full moon instead of the sun which is on
today's boards. The crescent moon has no face at all. It's middle-sized and
is about 12.5"x18.5"
|THE ORIGINAL OUIJA - 1891 Charles Kennard
WILLIAM FULD/PARKER BROTHERS - Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
HASKELITE/HASKO - Page 1 J.M. SIMMONS - Page 1
OTHER MANUFACTURERS - Page 1 Page 2
HAND-MADE BOARDS - Page 1 Page 2
BOXES - Page 1 Page 2 Page 3
PLANCHETTES - Page 1
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