Kill the Jap

 
Kill the Jap
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  • Title :     Kill the Jap
  • Artist:     Groetchen Tool & Manufacturing Company, Chicago Manufacturer
  • Accession:     87.743.20.1
  • Country:     United States Chicago Illinois
  • Date:     1943
  • Dimensions:     Inches 19-1/4 15-1/8 12-1/4, Centimeters 48.9 38.4 31.1
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     War/Military , Games/Toys , Trade/Commerce , Caricature and Cartoons , World War II 1940-1945 , Propaganda
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.743.20.1.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Industrial Design
Description:
Wood and metal game with red silkscreened stars on blue painted wooden box and multi-color image of the head of a Japanese officer with moveable parts, knobs and levers, steel balls inside, under glass cover. This coin operated countertop "trade stimulator" would have been used at checkout counters to promote sales or stimulate trade.