February 24, 2012 9:49 pm

Kitbag: vintage games

Play it cool with a compact rounders set that comes complete with stumps, or with a handcrafted, hardwood set of skittles

Prince Carrom board

A game like air hockey, played with fingers. The wooden frame helps pieces rebound without losing momentum. £95, www.carrom.co.uk

Backgammon set

Boasting an iridescent pattern in walnut veneer, even the back of Dal Negro’s wooden backgammon set is bellissimo. £194.99, www.camberwells.com

Quoits

Quoits is often seen in pubs, but this Original Royal garden set means the children can join in too. £34.99, www.jaqueslondon.co.uk

Rounders

Aresson’s compact Traditional set comes complete with stumps – perfect for an impromptu game anywhere. £20.50, www.aresson.co.uk

Skittles

Try the genteel precursor to 10-pin bowling with this handcrafted, hardwood Chelsea set. £149.99, www.jaqueslondon.co.uk

French cricket

This digitally cut paddle-style bat is easily portable and ideal for a relaxed game of French cricket. £34, www.buysebastianbergne.com

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