Milton Bradley Green Hornet Quick Switch Game

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2015-06-26 10:40:43

The Milton Bradley Green Hornet Quick Switch Game is a vintage board game based on the fictional comic book, radio and television crime-fighter the Green Hornet.

 

Background

The Green Hornet is a crime-fighting hero that first appeared in the U.S in a radio serial in 1936. During the 1940s the character also appeared in a successful film serial, and a series of comic books, before being reintroduced during the 1960s in a popular television series starring Van Williams and Bruce Lee in the role which brought him to fame in the United States for the first time.

The game was published by Milton Bradley in 1967, and today is one of the most sought after vintage board games of the 1960s.

The Milton Bradley Green Hornet Quick Switch Game

The game can be played by 2 – 4 players, and is a simple roll-and-move game in which players move around the board battling criminals. Players can also use a ‘quick switch’ move, which enables them to trade places with their opponents.

How much is a Milton Bradley Green Hornet Quick Switch Game worth?

The board game is now highly sought after by collectors due to its rarity and excellent use of comic book graphics for both the box and the board.

Copies with all their playing pieces intact can sell for as much as $450 on auction sites such as eBay, depending on condition.

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