Leather Asalto board, with beech wood playing pieces Handsewn leather pouch, with leather drawstring Asalto An eighteenth century development of Fox and Geese £30.00 Quantity: at £30.00 each Add To Basket 1 in stock. Please click on the images above for an expanded view. Asalto is a late development in the Fox and Geese family of games, and an example of the military emphasis of board games in the eighteenth century, replacing earlier more rural themes. Two army officers are matched against a troop of twenty-four soldiers. The officers defend their fortress while the soldiers attempt to invade and occupy it. Leather board, 11" x 11.75", with wooden pieces, which are supplied in a leather pouch. With rules and historical notes. Leather board Playing pieces of beech wood Pieces supplied in a leather pouch Historic Period or Date: Eighteenth century Materials and Special Features: Leather board Beech wood pieces Leather drawstring pouch Dimensions: Board: 11" x 11.75" Playing pieces: 3/4"