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1839
Designer Paul Stouthard
Rob van Wijngaarden
Publisher Diabolo
Published 1993
Setting The Netherlands
Players 4 to 7

Limited edition hand-made game, with copies marked x/30. There were reputedly 32 copies made, with the two extra copies being for the designers. One copy was reported as being lost during production (i.e. did not get completed for some reason), so the total print run is apparently 31.

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Components Qty Notes
Company credits f4,500 -
Contents sheet 1 -
Map board 1 Mounted 4-panel fold-out (in two pieces)
Money f11,520 -
Priority deal marker 1 A wooden clog
Private company certificates 8 Some copies may only have 7
Private company token 1 May not be present in every copy
Public company certificates 93 3 sets of ten, 6 sets of nine
Public company charters 9 -
Round marker 1 -
Rule book 4 Dutch, English, French and German
Station tokens 36 -
Stock market board 1 Mounted 2-piece
Stock market markers 9 -
Tiles 147 56 yellow, 61 green, 30 brown
Train cards 28 -

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Private Companies Full Name Face Value Revenue Notes
GL Grofsmederij te Leiden f50 - -
AP Aannemerij Plooster f60 f5 -
NVP NV Pletterij v/h L.I. Enthoven en Cie f100 f10 -
JC Jonker en Comp f150 f30
f40
f50
If there is a no tile in Amsterdam (i.e. yellow), revenue is f30
If there is a green tile in Amsterdam, revenue is f40
If there is a brown tile in Amsterdam, revenue is f50
NH-M Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij f200 f20 -
AM Amsterdamse Machinesfabrik f300 f5 Acts as a 3-train
SZ Stoomvaart mij Zeeland f400 f10
f60
If there is no tile on Middelburg, revenue is f10
If there is a tile on Middelburg, revenue is f60
D Diabolo f125 f15 Comes with a white token
May not have been included in every copy of the game

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Public Companies Company Group Full Name Initial Price Directorship Other Certificates Home Hex Station Tokens Notes
HIJSM 1 Hollandsche Ijzeren Spoorweg Maatschappij f77 10% 9 x 10% Amsterdam
C14-SW
5 -
MESS 1 Mij Tot Exploitatie van Staatsspoorwegen f74 20% 8 x 10% Breda
D23
4 -
NBDS 1 Noord Brabantsch Duitche Spoorweg Mij f72 20% 8 x 10% Eindhoven
G22
3 -
NRS 2 Nederlandsche Rhijn Spoorweg Maatschappij f74 10% 9 x 10% Amsterdam
C14-SE
5 -
AS 2 Almelo Salzbergen f72 20% 8 x 10% Almelo
J9
4 -
NZOS 2 Nederlandsche Zuid Ooster Spoorweg Mij f70 20% 8 x 10% Nijmegen
H17
3 -
NCS 3 Nederlansche Centraal Spoorweg f72 10% 9 x 10% Zwolle
G10
5 -
LL 3 Luik Limburg Spoorweg f70 20% 8 x 10% Maastricht
I28
4 -
NFLS 3 Noord Friesche Lokaal Spoorweg f68 20% 8 x 10% Leeuwarden
D3
3 -

The 1839 map does not bear any hex references. The hex references listed above use the standard co-ordinate system, assuming the left-hand column is column A and the upper-most complete hex is number 1. This makes the full sea hex in the top-left corner hex A2.

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Starting Cash
3-player f500
4-player f375
5-player f300
6-player f250
7-player f214
Certificate Limits
3-player 28
4-player 21
5-player 17
6-player 14
7-player 12

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Stock Market
Type Linear
Zones Individual starting spaces for public companies
'Closed' space Yes
View it here: 1839 Stock Market

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Game Map Clear Hexes 1 Town

2 Towns

Cities 'OO' Off-Board Areas Fixed Rivers Mountains
Hexes: 121 74 - - 35 - 5 10 27 -
The total count of individual items will usually exceed the total number of hexes shown. This will be due to hexes that contain multiple items, such as towns and cities in off-board areas and fixed locations.
Clear Where tiles with plain track may be laid. May include hexes with pre-printed track.
1 Town Where tiles with a single town (no station token space) may be laid.
2 Towns Where tiles with two towns (no station token spaces) may be laid.
Cities Where tiles with station token spaces may be laid, or where stations printed on the board may be upgraded. Does not include 'OO' hexes.
'OO' Yellow hexes where green tiles designated as 'OO' tiles with two separate station token spaces may be laid.
Off-Board Static, where trains may run to off-board areas, typically with values that vary according to the phase of the game.
Usually includes fixed locations that have variable income.
No tile lays allowed.
An off-board area may consist of more than one hex - each area is usually counted only once for each train.
Fixed Static, usually with track or fixed value stations printed on the map.
No tile lays allowed.
Rivers and
Mountains
Hexes that contain these features with a cost to place or upgrade tiles. Other features appear occasionally (Desert, Forest, Swamp).

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Yellow Tiles Number 5 6 7 8 9 57
Total: 56 Tiles Tile 5 Tile 6 Tile 7 Tile 8 Tile 9 Tile 57
Qty 6 8 6 12 16 8
Green Tiles Number 12 13 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Total: 61 Tiles Tile 12 Tile 13 Tile 16 Tile 17 Tile 18 Tile 19 Tile 20 Tile 21 Tile 22 Tile 23
Qty 6 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
Number 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 AA BB
Tiles Tile 24 Tile 25 Tile 26 Tile 27 Tile 28 Tile 29 Tile 30 Tile 31 Tile AA Tile BB
Qty 6 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 8 7
Number N O  
Tiles Tile N Tile 33
Qty 8 7
Brown Tiles Number 38 40 41 42 43 45 46 47 57b CC
Total: 30 Tiles Tile 38 Tile 40 Tile 41 Tile 42 Tile 43 Tile 45 Tile 46 Tile 47 Tile 57b Tile 1839CC
Qty 6 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Number T U  
Tiles Tile T Tile 1839U
Qty 5 9

You may find more information about these tiles by visiting the 18xx Tiles Database.

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Trains Type 2 3 4 5
Total: 28 Cost f180 f300 f430 f550
Qty 8 8 6 6

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