Iconic Monopoly playing piece has officially been removed from the game

Publish Date
Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 9:29AM
Photo: Getty Images

Photo: Getty Images

After being skipped around the two-dimensional streets of London since 1935, the famous Monopoly thimble will no longer be.

One of Monopoly's most iconic pieces has been removed from the game, following the same fate as iron, cannon and rocking horse.

After a worldwide vote that attracted four million ballots, the people have elected to give thimble the boot.

All eight current pieces - ship, boot, race car, cat, top hat, Scottie dog, thimble and wheel barrow - were put up again 56 "trendy" designs including a rubber duck and a bow tie.

We won't find out until next Monday which new piece has replaced the iconic thimble.


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