A Comprehensive Guide to Mahjong Tile Sets

by Michael Stanwick

Quick Introduction

(1) The purpose of this site is to provide information about the Mahjong tile set for interested collectors, researchers and students of the game, as well as anyone who would like to know more about a tile set in their possession.

(2) In the Navigation Bar across the top of this page you will see links to the major sections of this site.

These links are described below to help you navigate this site. Please read these descriptions before you proceed.

(3) Immediately below this Quick Introduction is a News section where you can catch up on current additions, as well as the latest events happening in the world of the Mahjong tile set for researchers and collectors.

(4) At the bottom of this page I have given a brief synopsis of, and Useful Links to, other web sites devoted to the tile set.

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Some Trivia

The tile set is one component of a game that is known by many different names, pronunciations and spellings. For example:

In the West;
Mahjong, Mah Jong, Mahjongg, Mah-Jongg, Mah Jongg, Majong, Ma Jong.
In the East;
Ma Que 麻雀, Ma Qiao 麻雀, Mah Diao, Peng Hu 碰和, Mah Tseuk, Mah Cheuk, Ma Chiang 麻將 and Ma Jiang 麻將.

Out Now!

Issue 8, 2018 Edition of the Quality Magazine The Mahjong Collector

The 8th and final issue of The Mahjong Collector is out now!

This final issue features photographs and analyses of boxes and tile sets – including a newly engraved tile set by Dee Gallo called the Shanghai Water tileset. Also included is an interview with a guest collector Bill Price that details some of his sets plus illustrations of various tile racks, photos and table top and books under the title Bits and Bobs. Pictures of a Mahjong Puzzle Box and three articles of Mahjong History are also featured.

Replete with images in full colour and accompanied by authoritative texts this is an issue not to be missed!

Presented below are four images taken from the latest issue.

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