The answer is … I honestly don’t know. I have a number of ancient dice that date back to my original Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set from 1981. At least, I think that’s where I got them from; there are a few d10s in the mix that might have come from Star Frontiers and I may have purchased a die or two along the way. They’re solid, colored dice; their major claim to fame is that you had to fill in the numbers on the dice with a wax crayon to increase their legibility.
My second oldest dice are the ones I purchased after I graduated from Basic and Expert D&D and started playing Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. They’re crystalline in appearance and have sharp edges. After the flat opaqueness of my original dice, these seemed so incredibly cool.
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A small portion of my dice hoard. Credit: Ken Newquist