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Lot 871 - Carved Trick Book

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $80

Winning bid: $131

Carved Trick Book
Open Photo

Size: 20x13x3cm

Notes: Carved wood; simple head outline carved on back. Four sliding panels reveal secret compartments; movement is sticky.

 

Lot 1442 - Gillen Queen

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $450

Winning bid: $440

Gillen Queen by Marcel Gillen

Designer/Maker: Marcel Gillen

Size: 15x5x5cm

Notes: This is one of the Chess Piece series, made by Marcel Gillen normally in aluminum. This is a unique, one-of-a-kind model made in brass (specifically at the request of John Ergatoudis), and polished since the photograph was taken. Includes original solution sheet.

 

Lot 1534 - 7-Move Trick Box (N-3)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $600

Winning bid: $851

7-Move Trick Box (N-3) by Yoshiyuki Ninomiya
Reverse Photo

Designer/Maker: Yoshiyuki Ninomiya

Size: 15x9x6cm

Notes: 7-moves. Excellent condition. Includes instructions and original box.

 

Lot 1757 - alles roger

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $85

alles roger by Roger

Designer/Maker: Roger

Size: 8x4x2cm

Notes: The goal is to remove the small ball.

 

Lot 1758 - r2d2

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $58

r2d2 by Roger

Designer/Maker: Roger

Size: 8x4x2cm

Notes: The goal is to move the small ball to the opposite channel.

 

Lot 1759 - Propeller

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $81

Propeller by Roger

Designer/Maker: Roger

Size: 8x5x4cm

Notes: The goal is to spin the propeller blades.

 

Lot 1760 - Faucet

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $180

Faucet by Roger

Designer/Maker: Roger

Size: 8x6x4cm

Notes: The goal is to remove the hidden ball.

 

Lot 1761 - Lock and Key

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $180

Lock and Key by Roger

Designer/Maker: Roger

Size: 6x4x2cm

Notes: Inserting the key and turning it all the way to the right locks it in place; the puzzle is now to remove it.

 

Lot 1762 - Robot (Gebert)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $180

Robot (Gebert) by Roger

Designer/Maker: Roger

Size: 7x3x3cm

Notes: Remove the trapped ball.

 

Lot 1763 - Sandfield Salt and Pepper Shakers

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $200

Winning bid: $330

Sandfield Salt and Pepper Shakers by N. Sandfield, R. Sandfield, Perry McDaniel / Perry McDaniel

Designer: N. Sandfield, R. Sandfield, Perry McDaniel
Maker: Perry McDaniel

Size: 10x3x3cm

Notes: The Salt and Pepper Shakers were cleverly distributed separately at the IPP22 Exchange, but must be used together to open either of them. Made from walnut and red oak. Limited edition of 250: #117 for Salt Shaker; #19 for Pepper Shaker. Includes storage bags and solutions sheets.

 

Lot 1765 - Marbled Walnut Sheet Cake

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $211

Marbled Walnut Sheet Cake by Perry McDaniel

Designer/Maker: Perry McDaniel

Size: 7x7x5cm

Notes: A dovetail joint locks a marble inside the walnut cake with maple icing. Limited edition, #130 of 200. Include original box and instruction sheet.

 

Lot 1766 - Dovetail Cherry Surprise Cake

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $125

Winning bid: $211

Dovetail Cherry Surprise Cake by Norman Sandfield and Perry McDaniel / Perry McDaniel

Designer: Norman Sandfield and Perry McDaniel
Maker: Perry McDaniel

Size: 13x9x6cm

Notes: Open the cake to find the hidden cherries. Each pair of dovetails requires a separate trick to solve. Made from walnut, maple, and red oak. Limited edition, #153 of 200. Includes original box. This was an IPP23 Exchange puzzle (R Sandfield).

 

Lot 1767 - Disk Box

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $1,200

Winning bid: $7,100

Disk Box by Kagen Schaefer

Designer/Maker: Kagen Schaefer

Diameter: 21cm

Notes: There are 19 rotating disks on the top of this box; you must find the correct configuration for the box to open. There are 151 moves from the "starting" position to the solution. Crafted in wenge, bubinga, and maple. Limited edition, #20 of 20. Includes original certificate and detailed solution diagrams.

 

Lot 1768 - Jewel Box

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $700

Winning bid: $535

Jewel Box by Kagen Schaefer

Designer/Maker: Kagen Schaefer

Size: 17x10x4cm

Notes: Slide the top and locking panels to open this box. The locking panel has two orientations: one for an easy solution (five moves) and one for a slightly harder one (11 moves). Made from maple, ebony, and Ceylon satinwood. Numbered edition, #18 of about 60 made (discontinued in 2006).

 

Lot 1769 - The Fortress

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $350

Winning bid: $850

The Fortress by Jerry McFarland

Designer/Maker: Jerry McFarland

Size: 11x11x7cm

Notes: 40-piece puzzle reminiscent of the Cube and Quadlock puzzles. Four pieces in the middle and two pieces crossing horizontally hold the key to opening the locking mechanism. Made from mahogany, walnut, and maple. Includes detailed assembly diagrams. Only 12 made.

 

Lot 1770 - Boxed Box

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $415

Boxed Box by Bill Cutler / Jerry McFarland

Designer: Bill Cutler
Maker: Jerry McFarland

Size: 15x14x11cm

Notes: 23 pieces pack into the large box. This design is the result of a mathematical problem, and is the smallest number of blocks where all dimensions are unique and pack a rectangular prism with no holes. Pieces made from oak, mahogany, maple, and walnut; clever interlocking box (with modest wear), made of plywood. Same design as lot 1880 (early model made by Bill Cutler).

 

Lot 1771 - Visible Burr

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $300

Winning bid: $250

Visible Burr by Bill Cutler / Mr Puzzle Australia

Designer: Bill Cutler
Maker: Mr Puzzle Australia

Size: 21x21x21cm

Notes: This oversized puzzle is perfect for viewing the many notches that lock this 24-piece burr. Made from silver ash, flooded gum, and Queensland blackbean. Limited edition, #10 of 30. Includes information card and original canvas storage bag.

 

Lot 1772 - The Hidden Secrets of Hep

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/22/2008

Est. Value: $350

Winning bid: $1,617

The Hidden Secrets of Hep by John Kirkman and Brian Young / Mr Puzzle Australia
Extra Photo

Designer: John Kirkman and Brian Young
Maker: Mr Puzzle Australia

Size: 21x21x6cm

Notes: There is a hidden trick to this checkerboard puzzle. The ten pieces can make a checkered 4x4x4 cube or an 8x8 checkerboard. The solutions to these two puzzles are hidden inside the base, which is a separate puzzle to solve. Pieces are made from Cooktown ironwood and silver ash; box made from Papua New Guinean rosewood and ironwood. Limited edition, #27 of 30. Includes information card and original canvas storage bag.

 

Lot 1773 - Checkout

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $90

Checkout by Stewart Coffin / Tom Lensch

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 9x9x2cm

Notes: 12 pieces fit inside the tray in a checkered pattern. This is something of a "vanishing" puzzle, since there appears to be one extra black and white triangle! Used as an Exchange puzzle for IPP20 (Barrett).

 

Lot 1774 - Punch Cards

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $41

Punch Cards by Tom Lensch

Designer/Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 8x8x4cm

Notes: Five plastic cards fit inside the box. Each card has a pattern of holes that must match with the pegs inside the box. Some minor scrapes on top-front corner. Used as an Exchange puzzle at IPP23 (Lensch).

 

Lot 1775 - Two Piece Oddity

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/19/2008

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $355

Two Piece Oddity by Tom Jolly / Eric Fuller

Designer: Tom Jolly
Maker: Eric Fuller

Edge: 8cm

Notes: Starting from the center, remove the burr from the cubic cage. Made from walnut and T'zalam. Only about 20 made.

 

Lot 1776 - 4-Play

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $160

4-Play by Bill Cutler / Jerry McFarland and Bill Cutler

Designer: Bill Cutler
Maker: Jerry McFarland and Bill Cutler

Size: 7x6x5cm

Notes: Six pieces will pack the 3x3x4 box (unique solution). For those who can visualize the fourth dimension, these pieces also pack into a 4-D box of 2x2x3x3, also with a unique solution. Used as an Exchange puzzle for IPP16 (Cutler).

 

Lot 1777 - Prismastar

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $117

Prismastar by Václav Obšivač / John Devost

Designer: Václav Obšivač
Maker: John Devost

Size: 7x7x7cm

Notes: Four identical pieces make a cubic shape. Made from walnut and bloodwood. Only 12 made. (See lot 1850 for the original made by VIN&CO.)

 

Lot 1778 - Oh Sh*t! Puzzle

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $65

Oh Sh*t! Puzzle by Woodenworks

Maker: Woodenworks

Size: 10x10x10cm

Notes: Remove the cord from the four pegs. Solution is similar to that of the Chinese Rings, except there are two rings for each post. Includes information sheet with very details solution (544 moves).

 

Lot 1780 - Twelve-Piece Separation (85)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $300

Winning bid: $549

Twelve-Piece Separation (85) by Stewart Coffin

Designer/Maker: Stewart Coffin

Stick length: 13cm

Notes: Twelve serially interlocking pieces; ten pieces are identical, and one key piece. Made from Honduran rosewood; inscribed "85, STC, 1990". Includes original box and detailed assembly instructions.

 

Lot 1782 - Peanut (67)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $500

Winning bid: $335

Peanut (67) by Stewart Coffin
Pieces Photo

Designer/Maker: Stewart Coffin

Diameter: 15cm

Notes: Six different pieces (see extra photo) form a ring, or a variety of other shapes. Piece #3 is different from what appears in the Compendium. Made from mahogany.

 

Lot 1785 - Crooked Notches (97)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/16/2008

Est. Value: $200

Winning bid: $131

Crooked Notches (97) by Stewart Coffin

Designer/Maker: Stewart Coffin

Stick length: 9cm

Notes: This is a squashed diagonal burr, giving the pieces a rectangular cross-section and crooked notches; three each of two piece shapes. Made from pine. Used as an IPP14 exchange puzzle.

 

Lot 1786 - Design No. 72 Piece Set

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/19/2008

Est. Value: $200

Winning bid: $3,433

Design No. 72 Piece Set by Stewart Coffin

Designer/Maker: Stewart Coffin

Edge: 4cm

Notes: This is a numbered set of 47 different ways to connect six parallelogram pieces. Six of these pieces were selected for Design No. 72. Includes original box, extra pieces, original instructions for Design No. 72, and a drawing with a methodical enumeration of the possible pieces.

 

Lot 1787 - Hara's Squashed Diabolical Cube (YH56)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/16/2008

Est. Value: $600

Winning bid: $5,199

Hara's Squashed Diabolical Cube (YH56) by Yoshikatsu Hara / Trevor Wood

Designer: Yoshikatsu Hara
Maker: Trevor Wood

Size: 10x8x5cm

Notes: Ten pieces fit in the 3x4x5 unit box. Five additional challenges (all shaped like pentominoes) are given. Pieces made from afrormosia; box made from rengas and Indian rosewood. Bottom stamped "T.Wood" and with TW logo. Includes original certificate and information sheet.

 

Lot 1788 - Waves

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $500

Winning bid: $1,155

Waves by Trevor Wood

Designer/Maker: Trevor Wood

Size: 9x9x3cm

Notes: 16 pieces with curved edges form a 4x4 grid. This is a unique piece made specifically for John Ergatoudis. Top stamped with TW logo.

 

Lot 1789 - 6 Block: 6 Step Puzzle (TB108)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $600

Winning bid: $1,383

6 Block: 6 Step Puzzle (TB108) by T. H. O'Beirne / Trevor Wood

Designer: T. H. O'Beirne
Maker: Trevor Wood

Size: 11x7x3cm

Notes: Six different pieces make six different rectangular prisms: 8x12x18, 8x9x24, 6x18x18, 6x12x24, 9x12x16, and 12x12x12. Pieces made from oak; box made from oak and walnut. Top stamped with TW logo. Includes information sheet.

 

Lot 1790 - 33+43+53=63

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $500

Winning bid: $1,276

3<sup>3</sup>+4<sup>3</sup>+5<sup>3</sup>=6<sup>3</sup> by Trevor Wood

Maker: Trevor Wood

Size: 27x8x7cm

Notes: Physical demonstration of an unusual mathematical principle. This is a unique piece made specifically for John Ergatoudis. The blocks shown in the largest cube (size 6) will also fill the three smaller cubes (sizes 3,4,5). Similarly, the cubes shown in the smaller cubes (a completely different set) can exactly fill the largest cube.

 

Lot 1791 - TENFO (NY69)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $450

Winning bid: $1,150

TENFO (NY69) by Nob Yoshigahara and Kozy Kitajima / Trevor Wood

Designer: Nob Yoshigahara and Kozy Kitajima
Maker: Trevor Wood

Size: 9x9x9cm

Notes: The ten unique flat hexominoes and two unit cubes pack the 4x4x4 box with two fixed cubes. Pieces made from freijo and padauk; box made from masseranduba and afrormosia. Bottom of box stamped "T.Wood" and with TW logo. Includes original certificate, information sheet and solution diagram.

 

Lot 1792 - Octomino Cube

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $400

Winning bid: $900

Octomino Cube by Trevor Wood

Maker: Trevor Wood

Size: 7x7x7cm

Notes: Six different checkered octominoes make a hollow cubic shape. This is a unique piece made specifically for John Ergatoudis. Base stamped with TW logo.

 

Lot 1793 - Sirius (4)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $348

Sirius (4) by Stewart Coffin
Inscription Photo

Maker: Stewart Coffin

Size: 7x7x7cm

Notes: Six identical pieces form a diagonal star. One of Coffin's earliest designs; stamped "AP-ART, 1971, S.T.C." (see extra photo). Overall condition is below average, with many chipped edges.

 

Lot 1794 - The F

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $25

Winning bid: $60

The F by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 14x9x1cm

Notes: Six pieces can form an F shape. 22 additional shapes are given. Includes original box and information sheet.

 

Lot 1795 - Cross III

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $35

Cross III by Nob Yoshigahara / Puzzland Hikimi

Designer: Nob Yoshigahara
Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 15x11x1cm

Notes: Eight pieces form a Latin cross. Includes original packaging.

 

Lot 1796 - Euclid Puzzle

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $40

Winning bid: $42

Euclid Puzzle by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 14x14x2cm

Notes: Seven pieces form a square and 100 other shapes. Includes original box and information sheet.

 

Lot 1797 - Classic Shapes

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $40

Winning bid: $39

Classic Shapes by Nob Yoshigahara / Puzzland Hikimi

Designer: Nob Yoshigahara
Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 14x14x2cm

Notes: Five pieces form a square and 11 other shapes. Includes original box and information sheet.

 

Lot 1798 - Passage (S & G)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $40

Winning bid: $97

Passage (S & G) by Inaba, Hirano, Yoshigahara / Puzzland Hikimi

Designer: Inaba, Hirano, Yoshigahara
Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 11x11x3cm

Notes: Move the metal ball from S to G. Includes original box and Japanese information sheets.

 

Lot 1799 - Cyclo

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $87

Cyclo by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Edge: 8cm

Notes: You can see through the pip holes of this die maze, but it's trickier than you'd expect to get the steel ball out. Includes original box and Japanese information sheet.

 

Lot 1800 - Twist

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $60

Winning bid: $113

Twist by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 8x8x8cm

Notes: Move the steel ball from the bottom hole out the top. Includes original box and Japanese instructions with solution diagram.

 

Lot 1801 - Tetra

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $43

Tetra by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 10x10x5cm

Notes: Pack the eight tetracubes into the 4x4x2 box, and 65 additional challenges. Includes original box and Japanese information sheet.

 

Lot 1802 - Squashed Box

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $66

Squashed Box by Bill Cutler / Puzzland Hikimi

Designer: Bill Cutler
Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 8x8x6cm

Notes: 12 pieces pack into the sake box. Includes original box and Japanese information sheet with solution diagrams.

 

Lot 1803 - 8-Block Hoffman (tk1)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $55

8-Block Hoffman (tk1) by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 8x8x6cm

Notes: Eight blocks pack into the sake box. Despite the name, all blocks have different shapes. Includes original box and Japanese information sheets.

 

Lot 1804 - LL (tk2)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $104

LL (tk2) by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 8x8x6cm

Notes: Eight different shapes (each made from two Ls in contrasting woods) pack the sake box. Includes original box and Japanese information sheets.

 

Lot 1805 - Squashed Soma (1k1)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $60

Squashed Soma (1k1) by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 8x8x6cm

Notes: Pack the seven squashed (3/4 height) Soma pieces into the sake box. Includes original box and Japanese information sheets.

 

Lot 1806 - Y (1k2)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $96

Y (1k2) by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 8x8x6cm

Notes: Pack the 12 squashed Y-pentacubes into the sake box. The dimensions of this puzzle are very confusing: the pieces are three different shapes, each type squashed in a different direction; the box shape is 4x4x3, but the unit grid of the pieces corresponds to 5x4x3! Includes original box and Japanese information sheets.

 

Lot 1807 - Flower (1k3)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $131

Flower (1k3) by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 8x8x6cm

Notes: Fill the five holes with the ten pieces so that the top of each stack is the same height. All the pieces and holes have different heights. Includes original box and Japanese information sheets.

 

Lot 1808 - Hex (2k1)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $85

Hex (2k1) by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 8x8x6cm

Notes: Pack the six blocks into the sake box. Includes original box and Japanese information sheets.

 

Lot 1809 - Sake Maze (2k2)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/16/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $92

Sake Maze (2k2) by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 8x8x6cm

Notes: Remove the ball from the maze. Includes original box and Japanese information sheets.

 

Lot 1810 - Marble Surprise (2k3)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/16/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $81

Marble Surprise (2k3) by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 8x8x6cm

Notes: Arrange the six different pieces (each an L-tromino with a hemisphere carved out) so that all three marbles are inside. Includes original box and Japanese information sheets.

 

Lot 1811 - Solid Tangram

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $25

Winning bid: $43

Solid Tangram by Yoshikatsu Hara / Woodpecker

Designer: Yoshikatsu Hara
Maker: Woodpecker

Size: 14x14x3cm

Notes: Arrange 10 red pieces and 12 background pieces to form a square containing one of 36 given images (the "arrow" image is shown in photo). Includes original box and information sheet.

 

Lot 1812 - Stamp Puzzle

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $25

Winning bid: $13

Stamp Puzzle by Yoshikatsu Hara / Woodpecker

Designer: Yoshikatsu Hara
Maker: Woodpecker

Size: 14x14x3cm

Notes: Place the ten pieces into the tray so that eight raised, painted cubes form one of 30 given images (the "ring" image is shown in photo). Includes information sheet.

 

Lot 1813 - Stamp Puzzle 2

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $25

Winning bid: $35

Stamp Puzzle 2 by Yoshikatsu Hara / Woodpecker

Designer: Yoshikatsu Hara
Maker: Woodpecker

Size: 14x14x3cm

Notes: Place the 12 pieces into the tray so that nine raised, painted cubes form one of 36 given images (the "square" image is shown in photo). Includes information sheet.

 

Lot 1814 - Sandfield's Dovetail Jewel Box

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $117

Sandfield's Dovetail Jewel Box by Robert Sandfield / Perry Mc Daniel

Designer: Robert Sandfield
Maker: Perry Mc Daniel

Size: 8x8x4cm

Notes: The goal is to open the box. Crafted from walnut, mahogany and maple. Limited edition, #44 of 200. Includes storage bag and instruction sheet. This was an IPP23 Exchange puzzle (R Sandfield).

 

Lot 1816 - Popping Up (CS-3-3)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $125

Winning bid: $145

Popping Up (CS-3-3) by Atsusi Katagiri and Hideto Satou / Tetsuo Miyamoto

Designer: Atsusi Katagiri and Hideto Satou
Maker: Tetsuo Miyamoto

Size: 14x8x7cm

Notes: The unique 5-move mechanism originally appeared in the Mechanism Box '98 (see lot 1355). This version was made in 2003 as part of the collaborative Creative Secret Box project of the Karakuri Group. Crafted from walnut and magnolia. Some slight warping of top panel (see photo). Includes original box and solution card.

 

Lot 1817 - Patterns (CS-6-2)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $125

Winning bid: $142

Patterns (CS-6-2) by Hiroyuki Oka / Tatsuo Miyamoto

Designer: Hiroyuki Oka
Maker: Tatsuo Miyamoto

Size: 12x8x6cm

Notes: Four moves to open box. From the collaborative Creative Secret Box project of the Karakuri Group. Crafted from walnut and magnolia. Inlay pattern is different from version CS-6-1 (see lot 1176). Includes original box and solution card.

 

Lot 1819 - Type L (CS-2-3)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/16/2008

Est. Value: $250

Winning bid: $175

Type L (CS-2-3) by Akio Kamei / Tetsuo Miyamoto

Designer: Akio Kamei
Maker: Tetsuo Miyamoto

Size: 7x7x7cm

Notes: From the collaborative Creative Secret Box project of the Karakuri Group. Crafted from magnolia and walnut. This is the same mechanism as Small Box 3 (lot 1037), and inlay pattern is different from version CS-2-1 (see lot 1044). Includes original box and solution card.

 

Lot 1821 - Laby

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $8

Laby by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Diameter: 5cm

Notes: Separate the two disks, one of which is a two-sided maze. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1822 - Star

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/11/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $4

Star by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 7x5x5cm

Notes: Remove the star from the loop. Reproduction of classic Star & Garter puzzle. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1823 - Elk

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $41

Elk by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 6x4x3cm

Notes: The goal is to separate the two horned elk. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1824 - Key

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $6

Key by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Key length: 7cm

Notes: Separate the two keys. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1825 - ABC

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $6

ABC by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 8x5x1cm

Notes: Remove the C from the AB frame. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1826 - S & S

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $6

S & S by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 10x3x2cm

Notes: Separate the two S's. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1827 - Bike

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $19

Bike by H.E. Lejeune / Hanayama

Designer: H.E. Lejeune
Maker: Hanayama

Size: 13x7x1cm

Notes: Remove the ring from the bike; maze path traverses both sides of the entire frame. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1828 - Nut Puzzle

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $70

Nut Puzzle by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 9x3x3cm

Notes: Remove the washer from the bolt. Includes original box (partially damaged due to the weight of the bolt). Same puzzle as lot 1829, but trick is hidden better in this version.

 

Lot 1829 - Nut Puzzle

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $16

Nut Puzzle by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 9x3x3cm

Notes: Remove the washer from the bolt. Includes original box. Same puzzle as lot 1828, but trick is not as well hidden in this version.

 

Lot 1830 - Amour

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $32

Amour by Akio Yamamoto / Hanayama

Designer: Akio Yamamoto
Maker: Hanayama

Size: 5x5x3cm

Notes: Remove the male and female loops from the heart frame. Original version (recent versions use different materials); includes original box.

 

Lot 1831 - Oskar

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $30

Winning bid: $193

Oskar by Oskar van Deventer / Hanayama

Designer: Oskar van Deventer
Maker: Hanayama

Size: 9x5x1cm

Notes: Remove the two keys from the locking frame (keys have limited movement relative to one another). Includes original box.

 

Lot 1832 - Lucky Puzzle

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $30

Winning bid: $12

Lucky Puzzle by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 8x6x1cm

Notes: Seven pieces can make a variety of shapes, similar to tangrams. Includes original box, plastic storage case, and booklet with 74 challenges.

 

Lot 1833 - Flag

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $10

Winning bid: $13

Flag by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 4x4x3cm

Notes: Remove the hinged flags from the cage. Movement is sticky in places, but functional. Includes original box (inside damaged by the weight of the puzzle).

 

Lot 1834 - Cage

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/11/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $6

Cage by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 6x4x4cm

Notes: Remove the star from the cage. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1835 - Ring

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $75

Ring by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 5x5x3cm

Notes: Extra large version of the classic ring puzzle. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1836 - Ring II

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $42

Ring II by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 5x4x3cm

Notes: Oversized five-loop ring with the Hanayama logo. Derived from a Jose Grant design; falls apart easily. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1837 - Spiral

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $12

Spiral by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 5x5x2cm

Notes: Five-piece jigsaw doesn't seem to come apart; instead the best you can do it make something like a spiral staircase (because each pair of pieces slide apart in only one direction and locks together in the other). But they do come apart! Includes original box.

 

Lot 1838 - Disk

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $42

Disk by Oskar van Deventer / Hanayama

Designer: Oskar van Deventer
Maker: Hanayama

Diameter: 5cm

Notes: Separate the two disks. This is a maze where each disk can slide around limited portions of the other's edge; very confusing. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1839 - Violin

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $35

Violin by Joseph Lytle / Hanayama

Designer: Joseph Lytle
Maker: Hanayama

Size: 7x7x6cm

Notes: Separate the three pieces. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1840 - Cricket

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $12

Cricket by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 7x7x2cm

Notes: Remove the cricket bats from the wicket. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1841 - Devil

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $6

Devil by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 8x5x2cm

Notes: Separate the two identical pieces. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1842 - Heart

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $12

Heart by Hanayama

Maker: Hanayama

Size: 6x6x1cm

Notes: Separate the two hearts from the chain. Includes original box.

 

Lot 1843 - Set of Albertuv Puzzles

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $155

Set of Albertuv Puzzles by Atlas
Assembled Photo

Maker: Atlas

Size: 7x7x1cm

Notes: Complete set of 15 different puzzles. Each puzzle is made of eight octominoes that assemble to both a 8x8 square and a 4x4x4 cube. Each puzzles includes original box (box #10 is a slightly different style) and solution sheet.

 

Lot 1844 - Long Ball 1

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $86

Long Ball 1 by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Diameter: 14cm

Notes: Six identical pieces separate using coordinate motion.

 

Lot 1845 - Cross in Circle

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $141

Cross in Circle by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Diameter: 15cm

Notes: Outer ring is six pieces; inner cross is four pieces. Lots of coordinate motion.

 

Lot 1846 - Diamond

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $151

Diamond by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 9x9x9cm

Notes: Eight pieces (four each of two different shapes) make a roughly tetrahedral shape.

 

Lot 1847 - UFO

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $30

Winning bid: $46

UFO by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 11x11x5cm

Notes: Six pieces; very sticky.

 

Lot 1848 - Diamond Bowl (Four Marbles)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $35

Winning bid: $47

Diamond Bowl (Four Marbles) by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Diameter: 9cm

Notes: Six identical pieces form a tetrahedral shape with coordinate motion. Four wooden balls are trapped inside.

 

Lot 1849 - Steckbox (Cohedron)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $30

Winning bid: $96

Steckbox (Cohedron) by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Diameter: 11cm

Notes: Six identical piece form a tetrahedral shape.

 

Lot 1850 - Prismastar

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $30

Winning bid: $72

Prismastar by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Edge: 8cm

Notes: Four identical pieces form a cubic shape. (See lot 1777 for a reproduction by John Devost.)

 

Lot 1851 - Don Quijote

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $93

Don Quijote by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 9x9x9cm

Notes: Four identical pieces for a cubic shape. Slight splintering of long-grain edges.

 

Lot 1852 - Twister 1

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/16/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $231

Twister 1 by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 9x9x9cm

Notes: Four identical pieces for a roughly cubic shape.

 

Lot 1853 - 6 "S" (Sixes)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $131

6

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Diameter: 14cm

Notes: Four different pieces form a tetrahedral shape with coordinate motion. Includes original information card with assembly diagram.

 

Lot 1854 - Cross in Cube (Double Cross)

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $30

Winning bid: $72

Cross in Cube (Double Cross) by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 9x9x9cm

Notes: Four identical pieces form an intersecting cube and cross. Includes original information card with assembly diagram.

 

Lot 1855 - Threeblock 4

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $40

Winning bid: $87

Threeblock 4 by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Diameter: 8cm

Notes: Four different pieces assembly to form an unusual symmetric shape. Includes original information card with assembly diagram.

 

Lot 1856 - Binomial Cube

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $25

Winning bid: $80

Binomial Cube by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Edge: 4cm

Notes: Four pieces make a cube; each face demonstrating the expansion of (a+b)2. Includes display stand.

 

Lot 1857 - Pytha

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $135

Pytha by Joseph Pelikan

Maker: Joseph Pelikan

Size: 17x15x1cm

Notes: Eight pieces fit into a 7x8 rectangular tray. Additionally, the pieces can make a silhouette of a 3x4x5 triangle with squares on each edge (the classic demonstration of the Pythagorean Theorem). Only five of these were made for Pytha (a German software company).

 

Lot 1858 - Minibox Set

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $121

Minibox Set by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 10x8x6cm

Notes: This set includes Minibox Q1.5, Q2, Q3, and Q4. Individual puzzles have 8, 12, 8, and 6 pieces respectively. Q4 has an alternate assembly, forming a cube using four of the six pieces. Each puzzle includes a display frame, and original information card with assembly diagram. Q2, Q3, and Q4 available separately in lots 1859, 1860, 1861.

 

Lot 1859 - Minibox Q2

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $29

Minibox Q2 by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 10x8x6cm

Notes: 12 pieces form a rectangular prism. Includes a display frame, and original information card with assembly diagram. Also available as part of lot 1858.

 

Lot 1860 - Minibox Q3

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $27

Minibox Q3 by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 10x8x6cm

Notes: Eight pieces form a rectangular prism. Includes a display frame, and original information card with assembly diagram. Also available as part of lot 1858.

 

Lot 1861 - Minibox Q4

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $29

Minibox Q4 by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 10x8x6cm

Notes: Six pieces form a rectangular prism, or select four pieces to make a cube. Includes a display frame, and original information card with assembly diagram. Also available as part of lot 1858.

 

Lot 1862 - Cube Set

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $82

Cube Set by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 8x8x8cm

Notes: This set includes Cube I, Cube II, and Cube III. Each puzzle has eight pieces to form a cube. Each includes a display frame, and original information card with assembly diagram.

 

Lot 1863 - Cube 422

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $30

Winning bid: $65

Cube 422 by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Edge: 8cm

Notes: Eight pieces interlock to form a cube. Includes original information card with assembly diagram.

 

Lot 1864 - Triangle 9x3

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $30

Winning bid: $14

Triangle 9x3 by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 11x10x8cm

Notes: Nine pieces form a triangular prism. Includes display frame and original information card with assembly diagram. Same puzzle as lot 1865 but with a different frame.

 

Lot 1865 - Triangle 9x3

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $40

Winning bid: $14

Triangle 9x3 by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 10x9x9cm

Notes: Nine pieces form a triangular prism. Includes display frame and original information card with assembly diagram. Same puzzle as lot 1864 but with a different frame.

 

Lot 1866 - Mini AC

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $9

Mini AC by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 10x10x3cm

Notes: Seven pieces form a rectangular prism. Includes display frame.

 

Lot 1867 - Vinco Cube

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/16/2008

Est. Value: $10

Winning bid: $39

Vinco Cube by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Edge: 4cm

Notes: Four pieces (two identical and two mirror image), form a checkered cube. Includes original information card with assembly diagram.

 

Lot 1868 - Leporelo Symbols

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $15

Winning bid: $42

Leporelo Symbols by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 12x8x4cm

Notes: For each symbol, fold the chain of blocks so that the selected symbol appears five in a row. Additionally, only those five blocks are visible, all folds are 90 degrees, and the entire structure is free-standing.

 

Lot 1869 - Leporelo WPC 2001

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $75

Leporelo WPC 2001 by Václav Obšivač

Designer/Maker: Václav Obšivač

Size: 11x8x4cm

Notes: Fold the chain of blocks so that a four-number addition appears correctly with the sum at the bottom. Only those five blocks are visible, all folds are 90 degrees, and the entire structure is free-standing. Used in the 2001 World Puzzle Championship. Includes original box and solution sheet.

 

Lot 1870 - Absolutely Chaotic Cube

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $10

Winning bid: $24

Absolutely Chaotic Cube by Kevin Holmes / Trench Puzzles

Designer: Kevin Holmes
Maker: Trench Puzzles

Size: 10x10x2cm

Notes: Novelty item. Assemble all the black & white wooden pieces to form a chequered cube. This puzzle contains many small parts; not suitable for children. No force required.

 

Lot 1871 - Rosebud

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $235

Rosebud by Stewart Coffin / Bertrand Portevin
Expanded Photo

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Bertrand Portevin

Diameter: 11cm

Notes: Reproduction of Coffin's classic coordinate motion puzzle. Movement is good despite not being perfectly tight.

 

Lot 1872 - Twelve-Piece Separation

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $181

Twelve-Piece Separation by Stewart Coffin / Bertrand Portevin

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Bertrand Portevin

Stick length: 11cm

Notes: Reproduction of Coffin's classic design; made in mahogany.

 

Lot 1873 - Permuted Third Stellation

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $1,150

Permuted Third Stellation by Stewart Coffin / Bertrand Portevin

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Bertrand Portevin

Stick length: 10cm

Notes: Six different pieces form the third stellation of the rhombic dodecahedron. Pieces separate into two halves along each of the four main axes of symmetry. Described in The Puzzling World of Polyhedral Dissections (page 91, fig. 109), but never made by Coffin.

 

Lot 1874 - Triangular Prism

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $315

Triangular Prism by Stewart Coffin / Wayne Daniel

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Wayne Daniel

Diameter: 10cm

Notes: Reproduction of a Coffin design, made of six dissimilar pieces.

 

Lot 1875 - Fancy This!

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $317

Fancy This! by Stewart Coffin / Wayne Daniel

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Wayne Daniel

Size: 10cm

Notes: Seven pieces form the classic cluster shape, but instead assemble with both coordination motion and serial interlocking. This version (115-A) made in mahogany as an IPP17 Exchange puzzle.

 

Lot 1876 - Frantix

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $130

Frantix by Stewart Coffin / Interlocking Puzzles

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Interlocking Puzzles

Size: 7x7x7cm

Notes: Coffin's variation of the classic Altekruse using pins and holes instead of notches. Made from redheart and maple. Exchange puzzle from IPP18.

 

Lot 1877 - Seven Woods

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $125

Winning bid: $185

Seven Woods by Stewart Coffin / Tom Lensch

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Tom Lensch

Edge: 6cm

Notes: Six identical pieces assemble like a diagonal star. Made with seven fancy woods.

 

Lot 1878 - Pennant Puzzle

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $27

Pennant Puzzle by World Wide Games

Maker: World Wide Games

Size: 20x17x2cm

Notes: Sliding block puzzle; goal is to get the large square to the upper-left corner.

 

Lot 1879 - Crooked Box II

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/16/2008

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $290

Crooked Box II by Bill Cutler

Designer/Maker: Bill Cutler

Diameter: 22cm

Notes: 30 panels weave together to form a polyhedral solid (isomorphic to the edges of an icosahedron). All pieces are identical, except five have an extra notch to allow for disassembly. This is an older model made personally by Bill (rather than the newer models made by Jerry McFarland).

 

Lot 1880 - Boxed Box

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $237

Boxed Box by Bill Cutler

Designer/Maker: Bill Cutler

Size: 19x17x14cm

Notes: 23 pieces pack into the large box. This design is the result of a mathematical problem, and is the smallest number of blocks where all dimensions are unique and pack a rectangular prism with no holes. Roughly made and unfinished; this is an older model made personally by Bill (rather than the newer models made by Jerry McFarland, such as lot 1770).

 

Lot 1881 - 24-Piece Burr

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/21/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $220

24-Piece Burr

Size: 20x20x20cm

Notes: 24-piece burr, with hinged box in the center. Pieces are lettered for easy reference. Level 4-3-2-1 to release box (ustX,tsU,vW,V).

 

Lot 1882 - IPP20 Exchange Puzzles

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $2,000

Winning bid: $875

IPP20 Exchange Puzzles

Puzzles: 61

Notes: 61 out of 84 IPP20 Exchange puzzles. The first name is that of the Exchange participant; a second name is that of any noted craftsman: 3 Interlocking Puzzles, 2 Lensch, 2 McDaniel, McFarland, Irby, Hikimi. (The actual shipping cost will be significantly higher than the estimate that will appear on winner's invoice.)

  • Checkout (Barrett/Lensch)
  • Claustrophobia (Baxter)
  • Gearloose (Becker)
  • Ball in the Cage (Boardman)
  • Nine Drilled Holes (Bobroff)
  • Burred Box (Bordewijk)
  • The Great One (Bright)
  • MIKSLOK (Chambers)
  • Raft 5 (Curtis)
  • Burry Joint (Cutler/McFarland)
  • Kammen's Korners I (Dalgety)
  • QUBATE (Darling)
  • Pointy Pentominoes (Darrah)
  • FACT (de Smet)
  • Dovetail Burr (de Vreugd)
  • Di-restricted Tetra-Rubik's-hedron (Diamond)
  • Double Hole Pin Cube (Eason)
  • Tangle of Amathus (Ergatoudis)
  • Smarty Pents (Finn)
  • Pulsar (Fisher/IP)
  • Caterpillar (Frelinghuysen/IP)
  • Double Heart (Garcia)
  • Steckspiel (Hawthorne)
  • Circle the Square (Hess)
  • Revenge of the Nails (Holbrook/Irby)
  • Square-Fit (Hoppe)
  • Russian Bracelet (Kalinin)
  • Cube 4x4x4 (Kawahara/Hikimi)
  • 4 Colour Latin Quatromino Pieces (Kerley)
  • Tripods in Jungle Gym (Kotani)
  • Patchwork (Krasnoukhov)
  • Tetrominoes with Octominoes (Kurchan)
  • Sonnenveld's 3-Piece ? (Lensch/Lensch)
  • Super Tangram (Liu)
  • Tower of Pisa (Matveeva)
  • Easy to Play With 2 (Mead)
  • Buffalo Nickel (Miller)
  • Slide-Trom-Bones (Nelson)
  • Los Angles (Nischke)
  • Cube for Travelers #2 (Novichkova)
  • Fifteen Magic Blocks (Raizer)
  • Perfect Ring of Eight (Reis)
  • Design 167 (Rodgers)
  • Watson's Wormhole (Rossetti)
  • Dove Tail Bar (N Sandfield/McDaniel)
  • Dovetail Burr (R Sandfield/McDaniel)
  • Strange Triangle-Pyramid (Schneider)
  • Double L Cube (Schweitzer)
  • Round n' Round (Shader)
  • Tangram Plus (Slocum)
  • Knot Eight Snakes (Strijbos)
  • Quest (Summerday)
  • Coral and Sweet (Takashima)
  • Lost Angels (Tanoff)
  • Hysteresis Key (van Deventer)
  • Holey Plates Too (van Grol)
  • Burr in a Cube #1 (von Kaenel/IP)
  • Murr Menagerie (Waite)
  • Two Real Dice (Weber)
  • 2 in 1 (Wu)
  • Burr in a Cage (Yoshigahara)

 

Lot 1883 - Skew Burr

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $96

Skew Burr by Bill Cutler
Assembled Photo

Designer/Maker: Bill Cutler

Stick length: 8cm

Notes: Level-4, six-piece burr; made in mahogany. Delivered unassembled because there is a bit of a trick to discover. Exchange puzzle for IPP12 (Tokyo, 1992).

 

Lot 1884 - IPP21 Exchange Puzzles

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $1,500

Winning bid: $845

IPP21 Exchange Puzzles

Puzzles: 57

Notes: 57 out of 69 IPP21 Exchange puzzles. The first name is that of the Exchange participant; a second name is that of any noted craftsman: Irby, Lensch, Chambers, Daniel. (The actual shipping cost will be significantly higher than the estimate that will appear on winner's invoice.)

  • Pretzel Logic (Barrett/Irby)
  • Cherry 7-Up Checkerboard (Barton)
  • Four Sleazy Pieces (Baxter)
  • Penny-Farthing II (Bright)
  • Cubie Burr (Cutler)
  • Stumped (Dalgety)
  • Hidden Cube (Darling)
  • Rolling Pin-(T)okyo (Dawir)
  • Olympic Rings (de Smet)
  • Life @ 21 (de Vreugd)
  • "Twenty" Cube (Eason)
  • Double Spiral (Ergatoudis)
  • Two Nobs (Foshee)
  • Bottle in Tokyo (Gillen)
  • Bottle de Luxe(mbourg) (Gitt)
  • Windmill (Griffioen)
  • Oskar's Blocks (Hajek)
  • Quarter Pack (Hess)
  • SOLO Another (Hirotsu)
  • Penta Magic Cube (Huang)
  • Isaacs's Iris (Isaacs)
  • Pack the Puzzle (Iwase)
  • Different-Storeyed Meleda (Kalinin)
  • Karen's Outline Burr (Kanel)
  • Dilemma (Katagiri)
  • Pent-Half (Kawahara)
  • Cryptic Crosses (Kerley)
  • STEP 2001 (Kitajima)
  • Two Piece Boxed Burr (Kotani)
  • Molecule (Kransnoukhov)
  • Tri-Ring (Ledesma)
  • Drop Test (Lee)
  • Cublock (Lensch/Lensch)
  • Lox in Box (Linden)
  • VESA-Burr (Linkola)
  • L-Game (Liu)
  • Digigrams (Major)
  • Harry's Nails (Nelson)
  • Intricate Dice (Novichkova)
  • Kites & Bricks (Pegg Jr.)
  • Quaddode (Reis)
  • Cube the Square (Rodgers)
  • Rosebud (Rolfs)
  • Oriental Toothpick Safe (Rossetti/Chambers)
  • Demon's Nine Eyes (Saeki)
  • Broken Color Wheel (Schneider)
  • Nippon (Schneider)
  • Make Room (Slocum/Daniel)
  • Tube It In (Strijbos)
  • Muroi's Ring Maze No.10 (Takashima)
  • NON IPP (Tanoff)
  • Mine's COG. Burr MP22a (Uyematsu)
  • A Tribute to Th. O'Beirne (van der Poel)
  • Rising Sun (van Deventer)
  • Diabolical Psycho Coin Box (van Grol)
  • Prince of Frogs (Vesala)
  • Trap-Z (Yamamoto)

 

Lot 1885 - Box with Drawer

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $92

Box with Drawer

Size: 14x10x4cm

Notes: Spring-loaded drawer with common two-move mechanism. Bottom stamped "Foreign". Modest surface wear; average wear near kannuki.

 

Lot 1886 - Box with Drawer

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/13/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $15

Box with Drawer

Size: 12x9x4cm

Notes: Spring-loaded drawer with common two-move mechanism. Bottom stamped "Foreign". Modest surface wear; loose kannuki.

 

Lot 1887 - Die Coin Box

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $51

Die Coin Box

Size: 6x6x6cm

Notes: Two moves opens the coin compartment. Moves are sticky; one panel is scratched (see photo). Stamped "Foreign". Includes solution diagram.

 

Lot 1888 - Trick Box

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/15/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $47

Trick Box
Reverse Photo

Size: 14x9x5cm

Notes: Three moves to open box. Top panel warped, not affecting mechanism.

 

Lot 1889 - Trick Coin Bank

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/17/2008

Est. Value: $25

Winning bid: $34

Trick Coin Bank

Size: 9x6x6cm

Notes: Sliding top panel reveals a coin slot. One of two metal fittings on cover is missing. Box shows evidence of multiple repairs.

 

Lot 1890 - Trick Coin Bank

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $115

Trick Coin Bank

Size: 9x6x6cm

Notes: Coin slot in back panel. Very good condition. Stamped "Japan" on bottom.

 

Lot 1891 - Trick Box

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/14/2008

Est. Value: $40

Winning bid: $24

Trick Box

Size: 12x8x5cm

Notes: Four-move box. Surface wear and some seam separation (see photo).

 

Lot 1892 - Trick Box with Drawer

Phase: 14

Last Bid Date: 9/18/2008

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $50

Trick Box with Drawer
Open Photo

Size: 15x10x7cm

Notes: 7+3 move trick box with secret compartment and covered drawer. Surface wear and some seam separation (see photo).

 

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