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Lot 527 - Revenge

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $213

Revenge by Wil Strijbos

Designer: Wil Strijbos

Size: 7x6x1cm

Notes: Manipulate internal rods and balls to open the lock. Inspired by Gary Foshee's Lunatic Lock.

 

Lot 607 - Lightning

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/26/2007

Est. Value: $200

Winning bid: $879

Lightning by Philippe Dubois

Designer/Maker: Philippe Dubois

Stick length: 13cm

Notes: Inscribed "Gaby Games, Jerusalem". Six identical pieces.

 

Lot 608 - New Garnet (161)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $200

Winning bid: $775

New Garnet (161) by Stewart Coffin

Designer/Maker: Stewart Coffin

Diameter: 9cm

Notes: Remake of the original Garnet (60) design, but made 20% larger.

 

Lot 610 - Three-Piece Separation (86-A)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $330

Three-Piece Separation (86-A) by Stewart Coffin

Designer/Maker: Stewart Coffin

Stick length: 11cm

Notes: Crafted in Honduran rosewood. Three identical pieces assemble using coordination motion. Not much of a puzzle.

 

Lot 611 - Teddy Burr (96)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/26/2007

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $816

Teddy Burr (96) by Stewart Coffin

Designer/Maker: Stewart Coffin

Stick length: 6cm

Notes: Very simple burr design made complicated by skewing pieces 5 degrees.

 

Lot 612 - Globe Puzzle

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $343

Globe Puzzle by Rocky Chiaro

Designer/Maker: Rocky Chiaro

Size: 9x4x4cm

Notes: Eight brass pieces fit together to form a sphere. Include brass stand and assembly diagram.

 

Lot 613 - Dub-L-Nut

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $80

Dub-L-Nut by Rocky Chiaro

Designer/Maker: Rocky Chiaro

Size: 8x4x4cm

Notes: Crafted in polished brass. Large bolt puzzle: goal is to remove middle nut. Includes original solution diagram.

 

Lot 615 - Pin-N-Nut

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $92

Pin-N-Nut by Rocky Chiaro

Designer/Maker: Rocky Chiaro

Size: 6x7x7cm

Notes: Crafted in polished brass. Goal is to remove the middle nut. Includes original solution diagram and instructions.

 

Lot 616 - Hoffmann Ball & Strings

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $250

Winning bid: $465

Hoffmann Ball & Strings by John Berkeley/Donay

Maker: John Berkeley/Donay

Size: 16x7x7cm

Notes: The goal is to remove the beads and string from the ball. Hoffmann puzzle re-creation, crafted by John Berkeley for Donay. Includes original box and solution.

 

Lot 617 - Hoffmann Zulu Box

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $250

Winning bid: $364

Hoffmann Zulu Box by John Berkeley/Donay

Maker: John Berkeley/Donay

Size: 6x7x7cm

Notes: The goal is to open the secret compartment. Hoffmann puzzle re-creation, crafted in red lancewood by John Berkeley for Donay. Includes original box and solution.

 

Lot 618 - Hoffmann Churn

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $250

Winning bid: $418

Hoffmann Churn by John Berkeley/Donay

Maker: John Berkeley/Donay

Size: 8x5x5cm

Notes: The goal is to open the secret compartment. Hoffmann puzzle re-creation, crafted in yew and ebony by John Berkeley for Donay. Includes original box and solution.

 

Lot 619 - Hoffmann Wedding Ring Box

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $200

Winning bid: $364

Hoffmann Wedding Ring Box by John Berkeley/Donay

Maker: John Berkeley/Donay

Size: 6x6x3cm

Notes: The goal is to open the secret compartment. Hoffmann puzzle re-creation, crafted by John Berkeley for Donay. Includes original box and solution.

 

Lot 628 - Camera Conundrum

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $250

Camera Conundrum by William Waite / Pelikan

Designer: William Waite
Maker: Pelikan

Size: 11x11x8cm

Notes: Crafted by Pelikan; seven interlocking pieces. Honorable mention in the 2003 Puzzle Design Competition. Clever sequence of moves to open secret compartment roughly mimics normal camera operations.

 

Lot 629 - Double Cross

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $880

Double Cross by William Waite / Interlocking Puzzles

Designer: William Waite
Maker: Interlocking Puzzles

Size: 10x8x4cm

Notes: Also known as Cross Cubes. Crafted by Interlocking Puzzles. Six piece fit together on two layers into the tray.

 

Lot 630 - Femganger Cube

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $217

Femganger Cube by William Waite / Pelikan

Designer: William Waite
Maker: Pelikan

Edge: 7cm

Notes: Also known as William's Wonder. Crafted by Pelikan. Same design as lot 605, but different fancy wood. Five pieces assemble to form a cube. Reminiscent of Meyer's Cube. Piece movement is very smooth.

 

Lot 631 - HexTrivet

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $629

HexTrivet by William Waite / Interlocking Puzzles

Designer: William Waite
Maker: Interlocking Puzzles

Size: 6x16x3cm

Notes: Crafted by Interlocking Puzzles. Three pairs of identical pieces with a symmetrical assembly.

 

Lot 632 - Twelve-Piece Separation

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/26/2007

Est. Value: $125

Winning bid: $1,052

Twelve-Piece Separation by Stewart Coffin / Wayne Daniel

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Wayne Daniel

Stick length: 11cm

Notes: Inscribed "Interlocking Puzzles, 2002". Crafted by Wayne Daniel. Coffin design #85. Includes detailed assembly instructions, and original box.

 

Lot 633 - Tortuous Box (M-2)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $1,000

Winning bid: $9,088

Tortuous Box (M-2) by Akio Kamei

Designer/Maker: Akio Kamei

Size: 14cm

Notes: This rare box is likely from 1982. Some face plates are slightly sticky, but otherwise is excellent condition. Wood appears to be wenge, but not confirmed. Includes original box.

 

Lot 634 - Pentagon (M-8)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $700

Winning bid: $8,777

Pentagon (M-8) by Akio Kamei
Open box Photo

Designer/Maker: Akio Kamei

Size: 12x12x4cm

Notes: A classic design with tricky mechanism. I've seen this made in either a reddish or dark rosewood; this is the darker version. Includes original box.

 

Lot 635 - Nonsense Box Set (M-9-3)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $600

Winning bid: $1,601

Nonsense Box Set (M-9-3) by Akio Kamei
Open box Photo

Designer/Maker: Akio Kamei

Edge: 10cm

Notes: Original M-9-1 and M-9-2 were remade as a set in 2004, slightly small than the originals and in cherry and walnut. Open box shown in extra photo. Includes original box and solution card.

 

Lot 636 - Great Bear (M-29-2)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $400

Winning bid: $1,457

Great Bear (M-29-2) by Akio Kamei

Designer/Maker: Akio Kamei

Size: 13x13x10cm

Notes: Variation of Cassiopeia, made in rosewood. Some slight warping of side panels, not affecting mechanism. Includes solution and original box.

 

Lot 637 - Hamburger (P-29)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $552

Hamburger (P-29) by Akio Kamei

Designer/Maker: Akio Kamei

Size: 11x11x10cm

Notes: The mechanism is the same as the classic Psycho Matchbox. Includes original box.

 

Lot 638 - Love Box 3 (P-3-3)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $333

Love Box 3 (P-3-3) by Akio Kamei

Designer/Maker: Akio Kamei

Size: 6x5x4cm

Notes: This was the Karakuri Club Christmas present for 2000. Made from rosewood, mayumi, and purpleheart. Includes solution diagram and original box.

 

Lot 639 - Top Box 3 (M-5-3)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $250

Winning bid: $275

Top Box 3 (M-5-3) by Akio Kamei

Designer/Maker: Akio Kamei

Size: 10x10x6cm

Notes: This is smaller than original Top Box. Two very small dings on top. Includes solution and original box.

 

Lot 654 - Cluster Buster

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $726

Cluster Buster by Stewart Coffin / Pelikan

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Pelikan

Diameter: 12cm

Notes: Crafted by Pelikan in six fancy woods. Coffin design #47. Includes original box.

 

Lot 655 - Square Face Variation

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $754

Square Face Variation by Stewart Coffin / Pelikan

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Pelikan

Stick length: 10cm

Notes: Crafted by Pelikan in four fancy woods. Unlike the standard Square Face (#74), all six pieces are identical. Includes original packaging (which incorrectly identifies the puzzle as Rectangular Faces, SC97-A).

 

Lot 656 - Rosebud

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $125

Winning bid: $2,866

Rosebud by Stewart Coffin / Pelikan
Closed Photo

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Pelikan

Diameter: 9cm

Notes: Crafted by Pelikan. Coffin design #39. Six identical pieces assemble in four different ways. The most impressive assembly (shown) requires six-way coordinate motion. Includes original box.

 

Lot 657 - Augmented Four Corners Variation

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $728

Augmented Four Corners Variation by Stewart Coffin / Pelikan

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Pelikan

Edge: 11cm

Notes: Crafted in three fancy woods by Pelikan. Coffin design #34-A. Includes original box.

 

Lot 658 - Cluster Buster

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $535

Cluster Buster by Stewart Coffin / Pelikan

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Pelikan

Diameter: 12cm

Notes: Crafted by Pelikan in two fancy woods. Coffin design #47. Includes original box.

 

Lot 659 - Queer Gear

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $406

Queer Gear by Stewart Coffin / Pelikan

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Pelikan

Size: 9x9x8cm

Notes: Crafted in two fancy woods by Pelikan. Coffin design #92. Includes original box.

 

Lot 660 - Second Stellation

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $1,122

Second Stellation by Stewart Coffin / Pelikan

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Pelikan

Diameter: 10cm

Notes: Crafted by Pelikan. Coffin design #14-A. Includes original box.

 

Lot 663 - Dislocated Scorpius

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $125

Winning bid: $1,122

Dislocated Scorpius by Stewart Coffin / Pelikan

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Pelikan

Size: 10cm

Notes: Crafted by Pelikan in six fancy woods. Coffin design #16. Six identical but non-symmetrical pieces (one stick in normal Scorpius piece is reversed). Includes original box.

 

Lot 664 - Vega

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $125

Winning bid: $926

Vega by Stewart Coffin / Pelikan

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Pelikan

Diameter: 15cm

Notes: Crafted by Pelikan in six fancy woods. Coffin design # 46. Very attractive variation of the Diagonal Star. Includes original box.

 

Lot 665 - Twelve Point

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $760

Twelve Point by Stewart Coffin / Pelikan

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Pelikan

Size: 13cm

Notes: Crafted by Pelikan. Coffin design #33. Includes original box (which incorrectly identifies the puzzle as the Second Stellation).

 

Lot 667 - Twin Box

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $600

Winning bid: $9,389

Twin Box by Yoshio Okiyama
Open Photo

Designer/Maker: Yoshio Okiyama

Size: 18x9x9cm

Notes: The two cubes slide against one another, each opening at different times (see extra photo). Crafted from dogwood, ramin, and katura. Includes original box.

 

Lot 668 - Large Kumiki Barrel

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $125

Winning bid: $178

Large Kumiki Barrel

Size: 10x9x9cm

Notes: Large barrel assembles in traditional fashion. Includes Japanese notes and instructions, and original box.

 

Lot 669 - Spring Drawers Box (CS-9)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $395

Spring Drawers Box (CS-9) by Yoshiyuki Ninomiya / Karakuri Creation Group

Designer: Yoshiyuki Ninomiya
Maker: Karakuri Creation Group

Size: 13x9x7cm

Notes: Created as part of the Creative Secret Box program of the Karakuri Creation Group. Designed by Ninomiya and crafted by Tatsuo Miyamoto. Includes original instruction card and box.

 

Lot 670 - Six Piece Burr

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $316

Six Piece Burr by nisimuraCraft

Maker: nisimuraCraft

Stick length: 9cm

Notes: Simple inlaid burr, crafted by nisimuraCraft. Includes assembly instructions and original box.

 

Lot 671 - 21-Move Japanese Box

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $110

21-Move Japanese Box

Size: 12x8x5cm

Notes: Good fit; no warping.

 

Lot 672 - Shrinking Box (CS-5-3)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $211

Shrinking Box (CS-5-3) by Hiroshi Iwahara / Karakuri Creation Group
Open Photo

Designer: Hiroshi Iwahara
Maker: Karakuri Creation Group

Size: 12x8x8cm

Notes: Very unusual panel movement (see extra photo). Created as part of the Creative Secret Box program of the Karakuri Creation Group. Designed by Iwahara and crafted by Tatsuo Miyamoto. Top panel seems show, but no warping. Includes original instruction card and box.

 

Lot 673 - Byway Secret 3 (RF-11-2)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $200

Winning bid: $365

Byway Secret 3 (RF-11-2) by Hiroshi Iwahara
Open Photo

Designer/Maker: Hiroshi Iwahara

Size: 15x10x8cm

Notes: Also known as the Inside-out Box. This is a very clever design where the traditional movement, kannuki, and Yosegi, of a trick box are found on the *inside* of the box! (See photo). Very slight warping of top panel, not affecting the internal mechanism. Includes detailed solution diagram and original box.

 

Lot 674 - Byway Secret 1 (RF-6)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $290

Byway Secret 1 (RF-6) by Hiroshi Iwahara
Open Photo

Designer/Maker: Hiroshi Iwahara

Edge: 8cm

Notes: Unusual movement inside the box is precursor to Byway Secret 3 (lot 673) design. Slight warping of side panels, not affecting mechanism. Includes solution diagram and original box.

 

Lot 675 - 54-Move Japanese Box

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $200

Winning bid: $3,115

54-Move Japanese Box by Yoshio Okiyama
Open Photo

Designer/Maker: Yoshio Okiyama

Size: 18x12x8cm

Notes: Clean fit; no warping. Okiyama's red stamp inside the box.

 

Lot 678 - Four-Piece Pyramid (26)

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/21/2007

Est. Value: $350

Winning bid: $445

Four-Piece Pyramid (26) by Stewart Coffin

Designer/Maker: Stewart Coffin

Edge: 13cm

Notes: Inscribed "STC, 1985". Four dissimilar pieces, each made of five rhombic dodecahedral blocks, join to make a pyramid. Different from lot 520: larger, made from Honduran mahogany, and using edge-beveled cubes. Excellent fit and finish.

 

Lot 679 - Ying-Yang

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $526

Ying-Yang by Josef Pelikan & Ivan Mrkvica / Pelikan

Designer: Josef Pelikan & Ivan Mrkvica
Maker: Pelikan

Diameter: 10cm

Notes: Crafted by Pelikan, using ash, beech, maple and amarand. Six-piece burr hidden inside a ball.

 

Lot 680 - Dual Tetrahedron

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $756

Dual Tetrahedron by Wayne Daniel

Designer/Maker: Wayne Daniel

Edge: 12cm

Notes: Two pairs of identical pieces fit together to form intersecting tetrahedron. Includes original box.

 

Lot 681 - Golden Rhombic Icosahedron Set B

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $400

Winning bid: $1,429

Golden Rhombic Icosahedron Set B by Wayne Daniel

Designer/Maker: Wayne Daniel

Size: 8x8x6cm

Notes: Wayne Daniel attempted a computer search for suitable rhombic icosahedron assemblies. The result was two sets of three designs. Set B includes puzzles crafted in redheart, peroba rosa, and bloodwood.

 

Lot 682 - Golden Rhombic Icosahedron Set A

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $400

Winning bid: $1,429

Golden Rhombic Icosahedron Set A by Wayne Daniel

Designer/Maker: Wayne Daniel

Size: 8x8x6cm

Notes: Wayne Daniel attempted a computer search for suitable rhombic icosahedron assemblies. The result was two sets of three designs. Set A includes puzzles crafted in padauk, goncalo alves, and zebrawood.

 

Lot 690 - Golden Rhombic Triacontahedron Set

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $500

Winning bid: $2,956

Golden Rhombic Triacontahedron Set by Wayne Daniel

Designer/Maker: Wayne Daniel

Diameter: 9cm

Notes: Beautiful set of four different rhombic triacontahedron assemblies: five pieces in peroba rosa, six pieces in padauk, seven pieces in red heart, and eight pieces in chechen.

 

Lot 691 - Octahedron

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/26/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $932

Octahedron by Wayne Daniel

Designer/Maker: Wayne Daniel

Edge: 9cm

Notes: Inscribed "Interlocking Puzzles, 2001". Four piece, sequential assembly.

 

Lot 692 - The Knot

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $606

The Knot by David Bruce / Wayne Daniel

Designer: David Bruce
Maker: Wayne Daniel

Size: 10x10x10cm

Notes: Crafted by Wayne Daniel. Each of the 12 pieces has one of three different jigsaw patterns. There are about 360 ways to assemble a complete loop, two of which make a Trefoil Knot. Some joints will be snug, and some will be loose.

 

Lot 693 - Cage

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $79

Cage

Size: 7x7x6cm

Notes: Four identical pieces fit inside the cage.

 

Lot 694 - Cube Cage

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/17/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $32

Cube Cage

Edge: 8cm

Notes: Seven irregular pieces assemble sequentially inside the cubic frame.

 

Lot 695 - Cube/Polyomino Set

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $25

Cube/Polyomino Set

Size: 13x8x6cm

Notes: Set of seven tetrominoes and two trominoes. The goal (I believe) is to select any six tetrominoes and one tromino and assemble a 3x3x3 cube.

 

Lot 696 - 6-Piece Pyramid

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/21/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $17

6-Piece Pyramid

Edge: 12cm

Notes: Six pieces assemble to form a triangular pyramid.

 

Lot 697 - 4-Piece Jigsaw Pair

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $111

4-Piece Jigsaw Pair by Keith Winegar

Designer: Keith Winegar

Size: 7x7x2cm

Notes: Two examples of the "wedge key" 4-Piece Jigsaw. The cuts are angled (slightly off-vertical) so that the four pieces appear not to disassemble.

 

Lot 698 - Chinese Rings

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $25

Winning bid: $34

Chinese Rings

Size: 21x10x4cm

Notes: Well-made 5-ring version of Chinese Rings.

 

Lot 699 - Bottle

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $77

Bottle
Interior Photo

Size: 20x6x6cm

Notes: Seven layers each with rods and holes (see extra photo) assemble to form a bottle.

 

Lot 700 - 3-Way Intersection

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $17

3-Way Intersection

Stick length: 10cm

Notes: Assemble the three cages in various interlocking patterns.

 

Lot 701 - Cage

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $10

Winning bid: $232

Cage

Size: 6x6x6cm

Notes: Release the marble from the cage.

 

Lot 702 - Tangle

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/19/2007

Est. Value: $10

Winning bid: $5

Tangle

Size: 10x10x5cm

Notes: Release the wooden ring from the ropes.

 

Lot 703 - Escape

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $7

Escape

Size: 9x5x5cm

Notes: Release the bolt from the wooden frame. A very nicely made version of a classic puzzle design.

 

Lot 704 - Sputnik

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $30

Sputnik

Size: 7x4x4cm

Notes: Remove the spiked ball from the cage.

 

Lot 706 - 3-Piece Burr

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $55

3-Piece Burr by 4035

Designer: 4035

Size: 7x7x7cm

Notes: Level 5; first move is tight.

 

Lot 707 - Tower

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $232

Tower

Size: 22x7x6cm

Notes: Ten pieces are composed of three to six balls. Stack the pieces so that they just fit in the tower.

 

Lot 708 - Seven Woods I

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $348

Seven Woods I

Edge: 7cm

Notes: Reproduction of Coffin's Seven Woods (design #42).

 

Lot 709 - Seven Woods II

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $10

Winning bid: $39

Seven Woods II

Edge: 6cm

Notes: Reproduction of Coffin's Seven Woods (design #42). Very loose fit.

 

Lot 710 - Pyramid

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $27

Pyramid

Edge: 12cm

Notes: Five pieces assemble to made a triangular pyramid.

 

Lot 711 - Circular Jigsaw

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $45

Circular Jigsaw

Size: 13x13x1cm

Notes: 13 pieces form jigsaw of concentric circles.

 

Lot 712 - Pyramid

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $10

Winning bid: $121

Pyramid

Size: 9x9x7cm

Notes: 15 pieces form a pyramid with symmetrical coloring pattern.

 

Lot 713 - Parallelogram Tray

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $30

Winning bid: $95

Parallelogram Tray

Size: 26x15x4cm

Notes: 10 pieces assemble to form a parallelogram. Unit heights make a checkerboard pattern.

 

Lot 714 - Pegged Cube

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $61

Pegged Cube

Edge: 6cm

Notes: Somewhat tricky pegged cube. No force required.

 

Lot 715 - The Tomb of the Pentacube

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $121

The Tomb of the Pentacube by Nicolas Neuwahl / Philos-Spiele

Designer: Nicolas Neuwahl
Maker: Philos-Spiele

Size: 24x13x4cm

Notes: Choose any 16 of the 17 pentacubes and fill the 8x5x2 tomb. Made by Philos-Spiele; includes original instruction sheet and packaging.

 

Lot 716 - Noris-Cube

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $28

Noris-Cube by G. Pfäffinger / Philos-Spiele

Designer: G. Pfäffinger
Maker: Philos-Spiele

Edge: 8cm

Notes: Nine very irregular pieces make a 5x5x5 cube. Key piece appears difficult to remove (I could not do it). Made by Philos-Spiele; includes original instruction sheet and packaging.

 

Lot 717 - U-Cube

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $39

U-Cube by Philos-Spiele

Maker: Philos-Spiele

Size: 7cm

Notes: Six pieces (all roughly resembling a U) form a cube. Made by Philos-Spiele; includes original instruction sheet and packaging.

 

Lot 718 - Vista Cube

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/20/2007

Est. Value: $20

Winning bid: $20

Vista Cube by G. Pfäffinger / Philos-Spiele

Designer: G. Pfäffinger
Maker: Philos-Spiele

Size: 5cm

Notes: Nine L-trominoes form a cube so that none of the holes are obstructed. Made by Philos-Spiele; includes original instruction sheet and packaging.

 

Lot 719 - Snowflake Puzzle

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $40

Winning bid: $110

Snowflake Puzzle by Pentangle

Maker: Pentangle

Diameter: 16cm

Notes: 24 pieces assemble to form a huge star. Made by Pentangle. Includes original box (dated 1981).

 

Lot 720 - Cello Jigsaw

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $1,953

Cello Jigsaw

Size: 17x7x4cm

Notes: 54-piece, 5-layer jigsaw. Excellent fit and finish.

 

Lot 721 - Kumiki Window Burr

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/23/2007

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $83

Kumiki Window Burr

Size: 11x11x11cm

Notes: Three layers of 12 pieces each, with a 3-piece burr in the very center.

 

Lot 723 - Giant Crystal

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $50

Winning bid: $39

Giant Crystal by Arjeu

Maker: Arjeu

Diameter: 18cm

Notes: Appears to be crafted by Arjeu (CT46).

 

Lot 724 - Managon

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $415

Managon by Jost Hänny / Naef

Designer: Jost Hänny
Maker: Naef

Size: 8cm

Notes: Three-person game produced by Naef. Players take turns inserting rods into the cube until no more can be inserted. It is also a puzzle to fully insert as many rods as possible into the cube.

 

Lot 725 - Kuball

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $122

Kuball by Viktor Genel / Tom Lensch

Designer: Viktor Genel
Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 7x7x7cm

Notes: Crafted by Tom Lensch. Three pieces assemble to form a cubical arrangement.

 

Lot 726 - Bent Board Burr

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $250

Winning bid: $3,853

Bent Board Burr by Frans de Vreugd / Tom Lensch

Designer: Frans de Vreugd
Maker: Tom Lensch

Stick length: 10cm

Notes: Crafted in kingwood and holly, with ebony accents by Tom Lensch. Limited edition of six made. Very complicated assembly: 16 moves to remove the first piece. Includes original box.

 

Lot 727 - Four-Piece Serially Interlocking Cube

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $75

Winning bid: $766

Four-Piece Serially Interlocking Cube by Stewart Coffin / Tom Lensch

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Tom Lensch

Edge: 5cm

Notes: Crafted in bloodwood by Tom Lensch. Coffin design #93.

 

Lot 728 - Sonneveld Cubed Burr

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $250

Winning bid: $1,050

Sonneveld Cubed Burr by Dic Sonneveld / Tom Lensch

Designer: Dic Sonneveld
Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 8cm

Notes: Crafted in shedua, prima vera, and granadillo by Tom Lensch. Extremely complicated assembly involving many strange moves.

 

Lot 729 - Sonneveld Illegal Burr

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/22/2007

Est. Value: $200

Winning bid: $208

Sonneveld Illegal Burr by Dic Sonneveld / Tom Lensch

Designer: Dic Sonneveld
Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 7x7x7cm

Notes: Crafted in bocote by Tom Lensch. Assembly requires a twist move made possible by a couple of well-placed sanded corners. Includes solution sheet and original box.

 

Lot 730 - Holey Box

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $600

Holey Box by Dic Sonneveld / Tom Lensch

Designer: Dic Sonneveld
Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 9x9x7cm

Notes: Crafted by Tom Lensch. Pack the 12 L-tetrominoes into the 4x4x3 box through the 2x2 hole in the top of the box. Includes detailed assembly instructions, and original packaging.

 

Lot 731 - Two-Piece Packing Puzzle

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/24/2007

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $535

Two-Piece Packing Puzzle by Oskar van Deventer / Tom Lensch

Designer: Oskar van Deventer
Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 8x8x7cm

Notes: Crafted in cocobolo and maple by Tom Lensch. Two pieces interlock in nine moves and fit into the box. Includes original box.

 

Lot 732 - Cubic Pyramid

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $758

Cubic Pyramid by Roland Zito-Wolf / Tom Lensch

Designer: Roland Zito-Wolf
Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 10cm

Notes: Crafted in padauk by Tom Lensch. Five pieces assemble into a pyramid of cubes. Includes original assembly diagrams.

 

Lot 733 - Bundle of Wood

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/21/2007

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $195

Bundle of Wood by Tom Lensch

Designer/Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 10x8x7cm

Notes: Crafted in bocote and maple by Tom Lensch. Fit the nine pieces into the square frame. This is a 2-D analog of the Hoffman Packing Puzzle. Limited edition of five. Includes original instructions and solution.

 

Lot 734 - Second Stellation

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $200

Winning bid: $1,717

Second Stellation by Stewart Coffin / Tom Lensch

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 8cm

Notes: Crafted by Tom Lensch in two fancy woods. Coffin design 14-A. Six dissimilar non-symmetrical pieces; unique assembly.

 

Lot 735 - Small Hexahedron

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/25/2007

Est. Value: $100

Winning bid: $815

Small Hexahedron by Wayne Daniel
Open Photo

Designer/Maker: Wayne Daniel

Size: 5cm

Notes: Eight small cubes connected with dovetail joints, forming a regular hexahedron.

 

Lot 736 - Three-Piece Burr

Phase: 6

Last Bid Date: 7/26/2007

Est. Value: $150

Winning bid: $784

Three-Piece Burr by Frans de Vreugd / Tom Lensch

Designer: Frans de Vreugd
Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 9x9x9cm

Notes: Crafted in bocote, bubinga, and light granadillo by Tom Lensch. Three pieces interlock into a burr shape; level 6-1--highest level known for a 3-piece burr of this type. Includes solution diagram.

 

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