Group: Coffin Reproductions

Stewart Coffin Designs crafted by others

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Lot 4938 - Rosebud

Est. value: $175

Winning bid: $371

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Rosebud by Stewart Coffin / Scott Peterson
Assembly Jig Photo

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Scott Peterson

Diameter: 8cm

Notes: Coffin designs #39 and 39-A. Three identical pieces, with three mirror image pieces, assemble four ways, one being the "rosebud" configuration with 6-way coordinate motion. Piece with glassy finish and sharp edges; One edge dinged, and some corners worn. Includes assembly jig, inscribed "#2, 7/10, STP".

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4939 - Twelve Point

Est. value: $175

Winning bid: $314

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Twelve Point by Stewart Coffin / Scott Peterson

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Scott Peterson

Diameter: 11cm

Notes: Coffin design #33. Six dissimilar piece with unique assembly. Made from bird's eye maple, and Honduran rosewood; glassy finish with sharp edges. One piece inscribed "#5, 2/11, STP".

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4940 - Star of David

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $192

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Star of David by Stewart Coffin / Scott Peterson

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Scott Peterson

Size: 8x7x6cm

Notes: Coffin design #37. Six dissimilar pieces form a shape with hexagonal cross-section; unusual diagonal assembly. Smooth finish; fit is very slightly off in places (which is actually typical due to the diagonal assembly); smooth finish with sharp edges; very slight ding on one edge. One piece inscribed "#12, 12/07, STP".

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4941 - Fusion-Confusion

Est. value: $175

Winning bid: $232

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Fusion-Confusion by Stewart Coffin / Scott Peterson

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Scott Peterson

Size: 7x6x6cm

Notes: Coffin design #15-A. This design is the same as Triumph except that two pairs of pieces are fused together. Assembles into four different symmetric shapes. Woods tentatively identified as birds-eye maple and ebony. Glassy finish and sharp edges; one piece inscribed "#6, 6/10, STP".

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4942 - Unhappy Childhood

Est. value: $300

Winning bid: $425

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Unhappy Childhood by Stewart Coffin / Scott Peterson

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Scott Peterson

Size: 10x10x4cm

Notes: Coffin design #41. Assemble the 10 pentacubes into a 5x5x2 block; there are many assemblies, but only one with a checkerboard pattern. Pieces made from African blackwood and holly; box made from bloodwood, African blackwood, and holly. Base inscribed "Unhappy Childhood, Copy #7, Made by STP 6/10". Includes information card.

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4949 - Quintet in F

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $188

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Quintet in F by Stewart Coffin / John Devost

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: John Devost

Size: 11x9x2cm

Notes: Coffin design #253. Place the five F-pentominoes into the tray. Tray made from lacewood; pieces made from spalted myrtle.

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4953 - Four Corners

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $182

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Four Corners by Stewart Coffin / Mark McCallum

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Mark McCallum

Diameter: 8cm

Notes: Coffin design #6. Four identically shaped pieces, made from padauk, yellowheart, goncalo alves, East Indian rosewood, and olive (core). Fine edges; firm fit. One piece signed and inscribed "STC #6, 2016".

Source: Stewart Coffin; gift from Mark McCallum

 

Lot 4954 - Four Color Nova

Est. value: $200

Winning bid: $259

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Four Color Nova by Stewart Coffin / Mark McCallum

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Mark McCallum

Diameter: 8cm

Notes: Coffin design #8-B. Six identically shaped pieces, made from curly maple, Macassar Ebony, tulipwood, pale moon ebony, and cherry (core). Sharp edges; firm fit. One piece signed and inscribed "STC 8-B, 2016".

Source: Stewart Coffin; gift from Mark McCallum

 

Lot 4955 - Rosebud and Jig

Est. value: $200

Winning bid: $358

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Rosebud and Jig by Stewart Coffin / Mark McCallum
Assembly jig Photo

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Mark McCallum

Diameter: 8cm

Notes: Coffin designs #39 and #39-A. Three identical pieces and mirror image pieces, assembly with 6-way coordinate motion. Partially expanded shown in photo. Includes assembly jig (see extra photo). Pieces made from bois de rose and tulipwood; jig made from canarywood. Sharp edges; excellent fit. One piece signed and inscribed "STC 39".

Source: Stewart Coffin; gift from Mark McCallum

 

Lot 4956 - Octo Burr

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $196

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Octo Burr by Stewart Coffin / Mark McCallum

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Mark McCallum

Stick length: 8cm

Notes: Coffin design #110. Appears to be an eight-piece burr, but three pairs are glued making just five pieces overall. Cuts are at 30 and 54.7 degrees. Made from canarywood. One piece signed and inscribed "STC 110, 2014".

Source: Stewart Coffin; gift from Mark McCallum

 

Lot 5033 - Rhombticks

Est. value: $30

Winning bid: $91

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Rhombticks by Stewart Coffin / Bart Buie

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Bart Buie

Size: 6x6x6cm

Notes: Coffin design #268-A. Six slanted pieces with rhombic cross-section. Excellent fit and movement; one piece stamped with the BartArt logo. This was the IPP34 Exchange puzzle from Rob Jones

Source: Stewart Coffin Collection

 

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