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Lot 4932 - Level 5 Pyramid

Est. value: $200

Winning bid: $160

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Level 5 Pyramid by Wayne Daniel

Designer/Maker: Wayne Daniel

Edge: 17cm

Notes: 6 pieces for a regular tetrahedron with some coordinate motion. Some edge gaps, and one piece stamped "WAD".

 

Lot 4933 - Wish Cube Prototype Set

Est. value: $750

Winning bid: $1,401

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Wish Cube Prototype Set by Johan Heyns and Jack Krijnen / Johan Heyns

Designer: Johan Heyns and Jack Krijnen
Maker: Johan Heyns

Size: 16x12x12 and 10x7.5x7.5cm

Notes: These are two Wish Cube prototypes. The smaller is a one-of-a-kind prototype, designed to be Johan's contribution for the Apothecary Chest project, but was withdrawn, and not developed further. The drawer can be opened in three moves; and then box can be completely disassembled into a total of 22 pieces! Made from Rhodesian teak, iroko, and maple.

The larger cube is also a one-of-a-kind prototype, a collaboration between the two designers. Made from Rhodesian teak and maple. Disassembly is level 11.1.2.1.2.2.2.2.2.2.2; solution available in the form of a BurrTools file. Interior includes bonus set of pentominoes.

Source: Johan Heyns

 

Lot 4934 - Four Piece Burr Cube

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $90

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Four Piece Burr Cube by Osanori Yamamoto / Eric Fuller

Designer: Osanori Yamamoto
Maker: Eric Fuller

Edge: 7.5cm

Notes: Four identical pieces fit inside the cubic frame; level 9.2.5 and unique assembly. Made from bubinga and granadillo. Frame signed, and dated 10/10; about 30 made.

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4935 - Three Open Windows

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $151

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Three Open Windows by Tom Jolly / Eric Fuller

Designer: Tom Jolly
Maker: Eric Fuller

Size: 7.5x7.5x7.5cm

Notes: Three-piece burr, made from bloodwood, holly, and wenge. One piece signed, and dated 12/08; about 30 made.

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4937 - Super Nova

Est. value: $175

Winning bid: $348

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Super Nova by Stewart Coffin / Scott Peterson

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Scott Peterson

Diameter: 8cm

Notes: Coffin design #14. Six dissimilar pieces, with two solutions. Made from bird's eye maple and Honduran rosewood; glassy finish with sharp edges. One piece inscribed "#7, 2/11, STP"

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4944 - Domino Block

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $96

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Domino Block by Oscar van Deventer / John Devost
Partially expanded Photo

Designer: Oscar van Deventer
Maker: John Devost

Size: 7.5x6x5.5cm

Notes: Five identical pieces, made from bloodwood, yellowheart, bocote, wenge, and padauk. One piece signed and inscribed "11/07".

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4945 - Torture

Est. value: $250

Winning bid: $304

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Torture by Frans de Vreugd / Tom Lensch

Designer: Frans de Vreugd
Maker: Tom Lensch

Size: 8x8x8cm

Notes: 6-piece board burr, made from tulipwood and ebony, with holly splines. Level 17 to remove the first piece. Detailed disassembly instructions, with corrections.

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4946 - KCube - Nob Yoshigahara

Est. value: $250

Winning bid: $526

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KCube - Nob Yoshigahara by Ken Klobucher

Designer/Maker: Ken Klobucher

Size: 7x7x5.5cm

Notes: 19 move to open secret compartment. Made from goncola alves, ziricote, maple, sapele, ebony, purpleheart, tulipwood, and brass. Slight misalignment of corner cubes, not affecting operation. Includes original information card and canvas bag.

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4951 - Stickman Snowball Puzzlebox (No. 9)

Est. value: $125

Winning bid: $222

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Stickman Snowball Puzzlebox (No. 9) by Robert Yarger / Stickman
Open Photo

Designer: Robert Yarger
Maker: Stickman

Edge: 6.5cm

Notes: Seven moves to open the box. Box can be completely disassembled after opening; full reassembly is a more challenging puzzle. Similar to Snowflake, but larger. Made from walnut. Some pieces with very slight warp (example visible in open photo), not affecting operation. Includes original information card.

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4952 - Stickman No.5 Takeapart Puzzlebox (Borg Box)

Est. value: $950

Winning bid: $4,141

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Stickman No.5 Takeapart Puzzlebox (Borg Box) by Robert Yarger / Stickman

Designer: Robert Yarger
Maker: Stickman

Size: 27x16x13cm

Notes: This box can be opened, or completely taken apart into 78 pieces. Crafted from maple, walnut, cherry, and bloodwood; with a small ding, and few small scratches. Photocopy of information booklet gives step-by-step instructions to open the box. Limited edition of 45.

 

Lot 5011 - Presentburr

Est. value: $125

Winning bid: $153

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Presentburr by Stephan Baumegger

Designer: Stephan Baumegger

Size: 10x10x10cm

Notes: Framed 18-piece burr; 8 moves to remove first piece; 92 total moves.

 

Lot 5012 - Everlasting Gobstopper

Est. value: $1,400

Winning bid: $1,350

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Everlasting Gobstopper by Lee Krasnow
Pieces Photo

Designer/Maker: Lee Krasnow

Diameter: 9cm

Notes: Similar to Coffin's Peanut, the pieces connect together in sequence at various angles, and can be assembled in different shapes besides the one shown. Pieces etched with type of wood (see pieces photo for an example). Fit and finish is very good; all pieces grade A-C on Lee's quality scale. Limited edition of 8. Includes solution sheet for one possible assembly.

 

Lot 5013 - The 3 Sticks Puzzle

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $250

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The 3 Sticks Puzzle by Mike Toulouzas

Designer/Maker: Mike Toulouzas

Size: 9x8x6cm

Notes: Six pieces made of various woods assemble for form a regular pattern; loose fit. One piece signed and inscribed "The 3 Sticks Puzzle, No 20141119".

 

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