Group: Hoffmann Puzzles

All puzzles are described in chapter 2 of Hoffmann's Puzzles Old and New. These are mostly relatively modern boxwood reproductions; the maker is identified only by a small "PC" stamp appearing on all puzzles.
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Lot 6379 - The Barrel and Ball (No. I)

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $211

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The Barrel and Ball (No. I) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 6x4x4cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to remove the marble.

 

Lot 6380 - The Churn (No. III)

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $309

Lot Closed

The Churn (No. III) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 9x4x4cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to remove the coin.

 

Lot 6381 - The Cannon and Ball Puzzle (No. IV)

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $316

Lot Closed

The Cannon and Ball Puzzle (No. IV) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 14x3x3cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to remove the ball. (The Bits & Pieces Brass Cannon is a close variation of this design.)

 

Lot 6382 - The New Castle Money-Box (No. VII)

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $266

Lot Closed

The New Castle Money-Box (No. VII) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 7x5x5cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to remove the coin.

 

Lot 6383 - The Sceptre (No. XX)

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $165

Lot Closed

The Sceptre (No. XX) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 13x2x2cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to remove the ring.

 

Lot 6384 - The Balls and Chain (No. XXI)

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $123

Lot Closed

The Balls and Chain (No. XXI) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 13x3x3cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to remove the chain.

 

Lot 6385 - The Lighthouse (No. XXV)

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $340

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The Lighthouse (No. XXV) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 12x4x4cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to remove the ring.

 

Lot 6386 - The Double Barrel and Ring (No. XLIX)

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $201

Lot Closed

The Double Barrel and Ring (No. XLIX) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 12x3x3cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to remove the ring.

 

Lot 6387 - The Wedding-Ring Box (No. XLVI)

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $97

Lot Closed

The Wedding-Ring Box (No. XLVI) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 4.5x4.5x3cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to remove the ring.

 

Lot 6388 - The New Money-Box (No. XLVII)

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $211

Lot Closed

The New Money-Box (No. XLVII) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 5x5x3cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to find secret compartment (coin not included).

 

Lot 6389 - The Zulu Box (No. XLVIII)

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $211

Lot Closed

The Zulu Box (No. XLVIII) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 5x5x5cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to find the marble.

 

Lot 6390 - The New Persian Puzzle (No. XLIX)

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $211

Lot Closed

The New Persian Puzzle (No. XLIX) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 11x3x3cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to remove the ring.

 

Lot 6391 - The New Egg of Columbus (No. LII)

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $220

Lot Closed

The New Egg of Columbus (No. LII) by PC

Maker: PC

Size: 7x4x4cm

Notes: Modern reproduction of a Prof. Hoffmann-documented design. Goal is to balance the egg on end.

 

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