Group: IPP Puzzles

Puzzles typical of an IPP Party, not appearing in other groups.

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Lot 6177 - Where's My Hammer

Est. value: $350

Winning bid: $585

Lot Closed

Where's My Hammer by Dee Dixon

Designer/Maker: Dee Dixon

Size: 15x11x8cm

Notes: This unusual trick-opening box incorporates aspects of sequential discovery and guarantees one or two suprising Aha! moments. Excellent condition and movement. Box made from black walnut box; tiles made from sapele, cherry, zebrawood, leopardwood, wenge, mahogany, bocote, and modado. This was a Top-10 Vote-Getter in the 2020 Puzzle Design Competition.

 

Lot 6191 - Uncle Herbart Stash & Stow Box

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $253

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Uncle Herbart Stash & Stow Box by Randal Gatewood/Quagmire

Designer/Maker: Randal Gatewood/Quagmire

Size: 16x11x4cm

Notes: Stash box with locked drawer, with one of a variety of laser-cut exterior themes. Includes copy of information and solution sheet.

 

Lot 6203 - Bouquet

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $150

Lot Closed

Bouquet by Christoph Lohe / WoodWonders

Designer: Christoph Lohe
Maker: WoodWonders

Size: 8x8x8cm

Notes: 6-piece burr embedded in a burr-shaped frame; level-23. Made from wenge, maple, and padauk. Include original box.

 

Lot 6205 - Coin Case

Est. value: $65

Winning bid: $66

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Coin Case by Juno Yananose

Designer/Maker: Juno Yananose

Size: 11x4.5x3cm

Notes: Simply open the trick box to remove the coin. Made from silver ash, black walnut,rosewood, jarrah, and metal parts.

 

Lot 6207 - Framed Jigsaw

Est. value: $30

Winning bid: $37

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Framed Jigsaw by Hajime Katsumoto / Jean Claude Constantin

Designer: Hajime Katsumoto
Maker: Jean Claude Constantin

Size: 14x14x1cm

Notes: Place the 16 pieces into the covered tray in a checkerboard pattern. Pieces are inserted into through the 2x2 hole in the cover, and moved without rotations or forced angles.

 

Lot 6208 - Lunatic Puzzle

Est. value: $30

Winning bid: $46

Lot Closed

Lunatic Puzzle by Pentangle


Packaging

Maker: Pentangle

Size: 7x6x6cm

Notes: 38 pieces form a burr cage that looks similar to the Squirrel Cage, but solves differently. Includes original packaging and solution sheet.

 

Lot 6209 - Nob Yoshigahara's QUARK Special Part II

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $265

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Nob Yoshigahara's QUARK Special Part II by Nob Yoshigahara / QUARK

Designer: Nob Yoshigahara
Maker: QUARK

Pages: 110 A4

Notes: High quality copies of Nob's QUARK articles and puzzles, from May 1988 through July 1997. Most pages include two puzzles; 29 articles are personal profiles. Each article is a single page, with two pages copied onto a single A3 sheet (folded to A4 in photo). The articles are in Japanese, but the photos are drawings are still compelling to non-Japanese readers.

 

Lot 6210 - SDBB Master (SDBBM)

Est. value: $1,500

Winning bid: $2,205

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SDBB Master (SDBBM) by Juno Yananose


First Move

Designer/Maker: Juno Yananose

Stick length: 13cm

Notes: This is a very large six-piece burr, with solving mostly guided by sequential discovery--you will encounter six secret compartments along the path to discovering a small charm. Made primarily from rosewood, with smaller component made from bamboo, jarrah, ebony, walnut, and black bean.

 

Lot 6211 - Whilemina the Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat

Est. value: $2,000

Winning bid: $8,400

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Whilemina the Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat by Brian Young / Mr. Puzzle Australia

Designer: Brian Young
Maker: Mr. Puzzle Australia

Length: 1 SPH

Notes: This is a high-level burr with sequential discovery. The goal is to find the Wombat's food, her baby, and her cubic poo. Made from Queensland walnut; three key burr pieces are slightly loose. Limited edition of 30. Bottom signed and stamped with Mr. Puzzle Australia logo. Includes original certificate/information sheet and storage bag.

 

Lot 6212 - The Flatliner-delux Puzzle

Est. value: $300

Winning bid: $371

Lot Closed

The Flatliner-delux Puzzle by Mike Toulouzas

Designer/Maker: Mike Toulouzas

Size: 10x9x8cm

Notes: Pack five irregularly-shaped pieces into the box (with partially restricted opening). Pieces made from walnut, box made from katalox,bubinga, and beech. A cleverly placed magnet on side of box will attach the lid for when the solution eludes you. Includes original wax-sealed certificate; limited edition of 5.

 

Lot 6216 - Quattro

Est. value: $10

Winning bid: $15

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Quattro by Erik Johansson

Designer: Erik Johansson

Size: 11x11x1cm

Notes: Separate the four rings.

 

Lot 6217 - Trickier Trivet

Est. value: $40

Winning bid: $83

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Trickier Trivet by Ginda Fisher / Kathleen Malcolmson

Designer: Ginda Fisher
Maker: Kathleen Malcolmson

Stick length: 13cm

Notes: Disassemble and reassemble the eight pieces, which for a functional trivet. Fit is slightly loose. This was the IPP29 Exchange puzzle from Ginda Fisher.

 

Lot 6221 - Unhappy Childhood

Est. value: $125

Winning bid: $150

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Unhappy Childhood by Stewart Coffin / Neil Hutchison

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Neil Hutchison

Size: 10x10x3cm

Notes: Coffin design #41. Ten pieces form a checkered 5x5x2 block. Tray also incorporates the checkboard theme. Limited edition of 12.

 

Lot 6223 - NOS3 - Round Trip

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $155

Lot Closed

NOS3 - Round Trip by Gregory Benedetti / Eric Fuller


Partial

Designer: Gregory Benedetti
Maker: Eric Fuller

Stick length: 7.5cm

Notes: Six-piece burr, made from padauk; movement is excellent. This is the third burr in the NOS series. Disassembly is surprisingly challenging.

 

Lot 6224 - Quintet in F

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $87

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Quintet in F by Stewart Coffin / John DeVost

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: John DeVost

Size: 10x9x2cm

Notes: Coffin design #253. Place the five F-pentominoes into the tray. Pieces made from spalted myrtle.

 

Lot 6231 - Jigsaw Puzzle 29

Est. value: $20

Winning bid: $32

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Jigsaw Puzzle 29 by Yuu Asaka

Designer/Maker: Yuu Asaka

Size: 14x14x1cm

Notes: Fit the 29 pieces into the tray. With 5 corners and a prime number of total pieces, you quickly figure that something strange is going on! This won Jury Honorable Mention in the 2018 Puzzle Design Competition.

 

Lot 6232 - Working Wooden Lock

Est. value: $200

Winning bid: $255

Lot Closed

Working Wooden Lock by Tim Detweiler

Designer/Maker: Tim Detweiler

Size: 22x11x6cm

Notes: Working combination lock made from oak and walnut. Dial is stamped with TD logo. Designer is the author of Making Working Wooden Locks. Includes information cards with combination and notes.

 

Lot 6233 - Wooden Puzzle Lock #1

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $209

Lot Closed

Wooden Puzzle Lock #1 by Osho

Designer/Maker: Osho

Size: 9x7x3cm

Notes: Wooden puzzle lock. Includes original box.

 

Lot 6234 - Wood Puzzle Lock #2

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $195

Lot Closed

Wood Puzzle Lock #2 by Osho

Designer/Maker: Osho

Size: 8x7x3cm

Notes: Wooden puzzle lock. Includes original box.

 

Lot 6235 - Lock Circle 2

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $101

Lot Closed

Lock Circle 2 by Osho

Designer/Maker: Osho

Size: 8x7x1cm

Notes: Wooden puzzle lock. Includes original solution sheet.

 

Lot 6279 - 2 Piece Cube

Est. value: $250

Winning bid: $209

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2 Piece Cube by Carsten Elsäßer / Stephan Baumegger


Misalignment

Designer: Carsten Elsäßer
Maker: Stephan Baumegger

Size: 6x6x6cm

Notes: Separate the two halves of the cube. Two halves are slightly out of alignment (see extra photo). Limited edition of 11.

 

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