Group: IPP Puzzles

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

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Lot 4092 - Baby Box Ball

Est. value: $40

Winning bid: $47

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Baby Box Ball by Pelikan

Maker: Pelikan

Diameter: 8cm

Notes: Simple 2-piece ball, with stand.

Source: Larry and Cathy Woodruff

 

Lot 4531 - Interrupted Slide (40)

Est. value: $40

Winning bid: $24

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Interrupted Slide (40) by Stewart Coffin

Designer: Stewart Coffin

Stick length: 7cm

Notes: 6-piece burr. Very loose fit; no identifying markings.

Source: Woodrow Carpenter Collection

 

Lot 5157 - Anti-Slide

Est. value: $125

Winning bid: $105

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Anti-Slide by Wil Strijbos / John Devost

Designer: Wil Strijbos
Maker: John Devost

Edge: 7.5cm

Notes: Place the 1x2x2 pieces into the box so that nothing can slide. The easiest challenge is to do it with 15 pieces, but it can also be done with 14 or just 13 blocks. This design won second place in the 1994 Hikimi Wooden Puzzle Competition. Box made from walnut, pieces made from wenge. Minor wear on outside of box; inside of box is somewhat tight. Just 12 made in 2006. Bottom of box inscribed with name of puzzle, designer, date, and signed by John Devost, dated Feb '06.

 

Lot 5191 - Free Me 2

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $125

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Free Me 2 by Joe Turner

Designer/Maker: Joe Turner

Size: 14x8x2cm

Notes: Solve four separate puzzles in order to remove the 50 cent coin. Includes original instruction and solution sheets.

 

Lot 5192 - Free Me 3

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $74

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Free Me 3 by Joe Turner

Designer/Maker: Joe Turner

Size: 7x7x2cm

Notes: Remove the 50 cent coin. Small crack in one block.

 

Lot 5193 - Free Me 5

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $77

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Free Me 5 by Joe Turner

Designer/Maker: Joe Turner

Size: 11x8x2cm

Notes: Sequential discovery puzzle to remove the 50 cent coin. This was a jury Honorable Mention at the 2017 Yoshigahara Puzzle Design Competition. Includes original information card and solution sheet.

 

Lot 5195 - TrickLock 2015

Est. value: $25

Winning bid: $26

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TrickLock 2015 by Louis Coolen

Designer: Louis Coolen

Size: 5.5x3x0.5cm

Notes: 3D-printed trick lock.

 

Lot 5196 - TrickLock 2016

Est. value: $25

Winning bid: $42

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TrickLock 2016 by Louis Coolen

Designer: Louis Coolen

Size: 5x3x2cm

Notes: 3D-printed trick lock.

 

Lot 5201 - Carousel

Est. value: $425

Winning bid: $1,065

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Carousel by Kelly Snake

Designer/Maker: Kelly Snake

Size: 23x13x13cm

Notes: Use the gears to open the trick box. Limited edition of 6. Includes original solution sheet.

 

Lot 5202 - Set of 12 Mongolian Burrs

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $275

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Set of 12 Mongolian Burrs by Zandraa Tumen-Ulzii

Designer/Maker: Zandraa Tumen-Ulzii

Size: 8x6x6cm

Notes: 12 different 6-piece burrs from Mongolia, with an animal image carved and painted at one stick end. Mechanisms are mostly the same. Fit is variable: some are very tight; some are slightly loose.

Source: Ergatoudis Collection

 

Lot 5203 - Set of 3 Mongolian Burrs

Est. value: $30

Winning bid: $113

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Set of 3 Mongolian Burrs by Zandraa Tumen-Ulzii

Designer/Maker: Zandraa Tumen-Ulzii

Stick length: 10cm

Notes: 3 different 6-piece burrs from Mongolia, with animal images carved and painted at each stick end. Mechanisms are different; fit and finish is variable: one is unfinished and very tight.

Source: Ergatoudis Collection

 

Lot 5207 - Turtle Monument

Est. value: $25

Winning bid: $56

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Turtle Monument by Zandraa Tumen-Ulzii

Designer/Maker: Zandraa Tumen-Ulzii

Size: 11x10x4cm

Notes: Wooden turtle monument with six pieces; interesting assembly. Nicely finished, and excellent fit.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5208 - Chess Knight

Est. value: $20

Winning bid: $80

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Chess Knight by Zandraa Tumen-Ulzii

Designer/Maker: Zandraa Tumen-Ulzii

Size: 12x6x6cm

Notes: Wooden chess knight disassembles into 8 pieces.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5218 - Rectangular Puzbox (5A-8)

Est. value: $400

Winning bid: $1,551

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Rectangular Puzbox (5A-8) by Frank Chambers

Designer/Maker: Frank Chambers

Size: 6x4x3cm

Notes: Two-tone Corian box. Goal is to separate the top and bottom to reveal the secret compartment.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5219 - Stud Box (3B-5)

Est. value: $400

Winning bid: $878

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Stud Box (3B-5) by Frank Chambers

Designer/Maker: Frank Chambers

Diameter: 6.5cm

Notes: Find the secret compartment. Made from Corian.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5220 - Computer's Choice - 3-Hole

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $47

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Computer's Choice - 3-Hole by Bill Cutler / Jerry McFarland

Designer: Bill Cutler
Maker: Jerry McFarland

Stick length: 7.5m

Notes: 6-piece burr, selected by Bill Cutler's computer as the "most interesting" of all 6-piece burrs with three holes; level 7-1-1-2. Includes copy of original information sheet.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5231 - 7up Bottle with Arrow

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $60

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7up Bottle with Arrow by Gary Foshee

Designer/Maker: Gary Foshee

Size: 20x19x6cm

Notes: Impossible arrow through classic 7up bottle.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

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