Group: IPP Puzzles

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

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Lot 5389 - Wooden Lock and Key

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $130

Lot Closed (Photo)

Designer/Maker: Tim Detweiler

Size: 20x11x6cm

Notes: Working padlock and key (not a puzzle) made from oak, walnut, maple, cherry and mahogany. Base is stamped with TD logo. Designer is the author of Making Working Wooden Locks.

 

Lot 5390 - Wooden Lock and Key

Est. value: $125

Winning bid: $130

Lot Closed (Photo)

Designer/Maker: Tim Detweiler

Size: 18x13x5cm

Notes: Working padlock and key (not a puzzle). Body is stamped with TD logo. Designer is the author of Making Working Wooden Locks. Includes small information card.

 

Lot 5391 - CFF Burr

Est. value: $95

Winning bid: $131

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Designer/Maker: Jack Krijnen

Stick length: 7cm

Notes: 22-piece level-8 burr. Made from pear, iroko, and oak; somewhat loose fit. This was Jack's submission to the CFF100 puzzle design contest.

 

Lot 5392 - Blind Burr

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $395

Lot Closed (Photo)

Designer: Gregory Benedetti
Maker: Maurice Vigouroux

Stick length: 8.5cm

Notes: 6-piece burr, requires unusual movements. Light wear and irregular finish. One piece stamped with MV logo and edition number; limited edition of 50.

 

Lot 5393 - Estergon 2

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $65

Lot Closed (Photo)

Designer: Yavuz Demirhan
Maker: Pelikan

Size: 6x6x6cm

Notes: 3-piece framed burr. Includes original box.

 

Lot 5398 - Biokado

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $86

Lot Closed (Photo)

Designer: Stéphane Chomine
Maker: Pelikan

Size: 9x9x9cm

Notes: Three dark panels hold two halves of the frame together. Includes original box.

 

Lot 5402 - MATT Puzzle

Est. value: $15

Winning bid: $41

Lot Closed (Photo)

Designer: Frederic Boucher
Maker: Osho (Puzzlein)

Layout: 12x9cm

Notes: Assemble the six pieces so that the name MATT appears.

Source: Proceeds to benefit California Fire Relief

 

Lot 5403 - MATT Puzzle

Est. value: $15

Winning bid: $32

Lot Closed (Photo)

Designer: Frederic Boucher
Maker: Osho (Puzzlein)

Layout: 12x9cm

Notes: Assemble the six pieces so that the name MATT appears.

Source: Proceeds to benefit California Fire Relief

 

Lot 5423 - Batz

Est. value: $500

Winning bid: $465

Lot Closed (Photo)

Designer/Maker: Tracy Wood Clemons

Size: 38x24x19cm

Notes: Large wooden box opens with (modest) sequential discovery. This is the second box Tracy ever made, originally given to her father as a birthday gift. Includes solution sheet, certificate of authenticity (limited edition: just 1 made), and copy of letter to original buyer.

 

Lot 5424 - Luddites Mill

Est. value: $225

Winning bid: $375

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Designer/Maker: Thomas Cummings

Size: 12x12x10cm

Notes: Use the clue on the front to unlock the trick box. Includes information and solution sheets.

 

Lot 5426 - Yosegi Box

Est. value: $300

Winning bid: $625

Lot Closed (Photo)

Designer/Maker: Jesse Born

Size: 13x11x8cm

Notes: Open the secret compartment. Made from Mexican ebony, maple, and purpleheart. Includes Certificate of authenticity and solution sheet; limited edition of 38.

 

Lot 5427 - Pi Puzzle Box

Est. value: $500

Winning bid: $525

Lot Closed (Photo)

Designer/Maker: Jesse Born

Size: 19x19x9cm

Notes: Manipulate the yosegi pie wedges to help open the trick box. Made from mahogany, walnut, maple, and purpleheart; very minor surface irregularities. Include certificate of authenticity and solution sheet; limited edition of 50.

 

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