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Lot 5380 - Suruga Karakuri Cabinet

Est. value: $600

Winning bid: $913

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Designer/Maker: Masao Tokita

Size: 34x32x26cm

Notes: Four-drawer cabinet; the bottom drawer is locked by a relatively simple mechanism. Exterior made from solid keyaki wood. Incudes original solution sheet.

 

Lot 5401 - Meanders Box (hard)

Est. value: $175

Winning bid: $230

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Designer/Maker: Juno Yananose

Size: 9x8x6cm

Notes: Remove the lid to open the secret compartment. It can require 260, 263, 337, or 348 moves to navigate the maze, depending on the orientation of the lid. Made from teak, rose alder, and silver ash woods. See detailed description at pluredro.com.

 

Lot 5404 - In a Cage

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $330

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Designer/Maker: Shiro Tajima

Size: 7.5x5x5cm

Notes: Remove the box from the cage. Winner of jury honorable mention in 2017 Nob Yoshigahara Puzzle Design Competition. Includes original box and copy of solution sheet. It is possible to wedge the puzzle after solving; more information may be provided to the buyer.

Source: Proceeds to benefit California Fire Relief

 

Lot 5405 - In a Cage

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $330

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Designer/Maker: Shiro Tajima

Size: 7.5x5x5cm

Notes: Remove the box from the cage. Winner of jury honorable mention in 2017 Nob Yoshigahara Puzzle Design Competition. Includes original box and copy of solution sheet. It is possible to wedge the puzzle after solving; more information may be provided to the buyer.

Source: Proceeds to benefit California Fire Relief

 

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