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Lot 4618 - Panex Gold

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $190

Lot Closed

Panex Gold by T. Akanuma / Tricks Co. Ltd.

Designer: T. Akanuma
Maker: Tricks Co. Ltd.

Size: 15x10x1cm

Notes: Swap the two columns of tiles with the help of the vacant middle channel. However unlike the Tower of Hanoi, each tile is physically constrained never to fall lower than its original position. Gold is the "harder" version, where pieces do not give visual indication of their original depth. Some wear inside the channels. The minimum number of moves is 27,564. Includes travel case. Note: photo not available; similar lot 5657 shown here; actual puzzle has pieces with slightly different colors.

 

Lot 5562 - Top

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $111

Lot Closed

Top by Osanori Yamamoto

Designer/Maker: Osanori Yamamoto

Size: 6x6x5cm

Notes: Remove the two pieces from the double ring; level 13.3.4.

 

Lot 5569 - Sway Cube II

Est. value: $250

Winning bid: $315

Lot Closed

Sway Cube II by Hidekuni Tamura

Designer/Maker: Hidekuni Tamura

Size: 7x7x7cm

Notes: Open the cube. One piece inscribed "Sway Cube II, Special Limited" and signed "H. Tamura".

 

Lot 5571 - Large Kumiki Cube

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $32

Lot Closed

Large Kumiki Cube

Size: 10x10x10cm

Notes: Classic 12-piece kumiki cube made from fancy woods. Some gaps and mis-fit due to wood expansion (no warp); otherwise good movement.

 

Lot 5572 - Belt Cube 3

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $265

Lot Closed

Belt Cube 3 by Osanori Yamamoto

Designer/Maker: Osanori Yamamoto

Size: 5x5x5cm

Notes: Build an apparent cube inside the frame. Includes original packaging.

 

Lot 5573 - Ribbon

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $160

Lot Closed

Ribbon by Osanori Yamamoto

Designer/Maker: Osanori Yamamoto

Size: 5x5x5cm

Notes: Build an apparent cube inside the frame. Includes original packaging.

 

Lot 5574 - Quartet 8L2

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $83

Lot Closed

Quartet 8L2 by Mineyuki Uyematsu / Tsuchiya Mokkousho

Designer: Mineyuki Uyematsu
Maker: Tsuchiya Mokkousho

Size: 9x9x3cm

Notes: Separate the four-piece ring to form two two-piece rings. Made from keyaki jindai, mobingi, pao rosa. Includes original box and information sheet.

 

Lot 5650 - Dualock

Est. value: $20

Winning bid: $23

Lot Closed

Dualock by Nob Yoshigahara / Puzzland Hikimi

Designer: Nob Yoshigahara
Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 14x14x4cm

Notes: Separate the crossing sticks. Very simple but tricky mechanism to open, even if you know how it works! Some surface wear.

 

Lot 5655 - Panex Silver

Est. value: $175

Winning bid: $190

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Panex Silver by T. Akanuma / Tricks Co. Ltd.

Designer: T. Akanuma
Maker: Tricks Co. Ltd.

Size: 15x10x1cm

Notes: Swap the two columns of tiles with the help of the vacant middle channel. However unlike the Tower of Hanoi, each tile is physically constrained never to fall lower than its original position. The piece images indicate their ordering (Silver feature). The minimum number of moves is 27,564. More information can be found at Panex Resource Page. Includes complete original packaging.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5656 - Panex Silver

Est. value: $125

Winning bid: $190

Lot Closed

Panex Silver by T. Akanuma / Tricks Co. Ltd.

Designer: T. Akanuma
Maker: Tricks Co. Ltd.

Size: 15x10x1cm

Notes: Swap the two columns of tiles with the help of the vacant middle channel. However unlike the Tower of Hanoi, each tile is physically constrained never to fall lower than its original position. The piece images indicate their ordering (Silver feature). The minimum number of moves is 27,564. More information can be found at Panex Resource Page. Includes original packaging (except package cover is missing).

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5657 - Panex Gold

Est. value: $125

Winning bid: $160

Lot Closed

Panex Gold by T. Akanuma / Tricks Co. Ltd.

Designer: T. Akanuma
Maker: Tricks Co. Ltd.

Size: 15x10x1cm

Notes: Swap the two columns of tiles with the help of the vacant middle channel. However unlike the Tower of Hanoi, each tile is physically constrained never to fall lower than its original position. Gold is the "harder" version, where pieces do not give visual indication of their original depth. The minimum number of moves is 27,564. More information can be found at Panex Resource Page. Includes original packaging (missing cover); pieces in excellent condition.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

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