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Lot 5223 - Yamanaka's Secret Box K

Est. value: $40

Winning bid: $35

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Yamanaka's Secret Box K by Yamanaka Kumiki Works

Maker: Yamanaka Kumiki Works

Size: 8x6x4cm

Notes: A difficult dexterity puzzle to remove the horizontal and vertical blocks.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5224 - Set of Yamanaka Secret Boxes

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $147

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Set of Yamanaka Secret Boxes by Yamanaka Kumiki Works

Maker: Yamanaka Kumiki Works

Size: 8x6x4cm

Notes: Set of three Yamanaka Secret Boxes, styles A,B,C. These are dexterity puzzles, to remove the horizontal and/or vertical blocks. Two with original packaging.

 

Lot 5249 - Beat the Computer Set

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $58

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Beat the Computer Set by Tenyo

Maker: Tenyo

Thickness: 1cm

Notes: Five different Beat the Computer puzzles: Nos. 5, 6, 22, 24, 600.

 

Lot 5250 - Twist

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $55

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Twist by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 8x8x8cm

Notes: Move the steel ball from the bottom hole to the top exit. Includes original box and Japanese instructions with solution diagram.

 

Lot 5251 - Passage (S & G)

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $25

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Passage (S & G) by Inaba, Hirano, Yoshigahara / Puzzland Hikimi

Designer: Inaba, Hirano, Yoshigahara
Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 11x11x3cm

Notes: Move the metal ball from S to G. Includes original box and Japanese information sheets.

 

Lot 5252 - Just Fit

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $57

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Just Fit by Wil Strijbos / Puzzland Hikimi

Designer: Wil Strijbos
Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 13x13x5cm

Notes: 16 dissimilar pieces pack into the box in a two-layered checkerboard pattern. Winner of the 1990 Hikimi Wooden Puzzle Competition. Includes original box with Japanese instructions.

 

Lot 5253 - 4th Avenue

Est. value: $40

Winning bid: $91

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4th Avenue by Nob Yoshigahara / Puzzland Hikimi

Designer: Nob Yoshigahara
Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 13x13x5cm

Notes: Place the eight pieces in the tray so that all of the edges match. Includes original box with information and solution sheet.

 

Lot 5254 - Nob's Arrows

Est. value: $40

Winning bid: $23

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Nob's Arrows by Nob Yoshigahara / Puzzland Hikimi

Designer: Nob Yoshigahara
Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 14x14x2cm

Notes: Place the nine pieces in the tray so that all of the edges match, forming single-colored arrows. Includes original box with information and solution sheet.

 

Lot 5255 - Sake Maze (2k2)

Est. value: $45

Winning bid: $22

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Sake Maze (2k2) by Puzzland Hikimi

Maker: Puzzland Hikimi

Size: 8x8x6cm

Notes: Remove the ball from the maze. Includes original box and solution sheets.

 

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