Group: Lee Krasnow

Puzzles designed and/or crafted by Lee Krasnow.

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Lot 4947 - Lasercut Puzzle Set

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $71

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Lasercut Puzzle Set by Lee Krasnow

Maker: Lee Krasnow

Size: 3-4cm

Notes: Four miscellaneous puzzles made of laser-cut custom-made 5-layer laminated plywood.

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 4948 - Small Puzzle Set

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $33

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Small Puzzle Set by Lee Krasnow

Maker: Lee Krasnow

Size: 3-4cm

Notes: Two miscellaneous puzzles made of laser-cut custom-made 5-layer laminated plywood.

Source: Patty Smith Collection

 

Lot 5117 - Triangular Prism

Est. value: $850

Winning bid: $415

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Triangular Prism by Stewart Coffin / Lee Krasnow

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Lee Krasnow

Diameter: 11cm

Notes: Coffin design #12. Overall excellent condition. One piece inscribed "Lee, 3.02, SC.12, No.1".

 

Lot 5118 - Third Stellation (50-B)

Est. value: $500

Winning bid: $420

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Third Stellation (50-B) by Stewart Coffin / Lee Krasnow

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Lee Krasnow

Diameter: 11cm

Notes: Six different pieces form the third stellation of the rhombic dodecahedron. Pieces separate into two halves along each of the four main axes of symmetry. Described in The Puzzling World of Polyhedral Dissections (page 91, fig. 109), but never made by Coffin. One piece inscribed "SC.50.B, Lee, No.1". Slightly loose fit; one tip is dinged (see photo).

 

Lot 5119 - Sirius

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $170

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Sirius by Lee Krasnow

Maker: Lee Krasnow

Stick length: 6cm

Notes: Six identical pieces; somewhat loose fit. One piece inscribed "LEE, 1.02, SC-4, #3".

 

Lot 5120 - Four-Piece Separation

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $166

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Four-Piece Separation by Stewart Coffin / Lee Krasnow
Pieces Photo

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Lee Krasnow

Stick length: 7cm

Notes: Coffin design #86. Four pieces, similar in structure to Twelve-Piece Separation. Pieces are not glued, but rather connected by steel pins with friction fitting; one connection is loose. Some edges with minor chips, and overall fit is very loose. No identifying markings.

 

Lot 5121 - Pennyhedron

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $42

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Pennyhedron by Stewart Coffin / Lee Krasnow

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Lee Krasnow

Diameter: 5cm

Notes: 2-piece Coffin design #51 Solid (non-hollow) construction; some wear, and seams are fairly obvious (see photo).

 

Lot 5122 - Zig-Zag Pennyhedron

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $58

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Zig-Zag Pennyhedron by Stewart Coffin / Lee Krasnow

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Lee Krasnow

Diameter: 3.5cm

Notes: Coffin Design #52, "zig-zag" variation. The seam between the two pieces is partially visible.

 

Lot 5123 - Seven Woods

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $160

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Seven Woods by Stewart Coffin / Lee Krasnow
Pieces Photo

Designer: Stewart Coffin
Maker: Lee Krasnow

Stick length: 4.5cm

Notes: Coffin design #42. Six identical pieces, in fancy woods. Excellent fit. Most pieces have very small chips at the points and some edges. One piece with large chip from center edge (lower-right in pieces photo).

 

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