Group: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Kurt Naef Spielzeug is well known for attention to design details, vibrant colors, and clean finishes.

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Lot 5458 - Gemini

Est. value: $125

Winning bid: $205

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Gemini by Toshiaki Betsumiya / Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Designer: Toshiaki Betsumiya
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Size: 9x7x7cm

Notes: 10 pieces (a complete set of the ways to combine two tiles into one piece) form a 4x4x5 block. One piece with Naef logo. Includes original box and solution sheet.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5459 - Kniff

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $100

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Kniff by Manfred Zipfel and Cordula von Tettau / Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Designer: Manfred Zipfel and Cordula von Tettau
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Size: 14x14x2cm

Notes: Six two-layered wooden pieces form a square shape. A couple light marks inside. One piece with Naef logo. Includes solution sheet and original box.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5460 - Alex

Est. value: $175

Winning bid: $230

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Alex by Jack Botermans and Kurt Naef / Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Designer: Jack Botermans and Kurt Naef
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Size: 17x12x5cm

Notes: The dog disassembles into seven pieces; the head rotates when assembled. Naef logo stamped on dog's belly. Includes original box (with visible spoiler solution inside lid). Light wear (manufacturing flaw that resembles a scratch visible on top of head). Naef logo stamped on bottom.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5461 - Vache Rouge

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $149

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Vache Rouge by Gerard Pétrémand / Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Designer: Gerard Pétrémand
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Size: 14x9x6cm

Notes: Wood interlocking puzzle shaped like a cow and colored like the Swiss flag. Naef logo stamped on bottom. Includes original box (includes solution diagram).

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5462 - Managon

Est. value: $200

Winning bid: $180

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Managon by Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Cube: 7.5cm

Notes: Three-person game produced by Naef. Players take turns inserting rods into the cube until no more can be inserted. It is also a puzzle to fully insert as many rods as possible into the cube. Plastic stand stamped with Naef logo. Includes original packaging and instruction sheet.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5463 - Discon

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $46

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Discon by Jost Hänny / Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Designer: Jost Hänny
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Size: 11x6x6cm

Notes: Stack the 12 discs and 13 identical rods into a single cylinder. Base stamped with Naef logo. Includes original box and solution sheet.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5464 - Discon

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $47

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Discon by Jost Hänny / Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Designer: Jost Hänny
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Size: 11x6x6cm

Notes: Stack the 12 discs and 13 identical rods into a single cylinder. Base stamped with Naef logo. Includes original box and solution sheet.

 

Lot 5465 - Kniff

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $95

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Kniff by Manfred Zipfel and Cordula von Tettau / Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Designer: Manfred Zipfel and Cordula von Tettau
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Size: 14x14x2cm

Notes: Six two-layered wooden pieces form a square shape. One piece with Naef logo. Includes solution sheet and original box.

 

Lot 5466 - Ellipso

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $55

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Ellipso by Xavier de Clippeleir / Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Designer: Xavier de Clippeleir
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Size: 25x8x5cm

Notes: 12-unit loop folds into various shapes. More of a manipulative toy than a puzzle. One segment stamped with Naef logo. Includes original box and information sheet with suggested patterns.

 

Lot 5467 - Escalon

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $82

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Escalon by Jost Hänny / Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Designer: Jost Hänny
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Size: 14x4x4cm

Notes: Seven pieces (four different shapes) spiral together to make a tower. One piece stamped with Naef logo. Includes original box and solution sheet.

 

Lot 5468 - Quadron

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $105

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Quadron by Jost Hänny / Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Designer: Jost Hänny
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Large Box: 6x5.5x4cm

Notes: The 18 different pieces pack into the two smaller boxes, or all into the larger box. One box stamped with Naef logo. Each piece has a sticker with an ID number (matching the solution diagrams). Includes original box and solution sheet.

 

Lot 5469 - Intragon

Est. value: $150

Winning bid: $145

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Intragon by Jost Hänny / Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Designer: Jost Hänny
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Size: 7x7x7cm

Notes: 12 pieces assemble inside a cage. Base stamped with Naef logo. Includes original box and assembly instructions.

 

Lot 5470 - Cubicus

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $110

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Cubicus by Peer Clahsen / Kurt Naef Spielzeug
Pieces Photo

Designer: Peer Clahsen
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Edge: 10cm

Notes: 10 pieces form a cube and a variety of other interesting shapes. More of a construction toy than a puzzle. One piece stamped with Naef logo. Includes original box and information sheet.

 

Lot 5471 - Dimagon

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $121

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Dimagon by Jean Carle / Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Designer: Jean Carle
Maker: Kurt Naef Spielzeug

Size: 12x12x3cm

Notes: 17 pieces fit into the tray. More of a construction toy than a puzzle. Naef logo on front of tray. Includes information card and original box.

 

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