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Lot 5525 - Bill Cutler's Bin Cross

Est. value: $275

Winning bid: $326

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Bill Cutler's Bin Cross by Bill Cutler / Toyo Glass
Box Photo

Designer: Bill Cutler
Maker: Toyo Glass

Size: 13x11x11cm

Notes: Six-piece burr has multiple assemblies outside of glass, but unique assembly inside of glass. Problems with cutting the holes caused commercial production of this puzzle to be suspended, making this one of the rarer Toyo Glass puzzles. Includes original packaging. Unwrapped in original box; puzzle photo is of a different lot.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5526 - On the Rocks

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $110

Lot Closed

On the Rocks by Toyo Glass

Maker: Toyo Glass

Size: 9x7x7cm

Notes: Place the eight plastic whiskey and ice pieces into the glass. This is a special version (all pieces are clear plastic with darker and logoed glass), made for the IPP13 Exchange from Kunio Saeki. Includes original box, signed by K. Saeki.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5527 - On the Rocks

Est. value: $100

Winning bid: $163

Lot Closed

On the Rocks by Toyo Glass

Maker: Toyo Glass

Size: 9x7x7cm

Notes: Place the eight plastic whiskey and ice pieces into the glass. Includes original box and cloth storage pouch.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5528 - Coaster Puzzle

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $101

Lot Closed

Coaster Puzzle by Toyo Glass

Maker: Toyo Glass

Size: 7x7x7cm

Notes: Find the pattern on the base of the glass in each of the six coasters. Includes original box (worn).

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5529 - Coaster Puzzle

Est. value: $50

Winning bid: $111

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Coaster Puzzle by Toyo Glass

Maker: Toyo Glass

Size: 7x7x7cm

Notes: Find the pattern on the base of the glass in each of the six coasters. Includes original box.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5530 - Checkers

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $161

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Checkers by Toyo Glass

Maker: Toyo Glass

Size: 15x15x4cm

Notes: Stack the four plates so that a 9x9 checkerboard is visible when viewed from above. Includes original box.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5531 - Green Grocer

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $161

Lot Closed

Green Grocer by Toyo Glass

Maker: Toyo Glass

Size: 15x15x4cm

Notes: Stack the four plates so that nine fruit/vegetables are visible when viewed from above. Includes original box.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5532 - Pile 'Em Up (Orange)

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $110

Lot Closed

Pile 'Em Up (Orange) by Toyo Glass

Maker: Toyo Glass

Size: 12x12x3cm

Notes: Arrange the four glass plates so that the 12 orange slices do not overlap. Includes original box. One slice is slightly flawed (see photo).

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

Lot 5533 - Starry Skies

Est. value: $75

Winning bid: $110

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Starry Skies by Toyo Glass

Maker: Toyo Glass

Size: 13x12x5cm

Notes: Stack the four plates so that 15 stars are visible from above. Includes original box.

Source: Dick Hess Collection

 

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