Ambiguous ILLUSIONS & Puzzles
For Sale or Exchange

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THE WEDDING DAY and THREE WEEKS AFTER MARRIAGE.
19th Century match tin embossed with the classic Topsy-Turvey design of COURTSHIP versus MATRIMONY.
AMB-001 £55
A classic example of the "Is this Rabbit a Duck?" illusion.
INVERARY crest, made by WILLOW c.1900.Also Marked indistinctly with Registration Number. (Mouse over the Puzzle of Month March 2003 to see the effect)
AMB-004 reserved
The famous Huntley & Palmer naughty tin designed by Mick Hill, which wasn't spotted until it was too late. Hidden in the innocent picture are a couple having it away in the herbaceous border, two dogs likewise employed and the pot of jam on the table labeled"sh**". AMB-007 £75

Facsimile reprint of William Spooner's print of the 1840s. Napoleon looking out to sea.

Hold to Light and see what he is thinking about:- His once great army.

AMB-009 £3

78 Things to find!

Christmas DEVINETTE PUZZLE PLATE. Find all the items in the carol TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS.
1989 by Royal Doulton

AMB-012 £25


The Royal Silhouette Vase designed by Judy Cousins and produced by Kaiser Porcelain in Northern Bavaria for the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977. A limited edition of only 500 (We have heard that because of the asymmetric shape, a lot of the 500 never survived the firing).

Usually objects designed to show silhouettes show the same profile on both sides. This remarkable asymmetric piece shows H.M.The Queen facing Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. 21.5 cm. high.

Complete with original display box and certificate.

AMB-006

£300

Nice Illusion. The white box fits inside the red box and the red box fits inside the white box and so on. Nicely made in heavy card

AMB-207

£5

       
       
       

Heavy unpolished bass cast plaque or ashtray.

The girl descending a ladder in the garden. Look behind to see her behind revealed as her dress is caught on the ladder's rung.

AMB-008 sold

RULE BRITANNIA
BRITTANIA RUES

Great Topsy-Turvey image on a 9 inch (227 mm) diameter ironstone plate.
Marked Rd.503011 J&G Meakin. Hanley England. Some arguments about who the portraits are of. Probably connected with the UK Naval crisis of 1908 - Herbert Asquith, Campbell Bannerman or Arthur Balfour,

AMB-005 sold
An 1904 cottage plate by J.Unwin decorated with the famous and traditional old topsy-turvey image of the happy courting couple changing into an unhappy married couple. AMB-010 sold


78 Things to find!

Christmas DEVINETTE PUZZLE PLATE. Find all the items in the carol TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS.
1989 by Royal Doulton

AMB-011 sold

A classic example of the "Is this Rabbit a Duck?" illusion.
SANDOWN Crest. Made by ARCADIAN, Stoke on Trent c.1900. Also Marked indistinctly with Registration Number.
(Mouse over the Puzzle of Month March 2003 to see the effect)

AMB-002

sold

A classic example of the "Is this Rabbit a Duck?" illusion.
RYDE, Isle of Wight Crest. Made by ARCADIAN, Stoke on Trent c.1900. (Mouse over the Puzzle of Month March 2003 to see the effect)
AMB-003 sold