Interlocking Puzzles


       



The SCACCO F.R. OPAL Puzzle Chess Set

by Franco Rocco.

This 4th version (2014) will be limited to an edition of 1000 copies (without certificates). Accurately made in translucent plastic (methacrylate) it provides a very inexpensive way to enjoy Franco Rocco's puzzle chess set. Each cube is a little over 6 cm (The height of the King) and includes the 16 pieces of one side plus a locking key-piece.

SC-FR-OPAL £50




TOWER OF TORMENT.
Take it apart and explore inside the castle for extra torment: - find Simon & Chris, two Puzzles, four architectural features, & three animals not forgetting the Rat!

 

This was Chris Dalgety's IPP Exchange at IPP35 in Ottawa

INT-300 £20

Bell's Chinese Ball Puzzle. 1950s

INT-010 £35
Six piece burr. The old standard - Should be in every collection.
INT-034 £12

The Bass 3-D triangle. Advertising Bass Beer.

It is actually the classic 6 piece Rhombic dodecahedron.

INT-035 £25


Adam's Block Puzzle Senior.

The Alketruse burr plus 2 exta pieces so you can assemble the 14 piece version. Very nicely made pocket size puzzle.

INT-037 £17

SIX OF DIAMONDS. Designed and made by Stewart Coffin Design #131).

Stewart Coffin wrote "This one was similar to
Slider except for having all six pieces dissimilar,
which must have made it hopelessly difficult. I think I
got carried away and went too far. It was used in the
IPP puzzle exchange in 1998, and I wonder how many
had the time and patience to solve it. I made 100 of them so there
must be a few still around". But not many & this is one of them!

Edward Hordern's IPP18 exchange.

INT-042 £190

"So you think you have seen it before" ak "BURR NOODLE".

An very very difficult original Stewart Coffin Puzzle #106

Coffin's design #106. Burr Noodle has two kinds of pieces, three of each, and the final step of the difficult assembly is the mating of two mirror-image halves. The pieces have rhomboid cross-section. Stewart Coffin made about 100 of them for the IPP17 exchange and this puzzle is one of these originals made from padauk. The queer notches had to be very accurately cut.

Coffin has criticised his own design descrbing this puzzle as ""difficulty just for the sake of difficulty". So if you are a glutton for punishment you should certainly buy this puzzle!
We will probably send this puzzle in pieces to ensure your maximum torment.

Designed & Made in 1996 by Stewart Coffin for Edward Hordern's IPP17 Exchange aka "Burr Noodle"

INT-047 £190
       

Berrocal "All the Multiples" 1976

190 page miniature book.

Paperback (10 x 7.5 cm paperback) published by I.A.R.A. in 1976.

Contains photos of all the Multiples up to that date and most of the Puzzles both together and in pieces.

 

INT-049 £40
       



THE GIANT PUZZLE from PINK'S PUZZLES in LOOE, CORNWALL, UK.
We are offering this historical puzzle. Currently in bits in boxes, and probably missing a few pieces

(After building Mrs Thatcher and handbag, there were lots of bits left over but perhaps not enough to make the original configuration).

Made in the 1960s by Baron Hony and displayed in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s at Pink's Puzzles, which we believe was the Worlds first Hand's On Puzzle entertainment for tourists.

The photo on the left shows Baron Hony with the puzzle as originally displayed. The original label is shown in the last photo.

INT-HON offers

PENTAPOD 024 PUZZLE

A Stewart Coffin inspired invention by Steve Nicholls.
30 pieces 3D printed.
Only the 70mm diameter is currently available (Dec 2014)
and only colours available as at 14/12/14 are as below

 

INT-297 £15
       
       
       
       
 

Puzzles below have been sold

   
Beat up but ORIGINAL European Barrel puzzle from around 1890-1914
INT-009 sold

Trampwork or Prisoner-of-War Chair. One end knob has been broken off but you get a free cat instead. 19th Century with lead shot or stones in the joint so it rattles. Made from green wood it is not intended to come apart now that it is dried.
INT-032 sold
19th century Six-Plank Money Box. Have not taken it apart as it is a very good fit - Maybe not supposed to come apart?
INT-030 sold

European folk artc.1900. 30piece Burr Money Box.

End of one piece broken and needs a good tidy and polish.

INT-031 sold
Twelve piece burr.
INT-033 sold


Adam's Block Puzzle Senior.

The Alketruse burr plus 2 exta pieces so you can assemble the 14 piece version. Very nicely made pocket size puzzle.

INT-036 sold
Bill's Ball-Bearing Burr by Bill Cutler .
Assemble with 2 ball bearings inside.
INT-038 sold

SIX OF DIAMONDS. Designed and made by Stewart Coffin Design #131).

Edward Hordern's IPP18 exchange.

INT-041 sold

SIX OF DIAMONDS. Designed and made by Stewart Coffin Design #131).

Edward Hordern's IPP18 exchange.

INT-040 £190
       

SIX OF DIAMONDS. Designed and made by Stewart Coffin Design #131).

Edward Hordern's IPP18 exchange.

INT-043 sold
Set of Six Keychain puzzles
INT-050 sold

SIX OF DIAMONDS. Designed and made by Stewart Coffin Design #131).

Edward Hordern's IPP18 exchange.

INT-039 sold