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PUZZLE MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Here are some links to unannotated galleries of photographs of a few different groups of puzzles

 

   

 

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JOLLY JUGS that can pour from the base on demand

 

Gallery of Jolly Jugs

 

More about Jolly Jugs

 

CHAD VALLEY known mostly for Jigsaws and other toys. They also made some excellent mechanical puzzles mostly while the company was under the chairmanship of Major R.R.B.Whitehouse

Gallery of Puzzles other than jigsaws made by Chad Valley Ltd.

BILL CUTLER

Gallery of puzzles designed by Bill Cutler

PHILIPE DUBOIS

Gallery of Puzzles made by Phillipe Dubois (Gaby Games)

SORRENTO BOXES made in the form of a stack of books.

Gallery of Puzzle Boxes.

For more about Sorrento Puzzle Boxes

 

THE CHILDREN'S ENCYCLOPEDIA. First published in 1908 by Arthur Mee

Gallery of some of the puzzles etcetera given away with copies of The Children's Encyclopedia

See here for more information WONDER BOX

 

   

 

FRENCH BOXED PUZZLES

BELOW are some Galleries of "French Boxed Puzzles". So called because many are highly collected just for the graphic images on the lids. They were mostly sold between 1880 and 1914.

 

 
Tanglement puzzles sold under the name Jeux et Jouets Français (JFJ)
Dexterity puzzles sold under the name Jeux et Jouets Français (JFJ)
Other Assorted puzzles sold under the name Jeux et Jouets Français (JFJ)
   
   
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