Puzzles

Vintage Puzzles

It is generally agreed that the first jigsaw puzzle was produced around 1760 by John Spilsbury, a London engraver and mapmaker. Spilsbury mounted one of his maps on a sheet of hardwood and cut around the borders of the countries using a fine-bladed marquetry saw. The end product was an educational pastime, designed as an aid in teaching British children their geography. The idea caught on and, until about 1820, jigsaw puzzles remained primarily educational tools. Cardboard puzzles were first introduced in the late 1800's, and were primarily used for children's puzzles. It was not until the 20th century that cardboard puzzles came to be die-cut, a process whereby thin strips of metal with sharpened edges - rather like a giant cookie-cutter - are twisted into intricate patterns and fastened to a plate. Today some are still, just like the first jigsaw puzzle, used to teach geography. They are available in both wood and cardboard and are still a lot of entertainment for a small price.


MB 1000 Piece puzzle AmsterdamHollandRARE Vintage 1968 puzzle
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Sealed Vintage Puzzle The Emperors Dream Springbok Jigsaw 500+ Pieces
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Sealed Vintage Puzzle Undersea Enchantment Springbok Jigsaw 500+ Pieces
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Vintage 1987 Amazing Grapes Jigsaw Puzzle 1020 Pieces 18 x 25 3 4 Inches
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4 Vintage Jigsaw Puzzles Tuco Guild 300 500 piece All 100 complete with boxes
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Vintage Playskool Wooden Puzzle Lot of 10 Sesame Street Disney 1970s 1980s
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CHILD GUIDANCE MAGNETIC PUZZLE LOT VINTAGE TOY 1962 TRAIN MONKEY CLOWN DOG ELEP
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Vintage 550 Piece Hoyle Jigsaw Puzzle New Unused Box 18x24 Hay Needlestack Rare
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Vintage 1000 piece Penelope Puzzle Wooden Pieces The Market Flowers complete
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Vintage Lot 4 Childrens Picture Tray Puzzles Sunday School Christmas Golden
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Lot 7 Vintage Picture Tray Puzzles Childrens Golden Fairytale Rocketeer Cartoon
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1977 Vintage Shogun Warriors Mazinga 100 Pc Jigsaw Puzzle HG Toys COMPLETE
$39.99
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Vintage Eichorn 12 Pc Block Story Puzzle Made in Germany
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SPRINGBOK ROUND WOOD PRIZE DOGS PUZZLE All Breeds Vintage 1960s 70s
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Grand Canyon vintage 12x36 Panoramic Jigsaw Puzzle 500 Pc South Rim John Elk III
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Great Soviet set of logic games puzzle Vintage USSR
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Ravensburger Vintage Collage Jigsaw Puzzle 1000 Piece
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Vintage 500 Piece Dreamy Creamy Chocolate Jigsaw Puzzle Springbok New Sealed
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