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.


Vintage Toxic Crusaders Frame Tray Puzzle Troma 1991 Casper Puzzle
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Vintage 1960s JigSaw Puzzle Quick Draw McGraw
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Vintage Sifo The Three Little Pigs wooden puzzle 1950s excellent condition
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LAND OF THE LOST vintage puzzle 1975 Whitman COMPLETE
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VTG RARE HTF 1965 Milton Bradley James Bond 007 Goldfinger JIGSAW PUZZLE
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VIntage 4 1990 Looney Tunes Warner Bros Frame Tray Puzzles By Golden New
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VTG 1991 WWF TITAN SPORTS THE BUSHWHACKERS MB PUZZLE 200 PIECES MISB NEW
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FACTORY SEALED Vintage Puzzle Hallmark Springbok 500 Pieces PICK A WINNER
$19.99
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VINTAGE TUCO PICTURE PUZZLE JIGSAW UPPER THAMES COUNTRY 12 X 16 OVER 200 PIECE
$24.99
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VINTAGE 1965 SPRINGBOK BEN CUNNINGHAM EQUIVOCATION II JIGSAW PUZZLE COMPLETE
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Vintage Lot of 2 Rubiks Cube Incl Matchbox Flat Plus Ideal Solution Book
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BX69 Lot 8 Vintage PUZZLES Built Rite Fairchild Guild Burrows Bros MB Fairco
$35.00
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Vintage Uncles Steel Tavern Puzzles Butterfly Difficulty Level Intense
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Antique Vintage Playskool Wooden Puzzle Panda Teddy Bear 1947 Preschool
$24.00
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Vintage Hallmark Jigsaw Puzzle OREO COOKIE NIB
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Vintage Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle Train With Mountains 170 Pcs Complete
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VINTAGE 1970S PLAYSKOOL SESAME STREET BERTS B WOODEN PUZZLE TOY BERT
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Lot of 5 Vintage Wooden PLAYSKOOL Childrens Frame Tray Puzzles NICE
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