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Dexterity game

Object Number: 
2009.52.53a-k
Date: 
1930-1950
Medium: 
Paper, wood, plastic, metal
Dimensions: 
a: 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (11.4 x 14 x 22.2 cm) b: 4 x 5 x 3/4 in. (10.2 x 12.7 x 1.9 cm) c: 5 x 4 x 3/4 in. (12.7
Description: 
Ten rectangular games in green box a: green box with lid, paper label on top with text: ABERCROMBIE & FITCH Co./ PUZZLE BOX/ NEW YORK. MADE IN ENGLAND b: yellow rectangular box handheld game with four colored spheres for "The Turnstile Puzzle" c:red rectangular box handheld game with three metal balls and wooden boat for "The Queen Mary Puzzle" d: green rectangular box handheld game with eight metal balls and cardboard wheel for "The Cog Wheel Puzzle" e: red rectangular box handheld game depicting various animals on a farm with six metal balls for "The "Pondsnag" Puzzle f: green rectangular box with 3D inner maze puzzle with six metal balls for "The Original "Pigs in Clover" Puzzle" g: yellow rectangular box handheld game with six wooden cubes (3 red, 3 green), six metal balls, and depiction of pigs and houses for "The Pigybak Puzzle" h: blue rectangular box handheld game with cardboard cut outs/background of ocean and explosions with one red cube for "Aero Puzzle" i: yellow rectangular box handheld puzzle with eight metal balls and background cutouts for "The Whirlpool Puzzle" j: green rectangular box handheld game depicting cutouts wihtin a trail with landmarks for "Motorist" k: yellow rectangular shaped box handheld game with image of two men and two women toasting with plastic "cups" for red and yellow pegs to go in, "The Merry Toast Puzzle"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group