The Lost "Man"
Object: Find the disappearing Man
Brand: Sam Loyd
Type: Paper Puzzles
Dimensions: 5 1/8 in x 4 in / 13.1 cm x 10.1 cm
Commemorative Edition Limited to 1000 puzzles!
Following the success of the 'Get off the Earth Puzzle' a variation called, 'The Lost Man', possibly inspired by a successful musical of the time, was released in 1897. It consists of men and lanterns encircling the globe. Push up the handle on the back of the card and you will find eight men and eight lanterns. Move the handle down and there are nine men and eight lanterns. Where does he come from?
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On Monday January 23rd Andrew Parr wrote,
I couldn't pass this one up at this price. Here's another Sam Lloyd classic that will have you scratching your head for a while. I think his puzzles are brilliant. I think the only thing more impressive than this puzzle is that he actually conceived such an idea and made it a reality.
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