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Patience Puzzle - The Tavern Puzzle Collection
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Patience Puzzle - The Tavern Puzzle Collection

ObjectRemove the Shuttle
DifficultyLevel 10 - Mind Boggling
BrandTucker-Jones House
TypeTavern Puzzle Collection
Dimensions9 9/10 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 9/10 in / 25.2 cm x 7.3 cm x 4.9 cm

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The oldest known puzzle design, probably of Chinese origin. Popular with 19th century sailors.

Maker: Tucker-Jones House

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    On Tuesday May 4th Max wrote,
Oh boy, isn't this a beauty? Inspired by a very old, possibly Chinese, origin puzzle, this amazing puzzle is made by Tucker-Jones House Inc. and, fun fact, for the nails they use a machine that has been in use since the Civil War era. Very difficult to solve, but once you understand the logic it is very satisfying. A must have for all collectors.
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    On Monday May 21st Norman wrote,
Time. Consuming.
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    On Sunday July 23rd Roman wrote,
I've been searching the internet for one of these for a long time. I made one 50 years ago for a high school art project. My Grandfather had one that I learned to operate. I copied off of his which had 8 rings, mine has a wooden handle. This is an awesome puzzle but can't find anyone else that has one let alone operate it. I used rings from an old tie chain for cows from an old cow stables.
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    On Wednesday March 20th Ray wrote,
My dad had the local Blacksmith make this puzzel for him. He kept it in his Barber Shop to tease his customers. I was about 7 or 8 years old (around 1943) when he taught me how to solve the puzzel. I still have his homemade one that was made our of horse shoe nails and a coat hanger. I can still work it blindfolded.
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