Lot 635: Puzzle



2015-06-29 14:45:26

Lot 635: Puzzle. A set of Victorian talking picture blocks, circa 1890, set of six colour lithographed pictorial blocks, each with a string which makes an animal noise when pulled (all but one working), the blocks forming pictures of six different farm animals when put together (cockerel, sheep, goat, dog, cow, donkeys), each block 8 x 10 x 8cm (3.25 x 4 x 3.25ins), five of the pictorial guide sheets present (torn and frayed, one with loss), including one mounted on hinged lid of the original paper-covered wooden box, box 9.5 x 34 x 20cm (3.75 x 13.25 x 8ins), together with two other children's games: a set of thirty pictorial and numerical dominoes, entitled Natural History Dominoes, published by A.N. Myers, late 19th century, with portion of original box containing rules, and a picture lotto game, with six sheets and pictorial cardboard squares (several missing) Rare set of puzzle blocks, with the additional unusual feature of a pull s Dominic Winter's Children’s & Illustrated Books Auction June 2015 Thursday, 11th June 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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