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  • Furled Sails
  • Mending the Sails
  • [Lady with tiger]
  • Budge: Ships
  • The Tracker Tracked
  • No. 44 Egyption Melody
  • [Rounding the Marker]
  • [Dinner table prayers]
  • The Frolic
  • Reflection

Our Fall 2018 Sale is over.  All puzzles have been sold, mostly by overbids with some of those overbids "substantial".  Below is the listing, bidding, description and pictures for puzzles in this sale. The List Price is the starting bid.  As bids and overbids are received, we enter them in a column titled Current Bid Price displayed  during and for a short while after the sale. All bidding (email, phone, mail) closed at 10 p.m. EST, November 4, 2018.  Last shipment went out on Dec. 3, 2018.  If anyone hasn't received their puzzles by now, please email  ( ) or call me (508-799-0644).   If you did not receive a copy, email or call me and I will send anotherBut first, check your SPAM folder  We experienced difficulties with sent emails.  

Bob

Future Sales

If you would like to receive notice of my sale lists in the future, please email me at  indicating your interest.  However, I will eventually need your mailing address in the event you should participate and win puzzles.  My principal way of selling our extra puzzles is by an annual Fall sale conducted on my website with bidding via emails and telephone calls.

Puzzle Condition

With a few exceptions, all puzzles needing work have been restored by me. This includes making replacement pieces which, depending upon their location, usually meet the test of "you really have to hunt to find it". I also repair all broken/split/missing knobs which I can find, and any missing/damaged paper and wood, so that the completed puzzle "looks really good". These repairs actually take longer than replacing missing pieces for most puzzles and probably account for why the puzzles are in such demand. If you purchase a puzzle and are not satisfied, contact me and we will work it out (you can also get your money back with return of the puzzles). Wherever possible, I also repair and rebuild boxes using archival materials and techniques so that they can safely store the puzzles but still show their age.  And I line many of the boxes with archival tissue paper to guard against future discoloration of pieces, especially the Pastime boxes.