CRAZY-CUT

Anne Williams has a crazy cut puzzle with '1934' handwritten on the box.

Crazy Cut puzzles were depicted in the 1935 catalogue with the two Gaumont-British Stars Ralph Lynn and Glennis Lorimes at the front page.

The puzzle above 50 piece Crazy-Cut puzzle, 'A Bird of Paradise' is in the collection of Geert Bekkering. The box is 19.5 x 14.7 x 2.8 cm, the puzzle is 19.8 x 13.3 cm, fully interlocking strip cut. An insert in the box reeds: Packed  by ...(J.W. in pencil).../ In the event of / these contents being / found faulty, kindly / quote the above / reference. The insert has the 'pallet and easel' Trade Mark. As you can see, there is a small  black and white guiding picture (6.4 x 4.2 cm) at the bottom of the box giving the buyer more information. The box has an insert in corrugated cardboard to make it less deep. The box lid has rests of a wax seal that once held a closing ribbon in place.