Vintage ~1950s Grimm's fairy tales block picture puzzle Hermann Eichhorn Germany

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 01, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House

Offered in this auction:

Vintage ~1950s Grimm's fairy tales block picture puzzle Hermann Eichhorn W. Germany .

A very nice block (cube) puzzle set by Hermann Eichhorn. The back of the box features the Eihhorn logo of a squirrel in a triangle with letters "H E". The plastic box is marked "Made in W. Germany" and measures ~5½" x ~4½".

The cover images shows some fading, but the box is free of cracks or and the hinges remain strong. Inside is the complete set of 12 wood puzzle blocks ~1¼" each side with images from 6 different Grimm fairy tales on the facets.

Images include: Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, the Frog Prince, Hansel & Gretel, and Little Red Riding Hood. The set includes 4 of the 6 image pattern sheets (it is missing Snow White, but the image is on the box lid, and Hansel & Gretel), most in nice shape but 1 has a small tear .

*** All photos are of the actual item offered for sale - no stock photos. I've included several scans so that you can assess for yourself the specifics of condition. ***

Note : I am working my way through 5 boxes of antique books & ephemera, photographs & stereoscopic cards , postcards and travel souvenirs to list here on eBay. They come from the estate of an antiques dealer and collector, and there are many treasures to be found - so
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