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16-4-52-34 Puzzle

Object Name: Puzzle
Date: 1891
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Medium: Cardboard, paper, wood
Dimensions: Overall: 1/2 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. ( 1.3 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A., New York
Description: "16-4-52-34 Puzzle" with 16 wooden counters and a paper instruction sheet in a paper covered cardboard box; each counter stamped 1 through 16; cover printed, "16-4-52-34/ PUZZLE./ The count-/ ers are num-/ bered 1 to/ 16. Place/ them so that/ each of the/ 52 combina-/ tions will,/ by addition,/ make 34./ For Combinations see Diagrams on the/ folder inside of the box./ Book and Chart copyrighted/ Label/ Registered. Patent application pending./ All infringments prosecuted."
Credit Line: The Liman Collection
Object Number: 2000.706
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Marks: lithographed: on the box cover: "16-4-52-34/ PUZZLE./ The count-/ ers are num-/ bered 1 to/ 16. Place/ them so that/ each of the/ 52 combina-/ tions will,/ by addition,/ make 34./ For Combinations see Diagrams on the/ folder inside of the box./ Book and Chart copyrighted/ Label/ Registered. Patent application pending./ All infringments prosecuted."