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Market Report — Jigsaw Puzzles

Walt Disney character “4 Kiddies’ Jigsaw Puzzles,” Donald Duck puzzle original art and boxed set, $1,634, Hake’s Auction.

The first “dissecting” puzzle was created in 1762 by map engraver John Spilsbury. He mounted his maps onto wood and cut around the countries in order to help children learn geography. Soon more educational puzzles were being made with other maps, as well as farms and religious scenes. The term jigsaw comes from the saw, […]
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