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Beehive Puzzle

Beehive Puzzle
Title
Beehive Puzzle
Date 
1930-1950
Medium 
Plastic and paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3/4 in. (10.8 x 8.3 x 1.9 cm)
Description 
Rectangular shaped, vertical orientation, yellow paper outer covering with clear plastic cover, inside game depicts a beehive wihtin a path and foliage, three red beads are to go into beehive, insturctional text: BEEHIVE/ PUZZLE/ GET THE BEES/ IN THE HIVE/ R. JOUNET, LONDON, ENGLAND.
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2009.52.39
Marks 
Paper back label: THE R.J. SERIES OF/ POPULAR PUZZLES/ Popular Portable Puzzles Proving/ Positively Perplexing and Perpetually/ Pleasing Posers Presenting Persistently/ Provoking Problems Providing Profuse/ Pleasure, and Producing a Palliative or/ Placid Panacea to People Possessing a/ Propensity for Persistence, Patience,/ Perspicactiy adn Painstaking Propensities.; 13380 Made by R. Journet & Co., London, England
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group