The Game of Fifteen

The Game of Fifteen
The Game of Fifteen
Title
The Game of Fifteen
Date 
1870-1880
Medium 
Wood, paper
Dimensions 
box: 5/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.6 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Strategy puzzle "The Game of Fifteen" with sixteen numbered square wooden pieces in a wooden box; paper label on the box top printed, "THE BOSS PUZZLE./ The game of Fifteen./ THE GEM PUZZLE./ THE NEW/ SOLITAIRE/ Place the Blocks in the Box irregularly, then move until in regular order/ without removing the blocks from the Box./ E. G. SELCHOW & Co./ NEW YORK/ SENT TO ANY ADDRESS FOR 25 Cts.".
Credit Line 
The Liman Collection
Object Number 
2000.266
Marks 
printed: on the paper label on the box top: "THE BOSS PUZZLE./ The game of Fifteen./ THE GEM PUZZLE./ THE NEW/ SOLITAIRE/ Place the Blocks in the Box irregularly, then move until in regular order/ without removing the blocks from the Box./ E. G. SELCHOW & Co./ NEW YORK/ SENT TO ANY ADDRESS FOR 25 Cts.".
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Creative: Tronvig Group