Puzzle:The Great Nut-House Puzzle

D & S Novelty Companyca. 1945

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play
Rochester , United States

Sometimes the simplest toys are considered the best. A simple dime puzzle, in this case, challenges the player with its packaging. Once snapped apart, it can be reassembled into a checkerboard. Maybe the game's success came about because of its name, "The Great Nut-House Puzzle." Or maybe not.


  • Title: Puzzle:The Great Nut-House Puzzle
  • Creator: D & S Novelty Company
  • Date Created: ca. 1945
  • Location: Harrisburg, Pa
  • Type: Puzzles
  • Medium: printed paper, cardboard
  • Object ID: 109.11585
  • Credit Line: Gift of Doug & Randi Olin and Marc & Jill Olin in memory of Stephen Olin

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