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18 steps Solid Hexagon Mosaic Mame 1 sun Japanese puzzle box Himitsu-bako [m18ysh]

18 steps Solid Hexagon Mosaic Mame 1 sun Japanese puzzle box Himitsu-bako [m18ysh]

Price: US$55.00(tax included)

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Item description

*The Marquetry (yosegi) patterns of side panels are differed by each puzzle boxes.

Gimmick for opening the puzzle box : 18 steps (Simple Gimmick)
Moving panels and Slide keys : 4 panels / no keys
Outside size : 1.7 x 1.2 x 1.06inch (43 x 30 x 27mm) << Very Tiny!
Inside storage space size : about 0.62 x 0.86 x 0.43inch (16 x 22 x 11mm)
Include Description (solution sheet) and the gift box

Very Tiny Japanese puzzle box. This is most small puzzle box in Hakone, Japan.
This puzzle box is opened by 18 steps (Open little by little in order). The Japanese puzzle box is made from only wood. "Mame" is meaning a "Beans" in Japanese. so it is meaning "This puzzle box is Small like a beans".
The design is Japanese wood mosaic (Yosegi) body & Three-dimensional Hexagon Wood Mosaic (Top of the box). The design of side panels is Yosegi-zaiku in Hakone, the pattern is differed by each boxes. This tiny puzzle box is made only by OKA CRAFT.

"The Japanese puzzle box (Himitsu-bako) is made only of wood, environmentally-friendly products. This a one of traditional art work of Japan. The origin goes back even to the Edo and Meiji era (1800s) in Japan. It has been handed down by the very few craftsmen. I am crafting full-time these puzzle boxes by myself. I had training for 10 years and I'm crafting these Japanese puzzle boxes and Yosegi-zaiku for over 20 years. All items are made in my workshop and shipped to you directly. I will promise that all boxes are of good quality. My Puzzle boxes will move smoothly, because I will check and test all puzzle boxes before shipping. If you have a question, Please feel free to ask me anything. Thank you!. Hiroyuki Oka"

The puzzle box outside (Length) size : 1 sun (Mame / 4.3cm / 1.70inch) , 2 sun (6.0cm / 2.35inch) , 3 sun (9.0cm / 3.54inch) , 4 sun (11.6cm / 4.56inch) , 5 sun (15.0cm / 5.90inch) , 6 sun (18.0cm / 7.00inch) , 7 sun (21.0cm / 8.25inch).


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