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18 steps Yosegi Mame 1 sun Japanese puzzle box Himitsu-bako [m18y]

18 steps Yosegi Mame 1 sun Japanese puzzle box Himitsu-bako [m18y]

Price: US$54.00(tax included)

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Item description

*Marquetry(yosegi) patterns are differed by each puzzle boxes.

Gimmick for opening the puzzle box : 18 steps (Easy open)

Moving panels and Slide keys : 4 panels / no keys

Outside size : 1.7 x 1.2 x 1.06inch (43 x 30 x 27mm)
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 Traditional 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).


  • 5
    Super klein und schön!
    By Karen
    Eine hervorragende Handwerksarbeit 😍 so winzig und so viele Schritte, um sie zu öffnen! Ich bin begeistert! Die Verarbeitung des Holzes und die Mechanik sind genial und großartige Handwerkskunst! Danke Hiroyuki-san!
    Seller's response
    Thank you so much for your reviews, Karen-san!.
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  • 5
    By tomburns
    Excellent work as always; thank you.
    Seller's response
    Thank you!! Hiroyuki
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  • 5
    18 steps Yosegi Mame 1 sun Japanese puzzle box
    By Anonymous
    I want to compliment you on the workmanship and its presentation. The way it was shipped, the packaging and the attention to detail is most appreciated. From the beginning of the purchase to the delivery and preciseness of the box movement, is truly of the utmost high quality. I hope to make another purchase from you in the near future.
    Seller's response
    Thank you for nice reviews! Hiroyuki Oka
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