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Patience Tavern Puzzle

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$27.50 USD
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$27.50 USD
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Patience Tavern Puzzle (Complex)

The oldest known puzzle design, probably of Chinese origin. Popular with 19th century sailors. This Tavern Puzzle is made with nails made in New England on a machine that has been in use since the Civil War era. (1984)

Patience is more a mathematical puzzle than the other Tavern Puzzles. It has 43 steps, but only a few basic moves. The secret to solving it is discovering the correct sequence. 100% Handcrafted in the USA.

Object: Remove the shuttle

Difficulty: Complex

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