Slide Block Puzzles

Collector’s Corner
By Michele Alice
AuctionBytes.com
August 22, 2004

“I acquired my first mechanical puzzle from the neighborhood five-and-dime when I was six. It was a slide block puzzle known as the “15 Puzzle.” It consisted of 15 small numbered plastic tiles in a square tray that had to be moved (slid) one at a time via an empty space until they were arranged sequentially.”

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