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Vintage Puzzle Boxes

We will from time to time have a few Japanese Vintage Secret Puzzle Boxes and Puzzles for sale on our FAMILY website.

Always a wonderful addition to any collection and for those wishing to own a bit of Japanese history.

*It should be noted that these pieces are older puzzle boxes and will all show some amount of wear. Please purchase with the understanding that these may have some nicks, scratches or imperfections unless otherwise noted, however the opening mechanisms will be intact and operational.

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INCOMPLETE Vintage Haunted Mansion Japanese Secret Panel Chest

Regular Price: $107.95

Special Price: $86.95

Released in 1969 by Disneyland, this box will bring back childhood memories.

The decal on the lid is very well preserved with vibrant color. A small tear can be seen however on the bottom left corner.
While it opens very well, it IS MISSING the secret drawer assembly.

The Ichimatsu inlay is in fairly good condition with some scratches on the reverse.

Attractively priced, this box makes a fantastic conversion piece!

Measures* 5.4 x 3.5 x 2.25 inches Learn More

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Vintage Grist Mill House Japanese Puzzle Box WITH KEY -RARE! (Needs Lock-work)
$87.95
The Grist Mill House Japanese Puzzle House Box is an extremely RARE find! Measuring approximately *5.75 x 5.65 x 3.65 inches, this puzzle is in good condition for it's age.

The slides move freely however this puzzle does require some lock work as the top cannot be secured. This bank is complete and does show nicely.

"Japan" is stamped on the bottom of the puzzle.

This puzzle makes a great conversation piece and we believe is a fantastic value! Learn More

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Vintage Radio Japanese Cigarette Dispenser (with Pop-Up Sailor) ! RARE!
$72.95
This Vintage Radio Japanese Cigarette Dispenser functions very smoothly and is rare!

Shaped like an old radio, this dispenser has small inlays on the sides, top AND inside lid of the box. When opened, a sailor rises to present a cigarette to it's owner. This is the very first we have seen with this particular format!

Measures approximately 4.8 x 4.3 x 3.3 inches.This piece is quite old but is in fairly nice condition for its age.
Some light scratches are evident as seen on the photographs.

For the money, this very nice collectible is a fantastic value! Learn More

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Vintage Haunted Mansion Japanese Secret Panel Chest
$129.95
Released in 1969 by Disneyland, this box will bring back childhood memories.

The decal on the lid is very well preserved. A small tear can be seen however on the top left corner.
Mechanically, this puzzle box operates extremely well.

The Ichimatsu inlay has normal wear for its age and is in fairly good condition with a scratch on the sliding key.

Attractively priced, this box makes a fantastic conversion piece!

Measures* 5.4 x 3.5 x 2.25 inches Learn More

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Vintage Japanese standing BIRD Cigarette Dispenser
$79.95
This vintage Japanese Cigarette Dispenser measures approximately 6.5 x 3.7 x 3.5 inches.

Press the bird down to present a cigarette to its owner!

Quite old with fairly light wear, this piece is in nice shape and functions extremely well for it's age!

Cigarettes can be refilled when the top cover is lifted open.

Beautiful Kagome and Yosegi inlays throughout.

Made in Japan is stamped on the bottom of the box. Learn More

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Vintage Japanese House Secret Puzzle Box Bank - No Key
$69.95
This Vintage Japanese House Puzzle Box Bank measures approximately 5.75 x 4.375 x 3.5 inches.

This particular House Bank has a hidden drawer that "pings" when opened. The slides on the base work extremely well and slide smoothly. The lock however is not functioning so the lid will not lock. The lock is complete and may be able to be repaired. "Made in Japan" stamped on the bottom.

The condition of the bank is quite good for it's age as can be seen in the pictures, however the key is missing..

A wonderful piece in general and a nice addition to your collection!
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Vintage Japanese BIRD Cigarette Dispenser-RARE!
$42.95
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This Vintage Japanese Cigarette Dispenser measures approximately 7 x 3.5 x 3.5 inches.

Press the bird down to present a cigarette to its owner!

Quite old with minimal wear, this piece is in nice shape and functions extremely well for it's age.

Please note that an ashtray was originally inserted in the top lid but is missing. Most of these dispensers do not have this feature, making this box more difficult to find. A beautiful floral design can be seen on the top cover. There are two tiny cracks in the top lid caused by a previous owner removing the ashtray as seen in the picture.

Cigarettes can be refilled by moving the top cover forward.

Beautiful Kagome and Yosegi inlays throughout.
"Japan" is stamped on the bottom of the box.

This dispenser has a high quality finish and will make a great addition to your collection! Learn More

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Vintage Rare 2 Step Japanese Puzzle Box
$42.95
This is a very RARE piece that we do not see often.This 2 Step Japanese Puzzle box is extremely old and showcases a Sansui Zougan (Mountain/Lake) design on the lid with Scotty Dogs on the reverse.

This Puzzle measures approximately 3.5 x 2.34 x 1.2 inches

This Puzzle Box can open, however one of the end panel requires re-attaching as it can be removed.
Please view the pictures carefully.

A great addition for any puzzle box collection!



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Vintage 6 Sun 50 Step Sansui Zougan Japanese Puzzle Box
$199.95
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Vintage 6 Sun 50 Step Sansui Zougan Japanese Puzzle Box

Sides have a traditional Ichimatsu inlay with flowers on the reverse of the box.

Vintage boxes over 14 steps or so are VERY difficult to find. This piece is quite complex to open and is a very nice addition to collectors familiar with the opening mechanisms of Japanese Puzzle Boxes.

Vibrant color with some scratches and imperfections as this piece is quite old.

No directions are available but opening sequence is similar to 6 Sun 54 step boxes.
Unlike many vintage pieces which are sloppy or loose, this box is somewhat tight.

Measures * 7.2 x 4.8 x 3.3 inches

"Made in Japan" is marked on the back of this piece



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Vintage Musical Radio Japanese Cigarette Dispenser
$67.95
Out of stock
This Vintage Radio Japanese Cigarette Dispenser functions very smoothly and is quite rare!

The dispenser when opened pings, and a bird then presents a cigarette to its owner. Shaped like an old radio, attractive Yosegi inlays can be seen on the lid, sides and back.

We have worked with a number of these boxes and this cigarette dispenser is in better condition than most we have seen.
This piece is quite old but is in wonderful condition for its age. The finish is smooth an even with some light scratches, as seen on the photographs.

Measures approximately 4.40 x 4.25 x 3.75 inches.

For the money, this very nice collectible is a fantastic value!

**Please note that the flash used when taking the photographs accentuates the slight nicks and the box is in better condition than the pictures suggest.



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