Box Styles
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This page does not purport to be anything like a complete listing of all box styles. It is simply a brief, illustrated introduction to the various styles of boxes (and other containers) in which jigsaw puzzles have been issued.

BuckinghamTM - Jigsaw Puzzles

Look for Buckingham puzzles on the Milton BradleyTM page.


"All About Ghosts"

Built-RiteTM - Jigsaw Puzzles


"Royal Hawaiian Hotel"

"Autumn Reflections"

"After The Rain"

"Shorthorns Nooning"

"Fabulous Idaho"

"In the Good Old Summertime"
a "Mural" puzzle

"The Soft, Sweet Smell of Spring", a Wabash puzzle

Gold SealTM - Jigsaw Puzzles

Gold Seal LogoTM

"Golden Harvest"


Look for Gold Seal puzzles on the Whitman© page.

GoldenTM - Jigsaw Puzzles

"Autumn Maples"

Look for Golden© puzzles on the Whitman© page.

Idle Hour Series

Idle Hour Series, (example of an early box design)

Look for Idle Hour Series puzzles on thePerfect Picture page.

GuildTM - Jigsaw Puzzles

Old Guild LogoTM

"Washington, D.C."

"Village Street"

Look for Guild puzzles on the WHITMANTM page.

"At Anchor"

Jig Picture Puzzles

Look for Jig Picture puzzles on the WhitmanTM page.

"Eagle Harbor Lighthouse"
(Box) [30's?]

Milton BradleyTM - Jigsaw Puzzles

"The Letter"

"Close of Day"

Perfect PictureTM - Jigsaw Puzzles

Perfect Picture© Logo

"Perfect Performance"

"Jingle Bells"

Keep 'em Flying, (see another [Tuco] example of this title)

"On the Loire"

"Favorite Pastime"

"The Last Supper"

"Winter's Embrace"

"Buster Beware"

"End of the Rainbow"

"Homeward Bound"

"The Lighthouse"

"In Flight"

"Rainbow Paradise"

"Reflected Solitude"

Tuco Box Styles

LG 01 (McCann Code). December 1932 (the first TUCO box design).

See Tuco Box Styles in the Tuco section.

Any solid evidence on dating these box types will be warmly appreciated by a number of people, including me! Just send a note to one of the addresses below. Jim McW

Chris McCann's book,Master Pieces: the Art History of Jigsaw Puzzles.

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