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This page is but a very modest introduction to the jigsaw puzzles of the United Kingdom. It would be difficult indeed to cover the subject adequately.

ABYDOSTM

Astronomical Clock"Astronomical Clock"
[from the collection of "RM"]

ARROW GAMESTM

The Brunswick"The Brunswick"
[from the collection of "RM"]

CHAD VALLEYTM

See our Chad Valley page.

FALCONTM

See our Falcon page.

GOOD-WINTM

The Blue Lagoon" The Blue Lagoon "
[from the collection of "RM"]

JAMES HAMILTONTM

Birds Of Costa Rica" Birds Of Costa Rica "
, by John Francis

Cliffs and Rocks"Cliffs and Rocks"

LUMARTM

Mickey Mouse" Mickey Mouse ", 1930's.

boxbox, " Mickey Mouse "

backback of box, " Mickey Mouse "

PAUL LAMOND GAMESTM

Five Go To Treasure Island"Five Go To Treasure Island"
, from the book by Enid Blyton

The Mountain of Adventure"The Mountain of Adventure"
, from the book by Enid Blyton [one of my favorite childhood books!]

PHIL-MARTM

Cricket"Cricket"

TOWER PRESSTM

The Archers"The Archers", "from the BBC Radio Programme",
"An artist's impression of The Bull in Ambridge".

Mending the Nets"Mending the Nets"
Good Companion, British. [1940's?]

WADDINGTON'STM
[See our WADDINGTON pages.]

Alice in Wonderland"Alice in Wonderland" [1940's?]

The Circus Comes to Town
"The Circus Comes to Town"

AIRFIXTM

H.M.S. Victory
" H.M.S. Victory "
, Artist Unknown, AIRFIXTM, date of issue not known,
1000 pieces, 47 x 70 cm. [thanks to "RM"]

Dennis Fire Engine
" Dennis Fire Engine "
, 500 pieces.

DAILY MAILTM

Film Favourites
"Film Favourites"
, 1934 , over 400pc [thanks to "MH"]
Find the Films , c. 1935

HESTAIRTM

Yesterday's News
" Yesterday's News "

SUJANTM

Sujan
SUJAN logo.

GIBSONSTM

D-Day Landings
" D-Day Landings "
, by Bill Perring, 2004, 1000 pieces, 68 x 49 cm, [thanks to "RM"]

Tangmere Hurricanes
" Tangmere Hurricanes "
, by Nicolas Trudgian, 1000 pieces, 68 x 49 cm. [thanks to "RM"]

Squadron Salute
" Squadron Salute "
, by Bill Perring, 1000 pieces, 68 x 49 cm, [thanks to "RM"]

JR PUZZLESTM
[See our JR page.]

W.H. SMITHTM
[See our W.H. SMITH page.]

MAMMOTHTM
[See our MAMMOTH page.]

WELCOMTM
[See our WILLIAMS ELLIS page.]

WOODEN PUZZLESTM

HUVANCOTM
[See our HUVANCO page.]

RAPHAEL TUCKTM
[See our TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW page.]

WENTWORTHTM
[See our WENTWORTH page.]

PONDATM

For Empire Defence
" For Empire Defence ", wooden.

J. SALMON & CO.TM
Sevenoaks, Kent
(publisher of ACADEMY puzzles)

Cook and Her Policeman"Cook and Her Policeman", ( possibly by Louis Waine ).

A.V.N. JONESTM

Out of the Mist"Out of the Mist", DELTA, approx. 400 pieces.

BERATONTM

The Pergola" The Pergola " [?], [by Albini?]

Here's a list of just a few of the many other puzzle producers, past and present, of the last 250 years.:

A1 PUZZLE CLUB
F.J. WARREN LTD
GOOD COMPANION
THE GRAFTON
KG GAMES
MICHAEL STANFIELD
JIGSAW WORLD
KING
LEISURE HOUR
HOPE
HARLEQUIN
Holtzapfel & Co.
SUPREME
FAMILY FAVORITE
B.V. LEISURE
LUMAR (published by Louis Marx & Co. Ltd., London.)
OPTIMAGO LTD
WILLIAM PEACOCK
PUZZLEPLEX
REALLY USEFUL GAMES LTD
A.B. SHAW
SHOOLBRED & CO.
VALENTINES (published by Valentine & Sons Ltd., Dundee & London)
F.W. WARNE & CO (publisher of CHANDOS and PETER RABBIT series)

18th and 19th Centuries:
Jonath Axtell
The Barfoots
John Betts
N. Carpenter
John Cary
George F. Cruchley
The Darton Family
Gall & Inglis
Arthur Park
Philip & Son
Edward and John Wallis
John Passmore
George Philip
Roake & Varty

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