Map of Scotland in 45 irregularly shaped pieces measuring 230 mm x 280 mm (complete but one piece is a modern replacement). Victorian style printing on paper and laid on to thin single-thickness (i.e. not plywood) board before cutting into pieces which are mostly the approximate shape of county depicted. Board reverse was covered with plain green paper before cutting. Map reminiscent of Philips. Wooden box with Royal arms illustration has imprint “WILLIAM PEACOCK, LONDON.” in frame. Box split across bottom with no real loss. Includes fold-out copy of completed map at measuring 230 mm x 280 mm with imprint “GALL & INGLIS, 6 GEORGE STREET, EDINBURGH” below centre.
Ohio as wooden jigsaw puzzle complete in box Dissected map with title Clemens’ Map of Ohio, 400 mm x 310 mm. Below title: Published by the Rev. E J Clemens. State cut into its county areas. Including the large frame pieces amounts to nearly 100 pieces. One county missing - Morgan? - and one piece has a small bit broken off. Imprints: Prepared by G B & C W Colton & Co., New York (below map frame bottom left); and Entered According to the Act of Congress in the Year of 1882 by G B & C W Colton & Co. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, in Washington bottom right). Reverse is an advertisement for the “White” Sewing machine. Scene of a sitting room with a "White`’ sewing machine prominent. An internet puzzle collector has writen the following: From what I've read and what I have discerned from my small collection of the Silent Teacher series of map puzzles, it appears that the line was started in the late 1860s or early 1870s by G.N.Tackabury of Canast