Cube Puzzle Key Rings

Description
This puzzle, which was made in Taiwan, is a small version of a Rubik’s Cube that is attached by a short chain to a key ring. The edges of this puzzle are about half the length of those of a standard size Rubik’s Cube.
This puzzle is accompanied by its original cardboard box, which looks like a Rubik’s Cube. It was made in Taiwan in the early 1980s and is among Rubik’s Cube related items from the Cube Museum, which operated in Grand Junction, Colorado, from 1988 to 1991. For more information about the Rubik’s Cube and other twisting puzzles that use the same or similar mechanisms see 1987.0805.01.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
puzzle
Date made
1980s
date made
early 1980s
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 cm x 4 cm x 4 cm; 1 9/16 in x 1 9/16 in x 1 9/16 in
Place Made
Chung-hua Min-kuo
ID Number
2006.0061.03
catalog number
2006.0061.03
accession number
2006.0061
subject
Mathematical Recreations
Science & Mathematics
Mathematics
Twisting Puzzles
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Twisting Puzzles
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Cecil Smith

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