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Dissection Puzzle Distributed by Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM)

Dissection Puzzle Distributed by Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM)

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This dissection puzzle consists of five blue plastic pieces that can be arranged to form a square. It comes in a light green envelope with blue print. One mark on the envelope reads: KLM (/) ROYAL DUTCH (/) AIRLINES. Another reads: FORM A PERFECT (/) SQUARE OF THESE (/) 5 PARTS. These instructions are repeated in French and in Dutch. A mark in ink reads: 6 Oct. 1950. The envelope was sealed shut with a sticker, and this seal is broken.
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Object Name
date made
date distributed
1950 10 06
Physical Description
plastic (pieces material)
paper (envelope material)
overall:.2 cm x 6 cm x 9.5 cm; 3/32 in x 2 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Edith R. Meggers
Mathematical Recreations
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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