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Dissection Puzzle Distributed by Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM)

Dissection Puzzle Distributed by Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM)

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Puzzle
puzzle
date made
1950
date distributed
1950 10 06
Physical Description
plastic (pieces material)
paper (envelope material)
Measurements
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
MA.335291
catalog number
335291
accession number
314637
Credit Line
Gift of Edith R. Meggers
subject
Mathematics
Mathematical Recreations
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