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Object ID 000822

Object Name Gobbo the Sailor Puzzle

Object Desc Gobbo the Sailor wooden puzzle made by O-Riginal Products Co., in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Red wooden base, square wooden dowel, and 10 wooden puzzle pieces with a sailor painted on them.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000749a-m

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Toys


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Toy Window Exhibit

Object Date 1932

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords puzzles,toys,O-Riginal Products Co.,Gobbo the Sailor,Puzl-Wuzl,wooden puzzle,

Title Gobbo the Sailor Puzzle

Description Wooden Gobbo the Sailor puzzle in a cardboard box. Box is yellow and has printing and image of sailor: "Made by O-Riginal Products Co. in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. An original Puzl Wuzl" Sold for 50 cents. Inside box is red rectangular base, sqare wooden dowel, and ten wooden "slices" which when assembled create Gobbo the Sailor. Puzzle pieces/slices are painted and appear to have been stencilled. Game is somewhat roughly made, looks like it was handmade.


Approx Collection Date

Height 12.5

Length 0

Width 5

Depth 0.75

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Measurement above is box. Base measures 5 inches wide, 3.5 inches deep, .75 inches high. Dowel is 7.75" long, .5 inch wide. When assembled, puzzle measures 9.25 inches tall

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker O-Riginal Products

Maker Details Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY749a-m



Date JUN 24,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Box shows wear and is missing top flap. Puzzle itself appears to be in good condition. Base is dirty.


Date JUN 25,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Toy Window Exhibit from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin