Items in Category Puzzle

THE MID-DAY MEAL, a young woman feeds three calves under some trees
THE MID-DAY MEAL, a young woman feeds three calves under some trees
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 150 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, push fit style

Artist
NORAH DRUMMOND
Size
7 x 11 in.
THE MORNING O' THE FAIR, horses and a donkey lined up along a fence, a small dog sleeps on a cushion
THE MORNING O' THE FAIR, horses and a donkey lined up along a fence, a small dog sleeps on a cushion
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 165 pieces, wooden, figurals, seven missing pieces, with box, interlocking style, listed and described in the catalogs as number 0602

Artist
N. DRUMMOND
Size
12 x 8 in.
THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 150 pieces, one replacement piece

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE
Size
8 3/4 x 10 in.
THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, three black children in bed, mother with raised candle, toys behind
THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, three black children in bed, mother with raised candle, toys behind
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

OVER 150 pieces, DESIGN 1, wooden, wavy pattern, with box, two missing pieces, push fit style, the same image comes in postcard C 165

Artist
FRANCES BRUNDAGE, Frances Isabelle Lockwood Brundage (1854–1937)
Size
8 1/2 x 10 in.
THE OLD HOMESTEAD, woman stands at the entrance of a thatched cottage within an English garden
THE OLD HOMESTEAD, woman stands at the entrance of a thatched cottage within an English garden
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 150 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, one figural slightly chewed, push fit style

Artist
F. PILKINGTON
Size
8 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.
THE PICKWICK CLUB, gentleman stands on chair and addresses others at the table
THE PICKWICK CLUB, gentleman stands on chair and addresses others at the table
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

165 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, interlocking style, also comes as a Tuck postcard in the set 3407, as a 50 piece Tuck puzzle, and as a 165 piece puzzle with disguised edges

Artist
H. COPPING
Size
11 x 7 in.
THE PICKWICK CLUB, gentleman stands on chair and addresses others at the table
THE PICKWICK CLUB, gentleman stands on chair and addresses others at the table
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

165 pieces, DISGUISED edges, scalloped edge, (image and info courtesy of Bob Armstong's old jigsaw puzzle website), circa 1935, also comes as a Tuck postcard in the set 3407, as a 50 piece Tuck puzzle, and as a 165 piece puzzle without disguised edges

Artist
HAROLD COPPING
Size
7 x 10 in.
THE PICKWICK CLUB, gentleman stands on chair and addresses others at the table
THE PICKWICK CLUB, gentleman stands on chair and addresses others at the table
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

165 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, one piece broken but glued, interlocking style, comes with a guide picture 7 x 11 in. which is very rare for Tucks, also comes as a Tuck postcard in the set 3407, as a 50 piece Tuck puzzle, and as a 165 piece puzzle with disguised edges

Artist
H. COPPING
Size
7 x 10 3/4 in.
THE PLAYGROUND
THE PLAYGROUND
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

150 pieces, several whimsies

Artist
WEBSTER R.A.
Size
7 x 13.5 in.
THE QUEEN OF THE GARDEN, flowers in a vase on a table,
THE QUEEN OF THE GARDEN, flowers in a vase on a table,
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 110 pieces, wooden, figurals complete with box, interlocking style

Artist
H. CHEPPY
THE RIDING SCHOOL, Soldiers being instructed on cavalry and horse jumping techniques, comic,
THE RIDING SCHOOL,  Soldiers being instructed on cavalry and horse jumping techniques, comic,
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

also comes titled AN UNPREMEDITATED FALL, 150 pieces, several whimsies, see also the puzzle titled soldiers trying to get a colonel on a horse in the 200 piece puzzle listing as they are very similar

Artist
HARRY PAYNE
Size
11 1/2 x 7 in.
THE ROAD TO THE FARM, man with two cows on a road, farm in the distance
THE ROAD TO THE FARM, man with two cows on a road, farm in the distance
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 150 pieces, wooden, early figurals,complete with box, push fit style

Artist
S. (Stephen) Bowers
Size
14 x 9 in.
THE ROSE GARLAND, a woman tending roses in front of her cottage
THE ROSE GARLAND, a woman tending roses in front of her cottage
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

About 100 pieces, including16 whimsies. Cut in wood in an pushfit style. Complete with one replacement piece and boxed.

Puzzle information and photos from his collection posted by Grenville Oliver.

Artist
H KATZKA
Size
10" X 7"
THE SLEEPING BLOODHOUND, sleeping dog curled up on a rug
THE SLEEPING BLOODHOUND, sleeping dog curled up on a rug
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 150 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, push fit style, also comes as a Tuck panel calendar and as a postcard in the Tuck set 9526

Artist
SIR EDWIN LANDSEER
Size
11 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.
THE TALBOT AT RIPLEY, waiter serves diners inside the restaurant
THE TALBOT AT RIPLEY, waiter serves diners inside the restaurant
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

165 pieces, wooden, figurals, interlocking style

Artist
C. ALDIN
Size
12 x 7 in.
THE TALBOT AT RIPLEY, waiter serves diners inside the restaurant
THE TALBOT AT RIPLEY, waiter serves diners inside the restaurant
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 165 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, interlocking cut, described and listed in the catalogs as 0610

Artist
C. ALDIN
Size
11 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.
THE WAYSIDE POND, cattle drinking at the pond while the ducks watch on
THE WAYSIDE POND, cattle drinking at the pond while the ducks watch on
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

About 150 pieces, including 24 whimsies. Cut in wood in a pushfit style. Complete with one repaired nib, boxed and labelled.

Puzzle information and photos from his collection posted by Grenville Oliver.

Artist
N. DRUMMOND
Size
12" x 7½"
THE WHITE AND RED ROSE (YORK AND LANCASTER), two well dressed gentlemen stand facing eachother in a gaarden
THE WHITE AND RED ROSE (YORK AND LANCASTER), two well dressed gentlemen stand facing eachother in a gaarden
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

110 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, interlocking style, listed and described in the catalogs as 0714

Artist
H. DAVIE
Size
7 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.
THE WHITE HART AT HOOK, man feeds horses in the courtyard, a stagecoach is at the gate
THE WHITE HART AT HOOK, man feeds horses in the courtyard, a stagecoach is at the gate
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

165 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, interlocking style, described and listed in the catalogs as
0601

Artist
CECIL ALDIN
Size
11 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.
THE WOODLAND LANE ?path
THE WOODLAND LANE ?path
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

150 pieces

Size
18.5 x 8.5 in.
three white doves on grass path in a formal English garden, floral garden with brick wall, hedges in distance
three white doves on grass path in a formal English garden, floral garden with brick wall, hedges in distance
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 165 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, no title or label on box, interlocking style

Artist
JOHN MACPHERSON
Size
12 x 8 1/4 in.
two ladies in a coach talk with gentleman riders, groom stands before two grey horses
two ladies in a coach talk with gentleman riders, groom stands before two grey horses
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 100 pieces, wooden, complete, no box, title, or label, push fit style

Artist
LUDOVICI
Size
9 x 6 in.
WAITING FOR SOMETHING TO TURN UP, well dressed gentleman walks with a young boy on a busy street
WAITING FOR SOMETHING TO TURN UP, well dressed gentleman walks with a young boy on a busy street
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

150 pieces, wooden, figurals, one piece missing, with box, push fit style, listed and described in the catalogs as number 498

Artist
HAROLD COPPING
Size
7 1/2 x 11 in.
WAKE UP ENGLAND, gentleman sits in an armchair, soldiers and military personalities surround him
WAKE UP ENGLAND, gentleman sits in an armchair, soldiers and military personalities surround him
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

over 100 pieces, wooden, missing one piece, no box but label present on a tin, push fit style, the same image also comes in several editions on Tuck postcards titled WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO GUARD THE HOMES OF ENGLAND?

Artist
HARRY PAYNE
Size
9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.
WAYSIDE BLOSSOMS, lady in a cart is lead by a white horse, suitors follow on horseback, women on the ground offer flowers
WAYSIDE BLOSSOMS, lady in a cart is lead by a white horse, suitors follow on horseback, women on the ground offer flowers
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

100 pieces, wooden, figurals, push fit style

Artist
A. PEREZ
Size
10 x 7 in.
WAYSIDE BLOSSOMS, lady in a cart is lead by a white horse, suitors follow on horseback, women on the ground offer flowers
WAYSIDE BLOSSOMS, lady in a cart is lead by a white horse, suitors follow on horseback, women on the ground offer flowers
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 100 pieces, wooden, figurals, missing one piece, with box, push fit style

Artist
A. PEREZ
Size
9 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.
WE ARE SEVEN, seven terriers style puppies in a basket
WE ARE SEVEN, seven terriers style puppies in a basket
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

165 pieces, wooden, figurals, two pieces broken but glued, four missing or broken nibs, complete with box, interlocking style

Size
12 x 8 in.
WHEN GEORGE III WAS KING, comical portrayal of military soldiers and horses lined up on a village street
WHEN GEORGE III WAS KING, comical portrayal of military soldiers and horses lined up on a village street
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 150 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, push fit style, image also comes as the first illustration in the 1905 Tuck calendar 411, see also AN UNPREMEDITATED FALL, GOING INTO ACTION, and MOUNTING THE COLONEL puzzles

Artist
HARRY PAYNE
Size
12 x 7 in.
WHEN THE BLUE LAKE LIES A'DREAMING, small boats, city in background, flowered column to right
WHEN THE BLUE LAKE LIES A'DREAMING, small boats, city in background, flowered column to right
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 165 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, one piece broken and one damaged nib, interlocking style, listed and described in the catalogs as 0604

Artist
J. LASALLE
Size
7 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.
WHEN THE BLUE LAKE LIES A'DREAMING, small boats, city in background, flowered column to right
WHEN THE BLUE LAKE LIES A'DREAMING, small boats, city in background, flowered column to right
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

165 pieces, wooden, figurals, one piece missing, two damaged nibs, with box, interlocking style, listed and described in the catalogs as 0604

Artist
J. LASALLE
Size
7 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.
WHEN THE DAY'S WORK IS DONE, two Dutch people walking home from the field
WHEN THE DAY'S WORK IS DONE, two Dutch people walking home from the field
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 100 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, push fit style, listed and described in the catalogs as 122

Artist
E. HANDLEY READ
Size
9 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.
WHEN THE DAYS WORK'S DONE
WHEN THE DAYS WORK'S DONE
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

156 pieces, come different puzzles with the same title

Size
12 x 8 in.
WHERE HEATHER GROWS, valley of purple heather, trees to either side, mountains in the distance[
WHERE HEATHER GROWS, valley of purple heather, trees to either side, mountains in the distance[
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 150 pieces, two poorly made replacement pieces, wooden, figurals, with box, push fit style, listed and described in the catalogs as 503

Artist
S. SHELTON
Size
11 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.
WHERE SUMMER LOVES TO LINGER
WHERE SUMMER LOVES TO LINGER
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

150 pieces, also comes as a calendar and as a greetings card

Artist
PILKINGTON
Size
8 x 12 in.
WINE MAIDENS, one woman picks grapes and another holds up a wicker baskets, stone columns and buildings
WINE MAIDENS, one woman picks grapes and another holds up a wicker baskets, stone columns and buildings
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 100 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, push fit style

Artist
HENRY RYLAND
Size
9 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.
WITH THE HOUNDS, hunter on horse with dogs, others follow behind
WITH THE HOUNDS, hunter on horse with dogs, others follow behind
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 100-199 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 150 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, push fit style,

Artist
N. DRUMMOND
Size
7 x 9 3/4 in.
A RICH REPAST
A RICH REPAST
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 2000-2999 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, all incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red or orange boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

2,000 pieces, circa 1920's

Size
38 x 27 in.
CHERUBS CONCERT
CHERUBS CONCERT
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 2000-2999 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, all incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red or orange boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

2000 pieces, one replacement piece, 200 whimsies

Artist
HANS ZATZKA
Size
38 x 24 in.
SPRING
SPRING
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 2000-2999 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, all incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red or orange boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 2000 pieces, wooden figurals, interlocking style, with box, circa 1925

Size
24 x 20 in.
THE GLADE, tall trees on either side of a stream 53
THE GLADE, tall trees on either side of a stream
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 200-299 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

270 PIECES, wooden, figurals, complete with box, interlocking style,

Size
11 x 15 in.
BACKWATERS 60
BACKWATERS
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 200-299 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

270 pieces, 25 figurals, interlocking

Size
15 x 11 in.
IN FULL CRY 408
IN FULL CRY
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 200-299 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

250 pieces, same title in another puzzle with the same number of pieces but different in size, this one also has a number, several whimsies,

Artist
S. Wills probably a pseudonym for John Sanderson-Wells (1872-1955)
Size
18 x 9 in.
THE WATER MILL 409
THE WATER MILL
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 200-299 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

250 pieces, wooden, figurals, four pieces replaced, with box, push fit style, number 0409 on the box label, described and listed in the catalogs as number 285 with five companion designs obtainable, also comes with no number

Artist
E. W. HASLEHURST
Size
8 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.
SUMMER EVENING 502
SUMMER EVENING
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 200-299 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

200 pieces, several whimsies, push fit, one piece missing

Artist
ALBERT BOWERS
Size
17 x 8 in.
H.M.S. REVENGE 507
H.M.S. REVENGE
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 200-299 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

200 pieces, wooden, figurals, one piece missing, push fit style,

Artist
ERNEST STUART
Size
17 x 8 in.
LEAVING THE KENNELS 515
LEAVING THE KENNELS
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 200-299 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

200 pieces, wooden, 24 figurals, complete with box, three damaged nibs with no colour, interlocking style,

Artist
LIONEL EDWARDS
Size
15 x 10 3/4 in
butterflies on pink and white wildflowers, 616-5
butterflies on pink and white wildflowers,
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 200-299 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

288 pieces, wooden, no figurals, missing one small piece, two broken but present, one piece chewed, no label on box, but puzzle has a number on the bottom left corner, push fit style

Artist
BERTHA MAGUIRE
Size
9 3/4 x 20 in.
A BLACKBERRYING PARTY, four children happily picking blackberries in the wood
A BLACKBERRYING PARTY, four children happily picking blackberries in the wood
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 200-299 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

About 250 pieces cut from a thick solid wood in a pushfit style. Complete with two replacement pieces and other repairs, boxed and labelled (part only).

Puzzle information and photos from his collection posted by Grenville Oliver.

Size
12" x 15½"
A BOWL OF PUNCH
A BOWL OF PUNCH
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 200-299 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

270 pieces, several whimsies

Artist
C. ALDIN
Size
15 x 11 in.
A COTTAGE GARDEN, two children with old wooden wheelbarrow on a pathway in a garden
A COTTAGE GARDEN, two children with old wooden wheelbarrow on a pathway in a garden
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 200-299 pieces
Set Comment

Zag-Zaw line of puzzles was first produced in 1909, most incorporate figurals or whimsies, sold in red, orange, or occasionally green boxes with labels on the side or bottom of the box, most without guide pictures. Initially cut non-interlocking but by 1930's became more so. Puzzles have a different cuts so that the same image will come in several versions which means that missing pieces can not be taken from other puzzles with the same image. The puzzle labels are often hand written and come with minor variations in titles and details. Some have a DESIGN category on the label. From my readings this refers to the style of cut, wavy lines, figurals, etc. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

over 250 pieces, wooden, complete with box, push fit style,
SERIES 712. NO 2. A COTTAGE GARDEN is written along the bottom of the puzzle

Artist
W.S. COLEMAN
Size
18 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.