Items in Category Ships

CONVOY C 7 1/2 /4
CONVOY
Set Title
calendar boards
Set Comment

an accumulation of boards that have lost their calendars and thus are not identified by year dates, many have had the numbers torn off or were printed without any

Item Comment

has hanging covers for calendar but contents missing

Size
5 1/2 x 6 in.
HOMEWARD BOUND
HOMEWARD BOUND
Set Title
calendar boards
Set Comment

an accumulation of boards that have lost their calendars and thus are not identified by year dates, many have had the numbers torn off or were printed without any

Item Comment

on reverse MAY YOU HAVE A HAPPY YEAR, AND MANY FRIENDS TO SHARE IT.

Artist
BERNARD GRIBBLE
Size
11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.
QUEEN OF THE SEAS (title on reverse) 1992
QUEEN OF THE SEAS (title on reverse)
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1927
Item Comment

A GOOD WISH FOR TO-DAY , TO-MORROW, AND EVERY DAY AFTER on reverse of calendar board,
CALENDAR FOR 1927 MAY EVERY MORNING BRING YOU A JOYOUS THOUGHT & EVERY EVENING LEAVE YOU A HAPPY MEMORY on hanging calendar

Artist
BERNARD GRIBBLE
Size
8.5 x 16 in. with calendar hanging
THE CALL OF THE SEA CALENDAR
THE CALL OF THE SEA CALENDAR
Set Title
CALENDAR FOR 1953
Item Comment

WITH EVERY GOOD WISH. sepia images with titles, descriptions, and monthly calendar pages, spiral bound

Size
11.5 x 11 in.
ACROSS THE OCEAN, steamship, biplane in background
ACROSS THE OCEAN, steamship, biplane in background
Set Title
FATHER TUCK'S PICTURE BUILDING, ENGINE. MOTOR CAR. OCEAN LINER
Set Comment

A boxed set of three different board puzzles. Each has push fit style pieces that fit into a shaped backing board with firm edges. Descriptions of each puzzle are on the reverse of each backing board and each piece is titled to fit into the corresponding titled spot on the board. The box is marked EACH MODEL CAN BE TAKEN TO PIECES & REBUILT. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK. DESIGNED & PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN. PATENT NO. 4665-09. individual boards are marked the same plus PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN, & HER MAJESTY QUEEN ALEXANDRA. 1909
There are three different sets, two English (red trimmed cover, green trimmed cover) and one German set titled ONKEL TUCK'S PUZZLE BAUKASTEN FUR KNABEN

Item Comment

approx 25 pieces, cardboard, on the reverse ACROSS THE OCEAN. YOU MIGHT BE STANDING ON THE SHORE LOOKING OUT TO SEA, AND IN THE DISTANCE THERE WOULD PASS A STEAMER GOING ACROSS THE OCEAN TO ANOTHER COUNTRY...,

Size
10 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. board
ACROSS THE ATLANTIC, steamship The Mauritania, zeppelin airship in background
ACROSS THE ATLANTIC, steamship The Mauritania, zeppelin airship in background
Set Title
FATHER TUCK'S PICTURE BUILDING. ENGINE. MOTOR CAR. STEAMSHIP
Set Comment

A boxed set of three different board puzzles. Each has push fit style pieces that fit into a shaped backing board with firm edges. Descriptions of each puzzle are on the reverse of each backing board. The boxes are numbered with Tuck numbers but the individual puzzles are not. Each piece is titled to fit into the corresponding titled spot on the board. The box is marked RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD. LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL. DESIGNED IN ENGLAND. PRINTED IN SAXONY. PATENT NO 4665, 1909, PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN. The box is not in the reference collection and the Tuck number on it is unknown.
There are three different sets, two English (red trimmed cover, green trimmed cover) and one German set titled ONKEL TUCK'S PUZZLE BAUKASTEN FUR KNABEN

Item Comment

approx 37 pieces, ONE PIECE MISSING, cardboard, on the reverse THE BRITISH STEAMSHIP MAURETANIA BELONGS TO THE CUNARD COMPANY, AND TRAVEL BETWEEN LIVERPOOL AND NEW YORK, A DISTANCE OF 3,036 MILES, IN THE WONDERFULLY SHORT TIME OF LESS THAN FIVE DAYS,......

Size
10 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. board
sailing ships 892
sailing ships
Set Title
GIGANTIC RELIEF scraps numbered 0-999
Set Comment

PICTURE MAKER box image courtesy of Malcolm Warrington

battleships 1127
battleships
Set Title
GIGANTIC RELIEF scraps numbered 1000-1499
Set Comment

PICTURE MAKER box image courtesy of Malcolm Warrington

Size
11 x 8 cm each image
A BIRTHDAY GREETING lady in yellow dress reads letter, credenza with miniature ship, view of water out window, floral border ATUCKCARD
A BIRTHDAY GREETING lady in yellow dress reads letter, credenza with miniature ship, view of water out window, floral border
Set Title
Greeting, A TUCK CARD, KGVI period, Birthday, Oversize, People
Set Comment

Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY -- LONDON (with or w/o NORTHAMPTON) ; NEW YORK ; (with or w/o TORONTO) -- MADE IN ENGLAND -- COPYRIGHT
A TUCK CARD bottom right

Item Comment

asymmetric quarter fold, decorative panel front right, silvered
inside right: MAY YOU HAVE A HAPPY BIRTHDAY ... THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

Size
12.7 x 11.8 cm., oversize
no front title GREETINGS in white on gilt background, masted ship below ATUCKCARD
no front title GREETINGS in white on gilt background, masted ship below
Set Title
Greeting, A TUCK CARD, KGVI period, Christmas & New Year, Various
Set Comment

Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY -- LONDON ; NEW YORK (with or w/o TORONTO) -- COPYRIGHT-- MADE IN ENGLAND
A TUCK CARD bottom right

Item Comment

single sheet, single fold, gilt, blue back
inside right in red: JUST A SIMPLE CARD WITH A LITTLE MESSAGE OF CHEER THIS CHRISTMASTIDE .... YOU WILL KNOW HOW MUCH IS MEANT BY THE OLD, OLD GREETING A HAPPY CHRISTMAS!

Size
10.7 x 13.5 cm.
GREETINGS in blue, inset of ship sailing IMPRESSED KGV
GREETINGS in blue, inset of ship sailing
Set Title
Greeting, series & groups, Impressed, THE KING & QUEEN (G.V. period), Christmas & New Year
Set Comment

Tuck information & Royal attribution impressed, not printed, on card back
logo beside RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD , PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN -- PRODUCED IN ENGLAND

Item Comment

single fold, cover & inner sheet secured by ribbon, blue borders
inside right:- MAY CHRISTMAS DAY FOR YOU BE FILLED WITH PLEASURES THAT WILL LAST LONG AFTER CHRISTMAS BELLS ARE STILLED AND CHRISTMAS DAY HAS PASSED

Size
12.5 x 10 cm.
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS (SIGNALLED BY INTERNATIONAL CODE) on sail above flags, steamship behind, below KEEP A BRIGHT LOOK FORWARD KED&KGV Saxony
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS (SIGNALLED BY INTERNATIONAL CODE) on sail above flags, steamship behind, below KEEP A BRIGHT LOOK FORWARD
Set Title
Greeting, THE KING AND QUEEN (Ed VII & G.V. period) Made in Saxony, Christmas & New Year, seascape, ships & sailing
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON, PARIS, BERLIN, NEW YORK; -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY

Item Comment

oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folded, embossed
inside second right top:-ACROSS THE DISTANCE
below:-WE STAND WITH THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US - THE DISTANCE THAT MAKES NO BAR, - AND WAIT FOR THE WORD OF GREETING, THAT COMES TO EACH FROM AFAR....SANDS OF OUR HEARTS
used in 1914

Size
9.8 x 13.5 cm.
GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES mother and two children look at sailboats in the ocean KED&KGV Saxony
GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES mother and two children look at sailboats in the ocean
Set Title
Greeting, THE KING AND QUEEN (Ed VII & G.V. period) Made in Saxony, Christmas & New Year, seascape, ships & sailing
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON, PARIS, BERLIN, NEW YORK; -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY

Item Comment

single folded, embossed
inside right top:- TO WISH YOU A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:- THE PUREST JOYS YOUR HEART FULFIL, LIKE SCENTS THAT SUMMER SUNS DISTIL, FROM FRAGRANT-SUMMER FLOWERS: AND OF THIS HAPPY CHRISTMAS-TIDE MAY SWEETEST MEMORIES ABIDE, TO CHEER THE FUTURE'S HOURS

Size
9.5 x 12 cm.
WITH ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR (illuminated), tiny inset of sailing ship KED&KGV Saxony
WITH ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR (illuminated), tiny inset of sailing ship
Set Title
Greeting, THE KING AND QUEEN (Ed VII & G.V. period) Made in Saxony, Christmas & New Year, seascape, ships & sailing
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON, PARIS, BERLIN, NEW YORK; -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY

Item Comment

from front:- MAY HE THAT HATH THE STEERAGE OF YOUR COURSE DIRECT YOUR SAIL
oblong cover & single sheet secured by ribbon, single folds, embossed
inside right:-MEMORY COME CHRISTMAS WITH THY TENDER LIGHT, COME WITH THY SWEET INSISTANCE, ALL BROKEN LINKS TO REUNITE...GOLDEN SETTING

Size
8.4 x 11.5cm.
EVERY(E illuminated) GOOD WISH FOR CHRISTMAS AND A PEACEFUL NEW YEAR, ship in full sail heads front/left KGVI England
EVERY(E illuminated) GOOD WISH FOR CHRISTMAS AND A PEACEFUL NEW YEAR, ship in full sail heads front/left
Set Title
Greeting, THE KING & QUEEN & QUEEN MARY, KGVI period, Christmas & New Year, Various
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --ART (or FINE ART) PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY COPYRIGHT LONDON PRINTED IN ENGLAND.

Item Comment

oblong single sheet double fold, cream background & stock
inside right :-GREETINGS AND EVERY GOOD WISH FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE COMING YEAR
same inset image comes with different front title( WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO FOLLOW) & different greetings inside

Size
10.5 x 12.7 cm.
DAS DAMPFSCIFFH, steamship, zeppelin airship in background
DAS DAMPFSCIFFH, steamship, zeppelin airship in background
Set Title
ONKEL TUCK'S PUZZLE BAUKASTEN FUR KNABEN, LOKOMOTIVE. AUTOMOBIL. DAMPFSCHIFF. German set of FATHER TUCK'S PICTURE BUILDING. ENGINE. MOTOR CAR. STEAMSHIP
Set Comment

A boxed set of three different board puzzles. Each has push fit style pieces that fit into a shaped backing board with firm edges. Descriptions of each puzzle are on the reverse of each backing board. The boxes are numbered with Tuck numbers but the individual puzzles are not. Each piece is titled to fit into the corresponding titled spot on the board. The box is marked RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., G.M.B.H. KUNSTVERLEGER. LONDON. PARIS.BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL. HOFLIEFERANTEN SR. MAJ. DES KONIG UND IHRER MAJ. DER KONIGIN VON ENGLAND. NO.9005.
There are three different sets, two English (red trimmed cover, green trimmed cover) and one German set

Item Comment

steamship titled DEUTSCHLAND, (same image as the Mauritania in the English version), zeppelin airship in background,
approx 35 pieces pieces, cardboard, on the reverse in German

Size
10 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. board
H.M.S. LONDON
H.M.S. LONDON
Set Title
PENNY JIG-SAW
Set Comment

35 pieces
made of cardboard from existing postcard images and packaged in wax paper wrappers with red or blue Tuck seal on the flap to close, or packaged as TUCK'S BOX OF JIG-SAW PUZZLES 6 DIFFERENT PUZZLES EACH CONTAINING 35 INTERLOCKING PIECES. or come push fit

ships 148
ships
Set Title
scrap-numbered and marked as Tuck but not labelled as gigantic or giant relief
Item Comment

sheet of twelve individual images on squares connected with tabs

Size
24 x 16 cm full sheet, 6 x 5.5 cm each square
MARINE STUDIES, A FRIENDLY HAIL 674
MARINE STUDIES, A FRIENDLY HAIL
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. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

over 100 pieces, push fit, number DESIGN 3 and title A FRIENDLY HAIL, printed on the puzzle

Artist
A. WILDE PARSONS
Size
19 x 26 cm
THE BLESSING OF THE ADREALEE(name to be confirmed), royal ship in harbour, several small ships to right, buildings in the distance, Venice?
THE BLESSING OF THE ADREALEE(name to be confirmed), royal ship in harbour, several small ships to right, buildings in the distance, Venice?
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. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

115 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, title and artist to be confirmed as illegible on box label, interlocking style

Size
10 x 6 1/2 in.
THE LOWER POOL, harbour view with large sailing ship central and many others in background
THE LOWER POOL, harbour view with large sailing ship central and many others in background
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. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 100 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, some warping of paper on the pieces, two bits of missing colour paper, push fit style, dated 02 after artist's signature

Artist
CHARLES DIXON
Size
10 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.
THE LOWER POOL, harbour view with large sailing ship central and many others in background
THE LOWER POOL, harbour view with large sailing ship central and many others in background
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. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

about 100 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, push fit style, dated 02 after artist's signature

Artist
C. DIXON
Size
11 x 7 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, 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

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

Artist
ERNEST STUART
Size
17 x 8 in.
THE VICTORY OFF PORTSMOUTH
THE VICTORY OFF PORTSMOUTH
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 200-299 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 220 pieces

Artist
E. STUART
Size
17 x 8 in.
IN MID OCEAN, ship on the ocean
IN MID OCEAN, ship on the ocean
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 50-99 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. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

80 pieces, wooden, figurals, complete with box, five nibs missing colour paper and two nibs missing, push fit style

Artist
J. SPURLING
Size
8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.
ship identified as the SS RANPURA, no title or label on box
ship identified as the SS RANPURA, no title or label on box
Set Title
TUCK'S ZAG-ZAW PICTURE PUZZLE 50-99 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. See also Bob Armstrong's website on old jigsaw puzzles

Item Comment

ship identified as the P & O RANPURA, 16,6000 TONS GROSS, INDIA MAIL AND PASSENGER SERVICE,
about 75 pieces, wooden, fugurals, missing one piece, with box, interlocking style

Artist
J. SPURLIN
Size
8 3/4 x 6 in.