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The ‘Industrial Exhibition of All Nations’ jigsaw type game shown here, originally bought at the Great Exhibition of 1851, sold for £1350 at Lawrences.

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Contained in the wooden box with its sliding, colour printed cover, it contains 60 wooden blocks that make up two different pictures, which also feature on two folding, linen-backed litho key prints.

In the same section of the Crewkerne sale, a set of 64 picture dominoes, of German manufacture and dated to c.1840, made £700.

Bid to £1150 rather than a suggested £50-60 was a set of 12 ‘Cartes Mimiques’, each with a moveable upper, or head part, in the original box. Paris, c.1820, was offered as a possible origin – perhaps inspired by a set of 16 such cards of the same name in the V&A collections.