That's the reaction we almost always get from folks when we show them one of these
wonderful boxes. It's hard to appreciate how diminutive this tiny treasure is until you
have it in your hands.
features Natural Wood Koyosegi (see picture to right). The strips of colored
wood on the lid on bottom are no inlay! They go all the way through and are visible on the
underside of the lid and inside the box. The red, yellow, and walnut colors make for a
lovely contrast to the boxes soft cherry colored sides.
With 7 moves and a sliding key (not often seen on the 1 Sun JPBs) it can be a
moderate challenge to open.
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The overall quality of this box is good. It has a soft but solid finish and comes
with an opening instruction diagram and pressboard gift box. Cleverwood’s informative booklet about Hakone
puzzle boxes is also provided. .