Alcatraz Puzzle

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Dedale.jpg (26731 bytes) Help the ball escape its prison is the goal of the fiendishly difficult Alcatraz puzzle.

Originally invented by a magician as a "pass-around" trick, Alcatraz is one of the trickiest puzzles we have seen, which is where a lot of its enjoyment comes from. It's seemingly inescapable "prison" is mind bending, though we assure you, it is possible!

Dedale.jpg (26731 bytes)Although not wooden, this puzzle is definitely clever. Made from very high quality material...

bulletSolid Brass Bars
bulletSolid Steel Ball
bulletMold Injected Plastic

...the Alcatraz is one tough little puzzle!

Hours or days of puzzling enjoyment awaits anyone who engages this challenge head-on!

Can you escape from Alcatraz?

bulletPocket sized puzzle: 1 3/4" L x 1 3/8" W x 1 5/8" H (4.5cm x 3.5cm x 4.2cm)
bulletWeight: 3.8 oz (108g)
bulletDifficulty: Very Difficult  - could take days
bulletSlocum Classification: We think 10, but could be 5.6


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#974 - Alcatraz Puzzle: $12.00

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A mechanical puzzle is a self-contained object, composed of one or more parts, which involves a problem for one person to solve by manipulation using logic, reasoning, insight, luck, and/or dexterity.” - Jerry Slocum

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