The vast majority of the puzzles are mechanical puzzles rather than word or mathematical puzzles.

Mercur: a French game or puzzle

The mercury must be manouvered to fill as many holes as possible in the Eiffel Tower, without the mercury going out of play by falling to a lower level on the left of the puzzle. The item was made in France and the rules on the back are in both French and English. A number of players can be involved, the winner being the person who fills the most holes with mercury. The item can equally well be treated as a dexterity puzzle.

    • Size
    • 140mm x 90mm x 15mm
    • Date
    • Possibly the middle of the 20th century.
    • People_or_organisations
    • Key_phrases
    • Dexterity
    • Category
    • Ref._no.
    • P246 W4

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