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A unique ball puzzle. Sold in small quantities online.
A very interesting and unusual design. Six curved sections are joined with pivots end-to-end to form a continuous loop.
Each section contains two rows of three coloured beads. The sections can be twisted to align in different ways.
There are six distinct alignments where the outer 18 beads can be cycled through the sections.
The puzzle is solved when all the beads are in the correspondingly coloured halves of the sections.
The puzzle was only ever sold online, marketed directly by the inventor through the now defunct site www.astrolabacus.com and through eBay.
A well thought out, solidly constructed, challenging and rare puzzle. The movement is incredibly fluid for something so solid.
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