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Astrolabacus
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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.
Diameter: 72mm
Weight: 144gr

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Sale Date Price (USD) Sale Type Condition Package Condition Notes Contributors Edit
May 7 2009 $550.00 eBay Auction Mint Good BIN Ben
May 4 2009 $665.00 eBay Auction Mint Good None Ben
Jun 1 2005 $63.85 eBay Auction Mint Mint Used Buy It Now Price Darren Grewe
May 27 2005 $63.81 eBay Auction Mint Mint used Buy It Now price Darren Grewe
May 22 2005 $64.10 eBay Auction Mint Mint Used Buy It Now Price Darren Grewe
May 21 2005 $64.10 eBay Auction Mint Mint used buy it now price Darren Grewe
May 20 2005 $64.27 eBay Auction Mint Mint Used Buy It Now Darren Grewe
May 17 2005 $64.27 eBay Auction Mint Mint Used Buy It Now Price Darren Grewe
May 13 2005 $64.27 eBay Auction Mint Mint Used Buy It Now Price Darren Grewe
Jan 10 2005 $66.17 eBay Auction Mint Unknown None Unknown

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