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Atomic Chaos (aka Kaos, aka Brain Drain)
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Scramble the beads from tubes of different lengths, then try to restore them to their proper homes.

The patent for this puzzle was granted in 1993.
This puzzle with its unique mechanism was marketed under several different names.
Images 1 and 8 shows the version named "Atomic Chaos", sold under the label "Puzzlers".
Image 3 compares the normal and the small version.
Image 4 compares the big and normal version.

Image 2 shows the german version named "KAOS", sold under the label "TOGGO".
The images 5-7 shows the package for "KAOS" with a bilingual package with german and french writings.
There is a third version which is named "Brain Drain". See image 10. At least the last version was produced by Virgo in Mumbai, India. One of these versions is way smaller than the first one.
A version "Ciscobolo" of spanish origin is seen in images 14-15.

Big version: (2 black balls)
Maximum Length: 177 mm
Overall diameter: 58 mm
Thickness of tubes: 14 mm
Weight: 107 grams

Normal version: (including "Toggo"-version; 2 orange balls)
Maximum Length: 158 mm
Overall diameter: 58 mm
Thickness of tubes: 17.5 mm
Weight: 93 grams

Mini version:
Maximum Length: 100 mm
Overall diameter: 37 mm
Weight: 25 grams

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DISCLAIMER: The following table contains user-generated content. This information is collected to serve as a rough guideline and is certainly not complete and may not even be accurate. This information is filtered and carefully moderated, but incorrect information will inevitably find its way into the system. Always use your own judgement when buying or selling an item.

Sale Date Price (USD) Sale Type Condition Package Condition Notes Contributors Edit
Dec 24 2021 $20.00 Private Sale Poor Missing Scuffed and heavily yellowed; mechanism loose PuzzleAF



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