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A strange puzzle with moving marbles that came in two different versions.
The precise mechanic of this puzzle is unknown.
There were two different versions:
- One, named "Entrapment", shown in images 1-6.
- One, named "Magic Marble", shown in image 7.
The first year of production is unknown but Jerry Slocum acquired his sample (image 7) in 1981.
There is also a very similar version, called "American Trap", but that has four columns on both layers, instead of three as is the case here. Please refer to the seperate entry.
Height: 88 mm
Diameter (top and bottom): 63 mm
Diameter (center disk): 74 mm
Weight: 93 grams
Courtesy, The Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
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Thank you to the following people for their assistance in helping collect the information on this page: Carter, Geert Hellings.
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