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This is just a small excerpt of my collection, but I promise to work on the content.


3X3X3

Ball Sudoku Cube Quantity: 1 Mefferts variant of the "Nine Color Scramble Cube"
Execube Quantity: 1 This beautiful cube was created using thick wooden tiles from six different distinctive species of wood.
Hollow Cube Quantity: 1 A 3x3x3 made mostly out of air.

Jade Cube Quantity: 1 A special 3x3x3 which comes with becoming a member of Uwe Mefferts Jade Club.
Mini Rubik's Cube - French edition Quantity: 1 Packaging labeled with french text.
Rubik's Cube (Arxon) Quantity: 1 Arxon's german edition.

Rubik's Cube Key Ring (Rubik's Studio) Quantity: 1 A Mini Rubik's Cube, produced by Rubik's Studio.
Wellness Ball Cube Quantity: 1 A cube with ball-like "cubies".
Wonderful Puzzler (Key Chain) Quantity: 1 A Wonderful Puzzler keychain with normal colours.


3X3X3 (PICTURE)

Keyboard 3x3x3 Cube Quantity: 1 A standard 3x3x3 with keyboard keys attached. It is available in different colours. A bandaged version also exists.
Maze Cube (3x3x3) Quantity: 1 A 3x3x3 custom sticker variation, filled with mathematical considerations, which shows a single closed loop line on it.
Rubik's Perpetual Calendar - German Quantity: 1 German version. "Rubik's Kalender Cube" "Immerwährender Kalender"


4X4X4

Framed Cube Quantity: A 4x4x4 reduced to the maximum! The inner 2x2x2 is visible and has to be solved too.
Rubik's Master Cube (French) Quantity: 1 ITCs version for the whole world except usa in french package.

5X5X5

Mixup 5x5x5 Quantity: 1 The bigger cousin of the Mixup Cube. A fudged and jumbling puzzle.
Rubik's Wahn Quantity: 1 Early Arxon version. Alternatively labeled: "The very ultimate in cube puzzles"

6X6X6 & UP

7x7x7 Ball in a cube Quantity: A 7x7x7 almost truncated into the shape of a sphere.

CUBE (SHAPE PRESERVING)

Circle X 2x2x2 Quantity: 1 A Circle X Cube with added 2x2x2 cuts.
Fadi Cube Quantity: 1 A twisty puzzle cube that turns around its corners. It has five layers per throughgoing axes.
Giant Skewb Quantity: A skewb with 120 mm edge length.

Krystian's Cube Quantity: A 2x2x2 with a twist that defies all attempts of classifying.
Overlapping Cube Quantity: 1 A combination between a 4x4x4 and a 5x5x5.
Redi Cube Quantity: 1 A twisty puzzle cube that turns around its corners. A faceless Compy Cube.

Rex cube Quantity: 1 A corner turning hexahedron. Very similar to the MasterSkewb but without its corners.
Skewb Quantity: 1 The deepcut corner turning cube.
Skewb Key Chain Quantity: 1 The key chain size version of the popular Mefferts puzzle. Very useful for numerous mods.


CUBE (SHAPE CHANGING)

Caution Cube Quantity: 1 A Rubik's Cube with edges that turn by gears.
Corner Pocket Quantity: 1 A bandaged 3x3x3 in disguise.
Fisher Cube Quantity: 1 Taking the concept of the Rubik's cube and turning it 45 degrees.

Fisher's Golden Cube Quantity: 1 All the stickers on this 78 mm modified Skewb are the same reflective golden colour. There is only one solution.
Gear Shift Quantity: 1 A 3-D puzzle solely based on gears.
Get back to Square-1 Quantity: 1 An american based version of the Square-1. It distinguishes itself from the other variants because it was sold in scrambled state.

Hexaminx Quantity: A Megaminx in shape of a hexahedron.
Krystian's Skewb Quantity: 1 A true Mixup Skewb. The slice layers allow moves in steps of 40�.
Mixup 2x4x4 Quantity: 1 Looks like a 2x4x4 but like the Mixup Cube allows strange moves.

Puckube Quantity: A puck heavily extended into a hexahedrons shape.
Shift Cube Quantity: A 2x2x4 with an additional shifting move.
Square Mixup Quantity: A Square-1 where a 90°-move for the central square is a meaningful move.

XXL Gearcube Quantity: 1 A bigger version of the Gear Cube with a very fitting package.

CUBOID

1x2x2 Quantity: 1 It is not a boob cube but a boob can solve this one too.
1x2x3 Square-1 Quantity: 1 A prismatic puzzle in cuboidal shape.
2x3x4 (shape-changing) Quantity: 1 Yet another Tony Fisher masterpiece. The first fully functional irregular cuboid ever.

3x3x5 II Quantity: 1 Version from a 5x5x5.
4x6x8 Quantity: 1 Also known as "Another Ultimate Shape Shifter". Another entry in the ever growing field of fully functional cuboids.
Cheese Block Quantity: A prism with 3 layers, 14 segments and the shape of a cuboid.

Chopsticks Quantity: 1 A mass produced 1x2x9 produced for Mefferts Jade Club.
Container Quantity: 1 The Container is a shape variant of a Skewb sketched by Jean-Claude Constantin, invented by Tony Fisher and mass produced 20 years later.
Floppy 2x3x3 Quantity: 1 A twisty puzzle with corners that hang in the air.

Helichop Quantity: A Helicopter Cube cut in half.
Magic Domino Quantity: 1 The 1982 Politoys version with a spindle mechanism.
Mental Block Quantity: 1 Today this can be considered as one of Tony Fisher's classical Skewb modifications.


OTHER SIX-SIDED

More Madness Quantity: 1 The deeper cut cousin of the Meteor Madness. A jumbling-only puzzle.
Sunrise Sunset Quantity: 1 A triangular dipyramid with shallow slices at all five vertices. Three of these allow 90°-turns.

OCTAHEDRON

Edges Only Trajbers Octahedron Quantity: 1 A Traijbers Octahedron without the tips.
Eitan's Edge Turning Octahedron Quantity: 1 The octahedral equivalent of the Curvy Copter II.
Face Turning Octahedron Quantity: 1 The first face turning octahedron with straight cuts.

Gear Corner Turning Octahedron Quantity: 1 Geared version of a Magic Octahedron.
Giant Trajbers Octahedron Quantity: 1 A 3x3x3 cube truncated and extended into an octahedron. Way bigger than the mass produced version.
Holey Octahedron Quantity: 1 A void Trajber's Octahedron. Rather than having holes at the tips, this one has holes in the faces.

Magic Octahedron (P.G. Continental) Quantity: 1 The P.G. Continental version.
Master Face Turning Octahedron Quantity: 1 Correctly proportional Master (4-layer) Face Turning Octahedron.
Skewb Diamond Quantity: 1 Meffert's build-up and truncation of a Skewb into an octahedron.

Skewb Diamond (transparent) Quantity: Transparent version of Tony Fishers skewb in shape of an octahedron.

HEXAGONAL PRISM

Fisher's Hexagonal Prism Quantity: Another brilliant Skewb-based mod by Tony Fisher.
Hexed Mixup Quantity: 1 A hexagonal prism two layers high. The central hexagons are not fully split (or: bandaged) to make the puzzle work.

OTHER EIGHT-SIDED

Tetraminx Quantity: 1 The official Meffert Tetraminx.

DODECAHEDRON

Golden Dodecahedron Quantity: 1 A dodecahedral version of Tony Fisher's Golden Cube.
Megaminx (1999) Quantity: 1 This version has tiles instead of stickers. Has 12 distinct colors.
Megaminx (Tomy) Quantity: 1 Tomy's twelve colour 1982 version.

Mini Skewb Ultimate keyring Quantity: 1 Mini version of Skewb Ultimate with latest skewb mechanism and keychain applied to it.
Skewb Ultimate Quantity: 1 A dodecahedron build up from a Skewb.

RHOMBIC DODECAHEDRON

Apollo's Rhombic Dodecahedron Quantity: 1 A Golden Cube truncated and extended into a rhombic dodecahedron.
Rhombic Dodecahedron Quantity: 1 Built on a Skewb mechanism by Tony Fisher.

OTHER TWELVE-SIDED

Almost-a-Skewb Quantity: A puzzle with four axis. One is doctrinaire, the other three form a puzzle very closely to the Rocket Twist.

FOUR

25th Anniversary Pyraminx Quantity: 1 A new version of the Pyraminx produced to commemorate the 25th anniversery of the original Pyraminx.
30th Anniversery Pyraminx Quantity: 1 A new version of the Pyraminx produced to commemorate the 30th anniversery of the original Pyraminx.
Almost-a-Pyraminx Quantity: The Rocket Twist in the shape closestly resembling it geometry.

Apollo's Tetrahedron Quantity: 1 A Golden Cube transformed into a tetrahedron.
Crystal Pyraminx Quantity: 1 A special edition of the Pyraminx sold for the 50th anniversary of the original puzzle.
Jade Pyraminx Quantity: 1 Special edition of Jings Pyraminx for Meffert's Jade Club members.

Jing's Pyraminx Quantity: 1 The Jing's pyraminx was created by Adam Cowen and was produced by Uwe Meffert in 2009. It is a pillowed Halpern-Meier pyramid, based on the skewb mechanism.
Master Pyraminx Quantity: 1 An incredible creation by Katsuhiko Okamoto which later made it into a mass production.
Master Pyraminx (pillowed) Quantity: 1 Pillowed Master Pyraminx. Mass produced by Mefferts.

Mini Pyramids Quantity: 1 This knock-off measures 52 mm along an edge.
Professor Pyraminx Quantity: 1 Five-layer pyraminx in pillowed tetrahedron shape.
Pyramid Puzzler Keychain Quantity: 1 A Pyraminx clone that measures exactly 50 mm along an edge.

Pyraminx (Meffert 1981) Quantity: 1 The white 1981 Meffert version.
Pyraminx (Tomy 1981) Quantity: 1 The 1981 Tomy version. Most samples came with logo on the yellow face.
Pyramorphix Clone Quantity: 1 A low quality clone, decorated with reflective stickers.

Rob's Pyraminx Quantity: 1 A Halpern-Meier-Tetrahedron (aka Jings Pyraminx) without edges.
Tetrahedron (Halpern-Meier-Tetrahedron) Quantity: Another custom Skewb mod by Tony Fisher with a complicated history.

FIVE

Jumble Prism Quantity: 1 An idea of Bram Cohen finally comes to life after 5 years.

SEVEN

Chilen Cube Quantity: 1 A two-layered pentagonal prism with spherical cuts.

TEN

Half Truncated Cube Quantity: 1 A standard 3x3x3 with four truncated corners.

FOURTEEN

Christoph's Magic Jewel Quantity: 1 A very rare truncated Octahedron.
Fisher's Truncated Octahedron (aka Skewb Hex) Quantity: 1 This gorgeous puzzle is actually a truncated Skewb Diamond.
Flowered Jewel Quantity: 1 Also known as "Jewel Puzzler"

Rainbow Cube Quantity: 1 A beautiful (but simple) puzzle closely related to the Dino Cube!
Truncated Octaminx Quantity: This is an Octaminx with it's 6 tips flattened to a square surface.

TWENTY

Dogic Quantity: 1 Probably the most sought after of all Twisty Puzzles which went in mass production.
Icosahedron Quantity: 1 Icosahedron Built on the skewb mechanism by Tony Fisher.
Icosaix Quantity: 1 A face turning icosahedron. Not the first one but the first to reveal the jumbling geometry of this type of puzzles.


THIRTY

ETRT Quantity: 1 An Edge Turning Rhombic Triacontahedron.

OTHER N-SIDED

Bowtie Skewb Quantity: 1 A truncated ultimate skewb.
Dino-Trunc Quantity: A rainbow cube truncated on all its 12 edges.
Mixup Kites Quantity: 1 A Mixup Cube shape transformed into a deltoidal icositetrahedron which is a catalan solid.


PUCKS

Black & Yellow Puck (aka Radioactive) Quantity: 1 This version has alternating black and yellow wedges, and a smilie face on the center of the opposite side.
Christmas Bell Puck Quantity: 1 This version shows a typical Christmas bell with holly.
Czech Puck Quantity: 1 This version shows a Czech-themed crest.

Germany Puck Quantity: 1 This version shows the colors of the German flag and the "Bundesadler" (=federal eagle).
I Love You Puzzle Puck Quantity: 1 This version shows the text "I Love You Puzzle".
IQ 139 Puck Quantity: 1 One of the numerous variations of the hockey puck puzzle.


SPHERE

3x3x9 Ball Quantity: A mass produced 3x3x9 truncated into the shape of a sphere.
4x4x4 Ball Quantity: A 4x4x4 transformed into the shape of a sphere.
Basketball Quantity: 1 Mach Finommechanika version. The text reads: "Official Basketball".

Gear Ball Quantity: 1 A mass produced spherical Gear Cube.
Geomaster Masterball (aka Rainbow) Quantity: 1 The most colourful and the most widely sought-after of the Masterball variations.
Globe Puzzle Quantity: 1 A very low quality 3x3x3 puzzle.

Impossiball (aka Incrediball) Quantity: 1 A unique dodecahedral puzzle.
Lion King Puzzleball II Quantity: 1 This version shows Mufasa, Sarabi, Timon and Pumba in 3D relief.
Lion King Puzzleball III Quantity: 1 This version shows Simba, Nala, Banzai, Shenzi and Ed in 3D relief.

Logi-VIP (aka VIP Sphere) Quantity: 1 Each piece has a unique colour, arrange from lightest to darkest. Functions similar to the Masterball, but with only one vertical slice.
Magic Ball (aka Rubik's Sphere) - 58 mm Quantity: 1 One of the spherical Rubiks cubes produced during the original cube craze. A derivative of the Wonderful Puzzler.
Mickey's Challenge Puzzleball Quantity: 1 This puzzleball features embossed Mickey and Donald characters.

Minimal Octa Quantity: 1 A puzzle related to Minimal Hex reimplementing Gemstone II in a minimalistic way.
Minimal Twist Quantity: 1 A skewb so minimalistic that it is impossible to be stickered.
Octaball (sphere) Quantity: A face turning octahedron transformed into a sphere.

Petaminx Ball Quantity: Also known as Petaball. A spherical Petaminx.
Think Puzzle Ball Quantity: 1 Complete the four coloured circles.
Thomas Ball Quantity: 1 The original version with twelve coloured rings.


CYLINDER

7x7x7 Barrel Quantity: 1 A 7x7x7 truncated into the shape of a barrel, aka pillowed cylinder.
Ghost Barrel 2 Quantity: 1 A Ghost Cube in the shape of a barrel (shaped differently than version 1). Went into mass production.
Sliding Pucks Quantity: Three pucks stacked and used for a complete new handcrafted mechanism.


ROUND CONVEX SHAPES

Bicone Quantity: A skewb transformed into the shape of a bicone and stickered in a midturn state.

STAR

7x7x7 V-Sculpture Quantity: A V-Cube 7x7x7 modified into a solid similar to a stellated octahedron.
Alexander's Star Quantity: 1 A confusing twelve sided puzzle, closely related to the Megaminx.
Dodecadodecahedron Skewb Quantity: 1 A skewb in the shape of he namegiving solid.

Nesting Cubes Quantity: A Dogic which shape resembles the first stellation of icosahedron, cleverly stickered.

HEADS & OBJECTS

Batman Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Batman's head.
Bugs Bunny Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Bugs Bunnies head.
Darth Maul Head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of the head of Darth Maul, the main villain from Star Wars Episode I.

Homer Simpson Head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Homer Simpson's head.
Jerry Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Jerry's head. (From the Tom and Jerry cartoon.)
Joker Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of the Joker's head.

Marvin The Martian Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Marvin the Martian's head.
Rubik's Anakin Skywalker - Darth Vader head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.
Rubik's Darth Sidious - Count Dooku head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.

Rubik's Jango Fett - Clone Trooper head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.
Rubik's Obi Wan Head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.
Rubik's R2D2 - C3P0 head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.

Rubik's Senator Amidala - Princess Leia head Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle with the shape of two characters from Star Wars Episode II.
Tazmanian Devil Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of the Tazmanian Devil's head.
Tom Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Tom's head. (from the Tom and Jerry cartoon)

Tweety Bird Quantity: 1 A 2x2x2 puzzle in the shape of Tweety Bird's head.

OTHER SHAPES

Ball in a cube Quantity: An overlapping cube in a very cool shape.
Crystal Cube - Small Meteor Quantity: 1 A 3x3x3 cube with dramatically shaved down corners and center cubie attachments.
Cubillusion Puzzle Quantity: A 4x4x4 was extended to create an illusion of two impossibly fused 3x3x3s.

Helipad Quantity: A Helicopter dodecahedron more than cut in half. Five out of 30 axis remain.
Open Crazy Comet Quantity: A mass produced Crazy Comet halved. Only four sides can still be turned. Stickered on the inside in a way that both sides can't be solved at the same time.
Rainbow Nautilus Quantity: 1 A dihedral puzzle with fascinating shape, colors and a strange arrangement of cuts.

Rhomball Quantity: A bandaged Dogic with some strange extensions placed upon the faces.
Siamese Void Pentagons Quantity: Second variant out of a series of Holey Megaminx transformations. This one has two twistable faces left.
Triamese Void Pentagons Quantity: Fourth variant out of a series of Holey Megaminx transformations. This one has three twistable faces left.

Truncated Helicopter Cube Quantity: A Helicopter Cube truncated into a shape resembling a Cubohemioctahedron.
U-Void Quantity: Third variant out of a series of Holey Megaminx transformations. This one has four twistable faces left.
V-Dome Quantity: A 6x6x6 with some pieces removed to reveal some previously hidden pieces.

Vulcano Quantity: 1 A four layer puzzle originally named Trignis or Cross Pyraminx.

MOVING HOLE

Babylon Tower Key Chain Quantity: 1 This version is 44 mm tall and has a key ring attached.
Back Spin Quantity: 1 A mix between the moving hole puzzles and the two-layer UFO puzzles.
Inversion Quantity: 1 A sliding blocks puzzle with only edges and corners.

Ivory Tower Quantity: 1 One of the more successful puzzles from the original cube craze.
Virus I Quantity: 1 A difficult modification of the 15 Puzzle.

MOVING MARBLES

Astrolabacus Quantity: 1 A unique ball puzzle. Sold in small quantities online.
Cmetrick Quantity: 1 9 spheres arranged in a 3x3 square. Spin rows and columns to position them in the same orientation.
Entrapment Quantity: 1 A strange puzzle with moving marbles that came in two different versions.

Orb (aka Orb-It) (english versions) Quantity: 1 A bead-moving puzzle that came in at least four different versions. The non-english versions have their own entry.
Ten Billion Barrel Quantity: 1 A classical japanese puzzle from the original cube craze. This entry is about the versions with Nintendo-logo.
Vosmerka (stronger plastic) Quantity: 1 Another version of the Hungarian Rings. This one has an enhanced case with more plastic.


MOVING TILES

Awesome Octo Quantity: 1 Rubik's like ring shaped puzzle. The puzzle turns the upper and lower half of the ring. The colors are separated in four sections.
Gerdig UFO Quantity: 1 Spin the top/bottom half to mix the satellites, then use the central plunger to flip one, two, three or four satellites over.
King Ring Quantity: 1 Similar to a Sando Ring.

Mad Triad Quantity: 1 Ten overlapping wheels. Each with six segments.
Mystic I.Q. Ball (aka Chromo Ball, Chromosix) Quantity: 1 The tiles slide on three tracks, like the Equator or Hungarian Globe, but the coloured disks (and five tiles) rotate as well.

SIAMESE & FUSED

4Cubes Quantity: Four parts (looking like a 3x3x3) connected into a single puzzle.
Cubie Chaos 1 Quantity: 1 A small number of Eastsheen 2x2x2s joined and extended to form a 2x4x5 block which poses a new kind of challenge.
Cubie Chaos 2 Quantity: 1 A small number of Eastsheen 2x2x2s joined and extended to form a 3x4x4 block which poses a new kind of challenge.

Dumbbell Cube Quantity: 1 Two 3x3x3s connected with a complex mechanism. Every turned side is followed by one side of the other cube.
Dumbbell Skewb Quantity: 1 Two Skewbs (or better: Holey Skewbs) connected with a complex mechanism. Every turn is followed by one turn of the other Skewb.
Rubik's Fusion Cube Quantity: 1 Two original 3x3x3s combined on a pair of corner and edge.

Siamese Skewbs Quantity: Another Tony Fisher transformation.
Siamesillusion Quantity: Two 4x4x4's fused to imitate the Siamese Cubes, Tony earliest cube transformation.

FOLDING

Bram's Magic 7 Ball Quantity: 1 A customly elongated version of Bram's Magic.
Kibble Cube Quantity: 1 Not really a twisty puzzle. Somewhat similar to a Rubik's Snake.
Mini Hearts Magic Quantity: 1 1/4 size of regular magic.

Rubik's Create The Cube Quantity: 1 Fold the magic puzzle into a cube shape complete with a stand.
Rubik's Magic (Matchbox) Quantity: 1 The 1986 black Matchbox version.
Rubik's Master Magic Quantity: 1 The 12 panel, five ring Magic by Matchbox.

Rubik's Maze Quantity: 1 Six cubes on one thread rotatable against each other but not exchangeable.

ELECTRONIC

Luminations Quantity: 1 Four vertices with three lights each. These can be switched by rotation the whole puzzle. These changed are used to play a number of different games.
Orbix Quantity: 1 A spherical version of Lights Out.

PATTERN MATCHING

Rubik's Dice Quantity: 1 A great little puzzle that keep you busy for hours!
Rubik's Rabbit (aka Rubik's Hat) Quantity: 1 Rotate the layers until all rabbits can be seen through the top of the hat when held up to a bright light.

OTHER MECHANISMS

Krystian's Disk Quantity: 1 24 segments in 6 sectors create an unique puzzle.
Planets Quantity: 1 Four balls in a frame. Craters on each ball block and unblock rotation of the adjacent balls.
Planets Pyramid Quantity: 1 Inspired by the original Planets from the same inventor.

Rubik's Clock Quantity: 1 Point all 18 clocks to 12 to solve.
Rubik's Triamid Quantity: 1 Arrange the ten pieces by breaking them into two groups and putting them back together again.
Spin-Out Quantity: 1 Try and remove the inner sliding mechanism, blocked by knobs you can only turn one at a time.


GAMES

Good News, Bad News Game Quantity: 1 A board game which used a Pyraminx as sort of dice.
Rubik's Game Quantity: 1 Create a row of 3 pegged squares of ONE of your colors - vertically, horizontally or diagonally, on one side of the Cube.
Rubik's Illusion Quantity: 1 Two-player game which makes use of a mirror.


MISCELLANEOUS STUFF

Planets Plus Quantity: 1 A higher order version of the original Planets puzzle.


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