Jigsaw puzzle

Maker
Q-Tol
Production date
1930s
Description
Puzzle produced by Q-Tol and given away with every purchase of a large tube of Q-Tol tooth paste or gum tonic. An advertisement from June 1st 1933 in the Manuwatu Standard read: "FREE Q-TOL JIG-SAW. The Jig-Saw Puzzle craze is sweeping the world. It has already begun in N.Z. Buy a large 1s 3d economy tube of Q-tol tooth Paste and Gum Tonic and secure a splendid puzzle free. Both Q-tol Tooth Paste and Q-tol Jig-Saws are wholly made in N.Z."
This puzzle depicts the Chateau at Tongariro National Park. The text reads: Few places are more popular for holiday-making than the great Tongariro National Park with its splendid "Chateau." Here are opportunities or all kinds of fascinating sports, either winter or summer, and delightful excursions may be made to many points of interest. Accommodation at the "Chateau" leaves nothing to be desired.
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Maker
Production date
1930s
Media/Materials
Card
Measurements
263 x 201mm
Production place
Collection
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1991/4/42

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