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."
The puzzle depicts the Auckland-Wellington train, near Taumarunui, with an advertisement for New Zealand's Scenic Railways at the top of the jigsaw.
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Maker
Production date
1930s
Media/Materials
Card
Measurements
259 x 202mm
Production place
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Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1991/4/41

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