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Altekruse Arjeu.jpg
Altekruse (CT1104 Jupiter), by Arjeu
Photo courtesy of Guillaume Largounez
Name
Altekruse
Year
1890
Availability
Available
Type
# of Pieces
From 12 to infinity
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Burr Level
2
Objective
Take apart and reassemble the puzzle
Other
Some references

Pentangle - Holey Cross (Altekruse 12)
Pentangle - Hybrid (Altekruse 14)
Pentangle - 13th Labour Of Hercules (Altekruse 36)
Lagoon - Newton Cross (Altekruse 12)
Arjeu - Prison CT15 (Extended Altekruse 12)

Arjeu - Jupiter CT1104 (Altekruse 12 ?)

The original Altekruse puzzle is made of 12 identical pieces. They can be extended to infinity in order to make puzzles with more and more pieces. Stewart Coffin describes the variations around this puzzle in The Puzzling World of Polyhedral Dissections.

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