SHORT ANSWER: Meffert's puzzle club is dead!
MORE: Meffert is alive and is trying to get back into the puzzle
business - if you want specific information Jerry Slocum, beverly
hills has been in conatct with him.
PUZZLE CLUBS, ETC.:
1 - the economics of a puzzle club is that well made puzzles (both
from a design and engineering perspective) cost $20 and up.
2 - people interested in being current on whats happening in puzzles
should subscribe to CFF, Puzzletopia and possible ARM (all have been
I have been busy but CFF#25 (silver aniverssary; cost $18) is 5
volumes plus vendor catalogs (bandelow, constatin) and encompassses
the last 10 tears of puzzling around the world.
SOME RETAIL PUZZLE SOURCES: cubes: peter beck, usa bandelow, germany constatin, germany other: bits & pieces kadon jon foolery science museum shops
SOME WHOLESALE SOURCES:
USA, ISHI PRESS - JAPANESE PUZZLES
USA, TUCKER-JONES TAVERN PUZZLES (what Bush does on way to camp
SOME NEWER PUZZLES:
magic cross, germany
new rubiks, europe
square one, milton bradley - in stores soon
** INTERNATIONAL PUZZLE PARTY (200+ worldwide attendees) 3/30/91 in
LA. Admittance by invitation.
FURTHER DISCUSSION REQUESTED.