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R. Journet

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1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.

of 201a Harrow Road, Paddington, London, W2. (1922)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Paddington 4246. Cables: "Populapuzz, Westbourne, London". (1929)

Ditto Address. Telephone: Cunningham 4246. (1947)

The firm of R. Journet and Co, of London, designed more than one hundred innovative glass-top dexterity games beginning in 1891 and continuing through the 1960's.

"A good puzzle should be simple in idea. It should explain itself without any long instructions and it should look attractive." Robert William Journet, 1927,

  • 1922 British Industries Fair Advert for Kindergarten Toys, Puzzles, etc. (Stand No. F.61) [1]
  • 1929 British Industries Fair Advert as Puzzle Specialist. Manufacturers of the R. J. Series of Popular Puzzles and Kindergarten Occupations. (Toys, Games and Baby Carriages Section - Stand Nos. C.32 and C.37) [2]
  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Popular Series of "R. J." Puzzles, Glass Top Puzzles, Problem Puzzles, Educational Sewing Sets, Advertising Novelties, The Bubbler, etc. (Olympia, 3rd Floor, Stand No. K.2423) [3]

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