~ Background HISTORY of the Hexadecimal Puzzle   ~


(Owners of Original Purchases from Binary Arts -- now ThinkFun)
'O R I G I N A L'   Purchases
Fred Beavon --  Michel van Ipenburg

There are now  2   names entered into the (Original Purchases from Binary Arts) section of this hall for this puzzle.












(Owners of Original Purchases from Binary Arts -- now ThinkFun)
'O R I G I N A L'   Purchases (from other collectors)
Cameron Mclean

There is now  1   name entered into the (Original Purchases from Binary Arts . . . from-other-collectors) section of this hall for this puzzle.












(Owners of  'ORIGINALS' )
( 'inherited' from auction purchases)

Jane Florer
( "It has a Binary Arts logo (a linked “ba” ), and the patent number stamped on the bottom ." )
( "I believe Dad bought this off of ebay, probably sometime in the last 10 or 15 years." )

There is now  1   name entered into the (auction 'inheritance') section of this hall for this puzzle.













(Owners of  'ORIGINALS' )
(Auction Purchases)

 Richard Whiting --  Rob Stegmann --  Jaap Scherphuis --  Matti Linkola -- (Matti's friend Pekka)
Patty L. Smith --  Stanislav Tvrdik -- AG -- ESTE --  Pantazis Houlis -- Ryann Smith Marcio
Juan Perez -- Daniel Sing -- Jim Bunstock --  Huso Taso

There are now  14   names entered into the (auction purchases) section of this hall for this puzzle.













(Owners of Bill Wylie copies)
B i l l    Wy l i e    c o p i e s

Michel van Ipenburg --  Goetz Schwandtner --  Huso Taso

There's an ongoing movement which is giving rise to a resurgence of this wonderful rarity. Bill Wylie from Australia is the craftsman that has started it all. All those folks who purchase a Hexadecimal 'copy' from him is encouraged to enter his/her name here in this special section

There are now  3   names entered into the (Bill Wylie original) section of this hall for this puzzle made from Tasmanian Myrtle .












(Owners of Dave Janelle copies)
D a v e    J a n e l l e    c o p i e s

 Kevin Sadler    elemile   Cameron Mclean (copy #34)

There's yet another resurgence source for making these awesome wonders :    Creative Crafthouse

According to Dave, "A limited edition finely crafted puzzle in a beautiful presentation box. Each puzzle will be serialized with up to 190 units being produced .   Finely crafted in Maine cherry wood and handcrafted in Spring Hill, Florida, it is designed for puzzle-solvers, computer enthusiasts, and logical thinkers" .

There is now  3   names entered into the (Dave Janelle original) section of this hall for this puzzle .













(Owners of private sales copies -- of originals)
P r i v a t e    S a l e s    c o p i e s

John Haché

There is now  1   name entered into the (Private Sales) section of this hall for this puzzle .













Out of 7500 Hexadecimal Puzzles made, there are now  22   singular names entered into this Hall .

Only    7478   left to be placed . . . . .

(some on this page have Hexa's from multiple sources)


A very special 'Thanks' to all who have given their names on this page



LIST OF NAMES ENTERED : . . . in alphabetical order (names with numbers beside them are multiple owners)

  1. Fred Beavon
  2. Jim Bunstock
  3. elemile
  4. ESTE
  5. Jane Florer
  6. AG
  7. John Haché
  8. Pantazis Houlis
  9. Michel van Ipenburg (2)
10. Matti Linkola
11. Ryann Smith Marcio
12. Cameron Mclean (2)
13. Pekka (Matti's friend)
14. Juan Perez
15. Kevin Sadler
16. Jaap Scherphuis
17. Goetz Schwandtner
18. Daniel Sing
19. Patty L. Smith
20. Rob Stegmann
21. Huso Taso (2)
22. Stanislav Tvrdik
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Richard Whiting . . . . . (HALL moderator)