Last updated 2nd September,  2012.

The aim of this list was originally to accompany a 5000+-database listing of puzzles that we have compiled with each manufacturer. We are now publishing it as an aid to collectors of puzzles. If you manufacture Jigsaw puzzles please let us know your details so that we can add it to the list. We are also happy to add links to retail outlets of a particular brand of puzzle.

Producers still thought to be in current production indicated by ^
AAW1=Animal Awareness, unit 8, Executive Park, 229-233 Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Herts. England Al1 4TA AAW2=Animal Awareness, Unit 1, The Woodside Industrial Park, Works Road, Letchworth, Herts, SG6 1LD. Ceased trading October/November, 2002. Puzzles printed by JR Puzzles

Aby=Abydos Ltd
AB1=Anthony Bridge

Arrow Games Formed 11/10/1965 AG1=Arrow Games Limited, AG2=Arrow Games Limited made in the Republic of Ireland,(see AG8)

AG3=Arrow Products a Division of Milton Bradley made in Ireland (MB bought 74% of AG in 6/1972)   AG4=made in U.S.A. By Milton Bradley Co., Springfield, Mass.
AG5=Arrow Games Division of Milton Bradley made in Ireland AG6=Arrow Puzzles a Division of Milton Bradley Ltd made in  Republic of Ireland AG7=Arrow Puzzles (logo only) AG8=Arrow Games Limited, made in Ireland (sticker) AG9=Arrow Games Mauriane Trading PTY Ltd under Berne and Universal Copyright Convention AG10=Arrow Puzzles © Mauriane Trading PTY Ltd. Made in Australia.

AI1=Anker International PLC, MK16 9FX. ^AI2=Anker International, RMS Ltd, PO Box8, Swinton, Manchester, M27 4BS

APM=Austin Project Marketing ltd, 29 Marlebone Rd, London

BB1=Blue Bird Jig-saw Library Private Co.
B&S1=B&S MADE IN ENGLAND (B&S Manufacturing and distribution Co Ltd 472 Caledonian Road, London, N.7.)
^BBB1=Bear, Bear & Bear Ltd., Greetham, Rutland, LE15 7NG

BCA1=Produced by Book Club Associates
BEL1=A Bell Product BEL2= A Bell Product, framed
BES=A "BESTIME" PRODUCT Made in England (B&S?)
^BG1=Begg Todifer Ltd. The Puzzle Store, Meadowhall Sheffield, 1994-
^BM=Puzzle Mania. Brand Markers Int. (Print Division), Initial House, Langford Road, Weston-Super-Mare Avon BS23 3PQ
BTP1=Big top BTP2=Big Top with Hope
BUL=Bulmers Woodpecker and Strongbow Ciders
^BV1=Distributed by BV Leisure Huntingdon Cambs BV2=Distributed by BV Leisure Huntingdon Cambs BE PUZZLED LOMBARD MARKETING BLOOMFIELD CT 06002. See also

^CAS1=Castile Made In England By Castile Games and Toys Ltd Whippendell Road Watford Herts WD1 7PG CAS2=Made in England
by Rembrandt Games Ltd Whippendell Road, Watford, Herts, WD1 7PG
^CH=Exclusively designed and made by Country House Treasures, Yorkshire, England (Shield symbol)

CHO1=Christ’s Hospital Enterprises Ltd. The County House, Christ’s Hospital, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 7YP

^CHT1=Cheatwell Games, Lower, Chinnor, Oxfordshire

 ^CIT1=Citadel Puzzles, PO Box 20, Petersfield, Hants, GU32 2YJ
CON=Condor Made in England

CPL=Carwood Printing Ltd. 440 Park Road, Liverpool, L8 9RS
CRO=Crown Made in England CRO2=Crown Puzzle, Imported by David Hassall PLC Fleetwood, Lancs, FY7 7NY (Different Co.)
^CRO3=Crown Puzzle, Imported by Tebro Toys and Games Manchester M8 8HD
CT=Casse tete
CVT=Chad Valley Chad Valley Toys 242-246 Marylebone London NW1 6JL
^CVG1=Chad Valley Games Room CVG2=Just Chad Valley with Barcode CVG3=Produced in UK for Chad Valley Toys 242-246 Marylebone Road, London NW1 6JL with barcode. CVG4=Produced for Woolworths 242-246 Marylebone Road, London NW1 6JL See also WW1.

DA=(C) DONALD ART INC Made in England
DM1=Daily Mail (Northcliffe House LONDON, EC4)

EC1=Produced in England by Elm Crown Publicity
EL1=William Ellis & Co Kelvin House, 82 Faringdon St. (WELCOM PUZZLES)
EP1=Empire Puzzles
EX1=Made in U.K. for Express Gifts Ltd. BB5 5JY

^F1=Falcon Games Limited Hatfield, Herts. Made in England (Travellers Lane, Welham Green, Hatfield AL9 7JD), founded c1976 by Harry Johndorf F2=with barcode F3=With barcode and CE F4=Hatfield and Falcon International Oude Schans 72, 1011 LE Amsterdam, The Netherlands (see #JU1) F5=Hatfield, Jumbo (no reference to Holland) F6 Made in EU Falcon Games with HHE and Jumbo Symbol                                                

^FB1=FIREBIRD PUZZLES, manufacturers of wooden puzzles and customised puzzles, - contact is Dave Cooper and home address is "Clarendon", Parsonage Road, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 5TA
FE1=Felstead Agencies 20-21 Took's Court, LONDON, EC4

FF1=Family Favourite (1950’s/1960’s)
FV1=FEVA London, NW10 7UL

G=GOODWIN (Strome & Co. J. Goodwin, J. B. Browning 1-9 Baker Street London W1 from 1892-1944. Moved to 92 Victoria Street by 2/1950 and 37 Soho Square London W1 by 3/1954)
^GG1=Gibson's Games H.P. Gibson & Sons Ltd. Greenlea Park, Prince Georges Rd. London. SW19 2RB.
GOOD COMPANION GC1=Picture framed by jigsaw pattern, GC2=Picture fills cover with details label GC3=later style with CM, man and dog in circle Regd. Trade Mark. GC4=Made in England with Dog. Made by Tower Press or Hope? GC5=Just name, Made
in England, no of pieces in white edged piece. GC6=Just name, Made in England, No. in black spot. GC7=Good Companion, Made in England no of pieces in red on picture. GC8=Good Companion in rosette.                                                                              

GR1=Grovely Unit 5, Building C, Dinton Business Park, Catherine Ford Rd, Dinton, Salisbury, SP3 5HZ (seeJHG1)

^GW1=Games Workshop, Box Made in England, Pieces Made in West Germany.


HOPE (see TS, T. Hope ref 4/1973 -Dutch sister Company Mulder & Zoon, part of Ray Turner Group) H1=Made in England Thomas Hope Ltd H2=Made in England H3=Hope a Hestair Product H4=Hope Good Companion H5=Hope Hestair Products
HP1=Hestair Puzzles HP2= Hestair Hope Ltd Oldham HP3=Made in England by Hestair Puzzles, puzzles in H logo

HA1=Harvey’s Mile End, Main Street, Doune, Scotland PK16 6BY HA2=as HA1 but Harvey’s Map Services
^HGP1=The Historical Game Co. 57 Rowsley Street, Leicester

^HOL1=Holland Publishing PLC Woodford Green Essex IG8 8HD

^HOP1=The House of Puzzles Ltd, Clayton Court, Invergordon, Scotland, IV18 0SB

HUP1= A Humbrol Product Humbrol Ltd., Marfleet Hull North Humberside HU9 5NE Made in England

HUP2= A Humbrol Product © Humbrol Ltd., Marfleet Hull, England. Made in china  (to 2006)

ID1=Ingham Day (Formed 11/11/1971)
IPC=IPC Magazines Ltd Multi Media Promotions SEE MM1
J1=Jacaranda Jigsaw Puzzles
JH=James Hamilton Ltd JH2=with globe symbol (taken over by Grovely 2003)

^JHG1 James Hamilton Grovely Unit 7 The Boscombe Centre, Mills Way, Amesbury, Wiltshire,SP4 7RX
^JR1=JR jigsaws, Handley Printers Ltd, Stockport (purchased Jigsaw Section of Raphael Toys in 1979)                                                                                     
JR2=pieces round edge J piece R jigsaws JR3=JR Puzzles (in square on 5 coloured stripes) JR4=JpieceR no of pieces in piece in corner (like Ingham Day)

K=Kaleidoscope P.O. Box 19 Swindon in association with G.W. Breughel printer 1427AP Amstelhoek Holland

^KFT1=KFT, 5-6 Baliscate Estate, Tobermory, Scotland, PA75 6QA
KG=KG (Geeson & Wolff ltd KG House Dallington, Northampton, (greetings cards), jigsaws from 1972)

KX1=KOLORBAX Langley Series

L1=Levine Products Ltd, Unit A11, Sterling Industrial Estate, Rainham Road South, Dagenham, Essex RM10 8RN
LEP1=Leisure Products Unit 1A, Sterling Industrial Estate, Rainham Road South, Dagenham, Essex RM10 8RN
LP1=Lazer products ltd prospect house Victoria Road Leeds LS27 9DD

M=Majestic (Made in England)
^M&F1=Mouth and Foot Painters Association, London.
MC1=Macmillan Journals Ltd, Little Essex St. London, WC2R 3LF. Ref 11/1972

^M&S1=M&S PLC PO Box 3339 Chester CH99 9QS Made in Germany

^MH1=Moat House Products, Moat House, Warboys Road, Pidley, Cambs. PE17 3DA.                                 

^MK1=Mikes Eye, Uldale Old School, Wigton, Cumbria
MI1=Miscellania Made in England


MG=Mind Games U.K. Ltd, Dugard House, Peartree Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 5UL.
MM1=Multi Media Promotions IPC promotions ltd SEE IPC
MP=Mandolin Puzzles, 9 Elia Street, London N. 1.(ceased production October, 1998) Mrs Lalage Waldman last proprietor.

MS1=Michael Stansfield Product Made In England (m—MSst— in square logo)

^NG1=National Gallery Publications, Made in GB
^NH1=British Museum Natural History

NI1=New Internatonal Publications Oxford, U.K.
NL1=Nicheline, The Puzzle Store, Meadowhall Sheffield. 1991-1994 see BG1
^NT1=National Trust

O=Onsworld Ltd, 6 Wash Way, Stamford, Lincs PE9 1XJ
OP=Omnia Pastimes Ltd Radlett                                                                                                                    

^OH1=Otter House. OH2=(C) Otter House (Licensing) Ltd Tel +44(0)1392 427333 Made in China

PA1=Palace Made in England by Fun Productions

^PB1=Jigsaw Puzzles by Padblocks 41 Denmark St. Wokingham, Berks. RG11 2BA ^PKH1=Parker Hilton Manchester, U.K. Made in EU,
^PT1=Past Times Turl Street Oxford England  PT2= Past Times Oxford England OX8 6BA Celtic brooch PT3=Past Times Oxford England Celtic Brooch (no postcode)
PL=paul lamond games
Philmar P1=philmar torch registered trade mark P2=large P extending over "hilm" in Philmar P3=PHILMAR with horn blower symbol P4=Rewell Ltd Halifax HX2 0AR P5=Philmar made in England The Great Games Company Peterborough PE2 7JD Cambs UK. See the list for Philmar Puzzles
P&R=P&R (pre 1960's manufacturer)

^P&P1=Puzzles and Pastimes Ltd, Unit 1 Planet Road, Ardwick-Le-Street, Doncaster, DN6 7AW
PP1=Pictorial Productions 27 Camp Road, Leeds 7

^PR1=Pollard Boxes Ltd of South Wigston, Leicester  LE18 4YH.  boxes have similarities with the boxes used by JR puzzles. PR2=Pollard Boxes Ltd Feldspar Close, Enderby, Leicester LE19 4SD Direct Dial 0116 2725443

Fax 0116 2752567e-mail: website (BY 2005)

PM1=Picture Maps Made in U.K.

^PO1=Portland Puzzles, Blackpool FY6 8JF

^PU1=Puzzled Up

Q=Mammoth Puzzles, The Queensway Press, 10 Great Queen Street, London WC2. (1930’s)

RD1=Rainbow Designs
RG1=Regency Made in England (1950's similar to Tower Press)
RT=Raphael Toys Stockport

^SC1=from studio cards catalogue 1995
SH1=A.B. SHAW & CO 3 Creed Lane London EC4 "MATCHLESS" SERIES interlocking stamped out, beautiful coloured pieces (B&S?)
^SM1=St. Michael manufactured and packed in Eire SM2=Made in Eire for Marks & Spencers Baker Street
^SO=Sovereign Publications 3 East Street St. Ives Cambs PE17 4PB
SP=SP Puzzles SP Toys Ltd Made in England (Knutsford, moved to Warrington by 12/1979)
SPG=Spears Games
SUP1=Supreme Made in England (like tower press of 1950's)

^SP1=Susan Prescot Games Ltd, Martins Lane, Stockbridge, Hampshire SO20 6BL

^TA1=Talon, Made for and distributed by Talon International Ltd, Coventry, CV1 4JY c2003                                                              

T=Tallon Made in England. (Small St. Bristol) ball pen co. & Jigsaws c1962-c1977
^TB=Tower bridge, London
TL1=Trolbourne Ltd 25 Nelson Road Greenwich, London SE10

^TM1=Tensor Marketing Ltd, Yarm Road Business Park, Darlington 

TOU=Touret Made in England
Tower Press TP0=Early logo with large brick middle tower TP1=A Tower Press Jigsaw below three towers (at 44A Westbourne Grove from 1947 to 1/5/60 then Walthamstow, No 3825 c1964 TP Guiterman 4884 pre decimal)
TP2=Tower Press London Ltd Made in England or Published in England by Tower Press (London) Ltd (London Ltd by 5/1960 but not on boxes at first) TP3=Tower Press A Member of The Guiterman Group of Companies (Guiterman acquired company in 5/1961, last Ad 6/1965. Tower Press London Ltd. new company taking over Guiterman assets purchased by Waddingtons 6/1966. By 11/1967 still a separate company but exchanging ideas and know-how) TP4=Symbol separate from made in England TP5=Tower Press Printed and Made in England TP6=Made by Waddingtons Oulton Leeds with Tower Press Motif TP8=A Tower Press Product Made in England. TP9=Tower Press Made and Printed in England See the list for Tower Press Puzzles            
TRU1=Truview made in england
TS=Topsail productions (Thomas Hope and Sankey Hudson Ltd, 72 Chapel Town St. Manchester founded 1945 ref 1/1963)

UNK1=Unknown Publisher - number of pieces enclosed in transparent piece, made in England
UNK2=no maker UNK3=no maker British Made UNK4=no maker UNK5=no maker UNK6=no maker UNK7=unknown, made in England, title and no of pieces in circle on front UNK8=unknown maker  UNK11=no maker (Made in England) UNK12=unknown, MADE IN ENGLAND, UNK13=no maker UNK14=no maker UNK15=Made in UK
V1=Victory Made in England (With artwork of people around a table making a puzzle, it is 1920s, Victory Artistic with no picture on the box, gold labels with red lettering are 1930-1945; red paper with gold lettering 1945-1960s.  V2=Victory Jig-saw puzzles Made in England by G J Hayter & Co Ltd Boscombe Bournemouth (pre 1970) V3="victory" (regd.) wood jig-saw puzzles J. W. Spear and Sons PLC-Hayter Division, 31 Parlmerston Road Bournemouth BH1 4JD (after 1970)

Mr. Brian Price High Trees, 5 Grange Close, Everton, Lymington, Hants, SO41TY tel 01590 645417  has published a detailed study of the history etc of Victory Puzzles cost £10 inc p&p with a supplement list of the puzzle series and names cost £4 incl p&p.

W1=waddington's games ltd V=vari-piece Q=qualitex board W2=Waddingtons House of Games Ltd W3=Waddingtons Printed & Made in England W4=Waddingtons Hasbro International INC distributed in U.K. By Waddington Games Castle Gate Oulton Leeds W5=Waddingtons Hasbro International INC Hasbro Consumer Services Caswell Way Newport W6=Hasbro International INC distributed in U.K. By Waddington Games Caswell Way Newport printed in Ireland W10=Waddingtons Victory W11=Waddingtons ©2004 Hasbro Produced for Woolworths 242-246 Marylebone Road, London NW1 6JL W12=Printed in GB by John Waddington of Kirkstall Ltd.
WAG1=Welldon Agencies, Union Mills, Isle of Man.

WC1=Watkins Chambers, Waddington

^WEN1=The Wentworth Wooden Jigsaw Club. Manufacturers of wooden puzzles E-mail:
WFA=W(with crown) made in u.k.=Fine Art Developments PLC, ^WHS1=The W.H. Smith Collection, SW1W 8NR
WPU=Whitman WPUK=made in England Whitman Publishing (UK) Limited.
WPS=Whitman Publishers U.K. Made in Spain WP3=Whitman Publishing U.K. WP8=Made in Spain for Whitman Publishing (UK) Limited
WPP1=Whitman Publishing (UK) Ltd A Pentos Company
WPP=Whitman a Member of the Pentos Group WPP1=Whitman Publishing (UK) Ltd a Pentos Company WPP2=Pentos Publishing and Bookselling Group Ltd Made in Spain
WIPP=World International Publishing Co a Pentos CO (formed 12/1979) WIPS=World International Publishing Co a Pentos Co made in Spain

WW1=Woolworth PLC 242-246 Marylebone Road, London NW1 6JL WWW.WOOLWORTHS.CO.UK
Z=Zodiac Toys Manton Lane Manton Bedford Made in EEC


^#AG1=AGL, Milan
#AP1=American Publishing Corporation 125 walnut street. Watertown MA 02172   
#AF=Afdeling Personeels Voorziening Postbus 20703 2500ES Den Haag
^#AS1=Altenburg-Stralsundunder Sielkarten AG 7022 Leinfelden-Echterdingen. Made in West Germany. ASS with Heart.
#AS2-as #AS1 but 1765 HEART AS (Altenburg Ltd. Altenburg House, Thorpe Arch Trading Estate, Wetherby LS23 7BQ, to 3000 pieces in quality green board and fantasy range ref 6/1984)

^#AU Mary Lush (Dr) aupuzzle, 20 Middlesex Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria 3127, Australia

^#BC=BCF Borne Holland Wild Horse. #BC2=Wild Horse BCF INT by Almelo Holland
#BG1=Buffalo Games INC PO Box 85, 601 Amherst St. Buffalo NY. Manufactured in US by Buffalo Games INC
#BR=Produced and Distributed by Battle Road Press PO BOX 367 Lexington Mass 02173

Canadian Puzzles – further details can be found on

#C=Corgi made in Holland


^#CA1=Crown & Andrews PTY PO Box 2531 Reading Berks RG4 5TS (Australian Co)

^#CE1=Ceaco 70 Bridge Street, Newton MA 02458 Founded 1987

^#CH1=Central Hobby, 3 piece logo (Japan)
#CI1=Produced by Ceaco Inc. Watertown MA D2172 (USA)
#CL=CLEMENTONI Made in Italy. Clementoni S.P.A. 62019 Lecceinati MC Italia. #CL2=CLEMENTONI 62019 Recanati (MC) Italy. ^#CL3=Made in Italy Clementoni Zona Industriale Fontenoce 62019 Recanati (MC) Italy

#DI1=Diset SA Colle C Sector B Zone France 08040 Barcelona

#DR1=Druron 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine France

^#DT1=D-Toys Sf Georghe Roumania Established 2001

#ED1=Educa Sallent SA Picanyol 11 08208 Sabadell Spain

#ED2=Made in Spain by Educa Borras SA Orsona1, 08192 Sant Quirze Del Valles, Barcelona, Spain {no website} Fix Puzzle Symbol

^#ED3=Made in Spain by Educa Borras SA Orsona1, 08192 Sant Quirze Del Valles, Barcelona, Spain Puzzle Passion Logo,

^ Printed in Canada, Manufactured in USA. Founded in 1987 and based in Montreal, Canada.
^#EU1=Euro Puzzle made in Holland #EU2=Euro Games PO Box 4076, 2980 GB Ridderkerk Holland

^#F=Fame Puzzles made in EEC Holland ('do in the box'format) #F2=Fame Puzzles Spee Puzzle Production BV Heemslede Holland
^#FK1=Fink U.S.A.

#FM=Family Puzzle Made in West Germany
#FN1=FN Productions Made in EEG
^#FV1=Favorit Ptzag NL-3600 Maarssen made in Holland. #FV2=Favorit PTZAG NL-3899BK Zeewolde Made in Holland
^#FX=FX Schmid #FX2=Schmid Puzzle, D-8210 Prien (arn Chiemsee) Bochstrasse 17 Made in West Germany #FX3=Schmid Spiel + Freizeit GMBH (child with arms up symbol) #FX4=FX Schmid/USA INC Salem NH Made in USA

#FX7= Made by Schmid Spiel + Freizeit GMBH 8537 Eching PO Box 1165 Germany #FX8= Schmidt Spiel + Freizeit 8057 Eching Germany – 4 colour S in Schmidt Puzzle

#FX5=Made in France © FX Schmid U.S.A. Neilston NH 03858 #FX6=F.X. Schmid/USA Salem NH Made in USA

#G=Guild 100 Produced in USA by Western Publishing CO INC Racine Winconsin
#GA= Manufactured under licence in the U.K. The Missing Link Trading CO. Ltd from the Great American Puzzle Factory U.S.A. Made in UK

^#HH1=Made in Holland by Hausemann En Hotte NV Amsterdam (JUMBO PUZZLES-see JU1)
^#HM1=(C) Hall Mark Cards INC Kansas City MO 64141 Made in USA. See #SH Springbok was founded in 1963, Hallmark purchased the company in 1967.

^#HN1=Holdson Thomas Holdsworth and Sons 386 Rosebank Rd, Avondale, Auckland 1026, New Zealand, PO Box 71 086, Rosebank, Auckland 1348, New Zealand Establised 1939
#HO1=Hoyle Products A division of Brown and Bigelou INC St. Paul MN 55164 Made in U.S.A.
#HP1=Oli-Verlag NV-Friedrich W. Heye Verlag GMBH Post Fach 1320 8028 Taufkirchen Bei Munchen Printed in Germany

#HP2=Friedrich W. Heye Verlag KG Postfach 1480 8025 Unterhaching bei Munchen, Germany

#HP3=F W Heye Verlag GMBH. Munchen/Hamburg

#HP4=F W Heye Verlag GMBH Hans-Henny Jahann-Weg 35 D-2000 Hamburg 76

^#HP5=KV&H Verlag GmbH Ottobrunner Str. 41 82008 Unterhaching merged firm created in 2010

#IC1=Impact Colorado, Made in U.S.A.
^#IT=International Team Italy

Japanese Puzzles full details can be found on

#JA1=JAYMAR Specialty Co. 200 Fifth Ave. New York, U.S.A.

#JB1=Jack-in-the-Box Custom Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles, at, Scott Stafford 94 Tallowood Drive
Medford, NJ  08055
#JS=A Sands Puzzle Manufactured in Australia by John Sands PTY. Ltd (JS Hourglass Symbol)      

#JU1=Made by Jumbo International PO Box 1729, 1000BS Amsterdam NL, .

#JU2=(c) Jumbo International Amsterdam Made by Jumbo International PO Box 1729, 1000BS Amsterdam

^#JU3=Jumbo International Zaandam Made by Jumbo International PO Box 2224 1500GE Zaandam

^#K=Kodacolor Puzzles
^#KI1=King International, PO box 1052 1400BB Bussum, The Netherlands.

#KI2=King Puzzle (Medal logo no address)
#KP1=Konstanz Puzzle

#LT1=Linda Toys Made in Holland

#M1=five coloured circles #M2=five coloured circles Made in Holland/EEC

^#MP1=Masterpieces Puzzle Company 2843 W Masterpieces Drive, Tuscon, AZ85741
^#MB01=Milton Bradley Company, #MB02= Milton Bradley Company, Made in USA, #MB03=Copyright by Milton Bradley Co. Springfield MASS Made in USA, #MB04= Milton Bradley Company under Berne & universal conventions Printed in USA, #MB05= Milton Bradley Company under Berne & universal copyright convention,  #MB06=Milton Bradley Company Springfield Massachusetts under Berne & universal copyright convention Made in USA, #MB07=Milton Bradley Company under Berne & universal copyright convention Made in USA, #MB08=Milton Bradley Company Springfield Massachusetts under Berne & universal copyright convention, #MB09=Milton Bradley Company Springfield Massachusetts Made in USA, #MB1=Milton Bradley International Made in Ter Apel Holland #MB3=MB Puzzle Vervaardigd in Ter Apel Netherland #MB2=MB Puzzle Made in Ter Apel, Holland #MB4=Milton Bradley Ltd Carwell Way Newport Gwent #MB7=Milton Bradley Company Springfield MA 01101 A Subsiduary of Hasbro INC Made in USA #MB9=Hasbro International Inc ARR Made in Ter Apel Holland #MB10=Hasbro INT INC ARR Made in the EU Hasbro UK Caswell Way Newport (also see W4/W5) #MB11=MB Puzzle <c> Hasbro Canada INC, Longuevil, Quebec J4G 1GZ Made in USA #MB12=MB Puzz 3D Wrebit Inc Hasbro International INC (see #PN1 & AG4) #MB13=Milton Bradley International BV under Berne & universal copyright Conventions Made in Holland #MB14=Milton Bradley Co (only) #MB15=Milton Bradley International BV under Berne & universal copyright Conventions Made in Republic of Ireland #MB16 Milton Bradley, Distributed in U.K. by Hasbro, Made in E.U. #MB17 Milton Bradley Made in Waterford, Eire #MB18=MB Puzzle Hasbro Canada Lonqueil Quebec Made in USA, #MB19=MB International N.V. subsidiary of Milton Bradley Company U.S.A. under Berne & universal copyright convention Made in USA.
#MT1=Mattel, Made in Australia.

#MU1=MULDER Holland

^NO= NZOrgan jigsaw puzzles 235 Ilam Road, Christchurch, New Zealand .
#NP1=The Nine Productions Daisheng (M) SDN, BHD, Made in Malaysia

#O=Ostoy Trading B.V. Keurmeesterstraat 18-2984 BA Ridderkerk Holland

#PB=Parker Brothers Games Ltd Manufactured in Canada

#PEN1=Penelope, Switzerland (no details can you supply any details of puzzles of over 400 pieces?)

#PK=Pelikan AG D-3000 Hannover 1 Made in Germany
#PL1=Piatnik Puzzles A-1141 Wien Made in Austria

#PF1=Playfair products AB, Helsinki, Finland, Made in Holland

#P=Playmakers made in GDR
#PT=Made in Holland (symbol red spot inside 2 circles) Playtime, Schiedam Holland
#PT2=Playtime Productions BV Postbus 44110 3006HC Rotterdam Holland

#PM1=Produced and Distributed under License by PMS International Far East Ltd. Hong Kong

#PE1=Puzzle Empire

^#PN1=Puzzle Nathan Wrebit Toys & Games Manufactured, Made in Canada, Canada 1440 Quest St. Calhorns Suite 325 Montreal Quebec, USA 3266 Hyde Road Carsonville Michigan 48419 (see #MB12) #PN2=Puzzle Nathan Jeux Nathan S.A. Paris France ^#PN3=Big Box Ltd. 7 Newman Lane, The Industrial Estate, Alton, Hants, GU34 2QR ref 6/1984. By 1/1965 name and brand changed to Nathan (Box France, contents Spain). #PN4=Jeux Nathan SA 3-5 Avenue Gallieni 94250 Gentilly France Made in France (JN in rounded oval). #PN5=Puzzles j)Nathan in red square (c1976)

#PO1=Pony Made in Holland

#PS=Puzzle Salzberg (no maker)

^#RB=Ravensburger #RB1=Ravensburger Bessemer Close Bicester Oxfordshire ^#RB2=Ravensburger Spielverlag Postfach 1860 D-88188 Ravensburg Bessemer Close Bicester Oxon OX6 0JD
#RB3=Made in France Ravensburger Spielverlag Postfach 1860 D-88188 Ravensburg 0JD

#RB4=Ravensburger (with yellow bell in triangle symbol)

#RB5=Made in Germany for Ravensburger Ltd. Unit 1 Avonbury Business Park, Howes Lane, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 2UD (Pre #RB1/2?) also see

#RB6=Made in Germany for Ravensburger Ltd. Unit 1 Avonbury Business Park, Howes Lane, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 2UD

#RB7= Ravensburger Spielverlag Postfach 1860 D-88188 Ravensburg Germany

^#RB8=Ravensburger Spielverlag Postfach 1860 D-88188 Ravensburg, Made in Germany

#RO1=Rose Puzzles and Games, Wolfgang Rose, Kanalstrasse 18 16348 Marlein Werder
#RW=The Rainbow Works, New York, New York 10022 Distributed by Kingsley Paige PLC Peterborough PE2 9JJ

^#SA=Spielkartenfabriken AG 7022\Leinfelden-Echterdingen W.G.-
^#SC=Produced in Holland for Scandcor Marketing AB Sweden SC2=Scandcor(no other details)

^#SE1=Made in Holland for Selegiochi Trezzono Str Milano
^#SH=Springbok (C) Hallmark Cards INC Kansas City MO 64141 Made in USA. 1967-2002. #SH2= Springbok © Allied Products INC Kansas City MO 64127 2002- Also see #HM

^#SI1=Spilsbury Puzzle Co., Oak Brook , Illinois

#SK1=SKALA (dutch manufacturer may be series title)

^#SM1=Smile Puzzles R.S.A.

#SO1=Somerville Industries Ltd, London Ontario. Made in Canada

More details at

^#SP=Spee Puzzle Production BV Glipperdreef 212 PO Box 572 2103WN Heemstede Holland Made in EEC
^#SP2=Spee Puzzle Production BV Heemstede/ Holland Made in EU 

#SS=Sports Seen Products Made in Eire

^#ST1=Sunsout U.S.A.

^#TH1=Thomas Holdsworth & Son, Auckland, New Zealand

 ^#TZ1=Tesselz I Project A Division of Panda Enterprises PO Box 46916 Cincinnati OH45248

^#TR1=Trefl SA Armii Krajowez 137-139 Sopot Poland. Founded in 1985 by Kazimiery Wierzbickis and his brother. Trefl is polish for the Club suit which looks like the clover leaf shape of a jigsaw piece. #TR2= White club above yellow box.
#TP1=A Product of Top Puzzles, Euro Games PO Box 4067 2980 GB Ridderkerk, Holland

#TX1=1000 Puzzle Made in Holland

#TY1=Trim Toy's Treder & Co Wuppertal-Germany

#UJ1=Underground Jigsaw Puzzle, A Product of International Polygonics Ltd, New York City, Made in USA.
#UN1=Made in E.E.C. (Imprime holland) (Fame Puzzles?)
^#VA1=Variant PO Box 44110, 3006 HC, Rotterdam Holland

#WB=Warren Built Rite Puzzles Warren Paper Products Co, Lafayette Indiana
#WB2=Rose Art Brand, Manufactured by Rose Art Industries by Warren Industries INC Made in USA
#WB4=Rose Art Brand since 1923 Rose Art Industries 3200 South St. Lafayette IN Made in U.S.A.

#WB5=Rose Art Industries Livingstone NJ Made in U.S.A.

#WG=Whitman Guild printed in USA by Western Publishing Co Inc Racine Wisconsin (bought in Brunei)
#WG2=Golden Guild Western Publishing Co Inc Racine Wisconsin
^#WG3=Golden Gallery Made in USA by Western Publishing Co Inc Racine Wisconsin 53404

#WG4=WPC International Produced in USA by Western Publishing Co Inc Racine Wisconsin 53404
#WG5=Golden Guild Whitman Golden Ltd, Cambridge Ontario, NIR 5X2 Canada, Made in U.S.A.
#WG6=Whitman Crown Guild

#WM1=White Mountain Puzzles Inc, PO Box 818 Jackson, NH03846

#WI1=Word Impressions

^#WO1=A product of World Games PO Box2 B-8760 Meulebeke Made in EEC

^#WR1=Made in Canada Irwin Toy Ltd Canada 43 Hanna Avenue Toronto ONT M6K1X6
#WS=Waddington Sanders Ltd, Bromalea, Ontario. Made in Canada (WS) Maple leaf symbol

^#YM1=Yanoman (red piece), #YM2=YM joined logo

If you can add additional information to the above list please contact us. Also  See the list for Tower Press Puzzles Also See the list for Philmar Puzzles

A copy of a 7,000 entry list of "Cardboard Jigsaws of the Elizabethan Age" based on the above list of manufacturers can be obtained by sending £7.00

to our address at Royal Mail

Jigthings Limited has developed a range of jigsaw puzzle accessories that are very comprehensive.  Their website is Although they don’t actually sell jigsaw puzzles they do sell products that are of interest to all jigsaw puzzlers so you might find it of interest.


or Royal mail

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