thepuzzlesivedone

Buttons from the Steamboat Arabia Collection

On September 5th, 1856, the Great White Arabia, a sidewheel Steamboat hit a log and sank. The passengers and crew survived, but the cargo sunk to the bottom of the Missouri River. In 1988 five Steamboat enthusiasts managed to excavate the frontier supplies from the wreckage. Jewellery, china, perfume, champagne, cognac, medicine, textiles, clothing, tools, hardware, and fresh bottled food were all recovered from the sunken Steamboat. 

This round Springbok 500 piece puzzle shows some of the antique buttons, thimbles, pins, hooks and scissors found on the Arabia. This puzzle was manufactured in 1992, is the first in the Steamboat Arabia series and has three missing pieces. 

Advertisements
This entry was published on December 12, 2016 at 5:08 pm. It’s filed under 500piece, Arts and Crafts, Circular Puzzle, Jigsaw Puzzles, Missing Pieces, Springbok, Vintage and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: