Tiger Jigsaw Puzzle


Brand: Springbok

Title: Tiger Tiger Burning Bright

Pieces: 500

Size: 18" x 23.5”

Many thanks to Jolanda in the Jigsaw Puzzle Enthusiasts Facebook Group for information details.

Brand: American Publishing Company

Title: Sitting Pretty (Bengal Tiger)

Artist: Ron Kimball 1985

Pieces: 550 (1 missing)

Size: 24" x 18" 

Overall Experience:  Great

Cut Quality:    Good

Board Quality: Good

Shape Cut: Random

Image Quality: Great

Hardest Area: dark green

Puzzle Dust? none

Finish Quality: Smooth-shiny

Box Quality: Great

Sealed Pieces Inside Box: no

Was this purchased new? no

Price: $2.00

Recommend Level: High

Time: 10 hours

Springbok, the Tiger Tiger Burning Bright is a Thrift store purchase. Very lucky for me all the pieces were there.

But I must explain first why these 2 tiger jigsaw puzzles are posted here together and there are so few progress photos.  It's because they were mixed together in the one Springbok box. And also luckily for me, the random cut shape of the Springbok pieces made it a little easier to define the difference between the two.

Obviously some of the Tiger-color pieces were tricky to sort out and I basically had to build both Tiger jigsaw puzzles at the same time.  But then on the flip side of that, some of the colors were easy to separate from the two.


Overall Experience:  Good

Cut Quality:    Good

Board Quality: Good

Shape Cut: Ribbon/grid

Image Quality: Great

Hardest Area: blue

Puzzle Dust? none

Finish Quality: Smooth

Box Quality: n/a

Sealed Pieces Inside Box: no

Was this purchased new? no

Price: included with Springbok puzzle

Recommend Level: medium

Time: 7 hours

This Tiger jigsaw puzzle is nameless and I have not ever been able to locate any information on it. Even with the ribbon-grid cut and the quality thickness, I cannot determine which brand it is. I do know it is not Ravensburger, Springbok or Cobble Hill Company brand. But the piece quality is decent and the image is captured perfectly in the reflection.  

Personally I always thought reflections in water would be challenging but I was pleasantly delighted to see how well this one went. Turns out, the sky and the water were the sluggish areas.

So to my surprise and delight, I ended up with 2 Tiger jigsaw puzzles: One complete Springbok and one mystery jigsaw puzzle. If you know the Title or Brand of this one, I certainly would like to know. Sadly it is missing only 1 piece and I made a substitute box with a printed image of the assembled puzzle.

The above jigsaw puzzle(s) have been added to my Puzzle Hobby Tracker 

I am in the process of recording all my past jigsaw puzzles that I still have for my walls and all my current puzzles.

Then I have the TO DO list that I am adding from my collection. 


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