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According to Anne Williams, Jigsaw Puzzles, An Illustrated History and Price Guide, Sifo produced puzzles circa 1945 to 1975.

En su libro, Jigsaw puzzles, una historia ilustrada y guía de valores[en inglés], Anne Williams dice que Sifo producieron puzzles circa 1945-1975.

Spanish translations are in magenta letters.

Country Vista"Country Vista"
"Vista del campo"

THE FAMOUS "ELVES" SERIES:

There was a Sifo series of puzzles [1950's] with the artwork of Bill Layne depicting elves in various scenes, including:
elves painting a car
elves working on a car on a lift
elves operating a car chassis hoist
elves working in a paint factory[?]
elves roofing a cottage, while others prepare to paint it
elves building their own treehouses; one painting a sign: NO Peddlers or BIRDS!
elves bathing in kitchen sink
elves mining in cave
elves deep sea diving for pearls
elves working in a foundry (pouring gold?)
elves panning for gold under a flowering cactus in the desert

Does anyone know any more about Layne or about this or similar series?
Yo creo que era una serie de puzzles de Sifo con el arte de Bill Layne pintando elfos. ¿Sabe usted algo de Layne o sobre esta serie u otras series?

elves laying blockselves laying cinder blocks and mortar ["from the Land of Hiawatha" - original box?]
"Desde la tierra de Hiawatha"

mining diamonds on the moonmining diamonds on the moon, title unknown.
minando diamantes en la luna, título desconocido

idol's eyeidol's eye, title unknown.
ojo del ídolo, título desconocido

his weight in precious jewelshis weight in precious jewels, title unknown.
su peso en joyas caras, título desconocido

jeweled jack-o'lanternjeweled jack-o'lantern, title unknown.
calabaza con cara y joyas, título desconocido

picture not availablelumber mill, title unknown, picture not available.
aserradero, título desconocido, no tenemos ninguna pintura

picture not availableclockmaker's shop, title unknown, picture not available.
haceadores de reloj, título desconocido, no tenemos ninguna pintura

electricianselectricians, unknown title, Bill Layne
electricistas, título desconocido

another version of the same scene as at left, elves building a house, Bill Layne, title unknown, picture not available.
electricistas, título desconocido

building a houseelves building a house, Bill Layne, title unknown.
construyendo una casa, título desconocido

plumbersplumbers, unknown title, Bill Layne
plomeros, título desconocido

playing in the bathelves playing in the bath, Bill Layne, title unknown.
jugando en el baño, título desconocido
   

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