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DC455
Pieces: 455
Backing:  Green (1965-1967) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 26
Ring Count: 78-82-69-55-51-40-32-26-14-7-1

DC501A
Pieces: 501
Backing:  Green (1965-1967) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 16
Ring Count: 88-85-77-64-56-47-37-26-14-7

* Fused Cut Variations:
DC501AFP (500 pieces)
DC501AFP2 (499 pieces)

DC501B
Pieces: 501
Backing:  Red (1965-1968) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 18
Ring Count: 92-89-72-65-56-45-36-24-15-7

* Fused Cut Variations:
DC501BFP (500 pieces)

DC501C
Pieces: 501
Backing:  Red (1965-1969) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 23
Ring Count: 91-89-73-64-54-45-36-27-16-6

DC502
Pieces: 502
Backing:  Red (1965-1973) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 28
Ring Count: 91-88-74-64-55-45-36-27-16-6

* Fused Cut Variations:
DC502FP (501 pieces)
DC502FP2 (500 pieces)

DC503
Pieces: 503
Backing:  Red (1965-1973)  or  Green (1973) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 35
Ring Count: 90-90-72-64-54-45-36-27-18-7

* Fused Cut Variations:
DC503FP (502 pieces)

DC506
Pieces: 506
Backing:  Black (1964-1966)  or  Green (1964-1966) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 24
Ring Count: 89-88-78-65-58-47-34-28-12-6-1

DC509
Pieces: 509
Backing:  Black (1964-1965) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 2
Ring Count: 89-88-78-67-59-47-34-28-12-6-1

* Fused Cut Variations:
DC509FP (508 pieces)

DC510A
Pieces: 510
Backing:  Pastel Blue (1964)  or  Green (1964-1965) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 14
Ring Count: 89-88-78-67-60-47-34-28-12-6-1

* At first glance, this cut appears to be identical to DC510C, but there are subtle differences, and the pieces are not interchangeable. See the Border Cut for a side by side comparision.

DC510B
Pieces: 510
Backing:  Green (1964-1965) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 18
Ring Count: 89-88-78-67-60-47-34-28-12-6-1

DC510C
Pieces: 510
Backing:  Green (1965-1966)  or  Black (1966) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 16
Ring Count: 89-88-78-67-60-47-34-28-12-6-1

* At first glance, this cut appears to be identical to DC510A, but there are subtle differences, and the pieces are not interchangeable. See the Border Cut for a side by side comparision.

DC512
Pieces: 512
Backing:  Green (1964-1965) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 21
Ring Count: 89-88-78-67-60-47-34-28-14-6-1

Fused Cut Variations
A fused piece occurs when a small piece of a puzzle die breaks.
Each of these cuts is identical to its corresponding Basic Cut above, except for 1 or more fused pieces.


DC501AFP
Pieces: 500
Backing:  Red (1966-1967) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 4
Ring Count: 88-85-77-64-55-47-37-26-14-7

* Discovered by Irwin Feig

Photo: DC501A vs DC501AFP

This cut matches DC501A exactly, except for 2 pieces that are fused into 1 (occurs in the 5th ring from the outside).


DC501AFP2
Pieces: 499
Backing:  Red (1966,1968)  or  Green (1967) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 3
Ring Count: 88-85-77-64-55-47-37-26-13-7

* Discovered by Dottie Fitzwater

Photo: DC501A vs DC501AFP2

This cut matches DC501A exactly, except for 2 pairs of fused pieces (occurs in the 5th and 9th rings from the outside) (top and bottom photos respectively).


DC501BFP
Pieces: 500
Backing:  Red (1965-1968) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 6
Ring Count: 92-88-72-65-56-45-36-24-15-7

* Discovered by Suzanne Orr

Photo: DC501B vs DC501BFP

This cut matches DC501B exactly, except for 2 pieces that are fused into 1 (occurs in the 2nd ring from the outside).


DC502FP
Pieces: 501
Backing:  Red (1968-1973) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 21
Ring Count: 91-88-73-64-55-45-36-27-16-6

Photo: DC502 vs DC502FP

This cut matches DC502 exactly, except for 2 pieces that are fused into 1 (occurs in the 3rd ring from the outside).


DC502FP2
Pieces: 500
Backing:  Red (1972) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 2
Ring Count: 91-88-72-64-55-45-36-27-16-6

* Discovered by Suzanne Orr

Photo: DC502 vs DC502FP2

This cut matches DC502 exactly, except for 3 pieces that are fused into 1 (occurs in the 3rd ring from the outside).


DC503FP
Pieces: 502
Backing:  Red (1973) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 1
Ring Count: 89-90-72-64-54-45-36-27-18-7

Photo: DC503 vs DC503FP

This cut matches DC503 exactly, except for 2 pieces that are fused into 1 (occurs in puzzle border). Note how the pieces are cut only part way through, and how the cut has become misaligned.


DC509FP
Pieces: 508
Backing:  Black (1965) 
Confirmed Puzzles: 10
Ring Count: 89-88-78-67-58-47-34-28-12-6-1

* Discovered by Suzanne Orr

Photo: DC509 vs DC509FP

This cut matches DC509 exactly, except for 2 pieces that are fused into 1 (occurs in the 5th ring from the outside).

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