Review: Purses! Purses! Purses!

Purses! Purses! Purses! – Springbok – 2000 pieces

This puzzle image is excellent and it made me want to get to assembling it immediately – the bright colors, fun backgrounds, a collage – yes please!

This was a thrift store purchase, and although the box was slightly banged up and dented, all pieces were present and accounted for. This giant of a puzzle almost filled my entire 4 ft x 3 ft puzzle board. You never can tell in pictures, unless there’s something to give perspective; this is a HUGE puzzle!

This puzzle was loads of fun and even though it took me a few days I loved every bit of it. It was easy to separate out pieces of background colors and patterns and work on a section at a time. I love when I can just grab a bunch of pieces and assemble them without any assistance from the image on the box or a poster. It’s just me and my brain figuring out what goes where; it’s very satisfying for me. The pieces fit together tightly, but not the super tight fit that some Springbok’s have – I didn’t have to smash them together with my thumb (which is a bonus in my book).

If you’re a fan of purses or collages, this puzzle is for you! The bright colors and the interesting purses will keep you entertained – but be forewarned – this beauty requires a very large work space. 🙂


  • Title:                  Purses! Purses! Purses!
  • Artist:                Allied Products Corp.
  • Brand:               Springbok
  • Piece count:     2000 pieces
  • Size:                  Approx. 34 x 43 in. (86 x 109 cm)
  • Purchased:      Used, thrift store


  • Board:               Excellent
  • Cutting:             Very good
  • Image:               Very good
  • Box:                   Good, a little thin for such a large puzzle
  • Fit:                     Tight, not in the extreme like some Springboks
  • Puzzle Dust:     Small amount
  • Piece cut:          Random cut
  • Piece shapes:   Very good variety
  • Finish:               Somewhat shiny finish, lays flat

Overall Rating:      Very good,  recommended


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