Value of jigsawed artwork not puzzling to collectors
By Doug Graves
Chances are good that many Americans spent an hour or two at the dining room table this winter, putting the pieces to a jigsaw together. Chances are also good that most donít know thereís money to be made from certain scrambled pieces of cardboard or plywood.
The origins of jigsaw puzzles go back to the 1760s when European mapmakers pasted maps onto wood and cut them into small pieces.