New Contest – And This One Is A Real Puzzle

UPDATE: We have a winner!  Mr Steve Wincze of the Connecticut MG Club has been drawn by random number. I have a feeling folks attending the Gathering By The Sea in June will see this puzzle up for grabs. Congratulations to Steve and thanks to all of those who entered. A new contest will  appear on the site soon, so good luck.

Well here it is, the new contest. I told you that this one would be a puzzle, and it is! Yes, a true 1,000 piece jigsaw puzzle produced by Ravensburger and title, “Car Boot”. A boot sale, of course, is basically a flea market held out of the boot of cars. So with this distinctly British puzzle, you will see all sorts of British cars, vans, trinkets and other memorabilia. It is honestly a feast for the eyes – although I won’t promise a speedy completion time.

Ravensburger - The Car Boot Sale 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Here is the box description, “In this 7th of the Best of British series, we’re transported to the imaginary village of Knotworth Bothrynwithe, where they are holding a Car Boot Sale. The place name, with its clever wordplay, gives you a big clue about what to expect from the scene – this certainly isn’t your run-of-the-mill car boot. Enjoy seeing Lord Duckhouse having to sell the family silver (and everything else) to make ends meet; would you really want a Rolecks watch or Goochi perfume, and be very careful what you buy from Kev’s army surplus. The scene is simply packed with colourful details and visual “gags”, and it’s sure to get you smiling. Includes in box leaflet with additional puzzle picture for reference and artist’s biography.”

Bootsale Puzzle Back

• High quality 1000 piece puzzle
• Bright, colourful and hilarious scene by popular British artist Geoff Tristram
• Can you find all the visual gags and wordplay hidden within this really detailed scene?
• A great puzzle for fans of British humour, cartoon comedy or car boot sales!
• Puzzle measures 69.9 x 49.7cm when complete. Made from strong premium grade cardboard, with linen finish print to minimise glare on puzzle image

Bootsale Puzzle Front

There will be one winner of this contest, and that winner will receive a brand new boxed edition of this fun distraction. I promise you will be amused.

The rules to win this contest are the same as last two times, just leave a comment below and make sure you are  signed up for the email edition of our newsletter. That’s it! That is all you have to do. Just enter a comment below and signup for the newsletter.  Feel free to start a discussion and comment on other folk’s comments, but that will only be one entry. Everyone who has entered a comment below will be put into a random drawing. When the name (email) is selected it will be checked against our newsletter subscribers list. If there is a match, bingo! We have our winner. If no match, we will select another random person from the comments and start over again.

This contest will remain open through Saturday, April 30th. The winner will be notified immediately and then announced online shortly thereafter on the site.

Michael Carnell
Editor at Just British

Michael Carnell is the editor and founder of the Just British Online Motoring Magazine. As a lifelong British car enthusiast, he has owned or driven British cars of all ages from Austins and MGs to Jaguars and Triumphs. He currently owns a 1966 Vanden Plas Princess 1100 and a 1977 MGB. But there is always room for more - no matter what his wife says.


  1. With two MG B’s, a Land Rover Discovery and a XJ8 VDP in the family I doubt if I shall have time to do a puzzle but I would like to try !

  2. Hunting the pieces of the puzzle might be easier than finding parts for our Sunbeam Talbot … but both enjoyable!

  3. We own 2 MGAs – a Roadster and a Coupe. Just love this puzzle and jigsaws are a hobby!

  4. English cars are always a puzzle. You have to figure out where to put all the parts that fall off.

  5. It is a puzzle to my friends why my 1961 E type is not restored after 49 years in my garage!

  6. I looked for you at Kiawah Concours, a good show! A number of us MOGSouth members attended. My wife and I are Ravensburger puzzle fanatics. We have quire a few. I didn’t know about the British Car series but will be on the look out for them. Would love to get started in this puzzle.
    Regards, Brian , Morgan Aero8

    • Sorry I missed you! I was in awe of the Morgans both at Kiawah and at Magnolia Plantation. If I had the money, I would be in real trouble. 😉 Good luck with the contest, these are really fun puzzles.

  7. Sorry to have missed The First and Last Real Sports Car at both Kiawah and Magnolia Plantation. Perhaps next year…

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