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The Mystery Box
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of the modular origami cube known as the Mystery Box. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.



As far as I know this modular design, which is folded from six 5x1 rectangles, first appears in 'The World of Origami' by Isao Honda, which was published in the USA by Japan Publications Trading Company in 1965.