Entertaining Generations for 100 years!

15th May 2019

It's our birthday!

Today marks 100 years since our company founder, Harry Percy Gibson, launched H P Gibson & Sons Ltd on the 15th May 1919.

Originally, we sold the ‘HPG’ brand of indoor games such as L’Attaque and Dover Patrol, which were huge sellers before and after the Second World War. To mark the centenary, we have re-released an extra-special version of L’Attaque which has been carefully recreated to mimic the 1940s version of the game.

G9101 Lattaque-02 L'Attaque - Original Versions

We launched jigsaw puzzles in the 1980s and the business has grown from strength to strength ever since. The company entered its fourth generation in 2016 when our founder’s great-granddaughters, Kate Gibson and Nicki Gumbrell stepped up to become Gibsons’ Managing Director and Sales Director and the company’s first female leaders.

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Kate Gibson states, ‘We are extremely fortunate to have such a rich heritage; it is a big part of who we are today. Behind Gibsons is a strong and supportive team, many of whom have been a part of our company for decades and are the reason for our success.’

‘2019 is a year of celebration and I want to thank all of our dedicated and loyal customers for their support over the decades. My heartfelt thanks go out to everyone who has worked with us and had been part of our story so far.’

To mark their official birthday on Wednesday 15th May, Gibsons have teamed up with online jigsaw specialists, All Jigsaw Puzzles, Jigsaw Puzzles Direct and The Yorkshire Jigsaw Store, and are offering puzzlers 15% off any Gibsons jigsaw. Simply head over any of the specialists and pop at least two Gibsons jigsaws in your basket. Enter ‘GIBSONS100’ at checkout to receive 15% off your order!

To mark our official birthday, we have teamed up with online jigsaw specialists, All Jigsaw Puzzles, Jigsaw Puzzles Direct and The Yorkshire Jigsaw Store, and are offering puzzlers 15% off Gibsons jigsaws for the entire day! Simply head over to any of the specialists and pop at least two Gibsons jigsaws in your basket. Enter ‘GIBSONS100’ at checkout to receive 15% off your order. The flash sale ends at 11:59pm on Wednesday 15th May 2019 so you had better be quick!

In addition to the flash sale, the Gibsons team have hidden 100 lucky tickets inside their puzzle boxes to celebrate our centenary. If a lucky ticket is found, the recipient will be rewarded with a free 1000 piece puzzle of their choice! What’s more, there is one extra special ticket that rewards the recipient with a year’s supply of jigsaw puzzles, so the team urge you all to get hunting now!

Lucky Ticket 1

Once again, we would like to thank everyone for their support, from jigsaw puzzlers, to suppliers, retailers and warehouse partners and everyone in between. We work hard all year to create extra-special products and 2019 is no different. From a brand-new children’s range, to new contemporary jigsaw designs, our 2019 range is crammed full of fantastic puzzles, games and gifts.

Terms & Conditions:

15% off Centenary Flash Sale:
15% off flash sale is only valid at All Jigsaw Puzzles, Jigsaw Puzzles Direct and The Yorkshire Jigsaw Store. Get 15% off any Gibsons jigsaw when you order 2 or more.
Use the code ‘GIBSONS100’ at check out. Offer only valid for Gibsons branded jigsaws. Offer runs from 00:01 on Wednesday 15th May 2019 and ends at 23:59 on Wednesday 15th May 2019. If you have issues at the checkout, please contact the retailer directly. For all other enquiries, please email marketing@gibsonsgames.co.uk.
More info: https://gibsonsgames.co.uk/news/centenary-flash-sale

Lucky Ticket Campaign:
To claim your free puzzle, you must find a lucky ticket inside their puzzle box, fill out the form and send it back to the Gibsons head office. The Gibsons team will not accept copies or any entries that are suspected to be fraudulent. Consumers must send their lucky tickets and claim their prize by 30th June 2020. Contact marketing@gibsonsgames.co.uk for further information.

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