Cork Penetration by Eddy Taytelbaum(c. 1967) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)
Eddy Taytelbaum has no equal and inspired the mini-magic line that Alan Warner took on as the next generation with splendid results. Eddy invented this effect and like many of his creations, including his amazing Mummy, it is the gold standard for this beautiful effect.
I have seen others copy this effect, but there is clearly NO comparison to the original. The slide is so elegant as only Eddy can handcraft. It’s all wood with a beautifully applied dark green paint and his signature gold striping on the edges. The paint job is so smooth I can only think of Milson-Worth as the only other builder with such excellent results. It is hinged so it can be opened to expel any suspicions (the slide is ungimmicked). A brass hinge at one end keeps the slide locked closed.
Effect: A frame is presented with a round hole and a card with a matching hole. Place the card inside the frame with the ends sticking out either side of the frame, and entrap it with a snug fitting cork. The card is clearly locked into the frame by the cork. Then with a wave the magician pulls out the card from the frame leaving the cork still inside the frame and the card totally unharmed. The perfect penetration! The card and frame can be examined as they are ungimmicked and the cork can be switched if a full examination is required. Under normal usage the cork appears fair, but if a thorough examination is needed it will need to be switched.
Approx. Price: $500.00 (2009) ***Notice: I am not a dealer and this item is not for sale on this site. It maybe available in the links below or at our sister site: qualitymagicsales.com, but not from here so please do not ask.
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