Pea Can – Improved by Viking Mfg.(c. 2006) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)
The earliest version of ht Pea Can effect I can find shows up in an ad for Kanter’s Magic Shop c. 1939 called Midget Pea Can by Bjorklund.
I’ve always liked the Pea Can and this new one from my good friend George Robinson at Viking Magic is the best I have seen. Unlike the old version, the lip on the gimmick (assuming you know what I am talking about) is very thin, so visibly when the transformation from Pea to “PEE” happens there is no visible difference in the size of the brass container.
This might not be an incredible miracle, but it is a great piece of entertainment, and now the mystery is even greater.
Effect: The Pea Can has become a standard feature in many close-up acts.
Ever since its invention it has never failed to garner laughs all the while producing a great magical climax.
Our Standard PEA CAN is made to exacting dimensions, small enough to easily carry in your pocket, yet carries a big punch. The interior is painted in red which gives the container a ‘rich’ classy look.
The performer displays a small brass container which contains the magical peas; a green one, a black one and a white one. The performer pours the peas out of the container onto the spectator’s hand. The peas are then returned to the container. The performer calls out, “Here Pea”, and tips the container and one pea rolls out. This is replaced and the performer calls out, “Here Pea-Pea-Pea”, and three peas roll out.
Now the performer states, “We have called the peas once and one pea came out (Here pea) and we have called the peas?three times?and?three peas have come out (Here pea-pea-pea), now what is left to do?” The spectator says, “Here Pee-Pee” and when he says this, the performer tips the brass container over and instead of the peas rolling out the spectator is surprised to see that a flood of water pours forth onto his palm! I leave the comments up to you.
Size: 1.5″ h x 7/8″ dia.
Approx. Price: $18.00 (2006) ***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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