Strong Box by Joe Porper(c. 2003) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)
This is a wonderfully clever little box that defies detection, even with the utmost of scrutiny. Plus its very beautifully made by Joe Porper himself.
Effect: Unlike the normal Lippincott box, this can be started off in the “closed” condition. The spectator can even hold it in their hands, and lock it themselves and hang onto the key if you so desire – though of course that would not make any sense if you were doing a prediction with this. It is a matter of a second to release it to load a billet or ring or anything small inside the box. It almost locks itself when you’re done! In fact, the one problem with this is that it locks itself too quick and you can hear it talk!
This is a wonderful item and I’m sure it will become a collectible. As with all of Joe’s work, it is made to a high degree of precision and there is nothing else out there quite like it, which surely must appeal to both the performer and the collector in you!
Joe released a Strong Box 2.0 c. 2012 which had a different approach and the locking mechanism was changed. With 2.0 it was possible to load/unload without any cover which was not really possible with 1.0, however 2.0 could not withstand stringent examination and to my mind 1.0 was a better version – that is the one I would choose in nearly all cases given the choice.
Approx. Price: $255.00 (2003) ***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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