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Tablets of Ra (Willi Wessel Collection) by Alan Warner(c. 1993) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)
A clean penetration effect where any tablet can be freely chosen and even though they clearly are all entrapped by the wooden strip at the command of the performer the chosen tablet will penetrate and fall. What I like about this effect is any tablet can be chosen (so yes it can be repeated), and there appears to be no funny business. The tablet is chosen, all five are placed inside the cover, the strip is cleanly placed through the cover and you lift it above the mat – nothing falls, until you want it to.
Simple and clean with nothing added or taken away, zero reset and it can be repeated if desired.
Effect: Laid out in a circle on the table are five oblong wooden tablets, all of which feature a different Egyptian hieroglyphic symbol which has been cut into one end of each of the individual tablets. Each tablet also has a slot cut through it at the end opposite the hieroglyph.
The spectator is given a free choice of one of the tablets. The five tablets are then stacked together and dropped into a small wooden cover which has a slot in two opposite sides of it. A narrow strip of wood is then passed through the cover via the slots, leaving a small portion of the wooden strip protruding from each side of the cover. The wooden strip also passes through the slots in the tablets so that when the cover is turned the right way up, the tablets are securely imprisoned inside it.
At the performer’s command (and without there being any visible movement on his part), ONE OF THE TABLETS PENETRATES THE WOODEN STRIP and falls free from the cover into the spectator’s waiting hand. To the spectator’s surprise, the tablet in his hand is the one which he had previously freely selected. The other four tablets, however, remain securely imprisoned in the cover.
A VERY VISUAL EFFECT WITH UNUSUAL PROPS:
- The cover, which is approximately 7 cms high, is handcrafted in teak and has been oiled and then hand-polished.
- The tablets are also individually handcrafted,
- Each of the hieroglyphic symbols has a different coloured background for ease of identification during the performance of the effect.
- The colours used are gold, silver, copper, metallic-blue and black.
NO SET-UP … THE EFFECT CAN BE REPEATED IMMEDIATELY
The apparatus comes complete with The Alan Warner Routine.
Approx. Price: $230.00 (2020) ***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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