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The Travelling Hole by Tom Minnich, Paul Diamond

(c. 1977) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)

This effect was basically re-invented by Howie and Bob and called Nomadic Void c. 2002.

Effect: You show two thin plastic cards (about the size of bridge size playing cards) — one is red with a hole running thorough the center, and one is black and solid. The two cards are aligned and then pushed through the fist. The hole is now in the black card and the red card is solid. Cards can be freely and convincingly handled (but not examined).

Another possible effect is similar to that achieved in the Emerson and West packet effect “The Whole Thing” — by placing the red hole card on the black whole card, it looks like there is a black spot on the red card. You then show that the red hole card is now a whole card with a black spot. “Of course, if we got a black spot from the whole card, it must now have a hole!” The black card is now seen to have a hole through it.

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Approx. Price: $5.00 (2005) ***

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1 review for The Travelling Hole by Tom Minnich, Paul Diamond

  1. Andy Martin

    Great Effect, but basically the same as Nomadic Void?

    I really like this effect – but it sure looks the same as Nomadic Void from Definitive Magic. Not sure which was first …

    Same quality construction, same gimmick, pretty much same routine.

    If anyone knows which came first I’d love to know!

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