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The Dutchman’s Dominoes by Francois Danis

(c. 2008) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)

The Dutchman’s Dominoes, has a very striking red and black box with gold trim and lined with red felt to protect the solid walnut dominoes within.

The finish and preciseness of these props is perfect. Francois has come a very long way from some of the early props he was making. The effect is a clean prediction of any of the dominoes. The dominoes are gimmicked and can be used either to force a specific domino (4) or with a simple ruse show that you predicted a different domino. They can choose any of the 6. The props are versatile enough it seems you could use them in a number of ways and due to the number of dominoes there are obvious tie-ins with dice.

This is a small enough prop with no real reset that you could even use it for walk around. It does come with an interesting patter story, as does all of Francois’ magic, but I’m not sure it would fit my style.

Effect: “Six dominoes are shown : a double 1, double 2, double 3, double 4, double 5, and a double 6. They are put on the table under a silk. The performer takes one domino out of the silk face down and put it under a glass in full view of the audience. A spectator is asked to think to one double, for instance the double 4. The performer takes out of the silk all the dominoes one at a time : the double 4 is missing, that is the one which is under the glass!”

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Approx. Price: $250.00 (2008) ***

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3 reviews for The Dutchman’s Dominoes by Francois Danis

  1. Andy Martin

    Beautiful Collectable Magic

    It’s always exciting to get a new piece from the amazing French craftsman Francois Danis. I have just received his two latest items both using Dominoes. This first one, The Dutchman’s Dominoes, has a very striking red and black box with gold trim and lined with red felt to protect the solid walnut dominoes within.

    The finish and preciseness of these props is perfect. Francois has come a very long way from some of the early props he was making. The effect is a clean prediction of any of the dominoes. The dominoes are gimmicked and can be used either to force a specific domino (4) or with a simple ruse show that you predicted a different domino. They can choose any of the 6. The props are versatile enough it seems you could use them in a number of ways and due to the number of dominoes there are obvious tie-ins with dice.

    This is a small enough prop with no real reset that you could even use it for walk around. It does come with an interesting patter story, as does all of Francois’ magic, but I’m not sure it would fit my style.

    I would give this 4 stars for routine and mechanics, but 5+ stars for the craftsmanship. It is just a beautiful outfit.

    Highly Recommended for Collectors everywhere!

  2. Doug King

    Colorful & Beautiful!

    Another Domino effect from Francois. The colors on this baby really make it stand out! I simply love Mr. Danis’ work! Another nice piece to add to my Danis collection! I am most pleased!

  3. The Outsider

    The Dutchman’s Dominoes

    I always take my time unwrapping anything from Francois, this was no exception Its like time travel to Nautical Times where some crusty sea captain entertained his guests with the Dutchman’s Dominoes, a whimsical and Mysterious effect with ebony dominoes, exquisite in its detail. Bravo Francois!

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