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Hopping Half by Johnson Products(c. 1969) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)
The Hopping Half is perhaps the most popular set of gimmicked coins ever with the first ones available in the 1960s. Easy to perform, with no palming and minimal sleight of hand. The Hopping Half is also the most versatile coin set one can buy, especially for someone coming aboard coin magic for the first time. The gaffs can be used individually for other effects as the most important gaffs make up this set.
Johnson Products is still the leader when it comes to commercially produced coin gimmicks. There are others in this business but their quality is sometimes questionable. Once you have reached a certain level, you can turn to custom coins by the likes of Todd Lassen using more “exotic” coins for that ultimate presentation.
Effect: Two coins are shown, a Half Dollar and an English Penny. One of the coins is dropped into your pocket and it immediately reappears back in your hand. The other coins is placed in your pocket and it too hops back. The effect is repeated again and finally, when the poor spectator is about to give up, you open your hand and to his astonishment everything has vanished!
Approx. Price: $65.00 (2004) ***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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