Sand Frame by Milson-Worth(c. 1979) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)
This is a gorgeous solid walnut frame by Milson-Worth, measuring 5 1/2 inches by 6 1/2 inches and 3/4 inch thick on the perimeter. The sand empties almost instantly and takes about 3 seconds to fill entirely. MIlson-Worth only made two sand frames. This one is for regular sized cards and only made of hardwood. A larger gloss black lacquered frame was made for jumbo cards. Both came with the gold striping as pictured.
As stated in the catalog, the frames use a special combination of glass plates to enhance the visual clarity of the production, whether it be a card, photo, written message, etc. As expected from Milson-Worth, this is a beauty that is not easily captured with the camera as when seen with your eyes.
This frame always seems to bring back memories of my visits to Milson-Worth back around 1990. The workshop was a rather quaint small place in one of the many plain commercial buildings found in the far northeast area of Southern California’s San Fernando Valley. There was no outdoor advertisement telling what lied inside. There was only one door that took you immediately into a closet size area where Lyn Johnson did his famous flawless paint job. This then led into a bedroom sized tooled workshop and that was all to Milson-Worth. I used to spend lots of time in there talking to Lyn about his magic and, of course, buying his stuff.
Effect: At last – a sand frame designed and built for the professional magician. It is completely effective in its ability to produce or vanish playing cards, photos, written messages, etc., while appearing, even at close range, to be nothing other than a normal picture frame Constructed of selected hardwoods, the Milson/Worth sand frame is available in two sizes: the “regular” frame fashioned in natural walnut with a 4-inch by 5-inch (10.1-cm by 12.7-cm) display area; and the “jumbo” frame with a 6-inch by 8-inch ( 15 2-cm by 20.3-cm) display area finished in gloss black lacquer and gold striping.
Both frames use a very special combination of glass plates to enhance the visual clearity of the production The “sand”, which was chosen especially for its free-flowing qualities, has been dyed in our own shops to produce a colorful, extremely fine-grained material unavailable anywhere else.
The Milson/Worth sand frame is absolutely unequaled in ease of operation and audience effectiveness. Please remember that this item is not a toy , but has been constructed solely for the discriminating professional who insists on the finest equipment obtainable.
Approx. Price: $150.00 (2009) ***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: qualitymagic.com, but not from here so please do not ask.
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