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Card sword

A member of the audience chooses a card from the pack and then places it back. The magician throws the pack up into the air and stabs the cards with the sword. The chosen card is seen impaled on the end of the sword. The decorated blade of the sword also carries the words ‘HOLBECK & Son, 4 New Bond Street, London.

Item Details

Size Length to the tip of the sword is 785mm
Date Probably early 20th century.
Key Phrases , ,
Ref no N1970