The magician rolls each pencil up in a piece of paper. When they are removed, the red and green pencils have changed places. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

The magician can use this as an ordinary wand but, when desired, the tip of the wand can magically pick up an object like a handkerchief, as if it is attracted by a magnetic force. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

The magician twists a length of examined rope several times around a stick. He holds one end and a spectator holds the other end. When the magician gives the word, the rope flies off the stick as if by magic. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry. A Davenport advertisement for the trick is also illustrated.

The magician places the pencil in the tube, places the end caps on it and then shakes the tube ‘to put the fluence on the pencil’. When the magician removes the pencil from the tube, he is able to balance the pencil on its end. The spectator examines everything and repeats the process, but cannot get the pencil to stand up. However, the magician succeeds every time. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

The card box is a utility item which magicians use for a number of card tricks. This one is a minor variant of Ref. no. N147. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

After a nickel plated tube is examined, the audience turn it into a drum-head tube by clamping over the ends pieces of tissue paper held in place with metal rings. The magician vanishes a handkerchief which is then found within the tube. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry. A Davenport advertisement for the trick is also illustrated.

The magician lights a candle and places it in an examined nickel plated tube. When opened, the candle has disappeared and a handkerchief is found in its place. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry. A Davenport advertisement for the trick is also illustrated.

The magician scoops up a quantity of confetti from a box, filling the cup, and then allows it to trickle back into the box. He repeats this and then puts the lid on the cup. When the lid is removed the confetti has transformed into whatever the magician wishes, for example sweets or silk handkerchiefs. The design of the cup suggests that it was made by the British dealer Burtini. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

This is a glass casket with polished wood edges. The casket instantly fills with handkerchiefs or a ball. A small label on the apparatus says ‘Caroly, Paris’. Caroly was a well respected magic shop in Paris. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

The tray is a utility piece of apparatus used in various tricks with coins. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.