The magician makes a prediction. Two dice are dropped into the mouth of the vase and shaken up. When the top is removed, and the audience shown which numbers have come up, the magician’s prediction turns out to be correct.

The first edition of this book was originally created and sold by Stanley Collins. It enables the magician to predict a word that is chosen at random. Davenports purchased the rights in 1942 and sold copies like this one that had been printed by Archie Byford. Included are L Davenport instructions. For further details on this edition of the book see Chapter 26 of the Edwin A Dawes book ‘Stanley Collins: Conjurer, Collector, and Iconoclast’, published by Kaufman and Company in 2002. See also Ref. no. N1337.

A spectator secretly sets the hand of the clock to an hour of her choosing and then slides the cover over the clock to hide the clock face. On taking the clock back, the magician is able to divine the correct hour to which the clock was set.

A spectator secretly sets the hand of the clock to an hour of her choosing and then slides the cover over the clock to hide the clock face. On taking the clock back, the magician is able to divine the correct hour to which the clock was set.

This book enables the magician to predict a word that is chosen at random. The book title is ‘Anthology of Love Poems’, collected by S Wynne Burne. This is the original edition put out by Stanley Collins. For further details see Chapter 26 of the Edwin A Dawes book ‘Stanley Collins: Conjurer, Collector, and Iconoclast’, published by Kaufman and Company in 2002.

When the bell is suspended from a wand or a hook it will answer questions by, for example, chiming once for “yes” and twice for “no”. The glass bell has no decoration. The top fitting is nickel plated. Unknown manufacturer, but probably made in Germany.

When the bell is suspended from a wand or a hook it will answer questions by, for example, chiming once for “yes” and twice for “no”. The glass bell is decorated with three etched bands. The top fitting is nickel plated. Unknown manufacturer, but probably made in Germany.

Advertised as the Demon Second Sight Casket. The bottom of this mahogany and brass box in made of slate. The audience may write with chalk on the base and lock the box. The magician is able to tell the audience what is written. The box may be examined.