The decorated lacquered tinplate canister is used by a magician to change one handkerchief for another. Late 19th or early 20th century. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

As the magician shows a penknife it mysteriously changes colour. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry. Davenports advertised this trick under the name ‘The Chameleon Pocket Knife’.

Boxes such as this, which are the correct size for a pack of cards, were often used by magicians to help them achieve a desired magical effect. This one was sold by Davenports. It is slightly larger than the example given Ref. no. N145. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

This brass apparatus has various uses. The magician can make a card appear, disappear or change. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry. A Davenport advertisement for this effect is also illustrated.

This glass is used by the magician to vanish or produce a handkerchief. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

The ball is made out of glass and has a ground and polished flat base. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

The magician has a card selected and then magically vanishes it. The card is then found in this picture frame which had previously been shown empty. The apparatus was made by the Austrian magic dealer Klingl. Stamped on the wooden back is S. KLINGL WIEN. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

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. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.