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.

The wooden box is shown empty and then closed. When it is reopened, the drawer is completely removed and shown to be full of items of the magician’s choice – anything from a cake to silk scarves. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

The probable use is to show the canister empty and place the lid on. After a mystical pass, when the magician removes the lid the canister is full of silk handkerchiefs, or anything else the magician wishes. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry.

A spectator picks up a plastic rod and, by looking through it, confirms that it is clear. The spectator then selects a card. When the spectator next picks up the rod, they look through it and see an image of the selected card in it. The trick can be repeated with a different selected card. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry. A Davenport advertisement for the trick is also illustrated.

The magician puts a coin into one of the divisions, and shuts all four doors. Opening one door the coin has vanished, opening the other door it is still not to be found, although by tipping the box it can be heard. Finally, opening all four doors, the box is found to be empty. Once the possession of Cambridge magician Claude Perry. A Davenport advertisement for the trick is also illustrated.