Name of trick with watch hands reversed?

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Name of trick with watch hands reversed?

Postby MaxNY » May 21st, 2012, 10:24 am

I'm trying to find a jeweler in NYC that will reverse the hands of a watch for me, no luck. Nobody wants the job. What is the name of this trick? Does anyone have a used one for sale? Is this still an item I can still find at a dealer?

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Re: Name of trick with watch hands reversed?

Postby Jim Maloney » May 21st, 2012, 10:36 am

I believe that Barrie Richardson described this in his first book. He might have more info there.

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Re: Name of trick with watch hands reversed?

Postby Joe Pecore » May 21st, 2012, 10:39 am

I think it's called "Richardson Watch" (after Barrie Richardson as stated above).

Did you think of just cutting the hour hand shorter than minute hand (if you can find a watch with a longish minute hand)?
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Re: Name of trick with watch hands reversed?

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Re: Name of trick with watch hands reversed?

Postby Joe Pecore » May 21st, 2012, 11:39 am

Joe Pecore wrote:Did you think of just cutting the hour hand shorter than minute hand (if you can find a watch with a longish minute hand)?

Or rather, cutting the minute hand down to look like an hour hand (duh).
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