Ring Box For A Coin

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Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Bob Farmer » November 12th, 2019, 5:46 pm

Is there a magic prop that would fit the following requirements:

1. A small box, like a ring box, about 2" X 2" X 1.5".

2. The box is opened and there is nothing inside.

3. A coin vanishes and is found inside the box when it is opened a second time.

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Tom Gilbert » November 12th, 2019, 11:15 pm

Did Steve Dusheck have something like that? Long ago so no bets on the memory.

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Brad Henderson » November 13th, 2019, 12:55 am

Sounds like a reverse coin casket but with a single coin.

May have to use a third of a folding coin in order to manage the thickness of the box issues. Which would then require a simple switch as the coin was seemingly removed from the box (the third being retracted back inside).

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Robert77 » November 13th, 2019, 1:41 am

It's unclear; must the vanished coin be marked, if so, how?

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Jon Elion » November 13th, 2019, 6:48 am

Check out Steve Dusheck's Confounding Coffer. Click here for a video.

Also Mark Leveridge's Ultimate Lightning Ring Box. I believe that Mark still has a description available here, but I am not a member of his site and cannot view that text.

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Bob Farmer » November 13th, 2019, 8:56 am

This is great. Thank you, all. I love the idea of the half coin. I've emailed Mark to see if the prop is still available.

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby webbmaster » November 20th, 2019, 1:36 pm

Could a Lippencot Box help ?

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Bob Farmer » November 20th, 2019, 3:00 pm

The Lippincott Box is more than I need.

Actually, it doesn't have to be a box--it could be a leather purse that can be shown empty and then a coin appears inside. This is a duplicate coin that would appear not a marked coin.

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Bob Farmer » November 20th, 2019, 3:09 pm

I searched through my magic collection and came up with two trick coin purses. The first is the Japanese Coin Purse from Howard Schwarzman's Limited Editions Magic. It has a clear plastic front. A hidden coin can appear inside it. The second is a sort of double coin purse that can be opened one of two ways. No idea where I got this or who made it.

Either one of these will work for my purposes. I'd love to know if they are still available.

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Ian Kendall » November 20th, 2019, 3:48 pm

I'm pretty sure I've got one of Mark's ring boxes somewhere. You're welcome to it if I can find it...

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Bob Farmer » November 20th, 2019, 4:26 pm

Ian: Thank you--that would be great.

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Ian Kendall » November 20th, 2019, 4:35 pm

Sadly, a comprehensive search of my gubbins suggests that it went to the swap meet in the sky at some point.

Sorry for the false flag :(

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Bob Farmer » November 20th, 2019, 4:37 pm

Ian: That's okay. Found the Himber:

https://www.penguinmagic.com/p/10756

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Chris Aguilar » November 20th, 2019, 7:41 pm

Bob,

This would also do the trick and is a very innocent looking prop.

https://www.vanishingincmagic.com/magic ... iver-plus/

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Tom Gilbert » November 20th, 2019, 9:12 pm

Dean Dill also released a Himber purse.

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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Curtis Kam » November 20th, 2019, 10:03 pm

Tony Miller’s Mobius Purse will also hide a coin which can later appear, plus it opens out into a flat strip of leather, which is a clear advantage over something that you have to look into, or stick your finger in, to prove that it’s empty.

http://www.rfaproductions.com/products/mobius.html

http://www.rfaproductions.com/products/mobius.html



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Re: Ring Box For A Coin

Postby Bob Farmer » November 21st, 2019, 8:35 am

Those are all great suggestions. I had no idea there were so many options. Thank you.


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