A new and novel platform coin trick that is a real fooler! Not just for close-up, but an actual coin effect that plays big and fills the stage as they say. There are no gimmicks or difficult sleights. A totally impossible appearing coin flight under test conditions. All it takes is a bit of easy practice, then you will have a masterpiece of magic that is a real fooler.
The performer borrows three coins from the audience and has someone copy down the dates for verification later. There ARE NO switches. The actual three borrowed coins are used. No hidden extra coins are used either.
The performer shows a tall, thin glass full of water. The three borrowed coins are covered with an ungimmicked hanky and given to anyone to hold. That person drops the coins into the glass of water. Everyone hears the coins clink when they hit the bottom. Read that again, the spectator, NOT the magician, drops the coins into the glass.
The magician then picks up the glass and walks among the audience; they look into the glass and see the three coins on the bottom of the water-filled glass. The performer points out that the glass is too tall and too thin for anyone to reach down and remove a coin. The only way to remove a coin is to empty the glass and dump out the coins. This is a one hundred percent true statement.
The glass is returned to the table and covered with the handkerchief. There is a small ungimmicked manila coin envelope on the table. A spectator is asked to examine it and make sure it is empty.
The magician removes a poker chip from his pocket (included with trick) and drops it inside the envelope. (He really does.) He seals the envelope. He folds it in half and clips it with a paper clip. It is given to anyone to hold. That person can actually feel the poker chip inside. The spectator places the folded envelope on the table.
That spectator is asked to select one of the three coins in the bottom of the glass and mimic removing it invisibly from the water-filled glass and TOSS IT TOWARD THE sealed envelope. Assume he chose the nickel.
Now hear this, anyone removes the handkerchief from the glass. When he looks inside the glass there are only two coins! The chosen coin (the nickel in this case) is gone. He may examine the handkerchief, the two remaining coins, the glass, and the chosen coin has vanished under TEST CONDITIONS.
The magician plainly shows both hands to be empty, picks up the envelope, tears it in half and dumps out the contents. IT IS THE CHOSEN COIN. The poker chip has vanished. The person checks the date of the coin verifying it is indeed the same borrowed coin. It really is!
Once you see how effective this is, you will always want to include it in every show. This can be a real show stopper.
Comes with full directions, poker chip, paper clip and a supply of manila envelopes to get you started.