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Magic trick - 'Spring ball' used in stage conjuring tricks
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'Spring ball' used in stage conjuring tricks

  • Object:

    Magic trick

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    mid 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Felt and wire

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Geoffrey Robinson

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

'Spring ball', used in stage conjuring tricks.

Balls like this one can be used in sleight-of-hand tricks, vanishing and mysteriously re-appearing, or multiplying in front of the spectators.

Physical description

Trick ball covered in red, white and blue felt, with wire interior.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (probably, made)


mid 20th century (made)


Unknown (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Felt and wire

Descriptive line

'Spring ball', used in stage conjuring tricks


Felt; Wire




Entertainment & Leisure; Magic


Theatre and Performance Collection

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