The Paul Harris Bottle


A little while back I showed you an impossible bottle signed by Paul Daniels.  Well this time I have another famous-name bottle to show you – and it so happens to be another Paul.

If you’ve performed card magic for any reasonable length of time, there’s no doubt you’ll have come across the wonderful magic of Paul Harris.  Chances are you probably have at least one of his effects in your repertoire.  The magic profession owes much to Paul’s bizarre and innovative effects, many of which were collated in his seminal Art of Astonishment book set.

I have a very personal attachment to these books, as it was in them that I first read about impossible bottles, and the wonderful creations of Harry Eng.  Not so long ago I contacted Paul and asked him to sign a deck for me to preserve for posterity.  I present to you the Paul Harris impossible bottle:


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