Tommy Cooper
A magician's trick comprising of; a 'cigarette' case with partial cigarette and two playing cards, one printed with what the hell are you looking for??; accompanied by a letter concerning the provenance (2)

Lot Essay

At the age of eight Tommy Cooper was given a box of magic tricks by an aunt. He became obsessed with perfecting them and would perform in front of class mates and later colleagues. As stated by Cooper's daughter in the letter accompanying this lot Wherever he [Cooper] went his pockets were full of tricks. This was one of the ones he carried with him.

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