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Ashkenazi the Pretty Good
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In his "The Art of Magic," downs talks about eggs made of "india-rubber" that are compressed, placed in the mouth, and then inflate one at a time to make a very convincing eggs-from-mouth.

I'm not familiar with any commercial product that uses this method. I only know the shell & palm method that is ancient and effective, but might not be as cool & effective as this.

Any clues from our scholars?

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Bill Hegbli
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Sorry, Never heard of this. I may be something that is like most methods back then. Healthwise not good for people.

I can't imagine how you could us an egg skin or Weller type egg to do this.

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Weller/latex eggs take quite a long time to expand fully. that's why egg on fan lasts so long, as it grows ever so slightly.
GSmithson
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You can inflate a skin or latex egg with your breath as you withdraw the object from your mouth. The fully formed egg will appear at your fingertips.
eddieloughran
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One of the English dealers sells this as a dealer item. P.M. for more information.
I have always assumed that a number of sponge eggs was the answer. I've seen someware, an egg bag routine which uses a number of compressed eggs in a similar way.
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