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 ====== Glued Spread of Coins Gaff ====== ====== Glued Spread of Coins Gaff ======
  
-This gimmick, which is also known as Siamese Coin, consists of two or more coins glued or soldered together in a spread. This allows the appearance of multiple coins, but with the ability to manipulate them as if they were a single coin. The idea has been reinvented several times.+This gimmick, which is also known as Siamese Coin, consists of two or more coins glued or soldered together in a spread. This allows the appearance of multiple coins, but with the ability to manipulate them as if they were a single coin. The idea has been reinvented several times.
  
 Baffles Brush describes the gimmick as "​Another New Coin Fake" in //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​38425/​The+Sphinx/​19|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 23 No. 2, Apr. 1924, p. 55. It consisted of five fused coins. John E. Mintz later used a three-coin version of the gaff for his "Han Ping Chien Finale"​ in //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​15152/​M+U+M/​641|M-U-M]]//,​ Vol. 28 No. 10, Mar. 1969, p. 35. A two-coin version of the gimmick was popularized in the 1980s through David Neighbors'​s and Mike Gallo'​s explorations with the prop, appearing in //David Neighbors on the Double Coin Gimmick// by Ken Simmons, 1988; and //Mike Gallo on the Siamese Coin// by John Bannon, 1989. Baffles Brush describes the gimmick as "​Another New Coin Fake" in //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​38425/​The+Sphinx/​19|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 23 No. 2, Apr. 1924, p. 55. It consisted of five fused coins. John E. Mintz later used a three-coin version of the gaff for his "Han Ping Chien Finale"​ in //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​15152/​M+U+M/​641|M-U-M]]//,​ Vol. 28 No. 10, Mar. 1969, p. 35. A two-coin version of the gimmick was popularized in the 1980s through David Neighbors'​s and Mike Gallo'​s explorations with the prop, appearing in //David Neighbors on the Double Coin Gimmick// by Ken Simmons, 1988; and //Mike Gallo on the Siamese Coin// by John Bannon, 1989.