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Topic: What is this "paddle" trick??.
Message: Posted by: Mark R. Williams (Jan 14, 2019 04:01PM)
So, got this with some older magic items from the 70's. Cannot seem to recall what it is (if I ever knew).....
Message: Posted by: Mark R. Williams (Jan 18, 2019 04:20PM)
Nobody knows?
Message: Posted by: Wizard of Oz (Jan 18, 2019 07:46PM)
I have seen a lot of magic in my time and that one is completely alien.
Message: Posted by: Harry Murphy (Feb 18, 2019 11:42AM)
That does not look like a paddle trick per se. It is a skill game. much like Balero (barrel on stick) or hoop/ring on stick

One version:


or Cup the Ball game

A simple to make version but difficult to do, using a ring and pointed stick can be seen at (this will download a small PDF file showing you how to make and use the toy). :

Yours is a version where the ring is placed in the well and then tossed to be caught on the tip. It looks to be one of the more difficult pieces.