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Prison Laundry \ Mail Bag Escape

Prison Laundry Bag

David’s Laundry/ Mail Bag escape was again an item he made himself. Normally stamped with the words “Laundry” or on special request “Prison Laundry “.These also had a special Curtain type cover (I know they came in the colours Blue / Red) and that would go over the top of the bag during the escape. Held by spectators Made of strong durable canvas this was a high quality made escape item. There was along the top rings for padlocks to be attached securing the bag shut tight. Escaping from this itsself was an amazing act let alone doing it hand cuffed along with other restraints on. Another rare item now sought after by many last recorded sale listing of such an item was April 2012 for approx £100 on line.

How the early priests came into possession of these secrets does not appear, and if there were ever any records of this kind the Church would hardly allow them to become public.

Harry Houdini

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