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Mechanical Divination and Prayer Machine.
The operator is invited to insert a coin and allow the random selection of deities influence the direction of their prayers. Deities are selected by the spinning of the five motorised selection wheels.
A telephone hand set allows communication of the internal prayer tape loop, while a built-in electric fan blasts a cold wind on the hand that reaches for the telephone receiver, suggesting the unpredictability of the deities conjured forth.
Contains various Relics of Greater and Lesser Saints.
Patent # 27652-333
Made in London June '98.
Currently owned by Paulene Morphett London N1.