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Tattooist's Electrical Reliquary Spirit Box.
Hand activated coin slot machine shrine containing Random Divinity Selector, Electrical Religious Neons,and Mechanical Deities. Central reliquary contains bone fragments, hair, rusting nails and the body fluids of the saints.
Insertion of a coin activates the numerous clock mechanisms and voice channelling devices in the lower section of the shrine.
The twin hand switches allows the operator to randomly select deities, throw an electronic dice, and manipulate movements of the spinning saints behind the glass.
Patent # 6546733-500
2.5 m x 2 m x 0.5 m
Made in London and Brighton Oct-Nov '98Commissioned by Temple Tattu ( Tattoo and Piercing studio ) On permanent display at 9 Boyces St. Brighton.U.K.