While this gorgeous antique-style lock may look normal, it holds a clever secret that serves as the perfect homage to its namesake: legendary magician Harry Houdini.
“Houdini’s Escapology Lock Puzzle" was a smash-hit when we first debuted it at Magifest. Magicians and puzzlers alike adored how it perfectly blended a gorgeous vintage-inspired aesthetic with a stimulating challenge that helps keep your mind sharp.
While the solution to “Houdini’s Lock” is simple, it’s not obvious. And any avid puzzler knows that makes a huge difference. Just because it takes only a few steps to solve, does not mean you’ll immediately figure out the solution. That being said, you don’t need to be an expert puzzle solver and don’t need to know how to pick locks to open “Houdini’s Lock”.
We’ll offer a hint right now by telling you that this lock does not open like a normal padlock. To solve this puzzle, you’ll have to act like Houdini and escape your own mind. Thinking outside the box is the only way to solve this puzzle.
This puzzle is an amazing conversation piece and a unique gift for dad, mom or a magician in your life (maybe even yourself). It’s expertly made, feels great in your hands and looks amazing on display. Some collectors even use it as a functional lock to close jewelry boxes and gift boxes or even stash secrets away.