The magician displays a short needle along with a matchbox. He pushes the needle straight through the middle of the matchbox and it can be seen protruding from both sides. The magician then removes the needle and opens the drawer of the matchbox. Inside is found a solid brass block, which completely fills the drawer of the box!
How could the needle have possibly passed through?
Everything may be completely examined. No skill required to perform this self-working miniature illusion miracle. Precision manufactured in Italy with an undetectable secret!