Small Call Me On The Ouija Board Tin Sign
If you're getting my answer phone then I'm currently in the spirit world so leave a message and I'll get back to you as soon as I can! If you're a frequent visitor to the 'other side' then let your friends and family know how to reach you with this wickedly Gothic, mini tin sign styled like a traditional Ouija board.
Approx Dimensions: 15cm x 20cm
The Ouija board is also known as a talking board or a spirit board, and the first one was commercially introduced by Elijah Bond on 1st July 1890. Originally, it was just intended as a fun parlour game, but during World War I, American spiritualist Pearl Curran used it as a divination tool. She believed that the dead were able to contact the living through the board. It is a flat board marked with the letters of the alphabet, the numbers 0–9, the words "yes", "no", "hello" (occasionally), and "goodbye", along with various symbols and graphics. Participants ask questions of the board, place their fingers on the planchette (a small heart-shaped piece of wood or plastic) and this is moved about to spell out words.
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