Was it built in reality for the show?
Yes. But not as a whole complete single system.
Prologue Creative Director Simon Clowes employs a Rube Goldberg
contraption to represent the manic detective’s unorthodox, sometimes
convoluted and often aggressive approach to crime solving.
Interview with Simon Clowes on artofthetitle, discussed how they made the ...
These are lottery numbers.
The location above is, as per Graham Greene's novel:
“…the square at the top of Lamparilla Street… swallowed up among the pimps and lottery sellers of the Havana noon.”
Unlike modern lotteries which are computerised (and often allow multiple 'winners' through duplication), the Cuban lottery took a form where sellers would buy ...