Potter & Potter is proud to announce it's first sale of 2017, the highly anticipated follow-up to last year's successful June auction. The Golden Age of Magic Posters • The Nielsen Collection Part II takes place on Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at 10am (CST).
Choice items from the collection of Norm and Lupe Nielsen to be offered up for sale include a Houdini three-sheet featuring the Water Torture Cell, rare Chung Ling-Soo images, a Kellar Cassadaga Propaganda one-sheet, images advertising, Thurston, Powell, Professor Anderson, and many, many others. Don't miss your chance to own a piece of this significant magic collection.
Deluxe hardbound special edition catalogs are available - as a companion to the previous volume (which can still be purchased by clicking here).
Catalogs ship just before Christmas, 2016. The auction takes place at 10:00 am on Saturday, February 4th in our Chicago Gallery. Previews take place in the gallery from February 1st-3rd from 10am-5pm, CST.
A deluxe edition of the auction catalogs - with a large number additional images and information not published in either volume, making it truly something special - will be published early in 2017. Contact us now to reserve your copy.
Our March auction features entertainment memorabilia: movie posters, autographs, photographs, guitars and instruments (many of them signed), and a strong selection of KISS collectibles.
A strong assotment of movie posters - from the silent to the modern era - and much more will make up the movie memorabilia portion of the sale. Contracts, personal photographs, costumes, signed instruments, and much more will go on the block in the music portion of the sale.
Catalogs ship three weeks before the auction. The auction takes place at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 11th in our Chicago Gallery. Previews take place in the gallery from March 8-10th from 10am-5pm, CST.
Our May auction features gambling memorabilia in a wide range of categories, from a first class edition of Erdnase's famous book on cheating at cards, to slot machines and trade stimulators, to a world-class playing card collection. Also going on the block are unusual cheating devices (marked cards, gaffed roulette wheels, and fair ground games); books on cons, horseracing, and poker (including the first work in English to mention the game); posters, prints, and decorative objects with a playing card and gambling theme; and coin-operated machines from uprights to slots and beyond.
The two-day sale begins on May 6th, 2017 at 10:00 am CST, with a second session on Sunday, May 7th. Lots will be available for preview in our gallery May 3-5, from 10am - 5pm. Full color catalogs ship approximately three weeks prior to the auction.
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