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Howard Thurston litho, $22,800, Potter & Potter
A 1916 three-sheet color litho featuring magician Howard Thurston, assisted by imps and shown levitating his assistant, sold for $22,800 at a Magic Memorabilia Sale held Aug. 25 by Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago.
AUCTION OF THE WEEK: POTTER & POTTER COIN-OP & ADVERTISING SALE
Our featured sale this week is Potter & Potter's Coin-Op and Advertising sale, which takes place in Chicago on September 29. From one-armed bandits and booze barometers, to carnival cupids and cud-chewing cows – here are ten of our favourite lots on offer...
Bidders ante up at gambling memorabilia auction
According to Gabe Fajuri, President at Potter & Potter Auctions, “Strong participation in all categories made for a spirited, lively, and profitable auction on Saturday."
Antiques Trade Gazette
Chicago auction held by magical memorabilia specialist saleroom conjures up enchanting stories
Chicago auction house Potter & Potter (20% buyer’s premium) is conjuring up quite a reputation for its magic memorabilia sales.
Tin City Magic
MAGIC & CONJURING ENCYCLOPEDIA
Learn how to bend spoons, stretch handkerchiefs, levitate glassware, make small children disappear, shuffle playing cards with aplomb, and much more—everything from simple street magic effects to epic on-stage illusions!
Across the Block
Spirited Bidding Levitates At Potter & Potter’s Summer Magic Auction
Potter & Potter’s signature summer magic auction on August 25 caught the attention of collectors worldwide and delivered exceptional results.
The Magic Detective
The Amazing Professor Cooke Handbill
I have written about this man before, but recently have a new found interest in him because he has become part of my show. First, he became part of my Houdini lecture, but now he is in my new ASTONIFY Show.
Movie Props are Tops
Movie and television props connect collectors to shows, actors and characters they loved.
Fine Books & Collections
Potter & Potter Auctions' Magic Memorabilia Sale Makes $360,000
Potter and Potter's signature summer magic auction caught the attention of collectors worldwide and delivered exceptional results.
The Magic Cafe
Special this Week...
A quick heads-up that Potter & Potter's August 25th Auction Of Magic Memorabilia includes selections from the collection of Bob Swadling, including the teakettle he constructed for use on Paul Daniels popular BBC TV Show.
"Summer Magic" auction on 25.8.
On August 25th, many rare and valuable collectibles from 500 years of magic will come under the hammer in the USA.
David Linsell – Magical Photographer – A Tribute
A Magical Photographer and Wonderful Man.