Our two day (May 31 - June 1) auction featured one of the finest offerings of playing cards and associated items sold at public auction in recent years. Included were souvenir, advertising, transformation and hand-painted decks; secondary-use cards; rare books on gambling, cards, and cheating; advertising and decorative objects with a card/gaming theme; and more.
Prices realized are now available for download.
Our August auction will feature a wonderful selection of Houdini memorabilia. Among the highlights of the sale are a recently-discovered Houdini scrapbook on spiritualism, unpublished manuscript material, escape devices, Houdini family photos, handcuffs, correspondence, and posters. The auction will also include a small selection of magic collectibles from other well-known magicians. Catalogs ship next week.
Curious about the results from a past auction? Want to research prices?
Our catalog archive is an excellent resource for data and information. Here you can browse past auction catalogs, and review prices realized from each sale all in one place. Get a feel for the market before you buy or consign.
In addition, back issues of selected catalog are available for purchase, but quantities are limited.
Our next auction features relics of the greatest magician of all time: Harry Houdini. Among the artifacts going on the block are signed photographs, scrapbooks, escape devices, handcuffs, and unpublished documents. A selection of rare magicana will round out the auction.