Grossman/Nicholson Collection II

Grossman/Nicholson Collection II
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Our June auction features more rarities from the Grossman/Nicholson magic collection. Among the auction highlights are objects related to great magicians of yesteryear: Houdini, Robert-Houdin, Thurston, Herrmann, Kellar, and Frederick Eugene Powell. Association items, antiquarian books, and unusual apparatus will go on the block, along with scarce lithographs, broadsides, and advertising from the "golden age" of magic.

In addition, the auction will feature the best assortment of Eddie Taytelbaum's famous micro magic tricks to ever come to the market. Over fifty lots will go on the block, including many one-of-a-kind items and early examples of Taytelbaum's meticulous, tiny, and beautiful props.

The 162-page catalog features a special translucent cover incorporating one of the auction's featured lots: lantern slides used by Harry Houdini, and picturing Arthur Conan Doyle, the Cottingley Fairies, Margery the medium, and more. Order now before they sell out.

Catalogs ship three weeks before the auction. The auction takes place at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 10th in our Chicago Gallery. Previews take place in the gallery from June 7-9 from 10am-5pm, CST.

Fine Books and Manuscripts

Fine Books and Manuscripts
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The inaugural Fine Books and Manuscripts auction at Potter & Potter auctions will feature high spots in a number of collecting categories, including printed and manuscript Americana, modern first editions, travel and exploration, natural history, livres d'artisties, fine bindings and continental books from the 16th century to present day.

Pulp comics, science fiction and fantasy will lead the literature session, including a rare complete run of The Shadow, being the author, Walter B. Gibson's, own set, his names lettered in gilt on the spines of each volume.

The consignment deadline is May 1st. Contact our specialists today to discuss your fine book and manuscript material.

Catalogs ship three weeks before the auction. The auction takes place at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 8th in our Chicago Gallery. Previews take place in the gallery from July 5-7 from 10am-5pm, CST.

Coin-Op & Advertising

Coin-Op & Advertising
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Our September auction features choice Coin-Operated Machines and Advertising. Going on the block will be over 250 vintage machines, including uncommon vending machines, slot machines, vintage arcade machines, and more. Vintage advertising items including posters, tin signs. The auction will be rounded out by a selection of quality vintage toys and antiques.

There is still time to consign! Contact us today to discuss your quality coin-op and avertising consignments. The consignment deadline for this auction is July 1st, 2017.

Catalogs ship three weeks before the auction. The auction takes place at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 10th in our Chicago Gallery. Previews take place in the gallery from June 7-9 from 10am-5pm, CST.

 

Circus, Sideshow & Wild West

Circus, Sideshow & Wild West
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Following-up on the success of last year's Three Ring Auction, Potter & Potter is pleased to announce a public sale of circus, sideshow, and wild west memorabilia on November 18, 2017.

Already consigned are several choice lithographs advertising the shows of P.T. Barnum, Buffalo Bill, and associated shows; route books and programs; sideshow banners; early circus broadsides from the Astley-era; sideshow cabinet cards; Tom Thumb memorabilia; and much, much more. Also going on the block will be carnival-related material. 

There is still time to consign, but act soon: the consignment deadline is September 1, 2017. Contact us today.

Catalogs ship three weeks before the auction. The auction takes place at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 18th in our Chicago Gallery. Previews take place in the gallery from Nov. 15-17 from 10am-5pm, CST.

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