Magic Old & New

Magic Old & New
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A wide array of magic collectibles - both old and new - will be auctioned off on August 27. Vintage prints, posters, automata, rare and collectible books, apparatus, and ephemera will be going on the block.

Among the highlights of the auction are the author's own copy of Clarke's famous Annals of Conjuring (one of four copies bound to the author's specifications); a selection of Pierre Mayer's wooden automatons, an assortment of personal memorabilia and tricks owned and used by Dai Vernon aka "The Professor," a large selection of collectible books, choice vintage ephemera from Heller, Hartz, and Anderson; and much, much more.

The auction takes place at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 27 in our Chicago Gallery. Previews take place in the gallery August 24 - 26 from 10am - 5pm, CST.

Advertising, Toys, CoinOp

Advertising, Toys, CoinOp
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Our September auction - of nearly 1000 lots, conducted over the course of two days - will feature a delightful array of unusual advertising, coin operated machines, vintage posters, illustration art, and vintage toys.

Highlights of the sale include a wide assortment of motorcycle and automobile toys, mechanical and still banks, vintage ray guns, pinball machines, fortune telling machines and vending machines, mechanical musical instruments, advertising signs, vintage posters (travel, product, entertainment, and more), original illustration art, Coca Cola-related items, and unusual antiques. 

Some 200 lots of illustration art - saved from the ruins of Chicago's Cuneo Press - include pen-and-ink, watercolor, and acrylics used to create advertising, children's books, and much more, all executed by noted American artists of the twentieth century.

Catalogs ship three weeks before the auction. The auction takes place at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 24 in our Chicago Gallery. Previews take place in the gallery from September 21-23 from 10am-5pm, CST.

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