Our August auction takes place at Magic Live! at the Orleans hotel in Las Vegas on August 12, 2015. The sale - a "sampler" of our larger, longer auctions - will be held on the last day of the convention.
A range of books, posters, photographs, and apparatus will be offered. All lots will be on display in our booth during the event. Several real rarities will go on the block.
The full-color auction catalog will be available to all attendees of the convention, and will mail one week prior to the sale. You need not attend the convention to bid in the auction, but there will be no online bidding for this auction, so contact us in advance if you would like to participate.
Our September auction will feature vintage advertising. Already slated for the sale is a choice grouping of vintage gum advertising, including clocks, vending machines, in-store advertising and signs. Counter displays, Coca-Cola collectibles, and more will fill out the advertising portion of the auction. A robust selection of vintage advertising posters, advertising products, movies, travel, and circus, will also be featured.
The sale takes place at 10:00 am on Saturday, Septemberr 19th in our Chicago Gallery. Catalogs ship approximately three weeks prior to the sale. Previews take place in the gallery in the days preceding the auction, from 10am - 5pm, CST.
Our October sale features selections from the Dr. John Henry Grossman/Nelson Nicholson magic collection.
Grossman, well-known as a writer and authority on all subjects magic-related, also served as president of the Magic Collectors Association for years. He assembled a remarkable collection of early conjuring books, catalogs, lithographs, ephemera and apparatus. The bulk of Grossman's holdings were acquired by Nelson Nicholson, who maintained, enhanced, and cared for the collection. Now a choice grouping of items from this famous collection will be offered for sale at public auction - on Halloween, in our Chicago gallery.
Among the featured items in the sale are early and rare broadsides and playbills, unique and rare stone lithographs, early books and catalogs, magic-themed sheet music from the 19th century, photographs, periodicals, and much more.
The sale takes place at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 31st in our Chicago Gallery. Catalogs ship approximately three weeks prior to the sale. Previews take place in the gallery in the days preceding the auction, from 10am - 5pm, CST.
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