Fine Books & Collections
Harry Houdini Books, Posters & Ephemera at Potter & Potter Auctions
Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce their upcoming Houdiniana sales event to be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 starting at 10am at the company's gallery, located at 3759 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago, IL 60613.
Auction on Houdini at Potter & Potter
As already written on the post DVD and free books to learn Magic , one of the most interesting places for fans of the history of magic is the site of the Potter & Potter auction house.
Potter & Potter to Feature Rare John Bushey Houdini Memorabilia in October 20 Auction
Auction houses like Sotheby's and Christie's are frequently in the news when an important painting by Picasso sells or original handwritten lyrics from a famous Bob Dylan song. Less well known to the public-at-large, though not to their clients and fans, is an auction house in Chicago called Potter & Potter which has announced that their October 20 auction will include the late John Bushey's collection of Houdini pitch books and other magic memorabilia.
POTTER & POTTER SALE OF OCTOBER 20
I am filled with enthusiasm this morning after the passage of my postman.
Journal of Antiques and Collectibles
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Army recruitment poster, $12,000, Potter & Potter
A 1917 World War I U.S. Army recruitment poster titled Destroy This Mad Brute/Enlist, illustrated by H.R. Hopps, sold for $12,000 at a Fine Books & Manuscripts Sale held July 28th by Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago, Ill.
MagicWeek UK Magic News
Houdiniana Potter & Potter Auctions, 20th October
This finely curated, 430+ lot auction features once-in-a-lifetime magicana offerings from the Houdini scholar John Bushey and German illusionist Kalanag collections.
The Doug Henning Project
Potter & Potter Auction Items
The following items were passed onto me by Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago. All three will feature in their October 20th “Houdiniana” auction.
Auction Central News
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
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