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by Dick Koornwinder
April 20th, 2017, 3:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 4829
Views: 1806013

Re: ERDNASE

At the upcoming Potter and Potter auction in May is another first edition of 'The Expert at the Card Table' for sale. Lot number 359. On Instagram I posted a clip of the bidding during an earlier auction: https://www.instagram.com/p/BFt1StJPrj5/ BTW and I'm so happy with my facsimile edition! :-) Ve...
by Dick Koornwinder
February 4th, 2017, 6:02 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Houdini poster sets record price at auction
Replies: 5
Views: 822

Re: Houdini poster sets record price at auction

One of my longtime favorite posters was also doing quite well! https://www.instagram.com/p/BQGT-cfgNgK/

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by Dick Koornwinder
November 5th, 2016, 9:43 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: THE CRIMP, Jerry Sadowitz
Replies: 35
Views: 17334

Re: THE CRIMP, Jerry Sadowitz

For me this link is working: URL: http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.vi ... GB&alt=web

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by Dick Koornwinder
October 18th, 2016, 9:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Monte makes a return to NYC
Replies: 10
Views: 1598

Re: Monte makes a return to NYC

I noticed this picture, made in the seventies, on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/BKo94dAA3ZN/

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by Dick Koornwinder
August 15th, 2016, 8:21 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Genuine Koornwinder Kar
Replies: 10
Views: 2676

Re: FSH: Genuine Koornwinder Kar

In case you are not familiar with the effect you can watch this (very old) clip: https://goo.gl/AbnOm9

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by Dick Koornwinder
June 20th, 2016, 9:58 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Happy Birthday Eddy Taytelbaum!
Replies: 3
Views: 960

Re: Happy Birthday Eddy Taytelbaum!

Eddy"s birthday was already over half a year ago....today I posted on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/p/BG2lQv9PrnO/ - a remake of the picture earlier published in Genii Magazine of Eddy Taytelbaum and made during FISM'70. You noticed the difference?? I realized I know Eddy over 50 years....
by Dick Koornwinder
May 22nd, 2016, 2:03 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Erdnase & More: Gambling & Card Auction this Saturday!
Replies: 1
Views: 602

Re: Erdnase & More: Gambling & Card Auction this Saturday!

The Potter and Potter Auctions are always very exciting! I was very curious to see how low of high the final bid on that first edition of 'The Expert at the Card Table' would be this time. I posted a 15 second clip of the bidding on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/BFt1StJPrj5/ If I remember w...
by Dick Koornwinder
May 7th, 2016, 6:07 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar Instructions
Replies: 4
Views: 1335

Re: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar Instructions

Hi Steve, It looks you are a fleet owner with all those Kars! I'll send you the English instructions. In Tenyoism you can find a routine where I changed 'The New Koornwinder Kar' into a novelty keychain. Highly recommended! :D Quentin Reynolds made this snapshot when I was performing that routine fo...
by Dick Koornwinder
March 24th, 2016, 11:13 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Koornwinder
Replies: 2
Views: 2366

Re: Koornwinder

Maybe this will help! LOL

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by Dick Koornwinder
December 13th, 2015, 4:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: First edition of Erdnase on eBay
Replies: 19
Views: 3802

Re: First edition of Erdnase on eBay

At Potter & Potter Auctions (April 14th 2015) the highest result for a first edition was to my knowledge $9.000 (+ 20% buyers premium)
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by Dick Koornwinder
November 2nd, 2015, 6:24 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Potter & Potter Halloween 2015 Auction
Replies: 5
Views: 1728

Re: Potter & Potter Halloween 2015 Auction

In a tweet Potter & Potter Auctions let us know the total result of the Halloween Magic Auction was well over $550,000.00 dollars! https://goo.gl/he5oz9

Looking forward to the Winter Magic Auction on December 5th. http://potterauctions.com/auctions/upcoming
by Dick Koornwinder
October 17th, 2015, 11:55 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Happy Birthday Eddy Taytelbaum!
Replies: 3
Views: 960

Happy Birthday Eddy Taytelbaum!

I just phoned Eddy Taytelbaum to congratulate him with his 90th birthday! Later this month I'll visit him again and I'm sure he'll fool me with some clever card handling. I posted on Instagram a clip with some of his creations: https://instagram.com/p/88aIULvru1/
by Dick Koornwinder
January 20th, 2015, 12:47 pm
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Ultra Tube Alert
Replies: 2
Views: 1347

Re: Ultra Tube Alert

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I guess the seller will be disappointed a bit!
by Dick Koornwinder
January 4th, 2015, 8:12 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Looking for Fred Kaps routine
Replies: 4
Views: 2273

Re: Looking for Fred Kaps routine

Hi Pete, I have access to the third edition of Henry Hay's book.....do you have a page number so I can see the context in which Mr. Hay is mentioning that routine. For sure I can tell you already it has never been a standard item in Mr. Kaps' repertoire and to my knowledge there are no recordings. K...
by Dick Koornwinder
December 5th, 2014, 3:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Perhaps NFW. Blaine interviews Madonna for Interview Mag
Replies: 3
Views: 1336

Re: Perhaps NFW. Blaine interviews Madonna for Interview Mag

The pictures Madonna posted on Instagram some weeks ago: Image
by Dick Koornwinder
November 16th, 2014, 2:12 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Are you a good witness?
Replies: 5
Views: 4223

Re: Are you a good witness?

And that is why I like the digital version of Genii so much........before I reached page 248 I read an interesting article by Pete Biro about Ken Brooke's visit to the USA, Topper Martyn's column about the joy of collecting and Bill Larsen's review of Siegfried and Roy in the Frontier Hotel. BTW I r...
by Dick Koornwinder
October 29th, 2014, 9:29 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Peter Pellikaan??
Replies: 22
Views: 8125

Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Two hours ago Peter announced on Facebook he has a new website! This is the link: http://www.peterpellikaan.com/

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by Dick Koornwinder
October 24th, 2014, 6:11 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Peter Pellikaan??
Replies: 22
Views: 8125

Re: Peter Pellikaan??

[youtube] 2014: http://youtu.be/evKSLwjwHpU[/youtube] For the record this is the clip I'm talking about!
by Dick Koornwinder
October 24th, 2014, 9:12 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Peter Pellikaan??
Replies: 22
Views: 8125

Re: Peter Pellikaan??

I just noticed on facebook this link: http://www.pellikaanmagic.com/a-3847992 ... U.facebook BTW Even if you hate packet tricks you have to watch that clips on YouTube!!
by Dick Koornwinder
October 18th, 2014, 1:55 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Lecture Tommy Wonder - Shizuoka Japan May 1989
Replies: 4
Views: 1841

Re: Lecture Tommy Wonder - Shizuoka Japan May 1989

And for the weekend just another link: Tommy Wonder - Best of Magic 1989: http://youtu.be/z2CMxrPoGFk Enjoy!
by Dick Koornwinder
October 14th, 2014, 5:21 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Lecture Tommy Wonder - Shizuoka Japan May 1989
Replies: 4
Views: 1841

Lecture Tommy Wonder - Shizuoka Japan May 1989

Frank Bemelman, the brother of Tommy Wonder just published this lecture on YouTube. This is the link: Tommy Wonder - Lecture Shizuoka Japan May 1989: http://youtu.be/Cy6oxAn0BQE Enjoy!
by Dick Koornwinder
March 14th, 2014, 9:19 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Let's discuss the KOORNWINDER KAR...
Replies: 71
Views: 10263

Re: Let's discuss the KOORNWINDER KAR...

No, I'm not surprised if I see on eBay a so-called copy of the Kar but I'm flabbergasted if the sellers are so shameless to call it Koornwinder Kars. Well if it is a rainy afternoon and I have some time I force, sometimes with eBay's VeRO Program, the sellers to cancel their auctions but it is not r...
by Dick Koornwinder
March 13th, 2014, 10:39 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Let's discuss the KOORNWINDER KAR...
Replies: 71
Views: 10263

Re: Let's discuss the KOORNWINDER KAR...

It is already late in this part of the world I'm living but for sure I'll be back here with some comments!
One of my favorite snapshots on Instagram: http://goo.gl/MjBXly From left to right: Juan Tamariz, Koornwinder Kar (the original) and Dick Koornwinder.
by Dick Koornwinder
March 12th, 2014, 9:31 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Let's discuss the KOORNWINDER KAR...
Replies: 71
Views: 10263

Re: Let's discuss the KOORNWINDER KAR...

Yes, the crystal one is a copy. Yes there are a lot of 'copies' of the Kar! Interesting to know is the fact Rhett Bryson from Greenville SC is the author/publisher of the WeeBook with the title: "Some of The Many Rip-offs of The Koornwinder Kar" When I visited the Bryson residence there w...
by Dick Koornwinder
March 12th, 2014, 3:30 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Let's discuss the KOORNWINDER KAR...
Replies: 71
Views: 10263

Re: Let's discuss the KOORNWINDER KAR...

Ken Brooke lectured in Dublin early 1974 and performed the Kar. He had stickers on it to give it personality, and if I remember correctly the roof had a sticker that looked like the RAF symbol (concentric circles). A sticker with a different number on each side of the Kar was to confuse the judges ...
by Dick Koornwinder
August 2nd, 2013, 7:21 pm
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar
Replies: 18
Views: 5083

Re: Tenyo Koornwinder Kar

I have worked for quite a lot of car companies during the years and I thought always it was a little bit silly I was doing the trick not with a beautiful scale model of the client’s newest car but instead with a car of my own brand. What follows is until now the best solution I found to overcome thi...
by Dick Koornwinder
April 25th, 2013, 8:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Box
Replies: 24
Views: 11622

Re: The Magic Box

***** (five stars)
by Dick Koornwinder
July 26th, 2012, 7:14 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: EMC Live & Free Now!
Replies: 18
Views: 2360

Re: EMC Live & Free Now!

The live preview was very promising! I think it is stupid if you are not joining this event. http://t.co/r7pjuY5U
by Dick Koornwinder
July 24th, 2012, 9:01 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The EMC 2012 Conference Schedule Is Now Online
Replies: 2
Views: 700

Re: The EMC 2012 Conference Schedule Is Now Online

During FISM as a member of the judging panel I was unable to attend any lecture. At EMC 2012 Ill have ample opportunity to compensate that. Amazing line-up! I like very much the DVDs afterwards for reference purposes but do prefer to watch online and in the know many magicians all over the world are...
by Dick Koornwinder
July 22nd, 2012, 3:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - my experience.
Replies: 53
Views: 14413

Re: FISM 2012 - Jack Hughes Book

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by Dick Koornwinder
April 17th, 2012, 10:26 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A Rose by Any Other Name? Not if you're Teller
Replies: 34
Views: 10790

Re: A Rose by Any Other Name? Not if you're Teller

Just for the record Mr. Bakardy is from Belgium and not from the Netherlands!

Kind regards,

Dick Koornwinder
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
by Dick Koornwinder
February 3rd, 2012, 11:56 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Larry Jennings Auction Results
Replies: 17
Views: 2155

Re: Larry Jennings Auction Results

Investing in fragments of egg bags is maybe a good advise!

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by Dick Koornwinder
February 1st, 2012, 6:14 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Unknown (until now) Fred Kaps footage!
Replies: 1
Views: 774

Unknown (until now) Fred Kaps footage!

Until a couple of days ago I had never seen this footage. It is a Holland Promotion film from 1963. Quite amusing. The link: http://www.rnw.nl/nederlands/video/fred-kaps-there-magic-holland-1963 http://i1009.photobucket.com/albums/af214/dirk3947/MagicinHollandFredKaps2.jpg Enjoy! Dick
by Dick Koornwinder
October 31st, 2011, 9:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fire at The Magic Castle?
Replies: 54
Views: 11822

Re: THE MAGIC CASTLE UPDATE

Jonathan, thanks for the update. Realizing what could have been happen this is sounding not too bad!
by Dick Koornwinder
September 1st, 2011, 9:39 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Penn & Teller 'Fool Us'
Replies: 197
Views: 41428

Re: Penn & Teller 'Fool Us'

Maybe daddy Paul knew the Baron from the time he and Ken Brooke were neighbors in Wardourstreet and was one phone call referring to that period sufficient. :) :) In fact Ken and Andrew shared the same coffee machine and that was a remarkable meeting point. Craig you are right I was thinking the same...
by Dick Koornwinder
August 7th, 2011, 12:44 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: How many kB’s are acceptable for a newsletter??
Replies: 19
Views: 2178

How many kB’s are acceptable for a newsletter??

Im sure most of us are receiving newsletters. Some are true newsletters and other are just advertisements. Most of the newsletters I like but some I hate and Im really pissed if unsubscribing is almost impossible. The size and the frequency is another point. Once a week and no bigger as a couple of ...
by Dick Koornwinder
July 20th, 2011, 10:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Moon Landing Anniversary
Replies: 24
Views: 3159

Re: Moon Landing Anniversary

I remember at the student flat I was living at that time we rent with a couple of guys a TV set. It was a memorable night!
by Dick Koornwinder
July 15th, 2011, 10:25 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: ...and now what is the best ACAAN ?
Replies: 143
Views: 35019

Re: ...and now what is the best ACAAN ?

Im not sure but I think it is not a coincidence the 11th card in the Juan Tamariz stack is the Queen of hearts.
by Dick Koornwinder
June 26th, 2011, 12:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tommy Wonder
Replies: 7
Views: 1517

Tommy Wonder

This morning I realized today it is already five years ago Tommy Wonder passed away.

I feel still the same sadness.

Take care,
Dick
by Dick Koornwinder
January 29th, 2011, 9:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Homeland Security & Overseas Mail
Replies: 16
Views: 3512

Re: Homeland Security & Overseas Mail

Im used to send small packets to the US and they will arrive most of the time within 9 days and to the east coast even often within a week. The situation has now completely changed! By example a packet I have sent just before Christmas by priority and registered mail has not arrived yet. And as Crai...

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