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by Potterauctions
November 15th, 2017, 11:37 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Circus/Sideshow/Carnival items (and Magic!) auction this Saturday
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Circus/Sideshow/Carnival items (and Magic!) auction this Saturday

Don't be fooled - while this weekend's sale at Potter & Potter may be circus-themed, there are plenty of magic-related items in the sale (including lot No. 2, a truly rare magic poster). I'd encourage all collectors to look closely at the catalog, as it contains many items of interest, including...
by Potterauctions
November 2nd, 2017, 11:13 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Free Shipping on Books
Replies: 0
Views: 431

Free Shipping on Books

Free shipping on all books through Friday! Quicker Than The Eye is offering free shipping on books (domestic orders) through tomorrow. We have thousands available - used, collectible, and out-of-print - well over 1000 titles are listed on the site, with nearly 100 items added weekly. There are also ...
by Potterauctions
July 2nd, 2017, 11:24 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Limited Deluxe Edition: The Golden Age of Magic Posters
Replies: 0
Views: 382

Limited Deluxe Edition: The Golden Age of Magic Posters

I'm pleased to announce a new book from Potter & Potter, available through its Quicker Than The Eye division. After several months of work, editing, and design, we've received our advance copy and the results were well worth the wait! Since making the book available for sale yesterday, nearly ha...
by Potterauctions
May 2nd, 2017, 4:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Erdnase & More - Auction This Weekend
Replies: 1
Views: 652

Erdnase & More - Auction This Weekend

Potter & Potter's annual gambling memorabilia auction takes place this weekend. It's our largest sale ever, and features gambling memorabilia in a wide range of categories, from a first edition of Erdnase's famous book on cheating at cards, to slot machines and trade stimulators, to the world-cl...
by Potterauctions
March 28th, 2017, 1:03 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Vernon Chronicles
Replies: 12
Views: 1754

Re: Vernon Chronicles

We do not have the Marlo Magazines right now - but if you are in direct contact with us, we can always try to find items in our inventory that are on your want list. Just email us directly (we don't check the Forum every day). We have over 30,000 books available - no kidding - plus tricks, posters, ...
by Potterauctions
March 19th, 2017, 3:15 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Vernon Chronicles
Replies: 12
Views: 1754

Re: Vernon Chronicles

David,

We have a set that is not listed on the website - the deluxe editions, bound in leather with slipcases. Just email us directly and we'll set you up. Marian will get back to you tomorrow morning. orders@quickerthantheeye.com.

Best,

Gabe
by Potterauctions
October 10th, 2016, 11:29 am
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo on Quicker Than The Eye
Replies: 0
Views: 841

Tenyo on Quicker Than The Eye

Potter & Potter's sister company, Quicker Than The Eye, has been operating for several months now, and we've just added a handful of Tenyo tricks to the website. Take a look by clicking here: https://www.quickerthantheeye.com/products/find/publisher/Japan%253A%2BTenyo There are plenty of other b...
by Potterauctions
July 1st, 2016, 2:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Magic Collectible Website from Potter & Potter launches today!
Replies: 0
Views: 500

New Magic Collectible Website from Potter & Potter launches today!

Not a day goes by that we don't receive an inquiry at Potter & Potter from a customer along the lines of: "Do you have _________ available or know where I can get one?" For years, we've answered as best we can, tracking down unusual books and collectibles on a case-by-case basis. Now, ...
by Potterauctions
June 24th, 2016, 4:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Nielsen Collection Auction - Part 1
Replies: 7
Views: 2252

Re: Nielsen Collection Auction - Part 1

In the event you are just now crawling out from under that rock... The auction begins tomorrow at 10am (Central Time). We get a lot of comments along the lines of "I can't afford anything in your auction." Well, in this case, that ain't so! Nearly half of the lots in the sale have starting...
by Potterauctions
June 20th, 2016, 4:18 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Nielsen Collection Auction - Part 1
Replies: 7
Views: 2252

Re: Nielsen Collection Auction - Part 1

Doug, The deluxe edition - available around the end of this year or early next - will be a single hardbound volume, specially bound, numbered and signed, and will be limited to 100 copies. The price has not yet been determined, but will be approximately double the cost of the regular catalogs. About...
by Potterauctions
June 17th, 2016, 3:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Nielsen Collection Auction - Part 1
Replies: 7
Views: 2252

Re: Nielsen Collection Auction - Part 1

The auction is just over one week away, and we've received many gratifying responses from satisfied customers who purchased the hardbound auction catalog. In fact, the feedback has been just overwhelming. Thanks to everyone who ordered! With that said... Don't let the fancy catalog fool you! Many of...
by Potterauctions
May 17th, 2016, 3:54 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Erdnase & More: Gambling & Card Auction this Saturday!
Replies: 1
Views: 644

Erdnase & More: Gambling & Card Auction this Saturday!

This weekend, Potter & Potter is conducting its annual auction of gambling memorabilia and rare playing cards. Among the highlights of the auction are several genuinely rare books on crooked gambling, including Ritter's Advantage Card Playing and Draw Poker , Bonneville's The Little Secrets (per...
by Potterauctions
February 3rd, 2016, 8:48 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Potter & Potter: 1001 Magic Tricks
Replies: 1
Views: 935

Re: Potter & Potter: 1001 Magic Tricks

Thanks, Dustin. There are literally 1001 tricks in the auction. Some lots contain well over 150 items. I also should point out that in many, many cases in this weekend's sale, bidding starts at $25 and $50 per lot, and very few are being sold with reserves. Also, it's worth noting that there are goo...
by Potterauctions
December 4th, 2015, 12:11 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Incredible Auction Next Week!
Replies: 16
Views: 4066

Re: Incredible Auction Next Week!

Thanks for the plug, Richard. There's plenty of material here for the casual and serious collector alike. Never received your complete set of Braue Notebooks? We've got facsimiles of the originals in the auction. Plus Cervon's Castle Notebooks, Hilliard, Hoffmann, and Fulves titles galore. Always wa...
by Potterauctions
May 2nd, 2014, 4:05 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Story about Robert Lund
Replies: 2
Views: 1071

Story about Robert Lund

Check out the latest issue of Fine Books & Collections, which features a story about Robert Lund and one of his great "attic finds" of books - even through they are magic books of a sort different than those readers of this forum care about. The story was written by David Meyer, and is...
by Potterauctions
April 29th, 2014, 1:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Bernstein - Chicago Tribune Profile
Replies: 2
Views: 818

Bruce Bernstein - Chicago Tribune Profile

My friend Bruce Bernstein was profiled in today's Chicago Tribune. It's a charming story, about a fascinating guy. Read it here:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertain ... 3396.story
by Potterauctions
February 5th, 2014, 11:53 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Sperber Auction this Saturday!
Replies: 1
Views: 557

Sperber Auction this Saturday!

I don't normally post here about our public auctions, but this Saturday's sale is chock-full of interesting items, many of which are one-of-a-kind, and worth a bit more discussion. Burt Sperber's collection included many wonderful thing, among them: -Rare and collectible books (modern and antiquaria...
by Potterauctions
October 30th, 2013, 1:02 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: "Third Dimension" and "Pure Gold" by Roy Johnson
Replies: 4
Views: 1132

Re: WTB: "Third Dimension" and "Pure Gold" by Roy Johnson

We have copies of Third Dimension available. Contact us at potterauctions@gmail.com if you are still interested.

We have 10,000 other books, too, if you're looking for anything else!
by Potterauctions
July 21st, 2013, 5:51 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Books, Props, Posters, More: Auction on July 27
Replies: 2
Views: 745

Books, Props, Posters, More: Auction on July 27

There are posts in this forum requesting books by Juan Tamariz, David P. Abbott, and many more. Titles by all of those authors - and nearly 1000 more (no joke!) - go up for auction on Saturday, July 27th. This, our summer "shelf sale," starts at 10am (Central Time), and includes over 300 l...
by Potterauctions
March 31st, 2013, 1:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Never before seen Cardini footage
Replies: 6
Views: 1146

Re: Never before seen Cardini footage

Just amazing footage. I tweeted it for you. Thanks for the post, Max. Good luck at the auction!
by Potterauctions
October 25th, 2012, 2:33 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Posters, Books, Cups, Props, Photos and More - Auction this Saturday!
Replies: 0
Views: 334

Posters, Books, Cups, Props, Photos and More - Auction this Saturday!

Reminder: Potter & Potter's fall auction, featuring the collection of Charles Reynolds takes place THIS Saturday, October 27th at 10am, CST. Most items in the sale have low starting bids and no reserves. From posters, props and books to stage illusions and fabulous early photographs, there reall...
by Potterauctions
October 18th, 2012, 5:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago
Replies: 36
Views: 7405

Re: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago

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The stage is set and we are looking forward to three great performances. If you are in Chicago, please stop by and check out one of the shows!
by Potterauctions
September 24th, 2012, 3:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago
Replies: 36
Views: 7405

Re: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago

A big thank-you goes out to Scott Wells, who just today, sprung a Pure Magic App on us. Anyone interested in the show can get details and find out how to purchase tickets on his iPhone or iPad. Check it out by following this link: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://app.cat/puremagic">http://...
by Potterauctions
August 22nd, 2012, 10:33 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago
Replies: 36
Views: 7405

Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago

I'm pleased to announce that this October, Potter & Potter is bringing Eric DeCamps' one-man show, Pure Magic , to Chicago for the first time. [img:center]http://potterauctions.dreamhosters.com/photos/2012_PURE_MAGIC_Banner_Small.jpg[/img] Pure Magic premiered in Manhattan to rave reviews. Potte...
by Potterauctions
October 22nd, 2010, 11:32 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Great Magic Auction
Replies: 21
Views: 4896

Re: Great Magic Auction

Fair warning - the auction commences tomorrow at 10 am Central Standard Time. If you are bidding online, do so soon, or log on in the morning. Also, a brief podcast regarding the sale was conducted for The Antique and Auction Forum. Listen to it by clicking here: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="...
by Potterauctions
February 1st, 2010, 10:43 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Auction of the collections of Bruce Cervon & Dai Vernon
Replies: 27
Views: 6224

Re: Auction of the collections of Bruce Cervon & Dai Vernon

Many thanks to all who participated in what was a successful, strong sale. The prices realized in PDF format will be posted at <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.potterauctions.com">www.potterauctions.com</a><!-- w --> in the next week or so. In the meantime, feel free to visit Liveaucti...
by Potterauctions
August 10th, 2009, 10:30 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Walter Graham Collection to be Auctioned
Replies: 4
Views: 1248

Re: The Walter Graham Collection to be Auctioned

Update: hard copies ship today, and the catalog has been uploaded to liveauctioneers.com.

Look for additional photos to be uploaded by the end of this week, and for copies of the catalog at Magic Live! next week. We're looking forward to being there!
by Potterauctions
August 4th, 2009, 11:49 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Walter Graham Collection to be Auctioned
Replies: 4
Views: 1248

Re: The Walter Graham Collection to be Auctioned

The catalog can now be downloaded from our website; later this week, the catalog should also be available for browsing and bidding at www.liveauctioneers.com.

Hard copies ship this week.
by Potterauctions
July 20th, 2009, 10:56 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Walter Graham Collection to be Auctioned
Replies: 4
Views: 1248

Re: The Walter Graham Collection to be Auctioned

Additional details are available at <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.potterauctions.com">www.potterauctions.com</a><!-- w --> Catalogs should be available for free download by August 3rd, the same day (if not sooner) than the hard copies ship. Those who are not necessarily "collec...
by Potterauctions
April 13th, 2009, 1:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Breaking News - Jay Marshall Auction - April 26th
Replies: 6
Views: 1972

Re: Breaking News - Jay Marshall Auction - April 26th

Update: the entire catalog can be browsed on our website in PDF form. Click here: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.potterauctions.com/Potter%26Potter/Catalog.html">http://www.potterauctions.com/Potter%26 ... talog.html</a><!-- m --> Browse lot-by-lot and place absentee bids on our part...
by Potterauctions
March 27th, 2009, 12:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Breaking News - Jay Marshall Auction - April 26th
Replies: 6
Views: 1972

Re: Breaking News - Jay Marshall Auction - April 26th

The auction catalog is now available for purchase at <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.porterauctions.com">www.porterauctions.com</a><!-- w -->, and can be browsed at <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.liveauctioneers.com">www.liveauctioneers.com</a><!-- w -->. Hard copies b...
by Potterauctions
February 11th, 2009, 10:52 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Breaking News - Jay Marshall Auction - April 26th
Replies: 6
Views: 1972

Breaking News - Jay Marshall Auction - April 26th

Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce it's next public auction: A selection of rare magicana from the collection of Jay Marshall. This sale will include what is perhaps some of the best material from the late great collector/magician's legendary holdings. Most of the items will be offe...
by Potterauctions
January 26th, 2009, 9:41 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Catalogs Now Available
Replies: 12
Views: 2127

Re: Catalogs Now Available

Update: prices realized have been posted on the site, www.potterauctions.com.
by Potterauctions
January 19th, 2009, 10:22 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Catalogs Now Available
Replies: 12
Views: 2127

Re: Catalogs Now Available

Prices should be up later today on the Liveauctioneers site; prices realized in PDF format will be on our website later this week.

Thanks to all who participated.
by Potterauctions
January 16th, 2009, 3:28 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Catalogs Now Available
Replies: 12
Views: 2127

Re: Catalogs Now Available

Potter & Potter's Marketplace Auction of Magic memorabilia is only two days away! Previews begin on Saturday, January 17th at 11am at the Hyatt Regency Woodfield in Schaumburg, Illinois. Follow this link for directions and more information regarding the location of the hotel: <!-- w --><a class=...
by Potterauctions
January 8th, 2009, 4:20 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Catalogs Now Available
Replies: 12
Views: 2127

Re: Catalogs Now Available

A searchable version of this catalog - with images of nearly every lot - has been posted at <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/17974">http://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/17974</a><!-- m --> You can also leave absentee bids or register to bid live, on line, ...
by Potterauctions
December 19th, 2008, 4:00 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Catalogs Now Available
Replies: 12
Views: 2127

Catalogs Now Available

[size:14pt] Catalogs Now Available [/size] Potter & Potter Marketplace Auction Potter & Potter Auctions is pleased to announce its first sale of 2009, a Marketplace auction of magic memorabilia, apparatus and books, scheduled for January 18th, 2009. Most lots will be offered at low starting ...

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