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by GAMOLO
December 15th, 2012, 1:44 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: REIDEL CHINESE GONG FOR SALE
Replies: 1
Views: 317

Re: REIDEL CHINESE GONG FOR SALE

SOLD! Many thanks folks. Genii Forum works...support it.
by GAMOLO
December 14th, 2012, 12:39 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: REIDEL CHINESE GONG FOR SALE
Replies: 1
Views: 317

REIDEL CHINESE GONG FOR SALE

Have a CHINESE GONG PRODUCTION willing to sell....$100.00. (Clint Reidel - Scarce -ca. 1946) EFFECT: The gong is removed from the stand and a paper drumhead is formed, shown and put back on the wide-open stand. The paper is broken and silks are removed from the paper. At the finish, the gong can aga...
by GAMOLO
December 14th, 2012, 12:32 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Alan J. Kanter poster auction
Replies: 17
Views: 1909

Re: Alan J. Kanter poster auction

There was confusion by many over the distinctions between LiveAuctioners & the actual auctioneer on site. Listed "starting" bids are posted by LiveAuctioners and they cannot lower them; the auctioneer on premises can. There were no reserves, however, when it becomes obvious, as it did ...
by GAMOLO
May 30th, 2011, 10:50 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: LIST FOR SALE
Replies: 0
Views: 824

LIST FOR SALE

Please contact by email.....Gale Molovinsky, 5263 Landings Blvd., Sarasota, Fl. 34231....Gamolo@aol.com Below is an updated list (5/31/11) of what is for sale, including posters: A Gamolo Levitation Stage Set as follows: The resin fiberglass 8' MUMMY..............$300.00 "King Tut&q...
by GAMOLO
October 21st, 2010, 10:35 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Driving to NEMCA-Westborough, Mass.
Replies: 5
Views: 1470

Re: Driving to NEMCA-Westborough, Mass.

Diego,
Did you get my "inter-Genii note?" (not on this Forum) It doesn't register on my "sent" email list. Please email me at Gamolo@aol.com so I can discuss with you.

Best regards,
Gale
by GAMOLO
October 20th, 2010, 7:11 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Driving to NEMCA-Westborough, Mass.
Replies: 5
Views: 1470

Re: Driving to NEMCA-Westborough, Mass.

I haven't thought about it.....if I do, it will be a last minute decision. I have lots of items listed with Matt Ruetz on <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.MagicGizmo.com">www.MagicGizmo.com</a><!-- w --> so please check that out or just email me at <!-- e --><a href="mailto:Gamolo@aol....
by GAMOLO
October 19th, 2010, 7:08 pm
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Driving to NEMCA-Westborough, Mass.
Replies: 5
Views: 1470

Re: Driving to NEMCA-Westborough, Mass.

Dear Diego, I plan on driving up from DC, visiting collections in Pa, NJ on the way up to Manhattan, where I will be dropping some stuff off for Bill Kalush and doing lunch/dinner with my son who works in Manhattan. I was planning on arriving (it can be late in the evening if you wish)on Wednesday, ...
by GAMOLO
September 5th, 2010, 6:25 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Mid-Air Card Stab
Replies: 10
Views: 2829

Re: Mid-Air Card Stab

You don't need a sword to do Doc's routine.........I do it all the time in restrauants with the large steak knives furnished when you order steak. If you want to employ Doc's exact handling (i.e., gaffing the PaperMate "PhD Multi" pens) you can gaff them for just a few bucks by purchasing ...
by GAMOLO
July 5th, 2010, 6:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Do you sue?
Replies: 9
Views: 768

Re: Do you sue?

In the U.S., most jurisdictions have a quick (3 week) "Small Claims" type Court to handle contract disputes for amounts up to $10K. Failure of the Defendant to answer or show up can result in a default Judgment. Collection of same is another matter all together. I don't see any sense in su...
by GAMOLO
January 15th, 2010, 12:09 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: POSTERS FOR SALE
Replies: 0
Views: 390

POSTERS FOR SALE

Must make more wall space room! The following posters are for sale: &#65279;POSTERS FOR SALE 1/15 1. Abb Dickson, Presto Show, 1 sheet, full color. $65.00. 2. Alexander, 3-sheet, full color, ca. 1920. Turban shaped with large ? mark. $300.00. 3. Alla Regeh, 1 sheet, full color. $200.00. 4. Carme...
by GAMOLO
December 4th, 2009, 7:32 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Grant/Worth/Abbotts apparatus and card magic books
Replies: 8
Views: 1248

Re: Grant/Worth/Abbotts apparatus and card magic books

Diego.....do you recall if there are any rare UF Grant or Abbott stuff (rather than the more common items usually found)? Would be interested in knowing.
by GAMOLO
February 16th, 2009, 7:11 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Sub Trunk Size
Replies: 14
Views: 3489

Re: Sub Trunk Size

As I got older and heavier, it became apparent that I could more comfortably get into and out of the trunk by using a back loader instead of my Abbott's Canvass Covered trunk top loader lid.....so I modified the back panel. I suspect if you are very tall you may also find it more difficult in one mo...
by GAMOLO
January 23rd, 2009, 8:39 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: trying to find a marketed ring box/ribbon trick
Replies: 4
Views: 516

Re: trying to find a marketed ring box/ribbon trick

Dear Brad, If it is a gaffed ring box you seek, then there are dealer items that work like watch boxes, etc., etc. If it is a non gaff approach you seek, then the simple flip down into your hand method as you close the lid of the ring box (as one performs in the old Tannen "Ring-Go!" or th...
by GAMOLO
October 31st, 2008, 2:28 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Swann Magic Auction From A To Z
Replies: 58
Views: 3276

Re: Swann Magic Auction From A To Z

I think too much is being made about this being a lack luster auction. First, as regards Swann, remember they make over 40% on each item that is sold (i.e., 20% buyer's premium, even more on eBay & online purchases, and 20% from the sellers). So, considering that the total gavel prices realized ...
by GAMOLO
October 27th, 2008, 10:01 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Swann Magic Auction From A To Z
Replies: 58
Views: 3276

Re: Swann Magic Auction From A To Z

I went to the preview today. I think Mr. Stotte might be disappointed because most of the items are American authors and performers (posters); save for the clocks there is little of European origin. However, what is there is quite wonderful...certainly more genuine Houdini material than anyone has s...
by GAMOLO
July 28th, 2008, 9:42 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Swann Auction this Fall is Mario Carrandi's Collection
Replies: 8
Views: 3544

Re: Swann Auction this Fall is Mario Carrandi's Collection

Dear Guys, Gale Molovinsky here. Just got back tonight from KY where I spent some time with Mario Carrandi at the Jay Marshall sale. Here is the deal on the Swann Auction: Since Fechner dropped out for the October auction, Mario was engaged by SWANN TO ASSEMBLE the annual auction. His responsibility...
by GAMOLO
May 12th, 2008, 5:44 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Topsy Turvey bottles
Replies: 10
Views: 4309

Re: Topsy Turvey bottles

A bit I have done that has always gotten a laugh is to purchase from a Spencer Gifts type store or a "head" shop one of those super long extended neck soda pop bottles, either paint it the same color as the others or fill the bottle up with the same soda as you are employing. I hide this b...
by GAMOLO
March 8th, 2006, 4:55 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Re: KEN BROOKE SHORTS SURPRISE/BURMESE BANGLE
Replies: 0
Views: 300

Re: KEN BROOKE SHORTS SURPRISE/BURMESE BANGLE

FOR SALE: SHORTS SURPRISE This is the Ken Brooke classic....wherein over 40' of rope are pulled from your arm sleeves & pants trouser legs and you ultimately end up extracting a pair of funny underwear pants. Illustrated instructions. $20.00. CHAIN HANDCUFFS (ABBOTT) This is the classic pair use...
by GAMOLO
March 7th, 2006, 4:30 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Re: HEADLESS ILLUSION
Replies: 0
Views: 74

Re: HEADLESS ILLUSION

If you are tired of those old "Arrow Head" type mini-illusions that fool no one....here For Sale is one of Anton Corradin's HEADLESS ILLUSION. This is a killer as you open all four doors passing your arms thru.....no mirrors, no black art, NO HEAD, NO WAY, NO FOOLING! These sell for $900 n...
by GAMOLO
March 2nd, 2006, 3:51 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Boldfinger/Peter Kane
Replies: 12
Views: 3159

Re: Boldfinger/Peter Kane

For those of you interested in the commercial prop Peter put out in the early 1990's it was called "Finger Impaler" and it is a scary looking thingie that will generate some gasps from your close-up audience. I can email a photo if anyone is interested. (<!-- e --><a href="mailto:Gamolo@ao...
by GAMOLO
February 28th, 2006, 4:24 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Selling my collection
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: Selling my collection

Do you happen to have a copy of Bill King's Magic of Bob Kline?
by GAMOLO
February 22nd, 2006, 4:23 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Re: GNOME'S HOME
Replies: 1
Views: 82

Re: GNOME'S HOME

"Stoner Magic" For you lovers of psychedelic children' effects here is the very rare, colorful, Supreme Gnome's Home for sale. This features the production of silks and a tall plastic evil garden Gnome from a JUMBO white plastic mushroom against a painted idylic pastural backdrop! Yeah, wh...
by GAMOLO
February 22nd, 2006, 4:06 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: CW: IN A GILDED CAGE
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Re: CW: IN A GILDED CAGE

SOLD!
by GAMOLO
February 21st, 2006, 4:33 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: CW: IN A GILDED CAGE
Replies: 1
Views: 70

CW: IN A GILDED CAGE

FOR SALE: CW's classic; no longer available. This is a spectacular nested effect; the vanished watch appearing in a beautiful gold bird cage which is inside a locked chest! Must make room so will let go. This is a MINT deluxe version featuring the Paul Daniel's key FOB and with the video instruction...
by GAMOLO
January 11th, 2006, 4:08 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Best Substitution Trunk
Replies: 22
Views: 9313

Re: Best Substitution Trunk

Dear Glenn, Those are great stories...especially having the audience assembling the box! Those were the days when some and especially the closing act could take all the time they want. Being most helpful to the original questioner....it is not often these days one gets that kind of time. I certainly...
by GAMOLO
January 6th, 2006, 5:41 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Water Torture Cell replica controversy?
Replies: 52
Views: 2148

Re: Water Torture Cell replica controversy?

Although very litigious, Houdini couldn't sue everyone. Other performers, especially in Europe, started employing WTCs during Houdini's lifetime and, of course, after Houdini died. Perhaps some of the ones from ca.1920's survived. If you look at the classic STEEN "Plays with Death"(The Man...
by GAMOLO
January 3rd, 2006, 3:33 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Re: CW PERFECT TIME
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: CW PERFECT TIME

&#65279;FOR SALE: PERFECT TIME. Of course, this is the original CW one that really started all the electronic watch knockoffs. George Robinson has now come out with a third version that he is selling for $350.00. This new version eliminates the pen, as the magnet to activate running the watch ha...
by GAMOLO
December 20th, 2005, 4:12 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Best Substitution Trunk
Replies: 22
Views: 9313

Re: Best Substitution Trunk

The Abbott Canvas Covered version is certainly a fooler. However, in considering for your daughter I imagine you might want to take into account that the box is considerably larger & heavier to schlep than most of the others....and that there are going to be shows wherein you are going to have t...
by GAMOLO
December 19th, 2005, 1:31 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Re: TED LESLEY'S SLATE-SATIONAL
Replies: 0
Views: 250

Re: TED LESLEY'S SLATE-SATIONAL

&#65279;Ted Lesley's Slate-Sational Ted Lesley created the best of both worlds...the Nemo & Himber slates combined! His ingenious creation results in a baffling prediction that is not possible with either slate mentioned. Stanley Palm contributed as well. (Stanley will be one of the Honorees...
by GAMOLO
December 15th, 2005, 3:41 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: KILLING TIME (Bob Kline Spirit Time Clock)
Replies: 0
Views: 50

KILLING TIME (Bob Kline Spirit Time Clock)

&#65279;KILLING TIME This is an updated, electronic remote controlled version of the old Bob Kline Spirit Time effect. Improvements over the Kline original: placing the battery case in an easily removed bottom compartment instead of locating behind the clock face (necessitating its removal) and ...
by GAMOLO
December 14th, 2005, 3:11 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FOR SALE: KNIVES OF TIBET
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: FOR SALE: KNIVES OF TIBET

SOLD!
by GAMOLO
December 12th, 2005, 4:07 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FOR SALE: KNIVES OF TIBET
Replies: 1
Views: 95

FOR SALE: KNIVES OF TIBET

KNIVES OF TIBET (RARE Tannen ca.1960's) A mechanical version of the Malini blindfold card stab (basic effect was in one of the early Tannen Stars of Magic series). This is a great blindfold three card stab effect. It employs "Tibetan" style (black pearl handles) knives which enhance the pa...
by GAMOLO
December 5th, 2005, 3:25 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: JUMBO CHILDRENS' EFFECTS FOR SALE
Replies: 2
Views: 108

JUMBO CHILDRENS' EFFECTS FOR SALE

Some more goodies from the Duplicates' box: &#65279;(1) a JUMBO Stratsophere, which I think was an early Viking prop version of the classic U.F. Grant effect. $100.00 (2)&#65279;a JUMBO Vampire Block Escape, similar to the jumbo ones made by Owen/Viking/Abbott/Mak etc., etc. This one is pain...
by GAMOLO
November 29th, 2005, 5:39 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: SUPREME JOURNEY INTO SPACE
Replies: 0
Views: 69

SUPREME JOURNEY INTO SPACE

&#65279;Here is a rare goodie from my duplicate box for you collectors of original Supreme childrens effects......made back during Supreme's "golden" era when they made their stuff of real wood....not of the cardboard employed in the later years. This is the Journey Into Space, a direc...
by GAMOLO
November 22nd, 2005, 3:44 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Gravity Box
Replies: 2
Views: 328

Re: Gravity Box

If by the "Gravity" box you are referring to the MODERN LIGHT/HEAVY CHEST manufactured by Tressler (which is a non-magnetic version of the Houdin effect) then I can heartily recommend same. The gimmick would require someone being able to dislodge 80 pounds from a table top....and, if place...
by GAMOLO
November 7th, 2005, 4:16 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Razor Blade Illusion
Replies: 2
Views: 200

Re: Razor Blade Illusion

My guess would be when the first safety blades came out....I think Gillete around the late 1920s would be a good time era to start checking the catalogues. I bought my version, the old Robbins EZ Magic one (hand held cloth blade holder switch)around 1955 or so. It is still being sold and is a fooler...
by GAMOLO
October 19th, 2005, 4:50 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Card Thru Window
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Re: Card Thru Window

I do the Kennedy version quite a bit because the set up only takes a moment....Also, the handling is natural whether standing up or seated which is nice compared to some of the others. I would recommend it strongly.
by GAMOLO
August 5th, 2005, 3:18 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Question about Pendragon's 360 degree levitation
Replies: 17
Views: 5101

Re: Question about Pendragon's 360 degree levitation

I am not sure exactly which specific Pendragon levitation effect is being described but there is nothing new about 360 degree rotations in levitations. Years ago Bill Brown did one with a modified Super X....and Lance Burton has done one for years with one of his automated levitations and, of course...
by GAMOLO
April 21st, 2005, 3:39 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Butterfly Trick
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Re: Butterfly Trick

A nice derivative can be found on Joe Steven's Collectibles section on his web site. This is the Carl William's "Okito" version of the ButterFly box. Very beautiful box by Carl. You hold the little box in your hand, take off the lid...and take up a fan...and start to fan the box and a Butt...
by GAMOLO
April 18th, 2005, 3:55 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Looking for new switches for razorblade swallowing
Replies: 13
Views: 6022

Re: Looking for new switches for razorblade swallowing

Just get a stack of envelopes from the hotel you are staying in. Place the gaffed string/blade set in the bottom envelope which you have turned over so when you reverse the stack in your hand it appears to be the same envelope that you have placed the loose blades in for handling purposes. You can e...

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