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Re: REIDEL CHINESE GONG FOR SALE

SOLD! Many thanks folks. Genii Forum works...support it.
by GAMOLO
12/15/12 02:44 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: REIDEL CHINESE GONG FOR SALE
Replies: 1
Views: 257

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
12/14/12 01:39 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: REIDEL CHINESE GONG FOR SALE
Replies: 1
Views: 257

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
12/14/12 01:32 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Alan J. Kanter poster auction
Replies: 17
Views: 1315

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
05/30/11 10:50 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: LIST FOR SALE
Replies: 0
Views: 749

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
10/21/10 10:35 PM
 
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Driving to NEMCA-Westborough, Mass.
Replies: 5
Views: 1206

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
10/20/10 07:11 PM
 
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Driving to NEMCA-Westborough, Mass.
Replies: 5
Views: 1206

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
10/19/10 07:08 PM
 
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Driving to NEMCA-Westborough, Mass.
Replies: 5
Views: 1206

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
09/05/10 06:25 PM
 
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Mid-Air Card Stab
Replies: 10
Views: 2416

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
07/05/10 06:40 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Do you sue?
Replies: 9
Views: 551

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
01/15/10 01:09 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: POSTERS FOR SALE
Replies: 0
Views: 359

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
12/04/09 08:32 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Grant/Worth/Abbotts apparatus and card magic books
Replies: 8
Views: 1149

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
02/16/09 08:11 PM
 
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Sub Trunk Size
Replies: 14
Views: 2920

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
01/23/09 09:39 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: trying to find a marketed ring box/ribbon trick
Replies: 4
Views: 423

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
10/31/08 02:28 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Swann Magic Auction From A To Z
Replies: 58
Views: 2936

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
10/27/08 10:01 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Swann Magic Auction From A To Z
Replies: 58
Views: 2936

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
07/28/08 09:42 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Swann Auction this Fall is Mario Carrandi's Collection
Replies: 8
Views: 3384

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
05/12/08 05:44 PM
 
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Topsy Turvey bottles
Replies: 10
Views: 3639

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
03/08/06 05:55 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Re: KEN BROOKE SHORTS SURPRISE/BURMESE BANGLE
Replies: 0
Views: 264

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
03/07/06 05:30 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Re: HEADLESS ILLUSION
Replies: 0
Views: 48

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
03/02/06 04:51 PM
 
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Boldfinger/Peter Kane
Replies: 12
Views: 2638

Re: Selling my collection

Do you happen to have a copy of Bill King's Magic of Bob Kline?
by GAMOLO
02/28/06 05:24 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Selling my collection
Replies: 3
Views: 123

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
02/22/06 05:23 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Re: GNOME'S HOME
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Re: CW: IN A GILDED CAGE

SOLD!
by GAMOLO
02/22/06 05:06 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: CW: IN A GILDED CAGE
Replies: 1
Views: 38

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
02/21/06 05:33 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: CW: IN A GILDED CAGE
Replies: 1
Views: 38

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
01/11/06 05:08 PM
 
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Best Substitution Trunk
Replies: 22
Views: 8876

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
01/06/06 06:41 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Water Torture Cell replica controversy?
Replies: 52
Views: 1416

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
01/03/06 04:33 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Re: CW PERFECT TIME
Replies: 1
Views: 57

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
12/20/05 05:12 PM
 
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Best Substitution Trunk
Replies: 22
Views: 8876

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
12/19/05 02:31 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Re: TED LESLEY'S SLATE-SATIONAL
Replies: 0
Views: 191

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
12/15/05 04:41 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: KILLING TIME (Bob Kline Spirit Time Clock)
Replies: 0
Views: 30

Re: FOR SALE: KNIVES OF TIBET

SOLD!
by GAMOLO
12/14/05 04:11 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FOR SALE: KNIVES OF TIBET
Replies: 1
Views: 60

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
12/12/05 05:07 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FOR SALE: KNIVES OF TIBET
Replies: 1
Views: 60

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
12/05/05 04:25 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: JUMBO CHILDRENS' EFFECTS FOR SALE
Replies: 2
Views: 62

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
11/29/05 06:39 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: SUPREME JOURNEY INTO SPACE
Replies: 0
Views: 28

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
11/22/05 04:44 PM
 
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Gravity Box
Replies: 2
Views: 248

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
11/07/05 05:16 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Razor Blade Illusion
Replies: 2
Views: 131

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
10/19/05 04:50 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Card Thru Window
Replies: 1
Views: 70

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
08/05/05 03:18 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Question about Pendragon's 360 degree levitation
Replies: 17
Views: 4652

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
04/21/05 03:39 PM
 
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Butterfly Trick
Replies: 2
Views: 178

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...
by GAMOLO
04/18/05 03:55 PM
 
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Looking for new switches for razorblade swallowing
Replies: 13
Views: 5690
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