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Re: Final Price Reduction - Sherwood Silver and Gold (serialized) and Riser Traditionals

The Sherwood cups are sold (pending payment). I'm still entertaining offers on the Riser Traditionals.
by John Clarkson
10/12/12 06:13 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Cups - Sherwood Silver and Gold (serialized) and Riser Traditionals
Replies: 2
Views: 663

Re: Final Price Reduction - Sherwood Silver and Gold (serialized) and Riser Traditionals

Final Price Reduction on Sherwood Silver and Gold (serialized) and Riser Traditionals. Sherwood Cups, now offered at $1650.00 Riser Traditionals, now offered at $400.00 Shippping and insurance remain as in the original post. Happy to provide pictures, answer questions, or entertain reasonable offers...
by John Clarkson
10/10/12 03:01 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Cups - Sherwood Silver and Gold (serialized) and Riser Traditionals
Replies: 2
Views: 663

FS: Cups - Sherwood Silver and Gold (serialized) and Riser Traditionals

It breaks my heart to let these go, but I must. These cups are no longer available. Contact me at the e-mail address provided at the foot of this ad if you are interested. I'd prefer to ship only to U.S. addresses. 1) Sherwood Cups. Silver and Gold engraved. I believe this was the first run, a limit...
by John Clarkson
06/12/12 01:32 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Cups - Sherwood Silver and Gold (serialized) and Riser Traditionals
Replies: 2
Views: 663

Re: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... Final Price Reduction

The Monti Combo cups have been sold. Thank you!
by John Clarkson
09/09/09 10:52 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... you know you want them.
Replies: 8
Views: 730

Re: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... Final Price Reduction

Since I got so many initial inquiries and requests for photos, I am surprised no one has made an offer on these cups. So, unless someone here claims them before then, they go on eBay on Friday. If you want them, please make an offer before noon, 11 September 2009. After that, I'll be obliged to let ...
by John Clarkson
09/09/09 09:24 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... you know you want them.
Replies: 8
Views: 730

Re: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... Final Price Reduction

Sadly, the Monti Combo cups have not been claimed yet. I see that in my last post I mistyped my e-mail! Perhaps that's why. So, check our the photos at http://picasaweb.google.com/John.D.Clarkson/Cups# and then please contact me here: E-mail me! [size:14pt] Reasonable offers entertained. [/size] I r...
by John Clarkson
09/03/09 10:05 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... you know you want them.
Replies: 8
Views: 730

Re: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... Final Price Reduction

Final price reduction: $382.50 or very near offer , including shipping CONUS via USPS Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation. If you want insurance, it will be about $5.00 more. (I can let you know when we strike our deal.) PayPal is fine, funded any way. Some of you have asked about trades. I'm ...
by John Clarkson
08/29/09 11:50 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... you know you want them.
Replies: 8
Views: 730

Re: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... additional information

Price reduction: $400.00 [color:#FF0000]or[/color] near offer, shipping CONUS included.All other terms the same (see original post).

There isn't likely to be another reduction. Contact me by clicking here: E-mail me!

Thanks!
by John Clarkson
08/28/09 03:37 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... you know you want them.
Replies: 8
Views: 730

Re: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... additional information

So many of you have asked for pictures of the original Rings 'N Things Monti Combo set, that I have decided it would be easier to post them for public access. You can see high resolution pictures here: http://picasaweb.google.com/John.D.Clarkson/Cups# and blow them up to your hearts' content. You wi...
by John Clarkson
08/25/09 04:50 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... you know you want them.
Replies: 8
Views: 730

Re: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... additional information

The Don Alan Cup has sold! Thank you.

Now someone should take the Monti Combo set home... Email me: jdclarkson@earthlink.net
by John Clarkson
08/24/09 08:07 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... you know you want them.
Replies: 8
Views: 730

Re: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... additional information

Here are some photos. Not very good. In fact, pretty bad, but they give you an idea. The white dots on the Combo Cups are not dings or pits. They are reflections. Monti Combo Cups : The Monti Combo cups weigh, on average, 6.5 ounces. The inside diameter of the mouth is about 2 9/16 inches. Each stan...
by John Clarkson
08/24/09 05:05 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... you know you want them.
Replies: 8
Views: 730

FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... you know you want them.

I have two great items from the original Rings N Things that I purchased in the mid- to late 1970s at Hollywood Magic.(Yeah, when Burt Green worked there and Francis Carlyle would stop by occasionally.) Here they are: [size:14pt]1) [color:#FF0000] [color:#FF0000]Monti Combo Cups (copper, long skirt)...
by John Clarkson
08/24/09 11:51 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Original Rings N Things Cups ... you know you want them.
Replies: 8
Views: 730

Re: FS: Sherwood Smooth Copper Cups -- In prisitne condition

Sold. Thank you!
by John Clarkson
08/20/09 12:22 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Sherwood Smooth Copper Cups -- In prisitne condition
Replies: 7
Views: 627

Re: FS: Sherwood Smooth Copper Cups -- In prisitne condition

Trades are pretty much off the table. I'm trying to reduce the amount of things I have. Trades, even trades for wonderful things, would not help me accomplish my goal.

I am open, however to considering reasonable cash offers on these cups.
by John Clarkson
08/19/09 09:16 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Sherwood Smooth Copper Cups -- In prisitne condition
Replies: 7
Views: 627

FS: Sherwood Smooth Copper Cups -- In prisitne condition

I have a set of Sherwood Smooth Copper Cups. They are unused. I bought them (and a set of smooth brass cups and a set of the engraved silver/gold cups), but have not used them. So, instead of having them continue to sit in my display case collecting dust, I offer them for sale here. This set include...
by John Clarkson
08/19/09 01:37 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Sherwood Smooth Copper Cups -- In prisitne condition
Replies: 7
Views: 627

Re: Harries "Bosco" Copper Cups and Balls

Final Price Reduction:

I will ship this set to you (CONUS) via USPS Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation for $77.00. Balls and sack included. Act now. Next step: the auctions.
by John Clarkson
02/06/09 11:57 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Harries "Bosco" Copper Cups and Balls
Replies: 1
Views: 667

Re: Set 1 on hold pending payment

Set 2 sold pending payment. Thank you!
by John Clarkson
02/06/09 11:53 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Gary Animal (Knight) Copper Cups (2 sets, street size)
Replies: 4
Views: 655

Re: Set 1 on hold pending payment

Set 2 still needs a home. These are exceptionally nice cups. Let me know quickly. Use them or add them to your collection. At the cost of raw copper, the asking price is a steal!
by John Clarkson
02/02/09 09:03 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Gary Animal (Knight) Copper Cups (2 sets, street size)
Replies: 4
Views: 655

Re: FS: Gary Animal (Knight) Copper Cups (2 sets, street size)

I am such an airhead. I forgot to upload the pictures! As I mention in the original post, in set one, there are two VERY minor dings and a crease. I tried to capture them in the photos. The dings are immediately adjacent to the arrow in the fourth photo (I have no idea what the thin black rounded bo...
by John Clarkson
02/01/09 11:01 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Gary Animal (Knight) Copper Cups (2 sets, street size)
Replies: 4
Views: 655

Re: FS: Gary Animal (Knight) Copper Cups (2 sets, street size)

Update: Price reduction. It seems I overpriced these items. Final reduced prices are as follows. (Next stop, an auction site)! Set 1: $125.00 plus $13.50 s/h (CONUS) Set 2: $200.00 plus $13.50/s/h (CONUS) Combined: $310 plus $13.50 s/h (CONUS) I will absorb PayPal fees. See original post for contact...
by John Clarkson
01/31/09 07:16 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Gary Animal (Knight) Copper Cups (2 sets, street size)
Replies: 4
Views: 655

FS: Gary Animal (Knight) Copper Cups (2 sets, street size)

I have two sets of unused Gary Animal copper cups that I am willing to part with. These are no longer in production and are not so easy to find. I bought them from MagicPitch.com a few years ago, and they have sat, unused, in my display case since then. These are large and heavy cups much like (but ...
by John Clarkson
01/23/09 02:35 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Gary Animal (Knight) Copper Cups (2 sets, street size)
Replies: 4
Views: 655

Harries "Bosco" Copper Cups and Balls

I have an unused set of Harries Bosco (Copper) Cups that I am willing to part with. I bought them from Harries Magic of Sweden a few years ago, and they have sat, unused, in my display case since then. No dents, dings, or scratches. They are the tall, tapered traditional shape which nest loosely.You...
by John Clarkson
01/21/09 05:50 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Harries "Bosco" Copper Cups and Balls
Replies: 1
Views: 667

FS: Harries Bosco (Copper) Cups and Balls

I have an unused set of Harries Bosco (Copper) cups that I am willing to part with. I bought them from Harries Magic of Sweden a few years ago, and they have sat, unused, in my display case since then. They are the tall, tapered traditional shape. You can see a photo here: http://www.harriesmagic.co...
by John Clarkson
06/22/08 11:34 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Harries Bosco (Copper) Cups and Balls
Replies: 0
Views: 169

Re: FS: Gazzo Street Cups (and more)

Michael,

They're all yours. Thanks for your prompt payment. These are great cups.
by John Clarkson
06/21/08 06:10 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Gazzo Street Cups (and more)
Replies: 2
Views: 182

FS: Gazzo Street Cups (and more)

I have an unused set of Gazzo's Street Cups. These are the huge ones! I bought them when Gary Animal was offering them through MagicPitch. They have sat, unused, in my display case since I bought them. Included in the price are four balls (look like small baseballs), the original denim-like sack, an...
by John Clarkson
06/21/08 05:02 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Gazzo Street Cups (and more)
Replies: 2
Views: 182

Re: New Card Manipulation Liquid - info on where to buy here!

Hi, Chris! I use Cetaphil and am happy with it. It comes in two varieties: cream and lotion. The cream is much better. It not only comes in a tub, but also in a tube. The lotion doesn't seem to work as well. Cetaphil is my "maintenance moisturizer," but I also use Golden Touch Lotion befor...
by John Clarkson
05/02/05 07:03 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Card Manipulation Liquid - info on where to buy here!
Replies: 9
Views: 537

Re: Venues in Guadalajara and Mexico City

Patrick,

I've sent an e-mail to the address in your profile. Thanks.
by John Clarkson
04/13/05 09:57 AM
 
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Venues in Guadalajara and Mexico City
Replies: 3
Views: 228

Venues in Guadalajara and Mexico City

I'll be in Guadalajara 9 June - 12 June and in Mexico City from 13 June - 7 July. Would love to visit shows, shops, clubs, or other venues. Any recommendations?
by John Clarkson
04/09/05 11:48 AM
 
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Venues in Guadalajara and Mexico City
Replies: 3
Views: 228

Re: What's Your Day Job?

I polish my diamonds as I eat bonbons. As long as I don't confuse the two, I consider it a successful day.

I've been known to teach English as a second language (a passion) and to charge inadequate fees for reasonably effective criminal defense.
by John Clarkson
07/24/04 10:08 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: What's Your Day Job?
Replies: 114
Views: 6815

Re: The Magic Circle Supports the Pendragons

Originally posted by Joel Payne: ... I'm guessing that the Magic Circle's -unanimous vote- has no value to you people? If that's so, then why petition anyone if your partition is to a group of people whom you view as "pretty easy to fool." bit of a contradiction don't you think? Which &qu...
by John Clarkson
06/12/04 10:12 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Circle Supports the Pendragons
Replies: 15
Views: 309

Re: The Magic Circle Supports the Pendragons

Originally posted by Edmond Wilde: ... Just to clarify matters, this means that the premier magical society in the world has given its wholehearted backing to the Pendragons. Edmond, unless you can provide more information about the specific findings of the Magic Circle's committee, I dispute your ...
by John Clarkson
06/11/04 07:29 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Circle Supports the Pendragons
Replies: 15
Views: 309

Re: Best chop cup?

Originally posted by Steve V: Does this mean a 'nice' guy with a poor product would get good reviews? Steve V It means that, assuming quality is acceptable, a nice guy is more likely than a not-so-nice guy to get good reviews. I suspect some clown has written a doctoral dissertation on the exact ca...
by John Clarkson
04/24/04 05:07 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Best chop cup?
Replies: 112
Views: 18034

Re: Lessig's Free Ebook

The justification, so the argument goes, is to prevent building dynasties of power and privilege with inherited wealth instead of by merit.
by John Clarkson
04/24/04 11:02 AM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Lessig's Free Ebook
Replies: 51
Views: 944

Re: Best chop cup?

The reason companies spend so much on advertising and public relations is because most of us make our purchasing decisions not only on the basis of the quality of the goods, but also on our perception of the purveyor. Although you might not like the specific application of it, Dave merely stated (a ...
by John Clarkson
04/24/04 09:55 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Best chop cup?
Replies: 112
Views: 18034

Re: Lessig's Free Ebook

Originally posted by Pekka Ketonen: ... And if there would be a known great granddaugther of Erdnase somewhere, can we really say that she wouldn't have more rights to re-print the book than Dover? I believe she would have. Well, actually, yes, we could. The heritability of property is not some god...
by John Clarkson
04/24/04 08:23 AM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Lessig's Free Ebook
Replies: 51
Views: 944

Re: Lessig's Free Ebook

Bill, I'm not even saying I believe that your children don't deserve your money. Hence the italicized phrase in my previous post, "I'm not sure ." I am approaching this simply as an exploration of ideas, not as an immutable statement of policy. If it were my belief, however, I guess it wou...
by John Clarkson
04/10/04 04:17 PM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Lessig's Free Ebook
Replies: 51
Views: 944

Re: Lessig's Free Ebook

Originally posted by Bill Duncan: ...Is is a cumulative thing? If there are a lot of people in society who have very little right to benefit from my work do they get to gang up on me and limit my right to benefit from my own labor? Apparently, it is, and apparently they do. For instance, government...
by John Clarkson
04/10/04 02:37 PM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Lessig's Free Ebook
Replies: 51
Views: 944

Re: Lessig's Free Ebook

Originally posted by Bob Farmer: A copyright, unlike a dead professor, continues to be used and that use should be paid for (so the professor's heirs should get nothing, but the heirs of the copyright creator should). I agree, then, that your example of limiting the pay of a professor to 25 years i...
by John Clarkson
04/10/04 12:27 PM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Lessig's Free Ebook
Replies: 51
Views: 944

Re: Lessig's Free Ebook

Bob, are you, therefore, suggesting, in a back-handed sort of way, that the children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of university professors should continue to draw the salary the professor was paid during his/her life, adjusted, of course, for inflation? The professor seems merely to argue ...
by John Clarkson
04/10/04 10:56 AM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Lessig's Free Ebook
Replies: 51
Views: 944

Re: sick and tired of flatulent magic reviews - www.25offmagic.com

Originally posted by Richard Hart: Nagler's statement in regards to the effect Impossible Devination: "$20 for c***y c**e" --...is out and out exposure. He is very succinct and crystal clear in describing the modus operandi. What I haven't seen mentioned in this thread so far, is that exp...
by John Clarkson
02/14/04 08:24 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: sick and tired of flatulent magic reviews - www.25offmagic.com
Replies: 103
Views: 12609
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