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by Jim Patton
May 3rd, 2014, 12:24 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Several select decks for sale.......
Replies: 1
Views: 429

Several select decks for sale.......

A few select decks for sale: Gentlemen, I'm offering for sale a potpourri of collectible (and highly usable)! decks of playing cards from my (rather overflowing) valise: 2 (two) decks of JERRY'S Nugget cards, blue back; cellophane wrapper removed and seal broken, but cards never removed from cases....
by Jim Patton
December 24th, 2012, 4:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bill Miesel Has Died
Replies: 12
Views: 1438

Re: Bill Miesel Has Died

Bill was a gentleman and a true scholar. We had a great deal in common, besides card magic. The both of us served in US Army Intelligence.
R.I.P., Bill......your legacy will endure. Thanks for all the great contributions you made to the craft......
by Jim Patton
December 20th, 2012, 3:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon Video Notes
Replies: 21
Views: 1600

Re: Bruce Cervon Video Notes

As to Bruce's Linking Finger Ring routine, there are plans to release this separately in a strictly limited edition. The complete set will include a set of the signet rings in 14kt. The rings will be engraved with a yet to be determined crest. Regrets for the mysterious sound of this but there are c...
by Jim Patton
December 20th, 2012, 3:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon Video Notes
Replies: 21
Views: 1600

Re: Bruce Cervon Video Notes

Here's the post I made over on The Magic Pebble site: It's still a bit early in the game but with any luck at all, the book(s)? will be ready by the end of 2013. Linda C. has made arrangements with a well known (certainly on this forum), practitioner, researcher and writer. The project is being over...
by Jim Patton
December 20th, 2012, 3:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon Video Notes
Replies: 21
Views: 1600

Re: Bruce Cervon Video Notes

Cervon never put his best stuff in print, so the possibility is there that a very good book could be made of his better material. He also wasn't a particularly good writer, so having a good writer work from videos of his material is a better result than if Cervon had written the book himself. The b...
by Jim Patton
December 20th, 2012, 3:33 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon Video Notes
Replies: 21
Views: 1600

Re: Bruce Cervon Video Notes

Richard Kaufman wrote: "My understanding is that there is an ENORMOUS amount of material. Let's hope that whoever is doing this has some sense about it all, and doesn't publish a lot of crap. It needs to be gone through carefully and winnowed down to the best material. I would assume that the v...
by Jim Patton
November 5th, 2012, 12:32 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB-Vernon commemorative (birthday) decks.
Replies: 4
Views: 528

Re: WTB-Vernon commemorative (birthday) decks.

Eureka! Found the ones I need!
JP
by Jim Patton
November 5th, 2012, 11:27 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB-Vernon commemorative (birthday) decks.
Replies: 4
Views: 528

Re: WTB-Vernon commemorative (birthday) decks.

Arnaud, E-mail Gabe Fajuri at Potter & Potter Auctions. He has sold a couple sets of these. One from the LJ collection and one from the Vernon/Cervon collection. I have no idea what these are currently selling for. If you have a set, my advice is to hold onto and treasure it...... JP
by Jim Patton
November 4th, 2012, 4:43 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB-Vernon commemorative (birthday) decks.
Replies: 4
Views: 528

WTB-Vernon commemorative (birthday) decks.

Looking to buy two Vernon commemorative (birthday) decks. Those that own them or have seen them will know the ones I refer to. I need a Silhouette back in blue and a portrait back in red. SEALED CONDITION ONLY, but will negotiate for unsealed decks. I'll also trade for Jerry's Nuggets and Golden Nug...
by Jim Patton
July 16th, 2012, 2:38 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Larry Jennings' performance
Replies: 6
Views: 1435

Re: Larry Jennings' performance

I echo RPs remarks.......LJ WAS a Master!
by Jim Patton
July 16th, 2012, 2:18 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Interested in books about faro shuffle
Replies: 28
Views: 4248

Re: Interested in books about faro shuffle

I have all the books you have mentioned above and I would recommend the Paul Swindle series. It pops up on Ebay every now and then. Small beware, if you do find it on Ebay, PM me with the sellers name as I have been stung twice buying the Paul Swindle books Cheers, Nathan THAT'S Paul SWINFORD
by Jim Patton
June 12th, 2012, 12:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Early Henning with Vernon from CBC
Replies: 5
Views: 967

Re: Early Henning with Vernon from CBC

Thanks for this, Richard. Hadn't seen this previously. The old Castle library, truly a wizard's lair....and....the Dante Chair, before DC acquired it.
That's The Professor the way I like to remember him!
by Jim Patton
May 20th, 2012, 2:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dai Vernon 30th Anniversary Revelations Box Set Extra Discs
Replies: 10
Views: 1974

Re: Dai Vernon 30th Anniversary Revelations Box Set Extra Discs

El Mystico has elucidated one of the most important segments of the Vernon lecture DVDs....Indeed, he sees AND observes.
by Jim Patton
February 22nd, 2012, 12:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ken Krenzel Passes
Replies: 76
Views: 13326

Re: Ken Krenzel Passes

That tip is the real work!
by Jim Patton
February 2nd, 2012, 2:25 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tony Giorgio Has Died
Replies: 23
Views: 4489

Re: Tony Giorgio Has Died

...Only equalled by his impressive "Card From Fly"..... a show stopper he only performed impromptu.......
RIP, big guy... The mold has long since been broken.....there can never be another like you.......
JP
by Jim Patton
January 8th, 2012, 1:18 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Dai Vernon’s Revelations – 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Box Set
Replies: 60
Views: 11515

Re: Dai Vernon’s Revelations – 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Box Set

Philippe:
I recall that Earl Nelson was originally slated to be among the participants. Why he wound up not going to Newfoundland only Earl would know.......

JP
by Jim Patton
October 7th, 2011, 3:54 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Credit for Coin-in-Deck?
Replies: 37
Views: 4342

Re: Credit for Coin-in-Deck?

Well, then........It would appear that the application of the Flat Tabled Palm (aka: Rise, Rise, Rise mechanic)is, in fact, Marlo's Thanks for that Pallbearers citation, Phillippe............
by Jim Patton
October 7th, 2011, 11:16 am
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Credit for Coin-in-Deck?
Replies: 37
Views: 4342

Re: Credit for Coin-in-Deck?

Did Driebeck use the Marlo cop to effect the change?
by Jim Patton
October 6th, 2011, 11:43 am
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Credit for Coin-in-Deck?
Replies: 37
Views: 4342

Re: Credit for Coin-in-Deck?

Jonathan, Yes, as noted in an earlier post, the change of the face up card beneath the coin was accomplished by employing the Marlo "Rise, Rise, Rise" cop as found in R.C.T. I'm relatively certain that, although using Marlo's cop, the face up change was not Marlo's idea. The question remai...
by Jim Patton
October 5th, 2011, 4:04 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Credit for Coin-in-Deck?
Replies: 37
Views: 4342

Re: Credit for Coin-in-Deck?

Thanks, Phillippe........Q.: Who gets credit for the Cop of the gimmicked card for the face up revelation? The effect, as marketed by Tannen's would seem, by the description, to be accomplished by other than sleight-of-hand. (A couple of methods come readily to mind). Perhaps JR might offer a sugges...
by Jim Patton
October 5th, 2011, 3:24 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Credit for Coin-in-Deck?
Replies: 37
Views: 4342

Re: Credit for Coin-in-Deck?

Check an old Tannen's catalog around the mid sixties......Seem to recall that's where I may have seen the ad for "Razzle-Dazzle".
by Jim Patton
October 5th, 2011, 12:56 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Credit for Coin-in-Deck?
Replies: 37
Views: 4342

Re: Credit for Coin-in-Deck?

I vaguely recall that the original Driebeck effect "Tosheroon" was a marketed effect here in the US. Also have a recollection that Frank Garcia's name was associated with it.........something about US marketing rights having been acquired as a result of a trade between Garcia and Driebeck....
by Jim Patton
February 4th, 2011, 9:46 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....

The Pallbearers Review set has been sold.

J
by Jim Patton
February 3rd, 2011, 10:46 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....

Roy Benson By Starlight has been sold.

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by Jim Patton
February 2nd, 2011, 7:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....

PABULAR set of 4 HB Volumes, (all issues) still available. Taken off hold..........
J
by Jim Patton
February 2nd, 2011, 6:20 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....

The M.I.N.T. set has been sold.
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by Jim Patton
February 2nd, 2011, 4:19 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....

The set of HB Pabular, 4 volumes is on hold.....
by Jim Patton
February 2nd, 2011, 3:24 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....

The Complete Works of Alex Elmsley set is on hold.

J
by Jim Patton
February 2nd, 2011, 11:18 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....

ROY BENSON BY STARLIGHT, PALLBEARERS REVIEW set AND M.I.N.T set are temporarily on hold.......
by Jim Patton
February 1st, 2011, 6:40 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....

CARD CRAFT has been sold.....
by Jim Patton
February 1st, 2011, 5:52 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

FSH: Library Essentials; reasonable prices....

I am offering the following for sale: PALLBEARERS REVIEW,(Fulves) L&L HB reprints,(OOP) 3 Vol. set-$225.00 CHRONICLES, (Fulves) L&L HB reprint, complete file in one vol.: $45.00 EPILOGUE, (Fulves) L&L HB reprint; complete file in one vol. (OOP): $75.00 M.I.N.T. (Marlo in the New Tops),L&...
by Jim Patton
December 12th, 2010, 2:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Castle Grievance filed against Bill McIlhany by Rich Cowley
Replies: 206
Views: 41947

Re: New Documents from Cowley #3 - Castle Grievance filed against Bill McIlhany by Rich Co

Richard, Make no mistake......I am, most decidedly, NOT a particular fan of Msr. Cowley or Msr. McIlhany....(Lest forum readers get the wrong impression). I do commend Msr. Cowley for not pleading his cause on this forum. By not doing so he exhibits remarkable restraint and tact, IMO. My true sympat...
by Jim Patton
December 10th, 2010, 12:33 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Castle Grievance filed against Bill McIlhany by Rich Cowley
Replies: 206
Views: 41947

Re: New Documents from Cowley #3 - Castle Grievance filed against Bill McIlhany by Rich Co

A new thread title: Grand Obfuscation.............
by Jim Patton
November 15th, 2010, 12:08 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: For sale here: OOP, hard to find publications; Fulves, Racherbaumer,Busby
Replies: 8
Views: 1632

Re: For sale here: OOP, hard to find publications; Fulves, Racherbaumer,Busby

(Bump)
The OLRAM Files and Arcane set are still available. Also full set of Busby's EPOPTICA....($150.00) plus S&H.
by Jim Patton
October 28th, 2010, 6:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Undergound?
Replies: 72
Views: 10779

Re: The Undergound?

To reply to Joe McKay's concern: ALL the VHS video tapes that comprise Bruce's UNPUBLISHED notebooks have been converted to DVD.
by Jim Patton
October 27th, 2010, 12:39 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: For sale here: OOP, hard to find publications; Fulves, Racherbaumer,Busby
Replies: 8
Views: 1632

Re: For sale here: OOP, hard to find publications; Fulves, Racherbaumer,Busby

The Fulves Riffle Shuffle Technique series have been sold.
Thanks for all the responses...... JP
by Jim Patton
October 25th, 2010, 5:38 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: For sale here: OOP, hard to find publications; Fulves, Racherbaumer,Busby
Replies: 8
Views: 1632

For sale here: OOP, hard to find publications; Fulves, Racherbaumer,Busby

I have the following for sale: MO (Racherbaumer); numbers 1,2,6,7 and 8 (of 8 issues) $100.00 OLRAM FILE (Racherbaumer); issues 1 through 12 (of 16 issues) $216.00 MARLOPHILE (Racherbaumer); number 1 (of two issues) $20.00 SWIPE (Racherbaumer); Issues 1 through 4 (of 7 issues):$72.00 FACSIMILE (Rach...

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