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by Okito
March 24th, 2012, 7:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Cesareo Pelaez
Replies: 3
Views: 1472

Cesareo Pelaez

I received the following email from David Bull a short time ago: It is my sad obligation to inform you that Cesareo Pelaez passed away peacefully at 3:00 a.m. on March 24, after a long battle with congestive heart failure. The schedule of funeral arrangements to take place in Beverly, Massachusetts,...
by Okito
November 21st, 2010, 7:54 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Dr. Albo @ NEMCA
Replies: 1
Views: 497

Dr. Albo @ NEMCA

I understand that Dr. Albo made a moving, and somewhat controversial, presentation at the recent NEMCA. Would someone please elaborate?

Many thanks.
by Okito
September 17th, 2008, 3:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Billy McComb Legacy Auction
Replies: 42
Views: 4264

Re: The Billy McComb Legacy Auction

I had an absolutely perfect experience with this auction. Ms. Gray was a delight to work with.
by Okito
September 9th, 2008, 12:31 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Muscle Pass
Replies: 3
Views: 750

Muscle Pass

Would you please let me know what you consider to be the best place to properly learn the Muscle Pass?

Many thanks.
by Okito
September 7th, 2008, 6:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Billy McComb Legacy Auction
Replies: 42
Views: 4264

Re: The Billy McComb Legacy Auction

How was the auction?
by Okito
August 3rd, 2008, 1:36 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Top Hat Magic + Genii Magazine
Replies: 7
Views: 1746

Re: Top Hat Magic + Genii Magazine

While he had some help from time to time, it was essentially a one-man operation.

I don't recall if he was a performer or not, but I don't believe that he was.
by Okito
August 2nd, 2008, 1:11 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Top Hat Magic + Genii Magazine
Replies: 7
Views: 1746

Re: Top Hat Magic + Genii Magazine

That "chipper looking guy" was the owner, Robert Tracy. He was a U.S. Postman in his day job.
by Okito
June 21st, 2008, 9:12 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Mercury Card Fold
Replies: 3
Views: 705

Mercury Card Fold

I would appreciate hearing what you consider to be good references from which to learn the Mercury Card Fold.

Many thanks.
by Okito
June 8th, 2008, 8:09 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Lithograph Prices Falling?
Replies: 4
Views: 1085

Lithograph Prices Falling?

Is it just me, or are lithograph prices falling? With exceptions, of course, it seems that prices have been dropping. By way of example, the following link shows a Kellar half-sheet portrait with no bids and a low "Buy-it-Now" price compared to historical sales prices. Is it the economy, a...
by Okito
March 25th, 2008, 3:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Juan Tamariz
Replies: 1
Views: 865

Juan Tamariz

Does anyone know if Juan Tamariz is planning on coming to the United States in the near future for performances and/or lectures?

Many thanks.
by Okito
February 24th, 2008, 5:18 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Les Smith Memorial Announcement
Replies: 4
Views: 1464

Re: Les Smith Memorial Announcement

Out of curiosity, will Gertrude Smith and Alan Zagorsky be participating in the memorial service?
by Okito
February 16th, 2008, 4:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: Question-I.G. Edmonds
Replies: 2
Views: 894

Re: Question-I.G. Edmonds

Many thanks!
by Okito
February 15th, 2008, 7:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Question-I.G. Edmonds
Replies: 2
Views: 894

Question-I.G. Edmonds

Does anyone know if I.G. Edmonds, the author of those wonderful "childrens" books on magic, is still alive?

Thanks.
by Okito
January 17th, 2008, 6:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE FUTURE OF THE FORUM: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY STARTING NEXT WEEK
Replies: 249
Views: 43352

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE FUTURE OF THE FORUM: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY STARTING NEXT WEEK

Thank you, Richard, for continuing to make this most amazing resource available to all of us.
by Okito
June 21st, 2003, 12:28 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Rare Kaufman and Company Books for sale
Replies: 175
Views: 10005

Re: Rare Kaufman and Company Books for sale

You did it Richard...It took this to get me to post!

I'll take one of the presentation copies of Greater Magic ($500)

Thanks.

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