History of Square Circle production wanted

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Postby Pete McCabe » 06/11/02 03:58 PM

If you know anything about the history of the venerable square circle production device I would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks in advance.
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Postby Michael Edwards » 06/11/02 06:37 PM

Pete: The Square Circle dates back to 1930 and is generally attributed to Louis Histed (1897-1965)though the underlying black art principle goes back to Auzinger and deKolta and others such as Heller and Devere had used the idea to conceal a load chamber (albiet in a table rather than a production prop). Michael
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Postby Guest » 06/12/02 03:14 AM

Didn't Davenports list a Square Circle effect under the name of "Wunda Villa" more than 60 years ago? Would that have been a Histed original? :confused:
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Postby Pete McCabe » 06/13/02 10:50 AM

Thanks Michael. Much appreciated.
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