FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

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FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Frank Velasco » August 8th, 2009, 1:47 pm

Here is the hard to find 3 Fly set by master magician R Paul Wilson.

These coins are beautifully made by master craftsman Joe Porper.

Original sells for $625.00 if you can find one!! Letting this rare beauty go for only $400.00 including free shipping!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0337010977

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Frank Yuen » August 8th, 2009, 4:00 pm

Frank, there's no reserve listed on the auction. Just a heads up.

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Frank Velasco » August 8th, 2009, 5:27 pm

Frank

Thanks for the heads up....

Frank V.

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby jason156 » August 9th, 2009, 4:01 am

Mr. V, you need to end that auction and relist it with your reserve. You can't just write the reserve in the description, that is against Ebay policy. Just trying to help you avoid a bad outcome.

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Ian Kendall » August 9th, 2009, 4:28 am

I would concur. At the moment, if no one else bids before the end, you would be legally bound to sell it for 99 dollars. If you only want 400 dollars for it, relist it as a Buy It Now at that cost, and you won't have the reserve fee.

At the moment, things could get messy for you.

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Frank Velasco » August 9th, 2009, 11:47 am

Ian and Jason

Thanks for your advice....

I think I will get at least $400.00 for the set. This coin set is remarkable and VERY hard to find.

Only three days left!!

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Frank Velasco » August 9th, 2009, 12:46 pm

It was a mistake on my part. I thought I used the reserve feature on the listing for $400.00. Oh well.....Thanks for the heads up!

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Frank Velasco » August 9th, 2009, 6:36 pm

3 days left for this beauty of a set of coins!!

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Bill Mullins » August 9th, 2009, 11:09 pm

Are the gaffs essentially the same as what is in a standard "3 Fly" set (slippery sam and 3 coins)? (I realize that Joe Porper work is better than "standard").

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Frank Velasco » August 10th, 2009, 9:18 am

Hi Bill

This is not the standard 3 Fly set. It is a spin off of the standard 3 fly but goes WAY beyond. You have to see the set to believe the work and craftmanship. Paul definitely was thinking outside of the box on this one. Joe's work can be defined as a master craftman when you look at these coins!

Here is the link again:

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Bill Mullins » August 10th, 2009, 2:40 pm

I'm still don't understand the differences between this set and a standard 3-Fly gaff set (Slippery Sam plus 3 coins). Your response only talks about the craftsmanship of the Porper set (which I don't doubt in the least).

Could I use the 3-Fly gaff set I have (an early Kohler, before Lassen started putting teflon in), and Wilson's routine to do the effect? Or is there something different about the gaff set that is necessary? That's all I'm asking.

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Richard Kaufman » August 10th, 2009, 3:06 pm

I believe the gimmick allows three coins to appear as one (all nest magnetically). Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong.
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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Bill Mullins » August 10th, 2009, 3:29 pm

Thanks, Richard.

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Frank Velasco » August 10th, 2009, 5:43 pm

Richard/Bill

Thanks for your inquiries.

Richard, you are essntially correct but obviously I cannot divulge any more information regarding this ingenious set of coins. I believe the owners of this set would this to be underground as well. Paul's routining is superb and takes tis effect to a whole new level.

There are only 2 1/2 days left in the auction, so don't wait and let this beauty pass you by!

Thx
Frank

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Frank Velasco » August 11th, 2009, 12:51 am

Bill

You could use the a 3-Fly gaff set like an early Kohler set and do the Wilson's routine as well. There is also something different about the gaff set that is necessary as well. I really can't say much more without revealing the secret of the coins. Believe me, the set is amazing and Paul provides an excellent training DVD to teach you the routine.

Thanks!

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Frank Velasco » August 11th, 2009, 6:24 pm

Guys

Auction has less than two days....

Happy Bidding!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... :MESELX:IT

I just wanted everyone to know that $50.00 from this auction will be donted to my good friend, Dean Dill who is battling cancer. I will provide your name as well as mine to the donation to Dean.

Thanks!!
Frank

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Frank Velasco » August 12th, 2009, 1:32 am

I paid $600.00 for the set and I need to get at least $400.00 plus I'll be donating $50.00 to Dean's cause. Hurry up, only 1 1/2 days left!!

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Re: FS - R Paul Wilson'e The Fly (3 Fly) - Rare & hard to find

Postby Frank Velasco » August 12th, 2009, 11:55 pm

Hello all,

The auction ends on Thursday at Aug 13 at 1:43 pm EST (10:43am PST) which means only 12 hours is left on the auction.

Happy Bidding!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0337010977

Thx,
FV


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