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tiny Robert-Houdin automaton

Postby Bill Mullins » November 29th, 2010, 2:16 pm

Tim Rowett collects and sellsodd little toys. He's found an amazing miniature version of Robert-Houdin's Orange Tree illusion. It's the 3rd item in thisvideo.

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Re: tiny Robert-Houdin automaton

Postby Jonathan Townsend » November 29th, 2010, 2:19 pm

RK's probably got his eye on this item
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Re: tiny Robert-Houdin automaton

Postby Ivanovich » November 29th, 2010, 3:28 pm

I have one of those from when The Empire Strikes Back came out and McDonalds was pimping it. It's a cube with Darth Vader from one angle and Yoda from the other...

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Re: tiny Robert-Houdin automaton

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 29th, 2010, 4:34 pm

The bank was created by Tenyo. There are lots of versions.

I don't care about stuff with Mickey Mouse: I am a theme-park collector.

The only miniature Robert-Houdin Orange Tree that I know of was made by Pierre Mayer of France.
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Re: tiny Robert-Houdin automaton

Postby Jeff Pierce Magic » December 3rd, 2010, 7:54 am

Richard, how many theme parks do you own?

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Re: tiny Robert-Houdin automaton

Postby Richard Kaufman » December 3rd, 2010, 10:58 am

A few ... but they're very small. Here are two.

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Re: tiny Robert-Houdin automaton

Postby Gordon Meyer » December 6th, 2010, 12:41 pm

Yes, the Giraffe, Skeleton xylophone, and Orange Tree in that video are miniatures from Pierre Mayer of France.


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