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Postby Bill Mullins » 11/29/10 03:16 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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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 11/29/10 03:19 PM

RK's probably got his eye on this item
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Postby Ivanovich » 11/29/10 04:28 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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Postby Richard Kaufman » 11/29/10 05:34 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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Postby Jeff Pierce Magic » 12/03/10 08:54 AM

Richard, how many theme parks do you own?

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Postby Richard Kaufman » 12/03/10 11:58 AM

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

Tokyo Disneyland

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Tokyo DisneySea

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Postby Gordon Meyer » 12/06/10 01:41 PM

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