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by Christopher1979
November 2nd, 2019, 11:06 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: At Auction - Many Very Rare Karl Fulves Publications
Replies: 0
Views: 232

At Auction - Many Very Rare Karl Fulves Publications

From one of our consignors, we have a collection of very rare Karl Fulves publications which include the impossible-to-find Riffle Shuffle Technique Part 3!

https://ebay.to/32eory1

If you have any questions please feel free to ask here or by email at - magic@regencyantiquebooks.com :)
by Christopher1979
October 30th, 2019, 1:59 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: NOW AT AUCTION - Very Rare SIGNED Houdini Book!
Replies: 0
Views: 171

NOW AT AUCTION - Very Rare SIGNED Houdini Book!

This week from one of our consignors we have this amazing signed Houdini book from 1923. The book has been signed and dated by Houdini " Best Wishes, Houdini, Jan 20/26" See item here - https://ebay.to/2ov3v7U If you have any questions please contact us here or at magic@regencyantiquebooks...
by Christopher1979
October 24th, 2019, 9:38 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: AT AUCTION - Don Englands Paradox + Binder with Gaffs Artwork & Gaffed to the Hilt! with Gaffs!
Replies: 7
Views: 682

Re: AT AUCTION - Don Englands Paradox + Binder with Gaffs Artwork & Gaffed to the Hilt! with Gaffs!

Thank you for your participation!

Roger, I suspect it could have been something wrong your end, I do usually double-check the links. It might have been that the auction had ended.
by Christopher1979
October 23rd, 2019, 11:11 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: AT AUCTION - Don Englands Paradox + Binder with Gaffs Artwork & Gaffed to the Hilt! with Gaffs!
Replies: 7
Views: 682

Re: AT AUCTION - Don Englands Paradox + Binder with Gaffs Artwork & Gaffed to the Hilt! with Gaffs!

Richard Kaufman wrote:Vaginal is the word you are looking for.


:lol:


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by Christopher1979
October 21st, 2019, 9:23 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: AT AUCTION - Don Englands Paradox + Binder with Gaffs Artwork & Gaffed to the Hilt! with Gaffs!
Replies: 7
Views: 682

Re: AT AUCTION - Don Englands Paradox + Binder with Gaffs Artwork & Gaffed to the Hilt! with Gaffs!

erdnasephile wrote:Very interesting auction--good luck Christopher!

(PS: Mr. England sent along some artwork when he made some cards for me once---his artwork was rather unusual).


Thank you!, Yes the artwork is rather Avant-garde. :)
by Christopher1979
October 21st, 2019, 3:26 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: AT AUCTION - Don Englands Paradox + Binder with Gaffs Artwork & Gaffed to the Hilt! with Gaffs!
Replies: 7
Views: 682

AT AUCTION - Don Englands Paradox + Binder with Gaffs Artwork & Gaffed to the Hilt! with Gaffs!

We are currently selling a large collection of magic books from a few collectors that we have taken via consignment. This week we have many rare out of print books. NOW AT AUCTION - Two very rare copies with gaffs Don Englands Paradox + Binder with Gaffs Artwork & Gaffed to the Hilt! with Gaffs ...
by Christopher1979
October 11th, 2019, 4:51 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: NOW AT AUCTION - Signed Dai Vernon, Louis Nikola & Complete Set Braue Notebooks
Replies: 0
Views: 348

NOW AT AUCTION - Signed Dai Vernon, Louis Nikola & Complete Set Braue Notebooks

We are currently selling a large collection of magic books from a few collectors that we have taken via consignment. This week we have many rare out of print books. Many have been signed by the authors. Of note this week we have the complete set, volumes 1- 8 of Braue Notebooks. A very rare signed c...
by Christopher1979
September 28th, 2019, 9:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Interesting Erdnase Reprint Kickstarter Campaign
Replies: 26
Views: 2519

Re: Interesting Erdnase Reprint Kickstarter Campaign

I think many people will find these aesthetically pleasing and will be able to afford a copy or two, unlike the authentic Drake printings. I treat this like the Easton Press publishing company. They publish classic works of just about every genre, brand new, in fine bindings. It's not like owning a ...
by Christopher1979
September 25th, 2019, 6:46 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Now At Auction - Robert Albo Classic Magic Series Volume 1 - 8
Replies: 0
Views: 301

Now At Auction - Robert Albo Classic Magic Series Volume 1 - 8

We are currently selling a large collection of magic books from a collector that we have taken via consignment. later this week we will have many rare out of print books. All have been signed by their author, the highlight of this weeks auction is the very rare Boxed collection of Robert Albo's Clas...
by Christopher1979
September 16th, 2019, 6:37 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: At Auction - GAFFED TO THE HILT! 1st Edition 1985 Number 26/110
Replies: 0
Views: 352

At Auction - GAFFED TO THE HILT! 1st Edition 1985 Number 26/110

We are currently selling a large collection of magic books from a collector that we have taken via consignment. This week we have many rare out of print books. All have been signed by their author, the highlight of this weeks auction is the very rare 1985 1st edition of GAFFED TO THE HILT! by Don En...
by Christopher1979
September 15th, 2019, 11:52 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Casting A Chinese Curse
Replies: 10
Views: 2378

Re: Casting A Chinese Curse

I have seen many of those sites and even seen countless people selling downloads on eBay. Is something actually being done about this or maybe I should ask what can be done? .....
by Christopher1979
September 12th, 2019, 4:58 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Vernon's Silhouette studio
Replies: 4
Views: 876

Re: Vernon's Silhouette studio

Interesting Bill, thank you for taking the time to share!.... and Brad, Hmmm..... really....... Classy :?
by Christopher1979
September 10th, 2019, 6:22 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Dying on stage
Replies: 6
Views: 948

Re: Dying on stage

You can see the clip of him dying on stage here. The audience thought it was part of the act. RK EDIT: IT'S DISGRACEFUL THAT THE CLIP OF COOPER DYING FOUND ITS WAY OUT OF THE VAULT AND I HAVE REMOVED THE LINK. COOPER DESERVES SOME DIGNITY, WHICH DOESN'T INCLUDE PEOPLE GAWKING AND WATCHING HIM DIE O...
by Christopher1979
September 10th, 2019, 12:37 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Dying on stage
Replies: 6
Views: 948

Re: Dying on stage

Interesting, Tommy Cooper died on live TV.... all very sad.
by Christopher1979
September 9th, 2019, 8:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: At Auction Very Rare Dai Vernon Signed & Inscribed Malini Book, Paul Le Paul Signed + Much More
Replies: 0
Views: 451

At Auction Very Rare Dai Vernon Signed & Inscribed Malini Book, Paul Le Paul Signed + Much More

At auction this week we have a very rare copy of the magic of Malini by Dai Vernon which has been inscribed beautifully by Vernon. Also, we have the rare 1st limited signed edition of Paul Le Paul and a signed copy of Eddie Fields life and adventures plus much more! https://ebay.to/2lWEMrH If you ha...
by Christopher1979
September 2nd, 2019, 2:37 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: At Auction Very Rare Darwin Ortiz Signed, Slydini, Ross Bertram + Much More
Replies: 0
Views: 249

At Auction Very Rare Darwin Ortiz Signed, Slydini, Ross Bertram + Much More

At auction, this week we have many sought after volumes which include the very rare Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table limited signed edition Also, we have a very unique copy of Ross Bertram's "Magic & Methods" with correspondence. https://ebay.to/2lWEMrH If you have any questions I will b...
by Christopher1979
August 24th, 2019, 2:54 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: At Auction Rare Signed Copies John Ramsay, Robert Harbin, S H Sharpe & Much More
Replies: 0
Views: 354

At Auction Rare Signed Copies John Ramsay, Robert Harbin, S H Sharpe & Much More

At auction, this week we have many sought after volumes which include the very rare 1936 1st of Deusen & Gravatt's two volumes of the Encyclopedia of Self Working Card Tricks both volumes signed by Gravatt. Also, we have the very rare 1st edition copy of The Magic of Robert Harbin this copy bein...
by Christopher1979
August 21st, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Magic in Arizona
Replies: 7
Views: 1210

Re: Magic in Arizona

I live in Phoenix, hope you have a safe trip and remember it has been about 113 here most days for a while.
by Christopher1979
August 20th, 2019, 7:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 40
Views: 4219

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

Elites are back in stock! Just got a brick.
by Christopher1979
August 17th, 2019, 1:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Erdnase and the Voynich Manuscript
Replies: 23
Views: 2605

Re: Erdnase and the Voynich Manuscript

As an antiquarian book dealer, this really interests me. Remarkable similarities?... for me, a little bit of an overstatement but there is no denying both the Voynich Manuscript and Erdanse share many comparisons.
by Christopher1979
August 15th, 2019, 12:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 40
Views: 4219

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

I didn't know anyone used bridge size cards these days!
by Christopher1979
August 13th, 2019, 3:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Poll: P & T's "Honor System"
Replies: 14
Views: 1621

Re: Poll: P & T's "Honor System"

It was a very intriguing presentation. I must admit I was left feeling that there should of be a kicker of some sort. But, yes, very interesting.
by Christopher1979
August 13th, 2019, 2:30 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Dai Vernon on the "mem deck"?
Replies: 25
Views: 3420

Re: Dai Vernon on the "mem deck"?

When you asked your initial question I quite rudely thought that you were just asking a general question without any real knowledge. I am sorry I was so presumptuous. I am very impressed in your writing and your love for our craft! well done!
by Christopher1979
August 12th, 2019, 6:51 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Dai Vernon on the "mem deck"?
Replies: 25
Views: 3420

Re: Dai Vernon on the "mem deck"?

I wasn't aware of that! very good memory.....
by Christopher1979
August 11th, 2019, 1:41 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 311
Views: 75270

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

Also, the remark you made that "getting Mum's credit card to get access to material that is ten times better than anything the magicians above came up with" is ridiculous. Firstly, you can throw as much money from "mum's credit card" as you want. That does not add up to a better ...
by Christopher1979
August 11th, 2019, 1:18 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 311
Views: 75270

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

I think they were a disappointment because Vernon, Cervon and Jennings are kinda' overrated. A book of unpublished ideas from the likes of Alex Elmsley, Jerry Sadowitz or Roy Walton would be far more exciting. Wow!.... I have heard some outlandish comments made in my time but that has to top them a...
by Christopher1979
August 10th, 2019, 11:49 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 311
Views: 75270

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

The Castle Notebooks were an information dump. They were literally dumped on the market, without the care and work necessary for readers to appreciate what's in them. They were grotesquely overpriced to begin with, so that colors people's perception of their value. Are they worth it? Absolutely. Bu...
by Christopher1979
August 10th, 2019, 11:47 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 311
Views: 75270

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

After spending $800 on the set and spending many MANY hours reading between the lines I think the only elaboration I can give is...... Buy a set and do the same!. The Castle Notebooks are not for everyone. If you want to grab a quick trick then the set is not for you... like anything.. you reap what...
by Christopher1979
August 10th, 2019, 11:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 40
Views: 4219

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

Richard, that's what I was afraid of. I'm sure kicking myself for hoarding them all these years, thinking that I'd get a lot of fun out of those decks once I retired and had some time on my hands again. Living in the heat and humidity of New Orleans, central Florida, and now North Carolina can't ha...
by Christopher1979
August 10th, 2019, 11:32 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 311
Views: 75270

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

Over a decade on, did these books prove to be the priceless gems they were marketed as? eBay and the lack of any mention of them would suggest not. eBay?...... I don't think that means a thing!. I have the set and if you take the time to decipher the notes, which can be hard, there is some truly wo...
by Christopher1979
August 9th, 2019, 5:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 40
Views: 4219

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

When I was a kid I used to do a lot of card manipulation, back palming, etc, etc. I remember I bought a pack of flesh-colored playing cards and some fanning powder. For some reason the thing I remember the most was the smell of the card.... they had a strong chemical smell that I can recall from mem...
by Christopher1979
August 9th, 2019, 1:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 40
Views: 4219

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

At MAGIC Live I spoke with the people in charge of Cartamundi, and they handed me a new version of their 310 deck, which Murphy's will shortly make available in the US. This is the BEST deck straight out of the box I've ever used. Soft, buttery, smooth. Doesn't buckle or pop. I highly recommend it....
by Christopher1979
August 9th, 2019, 1:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 40
Views: 4219

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

Leonard Hevia wrote:Penguin sold out of the Elites back in June, and then advertised a July 1st restock. So far...nothing. Those of us who pre-ordered are still waiting.


I am waiting for them to restock too... I wonder what the hold up is.
by Christopher1979
August 7th, 2019, 2:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 40
Views: 4219

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

Those Fox Lake decks were hard to handle and always used to clump together. I have never used them but I know they used to make many gaffed decks, and I have had a few pass through my hands.
by Christopher1979
August 6th, 2019, 7:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Aspergers and Magic?
Replies: 80
Views: 5893

Re: Aspergers and Magic?

Would there be a connection between creativity and Aspergers? Or indeed other social/development disorders?... I ask partly for myself too, I was labeled with many disorders that I knew I didn't have or didn't feel like I had. I remember as a kid having such a hard time actually performing in front ...
by Christopher1979
August 6th, 2019, 3:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 40
Views: 4219

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

Yes!... I found them, thank you. I was just making a generalized point regarding other backs. Thanks for the info!
by Christopher1979
August 6th, 2019, 2:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 40
Views: 4219

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

I.M. I agree with you on the backs especially the skull and bones, not my thing at all. There is a couple that seems ok. I have a real problem in using any other type backs than the standard. All it does is draw attention to you and gives the spectators a reason to think you are using a "trick&...
by Christopher1979
August 6th, 2019, 2:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 40
Views: 4219

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

Have you tried a deck of SUPERIOR BRAND? Conjuring Arts put them out and I like how flexible (not stiff) they are. Best described as an excellent everyday standard deck which handles well. The back design is just okay looking and nothing special IMHO. They are reasonably priced and are sometimes on...
by Christopher1979
August 6th, 2019, 2:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 40
Views: 4219

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

Some lower cost decks to consider: Bicycle Mandolin Bicycle Maiden Back Standard Bee Decks are highly esteemed. Many Magi like Tally-Ho. Premium Decks Phoenix Master Decks (seem out or production at the moment) Bicycle Elite Edition (From Penguin, not in stock right now) Theory11 Monarch Theory11 T...
by Christopher1979
August 5th, 2019, 8:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 40
Views: 4219

Premium Quality Playing Cards

At the moment I am using Richard Turners traditionally cut bikes and regular Bee decks. I really love the feel of Bee decks and I find them a little more durable too. I do a lot of gambling demos and other related work. Without spending a lot of money trying different decks out I wanted to ask if an...

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