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by Arcato
September 15th, 2018, 5:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Paul Potassy has passed away
Replies: 5
Views: 608

Paul Potassy has passed away

I just received an e-mail from Wittus Witt that Paul Potassy has passed away at age 94 yesterday.
I was introduced to him through a good friend at FISM 1997 in Dresden.
May he rest in peace.
Uwe
by Arcato
July 14th, 2018, 3:43 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Day Six
Replies: 18
Views: 1552

Re: FISM 2018 - Day Six

CraigMitchell wrote:Parlour
1st - Marc Weide - Germany

WOW, this is great! Congratulations!
by Arcato
July 3rd, 2018, 4:12 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: The Works
Replies: 164
Views: 37659

Re: The Works

Will we ever see another new entry for this project? I'm kinda giving up hope...
by Arcato
May 20th, 2018, 9:15 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: The Works
Replies: 164
Views: 37659

Re: RE: Re: The Works

Edward Pungot wrote:34 ACROSS A kind of love

Is this the new effect? Haven't received anything for quite a while...



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by Arcato
March 17th, 2018, 8:11 pm
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Value of Tenyo T-93 Card Changer?
Replies: 2
Views: 558

Re: Value of Tenyo T-93 Card Changer?

Richard Kaufman wrote:$125? Could be $100 maybe.
Does it work?

Don't have it yet... I will post an update once I get it...
by Arcato
March 17th, 2018, 6:31 pm
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Value of Tenyo T-93 Card Changer?
Replies: 2
Views: 558

Value of Tenyo T-93 Card Changer?

I wonder what a used Tenyo T-93 Card Changer w/ original box & instructions might be worth these days?
Just won an eBay auction for it...
by Arcato
March 16th, 2018, 7:55 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: The Works
Replies: 164
Views: 37659

Re: The Works

The latest set of instructions and the teaser for the next effect arrived last night. I really like the idea of a piece of fooling mentalism that I can perform while sitting in my car! Anyone else going to try this today? While I think this is a very interesting concept, IMHO there's too much prep....
by Arcato
November 4th, 2017, 5:46 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 118
Views: 16818

Re: New John Thompson Book

My first live experience with Johnny Thompson was at Magic Live in 2011, where he did a fantastic lecture on dove magic. Before that I only knew him as the Great Tomsoni. Even though I don’t do dove magic I was amazed by the great amount of detail and work he puts in his act. I‘m not sure if he anno...
by Arcato
May 4th, 2017, 10:44 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Magiro Close-Up Props inventor
Replies: 7
Views: 1756

Re: Magiro Close-Up Props inventor

There's already a book in German on Magiro's inventions / tricks he developed... I'll look it up as soon as I'm back home....
by Arcato
March 30th, 2017, 4:18 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: The Works
Replies: 164
Views: 37659

Re: The Works

qkeli wrote:Any news on the issue of this month and the forum please ?

This month? I haven't received anything since 5th Jan. 2017...
by Arcato
October 26th, 2016, 2:40 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: If You Were a MAGIC Magazine Subscriber, You Can Roll it Over to Genii
Replies: 17
Views: 2902

Re: If You Were a MAGIC Magazine Subscriber, You Can Roll it Over to Genii

WOW, this is fantastic news! I was really worried about my digital issues, but Stan's team said they were working on a solution... I never thought this could actually become a reality...
re. M360, I was told that the website will be shut down on Dec. 31st 2016 ...
by Arcato
September 9th, 2016, 2:12 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: The Works
Replies: 164
Views: 37659

Re: The Works

PickaCard wrote:I'm surprised he did not sell out at Magic Live.


As far as I know Weber didn't sell it at Magic Live at all... (or did I miss him?). In fact he didn't sell anything at the event...
by Arcato
September 6th, 2016, 6:15 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: The Works
Replies: 164
Views: 37659

Re: The Works

I received my box in the mail today. Nice job on personalizing it, I really like that. Other than the wallet I didn't examine the props that much... couldn't make too much of them anyway... I wonder which one is for "The Unseen" ... It would be great if there would be an official forum soo...
by Arcato
September 5th, 2016, 5:25 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: The Works
Replies: 164
Views: 37659

Re: The Works

I haven't received my box yet, but wouldn't it be a good idea to start a closed Facebook group for owners of The Works to exchange ideas?
by Arcato
August 20th, 2016, 4:03 pm
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: WANTED: Tenyo Eye of Idol, Mystery China Box, Mini-Morphosis and Alpha Tunnel
Replies: 3
Views: 1741

Re: WANTED: Tenyo Eye of Idol, Mystery China Box, Mini-Morphosis and Alpha Tunnel

I can also offer "Eye of Idol". Please make me an offer.
Best regards,
Uwe
P.S.: please note that I'm shipping from Germany
by Arcato
August 20th, 2016, 2:20 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: The Works
Replies: 164
Views: 37659

Re: The Works

Just curious, has anyone who subscribed to The Works received their first digital issue? It was supposed to be in our mailbox on 19th August... nothing in mine so far...
Thanks,
Uwe
by Arcato
June 26th, 2016, 3:08 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Spirit / seance cloth learning resources?
Replies: 2
Views: 1852

Re: Spirit / seance cloth learning resources?

Thanks Steve,
I am a Genii subscriber and I just read your routine. Very nice idea, thanks for pointing this out to me!
Best,
Uwe
by Arcato
June 25th, 2016, 7:54 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Spirit / seance cloth learning resources?
Replies: 2
Views: 1852

Spirit / seance cloth learning resources?

Hello, I'm looking for learning resources on how to perform the seance or spirit cloth effectively. Most performances I've seen so far have been rather weak and obvious to the audience. Only Xavier Mortimer has done an excellent job (as he always does) in his mirror act. So far I've only been able t...
by Arcato
June 23rd, 2016, 6:49 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 48
Views: 18129

Re: The Secrets of So Sato

Richard Kaufman wrote:Both books will be available at MAGIC Live, and both will be sold at the pre-pub price. The day after Magic Live, the prices will rise to normal.

Great, thanks Richard, I'll pick it up at Magic Live.
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Best
Uwe
by Arcato
June 23rd, 2016, 6:47 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Ebay - P.T. SELBIT MAGICAL INNOVATOR - 1989 Limited Edition
Replies: 3
Views: 909

Re: Ebay - P.T. SELBIT MAGICAL INNOVATOR - 1989 Limited Edition

Apparently no response means no interest to sell... I also cannot contact the seller via eBay... very strange..
by Arcato
June 20th, 2016, 12:47 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 48
Views: 18129

Re: The Secrets of So Sato

Richard,
will "Super Sized Silly" also be available at Magic Live? If yes, will the pre-publication special prize be available during the convention?
Thanks,
Uwe
by Arcato
June 20th, 2016, 10:19 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Ebay - P.T. SELBIT MAGICAL INNOVATOR - 1989 Limited Edition
Replies: 3
Views: 909

Re: Ebay - P.T. SELBIT MAGICAL INNOVATOR - 1989 Limited Edition

Do you ship internationally and if yes, how much are the shipping costs for the P.T. Selbit book?
Thanks,
Uwe
by Arcato
January 6th, 2016, 5:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Just curious...
Replies: 5
Views: 1893

Just curious...

I didn't have to pay any import fees here in Germany, although my guess is that I was just lucky... usually in Germany you'd have to pay import fees + tax for anything valued over 150,- €, however the import fee is waived if it's a book, but still I'd have to pay the VAT... don't know if it's the sa...
by Arcato
January 1st, 2016, 6:11 am
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: A Tenyo Item That Will Never Sell
Replies: 23
Views: 6417

A Tenyo Item That Will Never Sell

So what's a realistic price for Tenyo's "Vase ala India"? I think I used to own one as a kid when I started out in magic, but somehow I must have given it away/lost it somehow .... I'd like to have it back just out of reminiscence... and because I have Tenyoism on my desk...
by Arcato
January 1st, 2016, 6:03 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: If You've Received Tenyoism Please Post Here!
Replies: 100
Views: 18525

If You've Received Tenyoism Please Post Here!

First of all, a Happy New Year to everyone! My Deluxe Edition of Tenyoism has safely arrived here in Germany. The package(s) have apparently been delivered in the days after X-mas while I was gone travelling to visit my family. When I returned yesterday, I picked them up from my neighbors where DHL ...
by Arcato
November 12th, 2015, 10:11 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Save 66% on Paul Wilson's Film "Our Magic" Just for Genii
Replies: 3
Views: 1191

Re: Save 66% on Paul Wilson's Film "Our Magic" Just for Geni

Is this available worldwide or just in the US?
by Arcato
August 28th, 2015, 9:52 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: TRICKS by David Ben
Replies: 5
Views: 1362

WTB: TRICKS by David Ben

Hello there, I'm looking for the book TRICKS by David Ben. If anyone has a copy for sale, please contact me at uwe_sperlich@web.de I can also offer CARDSHARK by Darwin Ortiz in case someone is interested in a trade. Thanks, Uwe Uwe Sperlich Lilienthalstr. 14 85579 Neubiberg Germany phone: +49-179-29...
by Arcato
May 5th, 2015, 4:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal
Replies: 457
Views: 132458

Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

I ordered the book yesterday and I'm very excited to get it soon... Interesting side note: Mike Porstmann was the president of my local magic club in Munich, Germany back when I joined them in the early 1990s, but I can't recall that he ever performed his Ten Card Poker Deal routine at our meetings....
by Arcato
April 25th, 2015, 6:14 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick
Replies: 13
Views: 2700

Re: WTB: The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick

Hi,
knowing this is an older post, I'm trying my luck, as I would also like to buy a copy of that book..
I can offer CARDSHARK by Darwin Ortiz as a trade if anyone is interested.

Thanks,
Uwe
by Arcato
February 10th, 2015, 2:32 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Dancing Cane - a new design
Replies: 89
Views: 24770

Re: Dancing Cane - a new design

Not sure, if you know Xavier Mortimer, but in my opinion this is the BEST performance + motivation for a dancing cane routine I know: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lOdaYI5fnM&feature=youtu.be&t=15s Somehow I can't embed the YouTube clip... I've seen this live on stage a couple of times and...
by Arcato
October 26th, 2014, 9:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Identity of this "Camp/Gay" magician please
Replies: 141
Views: 29110

Re: Identity of this "Camp/Gay" magician please

Interesting discussion... When I first watched Jeff Hubson's performance at Magic Live! in 2011, I really thought he was gay and being gay myself I wasn't offended at all, I actually thought it was very funny. My perception has changed over the years however. I watched him again at The Illusionists ...
by Arcato
May 3rd, 2014, 4:21 am
Forum: Columns
Topic: Lodestones
Replies: 13
Views: 10016

Re: Lodestones

I agree, Tom's column is one of the best in Genii! I really liked the piece of the May issue a lot and I'm thinking if I should go the distance to make these boxes... however I'm not so skilled to build them myself and also I don't know anybody who could build it for me, so I might have to look for ...
by Arcato
May 1st, 2014, 12:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Magic Magazine Digital versus Genii
Replies: 45
Views: 10668

Re: Magic Magazine Digital versus Genii

I just tried out the "new" digital format that Magic Magazine offers... wow this is a GIANT leap backwards. I really liked the old digital version of Magic Magazine, because the layout was different than the print edition, which to me was more organic on the iPad. And of course offline rea...
by Arcato
April 22nd, 2014, 5:24 pm
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Doug Henning Tenyo
Replies: 9
Views: 2804

Re: Doug Henning Tenyo

if it's so rare could you possibly post a picture?
Thanks!
Uwe
by Arcato
April 5th, 2014, 5:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay
Replies: 42
Views: 12927

Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

Hi,
does anyone know if this documentary will be available on Blu-ray or a PAL formatted DVD for viewing in Europe? It's not available on the German iTunes store and we don't have Netflix yet...
Thanks,
Uwe
by Arcato
April 5th, 2014, 5:33 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Best Version of Lubor Fiedler's Gozinta Boxes EVER
Replies: 90
Views: 17896

Best Version of Lubor Fiedler's Gozinta Boxes EVER

Brad Henderson wrote:Of course there are some nice versions of the now classic dreibeck die story line (including one by steinmeyer).

Brad, can you elaborate a bit more on Steinmeyer's variation? Was it published anywhere or did he just perform it at some point?
Thanks and best regards,
Uwe
by Arcato
October 20th, 2013, 11:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hofzinser's Rose Mirror
Replies: 18
Views: 4205

Re: Hofzinser's Rose Mirror

Zauberzentrale München is definitely still in business, though there doesn't seem to be anything on the website about a version of the Rose Mirror being for sale. It does seem though that the last volume of Magic Christian's Hofzinser trilogy is finally available in German: http://www.zauberzentral...
by Arcato
August 16th, 2013, 6:25 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Tommy Wonder's Building an Act
Replies: 3
Views: 871

Re: WTB: Tommy Wonder's Building an Act

Hi folks,
case can be closed thanks to Magic Live! and the great people I met there ;-)
Cheers,
Uwe
by Arcato
July 5th, 2013, 5:31 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Tommy Wonder's Building an Act
Replies: 3
Views: 871

Re: WTB: Tommy Wonder's Building an Act

Tom Stone wrote:Check with Tommy's brother Frank at: info@tommywonder.nl

Thanks Tom, I tried that but didn't get a response so far... anyone else got it?

Uwe
by Arcato
June 27th, 2013, 9:24 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Tommy Wonder's Building an Act
Replies: 3
Views: 871

WTB: Tommy Wonder's Building an Act

Hello everyone,
I can't find this book(let) anywhere, although it's listed in all his bibliographies. Does anybody have it for sale or can point me to a source where I can buy it?
Thanks for you help and kind regards,
Uwe

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