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by reburbia
November 15th, 2018, 9:51 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Akanuma, Böttcher, Breese, El Duco, Hemingway, Histed, Lackner, Lowe, Magiro, Miller, Pohle, Schwarzman, Stanley, Taytel
Replies: 2
Views: 538

Re: Akanuma, Böttcher, Breese, El Duco, Hemingway, Histed, Lackner, Lowe, Magiro, Miller, Pohle, Schwarzman, Stanley, Ta

https://www.ebay.com/sch/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=&_ssn=miraclemandan&_sop=16 17 auctions ending this Sunday evening. No starting bid above 99 cents, no reserve, no mass produced items, no electronics, no buyer's premium. Please PM or email reburbia@gmail.com if you have...
by reburbia
July 25th, 2018, 1:17 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Day Two
Replies: 22
Views: 2662

Re: FISM 2018 - Day Two

Richard Kaufman wrote:refurbia: you've misspelled Annemann's name in your signature.


Thanks. I probably should have developed the ability to proofread along with my magical ability
by reburbia
July 24th, 2018, 3:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Day Two
Replies: 22
Views: 2662

Re: FISM 2018 - Day Two

CLOSE UP CONTEST - TUES Welcome to the United Nations of magic politics. Three hours of mind numbing bureaucracy, irregular voting procedures, ballots that don’t add up and in a truly surprising result - Canada gets the bid for FISM 2021... This will be the first time that FISM reaches North Americ...
by reburbia
June 13th, 2018, 3:04 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Magiro Close-Up Props inventor
Replies: 7
Views: 2009

Re: Magiro Close-Up Props inventor

This is such a strange thread. Eckhard Böttcher and Zauber Butike already wrote about Matthias "Magiro" Weibl. These are the people that exclusively sold the bulk of his material in Germany. His family and closest colleague were consulted for both books. They are both well written with a t...
by reburbia
June 3rd, 2018, 5:42 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Clarence S. Miller Passed Away
Replies: 4
Views: 757

Re: Clarence S. Miller Passed Away

His pieces were so elegant and clever. An absolute titan of woodworking. Rest in peace
by reburbia
March 19th, 2018, 11:30 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Gerlitz, Taytelbaum, Blocks of San Yen, Milson, Magiro, Fulves, Bascom and more
Replies: 3
Views: 831

Re: Gerlitz, Taytelbaum, Blocks of San Yen, Milson, Magiro, Fulves, Bascom and more

Remaining items have been sent to auction with 1 cent starting bid and no reserve. Ebay item numbers: 112880114962, 112880115683, 112880115166

https://www.ebay.com/sch/miraclemandan/ ... pg=&_from=
by reburbia
February 18th, 2018, 4:31 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Gerlitz, Taytelbaum, Blocks of San Yen, Milson, Magiro, Fulves, Bascom and more
Replies: 3
Views: 831

Gerlitz, Taytelbaum, Blocks of San Yen, Milson, Magiro, Fulves, Bascom and more

For sale: https://www.ebay.com/sch/Tricks/14014/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=&_ssn=miraclemandan&_sop=16 Please PM or email reburbia@gmail.com if you have any of the following for sale: Paul Wilson Predator wallet Todd Lassen half dollar china bit, or soft half dollar sets T...
by reburbia
February 13th, 2018, 4:18 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Martinka Auctions
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Re: Martinka Auctions

I paid for their archive over a year ago and never got access. Haven't seen any auction activity for a long time
by reburbia
February 11th, 2018, 5:45 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: The Future of Magic Collectibles?
Replies: 13
Views: 1902

Re: The Future of Magic Collectibles?

Collections are like a reference library to me. I am more interested in studying the items than owning them. We are merely caretakers of the items anyway. We gather, care for, and then pass the treasures on to the next generation. In my opinion, private collections are a much better parking spot fo...
by reburbia
February 11th, 2018, 5:18 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: The Future of Magic Collectibles?
Replies: 13
Views: 1902

Re: The Future of Magic Collectibles?

Thank God I've done nothing "noteworthy," because seeing a collection like that without ever being able to own any of the pieces sounds like torture There are other rewards for doing noteworthy work in magic. And it's okay to decline the offer of a tour if that comes your way. Yes I agree...
by reburbia
February 5th, 2018, 11:46 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: The Future of Magic Collectibles?
Replies: 13
Views: 1902

Re: The Future of Magic Collectibles?

Your definition reminds me of an answer Klosterman gave in a Club808 interview. "My advice would be to follow a certain item. For example, my collection has everything. And that's not the best way to build a collection...Specialize on cards, stay on cards. If they're going to specialize in magi...
by reburbia
February 4th, 2018, 5:18 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: The Future of Magic Collectibles?
Replies: 13
Views: 1902

Re: The Future of Magic Collectibles?

Thank God I've done nothing "noteworthy," because seeing a collection like that without ever being able to own any of the pieces sounds like torture
by reburbia
February 4th, 2018, 1:38 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: The Future of Magic Collectibles?
Replies: 13
Views: 1902

Re: The Future of Magic Collectibles?

I wasn't using the word "inconceivable" literally. And yes, when I think of those massive collections, it's hoarding. That doesn't need to have a negative connotation. Plenty of people may see David's (or a similar) collection, but it is not open to public, and not commercialized in the wa...
by reburbia
February 4th, 2018, 12:17 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: The Future of Magic Collectibles?
Replies: 13
Views: 1902

The Future of Magic Collectibles?

Anyone seen the documentary "Art of the Steal"? It follows Dr. Barnes, a wealthy physician who single handedly builds an art collection estimated today to be worth at least 25 billion dollars. He accomplished this by buying Picassos, Monets, etc before institutional museums even knew those...
by reburbia
January 27th, 2018, 1:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Your opinions wanted: what do new magicians need to know about the history of magic?
Replies: 50
Views: 3912

Re: Your opinions wanted: what do new magicians need to know about the history of magic?

History for "history's sake" is not needed to be a great magician, I think. But you to have love reading. Reading the original books from the original thinkers, instead of watching some modern diluted regurgitation. If you are trying to convince the younger generation to love history by vi...
by reburbia
January 12th, 2018, 8:20 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: LF Mikame, Miller, Lubor, Fiedler, Magiro
Replies: 0
Views: 460

LF Mikame, Miller, Lubor, Fiedler, Magiro

Looking for Mikame "MC card case" & and vintage items from Clarence Miller, Lubor Fiedler, or Magiro. Will pay competitive prices

Daniel Damen, 6221 Crooked Stick Circle, Stockton, CA 95219, 209-598-4459
by reburbia
January 11th, 2018, 4:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Richard Gerlitz, Promystic, Michael Weber, Pat Conway, Bazar
Replies: 1
Views: 696

Re: Richard Gerlitz, Promystic, Michael Weber, Pat Conway, Bazar

Everything has been sold. Thanks for the interest
by reburbia
January 11th, 2018, 4:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Richard Gerlitz, Eddy Taytelbaum, Milson(Worth), Werry
Replies: 1
Views: 343

Re: Richard Gerlitz, Eddy Taytelbaum, Milson(Worth), Werry

Everything has been sold. Thanks for the interest
by reburbia
December 29th, 2017, 9:58 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: I see the guy has lowered his price on his Andruzzi collection.
Replies: 9
Views: 953

Re: I see the guy has lowered his price on his Andruzzi collection.

These sellers who have things posted at crazy prices are not interested in you as a customer. They are waiting for that one uneducated buyer who comes along once every five or ten years. Yeah they're playing the lottery. Once in a blue moon, some inexperienced inpatient collector with deep pockets ...
by reburbia
December 19th, 2017, 1:46 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Richard Gerlitz, Promystic, Michael Weber, Pat Conway, Bazar
Replies: 1
Views: 696

Richard Gerlitz, Promystic, Michael Weber, Pat Conway, Bazar

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Richard-Gerlitz-Promystic-Michael-Weber-Pat-Conway-Howard-Schwarzman/112698670636 1) Richard Gerlitz' "Precision Prediction" Pad: Possibly the greatest impression pad, using a deviously constructed stack of business cards. Not only does it appear more innocent than...
by reburbia
December 10th, 2017, 4:44 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Magiro Utopia Penetration
Replies: 0
Views: 434

Magiro Utopia Penetration

https://youtu.be/yHDuHTCgcjg https://www.dropbox.com/s/1e7xekeyzcvt1k0/20171210_122527_Film4%20%281%29.jpg?dl=0 Very rare, directly from Magiro's estate. Wooden/metal construction, and real glass (not plastic). Notice the red tip wand has been replaced by a blue one to better match the apparatus. $4...
by reburbia
October 20th, 2017, 7:49 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: LF: Lassen half dollar sets
Replies: 0
Views: 418

LF: Lassen half dollar sets

Looking for Lassen coins in half dollar size. Please PM or email reburbia@gmail.com
by reburbia
October 15th, 2017, 11:16 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Magic Lot: Lubor Fiedler, Martin Lewis, Magiro, U.F. Grant, Conway
Replies: 1
Views: 519

Re: Magic Lot: Lubor Fiedler, Martin Lewis, Magiro, U.F. Grant, Conway

The items in the lot have changed. Everything shipped for $499 1) Eric Lewis , "The Savoy": In the late 40s, Elliot & Lyons published a design in Phoenix magazine for a clever apparatus that could switch one metal locket for another, in plain sight of the audience. This design was insp...
by reburbia
October 15th, 2017, 1:45 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Magic Lot: Lubor Fiedler, Martin Lewis, Magiro, U.F. Grant, Conway
Replies: 1
Views: 519

Magic Lot: Lubor Fiedler, Martin Lewis, Magiro, U.F. Grant, Conway

$699 for entire lot shipped. For pictures, click http://www.ebay.com/itm/Magic-Lot-Lubor-Fiedler-Martin-Lewis-Magiro-U-F-Grant-Conway-rare-vintage/112603348239 1) Eric Lewis , "The Savoy" : In the late 40s, Elliot & Lyons published a design in Phoenix magazine for a clever apparatus th...
by reburbia
September 2nd, 2017, 1:22 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: UF Grant, Lubor Fiedler, Magiro
Replies: 1
Views: 535

Re: UF Grant, Lubor Fiedler, Magiro

Items by Lackner and Ruggiero have been added.

Please contact me if you have magiro's Witches Tunnel or Spirit Die
by reburbia
August 26th, 2017, 7:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Are they actually fooled or just being polite?
Replies: 15
Views: 3205

Re: Are they actually fooled or just being polite?

just because audience members are aware of the secret of an effect, it does not mean that they can't be fooled by it. Not sure how much I agree with that statement. But let's assume it's true. Perhaps it's better to fool an audience with a method they don't know.... than to fool them with a method ...
by reburbia
August 26th, 2017, 4:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Are they actually fooled or just being polite?
Replies: 15
Views: 3205

Are they actually fooled or just being polite?

Really enjoyed this Waters article: https://www.stevensmagic.com/1995/t-a-w ... ers-front/

Makes me think of the countless magicians that still perform linking rings for teenagers & adults
by reburbia
August 11th, 2017, 4:26 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: LF: Mirror-ly Perplexed by Pavlov, Paufler
Replies: 0
Views: 307

LF: Mirror-ly Perplexed by Pavlov, Paufler

Please email reburbia@gmail.com if you have Mirror-ly Perplexed, or any items by Paufler
by reburbia
August 9th, 2017, 3:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eugene Burger Has Died at 78
Replies: 46
Views: 8243

Re: Eugene Burger Has Died at 78

“... Don't listen to those voices who assure you that if a routine is in print it isn't stealing to do it. Yes, it's true, if a routine is in print then it is not stealing, but if you do it the way it is written it is still copying and imitating and looking to others, rather than to ourselves, for ...
by reburbia
August 3rd, 2017, 4:26 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Cha Am Drawer Box by Magic Wagon
Replies: 1
Views: 319

Re: Cha Am Drawer Box by Magic Wagon

This has been sold.
by reburbia
August 2nd, 2017, 9:50 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Cha Am Drawer Box by Magic Wagon
Replies: 1
Views: 319

Cha Am Drawer Box by Magic Wagon

Asking 225 OBO, open to trades

https://www.martinsmagic.com/allmagic/c ... gic-wagon/

Daniel Damen
reburbia@gmail.com
6221 Crooked Stick Cir, Stockton, CA
2095984459

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