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by Dick Koornwinder
July 1st, 2009, 2:00 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Despite the rumor…….original Koornwinder Kar still available
Replies: 5
Views: 1526

Despite the rumor…….original Koornwinder Kar still available

Hi all, By popular demand I just finished a new (very small) series of the original Koornwinder Kar. Quite a few people have asked me the last months if the Kar is still available. I have placed this people on a waiting list but unfortunately it looks if I have deleted the folder with that informati...
by Dick Koornwinder
February 16th, 2009, 10:45 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Seeking Fred Lowe contact information
Replies: 4
Views: 1275

Re: Seeking Fred Lowe contact information

Sorry to report Mr. Lowe passed away 37 year ago. See: http://geniimagazine.com/wiki/index.php/Fred_Lowe
That is why we have MagiPedia!
by Dick Koornwinder
December 3rd, 2008, 4:48 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Fred Robinson book update
Replies: 32
Views: 7475

Re: Fred Robinson book update

Im really looking forward to Duffies The Magic of Fred Robinson and I have not hesitated to order my copy immediately. In the early seventies I have visited the UK quite often and most of the times in the slipstream of Fred Kaps. I remember very well those wonderful sessions with Fred Robinson, Fred...
by Dick Koornwinder
October 6th, 2008, 9:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lennart Green on TED
Replies: 18
Views: 3798

Re: 30 minutes of Lennart Green

45 minutes of Lennart Green LIVE in Amsterdam. November 2nd our local club Mysterium is celebrating their 25th anniversary and one of the highlights will be for sure the 45 minute show no lecture of Lennart Green. After the organizing committee had seen that wonderful performance at Ted Conference ...
by Dick Koornwinder
September 4th, 2008, 11:03 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Allan Ackerman's "Expert at the Card Table" DVD+ Sale on His Website
Replies: 75
Views: 18119

Re: Allan Ackerman's "Expert at the Card Table" DVD+ Sale on His Website

Mine arrived this morning in Amsterdam. If you like to know Richard, Frankfurt is a little less as 300 miles from Amsterdam. It looks gorgeous! A great job!
by Dick Koornwinder
July 8th, 2008, 2:24 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Tommy Wonders- Ring, Watch and Wallet-Mint, New in box F/S on eBay
Replies: 37
Views: 8222

Re: Tommy Wonders- Ring, Watch and Wallet-Mint, New in box F/S on eBay

I dont read this forum every day. I think it is time to clarify a few things. First a few facts. Brownbeauty told the readers of this forum on 10/04/07 he owns a RWW made by Ken Winters. Comparing the pictures of the two versions he has been offered recently on eBay with the pictures of the Winters ...
by Dick Koornwinder
June 30th, 2008, 12:30 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Unauthorized Tommy Wonder Products
Replies: 24
Views: 3859

Re: Unauthorized Tommy Wonder Products

An old thread but regrettable still actual. It is worthwhile to re-read the thread. A Rudy took also part in the discussion. Im now flabbergasted he is offering at eBay - item number: 150262673069 - Tommy Wonders Ring, Watch and Wallet. L'histoire se rpte! I dont think I have to tell you this is an ...
by Dick Koornwinder
May 16th, 2008, 4:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Happy Birthday Richard Kaufman!
Replies: 42
Views: 5961

Re: Happy Birthday Richard Kaufman!

Hi Richard, Congratulations with your birthday!! Instead of sending flowers or something else I have decided to renew my subscription on Genii today. I strongly advice all readers of this forum who have not a subscription to do subscribe immediately. There is no other way to please the Kaufman famil...
by Dick Koornwinder
February 23rd, 2008, 7:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail
Replies: 83
Views: 14806

Re: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail

I guess I have the same postman as Herman Koster.my copy also arrived today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
by Dick Koornwinder
August 3rd, 2007, 6:32 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Driebeck Die
Replies: 6
Views: 3440

Re: Driebeck Die

Next week it is five years ago Bob Driebeek passed away. Yes The Driebeek Die has been a Ken Brooke item. Bob and Ken were close friends and Im almost sure Bob has given Ken the exclusive manufacturing rights and to nobody else. Fred Kaps has performed The Die in a Michael Parkinson show for BBC tel...
by Dick Koornwinder
June 17th, 2007, 5:56 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Blackjack cheating ring on CNN
Replies: 2
Views: 378

Re: Blackjack cheating ring on CNN

This is the link that works for me: http://www.emailthis.clickability.com/e ... 2143617159

Kind regards,

Dick Koornwinder
by Dick Koornwinder
May 23rd, 2007, 4:18 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Legendary magicians - Chefalo & Kaps
Replies: 8
Views: 756

Re: Legendary magicians - Chefalo & Kaps

From right to left Hans Trixer and Henk Vermeyden.

Dick
by Dick Koornwinder
April 6th, 2007, 2:07 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Ricky Jay Plays Poker
Replies: 20
Views: 1793

Re: Ricky Jay Plays Poker

I ordered Ricky Jay Plays Poker a couple of weeks ago at Amazone using the link on the Forum page. I paid including postage 43 dollar (= 22 UK pound / 32 Euro) and it is really fun to watch (and hear).
by Dick Koornwinder
March 19th, 2007, 6:53 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Persi Diaconis
Replies: 35
Views: 2996

Re: Persi Diaconis

Yesthat is the article. Youll miss the colorful layout as in Math Horizons but the text is more or less the same. Thanks Eoin O'Hare!

Dick
by Dick Koornwinder
March 19th, 2007, 6:37 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Tommy Wonder's props
Replies: 17
Views: 1540

Re: Tommy Wonder's props

Hi all,

It is already late in this part of the world but Ill post a longer message on this thread within a couple of days. You can always contact me with a PM.


Dick Koornwinder
by Dick Koornwinder
March 19th, 2007, 2:58 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Persi Diaconis
Replies: 35
Views: 2996

Re: Persi Diaconis

I realize it is already a week ago I had dinner with Persi Diaconis and of course I have asked him when the book written by him and Ron Graham will be published. He told me the book is almost ready but it will take some more time to do the final editing. Publication date will be probably in 2008. BT...
by Dick Koornwinder
March 7th, 2007, 5:59 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Carney in Europe
Replies: 4
Views: 442

Re: Carney in Europe

This evening in the Tricky Theater at 8 o'clock in Amsterdam.
Address: Oosterdokskade 10, 1011 AE Amsterdam. You can find a map at www.trickytheater.nl
by Dick Koornwinder
March 5th, 2007, 6:05 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: best source of magic books?
Replies: 12
Views: 2439

Re: best source of magic books?

Last Monday afternoon I was reading the book reviews in the February issue of Genii magazine and I decided to order one of the books at H & R. Last Friday I had the pleasure to find in my mailbox the priority flat rate mailer with the ordered items. At the same day I even received a refund on my...
by Dick Koornwinder
November 28th, 2006, 7:09 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: AN UNUSUAL DOUG HENNING POSTER FROM 2006 SWANN FECHNER AUCTION ON eBAY
Replies: 10
Views: 844

Re: AN UNUSUAL DOUG HENNING POSTER FROM 2006 SWANN FECHNER AUCTION ON eBAY

I couldnt resist the temptation to check out for how much this unusual Doug Henning poster has been sold at The Christian Fechner Magic Collection auction. To my surprise lot 129 is a very beautiful Henning poster but not the one as now on eBay. Check out yourself: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href...
by Dick Koornwinder
November 2nd, 2006, 6:49 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Joshua Jay in Europe?
Replies: 1
Views: 321

Re: Joshua Jay in Europe?

Joshua Jay will lecture at the Tricky Theater in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on November 5th The lecture will start at 8 oclock PM. The Tricky Theater is on walking distance from the Central Station. Further address information you can find on: www.trickytheater.nl For reservations info@trickytheate...
by Dick Koornwinder
July 20th, 2006, 1:38 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Fred Kaps Cane
Replies: 6
Views: 495

Re: Fred Kaps Cane

Kaps used a metal Walsh-style disappearing cane. And you are right the colour was black.
by Dick Koornwinder
July 16th, 2006, 6:40 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Koorwinder Kar
Replies: 17
Views: 4943

Re: Koorwinder Kar

Hi all, By some unknown reason I have missed this thread. I confess from time to time I do a search to see if Im still in the BUZZ. The good news is the original Kar is still available and I quote Crimsonking : "Otherwise, make sure to check often the hocus-pocus site, because a lot of time an ...
by Dick Koornwinder
May 30th, 2006, 5:45 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Blueprint for Invisibility Cloak
Replies: 2
Views: 267

Blueprint for Invisibility Cloak

Blue print for Invisibility Cloak It is a shame scientists at Duke university has missed the fact Mac King has already invented his Invisibility Cloak many, many years ago. See: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://dukenews.duke.edu/2006/05/cloaking.html">http://dukenews.duke.edu/2006/05/cloak...
by Dick Koornwinder
April 12th, 2006, 3:54 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Magic In Amsterdam?
Replies: 3
Views: 853

Re: Magic In Amsterdam?

Hello Jesse, My good friend Herman already suggested it is a good idea to visit the magicshop of Jan Monnikendam in Haarlem To make April 19th really worthwhile I would spend, after your visit at the magicshop the evening at the Magic Art Center (a couple of kilometres from Haarlem) to see the show ...
by Dick Koornwinder
February 26th, 2006, 11:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: March issue with Penn & Teller Mailed!
Replies: 24
Views: 1649

Re: March issue with Penn & Teller Mailed!

Richard, you made my flight from Vegas back to Amsterdam with the March issue. It is true.time flies!!!
by Dick Koornwinder
January 4th, 2006, 6:38 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WANTED KOOMWINDER KAR
Replies: 5
Views: 382

Re: WANTED KOOMWINDER KAR

YesMr. Palmer your spelling of my name is correct: Dick Koornwinder. Thanks!! I have already sent an e-mail to Bob Peltz to let him know Ill finish this week a new series of my Kar. It is always possible to send me a PM. I understand Paul Gross of Hocus Pocus has sold all those Kars I have sent him ...
by Dick Koornwinder
November 4th, 2005, 7:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Has Dr. Hofzinser Arrived at your House Yet?
Replies: 95
Views: 10749

Re: Has Dr. Hofzinser Arrived at your House Yet?

My Hofzinser copy arrived, via Zurich,today here in the Netherlands.
by Dick Koornwinder
October 29th, 2005, 4:47 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A Perfect Swan Dive
Replies: 12
Views: 698

Re: A Perfect Swan Dive

by Dick Koornwinder
September 19th, 2005, 2:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: ALL AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER ISSUES AIRMAILED TO FOREIGN SUBSCRIBERS TODAY!
Replies: 50
Views: 3708

Re: ALL AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER ISSUES AIRMAILED TO FOREIGN SUBSCRIBERS TODAY!

Last Friday I have also received the September issue!

Dick
by Dick Koornwinder
September 13th, 2005, 6:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: ALL AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER ISSUES AIRMAILED TO FOREIGN SUBSCRIBERS TODAY!
Replies: 50
Views: 3708

Re: ALL AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER ISSUES AIRMAILED TO FOREIGN SUBSCRIBERS TODAY!

The August issue arrived last Friday in excellent condition with a sticker of Johnson & Hayward and a stamp from France.

Dick
by Dick Koornwinder
August 5th, 2005, 6:20 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: electronic marvels
Replies: 9
Views: 1985

Re: electronic marvels

Fred Kaps used to say: Electronic stuff is a substitute for talent
by Dick Koornwinder
July 12th, 2005, 2:55 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Contact info for Dick Koornwinder Needed
Replies: 5
Views: 466

Re: Contact info for Dick Koornwinder Needed

Im a couple of days on the road. Mark Ill contact you ASAP. Recently I have missed quite a lot of e-mails. I guess my spam filter is a little bit too aggressive.
by Dick Koornwinder
April 4th, 2005, 2:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: APRIL GENII IN THE MAIL!
Replies: 21
Views: 2205

Re: APRIL GENII IN THE MAIL!

Got my copy today. Looks great again!!
Dick Koornwinder
by Dick Koornwinder
March 14th, 2005, 4:13 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Utrecht (the Netherlands) honors FRED KAPS
Replies: 2
Views: 323

Re: Utrecht (the Netherlands) honors FRED KAPS

The IBM Ring 78 obtained permission from Fred Kaps widow to attach the name of Fred Kaps to this ring. The meetings of the ring are in the Magic Art Centre, founded by Richard Ross, in Bennebroek, The Netherlands. Coming week I hope to have a few pictures of the ceremony on www.fredkaps.com . Of cou...
by Dick Koornwinder
August 25th, 2004, 7:48 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: An exciting new development from Card Clinic
Replies: 5
Views: 617

Re: An exciting new development from Card Clinic

Talking about correct dates. I think it is the weekend of October 22 24, 2004 (eight of spades - ten of clubs 2004 :D ) So 2004 instead of 2005.

Sincerely,

Dick Koornwinder
by Dick Koornwinder
August 19th, 2004, 5:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fred Kaps on DVD
Replies: 59
Views: 6226

Re: Fred Kaps on DVD

I have received my August copy of Genii this morning and I have read with great pleasure the review of Fred KapsSeeing is believing by Joe M.Turnerespecially his conclusion: I highly recommend this product. I have noticed however the price of the DVD as mentioned in the review is wrong. The price is...
by Dick Koornwinder
August 19th, 2004, 4:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: August issue
Replies: 18
Views: 1531

Re: August issue

Yesthe August issue has arrived this morning and it looks like another great issue. Thanks! We as subscribers are so spoiled that we start already complaining if our copy is just a little bit later than as we are expecting. Richard, I apologize. This reminds me of something happened to me many, many...
by Dick Koornwinder
August 14th, 2004, 4:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: August issue
Replies: 18
Views: 1531

Re: August issue

Im afraid something has gone wrong with the Dutch connection! I have spoken with a few guys and it looks if nobody has received the August issue.
by Dick Koornwinder
July 20th, 2004, 7:35 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: The Longest Long Salt Pour. . .
Replies: 32
Views: 3377

Re: The Longest Long Salt Pour. . .

Hi Folks, I have followed with interest this thread and also the other one. (http://geniimagazine.com/forum/noncgi/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=7;t=000259#000003 ) Later this week Ill try to do a posting about the long salt pour. Im not sure yet if Ill expose the type/brand of salt Kaps was using....

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