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by Geno Munari
August 12th, 2009, 1:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 7734
Views: 2452827

Re: ERDNASE

Yes the codes were very common in those days. Here is a link to Pinkerton's <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.pimall.com/nais/pivintage/telegraphcipher.html">http://www.pimall.com/nais/pivintage/te ... ipher.html</a><!-- m --> All these facts about Andrews are strictly speculation and t...
by Geno Munari
August 12th, 2009, 12:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 7734
Views: 2452827

Re: ERDNASE

I have located some interesting evidence that Andrews had left that I don't think has been reported here or any other printed articles. (1) "Everything that could lead to a positive identification had been destroyed or taken away by Brush and the woman. He left, however, what apparently a teleg...
by Geno Munari
August 4th, 2009, 3:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 7734
Views: 2452827

Re: ERDNASE

I did a search with the Forum Search Tool and could not locate any reference to Jay Marshall talking to Mrs. Minkley. If I missed it I am sorry to be repetitive. As you recall, she was the sister to Andrews wife. She recalled (1) that Andrews had indeed wrote a book, but remembered it a little thick...
by Geno Munari
July 29th, 2009, 11:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 7734
Views: 2452827

Re: ERDNASE

The statement that I have a theory is ad hominem. I am simply reporting what 60 Minutes broadcast. The facts in the story speak for themselves. I suggest all Erdnase followers that have a different opinion view the broadcast and research the sources. Besides the experts that where aired, many opinio...
by Geno Munari
July 28th, 2009, 2:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 7734
Views: 2452827

Re: ERDNASE

A couple of weeks or so on 60 Minutes they had a story on an eye witness account of a rape. A woman that was raped, swore she could recognize the attacker. Even went to the line up and identified the man. He went to jail. After 12 years or so, he was released because of DNA evidence. The point: so M...
by Geno Munari
July 13th, 2009, 6:21 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Jimmy Grippo
Replies: 11
Views: 4487

Re: Jimmy Grippo

The Grippo Index and the Miller/Wilson book are available. It is not on the web yet but will be soon. Also here is a link to an interview I did with Jimmy Grippo in the late '80's. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.houdini.com/home.cfm?page=download.cfm">http://www.houdini.com/home.cfm?...
by Geno Munari
July 11th, 2009, 11:57 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Jimmy Grippo
Replies: 11
Views: 4487

Re: Jimmy Grippo

Jimmy's book is out of print and I do not want to reprint it. It does not have his real material in it.

But thank you so much for asking.
by Geno Munari
July 10th, 2009, 5:05 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Jimmy Grippo
Replies: 11
Views: 4487

Re: Jimmy Grippo

I want to thank Ron Wilson for allowing me to republish his book, Charlie Miller on the Card Index, written by Ron Wilson and Charlie Miller, originally published by Magic Inc. Ron & Charlies book is excellent and a good source of material for those wanting to use a card index. In my endeavor to...
by Geno Munari
June 28th, 2009, 8:27 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Kurtz "Leading With Your Head" WTB
Replies: 3
Views: 503

Kurtz "Leading With Your Head" WTB

Anyone have Gary Kurtz' "Leading With Your Head" they wish to sell?
by Geno Munari
June 26th, 2009, 6:44 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Card Trimmer For Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 420

Card Trimmer For Sale

Card Trimmer for sale.

Here is the link:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0416284998
by Geno Munari
June 6th, 2009, 12:49 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB Koval's Houdini Research Diaries
Replies: 0
Views: 207

WTB Koval's Houdini Research Diaries

Wanted to buy. Koval's Houdini Research Diaries.

Geno Munari
munari@msn.com
by Geno Munari
February 22nd, 2009, 5:19 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WANTED- R. Nelson's Ghost Show items from his catalog
Replies: 0
Views: 279

WANTED- R. Nelson's Ghost Show items from his catalog

I am looking to purchase Robert Nelson items from his catalog: # 435 Floating Ghost Over Audience # 346 Floating Spirit Faces # 439 Ghost Show Package The Ghost Book of Dark Secrets #460 London Midnight Ghost Show and also interested in any of his routines as described in his catalogs, or if you hav...
by Geno Munari
February 13th, 2009, 10:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Who will be the next David Copperfield?
Replies: 132
Views: 27046

Re: Who will be the next David Copperfield?

There will never be another David Coperfield. He is to unique and an act that can't be copied.

1000's of light years ahead of all of the runners up.
by Geno Munari
January 21st, 2009, 1:39 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FREE* - TABLE GAME CHEATING EXPOSED DVD
Replies: 14
Views: 1439

Re: FREE* - TABLE GAME CHEATING EXPOSED DVD

To anyone that wants a DVD. First go to my website:
http://munariauctions.com/livebid/index.php

Sign up and buy it now for $5.(USA) $13 everywhere else.
This will be for onemore week.
by Geno Munari
January 17th, 2009, 6:40 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FREE* - TABLE GAME CHEATING EXPOSED DVD
Replies: 14
Views: 1439

Re: FREE* - TABLE GAME CHEATING EXPOSED DVD

Hi. Sorry for the problem. The software is still a little tricky. I will take care of it Monday asap.
Sincerely
Geno Munari
by Geno Munari
January 17th, 2009, 3:05 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Gentleman Jack Newton Crossroad Gambler Book
Replies: 0
Views: 363

Gentleman Jack Newton Crossroad Gambler Book

I just listed a new book on Ebay. Jack Newton is a REAL underground classic crossroader. Gentleman Jack Newton Confessions of a Crossroad Gambler Softback 180 pages In the rarefied atmosphere of high stakes professional gamblers, Jack Newton is legendary. The stories begin in post depression days an...
by Geno Munari
January 17th, 2009, 1:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Houdini Posters on Ebay
Replies: 0
Views: 279

Houdini Posters on Ebay

I just listed two Houdini posters on Ebay. Here is the links: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270331815999 http://cgi.ebay.com/Houdini-Master-Mystifier-Original-Poster_W0QQitemZ270331810177QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item270331810177&_trksid=p3911.c0.m14&...
by Geno Munari
January 3rd, 2009, 1:22 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Review of the Current Version of David Copperfield's Show
Replies: 10
Views: 1676

Re: Review of the Current Version of David Copperfield's Show

I was at that evening's show and it was the paramount of magic. Perfect. The car is a masterpiece! Bravo.

Geno Munari
by Geno Munari
January 2nd, 2009, 2:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Houdini Water Torture Cell Pencil Drawing for Lithograph
Replies: 0
Views: 445

Houdini Water Torture Cell Pencil Drawing for Lithograph

Houdini Water Torture Cell Pencil Drawing for lithograph. Initial pencil drawn study of Houdini in the Chinese Water Torture Cell. Together with the lithograph (not depicted). Very Rare, Drawing: 21 by 10.5 inches. Just listed at: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://munariauctions.com/PHProbi...
by Geno Munari
January 2nd, 2009, 1:28 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Houdini Bastile Belt and Cuffs (c. 1789)
Replies: 2
Views: 432

Houdini Bastile Belt and Cuffs (c. 1789)

Houdini Bastile Belt and Cuffs (c. 1789) Restraint with C.O.A. Houdini reportedly stated that these were the only set in existence. Extremely rare with letter from Sidney H. Radner. At auction, here is the link: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://munariauctions.com/PHProbid/v604/auction_deta...
by Geno Munari
January 2nd, 2009, 12:52 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: A. G. Waring circa 1890 & J.B. Findlay just listed
Replies: 0
Views: 245

A. G. Waring circa 1890 & J.B. Findlay just listed

A. G. Waring circa 1890 & J.B. Findlay just listed on Munari Auctions. Two rare 1890 programs and some very interesting pieces from J.B. Findlay, the Scotish bookworm. Here is the link: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://munariauctions.com/PHProbid/v604/index.php">http://munariauctions.c...
by Geno Munari
January 1st, 2009, 5:09 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: DeLand, Jack Miller, Alan Shaw for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 527

DeLand, Jack Miller, Alan Shaw for sale

I just listed a DeLand Nifty Deck, an Adams League Deck, and a DeLand Dollar Deck, plus an Alan Shaw Palace Program, and several items featuring Jack Miller. Here is the link: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://munariauctions.com/PHProbid/v604/auctions_show.php?option=recent">http://munariau...
by Geno Munari
December 31st, 2008, 1:30 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Walter Gibson's Scrapbook at auction
Replies: 3
Views: 659

Walter Gibson's Scrapbook at auction

I just listed Walter Gibson's Scrapbook on Munari Auctions website. Here is a link to the item and photos: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://munariauctions.com/PHProbid/v604/auction_details.php?name=Walter-Gibsons-Scrapbook&auction_id=100080">http://munariauctions.com/PHProbid/v604 ... ...
by Geno Munari
December 26th, 2008, 7:24 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Old Books at Auction
Replies: 0
Views: 388

Old Books at Auction

I have the following titles at auction: The Secret's Out or 1000 Tricks with Cards Later Magic (1931 edition) The Magic Wand Vol.12, Vol. 17 and Vol. 30 Magical Originalities, 1914 The Old and New Magic, 1909 Boy's Own Book Carter the Great Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women Here is the link: <!-- m -...
by Geno Munari
December 15th, 2008, 3:03 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FREE* - TABLE GAME CHEATING EXPOSED DVD
Replies: 14
Views: 1439

Re: FREE* - TABLE GAME CHEATING EXPOSED DVD

$13 bucks anywhere out of the US
by Geno Munari
December 15th, 2008, 1:36 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FREE* - TABLE GAME CHEATING EXPOSED DVD
Replies: 14
Views: 1439

FREE* - TABLE GAME CHEATING EXPOSED DVD

Hi. I have a Christmas gift for you. Casino Table Game Cheating EXPOSED! It is FREE. Just pay the postage and handling*. $5 delivered in the USA and $13 in Europe. This tape was made in the 90s but recently converted to DVD. I originally sold this tape for many years for $200 to casino operators aro...
by Geno Munari
December 11th, 2008, 1:41 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: First Blackjack Computer (Counting) For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1083

First Blackjack Computer (Counting) For Sale

I just listed what I believe to be the first Blackjack computer ever used in a Nevada casino. I have owned it for more than 25 years. Here is the link and info about it. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://munariauctions.com/PHProbid/v604/auction_details.php?name=Blackjack-Cheating-Computer&a...
by Geno Munari
December 9th, 2008, 2:07 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Houdini Water Torture Limited Edition
Replies: 1
Views: 383

Houdini Water Torture Limited Edition

I am auctioning off an actual piece from HOUDINI's Water Torture Cell that burned in the Niagra Falls fire. It was rebuilt by John Gaughan. The pieces were saved and this is the source of the artifacts. It is in a shadow box and with a rare picture of Houdini performing with it. Each piece is differ...
by Geno Munari
December 5th, 2008, 5:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Copperfield TV Special
Replies: 103
Views: 16376

Re: New Copperfield TV Special

I saw David Copperfield's show at the MGM Grand last Friday and he blew me away. Absolutely GREAT!!!!!!!!
The car appearance was overwelming. Go see the show.

Geno Munari
by Geno Munari
November 30th, 2008, 3:14 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: HOUDINI ITEMS IN AUCTION DEC.
Replies: 1
Views: 466

HOUDINI ITEMS IN AUCTION DEC.

Fine Art Auction Dec. 6th 12 Noon at Liberace Museum Munari Auctions is hosting a fine art auction plus many other items. Artwork by: Leroy Neiman, Salvadore Dali, Renoir, Chagall, Rembrandt, Louis Icart, Peter Max, Fred Stone, plus Civil War letters, Dueling Pistols, Gene Autry and Houdini memorab...
by Geno Munari
November 28th, 2008, 1:40 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Great Houdini Calendar Now Available
Replies: 0
Views: 178

The Great Houdini Calendar Now Available

Houdini Magic is proud to announce the release of The Great Houdini Calendar. We have a limited amount available. This is a 16 month 12" x 22" calendar with 12 different pictures of Houdini and scattered throughout the calendar is a time-line of Houdini's activities as well a time-line of ...
by Geno Munari
November 2nd, 2008, 6:14 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Betting Line
Replies: 3
Views: 717

The Betting Line

The official betting line from Las Vegas is: Obama -8 McCain +6 Meaning if you want Obama you lay 8 to win 1. If you want McCain you bet 1 and win 6. This is not a political message but interesting about the way the odds are made. According to the polls Obama is way ahead. I would have made the pric...
by Geno Munari
September 17th, 2008, 12:28 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: JIMMY GRIPPO
Replies: 30
Views: 23923

Re: JIMMY GRIPPO

To Richard; We sell the index along with Chrlie Miller's and Ron Wilson's book on the index. I have added a lot of material on Grippo and the adaptation and improvement on his index. Plus there are photos of his index in the booklet. Here is a link: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.hou...
by Geno Munari
September 16th, 2008, 12:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Contest for a Copy of Erdnase Signed by Vernon To Skinner
Replies: 28
Views: 4841

Re: Contest for a Copy of Erdnase Signed by Vernon To Skinner

The winner is Eli Atie.


PLease contact by email and I will send out the book.

Thank you all for entering.
by Geno Munari
August 30th, 2008, 12:18 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Roger Klause Has Died
Replies: 30
Views: 5847

Re: Roger Klause

I am very sad to hear this and will miss him a lot.
My heart is out to Wanda and family.
by Geno Munari
August 29th, 2008, 11:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 7734
Views: 2452827

Re: ERDNASE

I have not seen these facts given anywhere in this thread.

Your quote, "The fact is that the three of them have presented candidates that are more than worthy of consideration."

How are they and what specifically are those reasons they are more worthy?
by Geno Munari
August 29th, 2008, 10:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 7734
Views: 2452827

Re: ERDNASE

Roger you said, "The facts are that between Richard Hatch, David Alexander, and Todd Karr, there have been proposed three additional candidates that are equally as strong, and in some cases far stronger than the MFA candidate."

What are the facts about this?
by Geno Munari
August 29th, 2008, 9:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 7734
Views: 2452827

Re: ERDNASE

Roger
How so?
by Geno Munari
August 29th, 2008, 8:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 7734
Views: 2452827

Re: ERDNASE

When Gardner showed Smith the clippings of Milton Franklin Andrews he wrote, "The more I look at the front views, the more I am sure they look like Andrews"

Not a line up by any means but a picture will jog your memory.
by Geno Munari
August 29th, 2008, 7:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 7734
Views: 2452827

Re: ERDNASE

The more I think about the 101 drawings in Expert, and there may have been more, it seems that Smith had to have more than one meeting with Erdnase. Anyone that has published a book with hand drawn illustrations may agree. There are just two many things that have to be checked and re-checked. Smith ...

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