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authenticating personal item? Dell O'Dell Charm Bracelet Will accept offers

Postby gmkresale » November 25th, 2011, 10:31 pm

I have a sterling silver charm bracelet that belonged to Dell O'Dell. I bought it from the estate of a woman who was married to Charles Carrar after Dell's death.

I tried "connecting the dots" through marriage and death certificates, but I cannot contact the executors of the estate to obtain a receipt for purchase which would provide the provenance of the piece.

One of the charms says "The Magicals" 1939. I was hoping that someone may be able to point me in the right direction if that charm is connected with a performance of some sort. Any photos of her in the bracelet, etc?

Any ideas ... I would love to sell the piece to a true fan, not just someone who will melt it down for scrap value. I have no idea what it would be worth, since I cannot provide authentication.

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Re: authenticating personal item? Dell O'Dell Charm Bracelet Will accept offers

Postby gmkresale » November 27th, 2011, 6:52 pm

My mistake, the charm actually reads "Magicals" at the top, and "1939" at the bottom. There are numerous magic related charms like rabbit, top hat, deck of cards, guillotine, etc. 9 charms in all which all appear to be made of sterling, although only a couple are actually stamped. Will entertain all offers. Thanks again!!

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Postby Joe Pecore » November 27th, 2011, 8:00 pm

You sure it is not "Magigals"? See their emblem on: http://geniimagazine.com/magicpedia/Magigals
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Postby Dustin Stinett » November 27th, 2011, 9:44 pm

I can send an email to someone who might be able to help you, but I would need your contact information and then it would be up to them whether or not they contact you.

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Re: authenticating personal item? Dell O'Dell Charm Bracelet Will accept offers

Postby Garry Hayes » November 28th, 2011, 12:36 am

I agree with the previous post. It probably is inscribed "magigals", which was a club for female magicians - no boys allowed. How is that for discrimination! Dell was a member of the Magigals club.
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Re: authenticating personal item? Dell O'Dell Charm Bracelet Will accept offers

Postby gmkresale » December 14th, 2011, 1:05 pm

Thanks so much!!
That is exactly what it says and their emblem is the image. Guess I should have broke out the reading glasses, sorry!!

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Postby Pepka » December 20th, 2011, 5:23 am

Garry Hayes wrote:I agree with the previous post. It probably is inscribed "magigals", which was a club for female magicians - no boys allowed. How is that for discrimination! Dell was a member of the Magigals club.

How is that discrimination? Dell was one of the most prominent female magicians ever, of course she would be a member.

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Postby Pete Biro » December 20th, 2011, 6:49 pm

Lloyd E. Jones was a male member of the Magigals. Honorary, I believe.
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Postby mai-ling » December 20th, 2011, 8:31 pm

i will also forward this thread who has
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Postby Julie Sobanski » December 20th, 2011, 9:01 pm

I would be interested in seeing what the bracelet looks like. Please e-mail me at JLsobanski@aol.com
Dell O'Dell is one of my favorite magicians! I have a fairly large collection of her ephemera. I've also researched the Magigals. Let's solve the mystery!

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Re: authenticating personal item? Dell O'Dell Charm Bracelet Will accept offers

Postby mr87 » January 28th, 2012, 10:57 pm

Do you still have the charm bracelet? I would be interested in it. I live in Quenemo, KS. Dell's father wintered his circus here and she performed here as well. I would love to add something of hers to my Quenemo Collection. Thanks, Mike.


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