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Fantasio candles

Postby Tom Moore » December 7th, 2020, 3:10 pm

Putting together a routine for a show that is crying out for a candle sequence and discovered (after researcher spending an afternoon googling) that fantasio candles don’t seem to be a thing any more. Is there a generic version that’s taken over or do we not have any decent vanishing / appearing candles any more?
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Re: Fantasio candles

Postby Brad Jeffers » December 7th, 2020, 4:24 pm

Tom, this is your lucky day ...

I have for sale : FANTASIO'S CANDELABRA CADABRA

This is in like new condition. Never used. Never even removed from it's box. I bought this in 1974 at an Abbotts Get Together. You rarely see these come up for sale.

From the instructions ...

A Candelabra is shown holding four tall candles.

FIRST EFFECT: Magician lights one of the candles and produces a 24 inch silk from the flame.

SECOND EFFECT: He removes this candle from the holder and covers it with the silk. The candle now vanishes under cover of the silk.

THIRD EFFECT: Performer now lights a second candle and removes it from it's holder. Instantly, this candle changes into a 24 inch silk.

FOURTH EFFECT: Displaying this silk, magician proceeds to cover the two remaining candles. He lights these two candles and the audience sees them burning through the silk. Performer then removes the candles with silk from the CANDELABRA and simultaneously, both "LIT CANDLES VANISH".

Complete in original packaging and with original instructions.

$425 postpaid

Here is Fantasio performing his Candelabra Cadabra

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Re: Fantasio candles

Postby Tom Moore » December 7th, 2020, 5:05 pm

If it’s the white candles I’ll take it. No questions
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Re: Fantasio candles

Postby Brad Jeffers » December 7th, 2020, 5:21 pm

I guess it's not my lucky day...
They're red :(

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Re: Fantasio candles

Postby MagicbyAlfred » December 8th, 2020, 9:20 am

I feel like it's my lucky day, however; otherwise I would probably never have seen that clip of Fantasio's phenomenal performance on the Ed Sullivan show. Very few performers can hold a candle to Fantasio.

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Re: Fantasio candles

Postby Bill Mullins » December 8th, 2020, 10:12 am

Very few performers can hold a candle to Fantasio.


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