Raleigh Vintage Magic - Quality Magician Collectibles
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Browse our selections below, you may well find that magical treasure you have been looking for ! Click on any of the images for a larger view. Send me an email Keith@RaleighVintageMagic.com to purchase. We prefer check or money order payments but pay pal is accepted. Thanks for looking !













Tibetan Rings (England, Davenports, c.1930's)
Tibetan Rings (England, Davenports, c.1930's)
Wooden disc escape from a threaded cord. Missing 2 of the rings and instructions, one box end flap in torn off but present. A nice display piece as you can for the magic curio. Price $20.00




Hamley's Magic Catalog (London,c.1930's)
Hamley's Magic Catalog (London,c.1930's)
Very scarce magician's catalog that is highly illustrated with 32 numbered pages. Nice, mint and clean and bound between hardcovers with gold foil stamp on spine, nice ! Price $125.00
Adams Magic & Jokes Catalog (c.2005)
Adams Magic & Jokes Catalog (c.2005)
Great like new condition 8" x 11" in size with color photos and numerous illustrations. Contains 12 pages including front and back pages. Price $30.00
Magician Virgil Signed Photo (c.1940's)
Magician Virgil Signed Photo (c.1940's)
Virgil was one of the last of the grand magic show masters. Nice original boldly signed photo measures approx. 7.25" x 9.25" c. 1940's looks like the white borders were trimmed off. Price $45.00
Magician Frank Ducrot Throw Out Card (c.1900's)
Magician Frank Ducrot Throw Out Card (c.1900's)
A very rare card you perhaps will not find again. In great historical condition as shown. Click on images for a nice view of this rare item. Price $100.00
Magician Howard Thurston Token (c.1928)
Magician Howard Thurston Token (c.1928)
In excellent condition circa 1928 and quarter size. Beautiful token coin. Price $ SOLD !
Baffle Box (Davenports Demon Series, England, c.1930's)
Baffle Box (Davenports Demon Series, England, c.1930's)
Delightful complete vintage boxed piece from Davenports Demon Magic. Box has normal age related wear but holding up very well still. Very hard to find this one ! Used to make coins, rings or other various small objects mysteriously vanish into thin air ! Price $55.00
Presto Card Frame (Owen Magic Supreme, c.1950's - 60's)
Presto Card Frame (Owen Magic Supreme, c.1950's - 60's)
Very nice early Owen piece of apparatus. Wooden frame with glass and a speckle finish metal base. Stands approx. 7" tall and stamped Owen on the back of wood frame. Effect is frame is seen empty and covered with a silk. A thought of picture or playing card is caused to appear behind the glass and inside of the frame ! This would be great to use with the torn corner concept of a card revelation. No instructions but ultra simple but yet deceptive ! Has some mild age related normal wear but overall still in wonderful condition and a fine addition to any vintage magic apparatus collection or great to perform in a magic show ! Price $175.00
Magician Ring (Chicago, 1999)
Magician Ring (Chicago, 1999)
I had this custom made in Chicago back in 1999. I think this is the original style, I had seen this style ring featured in the magic book TOP SECRETS OF MAGIC by J. G. Thompson Jr. 1956 .The magi wore this style ring in the explanation photos. It's nice and heavy duty made from silver with skull being very detailed. Size is 7.5 - 8 and the design is suitable for male or female. You will be the only one with this ring ! Price $195.00
Vintage Professional Rice Bowls & Vase Set
Vintage Professional Rice Bowls & Vase Set
each bowl is approx. 5" diameter. No dings or dents on either bowl only a nice patina to the finish. Vase used to pour the rice into the first bowl has some dings and stands approx. 6" tall. A nice heavy duty set spun from copper. This classic version set works like a charm ! Price $165.00
Antique Ventriloquist Letterhead (c.1890's)
Antique Ventriloquist Letterhead (c.1890's)
Printed at Richard's Studio, 12 Union Square, NY Quite elaborate graphics promoting this versatile performer. Very rare find and in wonderful condition ! Price $40.00
Rare Posters Auction Catalog (March, 2011)
Rare Posters Auction Catalog (March, 2011)
Long sold out on the Potter Auction site. This is a cool reference catalog featuring 110 posters for sale. This desirable catalog is in great condition and a fun drool book all in full color ! Price $45.00
Rouclere & Mildred Throw Out Card (c.1909) Rare !
Rouclere & Mildred Throw Out Card (c.1909) Rare !
Here is one of those magician collectibles that is very uncommon to find. Harry & Mildred Rouclere, Illusionist - mind reading husband and wife duo c.1909 a rare throw out card with Pluto water advert on reverse. A fine antique piece of magic history and amazingly it is in wonderful problem free condition ! Price $200.00
The Great Virgil Book (D Charvet, c.1991)
The Great Virgil Book (D Charvet, c.1991)
A wonderful book loaded with 233 pages of photos, color section of posters, original tipped in brochure etc. A must have bio of one of magic's greatest magicians. In excellent condition and signed and inscribed by Charvet and Julie ! Long sold out and a great book. Price $175.00
Genii Tube  (Bill Adams, c.1990's)
Genii Tube (Bill Adams, c.1990's)
Wow .... talk about a quality piece of magic apparatus here it is ! Crafted from wood and very deceptive produces up to (4) 18" silks. Measures 3" x 3" x 12" and in wonderful condition with the original Bill Adams World of Magic instructions. Price $ SOLD !
Thayer Vanisher   (Thayer Mfg., c.1930)
Thayer Vanisher (Thayer Mfg., c.1930)
Masterfully turned from wood with original ebony paint finish. A nice little historical magic manufacturing gem for the curio cabinet. Price $45.00
Moxahalla  (Mak Magic Co., c.1977)
Moxahalla (Mak Magic Co., c.1977)
A lot of magic happens with this apparatus .... cylinder shown empty, water poured into cylinder and changes to rice, arm is thrust though cylinder and emerges holding a glass of milk ..... glass of milk is wrapped in tissue and the milk changes back to water ! This one is very very near pristine condition and not likely you would find one in any better condition. Included are the original instructions priced at 29.99 back in 1977 A terrific piece for any performance or collection of magic ! Price $ SOLD !
Salamander's Breath  (c.1940's, England)
Salamander's Breath (c.1940's, England)
One of those cool things that in no way could be sold to kids today ! A great curio item with cool packaging and complete with instructions. Scarce ! Price $39.00
Magician The Great Lyle  (c.1930's) RARE !
Magician The Great Lyle (c.1930's) RARE !
A very rare advertising piece that has great past ownership. This rare item was originally from the Milbourne Christopher collection then from the notable Norm Nielsen poster collection. Size is 8" x 12" on card stock and still has the original hanging string attached. Cecil Lyle the magician who invented the paper hat tear trick we magicians love. He was in great demand as a perform in his day ! Condition is very good for this very rare item. The price is below the auction price it sold for ! Price $175.00
Grouping of Antique Apparatus (c.1920's)
Grouping of Antique Apparatus (c.1920's)
An antique selection of six effects ..... Obedient Ball, Devil's Pillars, Die Thru Hat, Coin Vanishing Box, Grandma's Necklace, Comedy Awl. No instructions but all are complete overall condition is excellent. Business card shown for scale. Price $ SOLD !
Magician Virgil Poster  (c.1952)
Magician Virgil Poster (c.1952)
This has always been one of my favorite of the Virgil posters. Know as a tram car poster these were posted onto the sides of public transportation to promote the Virgil shows when he toured Australia. This original circa 1952 Virgil poster is in great condition and is mounted on linen and as you can see a real beauty ! Measures approx. 18" x 36" and ready for framing and display. Price $195.00
Perfection Dove Bottle (National Magic Co., c.1940's)
Perfection Dove Bottle (National Magic Co., c.1940's)
Hard to find a nice one like this ! Complete with a nice clear photocopy of the original NMC very detailed instructions, two original labels, glass mason jar and metal bottle that holds liquid. Effect is basically wine is poured from the bottle, bottle is then wrapped in paper and broken and a dove etc. is produced. Self contained and high quality magic from the days long gone by ! Price $65.00
The Great Virgil Window Card  (c.1930's)
The Great Virgil Window Card (c.1930's)
Nice original and very scarce 14" x 22" window card for Virgil. This is from his Mystic Circus c.1930's. The great item is in excellent cared for condition and a great early piece to find of Virgil one of the last great big illusion shows. Price $85.00
Adams Magic Set  (c.1970's) very scarce
Adams Magic Set (c.1970's) very scarce
Wow .... a delightful colorful vintage set from the famed S.S. Adams Co. Very small set just perfect to be able to display. Set box is only approx. 5" x 8' x 1.5" Contents are complete and everything still looks like new ! I hate to let this one go but that's the biz ! A very nice colorful gem of a set for the magic collection. Price $150.00
Production Dove Cage (Chu's Magic Studio, Hong Kong, c.1970's)
Production Dove Cage (Chu's Magic Studio, Hong Kong, c.1970's)
Strongly made from metal and opens in a flash, and will stand rigid with no problem. Will hold a dove or a few parakeets for production by your favorite method. Cage has aging to the metal finish as show. Cage could painted silver with ease if you wish to do so.Otherwise it is in great problem free condition.practical and easy loading and unloading for the bird. Price $145.00
Fakir & Sword  (c.1960's)
Fakir & Sword (c.1960's)
Ah yes .... yet another great item for the magicians curio ! Very cool and still like new in the sealed package. Cut the 5" tall Fakir in half with the sword but yet he is still intact ... amazing ! A really great eye appealing piece and this is my last one ! Price $65.00
Hamley's Magic Catalog (c.1900's)
Hamley's Magic Catalog (c.1900's)
Wonderful and very scarce antique magicians catalog. This catalog is form from the Carrandi collection and contains his bookplate and the RVM sticker inside the hardbound front cover. Catalog is filled to the brim with early British apparatus, jokes etc. There are 72 numbered pages. The pages have pulled free from the binding but all is intact and it is and looks great ! Bound between maroon covers with gold foil stamping on the spine.a gem .... Price $95.00
Bartl & Willmann Catalog (Germany,c.1920's)
Bartl & Willmann Catalog (Germany,c.1920's)
A very scarce magic catalog for one who collects them ! Loaded with illustrations of great German made apparatus of the days long gone by. Catalog has some age wear but still impact and with a nice tight binding, Contains 48 glorious pages with a few items pencil marked but still nice and clean inside. You will like and won't find this catalog very often ! Price $ SOLD !
Magic Collector Catalog (Mario Carrandi #17, c.1983)
Magic Collector Catalog (Mario Carrandi #17, c.1983)
What can be said Mario brought all the best magical goodies to collectors worldwide. This is one of his best catalogs, 8" x 11" in size with 66 + pages. Filled with photographs and illustrations from the days of magic long gone by ! This now vintage magic catalog now collectible it's self is in great problem free condition and ready for you're vintage magic collection. Price $45.00
Vanishing Bowl of Water (Morrissey Magic, no longer made)
Vanishing Bowl of Water (Morrissey Magic, no longer made)
A great classic effect that has stood the test of time ! This one is quality made and Morrissey sadly is now long closed down shop. Still like new and complete with special bowl, tray, vanishing foulard and instructions. Price $95.00
Crest Magic Catalog  (c.1905)
Crest Magic Catalog (c.1905)
Nice staple bound cover antique magician catalog from the Crest Co. New York, N.Y. Has a little minimal wear to the cover, enlarge photos for a good view. Still clean and holding up strong with 80 highly illustrated pages.... a real gem and magical covers ! Price $85.00
Rabbit In The Hat  (Ideal Toys, c.1950's)
Rabbit In The Hat (Ideal Toys, c.1950's)
A real extremely cool magician collectible toy. Stands approx. 8.5" tall .... Push the bunny down into the hat until you here a click, push the knob and up pops Mr. Rabbit out of the hat ! Looks great in the curio .... as seen the ears are deteriorating. They could be replaced by those of any toy bunny but I have left it as is cause... it is cool and vintage and very scarce ! Price $95.00
Zebra Production Tube & Vibrant Six Bloom Bouquet (Magic Hands, Germany)
Zebra Production Tube & Vibrant Six Bloom Bouquet (Magic Hands, Germany)
The tube stands approx. 2ft. tall and is opened up (unrolled) and shown empty on both sides and a large six bloom bouquet is produced followed by the production of a massive amount of silks and streamers ! The tube is made to last of Magic Hands quality. The bouquet is very nice and bright with six large blooms and a ring on the end for easy production. Not sure who the maker of the bouquet is but it is pretty nice. Both pieces are pretty much like new. No instructions but a self working deceptive piece of magic apparatus. Price $139.00
Magician Bill Brewe  (c.1970's)
Magician Bill Brewe (c.1970's)
This guy had one hell of a magic shop in Cincinnati, Ohio and was a true lover of the art of magic. Great classic golden age style promo 8" x 10" in excellent condition and just waiting to be matted and framed. Price $35.00