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 !
Magicians Side Table (Warren Hamilton, c.1950's)
Magicians Side Table (Warren Hamilton, c.1950's)
Gorgeous side table very sturdy and masterfully built and finished. Warren Hamilton was known for his quality in magic building, he is right up there with the best of them including Thayer, P&L and Owen ! Stands approx. 30" tall with the top being made to lock in place. Some minor wear considering age this piece looks fantastic as shown. Click on images to enlarge and have a nice look of this rare and perhaps one of a kind Warren Hamilton piece of magicians furniture. Price $350.00
Rattle Box (Davenports, England,c.1940's)
Rattle Box (Davenports, England,c.1940's)
Cause any coin, ring etc. placed into the box to vanish and reappear at a location of the magicians choice. No instructions simple and deceptive vanish. Price $20.00
Set Of Vintage Magicians 18" Silks (U.K., C.1940's)
Set Of Vintage Magicians 18" Silks (U.K., C.1940's)
Both vintage silks for one price. Both are in great colorful condition. Not 100% sure but I believe these silks are Harry Stanley or from Harry Leat both being magic dealers from England. You will like these and probably be one of the few who own them. Price $37.50
Thayer - Owen Candle To Flower (Owen Magic Supreme, c.2014)
Thayer - Owen Candle To Flower (Owen Magic Supreme, c.2014)
Reproduced in 2014 with only six pieces being made. This one is in magnificent condition and is number 5 of 6. Complete as issued with all pieces and original instructions. Price $795.00
Multiplying Billiard Balls (Mysto Magic Mfg., c.1910)
Multiplying Billiard Balls (Mysto Magic Mfg., c.1910)
Very rare complete set 1.25" in size in the original box. Contains three wooden balls with one metal shell ball in original tissue wraps. Original labeled box is in amazingly excellent condition. This set from the very early John Petrie - Gilbert Mysto Magic Mfg. days and featured in the 1910 and 1911 catalogs. Price $125.00
Papel Blanco Card Trick (Mysto Magic - A.C. Gilbert,c.1930's)
Papel Blanco Card Trick (Mysto Magic - A.C. Gilbert,c.1930's)
Envelope is well worn but cards and instructions are clean and very good. Complete a Mysto Magic set or display in curio. Price $18.50
DeLand's Wonder Change Card (Mysto Magic Mfg., c.1910)
DeLand's Wonder Change Card (Mysto Magic Mfg., c.1910)
A real rarity ! The envelope is very worn as well as the original wonder change card but the envelope wear is much worse as seen. The face of the card changes back and fourth numerous times. A real gem for the curio the instructions are even present as they are printed on the front of envelope. Price $35.00
Houdini's Magic Bag of Tricks (Magical Manufactures,Inc, c.1934) RARE !
Houdini's Magic Bag of Tricks (Magical Manufactures,Inc, c.1934) RARE !
"Houdini's Magic Bag of Tricks" made by Magical Manufactures, Inc, 200 Fifth Avenue, New York City. Set is incomplete but with cool printed instructions. Very rare set TO FIND even incomplete, as a matter of fact you may never see another example of this set for sale ! As you can see a wonderful curio display piece featuring an illustration of Houdini's brother Hardeen displaying his brothers set on the instructions ! Price $185.00
Amazing Randi Levitation Poster  (c.1970's) Very Scarce !
Amazing Randi Levitation Poster (c.1970's) Very Scarce !
Amazing Randi Levitation Poster 1976 (?) I'm pretty sure was the year these came out. Printed by Grant printers. Aprox. 18"x24" unmounted and on a nice heavy paper stock.. There's not really much to say about this poster as it simply is a fantastic image. It's very scarce and way less common then the Randi milk can poster you see for sale from time to time.This poster is in beautiful shape and very scarce and normally sales for more than I'm asking and would be awesome framed. Price $250.00
Comedy Passe Bottles (Thayer -  P&L)
Comedy Passe Bottles (Thayer - P&L)
Really cool set most likely from the late 30's early 40's. Large set with tubes being approx. 14" tall. The tubes and bottles are P&L with the paint and stenciling being done by Thayer. Condition overall is excellent one of the dragon tubes has paint chipping on the dragons body as seen in second photo, however the set is so colorful it is not really noticeable unless you focus on it. A great set that would display marvelously or perform on stage using your favorite routine. No instruction included and very doubtful you'll find another set. Price $ SOLD !
Foo Can (P&L modern day production)
Foo Can (P&L modern day production)
Nice brand new metal chromed foo can. From the modern day line of P&L from David Haversat. Stands 5" tall and is brand new with original box and instructions. buy here and save. Price $35.00
Two Percent Tacks (Owen Magic Supreme)
Two Percent Tacks (Owen Magic Supreme)
A 20.00 bill etc. is tacked to the lid of a wooden trinket box, it is then torn away and this can be seen and heard but yet the bill is unharmed. Clever thinking and apparatus and a seldom seen close up effect from Owen Magic Supreme ! Price $120.00
Foo Can (Owen Magic Supreme,c.1990's)
Foo Can (Owen Magic Supreme,c.1990's)
Nice copper piece with a good solid weight to it. Hallmark stamped with the Merv Taylor logo and Owen on the bottom of apparatus, stands 8" tall. This item is very well made and more deceptive with the handle ! No instructions included but pretty much self working apparatus. In wonderful condition with no dents. Price $295.00
Chinese Rice Bowls Boxed Set (Magic Tech, c.1980's)
Chinese Rice Bowls Boxed Set (Magic Tech, c.1980's)
The original Chinese rice bowls ! Set contains 4 china bowls , one is a gimmicked bowl . Also includes a beautiful Chinese fan which is used as a magic wand ! The set comes in a padded custom Chinese silk box , all handcrafted an hand painted. Fabulous set ready for performance or a collector's showpiece ! In wonderful condition and includes the original Magic Tech instructions.Price $235.00
Magician's Combination Wand (Mysto Magic Mfg., c.1910 - 11)
Magician's Combination Wand (Mysto Magic Mfg., c.1910 - 11)
Item #116 in the Mysto 1910 - 11 catalogs. This rare wood turned wand with metal tips includes the original Mysto instructions and is mint. A set such as this is probably never to be found again ! Magic wand, wand thru hat, swallowing wand, rising wand etc. Envelope has Westville,CT. as company location. Wonderfully made early apparatus by John Petrie. Price $550.00
Modernistic Chick Pan (P&L Mfg.,c.1930's)
Modernistic Chick Pan (P&L Mfg.,c.1930's)
Not east to find anymore especially in great shape like this one ! Outside looks beautiful, inside bottom pan shows only minor use. Size is approx. 4" in diameter with the beautiful modernistic finish ! Price $150.00
Vanisher (Sherms, c.1930's)
Vanisher (Sherms, c.1930's)
Quality metal vanisher, used to make silk handkerchiefs, sponge balls etc. disappear ! Box looks good for display as shown but is worn, no instructions but pull (vanisher) is in great condition. Price $25.00
Aladdin Magic Outfit Printing Plate (P&L Mfg. Co., c.1917ish)
Aladdin Magic Outfit Printing Plate (P&L Mfg. Co., c.1917ish)
A real rarity here ! Plate is copper and approx. 9" x 12" in size mounted on 1" thick wooden board. I would assume this is a unique one of a kind piece. Price $295.00
What's Next (Tenyo, c.1970's)
What's Next (Tenyo, c.1970's)
Number T-28. In great clean condition, no instructions. Package is in nice condition with only minimal normal age wear. Price $27.50
Box - O - Jokes (D. Robbins Co., c.1955)
Box - O - Jokes (D. Robbins Co., c.1955)
Very neat practical joke set from 1955. Box is approx.6" x 8" and is complete with all items. Chinese finger trap, hot tooth picks, imp bottle, devil's hook, fake worm, fly on lapel, suction cup, black eye gag etc. contents and lid are great as seen. The bottom of box is great as well but the factory tape on corners has dried up and is separating but yet all is still fine with no tears or other damage. Price 65.00
Sphinx Puzzle Set Printing Plates (P&L Mfg.,c.1917ish)
Sphinx Puzzle Set Printing Plates (P&L Mfg.,c.1917ish)
Assumed a unique one of a kind find. These metal plates are very hefty when holding the three together it's about 15lbs. On the reverse of the plate on the right there is a finished Sphinx label pasted down as shown in second photo here. Condition is great and these are historical and museum quality ! Approx. 9" x 12" in size. Price $250.00
 Yomo The Mystery Hindu (c.1950's)
Yomo The Mystery Hindu (c.1950's)
A gem of a magician collectible for the curio cabinet. Very rare piece that is still like new and the colorful card has very very minimal wear ! This item manufactured int he 1950's by the Charmore Co. which was a subsidiary of the famed Marx Toy Co. (Patterson, NJ.) Card measures 4.75" x 8" and the colors are brighter than my camera is showing. A really great item for the vintage toy or magic collector. Rare & awesome ! Price $250.00
 Close - Up Magic Set (Tenyo - Japan, c.1970)
Close - Up Magic Set (Tenyo - Japan, c.1970)
Close - Up Magic Set (Tenyo - Japan, c.1970)
Distributed in the United States by Sears & Roebuck Co. Chicago, IL. A very hard to find set and this one is even complete with the exception of the 4 tiny sponges for the cups & ball have faded away with time totally brittle ! Box size is 11 3/4" long, 7 3/4" wide and 2 1/4" deep. All the extras are in the little box shown in the lower right of set. Box has some moderate wear but it is still very nice and displays great as shown. You will only find this rare set available for sale here. Not many collectors own this set a real collector's gem ! Price $225.00
Virgil's Christening Gown (The Great Virgil, c.1900)
Virgil's Christening Gown (The Great Virgil, c.1900)
This is from the large Virgil auction held by Potter & Potter auctions. A wonderful and historical magician offering. Beautifully glass framed shadow box with his name Virgil Harris Mulkey 1900 - 1989. The second photo is from The Great Virgil book by David Charvet and as you can see it shows Virgil in this very gown. A great conversation piece book is not included. Price $450.00
Vanishing Bowl of Water (The Great Virgil & Julie Show, c.1930)
Vanishing Bowl of Water (The Great Virgil & Julie Show, c.1930)
Made owned and used by Virgil & Julie themselves. Complete with bowl, tray & cloth and purchased from a Potter & Potter auction. Includes a hand signed Virgil autograph on a Genii magazine cover. A one of a kind piece of magic apparatus history that is circa 1930. Price $395.00
Oaks Magical Co. Catalog (c.1920's)
Oaks Magical Co. Catalog (c.1920's)
Nice antique magicians catalog. This is not dated but the first Oaks catalog was dated 1913 so I'm thinking this maybe sometime around 1920 or so since many P&L pieces are for sale inside. In great condition as shown with 202 pages and simply loaded with illustrations, approx. 6.5" x 4.5" in size. Price $35.00
Thurston - Will Rock Case (unique offering)
Thurston - Will Rock Case (unique offering)
Read more on this piece by clicking on the Thurston - Will Rock page in the left menu bar. Price $1,500.00
Chinese Sticks (The Bamboo Wands) Owen Magic Supreme
Chinese Sticks (The Bamboo Wands) Owen Magic Supreme
Wow gorgeous set that looks the part and works smoothly plus made by OMS = A WINNER ! Set is very very very near mint with the original instructions. Price $395.00
The Great Gorgia Pasha Poster (c.1960's)
The Great Gorgia Pasha Poster (c.1960's)
Very cool and colorful original image approx. 11" x 17" and museum mounted on linen. Ready to frame and hang and very seldom found. Price $100.00
Owen Brothers Illusion List  (c.1951)
Owen Brothers Illusion List (c.1951)
Very scarce Owen Illusion List #3 circa 1951. Contains 9 pages with descriptive text and prices of 37 Owen Bros. Illusions. Owen stenciled covers. Price $45.00
Crystal Seer Ball & Stand
Crystal Seer Ball & Stand
A clear glass ball approx.2.5"with a wooden felt-lined stand painted black. A few very light scratches to surface, but overall very good condition. Overall height is approx.4.25" Letterhead in background is not included. Price $75.00
Rice's Deluxe Single Color Changing Silk (Red- Green, 18" in size)
Rice's Deluxe Single Color Changing Silk (Red- Green, 18" in size)
Hard to find in this 18" single size. Like new inside original packaging with the original instructions. Price $65.00
Magician Tampa Christmas Holiday Card (c.1930) Rare !
Magician Tampa Christmas Holiday Card (c.1930) Rare !
Colorful front litho cover and very cool green portrait of Tampa on the inside. In great condition and rare. Click on images for a larger view. Card is approx. 6" x 9" in closed position. The Great Harry Kellar used a card with the same litho front at an earlier date. Price $175.00
Ball & Vase  (Antique)
Ball & Vase (Antique)
Nice early wood turned piece approx. 3" tall. Nice red original paint, in great condition with only minimal wear. You will like this in the magicians curio ! Price $65.00
Mysto Magic (Dealers Catalog, c.1911 rare !)
Mysto Magic (Dealers Catalog, c.1911 rare !)
Perhaps never to be found again, an 8 page highly detailed and illustrated Mysto Magic fold out eight page dealers catalog. This was sent to magic shops who carried the Mysto Magic line and could be given or shown to customers to boost the sales of the Mysto line. Approx. 6" x 9" in size with archival tape repairs to preserve this wonderful piece of magic history. Price $125.00
T.V. Magic Set (c.1975, Marshall Brodien) Mint !
T.V. Magic Set (c.1975, Marshall Brodien) Mint !
This cool vintage magic set will bring back memories for many. The amazing thing is this is still just like new from the store. Still has the shrink wrap all sealed and NO crushing to the box ! About as in good of condition as you will ever find for this very colorful early vintage Marshall Brodien magic set. Price $125.00
Jewel Of Denial  (Norm Nielsen, c.1990's)
Jewel Of Denial (Norm Nielsen, c.1990's)
One of the very few close - up magic effects made by Norm Nielsen. This piece is sold out and no longer being made by him. This is very well made and the effect is of the disc with colored jewels changing places. Complete with the original instructions. Price $45.00
Blackstone's Trick Package (c.1940's)
Blackstone's Trick Package (c.1940's)
Contents inside this pictorial envelope include a balsa wood trick paddle with instructions and instructions to perform a few tricks with items from home, a 3" x 5" photo of The Great Blackstone. Price $45.00
Ultimate Thayer Token (c.2009)
Ultimate Thayer Token (c.2009)
Beautiful colorized brass token coin. Approx. the size of a USA dollar sized coin. In new mint condition. Price $45.00
Magician Osnoly & Assistant (c.1930's)
Magician Osnoly & Assistant (c.1930's)
Measures approx. 7" x 5" A photo of magician Osnoly on stage with an assistant and a nice variety of apparatus. Photo seems to be from 1930 or so. Very cool antique magicians photo and a great curio item. Price $35.00
Mysto Magic Catalog  (c.1911)
Mysto Magic Catalog (c.1911)
A wonderful gem of a magicians catalog. This is the big Mysto catalog with 200 numbered pages, loaded with illustrations of the now extremely rare magic apparatus they manufactured. Some normal age related wear to the cover but still overall very good condition and a nice one with the NYC Broadway address stamped on front ! Price $250.00
Deceptive Square Circle (U.F.Grant - Jimmy King c. 1970 - 72)
Deceptive Square Circle (U.F.Grant - Jimmy King c. 1970 - 72)
A real gem and early piece pre Mak Magic Co. has Grant not Mak on the instructions. In absolute wonderful condition a rare model and I'd bet you would not find a nicer one ! A beauty that looks like it just damn near left the factory :) Nice felt covered base top too. Price $250.00
Classic Magic Series Vol.9 (Dr. R. Albo, c.1998)
Classic Magic Series Vol.9 (Dr. R. Albo, c.1998)
Wonderful book with so much magic apparatus explained and many color plates. Has 266 numbered pages plus a large color section. A must have for the magic collector. In great problem free condition ! Price $350.00
Magician The Great Cecil Poster  (c.1940's)
Magician The Great Cecil Poster (c.1940's)
Original poster 22" x 28.5" in good condition with a tear on right side not affecting image that has been tape repaired on reverse of tear, some slight scuffing otherwise all is good .Click on the provided images for a larger view. Price accordingly. Price $65.00
Magician Homar Poster  (c.1920's)
Magician Homar Poster (c.1920's)
Original 20" x 28" poster for Homar The Wizard of The West ! unmounted with many chips to boarders, fold lines and some separation. But as you can see the colors are still nice and I tacked it up on the wall and the separations look good once hanging or if you have it mounted. So overall fair condition with nice color and great images priced accordingly. Price $80.00
Original P&L Shooting Advertising Plus Other (P&L Mfg. Co.)
Original P&L Shooting Advertising Plus Other (P&L Mfg. Co.)
Original 6" x 9" brochure advertising five effects in excellent condition, plus a large 9" x 12" single sided sheet for the illusion of Shooting Thru A Woman. The shooting advert has original fold line and a small tape repair on back, still however looks outstanding for framing. Price $35.00
Original P&L Mfg. Advertising (P&L Mfg. Co.)
Original P&L Mfg. Advertising (P&L Mfg. Co.)
Two original pieces each measuring 6' x 9" with some nice color illustrations thrown in ! Both are in great problem free condition fronts, backs and insides shown. Price $39.00
Magician Prof. Schreck Pitch Book (c.1920)
Magician Prof. Schreck Pitch Book (c.1920)
Very scarce and nicely done considering it's time period. 8.5" x 11" in size with really great front cover as you can see. Contains 16 pages of the secrets of magic as well as advertising from S.S. Adams and Thayer ! small chip on lower front but in great awesome historical condition .... a gem of a magic collectible. Price $75.00
Antique Magic Ball & Vase (Germany, c.1920's - 30's)
Antique Magic Ball & Vase (Germany, c.1920's - 30's)
Nice wood turned 4.75" tall ball vase. Features a nice "fat" center body with 1.5" solid ball with matching shell piece. Nice one and in great condition and stamped Germany on bottom of vase. Price $85.00
Magician Dante Table Tent (c.1940)
Magician Dante Table Tent (c.1940)
Scarce in this larger 6" tall size and in great condition. Very cool curio display piece. Price $35.00
Thurston's Easy Pocket Tricks  (Howard Thurston, c.1911)
Thurston's Easy Pocket Tricks (Howard Thurston, c.1911)
Very scarce red covers and contains many b&w pics of Thurston teaching the tricks explained inside. Also includes a short bio about Thurston, several basic tricks and The Thurston astrological chart as well as a few ads for other Thurston books. Great condition as shown. Price $65.00
Magician Thurston Spirits Card (c.1920's)
Magician Thurston Spirits Card (c.1920's)
Nice colorful and scarce Howard Thurston card. Light crease and mild edge wear but looks awesome as shown. Click on images to enlarge. Price $125.00
Mysto Manufacturing Co.  (c.1910)
Mysto Manufacturing Co. (c.1910)
A wonderful and rare full size 8" x 11" single sided advertising sheet depicting the very early line of Mysto Magic Sets. Was once folded and a little closed separation on left end of fold line. A superb early Mysto piece likey not to be found again anytime soon ! In great condition to be framed and displayed ! Price $95.00
Brilliant Magic Lamp  (Mak Magic Co.)
Brilliant Magic Lamp (Mak Magic Co.)
This one is in new condition and complete with a photocopy of the original instructions. The milk in light bulb is a great effect ! Price $125.00
Joe Dunninger - Houdini Pass  (c.1968)
Joe Dunninger - Houdini Pass (c.1968)
A rare historical one of a kind item here ! From the estate of Joseph Dunninger we have his personal executive pass to the Houdini Magical Hall of Fame. Mr. Dunninger had loaned the museum some items from his collection when it first opened in 1968. Here's a chance to own one of his personally owned items. It's really cool in the nice embossed breast pocket wallet, signed and dated 1968. Price $295.00
Magic Apparatus Collection (R. Albo, c.1989)
Magic Apparatus Collection (R. Albo, c.1989)
From a 1989 Los Angeles exhibit. Three fold brochure with three b&w photo sheets tipped in. In great cared for excellent condition. Price $50.00
House of Wang (Clint Riedel, c.1950's Rare !)
House of Wang (Clint Riedel, c.1950's Rare !)
An ornate simple but deceptive "Asian Temple" is displayed. Front and rear panels of the "temple" are removed and fairly shown on both sides. The "roof" is hinged open to further prove it's emptiness. Yet, after being re-assembled, a large silk load is produced. Nicely built and decorated in typical Reidel style. Approximately 8" x 8" x 8" to peak of roof. Used but excellent condition ! A very nice original Riedel piece of apparatus. Includes a copy of instructions. Price $150.00
The Great Virgil Ticket Sheet (c.1930's - 40's)
The Great Virgil Ticket Sheet (c.1930's - 40's)
Really cool Virgil piece, fairly worn but totally awesome ! Approx. 9" tall with some tears as shown but overall a very rare item that looks wonderful displayed in the magic curio or framed it with one of his photos. Price $65.00
Changing Toy Magic Trick Mirror (Hokus Pokus, Germany 1950's -60's)
Changing Toy Magic Trick Mirror (Hokus Pokus, Germany 1950's -60's)
Nice item for the magicians curio. A vintage magic trick - pocket mirror made by Hokus Pokus of West Germany. 2" diameter with a metal image of a dancing woman with silk robes in front of what appears to be a sad sultan. Has a red background. When the disk is flipped a metal image of a scantily clad woman dancing appears and the sultan is shown smiling. Reverse side is a mirror. Comes in a glassine envelope with image based instructions and HOKUS POKUS, Made in Germany and D.B.G.M. printed on the envelope. The trick itself is Very Good and there is no problem with the movement of the metal semi disk. The mirror itself is good, but does have some minor loss of silvering and needs to be cleaned. A scarce item not to be found again anytime soon ! Price $35.00
More Classic Magic with Apparatus Vol.3 (Dr. R. Albo, c.1976)
More Classic Magic with Apparatus Vol.3 (Dr. R. Albo, c.1976)
Contains 268 pages of text plus 94 full colored pages of varied and numerous classic examples of magic apparatus & magic posters. Contents: Props with cards, coins, nest of boxes, change bags, potpourri, Okito Revisited, Magic poster history. Condition: Cover is still sharp, spine is still nice. All is firm and clean. Avery fine price on this fine volume of magic history with apparatus. Price $275.00
Magic of France (Dr. R. Albo, c.1980's)
Magic of France (Dr. R. Albo, c.1980's)
Great book on magic history the magic apparatus of France. Contains at least 200 unnumbered pages with numerous full color plates and detailed historical information. A fine and scarce addition for any magic library and in great cared for condition. Price $150.00
Phanto Flower Vase (Mak Magic Co., c.1970's)
Phanto Flower Vase (Mak Magic Co., c.1970's)
A used condition set with some major paint loss on the butterfly stencil as shown and tubes edges. Largest tube is approx.16" tall. This is a phanto tube silk production with the production finale of a flower pot with spring flowers ! No instructions, spring flowers or silks supplied. Click on images for a larger view. A vintage and hard to find in any condition Mak Magic Co. piece of apparatus. Price $115.00
Magician Fantasio Pot Postcard (c.1960's)
Magician Fantasio Pot Postcard (c.1960's)
Really great find ! This is a real photographic postcard of Fantasio in his prime in the late 1960's. Image is great tac holes on two of the white border sides. Very scarce and worthy of a place within any vintage magic collection. One of magic's greats ! Price $55.00
Magician Harry Kellar Signed Letter (c.1921)
Magician Harry Kellar Signed Letter (c.1921)
Wonderful original handwritten letter from The Great Kellar to fellow Magician Thomas Worthington and his wife. Nice bold writing and signature on his beautiful full color letterhead. The content is superb as Kellar is writing the Worthington's to congratulate them on the arrival of a new daughter. Kellar writes..... She will be a blessing to your home and bind you together with the sunshine of her smile. In my opinion this letter show Kellar was indeed a very kind man and full of heart indeed. Price $750.00


Jumbo Phanto Tube (Mak Magic Co., c.1970's)
Jumbo Phanto Tube (Mak Magic Co., c.1970's)
The beautiful early model in pristine very bright and colorful condition. 99.8% pure minty crisp ! If you collect Mak Magic Co. apparatus ... you simply will not find one finer than this ! 10" tall by 4" diameter Price $149.00
The Great Kellar says be sure to also view pages 2 - 5 for a wonderful assortment of vintage magician collectibles.
The Great Kellar says be sure to also view pages 2 - 5 for a wonderful assortment of vintage magician collectibles.