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Cardini (Richard Valentine Pitchford). Cardini’s Stage-Worn Tuxedo. London: Sidney Fisher, 1933. Single-button wool swallowtail coat with striped pants, tailor-made for Cardini, and worn by the great manipulative magician in performance. With the tailor’s label sewn in the pants and dated in ink “Jan. 1933.” Together with a set of Cardini’s spats, silk pocket handkerchief, silk cravat, celluloid collar, dress shirt (from Selfridge’s of London), and top hat (the latter with a faint dent). The dress shirt bears cigarette burns from performance use in Cardini’s famous manipulative magic act. With a letter of provenance from Cardini’s daughter, to whom the costume was passed by descent.
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Minimum Bid: $4,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $20,400.00
Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Saturday, February 27, 2021.
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