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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 2/23/2019
Jerry Conklin’s Nest of Boxes. Colon: Abbott’s [?], ca. 1960. A vanished watch, ring, or other small object is discovered in the smallest of seven nesting boxes. Hardwood boxes feature dovetailed corners. Includes rolling table with platform for display of stacked boxes, the tabletop gimmicked to load the final box. Table 35 1/2” high. Well worn from professional use. Wooden packing box included. Owned and used by Jerry Conklin. Conklin toured schools and fairs for decades with his family, billed as “The Amazing Conklins.” He settled in Colon, Michigan, where he worked on-and-off for Abbott’s Magic Company for years. This prop, or portions of it, were likely made in the Abbott shops.
Jerry Conklin’s Nest of Boxes.
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Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $570.00
Estimate: $500 - $700
Number Bids: 11
Auction closed on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
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