The Magic Collection of Jim Rawlins
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Treasure Finder. London: Will Goldston Ltd., ca. 1919. A coin is hidden under one of three covers on a wooden platform. With a tiny “treasure finding rod,” the magician divines its location. With Goldston business card, instructions, and contemporary advertisement. Platform 8 x 3 x 1 ½”. Chipping at base. Uncommon. An early and clever use of electricity and light bulbs in a conjuring trick. The secret lies in the pedestal. When the coin is hidden, its presence completes an electrical circuit. A secret button is pressed which illuminates a hidden lightbulb and revealing the location of the coin.
Treasure Finder.
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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $300.00
Estimate: $300 - $500
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
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