The Magic Collection of Jim Rawlins
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Virgil (Virgil Harris Mulkey).Virgil’s “Weird Execution on Mars” Space Gun. New Haven: Petrie & Lewis (P&L), ca. 1950. Virgil’s heavily-modified space-age version of the classic P&L Shooting Through a Woman prop, the rifle outfitted with oversized chrome discs and barrel. In performance, a ribbon fired from the gun pierced the assistant’s body, the bullet lodging in the target behind her, with the ribbon running through her midsection without harming her. Sold with all necessary accessories, including the target used in the illusion, and photographs of Virgil performing the routine, and a sturdy red traveling trunk from the Virgil Show housing the props. With a reproduction photo of Virgil performing with the apparatus.
Virgil’s “Weird Execution on Mars” Space Gun.
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Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $10,800.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Number Bids: 35
Auction closed on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
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