Magic Collection of Rudiger Deutsch: Part II
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Handkerchief Burning Globe. London: Charles DeVere, ca. 1880. Lacquered brass globe with lid on spun brass base changes burning cotton into bright silk handkerchiefs, or switches/vanishes/produces silks inside. Height 7 ¼”. With the rare maker’s identifying plate affixed under the base. Faint dents, else good.An early DeVere prop; from The Strand, London, he moved to Paris and established a large factory that produced thousands of conjuring devices, from the smallest of gimmicks to the largest of stage illusions. The entire DeVere family performed professionally, including his wife and daughter (who worked as Okita and Ionia, respectively).
 Handkerchief Burning Globe. London: Charles DeVere, ca. 188...
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Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $900.00
Estimate: $400 - $600
Number Bids: 16
Auction closed on Saturday, October 31, 2020.
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