Magic Collection of Rudiger Deutsch: Part II
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Hofzinser Any-Card Called For Card Rise Box. Flein: Rüdiger Deutsch, ca. 1995. A piquet pack is dropped into the box, and any card of 32 is called for by the audience. At this command, the chosen card rises from the center of the box, followed by any other cards named by the audience. Handsome hardwood and metal case with ebony and inlaid silver designs, concealing a complex clockwork mechanism of great precision. Outer case 8 x 5 ¾ x 6 ¼”. Modeled on the original box of Johan Nepomuk Hofzinser. One of three units constructed.A faithful recreation of the legendary card rise box of Dr. Hofzinser, now in the collection of the Library of Congress, this example was crafted by Deustch and a team of helpers over the course of a year. Some four hundred brass and metal parts were fabricated by hand to create the clockwork mechanism and all of its complementary components.
 Hofzinser Any-Card Called For Card Rise Box. Flein: Rüdiger...
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Minimum Bid: $2,600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $45,600.00
Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Number Bids: 17
Auction closed on Saturday, October 31, 2020.
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