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 Transfiguration 1

Transfiguration 2

Transfiguration 3

Transfiguration 4

Transfiguration Steps

Transfiguration Crate

TRANSFIGURATION
TIM CLOTHIER


One of the most amazing and fastest transpositions ever created! Updated design with quick
release tilting base, piano wire front (no glare from plexiglass) and beautifully crafted by Tim
Clothier. Rights paid to Mark Kalin. Was designed for a Leopard, but performed with a Serval Cat for
only 3 years. Perfect for a medium to large white poodle. A very rare and hard to get illusion in
VERY GOOD CONDITION. Complete with folding step for girl / animal and Professional Road Case
on wheels (dimensions are 25" X 76" X 59" high including casters, weighs about 650 lbs. when loaded).

Original Price $14,500.00 (Plus performance rights)

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Opening Bid
$13,333.00

02/17/24
ITEM# L55106
Plus Shipping - Guam

 

 THE CAGE & STEPS
CHUCK JONES

A person climbs into a cage. It is covered with a curtain. When the curtain is lifted, moments later, the person has magically vanished and, in their place, is a skeleton with bright red glowing eyes. The person then miraculously reappears in the audience or anywhere else. Can be used for any number and types of presentations. You can even use the steps with other illusions… They’re so well built that it can fit a 5 foot 11 tall male - it’s rare to find an illusion that a magician can fit into like this one... especially one so deceptive and so practical. It is strong, versatile, and easy to use, made by master illusionist Chuck Jones. Bought for $5,500. Priced to sell for only $2,222.

If you want to, the Skelton can be taken out, the load space is big enough for a dog, and maybe a small girl. It is not rigged for fire.

Chuck did an amazing job - it's gorgeously made. The stairs are "the Rolls-Royce of stairs” - his craftsmanship is unparalleled. The seller is also happy to just sell the stairs separately.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Originally
$5,500

OPENING BID
$2,222
2/17/24

ITEM# L55107
Plus Shipping - Santa Monica, CA
(No Crates available. Crates would need to be made for shipping.)

 

 TIP OVER TRUNK
TIM CLOTHIER / ILLUSION PROJECTS

Built by Tim Clothier of Illusion Projects. The illusion has propane jets built inside so once you show the inside of the box, it can be Lit on fire. It also has an animal load enclosure inside to reveal an exotic cat or large dog(s). The enclosure can be removed to make a girl or CEO appear. Purchaser is required to sign a release of liability. It features an all-aluminum construction and is in great condition! This prop originally cost $25,000.00 from Illusion Projects.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Originally
$25,000

OPENING BID
$3,885
2/6/24

ITEM# L55104
Plus Shipping
(No Crates available. Crates would need to be made for shipping.)

 

 METALLIC BALL ILLUSION
TIM CLOTHIER / ILLUSION PROJECTS

Made famous by the Legendary Dirk Aurthur. The illusion was built by Tim Clothier of Illusion Projects. The construction quality is over the top! Each piece of the ball is an individual piece of aluminum cut and applied to a fiberglass sphere. The magician opens the lid, and a girl steps up and inside. The magician shoves 5 flaming spikes inside, proving the girl has vanished! All the spikes are removed, and the top is opened to reveal the entire inside is on fire. The magician closes the lid and instantly reopens it to reveal the fire is gone and an exotic cat or dog comes out of the illusion. The illusion is an engineering marvel! It can be performed without using fire, or an animal. Purchaser is required to sign a release of liability. The illusion was built by Tim Clothier at an original cost of $25,000.00!

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Originally
$25,000

CURRENT BID
$3,890

2/6/24
ITEM# L55105
Plus Shipping

(No Crates available. Crates would need to be made for shipping.)

 

 SUSPENDED ANIMATION
Bill Smith

The illusion is in good working condition. Hasw seen a lot of shows. The back portion of the aluminum was removed when purchased from Taylor Reed. Also some scratches on the Plexiglas. Includes new cloth with fake. Black box for ease entrance and exit. Looks great on stage.

VERY GOOD CONDITION
Opening Bid
$7,610
ITEM# L55101
Plus Shipping

 

 

LIKE NEW CONDITION

OPENING BID
$15,495
Plus Shipping
or Pickup in California

ITEM#
L54972
Includes: 2 silver Clydesdale ATA cases
on wheels & worldwide performance rights.
This proprietary piece
is NOT available from any builder.

 SPIKE TOWER ESCAPE
TELEPORTATION
& ATA CASES

BILL SMITH

Spike Tower Escape and Transposition with Silver Clydesdale ATA Cases - One of Three Ever Built - Spectacular Michael Grandinetti designed and licenced Spike Tower Escape, built by Bill Smith Magic Ventures and as performed by Michael on NBC's The World's Most Dangerous Magic TV special. Both the illusion and the cases are in new condition. In the presentation, magician, on an elevated platform 6 feet above the stage, is chained to a frame at his wrists, waist, and legs. On each side of the platform is a rack of foot long, razor sharp steel spikes, set to thrust together, after a specified time, directly at the magician. An enclosure is placed around the magician and the front blind is drawn, as the spike are lit on fire (optional). The enclosure is illuminated from the back and the silhouette of the magician can be seen making his escape - first getting each hand free, and then working on the waist chains. The performers real hands and arms are also seen extending from the top of the enclosure, as the escape progresses. Suddenly, the spikes are forcefully thrust together, where they are seen to hit the silhouette of the magician. Instantly, the blind at the front of the enclosure flies up, revealing that the magician has completely disappeared. Magician can then reappear in the audience or in a robe as one of "captors". This illusion, standing nearly 12 feet tall, is truly a showstopper.
It is an extremely rare, a top quality prop.
NOTE: illusion is MUCH safer than a Table of Death, as there is no way for the spikes to accidentally hit the magician. They are fully controlled the entire time.
See the video of the illusion performance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVvFPcr0SYM

 

 THINGS THAT GO BUMP
IN NIGHT & ATA
Greg Frewin


Fully self-contained, “Bump in the Night” Illusion. Magician shows an empty box and produces 3 “bumps”. The first 2 “bumps” reveal themselves as 2 assistants. The assistants pull the cover of the third “bump” and the magician is revealed! Comes with 2 Clown Costumes (mask +) and 3 Sheets for the Bumps. 1 Silver, 2 Blue all Sequences on one side and Black. Great closer and can be done surrounded. Illusion could also be used to produce a CEO or guest of honor. Shows wear but in good performing condition. Comes with a very strong and well traveled ATA Case Silver.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Opening Bid
$3,055
ITEM# L55087
Plus Shipping - Maryland

 

VANISHING DOVE CAGE
(IMPROVED VERSION)

 NORM NIELSEN

Beautiful well kept piece of history. All chrome cage bars are "Brand New". Some extra New bars and all the old bars are included. This is the newer Improvrd version with the table base wheels. Rare original instructions are included. Base trays are original and it is recommend they are replaced, and/or, worked on for the smoothest possible vanish as a few bars can stick from time to time. You can contact Lupe Neilson at nnmagic.com (702) 656-7674) for these. If you're a collector, enthusiast, or want one of the finest props Norm Neilson ever built, in one of the best conditions seen in a while, this is it.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Opening Bid
$1,665
ITEM# L55085
Plus Shipping

 

VERY GOOD CONDITION
PICK UP IN VEGAS

 VANISHING LUNAR ROVER
CUSTOM BUILT


This is a very unique prop in that it is completely Self Contained and does not require the usual fly rigging for this type of vanish.A 20-foot-high large aluminum elevator is rolled onto the stage.

Magician drives an battery powered replica
of the Lunar Rover onto the stage then onto the platform and into a Space-themed aluminum cage. At magician's command two powerful motors lift cage with the Rover into the air. Magician waves goodbye and with a huge flash of light or pyrotechnic blast the cage falls open and the Rover and Magician have vanished. Naturally the magician may reappear with any effect they prefer. Rover, Elevator, Cage and Miscellaneous
props are all in crates with wheels.
Original
$27,000
Opening Bid
$8,885
ITEM# L55082

 

SPIKER
BILL SMITH MAGIC VENTURES


Spiker Illusion has been an audience favorite and is incredible, especially when performed with the right music and lighting. First, box sides and lid are removed by assistants, next, assistant climbs up steps and into box. Sides and lid are then placed back on and assistant's hand waves a handkerchief showing she is in box. Stairs can then be removed and table can be spun in any direction to show both sides to audience. Illusionist then lights spikes of doom on fire and pushes them into box using a roller track. Handkerchief is dropped and the assistants remove the sides revealing she has disappeared. Sides are then replaced and the spikes are removed and flames extinguished. Table can be spun around again and the stairs brought back for convenience as the big finish. 2 girls come out of the box and down the stairs. Illusion is in very good condition. High quality steel, built professionally to last many years. 9 feet long with stairs, 3 1/2 feet wide and stands 6 feet tall.
VERY GOOD CONDITION
Opening Bid
$13,885
ITEM# L55080
Pickup Only - Idaho

 

 LADY THROUGH GLASS
CHALET MAGIC

Good Working Condition - Comes with one large wooden crate but would need crate for the two rollers. Rollers need repair - both rollers need replacement laches on each roller. Needs to be repainted. There is a minor crack in glass but doesn't affect the working of the illusion and can't be seen by audience.


OPENING BID
$1,665
Plus Shipping
or Pickup - Georgia
ITEM# L55033

GOOD CONDITION

 

 CEO APPEARANCE / VANISH
EDF

An amazing utility prop which allows you to make someone appear, disappear, or change into someone / something else.
The method can be taught in under ten minutes which makes it perfect for making a CEO or special guest appear / disappear / transform. Features a double kabuki drop curtain system.
Works perfectly. Comes in two wooden crates.

Original
$10,500

Opening Bid
$7,775
ITEM# L55018
Plus Shipping

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

 BASKET ILLUSION
ABBOTTS

Abbotts fiberglass basket illusion. Included are the swords and cloth used to cover the basket when performing the illusion. Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/2NGbWY9emGM

OPENING BID
$599

Pick up Only - Atlantic City, NJ
ITEM# L55009

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

 FLYING BOX
TORA MAGIC

Nearly new condition, breaks down flat, all aluminum construction. No box supplied.

OPENING BID
$775
Pick up Only - Michigan
ITEM#L55007

LIKE NEW CONDITION

 

 BLAMMO
RICH HILL'S ILLUSIONSHOP

Rich Hill's Blammo - Awesome Quality. Breaks down flat. It is about as close to new condition as you'll find. Includes ATA case.

ORIGINAL
$4,500
(Plus $600 for ATA Case)

OPENING BID
$2,750
Pick up Only - Michigan
Item No. L55004
LIKE NEW CONDITION

 

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Two Cases

Bottler Case (14 x 14 x 24 - 25 lbs
Table Case (22 x 76 x 5 - 120 lbs

 DANCING HANK
CUSTOM

Based on Ralph Adams design this self contained table, water bottle, mirror glass, silks will dance in and out of the bottle and across the stage using invisible thread. A silk magically appears from inside a seemingly empty clear glass. Included is the table, water bottle, mirror glass, five metal rods used by two assistants to maneuver the threads, silks and stands to hold the rods and a full set of instructions.


OPENING BID
$595
Shipping or
Pick up - Atlantic City
ITEM# L54999

 

 THE FRAME & 2 ATA CASES
FAIRCHILD ENTERTAINMENT

Beautiful piece of art! Used just few times. Elegant, easy to move and manage on stage. The base has wheels. You can create unlimited routines with this beautiful illusion. Basic routine: Illusionist draws a few lines on frame - covers it and silhouette appears, The illusionist covers the silhouette and the lady appears. Made by Joe Fairchild. It comes with 2 ATA cases.
Frame: 70 pounds including the case
38 inches tall x 42 inches wide x 7 inches deep
Base: Aproximaately 350 pounds with case.
80 inches wide across x 55 inches tall x 20 inches deep.

OPENING BID
$8,335
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L54997

LIKE NEW CONDITION

 

See video clip - https://youtu.be/I7d1ieqHuic

 NO FEET ILLUSION
AND CRATE


No Feet Illusion (builder unknown but permission to sell by Tim Kole). Your assistant steps inside the round barrel. The magician lifts the barrel and shows both her feet standing on the small platform. He raises the barrel and one foot is gone. He raises it again and the first foot is back but the other foot is gone. Then he raises it a third time and both feet are gone and the assistant seems to be suspended in mid air.
Could us some paint touch up.
Ready to ship via freight in wooden crate.

VERY GOOD CONDITION
OPENING BID
$1,665
Plus Shipping
ITEM#
L54987

 

 ORIGINAL
HOMICIDE ILLUSION
(DIVIDED LADY)
JACK HUGHES

Attention Jack Hughes Collectors. This is a never used Jack Hughes Homicide Illusion. The protective film is still attached to the aluminum blades which indicates it's never been in a show. This is in excellent condition and includes all the items originally shipped with it. Blades, saw, pole and original ropes with gimmicks. Hard to find and impossible to find in this condition. The only wear is from it being moved/displayed. This would be a cherished piece for a Jack Hughes collector or could immediately hit the stage. I have a case to ship it in. It will be disassembled flat and each piece packed & wrapped carefully. Ready to ship!

LIKE NEW CONDITION
OPENING BID
$3,335
Plus Shipping
ITEM#
L54985

 

 MINI LIONS BRIDE
PROLINE

Mini Lion's Bride - Doves to Dog/Rabbit. A beautiful prop and great way to end a dove act if you are looking for something different than the usual vanishing bird cage. Place up to 4 doves on perch and cover front of cage with red cloth. When cloth is removed, birds have vanished and a rabbit or small dog has appeared in their place. Once large appearance happens, the audience can see through prop in all directions as there is nothing to see. It's just a cage with bars holding your Dog/Rabbit production. Looks very lightly used and any of the wear is from being moved around. There is a small crack in the laminate on top platform and on corner of the plexi that is on rear of false panel. Also some oxidation on the wheel covers. This is never seen by the audience and none of this wear hinders the use of the prop. It's ready to go on stage immediately.
ORIGINAL
$1,800
OPENING BID
$999
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L54982

 

 

Cabinet is on a turn table controlled off stage with a speed control you can adjust how fast and how slow. It has a remote Q light inside to Q performer time to come out

 GENESIS
BILL SMITH MAGIC VENTURES

The illusion stands 89 inches tall from the floor . The base is 54 x 54 x 11 1/2 inches
The cabinet is 78 inches tall x 34 in.
I am 6 feet tall 180 pounds and I fit comfortably. We have no cases for this illusion, but could work out something wrapping and furniture pads it is big it is heavy prefer coming and picking it up in person. It would be shipped in two separate cases if it had to be shipped. The illusion is in excellent like new condition it will hold someone well over 180 pounds in weight but the hiding place would be somewhat tight at that weight.
Original
$10,000

OPENING BID
$4,440
Plus Shipping
or Pickup - Texas
ITEM#
L54975
   

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