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INCREDIBLE SUIT JACK ESCAPE

By ANTHONY LINDEN / BILL ABBOTT

This stage/stand-up routine combines all of the features of a larger stage illusion with the practicality of a parlor piece. This truly is a packs small plays huge effect. This was only used once for a special show and is in excellent condition. This full package includes the "Curtain of Death", shackles, keys, and the rare out of print DVD and printed poster instructions sold by Vanishing Inc. for $60 alone.

SOLD
9/14/22
ITEM# L54944
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LIKE NEW CONDITION

 

 GREAT WHITE HOOP
(Includes protective wood foam lined case)
WALTER BLANEY

Durable molded white plastic hoop 30 inches diameter. Includes protective wood foam lined case. Works identical to the more expensive Blaney metal hoop. This will enhance any levitation or suspension. Hold the hoop in one hand and pass it straight over the floating lady starting at her head, along her body and off her feet. This would be just what you would do if your lady assistant were actually floating in the air by real magic. Your levitation or suspension will become a real miracle. No instructions are included with this item, but experienced magicians will most likely figure out how it works, or I will provide verbal explanation upon receipt. Used condition with some small scratches and smudges, but is still in very good performable condition for a great one-pass illusion.

OPENING BID
$1,110
ITEM# L54942
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VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

AMAZING FLOATING LADY
FAIRCHILD ENTERTAINMENT

 

ORIGINAL
$9,500
OPENING BID
$4,665
ITEM# L54940

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LIKE NEW CONDITION

 
VERY GOOD CONDITION

ORIGINAL
$7,700
OPENING BID
$3,335
ITEM# L54939
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 CATAPOULTRY BUCKETS & WAGON
TIM CLOTHIER

Custom Catapoultry with Buckets & Wagon by Tim Clothier Illusion Projects - An original routine conceptualized by Tim Clothier and Don Wayne (rights paid). Three wooden buckets are shown empty and given to audience members. A Rickety looking catapult is wheeled onstage and the audience members are told they will try to catch eggs launched out of it, through the air, and into their buckets. Many comedy beats ensue and the first egg is fired, then the second one, however for the third audience member a wagon is brought out onstage with an oversized egg
on it. Egg is lifted off to reveal a chicken. The (live or stuffed animal) chicken is placed in the catapult and when fired, the sides explode open showing the chicken has vanished only to reappear in the bucket the audience member has been holding.

Three custom made buckets (two un-gimmicked, one duck bucket) have magnetic targets that can be attached to the fronts. The duck bucket is a unique design with only one door on the lid that is larger than half the bucket (not your typical duck bucket). The catapult (including the "wood" base) is made completely out of metal and powder coated and painted to look like distressed wood. Comes with two stuffed chickens in case you didn't want to use real animals. Includes custom ATA case.
 

 SACRIFICIAL CREMATION
ABBOTTS

Classic Stage Size Stunner where your assistant is placed on a rolling alter with his / her head on the tabletop. Metal tube with an opening in the front is placed over the assistants’ head which can be seen through the opening. Chrome cover tube is slid over and a torch is pushed into the top of the tubes. Flames and sparks rise out of the inside of the tube. Cover is placed over the tube to extinguish the flame. Chrome tube is lifted off and a white skull is now seen to take the place of the assistants’ face and head. You may instantly restore the assistants’ head or, as I have done, roll the prop off stage as is without the restoration.

Original item is currently being sold for $2,000 on Abbott’s website. This prop has been refinished to give it a more steampunk / serious look rather than the original circus themed look as well as a rolling base. Ships in two parcels. (1. Chrome Tube / 2nd Tube wt. Opening / Inner Tube) (2. Disassembled Alter and rolling base with cloth drape.)

SOLD
8/3/22
ITEM# L54936
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Original
$1,500


OPENING BID
$555
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ITEM# L54934

THE ANIMALS ARE 100% SAFE AND SECURE BEFORE AND AFTER
THE TRANSFORMATION WHEN USED PROPERLY.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 DOVES TO BUNNY & ATA CASE
RICH HILL ILLUSIONSHOP

Two doves previously produced that have been placed on a perch in a four sided box with a barred front, change into a rabbit in a flash of smoke (optional). Transformation is awesome as audience sees change when lid is lifted and 4 sides of the box fall open to reveal the bunny.

Illusion Includes 12" x 24" x 33" tall case for storage and/or transporting. Illusion has been dis-assembled and will be shipped to buyer in ATA shipping container. All pieces have been aggressively bubble wrapped and require re-assembly. Stand can be dismantled between shows, however, I have created a cover for it and have just left it assembled for quick set-up.
Sizes - Box; 17" x 17' x 12" Tall
Bunny Area; 15 1/2" Wide x 6" Deep x 12" High
Dove Area before change;
Approx. 15 1/2" Wide x 6" Deep x 12" High / Perch 13 1/2"
Dove Area after bunny appears; Approx 14" Wide x 8" Deep x 2 1/2" High Bottom of base is fabric & vinyl which flexes slightly when birds are in base. Typical smoke marks on front of box below cage bars as a result of the flash paper and black power used to make the flash effect for the transformation.
For estimate on shipping; Case; 12" x 24" x 33"
Weight of Case and Illusion; 85 lbs.
There is a button on the back connects to a 9V battery that connects to a wire that can be run through a pinch of black powered wrapper in flash paper to create the flash-smoke. I have not used that option due to safety concerns (if someone were to push it). I use an extended lighter to ignite the pinch of black powder in a small sheet of flash paper and at the same time lift the lid which mechanically operates the transformation effect and allows all 4 sides to hinge out flat exposing the medium to large bunny.

 

 
ORIGINAL
$7,500

ITEM # L54933

SOLD
8/28/22
Contents In Excellent Condition:
Comes complete with all props, hard sided road cases for all except the hanging backdrops, (3) 8’ tall x 4’ wide printed hanging panels depicting a cartoon audience.

BACKSTAGE WITH THE MAGICIAN
& ATA CASES

WELLINGTON ENTERPRISES

This illusion was used on stage for 3 corporate events and 1 casino promotional event - in excellent condition. Magician apparently lets audience have a behind-the-scenes look at how he produces his assistant. Illusion is turned around, giving the audience a view from the back and the magician faces the back wall of the stage, performing to an imaginary audience. Audience sees the assistant hiding and sees exactly how the trick works. But, when the production from the box is made, although the audience saw the assistant crawl into the box, she is gone and a man is produced instead. Audience has been completely taken in and fooled. This is another great illusion for industrial presentations, featuring the production of an important executive as the surprise finish. This this illusion incorporates several unique features, making it very easy for executive to effectively participate in the illusion. Boxes are also designed to permit a graceful exit for person produced, avoiding an awkward climb out.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

 MINI KUB ZAG & ATA CASE

CHALET MAGIC

An amazing illusion and one that never fails to get gasps from the audience. The assistant is sliced, "tubed" and zig-zagged - only to emerge unharmed from the cabinet.

The prop has thrilled a lot of audiences
but it's in good working condition.


OPENING BID
$3,335
ITEM# L54930
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JAWS OF DEATH
& HYDRAULIC CRANE
MIKE MICHAELS

Jaws of Death with the Hydraulic crane by Mike Michaels. Used for a few years on Cruise Ships and Theatres. Stil in great condition. The crane runs off a 12 volt battery. Comes with a magnetic rope and a fire rope (Replacements are available from Mike Michaels). Spinning Saw is NOT included. This can be purchased through Mike Michaels but if you are using the fire rope you will not need it. Jaws does NOT have a flight case…. crane comes apart and has a very nice flight case.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

OPENING BID
$9,450
ITEM# L54929
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GOOD WORKING CONDITION



OPENING BID
$3,055
ITEM# L54894
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 QUANTUM LEAP & CASES

TIM WHITE

Here's a very rare and magical production of your assistant. An unusual and modernistic looking cabinet is seen, the front door is a mirrored plexiglass panel. Magician pivots both front and back doors open to show the box completely empty. They are closed again, and the magician introduces a flashlight, turns it on and points the light towards the mirrored front and then touches the light to the mirror. He immediately pulls the flashlight away and now the light is extinguished in the flashlight but the actual light itself is seen stuck in the mirror. The magician again touches the flashlight to the mirror and takes back the light from the mirror.

Box is immediately opened front and back to show nothing there. Magician then turns on the flashlight towards the audience, reaches towards it with the other hand and steals the light from the end of the flashlight into his other hand (ala – Dlite). He quickly throws it toward the box and the light appears once again in the mirror. He gestures towards it and light in the mirror moves away from him. Magician gestures again and the light moves back. He snaps his fingers, and light goes goes out. Magician steps back and points toward box, top pops open and his assistant appears from within.

This is a very deceptive prop and is much more interesting than simply producing an assistant. It'seen lots of shows but is in great working order. Comes with 2 ATA style cases.
 

 

 

TORI FLASH APPEARANCE
& ATA CASES
STEVE KEELER

This Japanese Torii Arch Flash Appearance can instantly make one or more people appear. Very well made, up lights installed in the base. Custom ATA cases included. A custom backdrop of Mt. Fuji painted by Oliphant Studios in New York is included for free. Backdrop has an extension to make it longer if needed.

 

VERY GOOD CONDITION

OPENING BID
$2,225
ITEM# L54887
Pick Up Only - Indiana

 

 SUB TRUNK - ATA CASE & ACCESSORIES
CHALET MAGIC

Chalet Sub Trunk with Brand New ATA Case. This Sub-Trunk
has a custom distressed/industrial design. This custom design gives an improved updated look that appears to be a regular distressed look as opposed to the outdated yellow looking lacquered sub trunks that many magicians use.
The illusion is in very good condition and shows normal use.
Also includes:
Brand New ATA Case, Custom High-Quality Velvet Curtain, Curtain frame, Locks, and rolling cart (which is shown in the photo) all included. Everything Packs flat into Brand New ATA case.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

SOLD
9/1/22
ITEM# L54883
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OPENING BID
$1,225
ITEM# L54882
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 CUSTOM PHOBIA WATER ESCAPE
RICHARD SHERRY ESCAPES

Custom Phobia Water Escape. – Builder Richard Sherry Escapes – Condition Like New. As seen performed on Britain’s Talent by Matt Johnson. This custom version has a custom frame designed which enables the illusion to be performed suspended by chains which makes the illusion play even larger on stage. This version is designed to be performed using gimmicked handcuffs/shackles and leg irons. A Metal Straight Jacket can be purchased and added separately if desired. Includes professional precision-made gimmicked locks, gimmicked handcuffs, and shackles made by Richard Sherry Escapes.

Performance Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17qMORpeLoI

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 
OPENING BID
$3,335
ITEM# L54862
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VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

BULB BREAKING BOX
CUSTOM

Bulb lights up then explodes on cue. All run from a hidden battery compartment so no cables running to the prop.
There's a delay built in on the break so you can be far away from it when it goes. Comes in a custom flight case and with a set of pre-gimmicked bulbs so you're ready to go. Bulbs are available from Amazon and are easy to gimmick.

Video: https://vimeo.com/680576554/d601e365ff

 

 

TABLE OF DEATH
ALL ALUMINUM

Designed by Jim Steinmeyer
Built by Willie Kennedy

Presumably World's Largest Table of Death

also known as the...
"Aztec Sacrifice Pit of Fire"

Condition is Excellent
All Aluminum Construction
Available Immediately

Original
$30,000
Opening Bid
$8,999
ITEM# L54857

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Pick up - Florida

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

 

 

MID-AIR VANISH
or APPEARANCE
TIM CLOTHIER

Mid-Air Vanish prop allows the performer(s) to be apparently lifted into the air before the front and back doors open and sides roll up to reveal a vanish or appearance of another performer. This version has been altered to work with a trapdoor into either deceptive steps or into the stage. The hole for the trap can be covered for it to work as a standard base. The prop is located in Kentucky and is not cased or crated, but could be wrapped for ground transport.

OPENING BID
$4,445
ITEM# L54851
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VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

OPENING BID
$3,335
ITEM# L54850
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VERY GOOD CONDITION

BIG & SMALL MACHINE
AND CASES 

Designed by top illusion designer Marc Parker and built by The Twinsfx in the UK. This is a one of a kind Illusion designed and built especially for Disney Cruise Lines. So much work went into designing and building this effect. It looks phenomenal on stage and gets the audience oohing and aahing before the effect even begins. The effect is; an object is placed inside the machine, like a watch, the machine is turned on and the dial turned to "Big". When the doors open the object is now huge. The magician then places his lab assistant inside. The dial is turned to Big, smoke bellows out and lights flash. The doors are opened and the assistant is now comedically 10 times the size, squished inside the box. The dial is then turned to small. The doors are opened to reveal the assistant the size of a Barbie doll. She is eventually made normal size again. She…. then has an idea. She places a ken doll inside the box and turns the dial to "Big". The doors open to reveal the ken doll is now a real life man. They walk off into the sunset and live happily ever after! The illusion was used to produce the Captain of the Disney Cruise ship so could ust as easily be used for VIPs or CEOs. The illusion comes with three flight cases.
Video performance
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0X18-7WNnM

 

Optional Platform & Case
Opening Bid
$ 2,200
ITEM# L54847
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 FLYING HELICOPTER
AND CASES
(OPTIONAL PLATFORM)
WILLIE KENNEDY

Flying helicopter made by Willie Kennedy. This is
a real Robinson R22 Helicopter, and comes with a hydraulic arm to lift it up. Can be made to appear using black art. Comes with two sets of rotors which can be made to spin - the unit does need a new speed controller fitting in order to do this. Helicopter can land on the floor or the platform pictured can be provided for an additional $2,200 - the platform comes apart and fits in a small flightcase.

OPENING BID
$13,335
ITEM# L54846
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 ELEVATOR AND CASES
TIM CLOTHIER

Elevator illusion made by Tim Clothier with turntable base, mirror load and appearing vintage elevator interior. Control is from inside the elevator so it can be performed solo. Comes in two flightcases.

Video - https://vimeo.com/686456102/9115a9a4e9

SOLD
9/7/22
ITEM# L54845
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VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

LIKE NEW CONDITION

 SNOW ANIMATOR
(THE SPEAKER VERSION)

Kevin James

It's the perfectly camouflaged snow animator… The stage monitor version from Kevin James. This has a built in foot switch to activate the secret. You can now stand and make it snow right out of your bare hands! This is brand new and has never been used. It sends the snow soaring a full 25 feet in the air! This is a rare opportunity to get this professional prop at nearly half price. This is the American 110Volt version plug.

Original
$2,500
OPENING BID
$1,225
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ITEM# L54841

 

 RANDOM FATE
CREATIVE MAGIC

Energize your audience! Add the impact and feel of a large illusion with the ease of a parlor trick. Take a two minute trick and turn it into a seven minute routine they will always remember.

OPENING BID
$485
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ITEM# L54831

 
OPENING BID
$10,495
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ITEM# L54825

Also included are live and TV performance rights, and 2 ATA cases on wheels. This was only used once for a special event. The illusion and cases are both in brand new condition. This is the Cadillac of fan penetrations with every top of the line addition possible.

 

GIANT SURRUNDABLE WINDSHEAR
& ATA CASES

BILL SMITH MAGIC VENTURES

CUSTOM ADDITIONS - EXTRAS - ATA Cases
GIANT Windshear illusion, as designed by Jim Steinmeyer and Alan Wakeling, and expertly built by Bill Smith Magic Ventures in Las Vegas, with many additions. This is the custom, extra large version that stands over 6ft tall and over 5ft wide. The entire illusion is battery powered and was also customized with extra lights, so that the fan is brightly illuminated throughout the performance. In this illusion, the magician melts their body directly through the spinning metal blades of this industrial fan, which are quickly spinning and visible at all times.

Custom additions and one of a kind features include:
Extra lighting on the gimmicked portion
A second spandex shield that can be added to the back of the fan so that the illusion can be surrounded, if preferred - Custom made newspaper gimmick from Bill Smith that allows the performer to roll up a newspaper and put it into the spinning blades, and then, after a burst of torn paper, showing the newspaper torn to shreds - A specially made soft artificial copper bar that can be used to hit against the fan blades, to show they are solid, without damaging or leaving any marks on the blades. An extra backup battery, high end battery smart charger

 
Included is a custom ATA case on wheels and the performing rights. Both the illusion and case are in like new condition.

 DELUXE ELEVATED COMPRESSED
& ATA CASE

BILL SMITH MAGIC VENTURES

Daniel Summers phenomenal Compressed illusion, beautifully built by Bill Smith Magic Ventures, with custom art design by David Starr, in a contemporary yellow and diamond plate style with red accents. This also has the deluxe feature of a tall platform that elevates the prop above the stage, making it look even larger and more spectacular, and gives a place for the magician to stand during the routine to draw focus on the action. In this effect, the magician shrinks one of their assistants in size until they are only
6 inches tall. This is stunningly visual and very easy for an assistant to learn and perform. The illusion itself assembles with just 6 bolts in less than 5 minutes.

SOLD
9/21/22
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ITEM# L54824
 
OPENING BID
$375
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ITEM# L54823
Video - https://youtu.be/Jg_aneo4tXM

 PRO PULLEY SYSTEM
FOR VANISHING BIRDCAGE
OWEN MAGIC SUPREME

This is a pulley system that really works made by Owen Magic Supreme and ... IN EXCELLENT CONDITION!
A device for the instant vanish of a lightweight semi rigid or Abbotts type vanishing birdcage. (Can be used for other items also - silks etc.) Made with a strong arm strap and a cord and pulley with little friction. It is adjustable for different arm lengths. A tension release gimmick (this is the take up part) is furnished with each pull, this is not a spring wound device. Owen Magic Supreme Instructions included!
(see video - you blink you miss the vanish!)

 

 

BLAMMO BOX & CASE
ILLUSIONS BY DESIGN


Includes - Fiber case
Excellent condition.

 

Buy It Now...
$835
Pickup Only - Texas
ITEM# L54809

 

 

Includes crate it came with for shipping

VERY GOOD CONDITION

WHERE DO THE DUCK GO
ABBOTTS 

Place your duck into the box. (You could also use a rabbit). When the top and sides are taken apart, the duck has compeletely vanished! Where Does The Duck Go? Box is dismantled one piece at a time. All pieces are stacked on the second table and the Duck is nowhere to be found! Prop breaks down. The entire prop; cage and table, fit in the green trunk. Trunk is on wheels to roll in and out. I would estimate weight at no more than 30-40 pounds. Handles on opposite side of trunk for lifting. All items in shot included. Gimmick is in fine shape and this is a prop you can do. Video of Milo and Roger is on YouTube them using this to great success.
Buy It Now...
$835
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ITEM# L54804

 

 SUB TRUNK
CHALET MAGIC


Performer is placed in the black bag inside the trunk. Lid is locked in place and the assistant stands on top of the trunk. A cloth is raised and when cloth is dropped, the Magician is now on top of the trunk and assistant is gone. Lid is removed and the bag untied and the assistant is revealed inside the bag. This trunk features the top trap method, packs down flat and is a crowd pleaser. Does not include cloth used for switch, locks, or shipping crate. Buyer pays for shipping from Tennessee. NOTE: Photos available to show distress on the bottom side edges from being used in many shows.

 

GOOD CONDITION
OPENING BID
$1,199
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ITEM# L54802
 

 

ZIG ZAG
& ATA CASE
CHALET MAGIC

Fully functional with custom made ATA crate.
Good, not great shape.

GOOD CONDITION


OPENING BID
$1,445
Plus Shipping - Texas
ITEM# L54789

VERY GOOD CONDITION

LEVITATION
(Custom Built)

Aga Levitation that has entertained audiences for years. Magician or assistant raises into mid-air (7 feet) then floats back down. You may float vertical or horizontal. A hoop may be passed over, (not included) this unit easily breaks down for transportation.
Measures 105 L x 64 W x 20 H
Counterweight manual system with safety bracket.
weight 250 lbs, space needed backstage is 5 to 7 ft.

OPENING BID
$2,775
ITEM#
L54781
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