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 ORIGAMI AND CASE
JOHN GAUGHAN

The prop is like brand new in perfect condition. Included ATA Case - Can be Pick up in LAS VEGAS or shipped.

Opening Bid
$7,770

Shipping
ITEM#
L53732

 

LIKE NEW CONDITION

 

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 METAMORPHOSIS TRUNK
CHALET MAGIC

This classic trunk escape has stunned audiences ever since Houdini first performed it!
Assistant is handcuffed and locked inside the trunk. Magician stands on top of the trunk and raises a curtain up around him. Instantly the assistant appears in place of the Magician. The trunk is unlocked and out jumps the Magician! All is examined. Can be performed surrounded! Trunk easy to disassemble and set up! Top Quality built by Chalet Magic. Custom Trunk size: 42.5 Long x 39 Wide x 50.75 High. Includes: Trunk, Custom carpeted dolly, Curtain rod (you supply curtain), Empire Handcuffs with 2 locks and keys plus 4 locks with keys and basket.
Opening Bid
$1,335

Shipping
ITEM#
L53725

 

 VAMPIRE ILLUSION
CARSON ENTERTAINMENT

Packs small - Plays big! Platform with steps are rolled out and 4 poles are assemble on top of platform along with costume piece by piece in front of audience. After everything is completed the costume character comes alive and moves around the stage with a final reveal of magician if you like. Just in time for Halloween

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Original
$8,000
Opening Bid
$4,999

Shipping
ITEM#
L53724

 

LARGE GUILLOTINE
CARSON ENTERTAINMENT 

Guillotine stands almost 10’ high and 2’ wide.
A carrot or similar vegetable can be cut to show it is a working guillotine. Spectator then places head in the stocks of the guillotine. On the count of three, the blade is lowered and passes through their neck without any harm. Folds flat by removing 4 bolts and taking off bottom support pieces. Just in time for Halloween.
VERY GOOD CONDITION
Original
$7,000
Opening Bid
$3,890

Shipping
ITEM#
L53723

 

  SNOW ANIMATOR & CASE
KEVIN JAMES

Kevin James Original Snow Animator -Includes Case, Battery, Charger, DVD and Snow Loads
Excellent physical and working condition! Comes from smoke free home.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Opening Bid
$888

Shipping
ITEM#
L53722

 
VERY GOOD CONDITION

 FOUL PLAY
DANIEL SUMMERS

Effect: Your assistant is pierced by a rack of spikes only to have the front and back doors opened to see completely through the illusion to show she has vanished. She is then made to reappear. Shows normal wear and looks great.
Note: Includes shipping crate
Performance Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcewohSZ0uI

ORIGINAL
$10,000
Opening bid
$5,945
Plus Shipping

ITEM#
L53719

Note: An ATA Case can be made for the illusion if wanted.

 You have seen the greats perform this one...
Doug Henning, Jonathan Pendragon,
Luis DeMatos...and now you can too!



DETAILED INSTRUCTIONAL DVD:
Goes over all the bits of buisness never before explained.
SPECIAL GIMMICKS: We can't tell you here what they
are used for. That would spoil the surprise!

BRAND NEW
$349.00
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53718

 SANDZ
(OF THE DESERT)
JAY MATTIOLI

This piece of magic has been published in magic books and even sold in different variations and yet, at best, all you would receive is a few baggies of sand with some vague instructions. For the first time, the classic Sands of the Desert routine (aka Hindu Sands) is being released to the magic community as a beautifully detailed, entire package with absolutley everything you need to perform the effect! The effect is timeless and can be performed from 3 feet or 200 feet away from your audience. If you have been turned away from this effect in the past because the details and "things" needed to pull it off masterfully were missing.
THIS TIME, JAY HAS DONE ALL THE
WORK FOR YOU AND IS SHARING HIS UNIQUE TIPS AND YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WITH YOU. Resting on a custom table are three martini glasses filled with 3 vibrant colors of sand and a small pedestal upon which rests a large bowl filled with water. Showing his hands empty, magician places them in the water, swirling the water around, causing the clear water to turn black! Then one by one, magician pours each of the 3 colored sands into the water, swirling the water around each time. After all 3 sands are mixed up in bowl magician reaches back into the swamp like water with his empty hand and pulls out each individual colored sand, completely dry and separate from each other. Finally, with a swirl of empty hands, the black water turns back to clear!!!

 REFILLS FOR 
SANDZ OF THE DESERT
(SAND)
JAY MATTIOLI


1 Refill for Sand
(1 pound each Red, Yellow Blue)
Enough for 12 + Performances.

Opening Bid
$39.99

Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53716

 REFILLS FOR 
SANDZ OF THE DESERT
(CHEMICALS)
JAY MATTIOLI

1 Refill for Chemicals
Enough for 30 performances.

Opening Bid
$19.99

Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53717

 

LIKE NEW CONDITION

Opening Bid
$335

Shipping
ITEM#
L53707

 SWITCHBOARD
STAGE EDITION & HARD CASE

Wellington light board, stage edition. Never used, in hard case. Has gold printing including Edison - 110 vac. line has on/off switch inline. Great for trade shows! Board measures 16 inches by 9 inches. Harry Anderson used it on TV's Tonight show and Late Late Show. It's so simple to operate you'll entertain yourself with it. Plug the cord into any 110 volt outlet and let the fun begin.
Effect: A finely finished walnut board is shown to have four differently colored light bulbs, each with a switch of the same color in front of it. When the red switch is turned on, the red bulb in front of it illuminates. As each switch is turned on, the correspondingly colored bulb in front of it lights. Nothing special so far. Now in an attempt to confuse the spectator, the first two bulbs are removed from their sockets and their positions reversed, so that they no longer line up with their matching switch. Even so, each switch still operates only its matching colored bulb. Throughout the routine, all the bulbs are moved around and still, each switch operates only the bulb matching its color. Finally, with all the bulbs mixed up, the performer explains that it was better with all the bulbs in front of their respective switch. Rather than unscrew all the bulbs, there is a faster way to straighten things out. Colored cap on each switch is removed and replaced in front of its matching bulb. Again all switches are turned on and each colored switch operates only its matching bulb.

 

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 DOUBLE SPIKER & STEPS
WITH ATA CASE AND CRATES

Box and Spikes were built by Dream Illusions. Base and deceptive steps were built by a custom illusion builder. Steps will fit person 6 Feet or under. Rack for spikes is also included. Illusion is worth over $7,000, I am dramatically reducing price to make storage space. Stairs and base have wooden crate cases. Box and spikes have ATA Case. Buyer is responsible for shipping charges, or pickup in NYC area - we can meet at a reasonable distance from NYC.
Opening Bid
$2,225
Plus Shipping - Or
Pick Up - New York City
ITEM# L53706

 

BLAMMO BOX
WITH ENCORE ATA CASE

Opening Bid
$1,665

Plus Shipping - Or
Pick Up - Los Angeles

ITEM# L53702

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 


 JAWS OF DEATH
MIKE MICHAELS

Performance ready and includes rolling cart.

Last Bid
$5,600
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53700

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

 

 
HEAD OFF &
ATA CASE
FAIRCHILD ENTERTAINMENT

There are only 6 in existance. You can slide the girls head from one side to the other, and rotate the head box. It has a special panel that locks in place to conceal the extra room for the assistant to move. It is all steampunk in appearance. The illusion can be turned all the way around.
Illusion & ATA Case -
Are in perfect condition.

Original
$6,000
Opening Bid
$3,999
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53699

 

BRAND NEW

Opening Bid
$280
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53694

 BOWLING BALL /
BOOK FROM BRIEFCASE
DAVID ROBINSON

This is an amazing new take on the old illusion of pulling a bowling ball from the briefcase. In this illusion, you show a thin stool as you have the briefcase against your leg. You place it on the stool, open it and pull out a Big magic book, that is almost the same size as the briefcase and set it aside. You then walk back to the briefcase with a puzzled look and then reach inside and pull out the 9 inch bowling ball, shutting the 3 inch thick briefcase and dropping the ball to the stage for the loud thud. This gets a shocked ooooooohhh sound from the audience everytime! David was the only authorized builder of the briefcase trick Howard Flint but others have ripped it off. The addition of the Big Book was David's creation.
NOTE: (Ball Not Included) Case is built a couple of inches wider than a normal briefcase to give more cover to hide ball.

 

Opening Bid
$445
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53694

 DOVES ON MACHETE
DAVID ROBINSON

This is an illusion where a box is opened up (front and back doors) It is turned around 360 degrees. Machete is inserted in one side and out the other side. Back door is shut, then front door is shut slowly. as soon as front door shuts, immediately start to reopen front door and to the surprise of the audience, 3 white doves are now perched on the machete. It holds 3 doves. The prop is extremely deceptive and gets a huge reaction everytime. It's built solid. Box is mainly wood with metal top and secret trap doors. The base is all metal. It breaks down to 3 pieces and sets up in just seconds.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

Watch the unbelievable video

 ELECTRONIC MATRIX
BLACK STAR MAGIC

After 1 year of research and development, Black Star Magic proudly presents the world first fully automatic Matrix. The electronic system allows an interaction with the board without any physical contact. The matrix has been made in collaboration with Eric Chien (globally known as the most talented close up magician and one of the winners of FISM in Asia 2017. The exclusive launching offer includes plenty impressive effect, as well as our exclusive smoking device.
BRAND NEW
Original
$1,599
Opening Bid
$1,479
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53690

 Original
$14,000
Opening Bid
$6,665
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53689

 BACKSTAGE WITH MAGICICAN
& CANE CABINET

WILLIE KENNEDY

The Cane Cabinet as presented by Doug Henning was called Backstage With A Cane Cabinet and it was the creation of Jim Steinmeyer. Inexplicable illusion that can even be performed surrounded!! The magician clearly vanishes from one side of the stage to reappear on the other within a cabinet once impaled by nearly 2 dozen canes! It shows normal wear. Excellent construction! Each unit has it's own wooden crate on casters ready to roll into your next venue. Video Performance
https://vimeo.com/251824867/0c5f5f34dc

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

 CAGE VANISH
(MULTI PERSON)

WILLIE KENNEDY

Custom built cage illusion used to instantly vanish an entire cast of 8 dancers. It shows normal wear and has served us with flawless execution for years! Excellent construction!

VERY GOOD CONDITION
Original
$14,000
Opening Bid
$6,665
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53688

 

 SATANS SEAT APPEARANCE
DOUGLAS WAYNE ENGINEERING

Tom Palmer's Satan Seat chair appearance.
Built by Douglass / Wayne Illusioneering. Can be performed surrounded. On wheels so can be wheeled on stage at any time of performance. Built in flash pot and you control when you want to ignite it. Shades need tightening and some TLC. Breaks down for travel but no cases included. Located In the Chicago area and willing to drive and meet half way for gas money only - or pick up is fine too.
VERY GOOD CONDITION
Opening bid
$1,610
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53684

 

ORIGINAL
$17,500
$15,000 plus $2,500 for ATA Case
OPENING BID
$7,399

Ships within USA Only
ITEM#
L53525

STEAM ENGINE
SMOKE CHAMBER
AND ATA CASE

TIM CLOTHIER

VERY DECEPTIVE!!! - Includes Encore ATA on wheels - A transparent box which is connected to a moving wheel pump, pushes smoke into the empty, etched, plexiglass enclosure which glows green (completely controlled offstage by assistant with full standing control console). Smoke quickly fills the chamber. The performer appears within the smoke, and a blower quickly pumps the smoke out custom fanned vents out the top of the prop. Powder-Coated Aluminum Base, Hand Distressed Patina Finish, Unique LED Edge Lit Etched Plexiglass - Air Blower System to Rapidly Disperse Fog , Automatic Sliding Door, Base Cue Light for the Magician! EVERYTHING included except smoke machine as it died over time). Replacement easily available. (video available for serious buyers only) was build for my silent comedians opening appearance and still VERY deceptive His Dimensions - Height 5' 11" Weight 199 lbs Waist 36" - Original Price was $15,000.00 plus ATA of $2,500

ATA dimensions of the steam engine chamber is
55 1/2 tall x 96 1/2 long x 4 wide - 1,100lbs.

Ships within the U.S.A. Only

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

 AXE ILLUSION
JACK HUGHES

Original Jack Hughes illusion with "chrome axes", it has been repainted but the original Jack Hughes label is there and it is stage ready. Works nicely with cabaret and even audience volunteers. Will hold an assistant or volunteer up to about
120 lbs. easily. I would also supply two versions
of performance if needed.
VERY GOOD CONDITION
Opening bid
$1,110
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53683

 

 IRONING BOARD ILLUSION
EDF

Here's the description of the effect - (Tim Clothier idea) - A lady assistant lays on an ironing board and is covered by a cloth. Magician uses an iron to flatten the assistant laying under the cloth. Cloth is removed to show that the girl has completely vanished. Illusion was built by EDF in 2012 and is in perfect condition. An fof unit has been added to allow smoke to come from the iron. No case or crate, shipping from Québec Canada.

OPENING BID
$2,225
ITEM# L53675
Plus Shipping - Canada

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

 VANISHING DOVE CAGE
NORM NIELSEN

Fully refurbished by Norm Nielsen Magic in February of 2012. (New bars and tray)
Original Case Included.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

OPENING BID
$1,110
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53658

 
 OPENING BID

$888
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53653

 SHADOW BOX
CHALET MAGIC

A cabinet approximately 3 feet square with translucent colored panels on all sides is shown empty and wheeled about 360- degrees to show all 4 sides, inside, outside, top and bottom. An electric light is then placed into the cabinet
via an opening in the top panel. A shadow materializes on the front screen and gradually assumes the shape of a hands and evolves into the silhouette of a female body. At this point a very attractive girl burst thru the front of the cabinet. Base wheels not picture are included. Will ship padded in Heavy Duty Double Corrugated Cardboard Boxes.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

 DISAPPEARING
CABINET
BILL SMITH

This cabinet can stay on the base or be lifted into the air to make a person disappear. The unit is large enough to fit a man. This item doesn't come with a packing case.

ORIGINAL
$8,500

OPENING BID
$5,550
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53632

 

VERY GOOD CONDITION

OPENING BID
$2,599
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53626


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFSbVkKSeJg


DISEMBODIED
& ATA CASE
Sterlini Magic
(Done Completely Surrounded)

Own a piece of Magic History and perform a great illusion that's in excellent condition. This is the "actual illusion" used on the TV series. This can be "done totally surrounded" unlike many of the "Disembodied Princess" props. It can even hold a 6 foot magician (easily) or an assistant in performing the miraculous illusion by putting two blades through the head and torso and then open all doors and show how the head and legs remain but the middle has disappeared (as the head and feet sit in full view). It's then spun all the way around and illusionist puts himself or something through it to discard possible mirrors being used and to show that the middle is really gone while legs and head remain in full view. All is then reversed by closing all doors and person comes out restored. An extremely deceptive illusion, and this type is rarely—if it’s at all—seen. The prop is in an "extremely" good condition.


LIKE NEW CONDITION
Opening Bid
$399

Shipping
ITEM#
L53621

Includes: Screwdriver, bulbs and instructions.

 MINI SWITCHBOARD
SIGNATURE SERIES - NO.1

WELLINGTON

Mini-Magic Switchboard operates on batteries, made of polished walnut and measures 10 inches by 6 inches. Board also features a Thomas A. Edison logo decal, adding to its authentic old time look.
Performance: A finely finished walnut board is shown to have four differently colored light bulbs, each with a switch of the same color in front of it. When the red switch is turned on, the red bulb in front of it illuminates. As each switch is turned on, the correspondingly colored bulb in front of it lights. Now in an attempt to confuse the spectator, the first two bulbs are removed from their sockets and their positions reversed, so that they no longer line up with their matching switch. Even so, each switch still operates only its matching colored bulb. Throughout the routine, all the bulbs are moved around and still, each switch operates only the bulb matching its color. Finally, with all the bulbs mixed up, the performer explains that it was better with all the bulbs in front of their respective switch. Rather than unscrew all the bulbs, there is a faster way to straighten things out. Colored cap on each switch is removed and replaced in front of its matching bulb. Again all switches are turned on and each colored switch operates only its matching bulb. Harry Anderson has used it on TV - Tonight show and The Late Late Show. So simple to operate you'll entertain yourself with it.
 

 WELLINGTON CHOPPER
AND ATA CASE

Wellington Chopper one of the finest choppers made. Red /Gold with Sabre Blade and ATA case.


OPENING BID
$2,110

Plus Shipping - Ontario Canada
ITEM#
L53596

 

VERY GOOD CONDITION

OPENING BID
$3,335

Plus Shipping - Toronto Canada
ITEM#
L53589

YouTube video link below:

https://youtu.be/0C9ineUxA9Q

STRETCHER & ATA CASE 

DON WAYNE

This is a total re-imagining, of an original Don's Stretcher illusion. I spent a crazy amount of time working on this. Here are some of the changes made. Changed and streamlined the way the arms stretch out. The original version was, in my opinion, a little hard to manage. My new way allows your assistant to have total independent control of the arms as they stretch out or retract.
Opened up and squared the hand holes so that no hand switch needed - Installed professionally created fake hands that move (not animatronic. Created my own method). Whole front re-imagined and repainted. I installed interior lighting for the face and hands that make them very visible. With the original version your assistant's face needed to protrude out. Not any more. Installed doors over the face, hands and feet. Your assistant controls them and can open them at any time from inside very easily. When these doors open the lights on her face and hands automatically turn on (think of a refrigerator). If you want the retractable crowd stanchions that I built (real ones are way too heavy) I will include it also. Includes an ATA case. Lid shows wear.

 

 AIRBORNE BOX
CUSTOM BUILT

Base is Foldable
Box totally Breaks down
Lightweight - Made of aluminum
On Wheels
Canvas Carrying Bag

LIKE NEW CONDITION
Opening Bid
$999

Shipping
ITEM#
L53583

 

 HEAD OFF
ADRIAN SOLER

Your assistant sits down, you put a cloth over her head and just take it off!!! It is as simple as that. No big props on stage…clean…easy to do. Great for TV shows. It can be performed surrounded and very close to your audience. This will be one of your favorite and strongest pieces.

LIKE NEW CONDITION
Opening Bid
$999

Shipping
ITEM#
L53582

 

NEW

OPENING BID
$679

Plus Shipping
ITEM#
L53539

 CHINESE COIN MATRIX II
LOVE & PURITY

BLACK STAR MAGIC

We are please to announce the new version of our popular Chinese Coin Matrix (CCM) effect, The CCM II. Our talented team has worked very hard to bring you a whole new routine with better visual results, mixing coins scenes and ending with live dove and rose appearing. You can now choose to perform this part of the effect with feathers or petals of roses for a wonderful magical effect. Our main focus was to create an incredible effect that's so easy to use that anyone without any experience could perform it. Note that, this trick is essentially to be used on stage and is not really suitable for close-up performance. We recommend a distance of 3 meters with the correct set of lights and live broadcasted on LED screen or any TV or large monitor.
Important points: —Make sure to have proper lighting before performing the effect. —No manipulation (sleight of hand) of coins are required to perform the CCM II —One of the routines could only be performed through camera video recording having a special angle. —The CCM II includes all props with feathers and rose petals that's needed to perform this effect.

It is important for us to bring to your attention that many low quality copies of our products have been made from non registered companies. We care about you, please make sure to purchase legit products labeled Black Star Magic. Our products follow a high quality standard with safety norms.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvYSg0qjDr8&feature=youtu.be
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-s_IgbNxdU4&feature=youtu.be

 

Video Performance
https://youtu.be/lMm62hLkJBs

VERY GOOD CONDITION

OPENING BID
$8,950

Plus Shipping
ITEM#
L53535

  FIRE TO MOTORCYCLE & RIDER APPEARANCE & CASES
(One of a Kind)

BILL SMITH
This powerful, one of a kind appearance was expertly built by Bill Smith and designed by a renowned touring performer. It is one of the fastest motorcycle/large object appearances ever created. In effect, a large platform is onstage. The audience can see under and around it at all times. Lights can be placed to shine from the back of the platform through the empty space as well. A fire is lit on the table top and a translucent 4-sided cloth is lifted up around the table top by two assistants with poles. The flames can be seen glowing through the cloth. Instantly, the fire vanishes as the cloth drops to reveal that the flames have transformed into the magician on a roaring motorcycle. Any motorcycle can be used. The platform also has 8 built in CO2 jets for smoke, with a wired remote control, for added effect. Included with the illusion are 2 Encore ATA cases and rights agreement.

 

LIKE NEW CONDITION
Original
$795
(plus floating ball dvd)

Opening Bid
$577

Shipping - Israel
ITEM#
L53533

 THE ORB
THOMAS MOORE CREATIVE

A floating ball of light illusioon - There are 16 colors to select, plus the ability to scroll gradually through all the colors in a swirling rainbow pattern. You can even adjust the brightness.

It is also provided with Thomas's top-secret hook-up system designed for performers working large stages and arenas. This enables you to send the ball floating higher and further than traditional hook-up systems allow. The strong ABS plastic ball is designed to survive the knocks-and-bumps of touring life.

It comes complete with written instructions on how to set it up and floating ball dvd by Luis de Matos, charger (110-240v), remote control and a 200m spool of Thomas's special floating ball thread. This is HALF the diameter of every other "floating ball thread" on the market, and absolutely perfect for creating spectacular ORB performances. It also comes with all the clips, unique smooth-running eyelets and hardware you need to install this illusion in your show. Like new Condition.

 

 BRYCES SCREEN
ABBOTTS

Bryce's Screen in black. Like new condition, shipping from California. Buyer will be provided with optional "Squish move" which adds an extra layer of deception created for this illusion.

LIKE NEW CONDITION

Opening Bid
$555
Plus Shipping
o
r Pick Up or shipping in USA only.
ITEM#
L53531

 

LEVITATION
OWEN MAGIC



Opening Bid
$2,775
Plus Shipping
ITEM# L53461

VERY GOOD CONDITION
   
   

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