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“The only people Kirby has licensed this effect to were David Copperfield & Rob Lake” this Illusion comes with duplication rights.

OVERLOAD SUBSTITUTION TRUNK
DAVID MENDOZA

 This illusion is a "One of a Kind" illusion invented by Kirby VanBurch, built by David Mendoza, and to date, performed only by Kirby. Magicians Assistant is handcuffed and placed inside a black bag in the trunk. Trunk is then locked and raised off the stage with the assistant in the bag and locked inside. Now.... Magician stands under the raised trunk, then lifts a curtain concealing him, when the curtain drops the Magician has now magically traded places with his assistant inside the trunk, handcuffed and in the black bag.
This illusion comes with performance rights.

VERY GOOD CONDITION
OPENING BID
$17,995
Plus Shipping
ITEM#
L54526

 

 CANE CABINET
WILLIE KENNEDY

Needs some touch up paint on base and legs.

 

VERY GOOD CONDITION
OPENING BID
$5,999
Plus Shipping
ITEM#
L54525

 

 

 

 

OPENING BID
$2,225
Plus Shipping
or Pick Up in Las Vegas
ITEM#
L54511

 DUCK RABBIT CANNON
SPLASHES

A one of a kind Duck/Rabbit Canon cleverly built and well made by Bob North. This authentic looking stage size Canon has all the bells and whistles! A built in air compressor tube allows it to fire feathers or cotton balls as if it were the Duck or Rabbit by a remote control switch. (Air compressor tank not included) A well ventilated and roomy load area to safely hold animal. Even the wheels turn for easy mobility. (Remote switches are included) Duck or Rabbit is loaded into the canon. Canon is aimed at a hanging box. Canon is fired with Duck feathers or Rabbit cotton balls shooting out of it. Canon barrel is split open showing animal has disappeared. Box (Not included) in air is lowered. Box is opened to find the Duck or Rabbit completely happy and unharmed. Also includes a special ramp that allows you to ditch an audience members watch if you’re doing watch and Rabbit vanish together. Animal is completely safe through entire routine.
Comes complete with wood crate:
44”x 55 ½”x 19 ½” - 180 lbs

 

SHADOW BOX
CHALET MAGIC
Cabinet is shown empty and then shadowy figures appear on the paper door. Shadows transform into the shape of assistant who bursts through the paper. Included roller shade mechanism, hand light and rear drawer slider ledge. Packs into one padded crate included and can be set up in 10 minutes. Plus shipping or pick up in Tennessee.


 VERY GOOD CONDITION


OPENING BID
$ 1,995

Plus Shipping - Tennessee
ITEM#
L54505

 

 DOUBLE THIN MODEL SAWING
CHALET MAGIC

Great routine where two girls are cut in half and separated. Boxes accidently get put back together with the opposite color halves. Each girl is put back together and when exits the illusion, her legs have changed place with the other assistant. Costumes not included. Leg and feet included and has discreet mechanism for moving feet. Four wooden crates included.
Plus shipping or pick up in Tennessee

VERY GOOD CONDITION

SOLD
5/19/21
Plus Shipping - Tennessee
ITEM#
L54503

 

OPENING BID

$2,890
Plus Shipping
ITEM#
L54498

 BIG SHOT & ATA CASE
COLLECTORS WORKSHOP

Condition: MINT and the Case is also Mint!
Only opened to take pictures.
Effect: A spectator's watch is borrowed and placed in a small bag. The bag is placed inside the barrel of an 18-inch cannon. Spectator holds empty wooden box on top of his head. Performer promises to fire the watch from the cannon into the box. To prove the watch does, in fact fly, a matzoh cracker is held between the cannon and the spectator. When the cannon is fired, the matzoh breaks. Watch is discovered inside the box. One of an extremely limited number made - perhaps 12 or fewer were manufactured. Includes instructions & carrying case.

MINT CONDITION

 

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Wood crate included.

 DE KOLTA CHAIR
TIM CLOTHIER

Certainly one of the most startling vanishes of an assistant or performer ever invented. Effect: you display an ordinary chair. Your assistant takes her place on the chair and is covered with a cloth. Although you can see her movements and shape under cover until the last moment...when cover is whisked off, she has vanished! Illusion
"does not" need special stage requirements.
OPENING BID

$3,599
Plus Shipping or
Pick Up - Las vegas
ITEM#
L54497

 

 

 

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Includes ATA case which measures
52 1/4" x 39" x 15”.

 MIRROR PASSAGE & ATA CASE
WELLINGTON

An exceptional illusion invented by Luis de Matos and cleverly built by (William Schmeelk -Wellington Entrprises)

The magician steps behind a large mirror which is on legs, allowing all to see under the mirror. When the magician walks behind it, he is completely hidden, except for his legs, which remain visible under the mirror. There are two holes in the mirror and the magician places his hands through them. He is handed a rolled-up cloth which he allows to unroll. The cloth is then held up and immediately dropped. The magician has penetrated the mirror and is now standing in front of it!

This illusion is unique in that a beautiful gold frame was added. Also custom wheels were added for easy mobility during performance. The mirror is made with real glass which adds to the mystery.
Original $ 9,000
(with extras)

OPENING BID
$5,999
Plus Shipping or
Pick Up - Las vegas
ITEM#
L54496

 

 EVOLUTION
BILL SMITH MAGIC VENTURES

Original - Contemporary Shadow Appearance.
Built by Bill Smith Magic Ventures - Designed by David Starr
Located in Las Vegas.

 

VERY GOOD CONDITION

OPENING BID
$6,500
Plus Shipping or
Pick Up in Las Vegas
ITEM#
L54482


It was built rugged to tour

T-CUT & ATA CASE
TIM CLOTHIER

T-Cut by Tim Clothier authorized by Adrian Soler - Only one exists custom built for our vegas show, the performer passes a chain saw through his assistant and then performs T-Cut routine. Built with industrial style, breaks down into one small road case that can fit in a small pick up or van.
It was built rugged to tour.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

OPENING BID
$4,440
Plus Shipping
ITEM#
L54481

 

This is only 8 foot 3 inches tall so it can fit in most banquet and residential situations if needed. It collapses down with only a few bolts and loads into one rolling case. Since it uses compressed air there are no fire or safety permits required to perform this at any of your venues.

JAWS OF DEATH
MIKE MICHAELS

"ONLY ONE OF THESE EXISTS"

A single Jaw is perched above you. You are clamped to a upright platform by your ankles, wrists, waist and a face restraint. Each restraint can be slightly different on how to undo it: whether it's to pick a lock, undo a rope, have a cable tie, or pins. This new escape is held by an unusual new method: air pressure. You explain to the audience that the air tank pumped up to and holding 120 PSI and it is activating the manual switch to operatel pneumatic brakes to hold the Jaw above the performer. After the performer is strapped in, an audience member or stagehand cuts the airline. You see the airline wisps around as the pressure escapes from the tank. As soon as the pressure is low enough, pneumatic brakes will release and the Jaw will come crashing down into the performer's body. Of course, the goal is for the performer to escape by whatever means necessary and jump off the platform before the Jaw completes its mission. There are many safeties built into this effect as well as an offstage dead man's switch on remote as an additional safety factor.

OPENING BID
$9,995
Plus Shipping
ITEM#
L54478

 

LIKE NEW CONDITION

OPENING BID
$21,995
Plus Shipping or
Pick Up - Florida
ITEM#
L54477

 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

Includes: 2 silver Clydesdale ATA cases on wheels & worldwide performance rights.
This proprietary piece is unavailable from any builder.

 

 
ORIGINAL
$7,500

OPENING BID

$3,445
Plus Shipping
or Pick Up in Florida

ITEM#
L54452

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

 

BED OF HORRORS
(Table of Death)
Owen Magic Supreme 

One of less then 12 built by Owens. A few things were updated, mainly the uprights-it's much taller then the original, looks much cooler. New, heavier duty curtain supports and brackets and taller legs so the table doesn't sit as close to the ground.

Note: You will need to supply the crank/rigging/
cables/ pulleys and curtain.

OPENING BID
$3,895
Pick Up Only - Michigan

ITEM#
L54450

 

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Demo video link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCSW4DuLClc

INCISI - VISION & ATA CASE
DAVE PAVLOV

Only 2 in the world!

Magician invites an audience member to help assist on stage, audience member does not need to be pre-arranged in any way. She lays on a very thin table and is covered by 2 boxes which hinge over her. Her head and feet are seen at all times. Magician then places 2 swords along the top portion of the prop, he then lifts the center portion up splitting her into 3 pieces. A long silk cloth is placed through the middle section proving nothing is in the empty space. As a final kicker the top and bottom portion of the boxes are lifted up showing the rest of her real body. Prop can be spun around and performed surrounded. A very unique illusion built to last. Comes with DVD video instructions.

Original
$17,000
Opening Bid
$11,100
Plus Shipping - California
ITEM#
L54432
 

 

DAGGER HEAD CHEST
& STAND

Dagger Head Chest with crate
(scenic design and stand built by Paul Osborne)


OPENING BID
$1,440

Pick Up or Shipped from Connecticut
comes with wooden crate
ITEM#
L54409

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

 

DEKOLTA CHAIR & CASES
BILL SMITH MAGIC VENTURES

The magicians assistant is sitting on the chair and it is covered with a cloth. When the cloth is removed
the assistant has vanished.
Uses a drop down B/A Tunnel priciple.
The logo is removable. Includes: two flight cases.

Opening Bid
$3,585
Plus Shipping
ITEM#
L54408

VERY GOOD CONDITION

 

 

 

CUSTOM PRODUCTION BOX
JIM SOMMERS

Jim Sommers custom built this illusion for our circus show. You can easily produce 2 assistants (1 base, 1 mirror). With the right size assistant, you can produce 3 people. Built for heavy use, this illusion can be presented in the round. No Shipping Available Pick-up or delivery within 250 miles of the Poconos, Pa.

OPENING BID
$725

NO Shipping
Pickup Only -
Poconos, Pa
ITEM# L54386


ORIGINAL
$795
Opening Bid
$499

Plus Shipping
$40.00 Worldwide
ITEM# L54384

 

INBRELLA
PETER MAY

Original Peter May - Ultimate Umbrella Appearance and Penetration. Special Features: Can be displayed close-up and from every angle before and after the performance - Appears from a laptop bag or jacket - Melts up, down, left and right while in the body - Performer can turn 360 degrees while pierced with Inbrella - Extremely visual, packs small and plays huge - Superior quality for professional use - Unit comes complete with cloth carrying bag, instructional DVD and performance rights are included.

"BRAND NEW"

 

 BUZZ SAW
BILL SMITH MAGIC VENTURES

Buzz Saw was recently built with an extremely deceptive wedge base including squirting blood apparatus and compartment for guts. No cases or crates but could easily be shipped on a pallet.
Opening Bid
$8,999
Plus Shipping or
Pick Up in - California

ITEM#
L54382
 

 

  SWORD BOX
CHALET MAGIC

Sword Box made by Abbotts Magic, good condition,

comes with wooden case, folds flat for easy transport,

Pick up Only in Atlantic City, N.J. USA

Opening Bid
$1,995

Pickup Only
Atlantic City New Jersey

ITEM# L54359

 

 FIRE CAGE
CHALET MAGIC

Fire Cage Illusion made by Chalet Magic, good condition,

no case, illusion folds down for easy transport,

Pick up Only - in Atlantic City, New Jersey USA.

Opening Bid
$1,665

Pickup Only
Atlantic City New Jersey

ITEM# L54358

 

THREE CAN MONTE
OWEN MAGIC SUPREME 

Stage-size version of the shell game, but with elegant champagne buckets. Play a game of 'find the lady' and produce 3 assistants for the grand finale. Very Few versions of this illusion exist, and we had to arm-wrestle Alan at Owen to do this for us.
Includes: Champagne buckets, bases, items
necessary to execute the magic.


Opening Bid
$9,999

Plus Shipping or
Pick Up in - California
ITEM#
L54345

 

 GAMOLO LEVITATION
RICK RUHL/GALE MOLOVINSKY

Levitation with motor that allows assistant to rise and lower, leaving the magician's hands free. Complete with Motor, Metal works, Supports
Ready to perform.

VERY GOOD CONDITION

Opening Bid
$2,225

Plus Shipping or
Pick Up in - California
ITEM#
L54342

 

 ASSISTANT'S REVENGE
CRAIG DICKENS/JEFF GONKA

Magician is chained up, curtain is pulled around illusion by assistant. When curtain completes its circle, the MAGICIAN is on the outside of the curtain, and the ASSISTANT is chained inside the illusion.
NOTE: Illusion has special modification by Craig Dickens that allows the magician's hands to be completely visible and moving throughout the routine, making for a much more deceptive switch. Breaks down well for shipping. Includes - Curtain and Gloves for Switch

VERY GOOD CONDITION
Opening Bid
$3,335

Plus Shipping or
Pick Up in - California
ITEM#
L54341

 

 
FIRE CUBE
WITH ZIMMERMAN BASE

A fantastic, deceptive appearance. Cube is covered, and cloth is whisked away to reveal magician completely filling the clear box. Illusion was made
to produce magician from a fire ring, which we will include if we still have it (we disassembled this on purpose) Cube packs down flat for shipping. Base does not. Items included: Zimmerman base, plexi cube. Condition: Fair/Used (well-maintained)

Opening Bid
$2,775
Plus Shipping or
Pick Up in - California
ITEM#
L54339
 
(Pads and tape on table legs are from storage,
did not take them off for the pictures)

 WHERE DO THE DUCKS GO
PROLINE

Duck/Rabbit is placed in a box that is immediately torn apart piece by piece, vanishing the animal without a trace. Which then appears in a wooden bucket that has previously been shown empty! Bucket is extremely well built with amazing craftsmanship and very deceptive. Tables have welded legs that have been powder coated. A very professionally built prop that's made to last!!!
Includes: Wood shipping case for transport.

VERY GOOD CONDITION
Opening Bid
$1,225

Plus Shipping - Canada
ITEM#
L54330

 

 MOTORCYCLE APPEARANCE
MIKE MICHAELS

Works perfectly. Complete illusion in 1 case. Takes 10 minutes to set up - Includes: Bike, Appearance table, and ATA case. Everything needed to perform illusion.
Two small risers beside bike table not included
Mike Michaels Bike: $13 000 US - Table (built by engineer for optimum speed and efficiency) $13 000 US - 1 ATA case which houses both bike and table: $4000 US - Total $30 000 USD -
Video Link: https://youtu.be/s7WZvfzdrRk

VERY GOOD CONDITION
Opening Bid
$13,885

Plus Shipping - Canada
ITEM#
L54326

   

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