Small Magic Props, Card Tricks, etc.

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Red Scarab Shells by Black Fox

Hard to come by these days this is a set of red scarab beetle shells handmade by Black Fox. Each shell has the Black Fox hallmark inside. These handle great and are quite a conversation piece, lots of possibilities for your presentation of the classic three shell game. Also included are four perfect rubber peas and two matching hard plastic peas. The hard peas are used to throw off the spectators because when a hard pea is under the shell the spectator can move the shell around and the pea stays underneath (unlike a rubber pea that pops right out!). A great set in perfect condition. Click on thumbnail to enlarge photos. $50





Tommy Wonder Lighter to Matchbox

Original Lighter to Matchbox made by Tommy Wonder, including original instructions. The magician shows a lighter which does not work. With a wave of his hand it turns into a box of matches which is then opened and a match is removed to be used in place of the lighter.  A vintage piece by Tommy Wonder in excellent condition. Click on thumbnail to enlarge photos.$30




TWO From Aldo Colombini

Count Down by Aldo Colombini. A large card is placed on the table face down as a prediction. Three numbers are also placed on the table and a volunteer places them in any order. Twelve playing cards are shown, but not the faces. The numbers’ order is used to deal a packet of cards several times. At the end of the deal the top card matches the prediction and the remaining eleven cards are found to be blank! A very clever and easy to perform effect where the spectator does most of the work. Complete with all the necessary cards and original instructions. In mint condition

Tested Ten Card Poker Deal by Aldo Colombini. Using only ten cards you perform an entertaining five phase poker demonstration where the magician always wins. A very well thought out routine complete with ten JUMBO playing cards and the original instructions. The cards are made of thin plastic and will not wear out like standard cards. In mint condition.

Click on thumbnail to enlarge photos. Both for $20




The Uncanny Card Boxes – Tannen

This is a vintage item from Louis Tannen, Inc. from when they were at the 25th Street location. Start with two wooden boxes, each holding a deck of cards. One deck is seen to be blue backed and the other red. The box with the blue deck is closed leaving the deck inside. The red deck is removed, shuffled and a card is chosen. The chosen card magically becomes a blank faced card. When the box with the blue deck is opened the blue deck has vanished and in its place is the missing chosen card. The original red deck is ribbon spread and it is seen to be now all blue backed. This is in excellent, like new condition. Complete with the original two wooden boxes, gaffs, cards, and instructions. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the photos. $125




Crystal Card Watch

Watch face goes from black to translucent to reveal the Jack of Clubs. Basic effect is to force the Jack of Clubs on one spectator and then have another spectator (instant stooge) stare into your watch crystal to reveal the chosen card. When the watch crystal is shown to the first spectator he sees only a black watch face. The watch is wind up and keeps time. Complete with original instructions. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the photos. $35




Flash Cards (Brainwave) – Vintage Leather Case

R.W. Hull’s Flash Cards (The Brainwave Deck) made by Hanies’ House of Cards. Complete with high quality leather card case rather than the typical cardboard box. The deck is Bridge size and the roughing is in fine working condition. Click on thumbnail to enlarge the photo. $15




Jumping Gems

A four inch long stick is shown to have four gems near one end. The opposite side is shown to be the same. A quick flick of the wrist and now the four gems have separated leaving two at each end, on both sides. No instructions but if you can do the paddle move you’re good to go! This is circa 1970’s and is a nicer quality than usually seen today. One photo shows the front of the stick and the other photo shows the back. Click on thumbnail to enlarge the photo. $10




Un-BILL-ievable by Bob Solari

Bob Solari’s Un-BILL-ievable complete with original instructions and gimmick. A borrowed bill (any denomination) is folded in half and placed inside a folded slip of paper leaving part of the bill visible. A knife (can be borrowed) is plunged through the bill and paper, a ripping noise is heard during this. The paper is unfolded and a large hole is seen in the paper, yet the bill is completely unharmed. Very easy to do, the gimmicked paper does most of the work. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the photos. $8




Levitron – Original!

An original Levitron circa 1990’s. Complete with everything as new. And as a bonus there is also the Levitron Starter. This was sold separately and was designed to get the top spinning and more easily placed into position. The only very minor condition issue I can see is the top has some minor paint loss to the yellow section (see photo). Otherwise this is as if you just bought it in a shop! Click on the thumbnail to enlarge photo. $15




The Prodigal Aces by Cosmo Solano

GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERAThis is a very clean, fast and magical ace assembly. Complete with original instructions (which have a link to a video tutorial) and the three gaffed cards. Gaffs are poker size red back Bicycle so you’ll need to add your own matching deck. In mint condition. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the photos. $10.00




Vintage Cigarette Vanisher

GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERAMade by E-Z Magic this is a vintage gimmick made of wood and painted flesh color. The gimmick is in perfect like new condition and even the elastic is in excellent condition. Although this is a cigarette vanisher it could also be used to vanish pencils, pens or crayons. Comes complete with gimmick, original instructions and the original packaging. Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the photo. $8




Tri-Mental by Stan Lobenstern & Bonus Trick

GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERAGEDSC DIGITAL CAMERAThree cards are selected from a deck and they match three jumbo prediction cards. This is routine to be a stage trick but could easily be performed close-up. Instructions were written by Peter Warlock. Complete with A deck of Tiger brand playing cards (still sealed in cellophane), three jumbo prediction cards, Sharpie pen and original instructions.

BONUS: Bourbon Street Con by Stan Lobenstern. This is a two card monte type routine using a double face card. Copyright 1988, comes with gaffed cards and original instructions.

Get both for one price. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge photos. $10.00




Missing Monte

GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERAMissing Monte by Steve Hunsberger and Ron Spohn. Three cards are shown, two aces and a queen. One ace is placed a side and the remaining ace and queen are placed under a spectator’s hand. The second ace is removed and when the spectator looks at the queen der his hand the center of the card is cut out, the queen is gone! Includes original instructions and TWO sets of the special cards. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge photos. $9.00




Three Tricks by Barry Govan

GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERAGEDSC DIGITAL CAMERAGEDSC DIGITAL CAMERAMini Fax is a series of tricks and ideas using mini playing card stickers. The instructions are six pages long and copyright 1991. Includes three sheets of the mini card stickers.

Noughts and Crosses is a packet trick using cards with X’s and O’s printed on them. Although not extremely clear in the instructions, it appears the magician challenges the spectator to get his three Noughts in a row. The kicker comes when another card appears that has the game’s score.

Chameleon Cards. Four jumbo cards have their faces change color and then have their backs change color. Easy to do (even with the jumbo cards). Complete with original instructions and jumbo cards.

All THREE tricks for one price. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge photos. $15.00




Himber Valu-a-Bill

Basically a gag item from Richard Himber. You get the original vinyl wallet and eight gag bills. Leave one sticking part way out of the wallet and it looks like (kinda) a ten dollar bill. When the spectator removes it he discovers it is a note that reads, “Here’s Your 10 Spot” and has a Ten of Clubs printed where the rest of the bill should be. No instructions but none really needed. Click on thumbnail to enlarge photo. $8




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