Potter & Potter Auctions
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Potter & Potter Auctions, Inc. specializes in the sale of rare and collectible books, paper Americana, circus- and gambling-themed collectibles, playing cards, as well as magicana - antiques and collectibles related to magic tricks and magicians. In the latter category, Potter & Potter has established itself as a market leader, consistently setting record prices for rare and unusual apparatus, posters, autographs, ephemera, Houdiniana, and photographs. The company conducts regular auctions in its Chicago gallery on the city's north side, and publishes meticulously researched, lavishly illustrated catalogs to accompany its sales, many of which have become essential reference tools in serious collectors' libraries. In addition to live bidding on auction day, Potter & Potter accepts phone and absentee bids, agent bids and online bidding through LiveAuctioneers. Learn more about Potter & Potter and its upcoming sales by visiting the company website.
Upcoming Auctions from Potter & Potter Auctions
Fine Books & Manuscripts, including AmericanaOur first book sale of the year features high spots in all categories. The sci?fi and horror session includes a near complete collection of Arkham House titles, many from the famous Richard Manney collection. Other featured lots in the sale include the Kelmscott Chaucer, Mark Twain manuscripts and signed works, an Edward Gorey library, leaves from Shakespeare's First Folio, and a near fine set of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. We will round out the sale with important Americana including rare maps of the Midwest, and Theodore Roosevelt's first book.
The Ricky Jay CollectionPotter & Potter is thrilled to bring to auction the remarkable, singular, eclectic collection of Ricky Jay, the lauded actor, celebrated sleight-of-hand magician, and noted author, who curated his own extensive collection of magic, circus, and showbiz ephemera - a one of a kind wunderkammer. From literature of cheating, gambling and conmen, to vibrant circus and sideshow posters, flamboyant text-filled broadsides spanning the last four centuries, and memorabilia of magic shows of yesteryear, this, the first of three auctions promises to be a true celebration of curious characters and the rare relics that tell their stories.
Bidder Reviews for Potter & Potter Auctions (424)
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Steven M.Sacramento, CA
Dec 13, 2022
Outstanding service, from wonderful people!
I am thoroughly delighted with my purchase from Potter & Potter! They made it very simple, and entirely pleasant. This is a terrific auction house!
DanielGrand Rapids, MI
Nov 10, 2022
Quick and simple process for shipping. In house packaging was secure and without issue for transit. Items were as described. Overall five stars
LeslieBloomfield Hills, MI
Nov 08, 2022
very helpful and quick
great auction house to deal with thank you
Oct 19, 2022
Thank you-fast shipping and not disappointed with my item.
Oct 16, 2022
Prompt & Reliable
Prompt & Reliable
Sep 07, 2022
Excellent Customer Service
I have made several purchases from P & P and they have always demonstrated amazing customer service. Their descriptions are researched, accurate & transparent
Shaughan Whangarei, NZ
Aug 16, 2022
Price n quality
Awesome organization to deal with
Aug 15, 2022
Always a pleasure to deal with you
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