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Harry Houdini, King of Cards

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Harry Houdini, King of Cards
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Houdini, King of Cards, 1895 Half sheet, National Pr. & Eng. Co., Chicago, mounted on cardboard, framed. 28" x 22", frame: 31.5" x 25" Houdini started his career as an unknown, working grinding dime museums and traveling road circuses, existing at the poverty level. Before developing the escape acts that would propel him to worldwide fame, he presented standard card manipulation acts of the road. This is an image of his time working the sideshows of the traveling Welsh Brothers Circus. NO RESERVE
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Harry Houdini, King of Cards

Estimate $10,000 - $20,000
Dec 09, 2012
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Starting Price $5,000
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0017: Harry Houdini, King of Cards

Sold for $4,250
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Est. $10,000 - $20,000Starting Price $5,000
The Kanter Magic Poster Collection
Dec 09, 2012 1:00 PM EST
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Lot 0017 Details

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Houdini, King of Cards, 1895 Half sheet, National Pr. & Eng. Co., Chicago, mounted on cardboard, framed. 28" x 22", frame: 31.5" x 25" Houdini started his career as an unknown, working grinding dime museums and traveling road circuses, existing at the poverty level. Before developing the escape acts that would propel him to worldwide fame, he presented standard card manipulation acts of the road. This is an image of his time working the sideshows of the traveling Welsh Brothers Circus. NO RESERVE

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