From spirit drums to ball transposition columns, The Magic Collection of Rudiger Deutsch auction offered by provides a variety of instruments used for some magical routines. And there are 491 items including books, photographs, prints, and drawings, autographs, coins and more to explore from the collection of Rudiger Deutsch.
Harlequin Automaton and table with appealing features such as a curved lid chest on top of a conjuring table has the highest estimated value. The chest opens itself and a miniature Harlequin appears with bright clothes and matching hat for the start of a rather interesting routine. Willmann Automaton Talking Skull is another notable piece with intriguing functions. It is a modified human skull attached to a spellbook whose jaws click once for “yes” and twice for “no” as the magician asks questions. Along with such fascinating items, buyers can also bid for a ‘Portrait of A Young Harry Houdini’. For more information on the full routine of the above-mentioned items and registration visit, Potter & Potter Auctions.
Lot Categories:Magic (1), Gambling (1), Books (25), Posters (9), Photographs (7), Automata (2), Prints & Drawings (10), Playing Cards (14), Autographs (1), Ephemera (14), Magic Apparatus (25), Coins & Tokens (24)
# of Lots:491
Price Range:$100 - $20,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|0013: Harlequin Automaton And Table.|| Estimate: |
|0281: Willmann Automaton Talking Skull.|| Estimate: |
|0001: Automatic Billiard Ball Ladder|| Estimate: |
|0446: Portrait Of A Young Harry Houdini, Inscribed And Signed|| Estimate: |
|0445: J.N. Hofzinser Conjuring Broadside|| Estimate: |