5 Press Releases

Tag: magic

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    Single Owner Pokémon & Trading Card Online Only Auction

    In August of 1993, Wizards of the Coast CEO Peter Adkison and his wife drove between game shops to promote a new card game called Magic: The Gathering. At first, very few people showed up to demo the new game, but Adkison and his wife noticed momentum was picking up.…

    YuGiOh Pharaohs Servant Unlimited Booster Box
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    Gambling Memorabilia & Playing Cards

    The Gambling Memorabilia & Playing Cards Auction, offered annually by Potter & Potter Auctions, this year includes American lots that date back to the 18th century. There are also many bound books on the topics of cards, cons, poker, cheating, and more.  Among the featured lots is a deck representing…

    Potter Potter Gambling Memorabilia & Playing Cards
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    Winter Magic Auction

    The Winter Magic Auction, offered by Potter & Potter Auctions, is anchored by antique magic and allied arts books from the collection of Giovanni Pasqua (stage name “Roxy”). One available book is Le Livre Magique (1863), which is an example of a magician’s “blow book.” The contents of the book…

    Bosco, B. Il Nouvo Bosco, ossia il Diavolo color di Rosa.
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    Massive Comic & Toy Auction

    The fascination with comic books perhaps lies in the gorgeous artistry of illustrators, demonstrated time and again. The drawings are full of motion, and inking selections create dynamic tension on each page.  Maybe it is due to the ability to transcend from an era and be able to continue to…

    Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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    Summer Magic Auction

    The Summer Magic Auction by Potter & Potter Auctions is a delightfully diverse collection of magic ephemera, antiques, and other collectible items. For magicians and their acts, there is a three-color window card produced for Houdini’s final tour, among the many posters and promotional materials. Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-born,…