Sunday, July 3, 2011

Houdini Coffin For Sale

This appears to be a prop made for a show or maybe a movie or tv program.  It's for sale on Ebay,

As of right now, there are 6 days left on the auction. There is no denying this thing is cool looking.


  1. I've been watching this. It's cycled through once before at a higher price.

    There's a pic in Silverman of a real Houdini casket from 1907 in Kevin Connolly's collection that looks just like this.

    I'd like to know what show this was used in.

  2. You know, I was thinking that I had seen a 'real' coffin similar to this before. I just looked at the Silverman picture, wow. Same coffin design but the pictures are different.

  3. Could it have been "Ragtime"? Found this:

  4. Ah, I just saw your comment after posting my own story about this on my site. Good work, melbo! I believe you got it.