Saturday, August 23, 2014
Lot #39, Double Fold Death Defying Water Mystery SOLD and More
The auction is still going on. But for those who are interested, the Double Fold Death Defying Mystery which was expected to get around $20,000, well it just sold for $55,000.00!!!!!!
Lot 48, Houdini Punishment Suit Sold for $11,000
Lot 60, Houdini's German Slander Trial Archive from 1902, which is one of the true hidden treasures of this auction, went for $26,000
Lot 66, Houdini's Notes on Morrit's Black and White Illusion sold for $10,000
Lot 67, The Lost Witchcraft Manuscript sold for $15,000
Lot 69 A Scrapbook by Marie Blood went for $4,400
Lot 71 The Spiritualism Scrapbook recently discovered sold for$36,000
Lot 77 Bess Houdini's Costumes sold for$9500.00 Considerably less than I expected.
Lot81 Film of Hardeen's Overboard Packing Crate Escape sold for $1300.00 Someone got a bargain!
Lot139 Anna Eva Fay and Houdini photo sold for $650
Lot 141 Houdini and Ching Ling Foo photo sold for $500
So far, for the record, I've not won anything I've bid on...
Correction...I won Lot 150, the BF Keith's Program from Washington D.C.with Harry Houdini on the cover.
Lot 161Houdini Picture Corp Stock Certificate sold for $3600. Wow if Harry Kellar only knew! lol
Lot193 German Art Nouveau 1905 Houdini Poster sold for $8500
Lot 194 Buried Alive Poster sold for $8000, that is a deal. These usually go for $12,000
Lot 200 King of Cards Litho sold for $17,000
Those were the highlights of the auction. I did win one thing, which I'll post when it arrives.
It sure was an exciting auction....and a long one, lol.