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John Bannon and Handsome Jack (or is it John Lovick) have authored two brand-new must-have books. As a subscriber of Magicol, you’re entitled to a special offer on both of them from our friends at Squash Publishing.

Submitted Fri, 08/12/2016

The final performance of the Houdini/Hardeen Milk Can Escape – using the original apparatus in the collection of the American Museum of Magic – will be presented by escapologist Joseph Patire on Saturday evening, May 30th as a part of the Midwest Magic History Weekend

Submitted Mon, 08/08/2016

The catalogue for the next magic auction from Potter & Potter is now available for download and purchase. The auction takes place Saturday, August 27 in Chicago.

Submitted Fri, 07/29/2016

Reader Peter Rodgers offered this correction regarding the provenance of the “Birth of a Pearl” illusion presented by Mike Caveney at the Los Angeles Conference on Magic History.

Submitted Fri, 07/29/2016

The next issue of Magicol, No. 191, with a feature story on Dale Harney and The Magic Palace will be in the mail to subscribers soon. 

Submitted Wed, 06/22/2016

Magicana is delighted to bring the 44th Magic Collectors Weekend to Montreal, May 25-27, 2017. 

Submitted Tue, 06/21/2016

The Magic Collectors Weekend is back in 2017. 

Submitted Fri, 06/17/2016

The Collection of Norm Nielsen
The Golden Age of Magic Posters

(Part 1) June 25 in Chicago

Submitted Tue, 05/17/2016

An auction of Le Grand David illusions conicides with the sale of the historic Larcom Theatre. 

Submitted Sat, 04/02/2016

An enormous auction of material relating to Houdini and Davenports from Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago. 

Submitted Sat, 04/02/2016

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