Bill McIlhany (1951-2017) was the consummate collector of all things magical and was considered one of the most knowledgeable magic collectors in the world. His mind-boggling collection ranged from rare pieces of early 19th and 20th Century masters to spectacular quality modern day apparatus and everything in between.
His fine collection, which includes apparatus, automatons, lithographs, books, periodicals, catalogs and so much more will be offered at actuion.
The first auction will include treasures from: Conradi, Blond, Thayer, Willmann, Klingl, Okito, Bartl, Homley, Owen Magic Supreme, Carl Williams, John Gaughan, Ruediger Deutsch, Eric Lewis, Alan Warner, Histed, Anverdi, Pierre Mayer and so much more.
The auction will take place Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17 with preview on Friday, September 15 at Owen Magic Supreme in California. We encourage all those interested to visit www.MagicAuctioneer.com.
Good luck to all those bidding.