Potter and Potter Auctions: Houdiniana and Magic Memorabilia, 1134, Chicago

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
05/21/2022 - 05/21/2022
Page Size: 244 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1HOUDINI, Harry.

Earliest Known Photograph of Harry Houdini Presenting the Metamorphosis.

New Yorkca.1892/3.USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 78,000.00
2HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Carved Meerschaum Cheroot Holder Presented by Houdini to his Brother William Weiss.

Pragueca.1903.USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 20,400.00
3HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Houdini and the Weiss Brothers Family Photograph.

Circa 1911.USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 3,600.00
4HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Signed Photograph of Houdini’s First Flight in Australia.

1910USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,840.00
5HOUDINI, Harry and Beatrice.

Congratulatory Wedding Telegram from Houdini and his Wife.

USD 400.00 - 800.00USD 420.00
6HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Real Photo Portrait Postcard of Houdini.

[London]ca.1916.USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 150.00
7Conjurers’ Monthly Magazine.

Harry Houdini. Monthly. V1 N1 (Sept. 1906) – V1 N12 (Jul. 1907).

1906 – 1907USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 210.00
8HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

The Adventurous Life of a Versatile Artist.

[New York]ca.1906.USD 300.00 - 600.00USD 240.00
9[HOUDINI] S.A.M.

Annual Banquet Photograph.

New York1920USD 200.00 - 400.00USD 180.00
10HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Houdini S.A.M. Stage Program Card Fan.

New York1908USD 350.00 - 700.00USD 840.00
11HOUDINI, Harry.

Houdini Photographic Cameo/Pinback.

Circa 1923.USD 300.00 - 600.00USD 3,360.00
12[HOUDINI FAMILY]

Houdini Family Correspondence and Ephemera Archive.

USD 400.00 - 800.00USD 1,560.00
13[HOUDINI FAMILY]

Houdini-Gifted Art Deco Diamond Bracelet.

USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 16,800.00
14HARDEEN (Theo. Weiss).

Group of Hardeen Programs and Ephemera.

1910s – 60s.USD 500.00 - 1,000.00USD 360.00
15HARDEEN (Theo. Weiss).

Collection of Hardeen Newspaper Ad Mats.

1940s.USD 150.00 - 300.00Not Sold
16HOUDINI, Beatrice.

Prayer Card from the Funeral of Houdini’s Wife, Beatrice.

[New York]1943USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 660.00
17WEISS, William.

Real Photo Postcard of Houdini’s Brother, Bill Weiss, Signed.

1909USD 50.00 - 150.00USD 660.00
18HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Houdini’s Spiritualism Lecture Glass Lantern Slides.

New York1920s.USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 36,000.00
19HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Houdini London Alhambra Program. Week of Dec. 31, 1900.

1900USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,680.00
20HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Houdini French Letterpress Packing Case Challenge.

ParisUSD 400.00 - 800.00USD 840.00
21HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Houdini Alhambra Theater Program.

ParisUSD 200.00 - 400.00USD 600.00
22HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Houdini Milk Can Escape Debut Program. For the week of Jan. 27, 1908, Houdini appears at the Columbia Theater, St. Louis

1908USD 250.00 - 500.00USD 570.00
23HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Houdini Keith Theater Handbill. For the week of Feb. 13, 1922, Houdini appears as the seventh act on the bill, presenting his Water Torture Cell.

USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 300.00
24HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Houdini Orpheum Theater Handbill. For the week of Dec. 19, 1921, Houdini appears as the tenth act on the bill, as the “Justly famous self-liberator!”

1921USD 100.00 - 200.00USD 600.00
25HOUDINI, Harry (Ehrich Weisz).

Early Harry & Bess Houdini Cabinet Card Photograph, Inscribed and Signed.

Essen1902USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00USD 20,400.00
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