Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Houdini's Birthday Auction now LIVE

Haversat & Ewing Galleries "Houdini's Birthday Auction" is now LIVE. This is their largest magic auction to date with 248 lots, 57 of which relate directly to Houdini.

Among the auction lots is an original 75-page Hardeen scrapbook compiled by Hardeen himself from 1912-1914; original photographs of Houdini in shackles; a two page hand-written letter from Ira Davenport to Houdini; over 10 letters written by Houdini to Will Goldston), and more.

The first lot closes tomorrow, March 24, 2016 at 6:00 PM EST. Good luck!

UPDATEHoudini in cuffs photo unlocks $7,371.



  1. The high bid for the HH photo on the catalog cover is now up to $2,625.00!

  2. Does anyone know the final price for this photo? I saw $3,500.00. Mama mia.

    1. $7,371. I put updates in this post. Still don't know about scrapbook.


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