COMTE, LOUIS -- MT069 - (Copper)
 (1830)
In Collection
#93
10*
Conjuring
Magic coin / token
Token / Coin 
COMTE -- MT069

LOCATION: Paris, France
DATE: ca.1830
OBV: "THEATRE . COMTE . ‘A 6 Hs ½ PASSAGE CHOISEUL"
REV: ABONNEMENT DE FAMILLE ½ Place B0N POUR 4 PERSONNES
COMPOSITION: C, R7, V8; BZ: R7, V8, 28-S


Information From:
Magicians' Tokens And Related Items
An Illustrated check-list with estimates of values and rarities.
by F. William Kuethe, Jr.
TAMS Journal, Volume 18, Number 5, October 1978, (Part Two)







Product Details
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Very Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
Louis Apollinaire Christien Emmanuel Comte, "The King's Conjurer" (born Geneva, June 22, 1788 - Died, November 25, 1859), also known simply as Comte, was a celebrated nineteenth-century Parisian magician, greatly admired by Robert-Houdin. He performed for Louis XVIII at the Tuileries Palace and was made a Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur by Louis-Philippe. He was sometimes called "The Conjurer of the Three Kings" (Louis XVIII, Charles X, and Louis-Philippe). Comte owned a theater in the Passage Choiseul.

(1788-1859) (June 22) Magician, impersonator and ventriloquist, performing in the early 1800s in Europe. One of the first magicians to perform the Rabbit from a Hat trick.

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Subscription token (for a 4 people family) to « Theatre Comte » . This theatre was created in 1830 by Louis Comte, french ventriloquist and conjuror , used for his magic performances, ; due to his success, he was nominated “Royal Physician” by Louis XVIII. His theatre was then ( ca 1860 ) “Théatre des Bouffes Parisiens”