Thurston "The Great Magician" - Silk Cachet
7
Dick Chalmers (1992)
In Collection
#1228
10*
Conjuring
Ephemera, Memorbilia
Memorbilia, Ephemera 
U.S.A. 
Silk Cachet Envelope With Silk Poster - Howard Thurston. -MINT-

Silk Cachet Envelope With Silk Poster, enclosed in embossed gold frame, put out in 1994 by Dick Chalmers, Newton Lower Falls, Massachusetts. On left of the envelope is a printed miniature silk poster. To the right is text on the poster and the magician. This poster is of Howard Thurston.

DATE: 1992
SIZE: Poster is 2 5/8 by 3 3/16 inches, on envelope of 3 5/8 by 6 1/2 inches.
CONDITION: Mint condition.

Mint Limited Edition, Long Sold Out

The commemorative envelope was marketed by the New England Magic Collectors Association and Advertising Things and released in conjunction with The Yankee Gatherings IV and V. There were two editions of each envelope released, one with a postage stamp and a rubber event stamp and the un-cancelled version we are offering here. In addition to the description of the magician pictured are beautiful Colorano Silk Cachets of the magicians or their vintage posters. The Cachets are around 2.25x2.88" and the envelopes are around 6.5x3.63" in size. The quality is in mint condition.
Product Details
Extras Limited Edition
First Edition Yes
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Mint
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
Thurston "The Great Magician" Cachet Envelope

From the envelope: Howard Thurston (1869-1936). The premiere illusionist is the United States for more than 30 years. Performing countless illusions in his "Wonder Show of the Universe" including his most famous levitation of a beautiful girl who would rise and float across the stage while Thurston would intone… "There she lies asleep in space, suspended by nothing but the power of thought. There she can remain in peace for two hours, two weeks, two years. The slightest sound, the slightest whisper can disturb her sleep." Released on November 7, 1992 at Yankee Gathering IV.