The Great Raymond - Throw Out Card
6
 (1920)
In Collection
#1327
10*
Magic
Memorbilia, Ephemera 
Magician Raymond Throw Out Card
(c. 1920's)

Very Scarce Throw - Out / Scaling Card From The Great Raymond, c.1920's . A little dirty from age but otherwise a nice sturdy card with good rounded corners etc.
Product Details
Extras Rare
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Very Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
Maurice F. Raymond

Born:
Maurice "Morris" Saunders
May 10, 1879
Akron, Ohio

Died:
January 27, 1948
New York City, New York

Resting place:
Section O, Lot 5 of Glendale Cemetery in Akron, Ohio.

Maurice Francois Raymond (1879 - 1948) toured the world as The Great Raymond.
He began performing as a young man in the United States, but achieved success first in England.

He played in the Vaudeville circuits and in 1910 he made a tour of Australia, spending considerable time in the Far East. He also visited Japan, China, Manila and Hawaii.

One act that Mr. Raymond was known for was his "Mytempsicosis — fastest trunk escape in the world", performed with his wife, Lipzka.

Raymond was sponsored into the S.A.M. by Houdini in 1921.

Books
The Great Raymond: Entertainer of Kings, King of Entertainers by William Rauscher (1997)

References
Obituary Bat No. 51, page 366