Thurston "World's Famous Magician" - Silk Cachet
3f Magician Envelopes
Dick Chalmers (1994)
In Collection
#1975
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: 1994
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
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Mint
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
Thurston "World's Famous Magician" Cachet Envelope

From the envelope: Howard Thurston toured with the Wonder Show of the Universe for 28 years. The show had 18 large scale illusions and 40 assistants. Thurston played throughout the United States, and in Europe, Australia, Philippines, China, Japan, Java, Burma, and India. He was the first to bring his show to Broadway. He featured the Levitation of the Princess Karnak. The Rising Cards and the floating ball until his retirement in 1931. (Poster courtesy of Ray Goulet). Released on November 5, 1994 at Yankee Gathering V.