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Heaney's Professional Catalog of Wonders #24

Heaney's Professional Catalog of Wonders #24

Catalog #24 was issued in 1923 by the Heaney Magic Co. (see catalog #25 above for details about Heaney)...It runs for 96 pages, measures approx. 5" X 7", and is printed on a quality semi-glossy coated printer's stock.

This is no ordinary magic catalog because it appears to contain effects originated by Heaney himself including Heaney’s version of the famous Houdini illusion the “Substitution Trunk Mystery” which appears on page 34 of the catalog (photo of page below...click on it to greatly enlarge photo!) and is priced at $50. in 1920's dollars!...
Furthermore, Heaney claimed that many other illusions advertised were actually manufactured in the company’s own manufacturing shop. There's a 2 page ad for the world-famous Ten-Ichi Water Act in which the catalog states that this illusion was manufactured in their own workshop (pages 89 and 90)(photo below...click on the photo to enlarge it!)…Price $300. in 1920’s dollars!...
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