"Houdini" Magic & Einstein Memorabilia + Antique Furniture & Decorative A - Sale 7919A - Lot 1803

 

22 February 2013,

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Lot 1803
Harry Houdini Signed Photograph, Letters & Memorabilia, Collected by E. A. Dearn consisting of:
signed photograph of Houdini'd flight in his biplane over Hamburg, Germany, Nov 26th 1909. (Dimensions - 22 x 16.5cm)
Memoriam poster (Dimensions - 20 x 27cm)
Typed letter from Mrs Houdini, with signature to Mrs. Julia Vogel Burgess, on Houdini letter head.
Typed letter from Houdini, with signature to Mr. E. A. Dearn, dated October 6, 1923, on Houdini letter head.
Typed letter from Houdini, with signature to Mr. E. A. Dearn, dated December 12, 1924, on Houdini letter head.
Typed letter from Houdini, with signature to Mr. E. A. Dearn, dated March 18, 1924 (half an A4 page)
Typed letter from Houdini, with signature to Mr. E. A. Dearn, dated May 24, 1926, on Houdini letter head.
Typed letter from Beatrice Houdini, with signature to Mr. E. A. Dearn, dated April 14th 1927, on Houdini letter head, with hand written script: "Please write often, we will worry unless we hear of your safety"
Typed letter from Beatrice Houdini, with signature to Mr. Dearn, dated July 8, 1927, on Houdini letter head.
Typed letter from Beatrice Houdini, with signature to Mr E. A. Dearn, dated September 10, 1927 on Houdini letter head.
Typed letter from Houdini with signature to Mr. E. A. Dearn, dated August 28, 1926 (half an A4 page).
Typed letter from Houdini, with signature to Mr. E. A. Dearn, dated December 16, 1925, on Houdini letter head (half an A4 page).
Typed letter from Houdini, with signature to Mr. E. A. Dearn, dated July 10, 1926, on Houdini letter head (less than half an A4 page).
Typed letter from Houdini, with signature to Mr. E. A. Dearn, on The Society of American Magicians letter head.
Houdini cartoon Christmas card.
Typed letter from Houdini, with signature to Mr. E. A. Dearn, dated August 12, 1924, on Houdini letter head (half an A4 page).
Typed letter from Houdini, with signature to Mr. E. A. Dearn, dated June 5, 1923, on Houdini letter head.
Lettergram from Houdini, with signature and in handwritten script, dated October 20, 24.
Christmas card from Houdini to Mr. E. A. Dearn, with Houdini envelope.
"The Society of American Magicians" Card, Dated 1922 for Clinton Burgess, No 755, Signed by Harry Houdini & an envelope to E. A. Dearn.
Approx 70 pages of cut-out newspaper articles relating to Houdini.
Please note, the letters have been glued onto sheets of paper, so some letters are now back to back on paper.

Estimate $2,000-3,000
Sold for $17,000