Object ID 001086
Object Name Fishlove's Feats of Magic
Object Desc Box with a magic trick. Block and Ring Magic Trick. Box is black with a man in a black suit and red hat and cape.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000955a-b
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 1, Shelf 5
Start Year Range 1953
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords magic,toys,Fishlove's Feats of Magic,
Title Fishlove's Feats of Magic
Description Removable lid (b) has man in a black suit with a red turban and red cape holding a wand. Lid says "Fishlove's Feats of Magic" "Block & Ring Magic Trick" "No. 513" "No Skill Required." Lid has a white circle with yellow and red. Box (a) contains instructions on how to do the magic trick. There is a yellow rod, a separate gold metal ring, a red solid block, and a red prepared block with metal ring inside.
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Place of Origin
Maker H. Fishlove & Company
Maker Details Chaim Fishlove created the Chicago firm of H. Fishlove, which billed itself as: Manufacturers Since 1914 of Novelties that Amuse. H. Fishlove & Co., 720 N. Franklin, sold Yakity-Yak wind-up chattering teeth; giant sunglasses, and Tricky Dogs, black and white Scotty magnetic pups that attract and repel each other.
Date NOV 22,2013
Assessor Rachel Baker
Notes Box is discolored.
Date JUN 12,2014
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 5 from Room 1, Shelf 9 - automatic entry by admin