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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

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Toys


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 5

Object Date

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.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 4

Width 3

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

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.

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Date NOV 22,2013

Summary Good

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