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    Harry Houdini's Skeleton Key Framed Display. Originally billed as "The Handcuff King," significant portion of Harry Houdini's early repertoire involved escaping from various sets of handcuffs (and other restraints) presented to him by challengers; he eventually expanded the act to include escapes from jail cells, locked canvas mailbags, crates tossed in rivers, and other such scenarios. This handsome display includes a skeleton from Houdini's extensive collection, framed along with reproductions of Houdini advertisements and a small plaque detailing the escapologist's amazing exploits, framed to an overall size of 28" x 26". Also included is a booklet titled "The Story Behind the Houdini Keys," detailing the history of the item and Houdini's collection in general. The key is in Fine to Very Fine condition with an expected amount of wear and tarnishing, and the display is in Excellent condition.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Framed - with Glass, Medium (view shipping information)

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2007
    14th-15th Saturday-Sunday
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