Haversat and Ewing Auction: Doug and Mars Autographed Portrait

Here’s one more fascinating item up for auction in this weekend’s Haversat & Ewing. Personally, while I have seen images from this photo shoot before this particular image is new to me. Its surreal nature fits well within this earlier time in Doug’s career. The signature itself reads: Hank, Vera, Kim Buddy & David. Thanks…

Haversat & Ewing Galleries Auction: Doug Portrait

Over the next couple days, I’ll be showing you some very cool items featured in Haversat & Ewing’s February 12th-13th auction.  First up is this impressive portrait done by Gary Darwin, and signed by Doug himself. Darwin, of course, was an immensely respected magician, collector, and founder of the Las Vegas Magic Club. Estimated to…

A Collector Needs Your Help!

This message came to me recently from collector and reader Michael Ketcham: “I’m the owner of 3 Doug Henning costumes: these include a long robe identified as a “Wizard Robe,” along with a bright red jacket with over sized gold metal buttons along the collar and shoulders. With regards to the “Wizard Robe, I bought…

Potter & Potter Auction-Flaming Miracle Poster

Welcome to 2020 everyone! Let’s begin our third year on a high note with this auction from “Potter & Potter” out of Chicago! This current online auction will win you one of the most distinctive and flashy posters that was ever created for “World of Magic II.” In it, artist Seymour Chwast crafted Doug as…

Farewell Illusion Sale Price List

The above item comes from Michael Whitecar, and is the price list that was given to all interested buyers from Doug’s farewell auction in 1989. It’s interesting to note how the general common misconception is that Doug gave away his illusions for very little to nothing. My apologies for the small print in the document,…

Farewell Auction: Letter/Item Breakdown

The following advertisement appeared in “Genii” in March of 1989. In a lot of ways, this letter and item breakdown signaled what was the true end to Doug Henning as a magician and performer. As is widely known, Doug’s devotion to Transcendental Meditation had overtaken his interest in magic as a whole. In keeping with…

Potter & Potter Auction Items

The following items were passed onto me by Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago. All three will feature in their October 20th “Houdiniana” auction. for more info please click: Here Let the bidding begin! Be sure to donate to my Indiegogo campaign for my feature length documentary “Doug Henning’s Magical World.” To view the trailer and…

Potter and Potter Upcoming Auction: Doug Memorabilia

For all those Doug collectors out there “Potter & Potter Auctions” was kind enough to share with me two Doug related items from their upcoming Summer auction. Get out those checkbooks! Here they are:   For more information please visit: https://potterauctions.com/ Special Thanks to Rebekah Kaufman.

Potter & Potter Auction Results

  On April 28, 2018 the Chicago auction house “Potter and Potter” held a massive sale of various magic ephemera, apparatus, books, and advertising from the late-1800s to now.  While the sale itself wasn’t very Doug-centric this lot managed to squeak by. The official summary went as follows: “460. Henning, Doug. Large Binder of Doug Henning…