Lot 754: Society of American Magicians membership card issued to Willis DeLano for 1925-1926, 4 x 2.5, signed as the president of the society at the bottom in fountain pen, "Houdini." Trivial soiling and two pieces of toned tape to top edge, otherwise fine condition. Founded on May 10, 1902, in the back room of Martinka's magic shop in New York, the Society expanded under the leadership of Harry Houdini during his term as National President from 1917-1926. An exceptional piece of magic history, signed by the master in his final year as SAM president.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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