Condition: Good (overall)
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Source – Genii, MagicPedia – Click Here: Michael O’Dowd (1923-1997) was a ventriloquist, magician, and writer. A member of IBM (#24668,Order of Merlin) he was a lifetime member Ring 17 in Toronto, Ontario.
This die box is crafted from Mahogany. Features excellent audible sound gimmick. Dice Box Approx. Dimensions: Block 3″ x 3″ Square. Approx. Dimesions of the box: Base 8 1/2″ long x 4 1/2″ depth x 4″ Tall. Weight: Approx. 2lbs. Die Box features black painted base, along with black painted interiour. Instead of the traditional die, a black Chinese block is provided featurings golden characters.
His childhood interest in magic let to straitjacket escapes, and mind reading. In 1973 as a Marine Surveyor with Canadian Coast Guard, he met and became friends with Stewart James. O’Dowd would later initiate the first Stewart James Weekend. he was a regular at the FFFF convention.
After retirement from the Coast Guard, he did magic shows in the Toronto area and taught magic.