Estate Item – Additional shipping required post-purchase to cover signature confirmation delivery and insurance. No Coupon, or Store Credit can be used on this item. Only one unit available. This item is extremely scarce and absolutely requires a signature upon delivery. Other conditions may apply due to the scarcity and value of this item.
Richard Himber’s contribution to the art as a visionary is set in stone. Products from his line, or his famous book – that was so coveted in fact, it was counterfeited remain equally solid in maintaing and appraising in their value. Himber Upside Down Pail manufactured and sold by Danny Dew.
Without a doubt, one of the more rare items ever offered by SME. So rare, neither of our magic curators had ever seen a pail in person. Watch Richard Himber himself performing the trick on The Don Alan Magic Ranch TV Show (in black & white) by clicking the link below:
Himber Upside Down Pail manufactured and sold by Danny Dew. The pail is spun out of heavy COPPER and CHROME plated with a round GALVANIZED bottom. The pail is 6 ¾ inches high and weighs 3.9 pounds. The removable pail bottom is galvanized steel. The pail was purchased from Danny Dew on December 6, 1978 and was never used. From Amsterdam, magician Ed Keener wrote in the June 1979 issue of Genii Magazine, “R.Himber called Danny every month or so to seek advice and sent him the first of most of his items”.
The pail is spun out of COPPER and CHROME plated with a round GALVANIZED bottom. The pail was purchased from Danny Dew on December 6, 1978 and was never used. Without a doubt, one of the most scare items ever offered by SME. So scarce in fact, neither of our magic curators had ever seen a pail in person. Watch Richard Himber himself performing the trick on live black & white TV by clicking the link below:
Included with the pail is the original galvanized bottom which still functions with the pail. We are also providing the original instructions sold with the trick, and a cancelled check of the purchase endorsed by Danny Dew. The instructions contain 3 notations made while Danny personally demonstrated the trick and shared his routine with the original buyer. The pail is unused and has been on prominent display for 41 years. This goes WAY beyond rare – to extremely SCARCE. It’s a premium piece of apparatus and without a doubt possible the signature of any collection. Like they say, “Where Can You Find Another One?” And even if you are lucky enough – it won’t be near the condition of this one.
Condition: Never Used – Simply view the picture which we have purposely made large for your review. On close examination, the chrome finish in the interior of the bucket is slightly uneven. Some copper is slightly visible. This does not affect the performance of the pail nor would it be noticeable to an audience.