The Kanter Magic Poster Collection

Auction Details

  • Auction: December 9, 2012 - 1PM

  • Public Preview:
    December 7 & 8

  • Location:
    The Arader Galleries
    1016 Madison Avenue
    New York, NY 10075

  • Online Bidding:

  • Absentee Bidding:
    By e-mail, mail and telephone

Featured Lots

Lot. 16
Harry Houdini, Portrait

Lot. 1
Alexander, The Man Who Knows

Lot. 52
Thurston, Levitation

Lot. 55
Nostradamus Jr., c1940s

Lot. 9
Edeling, Art Deco Cards

Lot. 27
Kellar, Levitation

Lot. 8
Dante, Portrait with the Devil

Lot. 31
Kellar, Toasting the Devil

Lot. 3
Brush the Mystic, Oriental and Occidental Magic

The Auction

For decades, Alan Kanter has been carefully seeking out the rarest Magic Posters to form a formidable collection. On December 9, in a live auction being held in New York City, those posters will be sold at an unreserved auction. Naturally, bidders unable to attend in person will have the ability to bid on the telephone, submit bids in advance or bid in "real time" on the internet via For complete information, please contact Guernsey's for the listing of the great posters in the sale.

For additional information visit or contact Guernsey’s at 212-794-2280. For media inquiries or to request an interview, please contact Jaclyn Todisco at 646-695-7053 or

Online Bidding

Those who are unable to attend the auction but would like to participate can view the full catalogue online, and leave advance absentee bids, as well as bid live as the sale is taking place at


Interested bidders should also review the Terms & Conditions, as well as the Bidder Agreement form, and the Absentee Bid form.