A skeleton key from the personal collection of magician and escapologist Harry Houdini (1874-1926). The key is mounted and framed. Originally billed as The Handcuff King, a significant portion of Harry Houdini's early repertoire involved escaping from various sets of handcuffs (and other restraints) presented to him by challengers; he eventually expanded the act to include escapes from jail cells, locked canvas mailbags, crates tossed in rivers, and other such scenarios. Framed display is approximately 15 x 16 inches. Includes key, photo, and certificate of authenticity!
New Deluxe edition features Houdini original key, Houdini-era handcuffs, Photo reproductions from the original negatives, COA, all framed! Similar set sold for $3000 at auction. Special price, limited edition!
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