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Topic: Metal appearing wands
Message: Posted by: JamesTong (Jun 13, 2009 01:34PM)
I am just wondering if the appearing wand is also available in metal or just the fantasio plastic versions only? If it is available which dealer carry it? Thanks for the help!
Message: Posted by: Stanyon (Jun 13, 2009 04:40PM)
You can also find them in food grade cellulose(?)...a smaller version of the appearing pole/straw.
Message: Posted by: Matt101 (Jun 14, 2009 03:32AM)
Yes, I have one made of metal, I think it was made here in the Czech Republic - if you are interested, I can obtain one for you
Message: Posted by: hugmagic (Jun 14, 2009 07:51AM)
Walsh, (later Fabjance making Walsh) and Harrakan all made very good metal appearing wands on the same order as an appearing metal cane.

Richard
Message: Posted by: JamesTong (Jun 14, 2009 11:50AM)
Thanks, Richard and matej, for the info.

matej, I will contact you soon on the metal wand from Czech Republic. Thanks!
Message: Posted by: videoman (Jun 14, 2009 11:26PM)
I bought a metal vanishing wand about 30 years ago at an IBM convention and still use it. I believe it was from a dealer in Hawaii, may have been James Yoshida but I can't remember for sure. Pretty sure he also sold metal appearing wands too. They were gold in color and really well made. Wish I could locate a dealer now. Let me know if you have success in tracking any down. I've searched but without any luck.
Bill
Message: Posted by: hugmagic (Jun 15, 2009 09:49AM)
Jimmy Yoshida sold the Harrakan products. Harrakan is not making much anymore. Marko Tendo was using the same source to make this canes but that is gone also.
Richard
Message: Posted by: JamesTong (Jun 15, 2009 02:31PM)
Thanks, Richard, for the info on Jimmy Yoshida. It has been quite a while (30 years or so) since I last met Yoshida.
Message: Posted by: Daniel Santos (Aug 8, 2009 07:38PM)
http://www.magic.org/store/product_info.php?products_id=4272 <---Not sure about that one, being reserve only and all. If they are in stock, it's not a terrible price.

http://www.magic.org/store/product_info.php?products_id=6218 <---Seems a little more reliable. I don't own either product, but I've been eyeing them for quite some time.

http://www.magicgeek.com/appearing-wand-steel-538.html <---I'm guessing it's the same as the one above, but I figured I would include the link because of the better picture as well as the video.
Message: Posted by: Bill Hegbli (Aug 8, 2009 08:35PM)
I have an original Russ Walsh Vanishing Wand, and an Appearing Wand by Harrakan from Japan in Bronze.

If interest contact for the Appearing model.