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Magician Al DeLage items, including 1st item: 1950's "Triksie the Magician Dog" tin litho windup. When wound up, the dog lifts a top hat with its right hand, under which first is an egg, then a chicken. A dog barking/chirping sound is also played. 2nd item: 1950's "The Great Magician Mr. Fox" tin litho windup. When wound, the magician turns his head and picks up his hat to reveal either an egg, hat or rabbit. 3rd item: "The Magic Stage" by Remco, 1978. 4th item: "The Young Magicians Box of Tricks", 1967, still in shrink wrap with original price tag. 5th item: 1950's (?) wind up Dog with butterfly. Hops along floor, squeaks. Provenance: DeLage began his career as a magician in high school, before touring the country on the vaudeville circuit. By 1939, the speed of his acts led to the title of "America's Fastest Magician." He later transitioned to television as a featured performer on the Toast of the Town show the Milton Berle Show in 1948, To Tell the Truth in 1960, the Ed Sullivan Show in 1963 and a special two hour magic program on the Today Show in 1964. He also appeared on Captain Kangaroo. DeLage died in 1998. CONDITION: 2nd item: Box is discolored and torn.