Tony Anverdi

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Tony Anverdi

Cover of Genii (1964)
BornAntonius Albertus de Vries
August 20, 1925
Hoorn, Holland
DiedJanuary 31, 1995 (age 69)
NationalityDutch

Tony "Toon" Anverdi (August 20, 1925 - January 31, 1995), originally a baker by trade, was a part-time amateur magic clown until he turned professional in 1950. He specialized in liquid and electronic magic.

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Biography

He sold his apparatus mail order from his home in Leiden. Today, Anverdi's magical creations are very collectible among magic enthusiasts. Wonderwarehouse.com purchased the rights to all effects created by Anverid and the line manufactured by Zanadu magic.

Anverdi performed at the 1961 FISM in Switzerland doing his clown act which employed highly original magic and lectured at the 1964 FISM in Barcelona.[1][2]

Awards

Books

Inventions

  • Bolt of Lightning
  • Mental Die
  • Bionic Bunny
  • Talking Skull
  • Dial-A-Mental
  • Barking Dog
  • Poker chip Effect
  • Anverdi Key Box
  • Pad of Miracles
  • Surprise Box, Wonder Tray
  • Universal Bottle
  • Wonder Ring Glass
  • Wonder Ring
  • Sigowi

References

  1. Cover Genii 1964 September
  2. Obit Genii 1995 April
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