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Mysto Magic Sets

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Mysto Magic Sets were sold by the Mysto Magic Company started by A. C. Gilbert and John Petrie in 1909. The company would later become the A. C. Gilbert Company. Most magicians born at the beginning of 1900s remember the first Mysto Magic Set they received as a kid, sparking their interest in magic.

Mysto Magic Set #1

Sold for $0.50

Mysto Magic Set #2

Sold for $3.75.

Mysto Magic Set #3

Sold for $12.00

Mysto Magic Set #4

Sold for $25.00 and contained the following tricks in a wooden box with nickled corners:

  • Wonderful Card Act
  • The Bran Vase
  • Mirror Glass
  • Flag Between Handkerchiefs
  • Flying Handkerchiefs
  • Great English Egg Bag
  • Combination Wand
  • The Magic Vase
  • The Peerless Monte Crest Cards
  • New Remarkable Handkerchief Trick
  • The Excelsior Rope Tie
  • Confetti - Yetti
  • Combination Shackle Escape
  • Sealed Letter Reading
  • Multiplying Billiard Balls
  • The Pull
  • Book of instructions for twenty additional tricks requiring no special apparatus as well as hints on presentation and an article on legerdemain.

They are very collectible items now.


  • MYSTO A conflict of dreams By Nelson C. Nicholson (2004)