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Tom Sellers

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Tom Sellers
BornThomas Sellers, Jr.
circa 1890
DiedNovember 3, 1961 (age 70)
CategoriesBooks by Tom Sellers

Tom Sellers (1890-1961) was creator of Bank Night, originally called It's Only Chance in Novel Necromancy (1935). It his younger days he performed shows in Scotland and Canada.


He contributed to most of the magical magazines for many years, including The Sphinx, The Gen, The Magician Monthly, The Magic Wand, The Wizard and The Linking Ring.

In February, 1936, he won the "Sphinx Medal" for the "Best Trick of the Year" in the Amateur Section.

He was one of the original members of the first Edinburgh Magical Society and joined the I.B.M. in 1926.



  • Cover, The Gen, Vol. 12, No. 10, February 1957, Front Page Personality, Tom Sellers, page 235
  • Goodliffe's Abracadabra, Vol. 32, No. 824, December 1961, Tom Sellers Died, page 281
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 41, No. 10, December 1961, obituary, page 127
  • THE MAGIC CIRCULAR, Vol. 56, No. 623, January 1962, obituary, page 54
  • Choice effects from Tom Sellers' various booklets and magazines (1)