FX Smith Collection

Deep inside the Cabinet, in the murky depths, you’ll come across stacks and stacks of macabre and somehow inspiring material. You wouldn’t know what to make of it at first. In fact you might not want to explore at all, but they’ll call to you, they’ll beckon in a soft and dark whisper… “come closer” see what you have found…” …

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Murderabilia, True Crime Collectibles

True crime collectibles are available in the shop often… collectors would need to email us to see what we have in store. Artwork, photos, letters, documents, personal effects and more from the most undesirable, infamous killers.

Soul Gate Ouija Boards IndieGogo

Local artist and our good friend Shara Ross has created a series of professionally designed & uniquely illustrated Ouija Boards. In 1891, a Pittsburgh toy and novelty shop, started advertising: “Ouija, the Wonderful Talking Board,”  which went on to describe a magical device that answered questions “about the past, present and future with marvelous accuracy”,  “a link between the known and unknown, …

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Paper Artist… Toilet Paper Artist

these are genius! French paper artist Junior Fritz Jacquet created this wonderful series of weird masks made from toilet paper rolls. This is just one small facet of Jacquet’s artwork, you can see more of his functional paper lights and other paper creations over on Facebook.

Voodoo Skull

Hey it’s Michael I’m the CO-OP student working here in this horrific antique shop, informing you that a really creepy African Voodoo skull has just recently been added to the amazing collection at Cabinet of Curiosities. I basically know nothing about voodoo skulls, but many believe that voodoo is not just a religion but a process that brings the body …

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Hollywood North: The FXSMITH Studio Collection

The upcoming Hollywood North: FXSMITH Studio Collection Online Auction is in association with our good friends at the Billy Jamieson Collection. From March 23-26, 2015 you can bid on incredible memorabilia such as Mystique’s costume, Wolverine’s claws, weapons from Platoon, and much more. Waddington’s presents the artistry of FXSMITH Studio Inc. in an auction of extraordinary examples of special effects …

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Is the Golden Gate Bridge a Suicide Magnet?

San Francisco is home to The Golden Gate Bridge, definitely one of the most recognizable milestones in the world and a spectacle of engineering. However that’s all dominated by the fact that it is one of the main suicide magnets in the world. It is anticipated that there are about 30 deaths every year from jumping off the bridge, even …

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Strange Myth about The Great Wall of China

There are several myths about The Great Wall of China; the most recognized myth would possibly be that the wall is the only man-made item noticeable from outer space, which is not at all true. Though, there is a much more ghoulish myth about the Great Wall that is fairly popular. We know that building the Great Wall was an …

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