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Robert G. Mashford

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Robert G. Mashford
BornSeptember 4, 1912
Sydney, Australia

Robert G. Mashford (1912-?) performed as "Mysto" in Clubs and Theaters in Australia.


Mashford first became interested in magic as a boy, when seeing magician blunder with the Passe-Passe Bottles.

He was contributor to various magazines, some times under the names "W. R. G. Mashford" including The World (Sydney), The Magic Wand, The Sphinx.

Some of the illusions he presented were: Asrah, Hindu Basket, Sawing a Woman, Princess of Thebes, Inquisition, and Vanishing Doves.

He was a member of the Australian Society of Magicians.[1]


  1. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)