Written by Karl Fulves

Work of Karl Fulves, Various

124 pages (Stapled), published by Max Abrams
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt.
Language: English

(113 entries)


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Karl Fulves Moneytalks "For once the title of a periodical from this address has a clear meaning: S-C means Silver Copper, Silver Certificate, Secrets of Currency, or Sleights with Coins, or ..."
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Robert E. Neale Short Change Wallet wallet folded from paper, can be used to switch something, optional slit à la Bendix Bombshell Wallet
VariationsAlso published here 1 2
Robert E. Neale The Con Artist shortchange routine with wallet folded from paper, bills change into worthless paper
Also published here 1 5
Karl Fulves Wallethots further ideas for Neale's wallet, easier way to construct it
Inspired by 1 8
Karl Fulves Interlude "The Chase"
coin roll effect in which the coin changes back and forth to copper and silver, also idea for hinged coin gaff, posed as a problem
1 10
Karl Fulves Preview chapter introduction on coin moves under cover of bills, credit information on coin transfer from side to side behind bill
Related to 1 11
Karl Fulves Bottop Credit Information
Related to
  • Clayton W. Rosencrance, The Sphinx, Vol. 35 No. 9, Nov. 1936, p. 240
1 11
Karl Fulves Alchemy coin changes under cover of dollar bill
1 12
Karl Fulves Snap Vanish coin vanish under cover of dollar bill
1 13
Karl Fulves Snap Change coin changes under cover of dollar bill
1 15
Karl Fulves For A Penny? coin changes into key and back under cover of collar bill, see also p. 124
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Karl Fulves Back to Backclip hand-to-hand backclip transfer when snapping a dollar bill
1 20
Martin Gardner Dollar Bill Game game/puzzle about auctioning off a dollar bill
Also published here
  • Metamagical Themas (Douglas Hofstadter)
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Karl Fulves References references on bill & coin combination effects
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Karl Fulves Moneytalks on unsolved problems
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Max Londono After Max illusion of tearing the bill in half, with sound
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Karl Fulves Torn Bill Notes
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Karl Fulves Green Thumb No. 1, bill around thumb, flipped onto table and thumb removed, stack of coin appears, posed as a problem
2 27
Karl Fulves Phantom Downs sleights with card and coin, involving Downs palm and theory of "phantom moves"
2 28
Karl Fulves Under Seal two coins sealed in envelope, one of them penetrates it
2 30
Karl Fulves A Richer Missionary one of two coins vanishes with a card
Inspired by 2 31
Karl Fulves One Armed Bandit one-handed coin production from a dollar bill
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Karl Fulves Anagrams with words on dollar bills
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Karl Fulves Penny Papers "A column devoted to some of the best games, puzzles and stunts with money"
column introduction
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Karl Fulves A 5-Penny Bet "Penny Papers"
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Karl Fulves Roll Around "Penny Papers"
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Karl Fulves Date Bet "Penny Papers"
2 35
Karl Fulves Inverted George "Penny Papers", on the upside down bill fold
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Karl Fulves Penny Checkers "Penny Papers"
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Karl Fulves Break A Bill "Penny Papers", bill broken into two bill with strike of pencil, posed as a problem
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Karl Fulves Counting "Penny Papers"
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Karl Fulves References part two
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Karl Fulves Moneytalks on developing coin tricks, the use of palming
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Harvey Rosenthal Two and Two two copper and two silver coins transpose
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Karl Fulves Five Will Get You Ten five dollar bill split into two five dollar bill, repeated, bills in sleeve
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Karl Fulves Short Count three bills counted out of wallet, only two remain
Variations 3 43
Karl Fulves Mexican Snap Mexican Turnover while hiding a coin under card(s), mentioned is also possibility of sleeving the coin, see also p. 55 for reference
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Karl Fulves Unmoving Mexican Mexican Turnover while hiding a coin under card(s)
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Karl Fulves Moragami No. 2, origami ideas posed as a problem
(A) dollar bill snaps into paper airplane
(B) inner of two bills folds itself into bird
(C) two bills transform into bill rings linked together
(D) dollar bill visibly changes into origami figure selected from cardboards with images/symbols
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Karl Fulves Fly Over coin hidden under card, flicked under left hand with card when card is turned over with right hand
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Karl Fulves Mutable Metal coin produced from rolled-up bill, then shot glass as well
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Karl Fulves Clink! two as three count
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Karl Fulves Counterfit "Penny Papers", making seven dollar bills from six
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Karl Fulves How Much "Penny Papers"
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Karl Fulves How Many "Penny Papers", number One appears ten times on dollar bills
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Karl Fulves How Many Heads? "Penny Papers", on a quarter
3 54
Karl Fulves How Many Eyes? "Penny Papers", on a dollar bill
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Karl Fulves How Many People? "Penny Papers", on a Ten Dollar Bill
3 54
Karl Fulves References part three
3 55
Karl Fulves Moneytalks on paradoxes
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Howard Wurst Paper Money paper napkin torn up, pieces change into handful of dollar bills, getting rid of pieces via sleeving by Karl Fulves
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Karl Fulves The Marrakech Game betting game with coins, guessing value of hidden coins
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Karl Fulves Reactor Ring No. 3, ring trapped in handkerchief with ring, corners pulled and suddenly coin is on top and ring falls down (transposition), posed as a problem
Related to 4 61
Karl Fulves Copper Go copper coin trapped in handkerchief with rubber band, corners pulled and coin either vanishes or changes, posed as a problem
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Karl Fulves Getaways on complete vanishes, intro
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Karl Fulves Getaway I complete vanish of coin with bill, servante at belt, also as transformation
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Karl Fulves Getaway II coin changes, bill in handling, short change presentation, ditch in shirt as in previous item
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Karl Fulves Momentum theory on misdirection
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Karl Fulves Getaway III "playing the shirt" with coin under cover of bill
Related to 4 68
Karl Fulves Getaway IV sleeving a coin under cover of a dollar bill
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Karl Fulves Cigarette Paper to Cigarette crumpled up cigarette changes into cigarette when snapped onto a bill à la egg on fan
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Karl Fulves Crypto Coins "Penny Papers", letters in an equation stand for letters or coins
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Karl Fulves Tri Hex "Penny Papers", game with coins related to Tic Tac Toe
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Karl Fulves Lincoln Up "Penny Papers", sucker bet of which side a bill with land
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Karl Fulves References part four
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Karl Fulves Moneytalks exploiting that copper and silver are hard to tell apart from a distance for visible transformation
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Robert E. Neale Bill Tube shape-changing tube from dollar bill, square shape to rectangular shape
Inspired byAlso published here 5 74
Karl Fulves Zip Clip getting into rear thumb palm, using a playing card
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Karl Fulves Remote Drop No. 4, glass on chair under table, bunch of coins on table, one penetrates into glass, posed as a problem
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Karl Fulves Banker Broker four Aces on table, copper and silver coin placed under each, silver coins gather
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Karl Fulves Progressive Coin Assembly suggestion, credit information
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Karl Fulves Dime n' Penny dime and penny under bill, one vanishes, ungaffed, sleeving
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Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles Sarles Coin Fold No. 5, coin stolen while tearing paper up, posed as a problem
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Karl Fulves Evaporation coin wrapped in dollar bill vanishes completely
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Karl Fulves Not a Half "Penny Papers", twist on catch question "one of them is not a half dollar"
Inspired by 5 85
Karl Fulves The Distance "Penny Papers", layout puzzle
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Karl Fulves Blackmail "Penny Papers", coin pressed on spectator's forehead, not really there
Related to 5 86
Karl Fulves Two Headed "Penny Papers", bet about head on both sides of a penny
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Karl Fulves Triangle Solitaire "Penny Papers"
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Karl Fulves Penny Hex "Penny Papers", layout puzzle
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Karl Fulves Touch Four "Penny Papers", layout puzzle
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Karl Fulves References part five
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Karl Fulves Moneytalks
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Howard Wurst Simplex Switch optional lapping at the end, sound covered by throwing switched coins on table
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Karl Fulves Catchbets No. 6, on bets in which the sneak solution does not work as expected
  • coin on strip of paper on edge of glass has to be put into glass
  • three coins in a row, some can be touched, some moved
  • tearing a strip of paper, one hand on each end, into three pieces, posed as a problem
Related to 6 93
Don Nielsen Ghost Vanish coin slides down a piece of glass and vanishes, Pepper's Ghost, no explanation given
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Karl Fulves Sudden Impact coin on table tapped with bottom of glass, penetrates inside
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Karl Fulves Easy Backclip under cover of bill, coin appears from bill
Related to 6 96
Karl Fulves Bic Flicker matchbox produced from dollar bill
Related to 6 98
Karl Fulves Spellbox No. 7, posed as a problem:
(1) coin changes into small envelope à la spellbound, back and forth, coin in envelope
(2) spellbound changes with box and lid
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Karl Fulves Voyager Ace to Four on table, coin travels from card to card
6 99
Max Williams Coin Flick
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Karl Fulves The Brinks Job card folded in half in tent configuration and put in champagne glass, coin appears underneath, repeated, dollar bill from cards, then glass fills with coins, bulldog clip as holder
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Karl Fulves Improbable "Penny Papers", probability question
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Karl Fulves Another Quarter "Penny Papers", probability question about having another quarter
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Karl Fulves Dates "Penny Papers", puzzle question about date on a bill
6 104
Karl Fulves Snow "Penny Papers", puzzle question about phrase on a bill, anagram
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Karl Fulves Bard Stop "Penny Papers", board game with counters
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Karl Fulves Two Heads "Penny Papers", layout puzzle with coins and a straight line
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Karl Fulves References part six
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Karl Fulves Moneytalks coins vanish in bill or with sound effect, posed as problems, continued on p. 124
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Karl Fulves Pennies From Heaven spectator holds glass behind back and feels and hears coin land in it, yet glass is empty, no method
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Karl Fulves Coin in Sand invisible coin moves in sand, then appears under glass visibly, posed as problem
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Nick van Setten One Hand Turnover
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Nick van Setten One Coin Interlude one coin penetrates in and out of Okito box
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Karl Fulves Clipper coin produced from bill, then matchbook from bill
Related to 7 114
Karl Fulves Ho Ho Coins No. 8, coins gather under credit cards, posed as a problem
Inspired by 7 116
Karl Fulves Eagle Exit coin vanishes from top of bill, slit
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Karl Fulves Extension technique for coin transfer from hand to hand behind bill
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Karl Fulves Nim "Penny Papers", on the game of Nim
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Piet Hein Tax Tix "Penny Papers", variation of game Nim
Related to 7 122
Karl Fulves Key & Scale "Penny Papers", bet questions on design of dollar bill
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Karl Fulves Gypsy Swindle "Penny Papers", swindle with dollar bill in handkerchief
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