preface \n \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Preface

vii



j. b. bobo \n \n john braun
1952
John Braun

J. B. Bobo

xi



acknowledgements \n \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Acknowledgements

xiv



prologue  of coins and conjuring \n history of coin magic \n unknown
1952

Prologue  Of Coins and Conjuring

xv



the classic palm \n \n unknown
1952

The Classic Palm

1



the edge palm \n \n unknown
1952

The Edge Palm

2



the thumb palm \n \n unknown
1952

The Thumb Palm

3



the downs palm \n \n t. nelson downs
1952
T. Nelson Downs

The Downs Palm

3



the finger palm \n \n unknown
1952

The Finger Palm

4



the front finger hold \n \n unknown
1952

The Front Finger Hold

5



the back palm \n from back to front \n unknown
1952

The Back Palm

5



the back finger clip \n \n unknown
1952

The Back finger Clip

7



the back thumb palm \n three methods to transfer the coin into the palm (downs, bobo, bobo) \n j. b. bobo \n t. nelson downs
1952
J. B. Bobo, T. Nelson Downs

The Back Thumb Palm

8



the bobo switch \n \n j. b. bobo \n the "bobo" switch \n curtis kam \n modified bobo switch \n michael rubinstein
1952
J. B. Bobo

The Bobo Switch

Related toVariations

10



utility switch \n \n unknown \n utility move \n unknown \n utility switch variation \n john carney \n modified utility pass \n john carney \n modified utility pass \n unknown
1952

Utility Switch

VariationsAlso published here

11



onehand switch \n \n unknown
1952

OneHand Switch

12



shawjudah coin switch \n with a glass \n allan shaw \n stewart judah
1952
Allan Shaw, Stewart Judah

ShawJudah Coin Switch

13



the click pass \n two methods retaining one coin and both (woodin, unknown) \n chester woodin \n the tucker clink pass \n stephen tucker \n click pass \n chester woodin
1952
Chester Woodin

The Click Pass

Also published here

14



the click pass \n \n paul morris \n delayed retention click pass \n jay wang
1952
Paul Morris

The Click Pass

Variations

15



the coin flip \n flipping a coin while palming an other
\n unknown
1952

The Coin Flip

16



changeover pass \n from thumb or edge palm to a two finger clip \n unknown
1952

ChangeOver Pass

17



the bottom steal \n bottom coin of a pile is stolen in classic palm of other hand \n paul morris \n the t.p. bottom steal \n geoffrey latta \n the bottom steal \n paul morris
1952
Paul Morris

The Bottom Steal

Variations

18



producing a coin from a spectator's clothing \n vanished coin is reproduced under spectator's tie \n unknown
1952

Producing a Coin from a Spectator's Clothing

19



take advantage of a fumble \n three methods for vanishing a coin while picking it up from the floor (throw into the other hand, cuffing, under the shoe) \n unknown \n pick up \n jack miller \n folded card pickup switch \n naathan phan
1952

Take Advantage of a Fumble

Related toVariations

20



standard vanish \n classis palm \n unknown \n the butterfly flick \n geoffrey latta \n classic vanish \n al schneider
1952

Standard Vanish

Related to

22



simple vanish \n classic pass, like closing a book \n unknown
1952

Simple Vanish

23



over the top \n hands are crossed, coin is thrown from the lower hand onto the palm of the upper hand \n unknown
1952

Over the Top

23



the tunnel vanish \n coin is pushed into the fist of the other hand \n unknown
1952

The Tunnel Vanish

24



thumb palm vanish \n \n unknown
1952

Thumb Palm Vanish

25



the drop vanish \n coin is dropped from the right hand into the left hand, also as a switch and as a pass \n milton kort \n tankai vanish \n albert goshman \n tenkai ishida \n drop vanish \n milton kort \n multiple drop vanish \n john carney \n kort's dropvanish as click pass \n michael rubinstein \n fan click pass \n michael rubinstein
1952
Milton Kort

The Drop Vanish

Related toVariationsAlso published here

25



the bobo coin vanish \n similar to sponge ball \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

The Bobo Coin Vanish

27



the slide vanish \n coin slides from left palm on the the right hand \n john mulholland
1952
John Mulholland

The Slide Vanish

28



the illusive coin pass \n retention of vision basic \n t.j. crawford
1952
T.J. Crawford

The Illusive Coin Pass

29



a coin vanish \n reprint from greater magic \n dai vernon \n a coin vanish \n dai vernon
1952
Dai Vernon

A Coin Vanish

Related to

30



the pinch vanish \n for small coins \n unknown
1952

The Pinch Vanish

32



gone \n steal to other hand, with reference to produce a coin from spectator's ear \n bill simon \n gone steal handling \n bill simon \n benjamin earl
1952
Bill Simon

Gone

Variations

32



the new era coin go \n show both sides of both hands, wrist \n jimmy buffaloe \n the wonderful coin vanish \n david williamson \n smart coin trick \n franklin m. chapman \n sleeve slide \n rune klan
1952
Jimmy Buffaloe

The New Era Coin Go

Related to

34



the flyaway coin \n coin vanishes when tossed up \n frank garcia
1952
Frank Garcia

The Flyaway Coin

35



behind the back \n coin vanishes when tossed up \n unknown
1952

Behind the Back

36



the french drop (le tourniquet vanish) \n \n unknown
1952

The French Drop (Le Tourniquet Vanish)

37



the reverse french drop \n \n dr. e. m. roberts
1952
Dr. E. M. Roberts

The Reverse French Drop

38



the elusive silver dollar \n \n al saal
1952
Al Saal

The Elusive Silver Dollar

39



the wrist watch vanish \n \n royal h. brin, jr.
1952
Royal H. Brin, Jr.

The Wrist Watch Vanish

40



the pulse trick \n coin vanishes and appears \n glenn harrison
1952
Glenn Harrison

The Pulse Trick

41



the cranium vanish \n coin is secretly placed on the head \n wallace lee
1952
Wallace Lee

The Cranium Vanish

42



vanish with the aid of a handkerchief \n \n unknown
1952

Vanish with the Aid of a Handkerchief

43



the "heads and tails" vanish \n as a stack, while closing the hand \n h. adrian smith
1952
H. Adrian Smith

The "Heads and Tails" Vanish

44



vanish for several coins \n two methods \n unknown
1952

Vanish for Several Coins

45



a trio of vanishes \n three methods, last one with sleeving \n ross bertram
1952
Ross Bertram

A Trio of Vanishes

46



the bobo complete coin vanish \n from thumb palm to outer breast pocket \n j. b. bobo \n pocket drop vanish \n jay sankey
1952
J. B. Bobo

The Bobo Complete Coin Vanish

Related to

49



complete thumb palm vanish \n to outer breast pocket, while pulling up the sleeve \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Complete Thumb Palm Vanish

50



kneezy vanish \n coin through knee, twice \n unknown \n kneesy! \n nate leipzig \n der knieschlottertrick \n peter wilker
1952

Kneezy Vanish

Related toVariations

50



sucker vanish \n sucker sequence, then false transfer \n unknown
1952

Sucker Vanish

50



pocket vanish \n coin through trouser to the inside pocket, then it vanishes \n unknown \n through the pantleg \n unknown \n gary kurtz \n money in the pocket \n jack vosburgh
1952

Pocket Vanish

Related to

52



with a handkerchief  number one \n coin is dropped into the outer breast coat pocket \n unknown \n silver to gold \n jerry andrus
1952

With a Handkerchief  Number One

Variations

53



with a handkerchief  number two \n coin vanishes under a handkerchief on the table, back palm to side pocket \n jimmy buffaloe
1952
Jimmy Buffaloe

With a Handkerchief  Number Two

55



with a handkerchief  number three \n coin is thrown into outer pocket \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

With a Handkerchief  Number Three

56



in a spectator's pocket \n three methods
a. into spectator's outer breast pocket, back palm
b. into spectator's outer breast pocket, thumb palm
c. hand is put into spectator's outer breast pocket to pull him closer (wallace lee method) \n wallace lee \n unknown \n siempre unidas  realización 3 \n juan tamariz
1952
Wallace Lee,

In a Spectator's Pocket

Related to

57



bluff vanish \n pretending to take a coin from a handful of change \n unknown \n tipsy coin vanish \n tom gagnon
1952

Bluff Vanish

Variations

59



sucker bluff vanish \n \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

Sucker Bluff Vanish

59



the coin fold \n paperfold \n unknown
1952

The Coin Fold

61



the envelope vanish \n slit \n unknown
1952

The Envelope Vanish

61



through the leg \n two methods \n unknown
1952

Through the Leg

63



rubbed through the leg \n through leg \n unknown
1952

Rubbed Through the Leg

64



through the pocket \n three methods
a. one coin
b. with extra coin
c. false transfer (dave coleman method) \n dave coleman \n unknown
1952
Dave Coleman,

Through the Pocket

65



through the hand \n three methods a. inside out (clyde cairy method) b. through the fist, rubbing c. inside out (ross bertram method) \n ross bertram \n clyde cairy \n unknown
1952
Ross Bertram, Clyde Cairy,

Through the Hand

66



through a handkerchief \n two methods (fake wrapping and steal) \n unknown
1952

Through a Handkerchief

68



double penetration \n two coins through handkerchief \n jimmy buffaloe
1952
Jimmy Buffaloe

Double Penetration

71



pants leg miracle \n half dollar transforms into a dime when placed into a trousers fold \n jimmy buffaloe
1952
Jimmy Buffaloe

Pants Leg Miracle

73



half dollar to quarter \n \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

Half Dollar to Quarter

73



the charmed coin \n coin to candy \n unknown
1952

The Charmed Coin

75



the coin of metamorphosis \n \n dr. e. m. roberts \n reverse metamorphosis \n bill spooner
1952
Dr. E. M. Roberts

The Coin of Metamorphosis

Variations

75



coin to key \n \n j. b. bobo \n the ghost coin and key \n j. b. bobo \n speaking volumes \n david regal \n john guastaferro
1952
J. B. Bobo

Coin to Key

Related to

78



change for a half \n half dollar to a quarter, a nickel and two dimes \n unknown
1952

Change for a Half

80



much from little \n nickel to penny and half dollar, edge grip \n john braun \n inflation cent \n jerry mentzer
1952
John Braun

Much from Little

Variations

80



the topsy turvy coins \n five coins alternated heads up/tails up arrange to all heads up \n karrell fox \n roy kissell
1952
Karrell Fox, Roy Kissell

The Topsy Turvy Coins

81



the impromptu mint \n coin transforms under a card \n jimmy buffaloe
1952
Jimmy Buffaloe

The Impromptu Mint

82



smart coin trick \n coin balanced on finger, other hand takes it, hidden on the back of the hand \n franklin m. chapman \n coin vanish and ditch \n rick holcombe \n the bat
1952
Franklin M. Chapman

Smart Coin Trick

VariationsAlso published here

83



the switchover \n coin appears out of a handkerchief \n jimmy buffaloe
1952
Jimmy Buffaloe

The Switchover

85



the appearing half \n coin appears with aid of a handkerchief \n jimmy buffaloe
1952
Jimmy Buffaloe

The Appearing Half

87



coin production from two cards \n \n unknown
1952

Coin Production from Two Cards

88



the touch of midas \n four coins are produced \n cardini \n multiple coin production \n bob ostin
1952
Cardini

The Touch of Midas

Variations

90



one to four \n \n cal emmett
1952
Cal Emmett

One to Four

92



one to six \n \n jack chanin
1952
Jack Chanin

One to Six

93



cuffing \n two methods \n dr. e. m. roberts \n louis tannen \n unknown
1952
Dr. E. M. Roberts, Louis Tannen,

Cuffing

96



some observations on the subject \n remarks on sleeving \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Some Observations on the Subject

99



delayed action sleeving \n \n unknown
1952

Delayed Action Sleeving

100



improved method \n on the extreme fingertips \n unknown
1952

Improved Method

101



the "pumpkin seed" vanish \n squeeze method \n unknown \n pumpkin seed split \n tom gagnon
1952

The "Pumpkin Seed" Vanish

Variations

101



reverse "pumpkin seed" vanish \n squeeze method \n ross bertram
1952
Ross Bertram

Reverse "Pumpkin Seed" Vanish

102



the catapult \n \n unknown \n coin transformation \n unknown
1952

The Catapult

Related to

102



judah method \n while grasping the wrist \n stewart judah
1952
Stewart Judah

Judah Method

103



a unique sleeving move \n \n ross bertram
1952
Ross Bertram

A Unique Sleeving Move

103



the throw \n \n j. a. bowling
1952
J. A. Bowling

The Throw

104



kort method \n \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

Kort Method

105



kirk stiles method \n \n kirk stiles
1952
Kirk Stiles

Kirk Stiles Method

106



a method of sleeving one of several coins \n \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

A Method of Sleeving One of Several Coins

107



dr. e. m. roberts' method \n one handed flick \n dr. e. m. roberts \n flick sleeving handling \n dr. e. m. roberts \n walter "sonny" day \n vernon's sleeving wrinkle \n dai vernon \n lateral sleeving \n aurelio paviato \n instant coin change \n barry price
1952
Dr. E. M. Roberts

Dr. E. M. Roberts' Method

Related toVariations

107



loading \n four methods of loading a coin into the sleeve \n unknown \n dr. e. m. roberts
1952
, Dr. E. M. Roberts

Loading

111



switching \n switching coins by sleeving \n unknown
1952

Switching

112



the sleeve pocket \n \n unknown
1952

The Sleeve Pocket

112



penetration \n coin through table \n unknown
1952

Penetration

113



coin through table ruse \n simulating the tabbing of a coin from underneath the table \n frank garcia
1952
Frank Garcia

Coin Through Table Ruse

114



migration \n two methods \n unknown
1952

Migration

114



transposition \n two coins transpose while wrapped into two silks \n dr. e. m. roberts
1952
Dr. E. M. Roberts

Transposition

115



devaluation \n half dollar to quarter \n tenkai ishida \n inflación monetaria \n juan tamariz \n devaluation \n tenkai ishida
1952
Tenkai Ishida

Devaluation

VariationsAlso published here

117



inflation \n quarter to half dollar \n unknown
1952

Inflation

118



transformation \n nickel to half dollar \n unknown
1952

Transformation

118



variation \n concept for transforming a coin to a small object \n unknown
1952

Variation

119



dime and penny for the wiseacre \n one of two coins vanishes, designed as magician fooler \n al saal \n milton kort
1952
Al Saal, Milton Kort

Dime and Penny for the Wiseacre

120



a novel vanish and reproduction \n with pencil, see also "the kaplan transposition" on page 447 in "hugard's magic monthly" \n paul rosini
1952
Paul Rosini

A Novel Vanish and Reproduction

121



the vagabond coins \n four coins across \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

The Vagabond Coins

121



splitting the atom \n half dollar to two quarters and reverse (wax) \n dr. e. m. roberts
1952
Dr. E. M. Roberts

Splitting the Atom

123



change for a dollar \n two half dollars to one dollar bill \n dr. e. m. roberts
1952
Dr. E. M. Roberts

Change for a Dollar

124



the stratosphere quarters \n four coins vanish and reappear \n dr. e. m. roberts
1952
Dr. E. M. Roberts

The Stratosphere Quarters

124



the world's fastest coin vanish and reproduction \n \n dr. e. m. roberts
1952
Dr. E. M. Roberts

The World's Fastest Coin Vanish and Reproduction

125



die to dime \n coin to small object \n kirk stiles
1952
Kirk Stiles

Die to Dime

127



almost a transposition \n transposition of dime and penny, as a kicker the dime transforms into two nickels \n stewart james \n milton kort \n almost a transposition \n stewart james \n pennysilver coin transposition \n michael rubinstein
1952
Stewart James, Milton Kort

Almost a Transposition

Related toVariations

127



second version \n \n unknown
1952

Second Version

128



third version \n \n milton kort \n robert ungewitter
1952
Milton Kort, Robert Ungewitter

Third Version

128



copper and silver transposition \n \n milton kort \n kort's copper and silver transposition (the director's cut) \n milton kort \n dazzle change #2 \n ben harris
1952
Milton Kort

Copper and Silver Transposition

Related to

129



loading move \n from thumb palm \n milton kort \n hand load \n al schneider \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

Loading Move

Related to

130



second method \n \n stewart judah
1952
Stewart Judah

Second Method

130



third method \n \n arthur punnar
1952
Arthur Punnar

Third Method

131



fourth method \n three phases, two coins transpose, travel and vanish \n ross bertram
1952
Ross Bertram

Fourth Method

132



guess which hand \n spectator guesses in which hand the performer hides a coin, six phases \n c. james mclemore
1952
C. James McLemore

Guess Which Hand

134



quarter and half dollar transposition \n several times a half dollar and a quarter change places, finally the half dollar changes to two quarters \n laurie ireland \n glenn harrison \n j. b. bobo \n the new quarter and half dollar transposition \n unknown \n quarter and half dollar transposition \n laurie ireland
1952
Laurie Ireland, Glenn Harrison, J. B. Bobo

Quarter and Half Dollar Transposition

Related to

139



the curious nickel \n coin travels from hand to hand, appears and vanishes with the aid of a rabbit foot \n thomas h. bearden
1952
Thomas H. Bearden

The Curious Nickel

142



two pennies on the leg \n \n james g. thompson jr. \n the ball beneath \n jackie mcclements
1952
James G. Thompson Jr.

Two Pennies on the Leg

Variations

143



the inseparable pair \n crossed handed \n unknown
1952

The Inseparable Pair

144



drop switch \n crossed handed \n unknown
1952

Drop Switch

144



coins in the teeth \n \n unknown
1952

Coins in the Teeth

146



the drop pass \n \n jimmy buffaloe
1952
Jimmy Buffaloe

The Drop Pass

146



the drop pass \n \n jimmy buffaloe
1952
Jimmy Buffaloe

The Drop Pass

146



the hippity hop half \n \n jimmy buffaloe
1952
Jimmy Buffaloe

The Hippity Hop Half

147



rapid transit \n \n royal h. brin, jr.
1952
Royal H. Brin, Jr.

Rapid Transit

149



winged silver \n four coins travel one by one, extra \n nelson hahne \n pitched silver \n lou gallo
1952
Nelson Hahne

Winged Silver

Variations

149



improved version \n with an odd coin as an attraction of the other coins \n unknown
1952

Improved Version

151



the flying eagles \n three coins in the left join three coins in the right one by one, extra coin \n unknown \n flying eagles \n harvey telmar \n las vegas fairy tale \n don alan \n flying eagles  the larry nudelman version \n lawrence nudelman
1952

The Flying Eagles

Variations

152



variation \n \n senor charles mardo
1952
Senor Charles Mardo

Variation

153



three and three \n \n unknown
1952

Three and Three

153



chinese money mystery \n \n unknown \n camilos münzenroutine \n camilo vázquez \n eight coin trick \n eddie fechter \n pitch flight \n lou gallo
1952

Chinese Money Mystery

Variations

154



frank drobina's coin routine \n five small coins from hand to hand, five phases, in spectator's pocket and with marked coin
\n frank drobina \n speaking volumes \n david regal \n allan zola kronzek
1952
Frank Drobina

Frank Drobina's Coin Routine

Related to

156



four coins to a glass \n \n arthur h. buckley
1952
Arthur H. Buckley

Four Coins to a Glass

160



coin production \n from edge palm \n unknown
1952

Coin Production

161



second version \n \n unknown
1952

Second Version

163



the traveling centavos \n coins to dice cup \n j. b. bobo \n coins across \n bob read
1952
J. B. Bobo

The Traveling Centavos

Related to

164



miracle coins to the pocket \n coins to glass in jacket pocket, tube from breast to coat pocket, in the book credited to glenn harrison, see giobbi for credit detail \n eddie fields \n glenn harrison \n the ten most underestimated tricks \n roberto giobbi
1952
Eddie Fields, Glenn Harrison

Miracle Coins to the Pocket

Related to

168



coin through a ring \n with a handkerchief, two methods
 a.) folding coin
 b.) fake wrapping \n unknown \n lehrgang der zauberkunst: ring münze tuch \n unknown
1952

Coin Through a Ring

Related to

171



silver or copper extraction \n two coins wrapped in handkerchief, spectator can chose which should penetrate. three methods \n stewart judah \n orville wayne meyer \n copper or silver extraction \n michael rubinstein
1952
Stewart Judah, Orville Wayne Meyer

Silver or Copper Extraction

Variations

174



copper penetration \n two coins, one is wrapped into a handkerchief and hold by the spectator, the other coin penetrates the silk \n unknown \n expansion of texture \n l'homme masqué \n jeaneugène roberthoudin \n dai vernon \n expansion of texture \n al schneider \n pete biro \n copper penetration \n michael rubinstein
1952

Copper Penetration

Related toVariations

178



the expansion of texture  expanded! \n two coins, one is wrapped into a handkerchief and hold by the spectator, the other coin penetrates the silk \n jeaneugène roberthoudin \n l'homme masqué \n dai vernon \n whose? \n unknown \n el reencuentro \n juan tamariz
1952
JeanEugène RobertHoudin, L'Homme Masqué, Dai Vernon

The Expansion of Texture  Expanded!

Related to

181



the gadabout coins \n two in the hand, one in the pocket \n j. b. bobo \n george f. wright \n "the alleurian coins" by george f. wright in "the linking ring" 1/1950 \n the mexican gadabout coins \n milton kort \n gadabout coins revisited \n ron bauer \n hippity cop \n jamy ian swiss \n the commuting coins routine \n michael rubinstein \n death by peanut \n brian roberts
1952
J. B. Bobo, George F. Wright

The Gadabout Coins

Inspired by "The Alleurian Coins" by George F. Wright in "The Linking Ring" 1/1950
Variations

182



coin through hand \n \n unknown
1952

Coin through Hand

183



the three coin trick \n three coins vanish one by one and appear again, the last one in the spectator's pocket, three methods \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

The Three Coin Trick

184



coin through hand \n with extra coin \n john ramsay
1952
John Ramsay

Coin through Hand

185



the bent penny \n coin bends in spectator's hand \n unknown
1952

The Bent Penny

186



silver extraction \n coin to transparent coin \n dr. boris zola \n french extraction retraction \n richard bartram, jr. \n painless extraction \n geoffrey latta \n silver lining \n geoffrey latta
1952
Dr. Boris Zola

Silver Extraction

Variations

187



the ghost of a coin \n half dollar to glass disc, two methods \n unknown \n wallace lee
1952
, Wallace Lee

The Ghost of a Coin

188



coins through the table \n eight coins, four penetrate the table, four versions
1.) classic han ping chien
2.) without putting the coins on the knee
3.) with an odd ninth coin
4.) steward judah, six pennies, one nickel \n han ping chien \n j. b. bobo \n stewart judah
1952
Han Ping Chien, J. B. Bobo, Stewart Judah

Coins Through the Table

191



han ping chien \n \n han ping chien
1952
Han Ping Chien

Han Ping Chien

191



the magical filtration of four half dollars \n four coins through the table, one by one, with a variation on the last coin by frank garcia \n al baker \n frank garcia \n the bean coins \n johnny thompson \n the magical filtration of four half dollars \n al baker
1952
Al Baker, Frank Garcia

The Magical Filtration of Four Half Dollars

Related toVariations

193



here is frank's method \n for last coin through table \n frank garcia
1952
Frank Garcia

Here is Frank's method

196



the sympathetic coins \n on a handkerchief with two pieces of paper \n yank hoe
1952
Yank Hoe

The Sympathetic Coins

197



second version \n on a handkerchief with two pieces of paper, with extra coin \n unknown
1952

Second Version

198



the al saal stratagem \n move to transfer a coin \n al saal \n the sympathetic coins \n yank hoe
1952
Al Saal

The Al Saal Stratagem

Inspired by

198



third version \n with pennies and playing cards \n unknown
1952

Third Version

199



fourth version the changing change \n coins with different values, covered with two bills, extra coin \n stewart james
1952
Stewart James

Fourth Version The Changing Change

199



the coin roll \n \n unknown \n equilibrio \n juan tamariz
1952

The Coin Roll

Also published here

201



the downs coin star \n with wax on one coin \n t. nelson downs
1952
T. Nelson Downs

The Downs Coin Star

202



roll down flourish with four coins \n four coin rollout \n unknown \n four coin roll out \n arthur h. buckley
1952

Roll Down Flourish with Four Coins

Related to

204



downs eureka pass \n four coins vanish and appear one by one, transfer of back palmed coins \n t. nelson downs
1952
T. Nelson Downs

Downs Eureka Pass

205



"eureka" routine \n four coins vanish and appear \n arthur punnar
1952
Arthur Punnar

"Eureka" Routine

206



rattle box routine \n coin penetrates glass and table, other coin travels from box to glass, rattle box \n stewart judah
1952
Stewart Judah

Rattle Box Routine

207



thieves and sheep \n two extra coins \n milton kort \n stewart james
1952
Milton Kort, Stewart James

Thieves and Sheep

208



just pretend \n coin vanishes and appears \n stuart p. cramer
1952
Stuart P. Cramer

Just Pretend

210



downs palm load \n \n unknown
1952

Downs Palm Load

211



the free and ultimate coinage of silver \n coin is vanished, spectator selects object on the table under it is the coin. then under all the objects is a coin \n unknown \n the free and unlimited coinage of silver \n t. nelson downs
1952

The Free and Ultimate Coinage of Silver

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coins and cards \n three coins appear under three cards, are vanished and reappear under the cards. six coins \n glenn harrison \n underload (アンダーロード) \n tomoya horiki \n bonus features \n richard bartram, jr. \n underload \n tomoya horiki
1952
Glenn Harrison

Coins and Cards

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214



the okito coin box \n history \n theo "okito" bamberg
1952
Theo "Okito" Bamberg

The Okito Coin Box

217



okito box move \n \n unknown
1952

Okito Box Move

218



another way \n okito box turnover \n unknown
1952

Another Way

219



one hand method \n okito box turnover \n unknown
1952

One Hand Method

219



hand to hand throw \n okito box turnover \n unknown \n hand to hand throw \n unknown
1952

Hand to Hand Throw

Also published here

220



coin through box and the hand \n with a description of four coins through table with the okito box \n unknown
1952

Coin Through Box and the Hand

221



okito box, coin and handkerchief \n marked coin from box to handkerchief \n unknown
1952

Okito Box, Coin and Handkerchief

221



routine with an okito box and a silk \n four coins vanish \n jack chanin
1952
Jack Chanin

Routine with an Okito Box and a Silk

223



silver to copper with the okito coin box \n \n dr. carl l. moore
1952
Dr. Carl L. Moore

Silver to Copper with the Okito Coin Box

224



the half dollars and the okito box \n five coins, shell \n j. elder blackledge \n the jumping bean coins \n harry riser \n coin box \n james lewis
1952
J. Elder Blackledge

The Half Dollars and the Okito Box

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224



the george boston combination coin box \n coins penetrate box and hand \n george boston
1952
George Boston

The George Boston Combination Coin Box

230



copper silver transposition with the combination coin box \n \n unknown
1952

Copper Silver Transposition with the Combination Coin Box

231



the german coin box \n bert kalmar coin box variation \n unknown
1952

The German Coin Box

231



the paul fox coin boxes \n three versions \n paul fox
1952
Paul Fox

The Paul Fox Coin Boxes

233



sqeeze play \n coin through hole in poker chip and ring, with handkerchief, shell \n stewart james
1952
Stewart James

Sqeeze Play

235



jimmy valentine picks a lock \n two coins wrapped in handkerchief and the corner pulled through a padlock, one is named and that one is removed, nickel & penny set \n stewart james
1952
Stewart James

Jimmy Valentine Picks a Lock

236



money paper \n paper disc penetrates a stack of four pennies and ends up inside a business card, nickel & penny set \n stewart james
1952
Stewart James

Money Paper

237



almost a transposition \n trasposition of dime and penny, as a kicker the dime transforms into two nickels, nickel & penny set, dime & penny set \n stewart james \n almost a transposition \n stewart james \n milton kort
1952
Stewart James

Almost a Transposition

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238



the homing coins \n three coins travel back under a handkerchief, 21 cent shell set \n alfred caroselli
1952
Alfred Caroselli

The Homing Coins

239



the circus trick \n several coins vanish from a handkerchief, 21 cent shell set \n unknown
1952

The Circus Trick

240



the 16¢ vanish \n several coins vanish out of the hand, 21 cent shell set \n unknown
1952

The 16¢ Vanish

241



85¢ through the table (the $1.35 trick) \n several coins through handkerchief and table, $1.35 shell set \n rolland hamblen
1952
Rolland Hamblen

85¢ Through the Table (The $1.35 Trick)

241



copper and silver transposition \n all with copper/silver coin
 number one
 number two
 number three
 number four (j. g. thompson, jr.) \n unknown \n james g. thompson jr. \n copper and silver transposition \n unknown \n james g. thompson jr.
1952
, James G. Thompson Jr.

Copper and Silver Transposition

Also published here

243



presto chango \n two coins change several times from silver to copper and back, copper/silver coin \n thomas h. bearden \n it's all an illusion \n kevin moran \n presto gallo \n mike gallo \n presto chango \n thomas h. bearden \n presto chango \n johnny thompson \n transpo chango \n geoffrey latta \n mike's opener: presto chango \n michael skinner
1952
Thomas H. Bearden

Presto Chango

Related toVariationsAlso published here

245



the inferior coin \n two silver one copper, copper vanishes and reappears three times, in the end there are two copper and one silver coin, copper /silver coin \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

The Inferior Coin

246



thieves and sheep \n with double facer \n lillian bobo \n dueling pianos \n mahdi gilbert \n electric sheep \n tomoya horiki
1952
Lillian Bobo

Thieves and Sheep

Related toVariations

249



in and out \n with handkerchief, copper/silver coin \n hen fetsch
1952
Hen Fetsch

In and Out

249



up their sleeve \n coin in spectator's sleeve and magician's sleeve transpose, copper/silver \n hen fetsch
1952
Hen Fetsch

Up Their Sleeve

250



buddha's coin \n silver coin is sandwiched between two copper coins, it transposes with a copper coin wrapped in buddha papers, double facer \n hen fetsch \n buddha's coin \n hen fetsch
1952
Hen Fetsch

Buddha's Coin

Also published here

252



the stack of quarters \n six quarters covered with cone transform into pennies, quarters are found in the hand \n nate leipzig \n rolland hamblen
1952
Nate Leipzig, Rolland Hamblen

The Stack of Quarters

253



second method \n stack of quarters covered with a bill tube transforms into pennies, quarters are reappear in purse \n unknown
1952

Second Method

255



the hook coin \n different stratagems \n unknown
1952

The Hook Coin

256



the magnet \n handlings for steel coin and magnet \n unknown
1952

The Magnet

258



vanish \n vanish of a steel coin, with magnet \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

Vanish

259



sundry gimmicked coins and tricks therewith \n \n unknown
1952

Sundry Gimmicked Coins and Tricks Therewith

260



nickel to half dollar \n special folding half with nickel soldered to center section \n unknown
1952

Nickel to Half Dollar

260



liberty head half and u.s. penny \n \n unknown
1952

Liberty Head Half and U.S. Penny

260



the ring coin \n coin with ring glued to it \n unknown
1952

The Ring Coin

261



short changed \n several coins vanish, glued coins with hook \n gene gordon
1952
Gene Gordon

Short Changed

262



the marksman \n hole appears in coin \n jimmy buffaloe
1952
Jimmy Buffaloe

The Marksman

263



the squirting nickel \n when pressed, water squirts out \n unknown
1952

The Squirting Nickel

264



the shell half \n general remarks \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

The Shell Half

265



mystery with a half shell \n two coins, one appears and vanishes \n unknown
1952

Mystery with a Half Shell

265



shell split \n shell and coin are clipped in front palm, coin thrown, shell kept in position \n unknown
1952

Shell Split

265



how to make money \n one coin appears, two coins are rubbed together and one transforms into a quarter \n unknown
1952

How to Make Money

266



three questions \n two half dollars  one has an x on one side  are rubbed together, the marked coin transforms to a quarter with an x on it \n dave coleman
1952
Dave Coleman

Three Questions

268



coin through a glass \n two coins in a glass, one coin travels visually into the other glass \n unknown
1952

Coin Through a Glass

268



perfect coin through handkerchief \n shell \n jimmy buffaloe
1952
Jimmy Buffaloe

Perfect Coin Through Handkerchief

270



25¢ and 50¢ transposition \n quarter and half dollar change places, in the end both are halves \n dr. carl l. moore
1952
Dr. Carl L. Moore

25¢ and 50¢ Transposition

272



the peregrinating halves \n four half dollar coins from hand to hand, one by one \n unknown
1952

The Peregrinating Halves

273



shell split move \n \n unknown \n shell unload \n unknown
1952

Shell Split Move

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274



coins through the table \n with shell and glass \n milton kort \n solo coins through table \n roy johnson \n quick shot \n al schneider \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

Coins Through the Table

Variations

276



removing shell from stack \n in spectator's hand \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

Removing Shell from Stack

278



the protean coin \n coin changes from copper to silver several times \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

The Protean Coin

279



the sympathetic coin \n on handkerchief, one card, three silver & one copper, shell \n milton kort \n sympathetic coins variation \n camilo vázquez
1952
Milton Kort

The Sympathetic Coin

Variations

282



shell pickup under a card \n \n unknown
1952

Shell Pickup Under a Card

283



the modern miser \n five coins appear \n unknown
1952

The Modern Miser

285



the folding half \n introduction \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

The Folding Half

286



the half dollar in the bottle \n \n ralph de shong
1952
Ralph De Shong

The Half Dollar in the Bottle

286



second method \n \n stewart judah \n soda jerk \n tom gagnon
1952
Stewart Judah

Second Method

Variations

288



the magic mint \n nickel in the hand, half dollar appears, nickel transforms into another half dollar \n unknown
1952

The Magic Mint

289



biting a piece from a coin \n \n gene gordon
1952
Gene Gordon

Biting a Piece from a Coin

290



second version \n coin bite \n tom hollingsworth
1952
Tom Hollingsworth

Second Version

291



coin through a card (the folding quarter) \n with handkerchief \n dave coleman
1952
Dave Coleman

Coin Through a Card (The Folding Quarter)

291



coin switch \n with handkerchief \n unknown
1952

Coin Switch

293



a comedy coin routine \n coins appear and travel into spectator's hand, coin tray, coin wand \n dave coleman
1952
Dave Coleman

A Comedy Coin Routine

294



coin in the banana \n marked coin should appear in banana, boy already ate it, coin is produced with a wand from the boy's mouth \n unknown
1952

Coin in the Banana

298



coin in ball of wool and nest of boxes \n entertaining routine with trick funnel and magic awl \n rolland hamblen
1952
Rolland Hamblen

Coin in Ball of Wool and Nest of Boxes

299



flight three \n three marked coins travel to a pile of ten coins a spectator is holding, coin tray \n glenn harrison
1952
Glenn Harrison

Flight Three

303



the miser's dream \n general remarks and history \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

The Miser's Dream

306



t. nelson downs' original version \n with a hat, includes different palming techniques \n t. nelson downs
1952
T. Nelson Downs

T. Nelson Downs' Original Version

308



production of any number of coins at finger tips \n \n unknown
1952

Production Of Any Number Of Coins At Finger Tips

316



to pass a coin trough the knees \n \n unknown
1952

To Pass a Coin Trough the Knees

316



the elusive pass \n vanish of several coins \n unknown
1952

The Elusive Pass

317



new changeover palm \n \n unknown
1952

New ChangeOver Palm

318



downs' new "click" pass \n \n t. nelson downs
1952
T. Nelson Downs

Downs' New "Click" Pass

318



downs' new fan pass \n \n t. nelson downs \n modified down's fan pass \n mike gallo
1952
T. Nelson Downs

Downs' New Fan Pass

Variations

320



the downs' eureka pass \n \n unknown \n downs eureka pass \n t. nelson downs
1952

The Downs' Eureka Pass

Related to

320



the "turnover" with forty coins \n \n unknown
1952

The "Turnover" with Forty Coins

320



to palm and make the pass with forty coins \n \n t. nelson downs
1952
T. Nelson Downs

To Palm and Make the Pass with Forty Coins

321



the miser's dream \n with bucket \n glenn harrison
1952
Glenn Harrison

The Miser's Dream

322



the miser's dream \n with glass \n m.s. whitford
1952
M.S. Whitford

The Miser's Dream

326



a miser's dream routine \n with wine glass \n jack makepeace
1952
Jack Makepeace

A Miser's Dream Routine

329



perpetual coins \n coin production, coins are always put in the pocket \n harry bernard
1952
Harry Bernard

Perpetual Coins

330



t. nelson downs \n some comments \n stanley collins
1952
Stanley Collins

T. Nelson Downs

332



william j. hilliar \n \n stanley collins
1952
Stanley Collins

William J. Hilliar

332



l'homme masqué \n \n stanley collins
1952
Stanley Collins

L'Homme Masqué

333



allen shaw \n \n stanley collins
1952
Stanley Collins

Allen Shaw

333



owen clark \n \n stanley collins \n miser's daydream \n tom gagnon
1952
Stanley Collins

Owen Clark

Variations

333



charles morritt \n \n stanley collins
1952
Stanley Collins

Charles Morritt

334



morritt's purse trick \n purse palm \n stanley collins \n contemporary purse swindle \n tom gagnon \n the purse trick \n jim steinmeyer
1952
Stanley Collins

Morritt's Purse Trick

Variations

334



three coin monte \n three coins, one is labeled, monte \n unknown
1952

Three Coin Monte

336



the jumping sixpence \n coin turns or jumps from wrist \n unknown \n the wrist breaker \n ellison poland
1952

The Jumping Sixpence

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337



the esscee halfcrown and wafers trick \n with stickers \n stanley collins
1952
Stanley Collins

The Esscee HalfCrown and Wafers Trick

338



two heads and a tail \n \n unknown
1952

Two Heads and a Tail

339



the esscee front and back manipulation \n \n stanley collins
1952
Stanley Collins

The Esscee Front and Back Manipulation

340



routine no. 1 with a single coin \n \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 1 With a Single Coin

341



routine no. 2 with a single coin \n \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 2 With a Single Coin

341



routine no. 3 with a single coin \n \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 3 With a Single Coin

342



routine no. 4 \n with copper/silver \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 4

342



routine no. 5 \n with handkerchief \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 5

343



routine no. 6 \n \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 6

343



routine no. 7 \n with handkerchief \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 7

344



routine no. 8 \n \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 8

344



routine no. 9 \n \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 9

344



routine no. 10 \n shell \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 10

345



routine no. 11 \n \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 11

345



routine no. 12 \n \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 12

346



routine no. 13 \n \n j. b. bobo
1952
J. B. Bobo

Routine No. 13

346



routine no. 14 \n with dice cup \n milton kort
1952
Milton Kort

Routine No. 14

346



routine no. 15 too many coins \n \n milton kort \n never too many coins \n kainoa harbottle
1952
Milton Kort

Routine No. 15 Too Many Coins

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348



routine no. 16 \n with boston and lippincott coin box \n rolland hamblen
1952
Rolland Hamblen

Routine No. 16

349



routine no. 17 \n \n james g. thompson jr.
1952
James G. Thompson Jr.

Routine No. 17

350


