17 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Traveling / Fruit
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
To pass a Marked Florin (or Half-crown) into the Centre of two Oranges in Succession
Variations 1876 170
To make a Marked Sixpence vanish from a Handkerchief, and be found in the Centre of an Apple or Orange previously examined coin stuck to knife
1876 178
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Tumbler "To pass a coin from a Glass of Water into the Centre of an Orange", with full patter
Inspired by 1890 172
Die Wandermünze marked coin vanishes, appears inside a lemon which is inside an orange inside a cabbage, then audibly travels inside silk-covered glass
Related to Oct. 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Carl Willmann Der Magnetismus und seine Wirkung coin vanishes from glass of water (glass disc), reappears in mouth of spectator (coin wand), then travels into orange
Jan. 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1)
Carl Willmann Apfelsine und Taler coin to orange, identically marked duplicate coins with same date
Sep. 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 9)
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Ein sonderbarer Geldschrank two methods, coin in lemon and bill in lemon, vanish from under handkerchief
  • Variante I
  • Variante II
1927 60
Dime and Handkerchief marked coin travels from handkerchief to orange
1935 21
Coin and Oranges marked coin in chosen orange
1935 56
Eddie Joseph The Coin and the Orange coin and paper-wrapped glass, coin vanishes, orange appears under glass, orange vanishes, glass vanishes, orange found in pocket, coin in orange, no lapping
1942 112
Orson Welles Fruit Cup coin in egg in lemon in orange in grapefruit using a clothespin
Inspired byAlso published here May 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 61)
Egonni Frankenmagie marked coin vanishes in envelope and appears in apple
Also published here
  • "Trollkarlen" Nr. 24, 1952.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 3)
Yellowstone Tricky Tidbits ideas, gags and puns
  • Joy Buzzer
  • Flexible Glass
  • Bill in Cigarette
  • Sucker Silk Vanish
  • Coin in Egg
  • Dancing Hanky
  • Egg Bag Finish
  • Swallowing Wand Gag
  • Stamp Album
  • Diminishing Bills Finale
  • Torn and Restored Paper
  • Floating Bulb
  • Milk in Light Bulb
  • Handkerchief Frame
  • Hat Production
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954)
Wilfrid Jonson Swindles comedy patter about swindles, silk vanishes and reappears, paper fold vanish of coin with flash paper, coin reappears in orange, borrowed watch vanishes and does not reappear with gag, see also p. 565 and p. 585
Inspired by
  • a monologue by G. W. Hunter in an early Wizard or Magic Wand issue
Also published here
  • "Swindles" (Thayer's Trick Of The Month Club, Series 2, No. 10, April 1933)
June 1972 529
Steve Beam Nest Egg marked coin to egg
1981 59
Robert E. Olson Signed Coin in Cut and Restored Apple
1998 14
Orson Welles Fruit Cup coin in egg in lemon in orange in grapefruit using a clothespin
Also published here Feb. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 2)