26 entries in Cork
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
A Hat with a Hole in it
  • The Finger through the Hat
  • The Cork through the Hat
  • The Coin through the Hat
  • The Cigar through the Hat
1890 306
Der gebannte Korken bar bet with cork on a bottle
Mar. 1898
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 3)
Der magische Flaschenstöpsel folding corn in hollow cork with release mechanism
Sep. 1898
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 9)
Antonio Molini Der widerspenstige Korken blowing a cork in the bottle
Jan. 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 1)
Carl Willmann Der neue Thalerkorken different mechanical cork than in reference
Inspired by Apr. 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4)
The Two Corks puzzle
1902 288
Experiment with Corks non-magical science experiment
1902 293
Brute Force Useless blowing cork in bottle, puzzle
1902 303
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Magische Multiplikation four pieces of cork are placed inside a can, and suddenly there are eight pieces and then again four pieces of cork
1927 10
Bob Weill Corker three corks with names of drinks on them, one is selected and performer divines drink while holding cork behind back
June 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 12)
Walter "H.W. Tagrey" Sperling Ein Korkentrick tube made from business card is placed on cork, cork vanishes
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Edw. C. Jochens Four Corks and a Hat four corks from under table to under hat
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944)
Dr. William Weyeneth La bouchon obéissant bar bet, card cannot be placed between cork and matchbox, followed by german translation "Der folgsame Korken"
June 1948 12
Hubert Lambert Capricious Corks three corks travel under a hat
1967 286
Karl Fulves, Aaron Wainer Three Bottles
  • tobacco and paper dropped in bottle and shake, transforms into cigarette
  • cork pops off second bottle after moving up and down (a la Zombie)
  • whistling in third bottle, bottle whistles by itself afterwards, see p. 308 for reference
Related to Dec. 1969 303
Steve Dusheck Holed Up cork pushed halfway through hole in card, moved around
Also published here 1980 ca. 10
The Psychic Motor No. 46, piece of paper on a pin sticks in a cork, starts to turn by itself
1981 56
Piet Forton Die wandernden Korkscheiben pieces of cork travel from hand to hand
1983 17
Karl Fulves Stopper cork too large to fit in after removed from bottle, posed as problem
Interlocutor (Issue 51)
Karrell Fox A "Tip" for You cork on cigarette, sight gag
1988 29
Steve Dusheck Holed Up cork pushed halfway through hole in card, moved around
Inspired by
  • "Hole Collection" (Billy McComb)
Also published here
1992 76
Martin Gardner Two Corking Good Challenges
  • Martin Gardner's Corner
two challenges with a cork swimming in glass of water
Mar. 1995
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 7)
Martin Gardner Three Drop Task
  • Martin Gardner's Corner
challenge of dropping match or cork so they stand in impossible conditions
Dec. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Giovanni Livera Shadow Play bottle cork rolls away when flicked with shadow of finger, then vanishes and reappears in bottle
Feb. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 2)
Sol Stone Abracadaver cork from wine bottle stand up under cup
2007 43
Alexander de Cova Tanzender Korken dancing cork, comments on Fred Kaps's performance
2016 171