39 entries in Box
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Le Grand Sultan automaton who can divine a card by nodding with his head, the number of a rolled dice and in which compartment of a closed box a doll is placed, with assitant
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 1
Unknown La Carte Brûlée, qu'on Fait Trouver Dans une Montre card is selected and burnt, ashes vanish from a box and miniature card is found under glass of a watch, spectator selects among three, with assistant
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 19
Unknown La Balle Jettée Dans la Petite Maison à Trois Portes & Sortant Par l'une des Trois à Volonté a ball is thrown in a little house with three doors and is coming out of the chosen door
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 44
Unknown Le Coffre Qui s'ouvre à Volonté lid of box opens at will
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 53
Unknown Light and Heavy Chest with cigar box on plate, electro magnet
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 74
Tom Sellers Off And On Again ribbon is removed from a gift box and under cover the ribbon appear again tied around the box, shell
1939 Scots Magic 11
L. Vosburgh Lyons Okito Outdone okito box with a rectangular box
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 50) 205
R. M. Jamison Force Box
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 72) 294
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Ronald B. Edwards, Clayton Rawson, Bruce Elliott, Walter B. Gibson Boxed piece of a magazine is put on a string and the ends of the string thread through two holes in a box, a word is selected and when checked on the piece on the string all words are crossed out except the selected one
Related to 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 81) 328
Billy McComb William Turns Gravity Upside Down board on two trestles with three bricks on top, trestles are removed and the rest floats, then board, lowermost and middle brick are removed one by one, still suspended in the air
1947 The First Book of William 49
Theodore Annemann Three Card Monte Outdone with three aspirin boxes and one penny
Related to 1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 7
Unknown Blocks of India Variation on Blyth's Domino Box, uses colored dominoes
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 110
Al Murdy The Novelty Novel box to carry tricks, designed as book
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 31
Unknown (11) The Prediction Chest brief
1958 Predictions 98
Tony Corinda (7) Corinda's "Money Box" coins in box are removed, performer names amount and dates on the coins, electronic version
Related toVariations 1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 150
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Miniaturklopfhand rapping noise from a small box
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 74
Frederica Spiritune a tune is selected and predicted with a music box, when the music box is opened, it's found empty
Variations 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 171
Bob Ostin Thimble Box thimble vanishes and appears in a box
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 179
Unknown Music Box Prediction cards with songs, one chosen, music box produces this song and then turns out to be empty, "suggested in Great Britain a few years ago"
Related to Dec. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 308
Sid Fleischman Haunted House Plus Two using Jap Box, moving silk
Related to 1972 Magick (Issue 61) 302
Dick Zimmerman Crystal Card Box deck in clear box, selection comes out of the deck, pushes the lid open and falling on the table
1973 Creative Magic 11
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Tea Canister Mystery object from canister travels to other canister, then fish appears
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 89
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Jewel Chest Mystery box with objects from the audience vanishes and appears again, uses the Substitution Principle
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 112
Sid Fleischman, Robert "Bob" J. Gunther 'Test' Conditions number on poker chip is divined, in rattle box
1975 Magick (Issue 131) 652
Erwin Schussel Pandora's Box of the Future prediction of events happening during the show, in locked box, several pieces of paper
1976 Magick (Issue 158) 787
Al Mann The Reach of the Mind box with several pendulums of different lengths, chosen one starts to move
Related to 1977 Psycho-Mentisis 16
Tan Hock Chuan The Box from Singapore Production Box
1977 The Magic of Tan Hock Chuan 27
Tan Hock Chuan Night-Club Double Box Illusion
1977 The Magic of Tan Hock Chuan 31
Tan Hock Chuan The Reappearing Pearls String of pearls appear in empty box
1977 The Magic of Tan Hock Chuan 39
Thomas Alan Waters Box Office box with amulets on a tray, one is removed and under the tray but in the box is a prediction with the right choice
Related toVariations 1979 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 5
Alexander Renno Mind's Eye several chess pieces in a box, performer divines the one which is removed
Related toVariations 1979 Magick (Issue 242) 1207
Larry Becker Spectromental
  • Effect #1: color of poker chip in cardboard box is predicted, other two are divined
  • Effect #2: drawing in cardboard box is divined
Variations 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 44
Al Mann Cagliostro's Message! No. 39, question locked in box is answered
1983 101 Psychic Tests 11
Martin Lewis My Great-Great Grandfather's Card Trick Signed card travels to deck locked in antique wooden case
1985 Martin's Miracles 52
Jim Hyams The Traveling Toupee toupee vanishes from head and appears in clear plastic box, Crystal Casket
1987 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 20) 344
Ted Lesley The Box vibrating box, instant stooge
Inspired by Sep. 1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 11
Robert Cassidy The Prediction Chest idea for using a normal box in combination with a Lippincott box
2004 The Artful Mentalism of Bob Cassidy 218
Bob Ostin The Ring In The Glass of Beer ring placed inside rattle box vanishes and appears in beer glass, glass covered with tissue and ring found with hook, Okito Glass
Also published here
  • "The Conjuror" Vol.1, No.2. December, 1995.
2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 16
Dr. Stanley Jaks Miniature Rapping Hand rapping noise from a small box
Related toAlso published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 193