116 entries in Bill / Traveling / Impossible Location / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Tom Sellers Treasury Note and Confetti bill is burned by "accident", reproduced from confetti
1927 Tricks That Work 15
E. D. Wolff Transient Money bill into nest of envelopes, thumb tip
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 8) 32
Jacob Steisal The Itinerant Dollar bill to anything multiple times, erasing last digit
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 85
Edward Reese Banana Bill bill to banana
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 225
Geoff Sandersons Security! bill into ring box in wool that's sealed in a glass
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 239
Billy O'Connor The Bill in the Envelope burned bill reappears in empty envelope, number checked
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 29
Bluey-Bluey The Bill in the Envelope burned in envelope, reproduced from spectator's sleeve
1938 Greater Magic 774
Carl Brema Dollar Bill and Tube Trick Bill Tube
1938 Greater Magic 781
Bruce Elliott, Theodore Annemann Not for the Meek bill to roll of life savers, gaffed knife
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 150) 879
Tom Sellers The "T.S." Knife to load an envelope
1943 Magical Mixture 11
Tom Sellers Note in Beer Bottle
1943 Magical Mixture 14
Tom Sellers Borrowed Note in Candle gimmicked knife
1943 Magical Mixture 16
U. F. Grant "Million Dollar" Bill Mystery two bills are torn, one half of each vanish and appear in envelope
Related toVariations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 112
Unknown The Life Safer bill to life safer package used as pull
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 122
Lu Brent Bill to Magazine - Letter to Bruce Elliott bill travels between two pages of chosen book or magazine
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 64) 262
Herman L. Weber Namreh's "Electrick" handkerchief and bill are shot into a light bulb, apparatus
1945 My Best 337
Laurie Ireland A Dollar Bill in Candle Effect in chosen candle
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 12
George G. Kaplan The Brema Tube and Bill loading the tube while showing it
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 263
Steve Eskow Eskow's Act long routine, cut and restored rope, handkerchief penetrates rope, bill travels into knot of handkerchief and torn of corner into a rope, see p. 690 for tips and ideas by Hen Fetsch
Related toAlso published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 165) 660
Arthur H. Buckley Borrowed Money bill vanishes from envelope, reappears in nest of envelopes, serial number noted (3 made to 8 from consecutive numbers)
1948 Principles and Deceptions 78
Terry Lynn Torn Corner Method bill travels to envelope
1948 Principles and Deceptions 80
George Blake Imp-Ossible bill travels from under handkerchief into a bill tube
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 192) 767
George Blake Imp-Aled Brema bill tube with holes, threaded on a needle, bill travels inside
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 771
U. F. Grant The Bill, Egg and Walnut bill travels into nest of egg and walnut, duplicate bill made by cutting two bills in half and joining them together with one half switched
Mar. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6) 6
Don Tanner A Bill Restoration And Transposition borrowed dollar bill burns in a flash and appears in previously empty envelope
Apr. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 9
Dr. Ben B. Braude Balloon Buster card in on of selected balloon, for magicians, three stooges (!)
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 224) 897
Karrell Fox Light's Out card to lightbulb, missing corner matches
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 18
Steve Eskow Eskow's Act long routine, cut and restored rope, handkerchief penetrates rope, bill travels into knot of handkerchief and torn of corner into a rope
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 235
Allessandro The Demon Dollar signed bill is placed inside an envelope and burnt, then it bill is found in sealed envelope in performer's pocket
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 12
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Fantastic Bill Transposition bill vanishes from handkerchief and appears inside envelope, using Corinda Billet Pencil
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 15
Tom Sellers Note and the Jar bill travels into sealed jar
1960 Magic of the Mind 14
Bruce Elliott ZIP bill to lighter
1960 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 352) 236
Jack Yeager Dollar Bill in Balloon as John Yeager, torn corner proof
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 35
Eugene Gloye Balled Bill bill into plastic golf ball
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 361) 272
Max Malini Bills, Lemon and Egg bill in lemon and bill in egg, bills vanish from handkerchief, with wand
1962 Malini and His Magic 33
Harry Lorayne Double Billemma borrowed bill is torn, one half travels somewhere, then bill is restored
1967 Deck-Sterity 58
Lewis Ganson The Bill Tube folded bill vanishes from under handkerchief and appears in locked tube
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 267
Arnold De Seiver Arnold De Seiver's Routine bill tube routine
Inspired by 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 272
Joseph M. White Let George Do It marked bill travels to box, paper is cut with silhouette of George Washington
1969 HEX! 76
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther The Diabolo Bill! signed bill is burnt and appears in sealed tube
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 31) 151
Vincent Sabatino Bill-Tube Presentation from silk to bill tube
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 271
Vic Perry, Al Koran The Man Called Al Koran apparently by Al Koran, two bills are torn, one half of each vanish and appear in envelope
Related to 1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 100) 497
Unknown Dollar Matches box of matches shown, dollar bill rolled to tube, matches poured out, bill vanishes and reappears from match box
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 97
Scotty York, Chuck Smith The Fabulous Red Snapper bill ends up in a snapper
1975 Lecture 29
U. F. Grant Bill in Nest of Envelopes
Related to Winter 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 856
Warren Stephens Borrowed Bill and Pen borrowed bill inside pen
1977 Close-up Cavalcade Finale 147
Al Mann Other Uses for the Photon Shield Sealed Envelope for card or bill to envelope
1977 The Photon Shield 6
Gene Marvin Man from the 21st Century story, bill in tube travels back in cash register, bill tube
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 192) 957
Michael O'Rady One for the Money bill and quarter borrowed, two cards selected, money vanishes an reappears rubberbanded and between two selections in wallet
1979 Card Cavalcade Finale 38
Unknown Teleportation No. 28, two bills torn, one half of each travels into envelope
Related to 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 42
Danny Korem The UDT and the Bill and Envelopes Routine bill in envelope mixed with other envelopes, burned, from wallet, pendulum holdout
1980 The Upside Down Toppit — Volume II 35
Michael Ammar Signed Bill in Lightbulb
Also published here 1980 The Command Performance - Premier Issue 21
Al Mann One Hundred Clams signed bill is burned and appears restored in an envelope, Al Koran Wallet
1981 The "H" Factor 21
Terri Rogers Spondulics two bills torn, one half of each travels into envelope
Inspired byRelated to 1981 The Talon (Issue 7) 97
Horace Spencer More Recollections of Horace Spencer bill travels from envelope back into till of bar (cheating the bar out of the bill)
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3) 1005
William Goldman The Magic Coin bill travels to envelope, with torn corner, coin vanish and production intermezzo
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 11) 202
Michael Weber 20th Century Ten borrowed $10 bill appears stapled between two $1 bills
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 34
Edward Marlo Bill, Egg, and Glass bill vanishes and reappears under paper-covered glass, egg appears, vanishes, bill reappears in egg
1983 Arcane (Issue 9) 111
Stephen Tucker Wild two bills are torn, one half of each vanish and appear in envelope and pen
Inspired byRelated to 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 31) 603
Ali Bongo Bill in Pumpkin... or Can of Beans or Block of Ice... or Almost Anything! cryptic description, bill is burnt and appears somewhere else
1983 1983 5
Thursday Night Group O-pen Sez-a-me bill into pen that it was signed with
Oct. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 10) 977
David Ben How Sweet It Is! bill in sugar packet
Apr. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1050
Roger Klause Bill, Book, and Candle bill is accidentaly set on fire, prelude to bill traveling effect, two handlings
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36) 352
Martin Lewis Bill in Card Bill vanishes, appears sealed inside playing card
1985 Martin's Miracles 55
Karl Fulves X Marks the Spot No. 12, one of four bills vanish and reappears at spot in house chosen by spectator
1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 25
Eric DeCamps Slate of Hand card chosen, name of it appears on one of two ungimmicked small slates, card itself travels between slates
1985 The Magic of Eric DeCamps 26
Terry Seabrooke Burnt Note In Wallet with fire insurance, envelope in wallet
1986 Seabrooke's Book 49
Steve Bryan Steve Bryan Wrties... bill to bill tube, with handkerchief
1986 Gimmick (Issue 2) 9
Richard Sanders Richard Sanders bill vanishes and appears in cap of pen which was lying on the table
1986 Gimmick (Issue 7) 7
Ron Wilson Flight of the Phoenix finger ring appears around borrowed bill in nest of boxes
Also published here
  • in "Genii" April, 1977
1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 122
Thomas Hierling Bill in Balloondoggy
1988 First there was a dream 25
Michael Ammar Signed Bill in Light Bulb
Also published here 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 193
John Carney Calligraphic Cash signed bill changes place with ink cartridge from ball-point pen
1991 Carneycopia 241
Michael Weber 20th-Century Ten borrowed $10 bill appears stapled between two $1 bills
1991 Life Savers 125
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dolls
Also published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 18
Roger Klause Going South stealing bill out of envelope with slit for Terry Seabrooke's bill to wallet
1991 Roger Klause: In Concert 137
David Hudspath Thanks for the Tip signed bill in purse, other bill transform into signed bill and latter is found in a second purse
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 4) 12
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dolls
Also published here 1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 10
Alexander de Cova Bill in Edding finger tip
Related to 1994 Secrets No. 1 114
Paul Gertner The $100 Card in Wallet into envelope, with bill
1994 Steel and Silver 157
Paul Gertner Time is Money "(The $20 Bill in Hourglass)"
1994 Steel and Silver 162
Gene Anderson, Dan Harlan Penned In dollar bill changes into piece of paper and will be found in pen, held by spectator
1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 1) 8
Dan Harlan Burnt to the Core burnt bill is found in rope, with handkerchief and pan, rope routine, nightmare, restoration and endless loop
Related to 1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 4) 1
Jerry Mentzer Dollar Bill and Sugar Packet sugar from sugar packet vanishes and reappers in hand, bill travels into sugar packet
1994 Close-Up File 55
Steve Dusheck Keys and Cash dollar bill placed in clear plastic case under handkerchief, vanishes and appears elsewhere
1994 Dusheck's Close-Up Magic 103
T. C. Churchwell Bill Flight bill to bill tube
Mar. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 3) 2475
Alexander de Cova Bill in Edding bill to marker pen, finger tip
1995 Verblüffend Einfach - Einfach Verblüffend 19
Michael Kaminskas Magic Pills signed bill to metal tin
Also published here 1996 Miracle Material 77
Joel Givens Tubular Bills bill travels to a straw, missing corner, bill transforms into wrapper
1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 60) 1166
Bram Charles Mintal Photography bill travels into roll of film canister, torn of corner
1996 The Minotaur (Vol. 8 No. 1) 10
Helge Thun TesaBill bill signed and corner torn off, it becomes blank paper, bill now in tape dispenser, signature pulled off (letraline)
1996 7 Close-Up 22
Paul Alberstat Always Safe bill travels in condom package in wallet
1998 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 10) 5
Phil Willmarth, Eugene Burger Signed Bill In Matchbox seated at table
2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 47
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Zur Post bill in pen, creating two bills with same number
Related toAlso published here 2000 Anam Cara 34
Sveroni Der Geldschein im Filzstift signed bill travels to marker which is held by spectator
Related to 2002 Kreative Magie 32
Jay Ellis Lemon Aid bill in envelope, in lemon is only a note to look in the wallet
2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 264
R. Paul Wilson Blin-Pen piece of signed bill vanishes and appears inside pen
2002 13 28
David Ben Just Another Packet Trick destroyed bill in sugar packet
2003 Tricks 6
David Ben Restoration Theatre bill in envelope is burned and restored from the ashes
2003 Tricks 109
Alexander de Cova Der Stamperltrick bill travels to shot glass covered with paper
2003 Gambit 18
Christoph Borer Bill in Envelope bill to envelope, serial number verification, creating two bills with same number
Also published here 2003 Bisingen 03 15
Ted Lesley, Eckhard Böttcher Light Bulb Spectacular card and other objects travel inside light bulb, card, bill, liquid etc
2003 2003 U.S. Master Class Notes 15
Christoph Borer Bill in Envelope bill to envelope, serial number verification, creating two bills with same number
Related toAlso published here 2006 Compilation 21
John Lovick Chapter 15: Impossible Location Routines intro
2006 Switch 207
Jim Sisti Transmutation signed bill changes to dollar bill, signed one found in purse
Also published here
  • The Magic Menu, 1990
  • Magic, July 2003
2006 Switch 207
Michael Kaminskas Magic Pills signed bill to metal tin
Also published here 2006 Switch 209
Adam Rubin Back-Up Plan signed bill to film canister
2006 Switch 211
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler The Postman Always Rings Twice bill in pen, creating two bills with same number, with finger tip
Also published here 2006 Switch 217
Steve Silverman To Catch a Thief envelope and Fifty dollar bill are in himber wallet, borrowed signed bill changes into Fifty, Fifty is missing from wallet, signed bill in envelope
2006 Switch 228
Jamy Ian Swiss Quadradical Currency combination routine with bill changes, torn and restored to mis-made bill, borrowed signed bill to wallet
Inspired by
  • "Borrowed Bill Routine" (John Cornelius, 1984 manuscript)
2006 Switch 258
Roberto Giobbi Corner Switch for a Bill
Related to 2010 Secret Agenda (Issue May 15) 146
Patrick Page The Burned & Restored Bill in Wallet
2011 Magic Page by Page 175
Jan Logemann Wine-Note (Scheinbar)
bill with corner torn off travels into wine bottle
2013 Stand-Up Fantasies 11
Andy (The Jerx) Bazillion Dollar Bill Mystery Million Dollar Bill Mystery - one half of a dollar bill teleports into a sealed envelope, the other teleports to France
Inspired by 2016 The Jerx 41
Andy (The Jerx) Toxic Shock Bill vanishes and appears in spectator's vagina
2016 The Jerx 275
Harry Lorayne An Impossible Location
2017 JawDroppers! Two 160