168 entries in Coin / Sleights / Vanish / Single Coin Vanishes / False Transfers - Take
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Pass 3 fake pick-up
1876 Modern Magic 150
Unknown Pass 4 (Le Tourniquet) "French Drop"
1876 Modern Magic 150
Unknown Pass 5 (La Pincette) French Drop from natural grip
1876 Modern Magic 151
Unknown Das Changieren false transfer, multiple methods with different props
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 139
Unknown The French Drop, or Tourniquet
1902 The Modern Conjurer 152
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der ertappte Ausreisser french drop
1930 Zauberkunststücke 16
Harry Valcarte Believe It or Not Vanish odd method
1933 Expert Manipulative Magic 31
Harry Valcarte Surprise Vanish
1933 Expert Manipulative Magic 32
Jean Hugard The French Drop
1935 Coin Magic 3
Jean Hugard The French Drop - Variation back clipped
1935 Coin Magic 4
Jean Hugard The Pinch french drop variation
1935 Coin Magic 4
Jean Hugard The Pick Up false take from palm
1935 Coin Magic 5
Unknown Dime and Half Dollar Vanish half dollar vanishes
1935 Coin Magic 25
Unknown Modification of the French Drop sleeving while doing a french drop
1935 Coin Magic 49
John Ramsay Slow Motion Vanish with cigarette
1935 Coin Magic 58
Unknown 10 - Le Tourniquet Vanish. (The "French" Vanish)
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 73
Harlan Tarbell 11 - Tarbell's Improved "French" Vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 74
Paul LePaul 12 - Le Paul's Improved "French" Vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 74
Unknown French Drop
1942 Bull's-Eye Coin Tricks 16
Eddie Joseph The Wrist Vanish coin on back of left hand, picked up with right hand, secretly slid into sleeve under watch wrist band
1942 Coin and Money Magic 7
Eddie Joseph The Clip Pass coin ends up clipped at back of first and second finger
1942 Coin and Money Magic 31
Eddie Joseph A Real Fooler for the Magicians spider grip vanish with thumb back palm
1942 Coin and Money Magic 42
Unknown, Walter B. Gibson "Free" French Drop like spider grip vanish, as a fake french drop, as a switch, pretending to be a master sleever
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 52) 213
Jean Hugard Coin Interlude on the french drop
Jan. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 8) 96
Arthur H. Buckley The French Drop (Improved)
1948 Principles and Deceptions 86
Unknown The French Drop (Le Tourniquet Vanish)
1952 Modern Coin Magic 37
Dr. E. M. Roberts The Reverse French Drop
1952 Modern Coin Magic 38
Unknown Bluff Vanish pretending to take a coin from a handful of change
Variations 1952 Modern Coin Magic 59
Tenkai Ishida False Transfer a bit like a retention vanish perhaps, unclear
1953 Six Tricks by Tenkai 12
Unknown The French Drop with added touches from Dai Vernon, showing the Vernon Touch
Related to 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 32
Edward Marlo The Spider Vanish
Variations 1957 Coining Magic 8
Jerry Andrus Squeeze Vanish reverse pumpkin seed vanish, coin ends up on fingers of holding hand
1957 Up Close with Andrus 7
Jerry Andrus Index Finger Vanish coin balances on first finger of right hand, left hand grabs it, ends up in thumb palm of holding hand
1957 Up Close with Andrus 8
Jerry Andrus Roll Vanish
1957 Up Close with Andrus 8
Jerry Andrus Drop Vanish
1957 Up Close with Andrus 8
Nate Leipzig False Transfer
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 118
Nate Leipzig False Transfer with back palm
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 119
Unknown Pumpkin Seed Vanish
1967 Deck-Sterity 84
Derek Dingle, Roy Benson The French Drop
Related to 1971 Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 51
Stephen Juhaz Shepard, Emile Clifton Juhaz Vanish handful of coins, one is apparently removed and then vanishes
1973 Magick (Issue 80) 398
Unknown French Drop brief
1975 Magia en el Bar 15
Slydini The Fake Take
Variations 1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 26
Unknown After the French Drop sleeving clean-up
1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 105
Karl Fulves A Coin Swindle marked coin through trouser into pocket, fake pick-up from handful of coin
1977 The Magic Book 93
Unknown Pumpkin Seed Vanish
July 1977 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 3) 116
Unknown The French Drop with two exercises
1978 Introduction to Coin Magic 161
Bill Tarr A Casual Vanish retention style
1978 The second now you see it, now you don't! 126
Paul LePaul Paul Le Paul's French Drop
1978 The second now you see it, now you don't! 130
David Harris French Drop Cop
June 1980 Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 6) 351
Edward Marlo Marlo's Spider Grip Vanish
1981 CoinMagic 64
David Roth Thumb Palm Spider Grip Vanish
1981 CoinMagic 76
Edward Marlo Spider Vanish
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 78
John Carney Fingertip Coin Vanish
Also published here 1981 Encore II 38
Unknown Bluff Vanish pretending to take a coin from a handful of change
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 10
Edward Marlo Spider Vanish brief
1981 Babel (Issue 2) 6
John Ramsay Coin Vanish
1981 Bennett's Fourth Book 43
Meir Yedid The French Drop
1982 Close-Up Hallucinations 16
Michael Rubinstein The Back Clip French Drop
Related to
  • Ernie Simon vanish in MUM, May 1975, p. 24
1982 Intermediate and Advanced Coin Technique 13
Michael Rubinstein The Rubinstein Vanish coin starts between first and second fingertip
1982 Intermediate and Advanced Coin Technique 16
Unknown Spider Vanish
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 31) 607
John V. Hope The French Flop coin through glass featuring French Flop vanish sleight
Dec. 1984 Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 12) 997
Shiv Duggal Loser
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 36) 706
Unknown Bluff Vanish apparently taking coin from group, credit information
1984 At The Table 31
Michael Skinner Skinner's Spidergrip Vanish
Related to 1985 Expert Coin Magic 14
Edward Marlo Spider Vanish
1985 Monedas Personales 71
Ben Harris P.U.P. - Pick Up Palm
Inspired byAlso published here 1985 Out Of His Mind! 13
Larry Jennings French Drop
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 112
Ben Harris Pick Up Palm (P.U.P.)
Also published here 1986 1986 World Lecture Tour Notes 3
Edward Marlo Spider Grip Vanish here with small egg
1987 New Wave Close-Up 28
Gary Kurtz Vanish and Reproduction
  • Fingertip Take
Also published here 1988 Accumulations 2
Gary Kurtz Fingertip Take and Change-over
Also published here 1988 Accumulations 4
Bob Kohler Spider Vanish Handling
1989 Without 5
Michael Skinner, Ross Bertram, Edward Marlo Skinner's Spidergrip Vanish
1989 Williamson's Wonders 50
Christoph Borer Coin Vanish
1989 Seminarheft 3
John Carney The Carney Vanish
Also published here 1989 Full Frontal Assault 15
Bob Kohler Spider Vanish Handling
1990 Impossibilia 110
Gary Kurtz Vanish and Reproduction
  • Fingertip Take
Also published here 1990 Coin Magic 23
Gary Kurtz The Fingertip Take and Change-Over
Also published here 1990 Coin Magic 25
Alexander de Cova Coin Vanish complete with body servante
Also published here 1990 Horizons 26
Wesley James WJ Snap Retention Pass Fingertip Retention Pass
1990 Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 28
Gary Ouellet Coin Drops on the French Drop
1990 Close Up Illusions 115
Gary Ouellet The French Canadian Drop
1990 Close Up Illusions 117
Gary Ouellet The Revolver French Drop Variation
1990 Close Up Illusions 119
Al Schneider The Schneider Retention Drop French Drop Variation
1990 Close Up Illusions 121
Mike Gallo The Michael Gallo Drop French Drop Variation
1990 Close Up Illusions 121
Gary Ouellet The Ultimate French Drop French Drop Variation
1990 Close Up Illusions 123
John Carney Fingertip Coin Vanish
Also published here 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 38
Bob Kohler Bertram Spider Vanish Handling
1991 Smoke and Mirrors 30
Maurice Rooklyn Coin Vanish coin tossed up and caught with other hand apparently, originally with ball
Dec. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 4&5) 146
Ronnie Ramin Retention Spider Vanish
1991 Strange Happenings 8
Carl Albright The Spinning French Drop
May 1992 Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 5) 2070
Eric Wolf Pivotal Pinch with retention of vision
1992 The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 2) 8
Steve Dusheck The Dusheck Drop coin balanced on index finger, other hand apparently takes it
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 64
Unknown Coin Vanish pick up from hand and let it fall again, credited to Jennings with a question mark
1994 Fred Kaps' Purse 15
Unknown Spider Vanish with thumb palm, brief
1994 Working Alone 2
Mike Gallo The Eight-Legged Coin Vanish
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 57) 1086
Unknown The Full-Face French Drop
1995 Natural Selections 39
R. Paul Wilson Fingertip Vanish one of two coins taken, or both taken one by one
1995 Chaos Theories 18
Jimmy Wilson J. W. Palm without proper credit
1995 Aus dem Effeff... 82
Unknown French Drop
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 80
Walter B. Gibson Spider Grip Vanish
1996 Lou Gallo: The Underground Man 27
Paul LePaul, Ron Aldrich Horizontal French Drop
1997 L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 116
Tom Stone On the Spider Grip Vanish
1997 The One Coin Opener 11
George McBride Spider Grip Vanish Variation
1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 76
Unknown Slide Back Vanish behind other coins
Also published here 1999 3 Fly III 7
Unknown Pivot Vanish
1999 Arempi II 15
Gary Ouellet The French Canadian Drop
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 168
Unknown Spider Vanish
2000 Great Britain 2001 11
R. Paul Wilson French Twist coin spins once before French Drop
Mar. 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 3) 60
Geoffrey Latta False take from fan of coins coin really slid behind others, brief, uncredited
2001 The Ends 10
John Carney, John Ramsay False Transfer
2002 The Book of Secrets 108
Mike Gallo Thumb Palm Spider Vanish
2002 Visual Coin Assembly 5
Slydini Fake Take
2003 Collexion 9
Paul LePaul French Drop Variant
2005 Tubthumping 12
Unknown False Take from left fingertips
May 2005 Antinomy (Vol. 1 No. 2) 29
Slydini Fake Take
2006 Tangled Web 17
Christoph Borer Coin Vanish
2006 Compilation 39
Andrew Galloway Pick Up Vanish
2006 Diverting Coin Magic 9
Edward Marlo, Walter B. Gibson Spider Vanish
2007 52 Memories 142
Unknown Fake Pick-Up
Mar. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 3) 17
Curtis Kam False Transfers general tips
2008 The Pocketbook 33
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi On the French Drop
June 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 6) 17
Fred Robinson Pick-up Vanish coin drops back into other hand
Related to 2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 267
Lennart Green Torniquete Lennart french drop variation
2009 El Manuscrito (Vol. 2 No. 9) 213
Luis Piedrahita La Falsa Cogida false take among of a coin, among other coins on hand
2011 Monedas Y Otras Historias 64
Gary Ouellet French Canadian Drop
2011 More Power to You 100
Roberto Giobbi The Rossini Insight "It's Better to Take Than to Put", on false transfers
2012 Confidences 139
Unknown False Take from Greater Magic
Jan. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 1) 35
Walter B. Gibson Spider Grip Vanish
Feb. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 2) 51
Unknown False Take mime taking coin from pile on table, brief
2012 Noteworthy 6
Fred Robinson Fred Robinsons Münzverschwinden coin drops back into other hand
Related toAlso published here May 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 6) 20
Alexander de Cova Revolver "Ein natürlich aussehendes Münzverschwinden"
coin vanish, starts by turning coin over between fingers of both hands multiple times
Also published here July 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 8) 27
Alexander de Cova Ein Münzverschwinden complete with body servante
Also published here 2013 Horizons — Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 1986 67
Jean Caroly Spider Grip Vanish with a stone
2014 Schlaglichter 29
John Ramsay The Ramsay Coin Vanish
2014 Schlaglichter 40
Roberto Giobbi Coin Vanish Actus Interruptus application
May 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 5) 24
Fred Robinson Robinson Vanish coin drops back into other hand
Related toAlso published here 2015 Burners — Vol. 1 250
Alexander de Cova Revolver Vanish coin vanish, starts by turning coin over between fingers of both hands multiple times
Also published here 2015 Burners — Vol. 2 203
Alexander de Cova Der French Drop details on execution
  • Der Drill
2015 Burners — Vol. 3 234
Fred Robinson Pick-up Vanish brief
Related to 2016 Eye Candy 8
Fred Robinson Pick-Up Vanish
2016 Arbeitsbuch Misdirection 92
Unknown Vertical Thumb Palm Vanish
2017 Coinlang. 59
Tomoya Horiki Auto Vanish 2 (オート・バニッシュ2) Coin vanish by squeezing it with fingertips
2017 Coinlang. 68
Walter B. Gibson Spider Grip Vanish
Related to
  • "Misdirection Drop" (Walter Gibson, The Sphinx, Feb. 1919, p. 239)
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 112
Jamy Ian Swiss On the French Drop detailled discussion
Related to 2017 Preserving Mystery 186
Tomoya Horiki Isolation Vanish Coin held between fingers, seem to "float" and remain isolated as hands move around it (something like contact juggling), then coin vanishes, inspired by Jerry Andrus and Troy Hooser
2018 Progress Principle 29
Jeremiah Zuo The Drop Vanish coin held with left forefinger and thumb and apparently taken by right hand
  • The Vanish
  • The Left Hand's Action
  • The Right Hand's Action
  • Other Comments
VariationsAlso published here 2018 Institutes of A Coin Magic Fan 6
Jeremiah Zuo Silent Drop doing the Drop Vanish while secretly holding out another coin
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2018 Institutes of A Coin Magic Fan 16
Luiz Castro Speedy coin vanish, hold-out on sleeve
May 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 5) 82
Unknown Fake take penny sliding behind nickel as it is apparently taken in other hand
2018 Pure Imagination 46
Scott Robinson Visual Retentive Vanish can be used as a vanish, switch or change
Inspired by
  • "The Ramsay Coin Vanish" (John Ramsay, The Ramsay Legend, 1975, p. 4)
Also published here
2018 Pure Imagination 58
Geoffrey Latta, Scott Robinson Latta coin-fan false take with Scott Robinson’s finesse
2018 Pure Imagination 108
Unknown Coin vanish from deck coin on top of packet is made to vanish, secretly being transferred beneath packet
2018 Pure Imagination 159
Geoffrey Latta Coin false take coin slid behind coin fan
2018 Pure Imagination 298
Edward Marlo Spider Vanish
2019 Monedas Personales Y Más 75
Alexander de Cova False-Transfer Subtlety
  • Notizen
put vs. take
Oct. 2019 Genii (Vol. 82 No. 10) 52
Fred Robinson Pick-Up Vanish
2020 Magic for BLM 220
Michael Rubinstein Spider Grip Vanish Variation
2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 276
Moritz Mueller Slide of Hand Vanish coin slides into back thumb palm and along back of hand
  • As a Complete Vanish
  • Complete Vanish with Short Sleeves
2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 394
Marc DeSouza Spider Vanish Variation nowhere palm
2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 407
Roberto Giobbi Practical Examples use of gaze
  • The Eye Onstage
  • Zarrow Shuffle
  • Elmsley Count
  • Coin Vanish
2021 Sharing Secrets 41
Benjamin Earl New Theory French Drop
  • The Isolated Take
  • The Isolated Place
  • The Isolated Place & Take
  • A New Motivated Action
2021 Inside Out 111
Daryl Martinez Slide Back Vanish
Also published here 2021 The Monster of the Secret Art 116
Moritz Mueller Gedanken zur Falschübergabe
  • Put vs. Take (Puke)
  • Gewicht
    • 1. Der Gesamte Körper
    • 2. Die Arme
    • 3. Die Hände
  • Blick
2021 Ransom Notes 32
Geoffrey Latta Pullback Vanish top coin from fan taken into other hand
May 2021 The Disclaimer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 42
Jeremiah Zuo 1. The Drop Vanish coin held with left forefinger and thumb and apparently taken by right hand
  • The Vanish
  • The Left Hand's Action
  • The Right Hand's Action
  • Other Comments
Also published here Dec. 2021 The Disclaimer (Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special) 1
Jeremiah Zuo 7. Silent Drop doing the Drop Vanish while secretly holding out another coin
Also published here Dec. 2021 The Disclaimer (Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special) 24
Jeremiah Zuo 8. Silent Drop 2 improved, doing the Drop Vanish while secretly holding out another coin
Inspired by Dec. 2021 The Disclaimer (Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special) 26