30 entries in Paper / Envelopes / Peeking
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Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on using "professor", Embryoskop (Prof. Dr. W. Preyer), reading letter inside envelope (alcohol), x-rays, colored ashes from bowl of water (sand-like) Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 5) 80
Unknown Magische X-Strahlen performer is able to read content of envelope, x-ray patter, alcohol Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 7) 106
Unknown Making Envelope Transparent alcohol, method with box and sponge in pocketRelated to Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 22
Robert Parrish The Ultimate One Man Sealed Message Reading System 1. Collecting the Envelopes
2. Reading the Messages
3. Returning the Card and Envelope
4. Returning the Next to the Last Message
5. Reading the Last Message
You'd be Surprised 22
Unknown Making Envelope transparent alcohol The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 398
Frank Kelly A Telepathic Experiment number and geometric design divined The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 116
Unknown Making Envelope transparent alcohol The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 674
Unknown Glimpse Envelope to glimpse single card in envelope Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 200
Fredric Kolb Envelope Switch and Peek Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 10
Harlan Tarbell Postal Inspection card is placed in envelope and divined, peek envelope Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 30
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley The Open Window divination of a city, written on paper and sealed in envelope Gems of Mental Magic 90
Harold Braunhut Thoughts Afire secret reading method for text written on postcard put in envelope Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 166
George B. Anderson Getting the Impression questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowlVariations It Must Be Mindreading 15
Sydney Bergson Sid's Seer sponge with alcohol dispenser for sealed message readingRelated to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 313) 55
Gene "Phantini" Grant Challenge Dollar Bill Test bill in envelope and between slates, still performer divines serial number Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 10
Tony Corinda (3) The Window Envelope Question and Answer (Readings) 345
Max Lister Easy Message Reading alcohol to make envelope transparent Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 62
James G. Thompson Jr. Third Eye window envelope handling, see p. 527 for idea by Bob Still The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 492
James G. Thompson Jr. Improved Question Reading envelopes
- Part Two (shorter test with only three envelopes)
- Part Three (as a two-person act)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 494
James G. Thompson Jr. Strongest Thought five spectators write stuff on billets, secret instructions on what type of information to write on billet, sealed envelope reading method, chalk with razor blade The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 498
Al Mann Instant Mindreader The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 744
Robert Parrish Great Slate Test chosen card divined on slate and duplicate writing appears on another slate, repeated with random name written down by spectatorInspired by
  • Laurie Ireland's "Three Slate Routines" (1930s)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio) 765
Ronnie Gann It's About Time! time is set behind back and put in envelope, time is divined The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 147) 733
Al Mann The Preparation constructing The Sibylline Envelope The Sibylline Messages 2
Al Mann Notes ideas and tips for the Sibylline Envelope The Sibylline Messages 11
Al Mann The Sibylline Messages cards in envelopes with questions and messages on it are divined and answered The Sibylline Messages 1
Al Mann The Flight of the Griffins spectator writes a question and drops it addressed to the performer into the mail box, performer does the same with the answer, the next day they find out it is correct, with Sibylline envelopesInspired by
  • Spencer Thornton's "Anytime, Anywhere - For Newspaper Publicity" in "Secrets of Mental Magic"
The Sibylline Messages 9
Mike Caveney A Bloody Prediction murder story, prediction of a stabbing wound, comedy routine Magicomedy 57
Al Mann Peeking Envelope with window Of Gifts and Talents 2
Basil Horwitz Challenge Body Language Zodiac Test divination of a chosen zodiac, zodiac cards, one put in envelope The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 5 17