49 entries in Hand Gimmicks / Container
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Hand Box, for Vanishing a Handkerchief secret container attached to hand
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 263
Buatier de Kolta Another bare-armed Vanish
Related to 1890 More Magic 213
Carl Willmann Das Erscheinen eines Tuches in freier Hand long article on different methods to produce silks in the bare hands, with hand container gimmicks, also body loads with loops
Related to
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 81
Apr. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 4) 57
Unknown Die Blechattrappe "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
container with lids sticking out to hold it between fingers behind hand
Feb. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 81
Unknown Die Spinne container gimmick between fingers that can pivot in front of or behind the fingers
June 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 6) 89
Carl Willmann Der künstliche Finger triangle finger attachment with bigger loading chamber, American origin
Mar. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 3) 41
Carl Willmann Das Hervorbringen einer beliebigen Anzahl Tücher many silks produced from one small silk
Sep. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 134
Hamley Brothers, Unknown The False Finger (The Magical Production of Handkerchiefs)
different constructions
1903 Later Magic 209
Unknown The Hand-Box secret container attached to hand
Related to 1903 Later Magic 218
Unknown The Cache flesh-colored ball, thumbs can stick into holes for manipulation
1903 Later Magic 219
Professor Hoffmann A Simple Appliance for Handkerchief Multiplication
1903 Later Magic 228
Unknown Handkerchief Multiplication on a Larger Scale strategies to produce many silks
1903 Later Magic 232
Mr. Stillwell Stillwell's Handkerchief Act
1903 Later Magic 234
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, Ellis Stanyon Various Methods of Colour-Changing
  • The Conradi Tube
  • Sundry Appliances for Colour-Changing
Related to 1903 Later Magic 242
Unknown The Brass Tube, with Sliding Cup, for Colour-Changing Tricks
1903 Later Magic 260
Unknown A New Handkerchief Vanisher
Related to 1903 Later Magic 269
August Roterberg Roterberg's Vanisher, and Passes Therewith
1903 Later Magic 270
C. O. Williams Another Method of Using the Vanisher container gimmicks
1903 Later Magic 273
Maurice Garland A Postscript
  • Handkerchief to Egg with ping-pong ball
  • Silk & Egg shown, silk vanishes
Also published here 1903 Later Magic 345
Hugo Wohlers Ein japanischer Reistrick loose rice vanishes in hand, secret purse container with spring-powered opening
Oct. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 155
Unknown The Vanishing Rice rice vanishes between hands, flesh-colored bag
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 566
Unknown The Vanishing Rice rice vanishes between hands, flesh-colored bag
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 11
Laurie Ireland Come and Go Silk Gimmick metal ball type gimmick
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 10
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Little Demon Silk Production with hollow gaff, one-handed or two-handed production of large silk
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 37
Sam Leo Horowitz The Best Handkerchief Gimmick: The Coin and the Handkerchief a tube
1938 Greater Magic 585
Unknown A Novel Production of Silks several silks, with Stilwell Hank Ball
1938 Greater Magic 595
Unknown Old and New Apparatus from the Charles H. Larson Collection with pictures of:
  • The Vanishing Cannon Ball
  • A Magic Periscope
  • The Magic Kettle
  • The Silks Stand
  • The Mysterious Disc
  • The Mysterious Case
  • The Inexhaustible Barrel
  • Cord and Books
  • The Ivory Card Blocks
  • The Hut of Madagascar
  • The Umbrella Table
  • Pack of Cards Changed to Silk
  • The Latest Block and Cord
  • Silk Production Balls
  • Silk Production
  • The Card Table
  • Latest Mirror Glass
  • The Cigarette Candle
  • The Penetration of Matter
  • Other Collections
1938 Greater Magic 927
Unknown New Silk Production Ball with two separate compartements
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 84
Unknown The Handkerchief Ball universal gimmick with loop, handwashing displays
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 317
Unknown Vanishing a Silk from paper cone, with handkerchief ball
Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 168
Jean Hugard Silk Dyeing by Hand pushing silk through hand
Dec. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 179
Dick Piser Supreme Salt salt vanishes and appears, loop ball gimmick
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 291) 1162
David Berglas Production and Vanish Of A Silk Handkerchief with tube or ball
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 194
Eddie Joseph Smoky Silks production of cigarette, then three silks
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 215
Aaron Black Color Change Dye Tube idea for construction of gimmick
1969 Wonderful Routines of Magic 207
Lewis Ganson Der verbrannte und wiedergewordene Papierstreifen torn and restored paper strip, gimmick attached to finger
Also published here
  • The Gen
Jan. 1974 Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 50
Unknown Handkerchief Ball
1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 187
Unknown Another Gimmick for the Bare-Hand Production of a Silk just illustration
1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 187
Bill Tarr The Handkerchief Ball intro
1978 The second now you see it, now you don't! 208
Tenkai Ishida Silk Production multiple silks appear in bare hands, with ball gimmick
1988 The Thoughts of Tenkai 13
Steve Dusheck A Looped Thumb Tip for vanishing salt
1991 Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 25
Unknown Loop Ball gimmick to vanish handkerchief
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 58
Howard Wurst, Charles Eberhardt Flyaway four coins vanish and reappear, using coin clip that can be clipped between fingers, optional complete vanish with handkerchief
Inspired by
  • Slydini Coin Clip (The Magic of Slydini, Ganson, Chapter 9)
Related to
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 7) 73
Steve Dusheck Burnt and Restored Thread small container made from straw stuck to thumb nail
1994 Dusheck's Close-Up Magic 8
Alexander de Cova Fleischfarbe on flesh color
Mar. 1995 Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 2) 47
Alexander de Cova Gumball many sponge balls disappear from hand, gimmick
2002 Homemade Magic 12
Maurice Garland Silk to Egg - Sixth Method: With a Stillwell Ball Handkerchief to Egg with ping-pong ball
Also published here 2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 196
John Moehring The Salt Trick with loop ball
  • Tricky Bits And Pieces On The Salt Trick
Feb. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 2) 52
Kazu Katayama Sympatico Silks
  • Tokyo Workshop
using handkerchief ball gaff, credit information
  • Making the Knots
July 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 7) 38