337 entries in Hand Gimmicks / Thumb & Finger Tip
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Unknown A Hat with a Hole in it - The Finger through the Hat
- The Cork through the Hat
- The Coin through the Hat
- The Cigar through the Hat
More Magic 306
Joseph Michael Hartz The False Thumb Later Magic 214
Lu Brent Your Tips Thumb tip / glove tip Novel Magic 32
Theodore Annemann Thumb Tip Billet Switch The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 3
E. Leslie May A Handkerchief is Selected silks are put in unprepared bag and mixed, performer takes one out, force SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 8
E. D. Wolff Transient Money bill into nest of envelopes, thumb tip The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 8) 32
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Diablo Pellet Reading one question written on billet is burnt and later answered by performer Mental Bargain Effects 1
Theodore Annemann Thumb Tip Billet Switch The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 5) 20
Lu Brent The Classical Cigarette tobacco and cigarette paper penetrate handkerchief and transform into cigarette, thumb tip The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 84
Theodore Annemann Serial Number Divination number is divined by medium, in random orderRelated to "En Rapport" 10
Theodore Annemann Word, Number and Picture Divination medium divines word, number and duplicates a drawingRelated to "En Rapport" 13
Billy O'Connor The Bill in the Envelope burned bill reappears in empty envelope, number checked The Magic Annual for 1937 29
Fred Rothenberg Torn and Restored Paper Strip Gimmick The Magic Annual for 1937 83
Unknown Another Vanish of a Lighted Cigarette thumb tip Greater Magic 742
Unknown The Card Case and Finger Tip case with slit, finger tip with needleRelated to Greater Magic 405
Franklin M. Chapman Tap-Tap marble vanishes from handkerchief Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 1) 3
Franklin M. Chapman Purse Mys'Try handkerchief with signature vanishes and appears in purse Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 1) 3
Franklin M. Chapman Flash Color-Change Silk Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 2) 2
Franklin M. Chapman Fan It! snowstorm first with red then wit white paper, wet paper and fan Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 3) 4
T. Page Wright Bull's Eye! three of six "BB" shot bullets travel from spectator's hand into performer's Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 4) 3
Franklin M. Chapman Selectosilko one of three handkerchiefs travels into one of three envelopes Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 6) 2
William Larsen Boutonniere four packets of garden seeds, one is selected and some seeds poured in hand, they vanish and written on the palm is the name of the flower, as a climax the flower appears Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 2) 2
Franklin M. Chapman Disintegrosphere bottle with small steel ball in it vanishes from under handkerchief, rattle of ball can be heard until last moment Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 5) 1
Franklin M. Chapman Puff ribbon is produced from rolled up paper tube Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 7) 2
William Larsen For Magi Only! vanish of matches Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 7) 3
Franklin M. Chapman It's a Date date of borrowed dime appears on disk Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 9) 2
R. D. Spraker, Jr. Bamboo monte with three bamboo tubes and a silk, at the end las tube is filled with liquid Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 9) 4
Howard Warringer The Bashful Bartender empty glass is produced under silk, then covered again and found to be filled with liquid Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 3) 3
Franklin M. Chapman The Makin's paper and tobacco in handkerchief change into cigarette Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 3) 4
Al Cerwin A Tip for Your Tip tips on coloring a thumb tip Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 5) 4
Franklin M. Chapman When Your Number turns Up name of deceased person appears on piece of paper, initialed by spectator and sealed in envelope Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 10) 2
Unknown Rolling a Cigarette with One Hand The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 81
Harry C. Bjorklund Big-Cig Jumbo Cigarette Production lighted cigarette vanishes, giant cigarette appears and doubles The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 76
Theodore Annemann The Invisible Pull thumb tip at pull, applied to paper restoration, silk/cigarette vanishRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 546
Unknown The Thumb Tip description and general information, chapter with applications following Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 117
Unknown Hindu Paper Tearing using thumb tip, two methods Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 312
Tom Sellers The Rising Cards fake thumb and houlette That's Good! 7
Wilbur T. Kattner Tricklet stamps are produced from a rolled up bill The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 21) 89
Unknown Gaglets thumb tip, silk is not glued but attached with wax so it can be used for other things as well The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 25) 105
Bob Hanko Confetti Spaghetti confetti turns into a multicolored paper band The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 48) 197
Joseph Dunninger Sealed Mystery sealed message reading system, razor thumb tipRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 133
Ching Ling Foo Torn Paper Classic torn and restored paper strip Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 1) 3
Tom Fitzgerald Bromo Seltzer to the Resuce impromptu thumb tip for vanishing liquid and making salt travel The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 67) 273
Edw. C. Jochens A Tip on a Tip using a throat atomizer to spray gimmick Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 5
Robert A. Nelson Wrinkles and Subtle Touches - named card in pocket
- do as i do, with mindreading presentation
- making envelopes see through
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 60
Ronald B. Edwards Surprise! bill (stage money) to silver coin The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 91) 369
R. N. Lee Lit-Switch switch of cigarette with a lighter The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 98) 398
Billy McComb William's Invisible Pipe smoking thumb The First Book of William 30
Billy McComb William Passes On Some Tips on thumb tips, on using milk, on the appearing cane, how to remove paint The First Book of William 36
Mike Bornstein Zombino as Kolma, floating ball, thumb tip with wire and ballRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 117) 469
Louis Tannen, Mac MacDonald Just a Thumb Tip how MacDonald performed the vanishing cigarette with one arm and handling tips for the thumb tip The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 530
Bruce Elliott Dice Tip sort of two in the hand one in the pocket routine, with small dice The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 531
George Braund Swallowing Razor Blades The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 159) 641
Karrell Fox Tip The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 168) 674
Orville Brasher Comedy Bit with the Wrist Chopper cut finger Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 8
Jack Yeager "Flash" Cigarette in Handkerchief flash paper in thumb tip Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 16
Sidney Mayer Dollar Bill Stunt water poured in bill tube turns green Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 35
G. Klingman Floating Golf Ball Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 37
Maurice Kump The Hommade Magician - Hair (for thread work)
- Thumbtips
- Slates
- Carbon
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 1
Don Alan A Card Stunt name of selection is stamped on back of spectator's handRelated to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 31
Alton Sharpe Two Ribbon Cut using thumb tip and loops Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 101
Bill Nord Purse handkerchief appears in invisible purse / purse frameAlso published here The Best in Magic 9
Sam "Cordé" Cohn Cut & Restored Ribbon Up-to-Date part of "Dress Up Your Oldies" 26 Originals 12
Tony Corinda Different Types of Writers A. Described as "The Swami Gimmick"
B. Described as "C" Type
C. Described as The Band Writer
D. Described as the Overnail Writer
E. Described as an "Adhesive Writer" (Eric Mason's Boon)
F. Described as The Thumbtip Nailwriter
Related to The Swami Gimmick 4
Charlie Miller Fish Catching bare handed The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 72
Pat Sprake The Phoenix Pound dollar note is put in one of four envelopes and all are shuffled, three of them are burnt, in the last one is the bill The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 111
Ned Rutledge Thumb-Thing to Write With thumb tip writer, handling and construction Between Two Minds 42
Alan Shaxon The Banknote in Walnut bill in walnut in egg in lemon, serial number divination to startInspired by My Kind of Magic 37
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther The Diabolo Bill! signed bill is burnt and appears in sealed tube The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 31) 151
Steve Spillman Challenge Vanish! in thumb tipRelated to The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 43) 212
Unknown II. Match Vanish thumb tip handling Close-up Cavalcade 52
Karl Fulves Klip Notes notes, techniques, ideas with paper clips and cards
- Add-On Technique
- Flap Card Technique
- Paper Clip Problems (4)
Close-Up Mental Magic 32
Karl Fulves Voodoo bowl with folded billets, on each billet is a country, spectator and performer take the same, interesting presentation Close-Up Mental Magic 46
Amedeo Vacca Red Ashes tissue strip produced, burnt & restored Amedeo's Continental Magic 19
Unknown Salt and Matches salt in hand transposes with matches in matchbox Another Close-up Cavalcade 102
David Bamberg, Charlie Miller Fu Manchu's Time Capsule prediction in tube, humidor, thumb tip switch The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 128) 639
Frank Garcia The "Slick" Routine two in hand, one in pocket The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 118
Frank Garcia Hanky Panky with handkerchief The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 147
Mike Tannen Tannen's "In" Move thumb tipRelated to The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 86
Mitchell Dyszel Silks To Go "Thumb Trix"
two silks vanish in fist, with wand
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4) 917
Mitchell Dyszel The Stretching Silk "Thumb Trix" The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4) 917
Jack Bridwell Sealed billet switch in transparent vial, combined with tarot reading The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 147) 732
Patrick Page The Thumb Tip general remarks The Big Book of Magic 169
Patrick Page The Vanishing Cigarette The Big Book of Magic 170
Patrick Page The Vanishing Match Also published here The Big Book of Magic 171
Patrick Page The Handkerchief Penetration small handkerchief penetrates bigger one The Big Book of Magic 172
Patrick Page The Burnt Handkerchief The Big Book of Magic 172
Unknown Salt Routine salt vanishes from hand, reappears in pen Close-up Cavalcade Finale 5
Mike Kozlowski The Hundred Dollar Bill Switch - The Effect and the Challenge
- Possibilities
- The How and the Why
- Getting Ready
- Mechanically Speaking
- Both Sides Now
- Presentation and...
The Hundred Dollar Bill Switch 3
Larry Becker The 35 Millimiracle blank paper in film container transforms into a bill World of Super Mentalism 84
Larry Becker Mental Case prediction in coin purse World of Super Mentalism 97
Larry Becker Mental Case Bonus with coin purses World of Super Mentalism 103
Eric Mason Pop pop sound with thumb tipRelated toAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 12) 772
Karl Fulves No Box thumb tip rattle gimmick, routine with cigarette boxRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 18) 1243
Karrell Fox A Couple of "Thumb"-Tips - Short & Sweet lose sugar changes to sugar cube Another Book 47
Karrell Fox A Matter of Taste sugar put in hands of different people, some taste sugar and some salt Another Book 48
Karrell Fox A "Chanin-ized" Silk Vanish corner in thumb tip Another Book 181
Karrell Fox The Gift of the Magi invisible deck and table, spectator names a card, it is the only jumbo card in the pocketVariations Another Book 279
Harry Lorayne A Lorayne Storm thumb tip Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 6) 356
Al Schneider Sponge Color Changer with thumb tip Al Schneider On Close-Up 105
Unknown Billet Switch with thumb tip The Magic Pendulum 19
Bob Evans Tap II coins jump around in box and make clink sounds by themselvesInspired by
  • "Taps" (L. Vosburgh Lyons, Linking Ring & New Phoenix)
Related to
The Chronicles (Issue 26) 1320
Samuel Berland, Bob Hummer Card and Ribbon ribbon with gummed sticker in pocket, selection vanishes from deck and is found attached on ribbon (1940) Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 11
Karrell Fox Ballast balancing card on back of hand, thumb tip Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 6) 493
Danny Korem Extinguished Smoker cigarette vanishes, water appears in hand, two thumb tips The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 93
Danny Korem The Tip and the Coin small coin vanishes in thumb tip, variation with folding half The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 94
Danny Korem Hanging Tip tip The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 96
Al Mann The Ghost Bullet gimmick for shattering glasses or light bulps The Shattered Chalice 9
Mike Caveney Thumb Tips for M.C.'s tip for M.C.'s Magicomedy 71
Gene Grant Uncanny Impulses pencil run over card with letters and stops at several letters, letters form a word a second spectator is thinking of Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 56
Bob Chesbro Snort but Sweet inhaling two halves of torn cigaretteAlso published here Encore II 12
Johnny Thompson, Joe Tershay The Wings of Warsaw handkerchief over hand, dove appears when pulled away Polished Polish Prestidigitation 15
Jim Cellini Thumb Fun Slik vanish and reappearance, two thumb tip ditches (arm pit, shirt) The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 64
Unknown How Dollar Bills Are Made silk from bill, thumb tip The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 73
Neil See Fair Exchange ten dimes from bill, thumb tip The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 74
Barrie Richardson Bill Switch finger tip Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 5) 1035
Al Mann Power of the Press newspaper is torn and a piece selected, performer divines contentRelated to Six Columns 8
Tom Gagnon Bomb Bay Production coin productions with thumb tip
- First Method
- Flip Up Production
Fork Full of Appetizers 46
Gene Anderson Son of Morning burning match vanishes in fist Fork Full of Appetizers 53
Phillip Young The Pink Things are Fingers joke with false thumb Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 30
Paul Brignall Whoooooosh!!! joke for vanishing cigarette, flash paper Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. Special #1 (Summer)) 47
Bob Chesbro The Salty Pen salt travels from fist to borrowed pen, finger tip The Tipnician 8
Bob Chesbro Cigarette Thru Quarter The Tipnician 16
Bob Chesbro Superman Cigarette quarter vanishes, lit cigarette vanishes and coin reappears The Tipnician 19
Bob Chesbro One-Handed Coin Vanish with thumb tip The Tipnician 19
Bob Chesbro Roll Your Own loose tobacco put on playing card with crumpled cigarette paper, poured in hand, transforms into cigarette, finger tipInspired by The Tipnician 3
Bob Chesbro Snort but Sweet cigarette broken and restored, then two halves are inhaledInspired byAlso published here The Tipnician 12
Bob Chesbro Lit Cigarette to Pocket still lit when removed from pocket, using thumb tip with slits The Tipnician 23
Bob Chesbro Purse Frame small item like sponge ball appears from purse frame and vanishes therein The Tipnician 28
Bob Chesbro Coin to Pocket with repeat The Tipnician 42
Bob Chesbro Thumb Tip Coin Vanish Variations The Tipnician 42
Bob Chesbro Thumb Tip Unload waistline/trousers The Tipnician 51
Bob Chesbro Elbow Swindle Again vanish of two quarters after elbow catchInspired by The Tipnician 49
Joe Safuto, Meir Yedid Thumb Through the Table glass through table, then thumb through table, seen in reversed glass on table Meir Yedid's Incredible Close-Up Magic 128
Paul Gertner Tobacco Road borrowed bill in borrowed cigarette, thumb tip, corner switchRelated to The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 13
Al Baker, Paul Fox Cigarette Vanish handling with thumb tip Arcane (Issue 9) 104
Karl Fulves Sharpening Pencil in Card Case "the old pencil-sharpener in thumb tip gag" Ace Machine 6
Joseph Dunninger A Convincing Test billet steal from envelope, with thumb tip Master Billet Tests 7
Roger Klause The Name Is The Same two marked dollar bills transpose, using cigarette case in handling Encore III 14
Roger Klause Klause's Bill Switch Encore III 18
Roger Klause Sponge Ball Up Sleeve sponge ball to spectator's sleeve, repeatVariations Encore III 73
Martin Breese Thumbsucker for magicians, thumb tip sucker gag Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 28) 544
Ted Lesley 1, 2 Many coin up the sleeve into glass, then same with sip of a drink Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 31) 606
Meir Yedid Transpo-Tip silk to thumb tip on fake hand, gag Off the Wall 8
Jeff McBride Cigarette Tear thumb tip, visual The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 25
Jeff McBride Cigarette Extravaganza production and vanish of two cigarettes using thumb tip, matches, flash paper The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 31
Pascal Monmoine I've Seen a Rubber Band magicians joke Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 6) 1234
David Gripenwaldt Door to Infinity coin vanishes and reappears in metal ringRelated to West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 1) 76
David Williamson The Vanishing Penny "Die verschwindende Münze"
coin vanishes in cap of pen, then falls out of cap again
For Your Eyes Only 4
Jerry Mentzer Vanishes for Rings brief list without details
- Sleight-of-Hand Vanish
- "Ringo" or a "Rattle Box"
- I.O.U. Vanish
- Coin Fold
- Pull
- Handkerchief Vanish (sewn in duplicate)
- Thumb Tip
Magic with Finger Rings 79
Patrick Page The Thumbtip on the history of the thumb tip Book of Thumb Tips 1
Patrick Page About the Thumb Tip on using a thumb tip, size and modifications Book of Thumb Tips 4
Patrick Page The Phantom Fiver production of a bill Book of Thumb Tips 7
Patrick Page The Torn and Restored Note Book of Thumb Tips 12
Patrick Page Big Coin, Little Coin coin transform into a bigger coin and back Book of Thumb Tips 10
Patrick Page The Lighted Match Vanish Also published here Book of Thumb Tips 14
Eric Mason Thumblepop pop sound with thumb tipAlso published here Book of Thumb Tips 16
Patrick Page The Silk Purse handkerchief vanishes and appears in purseVariations Book of Thumb Tips 18
Patrick Page Thumblore humorous stories about thumb tips
- Thumb Theory
- The Left-Handed Thumb Tip
- History in the Making
- Overheard
- The Secret Out
Book of Thumb Tips 22
Patrick Page A Spongeball Vanish & Reproduction with two spongeballs Book of Thumb Tips 27
Patrick Page Paper Bag Vanish handkerchief vanishes in blown up and burst paper bag Book of Thumb Tips 33
Patrick Page The Patrick Page Solution to the Ching Ling Foo Torn and Restored Paper Effect using reversible thumb tip Book of Thumb Tips 35
Patrick Page The Purse Frame Production bill produced from purse frameRelated to Book of Thumb Tips 20
Patrick Page The Coin Production two methods, one using handkerchief Book of Thumb Tips 27
Bob Friedhoffer Double The Tip wearing two thumb tips, one on the other, applications Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 8) 1098
James Swain Up The Sleeve sugar up the spectator's sleeve, thumb tipRelated to The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 34, 35 & 36) 386
Roger Klause Sponge Vanish in thumb tipRelated to Korem without Limits 82
Danny Korem A Short Digit on Display thumb through spectator's shirt Korem without Limits 128
Thomas Alan Waters Pentamoney spectator distribute envelopes and last one to blindfolded performer, only he has money with local currency Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 709
Steve Beam Airspread II gimmick version The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 12) 200
Frederick Braue Platform Rising Cards finger tip for end of thread (1959) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 17
John Cornelius All Thumbs enlarging a thumb tip Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 2) 18
Karrell Fox The "Invisible Gun" popping sound with thumb-tipRelated to For My Next Trick... 22
Karrell Fox "Baffling Balance" balancing card on back of hand For My Next Trick... 52
Terry Seabrooke Cigarette In The Coat comedy routine with lots of gags, cigarette vanishes in spectator's jacket Seabrooke's Book 39
John Carney The Vanishing Salt... Shaker vanish of a salt shaker Notebook 7
James Lewis Lottery Fever lottery presentation for 100% bill switch Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 5&6) 22
Davide Costi F.T. thumb tip handlingAlso published here For Friends Only... 57
Ron Wilson T.A.R.C.P. The Torn and Restored Cigarette Paper The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 130
Patrick Page The Invisible Pull thumb tip pull The Pull Book 25
Michael Ammar Thumb Tip Finesse Technique #1 (vanish a bill)
Technique #2 (vanish a cigarette)
Technique #3 (vanishing with middle finger)
Pocket Loading (pocket management)
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 4,5&6) 1
James Hodges Me, Knot You! do as i do knot routine Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 14
Gary Kurtz Levels of Impossibility string cut into four pieces, pieces knot together very quickly and string is eventually restored Continuations ... Departures 1 12
Gary Kurtz Well Spun wad of cotton turns into a string Continuations ... Departures 1 13
Tom Gagnon The Tipsy Vanish The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 23) 387
Tom Gagnon The Tipsy Production half dollar production The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 23) 388
Tom Gagnon Pop Top coin vanish and appearance, thumb tip and folding coin The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 23) 386
John E. Mintz Cigarette Go The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1395
Karrell Fox "Poppin Balloons" child shots with toy gun on balloon, it pops My Latest Book 69
Karrell Fox Thumb Fun performer trips over nail multiple times, hammers it in, giant thumb gag My Latest Book 72
Patrick Page Thumb Tip production of handkerchief from purse frameRelated to The Purse Frame 16
David Williamson Rebate coins heard in pen cap, thumb tip Williamson's Wonders 14
David Williamson Whirlybird Silk Vanish with wand and thumb tip Williamson's Wonders 80
Jack Miller Paymaster $20 bill in envelope, changes into $1 bill, clean handling with thumb tip Money Moves 8
Jay Sankey, Gary Kurtz Exodus sugar/salt vanish, pen cap instead of thumb tip 100% Sankey 23
Michael Weber Enough! cracking a fake egg as if real
- egg on fan
- egg bag finale
La Magie de Michael Weber 6
Gary Kurtz The Breakdown Gimmick thumb tip with attached coin Coin Magic 27
Alexander de Cova Der (fast) Perfekte Salztrick "nach Slydini", using thumb tip with loop Horizons 38
Johnny Ace Palmer Three Magic Scarves three different colored handkerchiefs, vanish singly and are produced from the other handkerchiefs again The Minotaur (Vol. 2, No. 2) 7
Michael Ammar Thumbtip Finesse Technique #1 (vanish a bill)
Technique #2 (vanish a cigarette)
Technique #3 (vanishing with middle finger)
Pocket Loading (pocket management)
The Magic of Michael Ammar 60
Bob Chesbro Snort but Sweet inhaling two halves of torn cigaretteAlso published here The Magic of Michael Ammar 99
Michael Weber Four Dollars in Change ring folded from a five dollar bill transposes with a one dollar bill Life Savers 156
Alexander de Cova Seidentuchverschwinden silk vanish handling with thumb tip Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1, No. 1) 18
Michael Ammar Das Verschwinden des Geldscheins nach Michael Ammar bill vanish with thumb tip Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1, No. 4) 18
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dollsAlso published here Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1, No. 4) 18
Michael Ammar, Roger Klause, Mike Kozlowski Bill Switch The Minotaur (Vol. 3, No. 4) 14
Steve Dusheck The Beginning Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 1
Steve Dusheck Obtaining Thumb Tips Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 2
Steve Dusheck Basic Handling Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 3
Steve Dusheck Why a Book on Making Thumb Tips? Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 4
Steve Dusheck Silk Bilk thumb tip as dye tube, nail cut offRelated to
  • Jay Scott Berry's earlier work
Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 5
Steve Dusheck Fireproof Thumb Tip painting inside of thumb tip, metal thumb tip inside plastic one Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 7
Steve Dusheck Additional Thoughts multiple vanishes with same thumb tip Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 8
Steve Dusheck Mum's the Word coin to lapel flower Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 9
Steve Dusheck Subtle Silk to Egg Surprise Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 11
Steve Dusheck French Fried several sponge french fries vanish Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 15
Steve Dusheck A Reel Thumb Tip for silk vanish, as sucker gag with second thumb tip, with other suggestionsRelated to Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 21
Steve Dusheck A Looped Thumb Tip for vanishing salt Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 25
Dr. Boris Zola Salt Pour Thumb Tip Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 27
Steve Dusheck A Trip Down the Garden Path silk vanishes Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 31
Steve Dusheck Additional Thoughts sugar packet torn open, sugar poured in hand, crumpled paper as well, restoredRelated to
  • "Sweet and Low" (Richard Osterlind, Challenge Magic video, 1990)
Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 27
Steve Dusheck The Wallpapered Thumb Tip inside of thumb tip is lined with dollar bill for making silk vanish in rolled bill tube Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 29
Steve Dusheck This Bud's For Me cloth flower suddenly vanishes, with threadRelated to Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 33
Steve Dusheck Thumb Tip Writer Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 36
Steve Dusheck Twins & Triplets multiple color thumb tip nail writer, used for number prediction
- Triple Thumb Tip Writer
Related to
  • "Three Track Mind" (Connie Haden)
Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 41
Steve Dusheck Experiments in Thumb Tippery chapter intro Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 44
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 1 something appears in empty clear plastic tube, mirror glass principle Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 44
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 3 hinged thumb tip, insides look like candles, or rolled dollar bill, for clean vanish Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 47
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 4 hinged thumb tip and ends or tips Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 48
James M. Klein Pirate Map spectator draws X on map on business card, performer sticks small sword through it behind back Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 49
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 6 making an extra large thumb tip out of two tips Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 50
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 7 idea for goldfish tail that comes out of a thumb tip Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 51
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 2 cut-in-half and hinged thumb tip, for silk productionVariations Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 45
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 5 thumb tack at tip of thumb tip to mark cards or paper
- bill pierced behind back at certain position
Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 48
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 8 coin production gimmick Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 52
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 9 flower production with spring Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 53
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 11 thumb tube, tip cut off, no application Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 54
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 12 clear tube with liquid vanishes, unfinished idea Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 55
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 13 needle on end of thumb tip for rising card or floating billRelated to Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 56
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 14 split-hinged thumb tip, no application Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 57
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 15 "Thumb Tip with a B.B. in it for a Rattle Bar routine"?! Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 57
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 16 dowel in thumb tip winds up thread Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 58
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 17 folding coin vanishesRelated to Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 58
Steve Dusheck Stop the Presses! split-hinged thumb tip for silk appearanceInspired by Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 59
Steve Dusheck More Thoughts Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 61
Roger Klause The Miser's Cornucopia borrowed dollar bill rolled up, small coins appear from it Roger Klause: In Concert 7
Roger Klause Smokeless vanish of lit match, then lit cigarette, thumb tip handling details Roger Klause: In Concert 15
Roger Klause Finger Tip inside Thumb Tip tip Roger Klause: In Concert 21
Roger Klause The Sponge & Sleeve sponge ball vanishes and reappears in spectator's sleeve, effect repeatedInspired by Roger Klause: In Concert 25
Roger Klause The Sponge Ball Vanish with thumb tip Roger Klause: In Concert 28
Roger Klause The $100.00 Bill Change detailed description Roger Klause: In Concert 49
Roger Klause The Torn & Restored Bill using $100.00 Bill Change Roger Klause: In Concert 57
Roger Klause Even Money borrowed Twenty Dollar Bill is split into two Tens, using $100.00 Bill Change Roger Klause: In Concert 63
Roger Klause Cheque cheque changed into dollar bill, using $100.00 Bill Change Roger Klause: In Concert 65
Roger Klause The Chimerical Bill bill appears in hand Roger Klause: In Concert 69
Roger Klause The Vanish bill vanishes in hand Roger Klause: In Concert 71
Roger Klause Billusion bill appears from purse frame, changes, vanishes againVariations Roger Klause: In Concert 75
Roger Klause The Operator multi-phase betting game presentation, mis-indexed dollar bill
1. The Coin Con (Two-Copper/One-Silver routine)
2. The Bill Con (which hand is the bill in? bill travels to purse)
3. The Bill Change
4. The Total Con (Slow Motion Bill Transposition)
Roger Klause: In Concert 89
Karrell Fox Funny-Filter paper streamer from cigarette Goodies 83
Karrell Fox The Winnah bill in thumb tipRelated to Goodies 91
Alexander de Cova Silk-Vanish open thumb tip handling, silk vanishes at fingertipsAlso published here Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 9
Vanni Bossi A Different Thumb Tip Handling using soft thumb tip Vanni Bossi NEW Lecture Notes 16
James Swain Up the Sleeve poured sugar disappears from fist and reproduced from spectator's sleeve, credits Roger Klause and Don StapletonRelated to Don't Blink 13
Alexander de Cova Purse Swindle silk vanishes from hand and reappears in purse (Patrick Page), then in purse frameInspired by Ein Profi packt aus... 34
Alexander de Cova Silk Vanish open thumb tip handlingAlso published here Ein Profi packt aus... 165
Alexander de Cova Magie mit dem Wurli-Wurm Squirmel/Wonder Worm ideas and routines
- Die Vorbereitung (preparation)
- Die beidhändige Handhabung (two-handed)
- Die einhändige Handhabung (one-handed)
- Auf dem Bleistift (with pencil)
- Die Daumenspitze (thumb tip)
- Aus dem Ärmel (sleeve)
- Die "S" Faltung
- Anstelle der Schaumgummibälle
- Der farbwechselnde Wurm (color change)
- Der ungezogene Wurm
- Der Schlangenkorb (meine Lieblingsroutine)
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1, No. 5) 15
Scotty York The Borrowed Bill in the Borrowed Cigarette clever preparation, missing corner For Your Eyes Only 72
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dollsAlso published here Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 10
Patrick Page Ein Daumenspitzen-Tip stealing thumb tip out of closed handAlso published here Lecture Patrick Page 44
Patrick Page Das Streichholz-Wunder Also published here Lecture Patrick Page 45
Oswald Rae Cigarette and Bill thumb tip More Greater Magic 1240
Unknown Note on Cigarette Vanish in Thumbtip very brief More Greater Magic 1247
Alexander de Cova Silk Vanish by Misdirection for large silks, fake corner in fingertip Secrets No. 1 112
Alexander de Cova Thumb Tip Handling á la Slydini table edge, showing hands empty Secrets No. 1 138
Alexander de Cova Fingertip Hints using finger tip instead of thumb tip, coin in purse frame application Secrets No. 1 109
Alexander de Cova Bill in Edding finger tipRelated to Secrets No. 1 114
Paul Gertner Thumb Tip Corner Switch Steel and Silver 154
Paul Gertner Time is Money "(The $20 Bill in Hourglass)" Steel and Silver 162
Paul Gertner The Bill in Cigarette Related to Steel and Silver 153
Paul Gertner The $100 Card in Wallet into envelope, with bill Steel and Silver 157
Alexander de Cova Bill in Edding bill to marker pen, finger tip Verblüffend Einfach - Einfach Verblüffend 19
Karrell Fox The Lucky Fox bill in thumb tip, Jack LondonRelated to Much Ado About Something 114
Karrell Fox A Silk To Egg Tip thumb tip and read egg Much Ado About Something 139
Michael Kaminskas Close-Up Tip #9: Thumbtips Miracle Material 65
Michael Kaminskas Candy Caper m&m bag is torn open and sealed again Miracle Material 94
John Riggs Sugar Vanish poured in hand, impromptu thumb tip version The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1196
Steve Bedwell Thumbs Up comedy routine, during a rope cutting routine, performer apparently cuts off his thumb and then puts it back on The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 62) 1216
J. W. Sarles Magnetic Personality chosen court card clings to magnetInspired by
  • "Dippy Magnet" (Harbin)
Related to
The Fine Print (Issue 4) 74
Pete Biro Billion-Dollar Bill Switch switch that ends clean, magnet unload in back pocket Virtual Foolery 5
Stephan Kirschbaum Thumb-Tips techniques for hiding the thumb tip The Book 118
Troy Hooser In the Round color change of sponge ball, two variations The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 70) 1456
Bob Farmer Big Sponge Ball Vanish sponge ball rolled from cup into hand and seen, vanishes Cyclops 7
Steve Bedwell Thumbs Up thumb cut off with scissors during rope effect Flexing and Twisting 6
Joshua Jay Beach Business Cards Magician makes sand appear underneath business card that is placed on spectator's hand Magic Atlas 148
Bob King Card in Orange Plus deck changes in lemon, with torn-off corner, with fake bloody fingers as comedy propInspired by Private Notes 4
Doug Conn The Purse'n'l Load silk from purse frameInspired by Tricks of my Trade 83
Eugene Burger Finger Tip Holder Mastering the Art of Magic 43
Eugene Burger Water Suspension water is suspended in spectators bill Mastering the Art of Magic 77
Jörg Alexander Weber Zaubersalz salt packet torn, salt poured in hand vanishes and packet restoresInspired by
  • "Sweet and Low" (Richard Osterlind, Challenge Magic video, 1990)
ZauberKunstStücke - Band 1 18
Theodore Annemann, Richard Osterlind Billet Switch with Salt Packet thumb tipInspired by ZauberKunstStücke - Band 1 21
Tony Bartolotta Thumb Tip Handling for Prediction Hex Squared 94
Karl Fulves Night On Elm sixteen envelopes with addresses in 4x4 matrix, one selected according to rules (including diagonal movement), in selected envelope is description of spectator Hex Squared 92
John Cornelius The IncrediBill Routine Bill Change routine The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 129
Roger Klause The $100 Bill Change The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 129
Alexander de Cova Rosediction price of rose predicted on its price tag Homemade Magic 19
Alexander de Cova Coin-Catch coin production gimmick and sound gimmick in bucketInspired by Homemade Magic 9
Alexander de Cova Vitamin B signed paper to plastic tube Homemade Magic 27
John Carney The Ascension Gimmick wire stuck to thumb tip The Book of Secrets 318
Sveroni Der Geldschein im Filzstift signed bill travels to marker which is held by spectatorRelated to Kreative Magie 32
Jay Ellis Lemon Aid bill in envelope, in lemon is only a note to look in the wallet Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 264
Al Baker Strip Tease wet tissue paper is dryed in hand, thumb tip & finger tip The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 603
Al Baker Spirit Photography card image appears on initialed paper put in envelope The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 634
Al Baker Thumb Tip Preparation painting and washing The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 752
Jay Sankey Unscrewed Torn and restored borrowed bill where bill is seemingly "unscrewed" and "screwed" back Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Amazing Tricks) 15
Alexander de Cova Der Stamperltrick bill travels to shot glass covered with paper Gambit 18
Davide Costi FT thumb tip handlingAlso published here Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 141
Nicholas Einhorn Finger Tip Silk Vanish World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 2 8
David Acer Make This Disappear "THIS" written on bill changes to "DISAPPEAR", then bill vanishes Random Acts of Magic 217
Sveroni Sveronis Bank Night with four different colored little bags, bag with red silk wins money, apparently goes wrong, three consolation prizes which are better than the prize the spectator wins Variationen 16
Alan "Ace" Greenberg In-Your-Face Thumbtie using fake fingertip Best of Friends - Volume III 138
Slydini Paper Money torn paper pieces change into bill, thumb tip steal subtlety Prolix (Issue 6) 390
David Williamson, Tom Stone Thumb Tip Silk Vanish see also Williamson's "Whirly Bird Vanish" Vortex 192
David Williamson, Tom Stone Whirly Bird Vanish Variation Vortex 210
Bob Chesbro, Tom Stone Thumb Tip Coin Vanish Inspired by Maelstrom 13
Tom Stone, Finn Jon Thumb Tip as Sound Gimmick Maelstrom 208
Alexander de Cova Der einfache Geldfang Seminar-Leviten 10
Alexander de Cova Wussten Sie... Seminar-Leviten 10
Alexander de Cova Daumenspitz-Findigkeiten thoughts on the thumb tip
Trick Nr. 1 - Die Sicherheitnadeln
Trick Nr. 2 - Die Rosenvorhersage
Trick Nr. 3 - Das Laden in ein Tuch
Trick Nr. 4 - Stehlen aus dem Tuch
Trick Nr. 5 - Slydini Transfer
Seminar-Leviten 4
Patrick Page A Thumb Tip Tip Also published here Magic Page by Page 186
Patrick Page Bare Hand Silk Production production of handkerchief, false fingerAlso published here Magic Page by Page 180
Patrick Page With a Thumb TIp ideas with a thumb tip
- With a Pencil
- The Thumb Tip as a Producing Agent
- For the Platform Act
- Smaller 'n' Smaller
- Suddenly Something Happened
Magic Page by Page 205
Patrick Page Repeat Flag Production silk flags produced from purse Magic Page by Page 236
James Alan Bill in Melon inspired by Emil Jarrow's handling Seventeen Secrets - Volume 2 6
Woody Aragon, Bob Farmer Aragon Attractor - Woody's Effect
- Vernet
- Wallet
Related to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 31
Hector Chadwick Enveloper banknight, with named number prediction Miscellanea 6
Vanni Bossi The Vacuum Tip thumb tip handling for loading into silk and stealing it The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 179
Fred Kaps The Red Corner Hidden Agenda (Issue July 16) 204