58 entries in Pen/Pencil / Miscellaneous
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Theodore Annemann Pencil Routine outline, combining puzzles, gags, effects The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 142
David E. Swift The Pencil Fountain water is produced from borrowed pencil Greater Magic 831
Peter Warlock Pencil Note on Nail secret cue sheet, recipe The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 390
John B. Ward Pencil & Peg Mystery three holes in pencil, small peg jumps from hole to hole Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 12) 4
Unknown A Dollar makes a "Break" bill to coins, bill breaks pencil (outstreched finger) Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 127
Ralph W. Read Tapping Pencil spectator feels "impulses" that still pencil makes My Best 184
John Booth Pen-Plexity code a number to a medium with a fountain pen My Best 197
Robert A. Nelson Radar Pencil Mental Routine one of four cards is picked up secretly, card is detected, radar pencil Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 22
Floyd Catlin Silk Vanishing Pencil same mechanism as silk vanishing wand, in paper cone Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 37
Don Alan The Inflation Pencil gag pencil, to vanish objects Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 7
John Murray Murray's Muse ideas for Herpick's Phantom Pencil The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 279) 1115
George Schindler Radar Magnet idea for the radar pencil The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 279) 1115
Martin Gardner Pencilvania ideas for effects with pencils, with ribbon, naming color The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 334) 146
Don Alan Ball Point Pen gag, ball appears on pen Pretty Sneaky 37
Don Alan It's a Small World gags with a small pencil sharpener globe Pretty Sneaky 42
Tony Corinda (3) A Pocket Trick pencil is removed from a box, color is divined, fake pencil Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 42
Tony Corinda (1) The Billet Pencil loading a billet in an envelope Related toVariations Predictions 86
Tony Corinda Publicity Pencils branded pencils Publicity Stunts 385
Peter Strange In the Pen message appears on pen The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 380) 348
Unknown ┬┐Fuma Ud. Boligrafos? smoking a pen, with a match Aprenda Ud. Magia 21
Sam Dalal Double Vision two cards predicted on paper slips, using ballpoint pen with pencil lead, mirage deckAlso published here
  • Magigram (Rough-Smooth part, by Sam Dalal)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 743
Unknown A Puzzle drawing a circle and a dot on a paper without lifting the pen Tricks with Paper 34
Francis Carlyle Germain's Paper billet switch with pencil, unclear if by Germain or Jacques Remanaux The Magic of Francis Carlyle 126
Vic Perry The Perry Pen! x made in book, force, special two-sided pen The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 118) 588
Karl Fulves (1) The Pencil That Remembers What It Writes after examining pencil, performer knows what was written with it, electronics, no details givenRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 6) 20
Barrie Richardson The Magnetic Force spectator is unable to pick up a pencil on performer's open hand Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 4) 504
Unknown Salt Routine salt vanishes from hand, reappears in pen Close-up Cavalcade Finale 5
Al Mann The Frankenstein Affair several dead ants and a dead fly come back to life, ladybug recommandationRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 12
Karrell Fox On the Other Hand ideas for steel animal trap, Abbott's Daring Spring Trap, pencil snapped in two, fake hand in trap Another Book 253
Unknown Significant Digit No. 6, spectator writes number on one side of small paper, it is torn in half with writing down, performer knows which half has writing and the number, pencil writing transferred to moist finger Self-Working Mental Magic 8
Karl Fulves Satan's Hammer No. 5, cardboard hammer breaks pencil The Children's Magic Kit 5
Unknown The Mind Dowser No. 44, paper balanced on the edge of a coin moves when pen comes close Self-Working Table Magic 54
Karl Fulves The Mind Transmitter No. 49, pen code, coin value divined by medium Self-Working Table Magic 60
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Gags? with books, cards and pens Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 3) 44
Karl Fulves Sharpening Pencil in Card Case "the old pencil-sharpener in thumb tip gag" Ace Machine 6
Steve Dusheck I.O.U. finger ring vanishes, using gaffed ballpoint pen with hook Magic with Finger Rings 59
Daryl Martinez The Multi-Colored Pen starting with "pen writes any color"-gag, out to lunch principle The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 15
Flip Hallema Pen Steal apparently putting pen in pocket Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 3
Flip Hallema Body Holdout holding pen against body Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 5
Karl Fulves Non-Working Trix #4 - "Unexchange", pseudo-switch of two small items, like chess figures or Okito boxes
- secretly exchanging the pen caps of two pens even though apparently nothing happens
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 50) 239
Steve Beam The Magic Maker marker is put in pocket without putting cap on it, big ink stain on shirt, then cap vanishes and reappears on pen and ink stain vanishes The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 28) 489
Mike Rose Pen Gag steel ball from "ball point pen" The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 40) 738
Karrell Fox The "Magic Marker" splotch of ink on shirt, gag Goodies 151
Steve Beam Unleaded several mechanical pencils, spectator removes lead from one which performer divines The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 46) 825
Scotty York Scotty's Cigarette Switch Using a Fountain Pen For Your Eyes Only 85
Slydini Water Leak paper on pencil used to catch drops of water from apparent leak in ceiling Rigmarole (Issue 5) 53
Karl Fulves Penmanship "Unsolved Mysteries"
money maker roller principle with two pens, posed as a problem
The Fine Print (Issue 6) 147
Karl Fulves Hypodermic Needle Gag actually a pen, comedy prop Lost Vampire Secrets 151
Gene Raye Radar Coin pencil answers questions with sound in glass, glass in which billet is put in divined, secret sugar in glass, radar pencil Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 139
Christoph Borer Alcon words written on paper change color, clever switching padAlso published here Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 7
Al Baker Developing Messages before the Audience secretly reading extruded messages, powder in pen The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 708
Wesley James One-handed Pen Re-Cap Enchantments 175
Don Nielsen Supercharged Silver ring changes to coin, involving a magnetic coin that is moved from sleeve to hand with magnetic penRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 414
Christoph Borer Alcon words written on paper change color, clever switching padAlso published here Compilation 14
Karl Fulves Breakage paper wrapped around pencil, pencil breaks inside by itself Prolix (Issue 6) 365
Daniel Madison Sharp Punch Using a Sharpie pen cap as a card punch Placebo 35
Roberto Giobbi Classy Sharpie Hidden Agenda (Issue Apr 12) 107
Rick Maue Maue's Pen humorous demonstration on controlling the spectator's decisionAlso published here
  • Rick Maue, Raw, 2008 & The Road, 2010
The Doors of Deception 89