other very pretty tricks with bals \n "two in the hand and one in the pocket" precursor, one phase \n unknown
1634
the art of legerdemain discovered
Unknown

Other very pretty tricks with Bals

1634

The Art of Legerdemain Discovered

16



ein kügelchen werfe ich weg... \n two in the hand one in the pocket with balls rolled from bread, one is always thrown away \n unknown
1939
hokus pokus
Unknown

Ein Kügelchen werfe ich weg...

1939

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 1 No. 1)

13



the three wandering sponge balls \n spectator's hand and two in the hand, one in the pocket \n unknown
1941/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 1
Unknown

The Three Wandering Sponge Balls

1941/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1

163



triple dice routine \n two in hand one in pocket, with surprises (shrinking dice, coin appearance) \n edward marlo
1943
shoot the works
Edward Marlo

Triple Dice Routine

1943

Shoot the Works

9



super magic \n two in the hand, one in the pocket with paper balls and variations \n harry blackstone \n walter b. gibson
1944
the phoenix 51100
Harry Blackstone, Walter B. Gibson

Super Magic

1944

The Phoenix 51100
(Issue 55)

224



malinibey chinkachink \n with threeinthehands oneinthepocket finale \n sam leo horowitz \n malini's chinkachink \n max malini
1947
stars of magic
Sam Leo Horowitz

MaliniBey ChinkAChink

Inspired by

1947

Stars of Magic
(Vol. 3 No. 3)

46



dice tip \n sort of two in the hand one in the pocket routine, with small dice \n bruce elliott
1947
the phoenix 101150
Bruce Elliott

Dice Tip

1947

The Phoenix 101150
(Issue 132)

531



peas \n two in the hand one in the pocket routine, with peas, mendel's laws of genetic presentation \n harvey p. graham
1950
the phoenix 201 — 250
Harvey P. Graham

Peas

1950

The Phoenix 201 — 250
(Issue 209)

836



making a production out of the pyramid puzzle \n using the magic pyramid puzzle for do as i do, then two in the hand \n lu brent
1952
ireland's yearbooks
Lu Brent

Making a Production out of the Pyramid Puzzle

1952

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1952)

7



the gadabout coins \n two in the hand, one in the pocket \n j. b. bobo \n george f. wright \n "the alleurian coins" by george f. wright in "the linking ring" 1/1950 \n the mexican gadabout coins \n milton kort \n gadabout coins revisited \n ron bauer \n hippity cop \n jamy ian swiss \n the commuting coins routine \n michael rubinstein \n death by peanut \n brian roberts
1952
modern coin magic
J. B. Bobo, George F. Wright

The Gadabout Coins

Inspired by "The Alleurian Coins" by George F. Wright in "The Linking Ring" 1/1950
Variations

1952

Modern Coin Magic

182



eeny, meeny, miny \n two in the hand one in the pocket patter \n milton gitlin
1953
the phoenix 251 — 300
Milton Gitlin

Eeny, Meeny, Miny

1953

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 286)

1145



the eternal cups and balls \n three cups, with two in the hand one in the pocket sequence \n bruce elliott
1953
classic secrets of magic
Bruce Elliott

The Eternal Cups and Balls

1953

Classic Secrets of Magic

176



how many? \n two in the hand one in the pocket with dice, involving blank and large die \n gerald kosky \n wieviele? \n gerald kosky \n how many? \n gerald kosky \n how many? \n gerald kosky
1954
routined manipulation finale
Gerald Kosky

How Many?

Also published here

1954

Routined Manipulation Finale

69



basic effect \n two in the hand, one in the pocket \n lewis ganson
1954
routined manipulation finale
Lewis Ganson

Basic Effect

1954

Routined Manipulation Finale

100



spheroid skulduggery \n balls appear, split and change into small skull then into bigger skull, two in the hand one in the pocket \n john scarne \n verne chesbro \n james g. thompson jr. \n ben dalgin \n zwei in die hand... \n james g. thompson jr.
1956
top secrets of magic
John Scarne, Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr., Ben Dalgin

Spheroid Skulduggery

Also published here

1956

Top Secrets of Magic

57



three ball transposition \n classic effect with silk as table and popupmove \n dai vernon \n bells \n dai vernon \n lewis ganson \n threeball transposition \n dai vernon
1957
the dai vernon book of magic
Dai Vernon

Three Ball Transposition

Related toVariations

1957

The Dai Vernon Book of Magic

61



climax for a dice routine \n two in the hand one in the pocket start, ending with jumbo and miniature die \n dai vernon \n details for a climax \n roberto giobbi \n carlhorst meier \n climax for a dice routine \n carlhorst meier \n roberto giobbi
1957
the dai vernon book of magic
Dai Vernon

Climax for a Dice Routine

Related to

1957

The Dai Vernon Book of Magic

183



standup coin opener \n two coins in left hand, one travels to right and is put in pocket, then travels back \n royal h. brin, jr.
1966
the new modern coin magic
Royal H. Brin, Jr.

StandUp Coin Opener

1966

The New Modern Coin Magic

389



the mexican gadabout coins \n with purse in which coins travels back at the end, two handlings \n milton kort \n the gadabout coins \n j. b. bobo \n george f. wright \n british gadabout coins \n andrew galloway
1966
the new modern coin magic
Milton Kort

The Mexican Gadabout Coins

Inspired byVariations

1966

The New Modern Coin Magic

405



nuts to you \n surprising final load \n jerry mcdermott
1966
the new modern coin magic
Jerry McDermott

Nuts To You

1966

The New Modern Coin Magic

406



fruit salad \n two in the hand with miniature fruits, can of fruit salad as climax \n ali bongo
1966
the bongo book
Ali Bongo

Fruit Salad

1966

The Bongo Book

31



unfair shake \n two in the hand (here dice cup) one in the pocket, then die change color and size twice, as a kicker a shot glass appears under the cup \n horace e. bennett
1967
the art of closeup magic — volume 1
Horace E. Bennett

Unfair Shake

1967

The Art of CloseUp Magic — Volume 1

113



three little pigs \n two in the hand, one in the pocket with plastic pigs, as a kicker the pigs change into a bigger toy fiugre \n frederica
1967
the art of closeup magic — volume 1
Frederica

Three Little Pigs

1967

The Art of CloseUp Magic — Volume 1

281



the magic ring \n ring and three colored stones, variation of two in the hand, one in the pocket, as a climax the ring has three stones set in it \n gerald kosky \n gypsy ring \n gerald kosky
1969
the art of closeup magic — volume 2
Gerald Kosky

The Magic Ring

Also published here

1969

The Art of CloseUp Magic — Volume 2

283



siempre unidas  realización 1 \n two coins in the hand one in the pocket, they all come together \n unknown
1969
monedas, monedas... (y monedas)
Unknown

Siempre Unidas  Realización 1

1969

Monedas, monedas... (y monedas)

64



small change \n combo \n allan ackerman
1971
the esoterist
Allan Ackerman

Small Change

1971

The Esoterist

21



back, back and restored \n match broken in three pieces, two in the hand one in the pocket sequence, restoration \n unknown
1971
at the drop of a match
Unknown

Back, Back and Restored

1971

At the Drop of a Match

12



bills of beelzebub! \n "two in the hands, one in the pocket" with crumbled bills and a threedollar bill \n dr. james hoy
1972
magick
Dr. James Hoy

Bills of Beelzebub!

1972

Magick
(Issue 48)

238



the half crown affair \n american penny and half crown in hand, one placed in pocket & travels back, transposition with spectator in which one coin grows \n horace e. bennett
1973
closeup cavalcade
Horace E. Bennett

The Half Crown Affair

1973

Closeup Cavalcade

68



a modern chinese marvel \n "two in the hand, one in the pocket" routine, credit information on the plot, with popup move, five phases \n oscar pladek \n on the rollup move \n edward marlo \n reference shelf  a modern chinese marvel \n oscar pladek \n reference shelf  a modern chinese marvel \n edward marlo \n reference shelf  a modern chinese marvel \n herb zarrow \n john e. mintz \n ein moderne chinesisches wunder \n oscar pladek
1973
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Oscar Pladek

A Modern Chinese Marvel

Related toAlso published here

Apr. 1973

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 8 No. 6)

611



disco \n bottle tops assembly, through table and two in the hand one in the pocket, with chinese coin finale \n arthur setterington
1974
pabular
Arthur Setterington

DiscO

Nov. 1974

Pabular
(Vol. 1 No. 3)

30



never say die! \n two in the hand one in the pocket \n amedeo vacca
1974
amedeo's continental magic
Amedeo Vacca

Never Say Die!

1974

Amedeo's Continental Magic

44



5. the sponge ball move \n "two in the hand one in the pocket" sequence \n patrick page
1974
ten thoughts on closeup
Patrick Page

5. The Sponge Ball Move

1974

Ten Thoughts on CloseUp

4



ein moderne chinesisches wunder \n "two in the hand, one in the pocket" routine, with popup move, five phases \n oscar pladek \n a modern chinese marvel \n oscar pladek
1974
intermagic
Oscar Pladek

Ein Moderne Chinesisches Wunder

Also published here

July 1974

Intermagic
(Vol. 2 No. 1)

11



a dice opener \n two in the hand one in the pocket, using lin searles squashed die and popup die under closeup mat, six phases \n father cyprian
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Father Cyprian

A Dice Opener

Apr. 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 6)

956



orient express \n "coin tricks" \n david bornstein
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
David Bornstein

Orient Express

Aug. 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 10)

1037



3 penny trick \n jumbo coin finale for "two in the hands, one in the pocket" \n jerry mentzer
1975
super cents
Jerry Mentzer

3 Penny Trick

1975

Super Cents

9



sponge shenanigans \n "two in the hands  one in the pocket" routine, with different ball or object as climax \n jerry mentzer
1975
close up cues
Jerry Mentzer

Sponge Shenanigans

1975

Close Up Cues

5



how many? \n two in the hand with three dice, one blank die as climax \n gerald kosky \n how many? \n gerald kosky
1975
the magic of gerald kosky
Gerald Kosky

How Many?

Also published here

1975

The Magic of Gerald Kosky

211



gypsy ring \n two in the hand using a ring and three different jewels, as a climax jewels are on ring \n gerald kosky \n the magic ring \n gerald kosky
1975
the magic of gerald kosky
Gerald Kosky

Gypsy Ring

Also published here

1975

The Magic of Gerald Kosky

221



the "slick" routine \n two in hand, one in pocket \n frank garcia
1976
the encyclopedia of sponge ball magic
Frank Garcia

The "Slick" Routine

1976

The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic

118



the bob elliott razzle dazzler \n two in the hand, one in the pocket \n bob elliott
1976
the encyclopedia of sponge ball magic
Bob Elliott

The Bob Elliott Razzle Dazzler

1976

The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic

171



two in the hand, one in the pocket bit \n \n frank garcia
1976
the encyclopedia of sponge ball magic
Frank Garcia

Two in the Hand, One in the Pocket Bit

1976

The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic

206



coins and handkerchief \n \n larry jennings \n new finish to larry jennings coins through handkerchief \n walt lees \n coins and handkerchief \n larry jennings
1976
pabular
Larry Jennings

Coins and Handkerchief

Related toAlso published here

Nov. 1976

Pabular
(Vol. 3 No. 3)

325



the sponge ball effect \n two in the hands routine \n patrick page
1976
the big book of magic
Patrick Page

The Sponge Ball Effect

1976

The Big Book of Magic

115



würfelschwindel \n multiphase sponge dice and cup routine \n ron baillie \n the gen, nov. 1954
1976
intermagic
Ron Baillie

Würfelschwindel

Also published here

Feb. 1976

Intermagic
(Vol. 3 No. 3)

52



the come back coins \n all three vanish as climax \n unknown
1976
now you see it, now you don't!
Unknown

The Come Back Coins

1976

Now you see it, now you don't!

112



mini spongeball routine \n with spectator's hand \n bill tarr
1976
now you see it, now you don't!
Bill Tarr

Mini SpongeBall Routine

1976

Now you see it, now you don't!

150



vernon ball routine done with coins \n \n larry jennings
1977
larry jennings on card & coin handling
Larry Jennings

Vernon Ball Routine Done With Coins

1977

Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling

9



flycatcher \n plastic flies in ambercolored plastic, two in the hands and one in the pocket routine, plastic frog finale \n stephen minch
1977
creations of a magical madman
Stephen Minch

FlyCatcher

1977

Creations of a Magical Madman

49



all together \n "two in the hand one in the pocket" with three unshelled peanuts, then washer, nut and bolt \n wilbur t. kattner
1977
innovative magic no. 3
Wilbur T. Kattner

All Together

1977

Innovative Magic No. 3

22



two in the hand is worth three on the table \n two in one hand and one in the other hand \n jim cozzens
1977
innovative magic no. 1
Jim Cozzens

Two in the Hand is Worth Three on the Table

1977

Innovative Magic No. 1

4



three times and out \n \n harry lorayne
1977
the magic book
Harry Lorayne

Three Times and Out

1977

The Magic Book

260



die allgegenwärtigen streichhölzer \n two in the hand, one in the pocket with heads of matches \n harold j. kelly \n hugard's magic monthly, june 1947
1977
intermagic
Harold J. Kelly

Die Allgegenwärtigen Streichhölzer

Also published here Hugard's Magic Monthly, June 1947

July 1977

Intermagic
(Vol. 4 No. 3)

103



the "frank garcia" routine \n \n frank garcia
1978
the real secrets of the threeball routines
Frank Garcia

The "Frank Garcia" Routine

1978

The Real Secrets of the ThreeBall Routines

22



the perplexing persian pearls \n  the production<br/> the 'split' to two<br/> the table transposition<br/> the pocket transposition<br/> the split to three<br/> first three ball transposition<br/> second three ball transposition<br/> hiding them in the sand<br/> finding them in the sand<br/> the fourth dimension<br/> plucking from the air, the stroke<br/> eyes and ears<br/> the gambling game \n romaine
1978
the real secrets of the threeball routines
Romaine

The Perplexing Persian Pearls

1978

The Real Secrets of the ThreeBall Routines

45



chromospheres \n different colored balls, including variation by frank garcia \n dr. jacob daley \n the nomad coins \n milton kort \n nomads in the dunes \n milton kort \n kortospheres \n milton kort \n chromo balls \n john luka
1978
the real secrets of the threeball routines
Dr. Jacob Daley

ChromoSpheres

Variations

1978

The Real Secrets of the ThreeBall Routines

76



introduction \n \n lewis ganson
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Lewis Ganson

Introduction

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

7



the extra ball principle in practice \n \n lewis ganson
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Lewis Ganson

The Extra Ball Principle in Practice

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

8



the climax \n foreign object as climax \n lewis ganson
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Lewis Ganson

The Climax

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

11



how many? \n dice routine \n gerald kosky \n how many? \n gerald kosky \n three dice monte \n gene gordon
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Gerald Kosky

How Many?

VariationsAlso published here

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

11



sweet trick \n sugar cubes appear, two in the hand... routine, jumbo sugar cube finale \n unknown
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Unknown

Sweet Trick

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

17



back again \n coin, ring and key used for "two in the hands..." routine, coin shower as finale \n eddie joseph
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Eddie Joseph

Back Again

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

20



the magic ring \n ring and three different colored stones, "two in the hands..." routine, stones in ring as finale \n gerald kosky
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Gerald Kosky

The Magic Ring

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

21



bells \n classic effect with silk as table and popupmove \n dai vernon \n lewis ganson \n three ball transposition \n dai vernon
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Dai Vernon, Lewis Ganson

Bells

Inspired by

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

23



coke capers \n using ravelle & andree's "coke capers" props \n lewis ganson
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Lewis Ganson

Coke Capers

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

29



a routine for coke capers \n using ravelle & andree's "coke capers" props \n ken de courcy
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Ken De Courcy

A Routine for Coke Capers

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

29



other routines \n using other props for "two in the hands..." routines
 cigarettes
 matches
 coins
 dice
 miniature models
 toys \n lewis ganson
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Lewis Ganson

Other Routines

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

32



conclusion \n \n lewis ganson
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Lewis Ganson

Conclusion

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

34



a little bit of coke (acola) \n "two in the hand..." with miniature cans, then miniature bottle, normal bottle and coins appear \n mary wolf
1980
john: verse two
Mary Wolf

A Little Bit of Coke (aCola)

1980

John: Verse Two

131



something from nothing \n routine \n ken brooke \n bälle aus dem nichts \n ken brooke
1980
ken brooke's magic — the unique years
Ken Brooke

Something from Nothing

Also published here

1980

Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years

59



goodness gracious great balls of ......sponge? \n sponge rabbit climax, routine with two in the hand, one in the pocket phase \n stephen tucker
1982
spellbinder
Stephen Tucker

Goodness Gracious Great Balls of ......Sponge?

1982

SpellBinder
(Vol. 1 No. 11)

195



a new move with sponge eggs \n move to steal two balls in two in the hand, one in the pocket routines \n stephen tucker
1982
spellbinder
Stephen Tucker

A New Move with Sponge Eggs

1982

SpellBinder
(Vol. 1 No. 11)

196



the sponge routine \n routine with purse frame, "two in the hands one in the pocket", using cubes instead of balls/spheres \n ron fredrick
1982
the professional routines of ron fredrick
Ron Fredrick

The Sponge Routine

1982

The Professional Routines of Ron Fredrick

24



the commuting coins routine \n coins seen to be put in pocket \n michael rubinstein \n the gadabout coins \n j. b. bobo \n george f. wright
1982
intermediate and advanced coin technique
Michael Rubinstein

The Commuting Coins Routine

Inspired by

1982

Intermediate and Advanced Coin Technique

31



stand up three coin routine \n coin vanishes and reappears, becomes up to three coins, traveling to pocket phases
 variations \n michael rubinstein
1982
intermediate and advanced coin technique
Michael Rubinstein

Stand Up Three Coin Routine

1982

Intermediate and Advanced Coin Technique

79



minus equals plus \n one of three coins removed, comes back to spectator's hand \n ross bertram
1983
bertram on sleight of hand
Ross Bertram

Minus Equals Plus

1983

Bertram on Sleight of Hand

72



the what's it's name dice trick \n two in the hand, one in the pocket with dice, climax with jumbo dice production \n roy baker
1983
baker's capers
Roy Baker

The What's It's Name Dice Trick

1983

Baker's Capers

17



hippity "cop" \n ungaffed hopping halves \n jamy ian swiss \n hippity cop \n jamy ian swiss \n hippity cop \n jamy ian swiss \n hippity cop \n jamy ian swiss
1984
apocalypse
Jamy Ian Swiss

Hippity "Cop"

Also published here

Apr. 1984

Apocalypse
(Vol. 7 No. 4)

906



"the peter production" \n final production of some item like lime \n peter samelson
1984
theatrical closeup
Peter Samelson

"The Peter Production"

1984

Theatrical CloseUp

42



biology lesson #1 \n "biology lession # 1", two in the hand one in the pocket with napkins, water squeezed out of one as climax \n jim snapp
1984 (ca.)
magic of my friends
Jim Snapp

Biology Lesson #1

1984 (ca.)

Magic of my Friends

6



the missing link \n three chain links for "two in hand  one in pocket" with lock appearance finale \n john m. bauman
1985
apocalypse
John M. Bauman

The Missing Link

Sep. 1985

Apocalypse
(Vol. 8 No. 9)

1110



coins and handkerchief \n silk is held by spectators as table \n larry jennings \n coins and handkerchief \n larry jennings \n going down \n curtis kam \n single vanishes and reproductions \n john carney \n through the handkerchief \n john carney
1986
the classic magic of larry jennings
Larry Jennings

Coins and Handkerchief

VariationsAlso published here

1986

The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings

107



the chaperone \n two in hand, one in pocket \n sol stone
1986
apocalypse
Sol Stone

The Chaperone

Sep. 1986

Apocalypse
(Vol. 9 No. 9)

1249



hippity cop \n ungaffed hopping halves \n jamy ian swiss \n hippity "cop" \n jamy ian swiss
1987
an interesting application of that principle
Jamy Ian Swiss

Hippity Cop

Also published here

1987

An Interesting Application of That Principle

35



gadabout aces \n four aces shown, named one vanishes and is taken from pocket, repeated, then five aces shown and one put in pocket, repeat \n edward marlo \n the new tops, dec. 1963 \n countrevertable aces \n wesley james
1988
m.i.n.t. — volume i
Edward Marlo

GadAbout Aces

VariationsAlso published here

1988

M.I.N.T. — Volume I

32



... and i still have three little balls \n breadcrumbs routine, balls placed aside always end up inside cup \n rené lavand \n three bread cumbs \n rené lavand
1988
slow motion magic
René Lavand

... And I Still Have Three Little Balls

Also published here

1988

Slow Motion Magic

114



one from two \n no. 4, two coins clearly shown, one placed in pocket, it comes back, featuring threecoin arrangement that can be shown from both sides as two coins, also for sixasthree coins \n dr. edward g. ervin \n push thru poker \n karl fulves
1989
selfworking coin magic
Dr. Edward G. Ervin

One from Two

Variations

1989

SelfWorking Coin Magic

5



bälle aus dem nichts \n routine \n ken brooke \n something from nothing \n ken brooke
1990
intermagic
Ken Brooke

Bälle aus dem Nichts

Also published here

Oct. 1990

Intermagic
(Vol. 15 No. 4&5)

132



hippity cop \n ungaffed hopping halves \n jamy ian swiss \n hippity "cop" \n jamy ian swiss
1990
thaumatolatry ii
Jamy Ian Swiss

Hippity Cop

Also published here

1990

Thaumatolatry II

21



para hands \n two in the hands one in the pocket with doll hands, eye ball as climax, mr. jimmy \n gary para
1991
the trapdoor — volume two
Gary Para

Para Hands

1991

The Trapdoor — Volume Two
(Issue 37)

673



nuts and bolts opener \n "two in the hands one in the pocket" routine with nuts and bolt, all nuts screwed on bolt as finale \n doc eason \n "all screwed up" (genii)
1991 ca.
a shot in the act
Doc Eason

Nuts and Bolts Opener

Inspired by

1991 ca.

A Shot in the Act

6



comeback bread crumb \n two in hand, one away, it returns, repeat \n unknown
1993
tarbell course in magic — volume 8
Unknown

ComeBack Bread Crumb

1993

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8

64



three bread cumbs \n breadcrumbs routine, balls placed aside always end up inside cup \n rené lavand \n ... and i still have three little balls \n rené lavand
1993
magic from the soul
René Lavand

Three Bread Cumbs

Also published here

1993

Magic From The Soul

216



two in the hand... \n with sugar cubes, short note from hilliard's notebook \n nate leipzig
1994
more greater magic
Nate Leipzig

Two in the Hand...

1994

More Greater Magic

1091



chinese in the hand \n two in the hand, one in the pocket with transformation of all three into chinese coins \n paul gertner
1994
steel and silver
Paul Gertner

Chinese in the Hand

1994

Steel and Silver

79



as should you \n with two bills \n gerald deutsch
1996
apocalypse
Gerald Deutsch

As Should You

July 1996

Apocalypse
(Vol. 19 No. 7)

2671



chromo balls \n different colored balls, with color change beginning \n john luka \n chromospheres \n dr. jacob daley
1997
l.i.n.t. — pocket stuff for closeup magicians
John Luka

Chromo Balls

Inspired by

1997

L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for CloseUp Magicians

93



bottled \n penny and quarter in hand, handpocket sequence, chosen coin travels into miniature bottle, first marketed in 1964 \n sam schwartz \n informant \n karl fulves
1997
the fine print
Sam Schwartz

Bottled

Related to

1997

The Fine Print
(Issue 6)

151



three dice monte \n routine with two white dice and one red die, traveling and transformations, large red die finale (or vanish) \n gene gordon \n how many? \n gerald kosky
1998
onyx
Gene Gordon

Three Dice Monte

Inspired by

Jan. 1998

Onyx
(Issue 2)

5



the nomad coins \n three different coins fly from hand to hand, pocket to hand, hand to under card \n milton kort \n chromospheres \n dr. jacob daley
1999
kort
Milton Kort

The Nomad Coins

Inspired by

1999

Kort

183



found $ \n two in the hand, one in the pocket routine with crumpled bills, then turn into twenty dollar bills \n david regal
1999
closeup & personal
David Regal

Found $

1999

CloseUp & Personal

153



zwei in die hand... \n balls appear, split and change into small skull then into bigger skull, two in the hand one in the pocket \n james g. thompson jr. \n spheroid skulduggery \n john scarne \n verne chesbro \n james g. thompson jr. \n ben dalgin
1999
intermagic
James G. Thompson Jr.

Zwei in die Hand...

Also published here

1999

Intermagic
(Vol. 23 No. 3)

94



gadabout coins revisited \n \n ron bauer \n the gadabout coins \n j. b. bobo \n george f. wright
2000
gadabout coins revisited
Ron Bauer

Gadabout Coins Revisited

Inspired by

2000

Gadabout Coins Revisited

1



der glücklose würfelspieler  eine dicestacking routine \n four phases
1. three in the hands one in the pocket
2. dice stacking and traveling of dice from hand to under cup
3. spectator has to guess where the red die is and loses
4. jumbo die production \n christian scherer
2000
der glücklose würfelspieler
Christian Scherer

Der Glücklose Würfelspieler  Eine DiceStacking Routine

2000

Der glücklose Würfelspieler

16



wieviele? \n two in the hand one in the pocket with dice, involving blank and large die \n gerald kosky \n how many? \n gerald kosky
2000
intermagic
Gerald Kosky

Wieviele?

Also published here

2000

Intermagic
(Vol. 24 No. 1)

33



battery power \n two in the hands... with climax \n david regal
2002
constant fooling 1
David Regal

Battery Power

2002

Constant Fooling 1

190



three pellet routine \n "two in hand, one in pocket" \n jack avis
2006
rara avis
Jack Avis

Three Pellet Routine

2006

Rara Avis

211



british gadabout coins \n with purse \n andrew galloway \n the mexican gadabout coins \n milton kort
2006
diverting coin magic
Andrew Galloway

British Gadabout Coins

Inspired by

2006

Diverting Coin Magic

39



die kunst der ablenkung \n sponge balls routine, two in the hands element, color change of balls \n sveroni
2009
... oder so!
Sveroni

Die Kunst der Ablenkung

2009

... oder so!

28



death by peanut \n routine with unshelled peanuts \n brian roberts \n the gadabout coins \n j. b. bobo \n george f. wright
2010
genii
Brian Roberts

Death By Peanut

Inspired by

Aug. 2010

Genii
(Vol. 73 No. 8)

21



die kraft des qi \n two in the hand one in the pocket with baoding balls, then a big ball appears just to vanish under a handkerchief \n christian scherer
2014
schlaglichter
Christian Scherer

Die Kraft des Qi

2014

Schlaglichter

60



life  wisdom  death \n two in the hands one in the pocket with two miniature skulls and an owl \n dr. stanley jaks \n "life  wisdom  death" in "the sphinx" september, 1951.
2014
the incredible dr. jaks
Dr. Stanley Jaks

Life  Wisdom  Death

Also published here "Life  Wisdom  Death" in "The Sphinx" September, 1951.

2014

The Incredible Dr. Jaks

176



diceopener \n routine with four dice, jumbo dice finale \n alexander de cova
2015
burners — vol. 1
Alexander de Cova

DiceOpener

2015

Burners — Vol. 1

80



gadabout you \n \n kainoa harbottle \n the arithmatic coins routine \n michael rubinstein
2016
genii
Kainoa Harbottle

Gadabout You

Inspired by

Nov. 2016

Genii
(Vol. 79 No. 11)

34



hippity cop \n ungaffed hopping halves \n jamy ian swiss \n hippity "cop" \n jamy ian swiss \n the gadabout coins \n j. b. bobo \n george f. wright
2016
it's another interesting application of that principle
Jamy Ian Swiss

Hippity Cop

Inspired byAlso published here

2016

It's Another Interesting Application Of That Principle

23



balls in the net \n with credit information, silent mora, ed marlo, oscar pladek, david roth
 phase i
 phase ii: the repeat
 phase iii: pocket to the hand
 phase iv: twice to pocket
 phase v: the three ball vanish \n johnny thompson
2018
the magic of johnny thompson
Johnny Thompson

Balls in the Net

2018

The Magic of Johnny Thompson
(Issue 1)

147



die vierte dimension \n portal presentation for three ball routine / balls and net, with two in the hands elements \n christian scherer
2018
die vierte dimension
Christian Scherer

Die Vierte Dimension

2018

Die Vierte Dimension

4



back into the nest \n peanut in shell, shell vanishes, "two in the hands, one in the mouth", back reappears around peanuts \n kostya kimlat
2020
elixir
Kostya Kimlat

Back Into the Nest

May 2020

Elixir
(Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 1 (Spring #2))

221



mora ball routine \n with glass bowl \n john carney
2020
sleights & insights
John Carney

Mora Ball Routine

2020

Sleights & Insights

68



vegas math \n multicoin production as finale \n michael rubinstein \n the arithmatic coins routine \n michael rubinstein \n at the table lecture, 2017
2020
rubinstein coin magic
Michael Rubinstein

Vegas Math

Inspired byAlso published here At the Table lecture, 2017

2020

Rubinstein Coin Magic

222



stealth showcase \n  phase two: coins across
 phase three: gadabout coins \n michael rubinstein \n new york coin magic seminar vol. 10, dvd
2020
rubinstein coin magic
Michael Rubinstein

Stealth Showcase

Also published here New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 10, dvd

2020

Rubinstein Coin Magic

232



threeball transposition \n from private lecture notes by gene matsuura \n dai vernon \n three ball transposition \n dai vernon
2022
dai vernon: the spirit of magic
Dai Vernon

ThreeBall Transposition

Related to

2022

Dai Vernon: The Spirit of Magic

97



paper balls \n napkin torn into four pieces, one given to spectator, twointhehands... with other three pieces, they restore minus the piece the spectator is holding \n peter lentini \n magic, mar. 2003
2022
talk about tricks
Peter Lentini

Paper Balls

Also published here

2022

Talk About Tricks
(Issue 1)

174


