372 entries in Apparatus
  
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Unknown Of an other boxe to convert wheat into flower with words, &c. dove pan type container The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXI) 193
Unknown Boxes to alter one graine into another, or to consume the graine or corne to nothing box with false bottom and layer of grains glued on it, turned over for transformation or vanishRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXI) 192
Unknown Boxes to change Graine box with false bottom and layer of grains glued on it, turned over for transformation or vanish, also appearance in bell type boxRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 32
Unknown L'Anneau Dans un Pistolet, Qui Se Trouve Ensuite au Bec d'une Tourterelle, Dans une Boîte qu'on Avait Auparavant Visitée & Cachetée ring shot with a pistol is later found in the beak of a turtle dove sitting in a box which was examined before La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 50
Unknown The Reversible Canister bottle with two compartments to switch handkerchief or something else Modern Magic 245
Unknown The Burning Globe brass globe for switching Modern Magic 246
Unknown The Magic Coffers tin boxes for switching (e.g. beans to coffee-berries) Modern Magic 333
Unknown Changing Caddies box with two or three lids for changing objects Modern Magic 348
Unknown The Magic Vase and Caddy (To make peas change places with a handkerchief.) Modern Magic 351
Unknown The Changing Cover object is switched underneath metal cover Modern Magic 356
Unknown The Changing Ladle on a stick, to change flat objects, as card burning, paper switch or Q&A deviceRelated to Modern Magic 358
Unknown The Bran Glass glass (apparently) filled with bran covered, bran changes into anythingRelated to Modern Magic 383
Unknown The Tables in use in Stage Tricks - The "Plain" Trap
- The "Wrist" or "Pressure" Trap
- The "Rabbit" or "Dove" Trap
- "Changing" Traps
- The "Money" Trap
- "Pistons" (for working mechanical apparatus)
- "Bellows" Tables
Modern Magic 437
Unknown The Welsh Rabbit from dove pan type prop Modern Magic 313
Unknown The Wizard's Omelet Borrowed Rings and Live Doves produced from an Omelet, dove pan Modern Magic 398
Unknown The Drawer Box with variations Modern Magic 343
Unknown The Dissecting Drawer-Box can be taken apart Modern Magic 346
Unknown The Changing Card-Drawer Drawer Box for card tricks Modern Magic 347
Unknown The "Domino-Box" (sometimes called the "Glove-Box"), box to make things appear inside, also as Rattle Box Modern Magic 386
Unknown The "Card and Bird" Box Modern Magic 138
Unknown The Davenport Cabinet things put inside vanish Modern Magic 195
Unknown The Brass Box for Money, known as the "Plug-box" to vanish, reproduce or exchange coins Modern Magic 192
Unknown The Snuff-box Vase to change, vanish or produce small objects Modern Magic 217
Unknown The Magic Reticules production boxes that fold up Modern Magic 309
Unknown The Cover, to pick up any Article object vanishes or appears underneath brass cover Modern Magic 355
Unknown The Inexhaustible Box Modern Magic 391
Unknown The Japanese Inexhaustible Boxes box within a box Modern Magic 393
Unknown The Feast of Lanterns several lanterns produced form "Inexhaustible Box", two styles of production lanterns that fold up Modern Magic 395
Unknown The Magic Portfolio cage with birds and other 3D objects produced from thing portfolioRelated to Modern Magic 468
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Light and Heavy Chest electro-magnetism Modern Magic 482
Unknown The Nest of Boxes Modern Magic 197
Unknown The Locked and Corded Box "Washerwoman's Bottle" to steal handkerchief stuffed in opaque bottle, reappears in box or nest of boxes or elsewhere Modern Magic 241
Bland A Saucepan to Cook a Handkerchief pan with secrets compartment More Magic 233
Unknown A New Changing Card-box, an Tricks therewith More Magic 121
Devono Watch-bag watch placed in bag and bag swung around to crash watchVariations More Magic 193
Professor Hoffmann Watch-Stocking lady's stocking produced from spectator, watch placed in lady's socking which is swung around to crash watchInspired by More Magic 195
Unknown The Improved Card Drawer "To produce Two Cards in succession from an Empty Drawer", with routine suggestions, including having the spectator decide whether the two selections should appear in the box face-to-face or back-two-back More Magic 118
Unknown A Mechanical Hat "chimney-pot" hat, for productions or changes More Magic 7
Bland The Bran Plate for production of dove or anything More Magic 361
Unknown The Inexhaustible Portfolio folder shown empty, then things produced from it More Magic 385
Unknown The Horn of Plenty More Magic 386
Unknown Die Kartenservante No. 11, deck switch with servante behind chairRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 80
Unknown Das Orgelspiel oder "Tischlein decke dich"! six numbered tubes which can be nested are in a row on the table, table cloth, glasses and bottle appear along with other things required to set a tableRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 132
Antonio Molini Das Orgelspiel oder "Tischlein decke dich"! second part of description, version of MoliniRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 149
Carl Willmann Vortrag als Einleitung zum Orgelspiel patter for the production tubes Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 150
Unknown Vertauschen eines Kartenspieles vermittelst Servante deck switch with servante behind chairRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 176
Carl Willmann Blumen-Körbchen basket for spring flower production Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 148
Unknown Als Entrée zu empfehlen one glove shrinks and one becomes bigger, then a clear box with confetti is shown, confetti changes into flowers Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 73
Unknown Die Verschwindungskiste person appears or vanishes from paper carton Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 191
Unknown Japans Volksbelustigung water vanishes from vase, then silks and other things are produced from it Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 67
Unknown Eine Bildermappenversion cardboard folder as production apparatus Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 12) 181
Unknown Die neue Präsentschatulle production chestInspired by
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 360
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 121
Carl Willmann Willmann's Changier-Dose tube to vanish or change something, insert drops out of bottom secretly Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 135
Carl Willmann Die Post im Salon finger ring vanishes (changes into spring flowers in the performer's hand) and reappears in nest of boxes attached to a flower bouquet Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 7) 105
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, living head in bottle, dove load from vest into hat, on competing Zauberspiegel, magic with apparatus Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 63
Unknown Die Brütmaschine cage apparatus to produce a small animalRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 187
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Der animalische Transport No. 6, two birds travel from small glass box to cage Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 29
Unknown Die Brütmaschine second part of explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 1) 10
Unknown Cagliostro's Wunderdose production tube for silks, flower bouquet or something like thatRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 3) 38
Unknown Die Brütmaschine part threeRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 2) 27
Carl Willmann Die magische Theedose tea box to switch a silk or something like that Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 90
Carl Willmann Willmann's Wunderschatulle case assembled from parts in front of audience, then things producedRelated to
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 360
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 170
Carl Willmann Die Verwandlung eines Thalers in einen lebenden Vogel tube apparatus, coin changes into bird Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4) 60
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Ein Glaskästchen zum Verschwindenlassen kleinerer Gegenstände glass box for vanishing objectsVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 168
Carl Willmann Zum Glaskästchen zum Verschwindenlassen kleinerer Gegenstände glass box for vanishing objects, another methodInspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 186
Unknown Der singende Kopf in der Kiste living head in nest of boxes Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 1) 12
Carl Willmann Das siebenfache Kästchen nest of boxes with watchInspired by
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 406
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4) 55
Emil Clauß, Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Halbfertige Ideen tray for switching Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 16
Unknown The Hat divider, introduced into borrowed top hat Later Magic 12
Dr. Lynn Switching Parcel in Hat using two borrowed hats to switch item, body load Later Magic 14
Hamley Brothers The Velvet Changing Bag Later Magic 81
Antonio Molini The Magic Organ Pipes "Le Souper du Diable"
six nesting metal tubes, shown empty, then things produced from them
- Improved Method (from L'Illusioniste)
with patter from "Die Zauberwelt"
Related to Later Magic 525
Carl Willmann Das unerschöpfliche Portefeuille folder as production prop Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 7
Unknown The Drum-Head Tube Later Magic 297
Professor Hoffmann, Joseph Michael Hartz, Professor De Vere The Locked and Corded Boxes nest of boxes
- The Old Method
- The Writer's Own Method
- The Hartz Method
- The De Vere Method
Later Magic 172
Unknown Das Geheimnis des Wörterbuches empty billets put in hat, a page chosen in a dictionary, that page opened in another one and counted down to a word that corresponds with a number chosen from a change bag of number cards, that word is suddenly on a billet that's chosen form the hat, using force book with only two numbers to force pageRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 78
Unknown Gegenstände aus dem "Weltausstellungs-Cylinder", "Carmens Tamburin" etc. aquarium that folds up, chandelier that folds up Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 31
Carl Willmann Willmann's Tuchdose metal box to make silks vanish or appear Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 21
Wilhelm Zimmermann Ring- und Tuch-Kunststück borrowed finger ring knotted in silk and put in glass, vanishes there and reappears in chosen bread roll, silk and ring vanish again, ring in nest of boxes that was given to spectator at the beginning Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 74
Joseph Michael Hartz The Portfolio Trick production from portfolioRelated toAlso published here Later Magic 712
Joseph Michael Hartz The Portfolio Trick production from portfolioAlso published here Magical Titbits 172
Charles T. Jordan The Card and Bag Mystery No. 30, Joker is put in envelope and pierced with thread inside a bag, it transposes with a selection, duplicate Thirty Card Mysteries 77
Oswald Rae The Mysterious Links separate links form into a chain, using a trayRelated to Between Ourselves 39
Tom Sellers A Production Box Idea Tricks That Work 5
Oswald Rae A Visible Servante hat to switch decks Sub Rosa 11
Oswald Rae Switching Table flap Sub Rosa 65
Oswald Rae Clairvoyance (A Method of Answering Sealed Questions, etc., Specially Devised for Close Work with a Small Audience), envelopes on a tray, with medium Sub Rosa 82
Oswald Rae Something from Nothing tube is sealed with paper and rubber bands on both ends, hole in paper and at will, black coffee, milk or milk coffee is produced, eventually sugar and biscuits are poured out Sub Rosa 36
Oswald Rae Call for Your Drinks tube is sealed with paper and rubber bands on both ends, hole in paper and at will, liquids are produced Sub Rosa 41
Oswald Rae The Mysterious Links very brief, details in Oswald Rae's "Between Ourselves", separate links form into a chain with trayRelated to More Practical Patter 32
Oswald Rae Flying Flowers four vases with flowers and flowers are removed, then the vanish one by one and appear in the vases againAlso published here
  • "Flying Flowers" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 21
Oswald Rae The Magic Chimney Pot christmas themed routine, three empty socks are placed in a chimney model, socks fill up with food, then silks, flags and flowers are produced from the chimneyAlso published here
  • "The Magic Chimney Pot" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 16
Oswald Rae Cinderella doll in box, spectator produces puppet clothes in a box, then they change into the dress the doll was wearing and the produced clothes found on the dollAlso published here
  • "Cinderella" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 26
Theodore Annemann Seven Keys to Baldpate The Book Without A Name 54
Tom Sellers Production Bowl bowl/vase apparatus Magical Pleasantries 13
Lu Brent The Silken Adventure Silk vanishes from paper bag, travels into glass filled with confetti Novel Magic 19
Laurie Ireland Three Oriental Boxes lanterns produced from boxes Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 12
Tom Sellers A Production Tube Idea using a fake hand Quick Tricks 10
Tom Sellers Neptune's Handkerchief dry silks produced from cylinder of water covered with phantom tube Quick Tricks 17
Laurie Ireland The Opium Peddler and His Three Dream Pipes pipes are produced and vanishes from a box, with opium dealer story Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 17
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum The Ideal Hank Box Jap Hank Box improvement You'd be Surprised 60
Laurie Ireland The Artist Draws a Picture of a Rabbit and the Picture Comes to Life Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1937) 17
W.J. Nixon Where do the Ducks Go? Greater Magic 960
Unknown The Silk Wonder Box Greater Magic 604
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
Greater Magic 927
Jack Gwynne The Turn-Over Box Greater Magic 949
Oscar Weigle Fake Compartment Paper Cone Do That Again! 60
Audley Walsh Pop...Did...Dee...Pop...Pop!!!! cooking popcorn with children The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 102
Robert Weill Closed Door Production The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 394
Otto Waldmann An Improved Fake Hat e.g. for production The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 68) 470
Franklin M. Chapman The Fastest Trick in the World with two nest of boxes and matchbox, transposition of two coins Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 6) 3
E. D. Wolff Impromptu Change Bag folded napkin The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 76) 503
Len Sewell Crystal Box production box The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 534
Edgar Utility Tube The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 675
Thirteen of Magic, Stanley Collins, Tom Sellers A Trick routine with vanishes and productions of three silks, also featuring a small mirror tube/box for silk productions by Tom Sellers The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 661
Joseph Ovette Impromptu Hathaway Box built from a shoe box, brief Fast Ones 14
Joseph Ovette A New Production Frame covered with paper, large silk production Fast Ones 25
Edward Bagshawe Penetration silk through paper, new use for Phantom Tube The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 112) 666
Henry Hardin Aladdin's Box paper travels from nest of boxes to another box The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 598
Shaman Curious Coin marked coin wrapped in newspaper and burned, appears in nest of boxes The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 112) 667
Al Baker Phantom Tube handling The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 196
Eugene Laurant The Nest of Boxes four rings tied on ribbon, in boxes, with assistant Our Mysteries 39
Unknown Cloth Changing Bag double bag, used for number force Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 292
Unknown Elusive Silks change bag routine with appearances, disappearances, color changes Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 358
Audley Walsh Two - presentation for vanishing a rabbit with the break-away box
- invisible hair attached to deck, one card rises and is levered again
Also published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 39
Tom Sellers A Colour Force change bag type That's Good! 8
George Armstrong The G.A. Card Changing Tray The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 13) 51
Bruce Elliott The Back Room last ideas by Annemann, on Greer Marechal building a changing bag from a hat, newspaper clippings The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 60
Tom Sellers Parasol Exchange Tube Magical Mixture 8
Unknown Change-Bag Switch no motivation given 25 Methods for Switching Decks 12
Tom Sellers The Quickie Handkerchief Tube Magical Mixture 12
Unknown French "Pill Box" Coin Mystery three coins from pill box to nest of packages Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 160
Phil J. Flad, Jr. Lota Bowl combined with change bag, silks are wrung out over lota bowl, transform into Union Jack Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 5) 76
Joseph Ovette Bird and Cage bird vanishes from newspaper and appears in cage in previously empty box, flip over box variation Tricks and Illusionettes 23
Robert A. Nelson Nelson's Impromptu Change Bag paper bag, for switching stuff, forcing Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 17
Robert A. Nelson A Subtle Touch with the Change Bag Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 18
Robert A. Nelson Nelson's Cigar Change Box billet switching box, similar to Otis Manning's "The OM Billet Switching Box" from Annemann's "Practical Mental Magic" Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 23
Unknown The Jap Handkerchief Box as a switching device for a few billets Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 24
Henry J. Young The Flat Rabbit Comes to Life change box Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 33
Hen Fetsch Practical Suggestions for the Welsh Rarebit Pan Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 3
Walter B. Gibson The Four Door Production Cabinet objects appear from a box with four doors My Best 308
Louis Tannen Lou's Waste Paper Container paper basket as a deposition for props, in the end it's empty The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 88) 358
William H. Wilson Watch and Nest of Boxes Without Assistent watch in present (nest of boxes) My Best 339
Eugene Gloye Confetti and Milk Buddha Tubes routine, glasses with confetti Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 11
Laurie Ireland Candy from the Air production box, candy Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 15
Henry J. Young Checkers to Pear to Rice production and transformation box Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 22
Henry J. Young The Magic House house to produce objects, chimney as card rise houlette, plans and routine Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 19
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley The Crystal Ball spectator sees selected word fro a newspaper clipping in a crystal ball, change bag Gems of Mental Magic 59
Billy McComb William's Attache Case Production object appear from empty case The First Book of William 24
Billy McComb William's Floating Ball Routine comedy routine on stage, ball is floating up and down and finally vanishes in a box, with assistant The First Book of William 46
Jack Yeager Glorifying Your Magic 1. Califaction of Handkerchiefs (silks in dove pan merge together)
2. How to spell trust? (oddity on coin)
3. Key Card Placement (Charlier Pass)
4. 20th Century Silks idea
5. Zombie Idea (floating flower pot)
6. Comedy bits with a stooge
7. Miser's Dream Shower (with handkerchief)
8. Thumb Tip Idea (with scotch tape)
9. Thimble color change
10. The cotton bunny (cotton bunny to real one, dove pan)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 12
Laurie Ireland Community Chest Routine and Patter for the Square Circle Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 3
Jerome T. Murray Rounding Out the Square Circle design variation Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 35
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Nest of Boxes Routine for closeup The Fine Art of Magic 319
Harlan Tarbell The Tarbell Slot Board utility trey to switch or add things Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 187
Unknown "Penetra" Silk glass with silk is placed onto glass box, penetrates from glass to box Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 43
Unknown Popping Corn in a Hat popcorn production Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 78
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's Quick Popper popcorn production, kind of waste basket Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 83
Unknown Ching-a-Ling Chinese Lantern Production chinese themed production prop and items Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 236
Unknown The Chinese "Flash" Pigeon Frame Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 260
Unknown The Chinese Treasure Chest Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 257
Jack Yeager Three Nest of Boxes coin vanishes when dropped in glass of water and appears in one of three nest of boxes, free selection Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 22
Jack Chanin Jap Jape cigarette and two drawer boxes, bill to cigarette finale The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 194) 776
Gus C. Boerner Improved Square Circle Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 38
John Hamilton Nested handling for nest of boxes The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 235) 939
Rolland Hamblen Coin in Ball of Wool and Nest of Boxes entertaining routine with trick funnel and magic awl Modern Coin Magic 299
Karrell Fox Dove Pan dead chicken joke, feathers Kornfidentially Yours 34
Karrell Fox A Pair of Bloomers spring flowers from production box, gag Kornfidentially Yours 32
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Magic Microphone demon production box as top of microphone stand Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 321
Vincent Malmstrom Organ Pipe Routine six metal cylinders Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 379
U. F. Grant Carton Production Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 367
Louis Histed The Square and Circle Production with several additions like using a phantom tube Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 372
Stewart James The Gofar Ball ball disappears from a tube, travels to under an inverted tumbler under a second tubeAlso published here Magic Mine No. 1 13
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Exchange Tray Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 27
R. W. Grosholz Musical Thoughts different billets with songs, three are selected and pianist divines them by playing them on a piano More Miracles in Mentalism 10
Dr. Spencer Thornton Serial Number Telepathy one of five collected bills is selected and the serial number divined More Miracles in Mentalism 12
Robert A. Nelson Nelson's Notes brand of cigarette is divined Still More Miracles in Mentalism 11
Robert A. Nelson Life Savers with an ESP Flavor bag with different flavored Life Savor candies, spectator takes one and eats it, performer divines taste Still More Miracles in Mentalism 11
Al Thatcher The Impromptu Square Circle for magicians, gag The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 370) 307
Paul Curry Where Does the Ducks Go? break-away box Magician's Magic 110
Ali Bongo The Houdini Pin pin vanishes from corked tube and appears in small boxRelated to The Bongo Book 52
Ali Bongo Pongolian Production Box The Bongo Book 62
J. W. Sarles Phantom Silks apparently showing both ends of Phantom Tube The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 133
Robert Harbin New Life for an Old Bag Newspaper change bag / sugar bag Newspaper Magic 133
Arthur Setterington Bewitched, Bothered & Befuddled three silks appear in a box, one has a knot, which disappears when blown on it, mirror box The Joe Smith Mysteries 5
Tony Cole One-Armed Bandit presentation for production cabinet, see also p. 213 for Ken Kany idea The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 169
Robert E. Neale Pyramid One paper pyramid that can produce flat objects, three chambersRelated to Epilogue (Issue 4) 31
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Change Bag to force Page Number The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 302
Bob Logan One Rabbit Less improvement on Jack Gwynne's Flip-Over Box The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 284
Robert E. Neale Pyramid Two Inspired by Epilogue (Issue 6) 46
Robert E. Neale Pyramid Two another paper pyramid that can produce flat objectsRelated to Epilogue (Issue 5) 33
Frederica Boxology marked coin on a box, hand comes out and takes it inside, then the coin is found in a nest of boxes The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 80
Parker Swan The Production Doll House How to Force a Watermelon 19
Karl Fulves Parablox paper box used to take props from it, at the end it changes to solid block of wood, posed as problem, see also p. 402 for solution by Bill TaylorRelated to
  • "Boxes or Blocks" (The Magic Wand, June-Sep 1933)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 374
Alan Shaxon, Tommy Scott The Watch in Bottle! coin in bottle, then watch to nest of boxesRelated to My Kind of Magic 33
Sid Lorraine Solution to Parablox paper box used to take fruit and food from it, at the end it contains a solid die that fills up the entire boxInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 405
Arthur Setterington The Pincushion Production Box production box which is pierced with wooden rods first Straight Line Mysteries 26
Robert Albo, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg, Eric C. Lewis "Where Did the Ducks Go?" - A Discussion on Origins and Methods on the history of the break-a-way box to make a duck disappear The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 119
Theo "Okito" Bamberg "Where Did the Ducks Go?" - The Okito Versions three versions, box to make ducks disappear, break-a-way type The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 120
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg "Where Did the Ducks Go?" - The Fu-Manchu Version box to make ducks disappear, break-a-way type The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 122
Edward G. Brown The Card Is Chosen from a Shuffled Pack in a Hat or Bag The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 195
Edward G. Brown The Force Card Is Substituted for a Chosen Card by Means of Apparatus The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 195
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Gobi Bowl bowl is filled with confetti from a box, confetti changes into water, uses the Substitution Principle The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 110
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Jewel Chest Mystery box with objects from the audience vanishes and appears again, uses the Substitution Principle The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 112
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Confetti Trick glass is filled with confetti from a box, confetti changes into rabbit, uses the Substitution Principle The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 108
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Linking Chain Links loose chain links link together in a glass, uses the Substitution Principle The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 115
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Hindoo Inkwell small box to vanish object like a watch, with two cut-glass inkwells The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 59
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mandarin Jewel Caskets boxes placed in a casket transform into a dollRelated to
  • "Okito on Magic"
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 65
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mignon production box, four sides can drop down The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 98
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, David Tobias Bamberg Checker Cabinet box with three doors, pile of checkers placed under a tube and a glass with a handkerchief into the box, transposition The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 127
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Sleeve Production phantom / ghost tube variation, production of handkerchiefs The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 95
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Joe Berg Nest of Boxes ring in nest of boxes, two methods The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 61
Patrick Page The Changing Bag handkerchiefs turn into flag Tricks with Handkerchiefs 62
Patrick Page The Twentieth-Century Handkerchief with change bag Tricks with Handkerchiefs 64
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Coverless Dove Pan with table The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 71
Shaman Chest of the Lamas production cabinet, rabbit The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 12
Stanley Beck Nu Production Box box carried under arm, three pieces, production of objects or animal The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 26
Walter B. Gibson Double "A" Production Cabinet for handkerchiefs etc The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 36
John Cooper Flash Vanish guinea pigs appear from box The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 60
Unknown Practical Production Tray vase of flowers The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 74
Amedeo Vacca Pea-Can Steal pea changes into water in (double) tube Amedeo's Continental Magic 35
Robert E. Neale 5-Second Rice rice in double Foo-Can, tube that is open on both ends and rice does not fall out when poured into it and also not when turned over, but on turning back it does, with notes by Karl FulvesAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 783
Tommy Windsor Yankee Doodle Hat à la phantom tube The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 84
Patrick Page The Nest of Boxes coin vanishes under handkerchief and appears in nest of boxes Tricks with Coins 15
John A. Novak Budget Saver substitute for Himber wallet, checkbook The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 126) 628
Richard Lyn Name Dropper! name is selected from clear plastic forcing bag, divined and appears on sootRelated to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 119) 591
Michael P. Hades Transparent Force Bag from clear polyethylene Mind & Matter 30
Fredric Broder Fortune's Cookies prediction of message from fortune cookies, lot of cookies in a box, several are selected The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 129) 641
Faucett Ross Handkerchief Box Routine Silk routine with various effects using Japanese Box Magic With Faucett Ross 32
Philip T. Goldstein Double Undercurrent card written down and selected card match The Blue Book of Mentalism 20
Patrick Page The Changing Bag routine with child, handkerchiefs appear The Big Book of Magic 245
Gene Nielsen Check Mate checkers in bag, spectator choses only checker with different color The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 150) 749
Unknown Egyptian Cabinet cabinet with drawer to switch objects Classic Magic with Apparatus 132
Burling Hull An Old Word Force double-pocket bag with numbered chips The Amazing World of Mentalism 74
Unknown The Dove Pan producing birds The Big Book of Magic 201
Unknown The Drawer Box The Big Book of Magic 217
Unknown Die Drawer Box die in drawer box appears or disappears Classic Magic with Apparatus 43
Unknown Standard Drawer Box Classic Magic with Apparatus 109
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Reversible Drawer Box Classic Magic with Apparatus 112
Unknown Double-Load Drawer Box Classic Magic with Apparatus 114
Unknown Dissecting Double-Load Drawer Box Classic Magic with Apparatus 116
Unknown, Carl Owen Ultimate Drawer Box Classic Magic with Apparatus 118
Unknown Removable Drawer Box Classic Magic with Apparatus 120
Unknown Watch-Vanish Drawer Box similar mechanism than the Changing Coin Slide Classic Magic with Apparatus 126
Unknown Exchange Drawer Box Classic Magic with Apparatus 130
Alan Shaxon The Magical TV Set children program, based on a box designed like a TV
- The Aerial
- The TV Times
- Tom & Jerry
- Commercial Break
- Egg Bag
- Commercial Time Again
- The Inevitable Western
- The Funnel and Foo Can
- The Givaway Show
- Sade the Seal
- Torn and Restored Serviette
- Radio to Rabbit
Practical Sorcery 49
Unknown The Rabbit Cage box to produce rabbit The Big Book of Magic 202
Unknown The Organ Pipes production device The Big Book of Magic 217
Unknown The Ghost Tube The Big Book of Magic 227
Unknown The Inexhaustible Box production box The Big Book of Magic 233
Unknown The Japanese Production Box to produce handkerchiefs, box with hole in bottom The Big Book of Magic 243
Unknown Vanishing Die in Mirror Box large dieRelated to Classic Magic with Apparatus 76
Unknown Production Drawer Cabinet objects appear in drawers Classic Magic with Apparatus 134
Unknown Davenport Cabinet cabinet with a drawer, to vanish an object Classic Magic with Apparatus 136
Unknown Mirror Casket Classic Magic with Apparatus 143
Unknown Mirror Boxes four different models Classic Magic with Apparatus 154
Unknown Utility Tube mirror tube Classic Magic with Apparatus 156
Unknown Miraculous Glass Cylinder mirror tube on a stand Classic Magic with Apparatus 156
Yen Soo "Kuma" Kim Kuma Tubes bowl vanishes on a stand, with two tubes Classic Magic with Apparatus 195
Unknown Rabbit Transposition two buckets on a big wooden balance, rabbit travels from bucket to bucket Classic Magic with Apparatus 202
Floyd G. Thayer Expanding Ball ball visibly expands, on a stand Classic Magic with Apparatus 206
Unknown The Square Circle Production Box The Big Book of Magic 219
Patrick Page The Nest of Boxes ring vanishes under handkerchief and appears in nest of boxes The Big Book of Magic 231
Stephen Minch Out of the Flying Pan... card chosen and put in pan, fire made, lid closed, giant flapping fly inside, it holds selection Creations of a Magical Madman 63
Dennis Marks Mark's Man business cards, some with X, to select spectator The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 200) 998
Unknown Classic Change Bags various models and designs, Purse, Willmann, Bartl, P&L, Conradi, Abbot More Classic Magic with Apparatus 197
Servais LeRoy Change Tray flap More Classic Magic with Apparatus 202
Unknown Fire Globe "Caracelli Vase", object is burnt in small vase and returns unharmed More Classic Magic with Apparatus 204
Unknown Exchange Cannister two types, tube and box More Classic Magic with Apparatus 205
Unknown Coffee and Milk Cups "The Kellar Cups", cups poured with confetti change into coffee and milk More Classic Magic with Apparatus 248
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Card to Canary Box More Classic Magic with Apparatus 119
Unknown Card Ladle on a stick, to change cardRelated to More Classic Magic with Apparatus 200
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Okito Confetti to Goldfish in Water uses the Substitution Principle More Classic Magic with Apparatus 250
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Canary Effect egg transforms into canary inside temple-like box More Classic Magic with Apparatus 254
Unknown Japanese Drawer Box (See Thru Drawer Box) More Classic Magic with Apparatus 234
Jack Gwynne Ming Box (Exchange Drawer Box) More Classic Magic with Apparatus 235
Unknown The Visible Circular Block Penetration with tubes, plate and hat More Classic Magic with Apparatus 230
Unknown Card Star chosen cards appear at the ends of a star, various designsRelated to More Classic Magic with Apparatus 92
Donald Holmes The Tea Chests of Wang Foo handkerchiefs vanish and appear inside candle, then placed inside one of three chests, covered with a tube and handkerchiefs travel from chest to chest More Classic Magic with Apparatus 235
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Living and Dead with buddha and globe that starts to light More Classic Magic with Apparatus 252
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito's Confetti to Silks and Livestock tube filled with confetti, confetti changes into silks More Classic Magic with Apparatus 258
Unknown Nest of Boxes detailed overview, watch or ring to nest of boxes
- No-Assistant Nest of Boxes (9 methods, Okito, John Pomeroy, Hughes, Himber)
- Assistant Nest of Boxes (2 mehods, Martinka,
- The Tabaret Loading Table
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 179
U. F. Grant Plastic Forcing Bag clear forcing bag with three compartments, brief The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 236) 1178
Stephen Minch The Fungi from Yuggoth ceremony where life from another sphere is created, fungi from chosen star appears in pan, chemicalAlso published here Lovecraftian Ceremonies 6
Karrell Fox P. "Nutty" Sandwich producing lots of food from lunch box, finally a peanut butter sandwich with full glass of peanut butter between the bread Another Book 311
Karrell Fox, Don Lawton Tee Vee Trickery square circle looks like television Another Book 169
Craig Karges Chek Mate bank night, spectators play for performer's fee, psychological twist, clear forcing bag The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 265) 1322
Ron Ferris The Card Cocoon nest of boxes with folded cards for a coin Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 373
Dennis Marks Grand Strategy color chip chosen by spectator, scrambled cube solved by performer blindfolded, first chosen color then rest, cube really brute-force solvedAlso published here The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 277) 1382
Derek Dingle The Nefarious Nest of Boxes CoinMagic 256
Derek Dingle Nest of Boxes I The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 34
Derek Dingle Nest of Boxes II The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 35
Unknown The Grande Entrance No. 100, with Nelson changing grocery paper bag 101 Psychic Tests 28
Joseph Dunninger, Al Mann Methods of Gaining Information for Performer for the blindfold drive
A: The Impression Envelope
B: The Stuffed Pen
C: Stuffed Cigarette
D: Contact Mindreading
E: Impression Notebook
F: (publicity with VIPs)
G: A Confederate
H: Clip Boards, Etc.
I: Audience Participation (with changing bag)
Publicity Secrets 3
Bill Worsley It's a Swindle with change bag and slips of paper Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 33) 637
Richard Hughes Shooting a Girl into a Nest of Boxes signed billet is shot with a small cannon into a box, Lippencott Coin Box Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 127
"Fast Mike" Lewinski The Simple Killer card in signed envelope changes into ashes and is found in nest of boxes, Himber Wallet, duplicate Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 32
Steve Dusheck Eggsceptional Eggs borrowed ring into nest of plastic eggs Magic with Finger Rings 67
Robert E. Neale Neale's Shortchange Wallet No. 70, wallet folded from paper, can be used to switch something Self-Working Paper Magic 121
Pedro Eine Kartenroutine mit der Dove Pan (Taubenkasserolle) card appears with rabbit in dove pan, corner fits Gimmick (Issue 1) 9
Robert E. Neale Confetti No. 62, confetti in double Foo-Can, tube that is open on both ends and confetti does not fall out when poured into it and also not when turned over, but on turning back it doesAlso published here Self-Working Paper Magic 111
Jack Yates Choice twelve objects are put in a bag, two spectators select one each, performer divines both, then from all objects are removed and replaced in the bag, the last one was predicted Clue and other Mysteries 10
Jack Yates Clue six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an X on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds different colored disc, murder gameVariations Clue and other Mysteries 51
Pedro Eine humorvolle Routine mit dem Changierbeutel handkerchief penetration, then they knot inside a changing bag Gimmick (Issue 2) 4
Karrell Fox Nest O' Purses ring to nest of purses For My Next Trick... 32
Karrell Fox The "Foxy" Nest O' Bags finger ring in nest of bags, glass with rolled up silk in final bag For My Next Trick... 119
Ron Wilson Flight of the Phoenix finger ring appears around borrowed bill in nest of boxesAlso published here
  • in "Genii" April, 1977
The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 122
John Bannon One is the Onliest one coin routine with signed coin and jumbo finale, coin to nest of boxes Without 4
Jean Garance Eine Routine mit Seidenbändern und einem Changierbeutel ribbons in bag become ribbon rings, then they link, form a large ring and disappear at the end, with child assistant Jean Garance 6
Dan Smalley Cube In Air small cubic box to switch or produce object The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 3) 11
Christoph Borer Runenmirakel one of several rune stones is selected and spectator draws symbol, performer duplicates the drawingAlso published here Magie 8
Karrell Fox Inflation flat paper bunny in dove pan, air pumped into pan, live rabbit Goodies 115
Karrell Fox A Lively Picture black drawing board/tray, dove drawn, becomes live dove, "gloves to dove" adaption Goodies 98
John Bannon One is the Onliest one coin routine with signed coin and jumbo finale, coin to nest of boxes Smoke and Mirrors 29
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dollsAlso published here Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 18
Alexander de Cova Der Mandragones Umschlag envelope in clear plastic bag used to switch itemsInspired by
  • "Perfect Match" (Larry White)
Ein Profi packt aus... 83
Unknown The Dove Pan Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 241
Unknown The Bran Vase confetti changes to candy in a Bran Vase, then other stuff is produced from it Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 237
Unknown The Welsh Rarebit guinea pig is produced with spectator's hat and a production prop Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 243
Unknown The Chinese Production Box Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 127
Edward Marlo Olram's Nest of Purses marked coin into nest of purses The Olram File (Issue 16) 6
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dollsAlso published here Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 10
Jerry Mentzer Switch Calculator calculator with cover as two-way out switching device Close-Up File 22
Alan Shaxon Versiegeltes Glück different colored cups, bag with silks, children get candies in the remaining cup is money Alan Shaxon Lecture 35
Karrell Fox The "Presto-Chang-O" Tube tube to switch or produce silks Much Ado About Something 152
Unknown Stamped separating 1 cent stamps from 2 cent stamps, ca. 1930s Underworld (Issue 1) 5
Karl Fulves Favorite Food No. 36, paper change bag, used to have the spectator select paper billets with his own favorite food Easy Magic 50
Robert Parrish The Well of Invisibility "The Japanese Box" routineRelated to
  • David Devant ("The Best Tricks and How to Do Them")
Great Tricks Revisited 54
Karrell Fox Producing The Product Paul Stadelman Rabbit Production box for trade show use Much Ado About Something 88
Robert Parrish The Nest of Boxes borrowed watch in nest of boxes, linking ring routine woven into structure (but not described) Great Tricks Revisited 1
Paul Harris Kitchen Magician idea of having drawer box in kitchen The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Conversations from the Edge) 317
Tommy Wonder The Watch in Nest of Boxes "A Quest for Ideal"
- Method One
- Method Two
- Method Three
Related to The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 267
Tommy Wonder Too Perfect? - The Watch in Nest of Boxes
- Going On or Going Back
The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 319
Dondrake Build a Wizard's Window Black art background Black Art Breakthroughs 7
Dondrake Building a BlackArt Backdrop Black art curtains Black Art Breakthroughs 12
Dondrake BlackArt Well Table Black Art Breakthroughs 20
Dondrake Wizard's Table Black Art Breakthroughs 21
Dondrake Paper Bag Productions Produce bulky items from empty paper bag Black Art Breakthroughs 32
Gary Darwin Darwin's Ever Loaded Hat Method to secretly load top hat Black Art Breakthroughs 36
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Tigris spectator selects piece of newspaper and choses a word, prediction Anam Clara 17
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Hoops a daisy spectator selects a zodiac card among twelve from a clear bag, it matches his zodiac sign Anam Clara 27
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Die Herstellung how to build a clear forcing bagRelated to Anam Clara 10
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Einige Ideen zur Handhabung handling of the clear changing bag
- 1. Alle Fächer sind schon geladen
- 2. Das heimliche Laden des Beutels
- Die Wahl
- Varianten
Anam Clara 13
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Han number, city and word is selected and all predicted on a parcel encoded in the sender's address, clear forcing bagRelated toAlso published here Anam Clara 21
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Ni Perro Ni Gatto poetry book, number, name and events are selected, written dedication found in the book for chosen event Anam Clara 38
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Han number, city and word is selected and all predicted on a parcel encoded in the sender's address, clear forcing bagAlso published here Anam Cara 13