112 entries in Apparatus / Changing & Switching Devices
  
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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
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 Die Kartenservante No. 11, deck switch with servante behind chairRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 80
Unknown Vertauschen eines Kartenspieles vermittelst Servante deck switch with servante behind chairRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 176
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
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
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
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 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
Theodore Annemann Seven Keys to Baldpate The Book Without A Name 54
Oscar Weigle Fake Compartment Paper Cone Do That Again! 60
E. D. Wolff Impromptu Change Bag folded napkin The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 76) 503
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
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
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
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
Unknown The Jap Handkerchief Box as a switching device for a few billets Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 24
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
Henry J. Young The Flat Rabbit Comes to Life change box Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 33
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
Harlan Tarbell The Tarbell Slot Board utility trey to switch or add things Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 187
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
Robert Harbin New Life for an Old Bag Newspaper change bag / sugar bag Newspaper Magic 133
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Change Bag to force Page Number The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 302
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 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 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
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
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
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
Michael P. Hades Transparent Force Bag from clear polyethylene Mind & Matter 30
Philip T. Goldstein Double Undercurrent card written down and selected card match The Blue Book of Mentalism 20
Gene Nielsen Check Mate checkers in bag, spectator choses only checker with different color The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 150) 749
Patrick Page The Changing Bag routine with child, handkerchiefs appear The Big Book of Magic 245
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
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
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Card to Canary Box More Classic Magic with Apparatus 119
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Okito Confetti to Goldfish in Water uses the Substitution Principle More Classic Magic with Apparatus 250
Unknown Card Ladle on a stick, to change cardRelated to More Classic Magic with Apparatus 200
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 Canary Effect egg transforms into canary inside temple-like box More Classic Magic with Apparatus 254
U. F. Grant Plastic Forcing Bag clear forcing bag with three compartments, brief The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 236) 1178
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
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
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
Robert E. Neale Neale's Shortchange Wallet No. 70, wallet folded from paper, can be used to switch something Self-Working Paper Magic 121
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
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
Christoph Borer Runenmirakel one of several rune stones is selected and spectator draws symbol, performer duplicates the drawingAlso published here Magie 8
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
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
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
Tom Stone Turbo Changebag one-handed plain change bagAlso published here ...at first sight 12
Karl Fulves Kid Silks color changing silk routine with change back and two children that see different colors in inInspired by
  • Bruce Posgate column in New Tops
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 150
Christoph Borer Der Zauberfreund number, city and word is selected and all predicted on a parcel encoded in the sender's address, clear forcing bagAlso published here Bisingen 03 6
Christoph Borer Der Zauberfreund number, city and word is selected and all predicted on a parcel encoded in the sender's address, clear forcing bagAlso published here Compilation 26
Christoph Borer Runenmirakel one of several rune stones is selected and spectator draws symbol, performer duplicates the drawingAlso published here Compilation 148
Christoph Borer Runen-Wunder selected rune stone is divinedAlso published here
  • Runen-Mirakel in "Seminar 1997"
Compilation 151
Tony Bartolotta Signature Collection spectator choses a half-card from clear plastic bag, some others tossed up and performer catches matching half-card with a deck while riffling it, prediction card in wallet, then a different card is chosen and signed on back, card in wallet then has the signature on back, Himber wallet, clear forcing bag Prolix (Issue 3) 163
Karl Fulves The Flip Wallet two cardboards with ribbons, Jacob's ladder style, construction and several application, two-panel flexagonRelated to Prolix (Issue 5) 307
Karl Fulves, Robert E. Neale McKinney's Switch Device "Flexible Switching"
paper model of flexagon switching wallet
Related to Xtra Credit (Issue 3) 10
Tom Stone Turbo Change Bag one-handed plain change bagAlso published here Maelstrom 246
Nadia "Lou" Schürmann, Christoph Borer DIe Hexenprobe Kurotsuke effect with stones Mentale Notizen 131