279 entries in Bill / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles Rosenthal Money Mentalism money is put in envelope, medium names denomination, code
June 1936
The Jinx (Issue 21)
Theodore Annemann, Charles Peet A Mentalist with Money marked bill is divined among others and its number as well
Also published here Dec. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 27)
Laurie Ireland Cups and Dollar Bills with rolled up bills
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936)
Jean Hugard c. Preparing a Duplicate Bill bill with same serial number, or mis-reading serial number
1937 6
b. With a Hat force, several bills put in hat and one chosen by spectator
1937 13
Novel Drinking Cup borrowed bill rolled up, liquid poured into tube and out again
1937 19
Breaking A Pencil With A Dollar Bill
1937 20
A Divination spectator remembers number of a bill, it is mixed with others in a hat, performer locates it by touch
1937 21
Another Divination exploiting rule in which last digits give information about the letter of a serial number
1937 21
Cups and Balls Routine With Bills crumpled up bills instead of balls
1937 29
Jean Hugard A Few Patter Suggestions
1937 59
A Good Wrinkle for Rolling Bills method for a tight roll for insertion into lemon etc.
1938 774
Charlie Miller My Cups and Bills three coffee cups and rolled up bills
Also published here June 1940
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 12)
Lloyd W. Chambers Incomprehensible Predictability out of a hat, magician picks envelope containing $5 among envelopes containing just $1, steel in envelope and magnet in wand
1941 11
Walter B. Gibson Mind Over Money memorizing the serial number of a bill and other ideas about quickly memorizing things on a bill
Jan. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 1)
Walter B. Gibson, Danny Morris Gaglet Department
  • card coding with name badges (Gibson)
  • card in balloon gag (Morris)
  • cut and restored tie performance at army shows without a stooge (Morris)
  • bar bet, naming three numbers of a serial number on a bill
May 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 10)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room bar bet with a coin, gag with a bill (Al Cohn), on semantics, exposure, George Karger, Keith Clark and Bill Larsen
Aug. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 16)
Wilbur T. Kattner Tricklet stamps are produced from a rolled up bill
Oct. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 21)
Bar Bet letting bill fall and spectator has to catch it
May 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 35)
Jean Hugard Cups and Bills with rolled up bills and cups, three final loads
Related to Oct. 1943 17
A Dollar makes a "Break" bill to coins, bill breaks pencil (outstreched finger)
1943/27 127
Sign-A-Bill gag, bills bound into check book
1943/27 135
A Roll of Bills gag, several bills are glued together at short end and rolled up
Related toAlso published here 1943/27 136
Theodore Annemann, Charles Peet A Mentalist With Money marked bill is divined among others and its number as well
Also published here 1944 238
Ronald B. Edwards Multifly coin tray with glued bills for close up
Variations June 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 86)
Milbourne Christopher Burning Mystery bill dipped in alcohol is set on fire, unharmed
July 1947 332
Sidney Mayer Dollar Bill Stunt water poured in bill tube turns green
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949)
Hen Fetsch Tearing the Corner From Two Bills making identical corners with two bills
Mar. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 172)
Orville Wayne Meyer Dollar Bill Folds
  • I. Panties
  • II. Two For One
Apr. 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 11)
Tender and Private gag, folding a Dollar bill to form other words
1949 4
Strike Match on Bill igniting match with Dollar bill
1949 4
Vanishing Creamer creamer vanishes from tube formed with a bill
1949 4
Mushroom, Key, and States folding Dollar bill to make picture of a mushroom
1949 6
Dorny Valuable Paper Wad bill is folded to white little packet, curiosity
1949 6
Indestructible Bill bill soaked in whiskey burns without damage
1949 6
Catching the Check catching check / bill between fingers
1949 29
Ed Mishell Mishell's Move hidden bill packet is transferred from one hand to the other behind second bill
Related toVariationsAlso published here Feb. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 196)
Evans Morgan Paying the Check tearing a bill from a check book. gag
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951)
Toni Koynini One Pound Revelation pound note between cardboards, name of free selection appears on note, then card itself appears between boards
  • Alternative Routine - With Borrowed Cards
1951 27
Al Baker Fun with the Money-Making Machine ideas for this prop
Also published here 1951 81
Gershon Legman Lotus and Bow-Tie bill folded to bow-tie and Lotus
Also published here Mar. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 251)
Paul Curry Fourth Dimensional Turning idea for S.S. Adams money printing machine, performer and spectator write names on both sides of a paper, when put in machine paper turns inside out and back
Also published here Apr. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 252)
Miles E. Hess A Spectacular Check Book check book with dollar bills, miniature bill is removed, gag
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953)
Walter Behm Zahlen-Forcieren two ways to force a four-digit number
  • with dice
  • with bills
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 14 No. 5)
Roy Benson Dollar Poof flash bill gag
Also published here May 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 306)
Bill Bowman Clipped clipped, two paperclips on folded bill link, see p. 56 for variation with three clips
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 310)
Karrell Fox They're All Aces - Take a Card any card ideas and gags
  • Old Money (bill with beard)
  • Bedroom Eyes (beds on glasses)
  • Genii Weenie (hot dog from Aladin lamp)
  • Bounced (rubber check joke)
  • Candelabra (original way to light three matches on a matchbook)
  • Nose Nonsense (spoon on nose gag)
  • Fan Fun (fan gag)
July 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 311)
Duane Duvall Paper Clip Progression Clipped variation wit two, three an four paper clips
Nov. 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 319)
Stewart Judah, George Karger, Al O'Hagan, Jesse J. Langston Jr., G. E. Emme, Stewart James, Paul Curry, Ronald B. Edwards Clipped Again more ideas and tips for Bowman's Clipped
Inspired byRelated to 1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 324)
Stewart James The Corsican Silks clipped variation, handkerchiefs attached to paper clips
Inspired by 1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 324)
Bill Bowman Pop-Off clipped, two paperclips on folded bill link
Variations 1956 3
Gene Kirk C Note Gag pipe on bill, playing a note, gag
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957)
Bill Hendricks George Washington's Card Trick prediction on bill
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958)
Tony Corinda (8) Evidence bill in one of five envelopes is found by blindfolded performer
1958 154
Carl Ballantine Ballantine's Silver Dollar aluminium foil on bill becomes coin
The New Phoenix (Issue 348)
Lane Bateman Counterfeiter's Dream routine for Money Printing Machine
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959)
Dr. Spencer Thornton Serial Number Duplication preparing bills, so they have the same serial number
1959 12
Norman Houghton Clip Climax two paperclips on folded bill link, stream of paper clips appears as climax, romantic story presentation
Inspired byVariations June 1960
Ibidem (Issue 21)
The Amazing Maurice Mental Currency one of four bills is put in an envelope, performer divines which, olfactory method
1961 17
Robert A. Nelson Nelson's Notes ideas for Mental Curency
1961 17
Jack Ketch Magic from Oz paper tree with bills, gag
Sep. 1962
The New Phoenix (Issue 372)
Norman Houghton Clip P.S. two paperclips on folded bill link, stream of paper clips appears as climax
Inspired by Aug. 1963
Ibidem (Issue 29)
Si Weigan Half and Half dollar bill is rolled in a tube and half dollar is produced, half of bill is missing
The New Phoenix (Issue 399)
Ernesto "Ernest" Pracchia Transmision Gags gag, bills are produced, thrown on the floor and then performer blindfolds himself to pick them up, hole in blinfold
1967 57
W. Mason Bet-A-Bill betting game, the last digit of which bill is highest
Dec. 1970 387
Doc Boston Overdrawn spectator grabs a hand full of bills out of hat, performer knows number of bills
1972 31
Alex Elmsley, Larry West The Elmsley Count with dollar bills, including variation "The Modified Count"
1973 144
Morty Rudnick Impromptu Mis-Indexed Bill ten-dollar bill with hundred-dollar index
Related to June 1973 628
Amedeo Vacca Five to One spectator has crumpled one and five dollar bills, one in each hand, spectator divines where the five dollar bill is, then they transpose
1974 91
A Balancing Trick balancing a glass on a bill
1974 48
Peter Kane Serial Number Tip how to get two bills with the same serial number
Jan. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5)
Bob Read Business For The Roll Of Notes gag
Related to Mar. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 7)
Faucett Ross Manipulation with Banknotes The Ross Routine, bill manipulation
1975 88
Billete Volador gag, bill on reel
1975 113
El Rolle de Billetes gag, several bills are glued together at short end and rolled up
Also published here 1975 119
Lawrence Nudelman The Money Fan - Cool It! fan made of bills taken out of pocket and opened to fan some fresh air, sight gag
1975-1978 ca. 2
Lawrence Nudelman Sock It Away! sight gag, sock with purse frame attached, stream of end-to-end glued bills are pulled out
1975-1978 ca. 3
Lawrence Nudelman Spring Money Bouquet crumpled up newspaper becomes money bouquet
1975-1978 ca. 5
Lawrence Nudelman Do As I Do with four bills and Elmsley Count
1975-1978 ca. 1
Karl Fulves Workshop (2) paper discs punched out of bill change to coins, posed as a problem
Interlocutor (Issue 13)
Paul Rylander Psi Traveler bills in envelopes, performer finds only envelope containing foreign currency
Related to 1976
Magick (Issue 154)
Harry Lorayne The Larger the Bill spectator reverses one of four bills and eliminates one by one after given instructions and will end up with the reversed one, with optional serial reading
Inspired by 1977 231
Bill Bowman Flying Clipper clipped, two paperclips on folded bill link
Also published here 1977 47
Karl Fulves (A) In God appearing writing on a bill, exploiting 1950 misprint
Interlocutor (Issue 24)
Karrell Fox "Musical Money" Bit bill folded once and blowed through, whistle sound
1979 69
Karrell Fox Karrell's Komical Kurrency Kollection gags with bills, with adaption to English bills
Also published here
  • "Karrell's Korny Bill Collection" in "Fox-Tales" column of TOPS
1979 71
Val Andrews Publisher's Note more gags and bits of business with bills
  • Just What I've Aways Wanted!
  • "Gift-Wrapped"
  • "Happy Birthday"
  • "Loaded!"
  • Money to Burn
  • Misers Dream Climax
  • Half-a-Note
  • "That's It"
  • No Money in Cards?
  • Genuine Morroco!
  • Patter Lines for "Comedy with Cash"
1979 75
Ian Adair Bill Gags more gags and bits of business with bills
  • Holey Money
  • Try and Catch Me...Note
  • Tissue Notes
  • Going Places
  • Irish Fake Note
  • Genuine Note
  • Another Note
  • Burnt Note
  • Breeding Note!
  • Acrobatic Note
  • Budding Pound Note
  • I Money
  • Anti Royalist
  • Heavy Spender
  • Pools Money
  • Money Talks
1979 78
The Clips That Join configuration with bill, paper clips and rubber band, bill pulled and other things linked
1979 29
Rudolf Braunmüller Zauberei mit Geldscheinen magic with bills, introduction
  • 1. Gags mit Geldscheinen
  • 2. Bierwetten, Denkaufgaben und Rätsel
  • 3. Der Geldschein und die Büroklammer
  • 4. Verschiedene Tricks und Routinen
Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Greer Marechal Jr. Eine verrückte Geldscheinwanderung Twenty dollar bill becomes Ten dollar bill, two Five dollar bills found in cigarette
Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Roy Benson Blitzverschwinden flash bill gag
Also published here Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Milbourne Christopher Noch ein Pyropapier-Geldscheintrick bill burns in a flash instead of slowly, gag
Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Hereingefallen! bill put in envelope to present it to spectator, it is obviously pushed out again through hole, gag
Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Der Geldscheinblock pad with bills, one torn off, gag
Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Die Geldscheinrolle paper roll with bills, one torn off, gag
Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Milbourne Christopher Der Geldschein an der Decke bill on ceiling, coin inside drops back down
Related to Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Ein Reaktionstest bar bet about catching a dropped bill
Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Eine Hundsgemeinheit gag with bill that spectator buys back
Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
G. E. Emme, Harold Turner, Dai Vernon, Elmer Applegit, Jesse Schimmel Der Geldschein und die Büroklammer
  • Zwei-Klammern-Verbindung
  • Drei-Klammern-Verbindung
Related to Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Bob Hummer, Al Koran Mathematical 3 Card Monte bill under one of three cups, back of performer is turned and after some changes in the order of the cups, performer divines cup with bill
Related toVariations 1980 35
Bob Hummer, Al Koran 3-Cup Monte bill under one of three cups, back of performer is turned and after some changes in the order of the cups, performer divines cup with bill
1980 60
Karl Fulves Digital Dollars over the phone game, to win highest value bill
Related toVariations 1980 68
Karl Fulves Murder in a Matchbox three match boxes, performer's back is turned and a small gun, a bill and a die are put in boxes, performer knows which object is where and what side is on top of the die
1980 69
John Fealey Po£o gag at store, bill is found inside Polo Mints / Lifesaver
The Talon (Issue 6)
Ken Brooke Stapled! gag with bill stapled to beer mat
1980 43
Steve Dusheck Dollar Punch holes punched in folded Dollar bill, bill is restored
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 ca. 4
Steve Dusheck Dollar Punch holes punched in folded Dollar bill, bill is restored
Also published here 1980 ca. 14
Terri Rogers, ...Afternoon Mint gag, removing ink from a bill
Babel (Issue 1)
Paul Curry Die vierte Dimension idea for S.S. Adams money printing machine, performer and spectator write names on both sides of a paper, when put in machine paper turns inside out and back
Also published here June 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2)
Steve Beam Big Bucks gag with fake bill
1982 38
Karl Fulves Notes For A Dollar doing false counts with bill between cards and other uses for bills
Related to 1982 27
Karroll Priest Z divination of the banks who printed the US-bills, sticker to cover the names
Apr. 1982
Magick (Issue 305)
Eugene Burger Water Suspension water is suspended in spectators bill
Also published here 1982 22
Washington's Moods visual gag with head on dollar bills
Jan. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 1)
Dollar-Bill Poker No. 5, apparently serial number is remembered, missing digit named, addition
Related to 1983 6
Karl Fulves Dollars and Dice No. 27, serial number of bill, dice rolled, performer instantly adjusts serial number so it is divisible by other number
1983 44
A Dollar You Can't No. 75, bet concerning the serial number of the bill
1983 99
A Dollar I Can No. 76, bet concerning the serial number of the bill
1983 99
Serial Secret No. 88, how to really memorize the serial number of a bill quickly
Related to 1983 115
Mike Bornstein Sans Thumbtip bill rolled into tube, salt poured in it, doesn't come out at the bottom
July 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 7)
Thomas Alan Waters Cashseer box with rolls of bills, amount of bills is secretly removed and divined by performer, other variations:
  • Poison (with small liquid bottles)
  • Mr. Ree (murder mystery, clue)
  • Essencery Perception (with five vials of perfume)
  • ReMarkerable (color match)
Inspired by 1984 553
Mike Bornstein The Hydrostatic Dollar Bill rolled bill is filled with salt, turned over and salt remains inside, gaffed bill
1984 5
Mike Bornstein The Photostatic Dollar Bill copying a part of a bill on a blank card
1984 15
Roy Miller Dollar Duo Digits dollar bill is selected among eighteen bills, same last two digits of the serial number as the prediction bill
1984 128
Neil Somerville "...a psychic ability..." prediction of number circled from serial number of a bill
May 1984
Magick (Issue 331)
Roger Klause Bill, Book, and Candle bill is accidentaly set on fire, prelude to bill traveling effect, two handlings
Winter 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36)
Karl Fulves Paper Magic magic with bills, chapter intro
1985 21
The Dollar-Bill Ring No. 17, folding a finger ring out of a dollar bill
1985 35
Martin Gardner Dollar Bill Game game/puzzle about auctioning off a dollar bill
Also published here
  • Metamagical Themas (Douglas Hofstadter)
1985 20
Karl Fulves Anagrams with words on dollar bills
1985 33
Karl Fulves How Many Eyes? "Penny Papers", on a dollar bill
1985 54
Karl Fulves How Many People? "Penny Papers", on a Ten Dollar Bill
1985 54
Karl Fulves Lincoln Up "Penny Papers", sucker bet of which side a bill with land
1985 71
Karl Fulves Dates "Penny Papers", puzzle question about date on a bill
1985 104
Karl Fulves Snow "Penny Papers", puzzle question about phrase on a bill, anagram
1985 104
Karl Fulves Key & Scale "Penny Papers", bet questions on design of dollar bill
1985 123
Jeff Busby Help Yourself! zip loc bag with crumpled up papers and one dollar bill, chosen spectator will get the bill when he reaches in
Inspired by 1985 6
Gene Nielsen Veiled Chancellor spectator gets only bill in zip loc bag with paper pieces
Inspired by 1985 7
Mike Bornstein Bill Stretch
Dec. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 12)
Edward Marlo The Money Sandwich using envelope out of bills
Related toAlso published here 1986 34
Joe Givan Voodoo Putty name of spectator written on bill, transferred to silly putty, putty is stretched and stamped name stretches as well, when bill is unfolded the name is seen stretched
1987 4
Bruce Cervon Unwind usfull Billfold for Coin Effects
1988 123
Kennichi Kuroki Counterfeit when bill is held against light, shadow of card index shines through
1988 53
Daryl Martinez Borrowed Bill Book Test serial number on bill is used to select word in book, prediction
1988 14
Mike Bornstein Polaroid Card Trick card chosen and lost, two signed labels are put on each side of a dollar bill, miniature duplicate of selection appears on one side of the bill
Variations 1988 12
Mike Bornstein Perfect Prediction label on dollar bill with card prediction, prediction changes to match selection
Inspired byAlso published here 1988 16
Mike Bornstein The Little Bit of Rubbing Image of Bill is rubbed on blank Card
Sep. 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 9)
Karl Fulves Shake Out two $5 bills and two $1 bills alternated, they separate, repeat, oil & water
1989 33
Reflexes No. 26, bill dropped through fingers, cannot be caught
1989 38
Dates No. 32, finding the year 1776 on a dollar bill
1989 43
Snow No. 33, looking for anagram of "night snow" on dollar bill
1989 43
Key and Scale No. 34, finding a key and a scale on a dollar bill
1989 43
How Many Eyes? No. 39, "how many eyes on a dollar bill?", catch question
1989 45
Betting Lincoln No. 40, trick question about tossing a bill up
1989 46
How Many Ones? No. 44, "how many ones on every dollar bill?", puzzle
1989 47
R. J. Cooper Balancing Act No. 46, balancing coin on bill
1989 47
Ronald B. Edwards, Karl Fulves Moneyfly No. 63, coin travels into spectator's hand, using money tray made from bill
Inspired by 1989 78
Mike Bornstein "Frisbee" Dollar Bill Trick label stuck on Washington's face on folded bill, label travels from bill to previously tabled blank card
1990 17
Hiroshi Sawa Bill Magic - Japanese Papercraft paper to money, then more bills appear, bills change to chain
  • An Act with an Ingot
1990 87
Neal Elias Bild Folded Into Finger Ring
1991 156
Karl Fulves Paper Hanger stack of bills is cut, game with top bills, performer has better chances
1991 19
Steve Dusheck The Wallpapered Thumb Tip inside of thumb tip is lined with dollar bill for making silk vanish in rolled bill tube
1991 29
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 5 thumb tack at tip of thumb tip to mark cards or paper
  • bill pierced behind back at certain position
1991 48
Toshie Takahama Shirt Fold folding a shirt out of a bill
Dec. 1991
Profile (Issue 5)
John Graham Life-Saver Bill Tube clear Bill Tube
Mar. 1992
Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 3)
Steve "Banachek" Shaw George and Bill using bill with Washington on it, spectator looks at face of Washington if he is smiling or not to divine card
Oct. 1992
Magick (Issue 478)
Larry Becker The Diffusion Principle fabricating bills with same serial number, bill travels from purse to block of Lucite
1992 235
Edward Marlo The Money Sandwich using envelope out of bills
  • Alternatives to the Double or Envelope Bill
Also published here 1992 38
Bob Farmer Lay Your Money Down
  • Flim-Flam
spectator and performer alternately lay down bills on space without them touching, last one wins
Oct. 1992
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2)
Roy Miller Thirteen on a One Dollar Bill the number 13 on a one dollar bill, puzzle
Dec. 1992
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 6)
Wings gag with a dollar bill that is used like a phone
Related to 1993
Rigmarole (Issue 4)
Bob Farmer Excuse Me, But Did You Drop This Fifty Dollar Bill?
  • Flim-Flam
three bets using money
  • 2-5-7
  • Same But Different
  • The $100 Swindle
Jan. 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 5)
Bob Read The Happy Head Of State portrait on bill changes expression, optical illusion
June 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 10)
Bob Farmer Three Rights Make a Wrong asking the spectator three questions about a dollar bill that makes him lose money
Aug. 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 12)
Steve Dusheck Dusheck's Dollar Punch holes punched in folded Dollar bill, bill is eventually restored
Related to 1993 ca. 1
Steve Dusheck Poor George gag dollar bill with clown face on George Washington, nose can light up
1994 146
Mike Bornstein The Spirit of '76 signed card lost, deck tossed in air, folded dollar bill held into shower and a torn corner appears stuck to bill, it belongs to signed card which is missing a corner
1994 10
Steve Dusheck The Pocket Bill utility bill gaff
Apr. 1995
Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 4)
Karl Fulves Funny Money
  • pulling the safety strip out of bill
  • where is the hexagon on the dollar bill?
  • number bet, serial number cubed is almost divisible by seven
Related to 1995 26
Hiroyuki Sakai Green-Back Gone building on dollar bill appears and disappears
Summer 1996 103
Paul Harris Improv Nightshades glasses drawn on bill move
Related to 1996 31
Paul Harris Counterfeit Spectator printed signature on bill changes into spectator's name
1996 13
Fred Rohm Dollar Box origami figure
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Astonishing Friends)
Howard Schwarzman Bill Strip observation about the metal strip in bills
Apr. 1996
Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 4)
Jim Steinmeyer The Psychic Trust
  • Conjuring
borrowed bill put in one of four numbered envelopes, spectator burns three of them by himself
Also published here
  • New Invocation, Oct. 1983
Dec. 1996
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 4)
Peter Marshall, Gerald Deutsch One Plus One = Two two 1$ bills fuse to one 2$ bill
Oct. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 10)
Karl Fulves Unclipped "Unsolved Mysteries"
reverse effect of "Clipped", posed as a problem
Inspired by 1997 148
Pasqual Perrino Psychic Jeopardy bills from the audience used to build a number, numbers from serial number used and added, prediction of total, Himber Wallet
Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 5)
Eddie Fields One is a Lonely Number trivia, how many Ones are on a one-dollar bill
1997 83
Steve Mayhew $100 Gag gag trick, a $100 bill and a few $1s are rolled into balls and all tossed into audience, no one comes up with the $100
Also published here 1998
Labyrinth (Issue 8 - Part 1)
Karl Fulves Speak Memory retrieving previously entered number from calculator that is no longer visible on the display
  • Second Method
  • Third Method (application with serial number of bill)
1998 36
Paul Daniels, Rudolf Braunmüller Der Päckchenschätzer spectator cuts off packet, performer knows how many, repeat, then spectator cuts off pile of bills from bill stack and performer knows how many
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 2)
Karl Fulves Passing The Buck
  • handshake combinatorics puzzle in which a bill is transferred
  • on the bill-catching bet, thread
Charlatan (Issue 1)
Eugene Burger Water Suspension water is suspended in spectators bill
Also published here 2000 77
Karl Fulves Title Only - Genii In A Bill Tube "Problems"
title given without effect, posed as a problem
2000 78
Simon Lovell Imagiro bill folded (?) into animal behind back of performer
2000 149
Robert E. Neale A Hair of the Dog bill folded into dog
  • Bonus Number One - Bob's Presentation
  • Bonus Number Two - Magic Doggie! (dog stands up by himself)
2000 151
Masklyn ye Mage Hell Dollars fake bill starts burning
Also published here
  • The New Invocation, Dec. 1989
Oct. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 10)
Ron Bauer Fanning Powder Notes with bills
2001 17
Ray Engle Seeing Grant ghost image appears on bill, using feature of new bills
2001 190
R. Paul Wilson Blotto lotto sheet is crumpled up and pierced with pin, numbers at hole positions noted, sheet changes into bill and serial number matches lottery numbers
Nov. 2001
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 6)
Steve Beam Faking Serial Number with printer
2002 216
Al Baker Fun with the Money-Making Machine ideas for this prop
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets)
Al Baker Eye-Witnesses three different disagree on the value of a bill
Also published here
  • A Real Magic Show, Frank Lane, p. 3
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions)
Jerry Andrus Bill Display Subtlety showing hands empty while hiding folded bill
2003 6
Dirk Losander Con-Dense-A-Bill water poured in bill vanishes and reappears
June 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 6)
Wonder Man Fred Radical Imagination with three books, using the Task Force Book, svengali Peek book, last word appears on bill inside card box
2004 54
Karl Fulves Sight Deprived distinguishing One and Five dollar bills by touch, memory, presentational idea from Jinx #148, p. 826 (four remaining senses sharpen when one is missing)
2005 14
John Lovick Giving Away Money
Also published here July 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 7)
Karl Fulves While You Sleep gypsy con in which money is sealed in envelope and apparently will multiply
Prolix (Issue 2)
John Lovick Stealing the Extra Bill intro
2006 97
Pockets stealing the extra bill
2006 97
Wallet stealing the extra bill
2006 98
Lonnie Chevrie Coin Purse stealing the extra bill
2006 98
Marc DeSouza Marker Cap stealing the extra bill
2006 98
John Lovick Film Canister stealing the extra bill
2006 99
Coin Holders & Clips stealing the extra bill
2006 99
Jason Purdy Add-on #2 adding folded bill behind open bill
2006 99
John Carney Add-on #3 adding folded bill behind open bill
2006 100
Al Baker Add-on #4 adding folded bill behind open bill
2006 100
Sol Stone Add-on #5 adding folded bill behind open bill
2006 101
Johnny Paul Add-on #6 adding folded bill behind open bill
2006 101
Johnny Paul Add-on #7 adding folded bill behind open bill
2006 102
Ed Mishell Mishell's Move moving folded bill from left to right hand while openly snapping bill
Also published here 2006 103
John Lovick Mishell's Move Variation
Inspired by 2006 104
Daniel Garcia Tipless Display Subtlety #1 showing both hands empty
2006 105
Thom Peterson Tipless Display Subtlety #2 showing both hands empty
2006 105
R. Paul Wilson Tipless Display Subtlety #3 showing both hands empty
2006 105
Mark Mitton Tipless Display Subtlety #4 showing both hands empty
2006 106
Thom Peterson Tipless Display Subtlety #5 showing both hands empty
2006 106
Mike Kozlowski Tipless Both Sides Now display
2006 107
Jason Purdy Tipless Turnaround #2
2006 108
Danny Archer Tipless Turnaround #3
2006 109
John Lovick Tipless Turnaround #4
2006 110
T. S. Ralle Tipless Turnaround #5
2006 110
Jay Marshall Tipless Turnover #1
2006 111
H. Mark Kandel Tipless Turnover #2
2006 112
John Carney Tipless Turnover #3
2006 113
Jarle Leirpoll One-handed Turnover #1
2006 114
Ralf Gagel One-handed Turnover #2
2006 115
John Lovick One-handed Turnover #3
2006 116
John Lovick Chapter 13: $1 to $100 Routine intro
  • First Option
  • Second Option
  • Third Option
2006 181
John Lovick Chapter 18: Miscellaneous Routines intro
2006 241
John Lovick Chapter 19: Miscellaneous Ideas intro
2006 287
John Lovick Giving Away Money
Also published here 2006 287
John Lovick Appendix A: Interesting Money Facts
  • Historical and Quotidian Information
  • Symbols and Phrases on Back of Dollar
2006 325
John Lovick Appendix B: U.S. Laws Regarding Currency
  • Defacing Currency
  • Reproducing Currency
  • Counterfeiting Currency
2006 328
Karl Fulves Sort By Thought $1, $5, $10 and $20 bills, three each, order memorized by performer
2007 45
Stewart James Dollars and (6th) Sense Three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them (uses bills instead of coins)
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, Oct 1971
2007 159
David Regal The Secret presentation for mathematical paradox with bills
Inspired by
  • "Borderline Case" (Maurice Fogel - In Search of the Sensational, 2007)
June 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 6)
Roberto Giobbi May I Borrow Some Money? discussing a Peter Frankenfeld gag
Feb. 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2)
Roberto Giobbi How to Memorize a Serial Number Entertainingly
Secret Agenda (Issue Feb 8)
Howard A. Adams Billeeve It Again eight-card packet and some bills, number coincidences with card values and bill values
Inspired by
  • "Billeeve It Or Not" (Howard A. Adams)
Prolix (Issue 8)
Dan Sperry Made in China Gag, "Made in China" watermark appears on a borrowed bill
2010 21
Patrick Page The Mini-Money Miracle rolled-up bill travels under cup, then stack of coin appears under cup
2011 251
Karl Fulves Bill Optics mathematical counting trick with bills, swindle patter, values determined apparently by feel
Prolix (Issue 10)
Karl Fulves Money Puzzle counting trick with cards on which money is printed on both side, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 10)
Michael Weber Psyerial Psychometry psychometry effect with things written on the back of bills, drawing duplication finale
2012 2
Hiroyuki Sakai Inception bill placed inside paper sleeve with little flap, building on bill seen through hole vanishes and appears again
2013 40
Colin McLeod Note to Self which hand routine using the last three digits of a bill to determine whether to put the bill into the left or the right hand
2014 94
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Money Fixes Everything five one-dollar bills torn in half are matched with counting procedure involving numbers on coins
Variations June 2014
Real Secrets (Vol. 3 No. 27)
Robert E. Neale Check It Out presentation for "Money Fixes Everything"
(Real Secrets Bonus sheet)
Inspired by July 2014
Real Secrets (Vol. 3 No. 28)
Steve Mayhew $100 Gag gag trick, a $100 bill and a few $1s are rolled into balls and all tossed into audience, no one comes up with the $100
Also published here 2014 277
Bob Farmer Ten Bill Deal with ten bills, using their serial numbers
2015 265
John Lovick President Handsome riddle/illogicality with bills in which money is spent but apparently everyone, including the spender, walks away with profit
Inspired by 2016 77
Roberto Giobbi Betchas routining betachs and using real money
Hidden Agenda (Issue Feb 9)
Andreas Rau, Christoph Borer Victor Lustig money printing machine with story about Victor Lustig selling the Eifel Tower
2016 77
Andy (The Jerx) And Then There Were None Spectators' bills all have strange writing on them - combined together they form an ominous skull picture
2016 147
Dani DaOrtiz In Series
  • DaOrtiz a la Carte!
several cards chosen, they correspond to the serial number of a borrowed bill, Hofzinser inspired
Inspired by
  • "One Second for the Magic" (Dani DaOrtiz, Jugeteando lecture notes)
Oct. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 10)
Alexander de Cova Liquid Suspension liquid poured into rolled up bill
2017 63
Josh Janousky Billuminati magician can divine which Federal Reserve printed the bill despite bill being folded up
Related to
  • Diamond Jim Tyler's Bamboozler Vol. 2
Also published here
2017 13
Jeff Prace Inner Origami: The Bill Change of Happiness
  • Left-Handed
candy wrapper is magically folded into butterfly inside bill
Apr. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 4)
Josh Janousky Billuminati magician can divine which Federal Reserve printed the bill despite bill being folded up
Also published here July 2019
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 2 (Winter #2))
Fritz Alkemade Moneyball bill travelling effect, end with bills fusing into a single bill of twice the value
July 2019
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 2 (Winter #2))
John Carney Choptricks crumpled bill is caught between two chopsticks from shower of crumpled paper
2020 298
Nathan Kranzo Hot Fingers Produce smoke from bill as it is folded and squeezed, bill is shown to be charred
2021 64
Nathan Kranzo Signature Appearance Makes writing appear on borrowed banknote after miming the writing action
2021 103
Andrew Mayne Spirit Photo president on bill is photographed with phone, photo looks like a ghost
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Dec. 2009
2022 909