72 entries in Apparatus / Nest of Boxes
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
The Nest of Boxes
1876 197
The Locked and Corded Box "Washerwoman's Bottle" to steal handkerchief stuffed in opaque bottle, reappears in box or nest of boxes or elsewhere
1876 241
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
July 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 7)
105
Der singende Kopf in der Kiste living head in nest of boxes
Jan. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 1)
12
Carl Willmann Das siebenfache Kästchen nest of boxes with watch
Inspired by
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 406
Apr. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4)
55
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
1903 172
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
May 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5)
74
Franklin M. Chapman The Fastest Trick in the World with two nest of boxes and matchbox, transposition of two coins
Dec. 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 6)
3
Henry Hardin Aladdin's Box paper travels from nest of boxes to another box
1940
The Jinx (Issue 97)
598
Shaman Curious Coin marked coin wrapped in newspaper and burned, appears in nest of boxes
1940
The Jinx (Issue 112)
667
Eugene Laurant The Nest of Boxes four rings tied on ribbon, in boxes, with assistant
1941 39
French "Pill Box" Coin Mystery three coins from pill box to nest of packages
1943 160
William H. Wilson Watch and Nest of Boxes Without Assistent watch in present (nest of boxes)
1945 339
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Nest of Boxes Routine
1948 319
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column Christmas themed magic
  • Rose Bush
  • Production Box
  • One Ahead
  • Dove Pan
  • Nail Writer
  • Nest of Boxes
  • Card in Ball
  • Electra
Dec. 1948 491
Charles-Emile "Prof. Rex" Sauty Une grande illusion doves and watch to nest of boxes, followed by german translation "Eine grosse Illusion"
Aug. 1948 3
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
1949
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949)
22
John Hamilton Nested handling for nest of boxes
Aug. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 235)
939
Hans Trunk Magische Tips ring to nest of boxes
  • Die Wunderschachteln
1951
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 12 No. 1&2)
6
Eugene Gloye Build It Yourself Nest of Boxes parcel, with a watch
1952
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952)
14
Rolland Hamblen Coin in Ball of Wool and Nest of Boxes entertaining routine with trick funnel and magic awl
1952 299
Ein Uhr Mysterium watch vanishes and appears in orange which was inside a bag and a box
Also published here
  • in "Magikeren"
1953
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 14 No. 4)
127
Henry Durkin Nest Egg card travels into nest of boxes, and also shrinks
1957 17
Don Tanner Nest of Boxes No. 22, spring flower bouquet in smallest box in addition to the travelled item
1958 ca. 7
Harry Reno Meine Uhrenwanderung watch placed inside glass of milk, glass vanishes in tube and watch is found in nest of boxes
1967
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 28 No. 4)
61
Frederica Boxology marked coin on a box, hand comes out and takes it inside, then the coin is found in a nest of boxes
1969 80
Ellison Poland The Bill In The Barrels nest of barrels, flash bill
  • First Method
  • Second Method
Inspired by
  • version in MUM, Dec. 1960
1969 195
Alan Shaxon, Tommy Scott The Watch in Bottle! coin in bottle, then watch to nest of boxes
Related to 1970 33
Eckhard Böttcher Schon wieder eine Milchglas 2000 Kombination milk in glass under tube vanishes and appears in other tube, watch vanishes and appears in nest of boxes, Milk-O / Milk-Eau
1971
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 32 No. 6)
106
Billy McComb Thirty Years of Rings in Nests of Boxes
1972 103
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Joe Berg Nest of Boxes ring in nest of boxes, two methods
1973 61
Patrick Page The Nest of Boxes coin vanishes under handkerchief and appears in nest of boxes
1974 15
Patrick Page The Nest of Boxes ring vanishes under handkerchief and appears in nest of boxes
1976 231
Tommy Wonder The Auction watch is destroyed and found unharmed inside a box
Inspired by
  • Jean Hugard's "5. The Auction" in "Modern Magic Manual", 1939.
Variations
1977 2
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
1978/76 179
Ron Ferris The Card Cocoon nest of boxes with folded cards for a coin
Aug. 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 8)
373
Derek Dingle The Nefarious Nest of Boxes
1981 256
Jack Hughes Dove Nest of Boxes
1981 172
Jack Hughes The Nest of Boxes
1981 189
Derek Dingle Nest of Boxes I
1982 34
Derek Dingle Nest of Boxes II
1982 35
Father Cyprian Ring In Nest of Boxes
1983 15
"Fast Mike" Lewinski The Simple Killer card in signed envelope changes into ashes and is found in nest of boxes, Himber Wallet, duplicate
1984 32
Richard Hughes Shooting a Girl into a Nest of Boxes signed billet is shot with a small cannon into a box, Lippencott Coin Box
1984 127
Steve Dusheck Eggsceptional Eggs borrowed ring into nest of plastic eggs
1984 67
Karrell Fox Nest O' Purses ring to nest of purses
1986 32
Karrell Fox The "Foxy" Nest O' Bags finger ring in nest of bags, glass with rolled up silk in final bag
1986 119
Ron Wilson Flight of the Phoenix finger ring appears around borrowed bill in nest of boxes
Also published here
  • in "Genii" April, 1977
1987 122
John Bannon One is the Onliest one coin routine with signed coin and jumbo finale, coin to nest of boxes
1989 4
John Bannon One is the Onliest one coin routine with signed coin and jumbo finale, coin to nest of boxes
1991 29
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dolls
Related toAlso published here Nov./Dec. 1991
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4)
18
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dolls
Also published here 1992 8
Edward Marlo Olram's Nest of Purses marked coin into nest of purses
1993
The Olram File (Issue 16)
6
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dolls
Also published here 1993 10
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dolls
Also published here 1993 10
Robert Parrish The Nest of Boxes borrowed watch in nest of boxes, linking ring routine woven into structure (but not described)
1995 1
Tommy Wonder The Watch in Nest of Boxes "A Quest for Ideal"
  • Method One
  • Method Two
  • Method Three
Inspired byRelated to 1996 267
Tommy Wonder Too Perfect?
  • The Watch in Nest of Boxes
  • Going On or Going Back
Related to 1996 319
George Schindler Nested Dolls folded bill bill to nest of Matryoshka dolls
Related toAlso published here Mar./Apr. 1996
The Magic Menu (Vol. 6 No. 34)
393
Camilo Vázquez La Moneda en la Pastilla de Alka Seltzer signed coin to Alka Seltzer, in nest of boxes
2003 207
George Schindler Nested Dolls folded bill bill to nest of Matryoshka dolls
Also published here Feb. 2004
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 6)
79
Jörg Alexander Weber Ring und Geschenk ring & string routine with borrowed finger ring, then ring vanishes and travels into nest of boxes
Also published here 2008 56
Alexander de Cova Der Reisekoffer nest of boxes variation
2011 6
John Gaughan The Nest of Boxes
  • The Chamber of Secrets
twelve boxes
Jan. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 1)
18
Alexander de Cova Erweiterung zu Boxed nest of boxes extension to "bill in zipper"
Related toAlso published here Dec. 2013 412
Alexander de Cova Boxed "The Ultimate Signed Bill in Zippo-Lighter"
signed bill vanishes and reappears inside lighter that is inside a rubber-banded pack of cigarettes, optional nest of boxes extension
Also published here Dec. 2013
Scrapbook (Issue 2)
9
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dolls
Also published here 2015 57
Alexander de Cova Erweiterung zu Boxed nest of boxes extension to "bill in zipper"
Related toAlso published here 2015 223
Jörg Alexander Weber Ring and Giftbox ring & string routine with borrowed finger ring, then ring vanishes and travels into nest of boxes
Also published here 2017 27
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Knowing the Unknowable word from dictionary book predicted in nest of boxes
Inspired by 2020 159
Michael Rubinstein Nest of Boxes substitution trunk presentation
2020 334
Bob Cervas, Dr. Bruce J. Averbook The Classic Nest of Boxes - Elevated by Germain! with elevator table
Apr. 2024
PM2 (Issue 31)
13