66 entries in Safety Pin / Penetration / Linking Pins
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Don White Piff, Paff, Pouf!! The Magic Safety Pins
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 871
Tom Sellers On Again - Off again linking and unlinking safety pins
Also published here 1939 Scots Magic 18
Audley Walsh Pin Perplexer six safety pins link in hand
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 170
L. Vosburgh Lyons Slip, Snap, Spoof linking and unlinking pins
Related to
  • Jerry Andrus' routine, same gimmick
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 192
Jerry Andrus Materials Supplied with this Book
  • About the Pins (key pin)
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 7
Jerry Andrus Triple Link from Spectator's Fingers key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 8
Jerry Andrus "Tap" Linking key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 9
Jerry Andrus From One to Another key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 10
Jerry Andrus Triple Link From Table key pin
  • Alternate Method
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 12
Jerry Andrus Strike Linking From Table or Spectator's Palm key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 14
Jerry Andrus Impossible Repeat Link key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 16
Jerry Andrus A Snappy Penetration key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 18
Jerry Andrus Acrobatic Unlinking key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 19
Jerry Andrus Strike Steal from Spectator's Fingers key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 19
Jerry Andrus Secret Linking pins link in spectator's hand, key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 20
Jerry Andrus The "Impossible" Snap Substitution key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 22
Jerry Andrus Rob-A-Link key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 23
Jerry Andrus, Monte Harris Double Linking key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 24
Jerry Andrus Effect No. 6 - They Link and Unlink in the Spectator's Hands "(From Linking Pins Routine)", key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 25
Ronald Plumb Ronald Plumb Switch and Finish key pin, ends clean
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 26
Jerry Andrus "Push" Linking of Regular Pins
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 32
Jerry Andrus Secret Addition of Third Pin to Chain of Two two linked pins given to spectator, third pin appears linked
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 36
Jerry Andrus Linking at the Curl End with Regular Pins
  • Variation
  • Another Variation
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 38
Jerry Andrus Linking the Hard Way
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 42
Jerry Andrus Hit Linking
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 43
Jerry Andrus The Disconnecting Chain
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 45
Jerry Andrus Magic Unlinking
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 47
Jerry Andrus Metal Through Metal also as pin through pencil
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 48
Jerry Andrus A Pin Miracle to Add to One of Your Own Routines pin put in spectator's pocket, another pin vanishes and appears linked in the pocket
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 69
Don Alan Bent Pins finish for linking pins, bent and impossible linked
1956 Pretty Sneaky 38
James G. Thompson Jr. Safety Pin-Up five safety pins link and unlink, moved on handkerchief and one is stretched as a climax
Also published here 1956 Top Secrets of Magic 64
Jack Avis Safety Cut linked safety pins put into paper cover, cover cut in two pieces, held together again and pins still linked
Also published here 1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 1
Bobby Bernard Surprise Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Pin Trio brief, two pins with handkerchief, one grows eventually
1958 Magic in Miniature 7
Amedeo Vacca Pin-tration linked safety pins, then with handkerchief, ungaffed
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 55
Gerald Kosky Piff-Paff-Poof Variation
1975 The Magic of Gerald Kosky 193
Jean Faré Linking Pins Finale Safety pin links onto magician's pin while previously linked to spectator's, can be immediately examined
Inspired by
  • Jerry Andrus's Linking Pin routine climax
1977 Card Tricks, French Style 23
Al Mann Permutation of Matter - A Solid Through Solid Effect safety pins link together, three phases
  • Part I - three pins link in spectator's hand
  • Part II - safety pin links with finger ring, phase with Andrus Linking Pin gimmick
  • Part III - pins are magnetized (inspired by Rink's Acrobatic Paperclips)
Inspired byRelated to 1977 Psycho-Mentisis 3
Slydini The Mystery of the Gold Pins see page 192 for credit corrections (Jerry Andrus & Vosburgh Lyons) and page 180 for additional ideas
Oct. 1978 Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 10) 109
Tom Ellis Linking Pin Moves
  • Head Link
  • Impossible Curl Unlink
  • Curl Only Link
Related to 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1104
Tom Sellers On Again - Off Again "Retrospective" - Two Tricks
linking and unlinking safety pins
Also published here 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 17) 1231
Karl Fulves, James G. Thompson Jr. Safety Pin-Up No. 81, classic unlink
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 103
Don White Swindle Pins No. 82, swindle classic unlink
Related to 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 104
Tom Ellis The Impossible Unlink No. 83
Related to 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 105
Tom Ellis The Repeat Impossibility No. 84
Related to 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 107
Karl Fulves Quick Release No. 86, quickly unlink safety ins as a bar bet
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 108
Karl Fulves Pin-A.Tration No. 87, two linked safety pins penetrate handkerchief one by one, MacCarthy fold
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 109
Han van Senus Un-Safety Pins ungimmicked linking pin routine
Related toVariations Feb. 1982 Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 2) 589
Dan Garrett, Han van Senus Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired byRelated to July 1983 Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 7) 800
Piet Forton Zaubern mit Sicherheitsnadeln easy magic tricks with safety pins
  • through handkerchief
  • unlinking of two pins
1983 Je geschickter desto Zauberer 20
Daniel Kalanowski Out of Sight, Out of Mind as David Kalinofski, linking pins
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 36) 697
Jim Hunter Hunter's Foop Fapp Fipp linking pins routine
  • Basic Link
  • Triple Unlinked
  • Jumping Pin
  • Tabled Link
1984 At The Table 38
Edward Marlo Super Pin Routine linking pins routine, handkerchief slide finale, see also "Credits and References" at end of book
Also published here
  • MUM, Oct. 1978
1984 At The Table 41
Alexander de Cova Linking Pins ... erweitert idea for climax
1990 Horizons 17
Michael Weber, Han van Senus, Dan Garrett An End to Pindemonium linking pins
Related to 1991 Life Savers 49
Alexander de Cova Linking Pins Extended idea for climax
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 121
Karl Norman The Linking Pins pins link and unlink, a pin is pulled from on end of the silk to the other (without destroying it)
Also published here 1995 40 Years at the Forks 54
Dominique Duvivier Le Dark Room Linking and unlinking safety pins (includes the use of Andrus's gimmick)
1996 Magie Duvivier 94
Dan Garrett Pin-Demonium
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "CloseUp Connivery #2" Lecture Notes
1996 Top 10 3
Jack Avis Pinnacle "Unsolved Mysteries"
linked safety pins, linked section wrapped in paper, torn apart and they are unlinked, then linked again, posed as a problem
Related toVariations 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 8) 234
Jack Avis Safety Cut linked safety pins put into paper cover, cover cut in two pieces, held together again and pins still linked
Inspired byAlso published here 1998 Vis à Vis 140
James G. Thompson Jr. Meine Sicherheitsnadel-Routine five safety pins link and unlink, moved on handkerchief and one is stretched as a climax
Also published here 1998 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 3) 99
Ronald J. Dayton Ron Dayton on The Avis Pins linking and unlinking
Related to 1999 The Fine Print (Issue 10) 324
Karl Norman Routine mit Sicherheitsnadeln linking safety pins, safety pin attached to handkerchief and pulled from side to side
Also published here 2001 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 3-5) 119
J. W. Sarles Pin-A-Trate two linked safety pins under handkerchief, they penetrate it one by one
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 336
Alexander de Cova Daumenspitz-Findigkeiten thoughts on the thumb tip
  • Trick Nr. 1 - Die Sicherheitnadeln
  • Trick Nr. 2 - Die Rosenvorhersage
  • Trick Nr. 3 - Das Laden in ein Tuch
  • Trick Nr. 4 - Stehlen aus dem Tuch
  • Trick Nr. 5 - Slydini Transfer
2011 Seminar-Leviten 4
Alexander de Cova Verkettungen linking small items in the hand
2017 Arbeitsbuch Daumenspitze 75