66 entries in Watch / Traveling
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Watch-mortar and the Magic Pistol parts of crushed watch are placed in handkerchief and shot from pistol to loaf of bread, restoration
1876 Modern Magic 215
Unknown The Watch Target pistol shot on target, where watch appears mechanically
Variations 1876 Modern Magic 220
Professor Hoffmann A Smashed Watch borrowed watch placed in paper bag, performer steps on it by mistake, watch crushed further in mortar, then shot on flower pot and it reappears in roots, with variation
1890 More Magic 185
Prof. Taylor Watch to Bread Loaf
1890 More Magic 192
Unknown The Flying Glass, Watch, and Handkerchief the three items travel into isolated hat
1890 More Magic 364
Carl Willmann Die unsichtbare Wanderung einer Uhr borrowed watch changes into different one, that one vanishes and original one is found in a purse
Mar. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 47
E. Joung, Camill Bihler Die verwandelte Uhr "Ein magischer Scherz aus dem Repertoire des Prestidigitateurs E. Joung"
glove, watch and cigarette cases borrowed, glove and watch travel nested into one of the cigarette cases
July 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 7) 109
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die verschwindende Taschenuhr borrowed watch vanishes in glass of water and reappears inside bread roll
July 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7) 109
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
Carl Willmann Die magische Bonbondüte watch and handkerchief borrowed and put in a box, then both reappear in a paper packet along with candy
Sep. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9) 135
Carl Willmann Das Taschentuchkästchen borrowed watch and handkerchief vanish from box/apparatus and reappear inside bread
Apr. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 4) 57
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XV. Was kostet der Spass?
  • 1. Die biegsame Taschenuhr (apparently bending a pocket watch)
  • 2. Der neue gordische Knoten (pocket watch penetrates ribbon)
  • 3. Die badende Taschenuhr (pocket watch vanishes from glass and appears in wallet)
1902 Moderne Magie 159
Unknown To Reproduce a Borrowed Watch in Any One Selected of a Number of Boxes several boxes are in cigar box, in chosen one the borrowed watch reappears
1903 Later Magic 150
Unknown A Lost Watch Found in the Performer's Purse
1903 Later Magic 152
Imro Fox Another Method watch in handkerchief, banged on table, vanishes and travels to purse
1903 Later Magic 154
Professor Hoffmann A Borrowed Watch Reproduced from a Glass of Milk watch vanishes, milk poured from one glass to another, then watch taken out of milk, dry and functioning, two presentations
1903 Later Magic 157
Unknown A Watch Fired from a Pistol, and Attaching Itself to a Borrowed Hat
1903 Later Magic 162
P. T. Selbit, Howard Thurston A Novel Watch Trick borrowed watch wrapped in paper, travels into hat
Also published here
  • "The Magician's Handbook" (Selbit)
1903 Later Magic 163
P. T. Selbit Watch It! watch travels around body, "one watch routine", hook watch
Related toAlso published here
  • "The Magician's Handbook" (Selbit, p. 58)
1903 Later Magic 165
G. W. Hunter Watch It! (Another Method) watch travels around body, "one watch routine", thread and hook watch
Related to 1903 Later Magic 167
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 Later Magic 172
Professor Hoffmann The Flight of Time routine with watch, sight gags, watch vanishes from box, apparently shot with pistol into spectator, wand pushed into spectator
Related to 1903 Later Magic 183
Emil Clauß Die Zauberpalme feather palm appears in pot, at root appears a previously vanished borrowed watch, hollow spade
July 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 7) 106
Carl Willmann Bald hier, bald dort "Ein kleines Handkunststück"
watch borrowed, wrapped in silk and put in glass, watch vanishes, silk vanishes, then glass wrapped in newspaper vanishes, all item reappear in borrowed hat
Aug. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 8) 119
H. Dersy Eine Illusion "Black and White", white dog vanishes from box, then black dog appears in the box, then one dog collects watches from the audience with a basket which travel to basket held in mouth of other dog
Related to Jan. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 1) 13
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradi's Uhr- und Kartentrick borrowed watch vanishes, card selected, both reappear in frame on a stand
Mar. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 3) 36
Unknown Eine Ueberraschung borrowed watch and handkerchief put in tube, things travel into gift package on table
Aug. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 8) 130
H. F. C. Suhr Der australische Uhrenbaum borrowed watch put in paper cone, paper unrolled and watch vanishes, reappears at root of small tree that is pulled out of its pot
Feb. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 3) 37
Oswald Rae Wandering Watches pocket watches vanish and appear on stand, covered with handkerchief, nesting type
1927 Wizardry With Watches 9
Franklin M. Chapman Watch-In-Loaf watch is apparently smashed and reappears in loaf of bread
1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 5) 2
Grace Hartman, Paul Hartman It's a Miracle? mutilated parasol combined with borrowed watch
1940 The Jinx (Issue 116) 683
Eddie Joseph The Boy and the Watch borrowed watch changes to egg and egg to chicken, watch appears inside lady's slipper attached to back of spectator
1940 ca. Original Tricks 4
Jean Hugard Evaporation of a Watch pocket watch vanishes in a hat covered with a handkerchief and appears back in performer's pocket on watchchain
Jan. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 8) 33
William H. Wilson Watch and Nest of Boxes Without Assistent watch in present (nest of boxes)
1945 My Best 339
Charles-Emile "Prof. Rex" Sauty Une grande illusion doves and watch to nest of boxes, followed by german translation "Eine grosse Illusion"
Aug. 1948 La Baguette Magique (Issue 22) 3
Ed Reno Watch and Geranium borrowed watch reappears tied to roots of a potted geranium plant
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 72
Eugene Gloye Build It Yourself Nest of Boxes parcel, with a watch
1952 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 14
Unknown 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
Unknown Die Armbanduhr watch vanishes from handkerchief and appears back on arm, basically Oswald Williams' "Watch your Watch"
1954 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 4) 216
Tony Shiels Curious! turning time backwards so writing vanishes, watch reappears at spectator's wrist
Aug. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 118
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
Bert Douglas Make Safety Your Watchword watch vanishes from handkerchief and appears on wrist, safety presentation
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 53
Alan Shaxon, Oswald Rae It's a Hold-Up! ring, watch and bill disappear from handkerchief and reappear at finger, arm and in wallet
Related toAlso published here 1970 My Kind of Magic 14
Alan Shaxon, Tommy Scott The Watch in Bottle! coin in bottle, then watch to nest of boxes
Related to 1970 My Kind of Magic 33
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Joe Berg Nest of Boxes ring in nest of boxes, two methods
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 61
Ace Gorham Uhren-Glas-Seidentuch-Wanderung borrowed watch wrapped in handkerchief and put in glass, glass vanishes and reappears in hat
Also published here
  • Magic and Spells Quarterly
July 1973 Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
Unknown Magic Looking-Glass magician shoots at mirror and in the glass shatters the spectator's watch is discovered
Related to 1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 150
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.
1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 2
Unknown The Card and Watch Frame selection and pocket watch appear in metal frame
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 64
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
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 179
Unknown Magic Looking Glass magician shoots at mirror and in the glass shatters the spectator's watch is discovered
Related to 1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 228
Slydini Time Flies No. 73, spectator's keys, coins and watch put in handkerchief, which is then slammed on the table, watch vanishes and appears on performer's wrist, MacCarthy fold
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 89
Alan Shaxon, Oswald Rae Überfalls ring, watch and bill disappear from handkerchief and reappear at finger, arm and in wallet
Also published here 1986 Das Alan Shaxon Seminar 1986 12
Karl Fulves Holdup valuables vanish from folded handkerchief (ungaffed) and appear from paper bag
Related toAlso published here 1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic — Part One 19
Alan Shaxon, Oswald Rae Dies ist ein Überfall! ring, watch and bill disappear from handkerchief and reappear at finger, arm and in wallet
Also published here 1994 Alan Shaxon Lecture 30
Robert Parrish The Nest of Boxes borrowed watch in nest of boxes, linking ring routine woven into structure (but not described)
1995 Great Tricks Revisited 1
Tommy Wonder The Ring, the Watch and the Wallet ring, watch and bill disappear from envelope and reappear at finger, arm and in wallet
Related toVariations 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 302
Tommy Wonder The Watch in Nest of Boxes "A Quest for Ideal"
  • Method One
  • Method Two
  • Method Three
Inspired byRelated to 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 267
David Acer Time Flies coin shown in hand, coin pocketed and wrist watch waved over hand to turn back time, coin is back and watch disappears from hand and is back on wrist
Also published here 1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 9
Karl Fulves Twin Effect borrowed wrist on wrist, first letter of spectator written on t-shirt under regular shirt, arms tied in crossed condition (sprit tie), then watch is on other wrist and letter on shirt is in mirror writing
Related to 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 91
Alan Wakeling Switzerland watch appears in hand, vanishes from silk, reappears in pocket, vanishes again, reappears in cigarette case, cane vanishes in hat and alarm clock appears in hat
  • Notes (Jim Steinmeyer)
Sep. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 9) 69
Román García Cambio Horario watch travels from spectator'r wrist to performer's wrist
2010 Nanomagias 153
David Acer Time Flies coin shown in hand, coin pocketed and wrist watch waved over hand to turn back time, coin is back and watch disappears from hand and is back on wrist
Also published here 2011 More Power to You 35
Charlie Miller Version of Doctor Lynn's "Borrowing A Watch, Smashing It, Then Finding It Fully Restored Inside a Previously Examined Bun or Roll"
Also published here
  • Genii, Mar. 1970
Dec. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12) 124
Alex Ng Hopping Time Hopping Halves routine with time travel premise, coin keeps jumping back to fist to join another coin every time a wrist watch is used to touch the fist. At the end, both coins vanish and appear back in purse, while watch appears back on the wrist
Inspired by 2015 In the Mind of Dr. Alex 4
John Gaughan The Enchanted Cigar Cabinet
  • Chamber of Secrets
cigars removed from box, borrowed watch or other item reappears in that compartment
Aug. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 8) 22