114 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Utilities & Sleights
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Unknown The Handkerchief for Vanishing Money coin sewn in corner Modern Magic 194
Unknown To Exchange a borrowed Handkerchief for a Substitute methods using coat Modern Magic 240
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
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Shower of Sweets sweets appear on plate from loading bag with handkerchief, another loading bag from Robert-HoudinRelated to Modern Magic 251
Unknown The Hand Box, for Vanishing a Handkerchief secret container attached to handRelated to Modern Magic 263
Buatier de Kolta The Buatier "Pull" Related to More Magic 209
Buatier de Kolta Another bare-armed Vanish Related to More Magic 213
Jenkins 1. Die Fadenschlinge nach Jenkins loop around hand to fixate and hide silk Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 102
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen - wand with hollow tip for silk production
- different preparations for stealing a silk
- wand penetrates borrowed hat
- object produced from mouth of spectator
- wand with knife tip to secretly cut something like spring flower package
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 17
Professor Mattmueller Das Chamäleon-Tuch bare handed color-changing silk, tube made in silk color Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 189
Unknown Die ihre Farbe wechselnden Tücher silk changes color when pushed through rolled-up white cardboard, secret cylinder gimmickRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 5
Unknown Das verschwundene Ei "nach C. B.", item wrapped into silk handkerchief vanishes, hole in handkerchief Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 7) 111
Unknown Die Drahtschlinge "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
wire loop for body load productions
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 3) 33
Unknown Der Verschwindungscylinder "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
small black container/cylinder on a pull to vanish objects
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 49
Carl Willmann Willmann's auslösbare Zugmechanik für Tücher lockable silk pull system, detailedRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 12) 182
Unknown Die Handschale oder Muschel "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
flesh-colored attachment over palm of hand to hide silks, spring flowers, ...
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 65
Unknown Die Blechattrappe "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
container with lids sticking out to hold it between fingers behind hand
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 81
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die höchste Potenz der Geschwindigkeit four large different-colored silks vanish at once, dummy with four corners to fake existence of silks in handRelated toAlso published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 9) 132
Unknown Der Papierfinger false finger made from tissue paper for silk production, crumpled up at the end Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 10
Unknown Das Verschwindungstuch "by Dr. A. K. in L.", silk with disc or ring to simulate glass, can slide into corner, second version where disc is on threads behind the silkRelated to
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 280
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 39
Carl Willmann Das Erscheinen eines Tuches in freier Hand long article on different methods to produce silks in the bare hands, with hand container gimmicks, also body loads with loopsRelated to
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 81
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 4) 57
Unknown Das Tuch im Licht vanished silk reproduced from flame of candle, small container attached behind candleRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 6) 87
Unknown Der Glaseinsatz "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
tube gimmick to load a silk into a bottle
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 2
Carl Willmann Willmann's Tuch-Servante holder for silk behind table or box Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 59
Carl Willmann Tuch und Karaffe tube gimmick to load a silk into a bottleRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 3) 42
Carl Willmann Die Tuchmechanik discussions of different pulls, pendulum, sleeve, celluloid containerVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 5) 71
Carl Willmann Zum Tuchverschwinden on the silk vanish with black celluloid eggInspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 11) 170
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Wie Roman Tauben und Vögel verschwinden lässt No. 12, vanishing different objects
- doves in glass cylinders
- glasses (both under handkerchief with dummy circle sewn in)
- bird in paper carton that is switched when wand is dropped
- pull
Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 44
Unknown Das Eskamotieren vanishes without a false-transfer
- one-handed back palm coin vanish
- one-handed silk vanish (with rubber band at back of hand)
Related to Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 142
Fr. Maubach Das Verschwinden von vier verschiedenfarbigen Tüchern four large different-colored silks vanish at once, dummy with four corners to fake existence of silks in hand, pullRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 8) 119
Noll Marcellin Das verschwindende Wasserglas vanishing glass in silk, disc in silk as well as a metal rod that can be stuck into tray so the empty silk can stand upright by itselfVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 136
Wilhelm Meves Zum "Pythagoras-Wunder" stick with pivot joint in the middle in top of silkInspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 10) 152
Professor Bellonie Das Kartentuch deck placed in silk, performer takes out cards and names them apparently by touch, silk with pocket for cards insideVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 12) 181
Unknown Die das Tuch durchdringende Münze No. 7, glass wrapped in handkerchief and held by spectator, coin vanishes and audibly drops into glass, little coin pocket in handkerchief Der Amateurzauberer 21
Emil Clauß Wohin? coin wrapped in handkerchief vanishes, secret rubber band to secure it and it can be shaken out Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 5) 78
Carl Willmann Die ihre Farbe wechselnden Tücher color changing silks in rolled-up paper carton, tube container hidden in silkRelated toAlso published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 3) 43
Unknown Die sich vermehrenden Tücher three silks produced in bare hands, then vanished again, secret pockets in silks and loop for thumbAlso published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 9) 140
Carl Willmann Die sechsmalige Verwandlung eines Tuches silk changes into named color, then changes five more times, with holderAlso published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 170
Carl Willmann Die magische Theedose tea box to switch a silk or something like that Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 90
Emil Clauß Nur ein Faden! design for wires in handkerchief after ditching a box underneath Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 8) 124
Dr. G. Runschke Zum verschwindenden Wasserglas vanishing glass in silk, two discs in silk as well as a connecting rod so the empty silk can stand upright by itselfInspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 24
Carl Posse The Rubber Band for showing both sides of hand empty Later Magic 216
Unknown The Hand-Box secret container attached to handRelated to Later Magic 218
Unknown The Cache flesh-colored ball, thumbs can stick into holes for manipulation Later Magic 219
Unknown The "Monarch" Handkerchief Producer flesh-colored gimmick with loop Later Magic 223
Unknown Clips for Handkerchiefs Later Magic 224
Professor Hoffmann A Simple Appliance for Handkerchief Multiplication Later Magic 228
August Roterberg Roterberg's Vanisher, and Passes Therewith Later Magic 270
C. O. Williams Another Method of Using the Vanisher container gimmicks Later Magic 273
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, Ellis Stanyon Various Methods of Colour-Changing - The Conradi Tube
- Sundry Appliances for Colour-Changing
Related to Later Magic 242
John Hamley An Ingenious Device to Facilitate the Palming and Vanishing of a Handkerchief rolling handkerchief into ball, rubber piece to hold it together Later Magic 278
Unknown The Shower of Sweets (Improved Method) shower of bonbons falls from handkerchiefRelated to Later Magic 344
Carl Willmann Willmann's Tuchhalter holder for silks at back of chair or table with applications, also for cards that travel under a plate Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 6) 85
Unknown Das Erscheinen eines Tuches in freier Hand with gimmick between fingers, silk hangs behind hand Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3) 38
Richard Janke Ein neuer Tuchhalter holder for silk that can be attached to table or chair Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6) 88
Charles T. Jordan A Handkerchief Hint foil in double handkerchief so it can be handled as bundle when balled up The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 39
Laurie Ireland Come and Go Silk Gimmick metal ball type gimmick Ireland Writes a Book 10
Tom Sellers Colour Change Through Fist Fake double tubeInspired by
  • Robertson Keene color changing silk
Magical Pleasantries 26
Joseph Maynard The Premier Silk Gimmick to roll up silk(s) for production The Magic Annual for 1937 78
Oscar Weigle Two Silk Folds preparing for production
- Silk Fold No. 1
- Silk Fold No. 2
Do That Again! 48
Unknown Color-Change Gimmick Do That Again! 52
Unknown New Silk Production Ball with two separate compartements The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 84
Unknown Color Change of Silk in Hand wind-up The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 86
Unknown Silk Vanish with Pull choreography The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 662
Unknown The Handkerchief Ball universal gimmick with loop, handwashing displays Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 317
Thos. W. Duncan The Inexhaustible Hat routine, handkerchiefs transform, change and then reappear under hat, later fruits, paper streamer and finally rabbit is produced Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 22
George G. Kaplan The Trap-Door `Kerchief device for switching objects The Fine Art of Magic 268
Brian MacCarthy Hank Dropper coin dropped inside folded handkerchief can be stolen outAlso published here The Best in Magic 49
Brian MacCarthy Hank Dropper coin dropped inside folded handkerchief can be stolen outAlso published here The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 336) 153
Unknown Handkerchief Fold small bundle Prize Winning Magic 14
Brian MacCarthy Handkerchief Fold things dropped inside can be stolen out The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 336
G. W. Hunter The Gypsy Switch switching small item when wrapping it in handkerchief, for credits and sources see page 24VariationsAlso published here Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 5
"Pins" Draper Gypsy Switch see also p. 13 for credit informationRelated to Into the 4th Dimension... and Beyond 9
Brian MacCarthy Handkerchief Fold as a change bag Bennett's Best 44
Unknown One Handed Silk Vanish silk secretly pulled into hand as it is apparently put in paper bag Elastrix 13
Unknown To Make Anything Disappear with a Rubber Band small item put in silk vanishes Elastrix 16
Unknown Disappearance of Ring or Other Object Under Hank ring (or item) put in left hand, silk around hand, rubber band around silk, item vanishes or appears in other hand Elastrix 19
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 Self-Working Table Magic 89
Brian MacCarthy, J. W. Sarles The MacCarthy Hank Fold No. 72, marked coin among several coins in handkerchief penetrates fabric Self-Working Table Magic 86
Karl Fulves Pin-A.Tration No. 87, two linked safety pins penetrate handkerchief one by one, MacCarthy fold Self-Working Table Magic 109
Tom Gagnon Puffed flash silk production, thread and thumb tip Sleightly Original 51
Brian MacCarthy Hank Dropper without credit, different ideas Je geschickter desto Zauberer 19
G. W. Hunter The Gypsy Switch Also published here Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 140
Jerry Mentzer Vanishes for Rings brief list without details
- Sleight-of-Hand Vanish
- "Ringo" or a "Rattle Box"
- I.O.U. Vanish
- Coin Fold
- Pull
- Handkerchief Vanish (sewn in duplicate)
- Thumb Tip
Magic with Finger Rings 79
Unknown Gypsy Switch coin in handkerchief Korem without Limits 31
Unknown The Trap Fold No. 12, folding technique Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 33
Unknown The Coil Fold No. 14, folding technique, production application from sleeve Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 37
Unknown Silk Fold with Pencil folding method Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 152
Karrell Fox "Ringo" item wrapped in handkerchief vanishes, secret rubber band My Latest Book 30
Karl Fulves The Holdup No. 4, pen and pencil put in handkerchief vanish, reappear in paper bag, sleevingAlso published here Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 12
Roy Kissell The Arkay Silk Fold guaranteeing that design on silk appears the right way for cane to silk My Latest Book 138
Channing Pollock Das Rosentuch flower on jacket turns to silk, rolling technique The Lecture of Channing Pollock 12
Channing Pollock Freies Erscheine eines Tuches in der Hand I silk production, hanging on back of hand with loop, rolling technique with pencil The Lecture of Channing Pollock 15
Karrell Fox The "Presto-Chang-O" Tube tube to switch or produce silks Much Ado About Something 152
Yuji Yamamoto Tuch Sperre production of a handkerchief, locking mechanism for rolled up handkerchief so it can be easily stolen Ideen von Yuji Yamamoto 35
J. W. Sarles Three To Go three silks vanish in hand one by one with wand, with tubes that can be unloaded in wand Underworld (Issue 7) 91
Jack Avis Christmas Coin Vanish Christmas party cracker as coin holder or coin clip Vis à Vis 11
Karl Fulves The Gypsy Switch discussion of the switch of a small item with a handkerchief, see following itemsRelated to Prolix (Issue 2) 112
Karl Fulves The Gypsy's Secret Gypsy Switch of item as it is wrapped in handkerchief
- Basics In Brief
- Robert-Houdin
- Professor Hoffmann
Related to
  • "Reverse Thinking" (Discoverie #8)
Prolix (Issue 2) 113
Karl Fulves The Gypsy Switch - Part Two article intro
- A Secret From Scott
- Edwin Sachs
Related to Prolix (Issue 3) 167
Stewart James Go Go Vanisher Handkerchief used to vanish small objectsAlso published here
  • marketed by Harold Sterling, 1947
The Essential Stewart James 67
Karl Fulves The Gypsy Switch - Part Three article introRelated to Prolix (Issue 4) 255
Karl Fulves Gypped on hiding the discrepancy in the Gypsy Switch Prolix (Issue 4) 258
Karl Fulves The Gypsy Switch - Part Four Related to Prolix (Issue 5) 333
Frank Kennard, Karl Fulves Frank Kennard's Method Gypsy Switch handlingRelated to Prolix (Issue 4) 255
Karl Fulves The Gypsy Switch - Part Five intro, see following itemsRelated to Prolix (Issue 6) 378
Karl Fulves Tabled Gypsy Gypsy Switch Prolix (Issue 6) 380
Karl Fulves Creased Lightning Gypsy Switch handling Prolix (Issue 6) 380
Karl Fulves The Gypsy Switch - Part Six intro, see following itemsRelated to Prolix (Issue 7) 462
Karl Fulves The Gypsy Switch - Part Seven introRelated to Prolix (Issue 9) 612
Karl Fulves The Gypsy Switch - Part Seven intro, actually part eightRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 664
Unknown Silk Fold into ball around plug, for production The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 239
Johnny Thompson Pockets and Principles - The Jacket
- The Pockets
- Pocket Locations
- The Dove Bag
- The Silk Shroud
- The Silks
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 215