109 entries in Glass / Vanish
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown How to vanish a glasse full of Beere coin on table, glass with beer placed on top, "is coin in or under glass?", verification used to lap full glass, coin stuck to fingers is reproduced from nose and glass from pocket
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 33
Henri Decremps Deux moyens différens, l'un ancien, l'autre nouveau, de le faire lier les pouces, & de se délier en un instant. "Métamorphose d'un verre en morceaux de papier. Réflexions sur les fausses théories. Prétention absurde. Preuve captieuse de cette prétention." (title continued) more tricks by Pilferer, two methods for thumb tie and a glass is thrown into the air where it changes into confetti / pieces of cards, seated, thoughts about vanishing an object by throwing it into the air and the advantages of using confetti
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 18
Colonel Stodare The Flying Glass of Water with ring dummy in handkerchief, glass with water disappears and then reappears
1876 Modern Magic 367
Unknown Ring Dummy in Handkerchief improvement for glass vanish
1876 Modern Magic 369
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 silk
Related to
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 280
Mar. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 39
Carl Willmann Die Durchdringung der Materie full glass sealed with a fitting glass or celluloid disc, can be handled without spilling, glass through hat (visibly) application, top hat has spring-powered flap in bottom, see also p. 159
Related to July 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 7) 102
H. F. C. Suhr Das magische Aquarium glass with goldfish vanishes from under silk, ink and water transpose visibly
Related to Feb. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 83
Otsenré Das Horoskop eight nesting tubes shown, borrowed finger ring put in glass of water, tubes placed over glass one by one, glass with content vanishes, glass reproduced from handkerchief with flower bouquet in which the ring is found
Related to Dec. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 183
Unknown Undine und Flora
  • Der Goldfischfang in der Luft (goldfish bowl production from silks)
  • Ein Gruss der Göttin Flora (flower bouquet from handkerchief)
  • Die verschwindende Goldfischschale (goldfish bowl vanishes)
  • Die in Wasser mit darin schwimmenden Goldfischen verwandelten Papierschnitzel (confetti in glass casket changes into water with goldfish)
  • Das vom Tablett verschwindende gefüllte Wasserglas (full glass vanishes from tray after covered with tube)
Related to Feb. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 117
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
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 44
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Tuch- und Papierschnitzelkunststück No. 41, silk pushed in paper cylinder, glass with paper pieces vanishes and reappears in paper cylinder, then silk in glass instead of paper
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 114
Otsenré Das Horoskop second part of explanation
Related to Jan. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 1) 8
Carl Willmann Das verschwindende Wasserglas gaffed table to vanish glass
  • I. Ausführung
Related to Apr. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 4) 56
Carl Willmann Das verschwindende Wasserglas
  • II. Ausführung
  • III. Ausführung
  • IV. Ausführung
  • V. Ausführung
Related to May 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 5) 69
Carl Willmann Das verschwindende Wasserglas
  • VI. Ausführung
Related to June 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 6) 90
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 itself
Variations Sep. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 136
Unknown Das wandernde Glas Wasser No. 14, full glass vanishes from silk and is reproduced from back pocket, glass filled from jug which is used as servante to unload the glass under silk which has disc sewn in
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 138
Unknown Le verre mystérieux No. 17, full glass vanishes from silk, reappears in borrowed hat, liquid reappears in a (double-)cup
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 148
Carl Willmann Der Verschwindungscylinder aus Glas glass cylinder that is open on one end, things put inside, handkerchief put on top with disc inside and cylinder dropped into servante
June 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 91
Frank Kennard The Watch, Handkerchief, and Glass borrowed watch smashed and vanishes from handkerchief in glass, then handkerchief and glass vanish, all reproduced from hat
1902 The Modern Conjurer 220
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 itself
Inspired by Feb. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 24
Ernst Ehrhardt Manschette und Glas vanishing glass, removable cuff as glass dummy
Sep. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 138
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli V. Spiritistische Spiegelfechtereien
  • 1. Wanderung von Tinte und Wasser (ink and water transposition, glass and bottle)
  • 2. Die Macht der magischen Mixtur (silk vanish, one placed over candle vanishes in a flash, silk appears in small bottle)
  • 3. Feuer und Wasser (water starts to burn)
  • 4. Das verschwindende Wasserglas (glass filled with water vanishes under handkerchief)
1902 Moderne Magie 92
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XIX. Suggestion eines Obolus
  • 1. Ein Autodafé (coin folded in paper vanishes in a flash)
  • 2. Phönix (coin appears in glass, covered with silk)
  • 3. Die wahrsagende Münze (coin in glass jumps, to answer questions, coding systems)
  • 4. Der Karzer (glass and coin are covered with silk and placed inside a box where they vanish)
1902 Moderne Magie 178
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XXIV. Ein magisches Mirakel
  • 1. Die Puppentücher (silks change into ribbon)
  • 2. Eine gelungene Reparatur (ribbon vanishes and appears as normal silk in a glass)
  • 3. Der Flüchtling (silk placed back inside glass, both vanish unter handkerchief)
  • 4. Wiederkunft (glass filled with red wine appears under handkerchief)
  • 5. Farbenwechsel (red wine changes into white wine)
  • 6. Der unsichtbare Abfluss (liquid vanishes from bottle)
  • 7. Pariser Zuckerbäckerei (bran placed inside glass, changes into candy)
1902 Moderne Magie 209
Unknown A Trick with the Ordinary Shirt-Cuff glass of water vanishes under handkerchief, reappears in hat ("visible or invisible?")
1903 Later Magic 10
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
Wilhelm Zimmermann Ein Tuchkunststück in verschiedenen Variationen long routine combination, silk splits in two, one put in paper cone, borrowed handkerchief put over glass vase, in cone are now flowers, water in vase changes to ink, glass with handkerchief vanish under silk, handkerchief reproduced from spectator's pocket
Related to Dec. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1) 8
Carl Anderson, William G. Edwards Tricks of the Trade compilation of tips on:
1. painting metal
2. glueing cloth
3. table tops
4. painting tables
5. table tops
6. "Anderson Inlaid Top"
7. silk handkerchief quality
8. sheet brass
9. soft & hard brass
10. velvet
11. brass tubing
12. "lighted candle from pocket"
13. candle oil
14. servante for glass of water
15. thread
16. wax
1909 The Art of Magic 289
Joseph Michael Hartz The Dematerialised Glass of Water full glass of water vanishes under handkerchief, performed with spectator on stage, with handling variations
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 672
Professor Hoffmann Glass Vanish Variation
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 682
Joseph Michael Hartz The Dematerialised Glass of Water full glass of water vanishes under handkerchief, performed with spectator on stage, with handling variations
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 131
Professor Hoffmann Glass Vanish Variation
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 140
Edward Bagshawe The "Rapid Transit" Tumbler glass on tray under handkerchief, collapses visually and reappears in hat, tray mechanism which simulates glass
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 58
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Ent- und Rematerialisation empty glass vanishes wrapped in newspaper and is produced filled with water under jacket
1927 Leichte Zauberei 6
Oswald Rae Improved "Penetra" glass filled with water penetrates hat and then vanishes in a bag, collapsible glass
1928 Sub Rosa 30
Tom Sellers Novel Vanishing Glass with tube covers
1931 Magical Pleasantries 9
Dr. R. "Finkelle" Finkle Glass of water vanish glass filled in bowl of water, vanishes under handkerchief
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 22
Al Baker A Glass Vanish with liquid
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 101
Al Baker A Milky Way glass of milk vanishes from paper, reappears in hat
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 122
Tom Sellers A Vanishing Glass of Milk glass disappears from underneath handkerchief
1935 Quick Tricks 13
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water celluloid fake is pushed up the sleeve under handkerchief cover
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 61
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Glass of Water Vanish from Bamboo Rod handkerchief with disc, servante in pitcher
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 62
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water a la Okito with tray
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 63
Percy Abbott The New Vanishing Glass "Squash", with rubber ball pull
1938 Greater Magic 854
James Stewart Whisko shot glass vanishes under handkerchief
1939 The Jinx (Issue 57) 401
Franklin M. Chapman Vanishing Glass on Wand under handkerchief
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 4) 4
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Here's How shot glass vanishes and reappears under handkerchief
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 5) 4
M. "Minelli" Brechbühl Wissen Sie schon, wie man am Besten ein gefülltes Likörgläschen verschwinden lässt? vanish of a filled shot glass, pull
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 3&4) 22
Shaman Bartender's Nightmare water to wine, glass of wine vanishes
1940 The Jinx (Issue 107) 640
Franklin M. Chapman A Drink - And a Smoke glass with liquid vanishes and burning cigarette appears, Squash variation
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 11) 3
Wu Ling A Chinese Phantasy glass with water is covered with paper, paper ribbons are produced from inside and glass vanishes, then two doves are produced from ribbons
1940 Fast Ones 30
Enox Enigma glass with milk is placed inside paper cone and vanishes, table
July 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 7) 5
William H. McCaffrey "Squash" Routine thimble changes to small glass of liquid, vanishes again
Inspired by
  • "Squash" (marketed by Percy Abbott)
1943 The Magic 36 30
Herb Runge Wholly Smokes! routine with cigarette and match, glass of wine appears and disappears under a handkerchief, bill to cigarette
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 70) 284
Rudolf Rieth Das Verschwindenlassen eines Glases mit Inhalt ohne Zuhilfenahme eines Fallochs oder einer Servante glass filled with wine from bottle, glass vanishes under handkerchief, hollow bottle
1944 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 6 No. 1) 6
Sala-Schnetzer, Ben Allas 1944 Ex glass penetrates hat under handkerchief, then it vanishes and appears in performer's pocket, clever model of glass dummy inside handkerchief
1944 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 6 No. 3) 12
Dr. Henry R. Evans The Watch, Glass and Handkerchief watch, glass and handkerchief disappear and appear again one by one in a tophat
1945 My Best 232
Ed Bender Squash presentation for Percy Abbott's vanishing shot glass with whiskey
Dec. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 179
Hen Fetsch Milko Twist in combination with "Milko", glass vanish in tube
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 12
Hen Fetsch Sucker Sorcery cocktail shaker and liquid vanish from paper cone
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 27
A. Vantur Disparition d'un verre plein de liquide filled glas vanishes under handkerchief, with assistant, followed by german translation "Verschwinden eines mit Flüssigkeit gefüllten Glases"
Jan. 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 7) 8
Cliff Lesta A Good Liquid Combination glass with milk vanishes, Zombie Glass
Apr. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 15
Al Baker The Vanishing Glass of Water
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 448
Wally Dean Beerie full glass of beer on a tray covered with handkerchief vanishes
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 274) 1096
Dick Piser Whisk-A-Way shot glass appears and vanishes
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 314) 59
Jack Yeager Miracle Milk Rings as John Yeager, glass of milk vanishes and appears, with tray and tube
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 33
Max Malini Vanishing Glass of Whiskey only effect description
Also published here 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 74
Charlie Miller Close-up Magic glass in paper comment
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 85
Charlie Miller Night Club Routine canary production, glass with drink produced and vanished, egg stuff, snow storm
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 98
Max Malini Penetration and Vanish of a Tumbler glass through glass , then glass vanishes and appears somewhere
Also published here 1962 Malini and His Magic 23
Jack Yeager Sponge Balls under Glas sponge ball travels under covered glass, then glass vanishes
1964 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 32
Patrick Page An Impromptu Vanish of a Glass apparently throwing glass in the air
1966 The Topit Handbook 5
Patrick Page To Vanish a Wine Glass with handkerchief
Also published here 1966 The Topit Handbook 7
George Davenport To Vanish a Full Glass of Whisky
1966 The Topit Handbook 13
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
Flip Hallema Vanishing Glass
Also published here 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 226
Flip Hallema Rather Risky under handkerchief, unusual method, glass appears behind performer on table
Also published here 1972 Fl!p Qu!k Tr!k Str!p 4
Faucett Ross Glass of Milk Vanish Glass of milk vanishes, appears in hat
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 83
Juan Tamariz Desaparición del Vaso vanish of a glass, with a bag
1975 Magia en el Bar 32
Slydini Fourth Routine - Vanish and Recovery of a Glass glass of three inches height
  • Notes on the Handling
1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 47
Karrell Fox Vanglass full glass vanishes close-up from handkerchief, reappears from sleeve
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 45
Tan Hock Chuan Milko Multum Im Parvo Milk poured from different sizes glasses, always fill up to the brim. After milk is drunk, final glass vanishes
Related to
  • "Milko Multum Im Parvo" (Benson DuLay, Magic Wand, Dec 1946)
1977 The Magic of Tan Hock Chuan 23
J. F. Orrin Ein Guter Eröffnungstrick glass covered with tube, milk poured in and shown in glass, glass and milk both vanish from tube
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #1339, Sep. 1971
Dec. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 4) 148
Steve Beam Eyeglasses glass vanishes, and is produced from eye
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 78
Michael Ammar The Vanishing Glass stemmed glass vanishes under silk handkerchief
VariationsAlso published here 1981 Encore II 29
Jack Hughes Sucker Beaker Vanish glass on tray vanishes, with sucker element, glass stuck in trapdoor, ghost tube
1981 Jack Hughes World of Magic — Volume One 16
Jack Hughes Back Stage Beaker Vanish sucker vanish of a glass on tray, with drape around tray, ghost tube
1981 Jack Hughes World of Magic — Volume One 18
Dick Christian New Life for Squash vanishing whisky glass, pull
Oct. 1982 Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 10) 685
John Kennedy Instant Liquid Production & Vanish using silk and stemmed wine glass without base
1983 Lecture III 28
Duraty The Ghost Glass close-up vanish and reappearance of glass below silk
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7&8 Arcane) 27
Bob King Slush Vanish vanishing glass with liquid
1989 Magician Foolers 18
Michael Ammar The Vanishing Glass stemmed glass vanishes under silk
Also published here 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 115
Michael Weber Sub-Strategy filled glass vanishes under handkerchief, seated
Related to
  • John Scarne's "The Uncrushable Glass" in "Scarne's Magic Tricks" p. 200
1991 Life Savers 35
Sveroni Ein guter Tropfen glass vanishes under handkerchief, then flowers appear
Inspired by 1991 Sveroni Original 19
Glen Pope, Percy Abbott Method of doing Percy Abbott's "Squash" very brief note
1994 More Greater Magic 1247
Max Malini Max Malini's Vanishing Glass of Whiskey "From Letters Written by Charlie Miller to Faucett Ross", July 25, 1936
only effect description
Also published here Nov. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 11) 31
Jerry MacGregor MacGregor's Vanishing Wine Glass pendulum pull
Also published here
  • The Restaurant Magician's Handbook (Jim Pace & Jerry MacGregor, 1996)
1999 Real World Magic 178
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Prof. Dr. Kolmann Okito on Kolmann's Glass Vanish glass made from ice melts under cover, story reprinted
Related toAlso published here
  • The Sphinx, Oct. 1949
2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 126
Marc DeSouza Shell-Act routine, with vanishing shot glass
2001 DeSouza's DeCeptions 135
Nathan Kranzo Too Much Coffee coffee stirrer stirs in a cup on its own and stops on your command, to end, the stirrer appears behind ear and then the cup vanishes, thumbtip
2001 The Ends 11
Al Baker Al Baker's Method ink from pitcher to glass
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 654
Al Baker Glass of Water and Coin glass with water vanishes
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 715
Tom Stone, Paul Harris Princess Salome's Drink to vanish a glass close up
Related to 2010 Vortex 13
Frank Lugo Smash Glass glass full of water vanishes under handkerchief
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 444
Patrick Page To Vanish a Wine Glass with handkerchief
Also published here 2011 Magic Page by Page 276
Karl Fulves Whisked "Unexplained"
glass on cloth, cloth whipped away, glass vanishes, posed as a problem
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 622
Max Malini Toss Vanish vanish of random item while tossing it up, glass vanish, ditch in side pocket or behind back
Related to 2022 Max Malini 228
Max Malini Tumbler Penetration and Vanish glass through glass , then glass vanishes and appears somewhere, Whisky-refill ruse
Also published here 2022 Max Malini 335