166 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Vanish
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Unknown The Hand Box, for Vanishing a Handkerchief secret container attached to handRelated to Modern Magic 263
Unknown To "Vanish" a Handkerchief (Sundry methods.) false transfer More Magic 207
Unknown Throw Vanish as handkerchief is apparently thrown into air More Magic 209
Buatier de Kolta The Buatier "Pull" Related to More Magic 209
Buatier de Kolta The "Bare-armed Vanish" pull without sleeve More Magic 211
Buatier de Kolta Another bare-armed Vanish Related to More Magic 213
Buatier de Kolta The Dissolving Handkerchiefs two handkerchiefs vanish and reappear underneath upside down plateRelated to More Magic 214
Buatier de Kolta Silk from Bottle Vanish sleeve pull, classic More Magic 217
Buatier de Kolta The Two Decanters and the Flying Handkerchief disappears visually from bottle and appears in second covered bottleRelated to More Magic 216
Jenkins 1. Die Fadenschlinge nach Jenkins loop around hand to fixate and hide silk Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 102
Unknown Das Verschwinden eines Tuches in freier Hand with extra dummy corner Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 167
Carl Willmann Der künstliche Finger about the fake finger, vanishing and appearing silk application, also with tip of finger removable, flower production application Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 94
Unknown Das Tuch auf Reisen silk appears and vanishes in bare hands Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 2) 18
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
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die neue Zugmechanik "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
lockable pull mechanism
Related toVariations Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 1) 1
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster The last mysterie à la Conradi envelope sealed by spectator, silk vanishes from glass (loop and pull behind chair), reappears insideRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 186
Carl Willmann Das fliegende Tuch silk vanishes from glass cylinder (pull) and reappears knotted between two silks that are rubber-banded together in a bundleVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6) 88
Carl Willmann Willmann's Cigarrenklammer holder for cigar, for vanishing Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 134
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
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
Unknown Der Kobold im Glase two small red silks knotted together by spectator and put in beer glass, blue silk vanishes visibly from second glass and appears knotted between red silks Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 7) 104
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, silk-vanishing pistol Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 7) 112
Unknown Silk Vanish from Glass Cylinder Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 166
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
Unknown Das aus freier Hand verschwindende Tuch Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 168
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
Unknown Silk Pull silk visibly vanishes from glass bottle Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 60
Unknown Tuchpistole silk pistol, silk hanged over barrel, vanishes when fired Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 69
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
Unknown Großes Changement No. 10, two silks put in two glass bottles, they vanish visibly and reappear in spectators's pockets, pull into table operated by assistant Der Amateurzauberer 131
Carl Willmann Der künstliche Finger triangle finger attachment with bigger loading chamber, American origin Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 3) 41
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 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 91
Buatier de Kolta Die Wanderung der Tücher six different-colored silks vanish, first two, then three, then last one Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 12) 183
Frank Kennard Pulley Vanish from Glass Related to The Modern Conjurer 232
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 The Modern Conjurer 220
Carl Willmann Improved "Pulls" - Willmann's Vanisher
vanishing handkerchief application
Later Magic 33
Joseph Michael Hartz The False Thumb Later Magic 214
Professor Hoffmann Methods of "Vanishing" a Handkerchief Later Magic 268
Unknown The Rubber Ring rubber band put around silk which then vanishes, loop allows it to hang on back of hand Later Magic 268
August Roterberg Roterberg's Vanisher, and Passes Therewith Later Magic 270
Unknown A New Handkerchief Vanisher Related to Later Magic 269
C. O. Williams Another Method of Using the Vanisher container gimmicks Later Magic 273
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
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, Unknown To Vanish Four Handkerchiefs Simultaneously dummy with four small silks sewn together blendo-like to fake existence of all fourAlso published here Later Magic 287
Maurice Garland A Postscript - Handkerchief to Egg with ping-pong ball
- Silk & Egg shown, silk vanishes
Later Magic 345
Unknown The "Eau de Cologne Bottle" Vanisher Later Magic 275
Unknown The Nickel Tube for Vanishing a Handkerchief Later Magic 279
Unknown The Nickel Tube for Vanishing a Handkerchief - Improved Form Later Magic 281
Unknown The Nickel Tube, with Pull Later Magic 283
Unknown The Vanish from a Paper Cylinder Related to Later Magic 284
Professor De Vere The Closed Glass Tube (LÉtui en Cristal) closed glass cylinder with silk put in hat, vanishes from tube therein Later Magic 317
Unknown The "Lamp-Chimney" Vanish silks disappear visually from glass tube, pullRelated to Later Magic 284
David Devant Devant's Handkerchief Trick producing three white handkerchiefs, paper tube, they change to red, green and yellow, one vanishes in glass tube and appears knotted between other two, description edited by Devant himself Later Magic 303
T. Nelson Downs The Flying Handkerchiefs origin not clear, silk in glass bottle visible vanishes and reappears in another bottleAlso published here
  • "Magic and its Professors" (Henry Ridgely Evans)
Later Magic 341
David Devant Devant's "Transvaal Flag" Trick flag apparently cut in two with sword but vanishes instead, then a small flag becomes larger Later Magic 361
Carl Willmann Willmann's Tuchdose metal box to make silks vanish or appear Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 21
A. J. Die Streichholzschachtel im Dienste der Magie uses of match box in magic tricks, back palm with matchbox
1. appearing silk
2. vanishing silik
3. color change with matchbox cover as secret tube
4. matchboxes travel from one hat to another
5. vanishing matches
6. coin travels from box to box
7. double color changing silk in rolled up paper, silk to paper streamer
8. appearing spring flowers
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 7) 101
Oswald Rae The Evolution of the Union Jack flags on stave change and vanish Between Ourselves 51
Oswald Rae Vanishing Handkerchief handkerchief vanishes in paper tube Sub Rosa 60
Laurie Ireland Come and Go Silk Gimmick metal ball type gimmick Ireland Writes a Book 10
Tom Sellers Novel Silk Vanish matchbox covers stacked, silk pushed inside vanishes Magical Pleasantries 6
Unknown A Novel Vanish of a Silk using spectator's lapel as servante Greater Magic 585
Unknown A Study in Red and Green silk appears, vanishes, changes color Greater Magic 592
Nelson Hahne The Penetrating Silk silk produced, penetrates borrowed handkerchief, vanishes Greater Magic 606
Eric Williams Sucker Dummy gag for silk vanish with sucker/soother The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 410
Robert Parrish Silks of a Color Follow Each Other two orange and two blue silks put in paper bag
- Part One: spectator removes a silk, its color mate appears outside, only other color remains in bag
- Part Two: knotted silk vanishes from magician's hand and reappears in bag
- Part Three: repeat with variation
Do That Again! 52
Theodore Annemann The $10,000 Challenge Silk Vanish pull to confederate The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 452
Tom Sellers Two Silks Vanish three handkerchiefs in the closed hand, two vanish Scots Magic 11
Unknown A Silk Interlude silk vanishes in flash, actually flash paper The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 66
R. D. Spraker, Jr. Reverse 20th. Cent. one out of three silks vanishes and appears in tube, using Thayer's Silk Cabby Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 5) 4
Theodore Annemann The Invisible Pull thumb tip at pull, applied to paper restoration, silk/cigarette vanishRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 546
Unknown Silk Vanish with Pull choreography The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 662
Thirteen of Magic, Stanley Collins, Tom Sellers A Trick routine with vanishes and productions of three silks, also featuring a small mirror tube/box for silk productions by Tom Sellers The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 661
Roy Benson The Glass Trick two handkerchiefs stuffed in glass, handkerchief below second one vanishes Our Mysteries 14
Unknown A "Sucker" Handkerchief Vanish Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 399
Unknown Repeat Handkerchief Vanish some credit to Oswald Williams, using pull, final transformation to egg Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 404
Unknown A One-Man Handkerchief Vanish for one spectator, ala paperballs over the head Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 401
Unknown Elusive Silks change bag routine with appearances, disappearances, color changes Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 358
Unknown The Handkerchief Ball universal gimmick with loop, handwashing displays Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 317
Unknown Vanishing Handkerchief Wand vanishes inside wand Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 56
Unknown Superba Paper Cone for Handkerchief Vanish Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 79
Unknown 1 - Vanishing Handkerchiefs using Two-Way Paper Cone (page 86) Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 87
Greer Marechal Jr. Greer's Gadget pull for making a handkerchief appear or disappear, clever design The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 31) 127
Joseph Ovette On Again Off Again silks tied on ribbon, named color falls on floor, then all vanish from a tube and are produced again, as a climax all knotted silks fall Tricks and Illusionettes 20
Dr. Henry R. Evans The Watch, Glass and Handkerchief watch, glass and handkerchief disappear and appear again one by one in a tophat My Best 232
Jean Hugard Silks and Soup Plates two handkerchiefs vanish and appear between two soup plates, hollow loop ball Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 8) 93
Unknown Vanishing a Silk from paper cone, with handkerchief ball Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 168
Milbourne Christopher Colored Flash Paper uses for colored flash paper for: silk vanish, torn and restored tissue, silk to egg, lapel flower Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 8) 184
John Hamilton Bloomin' Silk silk is produced and vanished several times, then it turns into a roseAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 136) 545
Jack Yeager Home Made Handkerchief Gun Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 24
Floyd Catlin Silk Vanishing Pencil same mechanism as silk vanishing wand, in paper cone Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 37
Al Baker The Al Baker Lightning Pull Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 386
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko - The Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected cardAlso published here The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 220) 879
John Hamilton Bloomin' Silk silk is produced and vanished several times, then it turns into a roseAlso published here The Best in Magic 225
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko the Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected cardAlso published here The Best in Magic 229
Max Malini Silk Vanish silk vanish from a tube Malini and His Magic 21
Fred G. Taylor Mr. Oog's Silk to Salt using salt shaker The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 390) 387
Tony Cole Haunted Silk white silk clings to black silk, then moves up and behind black silk and vanishes, reel The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 43
Lu Brent Pull Gag pull shown, silk vanishes, pull shown emptyInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 65
Ralph Gironda Salt Go salt vanishes inside black silk and becomes white silk, then becomes sugar The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 141
Tom Sellers Novel Silk Vanish silk vanishes from matchbox covers The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 152
David Berglas Production and Vanish Of A Silk Handkerchief with tube or ball The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 194
John Hamilton Silk Flight silk into paper cone, rope waved over cone and silk is shown to have disappeared, rope torn in two and between the ends appears the silk à la 20th century The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 355
Bruce Cervon From Out of Nowhere performer with gloves, silk appears and vanishes, then gloves change to flowers The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 23) 112
Wilfrid Jonson Swindles comedy patter about swindles, silk vanishes and reappears, paper fold vanish of coin with flash paper, coin reappears in orange, borrowed watch vanishes and does not reappear with gag, see also p. 565 and p. 585Inspired by
  • a monologue by G. W. Hunter in an early Wizard or Magic Wand issue
Also published here
  • "Swindles" (Thayer's Trick Of The Month Club, Series 2, No. 10, April 1933)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 529
Unknown Vanish of a Handkerchief bare handed, silk is rolled up Aprenda Ud. Magia 70
Dick Zimmerman The Ultimate Vanish silk vanishes from long glass jar with screwed lidRelated toVariations Creative Magic 5
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Handkerchief Gun to vanish a handkerchief The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 63
Faucett Ross A Glass and a Silk Silk placed in tumbler, sealed off with white handkerchief. Silk vanishes, magician produces silk of different color from collar, changes it to the correct color. Magic With Faucett Ross 28
Faucett Ross Handkerchief Box Routine Silk routine with various effects using Japanese Box Magic With Faucett Ross 32
Jan Torell The Pull to make a large silk vanish, with examplesAlso published here Magic by Jan Torell 3
Mitchell Dyszel Silks To Go "Thumb Trix"
two silks vanish in fist, with wand
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #4) 917
Patrick Page The Handkerchief Pull Related to The Big Book of Magic 240
David Berglas Impossible Silk Vanish with sucker element David Berglas Lecture 12
Unknown The Handkerchief Wand handkerchief is pushed into a paper cone and vanishes The Big Book of Magic 17
Patrick Page The Lamp Chimney Vanish handkerchief vanishes from plastic tube,Related to The Big Book of Magic 241
Unknown Flash Handkerchief Vanish mirror glass and sort of pull Classic Magic with Apparatus 153
Punx Das Märchen von Elfchens Zaubertüchlein presentation for Ottokar Fischer's Klein-Elfchen, silk vanishes and appears back in glass, small figure of a kind appears under tube Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 19
Karrell Fox A "Chanin-ized" Silk Vanish corner in thumb tip Another Book 181
Unknown One Handed Silk Vanish silk secretly pulled into hand as it is apparently put in paper bag Elastrix 13
Jim Cellini Thumb Fun Slik vanish and reappearance, two thumb tip ditches (arm pit, shirt) The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 64
Jan Torell Der Fadenzug to make a large silk vanish, with examplesAlso published here Rund um den Zaubertisch 46
Jan Torell Das Tuchverschwinden aus der durchsichtigen Plexi-Röhre transparent tube is filled with three silks, middle one vanishes Rund um den Zaubertisch 50
Patrick Page Paper Bag Vanish handkerchief vanishes in blown up and burst paper bag Book of Thumb Tips 33
Patrick Page The Handkerchief Pull different designsRelated to The Pull Book 7
Oswald Williams, Patrick Page Oswald Williams' Repeat Vanishing Handkerchief special design of pull The Pull Book 9
Patrick Page The Impossible Lamp Chimney Vanish handkerchief vanishes from plastic tube, spectator holds on tube The Pull Book 5
Patrick Page Lamp Chimney Vanish handkerchief vanishes from plastic tube, with variations of the pullRelated to The Pull Book 1
John Braun, Karl Fulves Paper-Bag Vanish No. 26, silk(s) vanish from paper bag Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 68
Unknown An Impromptu Vanisher No. 28, newspaper cone, "first complete description of the handling to appear in print" Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 72
Karrell Fox A "Pack O' Silk" full pack of cigarettes, silk vanishes from paper, cigarettes changes into silk inside case My Latest Book 106
Karrell Fox The Silk-Shooter silk over barrel of gun vanishes when fired, alternative to Eddie Joseph's Hank Gun My Latest Book 135
David Williamson Whirlybird Silk Vanish with wand and thumb tip Williamson's Wonders 80
Johnny Ace Palmer Three Magic Scarves three different colored handkerchiefs, vanish singly and are produced from the other handkerchiefs again The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 2) 7
Alexander de Cova Seidentuchverschwinden silk vanish handling with thumb tip Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 18
Steve Dusheck A Trip Down the Garden Path silk vanishes Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 31
Steve Dusheck A Reel Thumb Tip for silk vanish, as sucker gag with second thumb tip, with other suggestionsRelated to Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 21
Alexander de Cova Silk-Vanish open thumb tip handling, silk vanishes at fingertipsAlso published here Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 9
Steve Dusheck The Wallpapered Thumb Tip inside of thumb tip is lined with dollar bill for making silk vanish in rolled bill tube Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 29
Karrell Fox Silkenbac silk vanishes from paper cone, reappears on child's back Goodies 58
Alexander de Cova Silk Vanish open thumb tip handlingAlso published here Ein Profi packt aus... 165
Steven Hamilton Silk and Sponge "Professional Routines"
silk vanishes, appear in rolled-up bill, changes into sponge ball which splits in two, sponge routine
Also published here Profile (Issue 9) 5
Steve Dusheck Down the Garden Path apparently without thumb tip Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 3) 2188
Unknown Loop Ball gimmick to vanish handkerchief Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 58
Alexander de Cova, Dick Zimmerman Perfect Silk Vanish from milk bottleInspired byAlso published here Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 3) 39
Alexander de Cova, Dick Zimmerman Perfect Silk Vanish from milk bottleInspired byAlso published here Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 8
Patrick Page Das Hokuspokus-Ei handkerchief to make objects disappear, brief egg bag routineRelated to Lecture Patrick Page 40
Alexander de Cova Silk Vanish by Misdirection for large silks, fake corner in fingertip Secrets No. 1 112
Alexander de Cova, Dick Zimmerman Perfect Silk Vanish from milk bottleInspired byAlso published here Secrets No. 1 87
Karl Norman Sucker Egg - Easy Method Stodare egg turns into a real egg 40 Years at the Forks 69
John Riggs Rolled Vanish handkerchief is rolled between hands and vanishes The Magic of John Riggs 86
Alexander de Cova, Dick Zimmerman Perfect Silk Vanish from milk bottleInspired byAlso published here Seminarunterlagen 1997 16
Jack Avis Christmas Coin Vanish Christmas party cracker as coin holder or coin clip Vis à Vis 11
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
John Carney Rubbed Away lightning pull
- Release Position
- Threading the Loop
Inspired byRelated to
  • Buatier de Kolta Pull
The Book of Secrets 22
John Carney Vanish from the Hands silk becomes smaller and vanishes, lightning pull The Book of Secrets 30
John Carney Vanish from a Glass lightning pull, moment of vanish hidden The Book of Secrets 31
Sveroni Alles Ablenkung oder was? humorous vanish of a handkerchief, then handkerchief vanishes from hand and is found knotted to other silk Kreative Magie 27
Nicholas Einhorn Finger Tip Silk Vanish World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 2 8
David Kaye Three Routines for the Same Effect - Vanishing a Silk For 3 To 6-Year-Olds
- Vanishing a Silk For 7 to 9-Year-Olds
- Vanishing a Silk For 10 To 13-Year-Olds
Seriously Silly 40
David Williamson, Tom Stone Thumb Tip Silk Vanish see also Williamson's "Whirly Bird Vanish" Vortex 192
Patrick Page The Hanky Panky Cloth handkerchief to make objects disappearRelated to Magic Page by Page 257
Steven Hamilton Silk & Sponge silk vanishes, appear in rolled-up bill, changes into sponge ball which splits in two, sponge routineAlso published here The Magic of Steven Hamilton 154