16 entries in Pickpocketing / Watch Steal
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Eddie Joseph Stealing a Wristwatch
  • Buckle Bands
  • Expandable Metal Band
  • Clasp-Type Bands
1940 / 1992 How to Pick Pockets for Fun and Profit 37
Francis Carlyle Wrist Watch Steal hanky held by spectator
1947 Stars of Magic (Vol. 4 No. 3) 65
Danny Korem Wrist Watch Steal
1985 Korem without Limits 86
Unknown The Second Watch Steal by "Keith ???"
1989 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 12) 2006
Dan Harlan From the Labyrinth a watch steal joke, useless illustrations
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 4) 16
Bill "Dusty" Miller The Watch sponge routine cover for watch steal
Inspired by
  • Johnny Paul performance at Blackpool 1991
Oct. 1993 Profile (Issue 16) 4
Felix Farrell Commando Watch presentation for watch steal, announcing the steal and doing it in form of a competition
1995 Aus dem Effeff... 75
Ricki Dunn Card in Wallet, Plus chain escape combined with card to wallet and watch steal
Inspired by July 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 7) 28
Carey Heim E-Z Watch Steal watch steal during sponge ball routine with squeaker
1999 Real World Magic 221
Tony Eng Stealing Time watch steal during finger chopper routine
1999 Real World Magic 274
David Berglas Pickpocketing: The Watch Finale pickpocketing routine with several people, watches end up in a box linked together
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 408
David Berglas The Watch Steal while apparently doing a magic trick that fails, watch is stolen twice
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 481
Al Bertini Drei Münzen copper silver transposition, then third coin travels into spectators hand, watch is stolen during routine
2004 Original Al Bertini 8
Román García Cambio Horario watch travels from spectator'r wrist to performer's wrist
2010 Nanomagias 153
David Alexander Untitled Effect performer blindfolded, card peeked at, card found in spread while holding spectator's wrist, watch stolen as kicker
Also published here
  • Genii, Dec. 1966
Dec. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12) 106
Gene Turner Expertalk: Gene Turner on the Watch Steal
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Apr. 2003
2022 Talk About Tricks (Issue 1) 184