67 entries in Coin / Manipulation / Front and Back Palming
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Das Verschwinden eines Geldstückes in der Hand "Nach einer neuen Idee"
back palm between first and fourth finger with pivot
June 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10)
T. Nelson Downs Bald hier, bald dort back and front palming with a coin, routine suggestions, coin with two sharp points on top and bottom for practicing
Nov. 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11)
Carl Willmann Das Zerreiben einer Münze I. one-handed vanish into back clip between first and second finger, recovery with third finger while showing both sides of hand
Related to Dec. 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 12)
T. Nelson Downs, Die Drehmünze No. 1, coin pivot, back palm, specialty of Downs, also with two sharp points or wire to help in pivot
1900 1
T. Nelson Downs Das Zerreiben einer Münze II. one-handed vanish into back clip between second and third finger, recovery, with back and front palming afterwards (credited to Downs)
Related to Jan. 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 1)
Carl Willmann Die Drehmünze coin with pivot points to facilitate back and front palm pivoting
Feb. 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2)
T. Nelson Downs II. Die eleganteste Manier, während eines Münzen-Kunststückes eine Hand von beiden Seiten als scheinbar leer vorzeigen zu können showing hand empty from both sides while hiding a coin
Mar. 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 3)
Carl Willmann, T. Nelson Downs, Robert Lenz, Michaelis Hermann Aus und mit dem Leserkreise credit discussion of Downs coin sleights, back and front palming, with letter by Downs himself
Related to Mar. 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 3)
T. Nelson Downs VIII. Eskamotage einer Münze durch Schieben derselben nach dem Handrücken über die Kuppe des Mittel- und Goldfingers hinweg getting a coin into back palm, also multiple coins
July 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7)
T. Nelson Downs IX. Dreheskamotage mehrerer Münzen in einem Tempo pivot with coins
Aug. 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 8)
Fr. Maubach Eine leichte Manier, eine Münze aus der Hand verschwinden zu lassen und die Hand scheinbar von beiden Seiten leer vorzuzeigen
Oct. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10)
T. Nelson Downs The Back and Front Palm T. Nelson Downs' Continuous Method
1902 144
The Spider gimmick for front and back palm with coins
1903 62
Back and Front Palm with Coins
1903 63
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster c. Das Erscheinen des ersten Talers coin productions
Feb. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2)
Das Produzieren mehrerer einzelner Münzen in freier Hand up to twelve thin coins produced from back palm
July 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 7)
Paul Valadon The Back and Front of Hand Continuous Palm with Cards illustrated with photographs of Paul Valadon
1904 30
The Back and Front Palm A. To Vanish the Coin at the Back of the Hand
B. To Bring the Coin to the Front of the Fingers
1935 62
Jean Hugard Manipulations and Advanced Flourishes I. With Four Coins
II. With Four Coins
III. With Five Coins
IV. With Five Coins (including Roll Down)
1935 79
Coin Penetration through bottom of bucket, using back-palm, brief
1940 ca. 125
18 - Front and Back Finger Palming
1941/27 78
19 - Back Finger Clip Vanish
1941/27 80
Edward Marlo New Back Palm Vanish and Production
1942 3
Edward Marlo Marlo's Front and Back Palm
Related to 1942 5
Eddie Joseph An Idea for the Front- and Back-Palm slow execution
1942 46
The Rear of Thumb Palm with back and front sequence
Related to
  • Vol. 1 No. 1 of Ellis Stanyon's "Magic" (Oct. 1900)
1948 53
Allan Shaw Allan Shaw's Vanish of a Coin false transfer with back palm
Also published here 1948 57
Arthur H. Buckley Front and Back of Hand Transfer of a Coin
1948 58
John A. M. Howie To and Fro
Dec. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 244)
The Back Palm from back to front
1952 5
The Back finger Clip
1952 7
Al Saal The Elusive Silver Dollar
1952 39
Glenn Harrison The Pulse Trick coin vanishes and appears
1952 41
Knee-zy Vanish coin through knee, twice
Related toVariations 1952 50
Jimmy Buffaloe With a Handkerchief - Number Two coin vanishes under a handkerchief on the table, back palm to side pocket
1952 55
Wallace Lee, In a Spectator's Pocket Three Methods
a. into spectator's outer breast pocket, back palm
b. into spectator's outer breast pocket, thumb palm
c. hand is put into spectator's outer breast pocket to pull him closer (Wallace Lee Method)
Related to 1952 57
Jimmy Buffaloe The Impromptu Mint coin transforms under a card
1952 82
Arthur Punnar Third Method
1952 131
Jimmy Buffaloe The Hippity Hop Half
1952 147
Stewart Judah, Orville Wayne Meyer Silver or Copper Extraction two coins wrapped in handkerchief, spectator can chose which should penetrate. Three methods
Variations 1952 174
Al Saal The Al Saal Stratagem move to transfer a coin
Inspired by 1952 198
T. Nelson Downs Downs Eureka Pass four coins vanish and appear one by one, transfer of back palmed coins
1952 205
To Pass a Coin Trough the Knees
1952 316
The Downs' Eureka Pass
Related to 1952 320
Stanley Collins The Esscee Front and Back Manipulation
1952 340
Kirk Stiles Whirlaround boomerang card, then card vanishes and appears again
Feb. 1954
The Phoenix (Issue 299)
Back and Front Palm
  • Coin Pivots on this Axis
1976 93
Peter Wilker Der Knieschlottertrick coin through knee, inspired by Bobo and Louis Gavilondo
Inspired by 1979
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 40 No. 3)
The Back and Front Palm general remarks
1981 39
Back and Front Palming with a Single Coin
1981 39
Arthur H. Buckley Reproducing the Back Palmed Coin
1981 40
Allan Shaw Allan Shaw's Vanish of a Coin false transfer with back palm
Also published here 1981 40
Geoffrey Buckingham, Ron MacMillan The Multiple Back Palm
1981 42
Ron MacMillan Getting the Coins into the Multiple Back Palm
1981 43
Producing Coins from Multiple Back Palm
1981 44
Ron MacMillan Producing the last Coin
1981 46
John Ramsay The Ramsay Back and Front Palm
1982 38
Peter Warlock Demain's Deception essay about Jack Demain and one-handed back clip production of coin
1983 246
Carl Brema Brema Sleeving from back palm
May 1984
Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 1)
Edward Marlo Marlo's Coin Pass with front and back clip
Also published here
  • The New Tops, May 1964
  • The Tops, May 1939
1988 66
Louis Haley A Reverse Palm Sleight cards in back palm, performer turns around to show both sides of hands, pure bluff as hands turn with body
1991 148
Back Palm
Nov. 2005
Antinomy (Vol. 1 No. Annual 2005)
David Neighbors The Neighbors Back Palm
Related to July 2019
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 2 (Winter #2))
David Neighbors, Eric Roumestan Back-Palming Technique pivot palm
Related to 2020 409
T. Nelson Downs Downs Technique backpalming, pivot
2020 411
Edward Marlo Marlo Technique backpalming, pivot
Related to 2020 411
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Coin acquitment to show both sides of hand empty, coin transferred from back-clip to classic palm
2022 302