38 entries in Match & Matchbox / Match / Relighting already struck match
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown It Strikes Again burnt match can be used again
1938 The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 271
Unknown Wissen sie schon? might be Dr. Jaks, how to relight a struck match
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
George Delaney Flame in Duplicate match lights twice
Related to 1940 The Jinx (Issue 88) 553
R. C. Buff Match Hypocrisy
Related to 1940 The Jinx (Issue 101) 615
Martin Gardner Lighting a Match Twice multiple methods
1941 After the Dessert 8
Laurie Ireland Matchless Magic match is blown out normally and second one through the sleeve, then both are relighted and when blown at one both go out
1942 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 4
John Batton Striking Experiment matchbook put in water, matches can still be ignited
June 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 1) 3
Bob Hummer Take Your Hat Off (This will burn 'em up) with flash paper under cover of a hat
Also published here 1944 Six-Trix for 1944 6
Bruce Elliott No Time Lost back in time presentation, a match is broken in a handkerchief, the other matches are ignited in the box, then everything is back to normal, the match used to ignite the other matches burns a second time
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 109) 437
Francis Carlyle Decapitation head of match is scratched off, reappears, lights
1947 Stars of Magic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 57
Paul Draylin Double Lite
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 145) 584
Kenny Grosse Flashpaper idea
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 164) 658
U. F. Grant Two on a Match match blown out, yet can still ignite flash paper which then ignites match again
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 11
Bob Hummer Hot Head with flash paper under cover of a hat
Also published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 174) 699
John A. M. Howie Pyromaniac with two paper matches and flash paper
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 700
U. F. Grant Atomic Energy fire explosion in glass
Sep. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 3
George Goldberg Matchum
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 225) 900
Walter Essman Matchic match book with two matches, match is broken and restored, then burnt and new again, the second match is found burnt in the match book eventually
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 255) 1018
Laurie Ireland Three Lights on a Match lit match is blown out and placed into water for five seconds, then it can be lit again, repeated
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 15
Unknown Cerillas Resucitadas
1975 Magia en el Bar 76
David Berglas Match Replay paper is ignited with blown out match, then paper is blown out and match burns again
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 13
John Cornelius Fireworks "Curiosities"
lit match is placed behind back and comes out out (gag), then in repeat it comes out lit again
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1181
Bob Hummer Hot Head with flash paper under cover of a hat
Also published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 2
Bob Hummer Take Your Hat Off same as Hot Head, not explained
Also published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 23
Les Johnson Awestruck
1980 The Talon (Issue 6) 80
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Freeze Dried Flame flame from match is removed and freezes, flame is placed back on match
1983 The Magic Hedonists Brainstorm In The Bahamas 104
Martin Lewis Fired! Match can be relit a few times
1985 Martin's Miracles 148
Jay Sankey, Richard Sanders Twice Lit match torn out of match book is lit, blown out, lit again, vanishes and reappears attached inside
1987 When Creators Collide... 20
Dennis Marks Two Strikes
Nov. 1994 Apocalypse (Vol. 17 No. 11) 2426
Jay Sankey A Match By Any Other Name... Lit match used to set all the matches in a matchbook on fire. Original match is restored, and then whole matchbook is restored to original condition
2003 Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Memorable Images) 11
Jay Sankey Lazarus
  • Sankey's Secrets 1
do as I do with two matches, in the course if the trick the performer's burnt match is broken and restored and ignited again
Feb. 2003 Genii (Vol. 66 No. 2) 61
Barry Julien Unburnt Lit match restored to new match
2004 Random Acts of Magic 234
Christian Engblom The Last Match Trick matches emptied on table, one is lit, vanishes and reappears in the matchbox, burnt match is lit and travels back to matchbox, as a climax all other matches are burnt too, see p. 38 for credits
Also published here 2007 Lecture Notes 12
Dan Buck, Dave Buck, John Bodine, Daniel Garcia, Michael Feldman Resurrection Restrike a burnt match, match is seen to visually restore
2008 Organic 27
Christian Engblom The Secret Life of Matches match is burnt and vanishes, reappears in match box, match lights again, vanishes again, reappears in box, all other previously dumped out matches are also burnt now, story presentation
Also published here Feb. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 2) 18
Alexander de Cova Das Streichholz
2017 Arbeitsbuch Daumenspitze 78
Flip Hallema You Only Live Thrice tradeshow presentation
Oct. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 10) 51
Ben Hart A Shot in the Dark in a dark room a spectator lights the only fresh match from a matchbox of burnt matches
2020 The Darkest Corners 9