39 entries in Match & Matchbox / Match / Relighting already struck match
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
It Strikes Again burnt match can be used again
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38)
Wissen sie schon? might be Dr. Jaks, how to relight a struck match
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 1)
George Delaney Flame in Duplicate match lights twice
Related to 1940
The Jinx (Issue 88)
R. C. Buff Match Hypocrisy
Related to 1940
The Jinx (Issue 101)
Martin Gardner Lighting a Match Twice multiple methods
1941 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
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942)
John Batton Striking Experiment matchbook put in water, matches can still be ignited
June 1943 3
Bob Hummer Take Your Hat Off (This will burn 'em up) with flash paper under cover of a hat
Also published here 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
July 1946 437
Francis Carlyle Decapitation head of match is scratched off, reappears, lights
Related to 1947
Stars of Magic (Vol. 4 No. 1)
Paul Draylin Double Lite
Feb. 1948 584
Kenny Grosse Flashpaper idea
Nov. 1948 658
U. F. Grant Two on a Match match blown out, yet can still ignite flash paper which then ignites match again
Oct. 1948 11
Bob Hummer Hot Head with flash paper under cover of a hat
Also published here Apr. 1949 699
John A. M. Howie Pyromaniac with two paper matches and flash paper
Apr. 1949 700
U. F. Grant Atomic Energy fire explosion in glass
Sep. 1949
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12)
George Goldberg Matchum
Mar. 1951 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
May 1952 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
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957)
Cerillas Resucitadas
1975 76
David Berglas Match Replay paper is ignited with blown out match, then paper is blown out and match burns again
1976 13
John Cornelius Fireworks "Curiosities"
lit match is placed behind back and comes out out (gag), then in repeat it comes out lit again
The Chronicles (Issue 12)
Bob Hummer Hot Head with flash paper under cover of a hat
Also published here 1980 2
Bob Hummer Take Your Hat Off same as Hot Head, not explained
Also published here 1980 23
Les Johnson Awestruck
The Talon (Issue 6)
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 104
Martin Lewis Fired! Match can be relit a few times
1985 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 20
Neal Rider Mind Match presentation for relighting a struck match
Jan. 1988
Magick (Issue 400)
Dennis Marks Two Strikes
Nov. 1994
Apocalypse (Vol. 17 No. 11)
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
Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Memorable Images)
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)
Barry Julien Unburnt Lit match restored to new match
2004 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 12
Dan Buck, Dave Buck, John Bodine, Daniel Garcia, Michael Feldman Resurrection Restrike a burnt match, match is seen to visually restore
2008 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)
Alexander de Cova Das Streichholz
2017 78
Flip Hallema You Only Live Thrice tradeshow presentation
Oct. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 10)
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 9