107 entries in Safety Pin
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Don White Piff, Paff, Pouf!! The Magic Safety Pins
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 871
Tom Sellers On Again - Off again linking and unlinking safety pins
Also published here 1939 Scots Magic 18
Audley Walsh Pin Perplexer six safety pins link in hand
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 170
L. Vosburgh Lyons Slip, Snap, Spoof linking and unlinking pins
Related to
  • Jerry Andrus' routine, same gimmick
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 192
P. T. Selbit Match through Safety Pin
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 68
Unknown The Phantom Safety Pin moving pin along top line
Related toVariations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 79
Unknown Die auf dem Tuch gleitende Sicherheitsnadel safety pin is moved while attached to silk
Also published here
  • in "Journal de la Prestidigitation"
1953 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 14 No. 2) 104
Unknown Mysteriöse Befreiung der Sicherheitsnadel aus dem Taschentuch safety pin attached to silk is pulled out without destroying the silk
Also published here
  • in "Journal de la Prestidigitation"
1953 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 14 No. 2) 104
Jerry Andrus Materials Supplied with this Book
  • About the Pins (key pin)
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 7
Jerry Andrus Triple Link from Spectator's Fingers key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 8
Jerry Andrus "Tap" Linking key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 9
Jerry Andrus From One to Another key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 10
Jerry Andrus Triple Link From Table key pin
  • Alternate Method
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 12
Jerry Andrus Strike Linking From Table or Spectator's Palm key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 14
Jerry Andrus Vanish of a Linked Pin one of two linked pins vanishes, both wrapped in handkerchief
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 15
Lu Brent A Lu Brent Method of Switching
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 16
Jerry Andrus Impossible Repeat Link key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 16
Jerry Andrus A Snappy Penetration key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 18
Jerry Andrus Acrobatic Unlinking key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 19
Jerry Andrus Strike Steal from Spectator's Fingers key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 19
Jerry Andrus Secret Linking pins link in spectator's hand, key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 20
Jerry Andrus The "Impossible" Snap Substitution key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 22
Jerry Andrus Rob-A-Link key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 23
Jerry Andrus, Monte Harris Double Linking key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 24
Jerry Andrus Effect No. 6 - They Link and Unlink in the Spectator's Hands "(From Linking Pins Routine)", key pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 25
Ronald Plumb Ronald Plumb Switch and Finish key pin, ends clean
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 26
Jerry Andrus The Escaping Pins pins unlock themselves and spring apart
  • Variation, using a third pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 30
Jerry Andrus "Push" Linking of Regular Pins
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 32
Jerry Andrus Handkerchief Penetration "(Also Makes a Perfect Switch)"
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 33
Jerry Andrus Secret Addition of Third Pin to Chain of Two two linked pins given to spectator, third pin appears linked
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 36
Jerry Andrus Linking at the Curl End with Regular Pins
  • Variation
  • Another Variation
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 38
Jerry Andrus Linking the Hard Way
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 42
Jerry Andrus Hit Linking
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 43
Jerry Andrus The Disconnecting Chain
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 45
Jerry Andrus Magic Unlinking
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 47
Jerry Andrus Metal Through Metal also as pin through pencil
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 48
Jerry Andrus The Penetrating Pin safety pin though plate
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 51
Jerry Andrus The Diminishing Pin
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 52
Jerry Andrus The Tube Vanish "(from a Table)"
safety pin vanishes from small paper tube
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 55
Jerry Andrus The Vanishing Pin safety pin vanishes after wrapped in piece of newspaper
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 57
Dr. Murco Ringnalda String Escape
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 60
Jerry Andrus A Snappy Opening safety pin snaps open when flicked with finger nail, flourish
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 60
Jerry Andrus Multiplying Pins
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 61
Lu Brent, Orville Wayne Meyer Safety Pin Off Ribbon
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 61
Jerry Andrus Silver to Gold
Inspired by 1955 Safety Pin-Trix 62
Jerry Andrus Routining Suggestions
  • Routine No. 1
  • Routine No. 2
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 64
Jerry Andrus A Pin Miracle to Add to One of Your Own Routines pin put in spectator's pocket, another pin vanishes and appears linked in the pocket
1955 Safety Pin-Trix 69
Don Alan Bent Pins finish for linking pins, bent and impossible linked
1956 Pretty Sneaky 38
James G. Thompson Jr. Safety Pin-Up five safety pins link and unlink, moved on handkerchief and one is stretched as a climax
Also published here 1956 Top Secrets of Magic 64
Jack Avis Safety Cut linked safety pins put into paper cover, cover cut in two pieces, held together again and pins still linked
Also published here 1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 1
Oran Bailey Dent Trickities several ideas
  • Production Cake (making a cake for dove pan)
  • Puttering with Pins (finding the right pins)
  • Leading Liquids (how to carry small quantities of liquid)
  • Dove Pan Flowers (tip to load the dove pan)
  • Flashy Confetti (how to make sparkling confetti)
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 9
Bobby Bernard Surprise Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Pin Trio brief, two pins with handkerchief, one grows eventually
1958 Magic in Miniature 7
Dr. William Weyeneth Präludierender Vortrag zum Sicherheitsnadeltrick patter for linking safety pins
1961 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 22 No. 6) 133
Raymond Hafler Color Mental three safety pins with colored beads, performer divines color behind back
June 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 186
Amedeo Vacca Pin-tration linked safety pins, then with handkerchief, ungaffed
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 55
Amedeo Vacca Pin-Up Time rope, finger ring and safety pin, linking effect
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 57
Scotty York A Ring Trilogy two ring on string phases, then ring penetrates finger and is linked to safety pin, slit ring
VariationsAlso published here 1975 Lecture 21
Stewart Judah Pins & Cord string through spectator's wrist, string looped with two safety pins, four phases
Inspired by Winter 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 850
Jean Faré Linking Pins Finale Safety pin links onto magician's pin while previously linked to spectator's, can be immediately examined
Inspired by
  • Jerry Andrus's Linking Pin routine climax
1977 Card Tricks, French Style 23
Al Mann Permutation of Matter - A Solid Through Solid Effect safety pins link together, three phases
  • Part I - three pins link in spectator's hand
  • Part II - safety pin links with finger ring, phase with Andrus Linking Pin gimmick
  • Part III - pins are magnetized (inspired by Rink's Acrobatic Paperclips)
Inspired byRelated to 1977 Psycho-Mentisis 3
Slydini The Mystery of the Gold Pins see page 192 for credit corrections (Jerry Andrus & Vosburgh Lyons) and page 180 for additional ideas
Oct. 1978 Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 10) 109
Tom Ellis Linking Pin Moves
  • Head Link
  • Impossible Curl Unlink
  • Curl Only Link
Related to 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1104
Richard Durham Pin Thru Hank "Retrospective"
safety pin
  • Notes By Karl Fulves
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Genii, April 1950
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 13) 1190
Tom Sellers On Again - Off Again "Retrospective" - Two Tricks
linking and unlinking safety pins
Also published here 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 17) 1231
Unknown The Deceptive Hairpin one or two ends of wire pin put on spectator's arm, he doesn't know if one or two pins without looking, physics
1979 Elastrix 39
Bob Ostin Card Sharp deck wrapped in handkerchief, selection is found pinned to handkerchief with safety pin
Jan. 1979 The Talon (Issue 3) 27
Karl Fulves, James G. Thompson Jr. Safety Pin-Up No. 81, classic unlink
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 103
Don White Swindle Pins No. 82, swindle classic unlink
Related to 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 104
Tom Ellis The Impossible Unlink No. 83
Related to 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 105
Tom Ellis The Repeat Impossibility No. 84
Related to 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 107
Jerry Andrus Un-Safety Pins No. 85, two safety pins open by themselves in spectator's hand
Variations 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 107
Karl Fulves Quick Release No. 86, quickly unlink safety ins as a bar bet
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 108
Karl Fulves Pin-A.Tration No. 87, two linked safety pins penetrate handkerchief one by one, MacCarthy fold
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 109
Richard Durham Ultra Penetro No. 88, pin slides free after pinned with handkerchief
Related to 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 109
Han van Senus Un-Safety Pins ungimmicked linking pin routine
Related toVariations Feb. 1982 Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 2) 589
Bob Chesbro Card in the Hat signed card is pinned to inside of hat with large safety pin
1982 The Tipnician 33
Al Mann The Palatine Affair safety pin hangs on string, string is burnt, pin is suspended on ashes and it will fall on performer's command
1982 Eff-Oes 8
Dan Garrett, Han van Senus Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired byRelated to July 1983 Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 7) 800
Piet Forton Zaubern mit Sicherheitsnadeln easy magic tricks with safety pins
  • through handkerchief
  • unlinking of two pins
1983 Je geschickter desto Zauberer 20
Daniel Kalanowski Out of Sight, Out of Mind as David Kalinofski, linking pins
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 36) 697
Scotty York A Ring Trilogy two ring on string phases, then ring penetrates finger and is linked to safety pin, slit ring
Also published here 1984 Magic with Finger Rings 31
Scotty York Stand-Up Ring Routine stand up version, with half ring
Inspired byAlso published here
  • lecture notes "Decennial Prelection"
1984 Magic with Finger Rings 35
Jim Hunter Hunter's Foop Fapp Fipp linking pins routine
  • Basic Link
  • Triple Unlinked
  • Jumping Pin
  • Tabled Link
1984 At The Table 38
Edward Marlo Super Pin Routine linking pins routine, handkerchief slide finale, see also "Credits and References" at end of book
Also published here
  • MUM, Oct. 1978
1984 At The Table 41
Steve Dusheck Safety Pin or Knife Switch with topit
1985 The Dusheck Vest 16
Richard Bartram, Jr. Pinatrated Bill safety pin penetrates bill
Also published here Apr. 1987 Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 4) 1333
Alexander de Cova Linking Pins ... erweitert idea for climax
1990 Horizons 17
Michael Weber Down with Safety pulling a safety pin along a man's shirt
Related to 1991 Life Savers 47
Michael Weber, Han van Senus, Dan Garrett An End to Pindemonium linking pins
Related to 1991 Life Savers 49
Alexander de Cova Linking Pins Extended idea for climax
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 121
Arturo de Ascanio Mi Final para una Rutina de Imperdibles small safety pin changes into jumbo safety pin appears under handkerchief, with a magnet
Also published here
  • "Ilusionismo" N° 143, 1956.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 118
Richard Bartram, Jr. Pinatrated Bill safety pin penetrates bill
Also published here 1993 Mystification 91
Karl Norman The Linking Pins pins link and unlink, a pin is pulled from on end of the silk to the other (without destroying it)
Also published here 1995 40 Years at the Forks 54
Dominique Duvivier Le Dark Room Linking and unlinking safety pins (includes the use of Andrus's gimmick)
1996 Magie Duvivier 94
Dan Garrett Pin-Demonium
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "CloseUp Connivery #2" Lecture Notes
1996 Top 10 3
Dave Arch PK Pins two safety pins open in the hand of spectator
Inspired by 1997 Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 1) 267
Jack Avis Pinnacle "Unsolved Mysteries"
linked safety pins, linked section wrapped in paper, torn apart and they are unlinked, then linked again, posed as a problem
Related toVariations 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 8) 234
Dave Robertson The Pin Thing safety pin links to endless chain
Inspired by
  • different method by Franz Biemans
1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 86
Jack Avis Safety Cut linked safety pins put into paper cover, cover cut in two pieces, held together again and pins still linked
Inspired byAlso published here 1998 Vis à Vis 140
James G. Thompson Jr. Meine Sicherheitsnadel-Routine five safety pins link and unlink, moved on handkerchief and one is stretched as a climax
Also published here 1998 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 3) 99
Ronald J. Dayton Ron Dayton on The Avis Pins linking and unlinking
Related to 1999 The Fine Print (Issue 10) 324
Vernon Winiecke Safety Pin Escape safety pin linked to handkerchief, then rolled up, it is free when rolled open again, with other ideas
Inspired by 2000 Discoverie (Issue 2) 22
Karl Norman Routine mit Sicherheitsnadeln linking safety pins, safety pin attached to handkerchief and pulled from side to side
Also published here 2001 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 3-5) 119
J. W. Sarles Pin-A-Trate two linked safety pins under handkerchief, they penetrate it one by one
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 336
Alexander de Cova Daumenspitz-Findigkeiten thoughts on the thumb tip
  • Trick Nr. 1 - Die Sicherheitnadeln
  • Trick Nr. 2 - Die Rosenvorhersage
  • Trick Nr. 3 - Das Laden in ein Tuch
  • Trick Nr. 4 - Stehlen aus dem Tuch
  • Trick Nr. 5 - Slydini Transfer
2011 Seminar-Leviten 4
Paul Vigil The Phantom Returns "or Ripping the Fabric of Space-Time"
safety pin pinned through handkerchief and ripped out, repeats
  • Phase 1: The Fabric of Space-Time
  • Phase 2: You Decide
  • Phase 3: Lies are Made from Whole Cloth
Inspired by 2017 The Doors of Deception 103
Alexander de Cova Verkettungen linking small items in the hand
2017 Arbeitsbuch Daumenspitze 75