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Laurie Ireland Ireland's Rabbit Trap two rabbits are produced from a box / rabbit trap
Variations 1934
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934)
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)
R. C. Buff Middle Deal center deal presentation
Related to July 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 40)
R. C. Buff The $64.00 Word Taylor's Peek Deck combined with a dictionary book test
Related to Oct. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 46)
R. C. Buff The Middle Deal middle deal bluff, selected card dealt at named number
1945 11
Franklin V. Taylor, Warner Perry, James G. Thompson Jr., R. C. Buff Peek Deck with several ideas and handlings
Related to 1945 111
R. C. Buff Paper Napkin Vanish
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1945 157
James G. Thompson Jr. Biographical Sketches of Contributors
  • Theo. Annemann
  • Charles Arbuthnot
  • George E. Arrowsmith
  • Roger Barkann
  • Sylvan Barnet
  • Joseph L. Barnett
  • Raymond L. Beebe
  • Eugene Bernstein
  • J. B. Bobo
  • John N. Booth
  • Tom Bowyer
  • Vynn Boyar
  • Joan Brandon
  • Fred Braue
  • John Braun
  • Lu Brent
  • R. C. Buff
  • Clyde F. Cairy
  • Loring Campbell
  • Jack Chanin
  • Frank Chapman
  • Forest V. Chesbro
  • Milbourne Christopher
  • Eddie Clever
  • Stanley Collins
  • Mystic Craig
  • Thomas J. Crawford
  • John J. Crimmins, JR.
  • Paul J. Curry
  • Del Monte
  • Harry Dobrin
  • Ronald B. Edwards
  • Bruce Elliot
  • Professor El-Tab
  • Dr. E. G. Ervin
  • Dr. Henry Ridgely Evans
  • Val Evans
  • "Hen" Fetsch
  • Thomas B. Fitzgerald
  • Dariel Fitzkee
  • Sid Fleischman
  • Joseph Harman Fries
  • Martin Gardner
  • Teral Garrett
  • Walter B. Gibson
  • Arnold L. Grubin
  • Nelson C. Hahne
  • Hathaway
  • Royal V. Heath
  • Charles H. Hopkins
  • Jean Hugard
  • Mark Jacobs
  • R. M. Jamison
  • F. H. Jeudevine
  • Maurice Kains
  • George G. Kaplan
  • George Karger
  • Joseph A. Karson
  • Wilbur Kattner
  • Gerald Lynton Kaufman
  • Howard B. Kayton, M.D.
  • The Great Kolar
  • Gerald Kosky
  • Abril Lamarque
  • William W. Larsen
  • Sid Lorraine
  • Art Lyle
  • L. Vosburgh Lyons
  • Richard F. Madden
  • Greer Marechal, JR.
  • George McAthy
  • William H. McCaffrey
  • Jack McMillen
  • Harry Mendoza
  • Orville Meyer
  • John W. Mifflin
  • Chester Morris
  • Paul Morris
  • Frederick Mosteller
  • Robert A. Nelson
  • C. A. George Newmann
  • Grady S. Nicholson
  • Dr. Cecil E. Nixon
  • Charles Walter Nyquist
  • Dell O'Dell
  • Tom Osborne
  • George Harrison Pittman
  • Julien J. Proskauer
  • Clayton Rawson
  • Ralph W. Read
  • Dolf Rudin
  • Herb Rungie
  • Ned Rutledge
  • James J. Sanders
  • Lucille Pierce Saxon
  • Sigmar - The Magician
  • Jerry Sorensen
  • Willard S. Smith
  • George Starke
  • Dr. Raymond V. Stone, SR. (RAMO)
  • Harlan Tarbell
  • DR. Franklin Taylor
  • J. G. Thompson, JR.
  • Jack F. Trebel
  • M. Van Reese
  • Jack Vosburgh
  • Audley Valentine Walsh
  • Peter Warlock
  • Herman L. Weber
  • Bob Weill
  • William H. Wilson
  • Tommy Windsor
  • Howard H. Wise
  • Ed. Wolff
  • Michael F. Zens
1945 347
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Pop Up Tie, R. C. Buff, Jay Marshall, John Booth, Audley Walsh
July 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 109)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on R. C. Buff, Paul Palfrey, Joe Ovette
Aug. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 110)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on John F. Hamilton, R. C. Buff
Sep. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 134)
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Eddie Clever, Carl Jones, Tom Hickey, Dr. Jaks, Gus Southall, Devant, Stewart James, The Five-Best Poll, Victor Farelli, Ronald B. Edwards, Edward Ritchell, Warren Corning, John Stanley, Orville Meyer, R. C. Buff, Richard Himner, Leslie Guest, Francis Haxton, Al Thompson and more
May 1947
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 4 No. 12)
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Val Voltame, Cardini, Roy Benson, Blackstone Walter Gibson, R. C. Buff, Milbourne Christopher, Poker Odds and more
May 1948
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 5 No. 12)
R. C. Buff Idea for the Rabbit Trap
Inspired by 1949
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949)
R. C. Buff Ein After-Lunch-Trick
Also published here 1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 2)
R. C. Buff R. C. Buff's Together Again rope is measured, cut and restored with ends thrown away, then rope is stretched to initial length, with extra loop
1968 221
R. C. Buff The Floating Walking Stick
  • "The Balance"
  • The Floating Move
  • The Stick Rises and Falls
  • The Stick Floats
  • The Stick Revolves in the Air
  • The Stick Clings to the Hand
  • The Stick Revolves on the Palm
  • The Stick Revolves Horizontally in the Air
  • Passing a Hoop over the Stick
  • Around the Hand
  • A Juggling Feat
  • The Climax - Two Sticks from One
1977 6
R. C. Buff Suggestions on the Floating Cane
  • The Start
  • A Flip of the Hand
  • The Revolving Moves
  • Using the Stick for other Effects
  • The Hook-Up or Loop
  • The Stick Floats from Hand to Hand
1977 18
R. C. Buff Hitch A Spectator several knots quickly united behind back
Related to 1984 8
R. C. Buff Square Knot to Two Single Knots - Then Back to Square Knot story trick, two knots on rope and ends held together with peg, positions of knots change
1987 2
R. C. Buff The "Reno Knot" quickly open a Square knot or a Reno knot
1987 5
R. C. Buff A Real Square from Delaware! quickly opening a Square knot
1987 6
R. C. Buff, Joseph K. Schmidt The Thief Knot unconventional way to form a Square knot, "Bread-Bag Knot"
1987 7
R. C. Buff Half Hitched Square knot is changed into other knot and back
1987 9
R. C. Buff Chefalo Knot to Loop of Rope
1987 11
R. C. Buff Under the Handkerchief Chefalo knot dissolves under cover of handkerchief
1987 12
R. C. Buff Instant Tying and Vanishing using two-handed rapid knots to go into position for Chefalo knot
1987 12
R. C. Buff The One-Armed Sailor one-handed Square knot, with two ropes
1987 13
R. C. Buff The Snob odd way to tie Square knot using two ropes
1987 14
R. C. Buff Two Loops Square knot in center of two ropes, ends are knotted and ropes pulled apart to end with two loops
1987 15
R. C. Buff Dissolving a Genuine Square Knot While Ends are Held by Spectators using the Delben Rope Gimmick, behind handkerchief
1987 18
R. C. Buff The Rope with Two Centers - No Ends rope is knotted then ends are fused together, snap fasteners
1987 18
R. C. Buff The Gordian Knot patter idea for above routine
1987 19
R. C. Buff The Square "Detector" rope looped on finger of spectator is suddenly free
1987 19
R. C. Buff The "Pretzel" Knot history of the Pretzel Knot, Fernand Aubry
1987 3
R. C. Buff On the Knee Pretzel knot handling
1987 5
R. C. Buff Two Short Pieces of Rope apparently removing two single short pieces of rope from briefcase
1987 8
R. C. Buff, J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen A Lady's Influence two different colored ropes are knotted together and knot dissolves
1987 9
R. C. Buff Two Color Ropes and Ring ring on two different colored ropes penetrates ropes one by one
1987 13
R. C. Buff Rigid Rope Variation rigid rope, with thread attached
1987 25
R. C. Buff Some "Eggs-Tra" Ideas several ideas to produce rope from egg
1987 30
R. C. Buff Miscellaneous using four ropes to divine a number
1987 30
Philip Reed Willmarth The Portable Knot (Two-Handed Tony Lopilato Knot) complicated dissolving knot bundle
Inspired byRelated to 1989 6
Richard Busch Perspectives credits for the David Robbins' Peek Deck aka Frank V. Taylor's Peek Deck
Related to July 1992
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 1)
Michael Skinner, R. C. Buff The Trash Compactor torn off corner
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 68
Michael Skinner, R. C. Buff The Trash Compactor torn off corner
Inspired byAlso published here Mar./Apr. 1997
The Magic Menu (Vol. 7 No. 40)
Barrie Richardson Any Card at Any Number faced deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Club 71, Winter 1990
1999 257
Joseph K. Schmidt Dayton Plus Chop
Inspired by
  • "Simple Offering" (Rope Worker - A Tribute to R. C. Buff)
Prolix (Issue 9)