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Edward Marlo Paper and Coin multi phase routine
Related toVariations 1957 Coining Magic 3
Bob Ostin, Hubert Lambert Twisting Twins mate of selection is found face up in the deck
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 380) 347
Bob Ostin Thimble Box thimble vanishes and appears in a box
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 179
Bob Ostin Thimble Vanish
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 180
Roy Johnson, Bob Ostin Ostin-Tatious coin penetrates table and arrives under handkerchief on the table several time, then it changes into another coin
Related to
  • Bob Ostin's "Fingertip Fantasies"
1971 Second Time Around 1
Roy Walton Below Zero visual small packet elevator
Inspired by
  • Bob Ostin's "Submarine Card"
1971 Cardboard Charades 44
Fred Robinson Focus on the 38th IBM Convention, John Calvert, Frans Biemans, Peter Kane, David Wright, Ken Hawes, Andy Galloway, Bob Ostin, Frank Giles, Christopher Payne, Jean Fiahlo, David Carré
1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 2) 23
Bob Ostin Vampire- A Method for a Living & Dead Test small cards on one is written "Vampire", cards are folded and stapled, see also page 87 for additional ideas by Bob Ostin and Bob Byrne
Related to 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 39
Ken Krenzel, Roy Walton, Bob Ostin Light & Heavy Card odd-backed card sinks in a small packet, faces transform
1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 2) 247
David Berglas Ad Infinitum total of three three-digit numbers is predicted
Related toAlso published here 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 53
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Ostin, Bob Byrne, Dr. Brum Antonioli, Fred Lowe, Fred Kaps, Dick Koornwinder
1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 7) 87
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on the IBM Convention, Peter Kane, Bob Ostin, Roy Walton, Alex Elmsley, Flip, Jay Marshall, Walter Gydesen, Philip Fiahlo, Harold Bronhaut
1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 153
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Ostin, George Blake, Patrick Page, Jay Marshall, James Randi, Uri Geller, Ben Martin
1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 159
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Ostin, IBM Convention Close-Up Show, Don Lees, Trevor Lewis, David Carré, Peter Kane, Rovi, Walt Lees, Bob Read, Alex Elmsley, Topper Martin, Flip, Philipe Fiahlo, Francis Giles
1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 2) 171
Bob Ostin, Bob Driebeek On Ad Infinitum additional ideas
Inspired by 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 75
George Blake On Vampire other marking system
Inspired by 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 76
Bob Ostin Fan Hide Move one handed fan hides card
Variations 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9) 110
Captain F.W. Collins, John Ramsay, Bob Ostin Off the Handle
Related to 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 7) 234
Eric Mason Moniker handle of a pint beer mug is threaded on a ribbon and under a handkerchief removed magically from it
Related to 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 313
Ray Waters Mason's Moniker Modified
Related to 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 10) 423
Bob Ostin Tilt to Countdown card at named number
1978 The Talon (Issue 1) 6
Bob Ostin Card Sharp deck wrapped in handkerchief, selection is found pinned to handkerchief with safety pin
Jan. 1979 The Talon (Issue 3) 27
Bob Ostin Relativity spectator divides his packet in red and black and in suits, performer locates selection
Inspired by
  • Stewart James' "The Problem of the Missing Clue" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 58, Nr. 10. 1978, P. 85.
Sep. 1979 The Talon (Issue 5) 58
Johnny "J.J." Johnston, Bob Ostin Coin Load under trapdoor, based on Bob Ostin move, where a coin is loaded under a card in "Fingertip Fantasies"
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 11) 937
Bob Ostin The Pink Peeker similar to Larry Becker's Flahback concept
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 37
Stephen Tucker Cluster 3/4 coin is produced, then it is a complete coin
Inspired by
  • Bob Ostin's "Picking up the pieces"
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 50
Bob Ostin 'Is There Anyone There?' ink forms into chosen ESP sign, signed card, uses Velleda pens
1981 Babel (Issue 1) 14
Bob Ostin Silent Sleight in the hands, bottom to top
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8) 146
Bob Ostin The Perfect Vanish sleeving technique for thimble
Also published here
  • "The Perfect Vanish" in Bob Ostin's "Lecture Notes"
1981 Babel (Issue 2) 11
Bob Ostin Demonology signed card ends up with a burnt corner, name of card appears in a flash on tissue paper
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 1) 6
Stephen Tucker Jargon brief comment on Larry Becker's books, Talon, The Last Hierophant, Bob Ostin Lecture Notes
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 2) 18
David Britland Christian card at position vanishes and appears when spectator's name is spelled
Inspired by
  • Bob Ostin's "Name Spelling" in "Fingertip Fantasies"
  • "What's in a Name?" in Garcia and Schindler's "Magic with Cards"
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 13) 248
Bob Ostin Ostin Paddle Move
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 331
Bob Ostin Introduction
1982 Kane 5
Karl Fulves Ostin's Submarine Card comments on Bob Ostin's effect
1983 Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 10
Bob Ostin The Nautilus Card "New Submarine Card", odd-backed card placed perpendicular in three-card packet rises up and down
Inspired by
  • "The Submarine Card" (Bob Ostin, marketed by Ken Brooke)
1983 Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 21
Karl Fulves Sub Chase different handling, adding second submarine card
Inspired by 1983 Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 26
Karl Fulves Sub Counts on ungaffed approaches
Inspired by
  • "The Submarine Card" (Bob Ostin)
1983 Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 38
David Britland Nautilace card penetrates from center to bottom of three-card crosswise packet
Inspired by 1983 Deckade 11
Bob Ostin Coin from Cards move
1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 103
David Britland June - The Second Effect two cards with narrow open slits, signed chosen card sandwiched and penetrated with other card
Inspired by
  • "Submarine Card" (Bob Ostin)
1984 A Lady Through and Through 6
Bob Ostin Twisting Twins card turned over, mate in deck turns over in sympathy
1986 Angel Card Rise Plus 20
Bob Ostin Paper Prison paper fold with coin, small hole in paper and coin visibly penetrates paper
Related to Feb. 1986 The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Bob Ostin Araby Location spectator choses one of several billets, each billet has a name, performer divines which was selected
May 1987 The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 67
Bob Ostin Postmaster words noted on billets, performer divines words on folded billets
May 1987 The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 51
Simon Lovell Crispy Spectator cuts deck, produces pile of potato crisps. Bag of crisps is opened to find selected card.
Inspired by
  • "The Searcher" (Bob Ostin, Magic Mag, vol. 1, no. 3)
1989 Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 21
Bob Ostin My Method for Making Double Faced Cards
1989 The British Close-Up Magic Symposium 1989 9
Bob Ostin The Lucifer Load dice stacking with match box cover, here only final load of many matches
Also published here 1992 Profile (Issue 9) 10
Karl Fulves Dating Game three names written on paper, one is the girlfriend, pencil on rubber band moves to answer questions
Related to
  • "Pendulum" (Bob Ostin)
1993 Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 20
Bob Ostin Coin to Spectator's Hand lifting off shell from spectator's hand
1994 Steel and Silver 57
Bob Ostin The 'Lucifer' Load dice stacking with only outside cover of match box bent into tube, final load many matches
Also published here 2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 247
Rob Wood Watch Test pulling stem out only one click
Related to 2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 306
Jerry K. Hartman, Bob Ostin, Mel Bennett, Chris King, Bob Graham, Rob Wood, Dr. Edi Brum, Leonard Cohen Letters on Tony Bartolotta
Related to 2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 290
Joseph K. Schmidt Trapdoor Coin stream of rice produced from hole in Chinese coin
Related to 2004 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 345
Bob Ostin, James Kenn, George Valerie Letters
Related to 2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 423
Karl Fulves Auto Kinetic blank cards with street names, spectator writes his street on one, arranged in face-down row on table, ungaffed toy car moves towards spectator's card with rubber band held motionless above
Inspired by
  • "Pendulum" (Bob Ostin, marketed effect)
Related to
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 1
Karl Fulves Card Kinetic cards in row on table, Ace of Spades next to row, rubber band stretched over it and used to move Ace along row, suddenly it moves towards selection and back and they transpose
Inspired by
  • "Pendulum" (Bob Ostin, marketed effect)
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 4
Bob Ostin Card Case 'Crib' cheat sheet hidden in card case can be slid open
2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 192
Karl Fulves Secret Spots "Unexplained"
stack of dice, top covered, problem of easily working out top value on each, posed as a problem
Variations 2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 253
Bob Ostin The Looper Dutch Looper elaboration
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 377
Bob Ostin Stack 'Em Up stack of dice, top covered, method of easily working out top value on each
Inspired by 2009 Xtra Credit (Issue 3) 9
Bob Ostin Ostin's Sleeve Holdout managing two items in one sleeve
Related to
  • Fingertip Fantasies, 1968
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 436
Bob Ostin "Good Company" Penetration coin through handkerchief that is held outstretched by two spectators, sleeving
Also published here
  • Fingertip Fantasies, 1968
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 438
Tom Stone, Bob Ostin, Robert Cassidy Bank Naught marking methods with two presentations:
- Psychic Losery
- Weightmaster
2011 Maelstrom 121
Bob Ostin Windy small windmill starts to spin when performer blows into sleeve
2011 Magic Page by Page 286
Christian Scherer Entfesselt handle of coffee cup is threaded on rope, cup penetrates rope behind back, with normal cup
Inspired byRelated to 2018 Entfesselt 3
Lorenz Schär Fan Fiction production of a card in a fan, also as a finish for an Ace Assembly
Inspired by 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 312