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Tom Sellers A Novel Match Box and Die Trick multiple out one out of six prediction
Variations 1927 16
Ben Christopher Scroll bill rolled up, vanished cigarette appears inside
Dec. 1965 11
Ben Christopher Money Monte with business card and bill, final phase one coin is wrapped in bill
Variations 1965
The New Phoenix (Issue 398)
Bob Farrell More Monte using bill
Inspired by Jan. 1966 14
Ben Christopher Satan's Seal coins predicted, then date
Variations Apr. 1966 27
Ben Christopher Multiple Out Billet Slate four billets
Apr. 1966 30
The Amazing Maurice on Satan's Seal one of four coins chosen, predicted
Inspired by Oct. 1966 61
Ben Christopher Foregone Conclusion six matches, spectator choses any number of matches, number predicted by die in matchbox
Inspired byRelated to Dec. 1966 72
Ben Christopher Extraction middle glass of stack of three has water, stack covered, coins are thrown in an some of them penetrate top glass, de Kolta Glass
Variations June 1967 105
Ben Christopher Utility Vanish wine in tumbler, empty glass in hat, wine poured into glass, travels back, then wine vanishes, Wonder Glass
June 1967 106
Ben Christopher Ambulating Glass ring penetrates ribbon underneath wrapped glass, then glass penetrates table
Winter 1967
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio)
Ben Christopher Two Card Control two thought-of cards are found in same position in two halves
June 1968 187
Ben Christopher Other Voices card and color divined by medium in other room
Related to July 1968 191
Ben Christopher Other Voices II three spectator choose cards, medium behind screen divines them, red-black gray code, see p. 200 for further references
Related to Aug. 1968 201
Ben Christopher Pendragon Rings rope rings move from spectator's arm to his head in dark room
Also published here Winter 1968
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio)
Aaron Wainer Matchbox & Die chosen number from 1 to 6 predicted in matchbox
Related to Jan. 1969 235
Ben Christopher Status Quo reds and blacks separated, they stay separated despite shuffling, then done with small packet (4 & 4)
Related to Mar. 1969 248
Ben Christopher Negative Flight prediction under hat, card signed and sandwiched, sandwich put in hat, two cards removed, prediction says that one of removed cards is the last one in hat, and so it is
July 1969 269
Ben Christopher Blue Phantom two cards found blindfolded, one of them has different colored back
Inspired by
  • "Divination of two Mentally Selected Cards" (E. G. Brown)
Related to
  • suggestion by Greg Moore on p. 314
Oct. 1969 287
Bill Simon Block Slip Cut
Related toVariations 1970 130
Roy Walton Blue Phantom II two cards found, one of them has different colored back
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 1970 321
Marvin Johnson Blue Dice two numbers generated with dice, two spectators select cards and remove cards according to their numbers, both spectators selected the same card and it has different colored back
Inspired byRelated to Dec. 1970 387
Edward Marlo Visible Phantoms fairly selected cards turn over, double facers
Inspired by Fall-Spring 1971
Hierophant (Issue 5-6)
Ben Christopher Link Illusion
  • The Heel Grip
  • The Shrinking Ring
  • The First Link
  • The Expanding Link
  • Drop Link
  • The Missing Link
Jan. 1971 395
Ben Christopher Nokito Box using bottomless Okito box, three phases, different gaff options in "Added Notes"
Oct. 1971 463
Ben Christopher Double Mental two selections
Related to Jan. 1972 480
Ben Christopher Calculated Cut to place selection at desired position, see also p. 486
Related toVariations Jan. 1972 481
Ben Christopher Unlimited Elevator four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King
  • Impromptu Method
Related toVariations Oct. 1972 567
Karl Fulves Sum Spell performer and spectator write numbers on each side of a business card, those numbers are later spelled (!) to find a selection
Related to Nov. 1972 571
Larry Jennings Two Placement Cuts
  • The First Cut
  • The Second Cut
Related toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1972 580
Ben Christopher Spello sentence spelled to arrive at selected card, featuring simple placement
Mar. 1973 603
Derek Dingle Impromptu Elevator four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King, see also p. 728 for comment by John Holland
Inspired byRelated to Mar. 1973 610
Ben Christopher Dead Slate living dead test, names written on a slate, assistant divines
Sep. 1973 659
Jack Avis Impromptu Unlimited four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King
Inspired by Sep. 1973 660
Francis Haxton Impromptu Unlimited four chosen card buried in deck, joker placed on top attracts the selections to top one by one
Inspired by Sep. 1973 660
Ben Christopher Mental Detective see also p. 728 for comment by Eric Kaufman
Oct. 1973 677
Choice & Chance
Related to Winter 1975
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two))
George Jarshaur The Magic Mailbox origami fold of three-fold "wallet" with switch/steal properties
VariationsAlso published here May 1975 962
Ben Christopher Ben Christopher Ideas using folded origami wallet
1. A Transformation (card)
2. Ghost Town
3. An Origami Bet
4. A Vanish (card)
5. Two City Up-Down
6. Transpordgami
Inspired by May 1975 965
Ben Christopher Pentragon Ringe rope rings move from spectator's arm to his head in dark room
Also published here Nov. 1975
Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1 & 2)
Karl Fulves Unmix Problem some reds and black mixed, spectator choses which color comes to top one by one, posed as problem
Related to 1980 34
, Ben Christopher Movie Star Magic No. 32, do as I do routine with slips and names of movie stars, matching
1981 40
Karl Fulves Ices and Kings four Aces, four Kings, two cards exchanged, stay separated, and so on, credit claim
Related toVariations 1982 6
Karl Fulves Crime Pays Naught credit information
Related to 1993
Verbatim (Issue 9)
Ed Morrisey Amazing Wonder Tube coins dropped in glass of milk, same coins produced from pocket, elaborate presentation, de Kolta glass
Inspired byRelated to 1998 254
Karl Fulves Calculated Cut No. 5, two selections located, small packet cut off and card at that position remembered
Inspired by 2001 11
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Re-Calculated Cut Chapter 10, to place selection at desired position
  • Triple Cut
  • In the Hands Triple Cut
  • Quad Cut
  • Quad Cut #2
  • Quad Cut #3
Inspired by 2004 72