476 entries in Billet
  
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Unknown L'Ecriture Cachée Dans une Tabatiere, d'où on la Tire, Sans la Toucher, Pour la Faire Trouver Dans une Bougie signed piece of paper is burnt and appears in selected candle, switch with a box, with assistant notes from 1788 mention method for paper to orange and signature duplication La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 24
Unknown The Changing Ladle on a stick, to change flat objects, as card burning, paper switch or Q&A device Modern Magic 358
Unknown Billet Index Tricks with Cards 232
Dr. Lynn Dr. Lynn's Second Sight Act dead names written on papers, performer divines some, then a last one from freely chosen billet appears on arm of performer More Magic 252
Dr. Lynn The Thinkophone name on paper is divined, using changing ladleRelated to More Magic 255
Unknown Reading Blindfold one-ahead bluff, blindfolded assistant divines names on cards More Magic 250
Unknown Kunststück à la Cumberland three cards removed by spectators and placed in handkerchief, predicted on three billets in goblet, they travel back into deck, billet index Der moderne Kartenkünstler 61
Unknown The Brass Card Box prop New Era Card Tricks 141
Frederick E. Jones Sealed Billet Reading Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 20
Frederick E. Jones First Test in Reading Sealed Billets envelope is found by muscle reading, then content is revealed, electric torch Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 20
Unknown Making Envelope Transparent alcohol, method with box and sponge in pocketRelated to Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 22
Frederick E. Jones Third Test in Sealed Billet Reading question is folded and put in an envelope, which is sealed with wax and sewn, performer finds the hidden envelope and reveals the question Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 24
Stanley Collins Billet Switch on clip, with a deck of cards, while removing cards Original Magical Creations 69
Al Baker Al Baker's Billet Reading Extraordinary one ahead The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 463
Al Baker The Billet Test The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 467
Al Baker Two-Person Slate Test The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 465
Oswald Rae Clairvoyance (A Method of Answering Sealed Questions, etc., Specially Devised for Close Work with a Small Audience), envelopes on a tray, with medium Sub Rosa 82
Theodore Annemann, Dr. E. G. Ervin A New Apparatus for the Pellet Switch with a matchbox The Book Without A Name 38
Al Baker Al Baker's Billet Mystery three billets, envelopes, including the umbrella moveRelated to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 92
Al Baker Al Baker's Pet Hat Trick hat as a utility prop to exchange billets... The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 77
Theodore Annemann Two Papers and a Spectator thumb tip The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 3
Theodore Annemann Thumb Tip Billet Switch The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 3
Theodore Annemann Nickles on the Brain date of coin is predicted SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 39
Theodore Annemann The Lady and the Gentleman two card prediction with billet indexRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 40
Al Baker The Name Is - ! one billet, using a leather book The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 118
Theodore Annemann The Master of the Message using a stooge The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 4) 13
Theodore Annemann A Question and the Answer The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 5) 20
Theodore Annemann The Modernized Reading for single reading or getting one aheadVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 34
Ralph W. Read A New Method of Tabulation tip for question and answer reading act The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 46
Theodore Annemann The Telephone Drama name and telephone number are divined Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 7
Theodore Annemann The Dead Name Test connected to the foregoing routine, name of a dead person is divined
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 8
Wm. Hewitt The Modern Mindreader several questions put in envelopesRelated to Mental Bargain Effects 2
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Psychic Writing appearing writing on paper card answers questionRelated toVariations Mental Bargain Effects 4
Theodore Annemann The Impression Moderne wax coating on envelope as impression deviceRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 43
James G. Thompson Jr. Penetrating Vision reading writing on paper card covered with handkerchiefRelated to Mental Bargain Effects 12
Theodore Annemann Billet Switching general thoughts, the folding of the paper and two switches Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 2
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Diablo Pellet Reading one question written on billet is burnt and later answered by performer Mental Bargain Effects 1
Theodore Annemann Thumb Tip Billet Switch The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 5) 20
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Master Mind two decks, three cards are predicted Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 16
Theodore Annemann The New Double Telepathy Routine uses the box from Mental Masterpiece + Index, spectator and performer think of a card and try to guess the card of the other Mental Bargain Effects 7
Theodore Annemann Psychic Writing Variation appearing writing on paper card answers questionRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 17) 91
Bert Reese Bert Reese Secrets Berthold Riess, billet reading information, soft paper The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 140
Newton Hall The Reticent Queen written name is divined by whispering queen, using P&L Metal Card Box The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 151
James G. Thompson Jr. Impromptu Vision reading writing on paper card covered with handkerchiefRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 83
Theodore Annemann On the Wire random person phoned, name divinedRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 137
Audley Walsh Your Fortune, Miss! method to read billet with deck of cards as cover The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 196
Robert Parrish The Ultimate One Man Sealed Message Reading System 1. Collecting the Envelopes
2. Reading the Messages
3. Returning the Card and Envelope
4. Returning the Next to the Last Message
5. Reading the Last Message
You'd be Surprised 22
Oscar Weigle Reading Method in Hat You'd be Surprised 12
Theodore Annemann Word, Number and Picture Divination medium divines word, number and duplicates a drawingRelated to "En Rapport" 13
Theodore Annemann Diabolo Pellet Reading Greater Magic 881
Unknown The One Ahead System Greater Magic 883
Wm. Hewitt Modern Mind Reading Related to Greater Magic 884
Sid Lorraine The Sealed Message sealed and burned message is divined Greater Magic 889
Dr. Stanley Jaks Hat Pin billet switch with hat pin, then secret reading of informationRelated toAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 285
Dr. Stanley Jaks Compact secret billet reading using powder case or compactAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 285
Unknown Billet Switch Greater Magic 895
Theodore Annemann The Accessory devil's handkerchief to force any small objectRelated to The Incorporated Strange Secrets 8
Robert Parrish A Prediction to End Predictions playing card, word and date on bill are predicted Do That Again! 9
Robert Parrish The Payoff Prediction any word predicted on billet in cup Do That Again! 12
Orville Wayne Meyer Tervil word written on billet predicted on another billetRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 54) 383
Robert Parrish The Phantom President imaginary president is elected, choice divined Do That Again! 17
Burling Hull, Theodore Annemann New Sheet Reading questions in numbered envelopes answered by medium, Q&A The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 491
Robert Parrish The "Direct" Divination joke Do That Again! 17
Unknown Billet Switch Do That Again! 10
Unknown Jap Hank switching handkerchief Do That Again! 18
Theodore Annemann Ballot Box Divination fifty lotto type counters in revolving ballot box The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 92) 572
Henry Hardin The Finest Sealed Letter Test impression device The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 599
Theodore Annemann Tip on Q&A Act The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 620
Theodore Annemann A Day of Your Life one spectator writes some things on billets, performer divines all The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 110) 654
Magnuson Devil Device gaffed box for questions, see also p. 570 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 89) 561
Henry Hardin Trance Vision flashlight in bag to put over head to read in the dark The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 599
Karl Germain The Germain Gem named dead person appears on billet, pocket writing The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 95) 588
Unknown 52 - Billet switching. "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 69
Theodore Annemann Pocket Prophecies including thoughts on predictions and the pocket index in general, see also p. 818 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 527
Robert Brethen As in a Mirror Darkly billet index on back of cardsRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 76) 501
Theodore Annemann The Original Effect straight card prediction using billet index The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 529
Theodore Annemann Lady and Gentleman two card prediction with billet indexInspired byRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 529
Theodore Annemann, Walter B. Gibson The Omega Card Prophecy card chosen with dealing procedure, billet index The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 529
Orville Wayne Meyer Twin Prediction partial set-up and ten-card billet index The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 530
Orville Wayne Meyer, Arthur H. Buckley Twin Prediction - The Improved Buckley Method full deck stack and billet index The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 530
Don Diavolo, Stuart Towne Tomorrow's Card prediction written, six cards from shuffled deck selected, then one of those, matches prediction, 5-billet index The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 116) 686
Charles Hopkins 53 - Billet index. "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 71
Al Baker The Quick and the Dead living and dead test with reading of dead name The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 265
Joseph Dunninger, Theodore Annemann Gipsies Won't Tell thoughts on the reading act The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 125) 723
Otis Manning The Ghost of a Chance billet switching box, Q&ARelated toVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 137) 781
Al Baker Baker Pellet Switch The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 265
Edward Marlo Billet Switch Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 30
Unknown Simplex Pocket Index Files The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 146) 818
Theodore Annemann A Torn Letter paper with letter of alphabet is torn and restored between slates, pocket index The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 147) 819
George Armstrong What's On Your Mind? word from a book is predicted on a billet The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 59
James G. Thompson Jr. Embers billet in envelope burnt and divined The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 7) 26
James G. Thompson Jr. Duo-Finale three spectators think of something, write it down and seal their thought in an envelope, performer divines all three The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 51) 208
Audley Walsh Your Fortune, Miss! method to switch and read billet with deck of cards as cover Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 28
George Armstrong Geomancy of the Gods Q & A with one envelope and sand as a reading tool The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 125
Joseph Dunninger Sealed Mystery sealed message reading system, razor thumb tipRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 133
Elray Glass-Ic sealed message reading technique The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 148
Franklin V. Taylor, Bruce Elliott "Visible But Unseen" Or " The Pocket Index That Ain't" card prediction, index in deck, switch in hatInspired by The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 50) 204
Cyril Marriott Your Thought three billets, reading billets in hat, secretly opening and closing , method, umbrella moveRelated to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 68) 276
R. M. Jamison The Oracle Speaks answer to a question appears on slate, from Thayer Oracle Numbered Question Book, with change box for billets Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 2) 57
Theodore Annemann The Telephone Drama name and telephone number My Best 279
Jos. Kellar Ghost Eyes cards and billets are put in a bag and read in the darkness Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 30
John Hamilton Date? Name? triple prediction The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 97) 392
Fredric Kolb Envelope Switch and Peek Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 10
Dr. E. G. Ervin One Man Blackboard Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 28
Robert A. Nelson Wrinkles and Subtle Touches - named card in pocket
- do as i do, with mindreading presentation
- making envelopes see through
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 60
Unknown The Finger Switch My Best 215
Theodore Annemann The Test of the Tiber Related to My Best 280
Al O'Hagan Turn Over Pellet Switch billet switch, one handed Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 15
Robert A. Nelson Nelson's Cigar Change Box billet switching box, similar to Otis Manning's "The OM Billet Switching Box" from Annemann's "Practical Mental Magic" Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 23
Theodore Annemann The Master Mind stack, billet index My Best 69
Unknown How to Force two Messages date and color, billets and envelopes Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 379
Al Baker Slip of Paper Force switch while putting it in envelope Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 383
Unknown A "One Man" Mind Reading Act billets are handed out for questions, quastion answer act Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 219
Unknown A Modern Crystal Gazing Act using switching tray Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 224
Anna Eva Fay, Ralph W. Read The Excelsior Mind Reading Act different methods to ascertain information, long discussion of this type of work Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 231
Unknown The Billet Switch Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 222
Cyril Marriott Facsimile content from billet is reproduced on a slate The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 415
Mike Trent Okito Goes Mental billet in Okito BoxRelated to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 6
Cyril Marriott Billet Switch with Hat The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 415
John Hamilton Bill-Et The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 454
Ronald B. Edwards Box Fight Prediction with bill tube The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 456
Cyril Marriott Affinities thought of card and unknown selection in envelope are predicted, with mental masterpiece card case and Pop-Eyed Popper cardsRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 107) 431
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Tests in a Gold Fish Bowl fifteen spectators write a simple task on a paper, seal it in envelope and sign it, envelopes are selected and names read aloud, performer does the tasks Gems of Mental Magic 38
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley The Open Window divination of a city, written on paper and sealed in envelope Gems of Mental Magic 90
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Written Messages several thoughts are divined, sealed in envelopes Gems of Mental Magic 92
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Better Than Rabbits spectators initial billets, on which they wrote song and book titles, performer divines all Gems of Mental Magic 94
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley No Privacy in a Gold Fish Bowl multiple thought revelation, written on billets in fish bowl Gems of Mental Magic 101
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Holding the Bag thought written on a billet and sealed in envelope is divined Gems of Mental Magic 96
Unknown A Capitol Problem three business cards and an envelope, hole in card for glimpse The Fine Art of Magic 204
Unknown The Three-Billet Test No. 3 three different categories The Fine Art of Magic 226
Unknown An Improved Sealed-Message Reading one card, two envelopes The Fine Art of Magic 211
George G. Kaplan Mind-Figures using a convex mirror The Fine Art of Magic 214
Unknown A Cigarette-Paper Pellet Switch on the tip of a pencil The Fine Art of Magic 223
Unknown Billet Switch The Fine Art of Magic 228
Milbourne Christopher Decked Out billet switch, while taking cards out of the case The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 143) 574
Harold Braunhut Thoughts Afire secret reading method for text written on postcard put in envelope Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 166
Al Baker Al Baker's Envelope Switch window envelopes The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 306
Al Baker Pellet Reading with secret opening and reading method The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 316
Al Baker Pseudo Fortune Telling Séance for "can you tell fortunes?"-situations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 329
Al Baker Secret Reading of Billets The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 326
George B. Anderson Getting the Impression questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowlVariations It Must Be Mindreading 15
George B. Anderson The Pocket Mindreader - Solved: The used Razor Blade Problem cards in a box, method to see writing, shimmed cards It Must Be Mindreading 46
George B. Anderson Another Sealed Envelope - Which I Call "The Bonded Fifth" in envelopesRelated to It Must Be Mindreading 18
Al Baker The Baker Billet Switch The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 280
Al Baker The Baker Switch No. 2 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 324
Al Baker Chicken Feed amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billetRelated to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 311
George B. Anderson My Best Billet Switch with packet of cigarettesVariations It Must Be Mindreading 14
Eddie Joseph The Call of the East names of eastern cities are written on pieces of paper and folded, then mixed with other billets, the performer finds all the eastern cities, without opening the billets Strictly Magic 4
Howard Wurst Thought Control No. 28, Ten cards chosen and written on slips of paper, along with number. One paper is chosen, dealing down to number reveals that card Scarne on Card Tricks 51
Harris Solomon Solomon's Minds in envelope, psychology of the divination The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 198) 790
George Schindler Note to Hand billet switch with matchboxInspired by The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 204) 817
Greer Marechal Jr. Coloss-Index ideas for an index, with bigger billets than usual The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 205) 819
Al Baker Mental Masterpiece performer duplicates words written by spectator The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 415
Bruce Elliott Two Fold Folderol billets in envelope, subtletyInspired by The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 222) 888
Bill Nord Snakes Alive animals are written down and one billet selected, fake snake appears, snake pill The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 245) 981
Al Baker One-Man Billet Reading The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 413
Bob Somerfeld Supelletive three billet routine, umbrella move Mind Reader's Digest 15
Al Baker The Baker Billet Switch The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 413
Al Baker The Telepathic Miracle design or word duplication by medium The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 419
Don Tanner Ashes to Ashes name written on a billet and burnt, ashes put on a second billet and eventually name appears The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 234) 936
Theodore Annemann The Master Mind 14-15 card stack, two decks Annemann's Buried Treasures 8
Norman Jensen The Sticky Steal vanish of a bill in envelope / stealing something from an envelope The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 246) 983
Edward Marlo Billet Switch The Cardician 125
Edward Marlo Billet Switch crumpled up Unlimited 21
Milbourne Christopher Special Delivery several names of the members of the audience are noted, one is selected and put in envelope, performer hands envelope to owner More One Man Mental Magic 8
Dr. Stanley Jaks Billets Deux billet in glass, covered by handkerchief is divinedAlso published here The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 299) 1194
Milbourne Christopher One Out of 52 several cards are written down, one is selected, performer divines the card More One Man Mental Magic 10
Bill Simon Psychic Okito Box Okito Box for billet reading or Q&ARelated to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 303) 10
Sydney Bergson Sid's Seer sponge with alcohol dispenser for sealed message readingRelated to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 313) 55
Harold Sterling, Harlan Tarbell Astrological Mindreading Act birthdate reading, billets in envelopes Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 198
Harlan Tarbell Royal Message Reading message written on playing card, using card with window Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 206
Sid Lorraine Dictionary Message Reading using peek dictionary to read billets put into it Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 209
Harlan Tarbell "Wrapped Card" Message Reading visiting card is wrapped in paper with window Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 211
Robert Parrish Parrish Mentalism something written into matchbook Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 219
Gene Grant Delphic Divination prediction on a slip, in envelope Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 14
Gene Grant Shades of Cassandra multiple prediction, billet in envelope Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 17
Gene Grant A Miracle Mental Routine messages in envelopes reading routine, drawing duplication as climax, blindfolded Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 1
Gene Grant Image-Ray (A Message Reading Idea) with business cards and an envelope, secret reading method Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 3
Gene Grant Message Reading without a Clue message sealed in pay envelopeRelated to Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 2
Gene Grant Remoto unconventional Q&A routine Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 3
Paul Curry Torn Center Related toAlso published here The Best in Magic 210
Don Tanner, John Murray Street Guide Test with street guide booklet, thought written on piece of paper and wrapped up in book The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 199
Tony Corinda (1) The Billet Pencil loading a billet in an envelope Predictions 86
Dr. Stanley Jaks (2) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelopeRelated toAlso published here Predictions 87
Neville Sackville (3) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope Predictions 88
Tony Corinda (4) The Impromptu Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope Predictions 88
Dr. Spencer Thornton Other Ideas for the Gimmick Clip - Par X Prediction (number prediction)
- Variations
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 10
Dr. Spencer Thornton Mind Over Mind chosen symbol is predicted in a clip, bulldog clip to switch billet Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 8
Tony Corinda (10) The Switch and the Force general comments, envelope, billet and cards Predictions 95
John Scarne Scarne Pellet Switch Predictions 96
Dr. Spencer Thornton Thorntonism people write information on different billets, selected one is divined, method to switch billets with a magazine Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 1
Jon Tremaine, Tony Corinda (7) The Cigarette Packet Pellet Index Predictions 93
Tony Corinda, Patrick Page, Al Baker (6) The Billet Index Patrick Page's Q.5. Pocket Index for billetsRelated to
  • "Construction of the Annemann Billet Index" in Annemann's "Practical Mental Magic" p. 79
Predictions 92
Tony Corinda (10) Mind Over Matter prediction pellet is put on any card, which is the same as prediction Predictions 114
Tony Corinda (17) The Matchbox Mystery amount of matches are removed, the reminder is predicted Predictions 121
Bobby Bernard Original Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Magic Music. brief, chosen tune on paper cannot be burnt Magic in Miniature 7
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Sensitive Touch spectators write billets with names of american and foreign cities, wand points automatically to several billets and divides the american cities from the foreign ones Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 11
Tony Corinda (17) The Use of a Crystal Ball crystal ball as magnifying glass to read billets Billets 186
Tony Corinda Three Little Questions Billets 189
Tony Corinda (1) Alcohol or Chemicals Question and Answer (Readings) 344
Tony Corinda (2) Light Related to Question and Answer (Readings) 344
Tony Corinda (3) The Window Envelope Question and Answer (Readings) 345
Tony Corinda, Eric Mason (4) The Clip Board several versions, Eric Mason's Dubbul Question and Answer (Readings) 345
Orville Wayne Meyer Mindreading Supreme blindfolded, fake muscle-reading with billets More Miracles in Mentalism 14
Theodore Annemann (6) The Billet Switch (Bare Hand Method) the Annemann Billet Switch Billets 175
Tony Corinda (7) The Billet Switch (Bare Hand Method - Corinda) rolled upInspired by Billets 177
Tony Corinda (8) The Billet Switch (by lapping) Billets 178
Tony Corinda (9) The Billet Switch (Magnetic Clip Method) Billets 178
Tony Corinda (10) The Billet Switch (Corinda's Billet Pull) six methods to switch billets with a pull, pull on paper clip Billets 178
Will Dexter (11) The Billet Switch (The Matchbox Switch - by Will Dexter) switching the billet in the action of burning it Billets 180
Eric Mason (12) The Star Trap Billet Switch (Eric Mason) spectator throws rolled up bill to performer, who divines the serial number, with star trap towel holder gimmick Billets 181
John Henley (13) Eclipse Billet Switch (John Henley) switch with magnets and bulldog clips Billets 182
Tony Corinda (14) Summary of Billet Switching theory and tips Billets 184
Tony Corinda (15) Marking of Billets Billets 185
Tony Corinda (16) Billet Stands Billets 185
Tony Corinda Introduction on billets Billets 165
Tony Corinda (1) A Few Simple Rules for Working with Billets Billets 166
Punx The 100% Prediction geometrical figure and number are predicted on a billet Magic of the Mind 5
Malcolm Davison Lucky Dip three billet routine Magic of the Mind 99
Malcolm Davison Handling Billets umbrella moveRelated to Magic of the Mind 98
Unknown Billet Switch Magic of the Mind 8
Malcolm Davison Billet Hold-Out under bow-tie Magic of the Mind 100
Malcolm Davison The Two Handed Billet Switch Magic of the Mind 100
Malcolm Davison The One Handed Billet Switch Magic of the Mind 102
Harry Stanley, Otis Manning The O.M. Switch Box Related to Magic of the Mind 107
Gerry Findler Lucky Bag numbers from one to twelve are put in a bag, named numbers are drawn by performer, egg bag with index Magic of the Mind 72
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die unglaubliche Voraussage Jaks Billet Knife, loading a billet in an envelopeRelated to Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 103
Charlie Miller The Great Billet Test spectator writes name on one of several billets, billet and word on it are divined An Evening with Charlie Miller 38
James G. Thompson Jr. Five to One billets in hat, secret divination and reading The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 353) 239
Dr. Stanley Jaks Billetdeux billet in glass, covered by handkerchief is divinedAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 53
North Bigbee Secret of the Flame message in envelope, secret reading method, candle Still More Miracles in Mentalism 41
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Puderdosentrick secret billet reading using powder case or compactAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 75
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Hutnadel billet switch with hat pin, then secret reading of informationAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 90
Robert A. Nelson Color Vision Outdone die with different colors placed in box, selected color is predicted, with Nelson Mental Gimic Still More Miracles in Mentalism 13
Max Malini Billet Reading on toilet paper Malini and His Magic 76
Jack Ketch Private Reading No. 2 billet dropped in cigarette box with slit, secret reading The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 370) 308
U. F. Grant Idea for Switching Bulldog Clip The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 370) 308
David Hoy A Nervy Switcher billet switch, bull dog clip on a dowel The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 20
Ben Christopher Multiple Out Billet Slate four billets The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 30
Al Koran Birthday Card Trick birthday is divined, center tear Al Koran's Professional Presentations 29
Al Koran Doodles psychometry with 6 spectators and papers Al Koran's Professional Presentations 67
Al Koran The Torn Centre center tear handling Al Koran's Professional Presentations 32
James G. Thompson Jr. Embers billet in envelope is burnt, divination of word Between Two Minds 48
Ralph Gironda, Karl Fulves Notes from Underground two billets/spectators, see p. 241 for further reference The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 5) 167
Unknown Basic Move 8 opening billet under arm-fold cover The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 185
James G. Thompson Jr. Cards & Pellets "A Treatise" - Some Basic Moves The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 183
James G. Thompson Jr. Some History on Cards & Pellets effects, starting in 1920Related to
  • reference by F. I. Geohegan on p. 230
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 184
Roy Fromer Reading Through a Brick thing put on hand, covered with brick, information divined HEX! 86
Stuart P. Cramer Implanted Thought chosen ESP card predicted on billet, using index on cardsRelated to HEX! 4
Dai Vernon Mind Reading secret reading after center tear Expanded Lecture Notes 16
Milton Twin Echo geometric shape written on pad by first spectator, then a word by another, performer tears and burns both pieces, impression via sharp pencil, perhaps "D. Milton" (Fulves pseudonym)? The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 377
Art Spring Divining Cup numbered slips with information written by spectators in cup, performer divines contents, slips secretly burned via flash paper The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 12) 367
G. W. Hunter The Gypsy Switch switching small item when wrapping it in handkerchief, for credits and sources see page 24Also published here Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 5
Max Lister Easy Message Reading alcohol to make envelope transparent Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 62
Sydney Bergson Non-Center Tear glimpsing content Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 26
James G. Thompson Jr. Eye Spy spectator writes with lipstick on mirror, performer divines the information The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 6th Folio) 491
James G. Thompson Jr. Third Eye window envelope handling, see p. 527 for idea by Bob Still The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 6th Folio) 492
James G. Thompson Jr. Improved Question Reading envelopes
- Part Two (shorter test with only three envelopes)
- Part Three (as a two-person act)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 6th Folio) 494
James G. Thompson Jr. Strongest Thought five spectators write stuff on billets, secret instructions on what type of information to write on billet, sealed envelope reading method, chalk with razor blade The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 6th Folio) 498
Karl Fulves History on peek slates, see-through, electronic with light source The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 1) 685
Karl Fulves Remembrance Of Things Past ESP signs design duplication with gaffed peek slate and paramnesia presentation, see also p. 690 for comment The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 1) 683
Raymond Hafler Clipboard Peek briefAlso published here
  • "Clipboard Peek" (Ray Hafler, M.U.M.)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 1) 685
Karl Fulves Remember Isis? divination of writing on pad, ring and glass sphere used in presentation, NCR paper, steel shim and magnet for impression device, writing stolen with magnet The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 2) 691
Al Mann Instant Mindreader The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 744
Robert Parrish Bull's Eye II spectator draws something on one of two slips of paper, both are mixed on table, performer divines the slip with writing and then its contentInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 770
Karl Fulves Billet Switch with playing cards and paper clips Close-Up Mental Magic 48
Karl Fulves Second Method billet switch with gaffed playing cards Close-Up Mental Magic 49
Karl Fulves Rough Rider billet switch with cards and roughing fluid to switch billets Close-Up Mental Magic 50
Robert Parrish Hat Pin Switch Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 773
Karl Fulves Mind Echo spectator writes memory on slip of paper which is torn and burnt, medium in other room divines it The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 1) 819
Stephen Minch The Lonely One card from the Major Arcana is predicted The Book of Thoth 20
Karl Fulves The Folded Prophecy nail writer, through envelope, carbon paper Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 412
Pierre L. O. A. Keeler Keeler's Baffling Slate Test theory by Al Mann The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 9) 982
Francis Carlyle Germain's Paper billet switch with pencil, unclear if by Germain or Jacques Remanaux The Magic of Francis Carlyle 126
Theodore Annemann, Dr. Stanley Jaks Anneman's "Test of the Tiber" Related to The Magic of Francis Carlyle 127
Philip T. Goldstein Your Choice one out of six prediction Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 3) 335
Dai Vernon Center Tear - Billet Test The First California Lecture 9
Al Mann The Preparations prefolding Acidus 4
Al Mann Opening and Reading the Billet secret reading, with dummy still in hand Acidus 8
Al Mann TIps on Practicing tips on practicing the Acidus method, on the First-Finger-Grip, on Opening the Billet, and on the Temple Switch Acidus 12
Al Mann Challenges and Outs tips on the Acidus Acidus 14
Al Mann Precautions how to ensure that the billet is not folded more then twice, Acidus Acidus 15
Al Mann The Telephone Effect random person phoned, name divined, method for "On the Wire"Inspired by Acidus 15
Al Mann A Short Cut alternative handling for Acidus Acidus 16
Al Mann Passing Thoughts thought is divined, written on a pad Mental-Ettes 8
Al Mann Typhon's Tongs envelopes are gathered and burnt with tongs Mental-Ettes 20
James F. Herpick Herpick's Tongs tongs to burn envelope Mental-Ettes 20
Al Mann The Pharaoh's Palm billets are switched on palm of performer, fake palm Mental-Ettes 23
Unknown Billet Switch The Blue Book of Mentalism 25
Al Mann Acidus introduction and rave for the moveVariations Acidus 1
Philip T. Goldstein Pre-Duck-Tion prediction of a freely named word in the mouth of a toy duck The Blue Book of Mentalism 12
Philip T. Goldstein Middle Telepathy ESP card, shape and name are divined The Blue Book of Mentalism 21
Al Mann The Presentation and Method preparing the switch Acidus 5
Unknown The Temple Switch Related to
  • "Revelations of a Spirit Medium" in 1891 and Eddie Joseph's"My Billet Switch" in "Magic of the Mind" in 1952
Acidus 7
Unknown Cardboard Billet Index The Blue Book of Mentalism 23
Unknown Matchbox Index The Blue Book of Mentalism 23
Al Mann The Display Flourish opening the billet right side up to the audience Acidus 11
Al Mann The Preparation constructing The Sibylline Envelope The Sibylline Messages 2
Philip T. Goldstein Writer's Cramp The Red Book of Mentalism 9
Philip T. Goldstein Your Choice prediction of a number between one and six, interesting presentation The Red Book of Mentalism 13
Al Altmann, Bobby Hughes The Inside Babel idea with the Elliott paper clip and Mann's "An Opener" to cover a quarter of a folded card The Tesseract 11
Al Mann An Opener prediction written on a card, and card is folded, move to turning card over and presenting the outside as the inside, with special paper clip by Bruce ElliottInspired by The Tesseract 8
Unknown, Al Baker The Umbrella Move Related to The Apodosis 13
Al Mann De-Pleated Thoughts several questions on one piece of paper, folded paper is stapled The Tesseract 19
Al Mann, Mr. Zodiac A Bonus - Through the Threshold spectator writes question on a business card, which is then sealed, question is divined / answered The Tesseract 21
Dennis Marks Marksmanship Bill(et) Switch Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 57
Bob Haines Shades of Bert Resse several billets are read with Mann's "The Azonic Force", one ahead Acidus Plus 9
Karl Fulves FlaPSI word written on card and put in case divined Inner Sanctum 35
Millard Longman Acidus Novus method for reading information on folded cardRelated to Acidus Plus 2
Millard Longman A Double-Barrel Effect mixture between Acidus Novus and a center tear Acidus Plus 3
Al Mann The Azonic Force peek for reading several information on a billet Acidus Plus 5
Orville Wayne Meyer A Letter From Orville Meyer different fold for Mann's The Azonic Force Acidus Plus 7
Bobby Hughes The Hughes Move handling variation for Mann's The Azonic Force Acidus Plus 8
Unknown From the Thirteen Mann's The Azonic Force mixed with Larry Becker's Zip Code trick Acidus Plus 8
Al Mann The Secret of Abonutichus message reading from sealed envelope, like a center tearRelated to Acidus Plus 14
Thomas Alan Waters Flipsight I with Himber Wallet Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 16
Thomas Alan Waters Flipsight II with I.D. Case model of Himber Wallet Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 18
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowlInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 20
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions II questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowlInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 22
Philip T. Goldstein Quindex The Yellow Book of Mentalism 17
Philip T. Goldstein Modern Dart card is chosen by tossing a dart, five-wayInspired by The Yellow Book of Mentalism 18
Unknown Billet Switch with thumb tip The Magic Pendulum 19
Philip T. Goldstein Either Aura medium sense aura of an object, which was held over a box Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 12) 959
Unknown, Ben Christopher 32. Movie Star Magic do as I do routine with slips and names of movie stars, matching Self-Working Table Magic 40
Thomas Alan Waters Triton a red, white, and blue billet are in a bulldog clip, which select a category each, aspectator selects one of three categories and choses a word from that category, which he writes down, the word is predicted on one of the three billetsInspired by
  • Jack Avis' "Chronokinesis" in Peter Warlock's "Pentagram", Vol. 8, No. 4. P. 25.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 178
Thomas Alan Waters Trinkle birthday and zodiac are written on paper and divinedInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 186
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is givenRelated to
  • T. A. Waters in "Genii" Vol. 28, No. 1, 1963
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 99
Thomas Alan Waters IndexRay spectator writes word and initials on folded card, start for a reading Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 108
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy II question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is given, different handling Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 101
Thomas Alan Waters Steals - Annemann's steal from a cup
- Jack Yates' steal from a cup with a paper clip and a magnet
- Annemann's steal from an envelope with a thumb tip
- other ideas by T. A. Waters
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 163