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Professor Hoffmann The Magician's Dress - Profondes
- Pochettes
- "Loading" Pockets
Modern Magic 8
Unknown To Change one Pack for another special pockets (pochette) at trousers & profonde, multiple methodsRelated to Tricks with Cards 34
Unknown Ball Throw Vanish dropped in tail topit/profonde More Magic 264
Unknown Double Breast Pocket New Era Card Tricks 65
Unknown The Improved Mysterious Production any card called for from pocket, featuring detachable inside pocket, also with selections and no card index New Era Card Tricks 66
David Devant The Vest Servante Related to Later Magic 25
Hamley Brothers The Wonder of Wonders body servante attached to belt Later Magic 27
David Devant Devant's Handkerchief Trick producing three white handkerchiefs, paper tube, they change to red, green and yellow, one vanishes in glass tube and appears knotted between other two, description edited by Devant himself Later Magic 303
Unknown The Coat secret pockets Later Magic 2
Unknown The Vest secret pockets Later Magic 4
Unknown The Trousers secret pockets Later Magic 5
Unknown Removable Pochettes pocket hooked to back of trouser leg Later Magic 6
Unknown The Shirt-Cuffs secret pockets in cuffs that open when shirt cuffs are removed Later Magic 8
Unknown Tube through Trouser to below stage Later Magic 7
P. T. Selbit, Howard Thurston A Novel Watch Trick borrowed watch wrapped in paper, travels into hatAlso published here
  • "The Magician's Handbook" (Selbit)
Later Magic 163
Tom Sellers A Vanishing Wand secret pocket ditch Tricks That Work 8
Unknown Showing Trouser Pocket Empty Greater Magic 255
Unknown A Novel Vanish of a Silk using spectator's lapel as servante Greater Magic 585
Unknown The Cuff Servante sleeve cuff servante for billiard ball Greater Magic 629
Unknown Cigarette Switch two methods Greater Magic 741
Unknown Pockets topit, application for billiard ball or deck of cards Greater Magic 628
Unknown Showing Trouser Pocket Empty Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 346
Buatier de Kolta, Carl Brema With Whiskers De Kolta's beard pochette / topit The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 114
Laurie Ireland Double Trouser Pockets for Magic Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 32
Jean Hugard Classical Vanishes 1. Vesting Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 4) 70
Edward Clinkscale, Eugene Taylor Clear Gone! coins vanish from glass, glass belly servante The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 147) 591
Unknown The Sleeve Pocket Modern Coin Magic 112
Eddie Fields, Glenn Harrison Miracle Coins to the Pocket coins to glass in jacket pocket, tube from breast to coat pocket, in the book credited to Glenn Harrison, see Giobbi for credit detailRelated to Modern Coin Magic 168
Unknown Top of the Pocket Dodge showing trouser pocket empty Classic Secrets of Magic 126
John Howie Disposal of the Shell 1. Disposal in a Pocket
2. Disposal by Means of a "Topit" Vanisher
3. Disposal by Sleeving
4. Disposal by Vesting
5. Disposal by Concealment between Shirt Collar and Neck
6. Disposal by Dropping to the Lap
7. Disposal by Mechanical Aid
8. Disposal by Means other than Body Concealments
Routines with the Jardine Ellis Ring 7
Ger Copper Fancy Change giant coin changes to card case, deck removed and case vanishes Magic from Holland 5
Scotty York Ditching a Coin in Shirt while throwing coin in the other hand, coin is ditched Lecture 43
Joel Moskowitz Tyriffic secret pocket in tie The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10) 1039
Scotty York, Ed Brown The "Blue Phantom," Close-Up copper and silver coins, with cone and die Coins 23
Dai Vernon Cold Deck Exchange Deck switch with Topit Magic With Faucett Ross 225
Karl Fulves Notes By Fulves (1) into left hand Tenkai palm
(2) simplification
(3) into topit
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 7) 966
David Berglas Pocket Ashtray to vanish a lit cigarette, "The Litcig Vanish" The David Berglas File No. 1 19
Slydini Leave and Take on ditching items when picking up something else The Best of Slydini ...and More 30
David Berglas Pocketing for ditching and switching objects, general remarks David Berglas Lecture 13
Ken Krenzel 2. Hookles Hook Coin impromptu servante behind trouser with other hand Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 21
Slydini Hank Gag handkerchief pulled out of non-existant breast pocket The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1179
Brian Sinclair The Cards Across Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 9) 728
Dick Turpin Turpin's Turnip heads tails game under a hat, eventually a turnip and a full glass of liquid appears, see also "The Modern Magic Manual"Related to Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 9) 902
Ron MacMillan Dip Pockets similar to Robert-Houdin's "Pochettes" Modern Art Of Coin Manipulation 72
Unknown Coin Vanish to outer breast pocket Self-Working Table Magic 8
John Fealey Sleeve-Topit as "Fieley", idea / magician's joke, use sleeve as topit Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 4) 60
Mike Caveney Bag-It objects vanish in a paper bag, concept Ideas 12
Ross Bertram The Texas Toppit using western style trouser pockets as topit Bertram on Sleight of Hand 44
Michael Ammar Flash Coins three coins appear from flame of lighter, then lighter changes into fourth coin, topitAlso published here Encore III 11
Ross Bertram Can You Toppit? (Here's how) complete, ditch of coin in trouser pocket Bertram on Sleight of Hand 45
Ross Bertram Inky Pinky - Hanky Panky two coins vanish completely, one in each hand Bertram on Sleight of Hand 50
John Cornelius The Incredible Crawling Pocket pocket is pulled inside-out and crawl back in on itself The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 28, 29 & 30) 307
Joaquín Navajas Aplicaciones para el Pase "La Catapulta" using the Catapult for sleeving, lapping and the Topit
1. Enmangue
2. Descarga en el Regaze
3. Descarga al "Topit"
Monedas Personales 57
Unknown Showing Trouser Pocket Empty Francis Carlyle Lecture Notes 1
John Cornelius The Better Pocket changing pockets of jacket for card loading and other things Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 3) 17
Bob Fitch, Michael Ammar Bouncing Ball Vanish Variation topit The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 35
Michael Ammar Lighter Vanish topit The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 36
Salverio Piacente Dice Twice two-dice switch, ends clean via improvised topit Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10) 1409
John V. Hope Trouser Pocket Topit see titleRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 6) 1359
John Cornelius An Inside Out deck of cards is produced in pocket, which was shown empty, two methods Creative Secrets No. 1 4
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch The Five Points in Magic 26
Alexander de Cova Die Westenservante ... für den armen Zauberkünstler body servante Horizons 23
Alexander de Cova Deck Vanish body servante Horizons 25
Alexander de Cova Coin Vanish complete with body servante Horizons 26
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante Horizons 27
Alexander de Cova Etwas zur Geschichte... credit information about the body servante Das Buch zur Body-Servante 4
Alexander de Cova Die Herstellung aus einer Kaffeedose making the body servante Das Buch zur Body-Servante 5
Alexander de Cova Münzenverschwinden complete coin vanish, using body servante Das Buch zur Body-Servante 7
Alexander de Cova Card Opener deck vanishes from hands, reappears in case, using body servante Das Buch zur Body-Servante 11
Alexander de Cova Pegasus Card card to envelope using body servante Das Buch zur Body-Servante 16
Alexander de Cova Anmerkung body servante to switch or ditch coins Das Buch zur Body-Servante 10
Alexander de Cova, Jay Sankey Time is Money pocket watch cleanly transforms into stack of coins, using body servanteInspired by Das Buch zur Body-Servante 14
Alexander de Cova Traveller's Triumph using body servante Das Buch zur Body-Servante 20
Alexander de Cova Mindwalk II loading prediction using body servante Das Buch zur Body-Servante 22
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante Das Buch zur Body-Servante 23
Alexander de Cova Business Liquidation traveling credit card, using body servante Das Buch zur Body-Servante 24
Ken Krenzel The Finger Servante impromptu holdout/profonde pocket for stand-up Close-up Impact! 163
Alexander de Cova Tube for Ring from inside pocket to bottom of jacket, closing mechanism by WeberRelated to Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1, No. 2) 5
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch Workers Number 2 48
Michael Ammar Propelled Topiting as other object is thrown from hand to hand The Magic of Michael Ammar 179
Bob Fitch, Michael Ammar Bouncing Ball Vanish Variation topit The Magic of Michael Ammar 211
Michael Ammar Lighter Vanish topit The Magic of Michael Ammar 212
Alexander de Cova Tossing item tossed in air vanishes, secretly put in other hand behind back Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1, No. 2) 15
Alexander de Cova Body Servante construction, techniques and applicationsRelated to Ein Profi packt aus... 135
Alexander de Cova Münzenverschwinden complete coin vanish, using body servante Ein Profi packt aus... 138
Alexander de Cova Card Opener deck vanishes from hands, reappears in case, using body servante Ein Profi packt aus... 141
Alexander de Cova, Jay Sankey Time is Money pocket watch cleanly transforms into stack of coins, using body servanteInspired by Ein Profi packt aus... 144
Alexander de Cova Pegasus Card card to envelope using body servante Ein Profi packt aus... 145
Alexander de Cova Traveller's Triumph using body servante Ein Profi packt aus... 148
Alexander de Cova Ein Mentaleffekt loading prediction using body servante Ein Profi packt aus... 150
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante Ein Profi packt aus... 151
Alexander de Cova Business Liquidation traveling credit card, using body servante Ein Profi packt aus... 151
Alexander de Cova Anmerkung body servante to switch or ditch coins Ein Profi packt aus... 140
Alexander de Cova, Michael Weber Tube for Ring from inside pocket to bottom of jacket, closing mechanism by Weber Ein Profi packt aus... 62
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch Prinzipien in der Praxis 46
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch The Minotaur (Vol. 6, No. 1) 9
Juan Tamariz Crossing the Gaze Switch Cardshark 120
Steve Bedwell Subtle Travellers using tube from breast pocket to outer pocketRelated to Parked Card and Other Manoeuvres 9
Tommy Wonder The Belly Servante construction of body servante The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 200
Unknown Showing Trouser Pocket Empty Miracle Material 31
Tommy Wonder The Tails Topit construction The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 197
Michael Kaminskas Playful Penny coin grows and shrinks in stages Miracle Material 57
Michael Kaminskas Hitting the Bottle bottle is produced then coin in bottle, as a climax bottle vanishes Miracle Material 81
Mike Gallo Purse-A-Veerance purse vanishes and coins remain, version without topit The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 63) 1240
Christian Scherer Einzelne Karten ins Topit befördern 1. Eine (oder mehrere) Karte(n) vom Spiel ins Topit befördern
(to topit one or several cards from the deck)
2. Eine (oder mehrere) Karte(n) von einem kleinen Paket ins Topit befördern
(to topit one or several cards from a small packet)
2.1 Mehrere Karten in eine verwandeln
(transform several cards into one card)
3. Eine von zwei (als eine Karte vorgezeigt) Karte ins Topit befördern
(topit one of two cards, which are held as one card)
3.1 Sichtbare Verwandlung
(visual transformation)
3.2 Verzögerte Verwandlung
(delayed transformation)
Karten à la carte 91
Steve Bedwell Repeat Cards to Pocket travelers, using tube from breast pocket to outer pocket, with repetitionRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 66) 1334
Alexander de Cova Frack, Weste und noch viel mehr... clothing for stage manipulation
- "Neuralgische" Punkte im Frack
- Paddings
- Das Topit
- Das Nackenband
Secrets No. 2 52
Helge Thun Captain Hook's Card Trick one hand in pocket, selection appears folded on performer's index finger in pocket, switch or topit-to-pocket-tunnel Concertos for Pasteboard 150
Christian Scherer Tube Switch Kreative Magie 25
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Three Powers three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle Hofzinser's Card Tricks 146
Christian Scherer Der angehende Zauberkünstler oder der kleine weisse Ball routine with purse frame and little ball, ball appears from frame and vanishes under handkerchief, reproduced from frame again, wand appears and eventually ball and frame disappearVariations Kreative Magie 12
Steve Draun Pocket Change Bag showing pocket empty Ackerman 2004 24
Christoph Borer Brusttasche (Jacke und Hemd) three ways to use the breast pocket to vanish / ditch coins and objects and a way to produce an object from the breast pocket Compilation 162
Christoph Borer Innere Jackentasche using the inner jacket pocket to ditch / steal objects Compilation 164
Christoph Borer Äussere Jackentasche using the outer jacket pocket to ditch objects Compilation 164
Christoph Borer Vorderer Hosentasche ways to vanish objects in trouser pocket and to show it emptyRelated to Compilation 166
Christoph Borer Hintere Hosentasche on using back trouser pocket to produce objects Compilation 169
Christoph Borer Hemdöffnung using space of shirt between buttons for producing / vanishing objects Compilation 171
Christoph Borer Kragen using the collar to produce / vanish objects Compilation 172
Unknown Breast Pocket Vanish Compilation 172
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch Tangled Web 78
Jörg Alexander Weber Ring und Geschenk ring & string routine with borrowed finger ring, then ring vanishes and travels into nest of boxes ZauberKunstStücke - Band 2 56
John Carney Breast-Pocket Ploy breast pocket stays open, is divided into two compartments Secret Agenda (Issue June 29) 194
Steve Draun The Empty Pocket showing trouser pocket empty Secret Agenda (Issue July 7) 202
Joachim Wolf Going to the Pocket tip Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 24) 383
Juan Tamariz Crossing the Gaze Switch Plot Twists 66
Alexander de Cova Ein Schlauch in der Hose connection tube of both trouser pockets Seminar-Leviten 2
Alexander de Cova Geheime Taschenladung final loads handling, using topit Seminar-Leviten 11
Christian Scherer Die fehlende Seite travelers routine, using topit Schlaglichter 306
Christian Scherer Die magischen Steine von Stonehenge matrix with stone under two postcards, bigger stone appears as a climaxInspired by Schlaglichter 23
Christian Scherer Die Kraft des Qi two in the hand one in the pocket with Baoding Balls, then a big ball appears just to vanish under a handkerchief Schlaglichter 60
Christian Scherer Das Gold der Leprachauns pot of coins is produced from a small rainbow, coins are hung invisibly in the air and travel from hand to hand, eventually the pot disappears under a handkerchiefInspired by Schlaglichter 110
Christian Scherer Das Amulett von Mary I little round charm appears from purse frame, it disappears under silk, with the aid of a wand and in the hands, to just reappear always back in the purse frame, eventually the purse frame vanishesInspired by Schlaglichter 143
Ricky Smith The Art of Using the Coat as a Servante when sitting, also without table Nothing as it Seems 35
Roberto Giobbi Modern Magic From the Modern Conjurer? illustrations of old secret pockets from Hoffman's "Later Magic" Hidden Agenda (Issue Dec 20) 363
Paul Vigil Prepare to Enter setting up for the act
- Paraphernalia
- Main Deck Setup
- Pocket Management
The Doors of Deception 1