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Unknown Le Grand Sultan automaton who can divine a card by nodding with his head, the number of a rolled dice and in which compartment of a closed box a doll is placed, with assitant 1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 1
Unknown La Carte Brûlée, qu'on Fait Trouver Dans une Montre card is selected and burnt, ashes vanish from a box and miniature card is found under glass of a watch, spectator selects among three, with assistant 1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 19
Unknown La Balle Jettée Dans la Petite Maison à Trois Portes & Sortant Par l'une des Trois à Volonté a ball is thrown in a little house with three doors and is coming out of the chosen door 1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 44
Unknown Le Coffre Qui s'ouvre à Volonté lid of box opens at will 1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 53
Tom Sellers Off And On Again ribbon is removed from a gift box and under cover the ribbon appear again tied around the box, shell 1939 Scots Magic 11
L. Vosburgh Lyons Okito Outdone okito box with a rectangular box 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 50) 205
R. M. Jamison Force Box 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 72) 294
L. Vosburgh Lyons & Ronald B. Edwards & Clayton Rawson & Bruce Elliott & Walter B. Gibson Boxed piece of a magazine is put on a string and the ends of the string thread through two holes in a box, a word is selected and when checked on the piece on the string all words are crossed out except the selected one see also "The Back Room" (Bruce Elliott, 1945) 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 81) 328
Billy McComb William Turns Gravity Upside Down board on two trestles with three bricks on top, trestles are removed and the rest floats, then board, lowermost and middle brick are removed one by one, still suspended in the air 1947 The First Book of William 49
Theodore Annemann Three Card Monte Outdone with three aspirin boxes and one penny see also "Moxie" (Michael Weber, 1991) 1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 7
Unknown (11) The Prediction Chest brief 1958 Predictions 98
Tony Corinda (7) Corinda's "Money Box" coins in box are removed, performer names amount and dates on the coins, electronic version see also "Precoinition" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1980),
varied by "Cashseer" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1984)
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 150
Frederica Spiritune a tune is selected and predicted with a music box, when the music box is opened, it's found empty 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 171
Bob Ostin Thimble Box thimble vanishes and appears in a box 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 179
Unknown Music Box Prediction cards with songs, one chosen, music box produces this song and then turns out to be empty, "suggested in Great Britain a few years ago" see also "Spiritune" (Frederica , 1967) 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 308
Dick Zimmerman Crystal Card Box deck in clear box, selection comes out of the deck, pushes the lid open and falling on the table 1973 Creative Magic 11
Al Mann The Reach of the Mind box with several pendulums of different lengths, chosen one starts to move see also "Suspended Animation" (Al Mann, 1976) 1977 Psycho-Mentisis 16
Thomas Alan Waters Box Office box with amulets on a try, one is removed and under the tray but in the box is a prediction with the right choice see also Ed Mellon's "Quantimental" and Eric Lewis' "WhosGotWot" in "Crowning Miracles" p.202.,
"No Ink-Ling" (Michael DeMarco, 1991)
1979 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "New Thoughts For Old") 5
Al Mann Cagliostro's Message! No. 39, question locked in box is answered 1983 101 Psychic Tests 11
Martin Lewis My Great-Great Grandfather's Card Trick Signed card travels to deck locked in antique wooden case 1985 Martin's Miracles 52
Jim Hyams The Traveling Toupee toupee vanishes from head and appears in clear plastic box, Crystal Casket 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 344