149 entries in Apparatus / Miscellaneous
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Unknown Boxes to alter one graine into another, or to consume the graine or corne to nothing box with false bottom and layer of grains glued on it, turned over for transformation or vanishRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXI) 192
Unknown Boxes to change Graine box with false bottom and layer of grains glued on it, turned over for transformation or vanish, also appearance in bell type boxRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 32
Unknown L'Anneau Dans un Pistolet, Qui Se Trouve Ensuite au Bec d'une Tourterelle, Dans une Boîte qu'on Avait Auparavant Visitée & Cachetée ring shot with a pistol is later found in the beak of a turtle dove sitting in a box which was examined before La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 50
Unknown The "Card and Bird" Box Modern Magic 138
Unknown The Brass Box for Money, known as the "Plug-box" to vanish, reproduce or exchange coins Modern Magic 192
Unknown The Davenport Cabinet things put inside vanish Modern Magic 195
Unknown The Snuff-box Vase to change, vanish or produce small objects Modern Magic 217
Unknown The Magic Reticules production boxes that fold up Modern Magic 309
Unknown The Cover, to pick up any Article object vanishes or appears underneath brass cover Modern Magic 355
Unknown The "Domino-Box" (sometimes called the "Glove-Box"), box to make things appear inside, also as Rattle Box Modern Magic 386
Unknown The Inexhaustible Box Modern Magic 391
Unknown The Japanese Inexhaustible Boxes box within a box Modern Magic 393
Unknown The Feast of Lanterns several lanterns produced form "Inexhaustible Box", two styles of production lanterns that fold up Modern Magic 395
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Light and Heavy Chest electro-magnetism Modern Magic 482
Unknown The Magic Portfolio cage with birds and other 3D objects produced from thing portfolioRelated to Modern Magic 468
Unknown A Mechanical Hat "chimney-pot" hat, for productions or changes More Magic 7
Bland The Bran Plate for production of dove or anything More Magic 361
Unknown The Inexhaustible Portfolio folder shown empty, then things produced from it More Magic 385
Unknown The Horn of Plenty More Magic 386
Carl Willmann Vortrag als Einleitung zum Orgelspiel patter for the production tubes Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 150
Unknown Das Orgelspiel oder "Tischlein decke dich"! six numbered tubes which can be nested are in a row on the table, table cloth, glasses and bottle appear along with other things required to set a tableRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 132
Antonio Molini Das Orgelspiel oder "Tischlein decke dich"! second part of description, version of MoliniRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 149
Carl Willmann Blumen-Körbchen basket for spring flower production Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 148
Unknown Als Entrée zu empfehlen one glove shrinks and one becomes bigger, then a clear box with confetti is shown, confetti changes into flowers Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 73
Unknown Japans Volksbelustigung water vanishes from vase, then silks and other things are produced from it Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 67
Unknown Eine Bildermappenversion cardboard folder as production apparatus Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 12) 181
Unknown Die neue Präsentschatulle production chestInspired by
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 360
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 121
Carl Willmann Willmann's Changier-Dose tube to vanish or change something, insert drops out of bottom secretly Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 135
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, living head in bottle, dove load from vest into hat, on competing Zauberspiegel, magic with apparatus Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 63
Unknown Die Brütmaschine cage apparatus to produce a small animalRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 187
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Der animalische Transport No. 6, two birds travel from small glass box to cage Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 29
Unknown Die Brütmaschine second part of explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 1) 10
Unknown Die Brütmaschine part threeRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 2) 27
Unknown Cagliostro's Wunderdose production tube for silks, flower bouquet or something like thatRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 3) 38
Carl Willmann Die magische Theedose tea box to switch a silk or something like that Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 90
Carl Willmann Willmann's Wunderschatulle case assembled from parts in front of audience, then things producedRelated to
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 360
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 170
Carl Willmann Die Verwandlung eines Thalers in einen lebenden Vogel tube apparatus, coin changes into bird Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4) 60
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Ein Glaskästchen zum Verschwindenlassen kleinerer Gegenstände glass box for vanishing objectsVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 168
Carl Willmann Zum Glaskästchen zum Verschwindenlassen kleinerer Gegenstände glass box for vanishing objects, another methodInspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 186
Antonio Molini The Magic Organ Pipes "Le Souper du Diable"
six nesting metal tubes, shown empty, then things produced from them
- Improved Method (from L'Illusioniste)
with patter from "Die Zauberwelt"
Related to Later Magic 525
Carl Willmann Das unerschöpfliche Portefeuille folder as production prop Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 7
Unknown Gegenstände aus dem "Weltausstellungs-Cylinder", "Carmens Tamburin" etc. aquarium that folds up, chandelier that folds up Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 31
Carl Willmann Willmann's Tuchdose metal box to make silks vanish or appear Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 21
Joseph Michael Hartz The Portfolio Trick production from portfolioRelated toAlso published here Later Magic 712
Joseph Michael Hartz The Portfolio Trick production from portfolioAlso published here Magical Titbits 172
Tom Sellers A Production Box Idea Tricks That Work 5
Oswald Rae Something from Nothing tube is sealed with paper and rubber bands on both ends, hole in paper and at will, black coffee, milk or milk coffee is produced, eventually sugar and biscuits are poured out Sub Rosa 36
Oswald Rae The Magic Chimney Pot christmas themed routine, three empty socks are placed in a chimney model, socks fill up with food, then silks, flags and flowers are produced from the chimneyAlso published here
  • "The Magic Chimney Pot" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 16
Oswald Rae Flying Flowers four vases with flowers and flowers are removed, then the vanish one by one and appear in the vases againAlso published here
  • "Flying Flowers" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 21
Oswald Rae Cinderella doll in box, spectator produces puppet clothes in a box, then they change into the dress the doll was wearing and the produced clothes found on the dollAlso published here
  • "Cinderella" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 26
Tom Sellers Production Bowl bowl/vase apparatus Magical Pleasantries 13
Lu Brent The Silken Adventure Silk vanishes from paper bag, travels into glass filled with confetti Novel Magic 19
Laurie Ireland Three Oriental Boxes lanterns produced from boxes Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 12
Tom Sellers A Production Tube Idea using a fake hand Quick Tricks 10
Laurie Ireland The Opium Peddler and His Three Dream Pipes pipes are produced and vanishes from a box, with opium dealer story Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 17
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum The Ideal Hank Box Jap Hank Box improvement You'd be Surprised 60
Laurie Ireland The Artist Draws a Picture of a Rabbit and the Picture Comes to Life Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1937) 17
Unknown The Silk Wonder Box Greater Magic 604
Jack Gwynne The Turn-Over Box Greater Magic 949
Unknown Old and New Apparatus from the Charles H. Larson Collection with pictures of:
- The Vanishing Cannon Ball
- A Magic Periscope
- The Magic Kettle
- The Silks Stand
- The Mysterious Disc
- The Mysterious Case
- The Inexhaustible Barrel
- Cord and Books
- The Ivory Card Blocks
- The Hut of Madagascar
- The Umbrella Table
- Pack of Cards Changed to Silk
- The Latest Block and Cord
- Silk Production Balls
- Silk Production
- The Card Table
- Latest Mirror Glass
- The Cigarette Candle
- The Penetration of Matter
- Other Collections
Greater Magic 927
Robert Weill Closed Door Production The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 394
Otto Waldmann An Improved Fake Hat e.g. for production The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 68) 470
Len Sewell Crystal Box production box The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 534
Thirteen of Magic, Stanley Collins, Tom Sellers A Trick routine with vanishes and productions of three silks, also featuring a small mirror tube/box for silk productions by Tom Sellers The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 661
Edgar Utility Tube The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 675
Joseph Ovette Impromptu Hathaway Box built from a shoe box, brief Fast Ones 14
Joseph Ovette A New Production Frame covered with paper, large silk production Fast Ones 25
Tom Sellers The Quickie Handkerchief Tube Magical Mixture 12
Joseph Ovette Bird and Cage bird vanishes from newspaper and appears in cage in previously empty box, flip over box variation Tricks and Illusionettes 23
Walter B. Gibson The Four Door Production Cabinet objects appear from a box with four doors My Best 308
Louis Tannen Lou's Waste Paper Container paper basket as a deposition for props, in the end it's empty The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 88) 358
Eugene Gloye Confetti and Milk Buddha Tubes routine, glasses with confetti Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 11
Laurie Ireland Candy from the Air production box, candy Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 15
Henry J. Young The Magic House house to produce objects, chimney as card rise houlette, plans and routine Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 19
Henry J. Young Checkers to Pear to Rice production and transformation box Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 22
Billy McComb William's Attache Case Production object appear from empty case The First Book of William 24
Billy McComb William's Floating Ball Routine comedy routine on stage, ball is floating up and down and finally vanishes in a box, with assistant The First Book of William 46
Unknown "Penetra" Silk glass with silk is placed onto glass box, penetrates from glass to box Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 43
Unknown Popping Corn in a Hat popcorn production Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 78
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's Quick Popper popcorn production, kind of waste basket Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 83
Unknown Ching-a-Ling Chinese Lantern Production chinese themed production prop and items Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 236
Unknown The Chinese "Flash" Pigeon Frame Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 260
Karrell Fox A Pair of Bloomers spring flowers from production box, gag Kornfidentially Yours 32
Vincent Malmstrom Organ Pipe Routine six metal cylinders Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 379
Stewart James The Gofar Ball ball disappears from a tube, travels to under an inverted tumbler under a second tubeAlso published here Magic Mine No. 1 13
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Exchange Tray Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 27
Ali Bongo Pongolian Production Box The Bongo Book 62
Ali Bongo The Houdini Pin pin vanishes from corked tube and appears in small boxRelated to The Bongo Book 52
Arthur Setterington Bewitched, Bothered & Befuddled three silks appear in a box, one has a knot, which disappears when blown on it, mirror box The Joe Smith Mysteries 5
Tony Cole One-Armed Bandit presentation for production cabinet, see also p. 213 for Ken Kany idea The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 169
Bob Logan One Rabbit Less improvement on Jack Gwynne's Flip-Over Box The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 284
Parker Swan The Production Doll House How to Force a Watermelon 19
Arthur Setterington The Pincushion Production Box production box which is pierced with wooden rods first Straight Line Mysteries 26
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Hindoo Inkwell small box to vanish object like a watch, with two cut-glass inkwells The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 59
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mandarin Jewel Caskets boxes placed in a casket transform into a dollRelated to
  • "Okito on Magic"
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 65
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mignon production box, four sides can drop down The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 98
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, David Tobias Bamberg Checker Cabinet box with three doors, pile of checkers placed under a tube and a glass with a handkerchief into the box, transposition The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 127
Shaman Chest of the Lamas production cabinet, rabbit The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 12
Stanley Beck Nu Production Box box carried under arm, three pieces, production of objects or animal The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 26
Walter B. Gibson Double "A" Production Cabinet for handkerchiefs etc The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 36
John Cooper Flash Vanish guinea pigs appear from box The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 60
Unknown Practical Production Tray vase of flowers The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 74
Amedeo Vacca Pea-Can Steal pea changes into water in (double) tube Amedeo's Continental Magic 35
Robert E. Neale 5-Second Rice rice in double Foo-Can, tube that is open on both ends and rice does not fall out when poured into it and also not when turned over, but on turning back it does, with notes by Karl FulvesAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 783
Faucett Ross Handkerchief Box Routine Silk routine with various effects using Japanese Box Magic With Faucett Ross 32
Alan Shaxon The Magical TV Set children program, based on a box designed like a TV
- The Aerial
- The TV Times
- Tom & Jerry
- Commercial Break
- Egg Bag
- Commercial Time Again
- The Inevitable Western
- The Funnel and Foo Can
- The Givaway Show
- Sade the Seal
- Torn and Restored Serviette
- Radio to Rabbit
Practical Sorcery 49
Unknown The Rabbit Cage box to produce rabbit The Big Book of Magic 202
Unknown The Organ Pipes production device The Big Book of Magic 217
Unknown The Ghost Tube The Big Book of Magic 227
Unknown The Inexhaustible Box production box The Big Book of Magic 233
Unknown The Japanese Production Box to produce handkerchiefs, box with hole in bottom The Big Book of Magic 243
Unknown Vanishing Die in Mirror Box large dieRelated to Classic Magic with Apparatus 76
Unknown Production Drawer Cabinet objects appear in drawers Classic Magic with Apparatus 134
Unknown Davenport Cabinet cabinet with a drawer, to vanish an object Classic Magic with Apparatus 136
Unknown Mirror Casket Classic Magic with Apparatus 143
Unknown Mirror Boxes four different models Classic Magic with Apparatus 154
Unknown Utility Tube mirror tube Classic Magic with Apparatus 156
Unknown Miraculous Glass Cylinder mirror tube on a stand Classic Magic with Apparatus 156
Yen Soo "Kuma" Kim Kuma Tubes bowl vanishes on a stand, with two tubes Classic Magic with Apparatus 195
Unknown Rabbit Transposition two buckets on a big wooden balance, rabbit travels from bucket to bucket Classic Magic with Apparatus 202
Floyd G. Thayer Expanding Ball ball visibly expands, on a stand Classic Magic with Apparatus 206
Unknown The Visible Circular Block Penetration with tubes, plate and hat More Classic Magic with Apparatus 230
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Living and Dead with buddha and globe that starts to light More Classic Magic with Apparatus 252
Unknown Card Star chosen cards appear at the ends of a star, various designsRelated to More Classic Magic with Apparatus 92
Donald Holmes The Tea Chests of Wang Foo handkerchiefs vanish and appear inside candle, then placed inside one of three chests, covered with a tube and handkerchiefs travel from chest to chest More Classic Magic with Apparatus 235
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito's Confetti to Silks and Livestock tube filled with confetti, confetti changes into silks More Classic Magic with Apparatus 258
Karrell Fox P. "Nutty" Sandwich producing lots of food from lunch box, finally a peanut butter sandwich with full glass of peanut butter between the bread Another Book 311
Robert E. Neale Confetti No. 62, confetti in double Foo-Can, tube that is open on both ends and confetti does not fall out when poured into it and also not when turned over, but on turning back it doesAlso published here Self-Working Paper Magic 111
Dan Smalley Cube In Air small cubic box to switch or produce object The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 3) 11
Karrell Fox A Lively Picture black drawing board/tray, dove drawn, becomes live dove, "gloves to dove" adaption Goodies 98
Unknown The Bran Vase confetti changes to candy in a Bran Vase, then other stuff is produced from it Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 237
Unknown The Welsh Rarebit guinea pig is produced with spectator's hat and a production prop Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 243
Robert Parrish The Well of Invisibility "The Japanese Box" routineRelated to
  • David Devant ("The Best Tricks and How to Do Them")
Great Tricks Revisited 54
Karrell Fox Producing The Product Paul Stadelman Rabbit Production box for trade show use Much Ado About Something 88
Dondrake Build a Wizard's Window Black art background Black Art Breakthroughs 7
Dondrake Building a BlackArt Backdrop Black art curtains Black Art Breakthroughs 12
Dondrake BlackArt Well Table Black Art Breakthroughs 20
Dondrake Wizard's Table Black Art Breakthroughs 21
Dondrake Paper Bag Productions Produce bulky items from empty paper bag Black Art Breakthroughs 32
Gary Darwin Darwin's Ever Loaded Hat Method to secretly load top hat Black Art Breakthroughs 36
Stewart James The Gofar Ball Ball disappears from a tube, travels to under an inverted tumbler under a second tubeAlso published here The Essential Stewart James 131
Robert E. Neale Family Jewels Jewelry placed in a bag, later when poured out, there's a bunch of teeth, using change bag This Is Not a Book 356
Stephen Minch The Stele of Khepera paper rubbing of stele with six hieroglyphs, chosen glyph appears in previously empty box (watch box)Inspired byAlso published here
  • "The Legendary Scroll" of Masklyn ye Mage
The Book of Forgotten Secrets 117
Jim Steinmeyer The Inside-Out Lantern for productionsInspired by
  • "Inside-Out Production Box" (Jim Steinmeyer)
  • "Upside-Down Production Box" (Robert Harbin)
A Tribute to Robert Harbin 17
Trevor Lewis The Medal medal vanishes and appears back in box, idea Routines Matter 104
Tom Stone The Hat Trick top hat on table Maelstrom 225
Tom Stone The Quiz Show classic Frank Lane comedy quiz show with final loads Maelstrom 244
Christoph Borer, Alexander Römer, Joachim Rau, Charly Dörries Der Zahn der Zeit pictures of buildings put in a box, they all age except chosen photograph, time traveling machine Endlose Möglichkeiten 25
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Magic Boxes and Strange Looking Props Parlour Tricks 47