76 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Vanish / Bare Handed
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Unknown The Hand Box, for Vanishing a Handkerchief secret container attached to handRelated to Modern Magic 263
Unknown To "Vanish" a Handkerchief (Sundry methods.) false transfer More Magic 207
Unknown Throw Vanish as handkerchief is apparently thrown into air More Magic 209
Buatier de Kolta The Buatier "Pull" Related to More Magic 209
Buatier de Kolta The "Bare-armed Vanish" pull without sleeve More Magic 211
Buatier de Kolta Another bare-armed Vanish Related to More Magic 213
Buatier de Kolta The Dissolving Handkerchiefs two handkerchiefs vanish and reappear underneath upside down plateRelated to More Magic 214
Jenkins 1. Die Fadenschlinge nach Jenkins loop around hand to fixate and hide silk Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 102
Unknown Das Verschwinden eines Tuches in freier Hand with extra dummy corner Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 167
Carl Willmann Der künstliche Finger about the fake finger, vanishing and appearing silk application, also with tip of finger removable, flower production application Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 94
Unknown Das Tuch auf Reisen silk appears and vanishes in bare hands Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 2) 18
Unknown Der Verschwindungscylinder "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
small black container/cylinder on a pull to vanish objects
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 49
Carl Willmann Willmann's auslösbare Zugmechanik für Tücher lockable silk pull system, detailedRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 12) 182
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die neue Zugmechanik "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
lockable pull mechanism
Related toVariations Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 1) 1
Carl Willmann Willmann's Cigarrenklammer holder for cigar, for vanishing Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 134
Unknown Die Blechattrappe "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
container with lids sticking out to hold it between fingers behind hand
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 81
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die höchste Potenz der Geschwindigkeit four large different-colored silks vanish at once, dummy with four corners to fake existence of silks in handRelated toAlso published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 9) 132
Carl Willmann Die Tuchmechanik discussions of different pulls, pendulum, sleeve, celluloid containerVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 5) 71
Carl Willmann Zum Tuchverschwinden on the silk vanish with black celluloid eggInspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 11) 170
Unknown Das Eskamotieren vanishes without a false-transfer
- one-handed back palm coin vanish
- one-handed silk vanish (with rubber band at back of hand)
Related to Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 142
Unknown Das aus freier Hand verschwindende Tuch Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 168
Fr. Maubach Das Verschwinden von vier verschiedenfarbigen Tüchern four large different-colored silks vanish at once, dummy with four corners to fake existence of silks in hand, pullRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 8) 119
Unknown Die sich vermehrenden Tücher three silks produced in bare hands, then vanished again, secret pockets in silks and loop for thumbAlso published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 9) 140
Carl Willmann Der künstliche Finger triangle finger attachment with bigger loading chamber, American origin Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 3) 41
Buatier de Kolta Die Wanderung der Tücher six different-colored silks vanish, first two, then three, then last one Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 12) 183
Carl Willmann Improved "Pulls" - Willmann's Vanisher
vanishing handkerchief application
Later Magic 33
Joseph Michael Hartz The False Thumb Later Magic 214
Professor Hoffmann Methods of "Vanishing" a Handkerchief Later Magic 268
Unknown The Rubber Ring rubber band put around silk which then vanishes, loop allows it to hang on back of hand Later Magic 268
August Roterberg Roterberg's Vanisher, and Passes Therewith Later Magic 270
Unknown A New Handkerchief Vanisher Related to Later Magic 269
C. O. Williams Another Method of Using the Vanisher container gimmicks Later Magic 273
John Hamley An Ingenious Device to Facilitate the Palming and Vanishing of a Handkerchief rolling handkerchief into ball, rubber piece to hold it together Later Magic 278
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, Unknown To Vanish Four Handkerchiefs Simultaneously dummy with four small silks sewn together blendo-like to fake existence of all fourAlso published here Later Magic 287
Maurice Garland A Postscript - Handkerchief to Egg with ping-pong ball
- Silk & Egg shown, silk vanishes
Later Magic 345
Laurie Ireland Come and Go Silk Gimmick metal ball type gimmick Ireland Writes a Book 10
Unknown A Novel Vanish of a Silk using spectator's lapel as servante Greater Magic 585
Unknown A Study in Red and Green silk appears, vanishes, changes color Greater Magic 592
Nelson Hahne The Penetrating Silk silk produced, penetrates borrowed handkerchief, vanishes Greater Magic 606
Eric Williams Sucker Dummy gag for silk vanish with sucker/soother The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 410
Robert Parrish Silks of a Color Follow Each Other two orange and two blue silks put in paper bag
- Part One: spectator removes a silk, its color mate appears outside, only other color remains in bag
- Part Two: knotted silk vanishes from magician's hand and reappears in bag
- Part Three: repeat with variation
Do That Again! 52
Theodore Annemann The $10,000 Challenge Silk Vanish pull to confederate The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 452
Tom Sellers Two Silks Vanish three handkerchiefs in the closed hand, two vanish Scots Magic 11
Unknown A Silk Interlude silk vanishes in flash, actually flash paper The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 66
Theodore Annemann The Invisible Pull thumb tip at pull, applied to paper restoration, silk/cigarette vanishRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 546
Unknown Silk Vanish with Pull choreography The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 662
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
Unknown A "Sucker" Handkerchief Vanish Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 399
Unknown Repeat Handkerchief Vanish some credit to Oswald Williams, using pull, final transformation to egg Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 404
Unknown The Handkerchief Ball universal gimmick with loop, handwashing displays Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 317
Milbourne Christopher Colored Flash Paper uses for colored flash paper for: silk vanish, torn and restored tissue, silk to egg, lapel flower Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 8) 184
Al Baker The Al Baker Lightning Pull Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 386
Tony Cole Haunted Silk white silk clings to black silk, then moves up and behind black silk and vanishes, reel The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 43
Wilfrid Jonson Swindles comedy patter about swindles, silk vanishes and reappears, paper fold vanish of coin with flash paper, coin reappears in orange, borrowed watch vanishes and does not reappear with gag, see also p. 565 and p. 585Inspired by
  • a monologue by G. W. Hunter in an early Wizard or Magic Wand issue
Also published here
  • "Swindles" (Thayer's Trick Of The Month Club, Series 2, No. 10, April 1933)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 529
Unknown Vanish of a Handkerchief bare handed, silk is rolled up Aprenda Ud. Magia 70
Mitchell Dyszel Silks To Go "Thumb Trix"
two silks vanish in fist, with wand
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #4) 917
Patrick Page The Handkerchief Pull Related to The Big Book of Magic 240
Karrell Fox A "Chanin-ized" Silk Vanish corner in thumb tip Another Book 181
Jim Cellini Thumb Fun Slik vanish and reappearance, two thumb tip ditches (arm pit, shirt) The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 64
Patrick Page The Handkerchief Pull different designsRelated to The Pull Book 7
Oswald Williams, Patrick Page Oswald Williams' Repeat Vanishing Handkerchief special design of pull The Pull Book 9
Alexander de Cova Seidentuchverschwinden silk vanish handling with thumb tip Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 18
Steve Dusheck A Trip Down the Garden Path silk vanishes Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 31
Steve Dusheck A Reel Thumb Tip for silk vanish, as sucker gag with second thumb tip, with other suggestionsRelated to Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 21
Alexander de Cova Silk-Vanish open thumb tip handling, silk vanishes at fingertipsAlso published here Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 9
Alexander de Cova Silk Vanish open thumb tip handlingAlso published here Ein Profi packt aus... 165
Steven Hamilton Silk and Sponge "Professional Routines"
silk vanishes, appear in rolled-up bill, changes into sponge ball which splits in two, sponge routine
Also published here Profile (Issue 9) 5
Steve Dusheck Down the Garden Path apparently without thumb tip Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 3) 2188
Unknown Loop Ball gimmick to vanish handkerchief Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 58
Alexander de Cova Silk Vanish by Misdirection for large silks, fake corner in fingertip Secrets No. 1 112
Karl Norman Sucker Egg - Easy Method Stodare egg turns into a real egg 40 Years at the Forks 69
Jack Avis Christmas Coin Vanish Christmas party cracker as coin holder or coin clip Vis à Vis 11
John Carney Rubbed Away lightning pull
- Release Position
- Threading the Loop
Inspired byRelated to
  • Buatier de Kolta Pull
The Book of Secrets 22
John Carney Vanish from the Hands silk becomes smaller and vanishes, lightning pull The Book of Secrets 30
Nicholas Einhorn Finger Tip Silk Vanish World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 2 8
Steven Hamilton Silk & Sponge silk vanishes, appear in rolled-up bill, changes into sponge ball which splits in two, sponge routineAlso published here The Magic of Steven Hamilton 154