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Edward Marlo Paper and Coin multi phase routineRelated toVariations Coining Magic 3
Bob Ostin, Hubert Lambert Twisting Twins mate of selection is found face up in the deck The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 380) 347
Bob Ostin Thimble Box thimble vanishes and appears in a box The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 179
Bob Ostin Thimble Vanish The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 180
Roy Johnson, Bob Ostin Ostin-Tatious coin penetrates table and arrives under handkerchief on the table several time, then it changes into another coinRelated to
  • Bob Ostin's "Fingertip Fantasies"
Second Time Around 1
Roy Walton Below Zero visual small packet elevatorInspired by
  • Bob Ostin's "Submarine Card"
Variations
Cardboard Charades 44
Fred Robinson Focus on the 38th IBM Convention, John Calvert, Frans Biemans, Peter Kane, David Wright, Ken Hawes, Andy Galloway, Bob Ostin, Frank Giles, Christopher Payne, Jean Fiahlo, David Carré Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 2) 23
Bob Ostin Vampire- A Method for a Living & Dead Test small cards on one is written "Vampire", cards are folded and stapled, see also page 87 for additional ideas by Bob Ostin and Bob ByrneRelated to Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 39
Ken Krenzel, Roy Walton, Bob Ostin Light & Heavy Card odd-backed card sinks in a small packet, faces transform Epilogue (Issue Special No 2) 247
David Berglas Ad Infinitum total of three three-digit numbers is predictedRelated toAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 53
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Ostin, Bob Byrne, Dr. Brum Antonioli, Fred Lowe, Fred Kaps, Dick Koornwinder Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 7) 87
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on the IBM Convention, Peter Kane, Bob Ostin, Roy Walton, Alex Elmsley, Flip, Jay Marshall, Walter Gydesen, Philip Fiahlo, Harold Bronhaut Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 153
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Ostin, George Blake, Patrick Page, Jay Marshall, James Randi, Uri Geller, Ben Martin Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 159
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Ostin, IBM Convention Close-Up Show, Don Lees, Trevor Lewis, David Carré, Peter Kane, Rovi, Walt Lees, Bob Read, Alex Elmsley, Topper Martin, Flip, Philipe Fiahlo, Francis Giles Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 2) 171
Bob Ostin, Bob Driebeek On Ad Infinitum additional ideasInspired by Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 75
George Blake On Vampire other marking systemInspired by Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 76
Bob Ostin Fan Hide Move one handed fan hides card Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9) 110
Captain F.W. Collins, John Ramsay, Bob Ostin Off the Handle Related to Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 7) 234
Eric Mason Moniker handle of a pint beer mug is threaded on a ribbon and under a handkerchief removed magically from itRelated to Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 313
Ray Waters Mason's Moniker Modified Related to Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 10) 423
Bob Ostin Tilt to Countdown card at named number The Talon (Issue 1) 6
Bob Ostin Card Sharp deck wrapped in handkerchief, selection is found pinned to handkerchief with safety pin The Talon (Issue 3) 27
Bob Ostin Relativity spectator divides his packet in red and black and in suits, performer locates selectionInspired by
  • Stewart James' "The Problem of the Missing Clue" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 58, Nr. 10. 1978, P. 85.
The Talon (Issue 5) 58
Johnny "J.J." Johnston, Bob Ostin Coin Load under trapdoor, based on Bob Ostin move, where a coin is loaded under a card in "Fingertip Fantasies" Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 11) 937
Bob Ostin The Pink Peeker similar to Larry Becker's Flahback concept Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 37
Stephen Tucker Cluster 3/4 coin is produced, then it is a complete coinInspired by
  • Bob Ostin's "Picking up the pieces"
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 50
Bob Ostin 'Is There Anyone There?' ink forms into chosen ESP sign, signed card, uses Velleda pens Babel (Issue 1) 14
Bob Ostin Silent Sleight in the hands, bottom to top Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8) 146
Bob Ostin The Perfect Vanish sleeving technique for thimbleAlso published here
  • "The Perfect Vanish" in Bob Ostin's "Lecture Notes"
Babel (Issue 2) 11
Bob Ostin Demonology signed card ends up with a burnt corner, name of card appears in a flash on tissue paper Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 1) 6
Stephen Tucker Jargon brief comment on Larry Becker's books, Talon, The Last Hierophant, Bob Ostin Lecture Notes Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 2) 18
David Britland Christian card at position vanishes and appears when spectator's name is spelledInspired by
  • Bob Ostin's "Name Spelling" in "Fingertip Fantasies"
  • "What's in a Name?" in Garcia and Schindler's "Magic with Cards"
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 13) 248
Bob Ostin Ostin Paddle Move Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 331
Karl Fulves Ostin's Submarine Card comments on Bob Ostin's effect Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 10
Bob Ostin The Nautilus Card "New Submarine Card", odd-backed card placed perpendicular in three-card packet rises up and downInspired by
  • "The Submarine Card" (Bob Ostin, marketed by Ken Brooke)
Variations
Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 21
Karl Fulves Sub Chase different handling, adding second submarine cardInspired by Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 26
Karl Fulves Sub Counts on ungaffed approachesInspired by
  • "The Submarine Card" (Bob Ostin)
Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 38
David Britland Nautilace card penetrates from center to bottom of three-card crosswise packetInspired by Deckade 11
Bob Ostin Coin from Cards move The Best of Close-Up Magic 103
David Britland June - The Second Effect two cards with narrow open slits, signed chosen card sandwiched and penetrated with other cardInspired by
  • "Submarine Card" (Bob Ostin)
A Lady Through and Through 6
Bob Ostin Twisting Twins card turned over, mate in deck turns over in sympathy Angel Card Rise Plus 20
Bob Ostin Paper Prison paper fold with coin, small hole in paper and coin visibly penetrates paperRelated to The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Bob Ostin Araby Location spectator choses one of several billets, each billet has a name, performer divines which was selected The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 67
Bob Ostin Postmaster words noted on billets, performer divines words on folded billets The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 51
Simon Lovell Crispy Spectator cuts deck, produces pile of potato crisps. Bag of crisps is opened to find selected card.Inspired by
  • "The Searcher" (Bob Ostin, Magic Mag, vol. 1, no. 3)
Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 21
Bob Ostin The Lucifer Load dice stacking with match box cover, here only final load of many matchesAlso published here Profile (Issue 9) 10
Karl Fulves Dating Game three names written on paper, one is the girlfriend, pencil on rubber band moves to answer questionsRelated to
  • "Pendulum" (Bob Ostin)
Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 20
Bob Ostin Coin to Spectator's Hand lifting off shell from spectator's hand Steel and Silver 57
Bob Ostin The 'Lucifer' Load dice stacking with only outside cover of match box bent into tube, final load many matchesAlso published here Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 247
Rob Wood Watch Test pulling stem out only one clickRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 306
Jerry K. Hartman, Bob Ostin, Mel Bennett, Chris King, Bob Graham, Rob Wood, Dr. Edi Brum, Leonard Cohen Letters on Tony BartolottaRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 290
Joseph K. Schmidt Trapdoor Coin stream of rice produced from hole in Chinese coinRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 345
Bob Ostin, James Kenn, George Valerie Letters Related to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 423
Karl Fulves Auto Kinetic blank cards with street names, spectator writes his street on one, arranged in face-down row on table, ungaffed toy car moves towards spectator's card with rubber band held motionless aboveInspired by
  • "Pendulum" (Bob Ostin, marketed effect)
Related to
Prolix (Issue 1) 1
Karl Fulves Card Kinetic cards in row on table, Ace of Spades next to row, rubber band stretched over it and used to move Ace along row, suddenly it moves towards selection and back and they transposeInspired by
  • "Pendulum" (Bob Ostin, marketed effect)
Prolix (Issue 1) 4
Bob Ostin Card Case 'Crib' cheat sheet hidden in card case can be slid open Prolix (Issue 3) 192
Karl Fulves Secret Spots "Unexplained"
stack of dice, top covered, problem of easily working out top value on each, posed as a problem
Variations Prolix (Issue 4) 253
Bob Ostin The Looper Dutch Looper elaboration Prolix (Issue 6) 377
Bob Ostin Stack 'Em Up stack of dice, top covered, method of easily working out top value on eachInspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 3) 9
Bob Ostin Ostin's Sleeve Holdout managing two items in one sleeveRelated to
  • Fingertip Fantasies, 1968
Prolix (Issue 7) 436
Bob Ostin "Good Company" Penetration coin through handkerchief that is held outstretched by two spectators, sleevingAlso published here
  • Fingertip Fantasies, 1968
Prolix (Issue 7) 438
Tom Stone, Bob Ostin, Bob Cassidy Bank Naught marking methods with two presentations:
- Psychic Losery
- Weightmaster
Maelstrom 121
Bob Ostin Windy small windmill starts to spin when performer blows into sleeve Magic Page by Page 286
Christian Scherer Entfesselt handle of coffee cup is threaded on rope, cup penetrates rope behind back, with normal cupInspired byRelated to Entfesselt 3