New Modern Coin Magic

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New Modern Coin Magic
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AuthorJ.B. Bobo
PublisherMagic, Inc.
IllustratorNelson C. Hahne
Publication Date1966
LanguageEnglish
Pages544
 

New Modern Coin Magic was an expended version of Modern Coin Magic (1952).

It included four new chapters.

Reviewed in Genii 1966 November

Contents

Contents

  • Page v: Dedication
  • Page vii: Preface
  • Page xiii: J. B. Bobo (John Braun)
  • Page xvi: Acknowledgments
  • Page xvii: Prologue--Of Coins and Conjuring
  • Page xxi: Scot on Monie, 1584

Chapter I: Coin Concealments

  • Page 1: The Classic Palm
  • Page 2: The Edge Palm
  • Page 3: The Thumb Palm
  • Page 3: The Downs Palm
  • Page 4: The Finger Palm
  • Page 5: The Front Finger Hold
  • Page 5: The Back Palm
  • Page 7: The Back Finger Clip
  • Page 8: The Back Thumb Palm

Chapter II: Basic Technique

  • Page 10: The Bobo Switch
  • Page 11: Utility Switch
  • Page 12: One Hand Switch
  • Page 12: Shaw-Judah Coin Switch (Allan Shaw and Stewart Judah)
  • Page 14: The Click Pass
  • Page 15: The Click Pass (Paul Morris)
  • Page 16: The Coin Flip
  • Page 17: Change Over Pass
  • Page 18: The Bottom Steal (Paul Morris)
  • Page 19: Producing a Coin from a Spectator's Clothing
  • Page 20: Taking Advantage of a Fumble

Chapter III: Coin Vanishes

  • Page 22: Standard Vanish
  • Page 23: Simple Vanish
  • Page 23: Over the Top
  • Page 24: The Tunnel Vanish
  • Page 25: Thumb Palm Vanish
  • Page 25: The Drop Vanish (Milton Kort)
    • Page 26: As a Switch
    • Page 26: As a Pass
  • Page 27: The Bobo Coin Vanish
  • Page 28: The Slide Vanish (John Mulholland)
  • Page 29: The Illusive Coin Pass (T. J. Crawford)
  • Page 30: A Coin Vanish
  • Page 32: The Pinch Vanish
  • Page 32: Gone (Bill Simon)
  • Page 34: The New Era Coin Go (Jimmy Buffaloe)
  • Page 35: The Flyaway Coin (Frank Garcia)
  • Page 36: Behind the Back
  • Page 37: The French Drop (Le Tourniquet Vanish)
  • Page 38: The Reverse French Drop (Dr. E. M. Roberts)
  • Page 39: The Elusive Silver Dollar (Al Saal)
  • Page 40: The Wrist Watch Vanish (Royal H. Brin, Jr.)
  • Page 41: The Pulse Trick (Glenn Harrison)
  • Page 42: The Cranium Vanish (Wallace Lee)
  • Page 43: Vanish with the Aid of a Handkerchief
  • Page 44: The Heads and Tails Vanish (H. Adrian Smith)
  • Page 45: Vanish for Several Coins
    • Page 45: Method A
    • Page 46: Method B
  • Page 46: A Trio of Vanishes (Ross Bertram)

Chapter IV: Complete Coin Vanishes

  • Page 49: The Bobo Complete Coin Vanish
  • Page 50: Complete Thumb Palm Vanish
  • Page 50: Knee-zy Vanish
  • Page 50: Sucker Vanish
  • Page 52: Pocket Vanish
  • Page 53: With a Handkerchief, Number One
  • Page 55: With a Handkerchief, Number Two (Jimmy Buffaloe)
  • Page 56: With a Handkerchief, Number Three (Milton Kort)
  • Page 57: In a Spectator's Pocket
    • Page 57: Method A
    • Page 58: Method B
    • Page 59: Method C (Wallace Lee)
  • Page 59: Bluff Vanish
  • Page 59: Sucker Bluff Vanish (Milton Kort)
  • Page 61: The Coin Fold
  • Page 61: The Envelope Vanish

Chapter V: Quick Tricks

  • Page 63: Through the Leg
    • Page 63: Method A
    • Page 63: Method B
  • Page 64: Rubbed Through the Leg
  • Page 65: Through the Pocket
    • Page 65: Method A
    • Page 65: Method B
    • Page 66: Method C (Dave Coleman)
  • Page 66: Through the Hand
  • Page 68: Through a Handkerchief
    • Page 69: Method A
    • Page 70: Method B
  • Page 71: Double Penetration (Jimmy Buffaloe)
  • Page 73: Pants Leg Miracle (Jimmy Buffaloe)
  • Page 73: Half Dollar to Quarter (Milton Kort)
  • Page 75: The Charmed Coin
  • Page 75: The Coin of Metamorphosis (Dr. E. M. Roberts)
  • Page 78: Coin to Key (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
  • Page 80: Change for a Half
  • Page 80: Much from Little (John Braun)
  • Page 81: The Topsy Turvy Coins (Karrell Fox and Roy Kissel)
  • Page 82: The Impromptu Mint (Jimmy Buffaloe)
  • Page 83: Smart Coin Trick (Frank M. Chapman)
  • Page 85: Impromptu Version (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
  • Page 85: The Switchover (Jimmy Buffaloe)
  • Page 87: The Appearing Half (Jimmy Buffaloe)
  • Page 88: Coin Production from Two Cards
  • Page 90: The Touch of Midas (Cardini)
  • Page 92: One to Four (Cal Emmett)
  • Page 93: One to Six (Jack Chanin)

Chapter IV: Cuffing

Chapter VII: The Art of Sleeving

  • Page 100: Delayed Action Sleeving
  • Page 100: Improved Method
  • Page 101: The "Pumpkin Seed" Vanish
  • Page 102: Reverse "Pumpkin Seed" Vanish (Ross Bertram)
  • Page 102: The Catapult
  • Page 103: Judah Method (Stewart Judah)
  • Page 103: A Unique Sleeving Move (Ross Bertram)
  • Page 104: The Throw (J. A. Bowling)
  • Page 105: Kort Method (Milton Kort)
  • Page 106: Kirk Stiles' Method
  • Page 107: A Method of Sleeving One of Several Coins (Milton Kort)
  • Page 107: Dr. E. M. Roberts' Method
  • Page 111: Loading
    • Page 111: 1. A Simple Method of Loading
    • Page 111: 2. A Method of Sleeving One of Several Coins
    • Page 111: 3. The Dr. Roberts' Method of Sleeving
    • Page 112: 4. The Delayed Action Vanish
  • Page 112: Switching
  • Page 112: The Sleeve Pocket
  • Page 113: Tricks Using Sleeving
    • Page 113: Penetration
    • Page 114: Migration
      • Page 114: Second Method
    • Page 115: Transposition (Dr. E. M. Roberts)
    • Page 117: Devaluation
    • Page 118: Inflation
    • Page 118: Transformation
    • Page 119: Variation
    • Page 120: Dime and Penny for the Wiseacre (Al Saal and Milton Kort)
    • Page 121: A Novel Vanish and Reproduction
    • Page 121: The Vagabond Coins (Milton Kort)
    • Page 123: Splitting the Atom (Dr. E. M. Roberts)
    • Page 124: Change for a Dollar (Dr. E. M. Roberts)
    • Page 124: The Stratosphere Quarters (Dr. E. M. Roberts)
    • Page 125: The World's Fastest Coin Vanish and Reproduction (Dr. E. M. Roberts)
    • Page 127: Die to Dime (Kirk Stiles)
    • Page 127: Almost a Transposition (Stewart James and Milton Kort)
      • Page 127: Second Version
      • Page 127: Third Version (Milton Kort and Robert Ungewitter)

Chapter VIII: Coins Across

Chapter IX: Coin Classics

  • Page 171: Coin Through a Ring
  • Page 174: Silver or Copper Extraction (Stewart Judah)
  • Page 178: Copper Penetration
  • Page 181: The Expansion of Texture--Expanded! (Dai Vernon)
  • Page 182: The Gadabout Coins
  • Page 184: The Three Coin Trick (Milton Kort)
    • Page 185: Second Method
    • Page 186: Third Method
  • Page 186: The Bent Penny
  • Page 187: Silver Extraction (Dr. Boris Zola)
  • Page 188: The Ghost of a Coin
  • Page 190: Coins Through the Table
    • Page 192: Second Version
    • Page 192: Third Version
    • Page 192: Fourth Version (Stewart Judah)
  • Page 185: Second Method
  • Page 193: The Magical Filtration of Four Half Dollars (Al Baker)
  • Page 197: The Sympathetic Coins (Yank Hoe)
    • Page 198: Second Version
    • Page 198: The Al Saal Strategem
    • Page 199: Third Version
    • Page 199: Fourth Version: The Changing Change (Stewart James)
  • Page 201: The Coin Roll
  • Page 202: The Downs Coin Star (T. Nelson Downs)
  • Page 204: Roll Down Flourish with Four Coins
  • Page 205: Downs Eureka Pass (T. Nelson Downs)
  • Page 206: "Eureka" Routine (Arthur Punnar)
  • Page 207: Rattle Box Routine (Stewart Judah)
  • Page 208: Thieves and Sheep (Milton Kort and Stewart James)
  • Page 210: Just Pretend (Stuart Cramer)
  • Page 213: The Free and Unlimited Coinage of Silver (T. Nelson Downs)
  • Page 214: Coins and Cards (Glenn Harrison)

Chapter X: Coin Boxes

  • Page 217: The Okito Coin Box
    • Page 219: Another Secret Turn Over
    • Page 219: One Hand Method
    • Page 220: Hand to Hand Throw
  • Page 221: Coins Through Box and the Hand
  • Page 221: Okito Box, Coin and Handkerchief
  • Page 223: Routine with an Okito Coin Box and a Silk (Jack Chanin)
  • Page 224: Silver to Copper with the Okito Coin Box (Dr. Carl L. Moore)
  • Page 224: The Half Dollars and the Okito Box (J. Elder Blackledge)
  • Page 230: The George Boston Combination Coin Box
    • Page 231: Copper and Silver Transposition with the Combination Coin Box
  • Page 231: The German Coin Box
  • Page 233: The Paul Fox Coin Boxes
    • Page 233: Number One
    • Page 233: Number Two
    • Page 233: Number Three

Chapter XI: Trick Coin Trickery

  • Page 235: Squeeze Play (Stewart James)
  • Page 236: Jimmy Valentine Picks a Lock (Stewart James)
  • Page 237: Money Paper (Stewart James)
  • Page 238: Almost a Transposition (Stewart James)
  • Page 239: The Homing Coins (Al Caroselli)
  • Page 240: The Circus Trick
  • Page 241: The 16c Vanish
  • Page 241: 85c Through the Table (The $1.35 Trick) (Rolland Hamblen)
  • Page 243: Copper and Silver Transposition (Using the Double Faced Coin)
    • Page 243: Number One
    • Page 244: Number Two
    • Page 244: Number Three
    • Page 245: Number Four (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
  • Page 245: Presto Chango (Thomas H. Bearden)
  • Page 246: The Inferior Coin (Milton Kort)
  • Page 249: Thieves and Sheep (Lillian Bobo)
  • Page 249: In and Out ("Hen" Fetsch)
  • Page 250: Up Their Sleeve ("Hen" Fetsch)
  • Page 252: Buddha's Coin ("Hen" Fetsch)
  • Page 253: The Stack of Quarters (Nate Leipzig)
    • Page 255: Second Method
  • Page 256: The Hook Coin
  • Page 258: The Magnet
  • Page 260: Sundry Gimmicked Coins and Tricks Therewith
    • Page 260: Nickel to Half Dollar
    • Page 260: Liberty Head Half and U.S. Penny
    • Page 261: The Ring Coin
    • Page 262: Short Changed (Gene Gordon)
    • Page 263: The Marksman (Jimmy Buffaloe)
    • Page 264: The Squirting Nickel

Chapter XII: Shell and Folding Half

  • Page 265: The Shell Half
  • Page 265: Mystery with a Half Shell
  • Page 266: How to Make Money
  • Page 268: Three Questions (Dave Coleman)
  • Page 268: Coin Through a Glass
  • Page 270: Perfected Coin Through Handkerchief (Jimmy Buffaloe)
  • Page 272: 25c and 50c Transposition (Dr. Carl L. Moore)
  • Page 273: The Peregrinating Halves
  • Page 276: Coins Through the Table (Milton Kort)
  • Page 279: The Protean Coin (Milton Kort)
  • Page 282: The Sympathetic Coins (Milton Kort)
  • Page 285: The Modern Miser
  • Page 286: The Folding Half
  • Page 289: The Magic Mint
  • Page 290: Biting a Piece from a Coin (Gene Gordon)
  • Page 291: Coin Through a Card (The Folding Quarter) (Dave Coleman)

Chapter XIII: Stage Coin Magic

Chapter XIV: The Miser's Dream

  • Page 308: T. Nelson Downs' Original Version
    • Page 316: Production of any Number of Coins at Finger Tips
    • Page 316: To Pass a Coin Through the Knees
    • Page 317: The Elusive Pass
    • Page 318: New Change-Over Palm
    • Page 318: Downs' New "Click" Pass
    • Page 320: Downs' New Fan Pass
    • Page 320: The Downs' Eureka Pass
    • Page 320: The "Turnover" with Forty Coins
    • Page 321: To Palm and Make the Pass With Forty Coins
  • Page 322: The Miser's Dream (Glenn Harrison)
  • Page 326: The Miser's Dream (M. S. Whitford)
  • Page 329: A Miser's Dream Routine (Jack Makepeace)
  • Page 330: Perpetual Coins (Harry Bernard)

Chapter XV: The Stanley Collins Section

Chapter XVI: Routines

  • Page 341: No. 1, With a Single Coin
  • Page 341: No. 2, With a Single Coin
  • Page 342: No. 3, With a Single Coin
  • Page 342: No. 4
  • Page 343: No. 5
  • Page 343: No. 6
  • Page 344: No. 7
  • Page 344: No. 8
  • Page 344: No. 9
  • Page 345: No. 10
  • Page 345: No. 11
  • Page 346: No. 12
  • Page 346: No. 13
  • Page 346: No. 14 (Milton Kort)
  • Page 348: No. 15: Too Many Coins (Milton Kort)
  • Page 349: No. 16 (Rolland Hamblen)
  • Page 350: No. 17: Specious Specie (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)

Chapter XVII: Lessons In Coin Magic

Chapter XVIII: Selected Coin Tricks

Chapter XIX: Trick Coin Miscellany

  • Page 438: Trick Coins
    • Page 438: The New Folding Half
    • Page 438: Spinning Nickels
    • Page 438: Magnetic Coins
    • Page 438: Regular Shell Coins
    • Page 438: Expanded Shells
    • Page 438: Squirting Coins
    • Page 438: Stack of Halves
    • Page 439: The Chinese Quarter
  • Page 439: Dime to English Penny (Conrad Haden)
  • Page 439: The New Quarter and Half Dollar Transposition
  • Page 440: The Sun and Moon (Albert Goshman)
  • Page 442: The Silver and Two Copper Transposition (Conrad Haden)
    • Page 443: Alternate Version
  • Page 444: A Quarter and a Half (S. Leo Horowitz and John Mulholland)
  • Page 445: Mulholland's Quarter and Half Routine
  • Page 447: A Surprise Routine With the $1.35 Trick (Conrad Haden)
  • Page 447: Stoppard's Peregrinating Coins (James T. Stoppard)
  • Page 450: Walt Rollins' Coins Through Table
  • Page 452: The Coins and the Matchbooks (Stewart Judah)
  • Page 453: The Stack of Nickels and Die (J. B. Bobo)
  • Page 455: The Stack of Quarters (J. B. Bobo)
  • Page 457: Magnetic Stack of Quarters (Milton Kort)
  • Page 459: Chinatown Dollar Routine (Stewart Judah)
  • Page 463: The Witch-Doctor's Coin (Horace Goldin)
  • Page 466: Coin on the Stick (J. B. Bobo)
  • Page 468: A Copper and Silver Release (Stewart Judah)
  • Page 469: The Magic Coin Block Routine (Stewart Judah)
  • Page 471: The Flash Silver and Copper (Gerald Bruning)
  • Page 472: Quick Change (C. Thomas Magrum)
  • Page 473: Knickel Head (Charles Smith)
  • Page 473: The Big Nickel (John Giordmaine)
    • Page 474: An Alternate Effect
  • Page 475: The Photo Coins (Rolland Hamblen)
  • Page 477: The Bowling Coin Wand (J. A. Bowling)
  • Page 478: Nail Through Half Dollar (Paul Morris)
  • Page 480: Zella's Space Coins (U. F. "Gen" Grant)
  • Page 481: The Phantom Coins (U. F. "Gen" Grant)
    • Page 482: Second Method
  • Page 482: The Queen Bows (U. F. "Gen" Grant)
  • Page 483: Hanktration (Ed Marlo and Takeshi Nemoto)
  • Page 485: Made in Japan (Ron Bauer)
  • Page 486: Blasted (Louis Tannen)
  • Page 488: Blasted, Jr. (Louis Tannen)

Chapter XX: Latest Coin Box Magic

  • Page 489: Al-'N-Nate (J. B. Bobo)
  • Page 491: The Mulholland Box (John Mulholland)
    • Page 492: To Cause Six Coins to Disappear Inside a Closed Box
    • Page 493: To Return the Six Coins to the Box
  • Page 494: Coin Penetrating Box and Hand
  • Page 494: Another Coin Penetration
  • Page 495: Paul Fox Coin Cups Routine (Milton Kort)
  • Page 497: The O-Korto Box Routine (Milton Kort, Walter Wilson, and Ron Bauer)
    • Page 498: O-Korto Box Routine No. 2 (Milton Kort with Ron Bauer, Walter Wilson, and Ed Marlo)
  • Page 500: A Coin Box Routine (Kirk Stiles)
  • Page 503: Okito Change for a Half (Milton Kort and Cass Dmuchowski)
    • Page 503: Second Version (Milton Kort)
  • Page 504: Gag Penetration with an Okito Box (Milton Kort and Ron Bauer)
  • Page 504: Okito Box Glittering Finale (Gerald Bruning)
  • Page 506: Stewart Judah's Mystic Coins Routine
  • Page 507: A Stopper with the Okito Coin Box (John J. Lind)
  • Page 509: Okito Box Coin Vanish (Oran Dent)
  • Page 511: Bibliography
  • Page 513 Index
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