Two silver medals were awarded, one for professional magicians and one for amateurs.
Starting in 1947, the awards were changed to three classifications: One for the best Stage Effect; one for the best Platform Effect; and one for the best Close-up Effect. Certificates of Honorable Mentions were also given out.
They were awarded annually until the magazine ended in 1953.
- 1934 : Professional Herman L. Weber for "The Secret Panel"; Amateur Howard Savage for "Mentalists' Handy Code"
- 1935 : Professional Okito for "Expanding Bowl"; Amateur Joseph Rukus for "Production of a Rabbit"
- 1936 : McDonald Birch and Tom Sellers
- 1937 : John Booth and Tan Hock Chuan
- 1938 : Hy Harris and T. Sakamoto
- 1939 : Paul Rosini and Dr. Jacob Daley
- 1940 : Magini and Walter Gibson
- 1941-1946: No Medals Available during War Years.
- 1947 : Les Levante, Silent Mora, and Eddie Joseph
- 1948 : P. C. Sorcar, Carlos H. Colombi and Dai Vernon
- 1949 : P. C. Sorcar, Karrell Fox and Matt Schulien
- 1950 : Peter Warlock, William T. Zerr, and Paul N. Rylander
- 1951 : William A. Russell, Bob Haskell, and Dr. Eugene L. Bulson
- 1952 : Virgil, Edward Victor, and Dr. Stanley Jaks
- ↑ Sphinx, August 10, 1933