2020
Written by Michael Rubinstein
Work of Michael Rubinstein
487 pages (Hardcover), published by R.O.P.S. Press
Illustrated with photographs
Language: English
407 entries
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William A. Wells Foreward "Bill Wells"
xvii
Michael Rubinstein Introduction
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Unknown Part One - Moves, Sleights and Techniques
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Unknown Chapter One - R.O.P.S. Technique
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Michael Rubinstein The R.O.P.S. Move - Retention Open Palm Steal coin starts out on palm and is stolen with other hand during closing
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Michael Rubinstein The R.O.P.S. New Theory Retention Pass
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Michael Rubinstein R.O.P.S. Click Pass
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Michael Rubinstein R.O.P.S. Double Click Pass stealing both coins
6
Unknown Chapter Two - Vanishes, Shuttle Passes, Loads & Changeover Palms
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Michael Rubinstein Variation Retention Pass credit information
  • Variation One
  • Variation Two
Inspired by 9
Michael Rubinstein The Bronx Take using angle palm (credit information)
Inspired byAlso published here 12
Michael Rubinstein Technique to Silently Classic Palm a Stack of Coins
15
Michael Rubinstein Miracle One Hand Coin Vanish back clip
Also published here 15
Michael Rubinstein Roll-Down Retention Pass fan of coins placed in other hand, base of thumb action
Variations 16
Michael Rubinstein Fingertip Shuttle Pass
Also published here
  • "Rubinstein Shuttle Pass" (Michael Rubinstein, Master Coin Technique videos, 1985)
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Michael Rubinstein Fingertip Shuttle-Pass Display with added hand-washing display
Related toAlso published here
  • "R.S.P. Turnover Switch" (Michael Rubinstein, Master Coin Technique videos, 1985)
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Michael Rubinstein Palm-Down Fingertip Shuttle Pass
Also published here
  • "Fingertip Shuttle Pass" (Michael Rubinstein, Master Coin Technique videos, 1985)
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Michael Rubinstein The Fingertip Load
Related toAlso published here
  • Creative Coin Magic, 1983
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Michael Rubinstein Tap Load loaded as hand is opening
Also published here
  • Coinvention Lecture Notes, 2003
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Michael Rubinstein Spellbound Changeover Palm as visible coin is transferred, followed by variations
Also published here
  • Master Coin Technique videos, 1985
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Michael Rubinstein Spellbound Changover-Palm Variation and Display
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Michael Rubinstein Nowhere Palm Changeover Palm using curl palm, credit information
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Michael Rubinstein Rubinstein Put-Back Move coin returned to other hand as one is openly taken
Inspired by 24
Michael Rubinstein Miser's Dream Sequence as a continuous production
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Michael Rubinstein Chapter Three - Click Passes
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Michael Rubinstein The Rubinstein Click Pass both coins dropped in hand together
Also published here
  • Master Coin Technique videos, 1985
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Michael Rubinstein Air Drop Click Pass
Inspired by
  • move in Secret Stuff Notes, 2004
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Edward Marlo Marlo's Holding Position bringing coin from finger palm to edgewise position between thumb and base of fingers
Also published here 28
Michael Rubinstein The Turnover Double Click Pass
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Secret Stuff Notes, 2004
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Michael Rubinstein Snap Down Double Click Pass
Also published here
  • in routine "A Bit of Change" in Coinvention Lecture Notes, 2003
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Michael Rubinstein Nowhere Palm Click Pass
Also published here
  • Secret Stuff Notes, 2004
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Michael Rubinstein Nowhere Palm Double Click Pass
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Michael Rubinstein Fan Double Click Pass with three coin fan
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Michael Rubinstein Reverse Double Click Pass
Also published here 35
Al Schneider Classic Vanish
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Unknown Chapter Four - Spellbound Moves
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Michael Rubinstein Impromptu Touch Change
Inspired by
  • John Mendoza's Touch Change, 1970s
Also published here
  • Magic Castle Notes, 1985
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Michael Rubinstein Nail Grip position
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Michael Rubinstein The Wave Change
  • From Finger Palm
VariationsAlso published here
  • Coinvention Lecture Notes, 2003
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Michael Rubinstein The Wave Change as Production or Vanish
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Michael Rubinstein The Rubinstein Steal Back
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Michael Rubinstein Flip-Over Change
Inspired by 41
Michael Rubinstein The Soft Change
Inspired byAlso published here
  • My Close-Up Collection, 1985
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Michael Rubinstein The Strike Change
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Master Coin Technique videos, 1985
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Dai Vernon Changeover Palm
Variations 43
Michael Rubinstein The Rub Change
Also published here
  • Magic Castle Lecture Notes, 1985
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Michael Rubinstein Spellbound 9333
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Magic Manuscript, June/July 1983
  • Master Coin Technique videos, 1985
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Michael Rubinstein The Blow Change using Tenkai Pinch
Also published here
  • Master Coin Technique videos, 1985
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Fred Kaps Kaps Variation of Victor's Color Change
Also published here 47
Michael Rubinstein Tenkai Pinch Recovery
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Michael Rubinstein The Cartwheel Change
  • Sit-Down Version
  • Stand-Up Version
Related toAlso published here 49
Michael Rubinstein Spellbound Times Three three-coin fan changes from silver-copper-silver to copper-silver-copper
Also published here
  • Creative Coin Magic Two, 1985
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Michael Rubinstein Blue Phantom Sequence copper coin moves progressively up in three-coin fan, ambitious coin
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Michael Rubinstein Triple E.G. Spell three ungaffed coins, edge grip handlings
  • Edge-Grip Display
Also published here 51
Unknown Chapter Five - False Counts & Useful Moves
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Michael Rubinstein The PH (Pseudo Himber) Count two as three
Also published here
  • Secret Stuff Notes, 2004
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Michael Rubinstein The Fidget Count
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Michael Rubinstein Rubinstein Fidget Move coin twirls through fingers
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Michael Rubinstein The R.O.P.S. Discrepancy Count
Also published here
  • Secret Stuff Notes, 2004
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Michael Rubinstein Discrepancy Steal
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Michael Rubinstein The Combination Count two as four, R.O.P.S. Discrepancy Count & Fidget Count, see also p. 313
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Michael Rubinstein The Click Steal Back fan of three coins placed in other hand, one coin stolen back
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Michael Rubinstein The Clip Steal Back fan of three coins placed in other hand, one coin stolen back
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Michael Rubinstein Purse-Palm Subtlety hiding coin in purse palm while showing other coins
Related to
  • "Front Finger Hideout" (Curtis Kam)
Also published here
  • Coinvention Lecture Notes, 2003
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Michael Rubinstein Fingertip Utility Switch - Rubinstein Technique several coins moved from hand to hand, partial switch
Also published here
  • Secret Stuff Notes, 2004
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Mike Gallo Fingertip Utility Switch - Gallo Technique several coins moved from hand to hand, partial switch
Also published here 64
Michael Rubinstein Angle-Finger Palm Switch one-handed
Inspired by
  • Master Coin Technique videos, 1985
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Michael Rubinstein Multi-Coin Angle-Palm Switch one-handed
Inspired by 67
Michael Rubinstein The Slide Move one-handed
  • Slide-In Phase
  • One-Finger Variation
  • Slide-Out Phase
VariationsAlso published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 13, dvd, 2009
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Michael Rubinstein Crossed Arms Subtlety choreography for palm position transfer
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Michael Rubinstein Transfer to Nowhere Palm
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Michael Rubinstein The Rubinstein Subtlety thumb palm transfer while tossing a coin from hand to hand
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Michael Rubinstein Tout Toss Switch
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Michael Rubinstein Chapter Six - Stealth Palm intro
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Michael Rubinstein Getting into Stealth Palm low purse palm
  • Method One
  • Method Two
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 8 - 10, dvds
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Michael Rubinstein The Stealth-Palm Display Position
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Michael Rubinstein Stealth-Rest Position
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Michael Rubinstein Stealth Toss
  • Option One
  • Option Two
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Unknown Chapter Seven - Additional Techniques
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Michael Rubinstein Matting ditching coins under mat
Related toAlso published here
  • Knockout Coin Magic video, 1986
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Michael Rubinstein Transfer to Semi Back-Palm
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Michael Rubinstein Pocket Management Pocket Manager dividers made from playing cards
  • Using Cloth
  • Using a Playing Card
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Unknown Part Two - The Routines
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Unknown Chapter Eight - Copper-Silver
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Michael Rubinstein The Purse and the Glass three silver coins transpose with three copper coins in purse
Inspired byAlso published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 13, dvd, 2009
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Michael Rubinstein Rubinstein Rattle Purse gaffed purse
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Michael Rubinstein Roll-Down Retention Pass Variation fan of coins apparently placed into purse
Inspired by 88
Michael Rubinstein Purse Coin Dump palmed coins apparently dumped from purse
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Michael Rubinstein The Magical Change Purse "Purse, No Glass"
three silver coins transpose with three copper coins in purse
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 13, dvd, 2009
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Michael Rubinstein The Substitution Trunk Mystery
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Michael Rubinstein Stand Up Sucker Copper-Silver Routine both coins vanish as finale
Inspired by
  • version in Magic Castle Lecture Notes, 1985
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Michael Rubinstein Copper or Silver Extraction inspired by Judah method
Inspired by 97
Michael Rubinstein Copper Penetration two coins, one is wrapped into a handkerchief and hold by the spectator, the other coin penetrates the silk
Inspired by 99
Michael Rubinstein Transfer from Fingertip Rest to J.W. Grip
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Michael Rubinstein Handy Copper-Silver Transposition
Inspired by
  • handling in Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Michael Rubinstein J.W. Grip to Fingertip Switch
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Michael Rubinstein Pistol Grip Switch
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Michael Rubinstein Side Grip
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Michael Rubinstein Cup of Copper Silver coin in cup transposes with coin in small envelope
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Michael Rubinstein Fake Insertion of coin into envelope
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Michael Rubinstein The Envelope Substitution
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Michael Rubinstein Envelope Steal
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Michael Rubinstein Stealth Copper-Silver Transposition
Also published here
  • Coin Magic lecture notes, 2010
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Michael Rubinstein Ungimmicked Copper-Silver-Brass
Related toAlso published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 13, dvd, 2009
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Unknown Thumb-Palm Switch
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Michael Rubinstein Pseudo Purse Load
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Michael Rubinstein Partial Switch one of two coins switched
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Michael Rubinstein J.W. Grip to Nowhere Palm
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Unknown Retention of One Coin from a Group Using Finger Palm brief
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Unknown Ramsay Subtlety credit information
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Michael Rubinstein Oil and Water three copper and three silver coins alternately put in one hand, they separate, repeat, then the coins become a solid block
Related toAlso published here
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Mike Gallo Gallo Subtlety pocket search switch
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Michael Rubinstein Matchbook Treasury Redux
  • Phase One: Coin Production
  • Phase Two: Copper-Silver Transposition
  • Phase Three: Coins to Matchbox
  • Phase Four: Coins to Watch
  • Phase Five: Ending
Inspired byAlso published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 15, dvd
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Michael Rubinstein Matchbox Load
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Unknown Chapter Nine - Wild Coin
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Michael Rubinstein Twilight Zone Wild Coins Introduction credit information
  • Twilight Zone Wild Coin Patter
Inspired by 125
Michael Rubinstein Twilight Zone Wild Coin Show Version with cup
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Michael Rubinstein Drop Switch
Also published here
  • Magic Castle Lecture Notes, 1985
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Ross Bertram Color Change Move and Concealment
Related to 129
Geoffrey Latta Fingertip Twirl coin twirled at the fingertips, one-handed
Also published here 130
Michael Rubinstein Modified Bobo Switch
Inspired by 131
Edward Victor Ramsay-style Color Change (Move F)
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Michael Rubinstein Matting Variation ditching coin under mat
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Al Schneider Snap-back Technique brief
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Michael Rubinstein Twilight Zone Wild Coin Impromptu Handling
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Michael Rubinstein Twilight Zone Wild Coin Cup Version
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Michael Rubinstein Twilight Zone Wild Coin Purse Version
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Michael Rubinstein Twilight Zone Wild Coin Original Handling
Also published here
  • Magic Castle Lecture Notes, 1985
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Michael Rubinstein Slap-Change Variation coin slapped on back of other hand
Inspired by
  • "Stone Slap Change" (Sol Stone)
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Michael Rubinstein Twilight Zone Wild Coin Multi-Gold Version
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Michael Rubinstein The Stack Addition coin silently added to palmed stack
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Michael Rubinstein Drop-Switch Modification for Multiple Coins
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Michael Rubinstein Sliding Wild Coin three-coin production followed by wild coin phase, then vanish
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 14, dvd
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Michael Rubinstein Fingertip Shuttle-Pass Display Variation
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Unknown Chapter Ten - Spellbound Routines
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Michael Rubinstein Thoughts on Spellbound
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Michael Rubinstein Ultimate Silver Lint coin appears, changing sequence, then vanish
Also published here
  • European Coin Magic Symposium, dvd, 2011
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Derek Dingle Sucker Change
Also published here 149
Ellis Stanyon Thumb-Palm Color Change
Also published here
  • "Florin v. Penny" (Ellis Stanyon, New Coin Tricks, 1899)
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Michael Rubinstein The Chocolate Coin
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 3, dvd
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Michael Rubinstein Imagine a Coin routine with three coins that appear, change, vanish
Also published here
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Unknown Fingertip Half Shuttle Pass no coin in receiving hand
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Ken Krenzel Steal Back
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Edward Victor Thumb-Palm Color Change (Move H)
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Michael Rubinstein Four-Way Spellbound coin changes multiple times
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Michael Rubinstein Separation Changeover Palm
Inspired by 157
Michael Rubinstein Shattered Spellbound coin changes into many pennies as finale
  • Phase One: The Changes
  • Phase Two: The Shatter
  • Phase Three: The Cleanup
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Michael Rubinstein Shake and Slide Move
Inspired by 161
Michael Rubinstein Spread Finger Subtlety Variation hide-out at table edge with fingers under table
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Michael Rubinstein Chinese Explosion coin changes, at the end many coins appear
Variations 164
Michael Rubinstein Separation Flip coin silently produced from stack
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Unknown Chapter Eleven - Coins Through the Table
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Michael Rubinstein Rubinstein Coins Through the Table
Also published here
  • Coin Magic Lecture Notes, 2010
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Michael Rubinstein Retention of One Coin from a Group Using Fingertip Rest as coin fan is placed in other hand
Related toAlso published here
  • Master Coin Technique videos, 1985
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Albert Goshman Lapping Move
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Michael Rubinstein Stand Up Coins Through Table
Inspired by
  • Magic Castle Lecture Notes, 1985
Also published here
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Harvey Rosenthal Subtle Coin Steal palming a coin from a group, flip-over
Also published here 172
Michael Rubinstein Spread Finger Subtlety hide-out at table edge with fingers under table
Also published here 173
Michael Rubinstein Pick up Pinch getting a coin into Tenkai pinch with coin in fingertip rest
Also published here
  • Coinvention Lecture Notes, 2003
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Michael Rubinstein Optical Take coin apparently slid off several coins from one hand into other hand
Related to 175
Ross Bertram Rubdown
Also published here 176
Michael Rubinstein CSB Coins Through the Table three different coins
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Michael Rubinstein Pointing Heel-Clip Steal
Inspired by 179
Michael Rubinstein Giant Four Coins Through the Table
Also published here
  • Creative Coin Magic Lecture Notes, 1983
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Unknown Chapter Twelve - Coins Across
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Michael Rubinstein Talahassee Jumping Coins "Tallahassee", three coins, last one to spectator's hand
Inspired by
  • version in Coin Magic Lecture Notes, 2010
Variations
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Michael Rubinstein Retention of One Coin from a Fan
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Michael Rubinstein Toss Load
Related to 189
Michael Rubinstein The Impossible Four Coin Trick I
  • Phase One: The Production
  • Phase Two: The Impossible Four Coin Trick
Also published here
  • Coinvention Lecture Notes, 2003
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Michael Rubinstein Angle Palm Gesture One
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Michael Rubinstein Angle Palm Gesture Two
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Michael Rubinstein Clasped Hands Position
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Michael Rubinstein Technique for Pulling a Coin Out of Angle Palm
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Michael Rubinstein Modified Shuttle Pass while palming additional coins
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Michael Rubinstein Substitution Addition as coins are counted from hand to hand
Related to 195
Michael Rubinstein The Impossible Four Coin Trick II advanced handling
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 1, dvd
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Michael Rubinstein Fingertip Shuttle Pass Variation with extra coins in the hands
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Michael Rubinstein Long Term, Short Term three coins, involving a purse
Inspired by
  • version on New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 1, dvd
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Michael Rubinstein Fan Separation Shuttle
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Michael Rubinstein Retro Fly credit information
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Michael Rubinstein Substitution Addition Variation as coins are counted from hand to hand
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Curtis Kam French Pop Variation
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Michael Rubinstein Pocket Ditch
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Michael Rubinstein Utility Switch brief
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Michael Rubinstein The Specciolini Brothers
Inspired by
  • "Crazy Coins Across" (Michael Rubinstein, Creative Coin Magic Two, 1985)
Also published here
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Michael Rubinstein Secret Add On
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Michael Rubinstein Shell CSB Coins Across three different coins
  • Phase One: The Production
  • Phase Two: Coins Across
Inspired by 209
Unknown Chapter Thirteen - Coin Productions & Vanishes
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Michael Rubinstein Triple Play appearances and vanishes, one-behind principle
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 5, dvd
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Michael Rubinstein Kort's Drop-Vanish as Click Pass
Inspired byRelated to 216
Michael Rubinstein Magical Money Rap rap patter
Also published here
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Michael Rubinstein The Wishing Well four-coin production
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Coin Magic Lecture Notes, 2010
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Michael Rubinstein The Tunnel Load
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Michael Rubinstein Vegas Math multi-coin production as finale
Inspired byAlso published here
  • At the Table lecture, 2017
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Michael Rubinstein Modified Roth Shuttle Pass
Inspired by 223
Michael Rubinstein Fuzzy Math
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Coin Magic lecture notes, 2010
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Michael Rubinstein Bologna Debut clear plastic coins changes into copper coins, then half dollars, then two more coins are produced
Also published here
  • My Close-Up Collection, 1985
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Mike Gallo The Gallo Pitch
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Unknown Flying Shuttle Pass two for two, credit information
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Michael Rubinstein Stealth Hanging Coins
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 9, dvd
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Michael Rubinstein Modified Fingertip Shuttle-Pass Display
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Michael Rubinstein Flash Production
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Michael Rubinstein Stealth Showcase
  • Phase Two: Coins Across
  • Phase Three: Gadabout Coins
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 10, dvd
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Michael Rubinstein Déjà Vu Coin Vanish vanish, production, vanish of three coins
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 10, dvd
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Michael Rubinstein Tri-Coin
  • Phase One: Three Coin Production
  • Phase Two: Karen's Nightmare
  • Phase Three: Three-Coin Vanish
Related to 236
Michael Rubinstein Fan Click Pass double click pass
Inspired byRelated to 238
Michael Rubinstein The Flash Vanish coin held onto palm of other hand, hand closes and opens quickly and coin is gone
Inspired by
  • vanish on Eric Chien's DVD "Coin"
  • Herb Zarrow Vanish on Master Coin Technique videos, 1985
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Unknown Chapter Fourteen - Coins & Cards
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Michael Rubinstein Voodoo Revelation card chosen, four copper coins, text appears on them that reveals the selection, sticker of chosen color travels from coin to selection in deck
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Michael Rubinstein Hand-to-Hand Turnover
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Michael Rubinstein Voodoo Revelation SOH Version card chosen, four copper coins, text appears on them that reveals the selection, sticker of chosen color travels from coin to selection in deck
Inspired by
  • version on Knockout Coin Magic DVD
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Michael Rubinstein Two Coin Monte (Two Card Reverse Matrix) credit information
Also published here
  • Knockout Coin Magic videos, 1986
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Tony Montovani Montovani Ploy matrix laydown choreography
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Paul Harris Matrix Steal
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David Roth Shuttle Pass
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Michael Rubinstein Semi Back-Palm Card Load
Related to 257
Paul Gertner Scoop Move
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Michael Rubinstein Quadra Coin Reverse Matrix different coins
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Magic Castle Notes, 1985
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Edward Marlo Laydown Steal
Also published here 260
Michael Rubinstein No Pick-up Move
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Michael Rubinstein Double Steal
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Edward Marlo Scoop Vanish coin slides from card into hand
Also published here 264
Michael Rubinstein Card Lever Load
Also published here 264
Michael Rubinstein Ultra Reverse Matrix
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Ross Bertram Under Finger Transfer
Also published here 266
Michael Rubinstein The Mentalist prediction written on initialed coin, card chosen, wrong card is on coin which then changes into writing of correct one
Also published here
  • At the Table lecture, 2017
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Michael Rubinstein Easy Switch
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Michael Rubinstein The Peek to check on orientation of palmed coin
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Michael Rubinstein Triple Coin to Card marked coin from hand to under business card, three times
Inspired by
  • version in Creative Coin Magic Two, 1985
Also published here
  • Penguin One Live lecture, 2013
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Michael Rubinstein Twist Substitution
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Michael Rubinstein Turnover Slide Switch
Inspired by 275
Michael Rubinstein Scoop Switch credit information
Related to 275
Michael Rubinstein Spider Grip Vanish Variation
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Michael Rubinstein Case Solved coin and card travel into card case on table
Also published here
  • My Close-Up Collection, 1985
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Unknown Chapter Fifteen - Gaffed Coins
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Michael Rubinstein Silver Extraction involving foil
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Michael Rubinstein The Double-Faced Coin Routine coin shown as two-faced coin, then back to normal
Related toAlso published here
  • At the Table lecture, 2017
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Don Morris Flip Turnover
Also published here
  • Close-Up Encounters, Don Morris, 1981
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Michael Rubinstein Single Coin Turnover
Also published here
  • Secret Stuff Notes, 2004
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Michael Rubinstein Flip-Over-View Variation
Inspired by 287
Michael Rubinstein The Bent Coin Routine spectator's and performer's coin each get bent
VariationsAlso published here
  • At the Table lecture, 2017
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Michael Rubinstein Palm-to-Palm Transfer
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Unknown Pocket Ditch into breast pocket
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Michael Rubinstein Magnetic Coins coins are apparently magnetic
Also published here
  • At the Table lecture, 2017
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Michael Rubinstein Snap Move
Also published here
  • Michael Rubinstein, Magnetic Coins, 1983 booklet
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Michael Rubinstein, Kainoa Harbottle Fingertip Muscle Pass Variation
Inspired by
  • "Fingertip Muscle Pass" (Kainoa Harbottle, Cointopia, 2003)
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Michael Rubinstein Thumb Through Coin
Also published here
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Geoffrey Latta Latta Transfer coin taken from left fingertips, another coin is transferred from right to left hand secretly
Also published here 298
Michael Rubinstein Signed Bill Through Coin
VariationsAlso published here
  • Coinvention Lecture Notes, 2003
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Michael Rubinstein Thumb Palm Switch Method One
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Michael Rubinstein Offbeat Switch Modification
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Michael Rubinstein Display Position for cigarette through coin type routines
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Michael Rubinstein Smileys drawn face on coin changes, coin changes into large smiley badge
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 8, DVD
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Michael Rubinstein Smileys Jr. drawn face on coin changes, seemingly impromptu version
Variations 305
Michael Rubinstein Fusion credit information
Also published here
  • marketed around 1985
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Michael Rubinstein Offbeat Switch
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Jack Chanin Changeover Palm
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Michael Rubinstein Thumb Palm Switch Method Two
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Michael Rubinstein Three Quarters of a Trick combination of Smiley Jr., Bent Coin Routine, Bill Through Coin
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Michael Rubinstein Retention of One Coin from a Group at the Fingertips brief
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Michael Rubinstein Key Fobulous II marked coin covered with business card, key chain with copper coin soldered to it is shown, the coins transpose
Inspired by
  • "Key Fobulous" (Jim Maney, Dan Garrett, marketed)
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Michael Rubinstein Goodbye, Hello, Now Change two behind principle
  • Phase One: Count and Vanish
  • Phase Two: Production & Change
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Geoffrey Latta, Scott Weiser Heel Clip Steal
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Eric Jones Tap Bluff Vanish
Also published here
  • Audio, DVD, 2010
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Bill Citino, Michael Rubinstein Toss Click Pass Variation
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Unknown Chapter Sixteen - Miscellaneous
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Michael Rubinstein The Purse Routine two behind principle
  • Phase Two: Magical Extraction
  • Phase Three: Flash Penetration
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Michael Rubinstein Purse Count apparently removing four coins from purse, actually only two
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Michael Rubinstein Kring Pass Variation
Inspired by 323
Michael Rubinstein The Blank Coin Routine coins become blank smooth discs without embossing
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Michael Rubinstein The Mystery of the Chinese Coin transformation routine with Chinese coin into different currencies, purse
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Michael Rubinstein Purse Maneuver hiding coins under purse while handling the purse
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Michael Rubinstein The Black Hole four coins vanish in black hole disc, they reappear in purse
Inspired by
  • routine on Knockout Coin Magic video, 1986
Also published here
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
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Michael Rubinstein Mint Condition coin to Listerine container
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 7, DVD
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Michael Rubinstein Nest of Boxes substitution trunk presentation
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Michael Rubinstein Coin in Coin Roll coin sinks into flat paper tube à la Ball and Tube
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Michael Rubinstein Coins to Glass
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Mike Gallo Modified Finger Palm credit information
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Michael Rubinstein Polarized Plastic semi-transparent plastic disc, coin image appears and disappears in it
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Michael Rubinstein Time for Change coin changes to Chinese coin in purse, vanish and reappearance, becomes lots of small change
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 12, DVD
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Michael Rubinstein The Counterfeit Coin
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 8, DVD
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Michael Rubinstein Nest of Envelopes coin to nest of envelopes
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Michael Rubinstein Nest of Envelopes Method Two coin to nest of envelopes
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Michael Rubinstein The Sympathy Card marked coin to nest of envelopes
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Unknown Chapter Seventeen - Coins & Poker Chips
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Michael Rubinstein My the Force Be With You types of coins are printed on poker chip, one chip chosen and the coin on it is force
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Michael Rubinstein Poker Chip Spellbound coin images on chips change
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Michael Rubinstein The Flip Around
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Michael Rubinstein The Flip Change
Inspired by 360
Michael Rubinstein 3-D Printing spellbound routine with poker chip, changes to coin
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Michael Rubinstein My Coin Collection coin prediction involving poker chips with coin images on them
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Michael Rubinstein Conviction Prediction three coin prediction involving poker chips with coin images on them
Related to 367
Michael Rubinstein Conviction Prediction, and Some Magishin' three coin prediction involving poker chips with coin images on them
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Michael Rubinstein The Famous Three Coin Trick three coins chosen from multiple coins in envelopes match three predictions on poker chips, coins travel to purse, then to under chips
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Michael Rubinstein Three Coin Monte credit information, with sticker on poker chips
  • Phase One
  • Phase Two
  • Phase Three
  • Option for Only One Spectator
Related to
  • "Find the Lady Simplified" (Rink's Magic, 1969)
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Michael Rubinstein Flip-Over View Move Variation
Inspired by 376
Michael Rubinstein Chapter Eighteen - Friends intro
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Michael Rubinstein Mike Gallo mini bio
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Mike Gallo I Got You Covered coins in glass, handkerchief wrapped around, coins penetrate through handkerchief one by one, glass full of coins as kicker
Inspired by 384
Mike Gallo A Poor Man's Roll Down roll out
Inspired by 385
Unknown Imp Pass
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Michael Rubinstein Nathan Kranzo mini bio
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Nathan Kranzo Shuzbut Coins three copper coins appear, they change to silver coins
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Nathan Kranzo Kranzo Changeover Palm
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Michael Rubinstein Jean Emmanuel Francis mini bio
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Jean Emmanuel Francis Aegean Coins three Chinese coins transpose with three silver coins
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Jean Emmanuel Francis Multiple Coin Palm Change
Inspired by 391
Michael Rubinstein Moritz Mueller mini bio
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Moritz Mueller Slide of Hand Vanish coin slides into back thumb palm and along back of hand
  • As a Complete Vanish
  • Complete Vanish with Short Sleeves
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Moritz Mueller Transfer to Back Thumb-Palm
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Unknown Balance Palm balanced on thumb, credit information also for back thumb-palm
Related to 397
Michael Rubinstein Bill Citino mini bio
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Bill Citino Coins Walking Wildly Ahead three coins are produced and change to copper one by one, then back to silver
  • The Production Phase
  • Wild Coin Phase
  • Change Back Phase
  • The Reset Phase
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Bill Citino Display Shuttle Pass
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Bill Citino Toss Click Pass
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Unknown Removing a Coin from a Shell
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Charlie Justice Justice De-shell Move
401
Edward Marlo Friction Pass
401
Al Baker Baker Steal
401
Michael Rubinstein Tom Gagnon mini bio
402
Tom Gagnon Shell-Acted shot glass upside down on card, coin apparently penetrates upwards through table and appears under glass, coin with card back on one side
Also published here 402
Tom Gagnon Tiddlywinks Change as appearance, under glass
Also published here 403
Michael Rubinstein Marc DeSouza mini bio
404
Marc DeSouza Cylinder and Coins for Three Friends
404
Marc DeSouza Spider Vanish Variation nowhere palm
407
Michael Rubinstein Eric Roumestan mini bio
408
Eric Roumestan Touch, No Touch three coins one by one from performer's hand to spectator's hand
408
David Neighbors, Eric Roumestan Back-Palming Technique pivot palm
Related to 409
Eric Roumestan Fingertip Han Ping Chien
411
T. Nelson Downs Downs Technique backpalming, pivot
411
Edward Marlo Marlo Technique backpalming, pivot
Related to 411
Michael Rubinstein Branden Wolf mini bio
412
Branden Wolf Differential three coins produced, changed one by one into copper
  • Phase One: Three Coin Production
  • Phase Two: The Color Changes
412
Branden Wolf Color Change Variation
414
Curtis Kam Inferential Copper-Silver Move off-beat use of copper-silver-coin
Also published here 414
Kainoa Harbottle Steeplechase Shuttle Pass
Also published here
  • "Rolling Shuttle Pass", Coins on Edge, 2003
414
Branden Wolf The Spin Change
415
Michael Rubinstein Lawrens Godon mini bio
415
Lawrens Godon Three-Ality three coin production and vanish, one behind principle
415
Daiki Harada Harada Hold held with flesh between thumb and wrist
415
Lawrens Godon Dynamic Back Thumb-Palm Technique
417
Lawrens Godon Direct Production from Back Thumb-Palm
417
Lawrens Godon Back Thumb-Palm Click Pass
418
Ron MacMillan Back Thumb-Palm Retrieval
Related to 418
Ryutaro Masuo Back Drop Move vanishing a coin from a coin fan
419
David Williamson, Richard Kaufman Retention Clip Vanish credit information
419
Michael Rubinstein Tri Ryuzaki mini bio
421
Tri Ryuzaki Synchronous Spellbound many changes, vanish
421
Tri Ryuzaki Dust Production
421
Tri Ryuzaki The Pop Out Change
Inspired by
  • move on Eric Chien's "Coin" DVD
422
Ken Krenzel Retention Vanish brief
Also published here
  • Master Coin Technique videos, 1985
422
Tri Ryuzaki Fake Flick Vanish as Change
Inspired by
  • "Fake Flick Vanish" (Arthur Chavaudret, NoName, DVD)
423
Ponta the Smith Wave Change Variation
Inspired by 423
Michael Rubinstein Giacomo Bertini mini bio
424
Giacomo Bertini Coinmeleon II
Inspired by
  • "Coinmeleon" (Giacomo Bertini, System for Amazement, 2018)
424
Michael Rubinstein Etienne Lorenceau mini bio
426
Etienne Lorenceau Faustus Chameleon Skin Purse purse frame, coins appear and vanish, cascade of coins as finale, using coin dumpers and magnetic holdout
426
Mike Gallo Purse Frame Production
427
Tim Feher Purse Frame Drop production from frame
429
Joe Rindfleisch Retention of Vision Vanish here into purse frame
429
Nabil Murday Murday Move vanish into purse frame
Inspired by
  • Cultural Xchange, DVD
430
Tim Feher Pinched Rotation Move vanish into purse frame
431
Michael Rubinstein Danny Goldsmith mini bio
433
Danny Goldsmith The Frenetic Change instantaneous, with application in spellbound sequence
433
Unknown Coin on Wrist credit information
435
Michael Rubinstein Leonard Rangel mini bio
436
Leonard Rangel Three Flight three coins are produced from card, then they travel to under card
Inspired by 436
Dan Fleshman Rollover Production
Also published here
  • Coin Miracles, 1991
436
Leonard Rangel Flying Click Pass Variation
Inspired by 437
Leonard Rangel Twirl Load Variation
Inspired by 438
Geoffrey Latta Ultimate Han Ping Chien
438
David Roth Deep Palm Tenkai Pennies
Also published here 438
Michael Rubinstein Doug Brewer mini bio
439
Michael Brewer Left-Handed Coins in a Box
  • Phase One: Premise and First Coin Across
  • Phase Two: Second Coin Across
  • Phase Three: Third Coin in Spectator's Hand
  • Phase Four: Fourth Coin, Test Conditions (from box to hand)
  • Phase Five: Clean-up
440
Frank Thompson One Hand Okito Box Sequence coin vanishes
Also published here 443
Michael Rubinstein John Carey mini bio
444
John Carey, Michael Powers Simplex Positive Negative three coins, chosen one predicted and also whether it is heads or tails up
Inspired by
  • "Positive Negative" (Max Maven, Video Minds videos)
444
Michael Rubinstein Miguel Angel Gea mini bio
445
Miguel Ángel Gea Coin Munch three coins are eaten and reproduced from face
446
Geoffrey Latta Pull Back Vanish one of a fan of three, credit information
Also published here 446
Miguel Ángel Gea Click Clack Click Pass with hidden third coin
446
Michael Rubinstein Bill Wisch mini bio
448
Bill Wisch The Elbow Servante
  • Loading the Elbow Crease
  • Recovery
Also published here
  • "An Arm Servante Technique" (Bill Wisch, MUM, Mar. 1982)
448
Michael Rubinstein Jay Wang mini bio
449
Jay Wang Purse-onal Coin Production four-coin production with purse
449
Richard Himber Visual Retention Coin Vanish extended fourth finger
450
L'Homme Masqué L'Homme Masque Load
450
Jay Wang Delayed Retention Click Pass
Inspired by 451
Eric Jones Tap Bluff Vanish
Also published here
  • Audio, DVD, 2010
452
Michael Rubinstein Karen Dorangrichia mini bio
452
Karen Dorangrichia WOW Magic Chicken chicken recipe, along with trick in which three chosen coins vanish and reappear under the spectator's dinner plates
Related to 452
Michael Rubinstein David Roth mini bio
455
David Roth The Roth Blank Coin Routine blank coin (disc without embossing) changes into three different coins
Inspired by
  • "Purse Frame Wild Coin" (David Roth, Live in Sacramento video, 1998)
VariationsAlso published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 8, DVD
455
David Roth Purse Grip holding a purse while palming coins
456
David Roth Break Off Move removing single coin from finger-palmed stack
456
Max Malini Malini Subtlety
456
David Roth Palm Change
457
David Roth Clout Toss Switch "Classic palm Out"
458
Unknown Part Three - Bonus Section
459
Michael Rubinstein Chapter Nineteen - Puns for Any Occasion
  • Introduction
  • Medical
  • Professional
  • Animals
  • Sports
  • Home
  • Cards and Travel
  • Food
  • Personal
  • Bars & Drinks
  • Miscellaneous
461
Unknown Chapter Twenty - Curtain Call
475
Michael Rubinstein Chinese Explosion II coin changes, at the end many coins appear
Inspired by 475
Michael Rubinstein Quarter Steal as it is inserted into coin envelope
476
Michael Rubinstein Baseball Miser's Dream baseball patter
478
Michael Rubinstein Transfer from J.W. Grip to the Fingertips
480
Michael Rubinstein Final Thoughts
483
Michael Rubinstein About the Author
  • Awards
  • Books and Lecture Notes
  • DVDs & Downloads
485
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