159 entries in Coin / Sleights / Vanish / Single Coin Vanishes / "Practical" Vanishes - DON'T USE THIS ANYMORE
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Pass 7 (La Coulée) for large coin, featuring front palm clip
1876 Modern Magic 152
Unknown Pass 11 (The "finger" palm) clip palm between first and second finger
1890 More Magic 140
Martin Chapender The Chapender Vanish see reference for credit information
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 667
John Northern Hilliard A Hilliard Vanish
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 669
Unknown A Complete Vanish coat pocket drop
1938 Greater Magic 670
Jardine Ellis A Jardine Ellis Vanish
1938 Greater Magic 671
Unknown Another Vanishing Dime simulated pick up from pile of coins
1938 Greater Magic 684
Unknown 1 - Front Thumb Palm Vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 68
Unknown 2 - Top Pocket Vanish complete vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 69
Unknown 3 - Front Flat Palm Vanish classic palm vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 70
Unknown 4 - Front Finger Palm Vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 70
Unknown 5 - The Coin Slide Vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 71
Unknown 6 - Thumb Grip Vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 71
Unknown 7 - Finger Palm Vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 72
Unknown 9 - Invisible Thumb Vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 73
Harlan Tarbell 13 - Tarbell's "Nip-Away" Coin Vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 75
Unknown 14 - The Superba Coin Vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 76
Unknown 15 - The Direct Coin Vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 77
Unknown 17 - Pick-Up Vanish
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 79
Unknown Thumb Palm Pass
1942 Bull's-Eye Coin Tricks 15
Unknown Thumb Clip
1942 Bull's-Eye Coin Tricks 16
Unknown Pick Up
1942 Bull's-Eye Coin Tricks 16
Laurie Ireland, John Ramsay The Toss Up Vanish
1942 Bull's-Eye Coin Tricks 22
Laurie Ireland Through the Palm
1942 Bull's-Eye Coin Tricks 31
John Northern Hilliard A Hilliard Vanish
Related to 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 38
Clyde Cairy Coin Vanish
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 93) 378
Bert Easley Heads or...
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 95) 384
Jack Miller Pick Up coin drops, after beeing picked up it vanishes
Related to 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 96) 389
J. B. Bobo Bobo Vanish
1947 Watch This One! 90
Bruce Elliott See Saw slap vanish with two coins, one coin vanishes
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 185) 740
Max Malini Malini's Favorite! with nice clean up
1952 Stars of Magic (Vol. 11 No. 1) 155
Unknown Standard Vanish classis palm
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 22
Unknown Simple Vanish classic pass, like closing a book
1952 Modern Coin Magic 23
Unknown The Tunnel Vanish coin is pushed into the fist of the other hand
1952 Modern Coin Magic 24
Unknown Thumb Palm Vanish
1952 Modern Coin Magic 25
Milton Kort The Drop Vanish coin is dropped from the right hand into the left hand, also as a switch and as a pass
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 25
John Mulholland The Slide Vanish coin slides from left palm on the the right hand
1952 Modern Coin Magic 28
Unknown The Pinch Vanish for small coins
1952 Modern Coin Magic 32
Jimmy Buffaloe The New Era Coin Go show both sides of both hands, wrist
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 34
Frank Garcia The Flyaway Coin coin vanishes when tossed up
1952 Modern Coin Magic 35
Unknown Behind the Back coin vanishes when tossed up
1952 Modern Coin Magic 36
Ross Bertram A Trio of Vanishes three methods, last one with sleeving
1952 Modern Coin Magic 46
J. B. Bobo Complete Thumb Palm Vanish to outer breast pocket, while pulling up the sleeve
1952 Modern Coin Magic 50
Unknown Pocket Vanish coin through trouser to the inside pocket, then it vanishes
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 52
Milton Kort Sucker Bluff Vanish
1952 Modern Coin Magic 59
Frank Garcia Coin Vanish
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 269) 1075
Unknown Coin Vanish
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 294) 1175
Fred Kaps Drop Vanish
Related to 1960 (ca.) Kaps on Coins 3
Milton Kort The Placement
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 374
Milton Kort, Hugh MacLean Under the Thumb
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 375
Kirk Stiles The Cartwheel Sleight for one or more coins
Variations 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 376
Unknown Pumpkin Seed Vanish
1967 Deck-Sterity 84
John Benzais The Benzais Concealment showing both hands empty
1967 The Best of Benzais 19
Unknown Coin Vanish
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 70
Bobby Bernard The Pinch Vanish
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 222
Jerry Mentzer 3 Coin Moves - Vanish Number 1 "Cartwheel Re-Visited"
Inspired by 1973 Close-up Cavalcade 98
Jerry Mentzer Vanish Number 2 Tenkai Pinch
Related to 1973 Close-up Cavalcade 100
Jerry Mentzer Vanish Number 3 Tenkai Pinch
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 103
Al Schneider Basic Vanish very clear instructions, also possible with other small objects
1975 Al Schneider On Coins 6
Al Schneider Classic Vanish
Related toVariations 1975 Al Schneider On Coins 9
Larry Jennings Purse Palm Toss Vanish
1976 The Coin and Beer Can 4
Frank Garcia, Audley Walsh Quick Vanish
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 49
Unknown The Bold Vanish
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 57
Unknown The "Bluff" Vanish
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 59
John Ramsay, Andrew Galloway Coin Vanish In the Air
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 7) 230
Fred Robinson Dropit
Related to 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9) 258
Slydini Psychology - Too Good to Be True coin vanish with lapping, psychology, too-perfect theory
1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 20
Slydini A Direct Palm with Checkpoints
1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 23
Slydini The Fake Drop
1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 27
Fred Robinson, John Gilliland, Gordon Bruce Take Three three "take" vanishes
1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 374
Ken Krenzel 3. Kicked Thru!
Feb. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 21
Shigeo Futagawa The Tunnel Vanish
1978 Introduction to Coin Magic 55
Arthur Setterington Take Three Plus One take vanish
1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 6) 535
Ross Bertram A Trio of Vanishes three vanishes, last with sleeve
1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 17
Ross Bertram The Penny Pincher vanish and clean reproduction
1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 32
Ross Bertram The "Slap" Vanish
Inspired by 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 41
Sol Stone One to Five vanish or change
May 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 200
Paddy Clancy Paddy Clancy's Right Angled Coin Vanish
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 10) 747
Unknown Coin Vanish as a switch
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 3) 819
Unknown Coin Vanish breast pocket
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 9) 904
Unknown Pinch Vanish
1980 Close-up Fantasies - Book I 15
Robert L. Brooks Scissors Vanish
Oct. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 10) 549
Sol Stone Turnover Vanish
1981 CoinMagic 96
Sol Stone, John Ramsay Ramsay Vanish Refined
1981 CoinMagic 97
Slydini Automatic Sleeving
Related to 1981 CoinMagic 177
Mark Levy Erase a Way Eraser Vanish
1981 CoinMagic 209
Slydini Revolve Vanish
1981 CoinMagic 181
Ron MacMillan Ron MacMillan's Vanish with the Lower Downs Palm
1981 Modern Art Of Coin Manipulation 30
Mike Caveney 3:32 two coins travel under one hand, then one coin and eventually the last coin vanishes, using "The Flick"
Inspired by 1981 Magicomedy 21
Al Schneider Classic Palm Vanish
1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 52
Sol Stone A Beautiful Vanish or Change sleeving technique, with change/switch as example
Feb. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 592
Robert Bengel Roll-Down Coin Vanish
Mar. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 608
Sol Stone One-Coin Tenkai one coin
July 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 656
Richard Himber Coin Vanish
Sep. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 682
Chris Ball Chris Cross revolve vanish without table
1982 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume II 35
Bobby Bernard "Television Coin-Vanish" (or Change)
  • Handkerchief flourish: coin placed in handkerchief vanishes
  • Used as a "Change": coin switched out
Related to 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 19
Richard Himber, Bobby Bernard Versatile Coin Move Uses for the Himber Vanish

  • Multiple Himber vanish
  • Stage Presentation
  • As a "switch"
  • An Interesting Variation (for ring in wand)
  • Vanish in Handkerchief
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 43
Bobby Bernard The Pawrus Coin Coin pushed into fist, vanishes
Also published here 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 60
Bobby Bernard The "Heads or Tails" Coin-Vanish Coin is slapped out of existence
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 63
Paul Belanger Modified Tourniquet Vanish/Change
Oct. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 10) 831
Unknown Roll Vanish
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 2
Ross Bertram Atomized Coin complete vanish with coin ditch in breast pocket
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 19
Ross Bertram, Dai Vernon The "Drop" (Vanish and Variations)
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 36
Ross Bertram The Penny Pincher coin vanishes, reappears, vanishes completely
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 46
Ross Bertram Bertram's Open, Slow Motion Coin Vanish
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 65
Ross Bertram Fake Pick-Up from Hand coin slid under bigger coin
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 73
Ross Bertram Downs' Coin Vanish (without a gimmick) approach without gimmick by Bertram
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 84
Mike Gallo Pretend Take Vanish brief
June 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 929
Dai Vernon Natural Vanish
1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24) 226
Ross Bertram Penny Pincher Move brief
1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2) 37
David Williamson Striking Vanish brief
1984 Side Effects 14
David Roth The Shuttle Pass
  • Shuttle Pass
  • Reverse Shuffle Pass
  • Half Shuttle Pass
  • Shuttle Pass From The Lap
1985 Expert Coin Magic 10
David Roth Squeeze It Handwashing coin vanish
Inspired by 1985 Expert Coin Magic 42
Larry Jennings Purse Palm Vanish
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 26
Larry Jennings The Wave Vanish heel clip handling
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 174
John V. Hope The Rollover Thumb Palm
Aug. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 1246
David Roth Actual Vs. Apparent Vanish tips on vanishing a coin
1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 4) 18
Sol Stone Split Secoined
July 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 7) 1374
Lenny Greenfader Take it!
Mar. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 3) 1472
Horace E. Bennett New Techniques with the Downs Palm: Delayed Palm Vanish
1988 Epoptica (Issue 11) 538
Unknown Classic Palm Vanish
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act) 8
Unknown Classic Palm Vanish
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act) 8
Mark Sicher On the Edge
Oct. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 10) 1697
Dai Vernon The Hand-to-Hand Vanish purse palm
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 135
Slydini Slydini Vanish
1989 Without 15
David Williamson The Wonderful Coin Vanish
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1989 Williamson's Wonders 9
Jonathan Townsend Two Coin Acquitments
Aug. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 8) 1815
Geoffrey Latta, David Roth Empty Shuttle Pass
1990 Spectacle 80
Ken Krenzel Kicked Thru!
1990 Close-up Impact! 33
Gary Kurtz Vanish and Reproduction Fingertip Take
1990 Coin Magic 23
Gary Kurtz The Rebound Pass
1990 Coin Magic 23
Gary Kurtz Down the Arm Vanish
1990 Coin Magic 24
Gary Kurtz The Fingertip Take and Change-Over
1990 Coin Magic 25
Alexander de Cova Coin Vanish complete with body servante
1990 Horizons 26
Alexander de Cova Münzenverschwinden complete coin vanish, using body servante
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 7
Ken Krenzel "Heel" From Thumb Palm complete vanish, sleeve
Jan. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 1) 1881
John Ramsay Pivot Vanish
1991 Carneycopia 55
John Carney Clockwise Vanish one of two coins
1991 Carneycopia 59
Gary Kurtz The Simulated Pick-up with immediate lapping
1991 Relentless 9
Michael Rubinstein The Upside-Down Retention Pass
Nov. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 11) 2145
John Carney, Chris Kenner Fingertip Vanish Variation
1992 Totally Out Of Control 51
Alexander de Cova Münzenverschwinden complete coin vanish, using body servante
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 138
Sheldon Lippman Coin Roll Vanish
Sep. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 9) 2265
Alan "Ace" Greenberg Watch It!
July 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 7) 2523
Gary Kurtz The Simulated Pick-up with immediate lapping
1995 ca. Relentless (revised edition) 7
Allen Okawa The Spirit of Malini
June 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 6) 2657
Unknown Simple Vanish
Related to 1996 Classic Sampler 67
J. B. Bobo Pinch Vanish
1998 The Book 31
Joshua Jay Watchama-Call-It Barehanded complete coin vanish using watch as holdout
1999 Magic Atlas 127
Al Schneider Basic Vanish
2004 Random Acts of Magic 242
Howard Schwarzman The Shwarzman Coin Vanish
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 370
Fred Robinson Drop-it: Blow-it coin tossed in outer breast pocket, complete vanish
Related to 2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 257
Fred Robinson The French Drop Swindle complete sucker vanish
2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 271
Roberto Giobbi Complete Vanish of a Coin sleeve
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 26) 32
Al Schneider Intention Vanish no coin vanish
2011 Al Schneider Magic 39
Al Schneider Schneider Vanish
2011 Al Schneider Magic 42
Al Schneider Schneider Classic Vanish using classic palm
2011 Al Schneider Magic 48
Al Schneider Tip Up Vanish coin is taken from a handful change and then vanishes
2011 Al Schneider Magic 376
Benjamin Earl The SDS Vanish "Slip, Ditch & Smoke", complete vanish
2016 Eye Candy 7