20 entries in Watch / Vanish
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Watch Box for vanishing a watch
Related to Modern Magic 219
Unknown Die verschwundene Uhr newspaper on table, watch put on top and covered with handkerchief vanishes, piece of dummy newspaper on thread is pulled to the back into servante
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 147
Unknown Breast Pocket Ditch as sleeve is pulled up, here with a watch
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 47
Professor Ernst Das Verschwinden eines Gegenstandes item like borrowed watch wrapped into flash paper, it vanishes from there
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 1) 12
Unknown Watch Vanish in paper cover
Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 144
Julius Kupka Die verschwundene Uhr watch vanish from handkerchief, ungaffed
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4) 58
Robert Nordström Die aus der Hand verschwindende Uhr pocket watch vanishes, wire loop to hang it on thumb
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 3) 44
Frank Kennard The Watch, Handkerchief, and Glass borrowed watch smashed and vanishes from handkerchief in glass, then handkerchief and glass vanish, all reproduced from hat
The Modern Conjurer 220
Chung Ling Soo Robinson's Uhrtrick borrowed watch vanishes, then appears again with handkerchief assistance
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 26
C. O. Williams The Paper Bag (Various Kinds) "Methods for Obtaining Secret Possession of a Watch"
watch vanishes in paper bag or cone
Later Magic 134
Unknown Wrapping in Paper wrapping watch in paper to vanish it
Later Magic 138
Professor Ernst Watch Vanish in Flash Paper
Related to Later Magic 140
Unknown The Alpaca Bag for vanishing a watch, a bit like an egg bag
Later Magic 140
Unknown The American Vanisher for vanishing a watch
Later Magic 145
Carl Willmann Bald hier, bald dort "Ein kleines Handkunststück"
watch borrowed, wrapped in silk and put in glass, watch vanishes, silk vanishes, then glass wrapped in newspaper vanishes, all item reappear in borrowed hat
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 8) 119
Oswald Rae Some Suggestions on pocket watch routines, nesting type gimmick
  • Vanish a Quantity of Watches
  • Vanish of Watches from the Finger Tips
  • Instantaneous Production of Watches
  • Production of One or Two Watches from an Envelope
  • Vanish from an Envelope
  • Watches from Lemon
  • Watches Produced or Vanishes by Cloth Bag
Wizardry With Watches 11
Unknown Swallowing a Watch
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 113) 672
Dr. Henry R. Evans The Watch, Glass and Handkerchief watch, glass and handkerchief disappear and appear again one by one in a tophat
My Best 232
Wilfrid Jonson Swindles comedy patter about swindles, silk vanishes and reappears, paper fold vanish of coin with flash paper, coin reappears in orange, borrowed watch vanishes and does not reappear with gag, see also p. 565 and p. 585
Inspired by
  • a monologue by G. W. Hunter in an early Wizard or Magic Wand issue
Also published here
  • "Swindles" (Thayer's Trick Of The Month Club, Series 2, No. 10, April 1933)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 529
Unknown Watch-Vanish Drawer Box similar mechanism than the Changing Coin Slide
Classic Magic with Apparatus 126