116 entries in Paper / Envelopes / Normal
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Reproduction from a Sealed Envelope container secretly attached to envelope
1903 Later Magic 292
Louis Nikola The Flight Card to Impossible Location At Any Number: Card vanishes from inside an envelope to be found in a deck sealed also in another envelope, at a location named by the spectator
1927 The Nikola Card System 62
Oswald Rae Bending a Piece of Glass framed piece of glass is put in large envelope and bent, when removed, glass is unharmed
1928 Sub Rosa 54
Oswald Rae Card and Cigarette three pieces of a signed and torn card in envelope transform into tobacco, card is found restored in cigarette, last piece fits
1929 More Practical Patter 8
Oswald Rae Simple Silk Sorcery chosen one of four different colored silks vanishes from paper cone and appears in desired envelope, with stand
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Simple Silk Sorcery" in "The Sphinx"
1930 Original Magic 57
Nat Scherzer A Neat Publicity Trick address chosen from different envelopes is predicted
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 5) 20
Franklin M. Chapman Selectosilko one of three handkerchiefs travels into one of three envelopes
1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 6) 2
Burling Hull, Theodore Annemann New Sheet Reading questions in numbered envelopes answered by medium, Q&A
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 491
Tom Sellers The Spirit Guide thought of number vanishes from a card, this number was predicted as well
1939 Scots Magic 5
Tom Sellers Change Over Cards two different colored cards in two envelopes change places
1939 Scots Magic 12
Edw. C. Jochens Your Mind Has Told Me So cards with songs, in envelope
1944 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 20
R. M. Jamison Invisible Flight signed jumbo card in envelope transposes with jumbo card held and signed by performer
Dec. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 90
Unknown Single-Slate Writing flap, big envelope
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 390
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Larsen and Wright Double Message one slate, flap, large envelope
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 394
Unknown Chinese Comedy Slate Message message appears on signed slate, corner cut flap
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 408
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Tests in a Gold Fish Bowl fifteen spectators write a simple task on a paper, seal it in envelope and sign it, envelopes are selected and names read aloud, performer does the tasks
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 38
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Second Sight at First Glance performer is blindfolded, accurate description of the people who put a personal object in an envelope
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 54
William S. Groom Clock Dial Card Prediction prediction in envelope
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 36
Lu Brent Flighty Aces No. 50, Ace Assembly, aces travel from envelope to join leader ace in other envelope
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 89
Royal Vale Heath Tap Tap Tap selection and five other cards are put in envelopes, performer taps the envelopes and spectator mentally spells his card, when he stops the performer his hand is on the correct envelope, using deck with different backs (rainbow)
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 201) 802
John Hamilton Force force of a color, several pieces of colored paper in different envelopes
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 259) 1035
Bob Somerfeld Switchcraft billet switch with envelope
1952 Pieces of Mind 6
Gene "Phantini" Grant Message Reading without a Clue message sealed in pay envelope
Related toVariations 1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 2
Tony Corinda No. 15. Another Publicity Stunt sent prediction of the name of an audience member
1958 The Swami Gimmick 22
Tony Corinda (8) Planting of Envelopes and Slips answering questions that are planted by performer and are not by an actual audience member
1959 Question and Answer (Readings) 347
Dick Johnson Impromptu Headline Prediction prediction in envelope, opened with pair of scissors
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 30
North Bigbee Secret of the Flame message in envelope, secret reading method, candle
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 41
Howard A. Adams Predictremens two predictions, with stack of coin envelopes and business cards
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 362) 276
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Kuvert-Mysterium several spectators get an envelope, three cards are added and total written on a fourth card, those cards are put in one envelope along with a ribbon, color of ribbon, total, fourth card and person holding the cards are divined
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 71
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks magische Kraft six ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by writing them on the envelopes with chalk
Related toVariations 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 92
Dr. Stanley Jaks Eine Reincarnation signed piece of paper is burnt and later found in nest of envelopes
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 142
Si Weigan ESP one ESP card is divined and one predicted in envelope
1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 398) 421
Alan Shaxon Triple Reading three cards in envelopes, color, number and amount of lose change is divined
1970 My Kind of Magic 43
Fredric Kolb Annemental reading message from sealed envelope
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 39) 191
Paul Siegel Trance Image signed prediction in envelope, prediction of named date, name ant telephone number
1972 Doorway to Delusion 30
Steve Spillman Dollar Delusion close-up version, with coin envelopes and metal washers
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 45) 222
Walter B. Gibson Without a Shadow of a Doubt double facer with two indices on each side, prediction of one of four cards
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 57) 281
James G. Thompson Jr. Another Dimension single card prediction in envelope, partial two-way forcing deck
Inspired by 1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 69) 343
Jack Kent Tillar Shock Waves three sealed envelopes in which are three billets with two-digit numbers, freely named number is found in chosen envelope
1973 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 75) 371
Gary Kurtz Diabolique! card prediction in envelope, number is named and card at that position in deck is used, half forcing deck
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 76) 379
Bascom Jones Mirror Image! several symbols drawn and sealed in envelopes, one is chosen and symbol duplicated by performer
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 105) 521
Ray Cox Odd Cards Out four cards in a envelope, suit is chosen and card turns blank, gag
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 109) 543
Ronnie Gann Tele-kin-'easy' chosen ESP card falls over, selection with second set in envelopes
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 136) 677
Sydney Bergson 81-Cent Mystery cards with numbers, one is selected, prediction in form of coins
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 139) 693
Basil Horwitz The Burning Question bill in one of five envelopes, spectator names a number and finds bill, other envelopes are burnt
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 142) 707
John Bragoli Mental Jigsaw a page from a book is torn in pieces, those pieces put in envelopes and shuffled, the perform describes the pieces
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 6) 222
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Clairvoyance spectator puts cards in envelopes and those envelopes in a bigger envelope, light is turned off and performer names the cards
1976 The Third Ecstasy 31
Al Mann The Telepathic Artist design divination of five people, with slate, flap
1976 Master Slate Secrets — Part I 23
Jack Bridwell The Door! ten numbered cards in envelope, one is selected and placed in a bag, number is divined
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 145) 723
Marvin Miller Cop-Out! center tear, billet in envelope
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 154) 768
Paul Rylander Psi Traveler bills in envelopes, performer finds only envelope containing foreign currency
Related to 1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 154) 769
Cicardi 'Super' Mental Image five ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by drawing the symbols on the envelopes
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 157) 781
Paul Rylander Psi Traveler... Revisited follow up for Psi Traveler, serial number divination
Related to 1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 157) 782
Erwin Schussel Cigmental five cigarettes from different brands in envelope, performer divines chosen cigarette
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 165) 822
Erwin Schussel Mind's Eye! with number cards and a torn page from duplicate magazine in envelope as a prediction
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 179) 893
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Stuck! two numbered envelopes, change as prediction matches change from spectator
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 180) 898
David Douglas Mental 3 Cards Across! three jumbo cards travel from envelope to other envelope, selections, envelopes numbered
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 190) 947
Robert Cassidy Ultimate Fourth Dimensional Telepathy three pieces of information are written down, sealed in envelopes and later divined
1977 Pseudo-Mentally Yours 25
Elizabeth Warlock Gypsy Witch prediction of two Tarot Cards, with envelopes and glasses
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 199) 991
Larry Becker The New Math Miracle six cards with numbers on both sides in envelopes, shuffled and turned over by spectator, total is divined
Inspired by 1978 World of Super Mentalism 29
Larry Becker Effect No. 2 five symbols drawn on cards and put in envelope, selected one is predicted
1978 World of Super Mentalism 37
Barry Wiley Psi-Search paper is signed and sealed in envelope, mixed among others performer destroys all envelopes except the one with the paper
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 217) 1081
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowl
Inspired by 1979 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 20
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions II questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowl
Inspired by 1979 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 22
Thomas Alan Waters The Psychic Coercion of the Interrupted Schoolboy slate in envelope, first the name of a card appears then a number, flap, Mental Masterpiece gimmick, chalk band-writer
Related to 1979 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 41
Paul Rylander Strangers seven Spades are shuffled, secured with a rubber band and placed in an envelope, performer manages to order seven Clubs in same order
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 239) 1193
Robert Siepielski Keylock several blank cards in envelopes and and one with a drawn key, key is found and person who chose envelope, metal detector method
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 244) 1219
Stephen Tucker Concorde string through envelope and finger ring placed inside, ring is found threaded on string
Jan. 1979 The Talon (Issue 3) 32
El Duco Bill Prediction five numbered envelopes in glasses, remaining envelope contains bill and remaining number is predicted
1980 El Duco's Lecture Notes 9
Al Mann One Message one of five envelopes is selected and it's the only one containing a message, the number of the envelope is also predicted, Himber Wallet
Variations 1981 The "H" Factor 15
Gene "Phantini" Grant Into the 4th Dimension spectator's credit card is sealed in an envelope and put in a book, then it travels in an envelope in an other book
Related to 1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 50
Gene "Phantini" Grant The Audience Hits Back ESP cards sealed in envelopes and divined, majority of spectators guess always correctly
Inspired by
  • Ned Rutledge's "Mass Miracle"
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 63
Gene "Phantini" Grant Supreme Psychometry pseudo psychometry, different objects in envelopes, serial number divination of a bill
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 71
Gene "Phantini" Grant A Sense of Color five envelopes with different colored sheets, spectators guess them correctly
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 77
Robert Cassidy Screen Test four spectators write something down and seal paper in envelope, three words are divined, fourth word is drawn, transparent and opaque envelopes
1981 Screen Test 2
Thomas Alan Waters Seller's Markcut prediction in index card is in a window envelope, spectator selects a card which comes in the envelope too, then the deck is shuffled and cut and the performer names a card, he puts the envelope somewhere in the deck, under it is the named card and the prediction inside matches the card chosen earlier
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 226
Thomas Alan Waters Spyhole mask prediction / revelation, word on a card is chosen and prediction is another card with holes on it, when held on a text it reveals the chosen word
Variations 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 313
Thomas Alan Waters Thinky seven glass vials in envelopes, spectator finds the one filled with ink
Inspired by
  • Orville Meyer's "Think Ink" in "Magic in the Modern Manner"
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 334
Norman Houghton Love Match spectator and performer shuffle envelopes and pair them up, inside are names of celebrity pairs, they match
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 65
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Adder spectator write numbers on paper in envelope, performer removes some they add up to any named number
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 10) 188
M. B. Grierson Lost Fumbulators joke, pull pants pocket out and showing the elephant "impersonation"
joke with an envelope
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1265
Joseph Dunninger The Single Handed Method without assistant
1984 Publicity Secrets 11
"Fast Mike" Lewinski The Simple Killer card in signed envelope changes into ashes and is found in nest of boxes, Himber Wallet, duplicate
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 32
Unknown Card Switch with Envelope double lift, with deck in hand
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 54
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks' Incredible Prediction billet knife handling
  • The Double Envelope Method
Related to
  • Hugh Miller's "Al Koran's Legacy"
1984 The Incredible Dr. Stanley Jaks 10
Thomas Alan Waters Mutattle question written on a card is put inside two envelopes and is sealed, performer answers the question and when the envelopes are open, the question is gone and a spirit message is found on the card
1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 663
Terry Seabrooke Seabrooke's Cards Across with two spectators and cards in envelopes
1986 Seabrooke's Book 95
Paul Hallas Mail and Female sex detector plot, cards in envelopes
1990 Mental Mix 12
Paul Hallas Second Message one of five envelopes is selected and it's the only one containing a message, the number of the envelope is also predicted
Inspired by 1990 Mental Mix 28
Basil Horwitz £100 ESP Test shuffled ESP deck, top three cards are predicted
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 39
Basil Horwitz £100 Card Test blindfolded, card prediction in envelope
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 77
Ali Bongo Four Kings Easy Kings vanish and appear in envelope, with four glasses, brief
Also published here 1994 Lecture Notes '94 1
Ali Bongo Lucky Number prediction of a number from 1-10 in envelope
Also published here 1994 Lecture Notes '94 2
Jon Allen Get the Point prediction in envelope, spectator sits on it, with funny gag
1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 2) 10
Dan Harlan Business Sense several names in a category are called out by the spectator's and noted on business cards, chosen one is predicted in envelope
Inspired by
  • Jim G. Thompson, Jr. & Eddie Clever's "Aforesaid" in "The Linking Ring", June 1947
1996 The Minotaur (Vol. 8 No. 3) 10
Ron Bauer Second Sight comedy triple prediction, heads or tails, total of numbers from date of the coin and a card, three envelopes
Inspired by
  • David Britland's "Second Sight" in "Sorcerer Vol.1"
1997 L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 77
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy May the Force be with You prediction in envelope
1999 Entertaining ESP 17
Don Alan A Trick You Can Write Home About! two stamps change places and appear back in envelope, as a climax stamp appears on envelope addressed to spectator, double-sided stamp
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 237
Chuck Hickok Hickok's Way-Ahead Envelope strategy for predictions in multiple envelopes
2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 128
Philip T. Goldstein Normal Mailer six addressed envelopes, the spectator chooses the only one addressed to him
2003 Penumbra (Issue 6) 10
Ali Bongo Four Kings Easy Kings vanish and appear in envelope, with four glasses, brief
Also published here 2003 Lecture Notes - Morges 2003 2
Ali Bongo Lucky Number prediction of a number from 1-10 in envelope
Also published here 2003 Lecture Notes - Morges 2003 9
Philip T. Goldstein Normal Mailer six addressed envelopes, the spectator chooses the only one addressed to him
2004 Applecture 3
Philip T. Goldstein Normal Mailer six addressed envelopes, the spectator chooses the only one addressed to him
2004 Notes You Covet 4
Philip T. Goldstein Normal Mailer six addressed envelopes, the spectator chooses the only one addressed to him
2004 MINDvention Notes 4
Philip T. Goldstein Normal Mailer six addressed envelopes, the spectator chooses the only one addressed to him
2004 Easthournotes 4
Chuck Hickok Routine One: Testing Your Intuition pasteboards with different colors in envelops, colors are divined
2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 115
Chuck Hickok Routine Two: Fore-Closer envelopes with letters and printed sides of dice, multiple prediction, scrabble themed
Inspired by 2005 Mentalism, Incorporated: Volume Two 129
Robert E. Neale The Treasure Hunt Five envelopes with names of countries printed on them. Placed in a circle, spectator spells the names of the countries by counting around the circle. Every envelope is empty except the last one with a message
Related to 2008 This Is Not a Book 54
Aldo Colombini Predict-A-Twist seven picture cards with objects, card with envelope is selected via down-under-deal, an envelope is the prediction
Inspired by
  • "Basicdu" (Howard Adams, Mindspa)
Related to
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 275
Dr. Stanley Jaks Envelope Mentalism several spectators get an envelope, three cards are added and total written on a fourth card, those cards are put in one envelope along with a ribbon, color of ribbon, total, fourth card and person holding the cards are divined
Also published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 143
Dr. Stanley Jaks Mental Image five ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by writing them on the envelopes with chalk
Related toVariations 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 187
Dr. Stanley Jaks Reincarnation signed piece of paper is burnt and later found in nest of envelopes, with ideas by Bert Allerton
Also published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 219
Roberto Giobbi One of Four forcing one of four envelopes or flat objects, down-under deal
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Jan 3) 5
Roberto Giobbi, Dr. Jacob Daley Card to Envelope and Wallet addressing the envelope to spectator
Related to
  • "Card to Envelope Wrinkle" (Daley's Notebook, #565)
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Apr 17) 112
Gene Anderson Picto Transpo performer draws spectator and vice versa on poster boards, signed pictures change places in envelopes
A. Performance
B. Introduction
C. Set-up and handling
D. Gene's script
E. Props
Inspired by 2016 Gene Anderson - The Book 17