174 entries in Apparatus / Miscellaneous
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Unknown Boxes to alter one graine into another, or to consume the graine or corne to nothing box with false bottom and layer of grains glued on it, turned over for transformation or vanish
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXI) 192
Unknown Boxes to change Graine box with false bottom and layer of grains glued on it, turned over for transformation or vanish, also appearance in bell type box
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 32
Unknown L'Anneau Dans un Pistolet, Qui Se Trouve Ensuite au Bec d'une Tourterelle, Dans une Boîte qu'on Avait Auparavant Visitée & Cachetée ring shot with a pistol is later found in the beak of a turtle dove sitting in a box which was examined before
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 50
Unknown The "Card and Bird" Box
Modern Magic 138
Unknown The Brass Box for Money, known as the "Plug-box" to vanish, reproduce or exchange coins
Modern Magic 192
Unknown The Davenport Cabinet things put inside vanish
Modern Magic 195
Unknown The Snuff-box Vase to change, vanish or produce small objects
Modern Magic 217
Unknown The Magic Reticules production boxes that fold up
Modern Magic 309
Unknown The Cover, to pick up any Article object vanishes or appears underneath brass cover
Modern Magic 355
Unknown The "Domino-Box" (sometimes called the "Glove-Box"), box to make things appear inside, also as Rattle Box
Modern Magic 386
Unknown The Inexhaustible Box
Modern Magic 391
Unknown The Japanese Inexhaustible Boxes box within a box
Modern Magic 393
Unknown The Feast of Lanterns several lanterns produced form "Inexhaustible Box", two styles of production lanterns that fold up
Modern Magic 395
Unknown The Magic Portfolio cage with birds and other 3D objects produced from thing portfolio
Related to Modern Magic 468
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Light and Heavy Chest electro-magnetism
Modern Magic 482
Unknown A Mechanical Hat "chimney-pot" hat, for productions or changes
More Magic 7
Bland The Bran Plate for production of dove or anything
More Magic 361
Unknown The Inexhaustible Portfolio folder shown empty, then things produced from it
More Magic 385
Unknown The Horn of Plenty
More Magic 386
Unknown Das Orgelspiel oder "Tischlein decke dich"! six numbered tubes which can be nested are in a row on the table, table cloth, glasses and bottle appear along with other things required to set a table
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 132
Antonio Molini Das Orgelspiel oder "Tischlein decke dich"! second part of description, version of Molini
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 149
Carl Willmann Vortrag als Einleitung zum Orgelspiel patter for the production tubes
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 150
Unknown Als Entrée zu empfehlen one glove shrinks and one becomes bigger, then a clear box with confetti is shown, confetti changes into flowers
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 73
Carl Willmann Blumen-Körbchen basket for spring flower production
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 148
Unknown Japans Volksbelustigung water vanishes from vase, then silks and other things are produced from it
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 67
Unknown Eine Bildermappenversion cardboard folder as production apparatus
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 12) 181
Unknown Die neue Präsentschatulle production chest
Inspired by
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 360
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 121
Carl Willmann Willmann's Changier-Dose tube to vanish or change something, insert drops out of bottom secretly
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 135
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, living head in bottle, dove load from vest into hat, on competing Zauberspiegel, magic with apparatus
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 63
Unknown Die Brütmaschine cage apparatus to produce a small animal
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 187
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Der animalische Transport No. 6, two birds travel from small glass box to cage
Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 29
Unknown Die Brütmaschine second part of explanation
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 1) 10
Unknown Die Brütmaschine part three
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 2) 27
Unknown Cagliostro's Wunderdose production tube for silks, flower bouquet or something like that
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 3) 38
Carl Willmann Die Verwandlung eines Thalers in einen lebenden Vogel tube apparatus, coin changes into bird
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4) 60
Carl Willmann Die magische Theedose tea box to switch a silk or something like that
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 90
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Ein Glaskästchen zum Verschwindenlassen kleinerer Gegenstände glass box for vanishing objects
Variations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 168
Carl Willmann Willmann's Wunderschatulle case assembled from parts in front of audience, then things produced
Related to
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 360
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 170
Carl Willmann Zum Glaskästchen zum Verschwindenlassen kleinerer Gegenstände glass box for vanishing objects, another method
Inspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 186
Antonio Molini The Magic Organ Pipes "Le Souper du Diable"
six nesting metal tubes, shown empty, then things produced from them
  • Improved Method (from L'Illusioniste)
with patter from "Die Zauberwelt"
Related to Later Magic 525
Carl Willmann Das unerschöpfliche Portefeuille folder as production prop
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 7
Unknown Gegenstände aus dem "Weltausstellungs-Cylinder", "Carmens Tamburin" etc. aquarium that folds up, chandelier that folds up
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 31
Carl Willmann Willmann's Tuchdose metal box to make silks vanish or appear
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 21
Joseph Michael Hartz The Portfolio Trick production from portfolio
Related toAlso published here Later Magic 712
Joseph Michael Hartz The Portfolio Trick production from portfolio
Also published here Magical Titbits 172
Tom Sellers A Production Box Idea
Tricks That Work 5
Oswald Rae Something from Nothing tube is sealed with paper and rubber bands on both ends, hole in paper and at will, black coffee, milk or milk coffee is produced, eventually sugar and biscuits are poured out
Sub Rosa 36
Oswald Rae The Magic Chimney Pot christmas themed routine, three empty socks are placed in a chimney model, socks fill up with food, then silks, flags and flowers are produced from the chimney
Also published here
  • "The Magic Chimney Pot" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 16
Oswald Rae Flying Flowers four vases with flowers and flowers are removed, then the vanish one by one and appear in the vases again
Also published here
  • "Flying Flowers" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 21
Oswald Rae Cinderella doll in box, spectator produces puppet clothes in a box, then they change into the dress the doll was wearing and the produced clothes found on the doll
Also published here
  • "Cinderella" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 26
Tom Sellers Production Bowl bowl/vase apparatus
Magical Pleasantries 13
Lu Brent The Silken Adventure Silk vanishes from paper bag, travels into glass filled with confetti
Novel Magic 19
Laurie Ireland Three Oriental Boxes lanterns produced from boxes
Also published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 12
Tom Sellers A Production Tube Idea using a fake hand
Quick Tricks 10
Laurie Ireland The Opium Peddler and His Three Dream Pipes pipes are produced and vanishes from a box, with opium dealer story
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 17
Laurie Ireland The Artist Draws a Picture of a Rabbit and the Picture Comes to Life
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1937) 17
Unknown The Silk Wonder Box
Greater Magic 604
Unknown Old and New Apparatus from the Charles H. Larson Collection with pictures of:
  • The Vanishing Cannon Ball
  • A Magic Periscope
  • The Magic Kettle
  • The Silks Stand
  • The Mysterious Disc
  • The Mysterious Case
  • The Inexhaustible Barrel
  • Cord and Books
  • The Ivory Card Blocks
  • The Hut of Madagascar
  • The Umbrella Table
  • Pack of Cards Changed to Silk
  • The Latest Block and Cord
  • Silk Production Balls
  • Silk Production
  • The Card Table
  • Latest Mirror Glass
  • The Cigarette Candle
  • The Penetration of Matter
  • Other Collections
Greater Magic 927
Jack Gwynne The Turn-Over Box
Greater Magic 949
Robert Weill Closed Door Production
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 394
Otto Waldmann An Improved Fake Hat e.g. for production
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 68) 470
Len Sewell Crystal Box production box
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 534
Thirteen of Magic, Stanley Collins, Tom Sellers A Trick routine with vanishes and productions of three silks, also featuring a small mirror tube/box for silk productions by Tom Sellers
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 111) 661
Edgar Utility Tube
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 675
Joseph Ovette Impromptu Hathaway Box built from a shoe box, brief
Fast Ones 14
Joseph Ovette A New Production Frame covered with paper, large silk production
Fast Ones 25
Tom Sellers The Quickie Handkerchief Tube
Magical Mixture 12
Joseph Ovette Bird and Cage bird vanishes from newspaper and appears in cage in previously empty box, flip over box variation
Tricks and Illusionettes 23
Walter B. Gibson The Four Door Production Cabinet objects appear from a box with four doors
My Best 308
Louis Tannen Lou's Waste Paper Container paper basket as a deposition for props, in the end it's empty
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 88) 358
Eugene Gloye Confetti and Milk Buddha Tubes routine, glasses with confetti
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 11
Laurie Ireland Candy from the Air production box, candy
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 15
Henry J. Young The Magic House house to produce objects, chimney as card rise houlette, plans and routine
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 19
Henry J. Young Checkers to Pear to Rice production and transformation box
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 22
Billy McComb William's Attache Case Production object appear from empty case
The First Book of William 24
Billy McComb William's Floating Ball Routine comedy routine on stage, ball is floating up and down and finally vanishes in a box, with assistant
The First Book of William 46
Unknown "Penetra" Silk glass with silk is placed onto glass box, penetrates from glass to box
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 43
Unknown Popping Corn in a Hat popcorn production
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 78
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's Quick Popper popcorn production, kind of waste basket
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 83
Unknown Ching-a-Ling Chinese Lantern Production chinese themed production prop and items
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 236
Unknown The Chinese "Flash" Pigeon Frame
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 260
Don Tanner Utility Bag paper bag with trap door at the back
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 6
Don Tanner Production Cage
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 6
James Upchurch A Spooky Spots Finish method to hand out Spooky Spots board
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 2
Ray H. Cason Idea for the Buddha Tubes
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 33
Donald R. Bazinski The Skunk Wringer Rabbit Wringer done with a spring skunk
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 26
Floyd Catlin The Rabbit Trap Production production box looks like an animal trap, construction plans
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 26
Karrell Fox A Pair of Bloomers spring flowers from production box, gag
Kornfidentially Yours 32
Vincent Malmstrom Organ Pipe Routine six metal cylinders
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 379
David E. Kirk Top Hat Square Circle Ten Rabbit Production production of silks and rabbits, construction plans for apparatus
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 11
John L. Dennerlein Thin Air Liquid Vanish using two square tubes
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 20
Eugene Gloye Westgate Bowl Improvement design for "Elevator" productions
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 28
Leonard Austin Production Box special design from 1926, production of silks, livestock etc.
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 21
Leonard Austin Twin Chests using Gwynne's Rabbit Vanish, traveling rabbit from box to box
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 25
Leonard Austin Much in Little production box, using a table
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 26
Leonard Austin An Idea or Two idea for transforming a vacuum bottle case into a flag vase and for the Good Night Banner
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 27
Leonard Austin Milk Round milk in glass vanishes and appears, using a Ghost Tube
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 28
J. A. Philpot Magic Beer Production with tubes, black art
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 41
Stewart James The Gofar Ball ball disappears from a tube, travels to under an inverted tumbler under a second tube
Also published here Magic Mine No. 1 13
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Exchange Tray
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 27
Eugene Gloye Build-It-Yourself Production Illusionette based on tip over box, on stand
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 22
Richard A. Butler Safety Talk Gag transformation of baby chick to rubber duck, with Flip Over Box
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 58
Oran Bailey Dent Witch Doctor Can Presentation ideas and suggestions for U.F. Grant's Witch Doctor Can
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 29
Bert Douglas The Safety Magician as D. R. Smith, various ideas on a themed show about safety using Ireland's Rainbow Plastic Boxes, production of several items
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 12
Everett Lyda Gung Ho Box Routine production box routine
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 39
Allessandro Good Deed Container candy produced from cannister
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64) 38
Ali Bongo The Houdini Pin pin vanishes from corked tube and appears in small box
Related to The Bongo Book 52
Ali Bongo Pongolian Production Box
The Bongo Book 62
Jack Gwynne The Turn-Over Vanish The Gwynne Flip Over Box, vanish of animal
Also published here
  • "The Turn-Over Vanish" in "The Sphinx" Vol. 34, No. 1. March, 1935.
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 6
Arthur Setterington Bewitched, Bothered & Befuddled three silks appear in a box, one has a knot, which disappears when blown on it, mirror box
The Joe Smith Mysteries 5
Tony Cole One-Armed Bandit presentation for production cabinet, see also p. 213 for Ken Kany idea
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 169
Laurie Ireland 3 Oriental Boxes lanterns produced from boxes
Also published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 32
Bob Logan One Rabbit Less improvement on Jack Gwynne's Flip-Over Box
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 284
Parker Swan The Production Doll House
How to Force a Watermelon 19
John Gannaway Flower Production Box construction details
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 51
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny Magic Camera mirror production box that looks like a big camera
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 124
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny Wilbur's Home large gag worm appears from box
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 125
Arthur Setterington The Pincushion Production Box production box which is pierced with wooden rods first
Straight Line Mysteries 26
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Hindoo Inkwell small box to vanish object like a watch, with two cut-glass inkwells
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 59
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mandarin Jewel Caskets boxes placed in a casket transform into a doll
Related to
  • "Okito on Magic"
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 65
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mignon production box, four sides can drop down
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 98
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, David Tobias Bamberg Checker Cabinet box with three doors, pile of checkers placed under a tube and a glass with a handkerchief into the box, transposition
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 127
Shaman Chest of the Lamas production cabinet, rabbit
The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 12
Stanley Beck Nu Production Box box carried under arm, three pieces, production of objects or animal
The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 26
Walter B. Gibson Double "A" Production Cabinet for handkerchiefs etc
The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 36
John Cooper Flash Vanish guinea pigs appear from box
The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 60
Unknown Practical Production Tray vase of flowers
The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 74
Amedeo Vacca Pea-Can Steal pea changes into water in (double) tube
Amedeo's Continental Magic 35
Robert E. Neale 5-Second Rice rice in double Foo-Can, tube that is open on both ends and rice does not fall out when poured into it and also not when turned over, but on turning back it does, with notes by Karl Fulves
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 783
Faucett Ross Handkerchief Box Routine Silk routine with various effects using Japanese Box
Magic With Faucett Ross 32
Alan Shaxon The Magical TV Set children program, based on a box designed like a TV
  • The Aerial
  • The TV Times
  • Tom & Jerry
  • Commercial Break
  • Egg Bag
  • Commercial Time Again
  • The Inevitable Western
  • The Funnel and Foo Can
  • The Givaway Show
  • Sade the Seal
  • Torn and Restored Serviette
  • Radio to Rabbit
Practical Sorcery 49
Unknown The Rabbit Cage box to produce rabbit
The Big Book of Magic 202
Unknown The Organ Pipes production device
The Big Book of Magic 217
Unknown The Ghost Tube
The Big Book of Magic 227
Unknown The Inexhaustible Box production box
The Big Book of Magic 233
Unknown The Japanese Production Box to produce handkerchiefs, box with hole in bottom
The Big Book of Magic 243
Unknown Vanishing Die in Mirror Box large die
Related to Classic Magic with Apparatus 76
Unknown Production Drawer Cabinet objects appear in drawers
Classic Magic with Apparatus 134
Unknown Davenport Cabinet cabinet with a drawer, to vanish an object
Classic Magic with Apparatus 136
Unknown Mirror Casket
Classic Magic with Apparatus 143
Unknown Mirror Boxes four different models
Classic Magic with Apparatus 154
Unknown Utility Tube mirror tube
Classic Magic with Apparatus 156
Unknown Miraculous Glass Cylinder mirror tube on a stand
Classic Magic with Apparatus 156
Yen Soo "Kuma" Kim Kuma Tubes bowl vanishes on a stand, with two tubes
Classic Magic with Apparatus 195
Unknown Rabbit Transposition two buckets on a big wooden balance, rabbit travels from bucket to bucket
Classic Magic with Apparatus 202
Floyd G. Thayer Expanding Ball ball visibly expands, on a stand
Classic Magic with Apparatus 206
Unknown Card Star chosen cards appear at the ends of a star, various designs
Related to More Classic Magic with Apparatus 92
Unknown The Visible Circular Block Penetration with tubes, plate and hat
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 230
Donald Holmes The Tea Chests of Wang Foo handkerchiefs vanish and appear inside candle, then placed inside one of three chests, covered with a tube and handkerchiefs travel from chest to chest
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 235
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Living and Dead with buddha and globe that starts to light
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 252
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito's Confetti to Silks and Livestock tube filled with confetti, confetti changes into silks
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 258
Karrell Fox P. "Nutty" Sandwich producing lots of food from lunch box, finally a peanut butter sandwich with full glass of peanut butter between the bread
Another Book 311
Robert E. Neale Confetti No. 62, confetti in double Foo-Can, tube that is open on both ends and confetti does not fall out when poured into it and also not when turned over, but on turning back it does
Also published here Self-Working Paper Magic 111
Dan Smalley Cube In Air small cubic box to switch or produce object
The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 3) 11
Karrell Fox A Lively Picture black drawing board/tray, dove drawn, becomes live dove, "gloves to dove" adaption
Goodies 98
Unknown The Bran Vase confetti changes to candy in a Bran Vase, then other stuff is produced from it
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 237
Unknown The Welsh Rarebit guinea pig is produced with spectator's hat and a production prop
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 243
Robert Parrish The Well of Invisibility "The Japanese Box" routine
Related to
  • David Devant ("The Best Tricks and How to Do Them")
Great Tricks Revisited 54
Karrell Fox Producing The Product Paul Stadelman Rabbit Production box for trade show use
Much Ado About Something 88
Dondrake Build a Wizard's Window Black art background
Black Art Breakthroughs 7
Dondrake Building a BlackArt Backdrop Black art curtains
Black Art Breakthroughs 12
Dondrake BlackArt Well Table
Black Art Breakthroughs 20
Dondrake Wizard's Table
Black Art Breakthroughs 21
Dondrake Paper Bag Productions Produce bulky items from empty paper bag
Black Art Breakthroughs 32
Gary Darwin Darwin's Ever Loaded Hat Method to secretly load top hat
Black Art Breakthroughs 36
Stewart James The Gofar Ball Ball disappears from a tube, travels to under an inverted tumbler under a second tube
Also published here The Essential Stewart James 131
Robert E. Neale Family Jewels Jewelry placed in a bag, later when poured out, there's a bunch of teeth, using change bag
This Is Not a Book 356
Stephen Minch The Stele of Khepera paper rubbing of stele with six hieroglyphs, chosen glyph appears in previously empty box (watch box)
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "The Legendary Scroll" of Masklyn ye Mage
The Book of Forgotten Secrets 117
Jim Steinmeyer The Inside-Out Lantern for productions
Inspired by
  • "Inside-Out Production Box" (Jim Steinmeyer)
  • "Upside-Down Production Box" (Robert Harbin)
A Tribute to Robert Harbin 17
Trevor Lewis The Medal medal vanishes and appears back in box, idea
Routines Matter 104
Tom Stone The Hat Trick top hat on table
Maelstrom 225
Tom Stone The Quiz Show classic Frank Lane comedy quiz show with final loads
Maelstrom 244
Christoph Borer, Alexander Römer, Joachim Rau, Charly Dörries Der Zahn der Zeit pictures of buildings put in a box, they all age except chosen photograph, time traveling machine
Endlose Möglichkeiten 25
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Magic Boxes and Strange Looking Props
Parlour Tricks 47