31 entries in Nut / Shell Game
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 12, including
- The Travelling Sugar
- Four Paper Balls and Plates
- The Walnut Shells and Pea
- Thimble Rigging
- Chinese Marbles
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 314
Theodore Annemann Three Card Monte Outdone with three aspirin boxes and one penny
Related to Annemann's Buried Treasures 7
James G. Thompson Jr. Peas and Cues routine, several phases
Top Secrets of Magic 32
Harry Stanley, Lewis Ganson The Modern Shell Game
  • the shells
  • the pea
  • working surface
  • the basic move
  • the routine (with under glass finale)
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 100
Wilf. Huggins Why Not? shell game with three thimbles
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 64
David Lederman Thimbles & Pea cups and balls routine with thimbles and pea, sponge ball final loads
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 187
Frank Garcia The Shells
All in a Nutshell 11
Frank Garcia The Pea and "The Working Surface"
All in a Nutshell 11
Frank Garcia The Moves
  • Basic Move
  • Bluff Move
  • The Escobar Move
  • Swivel Move
  • Bust-Out Bluff
All in a Nutshell 12
Frank Garcia Frank Garcia's Routine
Variations All in a Nutshell 20
Frank Garcia Extra Ideas
  • Ginsburg Push
  • Handkerchief Steal
All in a Nutshell 74
George Schindler Introduction credit information
All in a Nutshell 9
Patrick Page The Three Shell Game
  • general comments
  • The Steal
  • The Load
  • The Kick Steal
The Big Book of Magic 177
Unknown Three Shell Game
  • Move Number One - To Steal the Pea
  • Move Number Two - To Load the Pea
  • Move Number Three - To Show a Shell Empty
  • The Routine
Close-up Cavalcade Finale 131
Unknown The Load
Supershells 13
Gary Ouellet The Pinky Pinch
Supershells 33
Gary Ouellet The Pinky Acquitment hand turned over to show empty shell while pea is hidden
Supershells 36
Gary Ouellet The Sidesteal Sequence way to steal the pea
Supershells 37
Gary Ouellet Supershells four phases
Supershells 4
Unknown The Steal classic steal
Supershells 8
Karl Fulves Three-Shell Monte three different colored peas
Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 61
Harry Lorayne A Lorayne Storm idea for color changing peas
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 318
Karrell Fox "Shell-Shock" sponge balls appear under shells as finale
My Latest Book 40
Jerry Mentzer Easy Shell Game plastic cubes instead of shells
Close-Up File 191
Karl Norman The Three Shell Game - Karl Normal Routine
Close-Up File 183
Jörg Alexander Weber Eine harte Nuss multi-phase routine with glass finale
Inspired by ZauberKunst 10
Unknown Die Technik basic steal
ZauberKunst 12
Karl Norman Three Shell Game four phases, climax with shotglass
40 Years at the Forks 75
Kurt Freitag Mein Nuss-Schalen Spiel mit Verschlusskappen Three Shell Game Routine
  • Stehlen (classic steal)
  • Laden (classic load)
  • Zusatzgriff 1 (additional steal)
  • Zusatzgriff 2 (additional load)
  • Ausweichgriffe
  • Königsgriff (Kurt Freitag)
  • Tipps
Mein Nuss-Schalen Spiel mit Verschlusskappen 1
Jack Avis Three Shell Game "Siva's Master Move"
with sticky tape
Rara Avis 212
Juan Villarejo El Trilero multi-phase routine, with a glass
El Mago en la Mesa de Juego — Volumen I 67