69 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Transposition
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Magic Vase and Caddy (To make peas change places with a handkerchief.)
1876 Modern Magic 351
Unknown The Umbrella Trick borrowed handkerchief and covering of umbrella transpose
1876 Modern Magic 433
Unknown A Pack of Cards changed to a Handkerchief handkerchief and cards in leather case change places
1889 Tricks with Cards 194
Unknown Einst und Jetzt egg in glass and covered, silk to egg, in glass is now silk, fake explanation, repeat with marked silk and egg
Mar. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 102
H. F. C. Suhr Der wandernde Rotwein glass bottle with wine placed on tray and covered, wine appears from paper cone and is poured into glass, bottle shown empty and silk is now inside that previously was placed into paper cone, patter bei Conradi
May 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9) 134
Bartholomäus Gebert Citrone, Tuch und Ring lemon and handkerchief transpose in two borrowed hats, then borrowed finger ring is dropped audibly into glass under handkerchief cover and vanishes, it reappears in lemon
Sep. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 1) 6
Unknown Alles Täuschung - Die wandernden Tücher two silks transpose in envelopes
Related to Nov. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 70
Le Roi Der behexte Schirm umbrella trick, umbrella wrapped in paper
Jan. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 11
Professor Bellonie Citrone, Ring und Tuch auf Wanderschaft traveling routine with lemon, finger ring, silk and glass with tube cover, ring ends up in lemon
Apr. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 4) 55
Carl Willmann, Mr. Plessing Die Wanderung der Tücher two different-colored silks in two glass cylinders visibly transpose
July 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 101
Unknown Die reisenden Tücher No. 1, white silk placed in glass and wrapped in newspaper and put in hat, red silk changes in hand transposes with white one, flower bouquet produced from hat
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 111
Julius Kupka Citrone und Tuch lemon in hat transposes with silk in hands
Sep. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 9) 141
Carl Willmann Tuch und Billardball auf der Wanderschaft billiard ball in ball vase transposes with silk in hand
May 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 5) 74
Unknown Right and Left two different colored silks in two glass tubes visibly change place
1903 Later Magic 338
Unknown The Flag and Worsted Ball wool ball in glass, cardboard cylinder over another tumbler, silk in tumbler, they transpose
Related to
  • improved from early Mahatma
1903 Later Magic 357
L. E. Levassor Ein Taschentuch-Kunststück two different-colored silks put into two signed envelopes, they transpose
Nov. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 166
Paul Freny Ein neues Fahnenkunststück flag transposes with borrowed handkerchief, see p. 79 for correction
Apr. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 4) 57
Carl Willmann Billardball und Taschentuch billiard ball in glass transposes with silk in hand
Oct. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 153
Jentry Jentry's Ei- und Tuchkunststück egg in glass in hat transposes with silk
Dec. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 185
T. Nelson Downs The Latest Egg, Handkerchief and Glass Trick egg in tumbler changes place with silk in hand
1909 The Art of Magic 300
Mr. Gilbert, Professor Hoffmann The Changing Handkerchief Boxes two handkerchief of different color in two cardboard boxes transpose
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 25
Mr. Gilbert, Professor Hoffmann The Changing Handkerchief Boxes two handkerchief of different color in two cardboard boxes transpose
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 578
Edward Bagshawe Vice Versa blue silk is put into red paper tube and then rolled up in some paper, when unwrapped the tube is blue and silk is read
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 24
Oswald Rae Passe Passe Silks handkerchief travels from paper tube to paper tube, variation as a transposition
1928 Sub Rosa 60
Oswald Rae Box of Matches and Silk silk appears then it changes places with matches in a matchbox
1929 More Practical Patter 17
Al Saal Silks and Matches silk and matches in match box transpose
1938 Greater Magic 596
Franklin M. Chapman Obedient Silks three different colored silks are tied together in a chain, one silk from the ends is chosen and transposes with the silk in the middle
1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 6) 1
Peter Warlock Jest of Gratoulet white silk tied between two others, changes place with tissue paper
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 75) 497
Unknown The Egg, the Glass, and the Handkerchief transpo of egg in glass with borrowed handkerchief
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 389
Unknown The Silk and the Flame candle silk transposition
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 350
Unknown The Candle, the Silk, and the Paper Tube silk and candle transposition
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 356
Jean Hugard The Serpent Handkerchief lemon appears, handkerchief in paper changes with fruit of lemon, to dry handkerchief it's held over a candle where it is burnt and eventually found in wrapping paper
Related to Nov. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 6) 22
Jean Hugard The Serpent Handkerchief (Continued from November Issue)
Related to Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 27
Tom Sellers Passe Passe Handkerchief two silks in glasses in hats change places
1943 Magical Mixture 22
Harlan Tarbell Silks and Aces silk transposes with aces in glass
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 314
Dr. Kolma Double Dyed two dye tubes
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 66) 270
Milbourne Christopher The Jumping Silks two different-colored silks held at one corner in each hand visibly change places
Dec. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 172
Hen Fetsch Unity milk, rice and a handkerchief change places, with funnel and "Genii Tube"
1946 Milk Pitcher Magic 29
Jerome T. Murray Do You See Parasols in your Sleep parasol trick variation
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 34
Unknown The Comedy of Errors transposition of a candle and a handkerchief plus a mind reading gag
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 313
Arthur H. Buckley Milk and Silk Transposition two glasses, one with milk, one with silk transpose
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 35
Don Tanner Candle Silk Transposition
Sep. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 6
Arthur Harris Silks from Nowhere several handkerchiefs are produced then two put in paper cones, where they change places
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 12
Al Baker Silk Transposition two glasses with silks
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 451
Eugene Gloye Rice and Silk Routine with Square Circle
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 26
Leonard Austin Triple Transportation transposition with candle, silk and fan, in envelopes and tube
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 19
U. F. Grant Hard Shell Sorcery using the Egg Cup, egg changes with silk in two egg cups
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 370) 308
R. Sid Spocane II Serpent Silk borrowed white handkerchief transposes with colored handkerchief in spectator's pocket, see p. 874 for credit information in MUM by Persi Diaconis
Oct. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 12) 62
Jack Posetary Silk & Ball Transposition hollow extra ball
Related to
  • suggestion by George de Ghetto on p. 230
July 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 189
Jack Bateman Red the Crook ball placed in tumbler, silk changes into ball and inside tumbler the silk is found
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 26
Peter Warlock Flash Paper and Silks two blue silks with yellow silk in between bundled up, flash paper changes into yellow silk, between blue silks is now flash paper
1971 ca. Dingle's Deceptions 10
Juan Tamariz Los Viajes de la Vela y el Pañuelo candle vanishes from newspaper and handkerchief is found on its place, candle is produced from jacket
1973 Aprenda Ud. Magia 68
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
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 127
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Silken Transposition Extraordinary red handkerchief placed in closed bottle on a table transposes with yellow handkerchief in the hand
Also published here
  • "Okito's Transposition Extraordinary" in "Genii" Vol. 11. May, 1947. P. 272.
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 50
Patrick Page Transpo Handkerchief two different colored handkerchiefs are wrapped into newspaper and change places
1974 Tricks with Handkerchiefs 3
Floyd G. Thayer Mysterious Die, Flag and Casket die in crystal casket transposes with a flag in a hat
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 30
Alan Shaxon 20th Century Cane and Silks opening to a cabaret act
Two handkerchiefs are produced from the ends of a cane, tied together and rolled around the cane. The cane is wrapped in a newspaper, a third handkerchief transforms into a cane and in the newspaper the missing handkerchief is found, knotted in between the other handkerchiefs.
1976 Practical Sorcery 2
Unknown The Electric Handkerchief and Cards Kings in apparatus change places with handkerchief in performer's hand
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 62
Al Schneider Salt Silk And Silver salt in a salt shaker, coin stack under a rolled up dollar bill and a silk change places. In the salt shaker is the silk, under the bill is salt and the coins are in the hand.
1980 Al Schneider On Close-Up 127
Pavel Tuch-Würfel handkerchief in big dice change places, then dice change color, with tubes
1983 Neue Magische Ideen 3
Karl Fulves Jiggle Hank spectator and performer initial corner of a handkerchief each, initial transpose
Also published here 1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic — Part Two 50
Karl Fulves They Jumped No. 45, two initialed handkerchiefs transpose
Also published here 1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 130
Fantasio Der Karten-Schwert-Stock card sword with cane, two cards are correct last card is wrong, cane changes into silk with printed card
1988 Fantasio 44
Karrell Fox Visilk Transposition two openly held silks visibly transpose
1991 Goodies 94
Sveroni Das Tuch in der Taschenlampe spectator holds flashlight and performer holds a handkerchief, suddenly flashlight stops working and handkerchief transforms into battery, silk is found in flashlight
1995 Typisch Sveroni 25
Edward Marlo 30th Century Handkerchiefs silk in hand transforms into two silks previously placed aside - asymmetric silks transposition
1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 3) 121
Al Baker Egg, Glass, and Hank silk and egg transpose while egg is in covered glass
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 639
Tom Stone Salt-X-Change white silk in hand changes place with salt in saltshaker
2010 Vortex 191
Ben Hart Melocation signed tissue (actually white silk) transposes with stone of peach
2020 The Darkest Corners 21