43 entries in Match & Matchbox / Match / Traveling
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Travelling Matches hand to hand
1938 Greater Magic 825
Unknown The Flying Matches matches from matchbook to pocket
1938 Greater Magic 829
Joseph Ovette Match-Ic Manipulation five matches vanish and appear in matchbox
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 8) 3
Milbourne Christopher Match Stickler burnt match vanishes and appears in spectator's hand among unburnt matches
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 66
Milbourne Christopher Match Stickler match travels into spectator's hand
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 63
Audley Walsh Audley Walsh Match Routine two matches appear, travel, ..
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 65
Jack Yeager The Flying Match match is torn from matchbook, vanishes and appears under napkin
Also published here
  • Jack Yeager's "Second Portfolio of Tricks"
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 6
Eddie Joseph The Aerial Match matches vanish one by one and reappear in matchbox
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 9
Eddie Joseph Hot Heads three heads of matches return to hand after being pushed in mouth and ear, finger ring hold out
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 16
Unknown The Tramps and Chickens Using matches to tell story of tramps stealing chickens, matches seem to travel from hand to hand
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 56
Welsh Miller Cards and Matches cups and balls type routine with tips of matches under three cards
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 189
Lu Brent Jumping Match split match on business card, jumping from side to side
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 353) 241
Leo Behnke 20 Plus 1 burnt match appears back attached in matchbook, matches counted in the beginning
1962 Entertaining Close Up 10
Bento Sympathetic Matches two paddles, name appears, four matches from a matchbook separately on a handkerchief join in one corner with the paddle as cover, the matches are placed in a stand and are covered, they vanish and reappear in the matchbook
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 127
Dai Vernon Chinese Matches "ten count"
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 78
Harvey Rosenthal Match Go matches travel from one matchbook to another, see p. 415 for credit information
Related to
  • The Gen (June 1961)
Winter 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 379
Unknown Back, Back and Restored match broken in three pieces, two in the hand one in the pocket sequence, restoration
1971 At the Drop of a Match 12
Arthur Setterington 20th Century Matchboxes several matchboxes, matches from one matchbox travel into an empty matchbox
1972 Straight Line Mysteries 40
Unknown La Cerilla Viajera match travels back in matchbook, attached to other matches
1973 Aprenda Ud. Magia 23
Rick Johnsson Christopher's Match Revisited four-phase routine, match torn out of matchbook, rest burned, then unburned travels back, matched travel from hand to hand
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 83
Unknown Dollar Matches box of matches shown, dollar bill rolled to tube, matches poured out, bill vanishes and reappears from match box
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 97
Jim Ryan The Broken and Restored Match three pieces, one is thrown away and returns to hand, eventually match is restored
1977 Lecture Notes Bar Magic 2
Harry Lorayne The Traveling Match match travels back to matchbook, all other matches have been burnt
1977 The Magic Book 245
Harold J. Kelly Die Allgegenwärtigen Streichhölzer two in the hand, one in the pocket with heads of matches
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, June 1947
July 1977 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 3) 103
Lewis Ganson Other Routines using other props for "Two in the hands..." routines
  • Cigarettes
  • Matches
  • Coins
  • Dice
  • Miniature Models
  • Toys
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 32
Mark Weston Repeat Burned Match lit match reappears in match book
1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 10) 1116
Roy Cottee The Hole(y) Tearer routine with paper napkin
  • hole torn in center, torn out piece is smaller than hole
  • both rolled up and bigger ball vanishes when lit
  • match vanishes and found in smaller ball
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 115
Jay Sankey, Richard Sanders Twice Lit match torn out of match book is lit, blown out, lit again, vanishes and reappears attached inside
1987 When Creators Collide... 20
Michael Weber Moxie monte with match boxes, one is filled, in the end the game is only played with two boxes, matches appear in box which was put away before
Related to 1991 Life Savers 44
Russ Burns Matchbook Assembly four matches under four matchbooks assemble underneath one
VariationsAlso published here 1991 Garrett Does The U.K. 9
Dan Garrett Matchbook Assembly Plus four matches under four matchbooks assemble underneath one, last match is lit and burnt match then appears under matchbook
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 Garrett Does The U.K. 11
Russ Burns Matchbook Assembly four matches under four matchbooks assemble underneath one
Also published here 1992 Garrett In The U.S.A. 9
Dan Garrett Matchbook Assembly Plus four matches under four matchbooks assemble underneath one, last match is lit and burnt match then appears under matchbook
Also published here 1992 Garrett In The U.S.A. 11
Marc Paul, Anthony Owen Matchmaker two signed matches travel back in the hand, then they fuse together
1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 1) 1
Steve Blencoe Tenkai Joe Tenkai Pennies with matches
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Astonishing Friends) 287
Richard Bartram, Jr. Burning a Big One after burnt match appears back in matchbook, matchbook bursts into flames
1997 Trephine 113
Andrew Mayne Pyro Flight unburnt match back in matchbook combined with traveling of spectator's finger ring to matchbox
1998 Mad Mojo 18
Milbourne Christopher The Flying Match
2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 188
Henry Tunstill The Elusive Egg and Matches marked egg vanishes from paper bag and is found in match box, matched under candlestick
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 28 No. 5, July 1929, p. 183
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 173
Christian Engblom The Last Match Trick matches emptied on table, one is lit, vanishes and reappears in the matchbox, burnt match is lit and travels back to matchbox, as a climax all other matches are burnt too, see p. 38 for credits
2007 Lecture Notes 12
Daniel Garcia No Smoking Unburnt match vanishes and travels into matchbook (attached inside), disappears under smoke produced from mouth
2009 Limited 20
David Acer Rematch match lighted, it changes back to unburnt, then vanishes and is back in matchbook, traveling back in time presentation
Also published here
  • Genii, May 2006
2011 More Power to You 75
Anthony Owen, Marc Paul The Perfect Match two matches signed by performer and spectator travel and eventually fuse together
2017 Secrets 155