46 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Coin Box Routines / Boston Box
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Der Changier-Cylinder coins placed in small cylinder coin box vanish
May 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9) 138
Carl Willmann Willmann's Whistmarkendose routine with coin box, done with some kind of poker chips or coins, box has loose bottoms, boston feature and more
Mar. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 3) 38
Unknown Der Changiercylinder Boston box, with or without lid, short sequences
Nov. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 168
George Boston The George Boston Combination Coin Box coins penetrate box and hand
1952 Modern Coin Magic 230
Unknown Copper Silver Transposition with the Combination Coin Box
1952 Modern Coin Magic 231
Rolland Hamblen Routine No. 16 with boston and lippincott coin box
1952 Modern Coin Magic 349
Lewis Ganson Boxes and Brass introduction to coin boxes
  • German Box
  • Okito Box
  • George Boston Box
  • Brass Coin Cap
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 56
Fred Lowe Boston Three Step without the handkerchief and an extra penetration of a coin
Inspired by 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 72
Sam Schwartz Incredi-Box Magic combination of Boston & Okito box with shims in bottom and lid
  • Construction
  • Instant Push Through (coin through bottom of box)
  • Quick Change (four half dollars change to four quarters in box)
Related to Mar. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 510
Karl Fulves Modified Boston Boxes
Apr. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 729
Alex Elmsley Boston Two Step small coin travels from handkerchief to box with half dollars, then all coins travel to handkerchief and box is empty
Variations 1978 A new look at the Okito Box 27
Tommy Wonder One In the Eye
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 4) 660
Bob Gabrielle Something Happened coins travel from box to different spot on table
May 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 197
Alex Elmsley Boston Two-Step small coin travels from handkerchief to box with half dollars, then all coins travel to handkerchief and box is empty
Also published here 1979 Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Mike Skinner Seminarheft) 12
Tommy Wonder Coins Across - A Presentation Part 1
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 2) 634
Tommy Wonder Coins Across - A Presentation part 2
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 3) 652
Steve Beam Pandora's Box II boston box, coins appear in box
1982 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume II 45
Fred Kaps O-Korto For Two long routine in which coins and box penetrate hands and box shrinks so coins do not fit in any more
Related to 1984 Arcane (Issue 11) 137
David Roth Opening Production No. 2 (The Boston Palm Load) Four coin production from coin box
1985 Expert Coin Magic 216
David Roth Opening Production No. 3 four coin production from coin box/ box switch
1985 Expert Coin Magic 218
David Roth Metamorphosis Box Switch (Opening Production No. 1)
1985 Expert Coin Magic 215
Russ Burns Banned in Boston okito box used as boston box
Dec. 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 12) 1434
Jay Sankey Monty Hall Goes Close-up borrowed ring in one hand transposes with four coins in coin box
Variations 1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 10) 1
Bob King Chinese Surprise four half dollars taken from box, they change into copper, halves back in box, then four Chinese coins appear in box
1989 Magician Foolers 18
Bob Kohler Brass-Ackwards Production four coins produced from Boston Box at once
1990 Impossibilia 94
Mike Bornstein Ace to Fifty Coins from Box to under four Aces
June 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 6) 1798
Dean Nicholas Boston Box Routine three phases, coins appear in box, one-by-one traveling, as finale all coins travel from box to hand at once
1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 10
Alex Elmsley Boston Two-Step small coin travels from handkerchief to box with half dollars, then all coins travel to handkerchief and box is empty
VariationsAlso published here 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 268
Chad Long X-tracting 4 coins from box to hand one by one
1994 The Lost Cheesy Notebooks — Volume One 17
Tommy Wonder Coins Across and Back with Interlude coins across twice with backfire, coin through box
  • Phase One: Silver Bullets
  • Phase Two: Copper Interlude
  • Phase Three: Perverse Reverse
  • Phase Four: Bertram Redux
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 231
Tom Kechter, Eric Mead, Homer Liwag Lip Balm lip balm container as boston coin box, three quarters vanish from it and lip balm is there instead
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue New Stuff) 37
Dominique Duvivier Duvivier Coin Box Okito box type of routine done with an extra black plastic box for the coin box itself, Okito box has flexible Boston Box feature
1996 Magie Duvivier 46
Mike Gallo Out Boxed lid travels on coin box, then coins penetrate box
1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 63) 1241
John Derris, Jack Avis Namreg Coin Box Routine four coins appear at once in Boston con box that was shown empty
1998 Vis à Vis 15
Milton Kort The Okorto Box Routine Coins in coin box penetrate out through hand, then box penetrates hand
Related to 1999 Kort 209
Milton Kort CoBoxGo Coins vanish from box, box then vanishes (uses handkerchief)
1999 Kort 231
Milton Kort CoBoxGo 2 Half dollars in box transform into pennies, then box vanishes
1999 Kort 237
Wayne Dobson X-Change four coins travel from box to another corner of close-up mat or handkerchief
Inspired by 2004 Dobson's Choice 3 8
Sam Schwartz Coin Thru Hand four coins through hand one by one, slotted boston box
Related to 2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 314
Sam Schwartz Coin Thru Hand Boston Slot Box
Related to 2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 362
Sam Schwartz Conversion Coins four silver coins change to copper as they penetrate the bottom of the coin box
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 524
Tom Stone, Jay Sankey Monty Walks Again four coins in coin box transpose with finger ring on string
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 23
Sam Schwartz Coin Thru Hand Boston Slot Box
Related to 2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 440
Sam Schwartz Copper Escape copper coin between two silver coins put in box, copper coin penetrates box
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 598
Geoffrey Latta Okito Arrives from Boston empty coin box fills itself with coins, box switch
Also published here 2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 225
Carisa Hendrix The Polite Pickpocket five coins in spectator's hand, one vanishes and appears on spectator's shoulder, another vanishes, then four coins penetrate coin box and magician's hand
Inspired by 2020 Magic for BLM 139