262 entries in Pocket Techniques
  
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Unknown Ruban coupé et reconstitué 1 expliqué Explanation of the cut and restored ribbon from p. 24
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 66
Unknown Métamorphose d'un écu en médaille Metamorphosis of a coin into a medal
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 224
Professor Hoffmann The Magician's Dress
  • Profondes
  • Pochettes
  • "Loading" Pockets
Modern Magic 8
Unknown To Change one Pack for another special pockets (pochette) at trousers & profonde, multiple methods
Related to Tricks with Cards 34
Unknown Ball Throw Vanish dropped in tail topit/profonde
More Magic 264
Unknown Double Breast Pocket
New Era Card Tricks 65
Unknown The Improved Mysterious Production any card called for from pocket, featuring detachable inside pocket, also with selections and no card index
New Era Card Tricks 66
Unknown Die Schosstaschen des Fracks pockets in tails
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 26
Carl Willmann Willmann's Hosenbein-Servante servante/pocket that can be hooked to back or side of trousers
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 189
Unknown Die Kartentasche "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
secret pockets on back of trouser
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 5) 68
Georg Winter Die wandernden Karten four to eight selections put in envelope and placed in inner pocket, they are then produced from the air, tube from inner pocket to tails pocket on the back
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 10) 148
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Dove Vanish in Glass Cylinder glass cylinder with dove, handkerchief with disc put on top and cylinder ditched into vest which has a tube to back pocket where dove is reproduced
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 91
David Devant The Vest Servante
Related to Later Magic 25
Hamley Brothers The Wonder of Wonders body servante attached to belt
Later Magic 27
David Devant Devant's Handkerchief Trick producing three white handkerchiefs, paper tube, they change to red, green and yellow, one vanishes in glass tube and appears knotted between other two, description edited by Devant himself
Later Magic 303
Unknown The Coat secret pockets
Later Magic 2
Unknown The Vest secret pockets
Later Magic 4
Unknown The Trousers secret pockets
Later Magic 5
Unknown Removable Pochettes pocket hooked to back of trouser leg
Later Magic 6
Unknown The Shirt-Cuffs secret pockets in cuffs that open when shirt cuffs are removed
Later Magic 8
Unknown Tube through Trouser to below stage
Later Magic 7
P. T. Selbit, Howard Thurston A Novel Watch Trick borrowed watch wrapped in paper, travels into hat
Also published here
  • "The Magician's Handbook" (Selbit)
Later Magic 163
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die drei Kräfte three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle
Also published here Kartenkünste 196
James J. Moren Inside Pocket Bluff item removed from vest pocket, looks like inside pocket
Related to Thirty Card Mysteries 67
Unknown Inside Pocket Bluff item removed from vest pocket, looks like inside pocket
Related to Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 21
Tom Sellers A Vanishing Wand secret pocket ditch
Tricks That Work 8
Unknown Showing Trouser Pocket Empty
Greater Magic 255
Unknown A Novel Vanish of a Silk using spectator's lapel as servante
Greater Magic 585
Unknown The Cuff Servante sleeve cuff servante for billiard ball
Greater Magic 629
Unknown Cigarette Switch two methods
Greater Magic 741
Unknown Pockets topit, application for billiard ball or deck of cards
Greater Magic 628
Unknown Showing Trouser Pocket Empty
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 346
Buatier de Kolta, Carl Brema With Whiskers De Kolta's beard pochette / topit
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 114
Laurie Ireland Double Trouser Pockets for Magic
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 32
Jean Hugard Classical Vanishes 1. Vesting
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 4) 70
Edward Clinkscale, Eugene Taylor Clear Gone! coins vanish from glass, glass belly servante
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 147) 591
Unknown The Sleeve Pocket
Modern Coin Magic 112
Eddie Fields, Glenn Harrison Miracle Coins to the Pocket coins to glass in jacket pocket, tube from breast to coat pocket, in the book credited to Glenn Harrison, see Giobbi for credit detail
Related to Modern Coin Magic 168
Unknown Top of the Pocket Dodge showing trouser pocket empty
Classic Secrets of Magic 126
John Howie Disposal of the Shell 1. Disposal in a Pocket
2. Disposal by Means of a "Topit" Vanisher
3. Disposal by Sleeving
4. Disposal by Vesting
5. Disposal by Concealment between Shirt Collar and Neck
6. Disposal by Dropping to the Lap
7. Disposal by Mechanical Aid
8. Disposal by Means other than Body Concealments
Routines with the Jardine Ellis Ring 7
Ken De Courcy Calling All Cards deck shuffled and put in trouser pockets, any card called for produced, then any non-playing card (birthday card, membership card, score card, ...) called for à la Arthur Lloyd, with gags and card castle finale
Calling All Cards 2
Patrick Page A Few Words About Topit history and introduction
Related to The Topit Handbook 1
Patrick Page A Few More Words About Topit basic Topit technique
The Topit Handbook 2
Patrick Page To Vanish a Billiard Ball
The Topit Handbook 3
Patrick Page To Switch One Small Object for Another explained with balls as a color change, also as deck switch
The Topit Handbook 4
Patrick Page An Impromptu Vanish of a Glass apparently throwing glass in the air
The Topit Handbook 5
Patrick Page The Perfect Ring Penetration ring on stick, with cigarette and duplicate ring
The Topit Handbook 5
Patrick Page To Vanish a Cigarette Lighter
The Topit Handbook 7
Patrick Page The Pick Up Vanish object dropped on the floor
The Topit Handbook 7
Patrick Page To Vanish a Wine Glass with handkerchief
Also published here The Topit Handbook 7
Patrick Page The Vanishing Cane in Newspaper
Also published here The Topit Handbook 8
Patrick Page The Jardine Ellis Ring on Stick
The Topit Handbook 8
George Davenport To Vanish a Deck of Cards
The Topit Handbook 11
George Davenport To Vanish a Coin under a Matchbox
The Topit Handbook 11
George Davenport The Stack of Pence Trick six pennies are changed into six sixpences
The Topit Handbook 12
George Davenport The Vanishing Billiard Ball under a Glass spectator holds a tray, ball covered with glass vanishes
The Topit Handbook 12
George Davenport To Vanish a Full Glass of Whisky
The Topit Handbook 13
Ger Copper Fancy Change giant coin changes to card case, deck removed and case vanishes
Magic from Holland 5
Flip Hallema Fl!pstick wand appears and vanishes, then it changes to tube and back, wand is found inside the tube
Related to Fl!p Qu!k Tr!k Str!p 1
Scotty York Ditching a Coin in Shirt while throwing coin in the other hand, coin is ditched
Lecture 43
Joel Moskowitz Tyriffic secret pocket in tie
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1039
Scotty York, Ed Brown The "Blue Phantom," Close-Up copper and silver coins, with cone and die
Coins 23
Dai Vernon Cold Deck Exchange Deck switch with Topit
Magic With Faucett Ross 225
Karl Fulves Notes By Fulves (1) into left hand Tenkai palm
(2) simplification
(3) into topit
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 7) 966
David Berglas Pocket Ashtray to vanish a lit cigarette, "The Litcig Vanish"
The David Berglas File No. 1 19
Slydini Leave and Take on ditching items when picking up something else
The Best of Slydini ...and More 30
David Berglas Pocketing for ditching and switching objects, general remarks
David Berglas Lecture 13
Patrick Page The Cards to Pocket twelve cards, with six card repeat element
The Big Book of Magic 89
Karl Fulves Invisible Pockets two coins pressed to shirt with both hands, coin travels across, then coin vanishes ("playing the shirt", coin tossed into shirt)
Related to The Magic Book 85
Ken Krenzel 2. Hookles Hook Coin impromptu servante behind trouser with other hand
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 21
Ron Wilson The Vanishing Servante servante with elastic, between legs, hanging on back
Related toAlso published here Lecture Notes 9
Slydini Hank Gag handkerchief pulled out of non-existant breast pocket
The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1179
Brian Sinclair The Cards Across
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9) 728
Dick Turpin Turpin's Turnip heads tails game under a hat, eventually a turnip and a full glass of liquid appears, see also "The Modern Magic Manual"
Related to Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 9) 902
Bob Fitch Topit Again & Again on topit work
Topit Again & Again 1
Bob Fitch Vanishes vanishing a ball or an object with the topit
  • I. Direct Toss
  • II. Indirect Toss
  • Variations
  • III. Indirect Drop
  • IV. Direct Pirouette Vanish
  • V. Reverse Slide Vanish
  • VI. Direct Purse Toss
  • VII. Paper Cup Toss
  • VIII. Silk Covered Toss for Secret Objects
  • IX. Silk-Cover Toss for Direct Objects
  • X. Tube Cover
  • XI. Extra
Topit Again & Again 2
Bob Fitch Productions - Steals - Loads stealing from the topit, with applications
  • XII-A. Direct Steal
1) Egg on fan
2) Invisible deck
3) Cups & Balls
4) Dye Tube
5) Produce scissors
6) Balloon to Dove
7) Flames from Hands
8) Fishbowl production
9) Fountain of Silks
  • XII-B. Indirect Steal
1) Rabbit and Tray
2) Molding a Rabbit
Topit Again & Again 5
Bob Fitch Color-Changing Canes - Fantasies Changes & Transpositions - 1)
Topit Again & Again 6
Bob Fitch Color-Changing Ball Changes & Transpositions - 2)
Topit Again & Again 6
Bob Fitch Small to Jumbo Coin Changes & Transpositions - 3)
Topit Again & Again 6
Bob Fitch Undersilk Changes & Transpositions - 4)
object transforms underneath silk, topit application
Topit Again & Again 6
Bob Fitch Direct Toss Changes & Transpositions - 5)
object transforms in hands, topit application
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch Direct Toss using Opposite Hand Changes & Transpositions - 6)
object transforms in hands, topit application
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch The ring, egg, orange & grapefruit trick "Extras - Variations - 1)"
short note
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch Wand from purse-frame "Extras - Variations - 2)"
short note
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch Spell-bound "Extras - Variations - 3)"
short note
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch Similar "Extras - Variations - 4)"
short note, object vanishes under cover of waving a fan of cards
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch Tube Color-Change "Extras - Variations - 5)"
ball changes in tube
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch Squash is a natural "Extras - Variations - 6)"
no details
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch Turn L "Extras - Variations - 7)"
short note on stealing something from topit
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch 2 Wrapped Glasses, 1 Coin & 2 Oranges "Extras - Variations - 8)"
coin and orange transpose
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch Heads or Tails "Extras - Variations - 9)"
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch Torn & Restored Paper "Extras - Variations - 10)"
short note
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch Drop an object on the floor (coin) "Extras - Variations - 11)"
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch Block Off String "Extras - Variations - 12)"
block vanishes
Topit Again & Again 7
Bob Fitch Another Pirouette Vanish (Indirect) "Extras - Variations - 13)"
Topit Again & Again 8
Bob Fitch Special Load or Unload Move "Extras - Variations - 14)"
  • A) Rabbit from Hat
  • B) Small, Medium & Large size Chinese Coins
  • C) Card in Lemon (based on Derek Dingle idea)
Topit Again & Again 8
Bob Fitch Other Thoughts "Extras - Variations - 15)"
Topit Again & Again 9
Bob Fitch The Vanishing Candle "Extras - Variations - 16)"
Topit Again & Again 9
Bob Fitch Billiard Balls "Extras - Variations - 17)"
Topit Again & Again 9
Ron MacMillan Dip Pockets similar to Robert-Houdin's "Pochettes"
Modern Art Of Coin Manipulation 72
Unknown Coin Vanish to outer breast pocket
Self-Working Table Magic 8
John Fealey Sleeve-Topit as "Fieley", idea / magician's joke, use sleeve as topit
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 4) 60
Curtis Kam In the Side Pocket
All the World's a Stage 52
Mike Caveney Bag-It objects vanish in a paper bag, concept
Ideas 12
Michael Ammar Flash Coins three coins appear from flame of lighter, then lighter changes into fourth coin, topit
Also published here Encore III 11
Ross Bertram The Texas Toppit using western style trouser pockets as topit
Bertram on Sleight of Hand 44
Ross Bertram Can You Toppit? (Here's how) complete, ditch of coin in trouser pocket
Bertram on Sleight of Hand 45
Ross Bertram Inky Pinky - Hanky Panky two coins vanish completely, one in each hand
Bertram on Sleight of Hand 50
Justin Higham, Stephen Tucker, Pascal Monmoine Pandemonium
  • growing Deck gag (Higham)
  • trouser pocket as servante (Higham)
  • card revelation gag with two spectators selecting the same card (Tucker)
  • five coins travel from hand to hand and then change into one coin (Tucker)
  • Cutting the Aces, Bilis/ Marlo variation idea (Monmoine)
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22) 420
Karl Fulves Getaway I complete vanish of coin with bill, servante at belt, also as transformation
S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 4) 62
John Cornelius The Incredible Crawling Pocket pocket is pulled inside-out and crawl back in on itself
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 307
Karl Fulves Getaway III "playing the shirt" with coin under cover of bill
Related to S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 4) 68
Joaquín Navajas Aplicaciones para el Pase "La Catapulta" using the Catapult for sleeving, lapping and the Topit
1. Enmangue
2. Descarga en el Regazo
3. Descarga al "Topit"
Also published here Monedas Personales 57
Ben Harris Madman's Card to Pocket #1 slit in jacket under arm
Out Of His Mind! 85
Unknown Showing Trouser Pocket Empty
Francis Carlyle Lecture Notes 1
John Cornelius The Better Pocket changing pockets of jacket for card loading and other things
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 3) 17
Fred Kaps The Tie-Topit slit in striped tie design
It's So Simple 14
Fred Kaps Secret Pockets
It's So Simple 14
Bob Fitch, Michael Ammar Bouncing Ball Vanish Variation topit
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 35
Michael Ammar Lighter Vanish topit
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 36
Fred Kaps The Topit Vanisher thoughts on the topit
It's So Simple 10
Richard Kaufman Introduction - A Conversation with Ron Wilson interview, with details on opening tables with the color changing knife, Ultramental, The Chinese Sticks, The Multiplying Bottles
The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 11
Ron Wilson The Vanishing Servante servante with elastic, between legs, hanging on back
Related toAlso published here The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 13
John V. Hope Trouser Pocket Topit see title
Related to Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 1359
Salverio Piacente Dice Twice two-dice switch, ends clean via improvised topit
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1409
John Cornelius An Inside Out deck of cards is produced in pocket, which was shown empty, two methods
Creative Secrets No. 1 4
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch
The Five Points in Magic 26
Alexander de Cova Die Westenservante ... für den armen Zauberkünstler body servante
Horizons 23
Alexander de Cova Deck Vanish body servante
Horizons 25
Alexander de Cova Coin Vanish complete with body servante
Horizons 26
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante
Horizons 27
Alexander de Cova Etwas zur Geschichte... credit information about the body servante
Das Buch zur Body-Servante 4
Alexander de Cova Die Herstellung aus einer Kaffeedose making the body servante
Das Buch zur Body-Servante 5
Alexander de Cova Münzenverschwinden complete coin vanish, using body servante
Das Buch zur Body-Servante 7
Alexander de Cova Anmerkung body servante to switch or ditch coins
Das Buch zur Body-Servante 10
Alexander de Cova Card Opener deck vanishes from hands, reappears in case, using body servante
Das Buch zur Body-Servante 11
Alexander de Cova, Jay Sankey Time is Money pocket watch cleanly transforms into stack of coins, using body servante
Inspired by Das Buch zur Body-Servante 14
Alexander de Cova Pegasus Card card to envelope using body servante
Das Buch zur Body-Servante 16
Alexander de Cova Traveller's Triumph using body servante
Das Buch zur Body-Servante 20
Alexander de Cova Mindwalk II loading prediction using body servante
Das Buch zur Body-Servante 22
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante
Das Buch zur Body-Servante 23
Alexander de Cova Business Liquidation traveling credit card, using body servante
Das Buch zur Body-Servante 24
Ken Krenzel The Finger Servante impromptu holdout/profonde pocket for stand-up
Close-up Impact! 163
Paul Hallas NFCF Bag 2 several billets are selected from a bag, one is divined and others are blank
Mental Mix 26
Alexander de Cova Tube for Ring from inside pocket to bottom of jacket, closing mechanism by Weber
Related to Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 5
Alexander de Cova Tube for Ring from inside pocket to bottom of jacket
Also published here Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 14
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch
Workers Number 2 48
Michael Ammar Propelled Topiting as other object is thrown from hand to hand
The Magic of Michael Ammar 179
Bob Fitch, Michael Ammar Bouncing Ball Vanish Variation topit
The Magic of Michael Ammar 211
Michael Ammar Lighter Vanish topit
The Magic of Michael Ammar 212
Alexander de Cova Tossing item tossed in air vanishes, secretly put in other hand behind back
Also published here Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 15
Alexander de Cova Tossing item tossed in air vanishes, secretly put in other hand behind back
Also published here Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 25
Alexander de Cova Body Servante construction, techniques and applications
Related to Ein Profi packt aus... 135
Alexander de Cova Münzenverschwinden complete coin vanish, using body servante
Ein Profi packt aus... 138
Alexander de Cova Card Opener deck vanishes from hands, reappears in case, using body servante
Ein Profi packt aus... 141
Alexander de Cova, Jay Sankey Time is Money pocket watch cleanly transforms into stack of coins, using body servante
Inspired by Ein Profi packt aus... 144
Alexander de Cova Pegasus Card card to envelope using body servante
Ein Profi packt aus... 145
Alexander de Cova Traveller's Triumph using body servante
Ein Profi packt aus... 148
Alexander de Cova Ein Mentaleffekt loading prediction using body servante
Ein Profi packt aus... 150
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante
Ein Profi packt aus... 151
Alexander de Cova Business Liquidation traveling credit card, using body servante
Ein Profi packt aus... 151
Alexander de Cova Anmerkung body servante to switch or ditch coins
Ein Profi packt aus... 140
Alexander de Cova, Michael Weber Tube for Ring from inside pocket to bottom of jacket, closing mechanism by Weber
Also published here Ein Profi packt aus... 62
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch
Prinzipien in der Praxis 46
Don Nielsen, Karl Fulves Impromptu Topit further comments on its use
Related to Verbatim (Issue 6) 63
Karl Fulves Impromptu Topit credit information
Verbatim (Issue 9) 101
Patrick Page Das Topit
Related to Lecture Patrick Page 29
Michael Close No Sleeves, No Topit clean vanish of salt shaker or similar object, necktie vanisher
Related to A Workers Series Sampler 10
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch
The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 1) 9
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch
A Workers Series Sampler 13
Don Nielsen Impromptu Topit shirt in inside jacket pocket configuration, gag to produce the Zombie gimmick
Related to Rigmarole (Issue 6) 63
Juan Tamariz Crossing the Gaze Switch
Cardshark 120
Steve Bedwell Subtle Travellers using tube from breast pocket to outer pocket
Related to Parked Card and Other Manoeuvres 9
Tommy Wonder The Belly Servante construction of body servante
The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 200
Unknown Showing Trouser Pocket Empty
Miracle Material 31
Tommy Wonder The Tails Topit construction
The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 197
Michael Kaminskas Playful Penny coin grows and shrinks in stages
Miracle Material 57
Michael Kaminskas Hitting the Bottle bottle is produced then coin in bottle, as a climax bottle vanishes
Miracle Material 81
Bob Driebeek Aenigmas Vollkommenes Wunder signed card from blue deck transposes with same card from red deck
Also published here
  • Bob Driebeek's "The Perfect Miracle" in "The Gen" July, 1958. P. 77.
Aenigmas Rätsel 71
Bob Driebeek Aenigmas Vollkommen(er)es Wunder signed card from blue deck transposes with same card from red deck, variation
Aenigmas Rätsel 84
Mike Gallo Purse-A-Veerance purse vanishes and coins remain, version without topit
The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 63) 1240
Christian Scherer Einzelne Karten ins Topit befördern 1. Eine (oder mehrere) Karte(n) vom Spiel ins Topit befördern
(to topit one or several cards from the deck)
2. Eine (oder mehrere) Karte(n) von einem kleinen Paket ins Topit befördern
(to topit one or several cards from a small packet)
2.1 Mehrere Karten in eine verwandeln
(transform several cards into one card)
3. Eine von zwei (als eine Karte vorgezeigt) Karte ins Topit befördern
(topit one of two cards, which are held as one card)
3.1 Sichtbare Verwandlung
(visual transformation)
3.2 Verzögerte Verwandlung
(delayed transformation)
Karten à la carte 91
Joe Mogar The Big Pocket not exactly a topit
Digital Effects 203
Steve Bedwell Repeat Cards to Pocket travelers, using tube from breast pocket to outer pocket, with repetition
Related to The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 66) 1334
Alexander de Cova Frack, Weste und noch viel mehr... clothing for stage manipulation
  • "Neuralgische" Punkte im Frack
  • Paddings
  • Das Topit
  • Das Nackenband
Secrets No. 2 52
Baltazar Fuentes Pocket Coin Divider coin holder and pocket divider
Arempi II 35
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Pack at the Breast Pockets No. 19, pocket choreography with body turn
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 266
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Pack in the Tail Pocket No. 20
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 266
Simon Lovell Pocket Management
Son of Simon Says! 8
Helge Thun Captain Hook's Card Trick one hand in pocket, selection appears folded on performer's index finger in pocket, switch or topit-to-pocket-tunnel
Also published here Concertos for Pasteboard 150
Helge Thun Captain Hooks Kartentrick one hand in pocket, selection appears folded on performer's index finger in pocket, switch or topit-to-pocket-tunnel
Also published here Faustdick hinterm Schlitzohr 9
John Cornelius Hanky apparently showing trouser pocket empty by turning it inside out
The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 89
John Cornelius Passages passage from outside jacket pocket to topit with applications
The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 13
John Cornelius On the Tip of my Tongue card to mouth when performer turns around, topit tunnel
The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 13
John Cornelius A Toast full glass appears in hand when the performer turns around, bar effect
The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 14
John Cornelius Instant Travelers one palm, topit
The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 15
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Three Powers three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle
Also published here Hofzinser's Card Tricks 146
Christian Scherer Der angehende Zauberkünstler oder der kleine weisse Ball routine with purse frame and little ball, ball appears from frame and vanishes under handkerchief, reproduced from frame again, wand appears and eventually ball and frame disappear
Variations Kreative Magie 12
Christian Scherer Tube Switch
Kreative Magie 25
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Money two cards, different pockets
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 72
Darwin Ortiz Smart Money three cards, three pockets
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 76
Steve Bedwell Pocket Chute tunnel from inner breast pocket to outer pocket
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 72
Wayne Dobson Zipperred zippered
Dobson's Choice 7
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch
Collexion 25
Amílkar Riega Bello Viaje Imposible de Tres Monedas al Interior de un Vaso three coins travel to glass in pocket, with a handkerchief
La Magia Española del Siglo XX 312
Ted Lesley What......? No Wallet? thought of card is found in outside pocket which is locked with zipper and padlock, prediction
2003 U.S. Master Class Notes 4
Axel Hecklau Das A-H-Selzerschneiden different methods
"Effektiv" 47
Steve Draun Pocket Change Bag showing pocket empty
Ackerman 2004 24
Christoph Borer Brusttasche (Jacke und Hemd) three ways to use the breast pocket to vanish / ditch coins and objects and a way to produce an object from the breast pocket
Compilation 162
Christoph Borer Innere Jackentasche using the inner jacket pocket to ditch / steal objects
Compilation 164
Christoph Borer Äussere Jackentasche using the outer jacket pocket to ditch objects
Compilation 164
Christoph Borer Vorderer Hosentasche ways to vanish objects in trouser pocket and to show it empty
Related to Compilation 166
Christoph Borer Hintere Hosentasche on using back trouser pocket to produce objects
Compilation 169
Christoph Borer Hemdöffnung using space of shirt between buttons for producing / vanishing objects
Compilation 171
Christoph Borer Kragen using the collar to produce / vanish objects
Compilation 172
Unknown Breast Pocket Vanish
Compilation 172
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch
Tangled Web 78
Jörg Alexander Weber Ring und Geschenk ring & string routine with borrowed finger ring, then ring vanishes and travels into nest of boxes
Also published here ZauberKunstStücke — Band 2 56
John Carney Breast-Pocket Ploy breast pocket stays open, is divided into two compartments
Secret Agenda (Issue June 29) 194
Steve Draun The Empty Pocket showing trouser pocket empty
Secret Agenda (Issue July 7) 202
Joachim Wolf Going to the Pocket tip
Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 24) 383
Juan Tamariz Crossing the Gaze Switch
Plot Twists 66
Román García Topit Card Transfer card put in side jacket pocket is placed back on top of deck through topit path
Nanomagias 26
Wolfgang Moser Taschenspielereien "Hosenbein-Servante", little pocket on the back of the leg, various uses
Kreationen 28
Wolfgang Moser Verschwindende Zigarette using the "trouser-leg-servante"
Kreationen 31
Wolfgang Moser Münzenaustausch coin switch using the "trouser-leg-servante"
Kreationen 31
Wolfgang Moser Karate-Karte karate card, using the "trouser-leg-servante"
Related to Kreationen 32
Wolfgang Moser Al Baker's Diminishing Cards using the "trouser-leg-servante" to dich the packets
Related to Kreationen 32
Wolfgang Moser Trickkarten "hold out" the "trouser-leg-servante" as a hold-out for gaffed cards
Kreationen 33
Wolfgang Moser Spielaustausch deck switch using the "trouser-leg-servante"
Kreationen 33
Wolfgang Moser Verschwindendes Kartenspiel deck vanish using the "trouser-leg-servante"
Kreationen 34
Alexander de Cova Ein Schlauch in der Hose connection tube of both trouser pockets
Seminar-Leviten 2
Max Malini, Patrick Page A La Malini dumping object in pocket while pulling on the sleeve
Related to Magic Page by Page 135
Alexander de Cova Geheime Taschenladung final loads handling, using topit
Seminar-Leviten 11
Patrick Page Topit
  • Topit Technique
  • The Left Arm
  • The Right Arm
  • The Right Arm, Part Two
  • The Toss
  • The Visible Switch
  • The Hidden Switch
  • The Deck Switch (1)
  • The Deck Switch (2)
  • The Card Stab Switch
  • And One More Switch
  • Another Version
  • Other Applications of a Handkerchief
Related to Magic Page by Page 268
Patrick Page To Vanish a Wine Glass with handkerchief
Also published here Magic Page by Page 276
Patrick Page Vanishing Cane in Newspaper
Also published here Magic Page by Page 278
Todd Lamanske Hands-Off Deck Switch Deck switch, uses jacket pocket and topit
Variations Seeking the Bridge 38
John Born Pocket Change Uses jacket pocket and topit too
Inspired by Seeking the Bridge 39
Christian Scherer Die magischen Steine von Stonehenge matrix with stone under two postcards, bigger stone appears as a climax
Inspired by Schlaglichter 23
Christian Scherer Die Kraft des Qi two in the hand one in the pocket with Baoding Balls, then a big ball appears just to vanish under a handkerchief
Schlaglichter 60
Christian Scherer Das Gold der Leprachauns pot of coins is produced from a small rainbow, coins are hung invisibly in the air and travel from hand to hand, eventually the pot disappears under a handkerchief
Inspired by Schlaglichter 110
Christian Scherer Das Amulett von Mary I little round charm appears from purse frame, it disappears under silk, with the aid of a wand and in the hands, to just reappear always back in the purse frame, eventually the purse frame vanishes
Inspired by Schlaglichter 143
Christian Scherer Die fehlende Seite travelers routine, using topit
Schlaglichter 306
Ricky Smith The Art of Using the Coat as a Servante when sitting, also without table
Nothing as it Seems 35
Roberto Giobbi Modern Magic From the Modern Conjurer? illustrations of old secret pockets from Hoffman's "Later Magic"
Hidden Agenda (Issue Dec 20) 363
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch
Gene Anderson — The Book 184
Joaquín Matas La Sal de Kaps Kaps salt pour routine
A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 299
Paul Vigil Prepare to Enter setting up for the act
  • Paraphernalia
  • Main Deck Setup
  • Pocket Management
The Doors of Deception 1
Jörg Alexander Weber Ring and Giftbox ring & string routine with borrowed finger ring, then ring vanishes and travels into nest of boxes
Also published here Magic Illusions 27
Danny Dew Breast Pocket Servante kept open with plastic cup section
Related to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 19
Johnny Thompson Pockets and Principles
  • The Jacket
  • The Pockets
  • Pocket Locations
  • The Dove Bag
  • The Silk Shroud
  • The Silks
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 215
Dani DaOrtiz, Javier Natera Using a Waist-Pouch
Card in Bottle 23
Kieron Johnson The La La La Switch offbeat pocket switch for small object
The Time Traveller 24
Iñaki Zabaletta The 'No Way' Bottle Production Aparición Impossible de una Botella, under handkerchief
¿Quién es Iñaki Zabaletta? 133
Juan Tamariz Crossing the Gaze Switch
Houchin: Counterfeit & Stigmata 18
Christian Scherer Jumbo Coin to Normal Coin visual transformation
Das Sicherheitsportmonnaie 20
Christian Scherer Stahlhartes Déjà-Vu three steel balls are removed from a box, penetrate a transparent silk one by one and then they vanish just to be found in the box again
Inspired by
  • Lou Serrano's "Steel Ball Routine"
Stahlhartes Déjà-Vu 3
Joaquín Navajas Aplicaciones para el Pase "La Catapulta" using the Catapult for sleeving, lapping and the Topit
1. Enmangue
2. Descarga en el Regazo
3. Descarga al "Topit"
Also published here Monedas Personales Y Más 60
Andi Gladwin Opened Pocket Lining to be able to reach into lining instead of outside pocket
The Boy Who Cried Magic 222
Christian Scherer Süchtig nach Baumnüssen walnuts appear, vanish and travel to glas under tube, then walnuts vanish again and jumbo walnut appears, using nutcracker and toy squirrel
Inspired by Süchtig nach Baumnüssen 3