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Laurie Ireland Quarter and Half Dollar Transposition and half changed to quarter
Related to 1931 Ireland Writes a Book 20
J. B. Bobo The Card Between
Also published here 1945 My Best 9
J. B. Bobo The Ghost Coin and Key
Related to 1945 My Best 156
James G. Thompson Jr. Biographical Sketches of Contributors
  • Theo. Annemann
  • Charles Arbuthnot
  • George E. Arrowsmith
  • Roger Barkann
  • Sylvan Barnet
  • Joseph L. Barnett
  • Raymond L. Beebe
  • Eugene Bernstein
  • J. B. Bobo
  • John N. Booth
  • Tom Bowyer
  • Vynn Boyar
  • Joan Brandon
  • Fred Braue
  • John Braun
  • Lu Brent
  • R. C. Buff
  • Clyde F. Cairy
  • Loring Campbell
  • Jack Chanin
  • Frank Chapman
  • Forest V. Chesbro
  • Milbourne Christopher
  • Eddie Clever
  • Stanley Collins
  • Mystic Craig
  • Thomas J. Crawford
  • John J. Crimmins, JR.
  • Paul J. Curry
  • Del Monte
  • Harry Dobrin
  • Ronald B. Edwards
  • Bruce Elliot
  • Professor El-Tab
  • Dr. E. G. Ervin
  • Dr. Henry Ridgely Evans
  • Val Evans
  • "Hen" Fetsch
  • Thomas B. Fitzgerald
  • Dariel Fitzkee
  • Sid Fleischman
  • Joseph Harman Fries
  • Martin Gardner
  • Teral Garrett
  • Walter B. Gibson
  • Arnold L. Grubin
  • Nelson C. Hahne
  • Hathaway
  • Royal V. Heath
  • Charles H. Hopkins
  • Jean Hugard
  • Mark Jacobs
  • R. M. Jamison
  • F. H. Jeudevine
  • Maurice Kains
  • George G. Kaplan
  • George Karger
  • Joseph A. Karson
  • Wilbur Kattner
  • Gerald Lynton Kaufman
  • Howard B. Kayton, M.D.
  • The Great Kolar
  • Gerald Kosky
  • Abril Lamarque
  • William W. Larsen
  • Sid Lorraine
  • Art Lyle
  • L. Vosburgh Lyons
  • Richard F. Madden
  • Greer Marechal, JR.
  • George McAthy
  • William H. McCaffrey
  • Jack McMillen
  • Harry Mendoza
  • Orville Meyer
  • John W. Mifflin
  • Chester Morris
  • Paul Morris
  • Frederick Mosteller
  • Robert A. Nelson
  • C. A. George Newmann
  • Grady S. Nicholson
  • Dr. Cecil E. Nixon
  • Charles Walter Nyquist
  • Dell O'Dell
  • Tom Osborne
  • George Harrison Pittman
  • Julien J. Proskauer
  • Clayton Rawson
  • Ralph W. Read
  • Dolf Rudin
  • Herb Rungie
  • Ned Rutledge
  • James J. Sanders
  • Lucille Pierce Saxon
  • Sigmar - The Magician
  • Jerry Sorensen
  • Willard S. Smith
  • George Starke
  • Dr. Raymond V. Stone, SR. (RAMO)
  • Harlan Tarbell
  • DR. Franklin Taylor
  • J. G. Thompson, JR.
  • Jack F. Trebel
  • M. Van Reese
  • Jack Vosburgh
  • Audley Valentine Walsh
  • Peter Warlock
  • Herman L. Weber
  • Bob Weill
  • William H. Wilson
  • Tommy Windsor
  • Howard H. Wise
  • Ed. Wolff
  • Michael F. Zens
1945 My Best 347
J. B. Bobo Knots to You "J. S. Bobo" (?), rope curled around hand, number named, that many knots appear in rope, one is blown away
Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 164
J. B. Bobo Preface
1947 Watch This One! 11
J. B. Bobo Multiple Card Control hindu shuffle control to bottom for one or multiple cards, crimp addition
Related to 1947 Watch This One! 15
J. B. Bobo Friction Bottom Slip Cut
1947 Watch This One! 16
J. B. Bobo Bottom Up
  • Method I (tabled transfer cut from bottom card to top)
  • Method II (Hindu shuffle to bring bottom card to top)
1947 Watch This One! 18
J. B. Bobo Bottom Peek during center cut
1947 Watch This One! 21
J. B. Bobo Top Peek top buckle in open grip from top
1947 Watch This One! 23
J. B. Bobo Naming Top Card performer repeatedly knows top card after shuffle
1947 Watch This One! 24
J. B. Bobo Color Change with gambler's flat palm steal from back & presentation
1947 Watch This One! 27
J. B. Bobo A New Key Card single rough-smooth pair
1947 Watch This One! 31
J. B. Bobo The Isolated Key corner dotted card in center as reference
1947 Watch This One! 32
J. B. Bobo Stop Card Trick
1947 Watch This One! 33
J. B. Bobo Milk Shuffle Key Placement card replaced during overhand shuffle
1947 Watch This One! 34
J. B. Bobo Found card selected with seemingly fair cutting procedure, key card
1947 Watch This One! 35
J. B. Bobo Bobo Locatrix card selected with seemingly fair cutting procedure, key card, location via "Trick that Cannot be Explained" type procedure
1947 Watch This One! 36
J. B. Bobo Telepathic Miracle key card placed next to thought-of card
Related to 1947 Watch This One! 40
J. B. Bobo Two Backward Cards performer stabs card reversed between two selections behind his back
1947 Watch This One! 42
J. B. Bobo Card to Pocket card instantly produced from pocket
1947 Watch This One! 46
J. B. Bobo Center Rear Palm Steal
1947 Watch This One! 47
J. B. Bobo Double Discovery performer stabs card reversed between two selections
1947 Watch This One! 48
J. B. Bobo Triple Thought spectator selects three cards and thinks of one of them, they're returned, performer finds thought-of card
1947 Watch This One! 49
J. B. Bobo The Invisible Deck classic Invisible Deck
1947 Watch This One! 51
J. B. Bobo "Out of this World" Followup - Effect Number 1 spectator finds card that was selected at other end of room
1947 Watch This One! 52
J. B. Bobo "Out of this World" Followup - Effect Number 2 decks with colors separated is mixed, yet the colors stay separated
1947 Watch This One! 55
J. B. Bobo Red/Black Shuffle mixing in Charlier Shuffle position
1947 Watch This One! 55
J. B. Bobo Cards in Flight twelve cards, comedy presentation with child
1947 Watch This One! 58
J. B. Bobo Four Ace Routine (a) four piles build by shuffling and being stopped by spectator, Ace on top of each
(b) Aces lost, number cards selected and their value used to count down to Aces
(c) "Cutting the Aces"
1947 Watch This One! 65
J. B. Bobo Bobo System of Card Control
1947 Watch This One! 73
J. B. Bobo Control to Second from Bottom Hindu shuffle
1947 Watch This One! 68
J. B. Bobo The Art of Sleeving
1947 Watch This One! 75
J. B. Bobo Chameleon Knives ungaffed, sleeving as switch
1947 Watch This One! 79
J. B. Bobo Color Changing Thimble sleeving
1947 Watch This One! 80
J. B. Bobo Coin to Ring featuring pumpkin seed vanish as switch
1947 Watch This One! 80
J. B. Bobo Glass of Liquid Production appears under handkerchief, loaded from sleeve
1947 Watch This One! 83
J. B. Bobo A New Switch
1947 Watch This One! 87
J. B. Bobo Bobo Vanish
1947 Watch This One! 90
J. B. Bobo Knee-zy Vanish coin travels from knee to knee, then vanishes
Variations 1947 Watch This One! 91
J. B. Bobo Sucker Vanish
1947 Watch This One! 92
J. B. Bobo Hand Load via Speed
1947 Watch This One! 93
J. B. Bobo The Squirting Nickel use for hollow coin to squirt water from, heckler stopper
1947 Watch This One! 95
J. B. Bobo Mystery with a Shell Half short flurry, method to separate shell from coin
1947 Watch This One! 96
J. B. Bobo The Magic Mint nickel in the hand, half dollar appears, nickel transforms into another half dollar
1947 Watch This One! 97
J. B. Bobo, Phil Huckabee Peregrinating Quarters
1947 Watch This One! 101
J. B. Bobo The Inseparable Pair two phases
1947 Watch This One! 103
J. B. Bobo Drop Switch hands crossed
1947 Watch This One! 105
J. B. Bobo, James G. Thompson Jr. Silver and Copper
  • Number One
  • Number Two
  • Number Three
  • Number Four (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
1947 Watch This One! 108
J. B. Bobo Suggested Routine string of coin tricks
1947 Watch This One! 114
J. B. Bobo Match Penetration between thumb and first finger of both hands
1947 Watch This One! 115
J. B. Bobo The Exploding Thimble vanish with sound effect
1947 Watch This One! 119
J. B. Bobo Throwing a Knot
Related to 1947 Watch This One! 120
J. B. Bobo Knots to You rope in hand, number named, that many knots appear, then one is blown off
1947 Watch This One! 121
J. B. Bobo The Ring on the String
1947 Watch This One! 123
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Peter Warlock, Frank Taylor, Greer Marechal, invisible deck pantomime idea by Frank Taylor
Related to 1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 146) 588
J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 157) 651
Dai Vernon Multiple Card Control Hindu Shuffle and crimp/locator
Related toVariations 1950 Expert Card Technique 453
J. B. Bobo, T. Nelson Downs The Back Thumb Palm three methods to transfer the coin into the palm (Downs, Bobo, Bobo)
1952 Modern Coin Magic 8
J. B. Bobo The Bobo Switch
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 10
J. B. Bobo The Bobo Coin Vanish
1952 Modern Coin Magic 27
J. B. Bobo The Bobo Complete Coin Vanish from thumb palm to outer breast pocket
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 49
J. B. Bobo Complete Thumb Palm Vanish to outer breast pocket, while pulling up the sleeve
1952 Modern Coin Magic 50
J. B. Bobo Coin to Key
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 78
J. B. Bobo Some Observations on the Subject remarks on sleeving
1952 Modern Coin Magic 99
Laurie Ireland, Glenn Harrison, J. B. Bobo Quarter and Half Dollar Transposition several times a half dollar and a quarter change places, finally the half dollar changes to two quarters
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 139
J. B. Bobo The Traveling Centavos coins to dice cup
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 164
J. B. Bobo, George F. Wright The Gadabout Coins two in the hand, one in the pocket
Inspired by
  • "The Alleurian Coins" by George F. Wright in "The Linking Ring" 1/1950
Variations
1952 Modern Coin Magic 182
Han Ping Chien, J. B. Bobo, Stewart Judah Coins Through the Table eight coins, four penetrate the table, four versions
1.) Classic Han Ping Chien
2.) without putting the coins on the knee
3.) with an odd ninth coin
4.) Steward Judah, six pennies, one nickel
1952 Modern Coin Magic 191
J. B. Bobo The Shell Half general remarks
1952 Modern Coin Magic 265
J. B. Bobo The Folding Half introduction
1952 Modern Coin Magic 286
J. B. Bobo The Miser's Dream general remarks and history
1952 Modern Coin Magic 306
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 1 With a Single Coin
1952 Modern Coin Magic 341
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 2 With a Single Coin
1952 Modern Coin Magic 341
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 3 With a Single Coin
1952 Modern Coin Magic 342
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 4 with copper/silver
1952 Modern Coin Magic 342
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 5 with handkerchief
1952 Modern Coin Magic 343
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 6
1952 Modern Coin Magic 343
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 7 with handkerchief
1952 Modern Coin Magic 344
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 8
1952 Modern Coin Magic 344
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 9
1952 Modern Coin Magic 344
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 10 shell
1952 Modern Coin Magic 345
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 11
1952 Modern Coin Magic 345
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 12
1952 Modern Coin Magic 346
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 13
1952 Modern Coin Magic 346
J. B. Bobo Preface
1952 Modern Coin Magic vii
John Braun J. B. Bobo
1952 Modern Coin Magic xi
J. B. Bobo Acknowledgements
1952 Modern Coin Magic xiv
J. B. Bobo Sez You Giant Card Trick three cards placed behind back, monte type, text appears on cards, holdout on back
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 29
J. B. Bobo The Traveling Joker one black card placed among twenty-six red cards always ends up on top, then card travels from packet to packet
Also published here 1956 Top Secrets of Magic 22
Dai Vernon Emotional Reaction key card
Related to 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 7
J. B. Bobo Tools of the Trade tips on (classic) palming
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 354
J. B. Bobo Technique on routining coin magic
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 355
J. B. Bobo The Come and Go Coin coin appears from handkerchief, penetrates it and vanishes (originally from Gen)
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 357
Milton Kort The Mexican Gadabout Coins with purse in which coins travels back at the end, two handlings
Inspired by 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 405
J. B. Bobo A Funny Finish for a Coin Routine dividing ten coins between boys and performer, boys get nothing
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 423
J. B. Bobo A Lippincott Coin Box Routine borrowed coin travels to box
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 430
J. B. Bobo Trick Coin Miscellany on the use of trick coins
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 437
Unknown The New Quarter and Half Dollar Transposition gaffed version
Inspired by 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 439
J. B. Bobo The Stack of Nickels and Die die placed on stack and covered, betting game that die can be moved underneath, sucker element
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 453
J. B. Bobo The Stack of Quarters
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 455
J. B. Bobo Coin on the Stick chinese coin
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 466
J. B. Bobo Latest Coin Box Magic introduction
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 489
J. B. Bobo Al-'N-Nate with hole and no lid, coins disappear from within and penetrate a silk or table
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 489
J. B. Bobo Triple Threat Card dotted, corner short, edge marked
Related to
  • Genii, Aug. 1947, p. 368
July 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 194
J. B. Bobo The Card Between
Also published here 1972 The Living End 125
Bob Read Coins Across four coins to glass, extra
Inspired by 1973 Thanks to Pepys... 20
J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch brief
1975 Super Cents 4
Unknown The Appearing Knot flourish one-handed kont
Related to 1976 The Big Book of Magic 135
J. B. Bobo Hindu Shuffle Control
1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 12) 447
J. B. Bobo The Traveling Joker one black card placed among twenty-six red cards always ends up on top, then card travels from packet to packet
Also published here 1977 Innovative Magic No. 1 8
J. B. Bobo Basic Coin Switch
1977 The Magic Book 170
Bill Voss, J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch Variation
Aug. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 231
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Modern Coin Magic by J. B. Bobo 1979 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews — Volume III 190
J. B. Bobo Pop-Over Card "Retrospective"
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, ca. 1950
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 23) 1293
J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch
1980 Al Schneider On Close-Up 83
J. B. Bobo, David Roth Modified Bobo Switch No. 1
1981 CoinMagic 56
J. B. Bobo, David Roth Modified Bobo Switch No. 2
1981 CoinMagic 60
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Bobo Lecture No. 2 by J. B. Bobo 1981 Interlocutor (Issue 44) 176
Horace E. Bennett Big Coin Routine coin travels from knee to knee, then change into jumbo coin
Inspired byVariations 1981 Bennett's Fourth Book 6
J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch very brief
1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 57
J. B. Bobo Make Believe pantomime routine with an invisible deck, crediting Taylor and Marechal
Related to 1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 90
J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch with a pocket watch
1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 629
Roger Crosthwaite, J. B. Bobo Modified Bobo Switch
1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 42
J. B. Bobo Multiple Card Control hindu shuffle control to bottom for one or multiple cards, crimp addition
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 5
J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 103
J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 8
Ben Harris, J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch Variation Done as a coin transformation
1986 Killer Klose-Up 53
J. B. Bobo The Bobo Switch
1988 Magic with a Copper/Silver Coin 10
J. B. Bobo, Phil Willmarth The Strike Knot (Throwing a Knot) flourish one-handed kont
Related to 1989 The Knot Collector 21
Jackie McClements (reviewer) The New Modern Coin Magic by J. B. Bobo 1991 Profile (Issue 5) 3
J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch with sponge ball and coin
1996 Throw in the Sponge 9
Bob White, J. B. Bobo A False Count for example five as six
Also published here 1997 It's a Matter of Style 9
J. B. Bobo Pinch Vanish
1998 The Book 31
Milton Kort The Night Bobo Missed Milt Kort pranking J. B. Bobo
1999 Kort 149
J. B. Bobo Traveling by Boxcar Pair of white dice transpose with pair of red dice
Variations 1999 Kort 269
Milton Kort No Caboose Transposition of pair of red and white dice, no extra dice required
Inspired by 1999 Kort 273
Ron Bauer Gadabout Coins Revisited
Inspired by 2000 Gadabout Coins Revisited 1
Jay Sankey Pocket Drop Vanish handling for ditch in breast pocket
Related to 2004 Sankey Unleashed 48
J. B. Bobo The Bobo Switch
2004 Sankey Unleashed 51
Bob White, J. B. Bobo A False Count for example five as six
  • White's Comments
Also published here 2005 It's a Matter of Style (2005 edition) 24
Curtis Kam (reviewer) 1. Modern Coin Magic by J. B. Bobo by J. B. Bobo 2008 The Pocketbook 8
Curtis Kam The "Bobo" Switch comments and credit information
Related to 2008 The Pocketbook 9
J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch
2010 Plot Twists 72
J. B. Bobo Complete Thumb Palm Vanish
Related to 2011 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 3 11
J. B. Bobo Breast Pocket Ditch
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 270
J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch
July 2019 Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 2 (Winter #2)) 141