45 entries in Salt, Pepper & Sugar / Traveling & Vanish / Hands (mostly)
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Flying Salt sleeving salt, ungimmicked
1909 The Art of Magic 320
Lu Brent Tobacco Magic loose tobacco vanishes from hand, is reproduce with other hand
1936 The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 84
Henry Gordien The Salt Trick salt from hand to hand
1938 Greater Magic 858
Edward Victor An Impromptu Knife and Salt Trick pile of salt on knife blade vanishes and reappears
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 140
Edward Victor The Flying Salt
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 141
Unknown The Passe-Passe Salt thumb tip
Related to 1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 129
U. F. Grant, Danny Morris, Howcani Gaglet Department
  • idea for Al Baker's "Salt Trick" (Morris)
  • idea for cleaning slates, when done with chemical formula (Grant)
  • gag, where two eggs are cracked and one put in pocket, but still three yolks are seen (Howcani)
Inspired by 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 59
R. M. Jamison Odds and Ends tips and hints for
  • Clippo
  • Baker's Salt Trick
  • Oriental Restoring Powder
Related to Nov. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 1 No. 6) 23
Tom Fitzgerald Bromo Seltzer to the Resuce impromptu thumb tip for vanishing liquid and making salt travel
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 67) 273
George Starke Salt and Water salt travels from hand to hand, then water appears
May 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 12) 50
Jack Chanin Vanishing Salt Trick salt vanishes from hand and appears in handkerchief, tube
1945 My Best 197
U. F. Grant Round Table Salt Vanish salt poured in hand vanishes, poured straight through fist into lap
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 11
Al Baker Salt Flight from hand to container
Related toAlso published here 1951 Pet Secrets 101
Dick Piser Supreme Salt salt vanishes and appears, loop ball gimmick
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 291) 1162
Aaron Black Black's Salt Trick
1969 Wonderful Routines of Magic 177
Unknown Salt Routine salt vanishes from hand, reappears in pen
1977 Close-up Cavalcade Finale 5
Dr. Jacob Daley Der Salz Trick - Die Perfekte Methode with specially prepared thumb tip that can be kind of purse palmed
July 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 2) 69
Unknown Vanishing Salt Trick
  • A Good Idea to Try (wax-covered hole in thumb tip)
1978 The second now you see it, now you don't! 216
Slydini Sweet Salt salt poured in spectator's hand and tasted, then vanishes from magicians hand, reappears but is now sugar, paper tube gimmick, salt simply lapped
1979 The Magical World of Slydini 5
Ken Brooke K.B. Pass the Salt salt from hand to hand, glass tube gimmick
1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 201
Paul Draylin A Tribute to Paul Draylin - A Little Salt Goes a Long Way salt vanishes from hand, reappears in silk
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part II 86
Bob Chesbro The Salty Pen salt travels from fist to borrowed pen, finger tip
1982 The Tipnician 8
David Ben Shorter and Sweeter Sugar vanishes, reappears in coffee
Also published here Nov. 1985 Epoptica (Issue 7) 427
James Swain Up The Sleeve sugar up the spectator's sleeve, thumb tip
Also published here 1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36) 386
Richard "Lu" Lista Shot Glass Salt Transpo salt vanishes from fist and reappears in shot glass that was wrapped in paper napkin
July 1987 Epoptica (Issue 9) 495
Alexander de Cova Der (fast) perfekte Salztrick using thumb tip with loop
Also published here 1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 24
Jay Sankey, Gary Kurtz Exodus sugar/salt vanish, pen cap instead of thumb tip
1990 100% Sankey 23
Alexander de Cova Der (fast) Perfekte Salztrick "nach Slydini", using thumb tip with loop
Also published here 1990 Horizons 38
Steve Dusheck A Looped Thumb Tip for vanishing salt
1991 Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 25
James Swain Up the Sleeve poured sugar disappears from fist and reproduced from spectator's sleeve, credits Roger Klause and Dan Stapleton
Also published here 1992 Don't Blink 13
Jerry Mentzer Dollar Bill and Sugar Packet sugar from sugar packet vanishes and reappers in hand, bill travels into sugar packet
1994 Close-Up File 55
Jon Allen Citizen Kane white and brown sugar packets are signed, sugar inside packets change places
1995 Jon Allen's Lecture — The Director's Cut 12
Brad Stine, Gregory Wilson Vanish 5000 sugar from sugar packet vanishes in hand without thumb tip
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Gregory Wilson) 285
John Riggs Sugar Vanish poured in hand, impromptu thumb tip version
1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 61) 1196
Curtis Kam Tablehopper's Salt Trick idea for getting a tip for salt vanish from hand
1996 Professional Close-up of Curtis Kam 105
Jörg Alexander Weber Zaubersalz salt packet torn, salt poured in hand vanishes and packet restores
Inspired by
  • "Sweet and Low" (Richard Osterlind, Challenge Magic video, 1990)
2000 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 1 18
Al Baker Salt Flight from hand to container
Related toAlso published here 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 450
Al Baker Salt Trick salt vanish, gaffed salt shaker with cone inside
Also published here
  • marketed 1940
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 577
David Ben Bitter Sweet Sugar vanishes, reappears in coffee
Also published here 2003 Tricks 11
Alan Wakeling Holland white and black tissue paper are torn and restored into chef's hat and apron, borrowed ring and some more ingredients put in a dove pan, ring appears in cake
  • Notes (Jim Steinmeyer)
Sep. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 9) 73
Alexander de Cova Der (fast) Perfekte Salztrick "nach Slydini", using thumb tip with loop
Also published here 2013 Horizons — Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 1986 57
Alexander de Cova Salzproduktion
2017 Arbeitsbuch Daumenspitze 46
Alexander de Cova Brush Vanish
2017 Arbeitsbuch Daumenspitze 57
Alexander de Cova Der Salztrick salt travels from hand to hand
2017 Arbeitsbuch Daumenspitze 71
Kieron Johnson Diabetics Nightmare sugar vanishes in mouth, then reappears in pen and pours out for a long time
2018 The Time Traveller 87