18 entries in Pickpocketing / Watch Steal
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Eddie Joseph Stealing a Wristwatch
  • Buckle Bands
  • Expandable Metal Band
  • Clasp-Type Bands
1940 / 1992 37
Francis Carlyle Wrist Watch Steal hanky held by spectator
Stars of Magic (Vol. 4 No. 3)
Danny Korem Wrist Watch Steal
1985 86
The Second Watch Steal by "Keith ???"
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 12)
Dan Harlan From the Labyrinth a watch steal joke, useless illustrations
Dec. 1993
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 4)
Bill "Dusty" Miller The Watch sponge routine cover for watch steal
Inspired by
  • Johnny Paul performance at Blackpool 1991
Oct. 1993
Profile (Issue 16)
Felix Farrell Commando Watch presentation for watch steal, announcing the steal and doing it in form of a competition
1995 75
Ricki Dunn Card in Wallet, Plus chain escape combined with card to wallet and watch steal
Inspired by July 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 7)
Carey Heim E-Z Watch Steal watch steal during sponge ball routine with squeaker
1999 221
Tony Eng Stealing Time watch steal during finger chopper routine
1999 274
David Berglas Pickpocketing: The Watch Finale pickpocketing routine with several people, watches end up in a box linked together
2002 408
David Berglas The Watch Steal while apparently doing a magic trick that fails, watch is stolen twice
2002 481
Gene Turner Expertalk: Gene Turner on the Watch Steal
Also published here Apr. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 8)
Al Bertini Drei Münzen copper silver transposition, then third coin travels into spectators hand, watch is stolen during routine
2004 8
Marc Gettmann Der sichere Armbanduhrenklau during apparent vanish of coin from spectator's hand
2006 19
Román García Cambio Horario watch travels from spectator'r wrist to performer's wrist
2010 153
David Alexander Untitled Effect performer blindfolded, card peeked at, card found in spread while holding spectator's wrist, watch stolen as kicker
Also published here
  • Genii, Dec. 1966
Nov./Dec. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12)
Gene Turner Expertalk: Gene Turner on the Watch Steal
Also published here 2022 184