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Royal Vale Heath The Lucky Number Magic Square 3x3
1936 The Jinx (Issue 16) 79
Royal Vale Heath Magic Squares chapter on Magic Squares, discussing
  • The Three Square
  • The Five Square
  • Odd and Even Cell Squares
  • The Eight Square
  • The Six Square
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 911
Royal Vale Heath Figure Fantasy Fibonacci principle
Also published here 1940 The Jinx (Issue 91) 568
Royal Vale Heath One In Millions! interesting
1945 My Best 138
Royal Vale Heath DY-Cyphering Trick method of quickly calculating five three digit numbers, second method with dice
Variations 1945 My Best 242
Royal Vale Heath Take a Number from 1 to 30 number on cards, numbers in column add on
1945 My Best 246
Royal Vale Heath "Magic Square" Magic card selection in combination with magic square, total of square indicates position in the rest of the deck
Feb. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 9) 103
Royal Vale Heath, John Scarne Heath's Master Speller No. 15, Ace to king packet arranged, random card cut to, value spelled repeatedly to get Ace to King in sequence
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 31
Royal Vale Heath Tap Tap Tap selection and five other cards are put in envelopes, performer taps the envelopes and spectator mentally spells his card, when he stops the performer his hand is on the correct envelope, using deck with different backs (rainbow)
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 201) 802
Royal Vale Heath Retrospecs card is held behind performer, who divines it, mathematical, see also p. 841, glasses sight gag, Fibonacci sequence
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 209) 834
Walter B. Gibson, Royal Vale Heath Gibson's Circled Dates Five dates are circled on a calendar month, magician asks how many Mondays/Tuesdays... are circled, magician can divine the sum total of the circled dates
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 48
, Eddie Joseph Tapping the Hours Spectator think of any hour on the clock, magician tap the clock at random points, eventually will end counting on the thought-of hour. Variation by Eddie Joseph using blank cards with words
Variations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 50
Royal Vale Heath Heath's Bill Trick Serial number divination, very mathematical
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 52
Which Hand? Divine which hand holds dime and which hand holds penny
Variations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 59
Royal Vale Heath Heath's Variation Which Hand, divine which hand holds nickel and which hand holds penny
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 60
Royal Vale Heath Heath's "Tappit" Tapping the Hours type of trick, but with colored tiles and numbers printed on them
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 102
Royal Vale Heath, Ed Balducci Heath's "Di-ciphering" Five dice with different three digit numbers on each face. Roll the dice, magician can very quickly give the sum of the numbers rolled
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 106
Royal Vale Heath Fibonacci Fibonacci principle
Also published here 1967 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 28 No. 3) 44
Karl Fulves, Royal Vale Heath Left-Handed Thoughts No. 45, different coin in each hand, spectator does quick mental calculation and performer is able to name the result
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 55
Royal Vale Heath A Mathemagical Magic Square reprinted from reference
Related to
  • The Sphinx, August 1936
1983 Instant Magic Square 4
Al Mann Wizard's Walk telephone book test over the phone, mathematical principle
Related to
  • "Arithmetical Whoopee" in Royal Vale Heath's "Math-E-Magic", 1953
1984 Phantom Voices 8
Royal Vale Heath, Rudolf Braunmüller Die Phänomen-Würfel five dice with three-digit numbers, speed calculation effects
  • Effekt Nr. 1
  • Effekt Nr. 2
  • Effekt Nr. 3
  • Effekt Nr. 4
Oct. 1987 Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 1) 8
Ted Lesley Black Magic² Pseudo Psychometry, information written on business cards, last information is a number which is divined by doing a magic square
Inspired by 1994 Paramiracles 177
Robert Cassidy The Moleskine Divination three dice with three digit numbers, to select number and place from a list in a moleskine, divination
Inspired by 2004 The Artful Mentalism of Bob Cassidy 168