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 ====== Flip Stick Vanish ====== ====== Flip Stick Vanish ======
  
-The mechanics of the Flip Stick vanish are published as "The Vanishing ​Ruler" in David Devant'​s ​column, Tricks for Everyone, in //The Royal Magazine//, Vol. 21 No. 122, Dec. 1908, p. 169. Devant ​later combined the serials into book form as //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​25559/​Tricks+for+Everyone+Clever+Conjuring+with+Common+Objects/​15-17|Tricks for Everyone]]//,​ 1909; see p. 15. The "Flip Stick" title came courtesy of Flip Hallema, who invented the vanish independently and composed a full original routine of vanishes and reproductions,​ which was included ​in Harry Lorayne'​s //Tarbell Course in Magic, Volume 7//, 1972, p. 221, "​Flip'​s Flipstick"​.+The mechanics of the Flip Stick vanish are published as "​Vanishing ​Cylinder" ​under Stanyon Ellis'​s name in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​16168/​Mahatma+Vol+2+No+09/​6|Mahatma]]//,​ Vol. 2 No. 9, Mar. 1899, p. 210. This description includes the idea of grasping the lapels and opening the coat to aid in the concealment of the cylinder behind the forearm. Nine years later, ​David Devant ​explained the flip vanish in "The Vanishing Ruler" in his column, Tricks for Everyone, in //The Royal Magazine//, Vol. 21 No. 122, Dec. 1908, p. 169. Devant combined the serials into book form as //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​25559/​Tricks+for+Everyone+Clever+Conjuring+with+Common+Objects/​15-17|Tricks for Everyone]]//,​ 1909; see p. 15. The "Flip Stick" title came courtesy of Flip Hallema, who invented the vanish independently and composed a full original routine of vanishes and reproductions,​ which is explained ​in Harry Lorayne'​s //Tarbell Course in Magic, Volume 7//, 1972, p. 221, "​Flip'​s Flipstick"​.
  
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