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Blue Phantom

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Blue Phantom is an effect in which a stack of different colored checkers on a rod change position when covered by a tube.
Ad in Linking Ring, December 1930

Invented in 1924 by Hans Trunk as "Das blaue Wunder" (The Blue Wonder).[1] It was marketed by Ottokar Fischer in 1924.[2]

Thayer sold a very popular version as "The Blue Phantom" starting in 1930.[3]

References

  1. Magie December 1924
  2. Illustrated Magic by Ottakar Fischer (1931)
  3. THAYER'S BLUE PHANTOM by BILL TAYLOR, MUM, September 1963