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George Armstrong

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George Armstrong, stage name of W. G. A. Jenkins (c.1876-1962), was a British magician who was editor of the Wizard and Magic Wand periodicals.

George Armstrong
BornWilliam George Armstrong Jenkins
circa 1876
DiedJuly 30, 1962 (age 85)
Okehampton, Devon
CategoriesBooks by George Armstrong

He also bought Pentagram from Peter Warlock in 1949 and was operator of the Magic Wand Publishing Co.

He announced the end of the Magic Wand in 1960.[1]


Marketed Tricks

  • George Armstrong's Premonition (1949)
  • Mass Hypnotism



  1. Obit, Magic Circular, October 1962
  • Goodlifes's Abracadabra, Vol. 1. No. 4, 23th February 1945, "THE MAGIC WAND" CHANGES HANDS, page 4
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 26, No. 3, May 1946, FOREIGN PUBLICATIONS, page 68