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Jack Hughes

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Jack Hughes
Exeter, England

Jack Hughes was a cabinet maker, magician, inventor and magic dealer.

He was renowned for his magical apparatus and inventions. Hughes made wooden props for Will Goldston and Davenports Magic Shop.

Hughes was co-founder and owner with Harry Stanley and Arthur Dowler of the Unique Magic Studio in the 1940s. He later owned the "Maker of Magic" and "House of Hughes" in London.

He published the "Jack Hughes' News-Letter" (1949) which later became "Hughes' News".[1]


  • The Giant and the Dwarf (circa 1950)
  • Cats and Chickens
  • Pro-Van Cabinet
  • Run Bonzo Run
  • Dove Carousel
  • Clatter Box (circa 1963)
  • Clatter Table, AttaBoy (circa 1939)
  • Cuban Release
  • Dippy Duck
  • Neck Spiker
  • Copenetro (1939)


  • Jack Hugues World of Magic, Vol. 1, 2, 3 written by Derek Lever


  1. Linking Ring, March 1982