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by Neil Foster
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New Tops Volume 3 (1963) by Neil Foster
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January 1963 - December 1963
Abbott's Magic Manufacturing Company
Recil Bordner, Publisher
Neil Foster Editor

597 pages

  1. The New Tops - Volume 3, Number 1 - January 1963 - 44 pages
  2. Cover - Miss America and James Steele
  3. Routines & Ideas - Neil Foster
  4. Poet's Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • Happy New Year!
  5. Tops Photo Quiz & Answer to Last Month's Photo Quiz
  6. Contents
  7. Cover Portrait - James Steele
  8. Final Curtain
    • Ben Chavez - by Neil Foster
  9. Subtle Problems You Will Do - John Braun & Stewart Judah
    • Judah Monte
  10. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  11. Los Embrujos de Fu-Manchu - re: Carlos Colombi & David Bamberg
  12. Toots from the Calliope - L. E. Roba Collins
  13. People, Places & Things Magical - Dick Du Bois
  14. The Collector's Page - poster - Thurston, The Phantom Piano
  15. Entre Nous - Dorny (Werner Dornfield)
  16. Fooling Around - Ren Fetzer
    • Porta-Light
  17. photo - Ren and Ginny Fetzer & Ultra Modern Suspension
  18. photo - The Rene's - Chinese Chopper
  19. Kerl Germain's Crystal Egyptian Clock - Stuart Cramer
  20. London Notes - Wilford Hutchinson
  21. Patter & Presentation - Gene Gordon
    • On the Use of the Tantalizing Wand as an Opening Stunt - Ed Eckl
  22. Final Curtain
    • John Walter Petrie
  23. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  24. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Poker Skill
  25. Ee-Jay Universal Target - Eddie Joseph
  26. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Current Comedy, Volume 4 - Robert Orben
      • Current Comedy - Robert Orben
      • Hade-E-Gram, October
      • Bookie, November
      • Ibidem, Nos. 26-27
      • The Magical Review, September & October
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly - July, August & September
      • The Magic Locust - Eddie Joseph
      • Genii, November
      • Gospel Maginews
      • Barnstormer, November
      • Houdini-Gram
      • Hocus Pocus, November
    • Tip of the Month
      • displaying silks
  27. How To ... Build a Monster - Dr. "Frankenstine" McAthy
  28. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • The Vanishing Coin and Ring - Roger W. Klause
  29. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
    • Random Thoughts as We Approach a New Year
  30. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  31. Teen Age Promotion Department - Sandy Marshall
  32. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • Feeling Funny - Russell Reif
  33. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  34. The Presto Pitch - Tommy Windsor
  35. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Changing Bread Trick - Jim Miller
    • New Cigarette Effect - Gerber The Magician
    • That Perplexing Periodical - W. F. Van Zandt

  1. The New Tops - Volume 3, Number 2 - February 1963 - 48 pages
  2. Cover - Jackie Gleason and Milbourne Christopher
  3. Routines & Ideas - Neil Foster
    • Puffed Rice and Silk Transposition
    • The Bengal Net - The Rabbit Vanish - "The End"
  4. From the Editor's Desk - Neil Foster
  5. Contents
  6. Cover Portrait - Milbourne Christopher - by Neil Foster
  7. Dixie Delight - U. F. "Gen" Grant
  8. Special Delivery - North Bigbee
  9. Just for Us Young Guys - Sandy Marshall
  10. Subtle Problems You Will Do - John Braun & Stewart Judah
    • False Cuts
      • Triple Cut to Retain Entire Pack
      • The "Slip Cut" as a Blind Cut
      • Third Method
  11. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  12. Toots from the Calliope - L. E. Roba Collins
    • S.A.M. '3 Convention in St. Louis
  13. People, Places & Things Magical - Dick Du Bois
  14. The Collector's Page - poster - Carter (Chinese Magicians)
  15. Entre Nous - Dorny (Werner Dornfield)
    • Pot Pourri A La Mode
  16. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Will You Be My Valentine?
  17. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • Mammoth Red Medallions - playing cards - Tommy Windsor
  18. London Notes - Wilford Hutchinson
    • Final Curtain - Rene Harris
  19. Fooling Around - Ren Fetzer
    • Hello-ism - The Rene's
  20. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
    • arm cast gag
  21. Patter & Presentation - Gene Gordon
    • Patter for Fraidy Cat Rabbit - Morrie (Hollywood Novelty Company)
    • Repeat Dollar Bill - Ward L. Miller
  22. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • George's Gems
  23. Tops Photo Quiz & Answer to Last Month's Photo Quiz
  24. Related Thoughts - Eddie Joseph
  25. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Compere's Casebook - Richard Merry
      • Blue Sheet, December
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly, October
      • Hade-E-Gram, December
      • Hocus Pocus, December
      • Psycho-Gizmo, Nos. 26-28
      • The New Jinx, Nos. 7-8
      • Magical Review, November
      • The New Phoenix, No. 374
      • Panorama of Magic - Milbourne Christopher
      • The Magic Cauldron, Supplement No. 5
      • Barnstormer, December
  26. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  27. The Strangest Law - Stewart James
  28. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • Music Messterpiece - Walter Berlin
  29. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
    • La Theatre due Grand Guidol of Paris
    • The Laboratory of Hallucinations
  30. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Square Circle variation - Dr. David M. Wellard
  31. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  32. Final Curtain
    • Jack Miller
  33. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Ultra Mental Spell
  34. New Act - birth of a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Nick Trost
  35. The Professional Touch - "Monk" Watson
  36. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Fishbowls Improved - Herman L. Weber
    • Egg Bag Routine - P. W. Miller
    • Snap Back Coin Vanish - Ed Burchell
    • Pumpkin Seed Vanish - Ed Burchell
  37. The Presto Pitch - Tommy Windsor

  1. The New Tops - Volume 3, Number 3 - March 1963 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - Jay Palmer
  3. Cover Portrait - Jay Palmer & Doreen - by Werner Dornfield
  4. Tops Photo Quiz & Answer to Last Month's Photo Quiz
  5. Contents
  6. Dove Talk from LaWain's Dove Cote
    • oriental dove cage
  7. Entertaining For Children - Joseph M. White
  8. Subtle Problems You Will Do - John Braun & Stewart Judah
    • The Name Spells The Card
    • Duo-Divination
  9. The Professional Touch - "Monk" Watson
  10. Block-Aid - North Bigbee
  11. Magic Nuts I Have Known - by One of Them
    • Goodliffe
  12. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • "Sample" bill gag
  13. Just for Us Young Guys - Sandy Marshall
  14. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Spirit Cabinet - Eddie Joseph
  15. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  16. Toots from the Calliope - L. E. Roba Collins
    • Meet Me in St. Louis
  17. People, Places & Things Magical - Dick Du Bois
  18. The Collector's Page - poster - Thurston
  19. Entre Nous - Dorny (Werner Dornfield)
  20. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Togetherness
  21. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  22. Fooling Around - Ren Fetzer
    • Util-O-Prop
  23. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
    • frog in throat gag
  24. Ron Bauer's Phony Cast Gag
  25. London Notes - Wilford Hutchinson
    • Final Curtain
      • Jackson Coleman
      • George Facer
      • Archie Byford
  26. Grant's Linking Finger Rings - U. F. "Gen" Grant
  27. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Gene Kirk - lists
      • LaWain's House of Magic - lists
      • Teral Garrett - various items
      • Martin's Magic Shop - lists
    • Among the Magazines
      • Hocus Pocus, January
      • Barnstormer
      • Magic Carpet
      • American Magic Club Bul-28letin
      • Psycho-Gizmo Nos. 27
      • Genii, December
      • Magical Review, December
      • The New Phoenix, No. 375
      • The New Jinx, No. 9, January
    • Among the New Publications
      • Kid Stuff, Volume 3 - Frances Ireland Marshall
      • Ireland's Year Book 1962
      • Personalized Magic Service - Yogi Magic Mart
  28. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  29. In Appreciation - re: Ben Chavez - by Marian Chavez
  30. The Thought Bender - Stewart James
  31. Routines & Ideas - Neil Foster
  32. Patter & Presentation - Gene Gordon
    • Foster's Center Tear
    • Demon Silk Wonder Box - Norman J. Howe
  33. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  34. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • Ventriloquial Routine - The Shocking Mr. Franklin - Dick Mawby
  35. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  36. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • The Seed
    • Trouble Wit
  37. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Out of the Blue
  38. The Magic Bangle - Eddie Joseph
  39. The Presto Pitch - Tommy Windsor

  1. The New Tops - Volume 3, Number 4 - April 1963 - 48 pages
  2. Cover - George Val George & Ted Lewis
  3. Cover Portrait - George Val George
  4. Contents
  5. A Tribute to Carl Rosini - Robert E. Olson
    • The Vanishing Cane ala Rosini
  6. Handkerchief Ball Manipulation - Part I
    • Introducing the Loop Bal
    • Moves with the Loop Ball
  7. Subtle Problems You Will Do - John Braun & Stewart Judah
    • The Color Cards Change Places
  8. Follow The Leader Supreme - Tony Kardyro
  9. Magic Nuts I Have Known - by One of Them
    • Herrmann Homar
  10. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  11. Toots from the Calliope - L. E. Roba Collins
  12. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  13. P.C.A.M. & Magigals Convention at San Diego in July
  14. Fooling Around - Ren Fetzer
    • Pro-diction
  15. A Triple Mental Test - U. F. "Gen" Grant
  16. The Si Stebbins 'Set-Up'
  17. Entre Nous - Dorny (Werner Dornfield)
  18. Poet's Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
  19. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  20. The Amazing Dr. Faust
  21. Chain Of Penitence - Eddie Joseph
  22. Patter & Presentation - Gene Gordon
    • Patter For R. W. Hull's Nudist or Mental Photography Cards - Harry Voldini
  23. Tops Photo Quiz & Answer to Last Month's Photo Quiz
  24. Just for Us Young Guys - Sandy Marshall
    • Magician of the Month - Dale Salwak
  25. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Chinkotine - Abbott's
      • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - Neil Foster
      • Miracle Production - Robert Nelson
      • Ultra Prediction - Samuel Berland
      • Berland's Tricks and Routines - Samuel Berland
      • Sponge-Ability - The Wizard's Shop
      • Super Market Magic - Tommy Windsor
      • Manual of Juggling - Max Holden
  26. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  27. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • That Naughty Nursery Rhyme - Dick Mawby
  28. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • make-up for metal thumb-tips, etc.
  29. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • routine by Ken W. Templin
  30. The Last Illusion - re: Magic on television's "The Defenders"
  31. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
    • A Broken Match
  32. London Notes - Wilford Hutchinson
  33. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Predict-O-Matic
  34. The Professional Touch - "Monk" Watson
  35. The Presto Pitch - Tommy Windsor
  36. Final Curtain
    • Ike Hellman (Terry Lynn)
  37. Routines & Ideas - Neil Foster
  38. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  39. Strangers from 2 Worlds - Stewart James
  40. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • The Magnetic Cigarette - Eddie Joseph
    • Silk to Egg Routine - Joy
  41. People, Places & Things Magical - Dick Du Bois

  1. The New Tops - Volume 3, Number 5 - May 1963 - 48 pages
  2. Cover - Carl Rosini
  3. Cover Portrait - Carl Rosini - by Robert E. Olson
    • The Thumb Tie
    • Sims
    • Ten Ichi
    • Around the World
  4. Tops Photo Quiz & Answer to Last Month's Photo Quiz
  5. Gail Fyhrie a Bride
  6. Contents
  7. Germain's Torn and Restored Coin - Stuart Cramer
  8. Butchering Magic - Dennis R. Loomis
  9. Handkerchief Ball Manipulation - Part 2
    • Production of Silks
    • Loading the Handkerchief Ball
  10. Texas Publisher Ends Career After 46 Years - re: Col. Jesse Lee Clyde Beaman
  11. Magic Nuts I Have Known - by One of Them
    • Werner Dornfield (Dorny)
  12. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  13. Toots from the Calliope - L. E. Roba Collins
  14. The Collector's Page - photo - Arthur Buckley
  15. Entre Nous - Dorny (Werner Dornfield)
  16. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Meet Me in St. Louis
    • Ode to St. Louis
  17. Die Box Finish for Kid Shows - Jay Palmer
  18. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • removing the stamp [seal] from a deck of cards - John Cook
  19. People, Places & Things Magical - Dick Du Bois
  20. Fooling Around - Ren Fetzer
    • E-Z Do Gloves to Dove
  21. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
    • Alex Perrell in "Ripley's Believe It or Not"
  22. Patter & Presentation - Gene Gordon
    • A Magician in Orbit - Joseph M. White
    • Patter for the Chinese Vase and Square Circle - Brent Buell
  23. Tops Tips - use a bird-shot to identify an envelope
  24. A Tribute to Carl Rosini - Robert E. Olson - continued
    • Magic ... Carl Rosini
    • Rosini Ellis Ring Routine
  25. Milk Silk - U. F. Grant
  26. Just for Us Young Guys - Sandy Marshall
    • Magician of the Month - Ken Wojtas
  27. London Notes - Wilford Hutchinson
    • Final Curtain - Dr. Sir Alexander Cannon
  28. Subtle Problems You Will Do - John Braun & Stewart Judah
    • The Cards and the Dial
    • The "Flop-Over" Card Sleight
  29. The Square with 30 Sides - Stewart James
  30. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • George's Gems
  31. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Cut-No-Cut Scissors
      • Comedy Bullet Catching - Jack Ketch & Lu Brent
      • Kleen - Don Tanner(?)
      • Classic Silk Thru Hand - Don Tanner
      • The Mentalist - periodical
      • Effervescent Effects - Julius Hopkins
      • Emcee's Goldmine - Robert Orben
    • Looking Over the Magazines
      • Genii, January & February
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly, November
      • The [New] Phoenix, Nos. 376-378
      • Hade-E-Gram, January, February & March
      • Bookie
      • The Magic Cauldron No. 7
      • The New Jinx, Nos. 10-11
      • Blue Sheet, March
      • Pips, issues 45-46
      • Vent-O-Gram
      • The Magic Wand
      • The Magic Carpet & The Club Library List
      • Hocus Pocus, February & March
      • Psycho-Gizmo No. 29
      • The Magical Review, January
      • Abracadabra
      • The Barnstormer
    • lists etc.
      • Yogi Magic Mart - lists
      • Joseph Garrett - lists
      • Gen Grant Catalogue
      • Micky Hades - lists
      • Edgar Heyl - lists
      • Zombie Magic Co. - lists
  32. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  33. Bouncing Bunny - Eddie Joseph
  34. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  35. Magic News from Hawaii
  36. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
  37. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Humpty Dumpty
  38. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  39. Tops Tips
    • straight pin for pellet switches
    • knot in corner for balling silks
    • cleaning milk pitchers
  40. The Professional Touch - "Monk" Watson
  41. Tops Tips
    • painting tin
    • removing rust
  42. Routines & Ideas - Neil Foster
  43. Tops Tips
    • cleaning feather flowers
    • impromptu card stand
    • billiard ball holder
  44. The Presto Pitch - Tommy Windsor
  45. Tops Tips
    • "slick ace"
  46. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Time Will Tell
  47. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • The Bunny Returns - Eddie Joseph
    • An Improved Feke for Glass Vanish - Val Evans
  48. Tops Tips
    • packing silks to prevent creasing
    • smart props

  1. The New Tops - Volume 3, Number 6 - June 1963 - 52 pages - including a 4 page insert
  2. Cover - Jack Ricketts
  3. Cover Portrait - Jack Ricketts
  4. Mrs. Recil Bordner Recovering from Serious Illness
  5. Tops Photo Quiz & Answer to Last Month's Photo Quiz
  6. Contents
  7. Clipped Thought - Edward Marlo
  8. It's in the Mirror - U. F. "Gen" Grant
  9. A Tribute to Carl Rosini - Robert E. Olson - continued
    • Rosini's Billiard Ball Move
  10. Final Curtain
    • Tom Osborne
    • Will De Seive (William H. Wilson)
  11. Virgil To Make Transcontinental Tour - C. A. Frank
  12. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  13. Toots from the Calliope - L. E. Roba Collins
  14. Magic Nuts I Have Known - by One of Them
    • Joe Scott
  15. The Growing Streamer - Eddie Joseph
  16. The Collector's Page - photo - Nate Leipzig
  17. Entre Nous - Dorny (Werner Dornfield)
  18. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Anyone for Tea?
    • Ad lib - Summertime
  19. Fooling Around - Ren Fetzer
    • Pad-N-Case
  20. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
    • Foxe's Fantasy
  21. Ideas From Down Under - Colin Smith
  22. Patter & Presentation - Gene Gordon
    • Blue Phantom - Phil Quidant
    • The Vanish Knot - Randall Kau
    • closing routine - Dale Salwak
  23. Invitation to Egyptian Hall [Nashville]
  24. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • removing creases from silks
  25. London Notes - Wilford Hutchinson
  26. New Tops Index 1962 - Volume Two [& 1962 Trick Annual] - Allan N. Ferguson, Jr., compiler
  27. Adacard Abacus - Stewart James
  28. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • George's Gems
  29. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • From Cage To Stage - Brian LeSlie
      • Ropey Dopey - Val Andrews
      • Love That Gag - Val Andrews
      • That Extra Touch - Bob McAllister
      • The New Field - Jack Ricketts
      • The Added Touch - Robert E. Olson
      • Nelson Enterprises catalogue No. 27
      • Malini Outdone - Sam Berland(?)
  30. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  31. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • The Pane of Education - Dick Mawby
  32. Just for Us Young Guys - Sandy Marshall
    • Magician of the Month - Dan Heagsteadt
  33. New Tops Index 1962
  34. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  35. Honor John Giordmaine
  36. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Grandmother's Necklace - Mrs. Robert J. Hille
  37. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  38. Miss Brenda Bauer
  39. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Mystic Five
    • Next Month - Togetherness
  40. Next Month - Throne For A Touchdown - Stewart James
  41. The Professional Touch - "Monk" Watson
  42. The Presto Pitch - Tommy Windsor
  43. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • The Vanishing Jazz Horn - Bert Douglas
    • Phantom Magic - Monte Harris
      • Number One
      • Number Two
      • Number Three
      • Number Four

  1. The New Tops - Volume 3, Number 7 - July 1963 - 48 pages
  2. Cover - Russ Walsh
  3. Cover Portrait - Russ Walsh "The Cane Maker" - by Frances Ireland Marshall
  4. Tops Photo Quiz & Answer to Last Month's Photo Quiz
  5. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • colored plastic eggs
  6. Contents
  7. Abbott's Magic For Magicians - Percy Abbott (1934)
    • A Few Words from the Author
    • Finger-Tip Card Production
    • It Hasn't Started Yet
  8. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  9. Toots from the Calliope - L. E. Roba Collins
    • St. Louis S.A.M. Convention
  10. Fooling Around - Ren Fetzer
    • Econ-o-chest
  11. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
    • Foxe's Fantasy - explained
  12. Patter & Presentation - Gene Gordon
    • The Truth Detector - Corky Peek
    • The Red Leg Epidemic - Ron Conley
    • The Rice Bowls - Dale Salwak
  13. Magic Nuts I Have Known - by One of Them
    • Tom Harris
  14. A Tribute to Carl Rosini - Robert E. Olson - continued
    • Rosini's Sympathetic Sugar
  15. Subtle Problems You Will Do - John Braun & Stewart Judah
    • The Astrological Card Trick
  16. London Notes - Wilford Hutchinson
    • Final Curtain - Dr. H. Park Shackleton
  17. Throne For A Touchdown - Stewart James
  18. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • Letter to Patricola, The Magicain from C. A. George Newmann - re: exposure
  19. Balloonology - Jim Church
  20. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • John Mulholland's Book of Magic
      • Novel Magic With The Appearing Cane - Micky Hades
      • Comedy Mentalism, Volume 2 - Robert Nelson
      • A Trip To The Orient - Dale Salwak
    • Among The Magazine
      • Ibidem, No. 28
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly, December & January
      • The Mentalist, March-April
      • The [New] Phoenix No. 379
      • The [New] Jinx, Nos. 12-13
      • Pips
      • Magic Carpet
      • Hocus Pocus
      • The Magic Wand
      • Gospel Maginews, May
      • The Magical Review - discontinued
      • The Magic Cauldron No. 8
      • Bookie, March
      • Genii, March, April & May
      • Hede-E-Gram, April & May
  21. Little Red Riley
  22. Florazine - Eddie Joseph
  23. Cardician Makes Good - Edward Marlo
  24. Surprise Tribute to Paul Morris
  25. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
    • My Impression of Tommy Atkins - Marguerite Young
  26. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Another Poker Deal - Paul Stadelman
    • The Coin Square - Eddie Joseph
    • Phantom Magic - Monte Harris
  27. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  28. Just for Us Young Guys - Sandy Marshall
    • Magician of the Month - Carlini
  29. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
  30. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Togetherness
  31. 2 Comedy Suggestions -, Jay Palmer
    • No. 1 - re: Phoney Arm Gag
    • No. 2 - Comedy Idea for the Ultra Modern Suspension
  32. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Grandmother's Necklace
    • Rope Tie
    • Ropes, Silks and Transparent Tube
    • Ropes, Fan and Silks
  33. School Assembly Programs - J. Herman O'Keeffe
  34. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  35. The Professional Touch - "Monk" Watson
  36. Gone Fishin' - re: 'Gen' Grant, Dick DuBois & 'Dorny' gave up their space to Roba Collins this month
  37. The Presto Pitch - Tommy Windsor

  1. The New Tops - Volume 3, Number 8 - August 1963 - 48 pages
  2. Cover - Bob Lewis
  3. Bernard E. Pooler - Dies
  4. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • treating the ends of rope - Randall Kau
  5. Contents
  6. Cover Portrait - All About Bob Lewis & Ginny - by Bob Parrish
  7. Tot Ziens, Dear Fried - Okito [Theo Bamberg] 1874-1963 - obituary by George Johnstone
  8. The Poor Man's Monkey Bar - U. F. "Gen" Grant
  9. Bang! Poof! Brainstorms - Norman Schuler
    • A Rag, a Bone, and a Hank of Hair
    • Astronaut Cylinder
    • Dragon in the Basket
    • Cigarette Climax
    • A Commercial Computer
  10. Toots from the Calliope - L. E. Roba Collins
    • Convention Highlights
  11. Yogi Bear Says ... "Thanks" - Ron Bauer
  12. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  13. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  14. Fooling Around - Ren Fetzer
    • Firecracker
  15. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  16. London Notes - Wilford Hutchinson
  17. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Prologue
    • Soliloquy of a Cockatoo
  18. A Tribute to Carl Rosini - Robert E. Olson - continued
    • Rosini's Cigarette Move
  19. Just for Us Young Guys - Sandy Marshall
    • Magician of the Month - Michael J. Schirmer (Mikdini)
  20. The Collector's Page - photo - Herman Hanson
  21. Entre Nous - Dorny (Werner Dornfield)
  22. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Glorpy - Madblood Creations
  23. Remember and Forget - Edward Marlo
  24. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  25. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  26. Tops Photo Quiz & Answer to Last Month's Photo Quiz
  27. Abbott's Magic For Magicians - Percy Abbott (1934)
    • Double-Over Card Steal
    • Testing Strength
  28. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • A Little Learning - Dick Mawby
  29. Third Eye of Nimroud - Stewart James
  30. Illustration to clarify July's Throne For A Touchdown
  31. The Professional Touch - "Monk" Watson
  32. Magic Nuts I Have Known - by One of Them
    • Snag Werris
  33. People, Places & Things Magical - Dick Du Bois
  34. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Convincing Four-Ace Routine
  35. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Rabbit From Balloons - Joy
    • Thimble Through Hank - J. B. Bobo
    • Phantom Magic - Monte Harris
      • Number One
      • Number Two
      • Number Three
      • Number Four
  36. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Kellar Rope Tie
  37. The Presto Pitch - Tommy Windsor
  38. Tenkai Ill

  1. The New Tops - Volume 3, Number 9 - September 1963 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - Harry Blackstone, Jr.
  3. Contents
  4. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • Shiners - Scotch Brand Polyester Film Tape No. 850 Silver
  5. Tops Photo Quiz & Answer to Last Month's Photo Quiz
  6. Cover Portrait - Harry Blackstone Jr. - World's Second Greatest Magician - by "Monk" Watson
  7. London Notes - Wilford Hutchinson
  8. Magic as a Home Amusement - Adelaide Herrmann - compiled by John Braun
    • From Programmes of Magicians - J. F. Burrows, London, 1906
    • Deceiving the Eye
    • The Blazing Finder
    • How It Is Done
    • Lifting the Matches
  9. Houdini Club Convention News
  10. Patter & Presentation - Gene Gordon
    • Cane Vanish in Newspaper - Dale Salwak
    • Squeezeaway Block
    • Opening Remarks
  11. The Spirits Tie Knots - U. F. Grant
  12. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  13. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  14. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
    • production table gag
  15. Double Acrosstrick - Stewart James
  16. Magic Notes from Hawaii
  17. The Incomplete Faro - Edward Marlo
  18. Balloonology - Jim Church
  19. Atomized Aces - North Bigbee
  20. Dave Winchell's Safety Circus
  21. Abbott's Magic For Magicians - Percy Abbott (1934)
    • Mental Masterpiece
  22. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • George's Gems
  23. Vicious Circle - North Bigbee
  24. A Tribute to Carl Rosini - Robert E. Olson - continued
    • Rosini's Coin Thru Sleeve
  25. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Wolf and Sheep
  26. The Psychic Factor - Eddie Joseph
  27. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • The Last Card
  28. The Amazing Dr. Faust Cuts Girl=City Into Sixths!
  29. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Jumbo Stage Rising Cards - H. Jerome Matson
    • Phantom Magic - Monte Harris
      • Number One
      • Number Two
      • Number Three
  30. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  31. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • That Strange Lure of Magic
  32. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • What's new in books and tricks
      • Utility Tumbler - Richard Durham
      • Utility Shaker - Richard Durham
      • Utility Mug - Richard Durham
      • Silk and Liquid Combination - Richard Durham
      • The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust - David Hoy
      • Controlled Miracles - Bill Simon - reprint
      • Mammoth Medallion Svengali Deck Soutine - Tommy Windsor
      • Mammoth Medallion Miracles - Don Tanner
      • Dec-A-Pips - Stadden-Fisher Studio
      • Gag Bonanza - Robert Orben
      • Further Tips on Zombie - Joe Karson, et. al.
      • Fakir Fakery - Bob Scoville
      • Mongolian Clock - Slydini
  33. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • Double Trouble - Ralph Hadley
    • School Routine - Gregory Berlin
    • More Troubles - John R. Cooper
  34. Toots from the Calliope - L. E. Roba Collins
  35. The Presto Pitch - Tommy Windsor
  36. I. G. P. Convention Report - Benjamin J. Kleinman
  37. Review of the Shoes - Cliff Lesta
    • Okito Show - July 22nd
    • Houdini Show - July 23rd
    • Ben Chavez Show - July 24th
    • Harry Blackstone Show - July 25th
    • Friday Night Banquet - July 26th
  38. Magic Nuts I Have Known - by One of Them
    • Senator Crandall
  39. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  40. Fooling Around - Ren Fetzer
    • Walsh Rab-Bit
  41. Just for Us Young Guys - Sandy Marshall
    • Magician of the Month - Ted Ellis
  42. What's New in [Abbott's] Magic - Sid Lorraine
    • Giant Squaring the Circle
    • Silks Between
    • Flash Confetti Glass
    • Silken Surprise
    • Kangaroo Silk
    • The Airborne Glass

  1. The New Tops - Volume 3, Number 10 - October 1963 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - Ivan Franzen
  3. Cover Portrait - Ivan Franzen and the Frantic Franzen's Magic Mystery - by John Ginn
  4. Contents
  5. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  6. Toots from the Calliope - L. E. Roba Collins
  7. Magic Nuts I Have Known - by One of Them
    • Arthur H. Anderson
  8. A Mental Presentation Idea for Squaring the Circle - Dr. Faust
  9. Lafayette Magic Day Huge Success
  10. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Zing Go The Strings
    • Nostalgia
    • Dumbell Poem
  11. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Zombie Silk - Abbott's
    • Looking Over the Magazines
      • Abracadabra
      • Hade-E-Gram, June & July
      • Genii, July
      • The Phoenix Nos. 380-381
      • The New Jinx, June, No. 14
      • The Mentalist, No. 8
      • The Blue Sheet, No. 4
      • Blue Sheet Annual
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly, February
      • Pips, Nos. 49-50
      • Hocus Pocus, Nos. 10-11
      • Vent-O-Gram No. 8
      • Magic Carpet
      • Top Hat, first issue
      • The Magic Wand, May-June
      • The Christian Conjuror
      • Houdini-Gram
      • The Barnstormer
    • lists
      • Salwak's Magic Shop
      • Ellis Magic Shop
      • Teral Garrett - Perpetual Lists
      • Ireland's Trick Talk
      • The Trixigram - Supreme
      • Lind Magic Shop
      • Tannergram
      • La Wain
      • Wizard's Work Shop
      • Top Hat Topics
      • Nelson's Magic Shop
      • Anthony A. Vander Linden
      • Abbott's
    • Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
      • making a plastic bottomless tumbler
  12. Tops Photo Quiz & Answer to Last Month's Photo Quiz
  13. Jack Gwynne's Magic Carpet - Eddie Joseph
    • Gwynne Offers 15,000 Rupees
    • The White Snake Charmer Holds Up Traffic
    • Jack Gwynne Turns Down Record Offer
  14. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  15. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Cutting to the Aces
  16. Oracle Slate - North Biugbee
  17. A Table Pass - Edward Marlo
  18. The Collector's Page - photo - Dante
  19. Entre Nous - Dorny (Werner Dornfield)
  20. London Notes - Wilford Hutchinson
    • Final Curtain - Frau Elvira Schroder
  21. cartoon - Remember The Fun 20 Years Ago In 1943? - Mel
  22. Abbott's Magic For Magicians - Percy Abbott
    • The Haunted House
  23. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  24. Balloonology - Jim Church
  25. The Professional Touch - "Monk" Watson
  26. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  27. The Image Maker - Stewart James
  28. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
  29. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Torn and Restored Dollar Bill - B. Zola, D.D.S.
    • A Key Card - Eddie Joseph
    • The Thumb Tip - Eddie Joseph
  30. Magic as a Home Amusement - Adelaide Herrmann - compiled by John Braun - continued
    • The Hypnotized Cane
    • A Trick With Cards
    • The Disappearing Coin
    • A Clever Deception
    • The Dancing Brownie
    • The Haunted Brownie
  31. Birthday Greetings to Silent Mora
  32. Tops Sends Get-Well Wishes to ...
  33. Fooling Around - Ren Fetzer
    • The Rabbitnautes
  34. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • The Bear Hunt - Ralph Hadley
  35. In Memory ... Vivian Cosby - by Gerrie Larsen Baker
  36. Just for Us Young Guys - Sandy Marshall
    • Magician of the Month - David DeVal
  37. A Tribute to Al Baker - Sandy Marshall & Jay Marshall, Jr.
  38. Reflected Image - Eddie Joseph
  39. Patter & Presentation - Gene Gordon
    • The Great Houdini Trunk Escape
    • The Radio Girls
  40. Three on a Match - re: Ken Griffin & Roberta, George Rowe, and Dave Castle & Friends
  41. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
    • Card Changing Servante
    • Folding Chair Servante
  42. The Presto Pitch - Tommy Windsor

  1. The New Tops - Volume 3, Number 11 - November 1963 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - Dicky Dean
  3. Cover Portrait - Dicky Dean - by J. Everette Miles
  4. Warning! Do Not Be Misled!
  5. Contents
  6. London Notes - Wilford Hutchinson
    • Southport Convention
  7. Final Curtain
    • Wilford Hutchinson - by Neil Foster
  8. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • on exposures
    • George's Gems
    • Houdini Club's 25th Jubilee
  9. Tops Photo Quiz & Answer to Last Month's Photo Quiz
  10. Dove Talk - Jack La Wain
    • Production of 4 Cages & Doves
  11. The Collector's Page - photo - Roland Travers
  12. Entre Nous - Dorny (Werner Dornfield)
  13. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  14. Guillotine On Wheels - Bob Lynn, Editor of the "Blue Sheet"
  15. Just for Us Young Guys - Sandy Marshall
    • Magician of the Month - Chen Kai
  16. Abbott's Seeing Thru a Girl Illusion
  17. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • Ventriloquial Routine (Christmas Holidays) - Christmas Cheer - Dick Mawby
  18. Chen Kai Receives Top T.A.O.M. Award
  19. Fooling Around - Ren Fetzer
    • Coca Go-La
  20. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Blankety-Blank Routine
  21. Balloonology - Jim Church
    • The Rocking Horse
  22. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  23. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  24. Danny Tong Lectures in New York - J. Marberger Stuart
  25. The Homing Card - Edward Marlo
  26. Jack's Back - Light Headed All Over - re: Jack Hurlbut
  27. Mark Wilson Vanishes Panic at Illinois State Fair - J. Marberger Stuart
  28. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • What's New in Tricks and Books?
      • Blankety-Blank-Blank - Holden's
      • Roped Chips Mystery - Holden's
      • Magical Tips and Ideas - Wayne Wissner
      • Golf Gags - Bob Lynn
      • If You Have TO BE A Comic - Robert Orben
      • Bodies In Orbit - U. F. Grant
      • Eenie-Meenie-Weenie - Dick Stoner
      • Anverdi's Tre's Glasses - The Elder's
      • Anverdi's Wonder Ring Glass - The Elder's
    • Magical Publications Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly
      • Abracadabra
      • The Blue Sheet
      • The Christian Conjurer
      • The Gen
      • Genii
      • Gospel Magic News
      • Hade-E-Gram
      • Hocus Pocus
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly
      • Hocus Pocus
      • Ibidem
      • The Linking Ring
      • Magicol
      • The Magic Carpet
      • The Magic Cauldron
      • The Magic Wand
      • The Magical Bookie
      • M-U-M
      • New Pips
      • The New Jinx
      • The New Phoenix
      • The New Tops
      • Pips
      • Psycho Gizmo
      • Vent-O-Gram
  29. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • trick with a ball, a silk and a transparent cup
  30. In The Bag - Eddie Joseph
  31. Abbott's Magic For Magicians - Percy Abbott
    • Hank Box
    • Thirty Cards
    • Egg Bag Move
  32. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  33. Roulet-Telekinesis - North Bigbee
  34. Toots from the Calliope - L. E. Roba Collins
  35. Private Michael G. Miller
  36. Patter & Presentation - Gene Gordon
    • patter for The Fraidy-Cat Rabbit - Vernon Stiles
  37. The Professional Touch - "Monk" Watson
  38. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • putting two-sided clippings in a scrapbook
  39. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Thanksgiving Tune
    • Sudden Thought
    • Exercises
  40. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
    • Professor Cheer's endless rope trick idea
  41. The Presto Pitch - Tommy Windsor
  42. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Review of Rock Show - H. Adrian Smith
  43. Magic Nuts I Have Known - by One of Them
    • Bob Hurt

  1. The New Tops - Volume 3, Number 12 - December 1963 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - Ricki Dunn
  3. Contents
  4. Cover Portrait - Ricki Dunn - America's No. 1 Pickpocket - by Clarke Crandall
  5. The Collector's Page - photo - Matt Schulien
  6. Entre Nous - Dorny (Werner Dornfield)
  7. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  8. Dr. Faust - All-American - re: David Hoy
  9. Congratulations To Irene E. Daniel and William W. Larsen on their marriage
  10. Magic News from Hawaii
  11. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • making a durable paint - Bob Logan
  12. Fooling Around - Ren Fetzer
    • Cravat Capers
  13. Patter & Presentation - Gene Gordon
    • Patter for Hen Fetsch's Divi-Deck - David Kaput
    • Rhymed Patter for The King Can Do No Wrong
  14. Just for Us Young Guys - Sandy Marshall
    • Magician of the Month - Michael J. Schirmer (Mikdini)
  15. The Professional Touch - "Monk" Watson
  16. Ideas from Down Under - Collin Smith
    • Three of a Kind
    • A Startling Presentation
    • A Pack "Switch"
    • The Rainmaker
  17. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • Quote - from the All India Magic Circle
    • George's Gems
  18. Tribute to Houdini
  19. The Silk Serpent - Eddie Joseph
  20. Gad-About Aces - Edward Marlo
  21. Balloonology - Jim Church
    • Turtle - Bob Boal
  22. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • Among the Lists
      • Teral Garrett
      • Salwak's Magic Shop
      • The Supreme Magic Co.
      • Anthony Vander Linden
      • La Wain's House of Magic
      • Robert Nelson
      • Edgar Heyl, No. 68
    • Club Papers and Magazine
      • Houdini-Gram
      • Barnstormer
      • Magic Carpet, August & September
      • Pips
      • Gospel Maginews
      • Hocus Pocus
      • The Bookie
      • Collector's Bulletin
      • The Vent-O-Gram
      • Ibidem, No. 29
      • Genii, July & August
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly, March, April & May
      • Blue Sheet, September
      • The Magic Cauldron, No. 9
      • Psycho-Gizmo, Nos. 30-32
      • Abracadabra (No. 923)
      • Hade-E-Gram, August & September
      • The New Phoenix, No. 382
      • The New Jinx, July, August & September
    • New Tricks and Books
      • Dai's Mental Die - The Elders
      • Okito Coin Box Routines - Mohammed Bey
      • Conjuring Books 1580-1850 - Edgar Heyl
      • custom advertising copy - Tommy Windsor
  23. Smith - The Egyptian Caterpillar - Carlos H. Colombi
  24. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Balls, Box and Rabbit from "Magic by Ho-Yam"
  25. Mississippi Challenge - Stewart James
  26. Mentalism & Things Psychic - Bob Nelson
  27. F for Found - Stewart James
  28. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Anti-Magnetic Colors
  29. Tops Photo Quiz & Answer to Last Month's Photo Quiz
  30. McAthy's Ventopics - George McAthy
    • To Your Health - Dick Mawby
  31. Final Curtain
    • Soren S. Adams - President of the S. S. Adams Company
    • Mrs. Edward Reno
    • Mr. and Mrs. Chester Roth
  32. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  33. Abbott's Magic For Magicians - Percy Abbott
    • Closed Fist Ball Move
    • 4 Thimble Vanish and Change Over Palm
    • Passing Thimbles
  34. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
    • Prestidigitator - No Name for a Woman - Helen Van Hoy Smith
  35. The Presto Pitch - Tommy Windsor
  36. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Novel "Pocket" 20th Century Effect - Adaption for the Holidays - Duke Stern
    • Conjuring Potpourri - John Braun
    • Bag-Snap - Steve Davenport
    • Forget-Me-Knots
  37. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  38. Poet's Corner - Marie Dornfield
    • Christmas Wishes
    • Merry Christmas
  39. Warning! Do Not Be Misled!
  40. Magic Nuts I Have Known - by One of Them
    • William Russell Walsh
  41. Toots from the Calliope - L. E. Roba Collins

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