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RUBINSTEIN COIN MAGIC is FINALLY here!

Dr. Michael Rubinstein has finally taken a lifetime of coin magic and put it inside his new book, RUBINSTEIN COIN MAGIC. Packed within these 500 pages you will find twenty chapters with over fifty original techniques, over ninety complete routines and signature presentations, all illustrated with 930 crisp photos. There is even a BONUS section with over 400 puns and one liners for any occasion! You will not only learn the magic he has been performing and teaching over the past fifty years, but the new ideas, plots, and techniques that he has held back for years!

But that's not all! There are additional contributions from some of the world's finest coin magicians, showcasing many of the new techniques employed in modern coin magic today. RUBINSTEIN COIN MAGIC is destined to become a classic, and the book against which all future books on coin magic will be measured.

Here's what the experts have to say...

"Michael Rubinstein has created a major contribution to the cannon of coin magic. If you love coin magic, you are going to find inspiration, and a lot of terrific ideas, all presented in a beautiful package."
- John Carney

"The body of work you have created is very impressive."
-Stephen Minch

"It is very difficult to fool magicians using sleight of hand. Michael has been fooling me with his coin magic for more than 40 years. Now I get to learn how he did it. This a monumental work in the field of coin magic and I highly recommend you get it and study what he has to offer."
- Meir Yedid

"Inside this beautifully produced book you will learn the nitty-gritty details to pure sleight-of-hand coin magic. A lifetime of work is concentrated in this overwhelming tome."
- Steve Cohen, Chamber Magic

"The big, important magic book has returned at last, and it's about Coins! Michael Rubinstein and a small army of conspirators have created a frightening amount of solid commercial magic and crushed it between two covers for your delight, discovery and eventual deployment. Classics are revised, card effects transformed, and strange new things brought to life. Do not miss this."
-Curtis Kam

"Every 10 years or so in magic, a book comes out that is a game changer. Dr Michael Rubinstein has finally shared his magnum opus, his legacy. If you truly love pure sleight of hand with coins, look no further. Jump down the rabbit hole and be prepared to learn some of the finest coin magic in history. I promise you the journey will enlighten you!"
- John Carey

"W0W! What an absolutely Outstanding book for anyone wishing to study coin magic and become a sleight of hand expert using coins!!!! Excellent pictures throughout the entire book and the simplified text makes it easy to understand as well as enjoy!!! I have to say it's the latest Amazing & Best book on the market since David Roth's Expert Coin Magic!!"
- Mickey Silver

"Buy this book! It is clearly written, easy to understand and the photographs document all the details you need to learn this wonderful material. The result is encyclopedic, but understand that the techniques and routines are polished over time through performance. It's impossible to cover the scope of the book. Be prepared to take a 'Deep Dive' into a wonderland of amazing magic. Michael Rubinstein's Rubinstein Coin Magic is an instant classic. I know that I'll be reading it for years to come! It will open your mind to a new horizon of visual coin magic."
- Bob Kohler

"I've always been impressed with Michael Rubinstein's creativity and skill with coin magic. His new book, "Rubinstein Coin Magic" is a MUST read for any serious student and practitioner of this art form. Allow me to put it this in simpler terms. There are few books on coin magic that have changed the landscape of this beautiful art form: Bobo's Modern Coin Magic, David Roth's Expert Coin Magic, and now... Michael Rubinstein's Rubinstein Coin Magic."
- Eric DeCamps

 


TABLE OF CONTENTS
FOREWORD by Bill Wells
INTRODUCTION PART ONE – SLEIGHTS, MOVES, AND TECHNIQUES CHAPTER ONE - R.O.P.S. TECHNIQUE
1. R.O.P.S. Move
2. R.O.P.S. New Theory Retention Pass
3. R.O.P.S. Click Pass
4. R.O.P.S. Double Click Pass

CHAPTER TWO - VANISHES, SHUTTLE PASSES, LOADS, AND CHANGEOVER PALMS
1. Variation Retention Pass
2. The Bronx Take
3. Miracle One Hand Coin Vanish
4. Roll-Down Retention Pass
5. Fingertip Shuttle Pass
6. Fingertip Shuttle-Pass Display
7. Palm-Down Fingertip Shuttle Pass
8. Fingertip Load
9. Tap Load
10. Spellbound Changeover Palm
11. Spellbound Changeover-Palm Variation and Display
12. Nowhere Palm Changeover Palm
13. Rubinstein Put-back Move

CHAPTER THREE - CLICK PASSES Introduction
1. Rubinstein Click Pass
2. Air Drop Click Pass
3. Turnover Double Click Pass
4. Snap Down Double Click Pass
5.Nowhere Palm Click Pass
6. Nowhere Palm Double Click Pass
7. Fan Double Click Pass
8. Reverse Double Click Pass

CHAPTER FOUR – SPELLBOUND MOVES
1. Impromptu Touch Change
2. The Wave Change
3. The Rubinstein Steal Back
4. Flip-Over Change
5. The Soft change
6. The Strike Change
7. The Rub Change
8. Spellbound 9333
9. The Blow Change
10. The Cartwheel Change
11. Spellbound Times Three
12. Triple E.G. Spell

CHAPTER FIVE - FALSE COUNTS AND USEFUL MOVES
1. The PH (Pseudo Himber) Count
2. The Fidget Count
3. The R.O.P.S Discrepancy Count
4. The Combination Count
5. The Click Steal Back
6. The Clip Steal Back
7. Purse-Palm Subtlety
8. Fingertip Utility Switch
9. Angle-Finger Palm Switch
10. Multi-Coin Angle-Palm Switch
11. The Slide Move
12. Crossed Arms Subtlety
13. The Rubinstein Subtlety

CHAPTER SIX - STEALTH PALM CHAPTER SEVEN – ADDITIONAL TECHNIQUES
1. Matting
2. Pocket Management

PART TWO – ROUTINES CHAPTER EIGHT – COPPER-SILVER
1. The Purse and Glass
2. Magical Change Purse (Purse, No Glass)
3. The Substitution Trunk Mystery
4. Stand Up Sucker Copper-Silver Routine
5. Copper or Silver Extraction
6. Copper Penetration
7. Handy Copper-Silver Transposition
8. Cup of Copper Silver
9. Stealth Copper-Silver Transposition
10. Ungimmicked Copper-Silver-Brass
11. Oil and Water
12. Matchbox Treasury Redux

CHAPTER NINE – WILD COIN
1. Twilight Zone Wild Coin Introduction
2. Twilight Zone Wild Coin Show Version
3. Twilight Zone Wild Coin Impromptu Version
4. Twilight Zone Wild Coin Cup Version
5. Twilight Zone Wild Coin Purse Version
6. Twilight Zone Wild Coin Original Handling
7. Twilight Zone Wild Coin Multi Gold Version
8. Sliding Wild Coin

CHAPTER TEN – SPELLBOUND ROUTINES
1. Thoughts on Spellbound
2. Ultimate Silver Lint
3. The Chocolate Coin
4. Imagine a Coin
5. Four-Way Spellbound
6. Shattered Spellbound
7. Chinese Explosion

CHAPTER ELEVEN - COINS THROUGH THE TABLE
1. Rubinstein Coins Through the Table
2. Standup Coins Through the Table
3. CSB Coins Through the Table
4. Giant Four Coins through the Table

CHAPTER TWELVE - COINS ACROSS
1. Tallahassee Jumping Coins
2. Impossible Four Coin Trick I
3. Impossible Four Coin Trick 2
4. Long Term Short Term
5. Retro Fly
6. The Specciolini Brothers
7. Shell CSB Coins Across

CHAPTER THIRTEEN - COIN PRODUCTIONS AND VANISHES
1.Triple Play
2. Magical Money Rap
3. The Wishing Well
4. Vegas Math
5. Fuzzy Math
6. Bologna Debut
7. Stealth Hanging Coins
8. Stealth Showcase
9. Deja vu Coin Vanish
10. Tri-Coin
11. Flash Vanish

CHAPTER FOURTEEN - COINS AND CARDS
1. Voodoo Revelation
2. Voodoo Revelation SOH Version
3. Two Coin Monte (Two Card Reverse Matrix)
4. Quadra Coin Reverse Matrix
5. Ultra Reverse Matrix
6. The Mentalist
7. Triple Coin to Card
8. Case Solved

CHAPTER FIFTEEN - GAFFED COINS
1. Silver Extraction
2. The Double-Faced Coin Routine
3. The Bent Coin Routine
4. Magnetic Coins
5. Thumb Through Coin
6. Signed Bill Through Coin
7. Smileys 8. Smileys Jr.
9. Fusion
10. Three Quarters of a Trick
11. Key Fobulous
12. Goodbye, Hello, Now Change

CHAPTER SIXTEEN - MISCELLANEOUS
1. The Purse Routine
2. The Blank Coin Routine
3. The Mystery of the Chinese Coin
4. The Black Hole
5. Mint Condition
6. Next of Boxes
7. Coin in Coin Roll
8. Coins to Glass
9. Polarized Plastic
10. Time for Change
11. The Counterfeit Coin
12. Nest of Envelopes
13. Nest of Envelopes Method Two
14. The Sympathy Card

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN – COINS AND POKER CHIPS
1. May the Force Be with You
2. Poker Chip Spellbound
3. 3-D Printing
4. My Coin Collection
5. Conviction Prediction
6. Conviction Prediction, and Some Magishin’
7. The Famous Three Coin Trick
8. Three Coin Monte

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN – FRIENDS SECTION
1. Introduction
2. Mike Gallo – I Got It Covered
3. Nathan Kranzo – Shuzbut Coins
4. Jean Emmanuel Franzis – Aegean Coins
5. Moritz Mueller – Slide of Hand Vanish
6. Bill Citino – Coins Walking Wildly Ahead
7. Tom Gagnon – Shell-Acted
8. Marc DeSouza – Cylinder and Coins for Three Friends
9. Eric Roumestan – Touch, No Touch
10. Brenden Wolf – Differential
11. Lawrens Godon – Three-ality Routine
12. Tri Ryuzaki – Synchronized Spellbound
13. Giacomo Bertini – Coinmeleon II
14. Etienne Lorenceau – Faustus Chameleon Skin Purse
15. Danny Goldsmith – The Frenetic Change
16. Leonard Rangel – Three Flight
17. Doug Brewer – Left-Handed Coins in a Box
18. John Carey – Simplex Positive Negative
19. Miguel Angel Gea – Coin Munch
20. Bill Wisch – The Elbow Servante
21. Jay Wang – Purse-onal Coin Production
22. Karen Dorangrichia – WOW Magic Chicken
23. David Roth - The Roth Blank Coin Routine

PART THREE – BONUS SECTION CHAPTER NINETEEN - PUNS FOR ANY OCCASION
1. Introduction
2. Medical
3. Professional
4. Animals
5. Sports
6. Home
7. Car and Travel
8. Food 9. Personal
9. Bars and Drinks
10. Miscellaneous

CHAPTER TWENTY – CURTAIN CALL
1. Chinese Explosion II
2. Quarter Steal
3. Baseball Miser’s Dream

FINAL THOUGHTS

ABOUT THE AUTHOR