The Public Paperfolding History Project

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The Coin Fold
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of the magical effect sometimes known as the Coin Fold. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.

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1899

As far as I know this paperfold first appears in an article entitled 'Escamotages', written by Albers-Graves, in the 9th September 1899 issue of the French children's magazine 'Mon Journal'.

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1908

The same effect appears in Alber-Graves book 'Les Petits Secrets Amusants' by Alber-Graves, which was published by Librairie Hachette in Paris in 1908, undewr the title 'Ecamotage avec une feuille de papier'.

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