Written by Peter Duffie

1984
Work of Peter Duffie

30 pages (Spiralbound), published by Martin Breese
Illustrated with drawings by David Britland.
Language: English

(26 entries)

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Peter Duffie Author's Introduction
Peter Duffie Ghost Hunters Ace through Four of Diamonds appear one by one and their values are spelled to to find random cards, those cards are shown as four blanks and then change into the Ace through Four themselves
Inspired by
  • "Chiefly Yourselves" (Roy Walton, Linking Ring Parade)
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Peter Duffie Collectors Item one double facer
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Peter Duffie The Journey spectator counts one packet himself
Inspired by
  • Tom Sellers routine with double backers
Related to
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Unknown Leaper Count spectator counts himself, cards start reversed
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Peter Duffie Copper, Silver, Card! copper and silver transposition involving a playing card, extra coin
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Peter Duffie, Edward Marlo The "Tip In" Coin Vanish coin scooped up with card and apparently slid into other hand
Related to 5
Peter Duffie Deja Vu homing card with Jokers and a red Ace, packet changes into Royal Flush as finale
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Peter Duffie Flushtration Count from the Top and Bottom
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Peter Duffie Signus X II no duplicate of selection, but two Jokers
Inspired byVariations 9
Peter Duffie Mission Successful
Inspired byVariations 11
Peter Duffie Coins Across four coins, no extra
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Peter Duffie Theatre of the Absurd "Overture" variation
Inspired by
  • "Oversight" (Phil Goldstein, Genii, March 1981)
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Peter Duffie Tete a Tete Kings produced, change into Aces
Related to 14
Peter Duffie Strip-Out Addition with Packet
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Peter Duffie Business for the Top Change spectator apparently saw a switch
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Peter Duffie Collins Upturned Aces change to Kings in packet instead of vanishing, Drunken Poker Deal finale
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Peter Duffie Fred 23 bold number force, card named, number written on back of named selection
Related to 19
Peter Duffie The Jipsum Box spectator puts four coins in box, they penetrate box and hand, repeat, then box penetrates hand leaving coins behind, Bobby Bernard Coin Box
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Peter Duffie Coin in Pack Routine coin vanishes and reappears in deck next to selection, in repeat it fails and card is in wallet
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Peter Duffie The Outer Limits
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Dai Vernon Scallop Short
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Peter Duffie Folded Card and Coin Trick coin put in hand, suddenly it is found in the deck and in the hand is the folded selection instead
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Peter Duffie Double Fantasy two cards travel into two different pockets, one palm only, pocket ruse
VariationsAlso published here 27
Peter Duffie The Extractors two Jokers placed in in the two side pockets, two cards travel into two pockets to the Jokers, pocket ruse
Variations 28
Peter Duffie Under Cover two Joker put under two cardboard covers, two selections travel to join them one under each cover, pocket ruse without pockets but cards under covers
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