253 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Super-Senses / Sense of Touch
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To call for any Card in the Pack deck behind back naming card, bringing deck in front of body and dropping card on table, sequence is repeated
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 67
Unknown To Pick out the Card,the Pack being placed in a Person's Pocket stripper or with palm
1876 Modern Magic 62
Unknown To name any Number of Cards in succession without Seeing them cards named one by one with deck behind backs, two methods
1876 Modern Magic 70
Unknown To Distinguish the Court Cards by Touch preparing by "bending" edges slightly upwards with knife
1876 Modern Magic 69
Unknown Blindfold Location multiple cards by touch
1889 Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown The Pocket-picking Trick selection extracted by feel from deck in spectator's pocket, stripper or long card or ungaffed
1889 Tricks with Cards 45
Unknown To pick out a Chosen Card under a Handkerchief long card, stripper or ungaffed
1889 Tricks with Cards 97
Unknown Clairvoyance by Touch chosen card is extracted from deck in spectator's pocket, the repeat in which spectator extracts right card
1889 Tricks with Cards 113
Unknown The Cards having been freely Shuffled and Cut into three or four Heaps, to Name the Top Card of each Heap one ahead
1889 Tricks with Cards 127
Unknown To Name Cards without Seeing them
1890 More Magic 30
Unknown To distinguis the Suit of any given Card by Weight cards with glazed back, marked with water marks
1890 More Magic 50
Charlier Reading the Cards
1890 More Magic 68
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck
1890 More Magic 81
Unknown Mit verbundenen Augen sämtliche Karten eines Spieles zu nennen No. 33, blindfolded, cards held to forehead are named
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 39
Unknown Der Kartenkünstler als Hellseher No. 34, four cards chosen, deck placed in spectator's pocket, number named, cards removed and card at that number is first selection, repeated three more times
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 40
Unknown Sämtliche Bilderkarten eines Spieles mit verbundenen Augen aufzufinden No. 35, all picture cards found blindfolded
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 42
Unknown Der magische Tastsinn No. 36, deck put in pocket, any card called for removed
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 43
Unknown Die Karten in der Brusttasche No. 1, deck placed in breast pocket of spectator, selections from another deck inserted in pocketed deck, performer takes them out by touch, one deck slightly bigger
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 3
Unknown Könige, Damen und Buben picture cards shuffled and placed underneath handkerchief, performer produces all kings, queens and jacks without looking, two methods
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 34
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft cards given to blindfolded performer are named by him
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
Unknown Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen deck behind back, performer names one card after the other, two handlings
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 42
Unknown Nennen der obersten Karte im Spiel performer names top card of shuffled deck multiple times
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 46
Unknown Das Mädchen für Alles in Gestalt eines Kartenspieles combination of effects from book
1. Die magische Sehkraft
2. Die Kartenwage
3. performer repeatedly names card where spectator cuts to
4. Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen
5. Das Sortier-Etui (removing named cards from pocket)
6. Das unsichtbare, geheimnisvolle Uhrwerk
7. performer can always cut at a King (four Kings crimped)
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 85
Unknown Die Unzertrennlichen deck shown mixed and taken under a handkerchief, performer brings out all fours-of-a-kind one after the other, two methods (stacked stripper deck, deck switch)
Feb. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 83
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft performer blindfolded, spectators hand him cards which he holds to his forehead and divines, palmed mirror
May 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 5) 73
Unknown Der Kartenseher face cards of deck named one after the other, finger ring as shiner
Oct. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 147
Unknown The Mysterious Production any card called for from pocket
1897 New Era Card Tricks 65
Unknown The Improved Mysterious Production any card called for from pocket, featuring detachable inside pocket, also with selections and no card index
1897 New Era Card Tricks 66
Unknown Improved Cards Read Behind The Back shuffled pack, order called out from behind back, with finesse
1897 New Era Card Tricks 67
Hugo Schrader Die getrennten und wieder vereinten Paare four King-Queen pairs on table, put together and cut by spectator, Kings and Queen separated under table by performer, cut again, then performer brings out pairs from under table
Oct. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 10) 148
Professor Bellonie Das Kartentuch deck placed in silk, performer takes out cards and names them apparently by touch, silk with pocket for cards inside
Variations Dec. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 12) 181
Unknown Ein Kartenchangement No. 14, cards placed in handkerchief, performer names cards that he apparently identifies by touch, those cards are vanished and reappear in deck
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 90
Eugen Schröder Zum "Kartentuch" deck placed in hat, performer takes out cards and names them apparently by touch, some cards start out behind hat band
Inspired by Apr. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4) 52
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Gefühl "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste VII."
shuffled deck pocketed, named card removed, deck removed and another card chosen, transposes with first card while one is in a silk, sixteen double facers
Also published here Sep. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9) 130
S. W. Erdnase Naming Cards...
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 181
Phantome Das Herausfinden zweier von einer fremden Person gezogenen Karten aus dem Spiel two cards found behind back, duplicates
Nov. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 165
Unknown Second Method cards named without seeing them
1909 The Art of Magic 165
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Gefühl shuffled deck pocketed, named card removed, deck removed and another card chosen, transposes with first card while one is in a silk, sixteen double facers
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 43
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gleiche Gedanken (Erste Ausführung) two cards are selected from a deck, performer finds same card in second deck placed in his pocket
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 6
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlings
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 719
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlings
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 181
Unknown The Pocket-Picking Trick card located in spectator's pocket
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 105
Charles T. Jordan The Full Hand No. 7, four spectators select four cards each, those sixteen cards are riffle shuffled by performer and dropped in hat, performer takes out the cards of each spectator without looking
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 30
James J. Moren With the Mind's Eye No. 8, dressed-up key card location, blindfolded
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 35
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Feingefühl in den Fingerspitzen. No. 13, shuffled deck placed in handkerchief, performer names six card and finds them inside bundle, then six cards vanish and appear back in the deck, duplicates
1926 Magische Miniaturen 45
Louis Nikola Weighing Chosen Cards Can divine chosen card by weighing its pips
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 23
Louis Nikola The Sense of Touch Divine chosen card by touch alone
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 24
Laurie Ireland Producing Selected Card at Any Number and At The Same Time Cold Packing any card is produced from pocket at named (small) number from shuffled deck, switch for memorized deck
Related toVariations 1931 Ireland Writes a Book 19
Theodore Annemann The Mystery Card Reading Method pack behind back, performer names cards
1931 The Book Without A Name 35
Tom Sellers Reading the Cards Behind the Back
1931 Magical Pleasantries 17
Tom Sellers Reading the Cards deck put in black bag, cards read by touch, cards added with flash lamp
1931 Magical Pleasantries 18
Graham Adams The Torn Pack and Tricks Therewith two cards selected and returned, then whole deck torn in two halves, two cards counted to in both "halves", they match and are one selection, everything mixed in a hat and both halves found by touch
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 27
Ralph W. Hull Mental Abstraction or Cards by Instinct cards shuffled once, separated with Hearts/Clubs in one pile, spectator choses cards in one pile and performer instantly removes mates from other pile behind back
1932 "Eye-Openers" 2
Ralph W. Hull, Unknown Any Deck Read From the Card Backs cards named by looking at the back
  • First Method with a "Set-Up" Deck
  • With Borrowed Deck (secretly faced deck)
Related to
  • "Seeing with Fingertips" (Howard Albright)
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 9
L.E. Duncanson With Sight Unseen divining cards behind back, small mirror between legs
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 5) 18
Herbert Brooks Tip for Named Card From the Pockets "Thoughts in General"
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 58
Otis Manning Aces of Eight!! eight Aces used, brought from behind the back as wished
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 13) 64
Unknown Method of Changing Packs selection produced at named number from pocketed deck
Variations 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 15
Unknown Reading any Card Called For forced card produced from pocketed deck
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 18
Al Baker Unsight and Unseen finding two chosen cards in pocket, short pack
Variations 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 110
Unknown Reading the Cards with the Fingers using "Bending the Deck Inwards" glimpse
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 141
Unknown Thought Card from Pocket one of five, deck is put in pocket and performer removes thought-of card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 33
Unknown Naming Cards in the Dark cards are divined by touch with lights out
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 33
Charles T. Jordan, Arthur Finley The Secret Mathematician from any named card the performer removes a card with same suit and cards that add up to the value from pocketed deck, binary, spelled "Findley"
Related toAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 35
Howard Albright The Secret Mathematician - Variation
Inspired by 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 36
Unknown Phenominal Thought Cards selection is found by sense of touch blindfolded, punch marked key card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 83
Unknown Card in Pocket selection located in pocket by touch, sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 113
C. O. Williams Reading the Cards stacked one-way deck is riffle shuffled, yet order called out
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Charles T. Jordan The Flush Trick from underneath handkerchief performer removes any royal flush
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 184
Unknown Switching the Deck - 1. during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 189
Unknown Switching the Deck - 2. during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Al Baker Switching the Deck - 4. Al Baker's Method No. 2 during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Howard Albright Seeing with the Finger Tips
  • No. 1 Lip Reading Test
  • No. 2 Here's Your Card
  • No. 3 The Master's Touch
three phases with stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 216
Unknown The Conjuror's Touch three selections are found beneath handkerchief, secret pocket in handkerchief with duplicates
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 337
Unknown Reading the Cards reading cards with fingertips, two simple one-ahead methods
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 361
Henry Hardin Hindu Miracle reading cards with fingertips
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 361
Unknown The Belt Trick reading cards with fingertips
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 362
Sam H. Sharpe Modern Card Reading
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 362
Ivanhoe Trudell Any Time, Any Day, Card Reading
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 362
Theodore Annemann Mystery Card Reading
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 363
Unknown Read Them Off cover card with torn off corner to provide window
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 363
C. O. Williams X-Ray stack, two riffle shuffles
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 364
Unknown Reading Cards, Mirror Methods
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 364
Unknown Another Method
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 364
Louis Nikola The Sense of Touch memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 394
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind the Back memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 401
Louis Nikola To Produce Cards Called for From the Pocket memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 401
Theodore Annemann Two Cheating Mysteries two-way-force deck
  • fair stop and count-down trick with two selections
  • one-handed location in hat
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 176
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects
Related toVariations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
Unknown Card Location in Pocket
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 47
Unknown A Novel X-Ray Trick top six cards are named after shuffling, stripper deck
1938 Greater Magic 456
Unknown Another Method top six cards are named after shuffling and deck is cased again
1938 Greater Magic 457
Charles T. Jordan Ultimo - The Ace of Mechanical Decks trick in which half the cards are long-short pairs glued face-to-face on one end, many trick examples
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 371
Walter B. Gibson The 20 Card Trick as seen by Agostin, twenty cards are selected and shuffled back, all found blindfolded from pocket in apparently random order
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 428
Unknown Reading the Cards of Any Deck actually touch presentation
1940 Expert Card Technique 228
Eddie Joseph The Gambler's Touch performer riffles through shuffled deck, spectator says stop, performer names card stopped at
1941 How Gamblers Win 3
Eddie Joseph Aces found in Pocket Switch deck switch during effect in which Aces are located with deck in pocket
1941 How Gamblers Win 12
Unknown A "Sense of Touch" Discovery cards are shuffled in hat, performer "feels" selections
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 243
Henry Hardin Henry Hardin's Cards in Hat Discovery deck in hat, performer removes cards and names them
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 245
Edward Marlo Torn Deck Mystery deck is torn in quarters which are mixed in hat, performer locates four pieces of selection without looking
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1942 Deck Deception 10
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Four Card Discovery return of selections with rubber banded deck, four cards found in pocket
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 30
Eddie Joseph Sensitive Touch five cards on table, performer receives any card behind his back and names it, tiny paper shapes stuck to card
1942 Greater Card Tricks 25
Lu Brent How'd He Find It! selected card is taken out from the packet by touch
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 12) 46
Unknown The Conjurer's Touch deck in performer's pocket, he produces any suit and value on command
Variations 1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 218
Otis Manning Aces of Eight!! eight aces used, brought from behind the back as wished
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 15
Unknown The Side Coat-Pocket Switch deck put in pocket and selection removed by sense of touch, deck switch
1943 25 Methods for Switching Decks 9
Art Lyle The Similarity Is In the Difference spectators write names on blank cards, deck in pocket, cards are found
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 44) 182
Eugene Bernstein Sensitive Fingers five selected cards are found by touch alone
1945 My Best 72
Teral Garrett Dark Eyes four Aces in enveloppes are ascertained behind the back, unusual method involving sugar, salt and Aspirin
1945 My Best 91
Eddie Clever The "Red and Black" Effect one red and several black cards are put in envelopes, magician identifies red
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 203
Arthur H. Buckley Naming the Top Card Experiment No. 14 - top card glimpse while looking at bottom
1946 Card Control 164
Warren Wiersbe, Bob Hummer Double Separation packet shuffled face-up face-down, then statement over condition made and colors separated
Inspired by 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 11
Edward Marlo The Three Packets performer announces how many aces & kings are in a certain pile, punch deal
1947 Marlo In Spades 22
J. B. Bobo Naming Top Card performer repeatedly knows top card after shuffle
1947 Watch This One! 24
Unknown The Selective Touch finding matching cards from pocket for any named card, binary four card set-up that combines to any card
Variations 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 225
John Scarne Aces from the Pocket No. 2, Shuffled deck placed in pocket, performer able to pull out four Aces
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 11
Bob Somerfeld On the Spot behind back divination with fingertips
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 2
Bob Hummer, John Scarne Sensitive Fingertips No. 17, Performer unmixes a packet of cards that has been shuffled face up/down. Shown to have odd number of cards in packet
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 36
Bob Hummer Topsy-Turvy Deck No. 26, Deck of face up/down cards split into two by performer, each half has equal number of face up cards
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 49
Herb Runge Effect #2 seeing with fingertips, name of cards
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 238) 951
Herb Runge Effect #3
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 238) 952
Toni Koynini Can't See! "A Complete Act"
performer genuinely blindfolded, performer feels various qualities of cards
  • Picture Sense (all court cards sorted out during deal-through)
  • Now the Suits
  • Aces High
  • Reds and Blacks
  • Any Card! (any number card named, performer locates it while dealing through packet)
  • Out of this World (no longer blindfolded)
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 12
Toni Koynini Switch It deck shuffled face-up/face-down, performer sorts cards out behind his back except free selection, deck switch
  • The Basic Switch
  • Switch It
  • Alternative Routine
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 5
Arthur Finley Findley's Four-Card Trick four cards secretly placed in pocket as prediction, pull out the necessary cards to form suit and value (using binary system)
Also published here 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 6
Tony Corinda (8) Reflectors and Shiners short routine, feeling cards with fingertips
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 138
Tony Corinda (4) Psychic Sorting Ghost Deck, performer divides deck in to red and black by touch, then sorts the red into hearts and diamonds and odd and even
Related to 1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 45
Dai Vernon Cocktail Cards cards are mixed in hat, yet three cards are found
1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 10
Unknown Back to Back card is put on the back of the performer and he divines it
1959 Card Tricks 329
Edward Marlo Mental Bonus card thought of (one out of ten), deck shuffled and placed in pocket, card instantly removed by performer
1961 Card to Wallet 30
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 1 selected card named and found in pocket
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 5
Dr. Stanley Jaks Extrasensibilität ten cards are shuffled in ten other cards face up into face down, behind back performer is able to divide cards so amount of face up cards is the same in both packets
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 129
Stuart P. Cramer Pent-A-Vision cards are named, shuffled deck under handkerchief
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 369) 305
Ken De Courcy Calling All Cards deck shuffled and put in trouser pockets, any card called for produced, then any non-playing card (birthday card, membership card, score card, ...) called for à la Arthur Lloyd, with gags and card castle finale
1964 Calling All Cards 2
Al Leech Doubly Marked variation on "The Marked Card"
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 10
Al Leech The Marked Card humorous interlude
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 9
Harry Lorayne Hummer Addition spectator reverses some cards, below table magician reverses more so named total is achieved, as kicker all are one color
Inspired by 1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 30
Jack Avis Sensitive Fingers naming card when feeling them behind back, then cards on either side of a selection
Variations June 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 38
Karl Fulves Four from Eight Problems with Cards - No. Six
two torn up cards mixed up in bag, performer removes four pieces which make up one card
Related toVariations Sep. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 55
George de Ghetto Four from Eight solution with restoration finish
Inspired by Dec. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 69
Robert Parrish Magician vs Pickpocket signed card in deck, deck rubber banded, wrapped in newspaper and put in spectator's pocket, performer reaches in and removes signed card, see p. 874 for vague Charles Jordan credit
Related to
  • p. 116 for correction
June 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 101
Karl Fulves Over/Under - Monge Notes special shuffling procedure and some properties
Related to 1968 Epilogue (Issue 2) 10
Charles T. Jordan An Unpublished Trick cards face-up and face-down sorted by touch
Related to
  • p. 158 for correction
Jan. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 150
Robert Page, Bob Hummer Hummer of a Trick! face-up and face-down cards separated by performer behind back
Inspired byVariations Aug. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 197
Don Nielson Sense of Touch comedy routine with cards, case and knife in bag, with a jumbo card, p. 241 for further reference, p. 246 for idea by Robert Eagle
Related to
  • Milbourne Christopher in Hugard's Magic Monthly, March 1946
VariationsAlso published here
Nov. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 1) 217
Lou Borin Mind vs. Money ten bills borrowed, performer reveals serial numbers behind back, see p. 246 for further references & p. 258 for Evan Shanahan playing card adaption
Also published here Feb. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 237
Don Nielsen, Karl Fulves Nor Eyes To See With
  • performer finds red card in black packet behind back
  • circled number on paper is divined behind back
  • set time on watch revealed behind back
fiber optic tube, see also p. 320 for idea by Harold Bester, p. 644 & p. 728 for comments by Syd Bergson & Karl Fulves
Related toVariations Nov. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 291
Roy Johnson Sensitive Fingers naming card when feeling them under table, then cards on either side of a reversed card are predicted
Inspired by 1970 The Roy Johnson Experience 41
Edward Marlo Out of Sight fingertip peeked at card is located from fan by sense of touch
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 86
Edward Marlo Startling Climax two cards selected, first found in pocket, transforms in second card
Inspired by 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 121
Karl Fulves Technicolor Thought
Related to 1971 The Book of Numbers 12
Unknown To Switch for Gimmick or Feke value of card is matched in pocket
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 63
Jon Racherbaumer Turning on an Audience performer names card that is selected behind his back, three methods/phases
1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 85
Edward Marlo Conditional Find selection found behind back, three cards of same value turn over, inspired by John Cornelius problem
1972 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 29
Edward Marlo The Torn Deck Mystery deck is torn in quarters which are mixed in hat, performer locates four pieces of selection without looking
Also published here 1972 The Living End 145
Juan Tamariz, Dr. Alfredo Florensa El Fabuloso Tacto del Mago shuffled deck in bag, a card is named and performer removes several cards which add up to named card and first card is from same suit, binary five-card set-up that combines to any card
1973 Aprenda Ud. Magia 37
Jack Kent Tillar Card Memo Plus behind back, entire deck
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 111) 553
Edward Marlo Color Sense seeing with fingertips, red / black, shuffled deck in case, reflection on card case
Related to 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 121) 602
Slydini Sightless Vision card divined behind back, corner torn off
1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 17
Jack Avis Sensitive Fingertips No. 36, cards divined behind back, two more when deck is in spectator's hands
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 56
Unknown Out of Sight No. 46, card chosen, deck shuffle, performer puts deck in pocket and removes mate
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 70
Unknown Impossible Location No. 52, selection located first without looking at faces, then in pocket, stranger card
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 79
Karrell Fox "Rip-Off" card located behind back, then torn, pieces vanish except one piece, rest restored in deck
Related toVariations
  • Tom Mullica
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 59
Unknown Z-Ray No. 11, card marked on face is cut in deck, performer deals through cards face-down and stops at marked card
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 19
Unknown Die Karte aus der Tasche selection produced at named number from pocketed deck
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 64
Larry Becker Super-Vision some card in box are divined by sense of touch, spectator stops at card which is predicted in envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 111
Karl Fulves 5-4 spectator turns cards over from a packet of 18 cards, behind back performer splits packet and knows relation of face-down and face-up cards in each half
Related toAlso published here Sep. 1979 The Talon (Issue 5) 61
Martin A. Nash The Side-Pocket Swindle card located in pocket, shuffle tracking presentation, deck switch
Related to 1980 Ovation 7
Stephen Tucker I Rise deck in case is placed in spectator's pocket, performer removes card, rising card gimmick
Related to 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 18) 342
Karl Fulves Non-Sight Location performer names several cards from shuffled deck, using a card with torn-off corner
Inspired by
  • "New Card Reading" (Charles Jordan)
1983 After Jordan 5
Unknown Revelación en Bolsillo del Espectador application B, card is located in spectator's pocket
1983 La Baraja Biselada 6
Jerry Sadowitz Lucky Dip half the deck pocketed, card chosen from other half, performer removes card of same color, suit and value from pocket, then selection itself
1987 Inspirations 69
Bjorn Hanson First Sight nail polish transforms nail into "mirror"
Apr. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 4) 1481
Dai Vernon Nerves on Edge feeling face up and face down behind back
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 215
Brother John Hamman Seeing with the Fingertips
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 155
Karrell Fox A "Tear-able" Card Trick packet torn into quarters, pieces mixed in paper bag, performer locates the four pieces of selection
Related to 1991 Goodies 49
Ian Baxter Quartette Divino effect combo
Nov. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 11) 2146
Vanni Bossi Torn Deck Mystery deck is torn in quarters which are mixed in paper bag, performer locates four pieces of selection without looking
Inspired by 1992 Escorial 1992 — The Marlo Year 24
Karl Fulves Face Value cards shuffled face-up/face-down, cards dealt into performers hand until he calls stop, number of face-down cards then equals face-up cards
Inspired byRelated to 1992 Deceptive Practices 25
John Scarne 4枚の一致 (Four Cards Together) Spectator selects card face down. Deck placed in pocket, magician pulls out three other cards of same value
Inspired by 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 121
Darwin Ortiz Harry in Your Pocket cased deck is in pocket, card fished out very fast
Related to 1995 Cardshark 113
Edward Marlo The Clean Up selected card found by performer in pocket
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 321
Edward Marlo A Voice from the Past spectator reverses any card in tabled spread, performer takes deck below table and then names cards on either side by sense of touch
Also published here
  • The New Tops, June 1977
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 329
Nick Trost Blind-Sight Gilbreath principle, shuffle two decks together
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 162
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher Symbol Discernment Detect ESP symbols by sense of touch
Inspired by
  • "Suit Discernment" (Paul J. Flory, The Linking Ring, Jan 1979)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 290
Unknown Card Reading naming cards from shuffled deck
1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 23
Doug Edwards A Bit Of Thinking Any card named, magician pulls out cards representing the card (suit, value) from the deck - binary Ace Two Four Eight
1997 Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 189
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra Stop in the Pocket deck in pocket, any card named, performer removes cards one by one until spectator says stop, next card taken out of pocket is named card
1997 Notes 5
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra Any Card from the Pocket using memorized deck as index with perpendicular cards
1997 Notes 6
Marty Kane Mish Mosh Tell-A-Vision suits of cards are divined, with fingers, then separation by spectator
Inspired by 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1262
Christian Scherer Ganz einfach deck under handkerchief held by spectator, performer reaches under silk and produces selection
Inspired by 1997 Karten à la carte 24
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra And Now... Two Cards from the Pocket finding two chosen cards in pocket
Inspired byAlso published here 1997 Notes 7
Andrew Wimhurst Dirty Harry location of mates in pocket which turn out to be selections
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1999 Low Down Dirty Tricks 13
Christian Scherer Sensitive Finger five phases blindfold routine with sense of touch presentation
1. finger print, by touch
2. think stop
3. rising card under handkerchief, magnetism presentation
4. card identity divination
5. location of selection
Inspired by
  • Al Koran's "Koran's Miracle Blindfold Card Act" in Lewis Ganson's "Routined Manipulation Part II", 1951
Related to
  • Carl-Horst Meier's "Ein Psycho-Kartenprogramm" in "Intermagic" Vol. 4, No. 1, 1976
1999 Sensitive Finger 9
Ellis Stanyon Tinfoil on the Back of the Card No. 20, reflective surface used as mirror
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 11
Ellis Stanyon Naming the Card on Top of Four (or More) Packets No. 19, top cards named one by one, but only shown at the end
  • Variation ("Compelling a person to draw certain cards.")
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 43
Clarence Hubbard (f) Cards from a Pocket six chosen cards produced from pocket by performer
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 108
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note on reading cards in a shuffled deck, J. H. Green's shiner method, fiberoptics tube from breast pocket to behind back
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 115
Ellis Stanyon Arranged Pack No. 1, naming cards from behind back
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 116
Ellis Stanyon The Bottom Card - Simple No. 2, behind back, glimpsing one ahead in front of the body
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 116
Ellis Stanyon The Bottom Card and Palming No. 3, deck behind back, card brought forward with next one palmed and glimpsed
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 116
Ellis Stanyon Round Convex Mirror No. 4
  • Variations
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 117
Ellis Stanyon Tinfoil on the Back of the Card No. 6, naming cards of shuffled deck one by one
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 117
Ellis Stanyon Subtle Reading of the Index No. 7, glimpse when pulling up sleeve, then one ahead by glimpsing second card by lifting two and dropping bottom one after glimpse
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 118
Ellis Stanyon Two Halves of the Pack Face-to-Face No. 8, faced-deck, reading cards one by one
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 118
C. O. Williams Reading the Fifty-two Cards After a Genuine Shuffle No. 11, order of cards read after one riffle shuffle, interlocking chain principle and one-way backs
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 118
Ellis Stanyon To Name Cards Before Removing Them from a Pack under a Handkerchief No. 8
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 209
Roberto Giobbi In a Flash chosen card penetrates a sealed card case in the performers pocket
2000 Card College — Volume 4 871
Unknown Super-sensitive Fingertips Magician divines cards behind his back - merely by touch
2000 Card College - Volume 4 992
Lewis Jones Red Alert One deck is dealt in four hands, colors of one hand can be divined
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 160
Andrew Wimhurst Dirty Harry location of mates in pocket which turn out to be selections
Also published here 2001 Jiggery Pokery 13
Unknown A Card Moves Up No. 7, deck shuffled and taken behind back, performer claims that a card he names is twentieth from the top and makes it come to top
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 9
Unknown Gambler vs. Psychic No. 85, spectator thinks of highest card in cut-off packet, other Aces found in pocket
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 126
Darwin Ortiz The Quick & The Dead performer produces mate of selection from pocket (where the deck is)
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 120
Darwin Ortiz Fastest Gun Alive performer locates selection while deck is in pocket
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 124
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Synonymous Thoughts #1 two selections shuffled back, performer locates cards from another deck in his pocket
VariationsAlso published here 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 16
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Sensation deck in pocket, any card named, it's removed from pocket, then wrapped in handkerchief, another card transposes with it
Also published here 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 49
Lewis Jones Strip tease stripper functionality shown by locating a single card, but uses normal deck
2002 Ahead of the Pack 25
Pit Hartling Colour Sense feeling colors through table, packet of thirteen cards
Related toVariations 2003 Card Fictions 36
Al Baker Sense of Touch Card Trick producing certain cards with pack in pocket
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 736
Karl Fulves Hofzwindle red-backed deck cut in half, card chosen from each half, blue-backed duplicates produced from pocket from blue deck
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 5
Karl Fulves Transformism two cards chosen from red-backed deck, blue-backed deck in pocket, duplicates removed by touch, then decks transpose
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 32
Karl Fulves Jacks & Joker four jacks and joker dropped in hat, performer removes two named jacks without looking, then all change to jokers, quartet gimmick
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 65
Karl Fulves Less Than Perfect royal flush dropped in hat, named card removed without looking, rest changes into aces, quartet-type gimmick
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 67
Karl Fulves Thots Intersect signed selection lost, two other cards chosen and lost, one half put in left and one in right jacket pocket, performer removes the two later selections from pocket, then two mates named by performer, one half removed, they turn out to be all black cards except signed selection that is between named mates
Inspired byRelated to 2003 Off The Books (Issue 10) 199
Karl Fulves The Hunt For Diamonds two cards chosen, deck thrown in paper bag and mixed, performer removes all diamonds without looking and then names selections, hidden rubber band
Related to 2004 Under Tension 66
Karl Fulves A Game Of Touch suit removed, spectator deals it from top or bottom into pile and retains last card, performer sort suit below table top and divines selection
2005 Combo II 52
Burling Hull, Karl Fulves Mid-Nite Marvel performer finds a four-of-a-kind below table, those transpose with some card in the deck, changed from dark room effect to below table
  • Second Approach (involving the location of a selection)
Inspired by
  • "Mid-Nite Marvel" (Burling Hull, Clever Card Collection of 1932)
2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 403
Lewis Jones The Director's Cut cutting named number from deck
Inspired by
  • James McKnight's "Fast Counting the Cards" in Joe Berg's "The Berg Book"
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 143
Steve Beam Si Kick cut pile behind back, then performer asks question about thought selection and always removes cards which do not match, red or black etc.
Variations 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 163
Dai Vernon Name a card Magician can name cards behind the back, punched
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 56
Mark Levy Bux Vision random cards are named, can only be performed in totally dark room
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 463
Denis Behr Packet Trick looks like it messes up the order, memorized deck
2007 Handcrafted Card Magic 51
Mark Levy Pitch Black Triumph can only be performed in totally dark room
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 466
Benjamin Earl Fingertip Memory named card instantly produced from shuffled deck
2007 Seeing with Photo-Electric Eyes 16
Karl Fulves A Double Find two signed cards shuffled in deck by spectator, one found behind back, other one appears in finger ring rolled-up à la Hofzinser
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 312
Juan Manuel Marcos Cartas al tacto weighting card, three phases, finding selections
Related to 2008 El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 4) 38
Steve Beam Running the Scales Ace to Ten are mixed and pocketed, then produced by touch in order
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 268
Karl Fulves Stripper Notes
  • using stripper deck as one-way deck in tabled row
  • separation by touch (face-up/face-down)
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 502
Patrick Page The Pocket Card Index standard type and Q5 model, named cards are produced from pocket
Related to 2011 Magic Page by Page 94
Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz The Partagás Switch Plus - Triple Partagás three selections found in pocket
Inspired by 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 45
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra Two-Pocket Partagás two cards found in half the deck in each pocket
Inspired byAlso published here 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 48
Roberto Giobbi Because the Cards Know "The Ace-Two-Four-Eight Divination", thought of card divined via other cards in pocket, binary, card optionally transformed into selection
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 55
Laurie Ireland, Roberto Giobbi Bonus free selection located in pocket
Inspired by 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 57
Daniel Celma Blindfold Act 6 phases, blindfolded seeing with the fingertips
Also published here 2014 Lecture Notes 2014 31
Dr. Stanley Jaks Extrasensibility ten cards are shuffled in ten other cards face up into face down, behind back performer is able to divide cards so amount of face up cards is the same in both packets
Also published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 145
Benjamin Earl Finish 52 finding matching cards from pocket for any named card, then taking all cards except selection from pocket, binary five-card set-up that combines to any card
Inspired byRelated to 2015 F for Fiction 7
Daniel Celma Blindfold Act 6 phases, blindfolded seeing with the fingertips
Also published here 2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 62
Roberto Giobbi X-ray Trick deck cut into three piles, performer names top card of each pile
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Aug 23) 243
Geno Munari Reading a card from the back
2016 Facsimile (Issue 5) 28
Ollie Mealing Persistence cards handed to performer while he is looking away, performer names cards, final phase with card in case, using Mickael Chatelain's "M-Case"
2018 Operandi (Issue 4) 32
Ignacio López El Carterista cased deck is in pocket, card fished out and put in wallet, very fast repetition
Related toAlso published here 2018 Sobre Magia de Salón 31
Steve Beam Plumber's Helper shuffled deck in pocket, performer removes a Straight Flush
Inspired by 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 245
Ignacio López The Pickpocket cased deck is in pocket, card fished out and put in wallet, very fast repetition
Related toAlso published here 2019 On Parlour Magic 12