175 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Switching two visible isolated Cards/Packets
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Simple Wild Card Switch double facer and normal card turned over, switch by removing one card with face towards audience, thus other card must be the other one
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 103
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Move exchanging card on table with double facer, while apparently turning card over
1910 Kartenkünste 52
Charles T. Jordan Two Halves Exchange
Related to 1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 55
Charles T. Jordan Optical Monte Move with three cards and a gaff
1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 14
John Scarne Scarne's Monte Slide two card switched, Optical Monte Move
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 28
John Scarne Scarne's Push Over Change Optical Monte Move
1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 39
Unknown Two-Card Monte Move
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 21
Unknown Two Card Monte Move
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 125
Robert Parrish Cover Card Deck Switch apparently red and blue deck (= red deck with blue cover card), cover dragged over to other deck
1939 Do That Again! 33
Unknown Wild Card Turnover Move double facer and normal card
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 406
Unknown Two Card Monte Move
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 37
Theodore DeLand Two Card Monte Move
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 85) 542
Eddie Joseph Two Card Switch optical monte type switch, two cards pushed against each other as they are turned face down
1941 How Gamblers Win 9
Dai Vernon The Optical Monte
1941/49 Select Secrets 17
Unknown Optical Monte Move
1946 At the Table Tricks 10
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight with extra cards, false switches and the delight switch
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 220) 878
Brother John Hamman Open Switch of Halves
1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 39
Edward Marlo Overlap Switch two overlapping cards are turned over
1959 Marlo Meets His Match 6
Edward Marlo Tray Turn Switch as you turn tray with two glasses around
1959 Marlo Meets His Match 10
Dai Vernon The Optical Move
Related to 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 21
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Paper Clip Slide Switch paper clip slides from one card to another with paper
Nov. 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 2
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Turnover with double facer
Winter 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 296
Sam Leo Horowitz, Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Switch
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 451
Unknown The Wild Card Switch
Summer 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 536
Brother John Hamman Hamman Exchange alternative to Mexican Turnover
1972 The Universal Card 34
Dai Vernon Optical Move
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 76
Fred Lessor, Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Variation
1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 178
Edward Victor Monte Move
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 53
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
1974 Epilogue (Issue 21) 197
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
Variations 1974 Paul Curry Presents 8
Paul Curry The Tap Pass tapping one half on the other as a cover, also as packet switch (see p. 99)
Related to 1974 Paul Curry Presents 89
Rick Johnsson, Dai Vernon, Jerry Mentzer Optical Move with Paper Clip
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 144
Dr. Jacob Daley, Sam Leo Horowitz Daley's Delight Switch
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 3 205
Edward Marlo Buffaloed Idea
1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 2
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Half Switch Move double facer and normal card
1977 Wildcard Miracles 18
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
1977 Special Effects 43
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Switch with double facer/backer
1977 Close-up Cavalcade Finale 95
Dai Vernon Optical Monte Move
1978 Don't Bet On It 90
Irv Weiner Cross Switch follow the leader switch, four packets are moved, bluff switch, with incorrect reference to p. 477
1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 7) 540
Unknown Wild Card Turnover Switch
1979 Snow 5
Edward Marlo The Key Move - Red and Black Packet Switch with cover cards
Related to 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 272
Edward Marlo Key Move Extension two different colored decks switched with cover cards
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 275
Dai Vernon The Optical Move
1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 19
Edward Marlo Buffalo'ed bluff
1980 John: Verse Two 1
Unknown Two Card Monte Switch Hofzinser type
1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 114
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Move
1981 Magia Potagia — Volume I 33
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight For Divers just two cards, no deck
1982 Card Finesse 79
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Switch
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 2) 988
Ross Bertram An Imperceptible Color Change two cards held one in each hand, they change place
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 100
Karl Fulves Open Switch one deck in each hand, when performer turns around they're switched
1983 After Jordan 6
Paul Harris P.H. Outrageous Packet Switch
1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 61
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
1983 Marlo without Tears 98
Unknown Half Deck Daley's Delight switching two thick packets
1984 Eyeless in Gaza 19
Dai Vernon Optical Monte Move
1984 Theatrical Close-Up 76
Brother John Hamman Signed Card Switch
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 14) 127
Unknown Two-Card Monte Move for follow the leader finale
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 23
Dr. Jacob Daley, Sam Leo Horowitz Delight Switch
1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 28
Larry Jennings L.J. Packet Switch
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 68
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley Delight Switch
Feb. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 1170
Richard Sanders Two-Card Monte Switch Variation
1986 Sankey Panky 78
Edward Marlo Slip Switch two packets openly exchanged with cover cards
1986 Thirty Five Years Later 4
Dai Vernon Optical Swindle
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 63
Edward Marlo Key Move "switching" one packet for another
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 56
Edward Marlo Buffaloed
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 148
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Switch
1988 52 Lovers 99
Brother John Hamman Signed Card Switch
Variations 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 49
Brother John Hamman Kangaroo Switch switching two halves
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 111
Edward Marlo Key Move switching two packets
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 198
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Wild-Card Move
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 207
Unknown Wild Card Turnover Switch
1989 A Phil Goldstein Collection 30
Edward Marlo Easy Switch two packets
1990 That's It 33
Unknown Wild Card Turnover Switch
1990 Focus 67
Irv Weiner Cross Switch follow the leader switch, four packets are moved, bluff switch
1990 Focus 87
Edward Marlo, John Bannon "Signed Card" Switch tabled card is placed between apparent mates and switched for one of them
Related to 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 17
Edward Marlo On The Marlo Switch tabled card is placed between apparent mates and switched for one of them
Related to 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 19
Dai Vernon Optical Monte Move
1991 Smoke and Mirrors 41
Edward Marlo Slip-Action Switch two halves are exchanged except cover card
1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 2
Brother John Hamman, Jack Carpenter Signed Card Displacement Variation
1992 Modus Operandi 17
Jack Carpenter, Brother John Hamman Signed Card Displacement Variation tabled
1992 Modus Operandi 18
Edward Marlo The Key Move apparently switching two decks at table edge with cover cards
1992 Modus Operandi 125
Alexander de Cova Body Turn Switch
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 22
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Bert Allerton Wild Card Switch double facer with regular card
1992 The Wild Card Kit 4
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Jon Racherbaumer Scoop Switch Wild Card Switch, double facer with regular card, credit information
1992 The Wild Card Kit 33
Bert Allerton The Allerton Turnover wild card move, Hofzinser
1992 Profile (Issue 8) 2
Unknown Wild Card Turnover Switch double facer
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 4) 3
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Switch "must be executed very slowly"
1993 Card File 33
Brother John Hamman The Signed Card Switch
1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 53) 971
Edward Marlo Optical Switch
1995 Great Tricks Revisited 51
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
1995 Great Tricks Revisited 52
Dave Oestreicher Optical Sandwich
Inspired by 1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 58) 1111
Unknown Wild Card Switch scoop and turnover
1995 Simply Simon 90
Edward Marlo Buffaloed
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 342
Lennart Green Packet Displacement switching bottom part of one packet with top part of other packet
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 61
Lennart Green Toss Packet Switch eccentric technique for switching packet that is thrown to table for packet in dealing position
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 64
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild-Card Turnover Switch double facer
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 83
Paul Harris Red and Black Switch
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Kinda Guy) 111
Allan Ackerman Two Packet Display Switch
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal) 230
Unknown Wild Card Move
1996 Five-Star Magic 15
Unknown Optical Monte Move
1996 Aenigmas Rätsel 49
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 45
Unknown Wild Card Move
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 210
Edward Marlo Buffaloed bluff display of top two cards
1997 Solomon's Mind 50
Dr. Jacob Daley, Richard Bartram, Jr. Daley's Delight Switch with both cards face up variation
1997 Trephine 13
Unknown Wild Card Switch
1997 Trephine 60
Unknown Wild Card Turnover Move
1997 Wild Cards Primera 3
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Switch
1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 24
Paul Curry Swindle Switch two card bluff displacement
1999 21st Century Card Magic 131
Dai Vernon Optical Monte Move
1999 Kort 28
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Turnover Switch
1999 Close-Up & Personal 124
Unknown Two-Card Monte Move with double backer and double facer
1999 Tricks of my Trade 171
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Turnover
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 32
Unknown Optical Monte Move
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 40
Unknown Optical Monte Move
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 174
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 246
Unknown Two-Card Monte Switch
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 78
Unknown Tabled Two-Card Monte Turnover double backer and double facer
2001 DeSouza's DeCeptions 45
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Two-Card Monte Turnover
2001 DeSouza's DeCeptions 47
Dai Vernon Optical Monte Move
2002 Penumbra (Issue 2) 16
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Move
2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 57
Karl Fulves In This Issue credit information on Daley's Delight Switch
Related to 2003 Off The Books (Issue 8) 135
Dr. Jacob Daley, Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Daley's Delight Switch corrected handling
Also published here 2003 Off The Books (Issue 8) 135
Karl Fulves Watch What Happens handling details on the Daley Delight Switch, with Jinx type move
Related to 2003 Off The Books (Issue 8) 141
Karl Fulves Passing Over Daley Delight Switch variation in which two packets are used and one card of each transferred to the other
2003 Off The Books (Issue 8) 142
Karl Fulves Passing Over Visibly Daley Delight Switch variation in which two face-up packets are used and one card of each transferred to the other
2003 Off The Books (Issue 8) 143
Karl Fulves Altered Delight Daley Delight Switch from other grips
2003 Off The Books (Issue 8) 144
Karl Fulves A Crossed Xchange card from black packet transferred to red packet, red packet becomes red, using a variation of the Daley Delight Switch
Related to 2003 Off The Books (Issue 8) 145
Karl Fulves UnCrossed Xchange aka "NotXd Xchange"
card from black packet transferred to red packet, red packet becomes red, using a variation of the Daley Delight Switch without arm crossing
Related toVariations 2003 Off The Books (Issue 8) 146
Karl Fulves UnCrossed Notes comments on the Daley Delight Switch
2003 Off The Books (Issue 8) 156
Karl Fulves Tabled Daley Delight Switch posed as a problem
2003 Off The Books (Issue 10) 201
Dr. Jacob Daley, Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Daley's Delight Switch corrected handling
Related toAlso published here 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 25
Unknown Wild Card Turnover
2004 Random Acts of Magic 170
Unknown Wild Card Switch
2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 165
Unknown Monte Move optical
2004 Sankey Unleashed 60
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild-Card Move
2004 Sankey Unleashed 85
Barrie Richardson Daley's Delight Switch Variation with packets
Inspired by 2005 Act Two 16
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 98
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Switch
2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 66
David Regal "For Marlo" Switch Feigning a switch of two packets (Pseudo Switch)
2007 52 Memories 31
Edward Marlo Buffaloed bluff
2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 7
Paul Curry Curry Swindle Switch
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 260
Unknown Body Turn Switch
2008 (ca.) Don't Xerox Lecture Notes 16
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
2009 The "D" Notes 25
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Scoop Switch wild card switch
2009 Ten Card Mysteries Anneman Would Have Loved 11
Theodore DeLand, Tyler Wilson Two Card Monte Move Handling
2010 Reinventing the Real 89
Steve Beam Accidental Push-Through Shuffle to exchange two halves
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 100
Unknown Body Turn Switch
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 102
Ramón Riobóo My System to Show Red & Blue Backs secretly switching two odd-backed decks, method for getting into
Inspired by 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 230
Unknown Body Turn Switch
2011 Reflections 22
Dai Vernon Optical Monte Move
2011 Making the Cut 88
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Turnover Switch
2011 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 3 35
Barrie Richardson Daley's Delight Switch Variation with envelopes
2011 Curtain Call 191
Darwin Ortiz Daley's Delight Variation with half deck, spectator apparently shuffles whole deck
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 190
Tomas Blomberg Daley Delight Switch with Decks different fingering
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 262
Paul Curry Swindle of Sorts
2015 TEN 19
Lorenz Schär, Tino Plaz Tina's Mystery Switch #2 Switch of a sandwiched card for one of the cards that sandwiches it.
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 238
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Switch
2015 Believe 33
Akira Fujii Optical Monte Move Variation
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 71
So Sato Monte Plus type Switch
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 82
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Switch
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 190
John Hostler Packet Displacement moving a packet to the other side
2016 Magnum Opossum 129
Unknown Wild Card Switch
2016 A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 106
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Joaquín Matas Wild Card Switch in vertical position
2016 A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 257
Unknown Wild Card Turnover Switch Hofzinser turnover switch
2017 Area 52 43
Paul Curry, Tony Picasso Swindle Switch with subtlety
2017 The Doors of Deception 241
John Hostler Revolving Deck Switch two decks are openly in play and secretly switched for each other
2018 Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 59
Dai Vernon The Optical Move
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 127
Benjamin Earl Discrepancy Switch two packets are apparently exchanged
Related toAlso published here
  • Past Midnight Vol. 2, DVD
2018 Principia 113
Dr. Jacob Daley, Jason Ladanye Daley's Delight Handling back-to-front handling
2018 Game Changer 333
Dr. Jacob Daley, Derren Brown Daley Switch back-to-front handling
2018 Kino. 28
Giancarlo Scalia Delight Switch Variation
Inspired byAlso published here 2019 Cards Against Reality 118
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Switch
2019 Çerca 27
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Switch
2019 52 Lovers — Through the Looking-Glass 152
Dai Vernon Optical Move
2020 The Boy Who Cried Magic 41
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Switch spectator apparently shuffles both halves
2020 Magic for BLM 22
Giancarlo Scalia Daley Extra Delight Switch handling
Also published here 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 33