955 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transposition / Two Cards
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Faire changer un roi de coeur en as de pique, et un as de pique en roi de coeur two cards are transposed under two hats, two double facers
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 170
Unknown To make Two Cards, each firmly held by a different Person, change places duplicate
1876 Modern Magic 101
Unknown Two Card Transposition using two mechanical card boxes
1876 Modern Magic 136
Unknown Visible Transposition one-handed passes in both hands simultaneously, duplicates
1889 Tricks with Cards 10
Unknown Two Drawn Cards, placed in different Boxes, made to Change Places at Command
1889 Tricks with Cards 159
Professor Hoffmann A Drawn Card, placed in a Closed Box, made to Fly back to the Pack, while Another takes its Place in the Box including Another Method
1889 Tricks with Cards 160
Unknown To make a Card freely drawn, and replaced in the Pack, Change Places with another laid on the Table
1890 More Magic 49
Unknown Changing Card-box Routine card in box and card in deck transpose, interesting method with deck switch
1890 More Magic 122
Unknown Die ihr Plätze wechselnden Karten No. 45, two cards placed in two hats change places, two double facers
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 54
Unknown Die unsichtbare Reise Eine Kartensoirée No. 5
two cards placed underneath two plates transpose, duplicate and glide
Nov. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die unsichtbare Reise - Second Method without duplicate, Seven/Eight of Diamonds as pseudo duplicates
Nov. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 40
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Karten-Changements two cards underneath separate hats or plates transpose, three methods:
I. duplicate
II. pseudo duplicate by covering a pip (Conradi-Horster)
III. double facers
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 45
Unknown The Lightning Change double facer
1897 New Era Card Tricks 148
Unknown Vice Versa two card in two envelopes transpose, duplicate
1897 New Era Card Tricks 185
Unknown Das blitzschnelle Kartenchangement card under the hand of spectator transposes with card in hand which visibly changes
Apr. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 8) 117
Unknown Mundus vult decipi No. 18, card in hand transposes with card on table, one double facer
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 102
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 The Invisible Flight
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 177
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli III. Aus dem papierenen Königreich card is balanced on hat, deck is divided into two glasses and card floats from glas to glas, two cards are placed under two plates and the cards change places, selection is placed inside a book and performer shows envelope with miniature duplicate with correct page number and part of the text on that page written on it
1. Die Karten-Balance
2. Die Karte als Königin der Luft (with assistant)
3. Die Kartenwanderung
4. Eine magische Hypnose
1902 Moderne Magie 80
Unknown Spaziergang zweier Karten two cards, one under each arm, transpose, with or without two duplicates
Apr. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4) 62
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Geheimnis des Lucifer two selections tabled, two Aces used to cover those cards, other two Aces under a plate, selections transpose, then the four cards on the table are the Aces and under the plate are the two selections
Feb. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 19
H. D. Roberts Neue Kartenwanderung two marked cards put into envelopes transpose, translated by Paul von Kalnassy
Also published here
  • Magic
Nov. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 11) 177
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coeur-Mariage (Erste Ausführung) two cards in center come to top and bottom, then three cards transpose around with guessing game presentation
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 125
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die im Fluge verwandelte Karte three spectators choose the same card, it transposes with another selection, duplicate
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 39
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 Coeur-Mariage, das liebende Paar (Zweite Ausführung) "The Married Hearts - The Loving Couple", shortened version
1910 Kartenkünste 134
Unknown Outwitting the Conjurer two selection put in two envelopes, apparently wrong cards are put in because spectator switches card behind performer's back, sucker
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 595
Unknown Outwitting the Conjurer two selection put in two envelopes, apparently wrong cards are put in because spectator switches card behind performer's back, sucker
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 47
Mr. Gilbert The Acrobatic Cards two card in easels transpose
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 583
Mr. Gilbert The Acrobatic Cards two card in easels transpose
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 32
Stanley Collins A Question of Memory spectator selects one of three cards and puts it in pocket, another cards is taken from the deck and put in performer's pocket, cards transpose, duplicate
Related to 1915 Original Magical Creations 52
Stanley Collins The Guessing Game spectator guesses correctly on of three cards he has in pocket, then it change places with one of the other two cards
Related to 1915 Original Magical Creations 63
Charles T. Jordan The Card and Bag Mystery No. 30, Joker is put in envelope and pierced with thread inside a bag, it transposes with a selection, duplicate
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 77
Charles T. Jordan The Contrary Clock No. 9, chosen card from clock layout transposes with Joker in pocket, duplicates in pocket
Variations 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 19
T. Nelson Downs Transposition Extraordinary No. 2, deck separated in red and black, card from red half put in black half, it is predicted and transposes with another red card, halves rubber banded
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 5
Charles T. Jordan The Unknown Leaper card at thought-of position transposes with unknown card or appears at same position in other packet
Variations 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 27
Eric F. Impey Synchrono - A Mechanical Pack stacked peek deck
  • To gain knowledge of any card freely selected
  • To name the cards one after the other
  • To reverse the positions of the two uppermost cards
  • A further effect (card to case)
1931 Try This One 4
Unknown Up His Sleeve card in sleeve appears on pack, in sleeve is now selection
Variations 1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 89
Theodore Annemann, Jean Hugard Relativity and Cards signed, from performer's to spectator's pocket
1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 7
Jean Hugard Invisible Transit
Variations 1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 25
Ralph W. Hull The Elusive Jack "A new impromptu 'Two Card Monte' with any cards"
miscalling
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 15
Ralph W. Hull Which Card Left? Two Card Monte with jumbo cards
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 21
Tom Sellers A Mysterious Card Change top and bottom cards transpose, duplicate
Inspired by
  • card change in Hatton & Plate
1933 More Secrets 8
Russell T. Wise The Card That Isn't! wrong tabled card shows up again, see also Fechter's "I've Got A Surprise For You!"
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 6) 23
Theodore Annemann The Red and Blue Back Color Change two odd-backed cards put face up on table, backs change place, transpo with 2 multiple lifts
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 5) 18
E. Leslie May The "ELM" Card Change signed card in pocket transposes with card in deck
Also published here 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 26
Vincent Lynch "What the H___!?" two decks with different backs, Ace of Spades change places multiple times
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 145
R. M. Jamison Here or There? named card is hole punched, second card has two holes, they transpose
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 163
U. F. Grant Hat and Card Change card is in hat, other card vanishes, card in hat is that card, original card in hat is in deck, double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 130
Charles T. Jordan The Unknown Leaper card at thought-of position transposes with unknown card
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 27
Theodore Annemann Insto-Transpo spectator's and performer's pocket, double backer
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 120
Dai Vernon Chameleon Backs two odd-backed cards, back color transposes, red-blue double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 125
U. F. Grant A Transposition with sucker element
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 137
Unknown Transposition... Box to Envelope
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 345
Louis Lam Transpo duplicate
1937 Watch Me Closely 20
Edward Victor "Sign, Please!" signed sandwiched selection , transposes with card in performer's pocket, duplicate
1937 Magic of the Hands 27
Unknown Ace Transposition odd-backed in packets, sticky cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 111
Unknown Transposition Extraordinary between 2 odd-backed decks, red-blue double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 119
Theodore Annemann Restless Cards two rubber banded piles with different backs, selections transpose, see also page 210 for comment
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 202
Theodore Annemann, Jean Hugard Relativity and Cards signed, one in pocket of performer, one in pocket by spectator
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 265
U. F. Grant A Pocket Change card in performer's and spectator's pocket change place, double facer
1938 Greater Magic 444
Cardini A Bewildering Change card on table transposes with selection at known position from top, short card
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 468
John Scarne The Transposed Cards two cards in spectator's hands
1938 Greater Magic 575
Dr. H. Walter Grote Crime Club Selection card in envelope with card in deck, signed
1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 13
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Two Card Trick
1938 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1938) 16
Martin Gardner Power! selection turns over, then transposes with duplicate from odd-backed deck
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 280
Unknown Two Card Monte with the Torn Corner Added
1938 Greater Magic 307
Orville Wayne Meyer Voices in the Night or "A Travelling Salesman vs. A Farmer's Daughter"
possible with jumbo cards, story presentation
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 53) 380
Hal Haber Perambulating Pasteboards indifferent card placed under spectator's foot, another on his hand, previous selection now under foot and foot-card on hand, other card in pocket
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 19
Unknown a application for Curry Turn-Over Sleight
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 7
Dr. Jacob Daley Vice-Versa transposition isolated on table, double facer
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 406
Tom Sellers Change Over Cards two different colored cards in two envelopes change places
1939 Scots Magic 12
Theodore Annemann Insto-Transpo spectator's and performer's pocket, double backer
Related toVariations 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 3
John J. Crimmins Jr. Meta-Stasis two selected cards, duplicate
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 427
James G. Thompson Jr. The Passing of Sherlock Holmes medium out of room, then returns to divine type of murder and a playing card transposes with the Ace of Spades (Death Card)
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 103) 621
Unknown Red-Black Transmigration stranger card, nice presentation
1940 Expert Card Technique 373
Unknown The Invisible Transit
1940 Expert Card Technique 290
Unknown Transposition
1940 Expert Card Technique 296
Unknown Married Couples and Bachelors six pictures cards, two transpose under cover boards, two double facers, story presentation
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 22
Dr. Jacob Daley Reverse Transfer card in pocket with card reversed in deck
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 35
Dr. Jacob Daley Frontier Fantasy red and blue backed Four of Spades transpose, red-blue double backer
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 85) 542
Bob Hummer Two Card Transpo one marked card in performer's inner pocket, one in the deck
Also published here 1940 Half-A-Dozen Hummers 6
Edward Marlo Surprising Transposition card in pocket with card at chosen position
1941 Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 40
Edward Marlo Marlo - Vernon sandwiched card with card at chosen position
1941 Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 42
Bert Allerton Magnetic Thought
Related toAlso published here 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 44
Cardini, Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Bewildering Change card on table transposes with selection at known position from top, stripper deck
Related toAlso published here 1941 The Stripper Deck 20
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue No It Isn't see also Fechter's "I've Got a Surprise for You!"
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 5
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Under Foot one card under foot, sticky stranger card
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 14
R. S. Glover Crossed Colors two book-flap type gaffs
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 19
Bob Hanko Simplo-Transpo impromptu and ungaffed version
Inspired byVariations 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 67
Eddie Joseph A Test of Sobriety half card double facer to affect a transposition with apparently only two cards used
1942 Greater Card Tricks 20
Eddie Joseph Peculiar Passage two roughed red/blue menetekel decks, thought of or chosen card(s) transposes between red and blue decks, four methods
1942 Greater Card Tricks 73
Clayton Rawson The Cockeyed Cards joker always shows up and is torn up, then shows up again and pieces are now selection
Related toAlso published here 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 21
Eddie Joseph Card Resurrection selection torn and card at named position noted, torn card restores into noted card and original restored selection is at named position
1942 Greater Card Tricks 22
Tom Sellers The Change-Over Aces two cards, each sandwiched, they transpose, glide
Related toVariations 1943 Magical Mixture 18
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Quick Change miscalling one of the cards
1943 Tricks and Sleights 20
E. Leslie May The "ELM" Card Change signed card in pocket transposes with card in deck
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 20
Russell T. Wise The Card That Isn't wrong tabled card shows up again, see also Fechter's "I've Got A Surprise For You!"
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 50
Unknown Change-About Cards and Envelopes two cards in envelopes change places
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 219
Unknown Change-About Torn Corner Card card with torn corner changes place with whole card
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 219
Edward Marlo Quickie Transpo
1945 Off the Top 18
Dr. Raymond L. Beebe Insto-Transpo Perfected spectator and magician sign the cards
Inspired by 1945 My Best 35
Harlan Tarbell Saturn's Card Transposition Visible transposition, cards under rubber bands change
1945 My Best 39
William H. Wilson Guess It with folder
1945 My Best 41
Jean Hugard Tickets for Two two decks, two selections change places
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 82) 335
Arthur H. Buckley Transposition Experiment No. 1 - double lift, mexican turnover
1946 Card Control 150
Arthur H. Buckley Confusion Experiment No. 2, a bit unclear indeed
1946 Card Control 151
Arthur H. Buckley Card and Pocket Mystery Experiment No. 33 - one in pocket, one under foot, duplicate
1946 Card Control 197
Clayton Rawson 4: The Absent-Minded Spectator one person "forgets" card (he was shown a blank card), other can not find it, duplicate and blank
Also published here 1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 100) 406
Clayton Rawson 3: Stream-Lined Hypnotism duplicate
Also published here 1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 100) 405
Unknown Rapid Transit
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 145
"Chic" Schoke Hippity Hop Aces oldie where two doubles change place as they are held together
Variations 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 131
Paul LePaul Mistaken Identity transposition with odd-backed card
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 140
Paul LePaul A Magical Transposition
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 149
Paul LePaul The One-Eyed Jacks
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 146
Paul LePaul The Substitution Envelope Mystery selection changes places with a card in an envelope
Variations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 143
Al Leech A Transposition card in pocket transposes with sandwiched card
Related to 1949 For Card Men Only 17
Al Leech Tabled Method variation of "A Transposition"
1949 For Card Men Only 20
Bill Simon Again! in spectator and performer's pocket, signed, duplicate
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 169) 676
Don Tanner A Lazy Man's Card Transposition two cards in envelopes transpose
Sep. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 9
Dr. Jacob Daley The Itinerant Pasteboards
1950 Stars of Magic (Vol. 7 No. 2) 107
Walter B. Gibson Switcheroo No. 54
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 96
John Howie Ambitious Transpo
Variations 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 204) 816
John Scarne, Joseph Prieto The Stapled Card No. 62, Card transposition with card stapled to a Joker
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 110
Purvis W. Miller Both Ways two cards transpose twice and eventually travel to performer's pocket
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 223) 891
George Blake Interchange
Inspired by 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 224) 896
Jack Gould Cavorting Cards selection under hand changes to random card, selection found reversed in the deck
1952 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 8
Nate Leipzig Acrobats using duplicate
1952 Stars of Magic (Vol. 10 No. 1) 144
Al Leech A Transposition
Related to 1952 Manipulating with Leech 21
Al Leech Another Method variation of "A Transposition", side steal method
1952 Manipulating with Leech 22
Al Baker, Dai Vernon Al 'n Dai Again stranger card, sandwiched, see p. 1061 for more details
Related to 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 263) 1050
Jack Avis, Al Koran The Cards of Pegasus initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed, one card is chosen, transposes with the Joker, chosen card is now in envelope
Also published here 1953 "Come a little closer..." 33
Ronald B. Edwards Two Quickies
  • transposition of two cards
  • forcing a number with coins
Variations 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 277) 1109
Arthur M. Pope Cat and Canary - Quickie Version cat and canary card trick, with only two cards
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 20
Edward Marlo, Stewart James Pockethereal Minus Pockets two cards thought of, they transpose from packet to packet, two methods
Inspired byVariations 1953 The Cardician 98
Howard A. Adams Trilemma three phase routine
  • two mentally selected cards change places
  • two mentally selected cards end up in performer's pocket
  • five mentally selected cards are found
Variations 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 280) 1118
Edward Marlo A Multiple Effect... selection
1954 Miracle Card Changes 17
Edward Marlo An Astounding Transposition two duplicates
1954 Miracle Card Changes 24
Vern Schoneck Crazy Mixed Up Cards! spectator's and performer's thought of card change places in the two halves of the deck and are found reversed
1954 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 300) 1200
Cy Endfield "Conjure Bones"
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 21
Don Alan "Wot Hoppened?"
1956 Pretty Sneaky 9
Bill Simon Again in spectator and performer's pocket, signed, duplicate
Inspired byAlso published here 1956 The Best in Magic 148
Clayton Rawson 4. The Absent-Minded Spectator one person "forgets" card (he is shown a blank card), other can not find it, duplicate and blank
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 157
Clayton Rawson 3. Stream-Lined Hypnotism duplicate
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 154
Dai Vernon The Jumping Jack clean look, using Tenkai Palm
Variations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 78
Dai Vernon The Challenge mind-reading presentation for transposition plot
Related toVariations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 114
J. Stewart Smith The Queen was There four red cards and one black card
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 347) 215
Jim Luzzi The Helpful Joker two cards transpose in packets, story presentation
1957 26 Originals 11
Brother John Hamman The Hand is Quicker than the Eye transposition as surprise
1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 10
Brother John Hamman The Blushing Bride with transformation of one of the cards
1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 14
Brother John Hamman The Magician's Reprieve two card transposition in which one of the cards (Ten of Hearts) splits into two (SIx and Four of Hearts)
1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 16
Brother John Hamman The Classical Transposition
1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 15
Bert Allerton The Two Card Trick two phases, double facer
VariationsAlso published here 1958 The Close-Up Magician 22
Brother John Hamman Thoughts on the Transposition of Two Cards
1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 10
Dr. H. Walter Grote Master Mental Divination spectator and performer think of a card, performer places both in a glass, he divines card of spectator, then cards change places, duplicate
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 21
James Steranko Voodoo Card "An Experiment into the Unknown"
card named and removed and turned over, mate turns over in deck, they transpose, Triumph phase
Variations 1960 Steranko on Cards 58
U. F. Grant Little Miracles II. two cards transpose, one in spectator's and one in performer's pocket, no ESP relation
1960 ESP Handbook and Workshop Kit 6
U. F. Grant Little Miracles III. two card transposition from glass to paper bag, sucker element, no ESP relation
1960 ESP Handbook and Workshop Kit 7
Bert Allerton The Two Card Trick two phases, double facer, no ESP relation
Also published here 1960 ESP Handbook and Workshop Kit 7
Dai Vernon Thought Transposed two sets of four Aces with different backs, thought of Ace transposes
Variations 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 16
Edward Marlo Double Switch two card transposition
1961 Card Switches 64
Cliff Green A Whiff of Confusion odd-backed card pushed in deck rises out of it, transposes with duplicate from deck
1961 Professional Card Magic 62
S. W. Erdnase Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 7
Inspired by 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 19
Max Malini Malini's Transposition
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 49
Charlie Miller Transposition card on table with card in deck
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 50
Charlie Miller Two Card Transposition duplicate & two double lifts
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 65
James G. Thompson Jr. Transposed selection is stabbed in the deck and transforms into second selection, selection is then found at stabbed position
1961 T-Formation 13
Charlie Miller Red and Black Packets selected cards from red half and black half transpose
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 56
Harry Lorayne Chango-Cards turnover change
1962 Close-up Card Magic 228
Harry Lorayne On Spectator's Hand duplicate
1962 Close-up Card Magic 250
Harry Lorayne The Traveling Jewels
1962 Close-up Card Magic 265
Dai Vernon Puzzling Demonstration top two cards transpose, also as fake second deal
Related to 1962 Early Vernon 56
Edward Marlo The Transposition face up card in deck with tabled card
1962 The K. M. Move 9
Edward Marlo On the Presentation of Transpositions clarity
1962 Tilt! 21
Dai Vernon Novel Card Transposition card on table with card at chosen number in deck
1962 Early Vernon 47
Edward Marlo The Tilted Transposition "Twelfth Effect", two cards placed reversed into two halves transpose
1962 Tilt! 20
Edward Marlo The Criss Cross Transposition "Thirteenth Effect", more complex version of previous transposition
1962 Tilt! 21
Harry Lorayne Torn Corner Transposition duplicate
1962 Close-up Card Magic 252
William P. Miesel Phanto Cards three phases
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 376) 333
Al Leech Speedy Transposition
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 5
Harry Lorayne Lorayne's Transposition Breakthrough #1 no duplicate
Related to 1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 45
Harry Lorayne Lorayne's Transposition Breakthrough #2 one card odd-backed
1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 50
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Remember Me to Hecuba red-backed card signed on back by spectator in red deck, blue-backed duplicate by magician, they transpose from underneath table to deck wrapped in handkerchief
Mar. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 26
John Benzais The Missing Ace triple transposition of sandwiched card with tabled card and selection in deck
1967 The Best of Benzais 33
Roy Walton Fellow Travellers with color change kicker
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 198
Francis Carlyle Card Transposition
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 233
Harry Lorayne The Magic Step a card changes repeatedly after a weird cutting procedure, at the end two cards change places
1967 Deck-Sterity 30
Jim Ryan Vice-Versa two spectators get the wrong card, then they transpose, duplicate
VariationsAlso published here 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 79
Edward Marlo Two Card Passe Passe
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 82
Karl Fulves Three Way Split transposition procedure posed as a problem, for solutions see references
Variations 1968 Epilogue (Issue 4) 32
Edward Marlo Effect 10 - A Transposition of Two Cards see also page 29
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 18
Edward Marlo, Dr. James Nuzzo The Queen's Escape or "The Tale of Two Kiddies", transpo with case and acrobatic card
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 65
Arthur Setterington Joe Smith - Magician seven cards, ace of spades comes several times to the top and then changes places with card in the pocket
1968 The Joe Smith Mysteries 3
Ken Krenzel Two-Part Invention see p. 236 for Marlo reference
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Non-Confusing Challenge" ("Marlo Writes Again", Ed Marlo, Ibidem #27)
Winter 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 220
Ben Christopher Negative Flight prediction under hat, card signed and sandwiched, sandwich put in hat, two cards removed, prediction says that one of removed cards is the last one in hat, and so it is
July 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 9) 269
Jerry K. Hartman (b) EnTransed one card in center of deck
1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 50
Jerry K. Hartman (d) Change of Face solution
Inspired by 1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 50
Jerry K. Hartman (e) Change of Place
1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 51
Roy Walton Black Widow Notes transpo in sandwiches
Inspired byVariations 1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 55
Ray Miller Black Widow Notes transpo in sandwiches
Inspired by 1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 56
Edward Marlo Signed Card Transposition from tabled sandwich to sandwich in deck
Related to 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 52
Alan Brown Black Widow two initialed cards change place in sandwich cards, see also p. 270 and p. 276 for ideas by John Hudak, Bill Zavis and Fulves
Related toVariations May 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 255
Dave Strong Evolution of a Sandwich
1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 23
Roy Walton Jay Bee Transposition joker in pocket transposes with selection, with alternative method
1969 The Devil's Playthings 29
Mel Brown Jumping Jack three cards, one placed on table transposes with one in hand, based on rough-smooth effect by Bob Haskell
1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 57
Bruce Cervon 3 Way Split divided double faced card, solution
Inspired by 1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 60
Jerry K. Hartman Sandswitch transpo in sandwiches
Inspired by 1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 62
William P. Miesel Simplex 3 Way simplified solution
Inspired by 1970 Epilogue (Issue 9) 65
Jerry K. Hartman Displaced card reversed in deck transposes with sandwiched card, see also p. 348
Related to
  • "Repeat Transposition", 4th method (Ed Marlo, Ibidem #8)
June 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 344
Roy Walton Back Into Time similar to "Time Machine", see also p. 388
Related toVariations Sep. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 363
Jack Avis 3-Way Split transposition of two card with a third card (joker) on the table
Oct. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 370
Francis Haxton 3-Way Split transposition of two card with a third card (joker) on the table, duplicate
Oct. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 370
Peter Warlock 3-Way Split transposition of two card with a third card (joker) on the table, fake index court card
Oct. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 370
Robert (Bob) Hess Immovable Object deck in two packets, top cards shown and exchanged, on one packet it remains the same card, repeated several times
Sep. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 359
William Zavis Up the Sleeve Again card in sleeve appears on pack, in sleeve is now selection, new handling
Inspired by 1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 3
Dr. Jacob Daley Deuce Sandwich card sandwiched and cut in deck, top card shown, it transposes with card in sandwich which then changes back to original selection, from the Daley Notebooks
Dec. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 2) 471
William A. Morales, Harry Lorayne The Phantom Card card in deck with card sandwiched in four of a kind
1971 Reputation-Makers 81
Karl Fulves Double Express top and bottom card of deck transpose, for odd-backed handling see reference
Related toVariations 1971 The Book of Numbers 19
Karl Fulves Juxtasecond blank card transposes with signed card, double facer
1971 The Book of Numbers 37
Edward Marlo Have Another Sandwich card in hand transposes with sandwiched card
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 270
Jerry K. Hartman She Jumped transpo in sandwiches, see p. 424 for correction
Inspired by May 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 7) 422
Robert (Bob) Hess L'Express top and bottom card of deck transpose, see correction on p. 460
Inspired by Sep. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 11) 442
Dai Vernon Trick with a Borrowed Deck based on a trick shown to Vernon by Jimmy Grippo, see p. 190 for clarification of final phase
Variations 1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 36) 177
Roy Walton Going Bye Bye reversed card on top transposes with reversed card in center
Variations 1971 Cardboard Charades 15
Roger Smith Red-Blue Transpo backs transpose, odd-backed
1971 The K-S Control System 38
Ron Ferris Kavorting Kings red and blue backed kings, named kings transpose
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 21
Sam Leo Horowitz Put-Back Move one card exchanged while two four-of-a-kinds are displayed and separated
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 456
Karl Fulves Double Express bottom and top card transpose, with odd-backed card
Inspired by 1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 14
Karl Fulves One Way Transpositions notes on unequal or odd-backed transpositions
1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 19
Louis Zingone Surprise Reverse card on top, another card put in center, it rises to top and other card is reversed in center
VariationsAlso published here
  • Surprise Reverse (Cigam, Walter Schwartz, 1931)
Jan. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 477
James G. Thompson Jr. Thoughts At Work selection removed from deck and checked that it's missing, yet removed card changes to indifferent card and selection is back in deck
Winter 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 500
George Blake Elusive Lady two Jokers and a Queen, Joker and Queen transposes
Oct. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 568
Theodore Annemann, John Scarne Switchcraft duplicate, glass
Related toVariations 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 34
Francis Carlyle Million Dollar Transposition double facer, one card in borrowed wallet, one in envelope
Related to 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 35
Tony Noice Card Transposition held card with reversed card in deck
Variations 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 119
Charles Aste Jr. Transformation Transposition visual with Goldin Change
1972 Card Cavalcade 19
Dai Vernon The Loving Couple King and Queen transpose in the deck, see also p. 486
Related to Feb. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 484
Dr. Jacob Daley Quick Bet spectator initials back of high card, performer of low card, signatures transpose
May 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7) 520
William P. Miesel Card to Pocket solution to third Hofzinser Problem, transposition of card with pocketed card, three phases
Aug. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 10) 555
Gaylord E. Hill A 'Borrowed' Miracle! duplicate
Inspired by 1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 41) 203
Roy Johnson The Cookhill Transposition two cards in signed envelopes transpose
Related to 1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 60) 297
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Card in Pocket Transposition card in pocket transposes with card at unknown position
1972 The Living End 72
Unknown Deluxe Transposition at certain position
1972 The Living End 73
E. Leslie May The "Elm" Card Change signed card in pocket transposes with card in deck
Also published here 1972 The Living End 74
Dai Vernon The Eight in the Side Pocket transpo in pocket
Also published here
  • "The Eight In The Side Pocket" (Dai Vernon, Genii, March 1941)
1972 The Living End 74
James G. Thompson Jr. Mistake? off-beat two cards transposition, apparently finding wrong cards
1972 The Living End 82
Peter Kane Signature Transposition two cards signed on back by two people, signatures transpose
Related toVariations 1972 Card Cavalcade 5
Clayton Rawson The Cockeyed Cards joker always shows up and is torn up, then shows up again and pieces are now selection
Also published here 1972 The Living End 100
Fred Lessor Switch Back two cards change place, one transforms into selection
1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 178
Karl Fulves Split Second two cards from two decks (same face, different backs) change place through table
Variations Dec. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 690
Gene Finnell Exchange wrong card tabled, down/under deal of packets ends with same wrong card and on table is correct one
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 54
Gene Finnell The Down/Under Exchange Surprise selection placed aside, packet cut and down/under deal performed until four cards remain, top of those is selection and previously tabled card matches other three cards
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 55
Karl Fulves Duplex Elevator plunger, with transposition
Variations 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 78
Karl Fulves Margin For Error card from under mat to deck, prediction presentation, also as transposition (see Note 1)
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 72
Karl Fulves Two Jokers two cards in case, signed selection in deck, signed card transposes with any card in case
1973 Notes From Underground 41
Rick Johnsson Flight outjogged card and card in cigarette case transpose
1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 46
Roy Johnson Cookhill a la O.T.L.!!! card transposition in signed envelopes
Related to 1973 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 74) 367
Karl Fulves Jumping Joker repeat transposition of Joker with named card, stripper deck
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 73
Tony Bartolotta Half Transpo queen side of normal card transposes with blank side of double blank card
Sep. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 654
John Blunt Transcornered two cards, corners torn off, cards switched and then corners follow, torn in small pieces that transform into blank card with comment, restored card back in deck
1973 Transcornered 2
Philip T. Goldstein, Ken Miller Alternate Route red-backed named card transposes with blue-backed duplicate, both sandwiched by jokers
Inspired by
  • "Queens in Flight" (Ken Miller, Abra #530, 1956)
1974 Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 4
Stewart Judah Substitution Trunk card case prop with flap, card inside and outside transpose
Variations Autumn 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10th Folio (Part One)) 804
Edward Marlo Signo-Transpo front and back signed card jumps from packet to packet, rough-smooth
Variations 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 55
Karl Fulves Slip Not two cards transpose, but only one of them shown, repeat with other card, third card vanishes and turns over in rest of deck
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 7
Karl Fulves Fit To Print card in hand transposes with card on face of deck, transformation kicker
1975 Methods with Cards - Part 3 212
Larry West Ace in the Case cased ace of spades transposes with selection
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 27
William P. Miesel A Different Approach to Transpositions
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 87
Don Adams Double Exchange
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 125
Ken Krenzel Mechanical Transpo reversed card in middle changes place with face card, two phases
1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 2) 252
Larry Jennings Jennings Transpo
1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 1)) 260
Larry Jennings Threesome: Curry Transposition one card sandwiched
1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 1)) 267
Jack Avis The Wishing Envelope gimmick envelope, including three routines with it
  • The Wishing Envelope
  • The Jokers Wild
  • Transposed Marlo Reverse
Also published here 1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 2) 161
Karl Fulves Blank Intruder deck in new deck order, blank card between jokers cut into deck, face of chosen card transposes with blank face
Variations 1975 Methods with Cards — Part 2 88
Karl Fulves Split Level
Inspired by 1975 Methods with Cards — Part 2 107
Karl Fulves Swindle Trap two sandwiched cards transpose
Related to 1975 Methods with Cards — Part 3 201
Karl Fulves Kards - Slippery Sevens repeat transposition between Two and Five of Spades, then they chane into red Sevens
Related to Oct. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 12) 1062
Francis Carlyle Card to Borrowed Envelope & Wallet double facer, one card in borrowed wallet, one in envelope
Related to 1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 148
Francis Carlyle Top and bottom of the Glass Transposition duplicate
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 152
Francis Carlyle Transpo in the Hand signed on back
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 154
Unknown Push Down Transpo duplicate and Push Down Color Change
1975 New and Novel Knowledge 9
Russell T. Barnhart Transposition: Card to Envelope No. 3, card from deck transposes with card in envelope
1975 The Master Palm 51
Martin A. Nash Turncoat two cards from two different decks, see p. 444 for additional crediting
1975 Ever So Sleightly 105
Harry Lorayne The Fascinating Travelers two thought-of cards in two packets transpose
1975 Afterthoughts 99
Peter Kane Divination, Discovery, Departure cards from one deck are found in another and change into original selections
Related toVariations 1975 A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 22
Karl Fulves Restoration Four of Spades cut in quarters and pieces placed between transparent plastic sheets, Seven Spades next to it, they transpose, pips glued to plastic, "Basically the same routine as the above appeared in Abra a while back"
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 77
Karl Fulves The Joker's Revenge joker cut up in pieces, pieces change to jack and joker is whole again
Related to 1975 Kannibal Kards 6
Unknown Half-Card Transpo "Quick Trix", half cards transpose, double facer
Winter 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 855
Unknown Half-A-Transpo two cards cut in half, the halves transpose
1975 Cards and Cases 43
Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer Back & Forth with signed stickers on backs
Inspired by 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 110
Karl Fulves Occult Card chosen card in small packet chosen with joker, selection turns over, then transposes with joker
1976 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #6) 945
Karl Fulves (4) Ships That Pass spectator mails a card to you and you on the same day a card to him, when envelopes are opened, the cards have transposed
  • Variation A: cards are the same card
  • Variation B: full decks are mailed with one reversed card
  • Variation C: spectator mails a card to himself and it changes to another or has now performers signature
posed as problems
1976 Interlocutor (Issue 13) 49
Paul Harris, Patrick Snowden "Jigsaw" transpo with signed card, signed card is torn up, matrix with torn pieces, restoration
Variations 1976 Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 21
Roy Walton Greenhorn face down selection transpose with card on face of the deck
1976 Trigger 10
Roger Smith The Horn Toad Effect #2 transposition of sandwiched cards
1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 1
Roger Smith Simple Transposition duplicate
1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 2
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Rapid Transit No. 10, cards handled below table for no-sleight transposition
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 17
Unknown Astro Twins No. 70, two selections face-down in front of spectators, when they change place, the cards do as well, selections made with "remember a number and card at that position" procedure, then counted to and removed
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 107
Edward Marlo Marlo's Choice Transposition chosen Ace transposes with selection
1976 Lecture Notes 1 27
Rick Johnsson Transportus Interruptus two card transpo, one in pocket and one in center of the deck, signed
1976 Practical Impossibilities 35
Karl Fulves Mixed Doubles red-backed and blue-backed aces, aces transpose from those packets
Related to
  • notes on p. 312
1976 Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 309
Paul Harris The Phantom transpo of chosen card in one packet with unknown phantom card
Variations 1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 23
Jerry Andrus A Double Barreled Bandit two selection transpose to other half, with rubber bands
1976 Andrus Card Control 61
Jerry Andrus Wind Up two selection transpose to other half, with rubber bands
1976 Andrus Card Control 62
Nick Trost Transposed Aces with Repeat Four blue backed Aces and four red backed Aces on table, named Aced transposes between the two packets, twice
1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part One