197 entries in Cards / Sleights / False Count / Undercounts (as less than are there)
  
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A. J. Showing Five as Four counting off cards one by one, last one is double
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 182
Charles T. Jordan Count Steal right hand counts cards from deck in left hand one by one, packet stolen at one point from bottom, also as undercount on p. 19
Also published here Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 18
Charles T. Jordan Count Transfer as cards are counted into right hand with faces towards audience, one card is moved there behind the scenes
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 18
Unknown Undercount off the top of the deck into right hand
Ireland Writes a Book 22
Unknown Undercount off the top of the deck into other hand
More "Eye-Openers" 13
Tommy Tucker The New False Count Principle using the Glide
Expert Manipulative Magic 15
Laurie Ireland A False Count to be Used when Dealing Off the Deck featuring push-off
Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 8
Eddie Joseph False Count glide position, similar to a Biddle steal
Strictly Magic 12
Unknown Glide False Count for six-card repeat
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 36
Unknown d. As a False Table Count on a tabled packet with double deal
Expert Card Technique 16
Unknown A False Count count off more cards from the deck as pretended
Expert Card Technique 415
Unknown False Table Deal buckle undercount on the table
Expert Card Technique 416
Unknown To Deal Four as Three
Expert Card Technique 415
Unknown Buckle Count
Expert Card Technique 255
Francis Carlyle The Carlyle False Count I. To Count a Number of Cards Showing Less Than There Are.
II. To Count a Number of Cards as More Than They Really Are.
Related toVariations More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 15
Tom Sellers A False Count
Condensed Conjuring 10
Unknown Buckle Count
Deck Deception 21
Unknown Pick-Up False Count
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 205
Unknown Glide False Count
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 207
John Booth The Booth False Count
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 224
Stanley Collins Glide False Count based on Collins' four ace routine - sleight
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 227
Unknown The False Count for Less
Card Control 55
Arthur H. Buckley The Count (Second Method)
Card Control 91
Dai Vernon, Charlie Miller Buckle Count see credit on page 50
Marlo In Spades 48
Unknown Buckle Count
The Fine Art of Magic 58
Frederick Braue Fan False Count glide
Show Stoppers with Cards 11
Dai Vernon The False Count buckle count
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3) 82
Unknown To deal four cards as three off the top of the deck into the right hand
Lucky Aces 6
Unknown Buckle Count brief
Lucky Aces 6
Edward Marlo The Group Count for More off the top of the deck
Unlimited 29
Edward Marlo Double Count Handling for More cards counted reversed to bottom
Unlimited 31
Edward Marlo One-Hand Buckle Count brief
Unlimited 37
Dai Vernon Display Count
Stars of Magic (Vol. 12 No. 1) 159
Unknown The Buckle Count
Handbook Of Card Sleights 17
Unknown Six Card Repeat Count
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 72
Unknown Buckle Count
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 73
"Senator" Clark Crandall One Handed Buckle Count
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 80
Cy Endfield The Buckle Count
Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 58
Dai Vernon The Buckle False Count
The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 57
Unknown Buckle Count
The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 20
Unknown Glide False Count
The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 29
Edward Marlo Second Example in example: twelve as nine
Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 39
Dai Vernon The Buckle Count
  • To count cards onto the table.
  • To count cards into the other hand.
More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 86
Dai Vernon The Push-off Count
More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 84
Unknown Undercount to Table/Spectator's Hand
Professional Card Magic 145
Unknown Buckle False Count also as ace production
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 46
Dai Vernon Spreading six Card as five
Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 165
John Booth Six Card Repeat Count buckle count
Expanded Lecture Notes 8
Allan Ackerman Counting Four as Three
Magic Mafia Effects 30
Unknown Undercount Off the Deck
Epilogue (Issue 18) 168
Unknown Push-Off Count
Notes From Underground 9
Jack Chanin True or False
Also published here Card Cavalcade II 99
Karl Fulves Seven As Four false count which ends in a fan of three doubles and a single card
Epilogue (Issue 21) 200
Karl Fulves The Phantom Count four as three, five as four, ...
Methods with Cards — Part 2 128
Francis Carlyle Francis Carlyle False Count tips on the Carlyle false count, not learnable from that description
Related to The Magic of Francis Carlyle 23
Unknown The Push-Over False Count
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 170
John Booth, Dai Vernon Push-Off Count brief
The First California Lecture 2
Harvey Rosenthal Optical Count
Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 293
Unknown Gambler's Count Vanish Glide False Count
Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 295
Fred Robinson More For Less
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 207
Unknown The Buckle Count
The Big Book of Magic 85
Edward Marlo F.O.E. (Faked Out Elmsley) kind of bluff thing
Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 123
Unknown Buckle Count
Special Effects 84
Doug Alker Three Card Buckle
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 5) 351
Eric Mason Caboodle 5/4 count, showing them all as double backers
Related to Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 1) 461
Jeff Busby Elmsley Count Variation
Back to Back 10
Jack Chanin True or False
Also published here Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 38
Unknown The Elmsley Count - Added Comment Elmsley Count as overcount or undercount
Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 45
Unknown Buckle Count
Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 65
Ken Krenzel Last Card Push
Related to The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 247
Ken Krenzel The Pressure Hideout
The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 31
Paul Harris Las Vegas Leaper Count spectator counts himself
Las Vegas Close-Up 113
Jeff Busby 6-as-5 Count Elmsley type
The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1070
Karl Fulves Omega Count seven as five
The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1097
Karl Fulves Contact 5-as-4 using card with hole
The Topological False Count 12
Bernard Bilis The Bilis Spread four cards as three
Related to French Pasteboards 3
Edward Marlo Counting More Cards as Less first false count
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 127
Edward Marlo Fourth False Count
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 130
Unknown Push-Off Double Deal from small packet
Exclusive Card Secrets 67
Unknown Push Off False Count thirteen as twelve
The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 6
Karl Fulves Outjogged 5-as-4 Count
Color Quik 11
Jack Avis Siva Count five as four
John: Verse Two 6
Unknown The Slide Back Count similar to Carlyle's version
Related to Jim Ryan Close-Up: Classic Card Routines 12
Dai Vernon The Buckle Count
Jim Ryan Close-Up: Classic Card Routines 13
Karl Fulves 7-as-5 Count
Octet 59
Unknown Buckle Count brief
Polished Polish Prestidigitation 4
Cy Endfield Buckle Count Variation cards end up in reversed order
Also published here
  • "The Buckle Count" in "The Gen" Vol. 8. No. 5, p. 147
Patrick Page's Cards to Pocket 3
Unknown The Basic Count card drawn into left hand one by one, last card is thick block
Magic from which Memories are Made! 36
Michael Skinner Block Pushoff Technique
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 39
Karl Fulves 5-as-5 Count with bill openly between cards
Six Impromptu Card Tricks 23
Christian Scherer Der Scherer Count 1. Die Entwicklung des Scherer count
2. Grundhaltung und Grundgriff
3. Der Scherer count
4. Der Scherer count Variation I
5. Der Scherer count Variation II
Card News '82 3
Christian Scherer Der Scherer Spread 1. Die Entwicklung des Scherer spread
2. Grundhaltung und Grundgriff
3. Der Scherer spread
4. Der Scherer spread Variation I
5. Der Scherer spread Variation II
6. Der Scherer spread Variation II als Falschzählmethode (as false count)
7. Der Scherer spread Variation III
8. Der Scherer spread von 6 als 4 Karten
9. Das Ablegen der Karten aus dem Scherer spread (lay down)
10. Anmerkungen zur Handhabung von spreads und counts
Related to Card News '82 23
John Ramsay False Count
The Ramsay Finale 52
Edward Marlo Non-Saliva Vanish
Marlo without Tears 40
Harry Lorayne "Gem" False Count x cards as x-1, based on Gemini Count
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 787
Edward Marlo Marlo Count Displacement five as four, card extracted with buckling at penultimate count, originally from TOPS
Facsimile (Issue 1) 12
Edward Marlo Olram's Hidden Count five as four, one hidden and not displaced
Also published here Marlo's Magazine Volume 5
Edward Marlo The Olram Count Olram Subtlety as false count
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 301
Harry Lorayne "Gem" False Count x cards as x-1, based on Gemini Count
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 10) 979
Edward Marlo Marlo Count Displacement five as four, card extracted with buckling at penultimate count, originally from TOPS
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 340
Unknown Leaper Count spectator counts himself, cards start reversed
Close-Up to the Point 4
Edward Marlo Olram's Hidden Count five as four, one hidden and not displaced
Also published here At The Table 133
Edward Marlo "Trite" But All Right four red cards into 4 black cards, including two false count techniques
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 1) 1011
Ken Krenzel Pressure Hideout
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1089
Unknown To Count Off Five Cards as Four from deck
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 24
Charlie Miller False Counts off the deck (1939)
  • Four as Three
  • Two as Three
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 30
Charlie Miller Charles Miller Notes: 3.15.40 - To Deal Four as Three (1940)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 1
Frederick Braue Braue Three-Card Show four as three
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 1
Unknown Bucle False Count Onto Table
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 11
Unknown Block False Count push-off
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 11
Unknown Push-Off Undercount on spectator's hand
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 10
Larry Jennings All Fair Show five as four in twisting routine
The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 199
Larry Jennings E.J. Count Elmsley Jennings Count, counting x as x-1 using double push off
The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 172
Nick Pudar Versatile Count under- or overcount
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 1265
Edward Marlo Extra Card Take when taking cards off the top of the deck
Thirty Five Years Later 30
Edward Marlo Marlo Count five as four, top and bottom pulled together on first count
Riffling the Pasteboards 17
David Regal Triple Buckle Handling
Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 32
Edward Marlo The Razor's Edge covering thick edge
Special Effects 109
Edward Marlo The Sail Count from deck to table
Special Effects 112
Ken Simmons Deal and Take
Related to Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 53
Ken Krenzel Pressure Hide-Out
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 103
Gene Maze Snap Spread four as two or four as three
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 8) 1529
Stephen Minch Push-Off Count and Pull-Down Move credit information
Related to The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 22
Paul Harris Las Vegas Leaper Count spectator does counting
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act) 47
Brother John Hamman The Undercount cards counted off top of deck, a card is counted back
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 38
Edward Marlo Push-Off False Count off the to of deck, to reposition card
So Soon? 9
Bill Wisch Top Secret Count false counts off the top of the deck, over, under, hiding cards
Variations Kaleidoscope 39
Bill Wisch Six Card Repeat Count
Kaleidoscope 41
Edward Marlo Undercount to Table small packet counted onto table one by one, hiding one card
Randy Wakeman Presents 23
Gary Kurtz Zarrow's Triple Buckle
Unexplainable Acts 58
Unknown Buckle Count
Ultra Cervon 19
Gary Ouellet The Paradise Count
  • The Paradise Count
  • The Starting Position
  • The Top Pull-Up
  • The Bottom Push-Down
  • The Bottom Pull-Down
Close Up Illusions 87
Unknown Four as Three Count off the top of the deck
The Aronson Approach 4
Unknown Biddle False Count three as five
The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 2) 6
Jon Racherbaumer What About the Buckle Count? credit essay referring to notes by Stephen Minch
Related to The Olram File (Issue 11) 8
Arturo de Ascanio Dos Juegos con la Cuenta de "Pasa Paquete" om the Buckle Count (Las Cuentas de "Pasa Paquete" y "Deja Paquete")
La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 56
Rafael Benatar As a False Count featuring the Pivoting Double
Double-Card Technique 9
Steve Draun Finessed Clayton Rawson Fan Concealment not a count
Secrets Draun from Underground 96
Jon Racherbaumer, Stephen Minch More on the Buckle Count corrections and additions to the article, quotes from correspondence with Stephen Minch
Inspired by The Olram File (Issue 13) 6
Edward Marlo Side-Jog Pull-Down in example twelve cards counted as nine
The Olram File (Issue 15) 15
Unknown バックルカウント (Buckle Count)
Larry Jennings's Card Technique 87
Unknown テーブル上へのバックルカウント (Buckle Count above a table)
Larry Jennings's Card Technique 88
Unknown ダブルバックルカウント (Double Buckle Count)
Larry Jennings's Card Technique 150
Dai Vernon Die "Buckle - Zählmethode"
Lecture Patrick Page 17
Karl Fulves Practicing Push-Off Count see box
Crooked Tales 14
Unknown 5-as-4 Count brief
Roger's Thesaurus 86
Dai Vernon Vernon's Fake Count off the top of the deck, starting with block
Related to
  • Daley Notebooks #13
Duffie's Card Compulsions 196
Edward Marlo A Marlo Extra utility false count, or vanishing card in packet, reversed cards and pulldown, stud turnover to bottom
Related to M.I.N.T. — Volume II 148
Edward Marlo No Break Multiple Pull Down Buckle with jog as preparation
Related to M.I.N.T. — Volume II 149
Unknown The Buckle Count
Card College - Volume 2 318
Unknown The Push-off Count
Card College - Volume 2 319
Paul Harris Las Vegas Leaper Count spectator does counting
The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 185
Paul Harris Las Vegas Leaper Count spectator counts
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal) 243
Michael Close The Last Card Push handling the last block in an undercount
Workers Number 5 67
Pablo Domenèch False Count double push off, four as three
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 14
Pablo Domenèch False Count while placing cards on each Ace
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 28
Pablo Domenèch Cuenta por Doble Retencion double push-over from a small packet
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 171
Pablo Domenèch Cuenta por Triple Retencion double push-over from a small packet
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 175
Pablo Domenèch Cuenta 5 Como 4
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 200
Peter Duffie Oversiter two eight-card packets, two cards travel across, Biddle counts
Open Secrets 7
Nick Trost Seven Card Count Variation of Six Card Repeat (credit information, first appeared in The Linking Ring, February 1955)
Related toVariations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 19
Karl Fulves Flat Count
The Vampire Papers 112
Unknown Buckle Count brief
Flight Four 5
Edward Marlo The Sail Count from deck to table
Solomon's Mind 31
Ken Krenzel Pressure Fan Hide-Out
21st Century Card Magic 16
Unknown The Buckle Count
Natural Selections — Volume II 48
Unknown The Modified Buckle Count
Natural Selections — Volume II 54
Unknown Buckle Count
Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 175
Harry Lorayne Counted Out selection appears in middle of four-card packet, with five-as-four count
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Personal Collection 315
Ken Krenzel Pressure Hideout
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 161
Unknown Verbal Backwards Counting 12-11-10-9-8-7-6
Impuzzibilities 27
Daryl Martinez Daryl's Diminishing Count DDC
basic Rising Crime Display, counting into left hand from end grip, double lift on last card
Related to Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 38
Karl Fulves False Count Note credit information on holding the last two cards together
Related to
  • "Magic and Its Professors" (1902, Evans)
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 372
Steve Beam Killer Count method to false count packet for any number, with Hamman Count
  • Variation #1 - Even Cards
  • Variation #2 - Even Cards
  • Variation #3 - Beamsley Count
  • Large Numbers
VariationsAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 58
Steve Beam Killer Count method to false count packet for any number, with Hamman Count
Also published here Killer Koncepts 1
Unknown Buckle Spread and Count
Subtle Miracles 156
Jack Avis Flip-Up Put Back Count - A Utility Move every card angled up with the left thump
  • First, the Method of Counting
  • To Count Less
  • As a Force
  • The Double Deal Double Lift
  • Double Deal
Rara Avis 154
Ken Krenzel Finesse on the Killer Count handing cards to the spectator
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 213
Dai Vernon, Unknown Buckle Count
Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 254
Arturo de Ascanio Take and Tap push-off count, five as four cards, spread display
The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 139
Steve Beam Unbuckled Count third finger buckle applied to buckle count
Related to Counter Attack 15
Steve Beam Counter Measures - The Killer Count method to false count packet for any number, with Hamman Count
  • Even Number
  • Variation #1 - Even Number
  • Variation #2 - Even Number
  • Finesse
  • Large Numbers
  • Boomerang (Doug Canning)
  • The Hamman Switch
Also published here Counter Attack 23
Fred Robinson Fred Robinson's False Count e.g. five as four on the table
The Magic of Fred Robinson 144
Fred Robinson In the Hands False Count
The Magic of Fred Robinson 148
Ken Krenzel Tabled Lift False Count counting cards from tabled deck into hand
Relaxed Impossibilities 9
Joseph K. Schmidt The SC Count glide undercount
Prolix (Issue 6) 374
Arturo de Ascanio An Ascanian Buckle Count Subtlety
Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 10) 334
Harry Lorayne Counted Out selection appears in middle of four-card packet, with five-as-four count
Also published here Special Effects 144
Dai Vernon The Buckle Count
Magic Page by Page 39
Dai Vernon Buckle Count
The Magic of Steven Hamilton 19
Unknown Block Push-Off False Count packet counted, second to last card push-off
JawDroppers! 27
John Lovick Buckle Count Tip
The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 46
Sylvan Barnet Back Count three as four counted from deck, first one stolen back
Related to
  • Genii (July 1944)
The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 192
Edward Marlo Count 1 off the deck, with sucker element
Facsimile (Issue 6) 16
Edward Marlo Count 2 buckle count, last card snaps off fingers
Facsimile (Issue 6) 17
Jon Racherbaumer Buckle Count Credit Information Charlie Miller should get credit, according to Vernon
Facsimile (Issue 6) 30
Unknown Buckle Count
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 60