146 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Traveling / Card(s) to impossible Location / Envelope(s)
  
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Unknown Das mysteriöse Couvert card in nest of envelopes, free choice with envelope index
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 49
Unknown Chemische Reparaturanstalt card marked on both ends and cut in half, one half burnt and found in nest of envelope
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 71
Unknown Vingt-un Twenty-One Card Trick, but card is at the end palmed out and an envelope with a duplicate from an envelope index presented
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 97
Unknown Un Billet d'amour card chosen, letter comes from mailman from back of audience, it is transformed into selection
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 163
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Verschwinden einer gezogenen Karte in ein zehnfach verschlossenes Couvert card to envelope, freely chosen card an card-in-envelope index
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 225
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Verschwinden einer gezogenen Karte in ein zehnfach verschlossenes Couvert card to envelope, freely chosen card an card-in-envelope index
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 99
Unknown The Card, Ribbon and Envelope selection in deck, other selection pierced an threaded on ribbon, ribbon-card changes to first selection, second selection travels to envelop
New Era Card Tricks 106
Unknown The Halved Card card cut in half, one half destroyed and rediscovered, variant in which the half is brought in theater by district messenger boy (Western Union Card Trick)
Related to New Era Card Tricks 130
Unknown Festina lente spectator remembers card and its position, performer tables a card which changes into the selection, originally tabled card taken from envelope, patter by Conradi
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 11
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written on billet and put in envelope, another empty envelope closed, spectator divines selection (via multiple-step equivoque), card travels from deck into this envelope
Also published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 172
Unknown Die verschwundene Karte und das dreifache Couvert No. 15, free selection vanishes from deck under handkerchief cover, reappears in nest of envelopes, envelope index in coat pockets
Related to Der Amateurzauberer 94
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written down, another spectator divines it via equivoque, it vanishes from deck and appears in envelope
Also published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 164
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Durchdringung der Materie signed cards from deck to envelope, two methods, rhyming patter
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 182
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XII. Weissagen wider Willen (Ein Kartenkunststück), spectator selects a card and writes name on paper, which is sealed in envelope, other spectator guesses card and selection vanishes from deck and appears in second envelope
Moderne Magie 136
A. J. Eine geheimnisvolle Flucht Jacks, Queens, Kings and Aces put into four packets on the table, packet chosen with dice and a suit chosen as well, that card becomes a blank card and the selection is in previously empty envelope, quartet gaff
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 5) 69
Stanley Collins Le Dernier Cri Mutilated Card Experiment card cut into four pieces, three are burnt and found restored in nest of envelopes
Related to Original Magical Creations 46
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Sie spottet der Fessel. No. 5
  • 1. Der Kartenflüchtling (Ace vanishes from deck and appears inside envelope, pip covered by black Aces so Ace of Hearts poses as Diamonds)
  • 2. Die Karte als Ausbrecher (deck is encircled with rubber band, bottom card vanishes under handkerchief and appears in spectator's pocket)
Magische Miniaturen 21
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine ermöglichte Unmöglichkeit. No. 10, signed card is found and then travels into sealed nest of envelopes
Magische Miniaturen 37
Unknown Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax, stripper deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 270
Henry Hardin Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 346
Albert Sidney Dark Sorcery spectator signs card and selects number, light turned off, when back on the signed card traveled into sealed envelope numbered with number, luminous paint on back of cards
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 290
Theodore Annemann "At Last, Poor Yorick, I knew him when" card to nest of envelopes
Related to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 113) 669
Unknown The Devil's Letter comedy routine, card appears in envelope and is changed to correct one
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 284
Eddie Joseph Esta Kard Mystery three cards stopped at and tabled, they change into indifferent cards which are then sealed in envelopes, they transpose with the selections
Greater Card Tricks 35
Eddie Joseph Envelope Load and Switch card loaded into envelope from top of deck, card apparently put into envelope but left on top of deck
Greater Card Tricks 37
Eddie Joseph Rapid Transit three cards selected, they travel into three envelopes (actually hanging behind), one duplicate
Greater Card Tricks 81
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Opened by the Censor signed card to envelope
Tricks and Sleights 17
Roger Barkann The Perfect Steal selection vanishes from deck into envelope, with Duolette
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 119
Unknown The Persnickety Pinochle Player two aces of diamonds are torn in half, one half appears elsewhere
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 115
Unknown Mystery of the Glass House x card in glass, envelope put away, card in glass changes into selection, x card in envelope
Also published here Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 257
Bill Nord Card from Deck to Envelope
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 227
Bruce Elliott, Tom Sellers, Stanley Collins Combo one of three cards vanishes from an envelope and appears in a series of envelopes
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 80) 326
Billy McComb William's Comedy Card Flight spectator on stage puts card in stand, card vanishes and appears in envelope, everybody sees how it works except spectator on stage, paper balls over head type
The First Book of William 34
Edward Marlo Ten Years Ago aces placed reversed in pack, change to kings, aces in envelop, double facers
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 137) 550
Paul LePaul Cards in a Sealed Envelope
Related toVariations The Card Magic of Le Paul 214
Lu Brent Flighty Aces No. 50, Ace Assembly, aces travel from envelope to join leader ace in other envelope
Scarne on Card Tricks 89
Al Baker The Jet-Propelled Card unsigned but fair selection vanishes, to nest of envelopes
Related to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 391
Edward Marlo Ten Years Ago aces placed reversed in pack, change to kings, aces in envelop, double facers
The Cardician 9
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 "Come a little closer..." 33
Don Tanner Trio Plus One four selections in four envelopes, fifth card torn and pieces put in fifth envelope, when spectators open their envelopes they find a piece and the selections are all together in the fifth envelope
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 288) 1151
James Renaux Card in the Envelope
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 58
Harlan Tarbell Magnetic Card and Envelope card from pocket to envelope
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 155
Don Alan Sneaky Card to Pocket two cards selected, the first is not found but mentioned in an insurance policy, the second card appears in a sealed envelope
Pretty Sneaky 6
Bert Allerton, Paul LePaul The Nest Of Envelopes
Inspired byRelated to The Close-Up Magician 66
Charlie Miller Two Dollars and Aces aces appear in two envelopes that contained a dollar bill before, P&L Phantastic Card Reel for long spread in air
Inspired by The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 58
Don Tanner Invisible Transit card travels from one card box into sealed envelope in second card box
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 57
Paul LePaul Cards and Wallet four signed cards to envelope in wallet
Expert Card Mysteries 165
Aldini, Frank Shields Invisible Control Invisible Deck type of presentation, but freely named card is invisibly placed in empty envelope. Deck is shown to not contain the card, because it is now really in the envelope
Roughingly Yours 44
Dai Vernon Telekinetic Cards Travelers with envelope finale
Expanded Lecture Notes 34
Roy Johnson (3) The Policy card to stapled envelope, insurance presentation
The Roy Johnson Experience 18
James Auer From A Mentalist's Notebook two glimpsed cards vanish from deck and appear inside envelope on Insurance Policy
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 36
Karl Fulves Initial Encounter signed card is really burned in window envelope, reproduced from back of hall, signatures of people are saved
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4) 399
Henry Hardin Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax
The Living End 92
Unknown Mystery of the Glass House x card in glass, envelope put away, card in glass changes into selection, x card in envelope
Also published here The Living End 97
Karl Fulves Signed Card To Envelope no palming, making use of card shelf
Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 66
Roy Walton Tearaway selected card is torn in quarters, one corner vanish and appears in an envelope
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 7) 78
Sam Schwartz Bottom Deal Load underneath envelope (or wallet)
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 986
Paul LePaul, Francis Carlyle The Paul Le Paul Signed Cards to Sealed Envelope & Wallet Construction of the Paul Le Paul Wallet & The Envelope
Inspired by The Magic of Francis Carlyle 173
Russell T. Barnhart Transposition: Card to Envelope No. 3, card from deck transposes with card in envelope
The Master Palm 51
Rick Johnsson Sub-Versions card to envelope, envelope on table, using the IBGTH Switch
Practical Impossibilities 46
Paul Curry, Terry Morgan Simply Miraculous corner is torn from card, card vanishes from deck and appears in envelope, gimmick for switching corners, pocket card
Simply Miraculous 1
Karl Fulves Scram value named and four-of-a-kind removed, chosen one vanishes cleanly and reappears in sealed envelope, sleeving
Impromptu Holdouts 11
Karl Fulves Other Applications of sleeving
  • Hofzinser Ace Problem with Aces in spectator's pocket
  • Rising Card Hook-up
  • Sticky Tape at outside of Sleeve
  • Sleeving into Envelopes
Impromptu Holdouts 47
Al Mann Other Uses for the Photon Shield Sealed Envelope for card or bill to envelope
The Photon Shield 6
John F. Mendoza, George LaFollette The Card In The Wallet no palm
The Book of John 101
Unknown Teufelspost selection travels into sealed envelope
Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 63
Roy Walton Past And Present no-palm card to envelope in pocket, all cards from named suit removed in order, one chosen and that one travels, is already gone
Inspired by
  • "Thought Foretold" (Nelson Downs letters, Linking Ring, Apr. 1971)
The Spread Half-Pass 29
Richard Kaufman Envelope
CardMagic 121
Gordon Bruce Card In Envelope signed card to envelope
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 5) 680
Karl Fulves Package Deal signed card from case to pay envelope, flap-flap
Inner Sanctum 38
Steven Hamilton Ferly Defragmentation Etc. prediction taken from envelope, envelope torn, prediction says "look in envelope", envelope is restored and signed selection taken from it
Inspired byAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 3) 811
Randy Tanner, Bud Dietrich Super Sack interesting method
Close-up Fantasies - Book II 39
Jimmy Ray Dumb Bird bird does not find card, selection found in 'contract' envelope
A Ray of Magic 18
Leslie Anderson, Harry Anderson The Shadow Card spectator thinks of a card, card vanishes and appears in sealed envelope
Related to The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 294) 1467
Edward Marlo In-View Card in Envelope signed card to envelope
The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 81
Karl Fulves Envelopus empty envelope placed between four aces, named ace travels inside
Ace Machine 5
Roberto Giobbi Deck to Envelope and Wallet only selection remains in case
The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 10
Unknown Chosen Card into a Sealed Envelope
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 11
Lawrence Frame Together Again Come Together done with jumbo cards - with extra climax of Kings travelling to envelope
Inspired by Close-up Framework 24
Peter Duffie Envelope Prediction after Ambitious Card sequence, an odd-backed card in an envelope turns out to be signed selection
Related to
  • "Black Envelope" (Bob Kohler)
Inspirations 13
Gary Kurtz Signed, Sealed, Delivered in Advance signed card to nest of envelopes
Related toAlso published here Continuations ... Departures 2 11
John Scarne Western Union Trick telegram, for real method sie "Remote Control" reference
Related to The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 208
Brother John Hamman Sealed-Room Mystery thought-of card into sealed envelope, thought of with strange procedure ("opposite suit and opposite sex...")
Variations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 61
Karl Fulves Transmissible white and brown envelopes, signed selection in white envelope, envelopes riffle shuffled, travels to a chosen brown envelope
Prototype 26
Gary Kurtz Special Delivery
Related to Unexplainable Acts 39
Bruce Cervon Repeat Aces to Pocket aces to pocket, to spectator's pocket, to envelope/wallet
Ultra Cervon 47
Alexander de Cova Pegasus Card card to envelope using body servante
Das Buch zur Body-Servante 16
John Bannon Heart of the City card spectator cuts to is predicted, another signed selection travels to envelope which has been on table
Variations Smoke and Mirrors 13
Steve Beam Signed Prophecy selection is signed and put in deck, prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be at the position of the selected card, deck is in new pack order, selection is found in envelope
The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 729
Alexander de Cova Card Shelf construction of a card shelf and brief card or other item to sealed envelope
Related to Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 23
Jim Steinmeyer The Two-Sided Triangle two "thought-of" playing cards vanish from packet held by performer and appear in envelope hanging from a ribbon
Device and Illusion 107
Alexander de Cova Pegasus Card card to envelope using body servante
Ein Profi packt aus... 145
Marty Martini The Postcard prediction card in envelope turns out to be selection
Also published here The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 45) 807
Roger Curzon Miracle Card in Envelope window envelope, clean extraction
Related to Profile (Issue 9) 8
Marty Martini The Postcard prediction card in envelope turns out to be selection
Also published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 45
Paul Swinford P.S. Card to Wallet two selections, one in wallet as gag jumbo card prediction, other one found in envelope in wallet
Card File 124
Roberto Giobbi, Paul LePaul Der präparierte Kuvertsatz nach Le Paul
Inspired byAlso published here Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 18
Richard Bartram, Jr. Why the Magician Wears a Card on His Tie signed card pinned on tie vanished and appears inside envelope
Mystification 108
Karl Fulves Erdnase's Envelope signed cards, in nested envelope is odd-backed prediction which then has signature
Crooked Tales 78
Karl Fulves Bottom Deal Load loading card under envelope
Related to Crooked Tales 80
Paul Gertner The $100 Card in Wallet into envelope, with bill
Steel and Silver 157
John Scarne Remote Control card travels to a spectator at back of room, bogus signature
  • Footnote to History (giving real method for "Western Union Trick")
Related to Rigmarole (Issue 9) 106
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle The Immortal Card Trick sequence with open prediction, card in the envelope, torn & restored card
Great Tricks Revisited 70
Aaron Fisher With a Little Help from My Friend spectator selects a card and draws an animal on it, prediction names card and on the back selection is attached
The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 4) 10
R. Paul Wilson Written Wrongs five cards chosen, one signed and lost, in prediction envelope the other four cards are predicted and the signed card is found as well
Variations Chaos Theories 5
Tommy Wonder, Paul LePaul, Edward Victor Winged Signatures "cards through newspaper" done with signed business cards and close-up mat, card to envelope climax
The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 80
Randy Tanner, Bud Dietrich Super Sack interesting method
The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 233
Roberto Giobbi Roberto Giobbi on the Le Paul Envelope Set
Also published here The Las Vegas Lecture Notes 9
Peter Duffie Greetings from Peter Duffie Banknight with a card to envelope
Untold 8
Alexander de Cova Das Aranka-Prinzip card or other item to sealed envelope, with multiple loading methods (no-palm, from palm, from card shelf)
Inspired byRelated to Secrets No. 2 137
Jack Avis, Al Koran 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
Related toAlso published here Vis à Vis 112
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
Related toAlso published here Come A Little Closer 1
Ellis Stanyon The Number of Chosen Cards Are Passed into an Envelope in Full View No. 16, six cards selected via stabbing, card known to performer via glimpsing card above, predicted in envelope (or travel to envelope), assistant
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 90
Karl Fulves Chance By Choice two cards selected from packet, one changes into vampire card and other travels to envelope
Lost Vampire Secrets 203
Roberto Giobbi, Paul LePaul On the LePaul Envelope Set
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Card College — Volume 5 1367
Roberto Giobbi Wallet Bound card to envelope inside wallet
Card College — Volume 5 1375
Jay Sankey Special Delivery Signed card appears in window envelope
Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Tricks of the Trade) 33
Jay Sankey Pandora's Envelope Indifferent card in black envelope (with hole) changes into selection, then second signed selection appears visually in envelope
Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Sankadelic Magic) 52
Karl Fulves Mail Order "Problems"
presentation for card in envelope, posed as a problem
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 377
Karl Fulves Dual Thinking twenty cards mixed face-up/face-down, two spectators remember one each and turn it over, behind back all are sorted except selections, alternatively one card travels to sealed envelope
Variations Combo II 50
Michael Powers The Money Game card signed and lost, seven envelopes with money, lie detector and answers are spelled with envelopes, remaining envelope contains selection
Variations Power Plays 168
Stewart James Double Boomerang Two cards chosen, one is divined by magician, one is found in a sealed envelope. Cards are chosen via mathematical procedure
Related to
  • New Tops, Dec 1964
The Essential Stewart James 150
Arturo de Ascanio, Freddie Fah Freddy Fah's Wallet cards to envelope, in wallet
The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 154
Tyler Wilson Inspected Gadget signed selection appears folded in envelope that's put out at beginning
Also published here Hello Columbus! 1
Tyler Wilson Inspector Gadget signed selection appears folded in envelope that's put out at beginning
Also published here Green Eggs & Cam 19
Tyler Wilson Inspected Gadget signed selection appears folded in envelope that's put out at beginning
Also published here Reinventing the Real 41
Roberto Giobbi Card to Envelope and Wallet thoughts
Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 8) 332
Gary Kurtz Signed, Sealed, Delivered in Advance signed card to nest of envelopes
Related toAlso published here The F.F.F.F. Book 135
Jason Ladanye Lucky Fifty bet proposed to find selection, money changes into selection in Himber Wallet
Variations Confident Deceptions 33
Steven Hamilton The Envelope Thing prediction taken from envelope, envelope torn, prediction says "look in envelope", envelope is restored and signed selection taken from it
Also published here The Magic of Steven Hamilton 98
Steven Hamilton Thanks to Collins card torn in quarters, one piece freely chosen, other quarters burnt, card restored in nest of envelopes
Related to The Magic of Steven Hamilton 122
Paul Vigil High 5 Remix last card to envelope in wallet
  • An Impromptu Handling: Sans Wallet
Inspired by Classic Fantastic 215
Helder Guimarães Post-Monition named card missing from deck and in prediction envelope
Nephelococcygia 29
John Lovick Envelope Load
Inspired by The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 186
Jared Kopf The Card in the Envelope named card predicted in envelope
Vaticinium ex Eventu 9
Roberto Giobbi, Dr. Jacob Daley Card to Envelope and Wallet addressing the envelope to spectator
Related to
  • "Card to Envelope Wrinkle" (Daley's Notebook, #565)
Hidden Agenda (Issue Apr 17) 112
Roberto Giobbi The Devil's Messenger three signed selections shuffled back, messenger brings envelope from back with those selections, credit information, Universal Card Scam
Inspired by
  • magazine "Hokus Pokus", Alexander Herrmann trick, 1937 issue
Related to
Standup Card Magic 187
Ricky Smith The Odds Against Us spectator cuts at his card, then it travels to envelope
Threeve 45
Dai Vernon, Paul LePaul Card to Envelope Finale
Related to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 180
Jimmy Grippo, Johnny Thompson Grippo's Card to Envelope sealed empty envelope is passed through deck, then signed selection is found inside, duplicate or divided card (see reference), originally done with pocket index by Grippo
Related to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 119
Paul LePaul, Bert Allerton LePaul Stack of Envelopes
Related to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 119
Ryan Schlutz Presentation Idea: Bill and Ted variation of "Before the Thought" in which thought-of card vanishes and reappears in wallet
Related toAlso published here False Anchors — Volume Three 23
Michał Kociołek R.M. Thought of card from packet of twelve vanishes, appears in sealed envelope, uses a number force
Inspired by Plots & Methods 24
Yves Carbonnier Jack et les Joueurs de Poker magician vs. gambler, Aces change to Kings, then to Eights, Aces found in pockets and Kings in sealed envelope
Grand Livre de Cartomagie 128
Michael Powers The Money Game Revisited card signed and lost, seven envelopes with money, lie detector and answers are spelled with envelopes, remaining envelope contains selection
Inspired by Tesseract 280
Ryan Schlutz Presentation Idea: Bill and Ted variation of "Before the Thought" in which thought-of card vanishes and reappears in wallet
Also published here False Anchors 95