31 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Deck & Thick Packet Switches / General Comments
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen on switching decks, using pockets and vest
Related to June 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 87
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen part two on deck switches
Related to July 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 99
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen II. more on switching decks, on multiple deck switches in a performance (up to six decks), giving a possible routining with six decks
Related to Aug. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 116
Unknown To Exchange Packs Methods to switch decks
  • Card clip
  • Done in context of a trick, behind the back
1927 The Nikola Card System 53
Jack Merlin The Story of the Cold Deck gamblers deck switch, management in a real game and in an expose
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 13
John Northern Hilliard Final Observations and Caution
1938 Greater Magic 209
James Dunn Dunn's Stratagem red rubber band over deck, to convince people it is the same deck after switch
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 56) 278
Walter B. Gibson Dell O'Dell strategy to change decks, ends with Brainwave, used by Dell O'Dell
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 72) 358
Alex Elmsley Two Pocket Deck Switches intro
Related to 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 143
Michael Close On the Memorized Deck
  • Which Stack?
  • Learning the Stack
  • The Open Index
  • Estimation
  • False Shuffles
  • Deck Switches
1996 Workers Number 5 122
Ellis Stanyon Various Changes for the Complete Pack section heading
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 265
Roberto Giobbi The Direct Deck Switch comments on technical deck switches
2000 Card College — Volume 4 865
Roberto Giobbi The Deck Switch Introduction
2000 Card College — Volume 4 863
Roberto Giobbi The Direct Deck Switch
2000 Card College — Volume 4 865
Roberto Giobbi Final Thoughts on Deck Switches
2000 Card College — Volume 4 875
Roberto Giobbi The Deck Switch in the Context of a Trick
2000 Card College — Volume 4 868
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi Changing Decks open deck switch concept, various methods
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 5) 8
Roberto Giobbi Basic Principles - To Keep Decks Apart four methods
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 11
Roberto Giobbi Grips on the Cold Deck
  • Flat-Palm Grip
  • Tenkai Grip
  • Deep Dealing Position
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 14
Roberto Giobbi Delayed Performance tip on structure
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 21
Roberto Giobbi, Dai Vernon The No Switch Deck Switch strategies to justify open use of different deck
Related to 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 127
Carlos Vinuesa The Trick That Can Be Explained exploration of the idea of obtaining in the deck a duplicate of a freely chosen card (with deck switch between the selection and the return of the card)
Related to 2013 Numbers, Cards... and Time! 79
Roberto Giobbi Selected Sources for Deck Switches commentary of various deck switches in print
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 137
Roberto Giobbi Foreword
  • The Mighty Deck Switch
  • How To Read This Book
2013 The Art of Switching Decks ix
Roberto Giobbi Terminology and Structure of the Deck Switch 1. Terminology
  • Cold Deck or Cooler?
  • Cold Deck!
  • Dress Map

2. Structure of the Deck Switch
  • The Diagram
  • Infrastructure
  • Logistics
  • Technique
  • Clean-up
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 1
Roberto Giobbi Categories of Deck Switches
  • Mechanical Deck Switches
  • Technical Deck Switches
  • Deck Switches Depending on a Trick
  • Substitute Deck Switches
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 7
Steve Forte Slide-offs intro, one deck is slid off into lap
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 544
Steve Forte Table Cut-and-carry Coolers "Scarne cooler", intro
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 551
Steve Forte big-mitt switches comments about big hands
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 560
Steve Forte Chapter 7 - Mucks, Holding out, Coolers and More
  • Introduction
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 505
Steve Forte Coolers intro, dealer-cooler vs. cutter-cooler
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 542