98 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transposition / Two Cards / Two Card Transposition with mutilated card(s)
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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
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
Unknown Two Card Monte with the Torn Corner Added
1938 Greater Magic 307
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
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
Unknown Change-About Torn Corner Card card with torn corner changes place with whole card
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 219
John Scarne, Joseph Prieto The Stapled Card No. 62, Card transposition with card stapled to a Joker
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 110
Harry Lorayne Torn Corner Transposition duplicate
1962 Close-up Card Magic 252
Harry Lorayne Lorayne's Transposition Breakthrough #2 one card odd-backed
1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 50
Karl Fulves One Way Transpositions notes on unequal or odd-backed transpositions
1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 19
Karl Fulves Double Express bottom and top card transpose, with odd-backed card
Inspired by 1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 14
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
Peter Kane Signature Transposition two cards signed on back by two people, signatures transpose
Related toVariations 1972 Card Cavalcade 5
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
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
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
Paul Harris Rip Off Reverse torn pieces of signed card transpose with full card
Also published here 1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 28
Paul Harris Transfusion Confusion card placed in card case, signed card torn into four pieces, card restores and cased card is now in pieces
1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 55
Edward Marlo Clipped Transposition one card is paper clipped
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 287
Karl Fulves Unexpected at end of transposition sequence, cards are torn in half and one half of each card transforms
1978 Transpo Trix 32
Karl Fulves Jigsaw JD in quarters placed between two card cases changes into 8S, JD restored under cellophane
Related to 1978 Transpo Trix 71
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff Staple and Stab two cards stapled together, one of them becomes selection, see two variations following this
Related to July 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 7) 78
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff Stapled! two jokers stapled back to back, one of them transposes with selection
  • Presentation Idea - Stapled Blackjack
Variations 1978 Las Vegas Close-Up 19
Richard Kaufman Stapled Stunner
Inspired by July 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 7) 80
Karl Fulves Shape Changers card visually transposes with half card (torn piece), second method
  • One Any-Deck Method
  • The Other Any-Deck Method
Related to 1979 Shape Changers 25
Bert Fenn The Stapled Cards inspired by Bill Simon and John Scarne, one of two stapled cards changes place with selection
Inspired by 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 179
Philip T. Goldstein Tearable two cards are torn, halves transpose several times
VariationsAlso published here 1979 Tearable 1
Edward Marlo Marlo on the Stapled Cards one of two stapled cards transposes with selection, five methods
Inspired by 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 181
Edward Marlo, David Solomon The Pinned Cards whole deck is punched, same effect as The Stapled Cards, one of two cards pinned together transposes with selection
  • 1st Method (Marlo)
  • 2nd Method (Solomon)
  • 3rd Method: Gaffed Pip Method (S.)
  • Double-Bubble Method: Taylor Peek Deck Card (S.)
  • Clipper Method (S.)
  • 2nd Clipper Method (M.)
  • The Double Double Bubble (2 Selections) (S.)
  • Marlo's D.D. Bubble Method
  • Direct Pinned Cards (M.)
Inspired by 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 190
Jerry K. Hartman Elastic Ace card chosen von miniature deck, four regular-sized Aces shown and tabled face down, when selection is brought together with Ace of same suit, the Ace becomes the miniature card and vice versa
Inspired by 1979 Elastic Ace 1
Karl Fulves A Note on Shape Changing transposition of a normal card with a half card, so the value of the half card is then the normal card and vice versa, posed as problem
Related to 1979 Elastic Ace 3
Paul Harris Drop-Shot corner and rest of card transpose with use of glass, inspired by "Corner in the Glass"
1979 Close-up Entertainer 52
Karl Fulves Shape Changing card transposes with half card (torn piece), duplicate
Related to 1979 Teleportation Notes 23
Ben Harris Super Slice case has open slit in it, card put in and another card as blade used to push through it, card inside shown folded in half, blade then transposes with card inside
1980 For Close-Up Magicians' Eyes Only! 11
Darwin Ortiz, Patrick Cook Stapled Black Jack duplicate, one card stapled to another card
1981 Cardworks 160
Colin Linn The Torn Up Switch two selections, one reverses several times, then torn and restored transpo with other selection
Related to 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 19) 368
Daryl Martinez Half and Half two smaller playing cards folded, half of them changes places resulting in "misprinted" cards
1982 Something for Everyone 2
Nick Pudar Fold-er-ol folded card in case, unfolded card outside box, the folds transpose
1982 Best of Friends 280
Edward Marlo Tilt
1982 Card News '82 109
Peter Duffie Card in Case Transposition card transposes with folded Card
1982 Alternative Card Magic 15
Karl Fulves The Stapled Card No. 59, signed card transposes with one of two Jokers that are stapled together
Inspired by 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 85
Peter Samelson New York Transpo signed card is only odd-backed card, transposes with card signed on back, then they merge into one card
Inspired by 1984 Theatrical Close-Up 73
David Williamson Torn and Restored Transposition
Also published here 1984 Striking Magic 6
David Williamson Torn and Restored Transposition "Zerissene und wiederhergestellte Wanderung"
Also published here 1984 For Your Eyes Only 8
Paul Harris Seductive Switch "switching" a folded card with unfolded card, using an impromptu fake index
Also published here 1984 Close-up Seductions 10
Unknown Moving Parts No. 51, four cards torn and then laid out face-up and face-down, halves that do not match suddenly match, cards interlocked with slits before tearing
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 71
Frederick Braue Torn and Restored Location pieces change into selection (1959)
Inspired by
  • Hull's Torn & Restored Card
Related to
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 16
Bob Stencel Once Torn, Twice Restored first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selection, double facer
Related to 1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33) 328
Eric Mead Signed Stunner spectator signs card on face, performer different one on back, both signatures on one card at the end
1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 4) 9
Meir Yedid Blow Gun card rolled up as a blow gun, bullet is folded card which used to be the card for the blow gun
1987 Meir Yedid's Card Animations 39
Meir Yedid Test Tube Alchemy face of rolled card travels to other card, signed backs, rolled up in tubes
1987 Meir Yedid's Card Animations 43
David Williamson Torn & Restored Transposition
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1989 Williamson's Wonders 72
Philip T. Goldstein Tearable two cards are torn, halves transpose several times
Also published here 1990 Focus 112
José Carroll Transposition at the point of no return
  • Impossible Transpositions B)
cards with one and two hatpins in it
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 52 Lovers — Volume II 34
Michael Close The Frog Prince card folded in origami frog transposes with selection
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1991 Workers Number 2 45
Ken Kuroki The Talisman joker stapled to box transposes with selection
1992 Five Times Five - Japan 56
Jon Racherbaumer Psychic Leap Frog card chosen, a few cards tabled, origami frog from card produced and it locates a card (with Card Hopper parity principle) with funny message, frog unfolded and it is the selection
Inspired by Sep. 1993 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 3) 15
Bob Farmer Jazz Pieces/Body and Soul two giant card cut into four pieces, two pieces transpose, then oil and water phase with the 4&4, Jazz Aces with the pieces
Inspired by 1993 Card File 25
Michael Close The Frog Prince card folded in origami frog transposes with selection
Also published here 1994 A Workers Series Sampler 12
Paul Gertner Paul's Opener card repeatably chosen, travels to pocket, corner torn off and still chosen as whole card and torn corner transforms
1994 Steel and Silver 87
Paul Harris Seductive Switch "switching" a folded card with unfolded card, using an impromptu fake index
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Seductions) 167
Tommy Wonder, Bob Stencel Déjà ReVurse first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selection
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 167
Paul Harris Rip-Off Reverse torn pieces of signed card transpose with full card
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 83
Joseph Prieto, Looy Simonoff, Paul Harris Stapled two jokers stapled back to back, one of them transposes with selection
Inspired by 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 167
Paul Harris, Matt Schulien Drop Shot corner and rest of card transpose with use of glass, inspired by "Corner in the Glass"
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer) 113
Peter Duffie Torn, Folded, and Sealed Torn, folded and sealed cards transpose
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 162
Simon Lovell Afterthinks addition in which selection is torn and put in case, then it is chosen again and torn card turn out to be Joker
1997 Simon Says! 60
Simon Lovell Outfold indifferent card folded into fourth face outward, changed into back-outward and then into selection, two methods
1997 Simon Says! 91
Jack Avis The Dissected Joker card put into envelope that has a corner cut off, card and envelope cut into quarters, it transposes with another card, using "Wishing Envelope"
1998 Vis à Vis 129
David Regal Nailed! Two card transposition while one is stapled to a block of wood
Variations 1999 Close-Up & Personal 123
David Acer Mousehunt Selected card transposes with another card sandwiched between the Kings that has holes in it (like Swiss Cheese)
Inspired by
  • "Mouse Trap" (Aldo Colombini, What's Up Deck)
Also published here
2000 Son of Simon Says! 89
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Shifty King two spectators sign the backs of two cards, the signatures transpose, without deck
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 28
David Acer MouseHunt selected card transposes with another card sandwiched between the Kings that has holes in it (like Swiss Cheese)
Also published here 2004 Random Acts of Magic 150
Jay Sankey A Stronger Magnet blank card with magnet drawn on back find selection a few times, then the faces transpose
2004 Sankey Unleashed 59
Peter Duffie Impulse selection and blank card transpose, then hole transposes
  • Notes by David Britland
Also published here
  • "Impulse" (Peter Duffie, Duet, 1984)
2004 Subtle Miracles 21
Tyler Wilson Sloppy 30 Seconds inversion, then card changes with face-up card on floor
Also published here 2006 Dominatricks 124
Howard Hamburg Clip Ambicioso card with paper clip comes to top, clipped card transposes with another card
Also published here 2008 El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 6) 102
Howard Hamburg Clipped card with paper clip comes to top, clipped card transposes with another card
Related toAlso published here 2009 The "D" Notes 27
Oliver Meech Handy Ring Transposition Business card transposition in spectator's hands, one of the cards is folded into a ring
2010 Plot Twists 70
Tyler Wilson This Little Pigment two cards with open edgemarks of different colors change places, one on table on in deck
2010 Reinventing the Real 36
Tyler Wilson Sweeotch card folded up and in mouth turns inside out, then transposes with card in spectator's hand
Inspired by 2010 Reinventing the Real 64
Karl Fulves Rapid Ink a King labeled with K on back, a Seven with 7, one put in pocket, the faces change place
Related to 2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 442
Robert Parrish About Face two odd-backed cards, only the faces transpose
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 565
Jason Ladanye The Player transpo with one card torn up, card to pocket intro, duplicate
2013 Confident Deceptions 111
Steven Hamilton Flash Transpo two cards chosen, one card rises and is placed on table, second card rises and visibly transposes with the other, one is torn up and they transpose again, duplicate
2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 64
Jason Ladanye The Ultimate Exchange one card torn up face up
2013 Confident Deceptions 117
Steven Hamilton Simply Stapled two Jokers stapled back-to-back, signed card becomes a Joker and selection is stapled to Joker
Inspired by 2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 105
Joaquín Matas La Ranita
Inspired by 2014 A Fuego Lento — Volumen I 169
Benjamin Earl Spinner two cards folded in quarters, one held by spectator, they transpose, no deck involved
2019 The Shift #1 1
Michael Sondermeyer Signa-Tear two cards are torn, halves transpose twice, with signed cards
Inspired by 2019 Seminar 2019 21
Tom Gagnon Clipped Transposition paper clipped card on table transposes with reversed card in deck, ribbon spread handling, optional double backer
Related to 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 112
José Carroll A Transposition on the Verge of the Impossible
  • Impossible Transpositions B)
cards with one and two hatpins in it
Also published here 2019 52 Lovers — Through the Looking-Glass 93
Tom Gagnon Clipped Exchange card from pocket transposes with paper clipped in hand, duplicate
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 122
Wayne Houchin French Kiss 1st Method: Two signed pieces of paper transpose while folded and held in mouth of spectator and magician

Cards and papers are signed, one by spectator and one by magician
2nd Method: Two signed cards transpose while folded and held in mouth of spectator and magician
2019 Houchin: French Kiss & The Invisible Palm 3
Peter Gröning Knock on Wood unknown odd-backed card stapled to block of wood, turns out to be later signed selection, presented as faces transposing, credit information
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • TheSecondDeal website, Feb. 2001
2020 Resigned to Miracles 97