107 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Cards / Flap Cards (Acrobatic)
  
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Unknown Changing Cards
  • flap card (with rubber)
  • moving pip section in picture cards (two versions)
1889 Tricks with Cards 46
Unknown The Mechanical "Torn Card" last corner visibly restores
1889 Tricks with Cards 166
Unknown Folding Card acrobatic type
1889 Tricks with Cards 223
Unknown Einfache Bilder-Klappkarte
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 139
Unknown Die mechanische Eckkarte corner torn off, thrown back and it visibly restores, mechanical
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 140
Unknown Die Karte in der Flasche bottle covered and in spectator's hands, selection appears inside, folding card
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 142
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenmagneta two selections, deck in a glass, one selection rises out of deck and floats to other glass and in midair changes to second selection
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 213
Unknown "Karte in der Flasche" bottle covered and in spectator's hands, selection appears inside, folding card
Also published here May 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9) 133
Unknown Die Eckkarten "Mechanische Karten"
corner torn off, shot back and it visibly restores, mechanical
Also published here July 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 165
Unknown The Queen of the Air card rises from pack and floats to glass goblet on other side of stage, transforms in midair
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 69
Unknown The Lantern of Diogenes card appears in glass lantern, using an acrobatic folding card in lid
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 73
Unknown A Comedy of Errors rising cards with cards turning over and transforming during rise, acrobatic gimmicks that can be palmed off
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 211
Unknown The New Quadruple Changing Card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 233
Unknown The Torn Corner Card torn corner visibly reappears
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 239
Unknown The Flap Card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 243
Unknown The Nonpareil Changing Card examinable after change
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 244
Unknown The New Nonpareil Card examinable
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 246
Unknown The Bottle Card folding card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 247
Unknown The Turning Card card rising out of deck visibly turns over
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 262
Unknown The Reunited Card card cut into four pieces, restores itself when thrown in air
1897 New Era Card Tricks 263
Unknown Ein guter Schuß No. 6, deck placed on glass, covered with handkerchief, selection placed in pistol and shot onto glass, vanishes from pistol and is now upright in glass
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 70
Unknown Selbstverbrennung einer Karte und ihre Wiederherstellung No. 16, card placed on stand, burns on command, reappears in bottle that is broken to get it out, flap folding card in bottle
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 97
Unknown Die Karte als Orden No. 17, card placed on tablet, covered with glass dome and handkerchief, card suddenly appears on performer's chest and is no long on tablet, secret layer on bottom of glass dome
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 99
Eduard W. Lufa Die Generalkarte card changed into four selections one by one
Dec. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 179
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger mit mechanischen Karten three cards chosen, Kings comes out and takes a bow (animation gaff), Queen sinks back down and comes up again (weight in card), third card is missing a corner which reappears visibly, fourth card rises reversed and visibly turns over
July 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 7) 98
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die drei Kräfte three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 196
Harlan Tarbell Saturn's Card Transposition Visible transposition, cards under rubber bands change
1945 My Best 39
Bruce Elliott 3c Worth of Magic two different stamps on two cards, one card on the table one on the face of the deck, two rubber bands to hold everything in place, stamps change places
Variations 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 92) 372
Bruce Elliott Changeable three cards, queen in center turns over
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 131) 527
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, Joe Fenichel Acrobatic Cards brief descriptions of different kinds of acrobatic flap cards
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 3
Edward Marlo Secretly Setting the Gaff six methods (two-handed, one-handed, tabled)
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 5
Edward Marlo Placing the Selection getting a selection next to set-up acrobatic card, three methods
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 10
Edward Marlo Effect 2 two cards pop face up on top of deck
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 14
Edward Marlo Effect 3 selection appears face up on deck, with clean-up, see also page 29
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 14
Edward Marlo Effect 4 Queen and Ten visually change into 2 Queens
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 15
Edward Marlo Effect 5 two selections, two cards shown but only one selection, other one transforms into second selection
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 15
Edward Marlo Effect 6 face-up card in face-down deck transforms, see also page 29
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 16
Edward Marlo Effect 7 card visually comes to top twice, see also page 29
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 17
Edward Marlo Effect 8 card changes reversed in pack, see also page 29
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 17
Edward Marlo Effect 9 free selection pops face-up on deck, see also page 29
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 18
Edward Marlo Effect 10 - A Transposition of Two Cards see also page 29
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 18
Edward Marlo Effect 11 - Double Whammy three selections found with transformation surprise
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 19
Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer Effect 12 - Thought Force borrowed deck, selection jumps off deck, see also page 27
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 22
Dr. James Nuzzo Effect 13 - Nuzzo's Projecting Card card sticking out of deck visually changes
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 23
Edward Marlo Effect 14 - Marlo's Application - In the Fan Change card seen in small fan visibly changes, see also page 27
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 23
Edward Marlo Effect 15 - Marlo's Visible Reverse card visible reverses in deck
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 24
Edward Marlo Marlo's Secret Gimmick version of Acrobatic Flap Card
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 24
Edward Marlo Effect 1 top card jumps to selected side (left or right)
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 25
Edward Marlo Effect 2 card jumps off top of deck, twice, double jumps from deck
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 26
Edward Marlo Effect 3 two selections, first jumps off deck, transforms into second, first from pocket
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 26
Jon Racherbaumer Gaff Possibilities table with possible Acrobatic Flap Gaffs
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 31
Jon Racherbaumer Flipped Out selection slides out of spread and turns over
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 36
Jon Racherbaumer, Gene Gordon Sprite Sleight (or Glorpy Rides Again) deck underneath handkerchief, card moves and turns over on top of deck
Variations 1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 38
Edward Marlo The Gone Ghost silk over deck, glorpy type movement, then selection (ghost) gone
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 42
Jon Racherbaumer Quad Aces, Acrobatically three Acrobatic Flap Cards, inspired by "Marlo's Aces" (New Tops) with half card gaffs
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 43
Jon Racherbaumer Monte Muddle
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 48
Edward Marlo Marlo's Cleanup for "Monte Muddle" just described
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 55
Jon Racherbaumer Flambeau-Flam deck in flash paper, burnt, selection pops out on top
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 57
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Flambeau-Flam - String Version deck tied with flash string, burnt, selection pops out on top
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 58
Edward Marlo The Acrobatic Vanish from small packet reversed into pack
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 59
Edward Marlo Thought Reversal from small packet thought of card turns over, Acrobatic Cards
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 62
Edward Marlo The Acrobatic 21
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 63
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
Edward Marlo Card and Balloon
Related toVariations 1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 67
Edward Marlo Signed Card and Balloon
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 69
Edward Marlo The Universal Acrobat blank card into three cards, then blank again
Related to 1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 72
Bob Koch Visible Poker Hand Change three acrobatic flap cards, "Zapped!"
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 80
Karl Fulves Babel special acrobatic card with gaffed center pip
Oct. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 210
Arthur Setterington Eyes Right nine on one side of a card and six on the other, then they change and finally on one side there are a lot of sixes
1968 The Joe Smith Mysteries 18
Karl Fulves Gaffed Cards new type of flap card to vanish a card
1972 Mexican Monte 17
Bruce Cervon Cervon's Universals odd-backed card changes into three selections one by one, three different routines with different gaffs
Inspired byAlso published here 1972 The Universal Card 21
Karl Fulves Klip Notes notes, techniques, ideas with paper clips and cards
  • Add-On Technique
  • Flap Card Technique
  • Paper Clip Problems (4)
1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 32
Edward Marlo Open Card to Balloon
Related to 1976 Lecture Notes 1 24
Unknown Turn Around Card rising card turns over, brief construction of card
Related to 1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 3
Johnny Thompson, Edward Marlo The Empty Balloon
Inspired byAlso published here 1981 Polished Polish Prestidigitation 19
Stephen Tucker Improved Pen-Ultimate +1 book test, card insert in book
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 26
Ron Massey Influence one of six playing cards is selected, when lifted up a piece of paper is under it as a prediction
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 32
Stephen Tucker Increased folded card as prediction changes into two selections
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 36
Lubor Fiedler Incredi-Change peeked-at card in packet vanishes, all backs change color (visually with acrobatic flap gaff)
Aug. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 949
Paul Sorrentino Apex Cardcase Color Change visual using acrobatic flap gimmick
Variations Aug. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 953
Pascal Monmoine Chameleon
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1231
Don England Geiger Counter Card forcing Joker-Gaff à la Sellers for two cards
Related to 1985/93 Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 9
Juan Tamariz Flip-Flop 4&4, acrobatic flaps ala Zapped
1988 The Magic Way 160
Ken Simmons Simmons's Handling of "Sprite Sleight" (or Glorpy Rides Again!) deck underneath transparent handkerchief, card moves and turns over on top of deck, two handlings, with "Signature Addition" (bluff)
Inspired by 1990 Finally! 30
Unknown Special Effects Cards - The Turn-Round Card extract from Roterberg
Related to 1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 25
Will Ayling Torn Corner Card card rises and missing corner restores
1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 26
Bob Sheets Killer Kitsen Miracle Dutch Looper gaff, three phases
  • Flap-Flip Move
Inspired by
  • "Kitson Miracle" (Patrick Page)
1994 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 5) 1
David Solomon, Eugene Burger, Danny Orleans Cigarette Or Pencil Through Signed Card using Solomon/England gaff
  • Eugene Burger's Presentation
  • David Solomon's Routine
  • Danny Orleans' Presentation
1997 Solomon's Mind 79
Richard Bartram, Jr. Silver Mirrorcle pocket mirror, coin is produced and mirror becomes glass, with deck of playing cards
1997 Trephine 171
Richard Bartram, Jr. Into the Void card vanishes in mirror, and returns again, strange effect
1997 Trephine 173
Richard Bartram, Jr. Revelation from the Void selection appears in mirror and is then produced from it
1997 Trephine 176
Richard Bartram, Jr. Double Decker Sandwich black Aces vanish from between red Aces and return face up in center of the deck with selection, selection travels to other Aces, special flap card
1997 Trephine 177
Ellis Stanyon The Card Thrown on a Silk Hat Jumps up and Stands on One End No. 10, trick card with elastic
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 160
Ellis Stanyon The Card in a Bottle No. 25, folding card
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 170
Ellis Stanyon The Reunited Card No. 29, card cut into four pieces, thrown in air and the restore visible, flap construction that unfolds by itself
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 174
Ellis Stanyon The Card on a Ribbon No. 30, card appears at end of ribbon, folding card
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 174
Ellis Stanyon The Flap Card No. 35, sheet rubber
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 177
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note variations of the gaff and some applications, also in combination with step to change amount of card, multiple changes, handling ideas
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 178
Ellis Stanyon Changing and Enlarging the Card No. 36, card changes twice and grows to three times the size
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 180
Ellis Stanyon The Bullet Ace No. 40, hole visually appears in Ace
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 181
Ellis Stanyon The "Torn Corner" Card No. 42, corner visually restores, two constructions
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 182
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Three Powers three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle
Also published here 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 146
Bébel Presque la Même Chose, mais à Vue with cards of different colored backs
2014 Transposition Asymétrique 28
Adrian Vega Carta Predicción four-way out card
2017 Area 52 35
Edward Marlo, Johnny Thompson The Empty Balloon
Inspired byAlso published here 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 117
Helder Guimarães Unexplained Understandable "Preserving the Mystery"
unknown card in glass, three cards chosen, Joker transforms into each selection, all chose the Queen of hearts, it is shown as card in glass
2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 334