29 entries in Paper / Transposition
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Bagshawe Vice Versa blue silk is put into red paper tube and then rolled up in some paper, when unwrapped the tube is blue and silk is read
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 24
Tom Sellers A Numerical Exchange sum on two slips of paper exchange
1935 Quick Tricks 8
Peter Warlock Jest of Gratoulet white silk tied between two others, changes place with tissue paper
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 75) 497
Tom Sellers Sun and Moon with paper, center sections transpose
Related to 1941 Condensed Conjuring 15
Jean Hugard The Patriotic Tissues three red, blue and white paper balls are put in three bags with the same colors, they rearrange themselves, so in each bag is on ball of each color, then they change into flowers with the corresponding colors
Nov. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 6) 79
Henry A. Colgate Milk and Confetti confetti in glass under handkerchief and milk in cone change places, milk pitcher
Also published here Mar. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 10) 107
Jean Hugard Whole Hole-Y Cigarette Paper two cigarette papers transpose, one has center torn-out and second is torn in quarters with missing corner
Apr. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 11) 114
Robert E. Neale Insideout & Stretchit topological origami tube for several effects:
  • Stretchit
  • Insideout
  • The Chinese Wand
  • Additional Notes
  • With a Sponge Ball
  • The Square Circle
  • Flexible Transpo
for simplified folding method see reference
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1968 Epilogue (Issue 2) 14
Charlie Miller The Delicate Touch of Charlie Miller signed paper napkin transposes with matches in matchbox, using the DeLand fake
Related toAlso published here 1970 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 2) 7
Tony Cole Duo Flight three blank cards, geometric shape drawn on center one and those placed in envelope, same procedure with written name and second envelope, transposition, gaffed envelopes, see also p. 402 for suggestion by Robert Byrne
Dec. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 389
Charlie Miller Miller Revisited
Related to 1970 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 11) 54
Peter Warlock Flash Paper and Silks two blue silks with yellow silk in between bundled up, flash paper changes into yellow silk, between blue silks is now flash paper
1971 ca. Dingle's Deceptions 10
Charlie Miller Match Maneuvers signed napkin transposes with matches in matchbox
Related toAlso published here 1973 Close-up Cavalcade 107
Robert E. Neale "Die Innere Außenseite" und "Ausgeflippt" topological origami tube for several effects:
  • Ausgeflippt
  • Die innere Außenseite
  • Der Chinesische Schnurstab
  • Fantasta
  • Platzwechsel
  • Anmerkungen
  • Mit Schaumgummibällen
Also published here Nov. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1&2) 33
Michael Skinner, Joseph Romano Zigarettenpapier-Transposition
Also published here 1979 Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Mike Skinner Seminarheft) 17
Theo Doré Der Cowboy und der Indianer large image cards in envelopes with holes transpose
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Nov. 1958
Oct. 1981 Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 3) 114
Michael Skinner, Joseph Romano Cigarette Paper Transposition cigarette paper with hole burned in center transposes with one with torn off corner
Also published here 1982 Intimate Magic 35
Robert E. Neale Flexible Transpo No. 68, trick using two Inside-Out Tubes
Also published here 1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 119
Jim Steinmeyer Black Confetti black confetti poured in glass and covered with black silk, white confetti in another glass changes into black and black confetti changed to white under silk
1991 Device and Illusion 112
Tom Sellers Tissue Paper Monte three hats and colored paper balls, monte routine for stage, reprinted from Pentagram Vol. 1 No. 1, 1946
1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 1) 23
Tom Craven Armchair Golfer Mel Stover's Vanishing Pencil (version of the Magic Egg Puzzle), pencil on paper changes places with pencil on initialed paper
1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 44) 787
Daryl Martinez Additional Ideas Suggested by Daryl for Insta-Fax Card Printer, using it to change writing on business card or transpose two cards visually
1993 The Insta-Fax Card Printer 3
Theo Doré Cowboy und Indianer large image cards in envelopes with holes transpose
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Nov. 1958
July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 151
Dave Oestreicher Jaelous Jack colored stickers on back and front of a playing card change color and change places
1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 2) 5
Bob Driebeek Hinter Ihrem Rücken spectator and performer draw an ESP symbol on piece of paper, symbols change places
1996 Aenigmas Rätsel 33
Stewart James The Book Of The Dead Two spectators select a page each from a loose-leaf book, magician makes the two pages transpose
Also published here
  • marketed by Abbott's, 1939
2007 The Essential Stewart James 28
Karl Fulves Yumpin' Yimminy "insto transpo"
visible transposition of two strips of paper in a type of flexagon wallet
2009 Xtra Credit (Issue 4) 19
David Acer Coffee Break exploiting Jastrow/"boomerang" optical illusion with cardboard sleeves of coffee paper cups
  • Identity Theft (two cardboard sleeves with names on them transpose)
  • Sizeable (cardboard sleeve grows)
Inspired by
  • "Caffeine Overdose" (David Acer, Genii, Oct. 2005)
2011 More Power to You 125
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