425 entries in Cards / Sleights / Break
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Push-off Count
1876 Modern Magic 80
Unknown Holding Two Breaks
1876 Modern Magic 80
Charlier Die Charlier'sche Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
charlier pass with fourth finger at end, as control (after first holding a break)
Related to Mar. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 3) 35
Unknown Pinky Separation one-handed, no details, probably pull-down
Jan. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 1) 5
S. W. Erdnase To Hold the Location of Cut while Dealing delaying a shift or similar action
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 94
Unknown Wedge Break
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 62
Charles T. Jordan Partial Packet Switch with left third-finger wedge break, right hand with packet drops some cards on deck and other are placed on remaining card with left fingers from behind
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 3
Ernando Veneri The Veneri "Flesh" Break
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 65
Unknown Pinky Pull Down
1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 9
Unknown A Flesh Grip greek break
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 134
Laurie Ireland Break Handling under three cards, pushoff
1936 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 9
Unknown Heel Break
1938 Greater Magic 33
Unknown The Base of the Thumb Break greek break
1938 Greater Magic 204
Unknown With the First Joint of the Middle Finger flesh break
1938 Greater Magic 204
Sam Leo Horowitz Holding the Break After a Spectator Peeks at a Card
1938 Greater Magic 205
John Northern Hilliard Holding a Break in the Pack
1938 Greater Magic 204
Tom Sellers Transforming Break into Step
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 414
Unknown Ruffle Return heel break
1940 Expert Card Technique 126
Unknown Establishing a Break from a Bridge
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 124
Unknown Third Finger Flesh Break
1940 Expert Card Technique 94
Unknown Transfer of Thumb-Count Break to little finger
1940 Expert Card Technique 125
Unknown Enlarging a Break uncredited, possibly claimed by Braue in Notebooks, see reference
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 125
Unknown False Table Deal buckle undercount on the table
1940 Expert Card Technique 416
Unknown Buckle Count
1940 Expert Card Technique 255
Unknown 39 - The "Cut Break". Way to preserve the break after the deck is cut
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 55
Eddie Joseph Riffle Glimpse & Heel Break card in center remembered and kept under control with heel type break
1941 How Gamblers Win 3
Unknown Buckle Count
1942 Deck Deception 21
Unknown Pull Down Move
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 224
Cardini Cardini´s Location maintaining break while springing the cards, see also page 208
1946 Card Control 51
Unknown Bottom Buckle
1946 At the Table Tricks 3
Dai Vernon, Charlie Miller Buckle Count see credit on page 50
1947 Marlo In Spades 48
Unknown Spread and Break securing a break at selection
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 120
Unknown Holding a Break
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 121
Unknown Spread and Break Control getting in Overhand Shuffle Position
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 122
Unknown Buckle Count
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 58
Paul LePaul Holding Back two cards while dribbling the cards
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 74
Paul LePaul Riffling while holding the break
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 47
Dai Vernon The False Count buckle count
1949 Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3) 82
Dai Vernon Insertion of the Cards alternative to diagonal insertion, getting a break underneath out-jogged card
Related to 1950 Expert Card Technique 464
Unknown Buckle Count brief
1950 Lucky Aces 6
Edward Marlo A Bit of Handling flexing the deck while holding a break
1952 Control Systems 8
Edward Marlo Two-Card Push-Off to establish break
1953 The Cardician 153
Edward Marlo Insertion Break getting break underneath outjogged card
Related to 1953 The Cardician 139
Tenkai Ishida Book Break in context of a one-hand turnover
1953 Six Tricks by Tenkai 16
Edward Marlo The Double and Triple Buckle
1953 The Cardician 102
Edward Marlo One-Hand Buckle Count brief
1953 Unlimited 37
Unknown Buckle Count
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 73
"Senator" Clark Crandall One Handed Buckle Count
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 80
Cy Endfield 2. Transfering the break to the right thumb
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part II 23
Cy Endfield 3. The Greek Break after-peek context
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part II 23
Cy Endfield Handling the Pack. 1. The Riffle after-peek context
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part II 22
Cy Endfield The Buckle Count
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 58
Dai Vernon Wedge Break Transfer
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 52
Dai Vernon The Buckle False Count
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 57
Edward Marlo Picking up a Break by moving hand down instead of cards up
1958 The Magic Seven 5
Edward Marlo Table Edge Break Concealment to conceal break when held with right thumb in end grip
1958 The Magic Seven 13
Unknown Buckle Count
1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 20
Unknown Pull Down Bridge
1959 Cardmanship 10
Dai Vernon The Buckle Count
  • To count cards onto the table.
  • To count cards into the other hand.
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 86
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break
1961 Card Switches 47
Cliff Green An Imperceptible "Get-Ready" multiple card buckle
Related to 1961 Professional Card Magic 16
Edward Marlo Pull Down Control procedure that sets two peeked-at selections at positions nine (or x) from top and bottom
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 19
Edward Marlo Pinky Pulldown
1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 5
Dr. James William Elliott Dr. Elliot's Favorite Break Control little finger eccentric position, as delay for pass
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 174
Dai Vernon Adaption of the Greek Break for Card Stabbing Variation of the Greek Break
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 137
Dai Vernon Transferring the Break to Greek Break
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 134
Harry Lorayne Double Pinky Pull Down securing a break above two bottom cards
1967 Deck-Sterity 101
Tom Batchelor The Shuffle Get-Ready getting a break after tabled riffle shuffle
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 79
Unknown Book Break
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 109
Edward Marlo Pinky Pull Down
1969 The Devil's Playthings 11
S. W. Erdnase, Edward Marlo Erdnase Break obtaining the break from fourth finger break
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 77
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break
1970 Hierophant (Issue 4) 214
Edward Marlo Side Finger-Flesh Grip deck placed into right hand fingertips, yet flesh break retained
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 1
Edward Marlo Side Flesh Break applied to Both Hands
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 3
Edward Marlo Observations on Chapter One new vs. old decks for Side Flesh Break Grip
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 5
Edward Marlo Further Suggestions using Definite Fingertip Peek Controls
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 34
Edward Marlo Square Up Action with an Erdnase Break
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 78
Edward Marlo Control from Erdnase Break seven methods to control a card marked off by Erdnase break
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 78
Art Altman The Altman Trap dated 1956
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 147
Unknown Erdnase Break with packet
1971 Revolutionary Card Compositions 1 5
Unknown Double Buckle
1971 Reputation-Makers 224
Cliff Green Imperceptible Get-Ready
1971 Reputation-Makers 228
Edward Marlo Marlo's Triple Buckle brief
1971 Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 34
Sam Leo Horowitz End Grip Buckle bottom card of packet held in right hand, buckled and transferred to bottom when placed on left-hand packet
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 450
Larry Jennings Jennings Pull Down base of pinky
1971 Reputation-Makers 226
Karl Fulves Pull Down Move Credit
Related to 1971 Epilogue (Issue 11) 88
Edward Marlo Pull Down Substitute thumb base
1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 13
Edward Marlo Bottom Break for Riffle Shuffling
1972 The Shank Shuffle 64
Edward Marlo A Digression end tapping break pick-up, three methods
1972 The Shank Shuffle 72
Dai Vernon Pivot into Overhand Position pivoting the break
1972 The Shank Shuffle 57
Unknown Z Break
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 99
Jerry K. Hartman Knuckle Jog Getting a break above bottom card, alternative to Buckle or Pull Down
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 13
Unknown One-Handed Step Break
Mar. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 610
Lin Searles Reverse Autobreak auto-break from 1957 letter
Inspired by Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 667
Karl Fulves Block Buckle with small Packet
1973 Packet Switches (Part One) 46
Paul Curry Break Transfer from Bottom to Top break over two cards on the bottom, overhand shuffle, transfer to top
1974 Paul Curry Presents 38
Edward Marlo Marlo Pull Down
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 179
Karl Fulves Heel Break Insertion riffling to heel break
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 2 86
Tenkai Ishida Book Break
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 3 172
Unknown Top Card Break establishing a break under the top card, from "Elliott's Last Legacy" according to page 215
1975 Methods with Cards - Part 3 210
Larry Jennings Heeldown Move heelbreak pulldown
1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 2)) 270
Edward Marlo Marlo Pull Down pinky pull down
1975 Some Late Extra Card Tricks 7
Unknown Buckling with second finger
1976 The Triple Cut 17
Jerry Andrus The "Clivot" Principle and Jog and Injog disadvantage of breaks and adavantages of jogs
1976 Andrus Card Control 18
Dai Vernon, S. W. Erdnase Verdnase Break
1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 32
Karl Fulves Getting into Erdnase Break cards riffled with left thumb until spectator stops, top half lifted and card shown, Erdnase break established over it
Variations 1977 Packet Switches (Part Three) 168
Edward Marlo Before the Pass to avoid anticipation of the sleight, casual handling
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 59
Harvey Rosenthal The Pop-Up Move top card break or under small number
Related to 1977 Packet Switches (Part Three) 184
Dai Vernon Vernon Glide with Tenkai Step Turnover
1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #8) 1008
Dai Vernon Double Cut Break Handling double cutting with jog, then deck turned over and break retained
Related toAlso published here 1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #8) 1010
Unknown Buckle Count
1977 Special Effects 84
Doug Alker Three Card Buckle
1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 5) 351
Unknown Buckle Count
1977 Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 65
Larry Jennings Pinky Pulldown with flesh
1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 34
Ken Krenzel Spread transforming break into crimp, table spread
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 137
Unknown Buckle Bottom Card
1978 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 39
Hannes Höller Die Lücke im Spiel (break) Stripper cards as substitute for a break
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 34
Allan Ackerman Pull Down from End Grip bottom card break at right hand small packet as it is squared
1978 Here's My Card 22
Unknown Two-Card Push-Off
1979 CardMagic 85
Unknown Break via Blocking Off picking up a break near bottom of tabled deck
1979 Variations 23
Steve Beam The Maeb-Y Count (Pronounced "Maybe") right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left, Veeser concept
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 13
Edward Marlo Book Break with two breaks
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 85
Daryl Martinez, Harvey Rosenthal Pop-Up Move with credit information on page 91
1980 Secrets of a "Puerto Rican Gambler" 92
Father Cyprian Two Handed One Handed Cut cutting to reversed card
1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 20
Steve Beam Maeb-Y Veeser Variation right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left
Related to 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 16
Ernando Veneri The Veneri Flesh Break
1981 The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 24
Unknown Retaining a Break while deck is turned over, step
1981 Four Professional Card Tricks 12
Unknown Book Break
1981 Cardworks 53
Don England Inserting a Card into a Break
1981 Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Clubs) 20
Unknown Marking a Card in a Spread break to step, different pattern in the spread
Related to 1981 The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 18
Dai Vernon The Buckle Count
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Classic Card Routines 13
Unknown Buckle Count brief
1981 Polished Polish Prestidigitation 4
Unknown Triple Buckle
1981 The Complete Cannibal Act 21
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break
1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 26
Unknown Book Break in turning cards over, break to step
1982 Seminarheft 16
Unknown Turnover Book Break in turning cards over, break to step
1982 Card News '82 55
Stephen Tucker Explanation of Sleights used all very brief
  • Hindu Force
  • The Glide
  • Switch of the Eraser
  • The Break
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 31
Art Altman The Altman Trap
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 40
Fred Lowe The Ghost Break alternative for pinky break
1982 Card Finesse 48
Edward Marlo Book Break keeping break while turning deck over
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 206
Edward Marlo Pinky Count to Move Break tranferring the card upwards
1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 46
Edward Marlo Book Break
1982 Best of Friends 181
Unknown Partial Charlier Cut to get break at reversed card
1982 Best of Friends 202
Edward Marlo Pivot-Jog Turnover book break
1982 Card Finesse 70
Unknown Injog Control angled card, cut on top
1982 Close-Up Hallucinations 33
Steve Beam Maeb-y Count right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left
1982 The Changing of the Cards 25
Larry Jennings Pinky Pulldown with flesh
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 32
Edward Marlo Book Break
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 16) 148
Edward Marlo Bottom Break to Riffle Shuffle Break transferring break into riffle shuffle position
1983 The Card Puzzle 24
Art Altman Altman Trap heel break
1983 Versatile Card Magic 71
Steve Beam The Maeb-y Count right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left
Related to 1983 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 1) 5
Yoshio Hirose Action Change four jokers change to kings when thrown one-handed onto table, using triple buckle
Also published here 1983 Encore III 34
Edward Marlo Dribble Control with Break
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 312
Cliff Green Imperceptible Get-Ready brief
1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 17 & 18) 172
Edward Marlo Buckling in Overhand Position
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 62
Larry Jennings Pinky Pulldown with flesh
1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 37
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36) 382
Frederick Braue FB Peek heel break (1936)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 14
Arthur Gross, Frederick Braue The Peek Card Knowledge book break glimpse after peek
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 14
Daryl Martinez, Harvey Rosenthal Pop-Up Move
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 25, 26 & 27) 251
Edward Marlo Pivot-Jog Turnover pivot spread, book break, also with multiple breaks
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 381
Ben Harris Peek Finesse featuring a break display
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 491
Unknown Veeser Concept from Erdnase Break
1985 Korem without Limits 159
Unknown Another Location getting small jog and then break as top half is replaced
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 23
Dai Vernon, Max Malini Peek Control holding break as deck is balanced on fingers, then step fan (1939)
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 29
Charlie Miller Additional Miller Notes
  • holding break while tapping on table
  • nailnick and estimate distance from key
  • "Vernon's 7 card, 7 piles trick."
(1940)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 1
Frederick Braue Braue Crimp Control featuring "enlarging a break", also with short card (see following item)
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 20
Frederick Braue Braue Bottom Card Break buckle
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 9
Frederick Braue Bottom Buckle
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 11
Frederick Braue Bottom Buckle - Two Cards
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 12
Frederick Braue Bottom Buckle - Three Cards or More
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 12
Frederick Braue Buckle Fan
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 12
Daryl Martinez, Harvey Rosenthal The Pop-Up Move one handed method for top card break, credit information
1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 19
Dai Vernon Vernon Wedge Wedge Break
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 31
Larry Jennings The Immaculate Insertion achieving very squared condition
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 27
Lin Searles Auto Break
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 214
Larry Jennings Retaining Break While Deck is turned Over used for setting up for double lift
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 57
Lin Searles Auto-Break
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 163
Lin Searles Auto-Break
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 19
Yoshio Hirose Action Change four jokers change to kings when thrown one-handed onto table, using triple buckle
Also published here Sep. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 1258
Dai Vernon Heel Break
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 26
Joseph K. Schmidt Greek Break Applications getting into Greek Break, palming cards off into Tenkai Palm from Greek Break
1987 Epoptica (Issue 8) 471
S. W. Erdnase, John C. Wagner Erdnase Break small packet
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 34
Unknown Wedge Break Transfer
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 57
Dr. James William Elliott Breaking at the Injog
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 12
Dai Vernon Enlarging a Break
Related toVariations 1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 10
Dai Vernon Rotating the Break
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 15
David Regal Triple Buckle Handling
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 32
John C. Wagner Buckle Displacement small packet
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 41
Edward Marlo Double Buckle
1987 The Magic of Steve Draun 4
Unknown Double Buckle Spread spreading five as four
1987 CardPerfect 25
Edward Marlo Triple Buckle spreading five as four
1987 CardPerfect 26
Roberto Giobbi Jog to Break obtaining a break below a jog
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7&8 Arcane) 8
Edward Marlo Swing Cut from Break Erdnase break
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 129
Art Altman The Altman Trap
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 111
Bruce Cervon Running Cut While Holding a Break
1988 The Cervon File 191
Larry Jennings Pressure Break
Related to 1988 The Cardwright 112
Edward Marlo Book Break Pivot-Jog Turnover
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 233
Edward Marlo The Buckle Break above one to three cards
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 234
Edward Marlo Marlo Bottom Count buckle
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 235
Juan Tamariz Triple Buckle brief
1988 The Five Points in Magic 59
Bill Simon Buckle Glide from back corner of small packet
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 100
Stephen Minch Push-Off Count and Pull-Down Move credit information
Related to 1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 22
Dai Vernon Back Breaker obtaining break under top card
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 37
Brother John Hamman Double Card Push Off Technique
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 12
Brother John Hamman Double Card Push Off Technique
1989 Williamson's Wonders 57
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break
1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 1
Karl Fulves Tenkai Book Turnover Comments
1989 Kaleidoscope 45
Rafael Benatar Inserción Resorte apparently random insertion of card from front into greek break
Also published here 1989 Cartas Certificadas 89
Edward Marlo Little Finger Pull Down very brief
1989 Cards on the Table 58
Charles T. Jordan Wedge Break
1990 Spectacle 37
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break
1990 Ultra Cervon 3
Harvey Rosenthal The Pop Up Move
1990 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 34) 608
Gary Ouellet The Break System - Part One
1990 Close Up Illusions 36
Unknown The Break System - Part Two card pushed over
1990 Close Up Illusions 46
Dai Vernon Enlarging a Break
1990 Close-up Impact! 89
Unknown Book Break
1990 Finally! 55
Harvey Rosenthal The Traveling Break break held while pack is turned over
1990 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 34) 607
Edward Marlo Sure-Fire Covered Get-Ready getting break under top cards while displaying a face-up side-jogged card on deck
1990 Cardfixes 30
Edward Marlo Book Break
1990 Cardfixes 38
Edward Marlo Automatic Book Break
1990 Cardfixes 57
Gary Kurtz Zarrow's Triple Buckle
1990 Unexplainable Acts 58
Unknown Buckle Count
1990 Ultra Cervon 19
Laurie Ireland Pinky Pull-Down credit information
1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 5
Alex Elmsley Taking a Break in a Spread when selection is returned
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 93
Max Malini One-Hand Break at Jog
1991 Carneycopia 12
Alex Elmsley Break Time - Battling the Bulge shifting left little finger break to right thumb
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 92
Alex Elmsley A Bluff Hand-to-hand Transfer while maintaining a break
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 92
Alex Elmsley Preparing for the Double Lift two ways to pick up a break
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 94
Roger Klause The Breakout Display bending deck and displaying it resting on fingers of one hand
1991 Roger Klause: In Concert 117
S. W. Erdnase Deep Erdnase Break
1992 Modus Operandi 42
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break
1992 Modus Operandi 91
Edward Marlo Automatic Book Break
1992 The Wild Card Kit 25
Unknown Book Turnover Break
1992 The Olram Aces - The Impossible Travellers 8
Tenkai Ishida Book Break in context of a one-hand turnover
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 136
Vanni Bossi Delayed Control after the Peek bridging top part after fingertip peek, method to obtain break at bridge after table spread delay
Inspired by 1992 Escorial 1992 — The Marlo Year 13
Jon Racherbaumer What About the Buckle Count? credit essay referring to notes by Stephen Minch
Related to 1992 The Olram File (Issue 11) 8
Arturo de Ascanio Dos Juegos con la Cuenta de "Pasa Paquete" om the Buckle Count (Las Cuentas de "Pasa Paquete" y "Deja Paquete")
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 56
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break barely described
1993 By Forces Unseen 19
Ernest Earick Zorro Break / Z-break two breaks with thumb base and fourth finger
1993 By Forces Unseen 115
Unknown ブレーク (Break) Pinky break
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 15
Unknown ブレークの作り方I (Forming a break: First Method)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 15
Unknown ブレークの作り方II (Forming a break: Second Method) Push over top card and pull back
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 16
Unknown 右手でブレークを保持する方法 (Maintaining a break with the right hand) In End Grip
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 17
Unknown ブレークの作り方 (Forming a break) For the pass
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 44
Unknown ブレークをなくさないターンオーバー (Maintaining a break while turning the deck over)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 128
Mike Gallo Bubble Glimpse Get-Ready
1993 Card File 212
Rafael Benatar The Crocodile apparently random insertion of card from front into greek break
Also published here 1993 Three Professional Card Routines 10
Ernest Earick Post-Peek Riffle Display
1993 By Forces Unseen 73
Ernest Earick Step to Break Transfer
1993 By Forces Unseen 31
Edward Marlo No-Break Convincer apparently no break can be held
1993 The Olram File (Issue 13) 10
Unknown Establishing a Break from a Bridge enlarging a break
1993 Card Selection 18
Eddie Fechter Cover For Peek Control deck is flexed while holding a break
1993 Fechter 186
Jon Racherbaumer, Stephen Minch More on the Buckle Count corrections and additions to the article, quotes from correspondence with Stephen Minch
Inspired by 1993 The Olram File (Issue 13) 6
Unknown バックルカウント (Buckle Count)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 87
Unknown テーブル上へのバックルカウント (Buckle Count above a table)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 88
Unknown ダブルバックルカウント (Double Buckle Count)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 150
Unknown Double Buckle Spread
1993 Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 12
Unknown Quadruple Buckle Spread six cards as five
1993 Rumba Count 30
Edward Marlo Side-Jog Pull-Down in example twelve cards counted as nine
1993 The Olram File (Issue 15) 15
Gary Ouellet Breaks break handling for the pass
1994 The Pass 41
Unknown Book Break with packet
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 185
Unknown Veneri Break Transfer heel break
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 59
Edward Marlo Pull-Down Cut
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 155
Unknown The Little-finger Break
1995 Card College — Volume 1 28
Unknown Forming a Little-finger Break Under the Top Card - Two-handed Method
1995 Card College — Volume 1 29
Unknown Forming a Little-finger Break Under the Top Card - One-handed Method
1995 Card College — Volume 1 30
Unknown Forming a Little-finger Break Under Multiple Cards
1995 Card College — Volume 1 31
Unknown The Thumb Break
1995 Card College — Volume 1 32
Unknown The Single, Double and Multiple Push-over
1995 Card College - Volume 1 211
Michael Skinner Getting a Break over Bottom Card
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 57) 1078
Unknown The Riffle also while holding break
1995 Card College — Volume 1 34
Unknown Auto Break pressing on upper left corner with thumb
1995 Notes from The Summit 14
Unknown Buckling One or More Cards
1995 Card College - Volume 1 212
Edward Marlo No Break Multiple Pull Down Buckle with jog as preparation
Related to 1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 149
Roberto Giobbi The Break introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 28
Steve Bedwell Establishing Pinky Break underneath one card
1995 ca. Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 15
Lin Searles Auto-Break
1996 Classic Sampler 7
Harry Riser Greek Break & Overhand Shuffle for clean display and table-tapping, then going into overhand shuffle, see also p. 86
Related to 1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 38
Unknown The Buckle Count
1996 Card College — Volume 2 318
Karl Fulves Delayed Response pull-down move anecdote
1996 Blocking Off 162
Dai Vernon, S. W. Erdnase Verdnase Break
1997 Jennings '67 30
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 20
Unknown Turnover Book Break in turning cards over, break to step
1997 Karten à la carte 14
Unknown Forming a Little-finger Break Under Multiple Cards one-handed, push-off
1997 Simon Says! 64
Lin Searles Autobreak
1997 Jennings '67 23
Ernest Earick Little Finger Break Transfer as a packet is turned over, see also p. 191
1997 Solomon's Mind 179
Cliff Green Breaking Technique Buckle as a double buckle
1997 Jennings '67 16
Unknown Buckle Count brief
1997 Flight Four 5
Steve Beam The Maeb-Y Count right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left, Elmsley Count
1997 Sound Effects 20
Edward Marlo Pinky Pull Down
1997 Simon Says! 152
S. W. Erdnase The Erdnase Break
1998 Card College — Volume 3 534
Lin Searles Auto Break
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 10
John Carney The Dribble Break method of obtaining a break above or below a card
1998 Card College — Volume 3 529
Unknown Transferring a Break from the little Finger to the Heel of the Thumb
  • Two-Handed Method
  • One-Handed Method
1998 Card College — Volume 3 532
Rafael Benatar Inserting a Card into a Break from front
1998 Card College — Volume 3 533
Unknown Multiple Buckle with small packet
1998 Card College — Volume 3 567
Roberto Giobbi Techniques with Breaks, Steps and Injogs intro
1998 Card College — Volume 3 527
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break
1999 Classic Handlings 7
Baltazar Fuentes Baltazar's Break one-handed buckle break on top for break under top card, thumb in upper right corner
Related to 1999 Arempi II 48
Edward Marlo Book Break keeping break while turning deck over
1999 21st Century Card Magic 108
Dai Vernon Gesture Break setting up for double lift
1999 Mechanical Deck 21
Dai Vernon ECT Get-Ready upwards buckling
1999 Mechanical Deck 22
Dai Vernon Enlarging a Break
1999 Mechanical Deck 28
Ellis Stanyon The "Stanyon" Cut Pass No. 5, doing an open cut after holding the break during riffling with some delay
Related to 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 225
Unknown The Buckle Count
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 48
Unknown The Modified Buckle Count
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 54
Unknown Front Index Break left first finger holds break
2000 I'm Dancing 43
Neal Elias Pivoting the Break pivoting deck after overhand shuffle
Related to 2000 Gambling Notes 12
Baltazar Fuentes Fuentes Step Insertion Aces apparently put on bottom, but inserted into two breaks near bottom
2000 I'm Dancing 35
Unknown Small Packet Triple Buckle brief
2000 Card College - Volume 4 856
Steve Bedwell Pinky Pulldown Location of thick card
2000 Thick Schtick! 6
Edward Marlo Pinky Pull Down
2000 Son of Simon Says! 24
Paul Curry Break Transfer from Bottom to Top break over two cards on the bottom, overhand shuffle, transfer to top
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 13
Cardini Spring Break holding break while springing, spelling trick application
Related to
  • "Spring Peek" (Joseph K. Schmidt, Discoverie #4)
2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 127
Dai Vernon Double Cut Break Handling double cutting with jog, then deck turned over and break retained
Also published here 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 188
Unknown Buckle Count
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 175
Art Altman Altman Trap
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 23
Edward Marlo Pivot-Jog Turnover book break
2002 FASDIU II 81
Tenkai Ishida Pivot Break / Book Break
2002 The Paper Engine 111
Art Altman Altman Trap
2002 Penumbra (Issue 4) 14
Cliff Green Imperceptible Get-Ready
2002 The Paper Engine 59
Unknown Buckle
2002 The Action Cop 55
Larry Jennings Tip on Cliff Green's Imperceptible Get-Ready
2002 The Paper Engine 112
Rafael Benatar The Crocodile inserting a card in a break
2003 Card Fictions 70
Ernest Earick Step to Break Transfer break retained as deck is turned over
2003 Penumbra (Issue 6) 4
Tenkai Ishida Pivot Break
2003 Card College — Volume 5 1247
Unknown Buckle Spread spreading five as four
2003 Seven By Michel Huot 7
Karl Fulves Pull Down Move credit thoughts
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 59
Harvey Rosenthal The Pop-Up Move
2004 Penumbra (Issue 8) 17
Tenkai Ishida Step Break credit information
2004 Enchantments 75
Wesley James Splay Grip small packet buckle, similar to reference
Related to 2004 Enchantments 382
Dave Campbell Top Card Break - single handed buckling top card with thumb on outer right corner
2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 407
Ron Bauer Sidebar three way to double-turnover the top two of three cards, here with business cards
A. Block Push-Off
B. Single Buckle
C. Elmsley Count
2004 Time Machine 10
Unknown Buckle Spread and Count
2004 Subtle Miracles 156
Unknown Reverse Bottom Slip Cut with pull down
2004 Enchantments 11
Art Altman The Altman Trap
2005 Up In Smoke 12
Larry Jennings Retaining Break While Deck is turned Over
2005 Up In Smoke 57
Cliff Green Imperceptible Get-Ready buckling multiple cards, brief (see page 11 for photograph)
2005 Up In Smoke 7
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 166
Dai Vernon Wedge Break brief
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 297
Rafael Benatar Spring Insertion placing card in the center at known position, apparently haphazardly
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 118
Tenkai Ishida Book Break
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 228
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller's Break Handling riffling, elevated dealing position
Also published here
  • MUM, Aug. 2001
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 13
Unknown Double Buckle brief
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 169
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Break
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 404
Michael Raeburn Buckle Up top card buckle, pseudo second deal
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 322
Tenkai Ishida The Tenkai Turnover Book Break Turnover
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 27
Arturo de Ascanio, Johnny Thompson The Almost Pinkieless Maneuver maintaining break while turning deck over
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 366
Roberto Giobbi Sliding the Break cutting to break, tabled
Feb. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 2) 14