2,964 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Cards
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Hocus Pocus Junior Conveyance of Cards and Dice mentioning card tricks and principles without details
  • divided cards
  • advantage dice by cutting off a strip
  • "nipping" (punch?), corner crimp, dots
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 51
Henri Decremps Le Cygne ingénieux. swan in basin moves by its own, moves to letters to form chosen word, anagram method with words on cards (variation of Guyot's method)
Related to 1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 262
Unknown Faire changer un roi de coeur en as de pique, et un as de pique en roi de coeur two cards are transposed under two hats, two double facers
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 170
Unknown Mechanical Changing Cards three different ones
1876 Modern Magic 142
Unknown To make Four Cards change from Eights to Twos, from Black to Red, etc. divided cards
1876 Modern Magic 71
Unknown The "Torn Card" card restored except corner, which then visibly reappears, different versions of the mechanical card explained
1876 Modern Magic 139
Professor Hoffmann Making Double Facers
1876 Modern Magic 90
Unknown To make Four Aces change to Four Kings, and Four Kings to Four Aces four double facers, using hat
1876 Modern Magic 90
Unknown The Mechanical "Torn Card" last corner visibly restores
1889 Tricks with Cards 166
Unknown Changing Cards
  • flap card (with rubber)
  • moving pip section in picture cards (two versions)
1889 Tricks with Cards 46
Unknown The "Walking Pip" Card
1889 Tricks with Cards 47
Unknown Multi-Pip Card & Application two versions, with general card type routine with two spectators
1889 Tricks with Cards 48
Prof. M. Verbeck Multi-Pip Card double faced multi-pip card, ending clean with blank card
1889 Tricks with Cards 50
Unknown The Transforming Sevens divided cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 137
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Protean Pack three selections, "General Pack"
1889 Tricks with Cards 140
Unknown Black Backed Card
1889 Tricks with Cards 152
Unknown The Magic Mirror deck laid on mirror, name appears on mirror (breathing glass), mirror turned, only selection sticks to mirror
1889 Tricks with Cards 179
Unknown Folding Card acrobatic type
1889 Tricks with Cards 223
Unknown The Four Queens changed to Kings queens under hat transpose with kings on deck, double facers
1889 Tricks with Cards 142
Unknown Iron Foil Card magnetic application
1889 Tricks with Cards 181
Unknown Mechanical Diminishing Cards described in addition to sleight-of-hand method
1890 More Magic 64
Unknown Changing Cards multi-pip card
1890 More Magic 55
Unknown "Walking Pip" Cards
1890 More Magic 56
Unknown The Magnetic Wand and Walking Card selection lifted out of deck which rests in spectator's pocket
1890 More Magic 124
Unknown The "Three-Card" Trick - Another Method gaffed face, fake-index precursor
1890 More Magic 54
Bland The Enchanted Hand-Mirror deck on hand-held mirror, mirror turned over, only selection sticks, magnetism
1890 More Magic 128
Unknown Das Thaler-Kartenspiel "oder Die durch ein Kartenspiel spazierenden Thaler"
deck placed on glass and covered with handkerchief, coin penetrates through deck into glass or flies invisibly into glass
June 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 90
Unknown La carte du diable No. 47, top card shown, spectator removes it from deck, it changes, half card covers half the face card
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 56
Unknown Meine große Kartenvoltige Eine Kartensoirée No. 8
card fountain at stand, selection appears at the end, card is transformed into a card half its size
Nov. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 43
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 14, Nine of Diamonds changes into Ace of Diamonds, pips made from powder can be shaken/rubbed off
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 18
Unknown Die sich in der Hand eines Zuschauers verwandelnde Karte card placed on spectator's hand changes, pips made from powder can be shaken/rubbed off, detailed explanation
Related to Feb. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 23
Unknown Die ihr Plätze wechselnden Karten No. 45, two cards placed in two hats change places, two double facers
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 54
Unknown Der Kunstschütze No. 20, hole shot in Ace, gaff card with hole that can be pushed open
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 24
Unknown Die Eintracht der Damen card chosen, then three more cards chosen and the match, then assembly with four double facers
Dec. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 52
Unknown Die gehorsamen Karten two or three cards selected and lost, one by one they rise out of deck and float into other hand, solo version
Jan. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
Unknown Die verschwundene und wiedergefundene Karte card is burned or vanishes, it reappears gradually as it is pulled out of the bottom of a hat, using a foldable card with black cloth back
Nov. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 169
L'Homme Masqué, Carl Willmann Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel gaff set
Dec. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 184
Unknown Die verwandelten Könige No. 40, four Kings change into four Queens
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 48
Unknown Die Springkarte No. 10, selection either rises slowly or jumps out of deck, rubber band attached to two cards
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 14
Unknown Das Durchdringen der Stoffe No. 4, card in envelope put underneath top hat, card is pulled out of top hat visibly, envelope empty
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 90
Unknown Der Kunstschütze Eine Kartensoirée No. 3
card held by spectator is shot at, a hole appears in its middle
Oct. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 22
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Verkleinerungsspiel "Original-Ausführung von F. W. Conradi"
June 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10) 145
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
Unknown Karten- und Ei-Balance egg and upright card balanced on wand, card with needle inside
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 189
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Kartenwürfel playing card change to three-inch die
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 161
Bartholomäus Gebert, Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Ein kleiner Fastnachtscherz oder das Auferstehen einer verbrannten Karte card removed, rest of deck put on glass and covered with handkerchief, card burnt and shot onto glass, card is now upright in glass, it is removed and shrinks and vanishes
Jan. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 69
Unknown Eine Point-Drei-Karte verwandelt sich in ein Ass multi-pip principle
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 133
Unknown Point-Vier verwandelt sich in Point-Sechs multi-pip principle
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 133
Prof. M. Verbeck Professor Verbecks "Tolle Neune" double facer with multi-pip principle
Also published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 134
Unknown Einfache Bilder-Klappkarte
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 139
Unknown Die neue vierfache Verwandlungskarte card changes three times
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 141
Unknown Die Bilderschiebekarte "Carreau-Dame verwandelt der Künstler in Pique-Dame"
with sliding section inside card
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 144
Unknown Das sich viermal verwandelnde Ass card changes into all four aces with sliding mechanism inside card
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 145
Unknown Die Haarkarte
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 145
Unknown Pique-Drei verwandelt sich in Pique-Ass Three changes to Ace with sliding mechanism inside card
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 147
Unknown Pique-Zwei verwandelt sich in Coeur-Zwei Two of Spades changes to Two of Hearts with sliding mechanism inside card
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 147
Unknown Coeur-Ass verwandelt sich in Pique-Ass Ace of Hearts changes into Ace of Spades with sliding mechanism inside card
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 148
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Coeur-Zehn verwandelt sich in Pique-Zehn Ten of Hearts changes into Ten of Spades with ten small flaps
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 148
Unknown Neueste Verwandlungskarte card changed into other card that is ungaffed since a cover slide is palmed off
Related toVariations 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 150
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die neue dreifache Verwandlungskarte card changes two times, ends with unprepared card since a cover slide is palmed off
Inspired byRelated to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 151
Unknown Die Verwandlungs- und Verkleinerungskarte Queen changes in a Jack, shrinks to half its size and vanishes
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 151
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die alte und neue Tintenkarte ink changes to clear water, a card is used to proof that it's ink
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 159
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Eine Spielkarte verwandelt sich in eine Blancokarte card to blank card
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 164
Unknown Mysteriöse Transformation Nine of Diamonds changes to Ace of Diamonds in hand of spectator, eight of the pips consist of red powder that is shaken off
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 165
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Neuester Kartensteiger four selection, corner torn off one, first picture card rises and its picture moves on the card, second rises reversed and visible reverses, third card is blank card and visible prints itself, fourth card with missing corner, corner visibly restores
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 210
Unknown Die Haarkarte "Mechanische Karten"
Also published here Jan. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 71
Unknown Die vierfache Verwandlungskarte "Mechanische Karten"
card taken from the deck and transformed three times
Related to Apr. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 8) 117
Unknown Der geheimnisvolle Cylinderhut three cards are burnt and fired with pistol against top hat where they reappear
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 166
Unknown Verkleinerungskarte single card shrinks and vanishes
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 139
Unknown Vierfache Verwandlungskarte quartet gaff to change Queen to all four suits
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 137
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Karten-Changements two cards underneath separate hats or plates transpose, three methods:
I. duplicate
II. pseudo duplicate by covering a pip (Conradi-Horster)
III. double facers
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 45
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster In fremder Hand verschwindende Karten cards disappear into tray
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 181
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
C. Wichmann Pia fraus selection and eleven cards shown, selection vanishes from packet
Sep. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 1) 14
Unknown Die Blumenkarte "Mechanische Karten"
card changes into flower
Apr. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 8) 117
Hugo Kramer Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel
Apr. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 4) 55
Unknown Die mechanische Eckkarte corner torn off, thrown back and it visibly restores, mechanical
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 140
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 Die Chamäleon-Karten fan of four cards transforms multiple times, divided cards
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 135
Unknown Französische Verwandlungskarte three fives change into aces, kind of wide-spread divided cards
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 136
Unknown Geteilte Karten a) diagonally divided cards
b) horizontally divided cards
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 137
Unknown Der Kartenspiegel card vanishes on mirror, card with mirror on back
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 182
Carl Braun Diminishing Cards
June 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10) 148
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 Japans Blumenflor card to spring flower
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 149
Unknown Magnetischer Kartenspiegel only selection adheres to mirror
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 188
Unknown Making Double Facers
Feb. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 24
Unknown Die Doppelkarte
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 134
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Reise durch den Cylinderhut card penetrates top hat
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 162
Unknown Un Billet d'amour card chosen, letter comes from mailman from back of audience, it is transformed into selection
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 163
Unknown Der Königsschuss à la Buffalo-Bill performer shoots at card and it has a hole
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 147
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Verkleinerungsspiel three methods, second one by Conradi
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 153
Dr. Arnfeld Die verschwindende Karte card vanishes from deck, spectator pushes card into clip in deck which is pulled out
Dec. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 12) 181
Unknown Die wandernden Könige Kings placed underneath a hat or plate, four cards on the top of the deck transpose with the Kings, four double facers
Feb. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 24
Unknown Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel
May 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9) 131
Unknown Die Riesenkarte card triples in size
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 143
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 Penetrative Card card visibly pushed through top hat, gaffed
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 238
Unknown The Coin Card removable pocket
1897 New Era Card Tricks 267
Unknown The Cards, Coins and Glass deck placed on glass, coins penetrate deck and fall into glass, three methods (impromptu, gaffed cards, gaffed table
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 125
Unknown Das blitzschnelle Kartenchangement card under the hand of spectator transposes with card in hand which visibly changes
Apr. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 8) 117
Unknown Grand Card Maneuvre jacks on top and kings on bottom of deck, queens under plate, queens vanish and appear on top of deck, jacks and kings under second plate, then queens back under first plate
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 160
Unknown The Torn Corner Card torn corner visibly reappears
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 239
Unknown Marvelous Coincidence two selections from two decks match, double facer deck
Related toAlso published here 1897 New Era Card Tricks 158
Unknown Third Method two moving pip cards
1897 New Era Card Tricks 213
Unknown The Changing Card queen of hearts to clubs and vice versa, sliding part
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 220
Unknown The Unique Changing Card Queen to Jack of different suit
1897 New Era Card Tricks 223
Unknown The New Quadruple Changing Card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 233
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 Moving Pip Card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 251
Unknown A Mysterious Transformation Ace with other pips put with vermillion onto it, changes into Ace
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 254
Unknown The Vanishing Pips nine changes into five, then three, then ace, then blank on both sides, Multi Pip Card
1897 New Era Card Tricks 260
Unknown The New Ink Card ink changes to water, card dipped into "ink" proves that it's ink
1897 New Era Card Tricks 256
Prof. M. Verbeck Professor Verbecks "Tolle Neune" double facer with multi-pip principle
Also published here Jan. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 74
J. Smetana Die neue Haarkarte from a Nine into a Ten
Mar. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 7) 104
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Point-Vier verwandelt sich in Point-Sechs free gaff card comes with issue
Related to Oct. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4) 64
Unknown A Hypnotic Experiment cards adhere to each other and cling together, cards with thread preparation
1897 New Era Card Tricks 186
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 Floral Card card transforms into flower
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 236
Unknown The Diminishing Card gaffed
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 225
Unknown The Conjurer As Marksman performer shoots in center of Ace of Hearts held by spectator, "Bullet Card"
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 249
Unknown The Vanishing Of Thought Cards twenty-six double facers
1897 New Era Card Tricks 143
Unknown Der Zauberspiegel card placed on mirror and covered with handkerchief vanishes and reappears in deck, card with mirror back
Apr. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 4) 55
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 The Card and Rose card transforms into flower
1897 New Era Card Tricks 234
Unknown The Lightning Change double facer
1897 New Era Card Tricks 148
Unknown The Envelope Card envelope changes into card
1897 New Era Card Tricks 258
Unknown The Bottle Card folding card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 247
Unknown Die aus dem Spiel verschwindenden Karten thought-of cards vanish, double facer deck with odd cards on one side and even on the other side
Mar. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 36
Unknown The Turning Card card rising out of deck visibly turns over
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 262
Unknown The Diminishing Cards gaffed, four methods
1897 New Era Card Tricks 270
Unknown Das Verwandlungs-Kartenspiel transformation deck with divided duplicates on one side and normal faces on the other side à la Hofzinser, can be shown normal, then all-alike for one selection then another and then normal again
June 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 6) 84
Unknown The Improved Torn Corner Card torn corner visibly reappears, can be examined
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 241
Unknown The Changing and Diminishing Card card changes, shrinks, then disappears
1897 New Era Card Tricks 229
Unknown The Changing and Enlarging Card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 230
Unknown The Latest Diminishing Card gaffed
1897 New Era Card Tricks 226
Unknown The Reunited Card card cut into four pieces, restores itself when thrown in air
1897 New Era Card Tricks 263
Unknown Newspaper-Covered Cards back covered with newspaper to hide them on a newspaper
1897 New Era Card Tricks 80
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Ein Hofzinser'sches Kartenkunststück card changes into four selected cards one by one
Jan. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 7) 106
Hugo Schrader Das Erraten dreier gedachter Karten three people are shown two cards each, they should remember one of them, they's found, two divided picture cards and a Seven/Eight of Clubs
Feb. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 124
Unknown Newspaper Cards backs of cards covered with newspaper
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 66
Unknown Die neue Haarkarte
Oct. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 10) 149
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Auflösung einer Spielkarte card under silk is put on glass tray and vanishes, transparent celluloid card
Dec. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 181
Unknown Simple Wild Card Switch double facer and normal card turned over, switch by removing one card with face towards audience, thus other card must be the other one
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 103
Josef Löffler Der orientalische Zauberspiegel handheld mirror with black surface instead of mirror, image of card appears and vanishes on black surface
Aug. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 8) 117
Arthur Toskana Vae victis! "(Wehe dem Besiegten)"
Kings placed in envelope, Jacks placed under four newspaper pieces, then Jacks are in envelope and Aces under newspaper, Kings found elsewhere
Mar. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 3) 37
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 Der elektrische Kartenspiegel No. 10, mirror hangs on stage, deck thrown on it and selection clings to it, drops on command, electro magnet, alternative handling with battery on back and mirror in hand
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 80
Unknown Die wandernden vier Buben No. 11, four indifferent cards under hat, four Jacks on table in a row, three cards on each Jack, they vanish and are now under hat, four double facers
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 84
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 geteilte Karte on divided cards, making them, using gaffed cards
Sep. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 9) 132
Eduard W. Lufa Halt! three cards selected, card dealt into hat one by one, each spectator says stop during the deal and the performer is holding the spectator's selection at that moment, second deck cut into four piles, one pile selected and all its cards predicted in envelope, then first deck changes into one-way force deck of each of the three selections one by one
Oct. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 10) 147
Eduard W. Lufa "Ihnen fliegen alle Herzen zu!" eight cards noted down and wrapped in handkerchief, eight Heart cards, the packets transpose, packed of divided cards (connected with a thread for security so it is not fanned to widely)
Nov. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 164
Eduard W. Lufa Die Generalkarte card changed into four selections one by one
Dec. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 179
Unknown Mundus vult decipi No. 18, card in hand transposes with card on table, one double facer
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 102
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
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Könige "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste V."
card thought of, three cards chosen from a chosen packet, another card quickly taken out of pocketed deck by spectator, assembly, three double facers
Related toAlso published here June 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 84
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Gefühl "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste VII."
shuffled deck pocketed, named card removed, deck removed and another card chosen, transposes with first card while one is in a silk, sixteen double facers
Also published here Sep. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9) 130
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste I."
with three divided cards
Feb. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 2) 20
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Mariage "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste II."
King and Queen of Hearts put together in deck, they appear at top and bottom and are tabled, then appear back on top and bottom and tabled cards are indifferent, Jack of Clubs added to King and Queen, monte type routine with those three cards, they all change into Jacks of Clubs, Kings and Queen produced from deck again
Mar. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 3) 35
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das wunderbare Kartenspiel "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste III."
entire deck changes into duplicates of three selections one after the other
Also published here Apr. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4) 50
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Allvermögen der Frauen "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste IV."
four cards chosen, Queens removed, they change into selections one by one on table, they change back to Queens
May 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 5) 67
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Ueberall und Nirgends "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste VI."
Related to July 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 7) 99
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Ueberall und Nirgends explanation part
Related to Aug. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 8) 115
Charles Bertram The Diminishing Cards gaffed set
1902 The Modern Conjurer 92
Adolf Brückmann Die Verwandlungskarten Nine change into Aces, wide-spread gaffs
Jan. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 3
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XX. Ein anderes Bild 1. Das magnetische Kartenspiel (cards cling to hand)
2. Bibifax (hole cut into hat, hat is then fully restored)
3. Sympathie (card penetrates hat visibly)
4. Ein Meisterschuss (cards are torn and loaded into gun, they appear restored inside hat)
5. Die verschwindenden Karten (cards vanish under silk)
1902 Moderne Magie 186
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli III. Aus dem papierenen Königreich card is balanced on hat, deck is divided into two glasses and card floats from glas to glas, two cards are placed under two plates and the cards change places, selection is placed inside a book and performer shows envelope with miniature duplicate with correct page number and part of the text on that page written on it
1. Die Karten-Balance
2. Die Karte als Königin der Luft (with assistant)
3. Die Kartenwanderung
4. Eine magische Hypnose
1902 Moderne Magie 80
Carl Willmann Die Königin der Luft I. card rises sideways out of deck that is held in one hand and floats across to other hand
Nov. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 164
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
Ernst Ehrhardt Die durch ein Kartenspiel wandernde Münze coin slapped onto deck that lies on top of glass, coin penetrates deck
Apr. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 4) 54
Eduard Hensel Das Hexen-Einmaleins using Goethe's poem from Faust I, illustrated with Ace through Ten which are produced in mixed suits as the values are mentioned, some transform or vanish
June 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 88
Unknown Die Vermehrung der Points Three of Diamonds, point number changes multiple time to Five, Ace, Nine, then blank, using sleight-of-hand as well as multi-pip card and powdered pips
Nov. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 12) 188
Carl Willmann Ein Spaziergang der vier Asse four Aces in square formation on a cloth or paper, two covered, they travel upwards through the cloth/paper one by one
Oct. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 146
Adolphe "Magicus" Blind Gedankenlesen und Zauberei half the deck sealed in envelope, two or three cards thought of from other half, they travel into envelope to the first half, half the deck consists of double facers
Related toAlso published here
  • "Divination et Escamotage" (L'Illusionniste, Feb. 1904, p. 211)
Mar. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 3) 35
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Seelenwanderung der Karten four-of-a-kind placed in square formation in a napkin, two card covered with cardboard, they travel upwards one by one through the napkin, preliminary phase in which every Ace does a trick (comes to top, travels from pocket to pocket, to pocket, appears at any number) to switch the ungaffed cards for double facers
Jan. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1) 2
Unknown Die magnetischen Karten three cards taken and apparently magnetised, they cling to each other, making a row of three cards that is held at the top, threads across back
Apr. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 53
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Geheimnis des Lucifer two selections tabled, two Aces used to cover those cards, other two Aces under a plate, selections transpose, then the four cards on the table are the Aces and under the plate are the two selections
Feb. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 19
Unknown Das magische Kaffeekränzchen assembly with Queens and three divided cards, then packets dealt out again, Queen placed with three indifferent (the divided) cards, other Queens vanish and reappear in packet
Aug. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 8) 123
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, Hofzinser on divided cards
Aug. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 8) 136
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das dreiblättrige Kleeblatt three Queens, each covered with two cards, one packet freely chosen and Queens assemble in it, divided and double facer
Oct. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 10) 156
A. J. Eine geheimnisvolle Flucht Jacks, Queens, Kings and Aces put into four packets on the table, packet chosen with dice and a suit chosen as well, that card becomes a blank card and the selection is in previously empty envelope, quartet gaff
May 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 5) 69
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradis Asskarten special divided cards with Aces, wide-spread gaffs
Dec. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1) 2
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, stealing a silk, flash paper card
June 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6) 95
Unknown Jumping Card from Deck card sleeve with rubber band in deck, rubber band locked until needed, then card jumps out
June 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 88
Unknown Dreifache Verwandlungskarten gaffed card that changes twice, double facer with double-ended picture card on one side
Jan. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 2) 19
Unknown Third Method using cards with cloth-colored backs, black art
1909 The Art of Magic 216
Unknown Fourth Method three double facers
1909 The Art of Magic 217
Unknown The Princess Card Trick (Second Method) double-ended cards
1909 The Art of Magic 82
Unknown The Dissolved Card card held under handkerchief is pushed in glass of water by spectator and vanishes, celluloid card
1909 The Art of Magic 124
Unknown Seventh Method aces put in one envelope, kings in another, they transpose, using two cards with cloth on back
1909 The Art of Magic 221
Adrian Plate The Disappearing Queen picture card removed, various spectators remember a picture card and place it between their hands, they all got the QH, QH appears elsewhere and indifferent cards in spectator's hands
1909 The Art of Magic 133
Unknown Cards with Cloth Surface black art
1909 The Art of Magic 63
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (La Pensée Quand-Même) tabled card is named card, with tray index
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 47
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Move exchanging card on table with double facer, while apparently turning card over
1910 Kartenkünste 52
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gleiche Gedanken (Zweite Ausführung) two selections shuffled back, performer locates first card from another deck in his pocket, it changes into second selection which is given away
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 178
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Pocket Card for Transformation
1910 Kartenkünste 178
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Herz-Ass
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 188
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
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (Zweite Ausführung) card removed by performer and wrapped in handkerchief, card thought of from second deck vanishes and travels to pocket, wrapped card is also thought-of card
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 82
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der verschwundene König card vanishes in deck, then rises (= is pulled from) from behind another single card
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 186
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Gefühl shuffled deck pocketed, named card removed, deck removed and another card chosen, transposes with first card while one is in a silk, sixteen double facers
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 43
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Erste Ausführung)
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 86
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Zweite Ausführung)
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 93
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Dritte Ausführung) using mis-spotted card
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 98
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Allvermögen der Damen four cards chosen, they're the Queens, they transpose with four indifferent cards, Queens change one by one and back to Queens
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 105
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Täusche deinen Nächsten wie dich selbst! four cards chosen, four Queens on table, they transpose one by one, then back
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 118
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coeur-Mariage (Erste Ausführung) two cards in center come to top and bottom, then three cards transpose around with guessing game presentation
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 125
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coeur-Mariage, das liebende Paar (Zweite Ausführung) "The Married Hearts - The Loving Couple", shortened version
1910 Kartenkünste 134
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Herz-Dame four Kings each change into Queen of Hearts and back, then four cards are counted to via named numbers, they're the Queens
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 142
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das wunderbare Kartenspiel entire deck changes into duplicates of three selections one after the other
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 148
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Überall und Nirgends (Zweite Ausführung) expanded routine
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 153
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Überall und Nirgends (Dritte Ausführung) an additional nine cards change into selection
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 161
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Macht des Gedanken spectator selects three cards which match prediction, then assembly, four double facers
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 58
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der Gedanke two decks on table, spectator removes thought-of card from other deck
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 53
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das unlösbare Impromptu ring to inside playing card which was torn and restored before
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 181
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Vier Könige card thought of, then a spectator extracts it from pocket, three matching cards found, then assembly, four double facers
Related toAlso published here 1910 Kartenkünste 69
Mr. Gilbert The Acrobatic Cards two card in easels transpose
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 583
Unknown Other Changing Cards
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 107
Adolphe "Magicus" Blind The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested order
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 581
Unknown The Changing Card two cards chosen, a card changes to both cards
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 106
Unknown The Transforming Sevens four cards change several times, gaffed cards taken out of deck at the start
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 108
Mr. Gilbert The Acrobatic Cards two card in easels transpose
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 32
Adolphe "Magicus" Blind The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested order
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 29
Unknown The Four Queens changed to Kings four double facers
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 111
Stanley Collins Will! fifteen cards stick to the hand, all fall except three selections, gaffed card and ring
1915 Original Magical Creations 36
Stanley Collins The Wooden Slab and Flying Card Experiment Cards attached on a board with rubberbands, spectator peeks at a card and remembers the value, then he counts to that value in a fan and remembers the card. Card transposes from the deck with the peeked card on the board
1915 Original Magical Creations 9
Stanley Collins A Question of Memory spectator selects one of three cards and puts it in pocket, another cards is taken from the deck and put in performer's pocket, cards transpose, duplicate
Related to 1915 Original Magical Creations 52
Stanley Collins Making Of False Index Cards
1915 Original Magical Creations 12
Stanley Collins The Guessing Game spectator guesses correctly on of three cards he has in pocket, then it change places with one of the other two cards
Related to 1915 Original Magical Creations 63
Dr. Ford Rogers Rough-Smooth as Haptic Cue
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 71
Charles T. Jordan The Spirit Aces No. 1, four Sevens and four Aces in piles on table, two Sevens put on top of deck followed by two Aces, yet Aces are on table and all four Sevens on top of deck, two extra Aces and step gaff
Also published here 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 3
Charles T. Jordan A Unique Reverse No. 4, thought-of picture card reverses itself in the deck, using cards glued back-to-back at one end with one cut short
1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 10
Dr. Ford Rogers Peek Deck Cards
1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 6
Charles T. Jordan Double Facer Color Change front card drops to fingers under cover of other hand to perpendicular position, turned over
1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 9
Albert Fellows, Stanley Collins Bottled Sunshine longer routine, tissue paper bursts into in fire, hole is burnt in a playing card with a reading-glass, three candles catch alight, third candle begins to melt
1920 Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 90
Charles T. Jordan The Demon Color Change No. 3, multiple consecutive changes, second and rear cards remain the same, using glued triple cards
Variations 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 7
Charles T. Jordan The Spook Card No. 2, card vanishes from small packet, five peek cards
Related to 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 6
Charles T. Jordan Optical Monte Move with three cards and a gaff
1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 14
Stanley Collins The Lay of the Last Minstrel But One three cards under newspaper two are removed and card under newspaper changes into other card
Related to 1920 Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 36
Charles T. Jordan Joker Monte No. 6, three cards shown in fan and turned over, spectator cannot find Joker
Related toAlso published here 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 13
Charles T. Jordan, William McGrew Speaking of Pink Elephants No. 8, named card changes back color, then the whole deck, card spelled to, card travels from one half to the other, red-blue peek deck cards
1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 16
Charles T. Jordan Pedro Monte No. 7, three cards shown in fan and turned over, spectator cannot find card
1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 14
Charles T. Jordan Reverse English on the X-Ray No. 5, x-ray deck openly shown, card from another deck inserted, spectator looks through hole at index, card predicted, repeated
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 12
Charles T. Jordan, De Forrest The Diabolical Reversed Card (Improved) card reverses visibly à la tunnel effect
Variations 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 32
Edward Bagshawe The "Decepta" Three Card Trick with a hinged card, jumbo cards
Related to 1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 27
Oswald Rae New Card an Board two selections appear pinned on board, with drawing pins and handkerchief
1926 Between Ourselves 1
Louis Nikola The Telepathogram Magician divines thought of card, and writing appears on paper that divines position of card in the deck
1927 The Nikola Card System 54
Jack Merlin Here There and Everywhere ambitious card, then stop trick, twice the card is at the stopped position
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 15
Jack Merlin My Favorite Four Ace Trick three double faced ace, McDonalds Aces
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 12
Eric F. Impey Synchrono - A Mechanical Pack stacked peek deck
  • To gain knowledge of any card freely selected
  • To name the cards one after the other
  • To reverse the positions of the two uppermost cards
  • A further effect (card to case)
1931 Try This One 4
Eric F. Impey Double-Faced Cards how to split cards and make double facers or backers
1931 Try This One 7
Tom Sellers The Double Card Prediction double backer stabbed in deck
1931 Sellers' Secrets 17
Unknown Two-Card Monte Move
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 21
Ralph W. Hull Which Card Left? Two Card Monte with jumbo cards
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 21
Unknown A Double Surprise performer and spectator remember card and its position in their halves of the deck, cards taken out, performers card is shown to be a double backer (!), spectator's card is an indifferent card and brought from pocket
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 91
Theodore Annemann The Guessing Contest performer and spectator write a card on a slip of paper and try to find the others card, while the spectator cannot find the card in ten attempts, the performer hits on the first card
Variations 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 18
Laurie Ireland Goofy Deck changing into a black eight of diamonds
1934 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 2
Eddie Clever Three in One Gaff
1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 2
Henry Christ The 203rd Force
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 38
Les Gilbert A Card in Transit! double end card
1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 3) 10
Tom Sellers A Comedy Card Interlude color change routine with mismade cards (like half changed card)
1934 Card Tricks That Work 18
Al Baker The Fall of the Wise sucker for wise guys, gaffed
1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 492
Unknown The Impression or Carbon System two methods
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 26
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Mental Masterpiece impression device on card box, carbon
Variations 1935 Mental Bargain Effects 5
Theodore Annemann The New Double Telepathy Routine uses the box from Mental Masterpiece + Index, spectator and performer think of a card and try to guess the card of the other
1935 Mental Bargain Effects 7
Bob Hummer Clubs/Spades Gaff used to make a card vanish
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 66
Laurie Ireland A Surprising Explanation for the Color Change double facers
1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 25
Louis Lam Find the Lady money card changes into card with business information on front
1935 Would You Believe It? 20
Theodore Annemann Peek Force Card glued long short card
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 27
Eddie Clever The Renovated Sphinx Card Trick two signed cards in hat transpose with signed card in deck, double backer, fake indices card
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 34
Louis Lam "Alice in Wonderland" card turns over multiple times, then is spelled out
1935 Would You Believe It? 15
U. F. Grant Effect No. 3 second deal demo, top card has corner missing
1936 The Gambler's Expose Act 2
Clement de Lion The Danish Force comedy force with rising card rubber band gimmick or thread
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 159
Lin Searles An Amusing Reversal ambitious card, then chosen card turns over, double backer
Related to 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 134
James Maxwell Telepathic Selection carbon card, originally in Magic Wand, March 1920
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 303
Theodore Annemann Mental Masterpiece carbon case
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 304
Dai Vernon Automatic Second Deal hole in card
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 305
U. F. Grant The Spotter Cards card reverses itself and indicates position of selection, double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 131
Unknown Pack of Cards Changed to a Silk Foulard gaffed
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 57
Unknown The Four Aces three double facers
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 132
Jean Hugard Double Faced Cards history and basic information
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 130
Theodore Annemann The Improved Burned Card selection turns over, is burned and reappears in deck, double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 136
U. F. Grant New Card Monte spectator think of one of two cards, double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 135
U. F. Grant A Transposition with sucker element
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 137
William Larsen Double Reverse double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 134
Orville Wayne Meyer Uniflight from one half to other half, using gaffed card with two glued together on one end
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 34) 231
Jean Hugard Diachylon history and basic information, more sticky than rough-smooth
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 104
U. F. Grant A Spirit Message writing appears on card, double facer
1937