40 entries in Cards / Principles / Mark a Position
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Carl Willmann Card Clip to mark a Position small metal clip attached to a card to make a key card, "impromptu" long card
Aug. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 117
Unknown Die Abhebe-Karten bridging both halves in opposite direction
Dec. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 12) 181
Karl Schröder Ein neues Hilfsmittel zum Erraten gezogener Karten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
coin secretly palmed and inserted next to selection in deck, deck tabled to delay pass or control
Feb. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2) 21
Unknown To Indicate the Location for the Cut - I. This is located by the Crimp bridge crimp, for use after overhand shuffle
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 48
S. W. Erdnase II. This is located by the jog for use after overhand shuffle
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 50
Unknown III. This is located by the crimp bridge crimp, for use after riffle shuffle
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 51
Unknown IV. This is located by the jog for use after riffle shuffle
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 51
S. W. Erdnase Crimping for the Cut using crimp in a game, player cuts to crimp
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 113
Unknown How to "Bridge"
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 73
Unknown Fifth Method. (Card control by means of the crimp) crimping bottom section
1938 Greater Magic 53
Unknown New Method for Picking Up an Arranged Deck "After It Has Been Spread On The Table And A Card Has Been Withdrawn From It"
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 12
Eddie Joseph The Somersault spectator cuts off packet from tabled deck, remembers bottom card and replaces, deck hit off table edge into air, all cards land face-up except selection face-down near spectator
Related to 1942 Greater Card Tricks 56
Bob Hummer Impossible Location impossible location, with hair
Also published here 1944 Six-Trix for 1944 7
Harry Lorayne Saltless deck divides at chosen card when thrown, crimp, see p. 997 for credit details
Also published here 1952 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 247) 989
Dai Vernon Elastic Touch Rubber particles mark the spot
1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 39
James Steranko The Riffle Bridge bottom third bridged, for placement of card in center at brigde
1960 Steranko on Cards 17
Dai Vernon Cut Crimp "roof crimp"
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 58
Unknown Natural Air Pocket Principle squared deck is often cut at the same spot because of natural air pockets
Related to 1962 Estimation 31
Harry Lorayne Salt-less deck divides at chosen card when thrown, crimp
Related toAlso published here 1962 Close-up Card Magic 31
Eddie Joseph Fertile Fingers peeked at card cut to, small gimmick clip slipped onto card above
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 30
Dai Vernon Cut Crimp "roof crimp"
1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 15
Karrell Fox Setting a Jog when placing one half on the other
1979 Another Book 84
Harry Lorayne Rug Beater deck cuts itself when tossed on table, bridge
Related to 1979 Quantum Leaps 144
Bob Hummer Impossible Location impossible location, with hair
Also published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 24
Edward Marlo Undercover Haunted Deck plate lifter and micro beads/pearls
Also published here
  • MUM, Nov. 1978
1984 At The Table 144
Unknown Injogged Drop of top half
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 86
Unknown Injogged Spring springing top half onto selection
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 151
Unknown The Crocodile Technique injog technique when card is returned into in-the-hands spread for marking a position or starting a control
1987 CardPerfect 17
Dai Vernon Setting the Bridge
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 118
Alex Elmsley Hair Cut using a hair to mark position, selection out of performer's hands
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 358
Karl Fulves, Sammy Green Con Man's Cut marking off where to cut
1996 Blocking Off 163
Karl Fulves Blackjack Cut moving slug of high cards to bottom after shuffle and cut by shill
1996 Blocking Off 165
Unknown The Crocodile Technique injog technique when card is returned into in-the-hands spread for marking a position or starting a control
1998 Card College — Volume 3 531
Unknown The Bridge Control
1998 Card College — Volume 3 562
Neal Elias "Slop" Cut From A Bridge cutting at bridge from unsquared deck
2000 Gambling Notes 8
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Lies, All Lies No. 9, dollar bill in deck as crimp replacement, weird lie presentation to find location
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 15
Barrie Richardson A Glimpse of Milton fairly "thought-of" card divined, slippery powder/glass microbeads instead of salt
Inspired by 2011 Curtain Call 100
Steve Forte Lugs rubber piece in deck
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 346
Steve Forte Summary on briefs
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 349
Steve Forte Briefs definition, comments and basic ideas
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 329