421 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Deck & Thick Packet Switches
  
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Unknown Pochette-Profonde Switch
Modern Magic 119
Professor Hoffmann A Drawn Card, placed in a Closed Box, made to Fly back to the Pack, while Another takes its Place in the Box including Another Method
Tricks with Cards 160
Unknown To Change one Pack for another special pockets (pochette) at trousers & profonde, multiple methods
Related to Tricks with Cards 34
Professor Hoffmann Conjurers' Table - The Servante
Tricks with Cards 36
Unknown Der magische Degen No. 2, sword used to stab selection blindfolded, deck scattered on floor, deck switch for short deck when fetching sword
Der Kartenkünstler 4
L'Homme Masqué Die vier Buben auf der Wanderschaft No. 6, four cards chosen, they are the four jacks, they are shuffled back and produced from inside the jacket at sleeve opening
Der Kartenkünstler 93
Unknown Die Kartenservante No. 11, deck switch with servante behind chair
Related to Der Kartenkünstler 80
Unknown Deck Switch optionally at table, with vest or behind chair with servante
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 138
Unknown Erklärung zum Vertauschen eines Kartenspiels a. Mit Servante (deck switch with chair servante)
b. Ohne Servante (using holder under vest)
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Unknown Dummy Card in Handkerchief faking presence of deck while it is switched
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Vertauschen eines Kartenspieles vermittelst Servante deck switch with servante behind chair
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 176
Unknown Vertauschen eines Kartenspieles vermittelst Klammer deck switch using holder at body
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 177
Unknown Deck Switch Subtlety adding a card and showing it by accident, switched-in deck has same card on face
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 93
Carl Willmann Karten-Servante servante on table or behind chair
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 10
Carl Willmann Willmann's Kartenklammer card holder at table edge or behind prop, for switching deck
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 25
Carl Willmann Willmann's Kartenklammer further designs for deck holders that can be attached to a table or chair, and a holder for body loading, deck vanish via pull
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 42
Unknown Improved Cards Read Behind The Back shuffled pack, order called out from behind back, with finesse
New Era Card Tricks 67
Unknown Deck Switch profonde pocket
New Era Card Tricks 62
Unknown The Card Servante behind chair or similar
Related to New Era Card Tricks 149
Unknown Hausmittel gegen Dilettanten-Schmerzen "By E. C., Munich", intro on amateurs vs. professionals, devil's handkerchief, switching deck application
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 22
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen on switching decks, using pockets and vest
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 87
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen part two on deck switches
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 99
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen II. more on switching decks, on multiple deck switches in a performance (up to six decks), giving a possible routining with six decks
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 116
Hans Meckel Die Cigarrenkiste im Dienste der Magie "by E. C. from Munich", two ideas to use a cigar box to switch something or to use it as a servante
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 103
Unknown Kartenspiele zu vertauschen
  • deck switch by pushing one in vest and the other comes threaded out of sleeve
  • card clip
  • deck vanish with pull
  • deck switch by getting rid of deck in left hand and taking new deck with right hand while back is turned
Related to Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 151
Unknown Die Kartentasche "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
secret pockets on back of trouser
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 5) 68
Unknown Deck Switch behind Chair with servante behind chair
Der Amateurzauberer 43
Unknown Sleeve Switch one deck pocketed, other taken out of sleeve
Related to Der Amateurzauberer 87
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Ein Hülfsmittel zum Vertauschen kleiner Gegenstände holder for inside of jacket, deck switch application
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10) 155
Emil Clauß, Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Halbfertige Ideen tray for switching
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 16
Professor Hoffmann Deck Switch with Cigar-Box or similar item
Later Magic 29
Unknown Kartenklammer, zum Vertauschen von Kartenspielen "by C. K., Hannover", card clip at pull to hold a deck for a deck switch
Variations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 5) 70
Unknown Zur Kartenklammer, zum Vertauschen von Kartenspielen variation of the card clip
Inspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 6) 83
Unknown Deck Switch with Handkerchief
The Art of Magic 69
Unknown Deck Switch in pocket
Kartenkünste 152
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 Kartenkünste 196
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Deck Switch with short decks (32 cards each)
Kartenkünste 80
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlings
Also published here Later Magic 719
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlings
Also published here Magical Titbits 181
Joseph Michael Hartz Deck Switch into profonde and from under vest
Later Magic 707
Joseph Michael Hartz Deck Switch into profonde and from under vest
Magical Titbits 166
Charles T. Jordan Packet Switch using deck, on outstretched hand
Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 13
Stanley Collins Deck Switch with case, shell
Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 29
Al Baker How to exchange a pack of cards a prearranged pack pocket
Related to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 467
Unknown To Exchange Packs Methods to switch decks
  • Card clip
  • Done in context of a trick, behind the back
The Nikola Card System 53
Jack Merlin The Story of the Cold Deck gamblers deck switch, management in a real game and in an expose
Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin Deck Switch in the pocket, while getting a handkerchief
Variations Merlin at the Card Table 19
Oswald Rae A Visible Servante hat to switch decks
Sub Rosa 11
Laurie Ireland Producing Selected Card at Any Number and At The Same Time Cold Packing any card is produced from pocket at named (small) number from shuffled deck, switch for memorized deck
Variations Ireland Writes a Book 19
Al Baker Pocket Switch twice in context
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 83
Unknown Method of Changing Packs selection produced at named number from pocketed deck
Variations Mental Magic with Cards 15
Unknown Reading any Card Called For forced card produced from pocketed deck
Mental Magic with Cards 18
U. F. Grant Switching Case cigar box sized box on table with opening, see page 3 for handling
The Gambler's Expose Act 1
Unknown Switching the Deck - 1. during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 189
Unknown Switching the Deck - 2. during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Al Baker Switching the Deck - 4. Al Baker's Method No. 2 during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Unknown Svengali Prediction force cards are switched out during trick
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 250
Charles T. Jordan The Mystery Problem position of selection is predicted, svengali deck with different finish on force cards, ending clean with switch-out
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 251
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch brief
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Unknown A Novel Card Problem replacing cards in short deck for multiple location routine
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 297
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind the Back memorized deck
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 401
Unknown Card Location in Pocket
The Magic Annual for 1937 47
Al Baker Switching the Deck - 3. Al Baker's Method No. 1 pocket work
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Unknown Switching Packs seven methods with pockets, servantes, ...
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 248
Al Baker Pocket Gesture Deck Switch
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 237
John Northern Hilliard Final Observations and Caution
Greater Magic 209
Capt. J.E. Stone V. To Exchange Decks During a Trick two methods
Greater Magic 207
Al Baker A Prediction svengali deck, with half-deck clean-up switch
Also published here Greater Magic 433
Bert Allerton Deck Switching Gimmick for a switch behind the back...
Greater Magic 900
Capt. J.E. Stone II. Using a Hat and Blindfold
Greater Magic 206
Capt. J.E. Stone III. Using a Handkerchief and Coat Pocket
Related to Greater Magic 207
Capt. J.E. Stone IV. Using a Cardcase and Coat Pocket
Greater Magic 207
Capt. J.E. Stone VI. Using a Prepared Cardcase deck shell
Greater Magic 208
Capt. J.E. Stone Switching the Pack: I. Using Well in Table
Related to Greater Magic 206
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 443
Robert Parrish Cover Card Deck Switch apparently red and blue deck (= red deck with blue cover card), cover dragged over to other deck
Do That Again! 33
Unknown Deck Switching Servante mention
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 491
Unknown Card Case for Pocket Switch
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 85
Robert Parrish Okito Box Deck Switch openly placing bottomless box (quasi a deck shell) from deck to another deck (see Blizzard Switch)
Do That Again! 35
Oscar Weigle One Up cards shuffled face-up/face-down by spectator, two methods (stripper and deck switch)
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 141) 796
Arthur Monroe Hypocritical Memory deck switch in mirror glass
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 151) 884
Unknown The "Plant" Switch stooge goes in corner to select a card which is divined by performer
25 Methods for Switching Decks 1
Unknown The Black-Out Switch forced card found with lights out, stuck to spectator's forehead
25 Methods for Switching Decks 2
Unknown The Half-Deck Switch deck switched one half at a time, with back turned towards audience
25 Methods for Switching Decks 4
Unknown Brooks' Card Trick Herbert Brooks?, several cards selected and they travel into pocket after spectators shuffled them in themselves, narrow deck
25 Methods for Switching Decks 6
Unknown The Side Coat-Pocket Switch deck put in pocket and selection removed by sense of touch, deck switch
25 Methods for Switching Decks 9
Unknown Rising-Card-Box Switch switch after rising card effect
25 Methods for Switching Decks 12
Roger Barkann, Richard Himber Duolette device for switching decks
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 119
Bruce Elliott Changing Tray Substitute
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 119
Unknown The Hat Switch deck dropped in hat and dropped out again
25 Methods for Switching Decks 1
Howard Thurston The Thurston Switch deck switch with assistant, here in context of rising card trick
25 Methods for Switching Decks 3
Unknown The Egg-Bag Switch no motivation given
25 Methods for Switching Decks 5
Unknown The Chinese Switch with tray and assistant
25 Methods for Switching Decks 6
Unknown Another Handkerchief Switch as handkerchief is removed from pocket
25 Methods for Switching Decks 9
Unknown The Paper Switch with a pile of paper sheets as cover
25 Methods for Switching Decks 10
Unknown "One More Trick" Switch
25 Methods for Switching Decks 11
Unknown The Hip-Pocket Switch deck placed behind back for some reason
25 Methods for Switching Decks 11
Unknown Combination Coat and Vest-Pocket Switch when turned to the side a bit
25 Methods for Switching Decks 12
Unknown Change-Bag Switch no motivation given
25 Methods for Switching Decks 12
Unknown The Card Servante servante behind chair, as chair is moved around
25 Methods for Switching Decks 14
Unknown The Vest-Pocket Switch as spectator shows chosen card around and back is turned
25 Methods for Switching Decks 15
Unknown Another Vest-Pocket Switch deck apparently placed from hand to hand while turned to side
25 Methods for Switching Decks 15
Unknown Standard Card-Tray Switch tray secretly turned over
25 Methods for Switching Decks 16
Unknown The Writing-Tablet Switch under cover of writing something with a writing pad
25 Methods for Switching Decks 16
Unknown A Handkerchief Switch as deck is set down and handkerchief picked up
25 Methods for Switching Decks 8
Unknown An Easy Box Switch as some large box is moved from one place of the table to another
25 Methods for Switching Decks 13
Unknown Another Box Switch as some large box is moved away, box has secret opening at back
25 Methods for Switching Decks 13
Unknown Black-Art Switch using servante in table
25 Methods for Switching Decks 14
Walter B. Gibson Switched while doing fan manipulations, in two parts
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 63) 258
Sigmar K. Hofeller There'll Be Some Change Made! red cards change places with black cards, in the pockets of two spectators
My Best 37
Unknown Deck Switch
The Fine Art of Magic 184
Unknown Deck Switch
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 171) 685
Harvey P. Graham Bagged! poker routine for stage, with a stand
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 702
Don Tanner On Location spectator marks a card with an X behind his back, performer locates it behind his back
  • Method No. 1 (deck of double backers)
  • Method No. 2 (deck switch behind back)
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10) 8
Unknown Packet Switch small packet, lap
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 184) 737
Toni Koynini Switch It deck shuffled face-up/face-down, performer sorts cards out behind his back except free selection, deck switch
  • The Basic Switch
  • Switch It
  • Alternative Routine
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 5
Unknown Deck Switch behind Card Stand deck holder and servante attached
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 99
Roy Benson Deck Switches on table with handkerchief
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 326) 112
Tony Corinda The Switch of a Pack of Cards bold
Predictions 97
U. F. Grant Card Table Switch under table deck switch
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 351) 233
Edward Marlo Mental Bonus card thought of (one out of ten), deck shuffled and placed in pocket, card instantly removed by performer
Card to Wallet 30
Walter Wenger Die Drei Wünsche spectator finds his card after making several choices, mirage type deck, ends clean
Also published here
  • Magie, Vol. 36 No. 4, April 1956
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 13
Unknown Packet Switch top card is slipped form one half to the other
Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 158
Unknown Deck Switch in pocket
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 392) 395
Patrick Page To Switch One Small Object for Another explained with balls as a color change, also as deck switch
The Topit Handbook 4
Al Koran Princess Card Trick...Plus deck shuffled after selections, deck switch
Related toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 71
Peter Kane Anent Pack Switches deck switch during out-of-hand slap
Related to A Card Session with Peter Kane 18
Unknown Deck Switch while looking for handkerchief
Between Two Minds 25
Al Koran One-and-a-Half Card Case
Al Koran's Professional Presentations 74
Don Nielson Supremo Deck Switch gag with light switch on card case
Related to
  • p. 146 for comment by Lu Brent
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 128
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Visible Deck Switch two decks held together, both with three-sided double-color cases
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 134
Martin A. Nash A Deck Switch secret pocket in jacket
The Cardiste (Issue 13) 17
Alan Shaxon Switching a Pack of Cards
My Kind of Magic 24
Henry Christ Riffs of Henry Christ comments on
  • The Count of Elmsley
  • An Unsolved Mystery
  • The Lota Bowl Deck Switch
  • The Challenge
Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 253
Unknown To Switch for Gimmick or Feke value of card is matched in pocket
Expert Card Chicanery 63
Unknown The Packet Switch
Second Time Around 77
James Dunn Dunn's Stratagem red rubber band over deck, to convince people it is the same deck after switch
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 56) 278
Walter B. Gibson Dell O'Dell strategy to change decks, ends with Brainwave, used by Dell O'Dell
The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 72) 358
Unknown Switching a Deck - Three Methods three methods, all use the lap
Related to Super Subtle Card Miracles 99
Unknown Cheat's Deck Switch brief
Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 43
Mike Boden, Ed Smeal Marked! - Alternate Handling with lapping deck switch by Ed Smeal
Inspired by Card Cavalcade II 10
Paul Curry Teleport two thought of cards travel from one half to the other one by one, twenty-four duplicates
Related to
  • "Telepathy" (Jean Hugard, Sphinx, June 1935, p. 101)
Also published here
Paul Curry Presents 78
Dai Vernon Cold Deck Exchange Deck switch with Topit
Magic With Faucett Ross 225
Unknown The Pocket Switch deck switch in pocket
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 119
Francis Carlyle Carlyle's Cold Deck Switch
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 117
Eric Mason The Turnover Change
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 11) 278
Unknown Diveswitch in pocket
Related to The Red Book of Mentalism 17
Gene Maze Propel Lap Switch tabled, described with a card case
Packet Switches (Part Five) 344
Doug Alker Deck Switch from the waistband, while back is turned to the audience
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 518
Robert J. Nedbalski Gag Deck Switch deck switched for gaffed deck (bottom half hollowed out, top half strung together), spectator cuts deck, it either bangs or spring flowers jump out of it, then performer admits a deck switch and openly brings out stacked deck from lap
Ned's Ultimate Poker Stack 5
Steve Beam Lazy Man's Deck Switch #1 dropping card during a trick, then take another deck
They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 22
Steve Beam Lazy Man's Deck Switch #2 as a gag
They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 22
Danny Korem Scary Deck Switch pendulum holdout
The Upside Down Toppit 17
Edward Marlo, Frank Pemper Joker Switch jokers forgotten on table
Related toVariations Arch Triumphs 44
Roger Smith A Simple Routine suggested routine of previous tricks with Ace through Five of a suit with simple switch in pocket
The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 10
Unknown Chair Pulling Deck Switch brief
The Book of John 14
Unknown Deck Switch gambler's table edge switch
Ned's Ultimate Poker Stack 5
Earl Nelson Color Changing Deck featuring a deck switch in the lap at the end of an optional preliminary All Backs routine
Variations 17
Unknown Stand-up Deck Switch
CardMagic 112
Edward Marlo Marlo's Covered Deck Switch
Variations Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 113
Edward Marlo Another Marlo Deck Switch
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 118
Edward Marlo Marlo's Visual Retention Deck Switch
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 120
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Undercut Deck Switch
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 122
Edward Marlo Cased Switches - 1st Approach: To switch one deck for another while in card case, lapping
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 278
Vincent Sabatino Fifty One Below deck beneath cover card is switched, lapping
CardMagic 55
Philip T. Goldstein Matswitch under cover of close up mat in context of routine in which card travels to under mat
Related to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 292
Martin A. Nash The Side-Pocket Swindle card located in pocket, shuffle tracking presentation, deck switch
Related to Ovation 7
Ken De Courcy Shuffled Spell switching in Super Spell/Magic Spell deck
Super Spell 8
Michael Ammar Card Case Switch three strategies
The Command Performance - Premier Issue 3
Unknown Packet Switch behind back
Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 31
Edward Marlo First Switch, Second Switch, Third Switch card, packet or deck switch, lapping or palm to palm, Tenkai palm
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 213
Edward Marlo Marlo Card Switch table edge, also as packet or deck switch
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 204
Edward Marlo More Deck Switches
  • Ringing In The Deck
  • Taking Deck Out Of Play
  • Before and After Rest Position
six methods, tabled
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 222
Gene Maze HalfDeck No. 1 switching half the deck, concept suggested by Vincent Sabatino, lapping
The Gene Maze Card Book 24
Gene Maze HalfDeck No. 2 switching half the deck, cutting sequence, lapping
The Gene Maze Card Book 25
Gene Maze HalfDeck No. 3 switching half the deck, cutting sequence, lapping
The Gene Maze Card Book 26
Gene Castillon Banded Deck Switch in Pocket
The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 76
Philip T. Goldstein Diveswitch
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 83
Edward Marlo Ruffle Shuffle deck switch at table edge
The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 59
Gary Ouellet Uses for the Ouellet Switch
  • as a force
  • as a packet switch
  • as a knockout poker demonstration
Threshold 21
Robert Gardner A Subtle Deck Switch Trojan Deck Switch
Related to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 593
Unknown Deck Swtich in pocket, during trick
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 30
Derek Dingle Standup Sleightless Deck Switch
Related to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 196
Derek Dingle Two Fisted Deck Switch
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 198
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Au Courant Card Switch using lap
Card Finesse 106
Unknown Packet Switch
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 9) 169
Stephen Tucker Double Decker seated deck switch, deck accidentally falls on the floor, with effect where performer is able to name position of any card
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 12) 221
Unknown Veeser Switch Concept
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 21
Paul Fox "Do It Again" "Repeating the Five Card Mental Selection or One Card Mental Selection", deck switch
Inspired by Paul Fox's Miracle Gimmick 26
Thomas Alan Waters Hexchange inside pocket
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 501
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22) 423
Edward Marlo Natural Deck Switch lapping, also as partial switch of half deck
  • Getting Rid of the Switch-Out Deck
Marlo without Tears 276
Edward Marlo Flat Palm Grip
Marlo without Tears 187
Edward Marlo The Curled Grip
Marlo without Tears 185
Roberto Giobbi, Carlhorst Meier The Trojan Deck
Related toAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1219
Jan Torell Deck Switch
Rund um den Zaubertisch 23
Unknown Gambler's Switch swept off table edge
The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 11
Randy Tanner The Rubber Band Deck Switch accidentally breaking rubber band
Related to Best of Friends - Volume II 76
Danny Korem The Korem Deck Switch as deck is put in case, pendulum holdout
Korem without Limits 170
Unknown Half-Deck Switch Hellis Switch with Overhand Shuffle cover
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 28
Unknown Switch to stacked deck with pockets and body turn
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 2
Unknown Lapping Switch
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1103
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch DECK travels to wallet except selection
Related to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 179
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch deck travels to wallet except selection
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 2) 1
Jay Sankey Dump Switch deck dumped out of bigger case
Sankey Panky 48
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch
Sankey Panky 71
Slydini Slydini Switch II using card cases
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 30
Dan MacMillan Modified Version of Marlo's Covered Deck Switch
Inspired by Riffling the Pasteboards 56
Unknown Deck Switch with sportjacket, vest and Topit
The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 92
Steve Draun The Practical Deck Switch pocket
Also published here The Magic of Steve Draun 23
David Regal Deck Switch table edge
Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 209
Edward Marlo Marlo Deck Switch lapping
Special Effects 105
Roberto Giobbi A Stand-Up Deck Switch
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 1) 12
Unknown Lap Switch deck switch done with packet
The Magic Way 150
Unknown Gambler's Deck Switch brief
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 226
Karl Fulves Excursion Aces pushed into different parts of deck, deck slapped, only Aces remain and deck traveled to four pockets, posed as problem
The Multiple Shift 37
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch
Williamson's Wonders 71
Edward Marlo Simplex Card Switch from 1 to 52 cards
So Soon? 5
Unknown Classic Table Edge Switch
Sonata 167
Steve Beam Behind the Back Deck Switch
  • invisible deck presentation
Related toAlso published here The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 32) 564
Simon Aronson Below the Belt two cards from two decks exchanged below table, they match, ends clean
Related to The Aronson Approach 70
Simon Aronson Bait and Switch spectator names number and selects card, performer apparently brings the card to that number one-handed behind his back
Inspired by The Aronson Approach 85
Simon Aronson Color Feeling behind back, deck switch
The Aronson Approach 91
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Fifth Effect four thought-of cards from different suits located, spectator's count down their value, shuffle and deck switch
Cardfixes 198
Harry Lorayne Half Deck Switch scooping in lap
Trend Setters 77
Alex Elmsley Two Pocket Deck Switches intro
Related to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 143
Alex Elmsley The Climax Pack Switch
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 143
Daryl Martinez Pocket Search Switch
Smoke and Mirrors 76
Alex Elmsley, Alexander de Cova Der Alex Elmsley Kartenspiel-Austausch Elmsley's switch with applications
Related to Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 7
Alex Elmsley The Empty-handed Pack Switch
Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 145
Jack Carpenter West Coast Cooler deck switch as skill demonstration, secret switch possible in course of routine
Modus Operandi 123
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch as spectator is shown where to put the deck
Power of Suggestion 4
Alexander de Cova Deck Switch Case box that contains two decks
Ein Profi packt aus... 69
Steve Draun The Practical Deck Switch pocket
Related toAlso published here Secrets Draun from Underground 85
Unknown Switching Decks handkerchief cover
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 96
Alexander de Cova Deck Switch Case box that contains two decks
Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 13
Alex Elmsley Pocket Deck Switch with description of psychology
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 450
Unknown Nail File or Pencil for Exchanging Decks as pen is taken out of inside pocket
More Greater Magic 1238
Unknown Deck Switch using pockets
More Greater Magic 1239
Unknown Gambler's Deck Switch lap
More Greater Magic 1239
Roger Crosthwaite Card Case Switch using Tenkai Palm, table edge
Roger's Thesaurus 19
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Deck Switch classic switch
Cardshark 88
Robert Parrish The Rising Cards using a Martin clockwork deck, featuring deck switch in a case when glass is removed from it
Great Tricks Revisited 41
Michael Close On the Memorized Deck
  • Which Stack?
  • Learning the Stack
  • The Open Index
  • Estimation
  • False Shuffles
  • Deck Switches
Workers Number 5 122
Michael Skinner One for the Boys two card challenge divination, memorized deck, deck switch under table
Classic Sampler 38
Gene Maze Hello Stranger named card has different back, ungaffed
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 3) 2625
Tommy Wonder The Two-Pocket Deck Switch
Related toVariations The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 152
Michael Skinner Pocket Packet Switch brief, at end of a routine
Miracles with Cards 61
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Tour de Cartes card fans brought out of pocket and added to deck, deck still has the same amount of cards, as deck switch
Ah-ha! 66
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra And Now... Two Cards from the Pocket finding two chosen cards in pocket
Inspired byAlso published here Notes 7
Larry Jennings Pocket Deck Switch classic switch
Jennings '67 124
Simon Lovell The Switch deck switch during a non-card trick in pocket
Simon Says! 83
Ken Krenzel Wrap Switch as deck is wrapped in napkin at table edge
Ingenuities 170
Alexander de Cova Secret Deck Switch with table and silk, stand-up
Seminarunterlagen 1997 12
Alexander de Cova Stand-up Deck Switch with table and silk
Secrets No. 2 43
Ellis Stanyon Various Changes for the Complete Pack section heading
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 265
Andrew Wimhurst Australian Cooler 51 to pocket climax
Low Down Dirty Tricks 3
Guy Hollingworth Hollow Envelopes Dummy Switch
Drawing Room Deceptions 268
Ellis Stanyon Rapit Memorization (?) of Half the Pack No. 17, half the deck switched, order known or cue sheet
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 91
Andrew Wimhurst The Acme Pocket Switcher divider for switching deck in trouser pocket
Low Down Dirty Tricks 3
David Regal Fool 'Em If You Got 'Em Box of cigarettes changes into box of chewing gum
Close-Up & Personal 83
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Pack No. 6, as handkerchief is removed from pocket, or Stanyon's servante behind chair
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 87
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Pack at the Breast Pockets No. 19, pocket choreography with body turn
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 266
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Pack in the Tail Pocket No. 20
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 266
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Pack on the Table No. 18, as object is picked up from table, cooler starts behind it, substitution principle?
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 265
Roberto Giobbi The Deck Switch Introduction
Card College — Volume 4 863
Roberto Giobbi Final Thoughts on Deck Switches
Card College — Volume 4 875
Roberto Giobbi The Direct Deck Switch comments on technical deck switches
Card College — Volume 4 865
Roberto Giobbi The Direct Deck Switch
Card College — Volume 4 865
Roberto Giobbi The Deck Switch in the Context of a Trick
Card College — Volume 4 868
Frank Pemper, Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo The Joker Switch clever switch between tricks
Related to Card College — Volume 4 867
Carlhorst Meier The Trojan Switch
Also published here Card College — Volume 4 868
Unknown Through the Table card from below table to top
Card College - Volume 4 870
Roberto Giobbi In a Flash chosen card penetrates a sealed card case in the performers pocket
Card College — Volume 4 871
Joaquín Partagás, Martin A. Nash The Cardsharp
Inspired by
  • El Prestidigitador Optimus (1900)
Related toVariations
Card College — Volume 4 873
Unknown The Vanishing Deck Reconsidered with a deck switch
Related to Card College — Volume 4 874
Unknown The Gambler's Deck Switch table edge
Card College - Volume 4 865
Unknown Deck Switch used with half deck, lapping
Concertos for Pasteboard 117
Andrew Wimhurst, David Williamson Australian Cooler 51 to pocket climax, updated
Jiggery Pokery 2
Paul Curry, Michael F. Zens, David Devant Out of the Past deck is separated in halves, two cards thought of and one is selected, performer puts one card from the half into the other, first card is missing, second spectator touches a card, that is put into the other half and also his card is missing, third card invisibly travels into the other half
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Genii" vol. 7 no. 4, 1942
Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 102
Paul Curry Teleport two thought of cards travel from one half to the other one by one, twenty-four duplicates
Also published here Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 106
Simon Aronson Alternate Take Deck Switch Walkaround version of Alternate Take, can do deck switch
Try the Impossible 30
Simon Aronson Poker Routine Deck Switch Deck switch done in context of Routine Maintenance
Related to Try the Impossible 241
Simon Aronson Sequence Spell Deck Switch
Try the Impossible 263
John Cornelius Deck in the Round (Pocket Rocket Aces)
Aces to pocket one by one, as climax deck to pocket with secret switch
The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 90
Al Baker A Prediction svengali deck, with half-deck clean-up switch
Also published here The Long and the Short of it 35
Joe Stuthard Svengali Deck Switch key card location with half-deck switch to clean up svengali deck
The Long and the Short of it 36
Andrew Wimhurst The Acme Pocket Switcher cardboard divider for in-pocket-switches
Jiggery Pokery 2
Karl Fulves The Deck is Stacked chapter intro, simple "let me show you one more" deck switch
My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 97
Mark Lewis Switching a Deck
  • performing a non-card trick
  • under a newspaper
  • taking handkerchief from pocket to wipe sweat
The Long and the Short of it 35
John Cornelius One-Handed Deck Switch at table edge with servante and holder
The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 172
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 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 146
David Berglas Deck Switch brief
The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 347
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones Invasion of the body snatchers sandwich finds selection, deck changes back color except selection, in another deck only the selection has an odd back as well, story presentation
Ahead of the Pack 187
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Deck Switch two methods
Hofzinser's Card Tricks 116
John Carney Chair Deck Switch behind chair
The Book of Secrets 312
David Regal Deck Switch
Constant Fooling 2 80
Al Baker A Prediction svengali deck, with half-deck clean-up switch
Also published here The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions) 507
Karl Fulves The Right Pocket two cards chosen, duplicates are in pockets as prediction
Hofzinser Notebook 4
Al Baker Switching The Deck pocket
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions) 519
Wesley James Inside Pocket Switch
Related to Enchantments 440
Steffi Scarne Notes On The Sting Switch on John Scarne doubling Paul Newman in The Sting
Related to
  • Sting Switch in Swindle Sheet
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 356
Allan Ackerman Finesse the Finessed Travelers including a deck switch
Related to Ackerman 2004 23
Barrie Richardson The Legal Switch-pad deck switched as it slides off a pad
Inspired by
  • Stop Trick with plate by Ken Brooke
Related to
  • "Omar's Deck Switch" (U.F. Grant)
Also published here
  • Vibrations, Jan. 1998
Act Two 41
Barrie Richardson Devious Deck Switch using a card case
Related to
  • "Cold Case" (Gregory Wilson)
Also published here
  • Club 71, Aug. 1999
Act Two 44
Unknown Deck Switch brief
Compilation 121
Unknown Deck Switch brief
Seminarnotitzen 2007 21
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch brief
Cocktail Card Magic 20
Fred Robinson Vibrations including second method as deck switch in pocket
The Magic of Fred Robinson 196
John Scarne Scarne's Vest Holdout deck switch
Prolix (Issue 6) 358
John Scarne Scarne's Cap Deal partial half-deck switch for dealing five pat hands, stand-up, from an Audley Walsh letter
Related to Prolix (Issue 6) 360
Audley Walsh Audley Walsh's Capper from 1949 letter, partial half-deck switch for dealing five pat hands
Related to Prolix (Issue 6) 358
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi Changing Decks open deck switch concept, various methods
Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 5) 8
Claude Impériale Bluff Counting move a card with card counting presentation and optional deck switch
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 126
Roberto Giobbi The Simplest Deck Switch management for simple pocket switch
Secret Agenda (Issue July 25) 222
Benjamin Earl Switchman - DS 1 cut to table
Inspired by
  • Steve Forte switch from Gambling Protection Series
Gambit (Issue 2) 10
Steve Mayhew No-Skill Deck Switch