285 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Cards / Eccentric Gaffs
  
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Unknown The "Torn Card" card restored except corner, which then visibly reappears, different versions of the mechanical card explained
Modern Magic 139
Unknown Folding Card acrobatic type
Tricks with Cards 223
Unknown Mechanical Diminishing Cards described in addition to sleight-of-hand method
More Magic 64
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
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
L'Homme Masqué, Carl Willmann Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel gaff set
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 184
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
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 43
Unknown Verkleinerungskarte single card shrinks and vanishes
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 139
Unknown Die Karte in der Flasche bottle covered and in spectator's hands, selection appears inside, folding card
Related toAlso published here Der moderne Kartenkünstler 142
Unknown Die Riesenkarte card triples in size
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 143
Unknown Der Königsschuss à la Buffalo-Bill performer shoots at card and it has a hole
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 147
Unknown Japans Blumenflor card to spring flower
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 149
Unknown Die Verwandlungs- und Verkleinerungskarte Queen changes in a Jack, shrinks to half its size and vanishes
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 151
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Verkleinerungsspiel three methods, second one by Conradi
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 153
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die alte und neue Tintenkarte ink changes to clear water, a card is used to proof that it's ink
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 159
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Kartenwürfel playing card change to three-inch die
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 161
Unknown Un Billet d'amour card chosen, letter comes from mailman from back of audience, it is transformed into selection
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 163
Unknown Der Kartenspiegel card vanishes on mirror, card with mirror on back
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 182
Unknown Karten- und Ei-Balance egg and upright card balanced on wand, card with needle inside
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 189
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
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 69
Unknown Die Blumenkarte "Mechanische Karten"
card changes into flower
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 8) 117
Unknown Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9) 131
Unknown "Karte in der Flasche" bottle covered and in spectator's hands, selection appears inside, folding card
Also published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9) 133
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Verkleinerungsspiel "Original-Ausführung von F. W. Conradi"
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10) 145
Carl Braun Diminishing Cards
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10) 148
Hugo Kramer Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 4) 55
Dr. Arnfeld Die verschwindende Karte card vanishes from deck, spectator pushes card into clip in deck which is pulled out
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 12) 181
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 New Era Card Tricks 125
Unknown A Hypnotic Experiment cards adhere to each other and cling together, cards with thread preparation
New Era Card Tricks 186
Unknown Third Method two moving pip cards
New Era Card Tricks 213
Unknown The Diminishing Card gaffed
Related to New Era Card Tricks 225
Unknown The Latest Diminishing Card gaffed
New Era Card Tricks 226
Unknown The Changing and Diminishing Card card changes, shrinks, then disappears
New Era Card Tricks 229
Unknown The Changing and Enlarging Card
Related to New Era Card Tricks 230
Unknown The Card and Rose card transforms into flower
New Era Card Tricks 234
Unknown The Floral Card card transforms into flower
Related to New Era Card Tricks 236
Unknown The Penetrative Card card visibly pushed through top hat, gaffed
Related to New Era Card Tricks 238
Unknown The Improved Torn Corner Card torn corner visibly reappears, can be examined
Related to New Era Card Tricks 241
Unknown The Conjurer As Marksman performer shoots in center of Ace of Hearts held by spectator, "Bullet Card"
Related to New Era Card Tricks 249
Unknown The New Ink Card ink changes to water, card dipped into "ink" proves that it's ink
New Era Card Tricks 256
Unknown The Envelope Card envelope changes into card
New Era Card Tricks 258
Unknown The Coin Card removable pocket
New Era Card Tricks 267
Unknown The Diminishing Cards gaffed, four methods
New Era Card Tricks 270
Unknown Der Zauberspiegel card placed on mirror and covered with handkerchief vanishes and reappears in deck, card with mirror back
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 4) 55
Unknown Die neue Haarkarte
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 10) 149
Charles Bertram The Diminishing Cards gaffed set
The Modern Conjurer 92
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
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 7) 98
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
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 53
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, stealing a silk, flash paper card
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6) 95
Stanley Collins Will! fifteen cards stick to the hand, all fall except three selections, gaffed card and ring
Original Magical Creations 36
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 Original Magical Creations 52
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 Original Magical Creations 63
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
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 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 7
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
Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 10
Louis Nikola The Telepathogram Magician divines thought of card, and writing appears on paper that divines position of card in the deck
The Nikola Card System 54
Al Baker The Fall of the Wise sucker for wise guys, gaffed
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 492
Eddie Clever Three in One Gaff
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 2
Bob Hummer Clubs/Spades Gaff used to make a card vanish
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 66
Unknown Coincidence Again card with mirror foil on the corner to glimpse spectator's selection
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 74
Orville Wayne Meyer Uniflight from one half to other half, using gaffed card with two glued together on one end
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 34) 231
Unknown Pack of Cards Changed to a Silk Foulard gaffed
The Magic Annual for 1937 57
Tom Sellers The T.S. Find the Lady in the hands, gaffed
Scots Magic 16
Fred Rothenberg The Redhill Four Aces with jumbo cards, rough-smooth substitute with holes cut out and discs on other cards that fit in
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 41
Unknown Faked Cars for Flourish two cards with strips in middle, holding deck together for juggling flourish
Related to The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 82
Audley Walsh The Assorted Cards elaborate diminishing cards routine
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 90) 563
Charlie Miller The Diminishing Cards - Mechanical Method
More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 52
Hank Nowoc Flesh Color Corned Cards for back palming
Card Fan Productions 17
Bob Hummer Clubs/Spades Gaff used to make a card vanish
Six More Hummers 5
Unknown False Pip Change one pip is snapped off
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 290
Unknown Shrinking Gaff card shrinks to miniature card, see footnote
Prepared Cards and Accessories 17
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the show of Dunninger, a letter by Second Deal Sam, Lloyd Jones "The Bat", an idea for Robson's "Leopard Cards"
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 134
Bob Hummer Clubs/Spades Gaff used to make a card vanish
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 25
Al Baker Climax shrinking card as climax for last card in Cards To Pocket
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 221
M. A. Reasoner Jack Becomes an Aviator story trick
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 2
Eddie Clever Hallucination
Also published here My Best 128
Bruce Elliott No Skill gaff with a bill
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 542
Unknown The Chameleon Card giant card transforms into selected card, using Monte sliding gaff
The Fine Art of Magic 141
Vern Schoneck Ad-O-Matic playing card is moved over ad section in newspaper, force, prediction
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 144) 579
Bob Hummer Clubs/Spades Gaff used to make a card vanish
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 4
Eugene Gloye Card In Balloon, a Different Version with a folding card and holder for balloon (with rubber pieces, folded in thirds)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 8
Eugene Gloye Century Card Trick. Cute with Audience Participation with a folding card (with rubber pieces, folded in thirds), card appears between two handkerchiefs
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 10
Eugene Gloye Card and Candle card appears on candle, with a folding card (with rubber pieces, folded in thirds)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 10
Eugene Gloye Construction of Folding Card with rubber pieces, folded in thirds, construction
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 8
Samuel Berland Six Card Repeat Mystery using cards glued together with rubber cement at edge
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 75
Nick Trost Card and Penny-Tration Routine coin vanishes when half of the cards are put on top, magnet in cards
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 34
U. F. Grant Terrific with fourteen of spades and card with torn corner jokes
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 351) 232
Paul Marcus Almost a Miracle Three of spades sandwiched between two other cards turns into a Three with black spotted hearts and different colored back
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 363) 279
Nate Leipzig The Magnetised Cards
Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 183
Paul Curry The Joker Knows spectator selects a card, which a vanishes and appears in the card case
Variations Magician's Magic 116
Walt Maddison Double Lifter extra pip glued on to make double lift easier
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 409
Unknown Steel Shim Card also impromptu with stick razor blade
Expert Card Conjuring 106
Tony Kardyro Half Card Gimmick triangle with index to simulate different card
Expert Card Mysteries 113
Aldini Harlequin Deck No. 1 Color changing deck: back changes color from red to blue and back, faces have changed from mixed colors to all red, then all black, including reversed-color suits, then back to normal
Roughingly Yours 27
Aldini Harlequin Deck No. 2 Color changing deck: back changes color from red to blue and back, faces have changed from mixed colors to all red, then all black, including reversed-color suits, then back to normal
Roughingly Yours 29
Aldini The Goofy Deck Make spectator select a reversed-color card (red Two of Clubs) as a gag
Roughingly Yours 40
Aldini Predecktion Prediction written on two cards, correctly predict two freely named cards
Roughingly Yours 41
Edward Marlo Signature Transposition cards signed on face (!), signatures transpose, three methods
Related toVariations Hierophant (Issue 3) 113
Takashima Challenge Change deck encircled with two big rubber bands, face card changes to selection and vanishes again, gaff with fake rubber band parts
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 1) 3
Karl Fulves It Stretches card is shown to be extra long, spectator can push it through deck, using wax gimmick
Related toVariations The Book of Numbers 30
Allan Ackerman Extension gaff with pivotal section
The Esoterist 42
Tony Binarelli Change of Color gaffed
Card Cavalcade 131
John Blunt Transcornered two cards, corners torn off, cards switched and then corners follow, torn in small pieces that transform into blank card with comment, restored card back in deck
Transcornered 2
John Blunt Fake Index Gaffs glueing matching index corner from card to another card
Transcornered 3
Ed Eckl Madness With the Ascanio Spread several presentations, one with special "drag" card
  • A Xmas Calculator
  • Alice Blue Gown
Related to Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 154
Karl Fulves Like A Bandit gaffed card with rubber band around its length, used to steal/drag card along secretly
Methods with Cards — Part 1 58
Karl Fulves Stretch Rise when deck is dropped in case, gaffed card with rubber band around its length
Methods with Cards — Part 1 60
Karl Fulves Open Ended Prediction card placed in half envelope so it sticks out and is seen for half its length (as gag), wrong card chosen, when prediction is removed it changes into selection, two methods
Methods with Cards — Part 1 65
Karl Fulves Ambitious Liberty coin on left palm is covered with card and penetrates it, extra piece glued on card as sliding stopper
Methods with Cards — Part 2 91
Jerry Mentzer Royal Flush to Bills fan of Royal Flush cards changes into five dollar bills
Cards and Cases 3
Jerry Mentzer Inflation Cards small playtime cards grow to normal sized cards
Cards and Cases 37
Bob Farmer Hand O' Doom Triumph with thought-of card, card vanishes and travels into spectator's pocket to some other cards already there, cue card on card with a hand design on it
Also published here Hand O' Doom 1
Bruce Cervon The "Dream" Method 3 unique gaffed card
Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 19
Bruce Cervon The "Dream" Method 4 - The Deep Crimp unique gaffed card
Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 21
Jon Racherbaumer, Gene Castillon, Marvin Johnson The Lady Stretches including:
  • Handling Notes
  • Alternate Handling to Show the Backs at Step 2
  • The Marvin Johnson Variation
  • The Portable Fake Version (Racherbaumer)
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 5
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Teleportation selected card vanishes and is found on spectator's chair, two cards glued together on one end
The Third Ecstasy 32
Nick Trost Expanding Cards Fan of mini cards grow into large cards
Also published here Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 29
Philip T. Goldstein Nucleus all spread cards are attached to hand, eventually all fall down except the signed one
The Green Book of Mentalism 13
Jean Faré Triumph Color Change Handling of Color Triumphant by Derek Dingle (uses Marlo's Hung Card gimmick)
Inspired by Card Tricks, French Style 35
Paul Harris Super Swindle sandwiched signed card, sandwich folded up, card vanishes and reappears reversed in deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here Super Swindle! 1
Philip T. Goldstein Broken Elevator ace, two and three, image of the three is shattered as a kicker
Notions 4
Ron Wilson A Routine for Micro-Macro seated
Also published here Lecture Notes 12
Unknown Changing Pip Card
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 3
Unknown Improbability frame with hole, tube and handkerchief pushed through it, then jumbo card with hole is pushed into frame and penetrates tube and silk, produced by National Magic
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 48
Karl Fulves Pick Off Pip card cleanly vanishes from three-card-packet, travels back into deck, using small pip of card with fake index on other side
Teleportation Notes 2
Karl Fulves The Contact Count using card with cut-out section in center of one side
The Topological False Count 5
Karl Fulves The Half-Index Gaff Ten of Hearts with only the digit "1" blackened
The Chronicles (Issue 22) 1278
Piet Forton Trickkartenversion Kaps' Homing Card with gimmicked jumbo card, slide gaff to change card
Also published here Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Piet Forton Seminar) 13
Piet Forton Trickkartenversion Kaps' Homing Card with gimmicked jumbo card, slide gaff to change card
Das Piet Forton Seminar - Kinderzauberei 39
Edward Marlo The Inverted Assembly hearts with inverted pips (for partial diamonds displays)
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 340
Edward Marlo Quadruple Fingertip Cards to Pocket four peeked cards to four different pockets, double facer with divided cards on one side
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 50
Tommy Wonder Falling Pips pips on cards "fall" to one end when cards are tapped on table
Variations Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 2) 806
Tony Bartolotta Four Of A Kind transformation with gaff, What's New In Magic (1956)
Color Quik 49
Paul Harris The Time Machine using a black piece of cardboard as time machine three Kings vanish and reappear in deck
Close-up Fantasies - Book II 1
Ron MacMillan The MacMillan Miracle movable flap
The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 25
Lewis Ganson Pimpernel Card clever gaffed card, all cards are the same as a climax
The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 29
Ken De Courcy Culluloid Lug Locator insert for key card to make a piece that sticks out of deck to cut to
Super Spell 3
Bob Hummer Clubs/Spades Gaff used to make a card vanish
Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 1
Gene Castillon The Castillon Connection split card gaff
The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 5
Don England Snaparoon face card of tabled and rubber-banded deck changes, tosheroon
Variations Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 12
Don England Cigarette Through Card
Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 37
Don England The Zig Zag Card Trick
Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 46
Paul Harris Thumb-Break thumb squashed flat against card, then card to pocket
Close-up Fantasies Finalé 69
Jon Racherbaumer Twin Tunnel Change gaffed
Card Finesse 167
Ken Krenzel, Richard Kaufman, Derek Dingle Holy P.O.D. flap gaff
Related toVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. Winter Extra) 33
David Solomon Tunnel Vision two cards pushed through at once, they transform into selections
Sessions 19
Don England English Channel two cards pushed through at once, they transform into selections
Sessions 31
Christian Scherer Scherer Poker Deal with Scherer's glued stack principle
Related to Seminarheft 27
David Britland Cash Card card changes in packet of bills
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 322
Unknown Window Court Card queen with window cut-outs
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 14) 131
G. C. R. Teale The Reversing Aces Aces in packet between Twos and Threes, they turn over and back, strips on cards to mechanically hold them together during fanning actions
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, May 1939
A History of the Brainwave Principle 76
Edward Bagshawe Bewilda Deck cards held together in pairs with wires on corner, see also p. 77
A History of the Brainwave Principle 84
Bob Ostin The Nautilus Card "New Submarine Card", odd-backed card placed perpendicular in three-card packet rises up and down
Inspired by
  • "The Submarine Card" (Bob Ostin, marketed by Ken Brooke)
Variations
Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 21
Karl Fulves Sub Chase different handling, adding second submarine card
Inspired by Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 26
Edward Marlo Olram's Key Card glueing single cut out spade pip on card
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 161
Edward Marlo On Submarine Card sandwiched card travels to bottom of sandwich, half card gaff
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 243
Richard Kaufman The Face-Up Incredible Card Tunnel two cards change
The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 52
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Footsteps Deck cannot be squared properly, cards keep sticking out - when forced to be square by tapping on deck, all the pips fall to one side of the deck
Inspired by The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 4
Piet Forton Giant Homing Cards Kaps' Homing Card with Jumbo cards, with gaffed cards variation
Also published here Magic Lecture Notes 1984 8
Mike Bornstein Cased-Deck Penetration card though case, flap gaff
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 3) 1040
Mike Bornstein Miniature Mindreading Miracle though of card, wrong card changes into miniature brainwave deck
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1060
Randy Tanner The Psychic Queen index of card is printed on a queen for instant stooging
Best of Friends - Volume II 256
Martin Lewis The Stampede Second Random card is chosen and placed aside as prediction. A stamp is placed on the top of another deck. As cards are dealt, stamp stays in place (second deal), until stamp suddenly sticks to one card. Both cards match.
Martin's Miracles 45
Martin Lewis Bill in Card Bill vanishes, appears sealed inside playing card
Martin's Miracles 55
Martin Lewis Almost a Color Change Color change stopped halfway to show half-changed card, before changing the whole card
Martin's Miracles 57
Martin Lewis The Big Switch Jumbo card changes when large switch on the back is used (comedy type effect)
Martin's Miracles 61
Martin Lewis The Very Odd Card Various transformations with packet of cards, end with "odd" card with messed up pips
Inspired by Martin's Miracles 101
Unknown The Ribboned Card ribbon put around indifferent card in middle, when pulled out it changed into selection, gaff with ribbon on it
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 4
Edward Victor Diminishing Card Trick with confetti finale
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 21
Doug Edwards, Joe Berg The Stunning Jumping Jack card jumps out as deck is riffled, half card on thread
Also published here Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 1) 1153
John Samapaga O-C-I top card of three-card packet floats up
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
Edward Marlo The Card in Case card case instead of palms, using dull blank card gaff
Thirty Five Years Later 37
Gaëtan Bloom The Card on the Human Wall Deck thrown on a styrofoam board hung on spectator's back as a human wall, selected card is left stuck on wall. Card then changes into second selection
Gaetan Bloom 86 6
Steven Hamilton Steven Hamilton's Holey POD flap gaff
Related to The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 1) 2
Peter Duffie Internecine Red King transposes with black King that has been placed between two Jokers. Visual transposition, tunnel change
Also published here Quartet 1
Ian Baxter The Multifaked Card strange gaffed card as a gag
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 1321
Ron Wilson Miracle Micro-Macro seated
Also published here The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 50
Ken Simmons P.O.D. Handling flap gaff
Inspired by Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 7
Bob King Drunken Black Jack two cards, transformation into black jack, using flap gaff
Inspired by
  • "About Face" (Dealer's item)
Also published here
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 8) 1534
Edward Marlo Two Marlo Ideas - First Idea removing center pip of Seven or Five, looks like Six or Four
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 238
Juan Tamariz Flip-Flop 4&4, acrobatic flaps ala Zapped
The Magic Way 160
Ben Harris Geller Card card bends visually
Off the Wall 18
Dai Vernon Joker Monte - Gaff
The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 102
Jerry Sadowitz Card with Pips on the Back see title
Cards on the Table 52
Brother John Hamman Thunderstruck wrong prediction (JS) is changed into 7S and miniature 4S
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 64
Brother John Hamman Stun-Sational card splits in three miniature card, another card visibly grows to normal size, prediction presentation
Variations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 138
Brother John Hamman Micro-Macro (With Gimmicked Cards) queens visibly shrink to miniature cards, mini deck grows to full size except selection
Inspired by The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 141
Brother John Hamman Haldeucination red jacks change to black jacks, then into 4 deuces
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 218
Brother John Hamman Wild All the Way four cards, heavily gaffed, four phases including:
  • Ace-Sational
  • Fantabulous
Related to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 222
Sam Schwartz Quarter Turn a card turns over one quarter at the time
Inspired by
  • a problem in "New Submarine Card" (1983)
And a Packet of Cards 46
Sam Schwartz Torn Up card torn in quarters vanishes, on a blank card in packet of blanks the card reappears a quarter at a time
Inspired by
  • "New Submarine Card" (1983)
And a Packet of Cards 51
Bob King Drunken Black Jack two cards, transformation into black jack, flap gaff, reprinted from referenced
Also published here Magician Foolers 33
Dr. Ford Rogers, Eric F. Impey Double-Card Gimmick two cards glued together on one end
Close-up Impact! 3
David Britland Cutting Remarks thread-less self-cutting deck, strip stuck to a card
  • The Gimmick
  • The Basic Handling
  • Controlling the Selection
  • Notes
Inspired by
  • "The Robot Pack" (?), Abracadabra
Related to
Cutting Remarks 7
Hiroyuki Sakai It Doesn't Fit! card flies out of box, several feet high, elastic
Five Times Five - Japan 92
Edward Marlo Holy P.O.D.'d Again flap gaff
The Collected Almanac (Issue ) xli
Doug Edwards Pick Your Spot interesting method, gaffed
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 4) 2199
Richard Bartram, Jr. Hole Shuttle punched hole moves from one end to the other
Mystification 5
Karl Norman Follow-Up Routine Spectator selects a card, shuffles it back into the deck, selection ends up on top
40 Years at the Forks 29
Simon Aronson This Side Up playing card with "Instructions" written on them becomes signed selection on one side
Inspired by
  • "Emergency Card" (Randy Wakeman, Randy Wakeman Presents)
Simply Simon 87
Tommy Wonder Falling Pips pips on cards "fall" to one end when cards are tapped on table
The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 123
Paul Harris The Time Machine using a black piece of cardboard as time machine three Kings vanish and reappear in deck
The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 249
Karl Fulves Shrink Fit wrong card rises, it shrinks to half size and changes into selection
New Card Rises 32
Tom Stone Occhamman Card "signed card" with mark on isolated card
The Warpsmith Returns 39
Karl Fulves Topped Gaff gaff in which short card is glued inside thick card
Blocking Off 121
Burling Hull, Karl Fulves Electra-Trance Card mirror on back of joker
Blocking Off 151
Dominique Duvivier Chameleon Chameleon cards, cards transform as per Universal Card plot, but start printing magician's fingers on it
Magie Duvivier 117
Baltazar Fuentes Fuentes Gaff hollow card from which a step-gaff à la Fan-2-See slides out to simulate a four-of-a-kind
Arempi 23
Harry Riser The Distraction Factor blank-faced card with Ace of Clubs printed on the back design pushed in deck, card next to it signed by spectator, eventually the blank face is now the signed face
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 36
Wesley James Micro-Macro Handling
  • Making My Micro-Macro & Switch Box Gimmicks
  • Single Micro-Macro Card
  • The Switch Box
The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 33
Wesley James Two-Way Stretch card also stretched sideways
Related to The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 49
Doug Edwards The Stunning, Jumping, Jack Selected Jack of Hearts pops out of the deck, then is found in the deck sandwiched between two black twos, then back changes color
Inspired by
  • "The Trained Card" (Joe Berg, The Joe Berg Book)
Also published here
Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 143
David Solomon, Eugene Burger, Danny Orleans Cigarette Or Pencil Through Signed Card using Solomon/England gaff
  • Eugene Burger's Presentation
  • David Solomon's Routine
  • Danny Orleans' Presentation
Solomon's Mind 79
Chris Sutton Shrivel card visibly shrinks
Trephine 102
Joshua Jay Shrunken Revelation Jennings Revelation with four Kings, then the Kings shrink into mini cards
Inspired byRelated to Magic Atlas 92
David Regal Ace in the Hole Ace of Spades pulled out of and vanished into a "black hole" (black paper circle), card grows and shrinks in the process
Close-Up & Personal 80
David Regal Mystic Poker Spectator draws any royal flush card on a blank card, four other blank cards print to complete the royal flush
Close-Up & Personal 105
Doug Conn Pip Trip the four pips on a Four value assemble in one corner of the card
Tricks of my Trade 121
Ellis Stanyon Tinfoil on the Back of the Card No. 20, reflective surface used as mirror
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 11
Ellis Stanyon Tinfoil on the Back of the Card No. 6, naming cards of shuffled deck one by one
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 117
Theodore DeLand Fade Away No. 19, back of card with image of fingers and hand, see "General note" on p. 140 for credit
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 137
Theodore DeLand The Surprise Card Trick No. 34, Queens in hat, King of Spades in hat as well, performer finds King without looking and puts it in deck, then Queens and King transpose and only the King is in hat and Queens in deck
Related toVariations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 147
Ellis Stanyon Ace of Spades and Ace of Diamonds Change Places No. 2, Spade pip covers Diamond pip on Ace
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 156
Ellis Stanyon The Card and a Glass of Wine Balance on a Hat No. 12, glass balanced on end of playing card (with hinged flap) which is balanced on hat
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 160
Ellis Stanyon The Mysterious Chain of Cards No. 13, corners of two cards are rubbed together and they adhere, more cards are attached like that
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 161
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note different gaff
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 161
Ellis Stanyon The Card Disappears from an Empty Glass No. 16, tinfoil back
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 165
Ellis Stanyon The Card through a Hat No. 24, visibly pulled out
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 170
Ellis Stanyon The Card in a Bottle No. 25, folding card
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 170
Ellis Stanyon The Ink Card No. 26, ink to clear water with card inside glass, one side black to simulate ink in glass of water, more elaborate versions
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 171
Ellis Stanyon An Envelope Changes to the Chosen Card No. 27, hinged gaff
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 172
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note prediction envelope has a card back on other side, all cards have an envelope on other side with same card predicted, switch in stand or upright book
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 172
Ellis Stanyon The Reunited Card No. 29, card cut into four pieces, thrown in air and the restore visible, flap construction that unfolds by itself
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 174
Ellis Stanyon The Card on a Ribbon No. 30, card appears at end of ribbon, folding card
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 174
Ellis Stanyon The Chosen Card Changes to a Box of Matches No. 32
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 175
Ellis Stanyon Several Ordinary Cards Change to Large Ones No. 37, two methods
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 180
Ellis Stanyon The Card Changes to a Die No. 38
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 181
Ellis Stanyon The "Torn Corner" Card No. 42, corner visually restores, two constructions
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 182
Ellis Stanyon Producing a Pack of Cards from an Empty Glass No. 49, mirror glass or a card with tinfoil back
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 185
Will DeSeive Master Card Control gimmick
Mastering the Art of Magic 147
Christian Knudsen Tablehopper's Holy P.O.D. flap gaff, color changing back kicker
Inspired by Concertos for Pasteboard 98
Baltazar Fuentes Two Intuitions card spectator cuts to is predicted with three mates, another previously tabled card turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired by I'm Dancing 23
Baltazar Fuentes Styrofoam Switch card on table is apparently picked up with another card and switched, it is actually on a string with styrofoam cube at the end and pulled into lap quickly
I'm Dancing 27
Don England The Bag Lady through clear plastic bag
Don England's Paradox 129
Don England The English Chunnel two Cards change
Don England's Paradox 116
Masao Atsukawa スリーカードモンテ (Three Card Monte) With Jumbo card gaffs
カードの島 42
Karl Fulves Steel To Ink knife stabbed in deck next to selection, then it is seen that the blade is printed on this card and only the knife handle remains, posed as a problem
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 201
John Carney Up My Sleeve last card is selection and travels visibly across chest underneath jacket
Related to The Book of Secrets 82
John Carney The Ascension Gimmick wire stuck to thumb tip
The Book of Secrets 318
Al Baker Climax shrinking card as climax for last card in Cards To Pocket
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 615
Jim Steinmeyer the soft-shoe Monte jumbo cards, gimmick with thread-connected sliding cards
Artificial conclusions 19
Wesley James Birthday Aces "alpha", hinged flaps
Enchantments 451
Dave Campbell The Grow More, Grow Less Card credit information
Inspired by
  • Peter Kane's "Elongated Lady"
The Dave Campbell Legacy 279
Chastain Criswell Defaced head of joker is moved on card
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 144
Peter Duffie Internecine red King on table and black King between Jokers transpose, repeat, part of face stuck to back on one card
Also published here Subtle Miracles 51
Peter Duffie Flashpoint with hole cards, no flap gaff
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Flashpoint" (Peter Duffie, Double Indemnity, 1988)
Subtle Miracles 82
Joshua Jay Shrunken Revelation Jennings Revelation with cards shrinking to mini cards as an ending
Inspired byRelated to Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 34
Simon Lovell Semi-Switched cards change places while signatures stay put, gaffed
Best of Friends - Volume III 125
Theodore DeLand Fadeaway Card used as eerie vanish in Open Travelers
One Degree 48
Tom Stone Occhamman Card "signed card" with mark on isolated card
Maelstrom 166
Denis Behr, Christian Scherer Cemented ACAAN Scherer's glued stack principle applied to "Shuffled ACAAN"
Related to Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 63
Patrick Page Jumbo One in the Middle jumbo card transformation, construction details for special Ever Change Card
Magic Page by Page 62
Steven Hamilton The Getaway flap gaff, card vanishes from between Jokes with holes and reappears anywhere
Inspired by The Magic of Steven Hamilton 82
Kevin Ho Turducken progressive sandwich in which a string of sandwiches is produced, in the end sandwich with miniature cards shows up
Related toVariations Stupid Horrible Immature Tricks 1
Steve Beam More than Just a Snappy Dresser selected card vanishes and reappears printed on the Joker card, being held by the Joker
Also published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 53
G Mahjong (赌圣) Simple two card transposition, followed by transposition between card and mahjong tile
Believe 60
Unknown Card with Rubber Band Gaff card with strand of rubber band
The Secrets of So Sato 100
Vanni Bossi Tack-Card Gimmick card holding a thumb tack
The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 106
Vanni Bossi, Tony Binarelli Floater card with foam layer
The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 190
Vanni Bossi Sugar Locator Card
Inspired by The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 190
Ryan Plunkett Patet Pondus 1. Charpentier's Dream: Deck placed in box with cellophane window. Cased deck felt to gradually lose weight, before shown to be empty
2. Invisible Deck Monte: Three deck monte with card cases, cases start out empty, but then one of the boxes felt to suddenly grow heavy - deck produced from it
Some Assembly Required 11
John Hostler A Riddle at Intermission: Sanada Meets Elmsley business card with word written by spectator palmed into wallet and glimpsed, using card with photo of inside of hand
Magnum Opossum 73
Bob Farmer Hand O' Doom Triumph with thought-of card, card vanishes and travels into spectator's pocket to some other cards already there, cue card on card with a hand design on it
Also published here The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 39
Steve Beam Elimineight Card "randomly" generated from down under deal made to vanish, appear in card case
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 3 (Winter #1)) 34
Steve Beam More than Just a Snappy Dresser selected card vanishes and reappears printed on the Joker card, being held by the Joker
Also published here 52 44
Miika Pelkonen Auto Sandwich Two cards appear between two advertisement cards in the deck
Related to Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 4 (Spring #1)) 42
Mathieu Bich 3rd Hand Sandwich Jokers placed on top and bottom of deck, when pulled away, card appear between them
Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 4 (Spring #1)) 50
Harapan Ong Sandwich-ception progressive sandwich in which a string of sandwiches is produced, in the end sandwich with miniature cards shows up, center card removed and it becomes normal sized
Inspired by Principia 95
Harapan Ong Bigger Transpo transposition between the Queens and selection, four miniature cards are found on face of original selections and Queens change into giant version of selection
Inspired by
  • "Bigger Finish" (Jay Sankey, marketed product)
Principia 109
Sungwon Kim Broken Canvas blank card is torn in quarters and torn pieces transform into quarters of a playing card
Seven Thoughts 22
Bill Cheung Time Traveler Signed card vanish between Jokers, appear inside sealed deck
Lecture Note 2018 15
Steve Beam Elimineight Card "randomly" generated from down under deal made to vanish, appear in card case
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 282
Wayne Houchin Houdini's Influence Magician shows different photos of different playing cards, spectator freely chooses one, magician shows prediction matches
Houchin: Houdini's Influence 2
Tom Gagnon Bill Collector dollar bill and four Aces placed in different parts of ribbon spread deck and lost, two cards on either side of bill are then Aces, gaffed bill
Inspired by Gagnon Unfiltered 201
Steve Beam More than Just a Snappy Dresser selected card vanishes and reappears printed on the Joker card, being held by the Joker
Also published here Card Tricks That Kilt 12
Andi Gladwin Cut, Stop, Shuffle spectator cuts off a third, then deals some card in a second pile, then shuffles the last third, each packet turned over and they have written on them "cut/stop/shuffle here"
The Boy Who Cried Magic 179