32 entries in Cards / Sleights / Estimation / Mechanical Estimation
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles
Inspired by 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 182
Louis Zingone The Zingone Thumbnail Gauge cutting off packet of known number
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 114
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes Par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Unknown The Practical Sharpers using finger nail gauge to position cards in gambling
1946 Card Control 116
Edward Marlo Nail Gauge Placement
1947 Marlo In Spades 29
Frederick Braue Nail Cutting
Inspired by 1948 Show Stoppers with Cards 8
Bert Allerton, Frederick Braue Casual Nail Cutting
1948 Show Stoppers with Cards 9
Edward Marlo The Nail Gauge Spell
1953 The Cardician 77
Bert Allerton Nail Count using length of nail to cut off certain amount of cards
1958 The Close-Up Magician 37
Edward Marlo Marlo's Favorite finding out how many cards a spectator cut off by cutting remainder in half and counting those
1962 Estimation 8
Edward Marlo The Automatic Gauge Method on hard surface
1962 Estimation 3
Edward Marlo Variation of Automatic Gauge deck in longitudinal configuration
1962 Estimation 4
Louis Zingone, Edward Marlo The Nail Gauge
1962 Estimation 6
Edward Marlo Nail Gauge Variation
1962 Estimation 7
Unknown Thumbnail Measuring
Related to 1972 The Living End 144
Joseph K. Schmidt Actually Cutting the Aces nailgauge
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 82
Louis Zingone Zingone Thumbnail Gauge
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 83
Frederick Braue Tens at 10, 20, 37, 47 cutting to Tens in Nikola stack with Thumbnail Gauge (1941)
Inspired by 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
Frederick Braue Prearranged Pack Idea placing card at required number
Inspired by 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
Jerry Sadowitz Pre-determined Estimation using five-card-packet, the spectator cuts only in two possible places, following three routines are using it
Related toAlso published here 1989 Cards on the Table 84
Unknown Finger Nail Estimation
1990 Trend Setters 27
Edward Marlo The Olram Poke three methods inspired by Ginsburg Poke
  • First Method
  • Second Method
  • Third Method - "Estimation Poke" (spelling)
Inspired by 1991 The Olram File (Issue 9) 5
Richard Himber Knife Stab Estimation
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 440
Stephen Minch Mechanical Estimation some credit information
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 440
Michael Close First Finger Estimation finger of left hand estimates thickness of packet it holds
1996 Workers Number 5 135
Christian Chelman Blind Sighted card approximately in center, then dealt into six heaps
Related to 1996 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 8) 11
Larry Jennings The Cut Ruse two handlings, same as Sadowitz item from reference
Related to 1997 Jennings '67 82
Dai Vernon Fingernail Estimation magician cuts to the four Aces, previously buried by a spectator, credit information
Related to 2000 Card College — Volume 4 883
Joe Berg Estimate behind the back estimate thickness of packet behind back
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 55
Darwin Ortiz Pinky Estimation
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 180
Jerry Sadowitz Pre-determined Estimation
Also published here 2019 Plots & Methods 12
Tom Gagnon Estickmation Aces deck separated with pool cue each time
Inspired byVariations 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 438