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William H. McCaffrey The Jumping Match or Toothpick
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 830
Verne Chesbro Strange Dice using marketed dice by Royal Heath
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 603
Unknown, Art Lyle Double Discard cheating technique, see also page 664
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 617
Verne Chesbro Mentelimination naming missing card(s), three methods
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 103) 622
Unknown, Verne Chesbro Fake Drawing cheating move
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 108) 647
Verne Chesbro The Magician and the Judge a card becomes blank, story presentation
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 109) 651
Verne Chesbro Percepto selection divined in impressive manner while spectator looks at cards in his own hands
Also published here 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 109) 651
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Copy Cat! one Si Stebbins, the other brainwave/invisible deck
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 691
Franklin M. Chapman Performance Counts! feedback to previous issues by Verne Chesbro, Bill Larsen, Al Snyder, Howard Warringer, Eugene Bulson
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 7) 4
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Popper Upper match on business card covered by matchbook, penetrates it twice, match vanishes in the end
Related toVariations 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 43) 176
Verne Chesbro Mechanico Rising Cards
1945 My Best 60
Verne Chesbro Chesbro On Heath's "Dy-Cyphering" coding numbers with dice
1945 My Best 244
Verne Chesbro The Silver Shower miser's dream with bucket and gimmick
1945 My Best 298
Verne Chesbro Three Weirds three cards are predicted, three mathematical forces
Also published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 84) 340
Gerald Kosky Matchaskill miraskill with matches
Related to 1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 145) 581
Verne Chesbro Half a Butt is Better Than One
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 773
James G. Thompson Jr., Verne Chesbro, William H. McCaffrey, Gerald Kosky Strike One longer routine with matchbooks and matches, matchbook appears, match penetrates card, color of head change color, paddle routine, prediction of amount of matches and eventually matches transform into salt
Related toAlso published here 1956 Top Secrets of Magic 44
John Scarne, Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr., Ben Dalgin Spheroid Skulduggery balls appear, split and change into small skull then into bigger skull, two in the hand one in the pocket
Also published here 1956 Top Secrets of Magic 57
Verne Chesbro Foreword
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 1
Verne Chesbro Ultimate Color Separation 4&4
  • A Sample Routine (six phases)
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 2
Verne Chesbro Mixes and Stacks discussion of starting positions for counts, 4&4
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 13
Verne Chesbro Chapter III 4&4
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 16
Verne Chesbro Chapter IV 4&4
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 18
Verne Chesbro Chapter V 4&4
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 20
Verne Chesbro Spelling The Colors "black" and "red" is spelled alternately with four reds and four blacks and cards of that color turn up, various methods, as oil & water interlude
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 27
Verne Chesbro Up and Down four cards in hand transpose with four tabled cards one by one
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 31
Verne Chesbro Switcheroo four cards in hand transpose with four tabled cards one by one
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 32
Verne Chesbro Bottoms Up reds over blacks, blacks come to top as block, using Veeser Concept
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 32
Verne Chesbro Old Rocking Chair four cards in hand transpose with four tabled cards, using Veeser Concept, featuring transfer of a card from in-the-hand packet to tabled packet
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 33
Verne Chesbro Shocker Finale four cards in hand transpose with four tabled cards one by one
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 34
Verne Chesbro The Book Display card pivoted around right long side
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 35
Verne Chesbro Anti Oil and Water Finale 4&4, cards mix again by themselves
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 37
Verne Chesbro Strange Interlude four cards in hand transpose with four tabled cards one by one, Elmsley counts
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 37
Verne Chesbro At Random 4&4, cards mixed, then shuffled, then dealt into two hands
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 38
Verne Chesbro Continuous Mix 4&4, cards separate with down under deal
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 39
Verne Chesbro Conclusion
1963 Ultimate Color Separation 40
Verne Chesbro Mentelimination missing card is named
1972 The Living End 28
Verne Chesbro Percepto selection divined in impressive manner while spectator looks at cards in his own hands
Also published here 1972 The Living End 29
Bill Logan Re-Confused
Inspired by
  • "Confused" (Verne Chesbro & Larry West, Tricks You Can Count On)
1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 173
Verne Chesbro Drei Prophezeiungen three cards are predicted, three mathematical forces
Also published here Oct. 1974 Intermagic (Vol. 2 No. 2) 41
Stewart Judah Penta-Match match on business card covered by matchbook, penetrates it
Inspired byAlso published here Winter 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 853
Verne Chesbro, Phil Willmarth Chesbro's Knot it Off
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 39
Verne Chesbro, Phil Willmarth Chesbro's Knot it On
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 41
Phil Willmarth, Verne Chesbro Thru-The-Hole On ring is pulled in open knot
Related to
  • J. G. Thompson, Jr. "Top Secrets of Magic Vol. 2"
1975 The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 47
Verne Chesbro Zeitung zu Blumenbukett newspaper to spring flowers
Also published here
  • Genii, Oct. 1952
Oct. 1981 Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 3) 97
Juan Tamariz, Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Mental Blockbuster Prediction two packs, magician reverses card in one, then spectator in other deck, they match, repeat, Brainwave & Multeffect Cards
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3) 1006
David Britland Jackrobats with extra card, first packet then in the deck
Inspired by
  • "Acrobatic Cards" (Verne Chesbro, Larry West, Tricks You Can Count On, p. 20)
VariationsAlso published here
1983 Deckade 14
Verne Chesbro The Double Lift Build-Up Sequence to "load" for another double lift
1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 7
Darwin Ortiz Do as I Did two packs
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 140
James G. Thompson Jr. Streichholzereien longer routine with matchbooks and matches, matchbook appears, match penetrates card, color of head change color, paddle routine, prediction of amount of matches and eventually matches transform into salt
Also published here Dec. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 4&5) 156
James G. Thompson Jr. Zwei in die Hand... balls appear, split and change into small skull then into bigger skull, two in the hand one in the pocket
Also published here 1999 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3) 94
Verne Chesbro The Double Lift Build-Up
2001 DeSouza's DeCeptions 123