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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
S. W. Erdnase The Card and Handkerchief
Variations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 198
Frederick Braue Braue Poker Deal see also following routines
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 149
Unknown The Observation Test
Variations 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 56
Al Koran Koran's Miracle Blindfold Act multi-phase routine performed genuinely blindfolded, comprised of the following effects
Variations 1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 72
Dai Vernon Ball, Cone and Handkerchief
Related toVariations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 197
Fred Kaps Drop Vanish
Related to 1960 (ca.) Kaps on Coins 3
Edward Marlo, "Senator" Clark Crandall The Strip-Out Shift
Related toVariations 1961 The Multiple Shift 22
Howard Schwarzman The Impeccable Double shooting double across surface
Variations 1961 Professional Card Magic 148
Howard Schwarzman The Impeccable Prediction
Variations 1961 Professional Card Magic 150
Edward Marlo, Harry Lorayne, Martin Gardner Lorayne's Poker Deal
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1962 Close-up Card Magic 153
Dai Vernon Vernon's Aces Aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 162
Edward Marlo Card Flight card on tabled deck changes with coin on top, hole in card, tosheroon
Related toVariations Aug. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 49
Harry Lorayne Ten Card Poker Deal multiple phase template routine
VariationsAlso published here 1967 Deck-Sterity 72
Frederica Spiritune a tune is selected and predicted with a music box, when the music box is opened, it's found empty
Variations 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 171
Dai Vernon, Harry Lorayne, Don Costello The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers with four Kings kicker and story
Inspired byVariations 1971 Reputation-Makers 11
Dr. Jacob Daley Double Peek Control
Variations 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 171
Martin A. Nash Nash's Multiple Shift to top, see p. 442 for additional crediting
VariationsAlso published here 1975 Ever So Sleightly 30
Captain F.W. Collins, John Ramsay, Bob Ostin Off the Handle
Related toAlso published here Mar. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 7) 234
Eric Mason Moniker handle of a pint beer mug is threaded on a ribbon and under a handkerchief removed magically from it
Related to Oct. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 313
Paul Harris "Reflex"
Variations 1976 Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 15
Carlhorst Meier Ein Psycho-Kartenprogramm multi-phase routine performed genuinely blindfolded, comprised of the following effects
Inspired byRelated to Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 38
Martin A. Nash More Double Lift Replacements The Swing, The Catch, The Peek-a-boo Feint, The Ghost Switch, see p. 445 for additional crediting
Related toVariations 1977 Any Second Now 148
Martin A. Nash The Flip Switch mid-air-change, from pack to table
Related to 1977 Any Second Now 184
Ray Waters Mason's Moniker Modified
Related to June 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 10) 423
Juan Tamariz The Oil and Water of Tamarix 4&4, two phases
Variations Nov. 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 3) 484
Paul Harris The Ultimate Rip-off Torn-and-restored card with only one card used, 3/4 restoration
VariationsAlso published here 1977 SuperMagic 63
Mike Kozlowski Bill Switch without thumb tip
Related toAlso published here 1977 The Hundred Dollar Bill Switch 25
Punx Abenteuer auf dem Fischmarkt presentation for Jastrow Illusion, with two fish
Related to 1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 50
Christian Scherer Vorwort
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke v
Christian Scherer Die Wette sucker effect, card sandwiched between other cards
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 6
Christian Scherer ABC spelling to a named card by performer and to selection
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 10
Christian Scherer Overhand Shuffle Finesse shuffling from bottom to top, break
Also published here 1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 12
Christian Scherer Die verrückten Vierer two cards on deck change places several times
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 14
Christian Scherer Zweimal two apparently different cards are selected and found by spelling the name, sucker element
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 20
Christian Scherer Sandwich 26 with faro
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 25
Christian Scherer Zweikartenwanderung two card transposition, card on table and card in center of deck
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 28
Christian Scherer Die Asse des Magiers four aces are produced several times, then they transform in a named quartet and help to locate another named quartet
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 33
Christian Scherer Braue Reversal Ace Production two and two
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 33
Dai Vernon, Christian Scherer Vernon's Aces Variation
Inspired by 1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 42
Christian Scherer Rätselhaft card turns into locator card to find position of selection
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 48
Christian Scherer Glide Cut
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 48
Christian Scherer 3-6-9 deck as calculator, selection found at total
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 53
Christian Scherer Impromptu Two Card Monte with two different colored decks
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 56
Christian Scherer Die Allwissende Kreuz Vier two card location, locator card counted and spelled out
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 61
Dr. Jacob Daley, Christian Scherer Double Peek Control Variation
Inspired by 1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 61
Christian Scherer Die Purzelbaumkarte one card to flip over half the deck, selection is revealed
Related to 1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 66
Christian Scherer Dreifache Überraschung three matching cards turnover in deck
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 69
Christian Scherer Hier ist meine Karte faro principle 18/35, card spelled to
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 76
Christian Scherer Die Glückszahl faro under the table, card at total of two added cards
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 79
Christian Scherer Trickspiel-Poker five ace of spades or removed from deck and change into royal flush, second royal flush is produced
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 84
Christian Scherer Schlusswort
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 91
Piet Forton Der unfehlbare Doppelwurf Mal Zwei also two doubles
Inspired byVariations 1979 Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Piet Forton Seminar) 11
Derek Dingle The Gypsy Curse using larger cards
Variations 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 46
Christian Scherer Einleitung
1982 Seminarheft 1
Christian Scherer Blitz-Asse four aces are produced at the same time, in the hands
Related to 1982 Seminarheft 3
Christian Scherer Zwei + Zwei = Vier four aces are produced in the hands, two and two
1982 Seminarheft 7
Martin A. Nash, Christian Scherer Flip Switch as a production of two cards
Related to 1982 Seminarheft 8
Christian Scherer Center Double Lifts two methods
1982 Seminarheft 11
Christian Scherer Countdown peeked card found at number of a stopped at card
1982 Seminarheft 16
Christian Scherer Ein heimlicher Blick turnover glimpse and one handed fan
1982 Seminarheft 19
Christian Scherer Click Pass - Variationen 1. Der schnellste Click Pass (while picking coins up)
2. Ein einfacher und praktischer Click Pass (using drop vanish Kaps/Bernard)
Related toAlso published here 1982 Seminarheft 21
Christian Scherer Scherer Poker Deal with Scherer's glued stack principle
Related to 1982 Seminarheft 27
Christian Scherer Mental 26 spectator cuts packet and remembers card at position in rest, card controlled to twenty-six position in deck
1982 Seminarheft 29
Christian Scherer Vier Damen cards are produced to divine selection, transform into mates
1982 Seminarheft 31
Christian Scherer Literatur
1982 Seminarheft 33
Christian Scherer Vorwort des Autors
1982 Card News '82 vii
Christian Scherer Der Scherer Count 1. Die Entwicklung des Scherer count
2. Grundhaltung und Grundgriff
3. Der Scherer count
4. Der Scherer count Variation I
5. Der Scherer count Variation II
1982 Card News '82 3
Christian Scherer Der Aufmerksamkeitstest
Inspired by 1982 Card News '82 10
Christian Scherer Purzelbaum-Asse four aces in the deck are produced again
Related to 1982 Card News '82 14
Christian Scherer Purzelbaumgriff half the deck is flipped over with a card that is bowed
1982 Card News '82 17
Christian Scherer Der Scherer Spread 1. Die Entwicklung des Scherer spread
2. Grundhaltung und Grundgriff
3. Der Scherer spread
4. Der Scherer spread Variation I
5. Der Scherer spread Variation II
6. Der Scherer spread Variation II als Falschzählmethode (as false count)
7. Der Scherer spread Variation III
8. Der Scherer spread von 6 als 4 Karten
9. Das Ablegen der Karten aus dem Scherer spread (lay down)
10. Anmerkungen zur Handhabung von spreads und counts
Related to 1982 Card News '82 23
Christian Scherer Achten Sie auf den König not same suit, as an observation test, two versions
Related to 1982 Card News '82 39
Christian Scherer Die Heimkehrer two quartets, two cards are exchanged and then there are quartets again, with two times four duplicates of same card
1982 Card News '82 45
Christian Scherer Traumhafte Wanderung red kings transpose with black kings, and on their place the two selections are found, missing kings reversed in deck
1982 Card News '82 47
Christian Scherer Die fliegende Karte card is exchanged with one of a quartet, two cards transpose
1982 Card News '82 52
Christian Scherer Wissen Sie warum? one of four cards is chosen and turns unto selection
1982 Card News '82 61
Christian Scherer Öl und Wasser 4&4
Inspired by 1982 Card News '82 65
Christian Scherer Öl und Wasser Encore 4&4, with two extra cards
1982 Card News '82 71
Christian Scherer Augenzeugen observation test presentation, one of four black cards turns into a red card
1982 Card News '82 75
Christian Scherer, Pino Pan Die wandernde Unterschrift signature on back of an ace travels on back of a signed selection
1982 Card News '82 78
Christian Scherer Freie Wahl ace to four of hearts, named one transposes with selection
1982 Card News '82 84
Christian Scherer Unmöglich selection in deck, four aces, named one turns into selection and ace is found in card case
1982 Card News '82 90
Christian Scherer, Howard Schwarzman, Piet Forton Der Multiple Card Throw 1. Vorgeschichte
2. Der multiple card throw vom Spiel (from the deck, Impeccable double variations)
3. Der multiple card throw aus der Hand (in the hands, four methods)
Inspired byRelated to 1982 Card News '82 97
Christian Scherer Manipulierter Zufall card from performer and spectator add up to position of selection
1982 Card News '82 107
Christian Scherer Irrtum ace put in center of the deck penetrates it and arrives on top with two selections next to it, first mistake because of wrong ace
1982 Card News '82 109
Christian Scherer Scherer Thumb Hold Out
1982 Card News '82 113
Christian Scherer Mehr als eine verblüffende Wanderung two card transposition, one under jumbo card other in the deck, eventually one signed selection is found in wallet
1982 Card News '82 115
Christian Scherer Ich mache das so card production, deck is throw in other hand
1982 Card News '82 123
Christian Scherer Center Double
1982 Card News '82 123
Christian Scherer Erwischt two face up card in deck, two faros, cards are sorted out until one remains it is a locator card to find card in deck
1982 Card News '82 129
Christian Scherer Komplex three card location, with production of four aces
1982 Card News '82 132
Christian Scherer Visuelle Verwandlung picking off the pip
1982 Card News '82 137
Martin A. Nash, Christian Scherer Ghost Switch Variation as a color change
Inspired by 1982 Card News '82 139
Christian Scherer Überraschende Entdeckung two card location
1982 Card News '82 141
Martin A. Nash, Christian Scherer Flip Switch Variation with multiple cards, delayed transformation
1982 Card News '82 141
Christian Scherer Ist es ein Trick? selection is extracted from center of the deck, cards spread on table
Variations 1982 Card News '82 144
Christian Scherer Swivel Glimpse deck is swiveled in left hand, like in Leipzig's Swivel Cut
1982 Card News '82 144
Christian Scherer Glide Cut
1982 Card News '82 145
Christian Scherer, Brian Glover Königliche Verwandlung four cards turn into kings
Inspired by
  • Brian Glover's "Ace Change" in "Magic Mag," Vol. 1, No.1 , 1979
Related to
1982 Card News '82 148
Christian Scherer Schlusswort
1982 Card News '82 153
Christian Scherer Literaturverzeichnis
1982 Card News '82 155
Christian Scherer The Invisible Signature signature on face of card disappears and reappears
Jan. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 728
Richard Vollmer, Christian Scherer Mystery of the 7 Suspects sandwich cards surround seven cards, down-under-deal to arrive at card, its value is counted down in rest of deck to find selection, faro
Variations 1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 127
Richard Vollmer, Christian Scherer Jacks Down Under off-beat sandwich effect, faro
Apr. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 910
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Card News by Christian Scherer Aug. 1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 375
Bob McAllister The Fastest Trick in the Universe folded card turns itself inside out
Related toVariations Nov. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1129
Edward Marlo, Randy Wakeman Surprising the Seven Suspects multiple cards sandwiched, down under elimination, quartet kicker, faro
Inspired by 1985 Formula One Close-Up 57
David Roth Stonehenge Coin Assembly rock production climax
Variations 1985 Expert Coin Magic 142
Edward Marlo Stud Turn Palm as top card is turned over
Related to 1986 Thirty Five Years Later 56
Steve Bryan Steve Bryan Writes... five cards are torn in halves, phrase is spelled and spectator is allowed to say where the cards are changed, after each spelled word on top of the halves are the matching parts, spelling "Will the cards match"
Related to 1986 Gimmick (Issue 4) 7
David Regal Streamlined Assembly
Variations 1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 261
Larry Becker "Will The Cards Match" ESP-style order matching with five torn-in-half cards
Variations May 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 1349
Piet Forton Piet Forton's Impeccable Variations: Oops!...They Split! double apparently splits, session gag with Impeccable Double
Related to Oct. 1987 Epoptica (Issue 10) 514
Dai Vernon The Peripatetic Walnuts walnuts travel one by one from hand to under can-covered glass
Variations 1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 80
José Carroll Torn Ambition ambitious card has a corner torn off, is torn and restored at the end (minus corner)
Related toAlso published here 1988 52 Lovers 65
David Williamson The Gold Cups two cups
Variations 1989 Williamson's Wonders 86
Chris Power Münzen Durch Tuch three coins penetrate a transparent handkerchief one by one
Inspired byVariations 1990 Laid Back in Graz 1990 28
Christian Scherer Vorwort des Verfassers
1991 Sveroni Original 7
Christian Scherer Literatur
1991 Sveroni Original 42
Chris Kenner Menage Et Trois three Fly
Variations 1992 Totally Out Of Control 69
Christian Scherer Vorwort booklet on the stay stack
1992 Das Gespiegelte Kartenspiel 4
Christian Scherer Duplizität der Ereignisse - Eine Routine mit dem palindromischen Spiel longer stay stack routine, mates are found, six phases
1992 Das Gespiegelte Kartenspiel 12
Christian Scherer Schlusswort including stay stack and faro oddity
1992 Das Gespiegelte Kartenspiel 25
Christian Scherer Literatur
1992 Das Gespiegelte Kartenspiel 27
Michael Close, Larry West A Visit from Rocco using giant bills
Variations 1993 Workers Number 3 20
Christian Scherer Falschgeld-Test variation of Cornelius' "Pen Thru Anything", using Scherer's own pen design, pen through bill
1994 Falschgeld-Test 1
Bob McAllister, Christian Scherer The Fastest Trick in the Universe variation, using bill
Inspired by 1994 Falschgeld-Test 7
Paul Harris, Tommy Wonder, Christian Scherer The Ultimate Ripp-Off
Inspired by 1994 Falschgeld-Test 9
Christian Scherer Click Pass
Also published here 1995 Grundgriffe der Close-Up Zauberei 5
Christian Scherer Vorwort des Verfassers
1995 Typisch Sveroni 7
Sveroni Hoppla! flashy location of a card, four cards are sprung on table, selection remains, with variation of Christian Scherer
1995 Typisch Sveroni 9
Christian Scherer Easy King Koin picture of card vanishes in pyro flash and index appears engraved in coin
1995 Sveronis King Koins 1
Christian Scherer, Sveroni King Koin Matrix coin matrix, then pictures of cards vanish and indices are found engraved on coins
1995 Sveronis King Koins 3
Christian Scherer Spectator's King Koin selection turns blank and index is found on coin, with the aid of some flash cotton everything is back to normal
1995 Sveronis King Koins 8
Christian Scherer King Koin in the Hole coin placed on card, card has hole of the size of coin and turns blank, index found engraved on coin
1995 Sveronis King Koins 13
Christian Scherer Ausgelöscht card on tabled deck changes with coin on top, hole in card, index of card engraved on coin
Inspired by 1995 Sveronis King Koins 17
Christian Scherer, Sveroni Hol(e)y King! coin penetrates card, card with hole and blank and index found engraved on coin
1995 Sveronis King Koins 22
Christian Scherer, Dai Vernon Bringing the Bottom Card to the Top break, without single card run
Also published here 1996 Card College — Volume 2 253
Tommy Wonder Post-Ultimate Rip-Off
  • Counting
  • Flash Restoration
  • The Complete Restoration
  • Ringing in the Gaff
  • Ringing in the Humanity
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 90
Paul Harris, Allan Ackerman Interlaced Vanish
Variations 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 219
Christian Scherer Einleitung
1996 Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 4
Christian Scherer Die Grundtechnik des Dice Stacking basic dice stacking technique
1996 Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 5
Christian Scherer Der Stack mit neun Bewegungnen stacking four dice with nine movements
1996 Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 8
Christian Scherer Der Stack mit fünf Bewegungen stacking four dice with five movements
1996 Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 11
Christian Scherer Vier auf einmal picking up four dice at once
1996 Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 12
Christian Scherer Das Abbauen des Stacks removing dice one by one from a pile
1996 Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 13
Christian Scherer Das Stehlen stealing a die from under a cup
1996 Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 14
Christian Scherer Ladungen loading of a cup
1996 Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 16
Christian Scherer Vorwort
1997 Karten à la carte 5
Christian Scherer Nicht ganz hunderprozentig card is found with two locator cards, with improvisation part
1997 Karten à la carte 7
Christian Scherer Das Orakel von Bern
1997 Karten à la carte 12
Christian Scherer Blitz-Asse II four aces are produced at the same time, in the hands
Related to 1997 Karten à la carte 19
Christian Scherer Ganz einfach deck under handkerchief held by spectator, performer reaches under silk and produces selection
Inspired by 1997 Karten à la carte 24
Christian Scherer, S. W. Erdnase Karte durch Tuch no palming method for card through handkerchief
Inspired by 1997 Karten à la carte 27
Christian Scherer Fernseh-Asse performer cuts to the aces one by one
1997 Karten à la carte 34
Christian Scherer Jass Deal winning hand for Swiss card game "Jass", all cards are known and performer gets winning hand
1997 Karten à la carte 37
Christian Scherer Hier oder da - oder wo? two card transposition, three phases on spectator's hands, last phase card from pocket changes with card in spectator's hand
1997 Karten à la carte 40
Christian Scherer Paradoxes focieren sighting the card while explaining the concept, stop force
1997 Karten à la carte 53
Christian Scherer Spielerisches Abheben in the hands false flourish cut
1997 Karten à la carte 56
Christian Scherer Scherer Card Index system and construction details of the Scherer card index
1997 Karten à la carte 62
Christian Scherer Multiple Card Throw Variation Impeccable Double variation
Inspired by 1997 Karten à la carte 68
Christian Scherer Gut beobachtet two kings on spectator's hands transform into aces, kings are the produced in the deck
1997 Karten à la carte 71
Christian Scherer Ehrgeiziger geht es nicht mehr ambitious card sequence with torn corner
Related to 1997 Karten à la carte 74
Christian Scherer Impeccable Prediction Plus two phases, second phase with torn corner of prediction card
Inspired by 1997 Karten à la carte 78
Christian Scherer Einmalig face of card with signed back and torn corner changes
1997 Karten à la carte 85
Christian Scherer Einzelne Karten ins Topit befördern
  • 1. Eine (oder mehrere) Karte(n) vom Spiel ins Topit befördern (to topit one or several cards from the deck)
  • 2. Eine (oder mehrere) Karte(n) von einem kleinen Paket ins Topit befördern (to topit one or several cards from a small packet)
    • 2.1 Mehrere Karten in eine verwandeln (transform several cards into one card)
  • 3. Eine von zwei (als eine Karte vorgezeigt) Karte ins Topit befördern (topit one of two cards, which are held as one card)
    • 3.1 Sichtbare Verwandlung (visual transformation)
    • 3.2 Verzögerte Verwandlung (delayed transformation)
1997 Karten à la carte 91
Christian Scherer Entwischt four kings under handkerchief change into a joker, kings are found elsewhere
1997 Karten à la carte 102
Christian Scherer Robotranspo signed card travels from among four red backed kings to four blue backed kings, both packets secured with rubber bands
1997 Karten à la carte 104
Christian Scherer Ich steh' drauf! two card transposition, one under spectator's foot other in performer's pocket, signed
1997 Karten à la carte 108
Christian Scherer Die Karte in der Kristallkugel crystal ball turns into signed card under handkerchief
1997 Karten à la carte 110
Christian Scherer Phantasmagorie case and deck put in a bag and is shaken up, signed card is found inside the box
1997 Karten à la carte 121
Christian Scherer Die Umdrehpalmage as top card is turned over, similar to Marlo's Stud Turn Palm
Related to 1997 Karten à la carte 128
Christian Scherer Kartenfärbung color change with Umdrehpalmage
1997 Karten à la carte 130
Christian Scherer Offenes Kolorieren color change with Umdrehpalmage
1997 Karten à la carte 132
Christian Scherer Center Double Lift
1997 Karten à la carte 132
Christian Scherer Die Umdrehpalmage als Rückseitenfärbung color change of the back of a card, with Umdrehpalmage
1997 Karten à la carte 138
Christian Scherer Spektraldruck blank deck turns into normal deck
1997 Karten à la carte 140
Christian Scherer Schnelldruck blank case is printed
1997 Karten à la carte 152
Christian Scherer Materialisiert deck appears in the hands of the performer, in front of the body
1997 Karten à la carte 158
Christian Scherer Gigantisch deck with selection changes visually into a jumbo card matching the selection
1997 Karten à la carte 162
Christian Scherer, Dr. Jacob Daley Nicht die letzte Variation Daley's last trick variation, with a glass, two phases
1997 Karten à la carte 166
Christian Scherer Reflexartig reflex variation, with small toy gun
Inspired byRelated to 1997 Karten à la carte 172
Christian Scherer Rekordverdächtig in the hands, without selection
1997 Karten à la carte 175
Christian Scherer Die vier Prinzessinen with fairy tail presentation and mechanical music box
Inspired by 1997 Karten à la carte 183
Christian Scherer Ascanio Spread Variation
1997 Karten à la carte 191
Christian Scherer Hofzinsers Handschuh cards put in a box, selection is fished out with a glove, that holds the card in an eery way
Variations 1997 Karten à la carte 194
Christian Scherer Literatur
1997 Karten à la carte 201
Edward Marlo, Christian Scherer The Olram Subtlety
1998 Card College — Volume 3 603
Edward Marlo, Christian Scherer, Martin A. Nash The Tabled Multiple Shift
Inspired by 1998 Card College — Volume 3 676
Christian Scherer Vorwort
1999 Sensitive Finger 7
Christian Scherer Sensitive Finger five phases blindfold routine with sense of touch presentation
  • 1. finger print, by touch
  • 2. think stop
  • 3. rising card under handkerchief, magnetism presentation
  • 4. card identity divination
  • 5. location of selection
Inspired byRelated to 1999 Sensitive Finger 9
Christian Scherer Vorwort
1999 Abgezockt! 7
Christian Scherer Abgezockt! half hour gambling demonstration routine
1999 Abgezockt! 9
Christian Scherer Einleitung - Vier-As-Trick aces in the center come to the top
1999 Abgezockt! 9
Frederick Braue, Christian Scherer Braue Poker Deal four aces, faro stacking
Inspired by 1999 Abgezockt! 12
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer Lorayne's Poker Deal royal flush kicker
Inspired by 1999 Abgezockt! 13
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer Lorayne's Poker Deal #2
1999 Abgezockt! 15
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers
Inspired by 1999 Abgezockt! 17
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer Ten Card Poker Deal
Inspired by 1999 Abgezockt! 23
Christian Scherer Zur Vorführung und Präsentation
1999 Abgezockt! 28
Christian Scherer Vorwort
2000 Der glücklose Würfelspieler 7
Christian Scherer Dice Stacking: Material und Technik 1.1 Das Material
1.2 Die Grundtechnik des Dice Stacking (basic technique)
1.3 Der Stack mit neun Bewegungen (stacking with nine movements)
1.4 Der Stack mit fünf Bewegungen (stacking with five movements)
1.5 Vier auf einmal (four at once)
1.6 Das Abbauen des Stacks (removing dice from one by one from a pile)
1.7 Das Stehlen (stealing a die)
1.8 Die Würfel verschwinden lassen (disappearance of the dice)
1.9 Ladungen (loads)
2000 Der glücklose Würfelspieler 9
Christian Scherer Der Glücklose Würfelspieler - Eine Dice-Stacking Routine four phases
1. three in the hands one in the pocket
2. dice stacking and traveling of dice from hand to under cup
3. spectator has to guess where the red die is and loses
4. jumbo die production
2000 Der glücklose Würfelspieler 16
Christian Scherer Literatur
2000 Der glücklose Würfelspieler 25
Christian Scherer Vorwort
2002 Kreative Magie 5
Christian Scherer Originalität und Kreativität in der Zauberkunst on creativity and originality
2002 Kreative Magie 7
Christian Scherer Der angehende Zauberkünstler oder der kleine weisse Ball routine with purse frame and little ball, ball appears from frame and vanishes under handkerchief, reproduced from frame again, wand appears and eventually ball and frame disappear
Variations 2002 Kreative Magie 12
Christian Scherer Small Ball Production from Purse Frame
2002 Kreative Magie 13
Christian Scherer Wand Production from handkerchief
2002 Kreative Magie 16
Christian Scherer Locked Room Mystery handkerchief in locked tube is found have blood on it, murder story presentation
2002 Kreative Magie 23
Christian Scherer Tube Switch
2002 Kreative Magie 25
Christian Scherer Ein Falschspiel water monte with three cups, then water turns into confetti
Related to 2002 Kreative Magie 35
Christian Scherer Der neurotische Geldschein 10$ bill turns into a 100$ bill, then a part of the bill is extracted and burnt, in a flash it changes into coins the value of the 10$
Related to 2002 Kreative Magie 43
Christian Scherer Bill Switch strictly manipulative method
Related to 2002 Kreative Magie 46
Christian Scherer, Sveroni Money Splitting bill is split in two, gag for magicians
2002 Kreative Magie 54
Christian Scherer Welche Bedeutung, welchen Sinn hat ein Kunststück für die Zuschauer? what meaning bears the trick for the spectator?
2002 Magische Momente 6
Christian Scherer Wie komme ich zu einem Thema? how to find presentations
2002 Magische Momente 11
Christian Scherer Nicht erkennbare Tricktechnik non-perceptible technique
2002 Magische Momente 12
Christian Scherer Die innere Einstellung, Gefühle und Emotionen des Vorführenden attitude, feelings and emotions of the performer
2002 Magische Momente 13
Christian Scherer Zusammengefasst
2002 Magische Momente 14
Christian Scherer Publikationen Scherer's publications
2002 Magische Momente 15
Pit Hartling High Noon with card under spectator's watch climax, duplicate
Inspired byRelated to 2003 Card Fictions 44
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Vollmer Variant seven cards end up in sandwich, those lead to selection eventually
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 52
Christian Scherer, Christoph Borer Hofzinsers Handschuh cards put in a box, selection is fished out with a glove, that holds the card in an eery way
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2006 Compilation 70
Christian Scherer Einleitung
2006 Magische Momente 3
Christian Scherer Die Qualität eines Zauberkunststückes: Was stellt ein Kunststück für die Zuschauer dar? quality of a trick, puzzle / trick / extraordinary moments
2006 Magische Momente 4
Christian Scherer "Es kommt nicht darauf an, was man vorführt, sondern wie man es vorführt" on the maxim it's not about what you perform but how you perform it
2006 Magische Momente 5
Sveroni, Christian Scherer Das letzte Kümmelblättchen monte theme with jumbo cards, card turns over, as a climax backs change color
Inspired by
  • Helmut Schmiedeberg's "Mondo Monte"
2006 Variationen 18
Sveroni, Christian Scherer Three as Four Display with jumbo cards
2006 Variationen 19
Christoph Borer, Christian Scherer Hofzinsers Handschuh cards put in a box, selection is fished out with a glove, that holds the card in an eery way
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 Seminarnotitzen 2007 8
Sveroni, Christian Scherer Dies ist reine Magie five jumbo cards are torn in halves, phrase is spelled and spectator is allowed to say where the cards are changed, after each spelled word on top of the halves are the matching parts, using Howard Adams' Ramasee Principle
Inspired byRelated to 2008 Heureka! 21
Robert E. Neale Box Stars Presentation for the Yoshimoto Cube, not sure what the effect really is besides just displaying the cube
Variations 2008 This Is Not a Book 285
Steve Beam Unbuckled Count third finger buckle applied to buckle count
Related to 2008 Counter Attack 15
Larry West, Michael Close, Christian Scherer, Sveroni Spielschulden / Am Bankschalter with giant bills
Inspired by 2009 ... oder so! 32
Denis Behr, Christian Scherer Cemented ACAAN Scherer's glued stack principle applied to "Shuffled ACAAN"
Related to 2011 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 63
Gary Plants Search for the Seven Suspects
Inspired by 2011 Lecture Notes — Honolulu Hawaii 27
Patrick Page Cord-A-Cup handle of coffee cup is threaded on rope, cup penetrates rope, with normal cup
Inspired byVariations 2011 Magic Page by Page 224
Christian Scherer Dank acknowledgments
2014 Schlaglichter 9
Christian Scherer Einleitung
2014 Schlaglichter 10
Christian Scherer Autobiografisches autobiographical article, including complete bibliography
2014 Schlaglichter 12
Christian Scherer Die magischen Steine von Stonehenge matrix with stone under two postcards, bigger stone appears as a climax
Inspired by 2014 Schlaglichter 23
Christian Scherer Vanish of a Stone Kaps / Bernard drop vanish
2014 Schlaglichter 26
Christian Scherer Technik vs. Präsentation technique vs. presentation
2014 Schlaglichter 34
Christian Scherer Der Materie-Transmitter cylinder and coins handling, with small die and little cup instead of tube
2014 Schlaglichter 36
Christian Scherer Sprechzauberkunst und "Magie" the importance of patter
2014 Schlaglichter 48
Christian Scherer Der kleinste 3D-Kopierer der Welt three different coins put in a coin box and they transform into china coins one by one
2014 Schlaglichter 50
Christian Scherer Der Schwierigkeitsgrad on difficulty of technique
2014 Schlaglichter 58
Christian Scherer Die Kraft des Qi two in the hand one in the pocket with Baoding Balls, then a big ball appears just to vanish under a handkerchief
2014 Schlaglichter 60
Christian Scherer Originalität originality
2014 Schlaglichter 69
Christian Scherer Der Sohn des Hofmusikanten combination of Ball and Vase and the Ghost Music Box
Inspired byRelated to 2014 Schlaglichter 71
Christian Scherer Puzzles oder magische Momente puzzles or magical moments
2014 Schlaglichter 82
Christian Scherer Der Hellseher und das Geisterschiff prediction of a a selected object and coincidence of set time and year
2014 Schlaglichter 84
Christian Scherer Magician's Choice Handling hand palm up / palm down
2014 Schlaglichter 88
Christian Scherer Sinnhaftigkeit und Interesse on meaning and creating interest
2014 Schlaglichter 91
Christian Scherer Freier Fall die falls through square tube fast or slowly, with metronome as presentation aid
Inspired by
  • William J. Schmeelk's "Newton's Nightmare"
2014 Schlaglichter 93
Christian Scherer Absicht, Überzeugung, Intensität on purpose, conviction and intensity
2014 Schlaglichter 100
Christian Scherer Bewegungskontrolle disk is spun on mirror and on performer's wish it either twists quickly or almost does not stop, Euler's Disk
2014 Schlaglichter 102
Christian Scherer Der Zweck und die Rolle des Vorführenden on the purpose and role of the performer
2014 Schlaglichter 108
Christian Scherer Das Gold der Leprachauns pot of coins is produced from a small rainbow, coins are hung invisibly in the air and travel from hand to hand, eventually the pot disappears under a handkerchief
Inspired by 2014 Schlaglichter 110
Christian Scherer Das Thema topic of a routine, presentation
2014 Schlaglichter 125
Christian Scherer Die Legende vom Schnee in der Wüste routine with Yoshimoto Cube, story of snow, cube vanishes from a silk and water in a little bowl turns to snow
Inspired by 2014 Schlaglichter 127
Christian Scherer Die Begründung on the justification of a routine
2014 Schlaglichter 141
Christian Scherer Das Amulett von Mary I little round charm appears from purse frame, it disappears under silk, with the aid of a wand and in the hands, to just reappear always back in the purse frame, eventually the purse frame vanishes
Inspired by 2014 Schlaglichter 143
Christian Scherer Logik und Konsistenz der Handlung logic and consistency of actions
2014 Schlaglichter 158
Christian Scherer Der Zigeuner am Oktoberfest Gypsy Curse handling, using larger cards
Inspired by 2014 Schlaglichter 160
Christian Scherer Das Becherspiel als Salonkunststück general remarks on the Cups and Balls
  • Der Handlungsablauf beim Becherspiel
  • Die Struktur (structure)
  • Der Vortrag (patter)
  • Die Becher (cups)
  • Die Kugeln (balls)
  • Der Zauberstab (wand)
  • Der Tisch (table)
  • Die Tischoberfläche (table surface)
  • Die Handhabung der Becher (handling of the cups)
  • Die falsche Übergabe (false transfer of a ball)
  • Die Ladung (loads)
  • Das Platzieren der Ladungen (placement of loads in pockets)
  • Die Ladetechnik (loading technique)
  • Die Ladung vor den Blicken der Zuschauer verbergen (hiding the loads)
  • Indirektes Laden (indirect loads)
  • Das Abstellen der geladenen Becher (putting cups with loads on the table)
2014 Schlaglichter 175
Christian Scherer Der Zauberstab mit dem Klick construction of a magic wand who does a click when hit on the hand
2014 Schlaglichter 186
Christian Scherer Einfachheit und Klarheit on simplicity and clarity
2014 Schlaglichter 188
Christian Scherer Angewandte Physik two cups routine, balls first appear from purse frame
Inspired by 2014 Schlaglichter 190
Christian Scherer Vortrag und Drehbuch on patter and script
2014 Schlaglichter 208
Christian Scherer Cagliostro der Alchimist cups and balls routine with two steel mortars and steal balls
2014 Schlaglichter 210
Christian Scherer Die Wortwahl on the choice of words
2014 Schlaglichter 219
Christian Scherer Der neurotische Geldschein 10$ bill turns into a 100$ bill, then a part of the bill is extracted and burnt, in a flash it changes into coins the value of the 10$, improved handling
Related to 2014 Schlaglichter 221
Christian Scherer Bill Switch strictly manipulative method
2014 Schlaglichter 225
Christian Scherer Der Einstieg on patter, how to start a routine
2014 Schlaglichter 234
Christian Scherer Dumm gelaufen water monte with three cups, then water turns into confetti, improved method
Related to 2014 Schlaglichter 237
Christian Scherer Hände weg vom Falschspiel! monte with jumbo cards, first three red and one black card as a climax three black cards and one red card
Inspired by
  • Joe Riding's "The only three Card Trick in the World using four Cards"
2014 Schlaglichter 243
Christian Scherer Prolog und Epilog
2014 Schlaglichter 251
Norman Houghton, Christian Scherer Flushtration Count stand up, with jumbo cards
2014 Schlaglichter 255
Christian Scherer Timing von Vortrag und Handlung on timing of patter and actions
2014 Schlaglichter 266
Christian Scherer Der Meister der Kugeln ball and vase with sponge balls and wand, balls travel and change color, jumbo ball appears as a climax
Inspired by
  • Charlie Frye's "Ball and Vase" on DVD "Eccentricks 3"
2014 Schlaglichter 268
Christian Scherer Zusammenspiel von Handlung und Vortrag on interaction of patter and actions
2014 Schlaglichter 284
Christian Scherer Davids Spleen ball, cone and handkerchief variation, with cup, big die and silk
Inspired by 2014 Schlaglichter 286
Christian Scherer Als ob on the "as if"-theory
2014 Schlaglichter 303
Christian Scherer Die fehlende Seite travelers routine, using topit
2014 Schlaglichter 306
Christian Scherer Turnover Pass Handling
2014 Schlaglichter 308
Dave Rumfelt, Christian Scherer Card from Breast Pocket variation
2014 Schlaglichter 309
Christian Scherer Kopfkino on imagination, mind movie
2014 Schlaglichter 313
Christian Scherer Die Poesie der Magie shuffled deck separates in four suits, with three glasses and a handkerchief
2014 Schlaglichter 316
Christian Scherer Mimik und Gestik on facial expression and gesture
2014 Schlaglichter 332
Christian Scherer Ein Kindheitstraum six bill repeat, pocket method
Inspired by
  • Tom Bowyer's "six Bill Repeat"
2014 Schlaglichter 337
Christian Scherer Foto-Momente on good moments to make a picture
2014 Schlaglichter 346
Christian Scherer Die Aufnahmeprüfung Sympathetic cubes / Cube-a-libre routine, seven phases
2014 Schlaglichter 348
Christian Scherer Der innere Monolog on the internal monologue
2014 Schlaglichter 363
Christian Scherer Die verschwindende Birne light bulb vanish, magic bandana presentation in german, double meaning of "Birne" (pear / light bulb)
2014 Schlaglichter 365
Christian Scherer Misdirection - Lenkung der Aufmerksamkeit on misdirection
2014 Schlaglichter 374
Christian Scherer Magisches Minigolf three golf balls vanish and appear under a bowl with a hole, then they appear in the box they were extracted in the beginning, with collapsible golf club as magic wand, crazy golf presentation
2014 Schlaglichter 376
Christian Scherer Applaus on applause
2014 Schlaglichter 392
Christian Scherer Ursache und Wirkung design of locking Chinese Sticks, with routine and presentation
2014 Schlaglichter 394
Christian Scherer Sinnhaftigkeit - Keine Regel ohne Ausname on meaningfulness and breaking the rule
2014 Schlaglichter 405
Christian Scherer In vino veritas multiplying bottles routine
2014 Schlaglichter 407
Christian Scherer Die unbestechliche Kritikerin on using a camera to practice
2014 Schlaglichter 421
Christian Scherer Literatur
2014 Schlaglichter 423
Geoffrey Latta, Jamy Ian Swiss Hung Fu three half dollars vanish, Chinese coin part of handling, grows into jumbo Chinese coin as finale
Inspired byVariations 2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 312
Christian Scherer Entfesselt handle of coffee cup is threaded on rope, cup penetrates rope behind back, with normal cup
Inspired byRelated to 2018 Entfesselt 3
Christian Scherer Version 2 different handling of "Entfesselt"
2018 Entfesselt 10
Christian Scherer Nie Wieder! three card monte with jumbo cards, multi-phase routine
Related to
  • Harry Anderson's "Three Card Monarch"
2018 Nie Wieder! 3
Christian Scherer Double Lift with Jumbo Cards
2018 Nie Wieder! 8
Christoph Borer Die Svengali-Force forcing with a Svengali deck, for "Hofzinsers Handschuh" (here as "Lunas Handschuh")
Related to 2018 Mentale Notizen 26
Christian Scherer Raucherentwöhnung stand-up presentation for "Zig Zag Cig" by Tenyo, technical variation, one piece is signed
Related to
  • Richard Kaufman's "Tenyoism - Volume One" 2016. P. 308ff.
2018 Raucherentwöhnung 3
Christian Scherer Einleitung on the origin of the routine
2018 Die Vierte Dimension 3
Christian Scherer Die Vierte Dimension portal presentation for three ball routine / balls and net, with two in the hands elements
2018 Die Vierte Dimension 4
Christian Scherer Der Pop up Move
2018 Die Vierte Dimension 4
Christian Scherer Münzen durch Tuch 3.0 three coins penetrate a transparent handkerchief
Inspired byRelated to 2019 Münzen durch Tuch 3.0 3
Christian Scherer, Sveroni Fischerlatein fish on cardboard change size with scale, magic trick based on Jastrow optical Illusion, medal on chain vanishes
Inspired by
  • Toru Suzuki's "Sakkaku Scale" in Richard Kaufman's "Tenyoism - Volume Two", p. 843.
Related to
2019 Fischerlatein 3
Christian Scherer Das Sicherheitsportmonnaie three coins appear and vanish with a purse frame, coins travel from hand to hand, one coin becomes a large coin and other coins disappear in purse frame again
2019 Das Sicherheitsportmonnaie 3
Christian Scherer Flying Shuttle Pass with purse frame
2019 Das Sicherheitsportmonnaie 9
Christian Scherer Coin to Jumbo Coin with Kaps / Ramsay Drop Vanish handling
2019 Das Sicherheitsportmonnaie 16
Christian Scherer Jumbo Coin to Normal Coin visual transformation
2019 Das Sicherheitsportmonnaie 20
Christian Scherer Stahlhartes Déjà-Vu three steel balls are removed from a box, penetrate a transparent silk one by one and then they vanish just to be found in the box again
Inspired by
  • Lou Serrano's "Steel Ball Routine"
2019 Stahlhartes Déjà-Vu 3
Christian Scherer Three Steel Balls Through Silk one by one
Related to 2019 Stahlhartes Déjà-Vu 7
Christian Scherer Mein erstes Kunststück coin is borrowed and marked, then two more coins are added and all three coins travel to handkerchief, eventually signed coin vanished and appears inside a matchbox which is inside a hollow book
2020 Mein erstes Kunststück 3
Christian Scherer Süchtig nach Baumnüssen walnuts appear, vanish and travel to glas under tube, then walnuts vanish again and jumbo walnut appears, using nutcracker and toy squirrel
Inspired by 2020 Süchtig nach Baumnüssen 3
Christian Scherer Stand-Up Hung Fu three silver coins travel in hole of Chinese coin and appear again, then Chinese coin turns into jumbo coin and silver coins vanish and reappear a second time
Inspired by 2020 Stand-Up Hung Fu 3
Christian Scherer Französischer Abschied with duplicate Ace
Inspired by 2020 Französischer Abschied 3
Christian Scherer Fake Drop Switch
2020 Französischer Abschied 7
Christian Scherer Rub-A-Dub-Dub Variation apparently placing the card under the card case
2020 Französischer Abschied 9
Christian Scherer HaLo Cut Variation
2020 Französischer Abschied 14
Christian Scherer Die königlichen Vieren four Fours change into Kings and back to Fours
Related to 2021 Die königlichen Vieren 3
Christian Scherer Meine Handhabung des Ascanio Spreads Ascanio Spread variation
2021 Die königlichen Vieren 3
Christian Scherer Die Chinesischen Glücksmünzen three black coins change color one by one and turn eventually black again at the same time
2021 Die Chinesischen Glücksmünzen 3
Christian Scherer Paddle Move with Coin one handed
2021 Die Chinesischen Glücksmünzen 12