preliminaries \n general technical background and some credit info of topofdeck, brauestyle addon/switches, six contexts to add top card(s) to a packet, three methods to obtain initial break below card(s) \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Preliminaries

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onehand multiple break \n brief, multiple pushoff \n unknown
1970

Onehand Multiple Break

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covered breakmaker \n breakless addon of multiple cards to a packet, deck is beveled and right second finger riffles top of deck below packet \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Covered BreakMaker

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obtain break from outjog \n \n jerry k. hartman \n obtaining break from outjog \n unknown
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Obtain Break from Outjog

Also published here

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flourish count addon \n each card flourishcounted face down beneath packet after being peeling onto deck, “to avoid the unnatural action of tabling and retaking the deck or the rather cumbersome repositioning of the deck required by the standard methods” \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Flourish Count AddOn

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flourish count \n \n dai vernon
1970
Dai Vernon

Flourish Count

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flourish count secret addition \n switch out any three of the four aces, regardless of their order \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Flourish Count Secret Addition

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secret subtraction \n the basic action
 variation 1
 variation 2
 variation 3
 variation 4
 variation 5
 new faces #1
 new faces #2
 variation 6
 variation 7
 sandwich switch (a)
 sandwich switch (b) \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Secret Subtraction

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secret subtraction – the basic action \n as example, three of four aces are stolen back onto deck as fourth is peeled, switching them out \n jerry k. hartman \n secret subtraction with a verdnase break \n larry jennings \n secret subtraction \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Secret Subtraction – The Basic Action

VariationsAlso published here

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secret subtraction – variation 1 \n switch out first and second aces of packet or second and third \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Secret Subtraction – Variation 1

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secret subtraction – variation 2 \n similar to variation 1, switch out first two aces, next two aces get left face up on deck after peeling them \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Secret Subtraction – Variation 2

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secret subtraction – variation 3 \n switch out three aces, leaving them below top card of deck \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Secret Subtraction – Variation 3

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secret subtraction – variation 4 \n ditch ace(s) on top of deck without switching in card(s) in their place \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Secret Subtraction – Variation 4

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new faces #1 \n (variation 5)
three twos and one king change into three kings and one two, achieves secret subtraction of all four cards, including the last one peeled \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

New Faces #1

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new faces #2 \n (variation 5)
four twos change into four kings in same suit order, achieves secret subtraction of all four cards, including the last one peeled \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

New Faces #2

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secret subtraction – variation 6 \n to rearrange order of packet, elevator trick as example, acetwothree rise from middle of deck to top individually \n jerry k. hartman \n three up \n p. howard lyons
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Secret Subtraction – Variation 6

Related to

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secret subtraction – variation 7 \n  (a) switch out ace of clubs for ace of spades (from top of deck) as it is placed face down between red aces
 (b) faceup ace of clubs between faceup red aces is switched for ace of spades as it is turned face down and replaced between them \n jerry k. hartman \n simulated pickup \n edward marlo \n atfus \n edward marlo \n “simulated pickup” (edward marlo, the new tops, august 1967, p. 16) \n “atfus” (edward marlo, the new tops, april 1964, p. 33)
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Secret Subtraction – Variation 7

Related to

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applications \n  aces to aces
 twin twist
 small world
 redonebury delusion
 instant sandwich \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Applications

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aces to aces \n ace packet, two openly turned face down, then all are shown to be face down, then turned over to show they are not aces, the indifferent cards are inserted into deck reversed, deck is spread revealing four faceup aces \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Aces to Aces

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diminishing lift \n \n edward marlo \n diminishing lift sequence \n edward marlo
1970
Edward Marlo

Diminishing Lift

Related to

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twin twist \n two selections, red aces tabled face down, black aces sandwich two cards in deck which turn out to be the red aces and tabled cards are the selections \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Twin Twist

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small world \n spectator mixes four reds and four blacks, chooses a color and hands you four cards, he separates all four of one color \n jerry k. hartman \n rouge et noir \n dr. jacob daley
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Small World

Inspired by

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braue reversal \n reversed card to bottom \n frederick braue
1970
Frederick Braue

Braue Reversal

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equivoque \n asking spectator to choose “red” or “black”, does not change outcome \n unknown
1970

Equivoque

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redonebury delusion \n \n jerry k. hartman \n the dunbury delusion \n charlie miller
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Redonebury Delusion

Related to

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reverse biddle steal \n add card from bottom of deck as you peel cards off top \n unknown
1970

Reverse Biddle Steal

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redeal force \n \n jerry k. hartman \n patent portent \n jerry k. hartman \n redeal force \n jerry k. hartman \n snare and delusion \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Redeal Force

VariationsAlso published here

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instant sandwich \n black aces are buried together in middle of deck, red aces are placed face down to top and bottom, they instantly travel into deck between black aces
 variation: red aces travel from pocket to middle of deck between black aces \n jerry k. hartman \n “trap and trade” (jerry k. hartman, card devilry, 2017, p. 45) \n secret subtraction \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Instant Sandwich

Related to “Trap and Trade” (Jerry K. Hartman, Card Devilry, 2017, p. 45)
Also published here

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notes \n three brief tips \n jerry k. hartman
1970
Jerry K. Hartman

Notes

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