20 entries in Cards / Sleights / Counting Cards / Other Counts from the Top
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Laurie Ireland Push-off Count see also page 22
1931 14
David Devant The Devant "Mark-Off" how to establish break under certain number of card
1933 55
Dai Vernon The Lift Get-Ready squeeze break, uncredited
Related toVariations 1940 4
Louis Zingone The Zingone Thumbnail Gauge cutting off packet of known number
Related toVariations 1940 114
Jean Hugard The Side Count "bubble count"
1940 183
Bill Gusias Gusias' Fancy Lift push off method with forefinger count
1947 4
"Bubble Count" as a get-ready
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2)
Tony Kardyro T. K's Master Utility Sleight deck held with both hands, top cards buckled with right first finger, inner right corners buckle up
  • The Peek
  • The Count
Variations 1955 3
Bert Allerton Nail Count using length of nail to cut off certain amount of cards
1958 37
Edward Marlo The Fan Spread Estimate spread count estimation between the hands
1962 22
Thumbnail Measuring
Related to 1972 144
Edward Marlo The Silent Count counting the spectator's deal while back is turned
1988 170
Harry Lorayne Buckle Count from Top
1990 26
Edward Marlo The Slow Silent Count counting the spectator's deal while back is turned
1990 61
Vanni Bossi Double Lifting Again
Related to 1991 1
Dai Vernon ECT Get-Ready upwards buckling
1999 22
Dai Vernon Straddle-Grip Getready
  • The Unseen Side of Dai Vernon
one-handed squeeze break
Inspired byAlso published here Dec. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 12)
Paul Cummins Lift Get-Ready out of ECT
2002 41
Roberto Giobbi To Separate a Deck at a Specific Point two methods
Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 1)
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Squeeze Break
  • Two Hands
  • One Hand
Related toAlso published here 2020 49