80 entries in Cards / Sleights / Palming / Other Positions
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown A Perpendicular Palm kind of perpendicular lateral palm More Magic 136
Unknown Moisture Palm card clings to hand when pressed on top of tabled deck Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 115
Unknown Das Kartenstehlen - II. Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
top palm into kind of clip palm with thumb against first finger
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 3
Unknown Das Kartenstehlen - VII. Methode "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
left first finger pushed cards back which are stolen into right hand thumb palm, also as (repeated) color change
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 4) 52
Paul Valadon Bent in Half Palm from classic palm position The Modern Conjurer 81
Karl Meyer Das Kartengreifen "Schule der Magie"
- choreography of one-handed palm and fan production from elbow
- steal of bottom packet into right-hand thumb clip, left first finger pushes packet out (throw cut)
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 9) 137
Unknown Back of the Hand Steal top card stolen off tabled deck with sticky/wet back of the hand Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 257
Unknown The Fan "Steal" from packet in hand in preparation for production Greater Magic 21
Unknown New Finger Clip Palm More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 39
Unknown Thumb Palm More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 47
Stanley Collins Bent Palm-Off from Packet cards bent in half The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 697
Tom Sellers A Card Flourish bent-in-half palm That's Good! 7
Unknown Thumb Steal Color Change palm off can be used to produce fans (context), thumb palm Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 179
Arthur H. Buckley A Novel Palm Related to Card Control 74
Arthur H. Buckley The Palm Unsurpassed card almost bent in half Card Control 91
Arthur H. Buckley The Thumb Palm Move (An original piece of manipulative deception) transfer to show hands emtpy utilizing back thumb palm Card Control 131
Unknown Side Steal side steal to weird palm Card Control 82
Jack (?) Larkin Larkin's Throw Palm The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 146) 586
Edward Marlo Palm Positions introducing four palming positions Side Steal 27
Dai Vernon Other methods of Palming Gambler's palm and strange clip palm Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 39
Dai Vernon One handed Palm unusual right clip position, multiple or singleVariations Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 41
Unknown Thumb Clip Palm palm position is explained Card Switches 3
Unknown Latest Thumb Clip Palm palm position is explained Card Switches 3
Chris Gosselin Palming from Pre-Kelly Placement Expert Card Chicanery 64
Karl Fulves The Direct Cop tabled, from center, kind of flat palm Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 86
Karl Fulves Direct Cop - Second Method tabled, from center, kind of longitudinal laterl palm Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 88
Karl Fulves Imp Cop card lapped from riffle shuffle or put in a position where it is held at a corner at the table edgeVariations Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 40
Patrick Cook, Ross Bertram A Riffle Shuffle Cop bottom cards in right hand angle palm type Afterthoughts 110
Karl Fulves Shadow Steal top card of tabled spread slid under hand Methods with Cards — Part 1 72
Karl Fulves Moisture Steal card sticks to back of hand Methods with Cards - Part 3 198
Jerry Andrus Drag Strip card steal, center Andrus Card Control 32
Gene Maze Primary/Basic Grip hold-out position for card/packet Packet Switches (Part Four) 247
Bill Wisch Palm Change No. 2 bottom card shown and apparently placed into center, palmed in unusual left hand position Palm Change 1 & 2 8
Looy Simonoff Koplooy! thumb clip steal as card is pushed in (misdirection style) Here's My Card 106
Unknown Table Edge Holdout held with thumb at edge of table Transpo Trix 63
Unknown Bottom Placement Steal Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 162
Eric Mason Put and Take card under beer coaster, move also as a force Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 11) 762
Karl Fulves Card Purse Palm a bit unclear Card Under Glass 89
Paul Harris A Force switch of card in tabled spread, card slid around under palm Close-up Entertainer 55
Edward Marlo Table Edge Holdout thumb clip position Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 69
Unknown Manipulator's Steal from back of packet The Upside Down Toppit — Volume II 9
Dan MacMillan The Flexible Palm palm position, originally from "The Gamblers' Palm Revisited" Close-Up With Cards 34
George Joseph The Pinch Palm thumb palm Hand Mucking 2
George Joseph Switching Palms - Classic Palm To Gamblers Palm
- Classic Palm To Pinch Palm
- Gamblers Palm to Classic Palm
- Gamblers Palm to Pinch Palm
- Pinch Palm to Classic Palm
- Pinch Palm to Gamblers Palm
Hand Mucking 3
Edward Marlo The Curled Grip Marlo without Tears 185
Edward Marlo Olram's Cop alternative for Benzais Cop Marlo's Plus Package 75
Ross Bertram To Palm a Card by its Edge Bertram on Sleight of Hand 138
Edward Marlo As a Rear Clip Palm bottom, left hand Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 137
Edward Marlo Marlo's Cop from bottom into left hand rear clip palm Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 160
Edward Marlo An Effect from the 40's two selections produced from air, thumb clip steal from deck Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 293
Eric DeCamps Bottom Card Cop different cop palm position The Magic of Eric DeCamps 11
Ray Kosby Sandwich Vanish sandwiched card vanishes via a one-handed palmInspired by Scratching the Surface 9
Karl Fulves Steal from Packet card palmed out of poker hand or small packet into left thumb clip Secret Session — Part Two 45
Bruce Cervon Culling the Paralyzed Palm card is spreadculled and palmed The Cervon File 188
Bruce Cervon Paralyzed almost bend in half The Cervon File 185
Edward Marlo New Palm Position clipped to palm with third and fourth fingersAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1966
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 203
Edward Marlo New Tabled Palms featuring a "Basic Grip" which is some sort of modified Tenkai palm
- 1st Approach (deck on table)
- 2nd Approach (as deck is placed on table)
- Variation of 2nd Approach
- 3rd Approach (which squaring up after shuffle action)
- Variation of 3rd Approach (LTP)
- Extension of 3rd Approach
- In the Hands
- For a Number of Cards
- Off the Bottom
Also published here
  • The New Tops, July 1967
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 291
Philippe Socrate Deck to pocket load variation of old stage manipulation, stealing all except top card into thumb clip palm Williamson's Wonders 78
Edward Marlo Fingertip Side Steals four methods That's It 1
Alex Elmsley The Thumb Palm Addition adding cards from bottom to top The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 119
Unknown Moisture Palm card sticks to hand The Olram File (Issue 10) 2
Jon Racherbaumer Quick Clip Cop left hand thumb clip from center Card Finesse II 138
Karl Fulves Breakaway Palm top card palmed either in right hand, or held in unusual clip position between left fingers for color change application Deceptive Practices 53
Roger Crosthwaite Clip Palm unusual clip position before getting into LTP Roger's Thesaurus 90
Angelo Carbone Herrmann Pass Palm palming thick packet from bottom in edge grip position Humbug 11
Dominique Duvivier Holding Clout Stealing and adding cards secretly, with tableRelated to Magie Duvivier 25
Jack Avis Thumb Clip Steal - As a Color Change
- as part of an Ambitious Card Routine
Related to Vis à Vis 34
Guy Hollingworth Methods of controlling & palming. Four: Bent Cop several applications, good angles compared to gambler's copRelated to Drawing Room Deceptions 143
Ellis Stanyon Palming a Card with the Fingers Open No. 11, cards bent in half from classic palm position and held by thumb
- Supplementary Note (illustration and clarification by Karl Fulves)
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 243
Baltazar Fuentes Kick Kut Kop swing cut palm, into kind of perpendicular cop positionInspired by I'm Dancing 8
Al Baker Thumb Clip Palm top card in right hand The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 546
Wesley James Palming... essay and basic palm positions
- Classic Palm
- Classic Palm Grip with First Finger (Marlo)
- Thumb Palm
- Gambler's Flat Palm
Related to
  • "New Palm Position" (Ed Marlo, New Tops, Vol. 6 No. 1, Jan 1966)
Enchantments 121
Dave Campbell Thumb Palm Change a bit like stage manipulation steal from back of deck into thumb palm as color change with double The Dave Campbell Legacy 413
Vernon Winiecke Open Finger Color Change with a thumb clip type steal from back Prolix (Issue 1) 52
Fred Robinson Moisture Steal with back of hand The Magic of Fred Robinson 199
Ken Krenzel The Fantraction into a thumb-clip type palm Relaxed Impossibilities 63
Ken Krenzel The Clip Slip from center into left hand, thumb clip position, see also John Carney's handling (Secrets) Relaxed Impossibilities 90
Unknown Thumb Clip Palm from small packet One Degree 62
Karl Fulves The Banker-Broker Move given the slip
- Notes On Process
Prolix (Issue 10) 632
Daniel Madison Rotation Palm Stealing card out of the middle of the deck on table, in the action of rolling up sleeves Placebo 43