56 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Number Effects / Palindrome Cards
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Dai Vernon Order in the Court pseudo gambling game with five cards of Royal Flush
Related to
  • p. 77 for credit information
Dec. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 67
Robert Parrish Palindrome Effect worked out "several years ago"
Feb. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 82
Larry Jennings Larry's One to Five
Variations 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 51
Roger Smith Count Down Ace to Five, credit information
  • Glide Variation of Count Down
Variations 1971 The K-S Control System 21
James G. Thompson Jr. Ah One Anna Two...
1974 Epilogue (Issue 21) 196
Karl Fulves Countback
1974 Epilogue (Issue 21) 199
Roy Walton As You Were order of Ace-Four changes several times
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 53
Karl Fulves Countdown
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 3 231
Francis Carlyle 1 to 5 Change order of one to five changes
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 22
Dai Vernon Inversion credit information
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 40
Fred Kaps, Nick Trost Inversion Follow-Up
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 42
Roger Smith Countdown #1 Ace to Five are given down-under-deal and shown in order, then order reverses
Inspired by 1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 5
Roger Smith Countdown #2 with Ace through Five, handling variation
1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 6
Roger Smith Instant Reversal Ace through Five in order, Five moved to other end and rest reverses
1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 9
Harry Lorayne Follow The Leader Reversal spectator and performer reverse count packet multiple times, outcome different, four-card and five-card version
1979 Quantum Leaps 17
Nick Trost Five in a Row
Also published here 1979 Impromptu Card Magic 4
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman A-2-3-4-5, Reverse! uses extra cards
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 34
Gene Maze Ace to Five Again
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 35
David Solomon Mr. Clean Ace to 5 and joker, joker travels down card by card in this packet, then order reverses
1982 Sessions 103
Oscar Weigle Ennoid
Sep. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 827
Richard Vollmer Instant Sedaps
Oct. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1126
Larry Jennings One To Five
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 154
David Regal Temporarily Out Of Order
Also published here 1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 118
Karl Fulves Sixtet Ace-2-3 reverses order when second set of Ace-2-3 is reversed
1989 And a Packet of Cards 40
Karl Fulves The Original Method of "Sixtet"
Related to 1989 And a Packet of Cards 43
Karl Fulves Bid Six biddle count method of "Sixtet"
Related to 1989 And a Packet of Cards 44
Doug Edwards No-Reverse Reverse Count with four cards
Dec. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 12) 2300
Edward Marlo Brazen Inversion
1993 The Olram File (Issue 16) 13
Noel Stanton 1-2-3-4-5 original, credit information
VariationsAlso published here
  • The Gen, 1965
1993 Profile (Issue 12) 7
Peter Duffie Additional Comments
Inspired by 1993 Profile (Issue 12) 8
Iain Girdwood Con-Sequence cards change suit in second phase
Inspired by 1993 Profile (Issue 13) 5
Doug Edwards Reverse Five
Sep. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 9) 2404
Gene Maze Ace to Five Reprise
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 151
Peter Duffie Rooms for Maneuver also inspired by Hotel Mystery
1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 205
Karl Fulves Power of One pyramid layout with cards, orientation is reversed and values reverse with it, two methods
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Paranoiac Pyramid" (Shigeo Futagawa, Jan. 1992, Genii)
1997 The Vampire Chronicles 58
Bruce Cervon A Card Puzzle
Related to 1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 48
Roberto Giobbi The Palindrome Cards a five-card row magically reverses its order several times
Variations 1998 Card College — Volume 3 585
Philip T. Goldstein Pyramix
  • The Other Month
pyramid layout with cards, orientation is reversed and values reverse with it
Inspired byVariations Mar. 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 3) 74
Jon Racherbaumer Magicana Addenda pyramid layout with cards, orientation is reversed and values reverse with it
Inspired by June 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 6) 59
Stephen Minch 1-2-3-4 credit information
Related to 2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 277
Dai Vernon, Bruce Cervon A-2-3-4 in Reverse ace to four first shown as ace to four and then four to ace
Related to 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 12
Nick Trost Five in a Row credit information
Also published here 2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 139
David Regal Temporarily Out Of Order
Also published here June 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 6) 52
Karl Fulves 1-2-3-4-5 credit information
Related to 2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 371
Fred Kaps 1-2-3-4-5
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 371
Dai Vernon 1-2-3-4-5
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 372
Karl Fulves Countertype
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 373
Robin Robertson Count 5 Returns dated 1999
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 468
Roy Walton Sweet and Low
  • Trick One
  • Trick Two (with two packets)
  • Trick Three (with two packets that transpose, see reference for correction)
Related to 2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 469
Roy Walton Sweet & Low III correction
Related to 2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 503
David Acer Court Order Ace through Four re-order and transpose
  • Part One: Order Out of Chaos
  • Part Two: Reorder Out of Chaos
  • Part Three: Order of Magnitude
Oct. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 10) 72
Karl Fulves Milton "In Order"
combination of palindrome and sympathetic plots with five cards
Related to 2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 572
Yu-Hsuan Lin Direct One to Five
Dec. 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 12) 45
Helder Guimarães Midas's Touch "The Perception of Luck"
  • First Phase: small packet dealing demonstration with Ace through Five of Spades
  • Second Phase: those five cards are shown in random order, then suddenly sequential order
  • Third Phase: named poker hand is produced from a shuffled deck
Inspired by 2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 406
Ryan Plunkett Ace on Top order of Ace through Five reverses, multiple phases
Inspired by 2020 Distilled 39
Larry Jennings Numerical Aces Plus One to Four Aces change to Ace through Four, then palindrome phase with those
Inspired by 2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 202