34 entries in Cards / Principles / Locator Cards / Wide Card
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Long Card
1876 Modern Magic 60
Unknown To Divide the Pack into several Packets on the Table, allowing the Company to stop you at any Moment, and to cause the Top Card of the Heap last made to Change into the Chosen Card wide card as key card
1876 Modern Magic 65
Unknown Dribble Force Precursor using wide card
1876 Modern Magic 65
Unknown Long or Wide Cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 38
Unknown with the aid of a wide card
  • Third Method
wide card as key card
1889 Tricks with Cards 69
Unknown Wide Cards
May. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 78
Unknown Der Kartendegen Eine Kartensoirée No. 2
four cards selected and shuffled back by spectator, stabbed at once from card shower
Oct. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 20
Unknown Kartenspiel und Würfel card chosen and lost, six piles made by performer, spectator throws die and the number indicates the pile with the selection
  • 1. Ausführung (six banks of the same six cards each, separated by wide cards)
  • 2. Ausführung (ungaffed)
Jan. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 67
Unknown Wide Card
1897 New Era Card Tricks 135
Unknown Narrow Pack Location deck switch to locate cards
1897 New Era Card Tricks 208
Unknown Die absichtlich verzögerte Volte "by Dr. K. in L.", delaying the pass by marking the position with a wide or long card first and tabling the deck
Aug. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 116
Unknown Der Künstler als Wagenmensch No. 7, human scale, performer cuts off cards and knows exact weight and number of cards, repeated, wide cards at known positions
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 73
Al Baker Al Baker's Deck of Cards with wide locator
1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 474
Al Baker Al Baker's Pack, 3.
1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 480
Theodore Annemann The Devil's Four Aces signed Aces, three long duplicates, packets put in glasses
1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 5
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Master Mind two decks, three cards are predicted
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 16
Theodore Annemann The Act longer routine of The Master Mind, several times cards are predicted on billets
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 17
Theodore Annemann The Master Mind stack, billet index
1945 My Best 69
Conny Steffensen Magische Lektionen brief explanations of various techniques to control a card, followed by french translation "Leçons de Magie"
  • 1. Durch Forcieren
  • 2. Anwendung der Volte
  • 3. Mit Hilfe der untersten Karte
  • 4. Ein Ersatz für die Volte
  • 5. Lange und breite Karte
  • 6. Eine billige, lange Karte
  • 7. Gebrochene Ecke
  • 8. Dicke Karte
  • 9. Kurze Karte
  • 10. Vergilbtes Spiel
  • 11. "Bleistiftstrich" auf der Seite des Spieles
  • 12. Rand und "Augen" Methode
  • 13. Die umgekehrte Karte
Related to 1946 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 8 No. 1) 5
Dr. F. W. van Klaveren 1 Karte + 1 Tuch "Silcardo", several methods to find selection with handkerchief
1948 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. 4) 9
Edward Marlo Sure Throw #2 and #3 long and short card
1962 Estimation 75
John M. Bauman Another Rising Card sticking partial wide card to selection
Feb. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 2) 879
Ellis Stanyon Three Effects with Wax No. 17
(a) two card location, stuck together offset to make wide card
(b) another location in which card (or cards) is waxed, found by riffling
(c) located by dealing through deck
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 9
Karl Fulves Chapter 13: The "Long" and "Wide" Card chapter intro
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 213
Ellis Stanyon Description of the Pack No. 1
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 213
Ellis Stanyon The Card in the Pocket No. 13, selected card located in pocket
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 220
Ellis Stanyon Long and Wide Cards No. 18, one of each in the deck, forced on different spectators
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 221
Al Baker New Method wide and narrow pack for control
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 692
Al Baker Cutting the same Number of Cards Counted using wide card
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 707
Jack Avis Jack Avis Ideas - 5. having a wide jumbo index card in a deck, no application
2006 Rara Avis 73
Frank Lane Wide and Long Card out of celluloid
Related to
  • Here's How, 1934, p. 31
2006 Rara Avis 112
Tom Gagnon Slug-O-Matic Deck wide/narrow combination, allows riffle shuffle stock control
  • Spectator Shuffles
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 138
Tom Gagnon Shuffling Monkey spectator riffle shuffles deck with selection and two face-up Jokers in it, afterwards the Jokers sandwich selection, Slug-O-Matic Deck
Inspired by
  • "Monkey in the Middle" (Bill Goldman, marketed)
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 142
Alexander de Cova Rene Lavand's Trick
  • Notizen
one-handed cutting to the Aces
Inspired by July 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 7) 70