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Unknown Having made Four Packets of Cards with an Ace at the bottom of each, to bring all Four Aces into whichever Packet the Company may choose faced deck and alternative method
Related to Modern Magic 91
Charles Bertram Bertram's Ace Trick spectator deals out all cards, the three indifferent cards end up in spectator's pocket
Tricks with Cards 111
Unknown Die vier Asse auf Reisen
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 24
S. W. Erdnase The Exclusive Coterie
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 172
Charles Bertram The Four-Ace Trick for more details see reference
Related to The Modern Conjurer 124
Carl Willmann Die vereinten Asse three extra Aces
Variations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 9) 131
Unknown Second Method
The Art of Magic 215
Nate Leipzig Fifth Method aces signed
The Art of Magic 218
Unknown The Four Ace Trick First Method, three extra Aces
Inspired by The Art of Magic 213
Unknown Third Method using cards with cloth-colored backs, black art
The Art of Magic 216
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Macht des Gedanken spectator selects three cards which match prediction, then assembly, four double facers
Also published here Kartenkünste 58
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Vier Könige card thought of, then a spectator extracts it from pocket, three matching cards found, then assembly, four double facers
Related toAlso published here Kartenkünste 69
Stanley Collins The Omega Ace Experiment ace assembly, one packet sealed in envelop, with a card stand for better visibility, duplicates
Original Magical Creations 25
Charles T. Jordan The Mystery of the Aces with quarters, not small packets
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 29
Charles T. Jordan The Aces Again
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 30
Jack Merlin Four Ace Trick bottom deal method
Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Graham Adams A Four Ace Experiment assembly with no switch at the beginning, using cull shuffles
Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 25
Theodore Annemann The Devil's Four Aces signed aces, three long duplicates, packets put in glasses
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 5
Al Baker Another Four-Ace Trick! more stand up, one packet in a glass
Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 106
Theodore Annemann Four Aces on the Stage with four spectators on stage, three extra aces, short deck
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 60
Francis Carlyle Francis Carlyle Aces
Related to Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 150
Unknown French's Extraordinary Aces faced deck, banded deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 172
Unknown Another Simplicity Four Ace Trick
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 356
Jess Kelly The Four Aces
Greater Magic 361
Dai Vernon Aces for Experts
Greater Magic 363
Lu Brent Flighty Aces chosen pile sealed in envelop, using twelve extra aces
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 307
Louis Lam "Mysterioso" ... A Most Sensational Four Ace Trick
Inspired by Be Deceived 14
Charles Bertram Anent the Bertram Aces
Related to Expert Card Technique 239
Charlie Miller The Charles Miller Aces Nomad style
Expert Card Technique 258
Jack Merlin Merlin's "Lost" Ace Trick
Related to Expert Card Technique 233
Charlie Miller The Nomad Aces for credit information see reference
Related toVariations Expert Card Technique 256
Unknown Ace Affinity
Expert Card Technique 234
Unknown Le Temps Four Aces
Expert Card Technique 248
Stanley Collins Those Aces fair preliminary actions
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 697
R. M. Jamison Birds of a Feather ace assembly, then a queen is put in pocket and three Queens in deck, they jump to pocket
More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 35
Bruce Elliott Parade of the Lamas with three jokers

My Best 43
Lu Brent Flighty Aces
Related to My Best 127
Arthur H. Buckley The Hindu Aces Experiment No. 42 - ace production followed by assembly
Variations Card Control 211
Unknown Gathering of the Clan Nomad style
The Royal Road to Card Magic 102
Unknown Simple Four-Ace Routine
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 115
Edward Marlo Simplex Aces palming eliminated from Simple Aces
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 117
Jack Yeager The Yeager Four Ace Trick self-working, dealing three cards on each ace, putting piles together and dealing again, chosen heap contains aces
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 16
Lin Searles The Fair Deal Aces T formation layout is fair, then each packet has to go back to the deck
Lucky Aces 1
Edward Marlo Platform Aces with glasses, ungaffed and duplicate method
The Cardician 37
Edward Marlo Logical Faced Aces faced deck
The Cardician 82
Unknown, Wally Dean Those Four Aces classic ace assembly, with follow up idea by Wally Dean
Classic Secrets of Magic 61
J. Stewart Smith The Four Aces
One More Thought on Cards 10
Lin Searles The Basic Plot
Ultimate Aces 2
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 10 one-handed, otherwise standard
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 22
Charlie Miller Variation of a Jack Merlin Effect three four-of-a-kinds kicker, bottom deals
Related to The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 62
Walter E. Cummings Take me to Your Leader other three Ace packets are cut into deck, crimped Aces
Close-up Card Magic 48
Bill Simon, Paul Curry 1-2-3-4
Close-up Card Magic 231
Harry Lorayne 4-3-2-1 variation in the layout
Close-up Card Magic 236
Harry Lorayne Ambitious Aces
Close-up Card Magic 264
Dai Vernon The Vernon Four Aces Nomad style
Early Vernon 35
Edward Marlo Another Exchange Procedure
The K. M. Move 11
Francis Haxton Last Word Four Aces spectator chooses Leader Packet
Variations Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 186
Peter Kane Classic Ace Assembly
A Card Session with Peter Kane 10
Edward Marlo Direct Aces
Expert Card Conjuring 108
Jack Avis Gathering of the Clan
Expert Card Mysteries 121
Edward Marlo Marlo's Nomad Aces see comment on page 165
Hierophant (Issue 2) 70
Roy Walton The X Plus One Ace Trick
The Devil's Playthings 27
Edward Marlo Unbelievable Aces
Related to Advanced Fingertip Control 145
Russell T. Barnhart Circle of Darkness palming
Reputation-Makers 146
Karl Fulves Swallow the Leader Ace assembly, then Aces vanish
Epilogue (Issue 11) 85
Edward Marlo Almost Like Trick Cards
Inspired by
  • Marlo's "K.B.V. Aces" (MUM, December 1959)
Also published here
Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 244
Edward Marlo Blank Ace Assembly suggestion of doing ace assembly with aces and blank cards
Those Wild, Wild Aces 6
Jerry Mentzer Quick Nomad Aces
Card Cavalcade 94
Brother John Hamman The Elmsley Assembly
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 61
Karl Fulves Double Cross poker presentation for Ace Assembly, aces apparently assemble in spectator's hand, but he gets kings and performer aces, see O. Henry Reference on p. 71
Packet Switches (Part Two) 60
Frank Thompson Spectator-Challenge Aces
Rim Shots 119
Edward G. Brown The Four Ace Trick
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 60
Lin Searles Face-Up Aces
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 663
Lin Searles An Ace Assembly
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 664
Lin Searles All Fair Aces
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 666
Jerry K. Hartman Four For All
Means & Ends 18
Paul Swinford Fifty-Fifty Aces either assembly or elevator routine depending on which aces spectator chooses (jukebox)
Card Cavalcade II 61
Paul Swinford, J. Stewart Smith Simplified Ace Assembly
Card Cavalcade II 65
Paul Swinford, Edward Marlo Advanced Ace Assembly based on Marlo's "Bluff Aces"
Card Cavalcade II 67
Philip T. Goldstein secA ruoF three phases, two times standard ace assembly, then Aces transform into Kings in leader pile and Aces are reversed in deck
VariationsAlso published here Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 6
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #2 done one-handed
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
Martin A. Nash $10,000 Ace Routine McDonald's Aces without gaffs
Ever So Sleightly 118
Russell T. Barnhart Four Ace Assembly No. 13
The Master Palm 70
Henry Christ All Fair Four Ace Effect
Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 70
Edward Marlo Ace Assembly Application
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 53
Edward Marlo Almost Like Gaffed Cards
Inspired by
  • Marlo's "K.B.V. Aces" (MUM, December 1959)
Also published here
Lecture Notes 1 10
John C. Wagner Honest John's Ace Assembly Three indifferent cards shown and dealt on top of each Ace, spectator chooses a pile, other three piles shown to have no Aces, all Aces gather in chosen pile
SuperMagic 52
Punx Das Märchen von den vier Wünschen story presentation for ace assembly, duplicates
Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 22
Ken Krenzel Mechanical Poker
The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 120
Unknown The Gathering of the Aces (Ulta-Four Ace Effect) Aces in card stand, apparatus
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 56
Patrick Cook Double Deal (& Lost Aces)
Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 267
Ken Beale Switch For A 4-Ace Trick
Interlock 45
Edward Marlo As an Ace Effect using clip palm
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 114
Edward Marlo Neo Ace Assembly five different methods
Variations Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 327
Edward Marlo The Inverted Assembly hearts with inverted pips (for partial diamonds displays)
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 340
Daryl Martinez Conditional Assembly
Secrets of a "Puerto Rican Gambler" 94
Paul Swinford, Alex Elmsley 1003rd Aces
Arcane (Issue 2) 15
Andrew Galloway Flying Solo
Diverting Card Magic 34
Edward Marlo Eidetic Aces visual appearance at once in leader packet
Card Finesse 185
Daryl Martinez OverwhELMSLEY Aces three aces are lost in deck instead of vanished in packets
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 1 35
Ian Land Fantacey aces end up face up in the deck
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 13) 246
Edward Marlo The Lapped Ace Assembly
Marlo without Tears 194
Derek Dingle Switch on Elmsley
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 48
Jon Racherbaumer The 1003-1006 Aces three handlings (despite title)
Inspired by Facsimile (Issue 1) 33
David Britland Acembley
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 23) 450
Justin Higham On Patrol
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 30) 587
Karl Fulves The Layout Problem further thoughts on Elusive Lady
Inspired byRelated to Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 6
Ken Beale Adverse Condition Aces aces are really laid out without switch in beginning
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 291
Larry Jennings, Rolland Hamblen Meta-ssembly aces change to kings in an apparent repeat
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 17 & 18) 165
Daryl Martinez Diamond Bar
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24) 236
David Britland The Blues Brothers assembly with Aces, color changing back kicker
Inspired byVariations The Best of Close-Up Magic 9
David Williamson Easy Aces "Einfache Asse"
faced deck
Related toAlso published here For Your Eyes Only 20
David Williamson Easy Aces faced deck
Also published here Striking Magic 17
Jon Racherbaumer Hole-Card In One poker deal theme
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, Dec. 1981
At The Table 166
Larry Jennings The L.J. Add-On First Effect (Four Robbers Variation), Second Effect (Ace Assembly)
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 97
Bob Stencel The Stencel Aces
Variations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 281
Randy Wakeman Unbelievably Copless
Inspired by Formula One Close-Up 37
Edward Marlo Free Choice Sudden Aces
Formula One Close-Up 47
Jack Merlin Four Ace Lost Aces with bottom deal, "I think this is Merlins."
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 3
Daryl Martinez Daryl's Psychological Assembly "or The Jolly Jumping Jokers"
twelve red spot cards, four three-card packets put on table, then four Jokers distributed among those packets, Jokers assemble
  • #1. The Easy Way
  • #2. The Cardman's Version
Variations Daryl's Psychological Assembly 1
Daryl Martinez Diamond Bar
  • #3. The Impromptu Method
Also published here Daryl's Psychological Assembly 7
Larry Jennings, Alex Elmsley 2002 Aces
Inspired by The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 4
David Regal Unusual Assembly
Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 256
David Regal Streamlined Assembly
Variations Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 261
Doug Edwards Anything but standard with added reversal finish
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 12) 1581
Brother John Hamman Final Aces six double ended cards
Variations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 229
Edward Marlo Copless Unbelievable Aces
Related to So Soon? 30
Unknown Atomic Aces simple assembly by gathering packets and dealing them out again
Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 40
Justin Higham Easy-Going Nomad
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 11) 1854
Edward Marlo Bomb Door Aces with two alternatives
That's It 12
Edward Marlo For Any Ace Effect
That's It 27
David Solomon Immediate Assembly & Climax Ace Assembly classic, then as a final kicker Aces disappear and appear in the deck
David Solomon T.A.O.M. Convention 3
Bob King Hidden Intruders three phases, last phase odd-backed
More Magician Foolers 12
Philip T. Goldstein secA ruoF three phases, two times standard ace assembly, then aces transform into kings in leader pile and aces are reversed in deck
Also published here Focus 118
David Williamson Easy Aces faced deck
Inspired byAlso published here How Magic Works 20
Jim Molinari Spectator's Choice Ace Assmebly Spectator chooses Leader Packet
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 2) 1894
Alex Elmsley Flight to Witch Mountain
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 30
Alex Elmsley 1002nd Aces
Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 213
Edward Marlo Neoteric Aces in Four Movements three x-cards on one ace, other aces in deck, three x-cards become aces, four phases
Inspired by The Olram File (Issue 6) 5
Edward Marlo Instant Ace Assembly three x-cards on one Ace, other Aces in deck, three x-cards become Aces, three stranger Aces
The Olram File (Issue 7) 1
Jon Racherbaumer Cavorting Ladies - First Phase spectator touches four cards - they are the four Queens, assembly handling of Marlo's K.B.V. Aces
Cavorting Ladies 1
Jon Racherbaumer Cavorting Ladies - Second Phase
Cavorting Ladies 6
David Neighbors Aces of Diamond Bar queens change into aces as a kicker
Inspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 2) 12
Edward Marlo, Bill Simon, Dai Vernon Quick Sands Aces with three alternative methods
The Olram File (Issue 11) 11
Jon Racherbaumer Introduction with credit information on Ace Assembly plot
The Olram Aces — The Impossible Travellers 3
Unknown Slippery Aces
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 83
Unknown The Mystic Aces
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 86
Unknown フォーエース (Four Ace) Simple Ace Assembly effect, spectator chooses which packet for Aces to assemble in
Larry Jennings's Card Technique 75
Peter Duffie The Scottish Assembly spectator chooses leader
Inspired byVariations Applications 47
Peter Duffie Once Again
Inspired byRelated to Applications 50
Gene Maze Uncle Charlie's Aces ace assembly, then 3 card transposition
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 173
Gene Maze Mercury Aces
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 176
Peter Duffie Fortuitous Card Catcher completely Off-Beat Presentation
Inspired by
  • "The Official Card Catcher" (Peter Duffie, Imagine)
Duffie's Card Compulsions 143
Peter Duffie The Working Assambly
Inspired by Duffie's Card Compulsions 176
Edward Marlo New Card Add Aces on face of deck shown and rest of packet or deck spread, then Aces put on table, up to three are switched
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1975
M.I.N.T. — Volume II 210
Guy Hollingworth A Stationary Assembly paper clip, double facers, backfire
Notes on Card Tricks and Other Diversions 27
Edward Marlo Nomadic Aces
Inspired by The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 45
James Swain Honest Aces spectator choses leader packet
Variations Miracles with Cards 155
Peter Duffie Cupidea Ace Assembly with only three cards instead of four (Jack, Queen, King)
With Cards 2
Larry Jennings The Simple Stencel
Inspired by Jennings '67 212
Christian Scherer Die vier Prinzessinen with fairy tail presentation and mechanical music box
Inspired by Karten à la carte 183
David Solomon Immediate Ace Assembly And Climax Ace Assembly, then Ace of Spades cut in deck and other three Aces put with the piles, Aces all gather in deck
Solomon's Mind 148
Roger Crosthwaite Pebbles and Aces "A brief study of vertical and lateral thinking in the development of the Four Ace Assembly"
Roger's Real Gone Aces 45
Bruce Cervon Another Aces
Hard-Boiled Mysteries 9
Bruce Cervon Award Ace Assembly two Handlings
Hard-Boiled Mysteries 3
Lin Searles, Roberto Giobbi The Four Seasons quick ace assembly with poetic pattern
Inspired by Card College — Volume 3 525
Alex Elmsley, James Swain 1002nd Aces
21st Century Card Magic 127
Guy Hollingworth An Ace Assembly paper clip, backfire
Drawing Room Deceptions 96
Daryl Martinez, Bill Malone Shipwrecked story presentation
21st Century Card Magic 114
James Swain 21st Century Assembly actually as a travelling effect
21st Century Card Magic 64
David Regal Down Under Assembly Ace Assembly
Close-Up & Personal 169
David Regal Logical Assembly
Close-Up & Personal 172
David Regal Anywhere Assembly Ace Assembly, assemble in any packet spectator chooses
Close-Up & Personal 174
David Regal Streamlined Assembly (Minus One)
Inspired by Close-Up & Personal 178
Ellis Stanyon The Simple Four Ace Trick No. 10, Conus Aces phase, then assembly
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 37
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note credit information on Ace Assemblies, then a self-working handling of the Drunken Shuffle deal, all other receive a mix of face-up/face-down cards
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 37
Guy Hollingworth A Stationary Assembly paper clip, double facers, backfire
Excerpts 22
David Malek Far More Honest Aces three handlings
Inspired by Rebel without a Pause 15
Reinhard Müller RM's Aces spectators hold the packets
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 182
Harry Lorayne To The Point four Aces on table, one pointed to, three cards on top, others lost in deck, assembly
Inspired byAlso published here Personal Collection 3
Neal Elias Let's Not Forget The Four Aces switch-out addition with Twirl Pass
New Card Controls 88
Aaron Fisher 2001, an Ace Odyssey
Related to The Paper Engine 90
Darwin Ortiz The Brush presentation for Daryl's effect
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 20
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Power Of Faith spectator selects three cards which match prediction, then assembly, four double facers
VariationsAlso published here Hofzinser's Card Tricks 62
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Four Kings card thought of, then a spectator extracts it from pocket, three matching cards found, then assembly, four double facers
Also published here Hofzinser's Card Tricks 68
R. Paul Wilson 1002.5 Aces
Inspired by 13 5
David Ben, Jack Merlin Lost Aces For Experts
Inspired by Tricks 66
Bob King Assembly4 three phases, two cards with holes
New Magician Foolers 18
David Williamson Easy Aces
Also published here MagiFest ManiFest 18
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Beastly Assembly Kings assemble, three Sixes found where other three Kings should be
Inspired by
  • Jackie McClements routine from "The Crimp"
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 20
John Bannon Syncopated Aces
Dear Mr. Fantasy 27
John Bannon, Bob Stencel Interrobang Aces (?!)
Inspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 32
Dave Campbell Performing Aces Aces turn over in deck, Twisting sequence, two Aces transpose from pockets of spectator and performer, Assembly (diamond shape layout for Ace assembly, before Daryl)
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • The Gen, Vol. 22 No. 8, Dec. 1966
The Dave Campbell Legacy 141
Jack Avis Siva's Aces
Rara Avis 122
Gerald Deutsch Direct Ace Assembly
Best of Friends - Volume III 291
David Regal The O'henry Girls first phase normal assembly, second phase o. henry
Best of Friends - Volume III 340
David Solomon Diamond Bar - Gaffed two double enders
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, Sept. 2006
The Wisdom of Solomon 155
Stewart James Simplicity Four Ace Trick Standard Ace Assembly effect, no sleights
Also published here The Essential Stewart James 19
Jon Racherbaumer Making the Coterie Even More Exclusive comments
Related to Marlo on Erdnase 192
Arturo de Ascanio Nomad Aces
Inspired by The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 281
Ken Krenzel Natural Ace Assembly
Relaxed Impossibilities 166
Steve Reynolds Finely Final Aces Ace Assembly based on Final Aces (Bro. John Hamman), without gaffs
Inspired by Route 52 9
Karl Fulves Lost
Inspired by
  • Bill Butski assembly (Linking Ring, Sept. 2000)
Prolix (Issue 8) 557
Tony Cabral In Your Face Aces Ace production, optional Assembly follow-up
Inspired by
  • "Aces in their Faces" (Bob Kohler)
Card Tricks for the Untrustworthy 22
Joaquín Matas Ases Rápidos under postcard
Inspired by A Fuego Lento — Volumen I 205
Benjamin Earl No-Motion Four Aces four aces cut from a shuffled deck followed by ace assembly
Also published here Less is More Bonus 12
Yves Carbonnier À la Elmsley!
Inspired byAlso published here Notes de Causerie 1
Benjamin Earl No-Motion Four Aces four aces cut from a shuffled deck followed by ace assembly
Also published here Less is More 114
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Another New Four-Ace Switch, with the Deck Face Up with assembly application
The Top Change 146
"Magic" Christian Stelzel A Third New Packet Switch for Ace Assemblies, with the Deck Face Down
The Top Change 151
Harry Lorayne To The Point four Aces on table, one pointed to, three cards on top, others lost in deck, assembly
Also published here JawDroppers! Two 198
Tino Plaz Sucker 1002nd Aces
Inspired by Moby Trick 6
Helder Guimarães 1002nd Aces Variation
Inspired by Secret Language — Volume 1 55
Yves Carbonnier À la Elmsley
Inspired byAlso published here Grand Livre de Cartomagie 54