106 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Traveling / Card(s) to impossible Location / Envelope(s)
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Unknown Das mysteriöse Couvert card in nest of envelopes, free choice with envelope index Der moderne Kartenkünstler 49
Unknown Chemische Reparaturanstalt card marked on both ends and cut in half, one half burnt and found in nest of envelopeRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 71
Unknown Vingt-un Twenty-One Card Trick, but card is at the end palmed out and an envelope with a duplicate from an envelope index presented Der moderne Kartenkünstler 97
Unknown Un Billet d'amour card chosen, letter comes from mailman from back of audience, it is transformed into selection Der moderne Kartenkünstler 163
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Verschwinden einer gezogenen Karte in ein zehnfach verschlossenes Couvert card to envelope with card-envelope indexRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 225
Unknown The Card, Ribbon and Envelope selection in deck, other selection pierced an threaded on ribbon, ribbon-card changes to first selection, second selection travels to envelop New Era Card Tricks 106
Unknown The Halved Card card cut in half, one half destroyed and rediscovered, variant in which the half is brought in theater by district messenger boy (Western Union Card Trick)Related to New Era Card Tricks 130
Unknown Die verschwundene Karte und das dreifache Couvert No. 15, free selection vanishes from deck under handkerchief cover, reappears in nest of envelopes, envelope index in coat pocketsRelated to Der Amateurzauberer 94
Stanley Collins Le Dernier Cri Mutilated Card Experiment card cut into four pieces, three are burnt and found restored in nest of envelopes Original Magical Creations 46
Henry Hardin Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 346
Unknown Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax, stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 270
Albert Sidney Dark Sorcery spectator signs card and selects number, light turned off, when back on the signed card traveled into sealed envelope numbered with number, luminous paint on back of cards The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 290
Theodore Annemann "At Last, Poor Yorick, I knew him when" card to nest of envelopesRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 113) 669
Unknown The Devil's Letter comedy routine, card appears in envelope and is changed to correct one Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 284
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Opened by the Censor signed card to envelope Tricks and Sleights 17
Roger Barkann The Perfect Steal selection vanishes from deck into envelope, with Duolette The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 119
Unknown The Persnickety Pinochle Player two aces of diamonds are torn in half, one half appears elsewhere Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 115
Unknown Mystery of the Glass House x card in glass, envelope put away, card in glass changes into selection, x card in envelope Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 257
Bill Nord Card from Deck to Envelope The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 227
Bruce Elliott, Tom Sellers, Stanley Collins Combo one of three cards vanishes from an envelope and appears in a series of envelopes The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 80) 326
Billy McComb William's Comedy Card Flight spectator on stage puts card in stand, card vanishes and appears in envelope, everybody sees how it works except spectator on stage, paper balls over head type The First Book of William 34
Edward Marlo Ten Years Ago aces placed reversed in pack, change to kings, aces in envelop, double facers The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 137) 550
Paul LePaul Cards in a Sealed Envelope Related toVariations The Card Magic of Le Paul 214
Lu Brent Flighty Aces No. 50, Ace Assembly, aces travel from envelope to join leader ace in other envelope Scarne on Card Tricks 89
Al Baker The Jet-Propelled Card unsigned but fair selection vanishes, to nest of envelopesRelated to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 391
Edward Marlo Ten Years Ago aces placed reversed in pack, change to kings, aces in envelop, double facers The Cardician 9
Jack Avis, Al Koran The Cards of Pegasus Initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed. One card is chosen, transposes with the Joker. Chosen card is now in envelope. "Come a little closer..." 33
Don Tanner Trio Plus One four selections in four envelopes, fifth card torn and pieces put in fifth envelope, when spectators open their envelopes they find a piece and the selections are all together in the fifth envelope The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 288) 1151
James Renaux Card in the Envelope Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 58
Harlan Tarbell Magnetic Card and Envelope card from pocket to envelope Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 155
Don Alan Sneaky Card to Pocket two cards selected, the first is not found but mentioned in an insurance policy, the second card appears in a sealed envelope Pretty Sneaky 6
Bert Allerton, Paul LePaul The Nest Of Envelopes Inspired byRelated to The Close-Up Magician 66
Charlie Miller Two Dollars and Aces aces appear in two envelopes that contained a dollar bill before, P&L Phantastic Card Reel for long spread in airInspired by The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 58
Paul LePaul Cards and Wallet four signed cards to envelope in wallet Expert Card Mysteries 165
Aldini, Frank Shields Invisible Control Invisible Deck type of presentation, but freely named card is invisibly placed in empty envelope. Deck is shown to not contain the card, because it is now really in the envelope Roughingly Yours 44
Dai Vernon Telekinetic Cards Travelers with envelope finale Expanded Lecture Notes 34
Roy Johnson (3) The Policy card to stapled envelope, insurance presentation The Roy Johnson Experience 18
Karl Fulves Initial Encounter signed card is really burned in window envelope, reproduced from back of hall, signatures of people are savedRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4) 399
Karl Fulves Signed Card To Envelope no palming, making use of card shelf Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 66
Roy Walton Tearaway selected card is torn in quarters, one corner vanish and appears in an envelope Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 7) 78
Sam Schwartz Bottom Deal Load underneath envelope (or wallet)Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 9) 986
Paul LePaul, Francis Carlyle The Paul Le Paul Signed Cards to Sealed Envelope & Wallet Construction of the Paul Le Paul Wallet & The EnvelopeInspired by The Magic of Francis Carlyle 173
Russell T. Barnhart Transposition: Card to Envelope No. 3, card from deck transposes with card in envelope The Master Palm 51
Rick Johnsson Sub-Versions card to envelope, envelope on table, using the IBGTH Switch Practical Impossibilities 46
Karl Fulves Scram value named and four-of-a-kind removed, chosen one vanishes cleanly and reappears in sealed envelope, sleeving Impromptu Holdouts 11
Paul Curry, Terry Morgan Simply Miraculous corner is torn from card, card vanishes from deck and appears in envelope, gimmick for switching corners, pocket card Simply Miraculous 1
Karl Fulves Other Applications of sleeving
- Hofzinser Ace Problem with Aces in spectator's pocket
- Rising Card Hook-up
- Sticky Tape at outside of Sleeve
- Sleeving into Envelopes
Impromptu Holdouts 47
Al Mann Other Uses for the Photon Shield Sealed Envelope for card or bill to envelope The Photon Shield 6
John F. Mendoza, George LaFollette The Card In The Wallet no palm The Book of John 101
Unknown Teufelspost selection travels into sealed envelope Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 63
Richard Kaufman Envelope CardMagic 121
Gordon Bruce Card In Envelope signed card to envelope Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 5) 680
Karl Fulves Package Deal signed card from case to pay envelope, flap-flap Inner Sanctum 38
Steve Hamilton Ferly Defragmentation Etc. prediction theme, torn and restored envelope Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 3) 811
Randy Tanner, Bud Dietrich Super Sack interesting method Close-up Fantasies - Book II 39
Edward Marlo In-View Card in Envelope signed card to envelope The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 81
Karl Fulves Envelopus empty envelope placed between four aces, named ace travels inside Ace Machine 5
Roberto Giobbi Deck to Envelope and Wallet only selection remains in case The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 10
Unknown Chosen Card into a Sealed Envelope The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 11
Lawrence Frame Together Again Come Together done with jumbo cards - with extra climax of Kings travelling to envelopeInspired by Close-up Framework 24
Gary Kurtz Signed, Sealed, Delivered in Advance signed card to nest of envelopesRelated to Continuations ... Departures 2 11
John Scarne Western Union Trick telegram, for real method sie "Remote Control" referenceRelated to The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 208
Brother John Hamman Sealed-Room Mystery thought-of card into sealed envelope, thought of with strange procedure ("opposite suit and opposite sex...")Variations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 61
Karl Fulves Transmissible white and brown envelopes, signed selection in white envelope, envelopes riffle shuffled, travels to a chosen brown envelope Prototype 26
Gary Kurtz Special Delivery Related to Unexplainable Acts 39
Bruce Cervon Repeat Aces to Pocket aces to pocket, to spectator's pocket, to envelope/wallet Ultra Cervon 47
Alexander de Cova Pegasus Card card to envelope using body servante Das Buch zur Body-Servante 16
John Bannon Heart of the City card spectator cuts to is predicted, another signed selection travels to envelope which has been on tableVariations Smoke and Mirrors 13
Steve Beam Signed Prophecy selection is signed and put in deck, prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be at the position of the selected card, deck is in new pack order, selection is found in envelope The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 729
Alexander de Cova Card Shelf construction of a card shelf and brief card or other item to sealed envelopeRelated to Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 23
Alexander de Cova Pegasus Card card to envelope using body servante Ein Profi packt aus... 145
Marty Martini The Postcard prediction card in envelope turns out to be selectionAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 45) 807
Marty Martini The Postcard prediction card in envelope turns out to be selectionAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 45
Karl Fulves Erdnase's Envelope signed cards, in nested envelope is odd-backed prediction which then has signature Crooked Tales 78
Karl Fulves Bottom Deal Load loading card under envelopeRelated to Crooked Tales 80
Paul Gertner The $100 Card in Wallet into envelope, with bill Steel and Silver 157
John Scarne Remote Control card travels to a spectator at back of room, bogus signature
- Footnote to History (giving real method for "Western Union Trick")
Related to Rigmarole (Issue 9) 106
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle The Immortal Card Trick sequence with open prediction, card in the envelope, torn & restored card Great Tricks Revisited 70
Aaron Fisher With a Little Help from My Friend spectator selects a card and draws an animal on it, prediction names card and on the back selection is attached The Minotaur (Vol. 7, No. 4) 10
Tommy Wonder, Paul LePaul, Edward Victor Winged Signatures "cards through newspaper" done with signed business cards and close-up mat, card to envelope climax The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 80
Randy Tanner, Bud Dietrich Super Sack interesting method The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 233
Alexander de Cova Das Aranka-Prinzip card or other item to sealed envelope, with multiple loading methods (no-palm, from palm, from card shelf)Inspired byRelated to Secrets No. 2 137
Karl Fulves Chance By Choice two cards selected from packet, one changes into vampire card and other travels to envelope Lost Vampire Secrets 203
Roberto Giobbi, Paul LePaul On the LePaul Envelope Set Inspired byRelated to Card College - Volume 5 1367
Roberto Giobbi Wallet Bound card to envelope inside wallet Card College - Volume 5 1375
Jay Sankey Special Delivery Signed card appears in window envelope Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Tricks of the Trade) 33
Jay Sankey Pandora's Envelope Indifferent card in black envelope (with hole) changes into selection, then second signed selection appears visually in envelope Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Sankadelic Magic) 52
Karl Fulves Mail Order "Problems"
presentation for card in envelope, posed as a problem
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 377
Karl Fulves Dual Thinking twenty cards mixed face-up/face-down, two spectators remember one each and turn it over, behind back all are sorted except selections, alternatively one card travels to sealed envelopeVariations Combo II 50
Arturo de Ascanio, Freddie Fah Freddy Fah's Wallet cards to envelope, in wallet The Magic of Ascanio - More Studies of Card Magic 154
Tyler Wilson Inspected Gadget signed selection appears folded in envelope that's put out at beginningAlso published here Hello Columbus! 1
Tyler Wilson Inspector Gadget signed selection appears folded in envelope that's put out at beginningAlso published here Green Eggs & Cam 19
Tyler Wilson Inspected Gadget signed selection appears folded in envelope that's put out at beginningAlso published here Reinventing the Real 41
Roberto Giobbi Card to Envelope and Wallet thoughts Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 8) 332
Jason Ladanye Lucky Fifty bet proposed to find selection, money changes into selection in Himber Wallet Confident Deceptions 33
Paul Vigil High 5 Remix last card to envelope in wallet
- An Impromptu Handling: Sans Wallet
Inspired by Classic Fantastic 215
Helder Guimarães Post-Monition named card missing from deck and in prediction envelope Nephelococcygia 29
John Lovick Envelope Load Inspired by The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 186
Jared Kopf The Card in the Envelope named card predicted in envelope Vaticinium ex Eventu 9
Roberto Giobbi, Dr. Jacob Daley Card to Envelope and Wallet addressing the envelope to spectatorRelated to
  • "Card to Envelope Wrinkle" (Daley's Notebook, #565)
Hidden Agenda (Issue Apr 17) 112
Roberto Giobbi The Devil's Messenger three signed selections shuffled back, messenger brings envelope from back with those selections, credit information, Universal Card ScamInspired by
  • magazine "Hokus Pokus", Alexander Herrmann trick, 1937 issue
Related to
Standup Card Magic 187
Ricky Smith The Odds Against Us spectator cuts at his card, then it travels to envelope Threeve 45
Dai Vernon, Paul LePaul Card to Envelope Finale Related to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 180
Jimmy Grippo, Johnny Thompson Grippo's Card to Envelope sealed empty envelope is passed through deck, then signed selection is found inside, duplicate or divided card (see reference), originally done with pocket index by GrippoRelated to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 119
Paul LePaul, Bert Allerton LePaul Stack of Envelopes Related to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 119
Ryan Schlutz Presentation Idea: Bill and Ted variation of "Before the Thought" in which thought-of card vanishes and reappears in walletRelated to False Anchors - Volume Three 23