90 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transposition / Ace Assembly / Gaffed
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Unknown Die wandernden vier Buben No. 11, four indifferent cards under hat, four Jacks on table in a row, three cards on each Jack, they vanish and are now under hat, four double facers Der Amateurzauberer 84
Unknown Fourth Method three double facers The Art of Magic 217
Unknown Third Method using cards with cloth-colored backs, black art The Art of Magic 216
Jack Merlin My Favorite Four Ace Trick three double faced ace, McDonalds Aces Merlin's Master Miracles 12
Oswald Rae The Four Aces with Conradi's Giant Cards, brief description More Practical Patter 24
Unknown The Four Aces three double facers Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 132
Unknown The Four Kings stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 269
Unknown The Four Aces stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 274
Billy O'Connor The Limit Four Ace Trick seven aces are used Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 295
Louis Lam Four-Aceious six double facers Watch Me Closely 16
Robert Parrish An Improved Four Ace Routine four double facers (three with Aces, one additional) You'd be Surprised 33
Sam Leo Horowitz The Four Aces double backer Greater Magic 351
Fred Rothenberg The Redhill Four Aces with jumbo cards, rough-smooth substitute with holes cut out and discs on other cards that fit in The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 41
Unknown The Mechanical Four Aces three double facers Expert Card Technique 353
Unknown The Radioactive Aces three double facers Expert Card Technique 356
Charles Arbuthnot, Ralph Schugar Grimaces three double facers The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 143) 805
Lu Brent Together Again three duplicate aces The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 12) 45
Bill Morton, Orville Wayne Meyer Greatest Four Ace Trick three double facer Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 11) 45
R. M. Jamison Jumbo Four Ace Routine McDonald aces with jumbo cards Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 2) 59
Gerald Lynton Kaufman The King Can Do No Wrong My Best 142
Orville Wayne Meyer The Greatest Four Ace Trick McDonalds Aces My Best 147
Unknown Rex Card Mystery three double facers The Fine Art of Magic 79
Unknown The Conjurer's Four-Ace Mystery three double facers Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 146
Edward Marlo Effect Seven magician cuts to aces, three cards on each, aces vanish, reappear in deck, three double facers Unlimited 24
Unknown McDonalds Aces brief Classic Secrets of Magic 72
Don Alan It Can't Be... three phase routine
- Aces on table, spectator thinks of Ace, Ace pocketed, it's thought Ace, other aces are also
found in pocket, cards on table are indifferent cards
- MacDonalds Aces, spectator sits on fourth packet
- four Aces in performers pocket change places with four indifferent cards in spectators pocket
Related to Pretty Sneaky 12
Dai Vernon McDonald's $100 Routine three double facersVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 26
Edward Marlo K. M. Move as a Passer - First Idea showing aces to have backs, even though three double facers are used The K. M. Move 14
Trevor H. Hall, Jochen Zmeck Ein R.-G.-Vierastrick partial rough-smooth Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 27
Jon Racherbaumer Quad Aces, Acrobatically three Acrobatic Flap Cards, inspired by "Marlo's Aces" (New Tops) with half card gaffs On the Acrobatic Cards 43
Alton Sharpe The Flying Queens rough-smooth queens Expert Card Mysteries 94
Aldini, Bruce Florek The Transverse Travelers Ace Assembly with odd backed Aces Roughingly Yours 9
Aldini Aces on Stand Ace assembly with cards propped on easel Roughingly Yours 18
Aldini Hydrogen Aces Ace Assembly Roughingly Yours 25
Frank Garcia MacDonald's $100 Dollar Four Ace Trick featuring different vanishes, complicated initial switch New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1, No. 2) 1
Stewart Judah McDonald Aces three double facers The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One)) 807
Derek Dingle Slow Motion MacDonald two double facersRelated to Additional Deceptions 17
Philip T. Goldstein Mac Donald Goldstein three double facers Notions 7
Unknown Vier-As-Superb Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 96
Edward Marlo The Four Aces using sixteen double facers and envelopes Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 1
Edward Marlo The Four Aces (Again) diagonal divided gaffs Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 2
Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo The Olram Aces three double facers, with credit information on the Ace Assembly plotAlso published here Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 24
Martin Gardner Gardner's Aces doing MacDonald Aces with four double facers, posed as problemVariations The Chronicles (Issue 20) 1256
Martin Gardner Aces doing MacDonald Aces with four double facers, three ideas
- Note By Karl Fulves
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 24) 1304
Gene Castillon Capturing MacDonald four jacks appear and capture signed selection, as prelude to assembly, three double facer Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 43
Gene Castillon Castillon's Olram Aces false index cards and 3/4 double facerVariations Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 58
Mary Wolf Quick MacDonald three double facers, different vanishesInspired by John: Verse Two 107
Derek Dingle Slow Motion MacDonald's Aces two double facersRelated to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 94
David Solomon Two Faced Dis-Assembly two double facers Sessions 76
Unknown Ace Assembly three double facers Packet Tricks 56
David Solomon, Gene Castillon The Casolomon Olram Aces three gaffs (fake index and 3/4 double facer)Inspired by The Card Puzzle 1
Alf Goodwin The Magician's Four Aces using two unusual gaffs Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 8) 1084
Louis Falanga Fleur-Du-Lac Aces MacDonald's Aces, three double facer, with blanks Lake Tahoe Card Magic 26
Richard Bartram McDonald's Aces w/Cheese Close-Up of the Damned 27
Edward Marlo Double Facer Switch for example to get into McDonald's Aces Thirty Five Years Later 23
David Berger Old McDonald three double facers, Black Jack theme Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 8) 1525
Brother John Hamman Final Aces six double ended cardsVariations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 229
Alex Elmsley, Brother John Hamman The Atomic Aces four phase variation on Hamman's "Final Ace Routine", including Oil & Water and Follow the Leaders PhaseInspired byVariationsAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 217
Edward Marlo Logical Reverse Assembly - Fifth Method (Seated) four aces with three x-cards, fifth packet to which aces travel, then all back, four double facers The Olram File (Issue 10) 9
Alexander de Cova McDonald's $100 Vier As Trick getting into it, presentation ideas Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1, No. 5) 12
Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo The Olram Aces three double facersAlso published here The Olram Aces - The Impossible Travellers 5
Mike Powers The Impossible Travellers McDonald Aces & Open Travelers combo The Olram Aces - The Impossible Travellers 15
Alex Elmsley Los Ases Atomicos translation
four phase variation on Hamman's "Final Ace Routine", including Oil & Water and Follow the Leaders Phase
Also published here La Magia de Ascanio - Vol. 5 65
Ken Brooke The Ken Brooke Routine with Joe Stuthard's Trilby Deck - Part One edited reprint from Brooke's magazine "Routine" (1950), routine begins and ends without the set of duplicates, aces cut to top in one cut, assembly routine, end strippers New Sorcerer (Vol. 1, No. 5) 7
Alexander de Cova Mac Donald's Aces getting into it, presentation ideas Secrets No. 1 39
Unknown McDonald's Aces No. 36, three double facers Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 71
Gary Kurtz The Amplified Ace Assembly four touched cards are aces, then McDonald's Aces style routine with 3 double facers Notes from The Summit 11
Bob King Big Mac "...what I consider to be the best Ace routine I've ever come seen", leader packet changes into Royal Flush as finale, three double facers and three mis-indexed cardsInspired by
  • "Ankner's Aces" (Buddy Ankner)
Five-Star Magic 26
Guy Hollingworth One-at-a-time Reverse Assembly quartet gimmick Quartet 20
Simon Aronson O'Aronson Aces O. Henry Aces plot (Ace Assembly), all four Aces appear in spectator's hand Try the Impossible 104
Simon Aronson Nosnora Aces Aces scatter back to respective packets at the end of Ace Assembly Try the Impossible 117
Theodore DeLand DeLand's Four Ace Trick three double facers Hofzinser's Card Tricks 71
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Power Of Faith spectator selects three cards which match prediction, then assembly, four double facersVariations Hofzinser's Card Tricks 62
Karl Fulves Further Notes on "Magician Makes Good" and Mac McDonald's $100 Ace Routine Hofzinser's Card Tricks 66
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 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 68
Karl Fulves, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser With One Hand one-hand ace vanish with double facer in assembly routine, credit information Hofzinser Notebook 15
Wesley James April Fools' Aces "beta", McDonalds type routine with duplicate aces instead of double facersInspired by Enchantments 28
Allan Ackerman The Prequel and Sequel aces transpose with card in pocket, McDonald's Aces is performed, aces travel to pockets, designed to ring double facers in and out Ackerman 2004 32
Brother John Hamman, Ron Bauer Final(ly) Aces multiple phases, poker presentationInspired by Final(ly) Aces 2
Tony Noice Fastest Ever Ace Assembly three double facers Best of Friends - Volume III 507
Tony Noice The MacNoice Aces three double facers Best of Friends - Volume III 511
Jack Parker The Three Stooges Ace Assembly routine with three spectators involved, holding each packet (uses McDonald's Aces gaffs) 52 Memories 179
Chris Mayhew Dairy Queens four double facers A Clockwork Apple 13
John Guastaferro Vino Aces McDonald's version One Degree 129
Jörg Alexander Weber FantASStisch gaff comboInspired by ZauberKunstStücke - Band 3 59
Friedrich Roitzsch MacSwitch introduction for MacDonald Aces FFFF Lecture Notes 2015 3
Christoph Borer Mc Donalds 21 95
Johnny Thompson The Assembly three double facers The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 172
Charlie Miller MacDonalds Clean-Up gathering the double facers during routine for easier clean-up The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 174
Johnny Thompson Adding the Gaffs for MacDonalds Aces, two methods The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 181