120 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Single Card Switches / Monte Throw & Switches
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
The "Three Card" Trick with bent corner
1876 76
Monte Throw
1890 52
Three Card Monte two methods for the Throw Switch
Related to 1902 117
The "Three-Card" Trick monte throw
1911 102
Stanley Collins Optical Monte Move with odd-backed pair of back-to-back cards
1925 25
The Throw
1934 66
Theodore DeLand Two Card Monte Move
1940
The Jinx (Issue 85)
542
Chris Charlton Modern Monte using different switches
1940
The Jinx (Issue 107)
640
Eddie Joseph Monte Switch fan of three cards, apparently top card tabled but second card taken instead
1941 8
The Monte Throw
1943 5
(b) The False Throw
1955 7
Victor Comello New Three Card Monte Move three cards held in spread in one hand, tabled one by one, two cards are switched
1956 9
Dai Vernon The Throw
1961 15
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's One Hand Monte No. 284, center card of three cards tossed out (hidden extra card?)
1972 71
The Secret Move monte switch
1976 54
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus (or Hallucination)
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 6)
67
Ken Krenzel, Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Plus out-jogged handling
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here July 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 7)
81
Frank Garcia The Underthrow fair throw
1978 32
Frank Garcia The Hype Move or Switch
1978 33
Frank Garcia Putting the "Ear" in or Putting the "Lug" in
  • The Bent or Crimped Corner
  • The Bent Corner
  • Still Another Method of "Putting The Ear In"
1978 39
Panama Joe The "One-Handed Toss" or the "Coup de Grace" Move
1978 50
Frank Garcia "The Innocent Flip"
1978 64
Charles Bertram It's So Old, It's New method is unbent card, one short
1978 84
Trevor Lewis The Trevor Lewis Clean Exchange
1978 86
Dai Vernon Optical Monte Move
1978 90
Two-Card Monte Move
1978 1
Gregg Webb Mid-Air Exchange Han Ping Chien with cards, monte throw application
1978 1139
Monte Throw
1978 1139
Edward Marlo Monte Switchout to switch out the money card for an x-card, lapping
1979 275
Karl Fulves Right Angles Sandwich displacement as crossed sandwich (à la Paul Harris' bizarre type) is shown
1979 55
Edward Marlo A Three Card Monte step 39
Related to 1980 243
Philip T. Goldstein Mexican Turnover Variation three card monte context
July 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 7)
367
Chuck Smith Moving Monte Switch two cards moved around on table, one switched
1980
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant)
20
The Monte Throw
1981 194
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Move credited to Edward Victor
July 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 15)
283
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Switch
Feb. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22)
425
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Switch
July 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 7)
940
Monte Miracle No. 70, no bend, using optical illusion and handling cards at right angles
1984 104
Peter Duffie Monte Plus Variation as three cards are turned over, different choreography
Inspired by 1984 10
Monte Throw
1984 23
Brother John Hamman Signed Card Switch
Oct. 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 14)
127
Ken Krenzel, Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Plus out-jogged handling
Also published here 1986 12
Darwin Ortiz The Monte Throw
1988 37
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus
1988 15
René Lavand Long Top Change monte switch type
1988 101
Brother John Hamman Signed Card Switch
Variations 1989 49
Ken Krenzel Monte Plus Plus outjogged
1989 23
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Move
Oct. 1989
Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 1)
32
Edward Marlo, John Bannon "Signed Card" Switch tabled card is placed between apparent mates and switched for one of them
Also published here 1990 4
Edward Marlo On The Marlo Switch tabled card is placed between apparent mates and switched for one of them
Also published here 1990 6
Edward Marlo, John Bannon "Signed Card" Switch tabled card is placed between apparent mates and switched for one of them
Related toAlso published here 1991 17
Edward Marlo On The Marlo Switch tabled card is placed between apparent mates and switched for one of them
Related toAlso published here 1991 19
Dai Vernon Optical Monte Move
1991 41
Trevor Lewis, Scott Robinson Monte Move
1991 698
Ken Krenzel Monte Plus Plus Switch
1992 xvi
Brother John Hamman, Jack Carpenter Signed Card Displacement Variation
1992 17
Ken Krenzel, Trevor Lewis Monte Move
1992 437
Brother John Hamman The Signed Card Switch
1994 971
Dave Oestreicher Optical Sandwich
Inspired by 1995 1111
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Move
1996 97
Gordon Bean, Brother John Hamman Hamman Switch Variation tabled
1997 49
Ken Krenzel Sluggard's Monte three slow-motion sequences:
  • The Slow Show
  • Slow Second
  • Slow Slip
Inspired byRelated to 1997 186
Monte Toss Switch Tips to make it convincing
1999 12
Two-Card Monte Move
1999 60
Clip Switch transfer move, done with envelopes
Aug. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 12)
78
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Move
Oct. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 2)
83
Brother John Hamman, Roberto Giobbi Scoop Up Sandwich Switch switching center card of sandwich for outer card, for Signed Card type routines
2000 836
Optical Monte Move
2000 40
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Move
2000 42
Trevor Lewis Monte Move
Oct. 2001
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 5)
23
David Regal The Hype with unbent cards
2002 160
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Twist topological switch as cross-wise held cards are turned over
Also published here
  • Esolc, 1981, p. 21
Mar. 2002
Ego (Vol. 1 No. Special TSD Convention Issue)
9
Dai Vernon Optical Move no crossing
Also published here July 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 11)
70
Trevor Lewis, Ken Krenzel Monte Move
Related to 2003 1106
Tom Stone Paper Clip Switch in sandwich, Signed Card Switch
Also published here 2004 7
Ken Krenzel Monte Plus Plus
2005 41
Dai Vernon Optical Move no crossing
Also published here 2005 43
Ken Krenzel Monte Plus Plus
2005 18
Jacques Terrien The Monte Move odd fake exchange of two cards
Dec. 2006
Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. Annual 2006)
33
Alan "Ace" Greenberg Monte Switch new switch
2007 143
Edward Marlo Marlo's Monte cards bent upwards at sides instead of downwards
Also published here
  • The Sorcerer's Eyes, Vol. 3 No. 33-36, 1981
2007 172
Michael "Mike" Müller Griffe/Techniken
  • Grundsätzliches
2007 6
WurfMischen honest throw shuffle
2007 8
MonteWurf (klassisch)
2007 11
FalschWurf (klassisch)
2007 12
FalschWurf (doppelt)
2007 16
FalschAufdecken II (Flip) two cards used to flip over the card that lies between them
2007 20
Ken Krenzel Monte Plus Plus out-jogged handling
Also published here 2007 145
Justin Higham, Edward Marlo Longitudinal Monte Switch
2008 34
Fred Robinson Three Card Monte off-beat move
2009 122
Trevor Lewis Monte Move with several variations, outjogged and others
2009 105
Ken Krenzel Monte Plus Plus out-jogged handling
Also published here 2009 54
Ken Krenzel, Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Plus
2009 12
John Guastaferro One-Handed Signed Card Switch
2010 26
Ken Krenzel, Tom Stone Monte Plus Plus Variation with a double backer
2011 170
Tom Stone Paper Clip Switch in sandwich, Signed Card Switch
Related to
  • Bill Woodfield's Paperclip Monte Move (Genii, Vol. 15 No. 6, Feb. 1951, p. 234)
Also published here
2011 177
Ken Krenzel, Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Plus
2011 184
Trevor Lewis, Ken Krenzel Monte Move
2011 9
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus
Also published here 2011 78
Ken Krenzel Monte Plus Plus
Also published here 2011 80
Harry Lorayne Monte Plus with Four-Card Spread
Inspired by 2011 82
Trevor Lewis Monte Move
2011 10
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus
Mar. 2011
Antinomy (Vol. 4 No. 3)
35
Monte Plus Plus with double facer
2012 16
Brother John Hamman Sandwich Switch
2014 132
David Oestreicher Optical Sandwich Similar to Hamman Sandwich Switch
2014 196
Ken Krenzel, Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Move
2014 71
So Sato Monte Plus type Switch
2016 82
Joey Burton, Paul Vigil Sosi Switch
Inspired by
  • "Sosi Switch" (Joey Burton, Catch 33)
2017 57
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Move
2017 60
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Switch without credit
2019 50
Trevor Lewis, Ken Krenzel Monte Plus Plus
2020 238
Dai Vernon The Optical Move
2020 224
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus Move
July 2021
Elixir (Vol. 3 No. Special Chicago Issue #1)
16
Trevor Lewis, Ken Krenzel Monte Plus Plus Switch
2022 139
Dai Vernon Optical Move no crossing
Also published here 2022 96
Juan Tamariz Tweezers Throw card out-jogged between sandwich cards, center card apparently thrown onto table
2022 12
Scott Baird Tabled Monte Plus Switch
Inspired by Aug. 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 8)
934
Monte Plus Variation
Related to
  • "ESOLC" (Phil Willmarth, That’s "Close Up", 1981)
2023 20
Justin Higham Monte Plus Move - Finesse out-jogged handling
  • Credits (credit information)
Inspired by 2023 13