128 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Single Card Switches / Props
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Changing Card-boxes, and Tricks performed with them
1876 Modern Magic 134
Unknown The Card Tripod switching device
1876 Modern Magic 139
Unknown The Changing Card-Drawer Drawer Box for card tricks
1876 Modern Magic 347
Unknown The Changing Ladle on a stick, to change flat objects, as card burning, paper switch or Q&A device
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 358
Unknown Card-Boxes No. 1
No. 2
No. 3
No. 4: "Card-and-Bird" Box
No. 5
No. 6: Bland's Brass Card-box
No. 7: The Card-Drawer
No. 8: The Double Card-Drawer
1889 Tricks with Cards 151
Unknown Das Verwandlungsbuch using a book to switch cards or flat things, card case prop alternative
Apr. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 4) 62
Unknown The Card Box prop
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 138
Unknown The Mechanical Card Box prop
1897 New Era Card Tricks 139
Unknown The Brass Card Box prop
1897 New Era Card Tricks 141
Unknown The New Brass Card Box prop
1897 New Era Card Tricks 142
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Under Handkerchief Switch of torn pieces
1910 Kartenkünste 184
Orville Wayne Meyer P&L Metal Card Box Switch
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 4) 15
Arthur Leroy Breast Pocket Switch card is sticking out of pocket and switched as it is removed
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 28
Unknown Mental Coincidence two cards from two deck put in pockets match, one switched in pocket
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 77
John Goodrum Switch with Envelope
1937 You'd be Surprised 30
Arthur Leroy Breast Pocket Switch miscredited to Hal Leroy
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 328
Eddie Joseph Envelope Load and Switch card loaded into envelope from top of deck, card apparently put into envelope but left on top of deck
1942 Greater Card Tricks 37
Orville Wayne Meyer P&L Metal Card Box Switch
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 72
John Scarne John Scarne's Master Change card put in envelope changes
Related toVariations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 217
Bruce Elliott Card Box prop without a flap, for magicians
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 75) 307
Bruce Elliott Lu-Site box to exchange cards
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 151) 609
Unknown Card Switch behind Envelope
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 141
Dai Vernon Switching a card in an envelope
Related toVariations 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 29
Unknown Switch under Cover as magazine is transferred from hand to hand
1968 Four Cards Through A Newspaper 3
Derek Dingle Card Switch with Cardboard under cardboard
Variations 1971 Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 31
Edward G. Brown The Force Card Is Substituted for a Chosen Card by Means of Apparatus
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 195
Roger Smith The Basic Switch with cardboard, with variations
Inspired by 1974 Revolutionary Card Compositions 2 4
Karl Fulves Mechanical Switch using card case with slit
Related to 1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 64
Karl Fulves With A Card Box Vector Switch variation
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 3 214
Ben Christopher Ben Christopher Ideas using folded origami wallet
1. A Transformation (card)
2. Ghost Town
3. An Origami Bet
4. A Vanish (card)
5. Two City Up-Down
6. Transpordgami
Inspired by May 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 7) 965
Michael Carrion Switch with Close-up Mat
Aug. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1041
Bruce Cervon Card Case Switch gaffed card/transformation happens isolated in card box, card under cellophane
1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 6
Philip T. Goldstein ESP spectator writes down name of a card and second spectator selects the card from deck, locking card box
1976 Magick (Issue 154) 767
Carl Herron Switch-Case Himber-type switch case, magnetic
1977 Magick (Issue 184) 919
Roy Johnson Flawless envelope switch with stack
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1977 Third Dimension 24
Roy Johnson Envelope Switch switching a card while handling an envelope
1977 Third Dimension 49
Rudolf Braunmüller Bücher ideas with books
  • as coin tray
  • as impression device
  • to add cards or switch cards
Mar. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1) 10
Robert Albo Card Changing Trays tree types
  • Willman
  • Himber
  • Thayer
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 40
Unknown Card Tripod stand with lid, to change / restore card, single and double change tripod
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 41
Robert Albo Card Boxes various models
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 42
Unknown Card Ladle on a stick, to change card
Related to 1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 200
Richard Kaufman, Bruce Ikefugi A Card in Bill Switch: Standing switching a card that's wrapped in a bill
1979 CardMagic 20
Richard Kaufman Another Card in Bill Switch: Still Standing switching a card that's wrapped in a bill
1979 CardMagic 22
Richard Kaufman One More: This Time Sitting switching a card that's wrapped in a bill
Inspired by 1979 CardMagic 24
Jack Yates Wallet Switch
1979 Card Caprice 4
Unknown Card Switch behind Envelope
Dec. 1979 Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3&4) 112
Ken Brooke Any Magazine or Book a Switching Tray switch with magazine or book
Also published here 1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 184
Unknown Card Switch with wallet
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 6) 109
Tommy Wonder Clear Envelope Switch using clear plastic envelope with bills and card in it
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6) 1056
Thomas Alan Waters Envelope Card Switch
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 227
Bruce Ikefugi Card-From-Bill Switch as single card is removed from folded bill, lapping
July 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 7) 795
Unknown Card Switch with Envelope double lift, with deck in hand
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 54
Meir Yedid Envelope Switch switch with prediction envelope as cover
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 300
Unknown Switch under Cover as newspaper is transferred from hand to hand
1985 Magic By Gosh 108
José Carroll The Card in the Glass No. A), card put in wine glass changes
  • Variation (unload on the deck)
VariationsAlso published here 1988 52 Lovers 34
Unknown Paper Clip Switch "Origin of the above switch is unknown. I've used it for about 25 years."
Related to 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 49) 226
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch
1989 Seminarheft 17
Jay Sankey Paper Clipped Switch
Related to 1990 100% Sankey 38
Alexander de Cova Cloth Pin Switch
1990 Horizons 13
Karl Fulves Deep Thot Switch two things stuck in book, topological switch when turning book in several steps
1990 Cheat Sheet (Issue 1) 4
Don Alan "Big Deal" Switch with jumbo card or similar object
1991 Carneycopia 124
John Carney Simple Switch with jumbo card or similar object
1991 Carneycopia 125
David Harkey Whiplash Principle card under case on table, part sticking out, case flicked off the card, card secretly shoots inside case, see later in the routine as switch
1991 Simply Harkey 121
Unknown Billet Switch with Wallet apparently removed from wallet
1991 The Ghostwriter 10
Unknown Switch in Pocket from Tarbell Course
1992 Don't Blink 57
José Carroll, Alexander de Cova Card Steal from Glass to behind wallet
Related to 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 58
Alexander de Cova Wallet Extraction Switch as card is removed from wallet
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 58
Alexander de Cova Der Wäscheklammer-Austausch cloth pin switch, with credit information on p. 111
Related to 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 113
Richard Himber, Steve Dusheck Another Force magnet in wallet used to steal selection
1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 132
Steve Dusheck Cardeen two cards placed face to face, half-size card is produced, switched or vanished from them
1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 139
Unknown The Switch Big Deal type, under envelope
1993 Card File 104
Alex Elmsley Breast Pocket Switch card in LTP for card openly in breast pocket
Related to 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 209
Meir Yedid, Bernard Bilis Fake Pocket Extraction card sticking out of breast pocket, left hand with deck apparently removes it
1994 Magical Wishes 73
Robert Parrish Card Switch with tube that covers glass
1995 Great Tricks Revisited 38
Simon Aronson Plastic Sleeve Switch with divider
1995 Simply Simon 94
Tommy Wonder Clear Envelope Switch using clear plastic envelope with bills and card in it
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 67
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Switching Cardboard folded paper
Related to
  • "Love Laughs" (The Sphinx, Nov. 1928, p. 430)
1996 13 Prophets 5
U. F. Grant Grant Switch Switch mini cards that are paper clipped on opposite sides of poker sized card, in the action of revealing the faces
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 191
U. F. Grant Grant Switch
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 205
David Solomon Switching Envelope with window cut out
Variations 1997 Solomon's Mind 121
Ken Brooke Das Magazin- oder Buch-Austauschtablett switch with magazine or book
Also published here 1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 1) 33
Gary Kurtz Boxed Card Switch Switching card in a box for one under the box
1999 Magic Atlas 103
Jay Sankey, Alexander de Cova Paper Clipped Switch
1999 Magic Atlas 108
Shiv Duggal Flap Hold-out card placed under case, end under flap, as switch
Also published here Mar. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 3) 19
Shiv Duggal Rub-a-Dub Vanish as Switch under Case card apparently placed under case
Also published here Mar. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 3) 21
Stanley Collins Flip Switch switch with cardboard cover, use in assembly routine
Related to
  • Card Conceits (1925)
Variations
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 70
Don Alan Big Deal Switch with jumbo card
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 65
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Under Handkerchief Switch of torn pieces
2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 133
R. Paul Wilson Box-Witch card on card case is switched, with several applications
2002 13 26
Ken Brooke Switch under Jumbo Card
2002 Dobson's Choice 18
Unknown Transfer Switch under jumbo card
2004 Sankey Unleashed 8
Derek Dingle Licked at Last Steal card apparently put in envelope, stolen back to deck
May 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 5) 26
Gene Taylor The Clear Exchange card in plastic sleeve is seen to be Joker, it is removed and changed into previous selection, featuring a method for switching a card with a clear plastic sleeve
Inspired by Feb. 2005 Antinomy (Vol. 1 No. 1) 34
Karl Fulves In The Money switch of a single card with bills
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 47
Karl Fulves From X's to Bullets switch of a single card with bills
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 50
Steve Beam Gravity Versus Resistance card switch inside pocket
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 83
Max Nelson Cased Prediction unknown card is placed in card case, it is predicted, sticky blank-backed card
  • Antinomy Perspective (Gene Taylor): idea to have rest of deck blank or all red
Mar. 2007 Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 1) 30
Shiv Duggal Flap Hold-out card placed under case, end under flap, as switch
Also published here May 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 5) 18
Shiv Duggal Rub-a-Dub Vanish as Switch under Case card apparently placed under case
Also published here May 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 5) 18
Karl Fulves Dollar Dodge card switch with bills
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 364
Karl Fulves Z-Switch "one of many"
switching a card with z-fold/himber wallet
2010 Xtra Credit (Issue 8) 46
Karl Fulves Out Back "simple double hinge"
flexagon type paper folder, card changes in it
2010 Xtra Credit (Issue 8) 50
Tom Stone Switch with Card Case heavily gaffed
2011 Maelstrom 162
Tom Stone Homer's Case switch or vanish of card put beneath case
2011 Maelstrom 165
Alexander de Cova Cloth Pin Switch as folded card is pulled off cloth pin
2011 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 17
Alexander de Cova Cloth Peg Switch
2011 Seminar-Leviten 5
Jörg Alexander Weber Switch with Bills
Inspired by
  • Dice Switch on "Gambling Protection Video Vol. 4" (Steve Forte, 1986)
2011 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 3 34
Jörg Alexander Weber Switch with Bills II
2011 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 3 37
David Acer Double-Sided Card Case to switch a torn card that is on it under a rubber band
2011 More Power to You 51
Tom Stone Suitcase Card Switch on top of table, hole in suitcase
Feb. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 2) 40
Tom Gagnon Z-Box flat object switched while pushing it away with card case
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 144
Tom Stone A La Puga! card in glass is any named card, featuring black art switch
Inspired by
  • "Card and Glass" (Miguel Puga)
Mar. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 3) 49
Guy Hollingworth Switch switching card under wallet
2013 Just Be Croz 51
Alex Linian Clear Glass Switch as folded card is dumped out of glass
Nov. 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 11) 44
John Gaughan The Card Ladle
  • The Chamber of Secrets
on a stick, to change flat objects
Related to Dec. 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 12) 18
José Carroll The Card in the Glass card in glass changes
2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 6
Unknown Gypsy Switch with torn pieces
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Jan 6) 8
Roberto Giobbi Innocent Card Switching Wallet transparent plastic wallet
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue June 6) 162
Mike O'Brien Pocket Utility Switch card is sticking out of breast pocket, it is switched as it is removed
Inspired by
  • "Impossible Card in Pocket" (Dave Rumfelt, M-U-M, Nov. 1974)
Feb. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 2) 48
Pablo Amira Box Ping Chien rub-a-dub-placement of a card under a case, see Magicana reference for credit information
Related to July 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 7) 54
Ryan Schlutz Box Switch card slid into case, later dumped out, using cellophane
Related toAlso published here 2018 False Anchors — Volume Three 26
Dani DaOrtiz Color Change Inside a Glass card inserted in glass, changes after one-handed fan is waved over glass
2018 Card in Bottle 17
Tom Gagnon A Novel Transposition one card in envelope and one in pocket, featuring a switch with an envelope and without deck in hand
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 238
John Gaughan The Card Tripod
  • Chamber of Secrets
switching apparatus
Oct. 2019 Genii (Vol. 82 No. 10) 42
José Carroll The Card in the Glass No. A), card put in wine glass changes
  • Variation (unload on the deck)
Also published here 2019 52 Lovers — Through the Looking-Glass 84
Steve Forte prop muck one of two cards, with item like glass on table
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 512
Ryan Schlutz Box Switch card slid into case, later dumped out, using cellophane
Also published here 2020 False Anchors 98
Sebastian Midtvaage One Shot folded card dumped out of shot glass and switched in the process
2020 Magic for BLM 172