72 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transposition / Ace Assembly / Reverse
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Marlo Aces in Reverse
Variations 1942 Let's See the Deck 15
Peter Kane Disassembly odd-backed
1975 A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 16
David Solomon The One At A Time Reverse Assembly using gaff with two Aces on one card (named Castillion gaff)
Related to 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 16
Edward Marlo Reversed Assembly using stranger Ace
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 17
David Solomon A Change in Handling
Inspired by 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 349
Edward Marlo Gaffed Go Back Aces fake indices, three methods
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 306
Edward Marlo Real Gone Come Back Kings real gone aces with reverse
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 318
Allan Ackerman Reassembled Finale
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 Close-up Fantasies — Book II 79
Edward Marlo, David Solomon The Solmar Reversed Assembly with variations and presentational ideas
Related toVariations 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 344
Jon Racherbaumer The Disassembling Jokers
Related toVariations 1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 39
Gene Castillon Technicolor Disassembling Jokers odd-backed
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 41
Danny Korem Gather and Scatter ye Colorful Jokers odd-backed
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 44
Francis Pelkey Ultimate Succession Aces odd-backed progressive assembly with kickback, duplicate
1982 Arcane (Issue 8) 89
Jeff Busby, Francis Pelkey Ultimate Succession Aces - ungaffed odd-backed progressive assembly with kickback, two handlings
1982 Arcane (Issue 8) 92
David Solomon Dis-Assembling Aces
1982 Sessions 70
David Solomon Two Faced Dis-Assembly two double facers
Variations 1982 Sessions 76
Ian Land "... A Mouthful of Air" uses duplicate ace
1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 11) 1133
Jamy Ian Swiss Swiss Movement one duplicate
Inspired by 1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 30
Roberto Giobbi For Susan with four jokers
Inspired by 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1243
Randy Wakeman Randymar Aces
Inspired byVariations 1985 Formula One Close-Up 12
Randy Wakeman, Edward Marlo Marlo's Jumping Jacks
1985 Formula One Close-Up 16
David Neighbors Reverse Assembly
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 27
Edward Marlo Pure Reverse Assembly
1986 Thirty Five Years Later 17
Ray Kosby Forward to the Beginning
Inspired by 1986 Scratching the Surface 13
Roberto Giobbi Die Rückwanderung der Joker
Inspired byAlso published here 1987 CardPerfect 106
Randy Wakeman Not Finished with Randy-Mar new finish
Inspired by 1987 Special Effects 52
Darwin Ortiz Deja Vu Jokers
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 111
Philip T. Goldstein Diminishing Returns reverse assembly combined with progressive assembly, Jokers instead of Aces
Inspired byAlso published here 1989 A Phil Goldstein Collection 17
Randy Wakeman The Professional Reverse Assembly
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 69
Ken Krenzel There and Back Again progressive aces with backfire ending, nine double facers
1990 Close-up Impact! 59
Wesley James Undone Dukes duplicate card
1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 44
Ken Krenzel Penthouse Progression (with a Foreclosure) progressive aces with backfire ending, ungaffed
1990 Close-up Impact! 64
Michael Powers Extension disassembly add-on
1990 Top Secret Stuff 99
John Bannon Twilight Zone Assembly four blank cards, progressive assembly with backfire
1990 Impossibilia 17
Wesley James Assemblies general comments and definition of plots:
  • The Assembly - A Categorical Perspective
  • The Simple/Reset Assembly
  • The Slow Motion/Undone Assembly
  • The Real Gone/Snap Back Assembly
  • The One at a Time/Reverse Assembly
  • The Progressive/Retro Assembly
  • The No Palm/Redone Assembly
1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 31
Philip T. Goldstein Diminishing Returns reverse assembly combined with progressive assembly, Jokers instead of Aces
Related toAlso published here 1990 Focus 120
Edward Marlo Logical Reverse Assembly - First Method (Seated Version) four Aces with three x-cards, fifth packet to which Aces travel, then all back, ungaffed
1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 5
Allan Ackerman Reassembled Finale different method from version in Close-Up Fantasies
Related to 1991 Magic Castle Lecture Notes 25
Edward Marlo Logical Reverse Assembly - Second Method (Stand-up) four Aces with three x-cards, fifth packet to which Aces travel, then all back, ungaffed
1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 7
Edward Marlo Logical Reverse Assembly - Third Method four Aces with three x-cards, fifth packet to which Aces travel, then all back, stranger Aces
1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 7
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
1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 9
Jack Carpenter The Carpenter Reverse Assembly
1992 Modus Operandi 59
Jack Carpenter, Stephen Minch Thoughts on the Reverse Assembly Plot
1992 Modus Operandi 70
Michael Powers Extension disassembly add-on
1992 The Olram Aces — The Impossible Travellers 19
Bob Stencel Revertible Ladies backfire assembly
1992 Card Finesse II 202
Jon Racherbaumer Reverse Assembly History credit information
1992 Card Finesse II 212
David Solomon The Flip Side with ace to four
Related to 1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 51) 928
Allan Ackerman Finally Unassembled
1994 Las Vegas Kardma 23
Allan Ackerman Finally Unassembled - Gaffed two double facers
1994 Las Vegas Kardma 29
Gene Maze Disassembly of the Aces
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 189
Jack Carpenter Reverse Ace Assembly #3
1994 Castle Collection 1
Dominique Duvivier Back-Firing Queens Reverse Assembly
1996 Magie Duvivier 150
Baltazar Fuentes Deja Vu Jokers II
Inspired by 1996 Arempi 9
Guy Hollingworth A Stationary Assembly paper clip, double facers, backfire
1996 Notes on Card Tricks and Other Diversions 27
Troy Hooser Jokers Squared
Inspired by 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 66) 1331
Jack Carpenter Simplex Backfire
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 58
David Solomon Reverse Assembly With A, 2, 3, 4
Inspired by 1997 Solomon's Mind 190
Guy Hollingworth One-at-a-time Reverse Assembly quartet gimmick
1999 Quartet 20
Guy Hollingworth An Ace Assembly paper clip, backfire
1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 96
David Regal True Blue Odd backed Ace Assembly with reverse kicker
1999 Close-Up & Personal 183
Guy Hollingworth A Stationary Assembly paper clip, double facers, backfire
2000 Excerpts 22
Simon Aronson Nosnora Aces Aces scatter back to respective packets at the end of Ace Assembly
2001 Try the Impossible 117
Roberto Giobbi The Homesick Jesters
Also published here 2003 Card College — Volume 5 1260
Allan Ackerman The 23 Year Old Clean Up
2005 Ackerman 2004 49
Jack Parker Bare Naked Ladies Minimalistic Queen assembly with backfire ending (7 Card Assembly)
Inspired by 2007 52 Memories 172
David Solomon SolMar Ace Assembly Updated
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 81
David Solomon SolMar Ace Assembly Updated
Also published here 2007 Solomon's Notes 20
Steve Reynolds Fireback Aces Ace Assembly where they go in reverse, before collecting in performer's packet
Inspired by 2009 Route 52 36
Tomas Blomberg TSAR "Technicolor Successive Assembly Reversed"
  • The Laydown
  • The Transpositions
  • The Reverses
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 264
Harry Lorayne Assembly Backfire slow-motion assembly with backfire
Inspired by
  • "Assembly Backfire" (Harry Lorayne, Classic Collection Vol. 1, 2005)
  • "Backfire" (Kris Nevling)
2015 JawDroppers! 161
John Hostler New Speedway Boogie with backfire, one duplicate
2016 Magnum Opossum 84
Jack Carpenter O' Henry's Return, Revisited
Inspired by
  • "O'Henry's Return" (Jack Carpenter, Expert Card Routines, Video)
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 56