20 entries in Cards / Principles / Locator Cards / Short Cards / Scallop Short
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Short Card discussing Types of Short Cards, Cutting a Short Card
1938 Greater Magic 364
Unknown Scallop Short
1938 Greater Magic 528
Unknown Scallop Short
1939 The Jinx (Issue 66) 458
Unknown Scallop Short Card
Also published here 1941 Magical Ways and Means 34
Dai Vernon The Short Card construction of Scallop Short
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 149
Dai Vernon Locating a Short Card method of cutting to Scallop Short
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 150
Karl Fulves The Svengali Principle explaining the principle, with reproduced ad by Burling Hull from 1909
  • short ends
  • short corners
  • scallop shorts (& combined cuts)
  • roughed Svengali deck
1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 10
Dai Vernon Scallop Short
1984 Close-Up to the Point 24
Unknown Locator Card scallop short, for multiple control
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 7
Dai Vernon Vernon Short Card
1986 Psychomancy 13
Dai Vernon On the Scallop Short
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 8
Ben Harris S.F.U.C. - Super Flip Utility Concept flipping over two cards as once with Super-Flip, upper one is scallop short, with applications:
  • A Flash Double-Lift
  • A Color Change
  • A Stunning Ambitious Card Climax
  • A Vanish
Inspired by
  • "Super-Flip" (Ben Harris, New Directions)
Related toVariations
1988 Off the Wall 62
Ben Harris Dynamic Duo two-phase transposition, using S.F.U.C., duplicate
1988 Off the Wall 67
Thomas Fraps Blinded Triumph blindfolded, accident
2002 The Boston Trick Party 23
Unknown Scallop Short Card
Also published here 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 171
Dai Vernon Scallop Short
2010 Reinventing the Real 157
Patrick G. Redford The Redford Super Card short, punched and marked card
2017 Temporarily Out of Order 62
Patrick G. Redford Perspicacity Spectator can determine which card has been added into another deck after a quick flick
2019 Sleightly Out Of Order 52
Patrick G. Redford Memory Phantom Card that spectator sees in the deck vanishes, found in card box
2019 Sleightly Out Of Order 134
Unknown Gaffed Cards hustler PMH, single in-stripper card
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 346