100 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transposition / Two Cards / Two Card Transpo with Delays or Revelations
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Unknown Outwitting the Conjurer two selection put in two envelopes, apparently wrong cards are put in because spectator switches card behind performer's back, suckerAlso published here Later Magic 595
Unknown Outwitting the Conjurer two selection put in two envelopes, apparently wrong cards are put in because spectator switches card behind performer's back, suckerAlso published here Magical Titbits 47
Unknown Up His Sleeve card in sleeve appears on pack, in sleeve is now selectionVariations Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 89
Russell T. Wise The Card That Isn't! wrong tabled card shows up again, see also Fechter's "I've Got A Surprise For You!" The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 6) 23
U. F. Grant Hat and Card Change card is in hat, other card vanishes, card in hat is that card, original card in hat is in deck, double facer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 130
Orville Wayne Meyer Voices in the Night or "A Travelling Salesman vs. A Farmer's Daughter"
possible with jumbo cards, story presentation
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 53) 380
Hal Haber Perambulating Pasteboards indifferent card placed under spectator's foot, another on his hand, previous selection now under foot and foot-card on hand, other card in pocket The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 19
James G. Thompson Jr. The Passing of Sherlock Holmes medium out of room, then returns to divine type of murder and a playing card transposes with the Ace of Spades (Death Card) The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 103) 621
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue No It Isn't see also Fechter's "I've Got a Surprise for You!" Prepared Cards and Accessories 5
Edward Marlo A Multiple Effect... selection Miracle Card Changes 17
Brother John Hamman The Blushing Bride with transformation of one of the cards The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 14
Brother John Hamman The Hand is Quicker than the Eye transposition as surprise The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 10
Brother John Hamman The Magician's Reprieve two card transposition in which one of the cards (Ten of Hearts) splits into two (SIx and Four of Hearts) The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 16
John Benzais The Missing Ace triple transposition of sandwiched card with tabled card and selection in deck The Best of Benzais 33
Ben Christopher Negative Flight prediction under hat, card signed and sandwiched, sandwich put in hat, two cards removed, prediction says that one of removed cards is the last one in hat, and so it is The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 9) 269
William Zavis Up the Sleeve Again card in sleeve appears on pack, in sleeve is now selection, new handlingInspired by Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 3
Dr. Jacob Daley Deuce Sandwich card sandwiched and cut in deck, top card shown, it transposes with card in sandwich which then changes back to original selection, from the Daley Notebooks The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 2) 471
Louis Zingone Surprise Reverse card on top, another card put in center, it rises to top and other card is reversed in centerVariationsAlso published here
  • Surprise Reverse (Cigam, Walter Schwartz, 1931)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 477
James G. Thompson Jr. Thoughts At Work selection removed from deck and checked that it's missing, yet removed card changes to indifferent card and selection is back in deck The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 500
George Blake Elusive Lady two Jokers and a Queen, Joker and Queen transposes The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 568
Fred Lessor Switch Back two cards change place, one transforms into selection Epilogue (Issue 19) 178
Karl Fulves Split Second two cards from two decks (same face, different backs) change place through tableVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 690
Gene Finnell Exchange wrong card tabled, down/under deal of packets ends with same wrong card and on table is correct one Gene Finnell's Card Magic 54
Gene Finnell The Down/Under Exchange Surprise selection placed aside, packet cut and down/under deal performed until four cards remain, top of those is selection and previously tabled card matches other three cards Gene Finnell's Card Magic 55
Karl Fulves Fit To Print card in hand transposes with card on face of deck, transformation kicker Methods with Cards - Part 3 212
Karl Fulves Slip Not two cards transpose, but only one of them shown, repeat with other card, third card vanishes and turns over in rest of deck Methods with Cards — Part 1 7
Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer Back & Forth with signed stickers on backsInspired by Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 110
Karl Fulves Occult Card chosen card in small packet chosen with joker, selection turns over, then transposes with joker The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #6) 945
Karl Fulves (4) Ships That Pass spectator mails a card to you and you on the same day a card to him, when envelopes are opened, the cards have transposed
- Variation A: cards are the same card
- Variation B: full decks are mailed with one reversed card
- Variation C: spectator mails a card to himself and it changes to another or has now performers signature
posed as problems
Interlocutor (Issue 13) 49
Edward Marlo A Delayed Transposition first one of the cards turns over in deck Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 155
Karl Fulves Redder Red two cards transform, designed as end of transposition sequence Transpo Trix 33
Greg Miller The Humble/Arrogant Card Trick stabbed indifferent card changes to selection, variation: stabbed card transposes with card above it Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 381
Paul Harris The Jack Puzzle two jacks and 1 ace held by spectator, ace and jack transpose Close-up Fantasies - Book II 89
John F. Mendoza Acey-Deucy Improved Ace and Two of Clubs, monte theme, they transform twice, one of them changes into a dollar coin John: Verse Two 1
John F. Mendoza Bendix Bombshell Routine transposition and card to wallet combo John: Verse Two 88
Ken Simmons Penetrating Transposition one selection reversed in deck, other selection penetrates within aces within packet of four aces, then the cards transpose Close-Up With Cards 44
Tom Craven Double-Crosser sucker situation with obvious second deal Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 683
Stephen Tucker All Heart Diamond Cut Diamond effect with an extra two card transposition (two selections)Inspired by The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 26
Russell T. Barnhart My Best Trick card on table not shown during transposition, changes into previous selection Best of Friends — Volume II 208
Eric DeCamps The Hand is Quicker Than the Eye signed card lost, another signed card put on spectator's hand, a card appears in the hands, it is the second card and spectator hold first hand The Magic of Eric DeCamps 14
Ben Harris Transit Thought Card that has been palmed "invisibly" transposes with physical card under spectator's hand, turns out to be mentally selected card Killer Klose-Up 36
Ben Harris Outflashed Jack Card placed in between Jacks changes places with another card visually Killer Klose-Up 57
Karrell Fox "Karrell's Klever Kard Kase" joker in case transposes with selection For My Next Trick... 54
John C. Wagner, Jim Ryan Transpojuxtaposition two cards are found but placed in front of wrong spectator, transpositionInspired by The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 145
Jay Sankey, Richard Sanders The Switch-Places Aces a red Ace and a black Ace transpose multiple times, then both change into previous selections When Creators Collide... 13
Ben Harris Under Your Finger! selection made, Ace to Three removed, Ace placed under spectator's finger, it transposes with Two and Three (without ever showing card under finger), card under finger turns out to be selection Off the Wall 100
Sam Leo Horowitz Jack Back strange effect The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 xxxi
Dr. Jacob Daley Select Transposition one card changes to selection The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 185
Bruce Cervon The Transposing Ace four Aces, named suit put on top, it changes into selection, Ace reappears from pocket The Black & White Trick 65
Karl Fulves Triumphant with transposition finaleInspired by 28 Card Tricks 39
Ken Simmons Banded Transposition card pocketed, another card found via A-Band-Ment, it's pocketed card and selection is in pocket, seven methods Banded Deck Effects 17
Karl Fulves Trans-No-Transpo of two cards only one transposes, paradox, half-transposition Rigmarole (Issue 4) 37
Karl Fulves Open Ended with transposition angleInspired by Crooked Tales 119
Alexander de Cova, Jean Merlin Triple Transposition two card transposition with one card in wallet, repeat, then card becomes bill, in wallet are matches and in matchbox the folded cardInspired by
  • Jean Merlin (Braunm├╝ller's Intermagic)
Secrets No. 1 53
Sven Maro Rise and Swap Card College - Volume 1 132
Karl Fulves Transposition Problem glasses drawn on giant King of Hearts and given to man with glasses, same with moustache and Jack of Diamonds, the giant cards transpose and the two people holding them as well, posed as problem The Fine Print (Issue 2) 24
Bob King My Card - Your Card using third deal, for magiciany Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 11) 2717
Unknown Transposition Extraordinary spectator remembers a card and its position, it transposes with card on tableInspired by Card College — Volume 2 350
Dr. Jacob Daley Trance-Position presentation about what to do when a card is not found The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 18
James Swain Perfect Triumph ambitious card with joker, joker put in breast pocket, Triumph with all cards face-down, when spread face-up the deck is in new deck order with joker reversed and selection in breast pocketRelated to Miracles with Cards 41
Karl Fulves Mirror Box card box with mirrors on all sides, JS inside, Joker outside, suddenly JS outside and previous selection inside The Vampire Papers 99
Peter Duffie, Tom Sellers Leaping Tom Two card transposition with weird counting/dealing sequenceVariations Effortless Card Magic 78
Peter Duffie Mystic Seven Seven cards dealt down to find first selection face up. Seven cards dealt again, but find first selection again, the previous selection is now the second selectionInspired by Effortless Card Magic 93
Simon Lovell Fingered Number Three wrong card on spectator's hand, another card eventually reverses in deck, it is the card placed on the hand which is now the selectionInspired byRelated to Simon Says! 22
Joshua Jay, Chad Long Written Favorite Two card transposition between magician and spectator's favorite card, and "Your Favorite Card" magically appears on the back of spectator's card (initial sequence inspired by Chad Long)VariationsAlso published here A Teen's Routines 28
Roy Walton The Invisible Palm performer's card is found at former position of spectator's card, selection ends up in pocket Come A Little Closer 79
James Swain Icebreaker selection 21st Century Card Magic 17
Joshua Jay Behind The Scenes Transposition Presentation for two card transposition Magic Atlas 73
Joshua Jay Written Favorite Transposition between performer and spectator's named favourite cards - then "Your Favourite Card" words appear on the back on spectator's cardAlso published here Magic Atlas 89
David Regal Mental Transpo Ace of Spades "tells" magician what the selection is, then transposes with the selection, whisperer Close-Up & Personal 63
John Scarne A Remote Second Ace of Clubs on left side, small chosen number of card put in center, unknown card on right, Ace put in packet, vanishes, is shown on rightVariations Underworld (Issue 10) 127
Karl Fulves Bounce Back card chosen, next selection named before it is made, actually same card is chosen and they transposeInspired by Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 10
Simon Lovell Two Cards and a Glass using John Scarne glass staging
- Fingered Two-and-a-Half (no-table handling)
Inspired by
  • "Fingered Number Two" (Club 71, The Magic Menu)
Son of Simon Says! 27
Karl Fulves X Finds X card marked on back lost, another card marked on back is stabbed in deck next to itself, it transposed with other card The Magic Thrust 18
Karl Fulves Stabbed By Memory two cards next to stabbed in joker remembered, one found by stabbing, joker put in wallet, then is back in deck next to other selection and in wallet is first selection The Magic Thrust 29
Karl Fulves O. Henry Tale card chosen, Ace of Spades pushed face-down in face-up deck where spectator wants, it turns out that the card changes into selection and found the Ace of Spades instead, two methods:
- SameBothSolution (SBS Ace)
- Impromptu Method
Inspired byRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 206
Paul Cummins A La Tullock with two selection, worker FASDIU II 14
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Married Hearts #1 two cards in center come to top and bottom, then three cards transpose around with guessing game presentation Hofzinser's Card Tricks 102
Karl Fulves Cut & Cancel weird, card placed on table shows up in deck after two-packet back-and-forth cut deeper force and tabled card becomes prediction When Psychics Play Poker 45
David Acer Switchback Two decks, card selected in red deck transposes with blue card in blue deck. Then, both decks transpose. Random Acts of Magic 156
Simon Lovell, David Acer Twice Removed Two magicians get two spectators to select cards, they each find the wrong card, turns out that the cards have transposed.Variations Random Acts of Magic 180
Dave Campbell Surprise Surprise Sandwich two cards sandwiched and cut into deck, one sandwich travels into pocket and the sandwiched cards transpose The Dave Campbell Legacy 79
Tyler Wilson Sloppy Thirty Seconds inversion, then card changes with face-up card on floorAlso published here Twisting To The Acers 26
Tyler Wilson Sloppy Thirty Seconds inversion, then card changes with face-up card on floorAlso published here Just be Glad my Name isn't Greg 21
Arthur Trace In Between First selection appears between two black Aces, and tabled. Second card appears between the Aces, but turns out to be first selection, card on table is now second selectionInspired by
  • "Updated Rose & Crown Sandwich" (Jon Armstrong, MAGIC Magazine, Jan 2002)
It's All Relative 24
David Solomon Which Switch? transposition with selection revelationInspired by
  • "Be Honest?" (Eddie Fechter)
The Wisdom of Solomon 68
Tyler Wilson Slacker Spectator and magician both do a trick at the same time for two other spectators, but each performer finds selection of the other spectatorRelated to The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 106
David Solomon Double Joker Sandwich Jokers sandwich selection which is then put in case, same selection is sandwiched and cased card is now second selectionInspired by
  • "Club Sandwich" (Andrew Normansell)
The Wisdom of Solomon 179
Justin Higham Cognitive Transposition Two cards transpose, and then the suits transpose Dexterity Manual 25
Steve Reynolds, David Michael Evans Jumping Flash Transpo Sandwiched card between two Jacks transposes with tabled cardInspired by
  • "Jack-Flash Transpo" (Daryl Martinez & Jon Racherbaumer, At The Table, 1984)
Route 52 17
Karl Fulves No Change apparently an open switch is made, but the card is still the same, pseudo switch Prolix (Issue 6) 384
Tyler Wilson, David Acer, Simon Lovell Slacker spectator and performer each have a card selected from half deck, they find the other's cardsInspired byRelated to Reinventing the Real 79
Roberto Giobbi, Dr. Jacob Daley Logical Trickery inspired by Note 157 out of Jacob Daley's Notebook Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 10) 14
John Rule Top Shelf combination of Ambitious Card with a transposition finale Prolix (Issue 7) 445
Karl Fulves Tick Tock card in envelope put on one side of cardboard wallet with strips, another card on the other side, the envelope only changes place when closed and openedRelated to Prolix (Issue 8) 506
Tom Stone, Henrik Holmberg Time Operator I joker placed aside, selection transforms into joker with card identity written on it, isolated joker is selection, no signature Maelstrom 154
Tom Stone Time Operator II joker placed aside, selection transforms into joker with card identity written on it, isolated joker is selection, no signature Maelstrom 158
Tony Cabral Ace Up The Sleeve Ace of Spades put openly in sleeve, reappears on deck and selection is now in sleeveInspired by The Brown Shoes Lecture Notes 8
Michael Feldman Merely Impossible spectator hides card anywhere, apparent misunderstanding, another card turns out to be signed selection under impossible circumstancesRelated to The Pages are Blank 23
Michael Feldman Impromptu Merely Impossible same but with Eight/Ten as duplicates, index is torn offRelated to The Pages are Blank 33