72 entries in Cards / Sleights / Additions / with Props
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Professor Hoffmann Addition behind Mirror
1890 More Magic 130
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Card Addition from Tray
1910 Kartenkünste 50
Tom Sellers Adding Card with Envelope
1934 Card Tricks That Work 15
Card under Envelope Addition envelope with card underneath is placed on pile to add (force) card
1939 The Jinx (Issue 55) 389
Michael F. Zens Card Addition cards and envelopes
Nov. 1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 5) 2
Purvis W. Miller The Miller Card Case extra compartment for adding cards
Variations 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 17
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Addition with Newspaper addition of cards, newspaper with cover over cards
Oct. 1940 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 2 No. 2&3) 6
Arthur H. Buckley Envelope Transfer cards added to packet from under envelope
1948 The Card Expert Entertains 55
Al Baker Packet Addition with Book during handling of phone book
Also published here 1949 Mental Magic 23
Michael F. Zens Card Addition cards and envelopes
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 19
Vern Schoneck A Few
  • adding cards to a deck, with a pencil
  • rising card (with rubber band)
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 244) 976
Al Baker Double-Ended Case to add cards to deck
Also published here 1951 Pet Secrets 51
Dr. William Weyeneth Notizblock als Hilfsmittel für Vorhersage einer zu ziehenden Karte loading or switching a card using a gaffed note pad
1960 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 21 No. 4&5) 984
Dr. William Weyeneth Die Zauberkravatte loading a card on the deck from under tie
1961 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 22 No. 1) 21
Dr. William Weyeneth Typ zum Mikromagietisch im trauten Heim adding cards from under table, magnet used
1963 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 24 No. 2) 29
Dr. William Weyeneth Neue Art eine Forcierkarte unter das Spiel zu bringen loading a card to a shuffled deck using note pad
1967 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 28 No. 6) 87
Dr. Jacob Daley Card Load loading a card under a jumbo card / postcard
1971 Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 26
Emil Loew, Karl Fulves Other Applications of the "Educated Envelope"
Related to July 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 754
Addition on Table as handkerchief is removed
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 53
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Loading Move Load card under magazine / wallet with no finger movement
Related to
  • "The Slightly Covered Travelers" (Ed Marlo, 1948)
1977 Card Tricks, French Style 9
Karl Fulves Hank Tunnel addition from sleeve with handkerchief cover
1977 Impromptu Holdouts 19
Larry Becker Card Addition added with envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 6
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
Addition with Envelope
1978 Cabaret Card Divination 3
Karl Fulves Card Addition in Glass with paper carton as separator
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 65
Rovi Addition from Case with blu-tack
1980 Rovi Reveals 22
Tom Sellers Adding Card with Envelope
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 229
Louis Falanga The Cellophane Connection gaffed case to switch, add, subtract, appear and vanish cards
1985 Lake Tahoe Card Magic 46
John Carney Case Drop Addition card underneath case secretly dropped on tabled pile
Also published here 1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 10
John Carney Case Drop Addition card underneath case secretly dropped on tabled pile
Also published here 1987 Carney Uncovered 10
Addition from Case from under cellophane, "old idea"
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 150
Card Addition with Pen as pen is removed from outer breast pocket
1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 105
T. Page Wright The Card Case Force top few cards are taken and hidden under case that is held in right hand while spectator shuffles, then added back
  • as a force
  • as a hold out for a set-up
  • to add duplicates or gaffs
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 102
Bob King Stack Addition with Jumbo Card cards clipped to back of a Jumbo gag card
1993 The Breather 2 26
Philip T. Goldstein Addition via Prediction
1994 Thabbatical 17
Under Cellophan Holdout
1994 Secrets No. 1 43
Doug Conn Conn's Opening featuring addition from card case's cellophane with slit
Inspired by 1994 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 5) 10
Pit Hartling Addition from Box to Packet
1998 Das Kleine Grüne Heft 8
Doug Conn Conn's Opener adding cards to packet from underneath cellophane, see also p. 165 and p. 173 for applications
1999 Tricks of my Trade 153
Masao Atsukawa The Novelist's Prediction card that ends up on top after the spectator's shuffle is predicted
May 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 5) 36
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Card Addition from Tray
2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 54
Lewis Jones Envelope Holdout to add cards after shuffling
2002 Ahead of the Pack 227
Al Baker Packet Addition with Book during handling of phone book
Also published here 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 294
Al Baker Double-Ended Case to add cards to deck
Also published here 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 400
Card Tray to add cards
2003 Artificial conclusions 26
Wallet as Holdout card stuck underneath
2004 World Tour Lecture Notes — Set 1 14
Addition under Envelope
2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 70
Bob Ostin Sign Of Five Prediction matchbox is freely placed on one of five packets, inside is a prediction of the four top cards in form of four corners of the same cards
Related to
  • "The Sign of Five Prediction" in "The Magician" February, 2004.
2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 64
Bob Ostin The Envelope Hold-Out envelope to add cards on top of the deck
2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 124
Joshua Jay With a Close-up Case
2005 Overlap 34
Joshua Jay, Jason Alford, Mark Aspiazu Hold 'Em adding extra-cards from top of tabled card case
Also published here 2005 Overlap 35
Under Cellophan Holdout
2005 Boxed Transposition 4
Ken De Courcy Well And Truly Shuffled cards added via bottom-and-lid-style card case, applied to an Ace production in which three spectators follow along with a packet and end up with an Ace reversed each
  • KF Notes
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 106
Jack Avis An Idea for Adding a Card to the Top of the Deck using an envelope
2006 Rara Avis 140
Arie Vilner Underhanded Delivery stealing a card from the tabled card case to an in-the-hands spread above the case, reverse of TPC load
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2009 Underhanded Delivery 12
Arie Vilner Underhanded Delivery Squared handling of the addition from the case to a squared deck or packet
Inspired by 2009 Underhanded Delivery 23
Alexander de Cova Under Cellophan Holdout
2010 Better Than Hartz 4 33
Under Cellophan Holdout
2015 Burners — Vol. 3 124
Alexander de Cova Absolutely Impossible spectator stops deal, wallet placed on pile (secretly adding prediction card)
Inspired by
  • "Absolutely Impossible" (Roy Johnson, Ken Brooke, marketed)
2015 Burners — Vol. 3 254
Addition from Case when rubber band is removed
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 101
Roberto Giobbi Laughing Trojan Horse Addition adding cards from the case, or pocket, by openly removing cards
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Feb 4) 39
Roberto Mansilla Addition with Handkerchief
May 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 5) 63
Under Cellophan Holdout
Sep. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 9) 74
Roberto Giobbi Roberto Giobbis Finte case as hold-out to add cards later
2018 Burners — Vol. 6 65
Tom Gagnon Cross Fire Add-On add-on using a cigarette pack or card case
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 329
Peter Gröning Case Dump Addition copped cards added to cards that are dumped out of case
2020 Resigned to Miracles 111
Chris Rawlins Add On to top of deck with wallet
2020 Un-Luck 17
Addition from Case
2021 Seminar 2021 13
John Graham Drop Addition from deck to tabled packet as case is moved
2021 Stage by Stage 20
Joshua Jay The Trojan Box
  • The River
card case to add a packet to the deck
  • Construction of the Box
June 2022 Genii (Vol. 85 No. 6) 56
Joshua Jay The Trojan Deck using thin cards to add more cards using "The Trojan Box"
Related to
  • "The Trojan Deck" (Joshua Jay, marketed effect)
June 2022 Genii (Vol. 85 No. 6) 59
Jason Alford, Mark Aspiazu, Andrew Wimhurst, Paul Cummins, Joshua Jay Hold 'Em open hold-out on top of tabled case
  • Wimhurst Variation
  • Cummins Variation
  • Jay Subtlety
Also published here 2022 Talk About Tricks (Issue 1) 278