134 entries in Cards / Principles / Props/Apparatus
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Unknown Changing Card-boxes, and Tricks performed with them Modern Magic 134
Unknown The Mechanical Card-box Modern Magic 137
Unknown The Rising Cards (La Houlette) "Several Cards having been drawn, returned, and Shuffled, to make them rise spontaneously from the Pack"
some variations in apparatus explained
Modern Magic 125
Unknown The Jumping Cards "Two or three Cards having been drawn, returned, and shuffled, to make them jump out of the Pack"
using prop box
Modern Magic 130
Unknown The "Card and Bird" Box Modern Magic 138
Unknown The Card Tripod switching device Modern Magic 139
Unknown The Changing Card-Drawer Drawer Box for card tricks Modern Magic 347
Unknown The Fairy Star five cards put in pistol and shot on star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five points Modern Magic 454
Unknown The Changing Ladle on a stick, to change flat objects, as card burning, paper switch or Q&A device Modern Magic 358
Unknown The Card Bouquet six cards are shot on a fake flower bouquet, they appear around the bouquet, optionally they change into 6 other selections, mechanical Modern Magic 457
Unknown The Demon's Head papier maché head rolls eyes and moves mouth, deck put in mouth, chosen cards fly out of mouth and appear between horns Modern Magic 458
Unknown The Card Table round small tray Tricks with Cards 158
Eugene Bosco The Sand Frame Tricks with Cards 171
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
Tricks with Cards 151
Unknown Jumping Cards "To Make Selected Cards Jump out of the Pack"
king of mechanical houlette
Tricks with Cards 168
Professor Field Professor Field's Card Frame pieces shot with pistol on the frame Tricks with Cards 172
Unknown The China Plate and Flying Cards deck laid on plate, selections fly out horizontallyRelated to Tricks with Cards 185
Bland The Card-Catching Plate four cards appear attached to rim of plate when deck is thrown at it Tricks with Cards 187
Unknown The Magic Star and Cabalistic Pointer six cards in star configuration, an arrow pivots and stops at selections Tricks with Cards 201
Unknown The Cabalistic Star five cards appear on points of star apparatus Tricks with Cards 210
Unknown The Crystal Houlette requiring prepared wand Tricks with Cards 219
Unknown The Fairy Star five cards lost and found, then teared up and put in pistol and shot on star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five points Tricks with Cards 206
Unknown The Rising Cards (La Houlette) various thread methods (including "Sand Riser"), routine and pseudo-mistakes Tricks with Cards 211
Bland The Wonderful Fan and Enchanted Card card is shot on lady's fan with pistol, fan opens and card appears on it Tricks with Cards 223
Unknown Card Stamp Tricks with Cards 226
Unknown The Cascade of Cards card fountain with or without special apparatus Tricks with Cards 228
Unknown The Crystal Frame "For the Production of a Card" Tricks with Cards 237
Unknown The Black Velvet Frame "For the Production of a Card" Tricks with Cards 238
Unknown The Card in the Candle card appears on top of candle Tricks with Cards 239
Unknown, Bland The Card Bouquet five cards are destroyed and shot on a fake flower bouquet, they appear around the bouquet, some reverse and one has a corner missing which is visibly restored, very mechanical apparatus Tricks with Cards 241
Unknown The Cabalistic Star for the Production of Cards six cards appear on points of star apparatus More Magic 107
Professor Field, Unknown Frames of various kinds of Producing Cards - Field's Card-Frame
- The French Card-Frame
- The Sand Frame (attr. to "the elder Bosco")
- The Velvet Frame and Artist's Easel
- The Crystal Frame
More Magic 98
Unknown The Black Cloth Target. Another Magic Pistol nine shuffled cards stuck to board covered with black cloth, performer shoots on board and hits selection More Magic 111
Unknown The Improved Card Drawer "To produce Two Cards in succession from an Empty Drawer", with routine suggestions, including having the spectator decide whether the two selections should appear in the box face-to-face or back-two-back More Magic 118
Unknown A New Changing Card-box, an Tricks therewith More Magic 121
H. F. C. Suhr Zweiter Teil - Kartenkunststücke mit mechanischen Apparaten - Vorbemerkung
chapter intro
Der Kartenkünstler 61
Unknown Der bezauberte Rosenstock No. 1, card appears at top of rose plant Der Kartenkünstler 63
Unknown Der Kartenleuchter No. 3, flame of candle changes into selection Der Kartenkünstler 66
Unknown Das Kartenkästchen No. 8, card box with second bottomRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 74
Unknown Der Kartenstern No. 4, five cards selected, deck thrown towards star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five pointsRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 67
Unknown Die Kartenlaterne No. 5, card appears in lanternRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 69
Unknown Der Teufelskopf No. 6, devil's head mask on which four cards appear, fourth one comes out of mouthRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 70
Unknown Die Kartenpresse No. 7, money press for cardsRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 72
Unknown Die materialisierte Geisterhand No. 9, doll hand pulls selected cards out of deck Der Kartenkünstler 75
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Apparate und sonstige Hilfsmittel zur Vorführung von Kartenkunststücken chapter intro for chapter five Der moderne Kartenkünstler 175
Unknown Amerikanischer Kartenrahmen sand frameRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 180
Unknown Der Kartenleuchter card appears in flame of candle Der moderne Kartenkünstler 187
Unknown Der Kartenstern five cards appear at end of star apparatus Der moderne Kartenkünstler 191
Unknown Die Blumenvase flower bouquet, card appear on it Der moderne Kartenkünstler 193
Unknown Der grosse Kartenrahmen in frame appear cards, plate, rings, ... Der moderne Kartenkünstler 195
Unknown Mysteriöses Glaskästchen card appears in transparent glass case Der moderne Kartenkünstler 200
Unknown Der Kartenrahmen cards appear on sheet of framed glass Der moderne Kartenkünstler 220
Unknown Das Kartenkästchen card box with second bottomRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 179
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster In fremder Hand verschwindende Karten cards disappear into tray Der moderne Kartenkünstler 181
Unknown Die Diogenes-Laterne card appears in small lanternRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 189
Unknown Der Teufelskopf devil's head mask on which cards appearRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 190
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Kobold in der Flasche card jumps out of bottle Der moderne Kartenkünstler 199
Unknown Das bezauberte Karten-Foulard deck placed on (gaffed) plate, selections shoot out of deck (really plate)Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 202
Unknown Die Kartenpresse money press for cardsRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 202
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das fliegende Kartenhäuschen ohne Bedeckung card house built out of seven chosen card, it vanishes from one tray and reappears on another Der moderne Kartenkünstler 203
Unknown The New Card Table or "Card Tripod", metal apparatus with double-shell coverings, Torn Corner Trick given as example with two-step restoration (first all except corner, then the corner) New Era Card Tricks 83
Unknown The Terpsichorean Card card stands upright on table, then even dances to music New Era Card Tricks 92
Unknown The Brass Card Box prop New Era Card Tricks 141
William E. Robinson Double Appearance Card Frame first card appears, then second card New Era Card Tricks 167
Unknown The Card Box propRelated to New Era Card Tricks 138
Unknown The Mechanical Card Box prop New Era Card Tricks 139
Unknown The New Brass Card Box prop New Era Card Tricks 142
Unknown The Card Servante behind chair or similarRelated to New Era Card Tricks 149
Unknown The Small Card Frame two methods, sand frame and black cover cloth that is pulled out with handkerchief coverRelated to New Era Card Tricks 163
Unknown Der Kartenteller No. 5, three cards chosen, deck placed on plate and covered with paper or handkerchief, selections shoot out from plate into audience one by one, secret mechanism at bottom of plateRelated to Der Amateurzauberer 68
Unknown Die unsichtbare Wanderung No. 8, black Aces and Ace of Diamonds shown, all shuffled in deck, Ace of Diamonds travels to mechanical card case prop, Ace of Hearts poses as Ace of Diamonds between black AcesRelated to Der Amateurzauberer 75
F. Hügli Das verschwindende Kartenspiel No. 20, deck put in glass case and covered with handkerchief, deck vanishes or changes into some other item Der Amateurzauberer 108
Professor Hoffmann My Friend in Thibet card put in a box, two blank cards in envelopes with pencils, on chosen blank card name of selection appears Later Magic 497
Unknown The New Card Frame without sandAlso published here Later Magic 591
Unknown The New Card Frame without sandAlso published here Magical Titbits 42
Oswald Rae, Oswald Williams A Transparent Affair card appears between two sheets of plastic, held together by two rubber bands and standing on easel, two methods, similar to Jack Hughes' Television Card Frame Between Ourselves 19
Oswald Rae The Impossible Possible using a Spirit Box, name of card written down on paper and locked in box, blank card in envelope changes to that card Between Ourselves 22
Oswald Rae The Elusive Digits four cards with numbers from one to four in a glass frame, arrange in wanted order, second set of cards in card stand Between Ourselves 34
Ralph W. Hull Hull's Marvelous Card Prediction three cards predicted, one thought of, two methods, one with Thayer's Lock Flap Card Box, predictions written on billets in clever way "Eye-Openers" 6
Laurie Ireland The Automatic Jig Saw Puzzle Worker using P&L nickle Card Box Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 3
Unknown The Card in the Frame applications for sand frame Greater Magic 501
Unknown Card Stamp secrets stamp to put imprint on handkerchief Prepared Cards and Accessories 11
Unknown Standard Card-Tray Switch tray secretly turned over 25 Methods for Switching Decks 16
Unknown Another Box Switch as some large box is moved away, box has secret opening at back 25 Methods for Switching Decks 13
Harry "Roz-On" Rosenblum The Sand Frame technical improvement for the sand frame Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 6) 82
Neal Elias Torn Card Vanish with Pull At the Table Tricks 13
Bruce Elliott Lu-Site box to exchange cards The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 151) 609
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rotator prop to write down the order of a shuffled deck and use it as a memorized deckRelated to The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 256) 1023
Cy Keller, Hen Fetsch Cheap Faro! ideas for Rusduck's RotatorInspired by The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 261) 1043
Tony Corinda (12) The Three Cards three cards put in a box and are divined, changing card box Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 157
Al Mann A Mental Puzzle cards are put in a bag, spectator removes some, performer too and the rest is given to a second spectator, performer divines amount of red and black cards each spectator is holdingRelated to Still More Miracles in Mentalism 26
Gerald Kosky The Spirit Writes writing appears on blank and marked card, using mechanical Card Box HEX! 91
Lady Valerie, Gene Nielsen Star Mate with zodiac cards, matching, locking-flap Card Box The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 7) 33
Karl Fulves Short Rise comedy routine with card frame and miniature card rising, devano deck Notes From Underground 32
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Card Star chosen cards appear at the ends of a star The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 71
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Okito Card Frame torn pieces of a card appear in card frame one by one where the card is found restoredVariations The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 40
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Transposition Extraordinary cards in glass under a glass goblet, selections appear one by one on front of the deck, briefly covered with a handkerchiefRelated to
  • "Okito on Magic"
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 49
Eric C. Lewis The Eric Lewis Revised Model of the Okito Card FrameInspired by The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 46
Theo "Okito" Bamberg A Suggestion for the Contemporary Performer Transposition Extraordinary with a Houlette on a rod instead of special tableInspired by The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 50
Karl Fulves Technical Trap odd backed prediction in card frame matches stopped at card Close-Up Mental Magic 23
Karl Fulves Teleportation signed selection appears in a card frame and eventually changes into second signed selectionRelated to Close-Up Mental Magic 18
Stewart Judah Substitution Trunk card case prop with flap, card inside and outside transposeVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One)) 804
Karrell Fox "Mouseket-Ear" Magic mickey mouse hat, two selections pop up on the two mouse ears Clever.... Like a Fox 83
Unknown The Card in Balloon apparatus The Big Book of Magic 99
Unknown The Card Star cards tossed at a star, three cards appear on ends of the star, apparatus The Big Book of Magic 101
Unknown Confusing Blocks blocks in a box form to selected card Classic Magic with Apparatus 62
Unknown Find-the-Lady Cubes three blocks with cards printed on them in a tube with three doors, find the lady Classic Magic with Apparatus 64
Unknown Enchanted Hand Mirror card appears in mirror Classic Magic with Apparatus 146
Stephen Minch Anthropophagic Jacks Jack put on card, card becomes blank with bone picture, more cards become blank between two Jacks, rubber-banded Three become miniature card, card with fly picture vanishes, Jacks transform in flap card case, partial rough-smooth Creations of a Magical Madman 11
Karrell Fox Hand of the Caliph five cards appear at five fingertips of fake hand à la card star, spelling out name of next performerRelated to Another Book 200
Bob Hummer Think a Word disc to select an spell any card, card is divined, back turned (1964) Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 91
John F. Mendoza The Last Card wheel with four sections, cards distributed onto the sections and eliminated in stages, last card is selectionInspired by
  • "The Last Card" (Jack Hughes)
John: Verse Two 84
Fred Castle The Card Stand Instructions how to make a wooden stand for giant cards Magic With Giant Cards 1
Jan Torell Kartenstativ display for card stand Rund um den Zaubertisch 32
Peter Warlock Childs Play card placed in box divined by medium, magnetic card box New Sorcerer (Vol. 1, No. 1) 11
Unknown Zig Zag Bill using a card box for billsRelated to Rigmarole (Issue 2) 20
Karl Fulves Zig Zag Bill on the flap card case and the history of the Zig Zag illusionRelated to Verbatim (Issue 3) 17
Joe Scott, Paul LePaul The Card on the Wall with gimmick to get thumb tack into signed card Great Tricks Revisited 105
Dondrake Jumbo Card Frame Three card monte with jumbo cards in a frame, using black art Black Art Breakthroughs 30
Karl Fulves Transmitter Problem transmitting the number of dealt cards via sound from another room, posed as problem Underworld (Issue 7) 96
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Three Powers three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle Hofzinser's Card Tricks 146
Peter Warlock Twin Thoughts two decks, unknown freely chosen card put in wooden frame, named card from other deck as well, they match, one deck composed of only hinged double cardsRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 258
Al Baker The Houdini Escape card travels from wooden card box into deck, torn corner convincer The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 629
Al Baker Cards from Hat three selected cards jump out of hat The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 650
Karl Fulves Sonix #1 forcing the same card to two spectators using six cards in card standInspired by
  • Supersonic Card Prediction (Jaks)
Hofzinser Notebook 43
Karl Fulves, Dr. Stanley Jaks Xtender two card prediction with card standInspired by Hofzinser Notebook 45
Karl Fulves The Flip Wallet two cardboards with ribbons, Jacob's ladder style, construction and several application, two-panel flexagonRelated to Prolix (Issue 5) 307
Roberto Giobbi The Drawer Box Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 135
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein The Hollow Receptacle Switch Related to
  • MAGIE (June 1932)
The Art of Switching Decks 134
Alfred "Berlany" Hoffmann The In-and-Out Switch gimmicked boxRelated to
  • MAGIE (June 1932)
The Art of Switching Decks 135
Henry Christ The Lota Bowl Switch reprinted from referenceRelated to The Art of Switching Decks 149
Dr. Stanley Jaks Supersonic Card Prediction several cards on a card stand, selection was predictedVariations The Incredible Dr. Jaks 226
Roberto Giobbi Card Press & Clip Hidden Agenda (Issue Dec 22) 365
Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz How to Make the Invisible Visible - Jumbo Indices, Giant Cards and Hybrids
- Professional Card Stands
- Improvised Card Stands
- The Tamariz Shadow Rule
- The Spectator Shows a Card
Standup Card Magic 12