141 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transposition / Asymmetric Transposition
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Eddie Clever The Renovated Sphinx Card Trick two signed cards in hat transpose with signed card in deck, double backer, fake indices card
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 34
Arthur de Mello G-Men story trick with two blue and five red cards, thieves sheep
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 220
Robert (Bob) Hess Never Underestimate four Kings and three Queens, but no real unequal transposition
1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 57
Karl Fulves One Way Transpositions notes on unequal or odd-backed transpositions
1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 19
Karl Fulves Optical Aces black aces transpose with red aces and sandwiched card placed on table
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 68
Karl Fulves Theory Transpo unknown card on table, Ace between Jacks, Jacks vanish and card on table turns out to be the two Jacks
1973 Notes From Underground 25
Karl Fulves Four Gone 4&4, oil and water type routine, unequal transpo kicker
Variations 1973 Notes From Underground 53
Jerry K. Hartman Unfair Exchange Ace of Spades transposes with two Sevens
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 72
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #1 three Aces dealt on one half, one on the other, then there are three on the second and three Aces on the first half
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
Roy Walton Runaround small packet multiple ambition, aces appear, joker transposes with four Queens
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 60
Peter Kane The Diamond Robbery sheeps & thieves with cards, two Diamond cards and one Jack under both hands, then two Jacks and four Diamonds under the hands
1975 A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 2
Roy Walton Trigger Happy four kings on top change places with face up ace in the middle, finally backs change colors
1976 Trigger 7
Paul Harris Double Monte Queen (money card) changes places with two Aces, climax for monte routine
1977 SuperMagic 47
Karl Fulves The Gambler's Palm seven blank cards, two signed, cards put in both palms apparently equally, then signed cards are in one hand and other five in the other, thieves and sheep
1977 The Magic Book 30
Karl Fulves Qube Root two jokers in pocket, Ace through Seven of hearts removed, one of them chosen and reversed, this card transposes with the two jokers
Inspired by 1978 Transpo Trix 6
Karl Fulves Song At Twilight three queens and four Kings change places, hotel story
1978 Transpo Trix 39
Karl Fulves Song II three queens and four Kings change places, hotel story
1978 Transpo Trix 40
Karl Fulves Song III three queens and four Kings change places, hotel story
1978 Transpo Trix 41
Karl Fulves That Was No Lady four Queens and three Kings transpose, then change into three Queens and four Kings
1978 Transpo Trix 43
Karl Fulves Reference Note on asymmetric transpositions
1978 Transpo Trix 45
Karl Fulves Sphinx Riddled ace of spades changes place with 2S and 3S, two methods
1978 Transpo Trix 74
Karl Fulves Unequals card inside box transposes with two cards outside box
1979 Jack In The Box 15
Philip T. Goldstein Off-Balance Leader color-groups with two different numerical sizes
Related toAlso published here 1979 Goldstein's Gallery 14
Father Cyprian Hofzinser's Departure aces transform into selection, aces back in deck, double facer
1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 54
Roy Walton Outward Bound four twos transpose with five random cards, those cards change into a royal flush
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 844
Ken Simmons With Card in Hand Interlaced Transposition, aces with three selections between spectators hand, kings outside, kings become aces, then selections appear between them
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 35
Paul Harris The Incredible Shrinking Hand hand shrinks when trying to palm card (actually card is stretched), palmed card switched for two previous selections from deck
1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 61
Jerry Sadowitz The Whisperers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them
Related toVariations 1982 Alternative Card Magic 8
Roberto Giobbi Das Bubenquartett selection put between four kings on table, cards change into four aces and kings are found face up in the deck, with selection reversed in center
1982 Card News '82 55
Jerry Sadowitz Dead Fall reversed Kings in center of deck transpose with Ace of Spades
Related toAlso published here 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 14) 268
Philip T. Goldstein Bodkin Ace through Five, odd cards transpose with even cards
Related toAlso published here 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16) 304
Edward Marlo It's Only Us Chickens! sheep & thieves, using cases, multitude of throw offs for magicians
1983 Marlo without Tears 232
Stephen Tucker Whispered
Inspired by 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27) 525
Jerry Sadowitz Wish You Were Here aces in deck change place with a card in the pocket
1984 Cards Hit 29
Philip T. Goldstein, Jerry Sadowitz, William Zavis Quietell
Inspired by 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 30
Philip T. Goldstein, Jerry Sadowitz Quietell Jr.
Inspired by 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 34
Philip T. Goldstein Sottovoce four-ace-kicker
Inspired byAlso published here 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 37
Philip T. Goldstein Bodkin Ace through Five, odd cards transpose with even cards
Also published here 1984 Lechter Notes 2
Jerry Sadowitz Deadfall reversed four-of-a-kind in center of deck transpose with another card
Also published here 1984 Contemporary Card Magic 24
Jack Carpenter Take Leave four aces transform into 1 selection
Sep. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1111
Brother John Hamman Signed Transversal Triplet two sandwiched cards transpose, then two selection in one, four Kings in other pile
Variations 1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 293
Ben Harris Hanging Card two cards vanish by hanging them in the air, another card changes into those two cards and the the third card is reproduced from air
Inspired by 1985 Midnight Special 16
Stephen Minch Unbalanced two black cards on table, four red cards in spectator's hand, one red card moved to black pile, now four red cards on table and black in spectator's hand
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Linking Ring Parade, July 1981
1987 The Three Faces of Steve 4
Jerry Sadowitz Mik Mak Mok Kings lost, Ace of Spaded comes to top, brings the Kings to the top, then they transpose with the Ace
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 11
Jerry Sadowitz Not Possible two Aces held by performer, two under spectator's hand, performer suddenly has all four Aces and spectator four Kings
1987 Inspirations 109
Darwin Ortiz Slick Aces with transpo follow up
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 106
William Goodwin For One Transposition isolated four-of-a-kind transposes with selection in deck
Variations 1988 Lecture 1988 3
Brother John Hamman Triple Cross two sandwiched cards transpose, then two selection in one, Four kings in other pile
Related toVariations 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 51
Karl Fulves, Howard Wurst This Just In red aces in case change place with jack outside case
Inspired byRelated to 1989 Kaleidoscope 22
Karl Fulves Jacknife jack in box, aces outside, they transpose
Related to 1989 Kaleidoscope 26
Karl Fulves Non-Symmetric Trap selection lost in deck, two red Jacks with x card cut in deck, black Jack cut in deck and other black Jack left on table, red Jacks now have two black Jacks sandwiched and tabled card is selection
1989 Quick Card Tricks 29
Karl Fulves Transitrap card transposes with sandwich pair
1989 The Multiple Shift 10
Philip T. Goldstein Sottovoce four-ace-kicker
Also published here 1989 A Phil Goldstein Collection 3
William Goodwin A Case of Mistaken Identity selection put in case, four Kings outside, transposition
1990 Spectacle 51
John Bannon, Jerry Sadowitz Cries and Whispers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them
Inspired byVariations 1990 Impossibilia 8
Philip T. Goldstein Sottovoce four-ace-kicker
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 Focus 51
Philip T. Goldstein Off-Balance Leader color-groups with two different numerical sizes
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 Focus 87
Philip T. Goldstein Bodkin Ace through Five, odd cards transpose with even cards
Also published here 1990 Focus 88
José Carroll Crystal Transposition black card in glass, two cards in hand
1991 52 Lovers — Volume II 32
Karl Fulves Truncate queen transposes with two deuces in deck, queen splits in two, substitution trunk presentation
1991 28 Card Tricks 62
Gary Kurtz The King Thing selection made, twisting routine with kings, they all change into selection and back to kings, kings transpose with single card in case
Also published here 1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 4
Gary Kurtz The King Thing selection made, twisting routine with kings, they all change into selection and back to kings, kings transpose with single card in case
Related toAlso published here 1992 Prinzipien in der Praxis 23
Ernest Earick Bureau d'Échange four Kings change place with selection in pocket
1993 By Forces Unseen 81
Peter Duffie A Change In Mood Aces transpose with two other cards, pair of pseudo duplicates
Inspired by 1993 Applications 54
Dave Campbell The Defectors four Jokers "whisper" three selections and transpose with them
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Profile (Issue 14) 8
Allan Ackerman Almost Consistent Cries and Whispers no mental presentation
Inspired byRelated to 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 163
Billy McDonnell Quadruple Cross two sandwiched cards transpose, then both card in one, four kings in other pile
Inspired by 1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 53) 982
Jack Avis A Change of Identity four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 190
Justin Higham Identity Cards alternate handling, whisperers
Inspired by 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 198
Darwin Ortiz Four to One four Kings with Ace of Spades
Variations 1995 Cardshark 33
R. Paul Wilson Alias the Aces four cards shown as all being the selection, then change into Aces, Daley's Last, then Aces come from pocket and tabled card(s) is selection, traveling from red to black Aces
1995 Chaos Theories 32
Paul Harris Double Monte climax for monte routine: money card transposes with two indifferent cards
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 121
Joel Givens Two Plus Two two selections and four aces change places, in the hands of two spectators
1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 60) 1167
Jack Carpenter Quick Slick performer cuts to ace of spades, he cuts to ace of spades again, tabled ace is now remaining three Aces
Inspired by 1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 56
Allan Ackerman, Debbie Ackerman Consistent Cries and Whispers two queens whisper name of some cards, transpose with first two
Related to 1997 I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 56
William Goodwin Off Balance Transposition three phases, single card with four-of-a-kind
1997 The Ancient Empty Street 12
Scott Robinson The Queen Thing selection vanishes among queens, then queens travel to pocket and in the hand remains the selection
1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 65) 1309
Peter Duffie Follow the Signs Ace of Spades on top of one half transposes with other three Aces on top of other half
Related to 1997 N.D.E. — A Near Deck Experience 9
Joshua Jay Pocket Jokers Jokers placed in pocket at the start, selection made, but two Jokers found in deck. Selection is then found in pocket (transposition)
1999 Magic Atlas 105
David Regal Romeo & Juliet Packet trick where Romeo and Juliet escaped from their parents
1999 Close-Up & Personal 26
Theodore DeLand The Sphinx Card Trick No. 14, two cards in hat transpose with one in deck, see "General note" on p. 140 for credit
Related to 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 132
Theodore DeLand The Surprise Card Trick No. 34, Queens in hat, King of Spades in hat as well, performer finds King without looking and puts it in deck, then Queens and King transpose and only the King is in hat and Queens in deck
Related toVariations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 147
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note details on handling and different values
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 147
Udo Wächter The Charm of the Queen of Hearts long routine
-spectator cuts to the aces
-the queen of hearts appears
  • the queen of hearts whispers the spectators thought
  • the queen of hearts turns an ace face down
  • the queen of hearts changes into the ace
  • the vanished queen of hearts appears between the aces
  • the queen of hearts and two aces change places in a flash
Inspired by 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 166
Aldo Colombini Jump and Pass two selections transpose with four Kings, Hofzinse Ace problem with two selections, inspired by a Phil Goldstein routine
2000 Standing Room Only 4
Don England What if Six turned out to be Nines? two 9s transpose with one 6
2001 Don England's Paradox 39
Don England What if... Or vice versa! different colored backs
2001 Don England's Paradox 42
Paul Cummins, Chad Long No Mercy longer routine, swindle cut the aces
2002 FASDIU II 77
Paul Cummins No Joke two Jokers under spectator's hand for four Queens
2002 FASDIU II 70
Aaron Fisher The Grinning Goodwin four Aces transpose with selection reversed in deck
Inspired by 2003 FISM 2003 11
Shahin Zarkesch, Scott Robinson, William Goodwin Slap! selection placed between aces vanishes, from pocket comes a card that turns out to be four Aces, selection remains in hand, see credit information for the unequal transposition plot in Issue 8, p. 1, and Issue 9, p. 1, for additional credit information on this effect see Issue 10, p. 1
2004 Penumbra (Issue 7) 16
Steve Freeman Ending for "Slap!"
2004 Penumbra (Issue 7) 18
William Goodwin Unequal Transposition - Credit Information see also addition in Issue 9, p. 1
Related to 2004 Penumbra (Issue 8) 1
Dave Campbell The Defectors four Jokers "whisper" three selections and transpose with them
Inspired byAlso published here 2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 105
Larry Jennings A Handy Transformation four cards change to single card in spectators hands
2005 Up In Smoke 1
Allan Ackerman The Prequel and Sequel aces transpose with card in pocket, McDonald's Aces is performed, aces travel to pockets, designed to ring double facers in and out
2005 Ackerman 2004 32
Justin Hanes Justaposition card appears between red Aces, this card is shown to be the red Aces, original red Aces are single selection, duplicate Aces
Inspired by
  • "Kickback" (Ryan Swigert)
2005 Compositions 14
Roy Walton Triple Alliance queens on table, selection transposes with queens, deck turns face up
2006 Penumbra (Issue 10) 11
Jack Avis A Change of Identity (Identity Crisis) four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them
Inspired byRelated to 2006 Rara Avis 35
Daniel Millstein Cop And Drop whole deck changes place with 2 pocketed jokers
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 53
Jack Parker Cross Eyed Surprise Red and black Ace transposes when sandwiched between Queens, finally two Aces switch places with four Queens
2007 52 Memories 30
Jack Parker U.D.S.I. Black Ace transposes with two red Kings visually
Inspired by
  • "Dancy Sandwich Intro" (Luke Dancy, unpublished)
2007 52 Memories 84
Chris Mayhew Casino Royale with Cheese sandwiched card transposes with tabled black kings
Inspired by
  • Luke Dancy's "Royale with Cheese"
Related to
2009 A Clockwork Apple 21
Tom Stone King Castling sandwich-unequal transposition combo, inspired by Tomas Blomberg's & Axel Adlercreutz' "113 Grams", which was inspired by Luke Dancy's "Royale with Cheese"
Related to 2010 Vortex 33
Rich Aviles Speedo selection appears between jokers, jokers change into second selection
2010 Above the Fold 44
Troy Hooser Jack Act Named four of a kind and named card transpose repeatedly, seven phase routine involving Triumph, Inversion, transposition, vanishes and productions
2010 Moments 52
Troy Hooser Three Eyed Jacks Four jacks and selected card changes places
2010 Moments 102
Tom Stone Amore Motel using four of a kind and two of a kind, credit information on Hotel Mystery
2011 Maelstrom 91
Karl Fulves Isolationist black Aces on top and bottom, unknown card put in spectator's pocket, false cut done together with spectator, now red Aces are on top and bottom and the two black Aces in spectator's pocket
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 596
John Guastaferro M.I.T. Aces aces found, they change place with single selection, "Magician In Trouble"
2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 11
John Guastaferro Here, There & in my Pocket card at multiple locations, change to aces, transpo with pocketed card
2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 21
Tony Chang Side Effect May Occur twisting with unequal 4-to-1 transposition climax
2013 I Was Kidnapped 33
Steven Hamilton Discard Aces starts like progressive Ace assembly, first three packets combined, then last pile becomes all the indifferent card and discard pile consists of four Aces
2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 46
Tomas Blomberg 113 G Sandwich routine
  • Phase one- red Kings find selected card
  • Phase two- selected card transposes with tabled black Kings under case
Inspired by
  • "Royale with Cheese" (Luke Dancy, marketed, 2004)
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 101
Bébel Transposition Asymétrique (1) selection transposes with four Aces
2014 Transposition Asymétrique 13
Bébel Transposition Asymétrique de Main en Poche selection in pocket transposes with four Aces
Variations 2014 Transposition Asymétrique
Bébel Double Transposition Asymétrique selection transposes with four Aces and back again
2014 Transposition Asymétrique 16
Bébel Simple Transposition Asymétrique avec un Gobelet asymmetric transposition, Aces and up on glass
2014 Transposition Asymétrique 18
Bébel Double Transposition Asymétrique avec un Goblet double asymmetric transposition, Aces and up on glass
2014 Transposition Asymétrique 22
Bébel Voyage Inattendu selection disappears among Aces, then Aces are found on the deck and in the hand is selection
2014 Transposition Asymétrique 25
Bébel Transposition Asymétrique au Bluff (et en Couleur!) with cards of different colored backs
2014 Transposition Asymétrique 27
Bébel Presque la Même Chose, mais à Vue with cards of different colored backs
2014 Transposition Asymétrique 28
Joaquín Matas Cuarteto Hipnótico selection in pocket, four cards change into selection one by one and back, then quartet transpose with selection, last phase is repeated
2014 A Fuego Lento — Volumen I 55
Joaquín Matas Asymetric Transposition with card case
Inspired by 2014 A Fuego Lento — Volumen I 74
Tomas Blomberg Rhythm Transpo
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 281
Adrian Vega Mi carta gafe hipnótica four aces change into selection and back, selection is found in center of the deck reversed and turns out to be the four aces again and where the aces were is now the selection
Related to
  • "Helder Skelter" (Helder Guimarães, DVD "Red Mirror", 2011)
2017 Area 52 49
Syd Segal Two, Two, Two Tricks in One! finale for Collectors in which the three selections transpose with the four-of-a-kind that's bin distributed on top of the tabled spread deck
Inspired by
  • "Finale for The Collectors" (James Swain, Genii, Vol. 64 No. 1, 2001, p. 80)
Also published here
  • DVD "Simply Sydney" (2008, D&D)
2017 A New Angle 33
Yohei Kawabata Jukebox Imbalanced transposition, four Jacks placed into card box, Ace of Spades in hand then transposes with the Jacks
2017 Grace 9
Mike Pisciotta Jokers Thru Time signed card type effect with four Jokers and four-for-one transposition
Related to
  • "Time Traveler" (Ramon Rioboo)
Also published here
2017 The Workshop — The Notes of Mike Pisciotta 10
Harapan Ong Bigger Transpo transposition between the Queens and selection, four miniature cards are found on face of original selections and Queens change into giant version of selection
Inspired by
  • "Bigger Finish" (Jay Sankey, marketed product)
2018 Principia 109
Jason Ladanye The Wire four signed cards under the spectator's palm transpose with a card that's on the face of the deck, duplicate
Inspired by 2018 Game Changer 113
Paul Cummins A No Case Change Four Queens transpose with selection
Inspired by
  • "A Case For Change" (J.K. Hartman, Card Dupery)
Oct. 2018 Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 73
Oliver Meech Four for Two Two Jokers rise through packet of four Kings, then asymmetric transposition happens, four Kings end up in different pockets
Inspired by
  • "Ambitious Interchange" (John Carey, Me, My Cards & I)
Oct. 2018 Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 97
Mike Pisciotta Jokers Thru Time signed card type effect with four Jokers and four-for-one transposition
Also published here 2019 As Within, So Without 7
Jeremiah Zuo Those Are the Aces - Phase Two: A Short Wild Card and Triple Transposition selection on case, Aces change into selection, then Aces are case and deck in hand, selection in case
Inspired by
  • "Here and There" (Ken Garr, MAGIC Magazine)
Related to
2019 Confessions of A Magic Fan 8
Jeremiah Zuo Excursus 2: A Mildly Strange Exchange Aces in case visibly transpose with selection outside of case
2019 Confessions of A Magic Fan 19
Tom Gagnon Four the Hard Way paper clipped and signed Joker put aside, transposes with four Kings in center of deck
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 116
Michael Powers No Transfer Whisperers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them
Inspired byRelated to
  • Card Corner column solutions in Linking Ring, Mar. 2019
2019 Tesseract 98
Andi Gladwin Monte Python without mixing the cards, with two-for-one transposition finale
Inspired by 2020 The Boy Who Cried Magic 37
Syd Segal The Visiting Cross Eye's Grasshopper two Aces sandwiched between two Jacks each, Aces transpose, sandwich cards transpose, then two Aces and four Jacks transpose
Inspired by May 2020 Elixir (Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 2 (Spring #2)) 252
Idan Kaufman Flash Transposition four to one transposition, using KaPalm Production
2020 Palmoholic 55