171 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Single Card Switches / Without Deck / In the Hands
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Prof. Robert Hellis To "Change" a Card - Fifth Method "To change a card without the aid of the Pack"
in context of effect in which wrong card changes into selection
1876 Modern Magic 32
Prof. Robert Hellis Hellis' Change, No. 1 "To change a card without the aid of the Pack"
in context of effect in which wrong card changes into selection
1889 Tricks with Cards 23
Adrian Plate The Excelsior Change "Palm Change"
1897 New Era Card Tricks 22
Unknown Palm Change crude handling
Aug. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 116
Adrian Plate The Palm Change uncredited
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 149
A. F. Kessler Die Verwandlung einer Karte double card shown, face card brought into back palm, for changing it back the card is replaced again
Dec. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 12) 179
A. J. Die Anziehungskraft gezogener Karten spectator finds his own card, using an unexplained switch of a card for a palmed card
Nov. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 165
Unknown Palm Change no details
1909 The Art of Magic 59
Jack Merlin Floor Change throw change
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 12
Adrian Plate Excelsior Change
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 117
Arthur Leroy Breast Pocket Switch card is sticking out of pocket and switched as it is removed
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 28
Unknown A Palm Switch
1938 Greater Magic 326
Arthur Leroy Breast Pocket Switch miscredited to Hal Leroy
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 328
Unknown New Vertical Palm small packet
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 54
Unknown The Rear Palm Exchange
1940 Expert Card Technique 140
Unknown 20 - The "Change" Throw. The Throw Change
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 33
Laurie Ireland Buckley Change Variation variation on the floor / throw change
1940 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 14
Clayton Rawson Card Switch
Related to 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 3) 10
Eddie Joseph Shirt Ditch double card shown, face card ditched in shirt with body turn
1942 Greater Card Tricks 64
Unknown Single Hand Card Change toss change
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 184
Unknown Throw Change
1945 Off the Top 14
Unknown The Throw Change
1946 Card Control 76
Unknown Throw Change
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 137) 551
Paul LePaul, Dr. Jacob Daley Bottom Card Steal as a Switch gambler's cop as a switch using a double
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 156
Unknown Throw Change
1953 The Cardician 10
Edward Marlo Miracle Change No. 1
  • Method No. 1 (seated)
  • Method No. 2 (seated or standing)
  • Method No. 3 (unload on deck)
  • Method No. 4 (stand-up)
Related toVariations 1954 Miracle Card Changes 3
Edward Marlo Miracle Change No. 2 into LTP
Related toVariations 1954 Miracle Card Changes 11
Edward Marlo Miracle Change No. 3 into "Master Palm"
Related toAlso published here 1954 Miracle Card Changes 14
Dai Vernon To Exchange a Card Tenkai Palm Switch
Variations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 77
Dai Vernon One-handed Card Change to gambler's palm
1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 66
Edward Marlo An Impressive Sequence single card is switched for palmed card
1961 Card Switches 12
Edward Marlo Miracle Card Change variation
1961 Card Switches 14
Edward Marlo A Simpler Sequence single card is switched for palmed card
1961 Card Switches 16
Edward Marlo A Third Sequence single card is switched for palmed card
1961 Card Switches 17
Edward Marlo First Switch single card is switched for palmed card
1961 Card Switches 20
Edward Marlo Variations of the First Switch three variations
1961 Card Switches 21
Edward Marlo Marlo's Card Switch isolated card(s) are switched for palmed card(s)
1961 Card Switches 24
Edward Marlo Methods of Disclosure:
The Delayed Disclosure
The Indirect Disclosure
The Direct Disclosure
handlings and stagings of the previous Marlo Card Switch
1961 Card Switches 27
Edward Marlo In and Out Switches four methods
1961 Card Switches 35
Edward Marlo Without the Deck
1961 Card Switches 42
Edward Marlo Angle Palm Switch switch or steal
1961 Card Switches 46
Clayton Rawson, Cliff Green The 90 Per Cent Perfect Change attention to position of feet is given
Related to 1961 Professional Card Magic 34
Cliff Green Coptomania palming cards off double or multiple card
1961 Professional Card Magic 84
Unknown Palm Change brief
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 79
Ross Bertram Pivot Change into Tenkai
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 203
Adrian Plate Palm Change
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 43
Edward Marlo Pivot Tenkai Palm
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 270
Chris Gosselin Mother Kelly's Card Change
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 65
Frank Garcia Double Lift and Change getting double in position for change throw
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 163
Unknown The Roterberg Excelsior Card Change
Related to Mar. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 875
Russell T. Barnhart Aladdin Switch No. 9, stealing bottom card of double into Master Palm, without deck
1975 The Master Palm 28
Edward Marlo Marlo's Deal Switch Thought of Card appears between Mates, using a switch
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 1
Edward Marlo marlo's deal switch named card appears between sandwich cards on table
VariationsAlso published here 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 140
Karrell Fox "Clippety-Slip" card with paper clip on it thrown to table, it changes into selection, throw-change with paper clip
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 73
Edward Marlo More Miracle Card Changes different variations (including tabled)
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 149
Edward Marlo Paper Clip Miracle Changes note
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 157
Gene Maze Double Deal Switch
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 261
Gene Maze Finger Roll Switch
1977 Packet Switches (Part Five) 307
Gene Maze Flip-Up Switch one-handed
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 220
Karl Fulves Sleeving Switch
1977 Impromptu Holdouts 33
Danny Korem Miracle Card Change pendulum holdout
1978 The Upside Down Toppit 16
Dai Vernon Vernon Card Change using Tenkai Palm, dated 1953
1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 59
Ross Bertram The Pivot Change using Tenkai Palm
1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 61
Ross Bertram Bertram's One-Hand Card Change using Tenkai Palm
1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 66
Karl Fulves Hole-Card Switch see end notes for variations
1978 Transpo Trix 69
Edward Marlo More Card Switches two methods, also with paper clip on card
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 254
Edward Marlo Simulated Visual Retention Switches
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 263
Edward Marlo Cased Switches - 4th Approach: Delayed Card Switch
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 283
Edward Marlo Additional Tips - Visual Retention Switch on Visual Retention Switch, see page 271
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 371
Richard Kaufman, Bruce Ikefugi A Card in Bill Switch: Standing switching a card that's wrapped in a bill
1979 CardMagic 20
Richard Kaufman One More: This Time Sitting switching a card that's wrapped in a bill
Inspired by 1979 CardMagic 24
Unknown Pivot Switch
1979 CardMagic 116
Gene Maze Rollaround Cop stealing card from douple
1979 CardMagic 145
Richard Kaufman The Rotating Pinch Steal (RPS) stealing card from douple into clip position
1979 CardMagic 149
Cliff Green Ninety Percent Perfect Steal
Inspired by 1979 CardMagic 172
Cliff Green Ninety Percent Perfect Change
Inspired by 1979 CardMagic 172
Edward Marlo Turnover Deal Switch with pen in switching hand
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 59
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon Adding A Retention Of Vision to the Vernon Tenkai Change
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 62
Edward Marlo First Switch, Second Switch, Third Switch card, packet or deck switch, lapping or palm to palm, Tenkai palm
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 213
Paul Harris Bold Switch a bit like a Downs Change without deck
1980 Close-up Fantasies — Book I 58
Edward Marlo Miracle Card Change No. 1
1980 French Pasteboards 28
Cliff Green 90% Perfect Change
Related to Oct. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 10) 548
Richard Kaufman Lateral Palm Switch one for one of several palmed
1981 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 69
Fred Kaps Card Switch while turning card over
1981 The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 45
Juan Tamariz Tamariz Change described with lapping
Also published here 1981 Magia Potagia — Volume I 41
Don England The Cliff-hanger Change not really visual
1982 Card Finesse 40
Ross Bertram, Edward Marlo Pivot Change
1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 89
Derek Dingle The Alpha Toss Toss Change Handling, see also page 24 for visual change idea
1982 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Unknown Palm Steal
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 19
Steve Beam, Edward Marlo The SHOTB Change "Stuff hanging out the back" change
Inspired by 1982 The Changing of the Cards 30
Bob Chesbro Folded Card Switch
1982 The Tipnician 26
Ross Bertram Top Card Switch While Holding Out starts and ends with Tenkai palmed card and deck in left hand
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 165
Ross Bertram An Unusual Change using Tenkai Palm
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 168
Edward Marlo Black Jack spectator finds ace of spades to make perfect black jack hand
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 280
Stephen Tucker Breaking the Silence Weird card switch, card that is switched out ends up being bent in half
1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 10
Dai Vernon Vernon Change Tenkai Palm
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 239
Richard Kaufman, Derek Dingle Alpha Toss Variation to change normal sized card to miniature card
1985 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 48
Russell T. Barnhart Squeeze Steal as Switch with double
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 205
Unknown Floor Change Throw Change onto the floor
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 10
Frederick Braue FB Card Change hard to understand (1937)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 5
Frederick Braue FB Change "This is the best of all card changes.", Excelsior switch with thumb palm (1937)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 19
Adrian Plate Palm Change
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 172
Geoffrey Latta The Isolated Switch Tenkai Palm steal of front card of a double, also with immediate lapping
Dec. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 1285
Dai Vernon The Rising Sun very clean phase, one-handed Tenkai Switch
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 164
Dai Vernon On the Palm Change
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 74
Morris Loewy Loewy Palm from double
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 66
Meir Yedid The Tubular Steal/Switch switch of rolled card, starting with double
1987 Meir Yedid's Card Animations 11
Ken Simmons Additions to a Change unload into center
Inspired byRelated to 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 38
Edward Marlo More Miracle Card Changes - First Method
Also published here 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 38
Stephen Tucker Incentive single card switch, while picking card up and showing face
1987 1987 Lecture 14
Dai Vernon Tenkai-palm Switch
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 104
Larry Jennings Gambler's Cop management to cop off the bottom card of a double
1988 The Cardwright 11
José Carroll Thumb Palm Switch double, one card stolen
1988 52 Lovers 130
Eugene Burger Colour Change
1989 The Experience of Magic 35
Edward Marlo Pivot Switchout
1989 So Soon? 4
Edward Marlo Simplex Card Switch from 1 to 52 cards
1989 So Soon? 5
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo Vernon Tenkai Switch Handling
1989 So Soon? 51
Juan Tamariz The Talisman card changes under challenge conditions, several variations
1989/91 Sonata 131
Juan Tamariz Tamariz Change described with lapping
Also published here 1989/91 Sonata 138
Ken Krenzel The Organic Tunnel Change card pushed through fist changes, ungaffed
1990 Close-up Impact! 133
Ken Krenzel Finger Servante Card Change
1990 Close-up Impact! 165
Edward Marlo Miracle Change #3 brief
1990 Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 47
Edward Marlo, Michael Powers More Miracle Card Changes with unload under top card of deck
Related to 1990 Top Secret Stuff 52
Vanni Bossi The Folded Color Change folded card is unfolded and displayed, folded up and unfolded again and is transformed
1992 Vanni Bossi NEW Lecture Notes 10
Carl Albright LTP Switch unloading on the deck
Oct. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 10) 2276
Unknown Toss Change while card is tossed on table or in spectator's hand
1993 Fechter 129
Alex Elmsley Breast Pocket Switch card in LTP for card openly in breast pocket
Related to 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 209
Gene Maze Basic Unit Grip Switch
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 160
Dai Vernon Vernon Change
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 29
Roger Crosthwaite Pocket Switch card sticking out of breast pocket, removed with one hand, see also p. 234 for credit information
Related to
  • Ed Marlo in "Technomagic" No. 12 (Justin Higham, June 1991)
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 30
Roger Crosthwaite LTP Miracle Steal
Inspired by 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 92
Michael Vincent Incredible Deal Switch
Inspired byRelated to 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 99
Adrian Plate Palm Change
1995 Cardshark 55
Roger Crosthwaite LTP Change
Dec. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 12) 2726
Adrian Plate, S. W. Erdnase Palm Change
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 21
Edward Marlo Miracle Change No. 2 with unload
Related to 1996 Arempi 11
Cliff Green Coptomania palming cards off double or multiple card
1996 Professional Close-up of Curtis Kam 76
Adrian Plate Excelsior Change Erdnase Palm Change
1997 Jennings '67 192
Unknown Wild Card Move
1997 L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 13
Adrian Plate Palm Change brief
1998 Down Under Deals 5
Guy Hollingworth Hugard Top Palm as Change
1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 79
Dai Vernon Tenkai Palm Switch
1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 79
Edward Marlo Miracle Change No. 2
1999 Arempi II 10
Roger Crosthwaite Breast Pocket Switch as it is removed
Related to 1999 Arcardia 90
Prof. Robert Hellis To Change One Card Without the Pack No. 14, "Known as Hellis' Change No. 1"
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 262
Adrian Plate The "Excelsior" Change for One Card No. 16
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 264
Prof. Robert Hellis Palm-to-Palm Packet Switch
1999 Theater of the Mind 27
Edward Marlo, Barry Price The Miracle Card Change with flat palm handling for more cover
Related to 2000 Palming: For The Terrified 16
Helge Thun Folded Card Switch as it is removed from finger, like thimble
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 154
Helge Thun Folded Card Switch as it is removed from finger, like thimble
2000 Faustdick hinterm Schlitzohr 11
S. W. Erdnase, Darwin Ortiz Palm Change Steal
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 115
R. Paul Wilson Box-Witch card on card case is switched, with several applications
2002 13 26
Barrie Richardson, Prof. Robert Hellis Hellis Switch with Business Card see also p. 161
2005 Act Two 69
Barrie Richardson Cloyes Palm Switch card in left hand switched with card in right-hand lateral palm
Also published here 2005 Act Two 231
Arthur Trace The Relativity Switch Out Card is switched while tossed on table
2006 It's All Relative 31
Unknown Angle Wise Change
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 16
Tony Miller Zipper Switch card is stuck in waistband and pulled through zipper and switched
2010 Reinventing the Real 56
Dan Garrett One-Handed Switch
2010 Moments 100
Steven Hamilton Throw Switch Handling without throw
2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 129
Peter McKinnon Crow double, one-handed change
2014 Burn After Reading 8
Daniel Madison Back Deal Doing a 'Bottom Deal' with a card in left hand Back Palm, can also be used as a single card switch
2014 Placebo 45
Edward Marlo Miracle Change Steal
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 292
Guy Hollingworth The Topless Change without deck
2015 Renovations 5
Adrian Plate Palm Change
2015 Switch 5
Vanni Bossi The Folding Color Change folded card is unfolded and displayed, folded up and unfolded again and is transformed
2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 42
Alexander Hansford Lateral Palm Switch
2018 Kino. 68
Alexander Hansford Modified Vernon Switch
Inspired by 2018 Kino. 70
Benjamin Earl Folded Card Switch switching two folded cards, à la Annemann Billet Switch
2019 The Shift #1 2
Tom Gagnon Loewy Palm from Paper Clipped Double
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 124
Edward Marlo Miracle Change No. 3
Also published here 2019 Output (Issue 4) 11
José Carroll Thumb Palm Switch double, one card stolen
2019 52 Lovers — Through the Looking-Glass 183