74 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Cards / Peek Pairs (glued at bottom)
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles T. Jordan The Spook Card No. 2, card vanishes from small packet, five peek cards
Related to 1920 6
Dr. Ford Rogers Peek Deck Cards
1920 6
Charles T. Jordan, William McGrew Speaking of Pink Elephants No. 8, named card changes back color, then the whole deck, card spelled to, card travels from one half to the other, red-blue peek deck cards
1920 16
Theodore Annemann Nightmare Effects (First Effect) ten red cards and one black card used, black card travels to top several times, then to bottom, then all cards dealt face up to show that no extra cards are used
1928 1
Theodore Annemann Nightmare Effects (Second Effect) spectator chooses card and seals it in an envelope without looking at it, another card selected with riffle peek, that card vanishes and is found in envelope
Variations 1928 1
Eric F. Impey Synchrono - A Mechanical Pack stacked peek deck
  • To gain knowledge of any card freely selected
  • To name the cards one after the other
  • To reverse the positions of the two uppermost cards
  • A further effect (card to case)
1931 4
T. Page Wright Card Force and Reverse card forced via peek force, it then turns over fairly
1933 22
Theodore Annemann The New Nightmare Effect selected card vanishes and turns out to be card previously removed
Inspired byRelated toVariations Apr. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 7)
27
Theodore Annemann Peek Force Card glued long short card
Apr. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 7)
27
Lu Brent The Siamese Svengali Pack twenty-six glued pairs
1937 254
Charles T. Jordan Speaking of Pink Elephants color changing backs, then a card travels from one half to the other, glued pairs
1937 289
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Three Card Monte six red and one black card, long-short glued pairs, jumbo card
1937 55
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Find the Joker with three jumbo cards, long-short glued pairs
1937 56
Charles T. Jordan Ultimo - The Ace of Mechanical Decks trick in which half the cards are long-short pairs glued face-to-face on one end, many trick examples
1939
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39)
371
Donald Holmes Forcing Deck long-short glued pairs with loose force card in between
July 1939
The Jinx (Issue 58)
422
Paul Curry Potpourri card vanishes from deck and is found in card case
Inspired by 1941 10
Franklin V. Taylor Peek Deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 25)
103
James G. Thompson Jr. "Peek-Deck" Pappy Taylor's Peek Deck, as a code
Related toVariations Oct. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 46)
188
R. C. Buff The $64.00 Word Taylor's Peek Deck combined with a dictionary book test
Related to Oct. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 46)
189
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on L. Vosburgh Lyons, a demonstration where a doc is beheaded, an improvement to Taylor's Peek Deck by James G. Thompson Jr., Fred Mosteller and his spelling trick ("Bravo!")
Nov. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 48)
199
Franklin V. Taylor, Warner Perry, James G. Thompson Jr., R. C. Buff Peek Deck with several ideas and handlings
Related to 1945 111
Dr. Ford Rogers Glued Svengali Deck pairs glued together, for tossed out deck
1945/27 245
Harlan Tarbell The Telepathic Deck pairs glued together in centre, for tossed out deck
1945/27 245
Al Baker Double Thought two spectators open deck in another room to choose a card, performer divines them, accordion-connected triples
Also published here 1951 62
J. B. Bobo The Traveling Joker one black card placed among twenty-six red cards always ends up on top, then card travels from packet to packet
Also published here 1956 22
Karrell Fox The Twitching Muscle presentation for Frank Taylor's Peek Deck
Inspired by 1960 23
Lu Brent Lox deck with hole on lock, selection peeked, removed under handkerchief, glued peek-card, see also p. 15 for additional ideas, see p. 737 for credit information
Also published here Dec. 1965 5
Paul Curry The Joker Knows spectator selects a card, which a vanishes and appears in the card case
Variations 1965 116
James G. Thompson Jr. Peek Deck Origins and Telomatic Deck
Related to Aug. 1968 198
Franklin V. Taylor Peek-Pack
Also published here 1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 6)
113
Lu Brent Lox deck hole-punched with lock, selection penetrates lock
Also published here 1975 159
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Teleportation selected card vanishes and is found on spectator's chair, two cards glued together on one end
1976 32
Frank Garcia Routine for the Experts four double facers and four glued pairs with a short card (peek force cards)
1977 92
J. B. Bobo The Traveling Joker one black card placed among twenty-six red cards always ends up on top, then card travels from packet to packet
Also published here 1977 8
Edward Marlo, David Solomon The Pinned Cards whole deck is punched, same effect as The Stapled Cards, one of two cards pinned together transposes with selection
  • 1st Method (Marlo)
  • 2nd Method (Solomon)
  • 3rd Method: Gaffed Pip Method (S.)
  • Double-Bubble Method: Taylor Peek Deck Card (S.)
  • Clipper Method (S.)
  • 2nd Clipper Method (M.)
  • The Double Double Bubble (2 Selections) (S.)
  • Marlo's D.D. Bubble Method
  • Direct Pinned Cards (M.)
Inspired by 1979 190
Dr. Ford Rogers Ever Ready Forcing Pack Svengali deck, pairs glued together at one end, 1913
1983 13
Charles T. Jordan Speaking of Pink Elephants ad from 1916 with color changing deck, glued pairs, later 1919 variation with glued pairs and also normal cards in between like in Menetekel, also with spelling and across phase
1983 15
Juan Tamariz The Travelling Cards two cards across, gaffed, seven peek deck cards
Related toVariations 1989/91 237
Theodore Annemann Annemann Gimmick glued at one end
1992 132
Richard Busch Perspectives credits for the David Robbins' Peek Deck aka Frank V. Taylor's Peek Deck
Related to July 1992
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 1)
2
Ken Krenzel, Franklin V. Taylor Peak Decks approaches for the Taylor Peek Deck
Related to 1997 111
Franklin V. Taylor Taylor Peek Deck brief, glued pairs
1997 111
Peek Deck Forcing Pair tape at bottom
1997 132
R. Paul Wilson The Inslow Effect two cards selected, one is only odd-backed card and second card travels into card case
  • The Gaffed Card
  • Easy Inslow
  • Expert Inslow (without gaffed card)
  • Alternative Handling
Related to 1997 1
R. Paul Wilson Incomplete Inslow pseudo Incomplete Faro Control, actually a riffle force
1997 15
Dean Dill Tonight Show Closer peeked selection vanishes and appears folded under a cup, then it penetrates the cup inside an orange
1997 17
James G. Thompson Jr. Die umherreisende Karte twenty-six red cards and one black card, black card travels to top
1998
Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 3)
114
Ellis Stanyon The Four Ace Trick No. 53
1999 186
Ellis Stanyon New Precipitation No. 54, "Third Method", with Dr. Ford B. Rogers's peek pairs
Related to 1999 187
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note reference for Peek Pairs
1999 187
Dr. Ford Rogers The Forcing Pack that May be Genuinely Shuffled No. 18, peek-pairs with short force cards
1999 202
Christoph Borer Get Sharky! performer has one card in pocket, spectator peeks on card from the deck, the card vanishes and appears in the pocket
Related toAlso published here 2000 21
Wayne Dobson Locked deck has hole in corner, one card selected, deck put in bag with a padlock and shaken, only selection is found locked onto lock
Inspired by
  • "CardLock" (Wayne Dobson, Pro-File)
2002 10
Al Baker Double Thought two spectators open deck in another room to choose a card, performer divines them, accordion-connected triples
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets)
411
Cody S. Fisher Tossed Out Deck with three spectators and forced standing ovation, Psycho-Matic Bank Deck
  • A Little History
  • The Props
  • Presentation
  • The Slow Revelation Phase
  • The Fast Revelation Phase
  • Extras
  • Credits
2005 2
Christoph Borer Get Sharky! performer has one card in pocket, spectator peeks on card from the deck, the card vanishes and appears in the pocket
Also published here 2006 68
Bob Farmer Christ Almighty four selected cards vanish, using quadruple peek-card gaff ("Christ Almighty Card")
Also published here Oct. 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 10 (The Jinx - 75 Years))
16
Bob Farmer Christ Almighty four selected cards vanish, using quadruple peek-card gaff ("Christ Almighty Card")
Also published here 2009 16
Jim Steinmeyer The Full Monte "A Card Trick On the Stage"
extra-large jumbo cards, set down on three chairs
2009 111
Andy Nyman Minted two cards peeked at, first one travels under packet of mints on the table, other selection is folded in quarters inside mint packet (Listerine type)
2010 223
Shane Cobalt, Derrick Chung The Visible Deck peeked at card turns over, a second selection is predicted, fair look, using a special peek-deck pair
2012 2
Shane Cobalt Peek Force Handling deck higher than usual, peek-force pair
2012 4
Shane Cobalt Credits on the peek-deck cards
Related to 2012 8
David Britland The Problem with Premonition
  • Cardopolis
envelope brought out, card selected and shuffled back, any number named and counted to, card is not there, it has vanishes and is now in envelope with the number written on its back
Inspired by Aug. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 8)
16
David Britland Revisiting Annemann's Nightmare
  • Cardopolis
selected card vanishes and turns out to be card previously removed on which prediction is written
Inspired by Dec. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 12)
26
David Britland Peek Force Card credit information
Dec. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 12)
26
Jon Racherbaumer Notes on Peek Decks
2016
Facsimile (Issue 5)
52
Jim Steinmeyer Epidemic
  • Conjuring
packet of cards with a pink dot on the back of each is shown, card chosen, it gets lots of pink dots on them, using apparatus box
Inspired by
  • Metamorpho Spots, 1960s
Oct. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 10)
32
Bob Farmer The Tele-Psychic-Omatic Deck thought-of card (one of thirteen) is not in deck, it has become a blank card, peek-pairs
Inspired by 2017 77
Luke Jermay The Extended Tossed Deck cards of two spectators are divined first, then four more audience members, deck shown normal
2019 3
Nick Diffatte, Brett Cakerice Tea Bag card peeked at, tea bag found in case, tea bag in cup of tea changed into folded playing card attached to the string
  • Alternative Handling (with psychological riffle force)
2022 83
Nick Diffatte Psychological Riffle Force brief, short card
2022 87
Todd Karr Le Cauchemar D'Annemann chosen card vanishes from deck and appears elsewhere
Inspired by
  • "A Day-Time Nightmare" (Theodore Annemann, 1929)
2023 9
Pit Hartling Back to the Future card trick done in reverse, card is found first but not looked at, then a card is peeked at, it vanishes and previously chosen card turns out to be selection
Also published here
  • "Back to the Future" (Pit Hartling, Flicking Fingers DVD & Linking Ring Parade Oct. 2019)
2023 10