157 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Single Card Switches / Spread Switches / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Paul Curry Reversed Card Transfer Switch as reversed card is transferred to bottom
Related to 1940 50
Edward Victor Spread Switch card isolated in spread is pulled by fingers to the right and left thumb pushes out next card, see next trick for another application
Related toVariations 1940 ca. 23
Edward Victor Face-up Spread Switch switch a face-down card in face-up spread, related to "Spread Switch" p. 23
1940 ca. 25
Art Lyle Bottom Deal Second
Feb. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 29)
120
Frank Shields Card Switch
Jan. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 195)
779
Edward Marlo Under-the-Spread Switch as card is tabled
Related toVariations 1953 160
Tony Kardyro The T. K's One Card Drop Supreme "or The One Card Flip-Over Switch"
Related to 1955 8
Tony Kardyro The Broad Jump Reverse spread switch application
Related to 1955 29
Edward Marlo Mislide card switched as it is laid down from in-the-hands spread on table, related to later handlings
1956
The New Phoenix (Issue 338)
163
Henry Christ Henry Christ Spread Switch see Elmsley book for Tony Kardyro credit information
Related toVariations 1959 23
Ken Beale, Francis Carlyle Erl & Water 3&3, three-card spread in each hand, bottom card of right-hand spread switched with top card of left-hand spread in top change action
Inspired by July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
14
Edward Marlo The Spread Switch face down card is switched in face up spread, under-the-spread technique
1961 54
Dai Vernon The Vernon Glide switching two cards in center of fan, while splitting fan in two, for oil and water
1971 4
Larry Jennings Larreverse Get Ready & Switch double in spread and side-jogged double lift unload
Mar. 1972
Epilogue (Issue 14)
111
Tony Noice A Switch-Control card in spread is touched, displayed, apparently put on table
1973 99
Edward Marlo On the Spread Switch discrepancy switch as card is tossed on table from spread between the hands
1974 237
Edward Marlo Flexible Switch Out in the deck, spread switch
Related toVariations 1976 15
Edward Marlo, Tony Kardyro Technique on T.K. Drop Sleight T.K.=Tony Kardyro, spread drop switch
Inspired by
  • Conjuror's Magazine, Sep. 1949
Also published here
1977 210
Larry Jennings Where's the Discrepancy
VariationsAlso published here 1977 41
Karl Fulves Spread Swindle tabled spread, palming
1977 320
Henry Christ Spread Tip-Over Switch
1977 8
Ken Krenzel Spread Double Lift as a Switch
1978 100
Edward Marlo Devilish Miracle Switchouts
Related to 1979 101
Fred Robinson, Walt Lees Cull Exchange
Jan. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 1)
626
Edward Marlo Marlo's Switch-Out Move
1980 21
Henry Christ Henry Christ Spread Switch
1981 10
Larry Jennings Open Control card is out-jogged
Related to 1982 92
Graham Smith Switched card on ribbon spread, switch for open prediction
Mar. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 11)
210
Spread Switch transfer second deal type
1982 41
Jon Racherbaumer Illogical Spread Switch
1983 21
Frank Simon Christ-Kardyro Spread Switch
Inspired by 1983 88
Frank Simon Versatile Cull Switch culled card switched for culled card, spread condition retained
  • A Variation
  • Straight Force Variation
Variations 1983 105
Frank Simon Turnover Cull Switch
Inspired by 1983 117
Edward Marlo Second Method
1984 112
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Exchange Application brief
1984 347
Larry Jennings, Edward Marlo The Laydown Sleight similar to Ed Marlo's "Bottom Deal Exchange" move
July/Aug. 1984
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24)
227
Push Change card placed from in-the-hands spread to table is switch à la Downs Change
1985 25
Henry Christ Christ's Change spread handling of tip-over change
1985 27
Ben Harris I Didn't Know You Used Marked Cards spread bottom deal, deck spread between the hands and "random" card tossed out
1985 12
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Exchange B.D.E.
1986 166
William Goodwin Bottom Deal Spread Displacement as card is turned over in in-the-hands spread
1986 6
Joseph K. Schmidt Hold Out! card transforms into selection with holding-out presentation, featuring a spread switch
July 1987
Epoptica (Issue 9)
497
Paul Harris Spread Switch
1987 107
Larry Jennings Variation of Paul Harris' Spread Switch
1987 108
Tony Kardyro Kardyro Drop Sleight
1987 64
Jerry Sadowitz Spread Laydown Switch as two cards are put on table from spread, one is switched
1987 8
Dai Vernon Bottom Deal Spread Force like Bottom Deal Exchange
1988 153
Edward Marlo BDE Type Force
1988 54
Karrell Fox Esrever reversed card is changed as it is taken out
Oct. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 10)
1557
Edward Marlo, Tom Gagnon The Miracle Spread variation
Inspired by 1988 393
Karrell Fox "Center-Tainment" card reversed in center, switched as it is taken out and turned face-down
1988 55
Edward Marlo 4 X Cards to 4 Aces cards turned over in spread using a switch
Variations 1989 29
Tony Kardyro Drop Sleight from spread condition
1989 40
Harry Lorayne The Summit Switch Convincing Control Handlings
1990 245
Ken Krenzel, Henry Christ Flexible Christ Spread Switch
Inspired by 1990 83
Edward Marlo Spread Laydown Switch
Related to
  • Collectors (Roy Walton, Abra Vol. 47, p. 99, 1969)
1990 34
Edward Marlo Marlo's Bottom Deal Exchange
Sep. 1991 4
Bobby Bernard, Justin Higham Spread Switch
Inspired byRelated to Jan. 1991
Technomagic (Issue 7)
51
Jon Racherbaumer Illogical Spread Switch exchange face-up card with face-down card above it
1992 32
Edward Marlo Marlo's Spread-X Force "Bottom Deal Exchange" (BDE) Force
1992 121
Unit Upjog Switch-Out Aces are upjogged and stripped out, one is exchanged
1992 184
Ernest Earick One-handed Convincing Control see page 90 for mention of the sleight as cull, force, palm, switch
Variations 1993 83
William Goodwin Bottom Deal Upjog Switch touched card is upjogged
1993 21
Lewis Jones Switch
Jan. 1994
Apocalypse (Vol. 17 No. 1)
2306
Jack Avis Avis Spread Switch credit information
Inspired by 1994 58
Alex Elmsley Rollover Switch as reversed card is put on table
1994 123
Larry Jennings The Upjog Switch see also p. 227 for credit information
Related to 1994 10
Larry Jennings Open Control also switch
1995 44
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Exchange as card is removed from in-the-hands spread
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1995 190
Edward Marlo Important Note on the Bottom Deal Exchange viewing angles
Related to 1995 200
Edward Marlo The Marlo Switch-Out Diamond cut Diamond application
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1976
1995 301
Gene Maze A Switch in Time lapping
Nov. 1996
Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 11)
2715
Edward Marlo Bomb-Door Bottom from Spread
1996 2
Edward Marlo, Tony Kardyro T.K. Drop Sleight
1996 48
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Exchange as sandwich is placed on table one by one
1997 186
Dai Vernon Bottom Deal Spread Force like Bottom Deal Exchange
1998 94
Jack Avis Spread Display Switch as reversed card is shown
1998 101
David Regal Isolated Force spectator touch card in spread, card is reversed in deck, in the process it is forced
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1999 33
Roger Crosthwaite The Upjog Switch upjogged card squared and thumbed off onto table, also for multiple-out tricks
Inspired byVariations 1999 69
Roger Crosthwaite Transfer Switches - First Method card is shown in spread and tabled
Also published here 1999 3
Justin Higham Transfer Switches - Fifth Method tabled card picked up and put into spread and switched
1999 10
Justin Higham Transfer Switches - Sixth Method tabled card picked up and put into spread and switched
Related to 1999 11
Stanley Collins, The Card-Spread Switch with credit information
Inspired by 2000 814
Paul Curry Reversed Card Transfer Switch as reversed card is transferred to bottom
2001 282
Masao Atsukawa チェインジ (Change) Switch of a card from a spread
2001 26
Harry Lorayne (R)Evolutionary card in spread chosen, shown with right hand, transferred to left hand and thumped to table, Transfer Second Deal, then lapped
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2001 411
Dan Buck, Dave Buck D.M.B. Spread Control out-jogged card switched as in-the-hands spread is lowered
VariationsAlso published here 2001 17
Terry LaGerould Impromptu Invisible Deck named card from a group is shown reversed, bold switch as reversed card is apparently cut to top
2001 52
Jack Avis Avis Spread Switch
Sep./Oct. 2001
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 1 No. 3)
54
Steve Beam Card Switch reversed card in center, while card is placed on table
Also published here June 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 10)
78
Allan Ackerman Not One Question Asked up-jogged card squared and thumbed off onto table, as multiple-out for think-a-card
Inspired by Aug. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 12)
78
Larry Jennings Open Control
2002 84
Henry Christ Christ Drop Switch card flipped over in spread
2002 10
Steve Beam Card Switch reversed card in center, while card is placed on table
Also published here 2002 37
Mark Aspiazu Outjogging Earick's Control card is out-jogged
Inspired byRelated to Mar. 2002
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 10)
24
William Goodwin, Gordon Bruce Goodwin/Bruce Switch GB Switch
card touched in in-the-hands spread, bottom block turned over except bottom card
2003 100
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Jog Switch JS
card downjogged during in-the-hands spread and packet with downjogged card as bottom card tabled, card secretly added underneath
  • Variations
Related to 2003 10
Dan Buck, Dave Buck The D.M.B. Spread Control out-jogged card switched as in-the-hands spread is lowered
  • Second Method: Continuous Spread method
Also published here 2003 14
Allan Ackerman Allan Ackerman's Addition Variation of Discreet Displacement
Inspired by 2005 16
Jack Parker Parker Varies Regal spectator touch card in spread, card is reversed in deck, in the process it is switched
Inspired byAlso published here 2005 25
Karl Fulves Switchback any card switched out via spread strip-out
Also published here 2006
Prolix (Issue 1)
56
Larry Jennings Open Control brief
2006 159
Andi Gladwin Swivelswitch card is reversed in center of deck and switched in that process, spread double deal
  • Swiveltwo (variation)
2006 25
Roger Crosthwaite Transfer Switch card is shown in spread and tabled
Also published here 2006 56
Downjog Switch
2007 186
Jerry K. Hartman Deeper Dupers applications as a force/switch
Inspired by 2007 230
Jack Parker Parker Varies Regal (P.V.R.) spectator touch card in spread, card is reversed in deck, in the process it is switched
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 48
Jason Dean Double Take touched card is tabled from in-the-hands spread and switched
Related to 2008 8
Jason Dean Fake Take touched card is tabled from in-the-hands spread and switched
  • Control Options
Related to 2008 8
Ken Krenzel The Direct-Second Switch as card is placed on table during spreading
2009 23
Ken Krenzel The Direct-Second Control
2009 29
Jack Avis Spread Switch
2009 10
David Regal Isolated Force
2010 149
Tyler Wilson Table Spread Switch bold
2010 88
Roberto Giobbi The Fake Take and Variations
2010
Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 29)
322
Jack Carpenter Open Spread Switch #1 card in spread is out-jogged, then all cards above it are turned over face up and in this action the card is switched
2010 37
Tom Gagnon Flexible BD Exchange as card is removed from in-the-hands spread, using Outward Bottom Deal
  • Face-up Variation
Inspired by 2011 194
Edward Marlo, John Bannon The Flexible Switchout as Control in the deck, spread switch
Related toAlso published here 2011 75
Spread Switch
2013 23
José Carroll, Iván Mora Card Switch as a force, spread on table
2013 48
Tom Gagnon Inverse Spread Switch card is reversed or odd-backed in center of tabled spread, top portion scooped up and card switched
  • Face-Up Variant
Inspired byAlso published here 2013 8
Tom Gagnon One-Hand Ribbon Spread Switch odd-backed card in center of deck is switched during tabled ribbon spread action as it is slid out
Variations 2013 65
Tom Gagnon Miracle Spread Handling card slid to new position as part of tabled spread is gathered
Inspired by 2013 134
Justin Higham Top/Bottom Discrepancy Spread Switch performer spreads, then squares both halves in the hands and thumbs off card from originally bottom instead of center
Also published here 2013 28
Edward Marlo, John Bannon The Flexible Switchout as Control in the deck, spread switch
Also published here 2013 162
Edward Marlo, So Sato Bottom Deal Exchange Force
2016 101
Stanley Collins, The Card-Spread Switch
2016 15
Alexander Hansford Reverse Spread Switch showing reversed card in deck and switching it
Inspired byVariations 2016 40
John Bannon Conflexing Control using a spread switch, card put into one half which is then given out to be shuffled
Inspired byAlso published here May 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 5)
31
Jack Avis Spread Switch
2017 49
Harry Lorayne, Harapan Ong Flip Force Variation deck reversed around selected card while switching it
Inspired by 2018 24
Alexander Hansford Control using reverse spread
Inspired by 2018 51
Harry Lorayne (R)Evolutionary card in spread chosen, shown with right hand, transferred to left hand and thumped to table, Transfer Second Deal, then lapped
Also published here 2018 141
John Bannon Face-Up Touch Force Switch
Inspired by Jan. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 1)
42
Edward Marlo The Bottom-Deal Exchange also for forcing an odd-backed card
Related to 2019 28
Tom Gagnon Spread Switch Out reversed card in deck switched, tabled spread
Inspired by 2019 216
Tom Gagnon Swindle Switch reversed card in tabled spread
Inspired byVariations 2019 224
Tom Gagnon Devilish Switch ribbon spread deck gathered with another card which is switched in the process
Related toVariations 2019 404
Tom Gagnon Bedeviled Switch ribbon spread deck gathered with two cards, one of them is switched in the process
Inspired by 2019 407
Helder Guimarães Hold the Eye - Details on the Henry Christ Spread Switch
Inspired by 2019 26
Helder Guimarães By Mistake - The Perpendicular DMB Spread Control out-jogged card switched as in-the-hands spread is lowered
  • as a vanish
Inspired byRelated to 2019 108
Steve Reynolds Evolution of a Switch discussing switches for the Devilish Miracle
  • From Marlo Magazine Vol. 3
  • D'Amico/Marlo Devilish Switch (1948)
  • Control Systems Switch (1947-1952)
  • Marlo Without Tears Switch
  • Interface Switch
Related to 2019
Output (Issue 5)
1
Larry Jennings Open Control card is out-jogged
May 2020
Elixir (Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 1 (Spring #2))
180
Larry Jennings The Alpha Control featuring a spread transfer switch
  • One
  • Two
Related to 2020 405
Larry Jennings Discrepant … See?
Related to
  • "Flip Over Switch" (Tony Kardyro, Conjurors' Magazine, Sep. 1949)
Also published here
2020 418
Steve Reynolds Laydown Switch simulated laydown
2021
Output (Issue 15)
13
Edward Marlo, Tony Kardyro Technique on T.K. Drop Sleight spread drop switch
Also published here 2021
Output (Issue 19)
17
Richard Kaufman No Discrepancy
Inspired by Feb. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 2)
62
Justin Higham Top/Bottom Discrepancy Spread Switch performer spreads, then squares both halves in the hands and thumbs off card from originally bottom instead of center
Also published here 2021 6
Tony Kardyro Tip-Over Spread Switch
Jan. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 1)
41
Hiviki Rolled Triumph wrong card found reversed in face-down spread, spread flipped over and face-down card removed, it changes into selection
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Oct. 2010
2022 981
Tom Gagnon Inverse Spread Switch card is reversed or odd-backed in center of tabled spread, top portion scooped up and card switched, brief
Also published here 2022 70
Andi Gladwin Swivelswitch card turned face down in spread, bottom deal type switch
2022 37
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Card switch in spread top card of left-hand’s spread is switched for bottom card of right-hand’s spread as performer turns to right to table it
2022 227
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Card switch in spread bottom card of right-hand’s spread is displayed and then switched with top card of left hand as it is brought down to table, see also related technique on p. 227
2022 265
John Bannon Conflexing Control "The World's Easiest Convincing Control"
using a spread switch, card put into one half which is then given out to be shuffled
Inspired byAlso published here June 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 6)
52
Edward Marlo Marlo's Bottom Deal Exchange as card is removed from in-the-hands spread
Related toAlso published here 2024 3