234 entries in Cards / Props & Apparatus / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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
1876 125
The Card Tripod switching device
1876 139
The Changing Ladle on a stick, to change flat objects, as card burning, paper switch or Q&A device
Related to 1876 358
The Fairy Star five cards put in pistol and shot on star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five points
1876 454
The Card Bouquet six cards are shot on a fake flower bouquet, they appear around the bouquet, optionally they change into six other selections, mechanical
1876 457
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
Related to 1876 458
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
1889 151
The Card Table round small tray
1889 158
Jumping Cards "To Make Selected Cards Jump out of the Pack"
king of mechanical houlette
1889 168
Eugene Bosco The Sand Frame
1889 171
Professor Field Professor Field's Card Frame pieces shot with pistol on the frame
1889 172
The China Plate and Flying Cards deck laid on plate, selections fly out horizontally
Related to 1889 185
Bland The Card-Catching Plate four cards appear attached to rim of plate when deck is thrown at it
1889 187
The Magic Star and Cabalistic Pointer six cards in star configuration, an arrow pivots and stops at selections
1889 201
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
1889 206
The Cabalistic Star five cards appear on points of star apparatus
1889 210
The Rising Cards (La Houlette) various thread methods (including "Sand Riser"), routine and pseudo-mistakes
1889 211
The Crystal Houlette requiring prepared wand
1889 219
Bland The Wonderful Fan and Enchanted Card card is shot on lady's fan with pistol, fan opens and card appears on it
1889 223
Card Stamp
1889 226
The Cascade of Cards card fountain with or without special apparatus
1889 228
The Crystal Frame "For the Production of a Card"
1889 237
The Black Velvet Frame "For the Production of a Card"
1889 238
The Card in the Candle card appears on top of candle
1889 239
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
1889 241
Professor Field, 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
1890 98
The Cabalistic Star for the Production of Cards six cards appear on points of star apparatus
1890 107
The Black Cloth Target. Another Magic Pistol nine shuffled cards stuck to board covered with black cloth, performer shoots on board and hits selection
1890 111
H. F. C. Suhr Zweiter Teil - Kartenkunststücke mit mechanischen Apparaten
  • Vorbemerkung
chapter intro
1895 61
Der bezauberte Rosenstock No. 1, card appears at top of rose plant
1895 63
Der Kartenleuchter No. 3, flame of candle changes into selection
1895 66
Der Kartenstern No. 4, five cards selected, deck thrown towards star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five points
Related to 1895 67
Die Kartenlaterne No. 5, card appears in lantern
Related to 1895 69
Der Teufelskopf No. 6, devil's head mask on which four cards appear, fourth one comes out of mouth
Related to 1895 70
Die Kartenpresse No. 7, money press for cards
Related to 1895 72
Die materialisierte Geisterhand No. 9, doll hand pulls selected cards out of deck
Related to 1895 75
Der Teufelskopf Eine Kartensoirée No. 4
patter introduction to effect
Related to Oct. 1895
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Der Teufelskopf continuation of description, four cards selected and two borrowed ring put in glass and covered with handkerchief, cards vanish from deck and glass with rings vanishes, cards and rings appear on devil head puppet apparatus
Related to Nov. 1895
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Die Kartenlaterne Eine Kartensoirée No. 6
card appears in lantern
Nov. 1895
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Apparate und sonstige Hilfsmittel zur Vorführung von Kartenkunststücken chapter intro for chapter five
1896 175
Amerikanischer Kartenrahmen sand frame
Related toAlso published here 1896 180
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster In fremder Hand verschwindende Karten cards disappear into tray
1896 181
Der Kartenleuchter card appears in flame of candle
1896 187
Die Diogenes-Laterne card appears in small lantern
Related to 1896 189
Der Teufelskopf devil's head mask on which cards appear
Related to 1896 190
Der Kartenstern five cards appear at end of star apparatus
Variations 1896 191
Die Blumenvase flower bouquet, card appear on it
1896 193
Der grosse Kartenrahmen in frame appear cards, plate, rings, ...
1896 195
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Kobold in der Flasche card jumps out of bottle
1896 199
Mysteriöses Glaskästchen card appears in transparent glass case
1896 200
Das bezauberte Karten-Foulard deck placed on (gaffed) plate, selections shoot out of deck (really plate)
Related to 1896 202
Die Kartenpresse money press for cards
Related to 1896 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
1896 203
Der Kartenrahmen cards appear on sheet of framed glass
1896 220
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann, Carl Willmann Röntgenstrahlen-Phantasien image of card appears on white cardboard in card case prop, set-up with three stands and x-ray patter, also an image of spectator's hand appears as x-ray on white cardboard, more variations
Apr. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Das Verwandlungsbuch using a book to switch cards or flat things, card case prop alternative
Apr. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Das Kartenbild burned card shot onto framed glass with pistol, card appears on glass
June 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6)
Der amerikanische Kartenrahmen sand frame
Also published here Apr. 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 8)
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)
1897 83
The Terpsichorean Card card stands upright on table, then even dances to music
Related to 1897 92
The Card Servante behind chair or similar
Related to 1897 149
The Small Card Frame two methods, sand frame and black cover cloth that is pulled out with handkerchief cover
Related to 1897 163
William E. Robinson Double Appearance Card Frame first card appears, then second card
1897 167
Carl Willmann Willmann's Mechanik zur springenden Karte deck put in hat or breast pocket, selected cards jump out
May 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 5)
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Kartenparade - der neue Kartenteller three cards appear at edge of plate, apparatus attached to ungaffed plate with suction device
Related to Oct. 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Hugo Kramer Die verbrannte und wieder entstandene Karte card at any number force (palmed card replaced when named number is reached), card burned and reappears in cage
Related to Aug. 1898
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8)
Emil Clauß Das neue Kartenbild selected cards appear behind glass in frame
Apr. 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 4)
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Das verschwindende Kartenspiel deck put in glass case and covered with handkerchief, deck vanishes and silk is in case, secret inner case that slides out
Also published here Nov. 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11)
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 plate
Related to 1900 68
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 Aces
Related to 1900 75
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Das verschwindende Kartenspiel No. 20, deck put in glass case and covered with handkerchief, deck vanishes or changes into some other item
Also published here 1900 108
Carl Willmann Die Changiertafel slate that can be used as a tray to switch billets, coins, card pieces
Oct. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10)
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger-Rahmen auf Fuss houlette construction, card pushed out from below
Feb. 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 2)
Carl Willmann Die Karte am Licht I. card appears at top of candle
Related to Apr. 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Carl Willmann Die Karte am Licht II. card appears at top of candle
Related to May 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 5)
Carl Willmann Der Teller als Kartenscheibe three cards appear at edge of plate
Related to Dec. 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 12)
Carl Willmann Willmann's Faun-Maske three cards appear at top of mask/head on a stand
Jan. 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 1)
A. J. Die magischen Asse combination in which an Ace is chosen, it changes to another Ace, vanishes and reappears, then a chosen Ace travels into a wooden card case, then all Aces from deck into a pocket
June 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6)
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das magische Kartentrio three cards appear behind the neck of performer, construction under jacket that pushes three cards up the collar
Jan. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1)
Die drei Kartenakrobaten deck tossed up onto head of performer, three selections remain standing on performer's head
Feb. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2)
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradi's Uhr- und Kartentrick borrowed watch vanishes, card selected, both reappear in frame on a stand
Mar. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 3)
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradis neuer Kartenstern "new card star", using black art to hide the hiding place, five cards appear at end of star apparatus
Inspired by May 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5)
Das Kartenmesser knife for loading a card into a fruit, bread, ...
July 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 7)
Feuerzauber apparatus stand from which a card vanishes in a flash
Sep. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 9)
John Hamley The Bottle and Card Trick card shot with pistol on clear bottle, appears at top
1904 58
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die drei Kräfte 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
Also published here 1910 196
The New Card Frame without sand
Also published here 1911 591
The New Card Frame without sand
Also published here 1911 42
The Cabalistic Star six cards appear on points of star apparatus
1911 115
To Make Selected Cards Jump Out of the Pack cards jump out of a special card box apparatus
1911 118
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
1926 19
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
1926 34
T. Page Wright Card Stand
1933 53
Al Baker The Matchmakers two cards torn, spectator sort out the pieces face down, pedestal prop
Also published here 1933 30
The Card in the Frame applications for sand frame
1938 501
Card Stamp secrets stamp to put imprint on handkerchief
1942 11
Alban's Un mystérieux voyage three chosen cards vanish and appear in envelope, using card star to select cards
Mar. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 3)
Another Box Switch as some large box is moved away, box has secret opening at back
1943 13
Standard Card-Tray Switch tray secretly turned over
1943 16
Harry "Roz-On" Rosenblum The Sand Frame technical improvement for the sand frame
Nov. 1944 82
Neal Elias Torn Card Vanish with Pull
1946 13
Paul Dienst Teufelspost three cards are placed inside three envelopes, three mail boxes with different colors and three balloon with same color are on stage, when envelopes are placed inside mail boxes, balloons with same color pop and cards appear
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. Sondernummer 3)
Hen Fetsch Slat Frame Stunt card in frame changes to card in pocket, using Ralston's Slat Card Frame
July 1949 560
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rotator prop to write down the order of a shuffled deck and use it as a memorized deck
Related to May 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 256)
Cy Keller, Hen Fetsch Cheap Faro! ideas for Rusduck's Rotator
Inspired by Aug. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 261)
Stewart James Hotelepathy names written on cards are selected and appear on suitcase, two times and ends with a gag, uses Jack Hughes' Attaboy
1957 26
Celeste Luwen, Len Carrion The Four Famous Jewels of Pepper cards on stand, Aces vanish and appear in card case, with card stand, mirror glass and rhymed patter
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959)
Charly Eperny Die geheimnisvolle Spinne frame with playing cards, spider starts to move on frame and ends up on selection
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 21 No. 3)
Lane Bateman Fingerless Psycho variation on Larry Becker's Psycho
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961)
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 holding
Related to 1961 26
J. F. Orrin Jim Pratt's Katze as J.P. Orrin, apparatus with cat and card values, tale of cat points to selection
Also published here
  • "Jim Pratt's Cat" in J.F. Orrin's "On with the Show" 1943.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 22 No. 1)
Charly Eperny Eperny's Kartenstern six cards are placed inside an envelope, envelope is burnt and miniature duplicates appear on a card star, those cards are fused together and then placed inside a money printing machine and cards come out in a long ribbon
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 22 No. 4)
Don Tanner Visible Flight card vanishes from box and appears in Tanner's Card Frame
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
Edward Marlo On Robbins's Magic Frame routine suggestion
Oct. 1962
Ibidem (Issue 27)
Harry G. Franke Orbiting Card Frame card in frame vanishes, three parts are visible
Inspired by
  • "The Imprisoned Card" in "Houdini's Magic"
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Gaston "Gasbor" Borgeaud Ein Kartencomputer two decks of 32 Jumbo cards, prediction in stand, computer machine with yes and no button where spectator has to answer comical questions in the end card is revealed
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 33 No. 4)
Karl Fulves Short Rise comedy routine with card frame and miniature card rising, devano deck
1973 32
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Okito Card Frame torn pieces of a card appear in card frame one by one where the card is found restored
Related toVariations 1973 40
Eric C. Lewis The Eric Lewis Revised Model of the Okito Card Frame
Inspired by 1973 46
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 handkerchief
Related to
  • "Okito on Magic"
1973 49
Theo "Okito" Bamberg A Suggestion for the Contemporary Performer Transposition Extraordinary with a Houlette on a rod instead of special table
Inspired by 1973 50
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Card Star chosen cards appear at the ends of a star
Related to 1973 71
Karl Fulves Teleportation signed selection appears in a card frame and eventually changes into second signed selection
Related to 1974 18
Karl Fulves Technical Trap odd backed prediction in card frame matches stopped at card
1974 23
Peter Warlock Triple Coincidence prediction of three cards, in special card stand, two decks, translated and adapted by Jacques Causyn
Also published here
  • in "L'Illusionniste" 1972, Nr. 225.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 35 No. 6)
Eckhard Böttcher Creszensia - Die Kartenspinne small card spider in box
Inspired by
  • Paufler's "Mikro-Susie" in "Zauberkunst" 1971, Nr. 3.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 36 No. 4)
Karrell Fox "Mouseket-Ear" Magic mickey mouse hat, two selections pop up on the two mouse ears
1976 83
The Card in Balloon apparatus
1976 99
The Card Star cards tossed at a star, three cards appear on ends of the star, apparatus
1976 101
Confusing Blocks blocks in a box form to selected card
1976 62
Find-the-Lady Cubes three blocks with cards printed on them in a tube with three doors, find the lady
1976 64
Enchanted Hand Mirror card appears in mirror
1976 146
Robert Albo Rising Card overview over various methods with apparatus
  • Apparatus
  • Mechanical Decks
  • Box Rising Cards
  • Stands
  • Hidden Motor Card Rises
  • Rising Cards in the Hand with Apparatus
  • Rising Card on the Wand
  • Houlette on the Bottle Rising Card
  • Trays
1978/76 3
Swinging Houlette two methods, houlette hanging on ribbont / string
1978/76 25
Any Card Called for Rising Card with houlette and special apparatus, brief explanation
1978/76 29
Davenport Card Rise produced by Davenport, stand with houlette, electronics
1978/76 30
The Jumbo Rising Card Houlette three cards
1978/76 32
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster The Multiple Card Rise stand with five houlettes, wind-up spring mechanism
1978/76 32
Rising Card Pillar rising card apparatus
1978/76 35
The Absconding Queen card with hole, handkerchief is pulled through it and face of card is transferred on handkerchief, with apparatus
1978/76 37
Card and Target deck in houlette in front of a target, performer shots selection at target with pellet gun
1978/76 38
Robert Albo Card Changing Trays tree types
  • Willman
  • Himber
  • Thayer
1978/76 40
Card Tripod stand with lid, to change / restore card, single and double change tripod
1978/76 41
Jack Hughes Attaboy to force cards
1978/76 46
Joe Berg Berg Card Vanish Stand to vanish a deck or card, in frame under handkerchief
1978/76 47
Improbability frame with hole, tube and handkerchief pushed through it, then jumbo card with hole is pushed into frame and penetrates tube and silk, produced by National Magic
1978/76 48
Cosmovision (Gammatration and Cosmovision), frame with slits, card is placed inside and pierced with pencils etc. eventually comes out unharmed
1978/76 50
Joe Berg Berg's Sucker Card Vanish jumbo card in frame vanishes, with die box elements
1978/76 52
Find the Lady (Cherchez La Femme), three cards in houlettes, explanation of different sizes
1978/76 53
Richard Himber Himber's Fifth Dimension torn pieces of a card appear in card frame one by one where the card is found restored
Related to 1978/76 54
The Gathering of the Aces (Ulta-Four Ace Effect) Aces in card stand, apparatus
1978/76 56
Card Production Pillar (Lantern of Diogenes) card appears in lantern
1978/76 58
Jumping Card deck in wooden box, selection jumps out
1978/76 60
, Len Sewell The Card Changing Frame prediction of card placed in frame, similar to Thayer's Devil's Mailbox
1978/76 60
The Electric Handkerchief and Cards Kings in apparatus change places with handkerchief in performer's hand
1978/76 62
The Card and Watch Frame selection and pocket watch appear in metal frame
1978/76 64
The Card Ladder three selection in houlette travel down a glass-enclosed ladder
1978/76 66
Card Production Between Plates of Glass television card frame, several versions
1978/76 68
The Demon's Head (The Saytr's Head), head rolls eyes and moves mouth, deck put in mouth, chosen cards fly out of mouth and appear between horns or in mouth, different methods
Related to 1978/76 70
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, The Pillar of the Magi apparatus, figure on stand catches selections flying out of a box, different methods
1978/76 74
Card in Balloon balloon on stand bursts and selection appears, several models by Hathaway, Thayer, Burtini, Wandman, Holden, Conradi, Davenport etc.
1978/76 76
Card in the Candle card appears on top of a candle, two versions
1978/76 83
Card Guns card placed on barrel of gun vanishes, several versions
1978/76 85
Glass and Card Penetration card placed on frame, glass is penetrated, different designs
1978/76 87
J. F. Orrin Spiderweb Card apparatus, spider spins web and selection appears
Related to 1978/76 90
Card Star chosen cards appear at the ends of a star, various designs
Related to 1978/76 92
Appearing Card in the Houlette
1978/76 94
Card in the Houlette card appears in houlette
1978/76 96
The One Day Fly Effect hands on a watch stop on wanted cards
1978/76 101
Snake in the Basket fake snake in basket finds selection, several methods
1978/76 104
The Card Plate cards appear on or on side of a plate
1978/76 107
The Marvelous Prediction produced by Janos Bartl, three cards placed in stand are predicted
1978/76 109
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Miracle Frame sand frame
1978/76 112
The Presto Card Frame card appears in frame
1978/76 114
The Hartz Card Frame cards penetrate glass of frame
1978/76 115
Card on the Bottle card appears on borrowed bottle
1978/76 116
The Card to Flowers inside a basket
1978/76 117
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Card to Canary Box
1978/76 119
Card Ladle on a stick, to change card
Related to 1978/76 200
Die Boxes various models and methods, which did not appear in Vol. II, with playing cards and cages etc.
Related to 1978/76 237
Karrell Fox Hand of the Caliph five cards appear at five fingertips of fake hand à la card star, spelling out name of next performer
Related to 1979 200
John F. Mendoza The Last Card wheel with four sections, cards distributed onto the sections and eliminated in stages, last card is selection
Inspired by
  • "The Last Card" (Jack Hughes)
1980 84
Bob Hummer Think a Word disc to select an spell any card, card is divined, back turned (1964)
1980 91
Fred Lowe Die Karten-Geisteruhr large clock face on a stand, arrow spins and ends up pointing to selection
Aug. 1980
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2)
Fred Lowe Die Tieruhr cards with animals on them, large clock face on a stand, arrow spins and ends up pointing to selected picture card
Aug. 1980
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2)
Fred Castle The Card Stand Instructions how to make a wooden stand for giant cards
1981 1
Jack Hughes Attaboy three cards are selected and placed in stand which is designed like a bell boy, spectators stop at their card, various designs
  • A Routine with Lettered cards
1981 41
Jack Hughes Ghost Glass card appears in reversed glassed on tray, covered by handkerchief
1981 59
Jack Hughes, Will Blyth The Illusive Stop four cards arrange in see-through stand, to form the word "Done"
Inspired by
  • Will Blyth's "Effective Conjuring"
1981 77
Jack Hughes Double Television Frame torn pieces between two sheets of glass, card is visibly restored
1981 87
Jack Hughes Card Go card vanishes in frame
  • To Cause a Card Placed in the Frame to Change to Another
  • Giant Card to Bridge Size Card Variation
1981 108
Spider Web Card (Klingl) apparatus, spider spins web and selection appears
Related to 1982 189
Card Stars different models, one formed as hand
1982 206
The Card Bouquet similar to card star, with flower bouquet
1982 212
Card Restoration torn pieces of card vanish and appear one by one in frame where they restore again
1982 215
The Card-Rise Box Klingl, three cards
1982 224
Jan Torell Kartenstativ display for card stand
1984 32
Die zerrissene und wiederhergestellte Karte with sand frame
Dec. 1986
Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3 & 4)
Eine Doppelwanderung two cards travel into picture frame one by one, sand frame
Dec. 1986
Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3 & 4)
Rudolf Braunmüller Weitere Effektideen ideas for the sand frame
Dec. 1986
Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3 & 4)
Joe Scott, Paul LePaul The Card on the Wall with gimmick to get thumb tack into signed card
1995 105
Dondrake Jumbo Card Frame Three card monte with jumbo cards in a frame, using black art
1998 30
Karl Fulves Transmitter Problem transmitting the number of dealt cards via sound from another room, posed as problem
Underworld (Issue 7)
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
Also published here 2002 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 cards
Related to 2002 258
Ali Bongo The Happy Medium cards shuffled and placed into houlette, spectator has bag over the head and divines cards
2002 8
Al Baker The Matchmakers two cards torn, spectator sort out the pieces face down, pedestal prop
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book)
Al Baker Cards from Hat three selected cards jump out of hat
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 33 No. 3, May 1934
2003 650
Karl Fulves Sonix #1 forcing the same card to two spectators using six cards in card stand
Inspired by
  • Supersonic Card Prediction (Jaks)
2003 43
Karl Fulves, Dr. Stanley Jaks Xtender two card prediction with card stand
Inspired by 2003 45
Karl Fulves The Flip Wallet two cardboards with ribbons, Jacob's ladder style, construction and several application, two-panel flexagon
Related to 2008
Prolix (Issue 5)
Tom Stone Micro-Macro WOW card to miniature card in Masuda's WOW prop, as part of Micro Macro
2009 6
Tom Stone Twisting the WOW card turns visually over in Masuda's WOW prop
2009 6
John Gaughan The Card Star
  • The Chamber of Secrets
Sep. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 9)
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein The Hollow Receptacle Switch
Related to
  • MAGIE (June 1932)
2013 134
Roberto Giobbi The Drawer Box Deck Switch
2013 135
Henry Christ The Lota Bowl Switch reprinted from reference
Related to 2013 149
John Gaughan The French Flying Cards
  • The Chamber of Secrets
card fountain from box, sculpture catches card
Feb. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 2)
John Gaughan Bland's Enchanted Flowers
  • The Chamber of Secrets
Joseph Bland, cards grow out of flower bouquet, apparatus, one is missing a corner that visually reappears
Dec. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 12)
Mike Caveney Crystal Card Catch jumbo card appears between two glass sheets under handkerchief cover, apparatus
2013 50
Dr. Stanley Jaks Supersonic Card Prediction several cards on a card stand, selection was predicted
Variations 2014 226
John Gaughan The Enchanted Coffre
  • The Chamber of Secrets
playing card put in chest, it transforms into small birds
Mar. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 3)
Card Tray
June 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 6)
John Gaughan Dr. Rohnstein's "The Day-Fly"
  • The Chamber of Secrets
three cards chosen from rotating wheels are predicted, date of performance predicted on back of the cards
Related to Jan. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 1)
John Gaughan The Card Ladle
  • The Chamber of Secrets
on a stick, to change flat objects
Related to Dec. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 12)
Roberto Giobbi Card Press & Clip
Hidden Agenda (Issue Dec 22)
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
2016 12
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)
John Gaughan The Antique Card Rise
  • The Chamber of Secrets
table with rotating mechanical index
Nov. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 11)
John Gaughan The Jumping Card
  • The Chamber of Secrets
card jumps out of wooden box
Oct. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 10)
Ignacio López El Mundo es un Pañuelo handkerchief on the table to make a deck appear, flap
2018 31
John Gaughan The Head of Mephistopheles
  • Chamber of Secrets
devil's head that moves and can produce cards
June 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 6)
John Gaughan The Card Tripod
  • Chamber of Secrets
switching apparatus
Oct. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 10)
John Gaughan The Floyd's Card Star
  • Chamber of Secrets
Dec. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 12)