311 entries in Billet / Switches
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
L'Ecriture Cachée Dans une Tabatiere, d'où on la Tire, Sans la Toucher, Pour la Faire Trouver Dans une Bougie signed piece of paper is burnt and appears in selected candle, switch with a box, with assistant notes from 1788 mention method for paper to orange and signature duplication
1784 24
The Changing Ladle on a stick, to change flat objects, as card burning, paper switch or Q&A device
Related to 1876 358
The Brass Card Box prop
1897 141
Servante Billet Switch packet of billet switched behind table
1899 64
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)
151
Stanley Collins Billet Switch on clip, with a deck of cards, while removing cards
Related to 1915 69
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Billet Switch with Tumbler billets collected in glass tumbler, covered with handkerchief, billets stolen out
1928 5
Theodore Annemann, Dr. Edward G. Ervin A New Apparatus for the Pellet Switch with a matchbox
1931 38
T. Page Wright Pellet switch thumb tip, envelope
1933 9
T. Page Wright Billet steal with mouth when sealing envelope
1933 9
Al Baker Al Baker's Pet Hat Trick hat as a utility prop to exchange billets or other things
Also published here 1933 12
Al Baker Al Baker's Billet Mystery three billets, envelopes, including the umbrella move
Related toAlso published here 1933 33
Theodore Annemann Thumb Tip Billet Switch
Oct. 1934
The Jinx (Issue 1)
3
Theodore Annemann Thumb Tip Billet Switch
Feb. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 5)
20
Theodore Annemann Billet Switching general thoughts, the folding of the paper and two switches
Also published here 1935 2
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Diablo Pellet Reading one question written on billet is burnt and later answered by performer
1935 1
Theodore Annemann On the Wire random person phoned, name divined
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1936
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1936)
137
Franklin M. Chapman Breast Pocket Switch as slip in spectator's pocket is pulled into view, original slip remains in his pocket
1936 6
Audley Walsh Your Fortune, Miss! method to read billet with deck of cards as cover
Mar. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 30)
196
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Billet Switch
1937 30
d. The Cleft Stick folded bill inserted into clip at end of stick, on way back to stack it is rotated for switch
1937 14
Switching a Bill I
1938 768
Switching a Bill II
1938 769
Billet Switch
1938 895
Dr. Stanley Jaks Hat Pin billet switch with hat pin, then secret reading of information
Related toAlso published here Mar. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 42)
285
Billet Switch
1939 10
Jap Hank switching handkerchief
1939 18
Die Geisterschrift pellet on pin, named number appears
1939
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2)
8
Karl Germain The Germain Gem named dead person appears on billet, pocket writing
VariationsAlso published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 95)
588
52 - Billet switching.
1940 69
Joseph Ovette The Perfect Pellet Switch with chewing gum
1940 15
Edward Marlo Billet Switch
1941
Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?)
30
Otis Manning The Ghost of a Chance billet switching box, Q&A
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941
The Jinx (Issue 137)
781
Dr. Stanley Jaks Duplex performer divines name written on billet, switch with thumb tip
Aug. 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 8)
4
Al Baker Baker Pellet Switch
Also published here 1941 133
Audley Walsh Your Fortune, Miss! method to switch and read billet with deck of cards as cover
1943 28
William S. Houghton Simple Billet Switch
1943 20
Theodore Annemann Billet Switching general thoughts, the folding of the paper and two switches
  • The First Method
  • The Second Method
Also published here 1944 15
Karl Germain The Germain Gem named dead person appears on billet, pocket writing
Also published here 1944 22
Dr. Stanley Jaks Mental Hat Pin billet switch with hat pin, then secret reading of information
Also published here 1944 26
Otis Manning The OM Billet Switching Box billet switching box, with notes by Annemann
Related toAlso published here 1944 30
Otis Manning The Ghost of a Change using the OM Billet Switching Box, Q&A
Also published here 1944 32
Theodore Annemann On the Wire random person phoned, name divined
Also published here 1944 40
The Finger Switch
1945 215
Theodore Annemann The Test of the Tiber
Related to 1945 280
Al O'Hagan Turn Over Pellet Switch billet switch, one handed
1945 15
Robert A. Nelson Nelson's Cigar Change Box billet switching box, similar to Otis Manning's "The OM Billet Switching Box"
Related to 1945 23
Dr. William Weyeneth Eureka, ich habs! Die Cigarettenschachtel als changieretui oder die Schachtel mit zwei Deckeln cigar box as switching device, followed by french translation "Eureka, j'ai trouvé! La boite à cigarettes pour échange ou une nouvelle boite à double fonds"
Related to Jan. 1945 1
The Billet Switch
1945/27 222
Al Baker Slip of Paper Force switch while putting it in envelope
1945/27 383
Mike Trent Okito Goes Mental billet in Okito Box
Related toAlso published here 1946
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946)
6
Cyril Marriott Billet Switch with Hat
Apr. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 103)
415
John Hamilton Bill-Et
Oct. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 113)
454
The Table Sweep
1947 2
The Table Lift lifting billet from table
1947 3
The "Improved" Table Lift
1947 3
The Palm Out switch while billet is apparently placed in a container
1947 4
The Finger Switch
1947 5
The Tip-Up
1947 5
The Table Stir while mixing billets in the table
1947 6
The Pellet Change billet rolled to ball, rolled-up cigarette paper switch, with variation
1947 7
The Squeeze
1947 11
The Hand to Hand
1947 12
The Hand over Hand
1947 13
The Hand from Hand
1947 13
The Fold-Over
1947 14
The Thumb Tip two methods to switch a billet with a thumb tip
1947 15
The Envelope and Tip switching billet using envelope and thumb tip
1947 16
The Slit Envelope using envelope
1947 17
The Turnover billet on object and dummy underneath, everything is turned over
Variations 1947 19
The Waxed Cover using an envelope
Variations 1947 22
In the Glass billets in glass are stolen and replaced, glass covered with handkerchief
1947 23
The Pad switching a billet using a pad, with several variations
1947 30
C. L. Boarde Forcing various methods, switching billets
1947 72
George G. Kaplan A Cigarette-Paper Pellet Switch on the tip of a pencil
1948 223
Billet Switch
1948 228
Milbourne Christopher Decked Out billet switch, while taking cards out of the case
Jan. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 143)
574
George B. Anderson My Best Billet Switch with packet of cigarettes
Variations 1949 14
Stewart Judah, Martin Gardner, Milbourne Christopher Flash Paper Pellet Switch switching paper ball for flash paper ball, with ideas by Milbourne Christopher
May 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 12)
545
Dr. William Weyeneth Das Changieren eines Zettels mittels einer Cigarettenschachtel billet is switched under cigarette box, billet clipped with paper clip
1949
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 10 No. 2)
15
Al Baker Chapter 1: First Lesson in Mind Reading Technique intro on billet switches
Also published here 1949 1
Al Baker The Baker Switch
  • I. The Technique
  • II. The Timing
  • III. The Application
VariationsAlso published here 1949 1
Al Baker Al Baker's Envelope Switch window envelopes, Q&A routine application
VariationsAlso published here 1949 40
Al Baker Chicken-Feed amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billet
Related toAlso published here 1949 50
Al Baker The Baker Switch - No. 2
Also published here 1949 72
George Schindler Note to Hand billet switch with matchbox
Inspired by June 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 204)
817
Clettis V. Musson Tricky Telepathy billet placed in glass
1951
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951)
16
Al Baker The Baker Billet Switch
Also published here 1951 64
Bob Somerfeld Switchcraft billet switch with envelope
1952 6
Edward Marlo Billet Switch
1953 125
Edward Marlo Billet Switch crumpled up
1953 21
Milbourne Christopher One Out of 52 several cards are written down, one is selected, performer divines the card
1954 10
Amazing James Randi Deliver the Billets getting billets with envelope switch, window envelope, Q&A routine application
Inspired by Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 2)
13
Tony Corinda (10) The Switch and the Force general comments, envelope, billet and cards
1958 95
John Scarne Scarne Pellet Switch
1958 96
Dr. Spencer Thornton Thorntonism people write information on different billets, selected one is divined, method to switch billets with a magazine
1958 1
Dr. Spencer Thornton Mind Over Mind chosen symbol is predicted in a clip, bulldog clip to switch billet
1958 8
Malcolm McCallum Switch Gimmick bulldog clip billet switch, clip on a stand
1959
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959)
34
Theodore Annemann (6) The Billet Switch (Bare Hand Method) the Annemann Billet Switch
1959 175
Tony Corinda (7) The Billet Switch (Bare Hand Method - Corinda) rolled up
Inspired by 1959 177
Tony Corinda (8) The Billet Switch (by lapping)
1959 178
Tony Corinda (9) The Billet Switch (Magnetic Clip Method)
1959 178
Tony Corinda (10) The Billet Switch (Corinda's Billet Pull) six methods to switch billets with a pull, pull on paper clip
1959 178
Will Dexter (11) The Billet Switch (The Matchbox Switch - by Will Dexter) switching the billet in the action of burning it
1959 180
Eric Mason (12) The Star Trap Billet Switch (Eric Mason) spectator throws rolled up bill to performer, who divines the serial number, with star trap towel holder gimmick, bill accidentally dropped
1959 181
John Henley (13) Eclipse Billet Switch (John Henley) switch with magnets and bulldog clips
1959 182
Tony Corinda (14) Summary of Billet Switching theory and tips
1959 184
Tony Corinda (15) Marking of Billets
1959 185
Tony Corinda (16) Billet Stands
1959 185
Billet Switch
1960 8
Malcolm Davison Billet Hold-Out under bow-tie
1960 100
Malcolm Davison The Two Handed Billet Switch
1960 100
Malcolm Davison The One Handed Billet Switch
1960 102
Harry Stanley, Otis Manning The O.M. Switch Box
Related to 1960 107
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Hutnadel billet switch with hat pin, then secret reading of information
Also published here 1961 90
Dr. William Weyeneth Magische Tips
  • combination of milk pitcher and soft soap routine
  • idea for rope escape, elastic
  • pad with magnet to switch billets
Also published here 1961
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 22 No. 3)
65
Max Malini Billet Reading on toilet paper
Also published here 1962 76
U. F. Grant Idea for Switching Bulldog Clip
June 1962
The New Phoenix (Issue 370)
308
Dr. William Weyeneth Der magnetische Notizblock pad with magnet to switch billets
Also published here 1962
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 23 No. 1)
150
David Hoy A Nervy Switcher billet switch, bull dog clip on a dowel, one on each end but apparently only one
Related toVariations 1963 20
Dr. William Weyeneth Der Magisch-Magnetische Hut hat with magnet, for billet switches, various ideas
1965
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 26 No. 1)
5
David Hoy Hoy Deploy Q&A using gaffed matchbook to switch and steal billet, two methods
1968
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68)
42
George B. Anderson, Mike Trent Hi, There, Theo! billet in Okito Box, with clearer instructions than in the Yearbook
Also published here 1968 39
Stuart P. Cramer Implanted Thought chosen ESP card predicted on billet, using index on cards
Related to 1969 4
C. C. Luther Mind Reading DeLuxe billets in box, then burnt, box to switch billets
1969 4
Art Spring Divining Cup numbered slips with information written by spectators in cup, performer divines contents, slips secretly burned via flash paper
Oct. 1970 367
G. W. Hunter The Gypsy Switch switching small item when wrapping it in handkerchief, for credits and sources see page 24
VariationsAlso published here Jan. 1971
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 1)
5
David Kaput TimeCapsule ESP prediction, prediction in two part container
1971
Magick (Issue 25)
123
Jesse J. Langston Jr. ESPecially for You prediction of chosen symbol, bulldog clip to switch billet
1971
Magick (Issue 31)
152
Paul Siegel Billet Switch with a tray
1972 15
Al Baker Al Baker's Finger Tip Dead Name Test No. 637, billets put in envelope, some actually in finger tip
1972 177
Al Flosso Al Flosso Billet Or Bill Switch No. 726, brief
1972 194
Theodore Annemann Billet Switching see also p. 13 for credit information
Related toAlso published here 1973 10
Karl Fulves Billet Switch with playing cards and paper clips
1974 48
Karl Fulves Second Method billet switch with gaffed playing cards
1974 49
Karl Fulves Rough Rider billet switch with cards and roughing fluid to switch billets
1974 50
Robert Parrish Hat Pin Switch
Related to Summer 1974
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio)
773
Francis Carlyle Germain's Paper billet switch with pencil, unclear if by Germain or Jacques Remanaux
1975 126
Theodore Annemann, Dr. Stanley Jaks Anneman's "Test of the Tiber"
Related to 1975 127
Anthony Raven Powers of the Unknown! billet with question of sitter is burnt and secretly read
1975
Magick (Issue 128)
637
Philip T. Goldstein Pre-Duck-Tion prediction of a freely named word in the mouth of a toy duck
1976 12
Philip T. Goldstein Middle Telepathy ESP card, shape and name are divined
1976 21
Billet Switch
1976 25
Al Mann Acidus introduction and rave for the move
Variations 1976 1
Al Mann The Preparations prefolding
1976 4
Al Mann The Presentation and Method preparing the switch
1976 5
The Temple Switch
Related to
  • "Revelations of a Spirit Medium" in 1891 and Eddie Joseph's"My Billet Switch" in "Magic of the Mind" in 1952
1976 7
Al Mann TIps on Practicing tips on practicing the Acidus method, on the First-Finger-Grip, on Opening the Billet, and on the Temple Switch
1976 12
Al Mann Precautions how to ensure that the billet is not folded more then twice, Acidus
1976 15
Al Mann The Telephone Effect random person phoned, name divined, method for "On the Wire"
Inspired by 1976 15
Al Mann A Short Cut alternative handling for Acidus
1976 16
Al Mann The Pharaoh's Palm billets are switched on palm of performer, fake palm
1976 23
Jack Bridwell Sealed billet switch in transparent vial, combined with tarot reading
1976
Magick (Issue 147)
732
Karrell Fox A Switch on Dave Hoy's Switch using pen with two tops instead of bulldog clips
Inspired byRelated to 1976 91
Rick Johnsson, Ellison Poland Penny --- For His Thoughts more ideas with the IBGTH Switch, with bills, paper clips, billets, dice, coins, sponge balls, combs, business cards
1976 52
Burling Hull Burling Hull's Super Psychic Billet Switch with sticky wax part in cup, billet poured into hand
1976 33
Burling Hull Stage Methods of Reading and Rendering Spectators' Questions
  • The Hold Out (with assistant who collects billets)
  • The Box Entrance Method
  • Switch Basket Method
  • Back of Orchestra Switch
  • Box Collection Method
  • Hull's Brass Burning Bowl Method
  • The Mirror Bowl
  • Switch Bag Methods
  • The Method of Communicating to Performer
  • The Wireless Phone
  • Direct Connection
  • Metal Ball
  • Ball Stand
  • Roller Hand Device
  • Projector Method
  • Blackboard Method
  • Sleeve Transmission Method
  • Glass of Water Transmission Method
  • Faro Method
  • Lead-Off
  • The "Chicago" Metal Ball
  • Simplified Metal Ball: "Eureka" Model
  • Burling Hull's Non-Electrical Method
  • Hull's Deluxe Question Transmitter (table with crystal ball on it)
1976 133
Philip T. Goldstein Writer's Cramp
1977 9
Jeff Busby Busby's Billets billet switch using matchbook
Variations 1977
Magick (Issue 175)
872
Philip T. Goldstein Hot Message prediction of chosen ESP symbol, on billet with invisible ink which appears with fire
Inspired by 1977
Magick (Issue 176)
879
Dennis Marks Marksmanship Bill(et) Switch
May 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 5)
57
C. L. Boarde Billets and Books - Variation B number written down on billet by spectator
1978 63
Karrell Fox A K.F. Idea on an O.M. Switch envelope as billet switching box
Inspired by 1979 119
Billet Switch with thumb tip
1980 19
Thomas Alan Waters Switches
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
157
Thomas Alan Waters Hand to Hand No. 1 with a paper clip
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
157
Thomas Alan Waters Hand to Hand No. 2 with a paper clip
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
158
Thomas Alan Waters Pad Switches billet switches with the aid of a pad
  • The Takeaway
  • The Tearaway
  • The Flipaway
  • Bill-ette
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
158
Thomas Alan Waters Mechanical Switches
  • Padded (with Wax)
  • Flipover Wallets
Inspired by 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
160
Thomas Alan Waters No. 2: On the Wired Thought random person phoned, name divined and the person names a year which is divined too, combination of two Annemann effects
Related to 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
183
Thomas Alan Waters Additional Notes variations and ideas on the switch, pocket writing and indexes
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
184
Gene "Phantini" Grant Witch Switch performer writes card on a piece of paper and selects a card, on the second try he eventually finds it, billet switch with a playing card
1981 38
Stephen Tucker Amalgam one ahead with color, number and card, clever construction
Also published here June 1981
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 2)
26
Stephen Tucker Switch rolled up paper switch, De Manche switch
June 1981
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 2)
27
Al Mann The Torn Wocus switching it for a dummy
1982 3
Thomas Alan Waters Billet Switch on Needle
1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr)
248
Bob Chesbro Folded Card Switch
1982 26
Allan Slaight PSI-Cloned Q&A whit billets with questions and pink billets with numbers, using the Otis Manning box
Feb. 1982
Magick (Issue 303)
1513
Al Mann The Lofty Missive answer to question is found written on billet stuck on the ceiling
1982 4
Joseph Dunninger The Act entire setting for the routine including the steals, opening and organizing the billets, the speech
1983 2
Joseph Dunninger, The 'Slip' Switch apparently also used by Charles Foster 100 years earlier
1983 4
Joseph Dunninger The Pellet Switch Method 5 (while putting billet in envelope)
1983 11
Joseph Dunninger The Medium's Billet Switch Method 6
1983 12
Al Mann Billet Switch for three billets
1983 6
Joseph Dunninger What the Eyes See
1983 9
Joseph Dunninger Puzzling? technical variation of "What the Eyes See"
1983 9
Don Tanner, Trevor Lewis, Philip Reed Willmarth Six Card Mental Test Again! billet in envelope prediction
Variations 1984 20
Theodore Annemann Billet Switch
1985 74
Thomas Alan Waters OManation on the OM Billet Switching Box
Inspired by 1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys)
735
Larry Jennings The Jennings Bill Switch
1986 216
Richard Osterlind The Natural Billet Switch
1986 18
C. James Rainho Dimension X number reading, special index card to switch bills and billets, with paperclip
June 1986
Magick (Issue 372)
1859
Karrell Fox How to Do - The "Let's cut out all of the Phoney Baloney and do something normal and natural for a Change" Prediction sending letter ahead for headline prediction, slip of paper switched when dumped out of envelope
1986 47
Eugene Burger Spirit Messages message appears on crumpled-up cigarette paper
Inspired by 1986 138
Joe Givan Billet Switch on Needle with second needle
1987 27
Karrell Fox "Clipswitch" switch with paper clip
1988 19
Louis Zingone Billet Switch
1989 xxxviii
Gary Kurtz The Gesticulated Switch
1989 14
Al Mann Satellite Billet
Jan. 1989
Magick (Issue 416)
2080
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Point Blank with large pushpin, switch
July 1989
Magick (Issue 425)
2124
Charles Reynolds The Spike prediction pierced on spike, number prediction, three numbers added and multiplied with random number using a die
Aug. 1989
Magick (Issue 426)
2129
Stephen Tucker Amalgam one ahead with color, number and card, clever construction
Also published here Oct. 1989
Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 1)
27
John Bannon Card Box Billet Switch see also page 16
1990 13
Jay Sankey Paper Clipped Switch
Related to 1990 38
Paul Hallas NFCF Bag 2 several billets are selected from a bag, one is divined and others are blank
1990 26
Edward Marlo By-Pass Switch lapping
Apr. 1991 6
T. Page Wright A Written Revelation with a deck of cards, while removing cards
Related to 1991 133
Billet Switch with Wallet apparently removed from wallet
1991 10
Doug Edwards A Bill(et) Switch
Apr. 1993
Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 4)
2205
George Laing Just Imagine otherwise propless
Variations June 1993
Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 6)
2221
L. Vosburgh Lyons Dunninger's Secret proposed switch with envelope for Q&A act, accidental tripping
Related to 1993
Verbatim (Issue 7)
67
Steve Dusheck Paper Switch with small plastic wallet
1993 80
Richard Mark Destiny's Destination prediction of three things related to vacation, brochures and prediction slips held by clip, using Ostin Switch Clip
Related to
  • Richard Mark's "The Phantom Hand"
1994
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 8)
33
Billet Swtich using a lighter
1995 12
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Tarot Man tarot reading and answering of question, billet switch using tarot deck
Mar. 1995
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 9)
14
Chad Long Dinner Time Prediction during dinner "You will drop a spoon!" (or something else) is predicted
Also published here 1997 2
Al Mann The Temple Switch
Related to 1997 7
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Billet Switch under envelope
1997 76
Richard Bartram, Jr. Two-Faced Switch billet on playing card attached with paper clip is switched
1997 78
Richard Bartram, Jr., Dr. Stanley Jaks One Handed Billet Switch pellet on needle
1997 118
Richard Bartram, Jr. Bulldog Switch bulldog clip with billet attached to jacket
1997 139
Al Mann Introducing Acidus 2 information written on piece of paper, paper is then folded and secured with paperclip, billet is secretly switched and partially opened in same hand to read information
1997 2
Al Mann The Temple Switch
Related to 1998 26
Sal Franchino, Jack Dean Eye PSIght prediction matches passages from three books, using O.M. Switch Box
1998
Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 8)
297
Billet Switch using envelope
1998 9
Jas Jakutsch "CBS" - "The Classic Billet Switch"
1999 12
Jas Jakutsch The "In-Their-Face" Two-Step Billet Switch
1999 13
Jas Jakutsch The Re-Fold Switch
1999 14
Jas Jakutsch The Opening Switch
1999 15
Theodore Annemann, Richard Osterlind Billet Switch with Salt Packet thumb tip
Inspired by 2000 21
William J. Hilliar Stolen Thoughts method guess of mindreading act by Hilliar, accidental tripping
Related toAlso published here
  • The Sphinx, Dec. 1945 (written by Bill Frazee)
2001 130
Marc DeSouza The Cigarette Pellet Switch
2001 69
David Regal Off-Color Thought
2002 72
David Regal The Origami Bill Switch
2002 186
David Ben Pellet Switch with bottle cap
May 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 5)
58
Barrie Richardson, Charles Buckner A Business Card Switch
  • From My Thoughts
Also published here Aug. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 8)
35
Al Baker Al Baker's Pet Hat Trick hat as a utility prop to exchange billets or other things
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book)
77
Al Baker Al Baker's Billet Mystery three billets, envelopes, including the umbrella move
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book)
92
Al Baker Baker Pellet Switch
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means)
265
Al Baker First Lesson in Mind-Reading Technique on billet switches
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic)
279
Al Baker The Baker Switch
  • 1. The Technique
  • 2. The Timing
  • 3. The Application
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic)
280
Al Baker Al Baker's Envelope Switch window envelopes, Q&A routine application
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic)
306
Al Baker Chicken Feed amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billet
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic)
311
Al Baker The Baker Switch No. 2
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic)
324
Al Baker The Baker Billet Switch
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets)
413
Patrik Kuffs The Billet Glass secret pocket under base of wine glass
2004 27
Billet Switch
2004 144
Billet Switch using a lighter
Related to 2004 18
Robert Cassidy The Microphone Switch switching billet using a microphone
Related to 2004 85
Robert Cassidy Principium 15 "To Avoid Detection Use Misdirection", using a spellbound move to switch billets
2004 138
Robert Cassidy The Open Switch and Read
2004 185
Robert Cassidy, Al Baker Simplified Baker Switch from hand to hand
Inspired byAlso published here 2004 189
Robert Cassidy The Cassidy Crossover
  • The Basic Switch
  • The Mechanics of the Move
  • The Invisible Read and Holdout
  • Proper Placement and Use of the Holdout
2004 222
Paolo Cavalli On the Ostin' Switch-Clip (no title), using two slips of paper
2004 29
Jay Sankey, Jean-Pierre Vallarino @#X! Switch Variation using a pen instead of a paperclip to switch billet
2004 104
Vanni Bossi Guess How Many clean switch of folded card (or similar item), reel
2005 7
Charles Buckner, Barrie Richardson Billet Switch
Also published here 2005 266
Barrie Richardson Al Baker Switch Variation
Inspired by 2005 283
Bob Ostin Dice Prediction prediction in bulldog clip, dummy is dragged inside the clip
2005 179
Docc Hilford Billet Move # 2 - The Two-Thumb Fold-Switch
2005 17
John Lovick Chapter 1: A History of the Bill Change credit information
2006 3
John Lovick Appendix C: All Things Bill Change credit information
  • Billet Switches and Bill Tears
  • Bill Changes
  • Self-Contained Bill Changes
  • "Flash" Changes
  • Transposition Routines
  • Changing a Stack of Bills
  • Miscellaneous Books, Routines, Gimmicks, etc.
2006 330
Al Baker, Theodore Annemann Billet Switch
2006 23
Hector Chadwick Hector Chadwick's Tossed-Out Q&A
2008 187
Turnover Billet Switch
2008 52
Docc Hilford, Paul Rosini The Rosini Secret method to switch and read billet, using deck of cards with gaffed card case as billet hold-out
  • Presentation
  • Props
  • The Switch
  • The Read
  • Timing
  • Resetting
  • Half Done
  • Tips
  • History
2008 7
Docc Hilford Hey Mr. DJ spectators form list with songs, some are selected using numbered billets and divined by performer, last song is divined by DJ by playing it
2008 5
Michael Weber Free Bonus variation by "Michael W.", spectators form list with songs, some are selected using numbered billets and divined by performer, last song is divined by DJ by playing it
2008 16
Billet Switch with a bill
2009 15
Billet Switch
Oct. 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 10 (The Jinx - 75 Years))
9
Billet Switch
2009 9
Roberto Giobbi Versatile Pellet Switch rolled-up piece of paper switched as it is picked up
2010
Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 7)
11
Stewart Judah Versatile Pellet Switch rolled-up piece of paper switched as it is picked up
2010
Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 7)
11
Alex Elmsley Cigarette Paper Divination motivation for a switch
2010
Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 25)
255
Jay Sankey Full View Switch paper clip
Feb. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 2)
86
Tom Stone Open Billet Switch secret exchange of two visible billets
2011 134
Barrie Richardson Billet Switching Rod pencil with two caps
Related to 2011 75
Barrie Richardson, Allen Zingg Zingg's One-Handed Billet Switch (A Standing Handling)
Inspired by
  • switch in Allen Zingg's "Billets - Naturally", 2005
2011 147
Barrie Richardson The Click Switch using pencil with clip
2011 213
Billet Switch
2013 101
Alexander de Cova Cloth Peg Switch as folded prediction is pulled off cloth pin
2013 119
Robert Cassidy, Al Baker Simplified Baker Switch from hand to hand
Also published here 2013 157
Robert Cassidy Handling the Tip on the billet switch using Thumb Tip
Inspired by 2013 339
Alexander de Cova Mein Zetteltausch
  • Der McCova Billet Switch
Also published here May 2013 6
Alexander de Cova Wäscheklammeraustausch cloth pin switch
June 2013 9
Alexander de Cova Der Ballettaustausch as billet is dropped into a glass
Inspired byAlso published here Aug. 2013 21
Alexander de Cova Der Reverse Take unusual thumb-tip transfer principle
  • Als Austausch
Also published here Dec. 2013 432
Billet Switch rolled up billet
2014 27
Dr. Stanley Jaks Hat Pin billet switch with hat pin, then secret reading of information
Also published here 2014 152
Michael Murray The Racquet Switch using trouser pocket
2014 139
Michael Murray My Bookless Booktest prediction written on billet inside wallet
2014 199
Alexander de Cova Reverse Take unusual thumb-tip transfer principle
Also published here Apr. 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 9)
56
Billet Switch rolled up billet
2015 56
Alexander de Cova Mein Zettelaustausch
  • Der "McCova Billet Switch"
Also published here 2015 214
Alexander de Cova Reverse Take unusual thumb-tip transfer principle
  • Ein Austausch
Also published here 2015 228
Alexander de Cova Ballet Billet Switch as billet is dropped into a glass
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 162
John Hostler Switch behind Notepad
2016 103
Billet Switch under stack of cards
2017 8
Robert Cassidy Mic. Switch with a pen
2017 23
Áriston Papeles Cambiados billet switch, with variations
2017 23
Alexander de Cova 1. Der Grundgriff the cloth pin switch
  • Wichtige Punkte
2018 9
Alexander de Cova 2. Der umgekehrte Austauschgriff the reverse cloth pin switch
2018 16
Alexander de Cova 3. Der Austausch mit einem weiteren Objekt cloth pin switch with an additional item in the pin
2018 20
Alexander de Cova Austausch mit zwei Zetteln switching one of two billets
2018 24
Benjamin Earl Folded Card Switch switching two folded cards, à la Annemann Billet Switch
2019 2
Mike Pisciotta The Devil's Lunch Sack paper back as switching device
2020 3
Chad Long Dinner Time Prediction during dinner "You will drop a spoon!" (or something else) is predicted
Also published here June 2022
Elixir (Vol. 3 No. Florida Issue Part Two)
91
Max Malini Bil/Billet Switch
2022 134
Max Malini Billet Reading on toilet paper
Also published here 2022 206
Edward Marlo Marlo's Flexible Prediction Plot strategy for writing a prediction on a cigarette paper, putting it in a card case, and switching it for one of about six outs, cards or other items
2022 7
Jay Sankey Paperclipped Switch
July 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 7)
895