293 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Card Case
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Opening a Sealed Pack
1889 124
Resealing a Deck
1896 230
Resealing a Card Case
1897 91
Ernst Ehrhardt Die aufdrängliche Karte "Ernst Erhard", card rises out of cased deck, slit in case, as out for missed classic force
Jan. 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 1)
3
Resealing Deck
1909 179
Stanley Collins Deck Switch with case, shell
1920 29
Tom Sellers Swing spectator remembers bottom card of half that has ben cut off onto case, it vanishes later, card attached to card case that can be pivoted out
1931 19
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Mental Masterpiece impression device on card box, carbon
Variations 1935 5
Harry J. Smith Automatic Seconds card(s) at any number(s) using second deal from card case with slit
Variations 1936
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36)
88
Charles T. Jordan Thinned Case thin sides so cards in stripper deck can be held back
1937 269
Theodore Annemann Mental Masterpiece carbon case
1937 304
Capt. J.E. Stone VI. Using a Prepared Cardcase deck shell
1938 208
Theodore Annemann Carbon Card Case
1938 494
Robert Parrish Okito Box Deck Switch openly placing bottomless box (quasi a deck shell) from deck to another deck (see Blizzard Switch)
1939 35
Purvis W. Miller The Miller Card Case extra compartment for adding cards
Variations 1940 17
Theodore Annemann Time to Shine new deck opened, shuffled, put back, performer knows cards in order, whole in case and shiner
1941
The Jinx (Issue 123)
716
The Rising Cards and Card Case half the pack and case have holes
1942/27 237
Al Baker The Spectator Does The Trick four cards chosen from one deck by four spectators, another spectator cuts a second deck and the four cards at that spot match selections
Also published here 1951 51
Al Baker Double-Ended Case to add cards to deck
Also published here 1951 51
Bill Simon Automatic Writing spectator selects a card, another writes a number on it, both informations are divined by automatic writing, bottomless case
1952 105
Clayton Rawson Rawson Card Reading peek box that can be shown from all sides
1954/27 87
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell Card Reading peek box that can be shown from all sides
1954/27 89
Ken Brooke Presentation of the Vanishing Card Case and Cards case vanishes, is produced from pocket, deck vanishes and is produced from case
1956 33
Ed Mellon A Case for Mentalism shuffled deck, stopped at card is predicted
Also published here Jan. 1959
The Cardiste (Issue 12)
5
Ed Mellon A Case for Mentalism shuffled deck, stopped at card is predicted
Also published here May 1960
Ibidem (Issue 20)
28
Gerard "Bruno" Bruning Prison Card in Box cards in card case secured with rubber bands, card visible through window cut from card case changes into selection
1961
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961)
14
Dan Tong Masterpiece Variations
Inspired by Apr. 1963
The New Phoenix (Issue 379)
345
Karl Fulves Paper Clip Holdout inside case
Related to
  • p. 122 for idea by George Blake
Variations
July 1967 112
Sid Lorraine, Karl Fulves Modified Paper Clip Holdout inside case
Inspired by Sep. 1967 122
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Nightmare In Black freely selected and signed card, duplicate turns over in other deck, disappearing ink and "same deck" approach, see also p. 679 for reference
Related toVariations Nov. 1967 131
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Visible Deck Switch two decks held together, both with three-sided double-color cases
Nov. 1967 134
Dr. William Weyeneth Rätselhaftes Verschwinden method to get rid of a card, shimmed card and magnetic card case
1967
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 28 No. 6)
87
Al Koran One-and-a-Half Card Case
Variations 1968 74
Leaving Card back in Case small preparation
Related to
  • November 1968 Magic Circular
Oct. 1969 289
Murry Graham Case as Jail Cell with slits cut out
Related to Dec. 1969 306
Theodore Annemann Mental Masterpiece carbon paper box
1971 18
Peter Kane The Incredible Shrinking Card Case
Also published here 1971 1
Peter Kane The Ring in the Card Case
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1971 19
Marconick Case Card card penetrated case, gaffed case with slit
VariationsAlso published here 1972 79
Brother John Hamman Deck in Parvo case shrinks, for credits for gaff see page 50
Variations May 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 5)
35
Steve Spillman Magic Mirror shiner on card case
1972
Magick (Issue 62)
308
Karl Fulves A Gaffed Card Case gaffed case to mark position in deck as it is dumped out of the case, no actual cut, ACAAN application, perhaps memdeck
Related to 1973 21
Marconick Case Card card penetrated case, gaffed case with slit
Also published here 1973 10
Window Case
1974 83
Karl Fulves Flying Clipper joker with paper clip and aces in case, chosen ace penetrates table with clip on, case with slit
Related to 1975 62
Karl Fulves Mechanical Switch using card case with slit
Related to 1975 64
Michael Boden Pack Production deck from silk handkerchief, half case as holder
1975 11
Mental Divination tear in top of case allows glimpse of bottom card of cased deck
Related to
  • an item in The Gen
Also published here
1975 18
Pack Rises From Case rubber band in case
1975 20
Peter Kane Pack Jumps From Case rubber band in case
1975 23
Another Pack Rises slit in case and metal gimmick to push deck up
1975 24
Peter Kane The Ring in the Card Case
Also published here 1975 26
Peter Kane Holdout Case using case to get hold of small ball, coin, etc after some card tricks
1975 30
Peter Kane The Incredible Shrinking Card Case
Also published here 1975 31
Initialled Card Into Another Pack signed card travels into another deck in pocket, loaded from bottom end of case
1975 34
Bruce Cervon Boxed Deuce Sandwich using gaffed card
1976 8
Al Baker The Forces Within three selected cards are divined, Al Baker's Card Case, gaffed case to force cards
1976 24
Simon Lovell, Ron Wilson Atomic E.S.P. joker changes to selected card, deck vanishes from case
Also published here Aug. 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12)
614
Ross Bertram The "Brain-Wave" Deck double ended card case for extraction both ways
1978 161
Philip T. Goldstein In Case Of ESP chosen ESP card is revealed, gaffed case
1978 12
Philip T. Goldstein In Case of ESP chosen ESP card is revealed, gaffed case
1978 6
Philip T. Goldstein In Case Of ESP chosen ESP card is revealed, gaffed case
1978 6
Paul Harris Absorption card placed on case is "absorbed" by case (i.e. vanishes)
Also published here 1978 42
Larry Becker Super-Vision some card in box are divined by sense of touch, spectator stops at card which is predicted in envelope
1978 111
Al Koran Peek Card Case
Dec. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 12)
771
Karl Fulves Cuts Both Ways knife stabbed through case, card inside unharmed
1979 23
Karl Fulves Flap-Flap case gimmick with double flap
1979 28
Karl Fulves Zap Flap clean-up for Flap-Flap gimmick
1979 45
Karl Fulves Break In sight gag in which deck is cracked like an egg
1979 85
Karl Fulves Paper Clip Holdout inside case
1979 94
Karl Fulves Epigram I card placed behind case vanishes
1979 114
Karl Fulves Three To Go one of three cards vanishes, using case as method
1979 117
Paul Harris El Warpo card case turns inside out
Also published here 1979 44
Stephen Minch Dreams in the Witch-House water turns to blood (chemical) and back to water when stirred with a bone, coin travels to cloth bag in locked box, case moves on table uses Joseph Fenichel's "The Crawler"
Also published here 1979 27
Edward Marlo First Effect deck removed from case, case shrinks, miniature deck removed
1981 1
Dr. James Nuzzo Do it for Ozzie shrinking card case, lapping, using "Open Side Card Case"
1981 2
Edward Marlo Second Method shrinking card case
1981 4
Edward Marlo Third Effect two decks removed from card case, then case shrinks and miniature deck is removed
1981 4
Don England Deck Lapping from Case
1981 25
Thomas Alan Waters Trionic three phases
  • card is seen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
  • card is unseen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
  • prediction of a selected card
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic)
71
Roger Crosthwaite The Eidetic Prediction card is placed in the box, spectator think of a card, that card is divined and later found to be the card put in the box in the beginning
1981 11
Roger Crosthwaite The Crosthwaite Card Case
1981 11
Roger Crosthwaite The Geiger Mystery card is located by sound, then it vanishes between two others and is found to be the card put in the case in the beginning
Inspired by 1981 18
Roger Crosthwaite The 2nd Geiger Mystery
Related to 1981 22
Karl Fulves Alter Ego same gaffed case as in "Nightmare in Black"
1981 39
Michael J. Gerhardt Absorbing Penetration one side of card case becomes blank
May 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 5)
630
Marconick Card Case Revisited deck cased and rubbed over hand, selection appears, slit in case
Variations 1982 45
Ray Grismer, Peter Kane Watch, Look and Listen ring and string routine with ring to card case finish
1982 76
Larry Jennings Direct Flight Card to Case card to box, slit case
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1982 8
Karl Fulves Threadless DeKolta three selections, cards in case, handkerchief
Inspired by 1982 13
Phillip Young Color Changing Card Case
1982 9
Phillip Young Fifty-Two Divided by Two Equals One Hundred Four card case change into two smaller card cases
1982 12
Mental Divination tear in top of case allows glimpse of bottom card of cased deck
Also published here 1982 34
Stunning Production card penetrates case when cased deck is slapped out of hand, case with slit
1982 44
Peter Kane The Expanding Deck playtime deck in case, changes to poker-sized case
Also published here
  • lecture notes "A Real Live Card Session with Peter Kane"
1982 73
Peter Kane The Nudest Nudist Deck with card case transformation kicker
  • Printing the Card Case
1982 130
Deck Shell
May 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 5)
769
Larry Jennings Astro-Card card visually disappears on top of card case and appears within, slit card case
May 1983 73
Paul Sorrentino Boxcards case that can produce things like four dice after full deck has been removed from it
1983 161
Michael Powers The Convertible Case miniature card case grows into normal case, deck put inside
1983 74
Michael Powers The Power Case Arrco case has holes, gaffed case which can simulate that something is in it or not with sliding card section
  • Applications (see next entries)
1983 77
Michael Powers The Vanishing Deck using Power Case
Inspired by 1983 82
Michael Powers Color Changing Deck using Power Case
1983 83
Michael Powers Signed Card Appears in card case, using Power Case
  • Variation
Variations 1983 84
Michael Powers A Thought getting the spectator to sign on a different card than he thinks, low spot card, using Power Case
1983 85
Simon Aronson Simon Aronson's Idea signed card appears in card case, using Power Case
Inspired by 1983 85
David Solomon, Tom Niesen Cased Inversion deck turns over in case with hole except selection, using Power Case
1983 86
Jay Sankey Celluloid Sell color change in case with hole, also signed, using Power Case
1983 87
Jay Sankey Sponge Ball Production in Power Case
1983 87
Jay Sankey Business Card Business business card appears in card case with hole, using Power Case
1983 88
Jay Sankey Meltdown cards in case are wrapped in foil which is vanished and reappears around deck as finale, using Power Case
Related to 1983 89
Michael Powers Packman cigarette pack transforms into cased deck of cards
1983 90
Michael Powers The Ultimate Color Changing Card Case
  • Overview
  • Tools
  • The Construction
  • Afterthoughts (credit information)
  • The Color Change
Variations 1983 94
Edward Marlo The Marlo Handling
Inspired by 1983 104
Deck Shell
Summer 1984
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. Summer Extra)
221
Pascal Monmoine Chameleon
May 1984
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6)
1231
Simon Lovell, Ron Wilson Atomic E.S.P. joker changes to selected card, deck vanishes from case
Also published here 1984 122
Dick Koornwinder For a special occasion card case opened like a tin, sight gag
1984 10
Jon Racherbaumer Flicks and Kicks coin vanishes and reappears in card case, flicking coin under card case as it is apparently picked up, card case has small legs on one side
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, Sep. 1980
1984 151
Michael Rubinstein Case Solved marked coin and card travel into card case (with slit)
1985 53
Louis Falanga The Cellophane Connection gaffed case to switch, add, subtract, appear and vanish cards
1985 46
Steve Beam The Color Changing Card Case
Also published here 1985 149
Frederick Braue FB Everywhere and Nowhere joker put in case, then selection found several times and put in glass, they change into indifferent cards and cased card is selection (1944)
Related to 1985 3
Richard Kaufman Transparent Lies in effect a large hole in card case disappears with divination presentation
1986 27
Robert Gardner Apex Escape tilt with cased deck, selections are immediately palmed away
Mar. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 3)
1186
Edward Marlo The Card in Case card case instead of palms, using dull blank card gaff
Also published here 1986 37
Pat Conway Chameleon Cards red and blue cases transpose after being wrapped in two handkerchiefs, sucker presentation
Also published here
  • Abracadabra, 1975
1987 41
John Riggs Cold Case using John Riggs' "Cold Fold"
Related toAlso published here 1988 408
Brother John Hamman Deck in Parvo case shrinks, then normal card is pulled out of mini case
1989 28
Richard Bartram, Jr. Boxer Shorts cards removed from box, immediately case vanishes
Also published here 1989 455
Steve Beam Soap Opera opener gag, a bar of dove soap appears under handkerchief, then it changes into deck of cards
1989 457
Rich Bloch Imprinting spectator stops performer removing card from case, signed selection
May 1989
Magick (Issue 421)
2104
Ken Krenzel Open and Shut Case using case that permits to cut the cards when taking them out, memorized deck
1990 71
Gordon Bruce Ring in Box finger ring to card case
Inspired byVariations May 1990
Opus (Vol. 3 No. 3)
17
Jamy Ian Swiss Stabbing Case deck in case held against piece of wood, knife stabbed into it and case pulled away, selection remains stabbed to wood, case destroyed but deck intact
Also published here
  • Genii
1990 2
Scotty York Flap Case card case with blank card as flap in it
1991 75
Will Ayling Digital Mechanism card rises from deck, with gimmick
1991 16
Tomo Maeda BoxBack card case appears visually around deck
1992 39
Kennichi Kuroki The Talisman Joker stapled to box transposes with selection
1992 56
Kuniyasu Fujiwara The Appearing Deck flat empty case is removed from wallet and folded in case shape, deck is removed
VariationsAlso published here 1992 63
Hiroyuki Sakai Imprisoned Rising Card out of box, gaffed box
1992 88
Hiroyuki Sakai It Doesn't Fit! card flies out of box, several feet high, elastic
1992 92
Hubert T. Brill The Spirit's Right borrowed business card in envelope, writing of selected card appears on it, stamp on card case
Also published here
  • Genii, Feb. 1939
Apr. 1992
Profile (Issue 7)
10
Kuniyasu Fujiwara The Appearing Deck flat empty case is removed from wallet and folded in case shape, deck is removed
Also published here Dec. 1992
Profile (Issue 11)
4
Edward Marlo The Card in Case card case instead of palms, using dull blank card gaff
Also published here 1992 41
Richard Bartram, Jr. Boxer Shorts cards removed from box, immediately case vanishes
Also published here 1993 83
Alexander de Cova Magician's Fooler packet is cut from deck and the rest put in card case, one card of the packet is placed reversed in the center of the rest, all cards are divined, peek case
Also published here 1993 15
Bev Bergeron Another Rising Card from cased deck, hole in case
1993 57
Resealing the Deck
1993 176
Steve Dusheck Two-Way Out Case three sides blue and three red for Brainwave deck
1993 94
Steve Dusheck Edgy edge-marked deck, using case with one side missing
1993 113
Alexander de Cova Magician's Fooler packet is cut from deck and the rest put in card case, one card of the packet is placed reversed in the center of the rest, all cards are divined, peek case
Also published here 1993 16
Card Case Gaff bending part back to glimpse card inside case
1993 338
Gene Maze Cased Lightning deck in case and window on side of case, aces apparently dealt out of this window
Inspired by 1994 67
Paul Gertner The Headache Trick aspirin tin put on table, card to case announced, instead the tin comes out of case and card is folded inside it
1994 137
Roger Crosthwaite The Long Pour "Phase Seven: Ending with Style"
cased deck, case suddenly filled with salt
1994 34
Roger Crosthwaite Mindreading Experiment 2 card put in case, performer does not know it, mate forced on spectator, glimpse via hole in case, belly stripper suggestion
1994 64
Doug Conn Conn's Opening featuring addition from card case's cellophane with slit
Inspired by 1994 10
Christian M. Thurnes Kong-Case case with hole at side for holding back reversed cards in stripper deck
  • Einleitung
  • Das KONG-Case
    • By the way
    • Das Gimmick
    • Die Grundtechnik
    • Ich bastle mir mein KC
Nov. 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 1)
6
Christian M. Thurnes Die Verzichterklärung card to case with message on card, Kong Case
Nov. 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 1)
11
Christian M. Thurnes Karte in Jackentasche (außen) using Kong Case
Nov. 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 1)
12
Christian M. Thurnes Karte in Jackentasche (innen) using Kong Case, Topit with connection to outside pocket
Nov. 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 1)
14
Christian M. Thurnes Karte in Brieftasche using Kong Case
Nov. 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 1)
14
Christian M. Thurnes Karte in Irgend Etwas using Kong Case
Nov. 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 1)
14
Christian M. Thurnes Das sichtbare Spiel card travels into another deck, using Kong Case
Nov. 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 1)
15
Christian M. Thurnes Karte in Ringkästchen using Kong Case
Nov. 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 1)
16
Santo Karte aus dem Sack deck tossed into paper bag with clothes pin and shaken up, pin is on selection, using Kong Case
Nov. 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 1)
18
Santo Dreifaches Kartenfinden three selections found in cloth bag, using Kong Case
Nov. 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 1)
19
Resealing a Card Case
1995 86
Theodore Annemann Cased Divination spectator cuts, remembers top card, cases deck, performer divines it, cut-out in case for glimpse
1995 87
John Riggs Color Change Case with the Cold Fold
Also published here 1995 33
John Riggs Peek Case gaffed case in cellophane
Related to
  • Marc Spelmann's "Glimpse", 2004
1995 36
Cards from the Case No. 48, from cased deck, slit in case
1995 92
Steve Beam Color Changing Card Case
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 75
David Acer The President's Message bill rubber banded to card case is shown and initial, name of selection appears written on it
VariationsAlso published here 1995 123
Edward Marlo The Prepared Case card can be loaded into it in pocket
1995 333
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle Kismet on Mental Masterpiece. impression device on card box, carbon
Inspired by Apr. 1995
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 10)
11
Resealing Card Case
1996 16
Tommy Wonder The Shrinking Card-Case
  • Design One
  • Design Two
1996 117
Paul Harris Absorption card placed on case is "absorbed" by case (i.e. vanishes)
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up)
175
Paul Harris House Guest in card case there appears a doll-house scenery, just an idea
1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Conversations from the Edge)
305
Paul Harris, Eric Mead Angel Case paper and pencil is put in card case, rattles, message appears on paper (case can switch pieces of paper)
Related to 1996 27
Paul Harris El Warpo card case turns inside out
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer)
131
Ariel Frailich Resolution two methods for Aviator Aces problem, named Ace rises out of box
Inspired by 1996 51
James Swain, Larry Jennings The Jennings Box slit in case
  • Version One (card into second cased deck in wallet)
Inspired by 1996 134
Larry Jennings The Jennings Handling slit in case
Also published here 1996 138
James Swain The Well Traveled Card deck in case and number up to 52 named, signed card dropped on case, it vanishes and reappears inside at named number
1996 141
James Swain The Stand In deck in new deck order, put in case, joker outside case changes into named card, joker is at its position in cased deck
1996 143
James Swain Annemann's Miracle three cards removed, performer divines them fairly, peek case with hole
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 164
Steve Beam The Color Changing Card Case
Also published here 1996 8
Ken Krenzel Box Top card comes to top inside case, cased version
Inspired byRelated to 1997 3
Karl Fulves Nosferatu card travels from sandwich into case, case suddenly jumps to vertical position on hand
1997 50
Wesley James Micro-Macro Handling
  • Making My Micro-Macro & Switch Box Gimmicks
  • Single Micro-Macro Card
  • The Switch Box
1997 33
Christian Scherer Schnelldruck blank case is printed
1997 152
Simon Lovell Sitting Deck Vanish oker changes to selected card, deck vanishes from case
Also published here 1997 94
Simon Lovell Heartlebox hole also appears in case
Related to 1997 147
Jörg Alexander Weber Resealing a Card Case
1998 92
The Hidden Porthole deck in case, hole in case
1998 17
Danny Archer Bicycle Box Built for Two image of card appears on blank paper, switching card case
Also published here Jan./Feb. 1998
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 45)
525
Jason Alford CCCB "Color Changing Card Box", flap
1998 25
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note hiding punching needle at bottom of card case
Inspired by 1999 14
Jörg Alexander Weber Die Präparation der Kartenschachtel resealing card case
2000 55
Diamond Jim Tyler Whatever It Takes prediction of chosen number, letter and card, post-it inside card case
Inspired by
  • Bill Goldman's "Whatever" in "Magic Bar & Grill" Nr.1, October, 1995.
Mar./Apr. 2000
The Magic Menu (Vol. 10 No. 58)
675
Marc DeSouza Quad-Ringle Plus ring & string routine with ring to card case finale
Inspired by 2001 71
Glimpse of cased Deck slit in case allows glimpse
2002 102
Ben Harris Up Side named card rise challenge posed as problem
Apr. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 4)
34
Basil Smith Stabox deck with selection cased, small dagger/knife stabbed into bottom end of card box, selection impaled
Also published here Mar. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 7)
80
Al Baker The Spectator Does The Trick four cards chosen from one deck by four spectators, another spectator cuts a second deck and the four cards at that spot match selections
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets)
400
Al Baker Double-Ended Case to add cards to deck
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets)
400
Case as Jail Cell with slits cut out
Related to 2003
Off The Books (Issue 8)
152
Danny Archer Bicycle Box Built For Two image of card appears on blank paper, switching card case
Also published here Mar. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 7)
79
Luke Dancy Call Cards three emergency cards tabled, wrong card found, emergency cards give 911 phone number, case opens up like a phone and performer calls someone, wrong card changes into selection and emergency cards to its mates
Also published here July 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 11)
87
Paul Harris Angel Case
Related to 2004 58
Barrie Richardson Devious Deck Switch using a card case
Related to
  • "Cold Case" (Gregory Wilson)
VariationsAlso published here
  • Club 71, Aug. 1999
2005 44
Barrie Richardson Double-Sided Peek Box slide covers under cellophane on both sides
Also published here
  • Club 71, Autumn 2002
2005 54
Bob Ostin Pipe Dream cards removed from box, later dice or any other objects are produced from same box
2005 48
Bob Ostin Card Case Hold-Out
2005 96
Max Nelson The Gizmo Box case put on deck, card added to top, here as force
Inspired byRelated to Nov. 2005
Antinomy (Vol. 1 No. 4)
28
Jack Avis Perverse Card to Wallet Routine deck put in case, then deck travels to wallet except selection
2006 109
Glimpse Case with hole
2006 171
Vanni Bossi "Card Case" Color Change card transforms when touched with case, slit in case
Inspired by 2007 22
Bob Ostin Card Case 'Crib' cheat sheet hidden in card case can be slid open
2007
Prolix (Issue 3)
192
Rich Aviles Memory Flap Gimmick used to make written prediction on flap change
Inspired by 2007 1
Tom Stone Cognitive Color Change exploiting change blindness, with case that has three colors each on three sides
Related toAlso published here 2007 15
Tom Stone Homer's Case switch or vanish of card put beneath case, case with hinged card
Also published here 2007 17
Resealing a Deck
2008 13
Joan Font Resealed resealing card case with cellophane, bill and lighter method
2008 99
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
James Swain Shush three cards removed, performer divines them fairly, peek case with hole
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 41
Stephen Minch Dreams in the Witch-House water turns to blood (chemical) and back to water when stirred with a bone, coin travels to cloth bag in locked box, case moves on table uses Joseph Fenichel's "The Crawler"
Also published here 2009 69
Karl Fulves X-Ray Card Case accordion/flexagon fold with card case, two cards underneath paper straps/grid, they transpose
2009
Xtra Credit (Issue 4)
22
Steve Beam Packaging placing text on card case for presentational ideas:
  • Seconds
  • Pre-Mixed
  • All-Backs
  • Ordinary
2010 44
Max Nelson Gizmo Box for switching
Related to 2010 285
Karl Fulves In The Box placing any card at any number with riffle shuffle, posed as a problem, with gaffed box to mark position in deck as it is dumped out of the case, no actual cut, ACAAN application
Also published here 2010
Prolix (Issue 8)
515
Tom Stone Switch with Card Case heavily gaffed
2011 162
Tom Stone Homer's Case switch or vanish of card put beneath case, case with hinged card
Also published here 2011 165
Peek Case
2011 11
David Acer Double-Sided Card Case to switch a torn card that is on it under a rubber band
2011 51
David Acer The President's Message bill rubber banded to card case is shown and initial, name of selection appears written on it
Also published here 2011 119
Barrie Richardson Devious Deck Switch - A Modest Renovation using a card case
Inspired by 2011 209
Tom Stone Cognitive Color Change exploiting change blindness, with case that has three colors each on three sides
Related toAlso published here Mar. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 3)
41
Dani DaOrtiz, Howard Hamburg El Corte Diagonal slit in card case, moves and ideas, dated to 1972 and apparently shown to Cervon and Jennings
  • Preparación del estuche
  • Sacar carta al insertar la baraja
  • Insercción de una cara (sin baraja)
  • Insercción de una cara (con baraja en el interior)
  • Insercción de una cara (desde el empalme)
  • Traslado de cartas a la baraja
  • De la baraja al empalme del tahur
  • Orientación de la ranura
  • Versión de la doble firma
Related to 2011
El Manuscrito (Vol. 4 No. 16)
464
Tom Stone Cognitive Color Change exploiting change blindness, with case that has three colors each on three sides
Also published here 2011 4
Peek Case
2012 11
Peter McKinnon The Blackpool Prediction named card apparently travels into card case, only gag message found inside
  • WTF!?! (case shown empty in advance)
  • BottomFeeder
Related toVariations 2012 7
Adam Wilber Fah-Q prediction of named card announced to be written in case, nothing seen, writing suddenly appears inside
Inspired by 2012 31
Randy Atha Pinoterae case moves by itself, signed folded card found inside, hermit crab used for animation
Aug. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 8)
36
Jason Ladanye Deck Lap from case
2013 151
New Deck Cooler resealing deck
2013 219
Roberto Giobbi How To Prepare a Sealed Deck
2013 21
Tom Gagnon Z-Box flat object switched while pushing it away with card case
2013 144
Bicephalous Card Case case that can be opened on both sides
2013 12
Alexander de Cova Mein Extraktor card placed inside cased deck can easily be accessed and removed when pocketing case
Inspired by
  • Abstractor, marketed item, Alakazam
Also published here
Oct. 2013 20
Charlie Frye Fryed Switch Deck two cased decks are secretly switched, using two red/blue cases, as video instructions
Related to Feb. 2013
Real Secrets (Vol. 1 No. 11)
1
Impression Card Case
2013 38
Dr. Stanley Jaks Q. T. with peek case
Also published here
  • "Q. T." in "Ibidem" #29, 1963
2014 215
Torn Pieces Switch with Case magnetic
Also published here July 2014 709
Alexander de Cova Abstractor card placed inside cased deck can easily be accessed and removed when pocketing case
Also published here Jan. 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 3)
15
Alexander de Cova The Rubber Bands cased deck encircled with rubber band, yet one can still secretly extract a card in Extractor/Abstractor kind gaffed decks
Jan. 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 3)
20
Resealing Card Case
2015 43
Eric Stevens The Wall Prediction is taped to card box, can predict spectator's freely named choice of color, shape, anything,
2015 55
Alexander de Cova Abstractor-Gimmick card placed inside cased deck can easily be accessed and removed when pocketing case
Inspired by
  • Extractor, marketed by Alakazam Magic
Also published here
2015 259
Torn Pieces Switch with Case magnetic
Also published here 2015 124
Vanni Bossi The Case of Mistaken Identity two selections, deck cased, one selection appears on palm, it changes into second selection
Inspired by 2016 84
Vanni Bossi Color Change with Case paint brush type change when stroking single card with cased deck
2016 86
Vanni Bossi Resealing the Wrapper, Come Bossi
2016 188
Christoph Borer Razored Deck - Für Salon und Bühne razor blade card trick
2016 149
Alexander de Cova Prometheus Switch deck switch with gaffed cases and black art against body
  • Die Herstellung der Schachteln
  • Die Funktionsweise
  • Was du über den Austausch noch wissen solltest
  • Wie man startet (die unpräparierte Schachtel)
  • Die Sache mit der Jacke (Unloading)
  • Anwendungen
  • Credits
  • Anmerkung zum Schluss
Inspired by 2016 236
John Guastaferro Boxing Day deck is thrown in air and transforms into case with selection inside, deck is in pocket
Inspired by 2017 37
Adrian Vega Ending CardBox case changes to a printed jumbo card where "The End" is written on it
2017 83
Johnny Thompson Signed Card to Miniature Card Box folded, sound gimmick in box
2018 293
Bill Cheung, Áriston Any Card Rising Rising Card, any card can be named
2018 10
Matt Baker S.O.L. card selected by spectator under very stringent conditions, magician is still able to divine its identity, x-ray case
2019 233
Michael Rubinstein Case Solved coin and card travel into card case on table
Also published here
  • My Close-Up Collection, 1985
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
2020 277
Joshua Jay The Trojan Box
  • The River
card case to add a packet to the deck
  • Construction of the Box
June 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 6)
56
Joshua Jay The Trojan Deck using thin cards to add more cards using "The Trojan Box"
Related to
  • "The Trojan Deck" (Joshua Jay, marketed effect)
June 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 6)
59
Jim Steinmeyer Card Case as Card Stand to display cards up-right
July 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 7)
49
David Regal A Card Rises
  • Material Concessions
from case with half the deck in it
  • When Seated
  • If Standing
  • If Strolling
July 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 7)
52
Scott Baird On Waving Tides card chosen and signed from blue deck, replaced reversed, deck cased and pocketed, red-backed deck removed from another pocket and signed blue-backed card is found in it, see also p. 294
Inspired byRelated to June 2022
The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 6)
248
Scott Baird CAANADA "Card At Any Number - Alternate Deck Approach"
card is chosen from blue-backed deck, signed on its back and put back reversed, deck pocketed, red-backed deck taken out, the same card appears reversed at chosen number with signed blue back
Related to July 2022
The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 7)
312
Scott Baird They Change Colour case changes color with deck inside, deck inside as well
Dec. 2022
The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 12)
575
Basil Smith Stabox deck with selection cased, small dagger/knife stabbed into bottom end of card box, selection impaled
Also published here 2022 63
Luke Dancy Call Cards three emergency cards tabled, wrong card found, emergency cards give 911 phone number, case opens up like a phone and performer calls someone, wrong card changes into selection and emergency cards to its mates
Also published here 2022 208
Jason Dean Threesome three cards chosen, first predicted written on one side of card case, second card in case, written prediction changes into name of third card
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Feb. 2006
2022 472
Diamond Jim Tyler The Singing Card Box music comes out of card case when opened, music machine from greeting cards
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Feb. 2007
2022 589
Dave Forrest Box-Flip case pocketed, selection lost in deck, deck suddenly in pocket and card case in hand with selection inside
Also published here
  • MAGIC, June 2008
2022 741
Mark Zellinger Rattled rattle box made out of card case
Related toAlso published here
  • MAGIC, July 2012
2022 1129
Joshua Jay Torn Pieces Switch with Case magnetic
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Sep. 2013
2022 1235
David Regal Dark Perception
  • Material Concessions
drawing made by spectator on business card, card selected, both put in black bag, everything divined, case with hinged shiner
Oct. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 10)
66
Kyle Leon Ten-Star Prediction spectator stops at a card, it is predicted on folded business card in paper clip, Frixion pen, index on card case
Inspired by
  • Al Koran's "Five Star Prediction"
Variations
Apr. 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 4)
734
Scott Baird A Nightmare in Red and Blue named card from one deck is signed and lost, another deck is uncased and signed card found inside, its back changes to match the second deck, "same deck" approach
Inspired byRelated to
  • "A Scarf Called Moebius" (Roy Walton, Pentagram Vol. 12 No. 4, Jan. 58, p. 25)
June 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 6)
842
Scott Baird Cased Deck Switch Handling using two red/blue cases
Related to
  • Fryed Switch Deck (Charlie Frye, 2013)
  • "Naked Deck Switch" (Charlie Frye, marketed)
  • "A Scarf Called Moebius" (Roy Walton, Pentagram Vol. 12 No. 4, Jan. 58, p. 25)
June 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 6)
845