75 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Vanish / Collins Ace Routine
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Mickey MacDougall The Four Aces reappearance in poker deal
Variations 1938 476
Dai Vernon Solo Flight Aces as finale four cards change into Aces one by one
1940 254
Stanley Collins The Alpha Four Ace Trick
1945 131
Arthur H. Buckley Four Aces
Related to 1948 119
The Glide with small packet, Collins Aces
1948 1120
Edward Marlo Four Ace Vanish featuring four different vanishes
Variations 1953 166
Stanley Collins Collins' Ace Trick
1953 66
Stanley Collins, Cy Endfield Aces for Connoisseurs Collins Aces
Variations 1955 46
Cliff Green The Evaporating Aces different vanish for each aces
1961 92
Nate Leipzig Leipzig's Favourite Four Aces Trick
1963 165
Alan Keith Sock it to Me aces reappear sticking out of four vest pockets (duplicates)
1969 125
Edward Marlo Stanley Collins Ace Vanish Variation
1969 151
Edward Marlo The Surprise Packet card in named hand shown indifferent during poker deal, they change into Aces, possible follow-up to Collins Aces
Spring 1970
Hierophant (Issue 3)
Edward Marlo Blank Ace Assembly suggestion of doing ace assembly with aces and blank cards
1971 6
Roger Smith K-S Vanish handling for method 4 of Marlo reference
Inspired by 1971 9
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Poker Player's Vanish Version No. 233, Aces change to Kings instead of vanishing, then Aces dealt to wanted player
1972 59
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Simplex Four Ace No. 342, starts like an assembly lay-out, but then Aces vanish and come from envelope or pocket it seems
1972 96
Variation Of Buckley's Four Ace Trick No. 431, ends with dealing Aces in chosen poker hand
Related to 1972 124
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz's Glide Count For 4 Ace Trick No. 605, Collins type
Related to 1972 168
John Snyder Dr. Grote's Effect: 2) Snyder ace Yanish in face up pile No. 658-2, cryptic, Aces seem to vanish from four packets
1972 181
Steve Saunders, James R. Hicks Four Aces 1,000,001 Aces vanish and are found again by spelling the cards
Inspired by 1974
Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Francis Carlyle The Stanley Collins - Carlyle Ace Trick aces reappear in named hand
1975 9
José de la Torre Follow the Leader
  • First part: The Aces Follow the Leader (Aces and Joker lost in the deck, all come to top)
  • Second part: Triumphant Aces and the Leader
  • Third part: Again the Four Aces and the Leader (Collins Ace type routine with deal into wanted hand)
1977 9
Stanley Collins Collins Glide Display
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 11)
Paul L. Smith Chased Aces all vanish, are reproduced from deck with various methods
May 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 5)
Arturo de Ascanio Ases para Conocedores (Saludo a Fred Kaps)
Inspired byAlso published here 1980 7
Al Smith WATA - Where Are The Aces? Collins Aces, spelling finish
Inspired by 1980 30
Ed Balducci, Frank Mireider The Auto Mazo Deck 1934, see also p. 63 for comment by Ralph W. Hull
  • #1 Thought of Card Reversed
  • #2 Alternate Reverse Trick
  • #3 Selected Card Found Reversed
  • #4 Selected Card Transferred from One Half of Pack to Another
  • #5 Three Card Monte
  • #6 The Vanishing Aces
Variations 1983 58
Peter Duffie Collins Upturned Aces change to Kings in packet instead of vanishing, Drunken Poker Deal finale
1984 17
Martin Lewis The Spelling Collins' Aces
Variations 1985 36
Slippery Aces Collins Aces with dealing finale
1985 6
Tommy Martin Four Aces
1985 14
Arthur H. Buckley, Four Ace Moves
1985 14
Frederick Braue FB Four Aces (1937)
1985 18
Edward Marlo New Ace Vanishes for Collins type routines
1986 31
Edward Marlo Olram's Updated Collins
1986 32
John C. Wagner J.C. on Collins Aces
1987 54
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Collins Kings
1987 72
Nate Leipzig Leipzig on the Collins Ace Trick
1988 224
Henry Christ Vanish for the Collins Ace Trick
1988 229
Dr. Jacob Daley Alternative Ending - Daley's Vanish vanish of an ace from a packet
1988 127
Edward Marlo Packet Switches - Third Method peel switch handling for switching all cards
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1965
1988 131
Justin Higham Surprise Ace Assembly Aces vanish one by one from their packet, then last pile has all Aces face up
1989 12
John Bannon Travelling Jack's Sideshow Aces jacks vanish from their packets, fourth packet transforms into aces, jacks from pockets
1990 28
Simon Aronson Under Her Spell Queens vanish from their packets, named Queen spelled out, other Queens produced as well
Also published here 1990 3
Stanley Collins Collins Vanish brief
Also published here 1990 4
Steve Draun Technical Tips on the Collins Vanish
1990 9
Simon Aronson Active Aces merging the beginning of Collins Aces with ending of Christ Aces
Inspired by 1990 29
Arturo de Ascanio Ases para Conocedores (Saludo a Fred Kaps)
VariationsAlso published here 1992 17
Slippery Aces
1993 83
Eddie Fechter, Del Ray Fechter's Aces Aces vanish from four packets and are found again, improvisational manner
Variations 1993 138
Alex Elmsley Collinspell collins Aces with spelling finale, setting cards with a faro, featuring interesting vanishes
1994 357
Joe Rindfleisch Poker-Deal Aces
May 1995
Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 5)
Simon Aronson Stack In Trade Aces stacked to performer and shown during deal, then another player has Aces and performer Royal Flush
  • Overhand Shuffle Methode (Version 1)
  • Streamlined Handling
  • Collins Method (Version 2)
Inspired by 1995 52
Edward Marlo Latest Ace Vanishes Ace (or card) vanishes in packet, five methods
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1968
1995 37
Pablo Domenèch En Torno a los Cuatro Ases - Ases para Conocedores
1996 27
Larry Jennings The Jennings/Collins Aces
1997 220
Richard Kaufman A few words about "The Collins Aces credit information
1997 220
Michael Vincent The Many Faces of a Woman longer routine about the four queens
Oct. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 10)
Wesley James Stanley Collins Meets The Progressive Aces
Inspired by Dec. 1999
Onyx (Issue 9)
Stanley Collins Collins Ace Vanish
Related to
  • Magazine of Magic, Oct. 1914
2000 69
John Neely The Resurrection Aces vanish à la Collins Aces and are found again à la Christ Aces
2000 91
Reinhard Müller The Glide Vanish
  • The Side-Glide Vanish
  • The Deal Vanish
  • The Spectator's Glide
Inspired by 2001 180
Karl Fulves Collins Ace Vanish Credit Information references
Off The Books (Issue 7)
Simon Aronson Under Her Spell Queens vanish from their packets, named Queen spelled out, other Queens produced as well
Also published here 2003 6
Stanley Collins Collins Vanish brief
Also published here 2003 6
Arturo de Ascanio Aces for Connoisseurs
Inspired byAlso published here 2008 175
Arturo de Ascanio The Aces of My Exam
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2008 182
Gabi Pareras, Joaquín Matas Ases para conocedores ("Los ases de mi examen")
  • Los preliminares ("Una idea deliciosa")
  • As de Trébol ("El abanico")
  • As de Diamantes ("El pincel")
  • As de Picas ("El escondite")
  • As de Corazones ("La frotadita")
  • Un Final ("Y dos alternativas")
    • La mano de póquer
    • Cortando por los ases
  • Gran Final ("Cortesia de Joaquin Matas")
Inspired by 2012 215
Joaquín Matas Los Ases de Mi Examen Aces appear face-up in different parts of the deck
Inspired byRelated to 2014 215
David Britland Mickey's Aces
  • Cardopolis
Collins Aces, reappearance of Aces in poker deal
Inspired by Oct. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 10)
Arturo de Ascanio, Jesús Etcheverry The Aces of my exam
Also published here 2020 149
Steve Reynolds Invisible Poker Deal Collins Aces, Aces reappear face-up when dealing a face-down poker hand
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Next Stop... Larceny
Output (Issue 16)
Rico Weeland Thank You, Eddie Aces vanish from four packets in different ways and are found again at four numbers or values in improvisational manner
Inspired by Oct. 2022
The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Dai Vernon Collins Aces Tips from private lecture notes by P. Howard Lyons
2022 82