314 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Deck & Thick Packet Switches
  
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Unknown Pochette-Profonde Switch Modern Magic 119
Professor Hoffmann A Drawn Card, placed in a Closed Box, made to Fly back to the Pack, while Another takes its Place in the Box including Another Method Tricks with Cards 160
Unknown To Change one Pack for another special pockets (pochette) at trousers & profonde, multiple methodsRelated to Tricks with Cards 34
Professor Hoffmann Conjurers' Table - The Servante Tricks with Cards 36
Unknown Der magische Degen No. 2, sword used to stab selection blindfolded, deck scattered on floor, deck switch for short deck when fetching sword Der Kartenkünstler 4
l'Homme Masqué Die vier Buben auf der Wanderschaft No. 6, four cards chosen, they are the four jacks, they are shuffled back and produced from inside the jacket at sleeve opening Der Kartenkünstler 93
Unknown Die Kartenservante No. 11, deck switch with servante behind chairRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 80
Unknown Dummy Card in Handkerchief faking presence of deck while it is switched Der moderne Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Vertauschen eines Kartenspieles vermittelst Servante deck switch with servante behind chairRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 176
Unknown Vertauschen eines Kartenspieles vermittelst Klammer deck switch using holder at body Der moderne Kartenkünstler 177
Unknown Improved Cards Read Behind The Back shuffled pack, order called out from behind back, with finesse New Era Card Tricks 67
Unknown Deck Switch profonde pocket New Era Card Tricks 62
Unknown The Card Servante behind chair or similarRelated to New Era Card Tricks 149
Unknown Kartenspiele zu vertauschen - deck switch by pushing one in vest and the other comes threaded out of sleeve
- card clip
- deck vanish with pull
- deck switch by getting rid of deck in left hand and taking new deck with right hand while back is turned
Related to Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 151
Unknown Deck Switch behind Chair with servante behind chair Der Amateurzauberer 43
Unknown Sleeve Switch one deck pocketed, other taken out of sleeveRelated to Der Amateurzauberer 87
Professor Hoffmann Deck Switch with Cigar-Box or similar item Later Magic 29
Unknown Deck Switch with Handkerchief The Art of Magic 69
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlingsAlso published here Later Magic 719
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlingsAlso published here Magical Titbits 181
Joseph Michael Hartz Deck Switch into profonde and from under vest Later Magic 707
Joseph Michael Hartz Deck Switch into profonde and from under vest Magical Titbits 166
Charles T. Jordan Packet Switch using deck, on outstretched hand Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 13
Stanley Collins Deck Switch with case, shell Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 29
Al Baker How to exchange a pack of cards a prearranged pack pocketRelated to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 467
Unknown To Exchange Packs Methods to switch decks
- Card clip
- Done in context of a trick, behind the back
The Nikola Card System 53
Jack Merlin The Story of the Cold Deck gamblers deck switch, management in a real game and in an expose Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin Deck Switch in the pocket, while getting a handkerchiefVariations Merlin at the Card Table 19
Oswald Rae A Visible Servante hat to switch decks Sub Rosa 11
Laurie Ireland Producing Selected Card at Any Number and At The Same Time Cold Packing any card is produced from pocket at named (small) number from shuffled deck, switch for memorized deckVariations Ireland Writes a Book 19
Al Baker Pocket Switch twice in context The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 83
Unknown Method of Changing Packs selection produced at named number from pocketed deckVariations Mental Magic with Cards 15
Unknown Reading any Card Called For forced card produced from pocketed deck Mental Magic with Cards 18
U. F. Grant Switching Case cigar box sized box on table with opening, see page 3 for handling The Gambler's Expose Act 1
Unknown Switching the Deck - 1. during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 189
Unknown Switching the Deck - 2. during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Al Baker Switching the Deck - 4. Al Baker's Method No. 2 during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Unknown Svengali Prediction force cards are switched out during trick Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 250
Charles T. Jordan The Mystery Problem position of selection is predicted, svengali deck with different finish on force cards, ending clean with switch-out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 251
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch brief Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Unknown A Novel Card Problem replacing cards in short deck for multiple location routine Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 297
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind the Back memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 401
Unknown Card Location in Pocket The Magic Annual for 1937 47
Al Baker Switching the Deck - 3. Al Baker's Method No. 1 pocket work Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Unknown Switching Packs seven methods with pockets, servantes, ... Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 248
Al Baker Pocket Gesture Deck Switch The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 237
John Northern Hilliard Final Observations and Caution Greater Magic 209
Capt. J.E. Stone V. To Exchange Decks During a Trick two methods Greater Magic 207
Bert Allerton Deck Switching Gimmick for a switch behind the back... Greater Magic 900
Capt. J.E. Stone II. Using a Hat and Blindfold Greater Magic 206
Capt. J.E. Stone IV. Using a Cardcase and Coat Pocket Greater Magic 207
Capt. J.E. Stone III. Using a Handkerchief and Coat Pocket Related to Greater Magic 207
Capt. J.E. Stone VI. Using a Prepared Cardcase deck shell Greater Magic 208
Capt. J.E. Stone Switching the Pack: I. Using Well in Table Related to Greater Magic 206
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 443
Unknown Deck Switching Servante mention The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 491
Robert Parrish Cover Card Deck Switch apparently red and blue deck (= red deck with blue cover card), cover dragged over to other deck Do That Again! 33
Unknown Card Case for Pocket Switch The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 85
Robert Parrish Okito Box Deck Switch openly placing bottomless box (quasi a deck shell) from deck to another deck (see Blizzard Switch) Do That Again! 35
Oscar Weigle One Up cards shuffled face-up/face-down by spectator, two methods (stripper and deck switch) The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 141) 796
Arthur Monroe Hypocritical Memory deck switch in mirror glass The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 151) 884
Roger Barkann, Richard Himber Duolette device for switching decks The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 119
Bruce Elliott Changing Tray Substitute The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 119
Walter B. Gibson Switched while doing fan manipulations, in two parts The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 63) 258
Sigmar K. Hofeller There'll Be Some Change Made! red cards change places with black cards, in the pockets of two spectators My Best 37
Unknown Deck Switch The Fine Art of Magic 184
Unknown Deck Switch The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 171) 685
Harvey P. Graham Bagged! poker routine for stage, with a stand The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 702
Unknown Packet Switch small packet, lap The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 184) 737
Toni Koynini Switch It deck shuffled face-up/face-down, performer sorts cards out behind his back except free selection, deck switch
- The Basic Switch
- Switch It
- Alternative Routine
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 5
Unknown Deck Switch behind Card Stand deck holder and servante attached Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 99
Roy Benson Deck Switches on table with handkerchief The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 326) 112
Tony Corinda The Switch of a Pack of Cards bold Predictions 97
U. F. Grant Card Table Switch under table deck switch The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 351) 233
Edward Marlo Mental Bonus card thought of (one out of ten), deck shuffled and placed in pocket, card instantly removed by performer Card to Wallet 30
Walter Wenger Die Drei Wünsche spectator finds his card after making several choices, mirage type deck, ends cleanAlso published here
  • Magie, Vol. 36 No. 4, April 1956
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 13
Unknown Packet Switch top card is slipped form one half to the other Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 158
Unknown Deck Switch in pocket The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 392) 395
Patrick Page To Switch One Small Object for Another explained with balls as a color change, also as deck switch The Topit Handbook 4
Al Koran Princess Card Trick...Plus deck shuffled after selections, deck switchRelated toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 71
Unknown Deck Switch while looking for handkerchief Between Two Minds 25
Peter Kane Anent Pack Switches deck switch during out-of-hand slapRelated to A Card Session with Peter Kane 18
Al Koran One-and-a-Half Card Case Al Koran's Professional Presentations 74
Don Nielson Supremo Deck Switch gag with light switch on card caseRelated to
  • p. 146 for comment by Lu Brent
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 12) 128
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Visible Deck Switch two decks held together, both with three-sided double-color cases The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1) 134
Martin A. Nash A Deck Switch secret pocket in jacket The Cardiste (Issue 13) 17
Alan Shaxon Switching a Pack of Cards My Kind of Magic 24
Unknown The Packet Switch Second Time Around 77
Henry Christ Riffs of Henry Christ comments on
- The Count of Elmsley
- An Unsolved Mystery
- The Lota Bowl Deck Switch
- The Challenge
Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 253
Unknown To Switch for Gimmick or Feke value of card is matched in pocket Expert Card Chicanery 63
James Dunn Dunn's Stratagem red rubber band over deck, to convince people it is the same deck after switch The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 56) 278
Walter B. Gibson Dell O'Dell strategy to change decks, ends with Brainwave, used by Dell O'Dell The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 72) 358
Unknown Switching a Deck - Three Methods three methods, all use the lapRelated to Super Subtle Card Miracles 99
Unknown Cheat's Deck Switch brief Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 6) 43
Mike Boden, Ed Smeal Marked! - Alternate Handling with lapping deck switch by Ed SmealInspired by Card Cavalcade II 10
Paul Curry Teleport two thought of cards travel from one half to the other one by one, twenty-four duplicatesRelated to
  • "Telepathy" (Jean Hugard, Sphinx, June 1935, p. 101)
Also published here
Paul Curry Presents 78
Dai Vernon Cold Deck Exchange Deck switch with Topit Magic With Faucett Ross 225
Unknown The Pocket Switch deck switch in pocket The Magic of Francis Carlyle 119
Francis Carlyle Carlyle's Cold Deck Switch The Magic of Francis Carlyle 117
Eric Mason The Turnover Change Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 11) 278
Unknown Diveswitch in pocketRelated to The Red Book of Mentalism 17
Gene Maze Propel Lap Switch tabled, described with a card case Packet Switches (Part Five) 344
Doug Alker Deck Switch from the waistband, while back is turned to the audience Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 5) 518
Danny Korem Scary Deck Switch pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit 17
Edward Marlo, Frank Pemper Joker Switch jokers forgotten on tableRelated toVariations Arch Triumphs 44
Unknown Chair Pulling Deck Switch brief The Book of John 14
Unknown Stand-up Deck Switch CardMagic 112
Edward Marlo Another Marlo Deck Switch Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 118
Edward Marlo Marlo's Covered Deck Switch Variations Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 113
Edward Marlo Marlo's Visual Retention Deck Switch Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 120
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Undercut Deck Switch Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 122
Edward Marlo Cased Switches - 1st Approach: To switch one deck for another while in card case, lapping Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 278
Vincent Sabatino Fifty One Below deck beneath cover card is switched, lapping CardMagic 55
Philip T. Goldstein Matswitch under cover of close up mat in context of routine in which card travels to under matRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 1) 292
Ken De Courcy Shuffled Spell switching in Super Spell/Magic Spell deck Super Spell 8
Martin A. Nash The Side-Pocket Swindle card located in pocket, shuffle tracking presentation, deck switchRelated to Ovation 7
Michael Ammar Card Case Switch three strategies The Command Performance - Premier Issue 3
Unknown Packet Switch behind back Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 31
Edward Marlo First Switch, Second Switch, Third Switch card, packet or deck switch, lapping or palm to palm, Tenkai palm Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 213
Edward Marlo More Deck Switches - Ringing In The Deck
- Taking Deck Out Of Play
- Before and After Rest Position
six methods, tabled
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 222
Edward Marlo Marlo Card Switch table edge, also as packet or deck switch Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 204
Gene Maze HalfDeck No. 1 switching half the deck, concept suggested by Vincent Sabatino, lapping The Gene Maze Card Book 24
Gene Maze HalfDeck No. 2 switching half the deck, cutting sequence, lapping The Gene Maze Card Book 25
Gene Maze HalfDeck No. 3 switching half the deck, cutting sequence, lapping The Gene Maze Card Book 26
Gene Castillon Banded Deck Switch in Pocket The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 76
Philip T. Goldstein Diveswitch Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 83
Edward Marlo Ruffle Shuffle deck switch at table edge The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 59
Gary Ouellet Uses for the Ouellet Switch - as a force
- as a packet switch
- as a knockout poker demonstration
Threshold 21
Robert Gardner A Subtle Deck Switch Trojan Deck SwitchRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 593
Unknown Deck Swtich in pocket, during trick Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. Special #1 (Summer)) 30
Derek Dingle Two Fisted Deck Switch The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 198
Derek Dingle Standup Sleightless Deck Switch Related to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 196
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Au Courant Card Switch using lap Card Finesse 106
Unknown Packet Switch Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 9) 169
Stephen Tucker Double Decker seated deck switch, deck accidentally falls on the floor, with effect where performer is able to name position of any card Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 12) 221
Unknown Veeser Switch Concept Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. Special #3) 21
Thomas Alan Waters Hexchange inside pocketRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 501
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 22) 423
Edward Marlo Natural Deck Switch lapping, also as partial switch of half deck
- Getting Rid of the Switch-Out Deck
Marlo without Tears 276
Edward Marlo Flat Palm Grip Marlo without Tears 187
Edward Marlo The Curled Grip Marlo without Tears 185
Jan Torell Deck Switch Rund um den Zaubertisch 23
Roberto Giobbi, Carlhorst Meier The Trojan Deck Related toAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 5) 1219
Unknown Gambler's Switch swept off table edge The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 11
Unknown Switch to stacked deck with pockets and body turn The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 2
Randy Tanner The Rubber Band Deck Switch accidentally breaking rubber bandRelated to Best of Friends - Volume II 76
Danny Korem The Korem Deck Switch as deck is put in case, pendulum holdout Korem without Limits 170
Unknown Half-Deck Switch Hellis Switch with Overhand Shuffle cover The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 28
Unknown Lapping Switch Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 8) 1103
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch DECK travels to wallet except selectionRelated to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 179
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch deck travels to wallet except selection Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 2) 1
Jay Sankey Dump Switch deck dumped out of bigger case Sankey Panky 48
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch Sankey Panky 71
Slydini Slydini Switch II using card cases The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 30
Dan MacMillan Modified Version of Marlo's Covered Deck Switch Inspired by Riffling the Pasteboards 56
Unknown Deck Switch with sportjacket, vest and Topit The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 92
Steve Draun The Practical Deck Switch pocketAlso published here The Magic of Steve Draun 23
David Regal Deck Switch table edge Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 209
Edward Marlo Marlo Deck Switch lapping Special Effects 105
Roberto Giobbi A Stand-Up Deck Switch Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 1) 12
Unknown Lap Switch deck switch done with packet The Magic Way 150
Unknown Gambler's Deck Switch brief Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 226
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch Williamson's Wonders 71
Karl Fulves Excursion Aces pushed into different parts of deck, deck slapped, only Aces remain and deck traveled to four pockets, posed as problem The Multiple Shift 37
Edward Marlo Simplex Card Switch from 1 to 52 cards So Soon? 5
Unknown Classic Table Edge Switch Sonata 167
Steve Beam Behind the Back Deck Switch - invisible deck presentationRelated toAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 32) 564
Simon Aronson Below the Belt two cards from two decks exchanged below table, they match, ends cleanRelated to The Aronson Approach 70
Simon Aronson Bait and Switch spectator names number and selects card, performer apparently brings the card to that number one-handed behind his backInspired by The Aronson Approach 85
Simon Aronson Color Feeling behind back, deck switch The Aronson Approach 91
Harry Lorayne Half Deck Switch scooping in lap Trend Setters 77
Alex Elmsley Two Pocket Deck Switches introRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 143
Alex Elmsley The Climax Pack Switch The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 143
Daryl Martinez Pocket Search Switch Smoke and Mirrors 76
Alex Elmsley, Alexander de Cova Der Alex Elmsley Kartenspiel-Austausch Elmsley's switch with applicationsRelated to Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1, No. 4) 7
Alex Elmsley The Empty-handed Pack Switch Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 145
Jack Carpenter West Coast Cooler deck switch as skill demonstration, secret switch possible in course of routine Modus Operandi 123
Alexander de Cova Deck Switch Case box that contains two decks Ein Profi packt aus... 69
Unknown Switching Decks handkerchief cover Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 96
Steve Draun The Practical Deck Switch pocketRelated toAlso published here Secrets Draun from Underground 85
Alexander de Cova Deck Switch Case box that contains two decks Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 13
Alex Elmsley Pocket Deck Switch with description of psychology The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 450
Unknown Nail File or Pencil for Exchanging Decks as pen is taken out of inside pocket More Greater Magic 1238
Unknown Deck Switch using pockets More Greater Magic 1239
Unknown Gambler's Deck Switch lap More Greater Magic 1239
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Deck Switch classic switch Cardshark 88
Robert Parrish The Rising Cards using a Martin clockwork deck, featuring deck switch in a case when glass is removed from it Great Tricks Revisited 41
Michael Close On the Memorized Deck - Which Stack?
- Learning the Stack
- The Open Index
- Estimation
- False Shuffles
- Deck Switches
Workers Number 5 122
Michael Skinner One for the Boys two card challenge divination, memorized deck, deck switch under table Classic Sampler 38
Gene Maze Hello Stranger named card has different back, ungaffed Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 3) 2625
Tommy Wonder The Two-Pocket Deck Switch Related to The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 152
Michael Skinner Pocket Packet Switch brief, at end of a routine Miracles with Cards 61
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Tour de Cartes card fans brought out of pocket and added to deck, deck still has the same amount of cards, as deck switch Ah-ha! 66
Larry Jennings Pocket Deck Switch classic switch Jennings '67 124
Ken Krenzel Wrap Switch as deck is wrapped in napkin at table edge Ingenuities 170
Alexander de Cova Secret Deck Switch with table and silk, stand-up Seminarunterlagen 1997 12
Alexander de Cova Stand-up Deck Switch with table and silk Secrets No. 2 43
Andrew Wimhurst Australian Cooler 51 to pocket climax Low Down Dirty Tricks 3
Guy Hollingworth Hollow Envelopes Dummy Switch Drawing Room Deceptions 268
Andrew Wimhurst The Acme Pocket Switcher divider for switching deck in trouser pocket Low Down Dirty Tricks 3
David Regal Fool 'Em If You Got 'Em Box of cigarettes changes into box of chewing gum Close-Up & Personal 83
Roberto Giobbi The Deck Switch Introduction Card College - Volume 4 863
Roberto Giobbi Final Thoughts on Deck Switches Card College - Volume 4 875
Roberto Giobbi The Direct Deck Switch comments on technical deck switches Card College - Volume 4 865
Roberto Giobbi The Direct Deck Switch Card College - Volume 4 865
Roberto Giobbi The Deck Switch in the Context of a Trick Card College - Volume 4 868
Unknown Through the Table card from below table to top Card College - Volume 4 870
Frank Pemper, Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo The Joker Switch clever switch between tricksRelated to Card College - Volume 4 867
Carlhorst Meier The Trojan Switch Also published here Card College - Volume 4 868
Roberto Giobbi In a Flash chosen card penetrates a sealed card case in the performers pocket Card College - Volume 4 871
Joaquín Partagás, Martin A. Nash The Cardsharp Inspired by
  • El Prestidigitador Optimus (1900)
Related toVariations
Card College - Volume 4 873
Unknown The Vanishing Deck Reconsidered with a deck switchRelated to Card College - Volume 4 874
Unknown The Gambler's Deck Switch table edge Card College - Volume 4 865
Unknown Deck Switch used with half deck, lapping Concertos for Pasteboard 117
Andrew Wimhurst, David Williamson Australian Cooler 51 to pocket climax, updated Jiggery Pokery 2
Simon Aronson Alternate Take Deck Switch Walkaround version of Alternate Take, can do deck switch Try the Impossible 30
Paul Curry, Michael F. Zens, David Devant Out of the Past deck is separated in halves, two cards thought of and one is selected, performer puts one card from the half into the other, first card is missing, second spectator touches a card, that is put into the other half and also his card is missing, third card invisibly travels into the other halfInspired byAlso published here
  • "Genii" vol. 7 no. 4, 1942
Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 102
Paul Curry Teleport two thought of cards travel from one half to the other one by one, 24 duplicatesAlso published here Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 106
Simon Aronson Poker Routine Deck Switch Deck switch done in context of Routine MaintenanceRelated to Try the Impossible 241
Simon Aronson Sequence Spell Deck Switch Try the Impossible 263
Andrew Wimhurst The Acme Pocket Switcher cardboard divider for in-pocket-switches Jiggery Pokery 2
John Cornelius Deck in the Round (Pocket Rocket Aces)
Aces to pocket one by one, as climax deck to pocket with secret switch
The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 90
Karl Fulves The Deck is Stacked chapter intro, simple "let me show you one more" deck switch My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 97
John Cornelius One-Handed Deck Switch at table edge with servante and holder The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 172
David Berglas Deck Switch brief The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 347
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 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 146
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Deck Switch two methods Hofzinser's Card Tricks 116
John Carney Chair Deck Switch behind chair The Book of Secrets 312
David Regal Deck Switch Constant Fooling 2 80
Al Baker Switching The Deck pocket The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions) 519
Karl Fulves The Right Pocket two cards chosen, duplicates are in pockets as prediction Hofzinser Notebook 4
Wesley James Inside Pocket Switch Related to Enchantments 440
Steffi Scarne Notes On The Sting Switch on John Scarne doubling Paul Newman in The StingRelated to
  • Sting Switch in Swindle Sheet
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 356
Allan Ackerman Finesse the Finessed Travelers including a deck switchRelated to Ackerman 2004 23
Unknown Deck Switch brief Compilation 121
Unknown Deck Switch brief Seminarnotitzen 2007 21
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch brief Cocktail Card Magic 20
Fred Robinson Vibrations including second method as deck switch in pocket The Magic of Fred Robinson 196
John Scarne Scarne's Vest Holdout deck switch Prolix (Issue 6) 358
John Scarne Scarne's Cap Deal partial half-deck switch for dealing five pat hands, stand-up, from an Audley Walsh letterRelated to Prolix (Issue 6) 360
Audley Walsh Audley Walsh's Capper from 1949 letter, partial half-deck switch for dealing five pat handsRelated to Prolix (Issue 6) 358
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi Changing Decks open deck switch concept, various methods Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 5) 8
Claude Impériale Bluff Counting move a card with card counting presentation and optional deck switch Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 126
Roberto Giobbi The Simplest Deck Switch management for simple pocket switch Secret Agenda (Issue July 25) 222
Benjamin Earl Switchman - DS 1 cut to tableInspired by
  • Steve Forte switch from Gambling Protection Series
Gambit (Issue 2) 10
Steve Mayhew No-Skill Deck Switch using pen-behind-ear gag and pseudo-deck vanish Full Frontal Mayhew 17
Woody Aragon Appendix: Woody's Change Box deck switch apparatus A Book in English 367
Patrick Page Topit - Topit Technique
- The Left Arm
- The Right Arm
- The Right Arm, Part Two
- The Toss
- The Visible Switch
- The Hidden Switch
- The Deck Switch (1)
- The Deck Switch (2)
- The Card Stab Switch
- And One More Switch
- Another Version
- Other Applications of a Handkerchief
Related to Magic Page by Page 268
Gabi Pareras Deck Switch direct deck switch while performer demonstrates how to shuffle cards A Book in English 73
Roberto Giobbi Foreword - The Mighty Deck Switch
- How To Read This Book
The Art of Switching Decks ix
Roberto Giobbi Categories of Deck Switches - Mechanical Deck Switches
- Technical Deck Switches
- Deck Switches Depending on a Trick
- Substitute Deck Switches
The Art of Switching Decks 7
Roberto Giobbi Terminology and Structure of the Deck Switch 1. Terminology
- Cold Deck or Cooler?
- Cold Deck!
- Dress Map

2. Structure of the Deck Switch
- The Diagram
- Infrastructure
- Logistics
- Technique
- Clean-up
The Art of Switching Decks 1
Roberto Giobbi Basic Principles - To Keep Decks Apart four methods The Art of Switching Decks 11
Roberto Giobbi Grips on the Cold Deck - Flat-Palm Grip
- Tenkai Grip
- Deep Dealing Position
The Art of Switching Decks 14
Roberto Giobbi Delayed Performance tip on structure The Art of Switching Decks 21
Roberto Giobbi, Dai Vernon The No Switch Deck Switch strategies to justify open use of different deckRelated to The Art of Switching Decks 127
Roberto Giobbi Selected Sources for Deck Switches commentary of various deck switches in print The Art of Switching Decks 137
Roberto Giobbi Do-as-I-Do The Art of Switching Decks 133
Alfred "Berlany" Hoffmann The Mirror Glass Switch Related to
  • MAGIE (June 1932)
The Art of Switching Decks 134
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein The Hollow Receptacle Switch Related to
  • MAGIE (June 1932)
The Art of Switching Decks 134
Roberto Giobbi The Sting Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 135
Roberto Giobbi Behind-the-Back Switch with presentational ploys
- Here's Your Card!
- The Visible Invisible Deck
- Demonstration
VariationsAlso published here The Art of Switching Decks 33
Roberto Giobbi Turning Around Deck Switches performer turns with his back to the audience
1. Infrastructure and Mechanics of the Switch
2. Tricks and Presentations - A Few Examples
The Art of Switching Decks 41
Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz The Partagás Switch Plus - Triple Partagás three selections found in pocketInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 45
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra Two-Pocket Partagás two cards found in half the deck in each pocketInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 48
Jean Hugard, Roberto Giobbi Hugard's Method of Changing Packs card at named number is named, repeated twiceInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 51
Roberto Giobbi Because the Cards Know "The Ace-Two-Four-Eight Divination", thought of card divined via other cards in pocket, binary, card optionally transformed into selection The Art of Switching Decks 55
Laurie Ireland, Roberto Giobbi Bonus free selection located in pocketInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 57
Steve Forte, Roberto Giobbi The Money Switch adapted from reference, using billsInspired by
  • "Poker Protection" (Steve Forte, p. 106)
The Art of Switching Decks 69
Roberto Giobbi Equivoque Red- and Blue-Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 91
Roberto Giobbi The Real Pseudo Deck Switch selection predicted, apparently done with switch for one-way deck in which shuffled deck is switch for real The Art of Switching Decks 95
Roberto Giobbi, Richard Himber A New Look at Himber's Razor Deck Trick razor blade card trick The Art of Switching Decks 101
Roberto Giobbi The One-handed Switch deck cased, deck thrown away and selection appears at fingertips The Art of Switching Decks 107
Carlhorst Meier The Trojan Deck Switch card predicted in second deckAlso published here The Art of Switching Decks 123
Roberto Giobbi The Tossed-Out Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 133
Alfred "Berlany" Hoffmann The In-and-Out Switch gimmicked boxRelated to
  • MAGIE (June 1932)
The Art of Switching Decks 135
Roberto Giobbi The Drawer Box Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 135
Roberto Giobbi Carney's Card in Balloon deck switch applicationInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 145
Roberto Giobbi Clayton Rawson's Mental Broadcast deck switch applicationInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 145
Roberto Giobbi Hugard's Example of Presentation deck switch applicationInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 146
Roberto Giobbi Staring-Him-in-the-Face deck switch applicationInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 146
Roberto Giobbi Luka's Airborne Again deck switch applicationInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 146
Henry Christ The Lota Bowl Switch reprinted from referenceRelated to The Art of Switching Decks 149
Roberto Giobbi The Finger-Tongs Switch basic pocket switch The Art of Switching Decks 12
Flip Hallema Flip's Deck Switch cased, using sleeve The Art of Switching Decks 77
Flip Hallema Further Deck Switch cased, using sleeve The Art of Switching Decks 78
Roberto Giobbi The Chivalrous Deck Switch as spectator is helped to return from stage back to his seat The Art of Switching Decks 81
Roberto Giobbi The Gambler's Coat Deck Switch as coat on chair is removed, two handlings The Art of Switching Decks 83
Roberto Giobbi Casing the Deck Switch two handlings The Art of Switching Decks 111
Roberto Giobbi The Simplex Deck Switch deck put away and another one is already in tabled case The Art of Switching Decks 115
Roberto Giobbi The Cool Man's Deck Switch subtle The Art of Switching Decks 119
Roberto Giobbi The Rubber Band Ploy The Art of Switching Decks 133
Roberto Giobbi In-and-Out Deck Switches - The Pocket-Search Deck Switch
- The Looking-for-a-Pen Deck Switch
- The "Topless" Deck Switch (without Jacket, inspired by Elmsley's switch)
- The Rapid Deck Switch (trouser pocket)
- The Ninja Deck Switch
Inspired by The Art of Switching Decks 23
Roberto Giobbi The Pocket-to-Pocket Switch Inspired by The Art of Switching Decks 37
Jack Merlin, Roberto Giobbi The Mani Pulite Deck Switch while getting handkerchiefInspired byRelated to The Art of Switching Decks 73
Mel Brown, Roberto Giobbi The Joker Deck Switch jokers forgotten on tableInspired byVariations The Art of Switching Decks 87
Juan Tamariz Variation on the Joker Switch Inspired by The Art of Switching Decks 88
Roberto Giobbi The Ribbon Spread Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 59
Roberto Giobbi The Relax Lap Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 63
Bill Woodfield, Roberto Giobbi, Max Malini The Chair Adjustment Deck Switch Inspired by
  • "Think" (William Woodfield, Genii, Vol. 12 No. 7, March 1948, p. 200)
The Art of Switching Decks 65
Michael Ammar Handkerchief Deck Switch using Topit Schlaglichter 319
Helder Guimarães Sort of a Miracle one of twenty-six, siamesa The Veriloquent 53
Roberto Giobbi Imaginary...Deck Switch sequence with second invisible deck that allows performer to his back over and switch a deck Hidden Agenda (Issue Feb 22) 57
John Hostler Bertha ends clean with half-deck switch Magnum Opossum 7
Christoph Borer Razored Deck - Für Salon und Bühne razor blade card trick 21 149
Roberto Giobbi "Match the Joker to the Pack" Deck Switch Related to Hidden Agenda (Issue Sep 28) 279
Paul Vigil Deck Switch: Out with the Old The Doors of Deception 175
Johnny Thompson Miniature Invisible Deck done with small cards, with deck switch under the performing table The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 273
Denis Behr The More the Merrier multiple selection routine strategy in which the spectators shuffle their cards in themselvesAlso published here
  • MAGIC, April 2013
Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 3 68
Dai Vernon "Another one" Deck Switch as deck is almost put away before last card trick The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 83
Unknown Topit Deck Switch deck dropped in pocket, other deck from breast pocket, as back is briefly turned The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 128
Unknown The Scoot as chair is adjusted, deck under thigh The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 131
Charlie Miller, Max Malini The Scoot Variation as chair is adjusted The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 133
John Hostler Revolving Deck Switch two decks are openly in play and secretly switched for each other Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 59