134 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Cards / Divided
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Hocus Pocus Junior Conveyance of Cards and Dice mentioning card tricks and principles without details
- divided cards
- advantage dice by cutting off a strip
- "nipping" (punch?), corner crimp, dots
The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 51
Unknown To make Four Cards change from Eights to Twos, from Black to Red, etc. divided cards Modern Magic 71
Unknown The Transforming Sevens divided cards Tricks with Cards 137
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Protean Pack three selections, "General Pack" Tricks with Cards 140
Unknown The "Three-Card" Trick - Another Method gaffed face, fake-index precursor More Magic 54
Unknown Die verwandelten Könige No. 40, four Kings change into four Queens Der Kartenkünstler 48
Unknown Die Chamäleon-Karten fan of four cards transforms multiple times, divided cards Der moderne Kartenkünstler 135
Unknown Geteilte Karten a) diagonally divided cards
b) horizontally divided cards
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 137
Unknown Französische Verwandlungskarte three fives change into aces, kind of wide-spread divided cards Der moderne Kartenkünstler 136
Unknown The Princess Card Trick (Second Method) double-ended cards The Art of Magic 82
Tom Sellers A Comedy Card Interlude color change routine with mismade cards (like half changed card) Card Tricks That Work 18
Louis Lam Find the Lady money card changes into card with business information on front Would You Believe It? 20
Jess E. Mills The Super Eye Popper ambitious type routine with duplicate (king of clubs with one spade pip) The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 181
Unknown Card on the Wing card vanishes from deck and appears somewhere else, double ender The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 183
Unknown Divided Cards information and how to make them Greater Magic 489
Unknown Four Sevens and Four Deuces divided cards Greater Magic 489
Theodore DeLand Double Ender Princess Trick brief mention The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 126) 729
Hen Fetsch, Cy Keller Double sequence, card is half red and half black The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 261) 1044
Arthur Rasper Der halbe Zauberspruch three Tens of Hearts, one changes to a King, then it changes back half-way (divided card is shown openly), then back to a Ten Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 9
Harry G. Franke Three Ways Out Six to Nine change, moving pips from card to card, "The Vanishing Lady" Tunnel-like transformation (from Hugard's Magic Monthly, August 1952, p. 965) HEX! 14
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Intuition spectator locates another spectator's card from 6-card packet on table, first wrong but then transforms The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 3rd Folio) 297
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Kings And Queens kings and queens separated on table, then both piles consist of two kings-queen pairs The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 3rd Folio) 301
Bruce Cervon 3 Way Split divided double faced card, solutionInspired by Epilogue (Issue 8) 60
Peter Warlock 3-Way Split transposition of two card with a third card (joker) on the table, fake index court card The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 12) 370
Dr. Raymond L. Beebe The Lost Trick of R.W. Hull "An Article On The Hypnotic Joker"
two spectators select face-down cards at table them, then name any cards, they match
Related to
  • "Hypnotic Joker" (Hugard's Magic Monthly, May 1962)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4) 400
Walter B. Gibson Three Card Mental Repeat three cards in pocket, two removed and bringing mentally selected card out at last, repeatedRelated to The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 25) 121
Brother John Hamman A Four-tunate Choice four Fours, two are freely chosen, they are odd-backed and the other Fours change to QueensVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 7th Folio) 542
Edward Marlo Favorite Universal blank card changes into three selections one by one
- The Clean-Up
- Added Variation
- Added Thoughts & Suggestions
The Universal Card 8
Edward Marlo Universal Solutions four solutionsRelated to The Universal Card 13
Jon Racherbaumer The Chameleon Card Joker changes into three selections one by one and back, with back-change as well The Universal Card 17
Johnny Thompson Universal Combine card changes into three different selections in three different ways and backAlso published here The Universal Card 19
Bruce Cervon Cervon's Universals odd-backed card changes into three selections one by one, three different routines with different gaffsInspired byAlso published here The Universal Card 21
Jon Racherbaumer Full-Circle Universal Inspired by The Universal Card 29
Karl Fulves Mechanical Cards King to Queen of Spades Packet Switches (Part One) 43
John Quine Ace-X-Ace using card with divided back Card Cavalcade II 14
Ray Cox Odd Cards Out four cards in a envelope, suit is chosen and card turns blank, gag The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 109) 543
Karl Fulves Tunnel Space tunnel turnover between two other cards, color changing back kickerInspired by
  • "The Vanishing Lady" (Harry Franke, Hugard's Magic Monthly)
Methods with Cards - Part 2 152
Stewart Judah Jack's Gone fan of three cards shown, center card turns over, then changes to blank card, see also p. 856Inspired by
  • "The Bashful Queen" (Joe Berg)
Related to
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 851
Mike Rogers The Universal Card ala Ascanio The Ascanio Spread 19
Gene Castillon The Undulating Universal The Ascanio Spread 21
Karl Fulves Unexpected at end of transposition sequence, cards are torn in half and one half of each card transforms Transpo Trix 32
David Britland Supersonic Joker two red-backed blank cards, one blue-backed Joker, situation reverses Trick Card Trickery 8
Edward Marlo The Four Aces (Again) diagonal divided gaffs Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 2
Karl Fulves Mate Two two cards torn in half, spectator takes two halves of one card, yet they do not match The Chronicles (Issue 13) 1194
Edward Marlo Olram's Ultimate Blues divided backs, fake indices Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 301
Ken Krenzel Transcendental Transpo using two divided cards along different axis, see page 372 for handling detail by Charles Hudson Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 313
Edward Marlo Quadruple Fingertip Cards to Pocket four peeked cards to 4 different pockets, double facer with divided cards on one side Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 50
Unknown Split-Faced Card Arcane (Issue 6) 64
Robert Walker, David Solomon Cosmic Card double faced divided card Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 12) 87
Shigeo Takagi Acrobatic Monte using divided card Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 6) 639
Karl Fulves Gaffed Card Note divided card that neither vertical nor diagonal but in between Hocus Poker 7
Karl Fulves Color Focus "Hocus Poker" in which hole card changes back color Hocus Poker 8
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker V Hocus Poker 16
Karl Fulves Hocus Notus note on previous trick Hocus Poker 19
Daryl Martinez Half and Half two smaller playing cards folded, half of them changes places resulting in "misprinted" cards Something for Everyone 2
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker four fours with face-down card in middle shown, packet turned over to show "hole card" which is also a four, then other four cards change to aces, using diagonally divided cardsRelated to Hocus Poker 3
Karl Fulves Discard Draw two pairs change into the acesInspired by
  • "Double Deland" (J. W. Sarles)
Hocus Poker 24
Sam Schwartz Las Vegas Straight hole card Nine of Hearts, other cards almost make it a straight flush in hearts, other cards change to Clubs, then hole card to Ace of Clubs
effect by Fulves, method by Schwartz
Variations Las Vegas Straight 1
Karl Fulves Atlantic City Stud handling variationInspired by Las Vegas Straight 4
Mike Schwartz Fast Four poker hand of two pairs instantly changes into four Tens Fast Four 1
Edward Marlo Non-Confusing Observation Test double enders The Card Puzzle 7
Edward Marlo Combination Observation Test repeat version The Card Puzzle 11
John Cornelius Face Down Poker twisting four cards, then they turn into aces Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 7
Philip T. Goldstein PSI-Con Ruse double ended cards are placed in book (instead of apparatus) The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 63
Mitchell Silverman Answer to Nobody divided card gaff Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 9) 1398
Bruce Cervon The Universal Card three Methods, also gaffed (divided card, flap gimmick)Also published here The Cervon File 57
Bruce Cervon Three the Hard Way half/half gaff The Cervon File 211
Philip T. Goldstein Psi-Con Ruse double ended cards are placed in book (instead of apparatus) Das Phil Goldstein Seminar 17
Brother John Hamman Four-Tunate Choice four Fours, two are freely chosen, they are odd-backed and the other Fours change to QueensVariationsAlso published here The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 216
Tony Cachadiña The Nudist Deck special design for gaffed deck Lecture Notes 1
Unknown Chase the Ace No. 35, three cards, Ace changes into another card and is removed from case Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 67
Philip T. Goldstein Psi-Con Ruse double ended cards are placed in book (instead of apparatus) Desert Seminar Notes 1
Dominique Duvivier Auto-Twist no sleightsVariations Auto-Twist & Isolated Aces 2
Jeff Busby Isolated Aces four spectators chose a card each that are put in glass, they're the aces, aces in glass are covered with handkerchief and an ace turns over in packet, repeated for all aces
- Phase One: The Spectators Select the Four Aces
- Phase Two - Five: The Aces Reverse
Inspired by Auto-Twist & Isolated Aces 7
Karl Fulves Interrogative double ender deck, new deck order on one end, Walsh's Dream Deck on other side, Mind Power DeckInspired byRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 4) 64
Philip T. Goldstein Psi-Con Ruse double ended cards are placed in book (instead of apparatus)
- Deutsch (translated by Rudolf Braunmüller)
- Francais (translated by Philippe Warren)
- Español (translated by Rafael Benatar)
FISM '97 1
Barry Levy Impossible Revelation reprint of instructions, first marketed in 1978 by Tannen
card thought of and then spelled to, using a deck with seventeen double enders, progressive spelling
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 5) 98
Pit Hartling Chameleon joker changes into three selected cards and back, double faced divided gaff The Book 79
Philip T. Goldstein Psi-Con Ruse double ended cards are placed in book (instead of apparatus), english and french Montreal Lecture Notes - Notes de Conférence 1
Philip T. Goldstein Psi-Con Ruse double ended cards are placed in book (instead of apparatus) Rocky Notes 1
Philip T. Goldstein Psi-Con Ruse double ended cards are placed in book (instead of apparatus) Baltimore Notes 1
Philip T. Goldstein Psi-Con Ruse double ended cards are placed in book (instead of apparatus) Missouri Notes 1
Philip T. Goldstein PSI-Con Ruse double ended cards are placed in book (instead of apparatus) Texas Notes 1
Don England Slick Oil and Clarified Water 4&4 Don England's Paradox 140
Don England The Card Collection using four Aces with different backs, gaffed Don England's Paradox 122
Don England Christine II Ace to Four change Suit Don England's Paradox 82
Bob Kohler The Multiback Gaff divided back with step-gaff spread on one half Kardz 4
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Remember And Forget #1 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 79
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Remember And Forget #2 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 88
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Remember And Forget #3 using mis-spotted card Hofzinser's Card Tricks 91
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Omnipotence Of The Ladies four cards chosen, they're the queens, they transpose with 4 indifferent cards, queens change one by one and back to queens Hofzinser's Card Tricks 95
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Deceive Your Neighbor four cards chosen, four Queens on table, they transpose one by one, then back Hofzinser's Card Tricks 101
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Married Hearts #1 two cards in center come to top and bottom, then three cards transpose around with guessing game presentation Hofzinser's Card Tricks 102
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Married Hearts #2 "The Married Hearts - The Loving Couple", shortened version Hofzinser's Card Tricks 106
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Queen Of Hearts four kings each change into Queen of Hearts and back, then four cards are counted to via named numbers, they're the queens Hofzinser's Card Tricks 109
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Everywhere And Nowhere #2 expanded routineVariations Hofzinser's Card Tricks 118
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Everywhere And Nowhere #3 an additional nine cards change into selection Hofzinser's Card Tricks 122
Al Baker Albakerdabra princess like, using ten divided cards The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 529
Karl Fulves Paradox Princess four cards, two cards thought of and found Hofzinser Notebook 6
Henry Hardin Princess Card Trick Hofzinser Notebook 63
Karl Fulves Spot-On Die six card packet, selection found by spelling rolled number on die, repeatInspired by
  • Spotter Die (DeLand)
Hofzinser Notebook 10
Karl Fulves Tell-A-Die from shuffled packet two cards are remembered by spectators indicated by die roll, one card named and performer instantly names other Hofzinser Notebook 29
Karl Fulves Ask Him card chosen from 5-card packet divined Hofzinser Notebook 35
Karl Fulves Sonix #1 forcing the same card to two spectators using six cards in card standInspired by
  • Supersonic Card Prediction (Jaks)
Hofzinser Notebook 43
Karl Fulves, Dr. Stanley Jaks Xtender two card prediction with card standInspired by Hofzinser Notebook 45
Karl Fulves SyKo Aces four 4s and an unknown card placed on table in row, suit named, unknown card is now this 4 and the other are the acesRelated to Hofzinser Notebook 48
Karl Fulves Elusive Colors Ace to Four of Clubs in hat, spectator takes one out - Two of Clubs, the other three cards change in other deuces, credit informationInspired by
  • Eureka Card Trick (DeLand, Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks, 1999, p. 190)
Hofzinser Notebook 61
Karl Fulves Jacks & Joker four jacks and joker dropped in hat, performer removes two named jacks without looking, then all change to jokers, quartet gimmick Hofzinser Notebook 65
Karl Fulves Less Than Perfect royal flush dropped in hat, named card removed without looking, rest changes into aces, quartet-type gimmick Hofzinser Notebook 67
Karl Fulves Slap Jack four Jacks, two placed on table, then suddenly back on hand and on table are Aces, two methods Hofzinser Notebook 69
Karl Fulves Candy From Strangers spectator deals off the bottom and can switch with performer's hand, spectator's hand changes Hofzinser Notebook 86
Wesley James Watch the Wild Ace "final", double-face & split-faced, indifferent cards change into an ace of each suit, then all into aces of clubsInspired by
  • "Watch the Ace!" (Peter Kane, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 19 No. 8)
Enchantments 461
Michael Weber, Dean Dill A New World very clean procedure A New World 1
Dean Dill Bonus Routine two-phase routineInspired by
  • "Red & Black" (John Kennedy, Genii Vol. 52 No. 9, p. 560)
A New World 7
Michael Weber, Dean Dill Here are some things to think about with this deck. various suggestions, applied to Miraskill, separating suits (Out of Escorial) A New World 12
Christoph Borer Out of this World Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 29
Nick Trost The Hotel Mystery - Updated two fake index cards Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 158
Nick Trost, Judge Frank Price Trost on "The Muleshoe Gambler" gaffedInspired by Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 160
Nick Trost Super Showdown double endersInspired byAlso published here Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 164
Nick Trost The Card Puzzle - Gaffed Version Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 170
Bob Ostin The Looper Dutch Looper elaboration Prolix (Issue 6) 377
Michael Weber Ha, No Jonah multiple phases, "Reverse Jonah" approachRelated toAlso published here Ha, No Jonah 4
Michael Weber Ha No Jonah multiple phases, "Reverse Jonah" approachAlso published here TEN 50
Tom Ellis The Tim Card Poker Deal Also published here
  • marketed in 2006
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 147
Bob Farmer Rich Weeviled Brain Enigma three phases The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 151
Bob Farmer Blind Man's Blackjack Showdown with eight cards
- No Gaff Version
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 330
Bob Farmer Absolute Power Blind Man's Blackjack with eight cards
- Blackjack Finale
- Poker Phase
- Dice Phase
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 333
Michał Kociołek Mike Card Deal on extra sheet, idea with reverse Jonah cardRelated to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 402
Paul Vigil The Divided Card credit information The Doors of Deception 225
Luke Jermay Four Card Blackjack Ten Card Poker style routine for Blackjack Operandi (Issue 2) 30
Paul Vigil, Bill Abbott The Octopus Deck two spectators think of cards in spread, then two selected with tossed-out deck procedure
- Phase 1: Up Close
- Phase 2: Furthur
Inspired by
  • "The Octopus Deck" (Bill Abbott, 2008)
The Doors of Deception 197
Joseph Barry Turning Around & Going Home card chosen, four more cards named, they turn over cleanly, then all back except selection, using four 3/4 double backers Operandi (Issue 3) 34
Jimmy Grippo, Johnny Thompson Grippo's Card to Envelope sealed empty envelope is passed through deck, then signed selection is found inside, duplicate or divided card (see reference), originally done with pocket index by GrippoRelated to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 119
Jamy Ian Swiss Card Vanish Suggestion using gaff instead of duplicate for clean vanishRelated to The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 125