374 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Cards / Eccentric Gaffs
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
The "Torn Card" card restored except corner, which then visibly reappears, different versions of the mechanical card explained
1876 139
Folding Card acrobatic type
1889 223
Mechanical Diminishing Cards described in addition to sleight-of-hand method
1890 64
Die gehorsamen Karten two or three cards selected and lost, one by one they rise out of deck and float into other hand, solo version
Jan. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1)
7
L'Homme Masqué, Carl Willmann Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel gaff set
Also published here Dec. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12)
184
Meine große Kartenvoltige Eine Kartensoirée No. 8
card fountain at stand, selection appears at the end, card is transformed into a card half its size
Nov. 1895
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3)
43
Verkleinerungskarte single card shrinks and vanishes
Related to 1896 139
Die Karte in der Flasche bottle covered and in spectator's hands, selection appears inside, folding card
Related toAlso published here 1896 142
Die Riesenkarte card triples in size
Related to 1896 143
Der Königsschuss à la Buffalo-Bill performer shoots at card and it has a hole
Related to 1896 147
Japans Blumenflor card to spring flower
Related to 1896 149
Die Verwandlungs- und Verkleinerungskarte Queen changes in a Jack, shrinks to half its size and vanishes
1896 151
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Verkleinerungsspiel three methods, second one by Conradi
1896 153
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die alte und neue Tintenkarte ink changes to clear water, a card is used to proof that it's ink
1896 159
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Kartenwürfel playing card change to three-inch die
1896 161
Un Billet d'amour card chosen, letter comes from mailman from back of audience, it is transformed into selection
1896 163
Der Kartenspiegel card vanishes on mirror, card with mirror on back
1896 182
Karten- und Ei-Balance egg and upright card balanced on wand, card with needle inside
Related to 1896 189
Hugo Kramer Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel
Apr. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 4)
55
Dr. Arnfeld Die verschwindende Karte card vanishes from deck, spectator pushes card into clip in deck which is pulled out
Dec. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 12)
181
Bartholomäus Gebert, Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Ein kleiner Fastnachtscherz oder das Auferstehen einer verbrannten Karte card removed, rest of deck put on glass and covered with handkerchief, card burnt and shot onto glass, card is now upright in glass, it is removed and shrinks and vanishes
Jan. 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5)
69
Die Blumenkarte "Mechanische Karten"
card changes into flower
Apr. 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 8)
117
Das Verkleinerungs-Kartenspiel
May 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9)
131
"Karte in der Flasche" bottle covered and in spectator's hands, selection appears inside, folding card
Also published here May 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9)
133
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Verkleinerungsspiel "Original-Ausführung von F. W. Conradi"
June 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10)
145
Carl Braun Diminishing Cards
June 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10)
148
The Cards, Coins and Glass deck placed on glass, coins penetrate deck and fall into glass, three methods (impromptu, gaffed cards, gaffed table
Related to 1897 125
A Hypnotic Experiment cards adhere to each other and cling together, cards with thread preparation
1897 186
Third Method two moving pip cards
1897 213
The Diminishing Card gaffed
Related to 1897 225
The Latest Diminishing Card gaffed
1897 226
The Changing and Diminishing Card card changes, shrinks, then disappears
1897 229
The Changing and Enlarging Card
Related to 1897 230
The Card and Rose card transforms into flower
1897 234
The Floral Card card transforms into flower
Related to 1897 236
The Penetrative Card card visibly pushed through top hat, gaffed
Related to 1897 238
The Improved Torn Corner Card torn corner visibly reappears, can be examined
Related to 1897 241
The Conjurer As Marksman performer shoots in center of Ace of Hearts held by spectator, "Bullet Card"
Related to 1897 249
The New Ink Card ink changes to water, card dipped into "ink" proves that it's ink
1897 256
The Envelope Card envelope changes into card
1897 258
The Coin Card removable pocket
1897 267
The Diminishing Cards gaffed, four methods
1897 270
Der Zauberspiegel card placed on mirror and covered with handkerchief vanishes and reappears in deck, card with mirror back
Apr. 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 4)
55
Die neue Haarkarte
Oct. 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 10)
149
Charles Bertram The Diminishing Cards gaffed set
1902 92
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger mit mechanischen Karten three cards chosen, Kings comes out and takes a bow (animation gaff), Queen sinks back down and comes up again (weight in card), third card is missing a corner which reappears visibly, fourth card rises reversed and visibly turns over
July 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 7)
98
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XX. Ein anderes Bild
  • 1. Das magnetische Kartenspiel (cards cling to hand)
  • 2. Bibifax (hole cut into hat, hat is then fully restored)
  • 3. Sympathie (card penetrates hat visibly)
  • 4. Ein Meisterschuss (cards are torn and loaded into gun, they appear restored inside hat)
  • 5. Die verschwindenden Karten (cards vanish under silk)
1903 186
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, stealing a silk, flash paper card
June 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6)
95
Die magnetischen Karten three cards taken and apparently magnetised, they cling to each other, making a row of three cards that is held at the top, threads across back
Apr. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4)
53
Stanley Collins Will! fifteen cards stick to the hand, all fall except three selections, gaffed card and ring
1915 36
Stanley Collins A Question of Memory spectator selects one of three cards and puts it in pocket, another cards is taken from the deck and put in performer's pocket, cards transpose, duplicate
Related to 1915 52
Stanley Collins The Guessing Game spectator guesses correctly on of three cards he has in pocket, then it change places with one of the other two cards
Related to 1915 63
Albert Fellows, Stanley Collins Bottled Sunshine longer routine, tissue paper bursts into in fire, hole is burnt in a playing card with a reading-glass, three candles catch alight, third candle begins to melt
1920 90
Charles T. Jordan The Demon Color Change No. 3, multiple consecutive changes, second and rear cards remain the same, using glued triple cards
Variations 1920 7
Charles T. Jordan A Unique Reverse No. 4, thought-of picture card reverses itself in the deck, using cards glued back-to-back at one end with one cut short
1920 10
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der misslungene Eifersuchtsmord deck is balanced on single card, card placed in envelope and pierced with knife and then found restored
1922 51
Louis Nikola The Telepathogram Magician divines thought of card, and writing appears on paper that divines position of card in the deck
1927 54
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Card Turns Over! card reverses visibly à la tunnel effect
Inspired by 1928 18
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Quick Change Problem card in envelope, hole shows index, it transposes with another card, using additional cut-out index
1928 21
Joe Berg Find the Match Stick match stick is under one of three playing cards, cards moved around, monte type routine
1930 11
Joe Berg The Trained Card deck riffle and selection jumps out halfway
1930 56
Al Baker The Fall of the Wise sucker for wise guys, gaffed
1934
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours)
492
Eddie Clever Hallucination three people look at top card, everybody sees a different card, see page 99 for improvement by Charles W. Fricke
VariationsAlso published here Oct. 1934
The Jinx (Issue 1)
1
Eddie Clever Three in One Gaff
Oct. 1934
The Jinx (Issue 1)
2
Bob Hummer Clubs/Spades Gaff used to make a card vanish
Nov. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 14)
66
Coincidence Again card with mirror foil on the corner to glimpse spectator's selection
1937 74
Orville Wayne Meyer Uniflight from one half to other half, using gaffed card with two glued together on one end
July 1937
The Jinx (Issue 34)
231
Pack of Cards Changed to a Silk Foulard gaffed
1937 57
Tom Sellers The T.S. Find the Lady in the hands, gaffed
1939 16
Fred Rothenberg The Redhill Four Aces with jumbo cards, rough-smooth substitute with holes cut out and discs on other cards that fit in
1939 41
Faked Cards for Flourish two cards with strips in middle, holding deck together for juggling flourish
Related to 1939 82
Audley Walsh The Assorted Cards elaborate diminishing cards routine
1940
The Jinx (Issue 90)
563
Hank Nowoc Flesh Color Corned Cards for back palming
1941 17
Charlie Miller The Diminishing Cards - Mechanical Method
1941 52
Bob Hummer Clubs/Spades Gaff used to make a card vanish
1941 5
False Pip Change one pip is snapped off
1941/27 290
Shrinking Gaff card shrinks to miniature card, see footnote
1942 17
Eddie Joseph Sensitive Touch five cards on table, performer receives any card behind his back and names it, tiny paper shapes stuck to card
1942 25
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the show of Dunninger, a letter by Second Deal Sam, Lloyd Jones "The Bat", an idea for Robson's "Leopard Cards"
Apr. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 32)
134
Bob Hummer Clubs/Spades Gaff used to make a card vanish
1943 25
M. A. Reasoner Jack Becomes an Aviator story trick
1944
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944)
2
Al Baker Climax shrinking card as climax for last card in Cards To Pocket
Also published here Feb. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 54)
221
Eddie Clever Hallucination three people look at top card, everybody sees a different card
Also published here 1945 128
Bruce Elliott No Skill gaff with a bill
Sep. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 135)
542
George G. Kaplan The Chameleon Card giant card transforms into selected card, using Monte sliding gaff
Also published here 1948 141
Vern Schoneck Ad-O-Matic playing card is moved over ad section in newspaper, force, prediction
Feb. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 144)
579
Wilf. Huggins, Bezique Pip! Pip! moving pip card, card can be examined at the end
May 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 12)
538
Bob Hummer Clubs/Spades Gaff used to make a card vanish
1952
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952)
4
Eugene Gloye Card In Balloon, a Different Version with a folding card and holder for balloon (with rubber pieces, folded in thirds)
1953
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953)
8
Eugene Gloye Construction of Folding Card with rubber pieces, folded in thirds, construction
1953
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953)
8
Eugene Gloye Century Card Trick. Cute with Audience Participation with a folding card (with rubber pieces, folded in thirds), card appears between two handkerchiefs
1953
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953)
10
Eugene Gloye Card and Candle card appears on candle, with a folding card (with rubber pieces, folded in thirds)
1953
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953)
10
Samuel Berland Six Card Repeat Mystery using cards glued together with rubber cement at edge
1954/27 75
Nick Trost Card and Penny-Tration Routine coin vanishes when half of the cards are put on top, magnet in cards
1956
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
34
Don Tanner Magical Appearance No. 18, deck of cards is fanned, suddenly a spring flower bouquet appears
1958 ca. 6
U. F. Grant Terrific with fourteen of spades and card with torn corner jokes
Nov. 1960
The New Phoenix (Issue 351)
232
Paul Marcus Almost a Miracle Three of spades sandwiched between two other cards turns into a Three with black spotted hearts and different colored back
Nov. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 363)
279
Nate Leipzig The Magnetised Cards
1963 183
Walt Maddison Double Lifter extra pip glued on to make double lift easier
Apr. 1965
The New Phoenix (Issue 395/396)
409
Steel Shim Card also impromptu with stick razor blade
1968 106
Tony Kardyro Half Card Gimmick triangle with index to simulate different card
1969 113
Aldini Harlequin Deck No. 1 Color changing deck: back changes color from red to blue and back, faces have changed from mixed colors to all red, then all black, including reversed-color suits, then back to normal
1969 27
Aldini Harlequin Deck No. 2 Color changing deck: back changes color from red to blue and back, faces have changed from mixed colors to all red, then all black, including reversed-color suits, then back to normal
1969 29
Aldini The Goofy Deck Make spectator select a reversed-color card (red Two of Clubs) as a gag
1969 40
Aldini Predecktion prediction written on two cards, correctly predict two freely named cards
1969 41
Edward Marlo Signature Transposition cards signed on face (!), signatures transpose, three methods
Related toVariations Spring 1970
Hierophant (Issue 3)
113
Takashima Challenge Change deck encircled with two big rubber bands, face card changes to selection and vanishes again, gaff with fake rubber band parts
1970
Magick (Issue 1)
3
Ian Baxter The Wallet Mystery dollar bill shown in transparent wallet compartment, selected card is found under the bill later, Four of Diamonds with extra pip to pose as Five
Also published here
  • The Linking Ring
1970 28
Allan Ackerman Extension gaff with pivotal section
1971 42
Karl Fulves It Stretches card is shown to be extra long, spectator can push it through deck, using wax gimmick
Related toVariations 1971 30
George Sands Cards to Pocket Ten Cards up the Sleeve, to performer's and spectator's pocket using DeLand's Fadeaway card to finish
1971 ca. 16
Tony Binarelli Change of Color gaffed
1972 131
Charly Bonda-Gewies Princes-Card Queen between two Jacks vanishes in special case
Variations 1972
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 33 No. 3)
41
Gaston "Gasbor" Borgeaud Ein Kartencomputer two decks of 32 Jumbo cards, prediction in stand, computer machine with yes and no button where spectator has to answer comical questions in the end card is revealed
1972
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 33 No. 4)
72
Luigi Gandrini Princes-Card Queen between two Jacks vanishes in special case, gaff variation
Inspired by 1972
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 33 No. 5)
91
John Blunt Transcornered two cards, corners torn off, cards switched and then corners follow, torn in small pieces that transform into blank card with comment, restored card back in deck
1973 2
John Blunt Fake Index Gaffs glueing matching index corner from card to another card
1973 3
Ed Eckl Madness With the Ascanio Spread several presentations, one with special "drag" card
  • A Xmas Calculator
  • Alice Blue Gown
Related to Sep. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1)
154
Karl Fulves Like A Bandit gaffed card with rubber band around its length, used to steal/drag card along secretly
1975 58
Karl Fulves Stretch Rise when deck is dropped in case, gaffed card with rubber band around its length
1975 60
Karl Fulves Open Ended Prediction card placed in half envelope so it sticks out and is seen for half its length (as gag), wrong card chosen, when prediction is removed it changes into selection, two methods
1975 65
Karl Fulves Ambitious Liberty coin on left palm is covered with card and penetrates it, extra piece glued on card as sliding stopper
1975 91
Jerry Mentzer Royal Flush to Bills fan of Royal Flush cards changes into five dollar bills
1975 3
Jerry Mentzer Inflation Cards small playtime cards grow to normal sized cards
1975 37
Bob Farmer Hand O' Doom Triumph with thought-of card, card vanishes and travels into spectator's pocket to some other cards already there, cue card on card with a hand design on it
VariationsAlso published here 1975 1
Lawrence Nudelman Jack-Pot card changes into dollar bill which can be shown from both sides
1975-1978 ca. 4
Bruce Cervon The "Dream" Method 3 unique gaffed card
1976 19
Bruce Cervon The "Dream" Method 4 - The Deep Crimp unique gaffed card
1976 21
Jon Racherbaumer, Gene Castillon, Marvin Johnson The Lady Stretches including:
  • Handling Notes
  • Alternate Handling to Show the Backs at Step 2
  • The Marvin Johnson Variation
  • The Portable Fake Version (Racherbaumer)
1976
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 1)
5
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Teleportation selected card vanishes and is found on spectator's chair, two cards glued together on one end
1976 32
Nick Trost Expanding Cards Fan of mini cards grow into large cards
Also published here 1976 29
Philip T. Goldstein Nucleus all spread cards are attached to hand, eventually all fall down except the signed one
Variations 1977 13
Jean Faré Triumph Color Change Handling of Color Triumphant by Derek Dingle (uses Marlo's Hung Card gimmick)
Inspired by 1977 35
Paul Harris Super Swindle sandwiched signed card, sandwich folded up, card vanishes and reappears reversed in deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1977 1
Tan Hock Chuan Astral Coin Coin travels from under one card to another card
1977 39
George G. Kaplan Carta Cameleon giant card transforms into selected card, using Monte sliding gaff
Also published here 1977 73
Philip T. Goldstein Broken Elevator ace, two and three, image of the three is shattered as a kicker
1978 4
Ron Wilson A Routine for Micro-Macro seated
Also published here 1978 12
Changing Pip Card
1978/76 3
Improbability frame with hole, tube and handkerchief pushed through it, then jumbo card with hole is pushed into frame and penetrates tube and silk, produced by National Magic
1978/76 48
Karl Fulves Pick Off Pip card cleanly vanishes from three-card-packet, travels back into deck, using small pip of card with fake index on other side
1979 2
Karl Fulves The Contact Count using card with cut-out section in center of one side
1979 5
Karl Fulves The Half-Index Gaff Ten of Hearts with only the digit "1" blackened
1979
The Chronicles (Issue 22)
1278
Piet Forton Trickkartenversion Kaps' Homing Card with gimmicked jumbo card, slide gaff to change card
Also published here 1979
Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Piet Forton Seminar)
13
Piet Forton Trickkartenversion Kaps' Homing Card with gimmicked jumbo card, slide gaff to change card
1979 39
Roy Johnson Cash Stab bill burned in envelope, card stab in paper bag, bill found inside card
  • Burned Bank Note
  • The Card Stab
  • The Routine
Inspired by
  • Milbourne Christopher routine in Hugard's Magic Monthly
Variations
1979 52
Edward Marlo The Inverted Assembly hearts with inverted pips (for partial diamonds displays)
1980 340
Edward Marlo Quadruple Fingertip Cards to Pocket four peeked cards to four different pockets, double facer with divided cards on one side
1980
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant)
50
Tony Bartolotta Four Of A Kind transformation with gaff, What's New In Magic (1956)
1980 49
Paul Harris The Time Machine using a black piece of cardboard as time machine three Kings vanish and reappear in deck
Also published here 1980 1
Ron MacMillan The MacMillan Miracle movable flap
1980 25
Lewis Ganson Pimpernel Card clever gaffed card, all cards are the same as a climax
1980 29
Ken De Courcy Culluloid Lug Locator insert for key card to make a piece that sticks out of deck to cut to
1980 3
Bob Hummer Clubs/Spades Gaff used to make a card vanish
1980 1
Steve Dusheck Diminishing Deck
1980 ca. 16
Gene Castillon The Castillon Connection split card gaff
1981 5
Don England Snaparoon face card of tabled and rubber-banded deck changes, tosheroon
Variations 1981 12
Don England Cigarette Through Card
1981 37
Don England The Zig Zag Card Trick
1981 46
Paul Harris Thumb-Break thumb squashed flat against card, then card to pocket
1981 69
Werner "Walt Nelson" Nussbaumer Die Nussbaumersuite: Der Konzentrationstest monte routine with pin-up card
1981
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 42 No. 6)
164
Jon Racherbaumer Twin Tunnel Change gaffed
1982 167
David Solomon Tunnel Vision two cards pushed through at once, they transform into selections
1982 19
Don England English Channel two cards pushed through at once, they transform into selections
1982 31
Christian Scherer Scherer Poker Deal with Scherer's glued stack principle
Related to 1982 27
David Britland Cash Card card changes in packet of bills
Sep. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17)
322
Ken Krenzel, Richard Kaufman, Derek Dingle Holy P.O.D. sandwich cards with hole in center, flap gaff
Related toVariations Winter 1982/1983
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. Winter Extra)
33
Window Court Card queen with window cut-outs
Oct. 1983
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 14)
131
G. C. R. Teale The Reversing Aces Aces in packet between Twos and Threes, they turn over and back, strips on cards to mechanically hold them together during fanning actions
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, May 1939
1983 76
Edward Bagshawe Bewilda Deck cards held together in pairs with wires on corner, see also p. 77
1983 84
Bob Ostin The Nautilus Card "New Submarine Card", odd-backed card placed perpendicular in three-card packet rises up and down
Inspired by
  • "The Submarine Card" (Bob Ostin, marketed by Ken Brooke)
VariationsAlso published here
1983 21
Karl Fulves Sub Chase different handling, adding second submarine card
Inspired by 1983 26
Edward Marlo Olram's Key Card glueing single cut out Spade pip on card
1984 161
Edward Marlo On Submarine Card sandwiched card travels to bottom of sandwich, half card gaff
1984 243
Richard Kaufman The Face-Up Incredible Card Tunnel two cards change
1984 52
Piet Forton Giant Homing Cards Kaps' Homing Card with Jumbo cards, with gaffed cards variation
Also published here 1984 8
Mike Bornstein Cased-Deck Penetration card though case, flap gaff
Mar. 1985
Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 3)
1040
Mike Bornstein Miniature Mindreading Miracle any card thought of, wrong card changes into miniature brainwave deck with selection reversed
Related to May 1985
Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 5)
1060
Randy Tanner The Psychic Queen index of card is printed on a queen for instant stooging
1985 256
Martin Lewis The Stampede Second Random card is chosen and placed aside as prediction. A stamp is placed on the top of another deck. As cards are dealt, stamp stays in place (second deal), until stamp suddenly sticks to one card. Both cards match.
Related to 1985 45
Martin Lewis Bill in Card bill vanishes, appears sealed inside playing card
1985 55
Martin Lewis Almost a Color Change Color change stopped halfway to show half-changed card, before changing the whole card
1985 57
Martin Lewis The Big Switch Jumbo card changes when large switch on the back is used (comedy type effect)
1985 61
Martin Lewis The Very Odd Card Various transformations with packet of cards, end with "odd" card with messed up pips
Inspired by 1985 101
The Ribboned Card ribbon put around indifferent card in middle, when pulled out it changed into selection, gaff with ribbon on it
1985 4
Edward Victor Diminishing Card Trick with confetti finale
1985 21
Doug Edwards, Joe Berg The Stunning Jumping Jack card jumps out as deck is riffled, half card on thread
Also published here Jan. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 1)
1153
John Samapaga O-C-I top card of three-card packet floats up
Aug. 1986
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 1)
7
Edward Marlo The Card in Case card case instead of palms, using dull blank card gaff
Also published here 1986 37
Gaëtan Bloom The Card on the Human Wall deck thrown on a styrofoam board hung on spectator's back as a human wall, selected card is left stuck on wall. Card then changes into second selection
1986 6
Steven Hamilton Steven Hamilton's Holey POD flap gaff
Related to Feb. 1986
The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 1)
2
Peter Duffie Internecine Red King transposes with black King that has been placed between two Jokers. Visual transposition, tunnel change
Also published here 1986 1
Gaëtan Bloom The Basic Move featuring The Bloom Gimmick (two cards together with a strip that only open with special handling), one of two cards vanish when thrown together on table
1986 2
Jeff Busby The Invention of the Bloom Gimmick credit information
Related to
  • "The 1923 Card and Handkerchief Trick" (Charles Jordan)
1986 5
Gaëtan Bloom Visible Monte - The Routine routine in which spectator cannot find money card, then there is no money card, then a double faced card, then Flash Vanish of money card
1986 6
Ian Baxter The Multifaked Card strange gaffed card as a gag
Mar. 1987
Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 3)
1321
Ron Wilson Miracle Micro-Macro seated, see also Don Alan for credits
Related toAlso published here 1987 50
Ken Simmons P.O.D. Handling flap gaff
Inspired by 1987 7
Pat Conway The Colour Change Pack (Second Version) with changing card case, using a face-to-face gaffed hinged card
1987 53
Edward Marlo Two Marlo Ideas - First Idea removing center pip of Seven or Five, looks like Six or Four
1988 238
Bob King Drunken Black Jack two cards, transformation into black jack, using flap gaff
Inspired by
  • "About Face" (Dealer's item)
Also published here
Aug. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 8)
1534
Juan Tamariz Flip-Flop 4&4, acrobatic flaps ala Zapped
1988 160
Ben Harris Geller Card card bends visually
1988 18
Mike Bornstein Triple Mini Miracle any card thought of, dollar bill changes into miniature brainwave deck with selection reversed
Related to 1988 19
Mike Bornstein Single Card to Bill
1988 26
Dai Vernon Joker Monte - Gaff
1989 102
Jerry Sadowitz Card with Pips on the Back see title
1989 52
Brother John Hamman Thunderstruck wrong prediction (JS) is changed into 7S and miniature 4S
1989 64
Brother John Hamman Stun-Sational card splits in three miniature card, another card visibly grows to normal size, prediction presentation
Variations 1989 138
Brother John Hamman Micro-Macro (With Gimmicked Cards) queens visibly shrink to miniature cards, mini deck grows to full size except selection
Inspired by 1989 141
Brother John Hamman Haldeucination red jacks change to black jacks, then into 4 deuces
1989 218
Brother John Hamman Wild All the Way four cards, heavily gaffed, four phases including:
  • Ace-Sational
  • Fantabulous
Related to 1989 222
Sam Schwartz Quarter Turn a card turns over one quarter at the time
Inspired by 1989 46
Sam Schwartz Torn Up card torn in quarters vanishes, on a blank card in packet of blanks the card reappears a quarter at a time
Inspired by 1989 51
Bob King Drunken Black Jack two cards, transformation into black jack, flap gaff, reprinted from referenced
Also published here 1989 33
Dr. Ford Rogers, Eric F. Impey Double-Card Gimmick two cards glued together on one end
1990 3
David Britland Cutting Remarks thread-less self-cutting deck, strip stuck to a card
  • The Gimmick
  • The Basic Handling
  • Controlling the Selection
  • Notes
Inspired by
  • "The Robot Pack" (?), Abracadabra
Related toAlso published here
1990 7
Mike Bornstein "Lucky Buck" selection vanishes from deck and is found in clear plastic case where a bill was previously, duplicate
Related to 1990 30
Mike Bornstein Lucky Buck Number 2 selection vanishes from deck and is found in clear plastic case where a bill was previously, duplicate
Related to 1990 37
Brother John Hamman Rube Goldberg Splits A Fan mechanical fan for production
Nov. 1991
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3)
40
Kuniyasu Fujiwara The Card Machine
1992 67
Kuniyasu Fujiwara The Joker Takes A Ride King on Joker vanishes bit by bit leaving a hole and is found next to selection
Related to 1992 72
Hiroyuki Sakai It Doesn't Fit! card flies out of box, several feet high, elastic
1992 92
Edward Marlo Holy P.O.D.'d Again flap gaff
1992 xli
Steve Ronson Spectral Image selection placed between two transparent sheets, all put on mirror, image of selection seen in mirror through sheet, vanishes again, card now blank, dotted transparent sheet (Ton Onosaka)
1992
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 5)
1
Steve Dusheck Well Healed two cards with holes, one hole restores, silvery disk gaff on one of the cards
1992 21
Steve Dusheck Mate-A-Card finding the mate of a card under fair conditions in shuffled deck, featuring a card with a mirror surface hidden under a sliding panel on its back
Also published here
  • marketed in 1968
1992 57
Steve Dusheck Cash Card dollar bill changes into selection
1992 61
Steve Dusheck Cards and Silks four cards shown and placed upright in slits in board, silk produced from that construction, card with container compartment
1992 68
Peter Kane The Amazing Floating Lady Queen floats above deck, two methods (impromptu and gaffed)
1992 8
Edward Marlo The Card in Case card case instead of palms, using dull blank card gaff
Also published here 1992 41
Doug Edwards Pick Your Spot interesting method, gaffed
Apr. 1993
Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 4)
2199
Richard Bartram, Jr. Hole Shuttle punched hole moves from one end to the other
1993 5
Justin Higham The Cutout Card Trick blank card with cut-out letters that spell out selection
1993 29
Jim Steinmeyer Smaller and Smaller
  • Conjuring
Feb. 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 6)
40
Aldo Colombini The Rubber Illusion card stretches between two other cards, then shrinks
Inspired by 1994 143
Aldo Colombini The Rubber Illusion card stretches between two other cards, then shrinks
Inspired by 1994 143
Jamy Ian Swiss Sexy Swindle presentation for Super Swindle
Inspired by July/Aug. 1994
The Magic Menu (Vol. 4 No. 24)
272
Karl Norman Follow-Up Routine Spectator selects a card, shuffles it back into the deck, selection ends up on top
1995 29
Simon Aronson This Side Up playing card with "Instructions" written on them becomes signed selection on one side
Inspired by
  • "Emergency Card" (Randy Wakeman, Randy Wakeman Presents)
1995 87
Roy Johnson Aufgespießt bill burned in envelope, card stab in paper bag, bill found inside card
  • Der verbrannte Geldschein
  • Das Kartenstechen
  • Das Laden der Karte
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Unique
1995
Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 4 & 5)
145
Paul Daniels Meine Karte in Brieftasche using five credit cards with cards on their back as index in wallet
1995 33
Guy Bavli The Bending Card single card held up bends slowly, same as Koornwinder's method
Related to 1995 1
Paul Harris The Time Machine using a black piece of cardboard as time machine three Kings vanish and reappear in deck
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2)
249
Karl Fulves Shrink Fit wrong card rises, it shrinks to half size and changes into selection
1996 32
Tom Stone Occhamman Card "signed card" with mark on isolated card
1996 39
Karl Fulves Topped Gaff gaff in which short card is glued inside thick card
1996 121
Burling Hull, Karl Fulves Electra-Trance Card mirror on back of joker
1996 151
Dominique Duvivier Chameleon Chameleon cards, cards transform as per Universal Card plot, but start printing magician's fingers on it
1996 117
Baltazar Fuentes Fuentes Gaff hollow card from which a step-gaff à la Fan-2-See slides out to simulate a four-of-a-kind
1996 23
Harry Riser The Distraction Factor blank-faced card with Ace of Clubs printed on the back design pushed in deck, card next to it signed by spectator, eventually the blank face is now the signed face
1996 36
Christian Knudsen Tablehopper's Holy P.O.D. flap gaff, color changing back kicker
Also published here 1996 101
Walter Rollins Technicolor Torn Card card signed on face, one quarter torn off, rest torn in pieces and put in case, card restored, corner has odd back
Variations Jan. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 5)
67
Mike Rogers Rogers Method card signed on face, one quarter torn off, rest torn in pieces and put in case, card restored, corner has odd back
Inspired by Jan. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 5)
68
Wesley James Micro-Macro Handling
  • Making My Micro-Macro & Switch Box Gimmicks
  • Single Micro-Macro Card
  • The Switch Box
1997 33
Wesley James Two-Way Stretch card also stretched sideways
Related to 1997 49
Doug Edwards The Stunning, Jumping, Jack Selected Jack of Hearts pops out of the deck, then is found in the deck sandwiched between two black twos, then back changes color
Inspired by
  • "The Trained Card" (Joe Berg, The Joe Berg Book)
Also published here
1997 143
David Solomon, Eugene Burger, Danny Orleans Cigarette Or Pencil Through Signed Card using Solomon/England gaff
  • Eugene Burger's Presentation
  • David Solomon's Routine
  • Danny Orleans' Presentation
1997 79
Chris Sutton Shrivel card visibly shrinks
1997 102
David Britland Cutting Remarks thread-less self-cutting deck, strip stuck to a card
Also published here 1997
Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 1)
11
Tom Ransom Hologramagic Seven of Spades torn in half, one half torn in half again, and so on, to get smaller and smaller pieces, each piece shows a full miniature Seven of Spades on its face
1997 72
Mark Elsdon Reel Floating Match match floats over playing card, invisible thread strings around card
Jan. 1998
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 5)
71
Joshua Jay Shrunken Revelation Jennings Revelation with four Kings, then the Kings shrink into mini cards
Inspired byRelated to 1999 92
David Regal Ace in the Hole Ace of Spades pulled out of and vanished into a "black hole" (black paper circle), card grows and shrinks in the process
1999 80
David Regal Mystic Poker Spectator draws any royal flush card on a blank card, four other blank cards print to complete the royal flush
1999 105
Doug Conn Pip Trip the four pips on a Four value assemble in one corner of the card
1999 121
Ellis Stanyon Tinfoil on the Back of the Card No. 20, reflective surface used as mirror
Variations 1999 11
Ellis Stanyon Tinfoil on the Back of the Card No. 6, naming cards of shuffled deck one by one
1999 117
Theodore DeLand Fade Away No. 19, back of card with image of fingers and hand, see "General note" on p. 140 for credit
1999 137
Theodore DeLand The Surprise Card Trick No. 34, Queens in hat, King of Spades in hat as well, performer finds King without looking and puts it in deck, then Queens and King transpose and only the King is in hat and Queens in deck
Related toVariations 1999 147
Ellis Stanyon Ace of Spades and Ace of Diamonds Change Places No. 2, Spade pip covers Diamond pip on Ace
1999 156
Ellis Stanyon The Card and a Glass of Wine Balance on a Hat No. 12, glass balanced on end of playing card (with hinged flap) which is balanced on hat
1999 160
Ellis Stanyon The Mysterious Chain of Cards No. 13, corners of two cards are rubbed together and they adhere, more cards are attached like that
Variations 1999 161
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note different gaff
Inspired by 1999 161
Ellis Stanyon The Card Disappears from an Empty Glass No. 16, tinfoil back
1999 165