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Unknown Edge Marked Locator
New Era Card Tricks 75
Jack Merlin Ink Card Used in Conjunction with Count Tricks
Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin Inked Card as Key Card in tabled spread
Merlin's Master Miracles 21
Victor Farelli The Tail of the "Q" (A New "Key" Card.), edge marking a card so mark becomes visible in beveled deck
Related to Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 74
Theodore Annemann Edge-Marked Locator
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 104
Unknown The Pencil-Line Detection one-way via edge mark
Related to Greater Magic 65
John Scarne Ace-Cutting four packets cut to and dropped, top Ace turns over, daubed edge
Variations Greater Magic 72
Unknown The Inked Card
Greater Magic 82
Bob Hummer Double Thought two cards are located, edge marked deck with razor blade
Also published here Six More Hummers 7
Bob Hummer A Possible Impossibility deck under handkerchief, packet cut and shuffled, bottom card remembered and packet replaced on deck, card is located, nail edge mark of entire deck
Also published here Six More Hummers 12
Bert Fenn I Win! several phases, see p. 953 for corrections
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 237) 947
Audley Walsh Audley's Best
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 270) 1078
Bob Hummer Double Thought two cards are located, edge marked deck with razor blade
Also published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 4
Bob Hummer A Possible Impossibility deck under handkerchief, packet cut and shuffled, bottom card remembered and packet replaced on deck, card is located, nail edge mark of entire deck
Also published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 5
Cy Endfield Method of Edge Marking
Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 13
Edward Marlo Second Method imperfection, nailnick, edgemark
Fingertip Control 6
Edward Marlo Multiple Card Control Sequence imperfection, nailnick, edgemark
Fingertip Control 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Middle Deal all cards above are pushed over, estimation or edge marked
The Cardiste (Issue 3) 5
Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Poker Deal shuffled deck, marked
The Cardiste (Issue 3) 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bridge same concept as The Poker Deal
The Cardiste (Issue 3) 7
Peter Alexis Dark Vision four cards selected, one put in envelope rest shuffle back, all divined in other room, fair conditions, secret deck switch, deck top-edgemarked with line during performance, see also p. 864 for comment by J. G. Thompson
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 17
Edward Marlo Marlo Edge Reader - Putting in the Work edge marking system for Bee back, handling and locating in riffle shuffle position
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Edge Reader) 1
Edward Marlo Four Card Cull (Edge Readers)
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Edge Reader) 3
Edward Marlo The Order Cull (Edge Readers)
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Edge Reader) 5
Edward Marlo The Cull Stack (Edge Reader)
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Edge Reader) 5
Edward Marlo Unfaro Match selection is matched, edgemarked deck
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 5
Edward Marlo Quadruple Match selection is matched with three mates, edgemarked deck
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 6
Edward Marlo The Named Four cutting to any four of a kind called for, edgemarked
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 9
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge On Edge edgemarked deck
Between Two Minds 23
J. B. Bobo Triple Threat Card dotted, corner short, edge marked
Related to
  • Genii, Aug. 1947, p. 368
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 194
Edward Marlo Marlo Key Card two corner shorts, punch, crimp, edge mark, see page 156 for additional observations
Related to Advanced Fingertip Control 69
Edward Marlo The Geiger Discovery selection found in spread, edge marked key
Related toVariations Advanced Fingertip Control 86
John Scarne Edge-Marking Technique as card is inserted
Advanced Fingertip Control 125
Edward Marlo The Edge Mark Stack
The Ten Hand Poker Stack 177
Dai Vernon Thumbnail Mark Location Scratch on the edge of the deck with thumbnail
Magic With Faucett Ross 225
Edward Marlo The Pushoff Second Deal plus comment about edge mark work
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 7
Edward Marlo Aces at any Number four Aces at four numbers via edge marks and second deal
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 8
Edward Marlo The Edge Mark Cull face down while counting cards to table
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 10
Edward Marlo One Way Combination Deal dealing full house, three pairs to choose from, punch, edgemark, one way
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 11
Edward Marlo, Paul Curry The Joker Reads Minds spectator thinks of card and reads order of shuffled deck, spectator should misread joker as selection, it is divined, six methods
Also published here Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 5
Ken De Courcy, Hen Fetsch Super Spell gaffed deck, spelling to any named card, count-spell
Inspired by
  • "Magic Spell" (Hen Fetsch, ca. 1950)
Super Spell 2
Bob Hummer Double Thought two cards are located, edge marked deck with razor blade
Also published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 18
Bob Hummer A Possible Impossibility deck under handkerchief, packet cut and shuffled, bottom card remembered and packet replaced on deck, card is located, nail edge mark of entire deck
Related toAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 19
Gene "Phantini" Grant A Different Drum two versions
Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 79
Kate Shiels Witch Craft prediction/ divination of relation of cards cut to and put in pocket
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 298) 1489
Karl Fulves Digital Version spectator removes any straight flush, performer names it after looking through deck, optional edge-mark helps
Card Counting 5
Karroll Priest Edge Marks edgemarked deck
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 300) 1499
Edward Marlo On These Subjects procedure for locating nicked, scratched, edge marked cards while riffle shuffling
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 81
Edward Marlo On Edge Marking tip
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 323
Jan Torell Mein Computer-Deck edgemarked deck
Rund um den Zaubertisch 17
Edward Marlo Removing Any Named Card from Fan edge-marked cards, memorized deck
Formula One Close-Up 52
Edward Marlo, Oscar Weigle Cure for a Late Night Location edge marked card, faro
The Olram File (Issue 5) 5
Alex Elmsley A Delicate Balance freely removed selection's color is named repeatedly, edge-mark in center
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 45
Philip T. Goldstein Seak pack of alphabet cards and pack with words lists used for word divination
Also published here Thabbatical 46
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Blank Look performer finds selection in reverse fan
  • Second Method (Karl Fulves)
Rigmarole (Issue 10) 117
Karl Fulves Royal Reunion index corner from a J, Q and K torn off, performer tosses each corner in deck next to its counterpart
Blocking Off 30
Karl Fulves Two By Four shuffled deck, performer shuffles and cuts three piles, then names bottom cards, then new bottom cards are Aces
Blocking Off 62
Karl Fulves The Dome con game in which Aces are dealt and if first two are of different color, player wins
Related to Blocking Off 114
Karl Fulves The Edge edge marked cards and riffle culling
Blocking Off 132
Philip T. Goldstein Seak pack of alphabet cards and pack with words lists used for word divination
Northeast 8
Karl Fulves Stabbed By Thought "Three Trix"
  • The Double Stab
  • The Thot-Card Stab (thought-of card from three cards is stabbed to when named)
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 112
Carmen D'Amico Impromptu Edge Marking as card is replaced in deck, see also end notes on p. 114
Related to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 113
Unknown Gambler vs. Psychic No. 85, spectator thinks of highest card in cut-off packet, other Aces found in pocket
New Self-Working Card Tricks 126
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan Conceal and Reveal No. 28, three spectators cut off a pile and look at the bottom card, three piles made and spectators remove cards from each packet, selection must be one, performer reveals all
My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 58
Carmen D'Amico Thumbnail Scrape
My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 60
Philip T. Goldstein Seak pack of alphabet cards and pack with words lists used for word divination
Also published here San Jose Notes 6
Philip T. Goldstein Seak pack of alphabet cards and pack with words lists used for word divination
Saint Louis Notes 5
Karl Fulves Cards That See spectator places four Aces in spread while performer is not looking, pairs dealt off, performer predicts whether Aces come out in matching color pairs or not
Related to Off The Books (Issue 4) 43
Karl Fulves Top Notch edge mark line on top near edge, not on edge
Related to Off The Books (Issue 4) 46
Karl Fulves Knife Edged spectator cuts deck, counts off packet, remembers last card, replaces and cuts again, card stabbed by performer, edge mark line
Inspired byRelated to Off The Books (Issue 4) 46
Karl Fulves Nite Lite one suit in order, cut a few times, Joker cut into packet, a card removed, performer deals out the cards and one card face down, it is the Joker and at the place where the removed card came from
Related to Off The Books (Issue 5) 65
Karl Fulves Edge Cut Aces key cards above and below Aces are scratch marked
Off The Books (Issue 5) 69
Karl Fulves Untouchable
Off The Books (Issue 5) 71
Karl Fulves Edge of Mind spectator cuts off packet and hides it, card at same position is remembered, deck dealt into eight piles, selection named and packet with it pointed to
Off The Books (Issue 5) 73
Karl Fulves More Edgework section intro, see following items
Off The Books (Issue 5) 75
Karl Fulves Freeing Up edge-marking the breather crimp
Off The Books (Issue 5) 75
Karl Fulves Bet On It deck riffle shuffled once, top twenty-six cards taken, both halves shuffled, dealt off simultaneously, performer bets that more black pairs then red pairs show up
Related to Off The Books (Issue 5) 76
Karl Fulves Marked For Life comments on edge marks and related work, work keeps for long time in borrowed decks
Off The Books (Issue 5) 77
Karl Fulves Pittsburgh Phil's Game deck shuffled, ten cards removed, winner predicted, spectator shuffles
Off The Books (Issue 5) 78
Karl Fulves How Dice Know card chosen, two dice thrown, selection found, then unknown card pocketed, dice divine it, Riffle Shuffle Control, partial clocking
Off The Books (Issue 5) 81
Karl Fulves Note on the location of edge marks on the card, gambler's ploy of punching with a diamond ring turned to the inside, altered glue in high cards
Off The Books (Issue 6) 112
Philip T. Goldstein Seak pack of alphabet cards and pack with words lists used for word divination
Notes You Covet 6
Philip T. Goldstein Seak pack of alphabet cards and pack with words lists used for word divination
Easthournotes 6
Karl Fulves Line of Sight edge marks on twelve cards combined with card counting
Clockwork 38
Edward Marlo No Break edge-marked key card
Related to Final(ly) Aces 3
Dai Vernon Vernon Fooler 2
Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 22
Tyler Wilson Occam's Edge openly edgemarked card vanishes, appears, travels, ...
  • Base Line Vanish
  • Single Handedly
  • Emerge
  • Move It Or Lose It
  • This Little Pigment
  • Shrinkage
  • Tiger Bomb
Also published here Hello Columbus! 9
Tyler Wilson Occam's Edge openly edgemarked card vanishes, appears, travels, ...
  • Base Line Vanish
  • Single Handedly
  • Emerge
  • Move It Or Lose It
  • This Little Pigment
  • Shrinkage
  • Tiger Bomb
Also published here Green Eggs & Cam 1
Tyler Wilson Occam's Edge openly edgemarked card vanishes, appears, travels, ...
  • Base Line Vanish
  • Single Handedly
  • Emerge
  • Move It Or Lose It
  • This Little Pigment
  • Shrinkage
  • Tiger Bomb
Also published here Reinventing the Real 33
Unknown Edge-Marked Cards only visible when beveled
Related to Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 3) 264
Tom Stone Quick Memo edge marked cards in memorized stack, spectator peeks at card which is divined
Maelstrom 148
Gary Plants Improving Your Key Card edge mark preparation
Inspired by
  • "Putting in the Work" (Walter Scott, Phantoms of the Card Table, 2003, p. 234)
Lecture Notes - Honolulu Hawaii 7
Max Maven Seak pack of alphabet cards and pack with words lists used for word divination
Also published here Apple of My Eyes 5
Max Maven Seak pack of alphabet cards and pack with words lists used for word divination
Also published here Ideas by Max 5
Wolfgang Moser Poker Faces four spectators remove Aces from a shuffled deck, performer knows who has which Ace
Kreationen 19
John Born An Instinct for Cards Revisited Impossible card location, card is selected, lost, deck is shuffled, magician can still find card, includes method with memorized deck, edge marks and punch
Inspired by Seeking the Bridge 57
Gary Plants A Card Control
  • Controlling Multiple Cards
  • Selected Card to a Certain Position
  • Spectator goes Past the Break
Also published here
  • "G .P. Card Control" in "Precursor" Nr. 36. 1992.
The F.F.F.F. Book 225
Paul Vigil The More the Merrier multiple selection routine with eight cards, ends with Triumph
Classic Fantastic 5
Unknown The Mark edge-mark
Classic Fantastic 19
John Cottle Border Control on using border-less cards, control, location, fingertip peek force
Related to Operandi (Issue 3) 32
Gary Plants Mentally Count On it Spectator thinks of a number, counts down and looks at card. Magician cuts out exact number of cards as the thought of number, then produces selection
Inspired byAlso published here Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 3 (Winter #1)) 26
Ondřej Pšenička What Are Butterfly Playing Cards? Description of how the Butterfly cards should be used

  • The Two-Way Markings
  • The One-Way Markings
  • The One-Way Flower
  • The One-Way Faces
The Secret of the Butterflies 13
Ondřej Pšenička Dealing Any Four-of-a-Kind Shuffled deck, spell and count to names / favorite numbers, find named four of a kind, uses Butterfly cards
Related to The Secret of the Butterflies 56
Ondřej Pšenička Combination of the Two Above Combining Impossible Divination and Dealing Any Four-of-a-Kind, uses Butterfly Cards
Related to The Secret of the Butterflies 59
Ondřej Pšenička Butterfly Clocking Faux clocking demonstration, magician divines missing card in deck, uses Butterfly cards
The Secret of the Butterflies 61
Ondřej Pšenička The Evidence Story Effect Two cards selected. Spelling the color, suit and value of one card locates the other three of a kind for the other selection
The Secret of the Butterflies 64
Ondřej Pšenička Diplopia on Steroids Diplopia done with Butterfly Cards, magician and spectator each pick of a card, then find each other's card, uses Butterfly cards
Inspired by The Secret of the Butterflies 82
Ondřej Pšenička Clocking with a Kicker Faux clocking demo, also able to announce the exact positions of the other three of a kind that matches the selection
The Secret of the Butterflies 87
Ondřej Pšenička Double Clocking with a Kicker Faux clocking demo for two cards, also able to announce the exact positions of the other three of a kind that matches the second selection
The Secret of the Butterflies 93
Ryan Schlutz Before the Thought eight to ten cards selected from table wash, highest card thought of, predicted in envelope
  • Marking the Deck
  • Reveal Using Wallet
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here False Anchors — Volume Three 17
Bob Farmer, Michał Kociołek Taking the Edge spectator removes one of several poker hands printed on a sheet of paper that correspond to movies, hand and movie divined, reprinted from Genii
Also published here
  • Genii, July 2019, p. 76
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier Addendum 38
Michael Powers Moe Fun featuring a fair selection procedure in which selection is cut into packets, two distant key cards, another spectator stops the spectator's deal to find selection, with variations (faro, no stooge, edge marks)
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, April 2009
Tesseract 213
Steve Forte Edge-based Systems
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 496
Ryan Schlutz Before the Thought eight to ten cards selected from table wash, highest card thought of, predicted in envelope
  • Marking the Deck
  • Reveal Using Wallet
Also published here False Anchors 89
Ryan Schlutz Edge-Mark Pencil Dot about a special key card ant uses with it
  • Single-Card Control
  • Single Card Control Borrowed Deck
False Anchors 111
Ryan Schlutz Clearly See-Through shuffled deck, spectator takes a pile from it, remembers one card and pile is replaced, card becomes invisible and reappears reversed in deck, GAP principle
  • An Alternative Way to Handle GAP Selection
False Anchors 118