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Roy Walton Impact Aces in envelopes with holes, chosen one turns over, then Ace in envelope turns over
Inspired byAlso published here Nov. 1968
Epilogue (Issue 4)
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Foreword
1968 1
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Preface
1968 2
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Face the Ace four red-backed Aces and four blue-backed Aces, Ace chosen in one packet, its duplicate reverses in the other packet, the transpose
1968 4
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Confusion four Jokers, an odd-backed Ace of Spades appears, then its back transposes with one of the remaining Jokers
Variations 1968 6
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Air Mail four envelopes in card size, one with window, a chosen card is put in it, it travels into one of the other envelopes
Variations 1968 8
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Jumping Jack Rabbit Card Jack of Hearts travels from bottom to top of packet multiple times, all shown to be Jokers
Variations 1968 11
Verne Chesbro, Larry West The Jack is a Joker Jacks assemble one by one and turn over in leader packet, last one changes to Joker
1968 16
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Acrobatic Cards four cards, top and bottom cards turned over, they are all shown one way again, repeated
Variations 1968 20
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Twisting the Acrobats "Acrobatic Cards" as follow-up to Twisting the Aces
1968 22
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Buckaroo false-count routine with four bills and Elmsley Count
1968 23
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Flipper
Variations 1968 25
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Rapid Aces Aces lost and found
1968 27
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Trance-Position two selections transpose between two decks
1968 34
Roy Walton Impact Aces in envelopes with holes, chosen one turns over, then Ace in envelope turns over
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1969 31
Paul Swinford Three Different Ways
Inspired by July 1970
Epilogue (Issue 9)
Larry West Black and Blue weird packet trick with letters
1972 66
Bill Logan Re-Confused
Inspired by Nov. 1973
Epilogue (Issue 19)
Larry West Buck-A-Reno four one-dollar bills, one changes into a Fiver
1973 143
Alex Elmsley, Larry West The Elmsley Count with dollar bills, including variation "The Modified Count"
1973 144
Larry West Ace in the Case cased Ace of Spades transposes with selection
1975 27
Larry West Four of a Kind four random card change to duplicates of selections, then to the appropriate four of a kind
1975 136
Larry West All Alike Sequence
1975 138
Edward Marlo, David Solomon, Jim Molinari The Chicago Combination
Inspired by 1977 8
Edward Marlo Convincing Acrobatic Cards two cards turned over, then other two cards turn over as well
Inspired by 1977 11
Larry West Introduction
1977 1
Larry West Smile Count four cards shown from both sides, three surfaces hidden
Related to 1977 54
Larry West Pairs Count different handling of Smile Count, broken Elmsley
Related to 1977 55
Larry West Acrobatic Card Extension bluff rising sequence, then card jumps out between two cards
Related to Mar. 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 3)
Obie O'Brien USA Happenings on FISM Brussels, John Cornelius, Jean-Jacques Sanvert, Magic Christian, Tommy Wonder, Bill Wells, Bob Elliott, David Walker, Michael Ammar, Bob Read, Hirata, Hank Moorehouse, Larry West, Al Schneider
Aug. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 8)
Darwin Ortiz Jumping Gemini using only four cards
Inspired byAlso published here 1979 7
Jon Racherbaumer Another Royal Miracle aces change to Royal Flush
Related to Jan. 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Larry West Larry West Transformation four cards at once
Oct. 1981
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 6)
David Britland Jackrobats with extra card, first packet then in the deck
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1983 14
Larry West Snapover Flourish rightening the bottom reversed card in small packet while flipping it over in the hands, Mexican Turnover action
Cardopolis (Issue 1)
Larry West, Philip Reed Willmarth Larry West Twisting the Aces first one after the other, then until all Aces are face up
1984 16
Larry West Double Card Handling Finesse similar to a in the hands Pad Spread
1984 16
Larry West It Would Have Been One Hell of a Trick deck shown blank, card named, two blank cards taken, they transpose and are shown to be printed
1984 (ca.) 4
Larry West Foreword
Larry West, John Bannon Mirage Count Variation Rhythm count alternative
Also published here 1986 42
Larry West Mirage Count
Related to 1986 50
Shiv Duggal Ace Team red Aces appear sandwiched between Jokers, then Jokers change into black Aces
Inspired by
  • Ben Harris' "KM Sandwich" in "Magic Manuscript" July/August 1984.
Related to
May 1987
The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Darwin Ortiz Jumping Gemini using only four cards
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1988 141
Jonathan Townsend Variation Elmsley to show both faces and backs
Related toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 1)
Larry West Mirage Count
1989 72
Larry West Mirage Display/Count Rhythm Count alternative
1990 6
Larry West, John Bannon Mirage Count Variation Rhythm Count alternative
1990 34
Larry West Spill Out Addition palmed coin added to coins that are spilled out of glass
1990 74
John Bannon, Larry West Strangers' Gallery
1990 3
Larry West The No-Gimmick No-Palm Card to Wallet
  • With a double Climax
1991 28
Arthur Emerson, Larry West The Pocket Secret-Ary
1991 142
John Bannon, Larry West Strangers' Gallery
Related toVariations 1991 68
Larry West, John Bannon Mirage Count Variation Rhythm count alternative
1991 136
Larry West Cut-Up amount of cut cards is divined and card changes into selection
Dec. 1991
The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Larry West Mirage Count
1992 68
Michael Close, Larry West A Visit from Rocco using giant bills
Variations 1993 20
Verne Chesbro, Vicente Canuto Viaje Insospechado
Inspired byVariations 1993 267
Larry West, Aldo Colombini Know-a-Count Variation packet all backs display
1994 100
Larry West Mirage Count
1995 110
Michael Kaminskas Rainbow Connection rainbow deck climax
Inspired by 1996 24
Pete Ottaviano Back to the West four Three of Diamonds are cut to in a deck, then their backs change color as well as the backs of the rest of the deck
Inspired by
  • Larry West's "Backgambit" in "Lecture 2"
Related to
1997 25
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Passing the Buck by Larry West Nov. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 11)
Larry West Mirage Count
Jan./Feb. 2002
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 2 No. 1)
Larry West, Jonathan Townsend, Wesley James West-Townsend-James (WTJ) Count Elmsley-style Gemini Count, backs and faces of four cards
Inspired by 2004 384
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson A Trick You Can Count On Queen repeatably reverse, then capture a selection
Inspired by 2004 100
Nick Trost Bigfoot footprints appear on blank cards
Inspired by
  • "Eight Ball" (Larry West, 1975)
2008 211
Larry West, Michael Close, Christian Scherer, Sveroni Spielschulden / Am Bankschalter with giant bills
Inspired by 2009 32
John Bannon Bullet Catcher performer reverses four cards in the deck out-jogged with cuts, they're the Aces
Related toAlso published here 2011 26
Larry West Mirage Count
2013 158
Scotty York My Handling of Larry West's "Hornswaggled" Hornswoggled, with jumbo bill variations
Inspired by
  • handling in Linking Ring, Aug. 1980
Mar. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 3)
Helder Guimarães, Larry West Mirage Count Variation
Feb. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 2)
Harapan Ong Cascading Twist Kings turn over one by one, then all at once two times
Inspired by 2018 169
Larry West Mirage Count
2018 24
Larry West Mirage Count
Sep. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 9)
Jack Carpenter Convincing 2 As 4 Count
  • Stud Handling
Related to Sep. 2021
The Disclaimer (Vol. 1 No. 6)
Larry West The Mirage Count
2024 59
John Bannon, Larry West The Mirage 2.0 Count Rhythm count alternative
Also published here 2024 60