153 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Illogical Things / Signed Card & Mystery Card
  
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Theodore Annemann The New Nightmare Effect selected card vanishes and turns out to be card previously removed The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 27
Unknown Seeing is Believing card put in envelope turns out to be later selection Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 155
Unknown The Unseen Card spectator pockets unseen card, later selection is this pocketed card, svengali deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 250
Unknown The Dream Card card placed in envelope in beginning turns out to be later selection, index Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 333
S. H. Wimbrough Card from the Pocket - Another Presentation lazy man's card to pocket, pocketed card in beginning is later selection Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 342
Theodore Annemann The Ghost Card stranger card, card is put in envelope Expert Card Technique 363
Laurie Ireland Magician's Lucky Card card in pocket turns out to be selection Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 14
Theodore Annemann The New Nightmare Effect selected card vanishes and turns out to be card previously removed Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 74
Tony Kardyro The Ultimate Transfer card is put in envelope or card case, turns out to be later selection Expert Card Mysteries 132
Roy Walton Card Case mystery card in case, four queens are found and mystery card turns out to be selectionInspired by The Devil's Playthings 57
Gray Leese 4-Card Quadrille signed prediction card turns out to be card selected & initialed by spectatorRelated to Epilogue (Issue 9) 66
Karl Fulves Quadrille Notes Related to Epilogue (Issue 9) 70
Edward Marlo The Reversible Peek openly turned over card turns out to be later peeked card Advanced Fingertip Control 109
James G. Thompson Jr. Joint Signature "based on a card problem entitled Two-Card Quadrille", card signed on back by spectator as prediction, turns out to be later selection which is signed on the face The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 12) 365
Allan Ackerman Lunch several methods for "One-Eyed Jacks" sandwich effect, with loading techniques
Tilted Sandwich:
- Gaffed
- Ungaffed #1
- Ungaffed #2
The Ultimate Approach:
- The Load In
- The Palm Switch
- The No Palm Approach
- Ungaffed #3
The Esoterist 34
Karl Fulves In The Sleeve card openly placed in performer's sleeve turns out to be later selectionVariations The Book of Numbers 29
Edward Marlo Signature Rush unknown sandwiched card turns out to be later signed selection, four methods Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 12) 92
Karl Fulves Gambler's Switch card sandwiched at beginning Packet Switches (Part Two) 90
Karl Fulves Direct Sandwich Related to Packet Switches (Part Two) 88
Alex Elmsley, Michael Skinner Miracle Worker between your palms Super Subtle Card Miracles 204
Karl Fulves "X" Card To Wallet card with X on back is put in wallet in beginning, turns out to be signed card later Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 38
Karl Fulves Theory Transpo unknown card on table, ace between jacks, jacks vanish and card on table turns out to be the 2 jacks Notes From Underground 25
Karl Fulves Cased Card card in case turns out to be later signed selection, Between Your Palms variation Notes From Underground 40
Karl Fulves Locked Room card in metal box turns out to be later signed selection, second method with card case or envelope Notes From Underground 49
Harvey Rosenthal Tilt Prediction previously reversed card turns out to be later selection, two methods Epilogue (Issue 20) 183
Edward Marlo Marlo's Deal Switch Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 3
Jerry Mentzer In Case kings and "mystery card" placed in case in beginning Card Cavalcade 3 11
Jim Lee Into the Case "Magical Lee" card placed in case in beginning is later selection, double backer Card Cavalcade 3 21
Karl Fulves Revised Prophecy joker turned over at beginning turns out to be later selection Methods with Cards - Part 1 57
Karl Fulves Speed With 7's card sandwiched in beginning in deck turns out to be later signed selection Methods with Cards - Part 3 222
Karl Fulves Using Sleeves two cards placed in sleeve, then card signed in deck, two cards removed from sleeve and one is signed selection, tape on sleeve for stealInspired by Methods with Cards - Part 3 199
Michael Carrion Mirage card placed under close-up mat, two cards chosen, one signed, card under mat turns out to be later signed selection, duplicateInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10) 1044
Edward Marlo More Reversos three cards between four Aces turn out to be later selected card (collectors type) Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 270
Peter Duffie Card In Case... Transposition transposition with signed odd back card Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 12) 289
Edward Marlo No Way previously tabled card turns out to be later selection, becomes second selection, first from pocket Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 5) 69
Larry Jennings A Handling of "Between your Palms" Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 39
Gene Maze Signed Card To Wallet signed card - effect Packet Switches (Part Five) 324
Harvey Rosenthal A Sandwich Switch Packet Switches (Part Three) 124
Harvey Rosenthal Tilt Sandwich I - V sandwiched card on top of deck Packet Switches (Part Three) 144
Karl Fulves Soliloquy single card on table turns out to be later signed card, sleeving, see also top of p. 36 for lapping method Impromptu Holdouts 33
Karl Fulves One Card Isn't two cards place face-down on table, then selection made and signed, one of original cards becomes selection Transpo Trix 68
Martin A. Nash The Sandwich Center mates on top, signed card presentation Sleight Unseen 393
Karl Fulves Null And Void card placed into case, selection underneath vanishes and earlier card inside is selection Jack In The Box 12
Edward Marlo The Unknown Card - It Can't Be card placed aside is later chosen selection, two methods Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 291
Gene Maze An Open Sandwich The Gene Maze Card Book 32
Kevin Davie Sign There signed card travels to other deck and changes back color Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 4) 826
Don Costello The DC Sandwich sandwiched card Side Steal 40
Karl Fulves Past Performance sandwiched card Side Steal 43
Karl Fulves Trapped in the Past sandwiched card Side Steal 40
Roger Crosthwaite The Eidetic Prediction card is placed in the box, spectator think of a card, that card is divined and later found to be the card put in the box in the beginning The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 11
Roger Crosthwaite The Geiger Mystery card is located by sound, then it vanishes between two others and is found to be the card put in the case in the beginningInspired by The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 18
Roger Crosthwaite The 2nd Geiger Mystery Related to The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 22
Edward Marlo Future Classic Double-Cross duplicates are produced, see Regal Aces Marlo without Tears 114
Edward Marlo The Four Eightses Classic four cards change to Aces, duplicates, Kings, with selection in pocket Marlo without Tears 214
Edward Marlo A Hull of a Trick Inspired by Marlo without Tears 102
Edward Marlo The Money Card Inspired byRelated to Marlo without Tears 29
Brother John Hamman The Signed Card The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 14) 125
Jon Racherbaumer Future Trap faro, two handlingsInspired by
  • "Signus X 1" (Duffie & Sadowitz, Contemporary Card Magic9
Facsimile (Issue 1) 24
Philip T. Goldstein Sans Fronds without palmingInspired by The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 96
Jerry Sadowitz Why Not Cards Hit 14
Larry Jennings The Mystery Card see also issue 2, p. 3 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 1) 9
Earl Nelson The Flying Signature odd-backed card turns out to be same as signed selection, then signature appears on itRelated to West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 1) 56
Frank Simon The Flying Signature, No Palm Method odd-backed card turns out to be same as signed selection, then signature appears on itRelated to West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 1) 64
William P. Miesel Signa-Flite odd-backed card turns out to be same as signed selection, then signature appears on it, simplified variationInspired by West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 2) 41
J. C. Doty, Brother John Hamman Thanks to JH "The Signed Card" with a new switch Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 8) 1101
Tom Craven Blank(et) Prediction Best of Friends - Volume II 524
Frederick Braue FB Change card placed aside at beginning is later selection The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 4
Frederick Braue Pre-Choice sandwiched unknown card becomes later selection The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 19
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate FISM Madrid 1985 5
Larry Jennings The Mystery Card The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 34
Larry Jennings The Pacoima Solution no signature The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 50
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate Mix '86 6
David Regal The Divining Card Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 176
David Regal The Divining Card Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 1) 1301
Darwin Ortiz The Dream Card odd-backed "signed card" type effect, card to walletRelated toVariations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 81
Larry Jennings Long Distance Sandwich sandwiched card from beginning becomes later selection The Cardwright 14
Kevin Bethea It's a Steal card in pocket turns out to be later signed one Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 3) 1613
Brother John Hamman The Signed Card Related to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 47
Karl Fulves Kid Trix some blue-backed cards torn in half, card selected and signed from red deck, 2 blue-blacked halves restored and turned over - it is the spectator's signed card Prototype 44
Gary Kurtz Hypothetical Possibilities ambitious card, signature vanishes and reappears, walletVariations Unexplainable Acts 11
Edward Marlo Marlo's Lost Hull Version nine methods, some with double backerRelated to The Olram File (Issue 1) 1
Jay Sankey "#*@!" folded paper clipped card turns out to be later signed selectionRelated toVariations 100% Sankey 36
Edward Marlo Satirical Signed Card two methods, with commentary on "The Signed Card"Related to That's It 40
Edward Marlo Satirical Signed Card two methodsRelated to Finally! 54
Randy Tanner The Dream Card Revisited no palming Card to Wallet 107
Karl Fulves "X" Card to Wallet Card to Wallet 26
Alex Elmsley Serendipity two unknown cards sandwiched between 3 of a kind turn out to be later selections The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 61
John Bannon Heart of the City card spectator cuts to is predicted, another signed selection travels to envelope which has been on table Smoke and Mirrors 13
Edward Marlo, Darwin Ortiz Day-Dream Card odd-backed card to walletInspired by The Olram File (Issue 9) 1
Edward Marlo Commercial Method odd-backed card to wallet, rough-smooth Mene-TekelInspired by The Olram File (Issue 9) 3
Jon Racherbaumer, Eric Eicher Road-Runner Sevens "Fast/Faster/Fastest", three phases, last phase "Hull Version" (signed card type), Six & Seven pseudo duplicatesInspired by
  • "Signus X II" (Peter Duffie, Close-up To The Point, 1984)
Synergistic Sandwiches 8
Ken Krenzel The Fabulous Jumping Card two handlings The Collected Almanac (Issue ) xiv
Jon Racherbaumer The Future Ain't What it Used to be Card Finesse II 235
Jon Racherbaumer, Peter Duffie Time-Warp Sandwich Card Finesse II 239
James Swain Technicolor Mystery red backed selection vanishes from between four blue backed kings and revealed to be mystery card previously put in pocket Don't Blink 107
Karl Fulves By Proxy prediction card reversed on top of face-up deck turns out to be later selection Deceptive Practices 68
Bob Gill The Race Is On odd-backedInspired by
  • "Centre Forward" (Peter Duffie, Applications, 1993)
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1, No. 3) 15
Karl Fulves A Trap Cut sandwiched card in deck turns out to be later selection Deceptive Practices 42
Marty Martini The Postcard prediction card in envelope turns out to be selection The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 45) 807
Gary Kurtz Hypothetical Possibilities ambitious card, signature vanishes and reappears, wallet, revised handlingInspired by Prinzipien in der Praxis 7
Jerry Sadowitz Impossible Prediction reversed card turns out to be selection made later The Marenzel Reverse 5
Allan Ackerman, Roger Klause The 76 Sandwich Las Vegas Kardma 112
Alex Elmsley A Problem with Duplicate Identities two cards are put on table, two selections are shown to be the same, then table cards are turned over and are unchanged The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 166
Alex Elmsley Pocketpick visible card in breatpocket turns out to be later selection The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 207
Billy McDonnell Tuned Fortune card put in box then two black queens change into red queens and card in case turns out to be selectionInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 53) 971
Darwin Ortiz The Phantom Card signed card at two positions at the same time Cardshark 124
Darwin Ortiz The Psychotronic Card combo Cardshark 14
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate Connotes 7
Harold Cataquet No-Wallet Card to Pocket Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 8) 2682
Tom Daugherty Misdirection Segue Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 11) 2718
Paul Gordon Emergency Deam Card to pocket with color changing back Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 4) 2634
Joe Rindfleisch Signed Sandwich Special Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 8) 2680
Tom Stone Occhamman Card "signed card" with mark on isolated card The Warpsmith Returns 39
Dominique Duvivier Past-Tense Prediction Card placed reversed in deck at the start of the trick turns out to be selected card all along, illogical Magie Duvivier 125
Karl Fulves Jagged Edge prediction in case, selection made, it jumps out of deck halfway when riffled and is "torn off", second half is in case, with second "No Duplicate Method" New Card Rises 27
James Swain The Airmail Card Triumph done with signed card, this card is then removed from wallet with different back design and stampInspired by Miracles with Cards 1
Richard Paddon Mystery Card To Pocket handling of Jennings' Mystery Card Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 2) 2755
Karl Fulves The Chosen unknown sandwiched card cut in new pack order deck, card selected, in its place appears a blank card with X and sandwiched card is selectionVariations The Vampire Chronicles 16
Karl Fulves I, Vampire blank sandwiched card becomes chosen card, sandwich in deck, impromptu handling of "The Chosen", two methodsInspired by The Vampire Chronicles 74
Christoph Borer Die Traumfrau card with different colored back in wallet, turns out to be later signed selectionInspired byAlso published here Seminar 1997 24
Peter Duffie Spirits Between Your Palms The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 149
Peter Duffie, Roberto Giobbi Trapped in the Future an unknown prediction card proves to be one of two selectionsInspired by
  • "Signus XII" (Close-up to the Point, Peter Duffie, 1984)
Card College - Volume 4 834
Karl Fulves Unsolved Disappearances two cards paper clipped face to face on deck, top half cut and turned over, spread and cards next to clipped cards remembered, they vanish and now are the clipped cards Lost Vampire Secrets 145
Steve Bedwell CARDiac Emergency dream card plot, card with emergency sticker on backInspired by
  • "Emergency Card" (Randy Wakeman)
Thick Schtick! 18
David Regal Exhibit "A" red-backed card placed on table in beginning turns out to be later signed selection Penumbra (Issue 3) 6
Roberto Giobbi The Endless Loop finding a card before it is selectedRelated to Card College - Volume 5 1269
Wesley James Ham and Ace Sandwich "beta", sandwiched prediction on top of deck, "kind of matches" selection a few times, then finally it is a selected card Enchantments 428
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate Applecture 9
Christoph Borer Die Traumfrau card with different colored back in wallet, turns out to be later signed selectionInspired byAlso published here Compilation 52
Jack Parker Trial Separation Two spectators selects a card each - realise they both somehow impossibly selected the same card, and Joker changes into selection. 52 Memories 95
Steve Reynolds Unsigned Card Reworked handling of Hamman's Signed Card plot Route 52 31
Tyler Wilson Inspected Gadget signed selection appears folded in envelope that's put out at beginning Reinventing the Real 41
Tyler Wilson Schlorange unknown card is stuck to shirt, signed selection appears on deck, transforms into named four of a kind, shirt-card is signed card Reinventing the Real 49
Rich Aviles Middle Man card sticking out from deck turns out to be later selection by 2 spectators Above the Fold 30
John Guastaferro, Jack Carpenter Mr. E. Takes a Stroll in-the-hands variationInspired by One Degree 25
Oliver Meech Unfolded Prediction Folded blank card in pocket has written predictions on it, it is unfolded later to show it is the signed selection itself Plot Twists 16
Tom Stone Waiting for a Sign thoughts, followed by handlingsInspired by Maelstrom 151
Tom Stone Sign of the Count "signed card" with mark on isolated card Maelstrom 152
Tom Stone Crossed Sign "signed card" with mark on isolated card Maelstrom 153
Tom Stone Signed Transformation Maelstrom 161
Tom Stone Sign of the Boxer Maelstrom 162
Tom Stone Occhamman Card "signed card" with mark on isolated card Maelstrom 166
Tom Stone Occhamman Now! "signed card", isolated card marked with paper clip Maelstrom 171
Tom Stone Wooden Sign "signed card" with isolated card stapled to piece of wood Maelstrom 178
Tom Stone, Henrik Holmberg Time Operator I joker placed aside, selection transforms into joker with card identity written on it, isolated joker is selection, no signature Maelstrom 154
Tom Stone Time Operator II joker placed aside, selection transforms into joker with card identity written on it, isolated joker is selection, no signature Maelstrom 158
Tom Stone The Collective Blink byplay with joker that travels from table back into deck Maelstrom 180
Tom Stone Hip Hip Hurray! using hinged/flap card box Maelstrom 185
Denis Behr The Green Card folded odd-backed card turns out to be later signed selectionInspired byVariations Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 2 12
Helder Guimarães Cart Before the Horse Ontology Project 27
Denis Behr, Alexander de Cova Die Grüne Karte folded odd-backed card turns out to be later signed selectionInspired by Seminar-Leviten 5
Alex Hansford Mystery Card Card is selected and signed, odd-backed card shown to be the same card with different signature, signature then changes into spectator's signature Sprezzatura 22
Roberto Giobbi, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser's Triple Prediction three cards in handkerchief in spectator's hands, they turn out to be later signed selections, dropping double backersInspired by
  • "Die Drei Kräfte" (Hofzinsers Kartenkünste)
Related to
  • "Winter-Sommer" (Hofzinser's Zauberkünste)
Standup Card Magic 178