108 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transposition / Hofzinser Ace Problem
  
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Louis Lam The "Enormous" Four Ace Presentation chosen ace transforms into previous selection, ace from spectator's pocket Be Deceived 12
Larry Jennings Tell-Tale Aces rather complex handlingVariations Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 49
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Two Unsolved Card Problems 1. card vanishes and reappears rolled inside finger ring by spectator held behind his back
2. Hofzinser Ace Problem
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 3rd Folio) 299
Roy Walton You Name It I'll Change It Related to The Devil's Playthings 44
Paul Swinford Three Different Ways presentation of "Flipper" in Chesbro's Tricks You Can Count On Epilogue (Issue 9) 67
Jack Avis The "Lost Ace" Trick Related to Epilogue (Issue 11) 81
Ralph Gironda Jack-Jack jacks covered with card case, card chosen, jack of same suit vanishes and is found in card caseInspired byVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4) 399
Mike Rogers Four Jacks jacks covered with card case, card chosen, jack of same suit vanishes and is found in card caseInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 10) 437
Karl Fulves A la Hofzinser Mexican Monte 11
Karl Fulves The Red-Backed Hofzinser Packet Switches (Part One) 8
Karl Fulves Single Centers Packet Switches (Part One) 18
Father Cyprian Hofzinser - 70 in addition to classic effect all cards of chosen suit appear reversed and in order throughout deck, faro Epilogue (Issue 17) 159
Doug Alker Turncoat Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 4) 346
Roy Walton Hop-A-Long Hofzinser Related to Trigger 6
Karl Fulves In Re Hofzinser Aces all transform at the end Packet Switches (Part Five) 294
Martin A. Nash A Hard Ace To Follow see p. 449 for additional crediting Any Second Now 271
Jerry L. Christensen Pyramid Aces Related to Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 12) 447
Tom Craven Pyramid Variation Related to Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 3) 490
Jean Faré Criss Cross Triumph Selection is lost, Triumph shuffle, reveal to have three Aces face up with selection face down amongst them, then selection's value used to find final AceVariations Card Tricks, French Style 32
Karl Fulves Other Applications of sleeving
- Hofzinser Ace Problem with Aces in spectator's pocket
- Rising Card Hook-up
- Sticky Tape at outside of Sleeve
- Sleeving into Envelopes
Impromptu Holdouts 47
Jon Racherbaumer Decking - Hofzinser Deluxe Variations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 3) 27
Karl Fulves Hofzinser Problem see note (B) Transpo Trix 8
Karl Fulves Hofzinser's 4-Ace Problem formulation of problem, in parts reprinted from referenceRelated to Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 2
Father Cyprian Open Muk Aces performer doesn't know order of aces Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 3
Father Cyprian Alternate Handlings performer doesn't know order of aces Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 7
Karl Fulves Notes By Karl Fulves credit information Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 14
Karl Fulves First Method Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 14
Karl Fulves Second Method gaffed Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 15
Karl Fulves Third Method Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 16
Karl Fulves Hofshuffle aces reversed in deck, riffle shuffle version, posed as problem Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 20
Karl Fulves Fourflinger ace with matching suit changes into selection, other aces in matching value Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 18
Karl Fulves A Scanner Darkly any four cards, one is agreed upon by 3 spectators, they all note position of the card in packet one by one, then it is divined, application to Hofzinser Ace ProblemRelated to Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 21
Jon Racherbaumer About the So-Called Hofzinser Problem Arch Triumphs 8
Jon Racherbaumer Hofzinser Triumphs selection is lost, Triumph shuffle, reveal to have three Aces face up with selection face down amongst them, then selection's value used to find final AceInspired by Arch Triumphs 6
David Solomon Triumphant Aces selection is lost, Triumph shuffle, reveal to have three Aces face up with selection face down amongst them, then selection's value used to find final Ace
- Racherbaumer Addition
Inspired by Arch Triumphs 10
Barry Nelson Jennings Improved Inspired by The Book of John 119
Francois Ziegler Layla queens are removed, card chosen, queen of same suit vanishes, reappears when counted down the value of selection Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 11) 413
Martin A. Nash A Hard Ace to Follow Related to Jacks or Better 6
Father Cyprian Hofzinser's Departure aces transform into selection, aces back in deck, double facer The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 54
Richard Kaufman The Hofzinser Ace Problem The Gene Maze Card Book 89
Richard Kaufman Variations on a Non Musical Theme The Gene Maze Card Book 90
Eric Mason For Johann Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 2) 797
Karl Fulves More Notes Yet notes on the Interlock principle
(A) No-Break approach
(B) alternate procedure
(C) switch with double card
(D) paper clip addition, paper clip version of Hofzinser problem
(E) connection to Tilt
(F) allusion to Haunted Pack set-up with Interlock
Related to Interlock 59
Jerry K. Hartman About Face I Hofzinser Ace Problem, the other three Aces change to match the value of selection Means & Ends 21
Jerry K. Hartman About Face II Hofzinser Ace Problem, all four Aces change to match value of selection Means & Ends 22
Richard Kaufman The Amazing Ace Tunnel combined with Hofzinser Ace Plot, all aces pushed through deck Cardworks 113
Richard Kaufman, David Arthur, Ken Krenzel Ace Tunnel: Second Position combined with Hofzinser Ace Plot, all aces pushed through deck, gaffed Cardworks 119
Don England Twisted Hofzinser combo Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Spades) 9
Peter Duffie Hofzinser in My Pocket selection is pocketed, twisting sequence Alternative Card Magic 22
Richard Kaufman The Hofzinser Ace Tunnel The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 71
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Another Hofzinser Twist twisting/transformation combo Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 10) 687
Don England Twisted Hofzinser combo Best of Friends 420
Ian Land Snap Count Lost Ace Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 5) 1042
Ian Land Getting Lost in the Shuffle Hofzinser Ace Trick combined with Triumph, optional red black separation climax Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 5) 1044
Larry Jennings Hofzinser Ace Problem Solution Related to A Visit With Larry Jennings 3
Christian Scherer Achten Sie auf den König not same suit, as an observation test, two versions Card News '82 39
Christian Scherer Freie Wahl ace to four of hearts, named one transposes with selection Card News '82 84
Christian Scherer Unmöglich selection in deck, four aces, named one turns into selection and ace is found in card case Card News '82 90
Michael Louis Apocalypse Variations Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 8) 808
David Tropeano Hofzinser Triumphs! Triumph-Kartenkunste-combo Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 6) 928
Mack Picknick What's in the Envelope signed selection in sealed envelope transposes with ace Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 51
Larry Jennings A Problem With Hofzinser Related to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 17
Edward Marlo The Ace Problem that Hofzinser Never Had Special Effects 60
Robert Bengel One-Shot Hofzinser Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 9) 1687
Doug Edwards Half-Shot Hofzinser Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 10) 1703
Karl Fulves Dollar Hofzinser using dollar bill in handling And a Packet of Cards 24
Bruce Cervon The Transposing Ace four Aces, named suit put on top, it changes into selection, Ace reappears from pocket The Black & White Trick 65
Alex Elmsley Hoftwister combo The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 47
Alex Elmsley Bare-Aced Hofzinser clean handling with aces in posession of spectator from the startVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 253
John Bannon Reversal of Fourtune Variations Smoke and Mirrors 82
John Bannon, Alex Elmsley Vicious Rumors Inspired by Smoke and Mirrors 153
Meir Yedid Sandwichange for Hofzinser Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 5) 2071
David Arthur Silver Aces coin jumps from beneath wrong ace to correct ace which transforms into selection The Collected Almanac (Issue ) xxi
Thomas Baxter Ascanio Meets Hofzinser The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 49) 887
Aldo Colombini Mini-Maxi Hofzinser one card from miniature deck Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 4) 2345
Karl Fulves Hofzinser's Wallet odd-backed aces from wallet placed on deck, one changes into signed selection (now odd-backed) Crooked Tales 114
Peter Duffie Triggered Hofzinser Duffie's Card Compulsions 113
Peter Duffie No-Trigger Hofzinser Duffie's Card Compulsions 116
Peter Duffie A Mild Solution Duffie's Card Compulsions 117
Peter Duffie The Final Solution Handling Variation of "Hofzinser in My Pocket" Duffie's Card Compulsions 235
Darwin Ortiz Kartenkunste Cardshark 65
Jon Racherbaumer Hofzinser, Carried Away Facsimile (Issue 4) 11
Joe Rindfleisch Process of Elimination with twisting phase Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 11) 2864
Tom Daugherty Almost Hofzinser Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 12) 2877
Karl Fulves Looks Like named jack changes into previous selection The Vampire Papers 116
Karl Fulves Line Up named black ace turns over in ace packet and changes into jack of same suit The Vampire Papers 123
Peter Duffie Hands Off Hofzinser Hofzinser Ace Problem, almost everything happens in spectator's hands Effortless Card Magic 134
Peter Duffie Hofzinser By Stealth Hofzinser Ace Problem but super easy to do Effortless Card Magic 139
Paul Cummins Overtwist Transposed combo with Hofzinser Problem ending L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 124
Peter Duffie, Iain Girdwood, Max Maven Return to Suabia Hofzinser Ace Problem + Twisting the AcesInspired by
  • "The Suabian Twist" (Peter Duffie, Cards in Principle, 1994)
Effortless Card Magic 129
Peter Duffie Hofzinser On The Up Hofzinser Ace Problem with sandwich plot, card appears between black Jacks is the Ace Effortless Card Magic 136
Guy Hollingworth The Hofzinser Problem outlined Routine Drawing Room Deceptions 44
Udo Wächter The Charm of the Queen of Hearts long routine
-spectator cuts to the aces
-the queen of hearts appears
- the queen of hearts whispers the spectators thought
- the queen of hearts turns an ace face down
- the queen of hearts changes into the ace
- the vanished queen of hearts appears between the aces
- the queen of hearts and two aces change places in a flash
Inspired by Concertos for Pasteboard 166
R. Paul Wilson Simplex Hofzinser Crash Course in Brain Surgery 15
Paul Cummins Overtwist Transposed combo with Hofzinser Problem ending FASDIU II 117
David Regal Sticky Hofzinser Constant Fooling 2 151
Thomas Baxter Ascanio/Hofzinser Reunion The Action Cop 45
Roberto Giobbi The Knowledgeable Cards Card College - Volume 5 1233
Karl Fulves Band o'Notes [H] - Hof And Hof Under Tension 14
Karl Fulves Hof Springer Under Tension 54
Christoph Borer, Roy Walton Woogie four jumbo card jokers with suits, suit that matches selection is turned-over and when turned over the jumbo card became the selection and the selection became a joker.Inspired by
  • Roy Walton's "Grown Up Hofzinser" in "That Certain Something" 1979
Also published here
  • Woogie in "ANAM CARA"
Compilation 95
Max Maven Accessorized Three-Piece Suit aces are spelled out from four-ace-packet, last one transforms into selection, ace reversed in deck Best of Friends - Volume III 247
Max Maven Three-Piece Suit aces are spelled out from four-ace-packet, last one transforms into selection Best of Friends - Volume III 245
Harry Lorayne Off-the-Rack 3-piece Suit aces are spelled out from four-Ace-packet, last one transforms into selection, two variationsInspired by Best of Friends - Volume III 249
Jack Parker HofCity Hofzinser Ace Problem done with two selections, intermediate prediction effectInspired by
  • "Hofzinser King City" (David Solomon, The Wisdom of Solomon, 2007)
52 Memories 101
Chris Mayhew F.D.S. "Asher Twist meets Hofzinser's Ace Problem" A Clockwork Apple 18
John Guastaferro Intuition One Degree 120
Ryan Schlutz Misfit Queens Inspired by Making the Cut 65