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Unknown Das mysteriöse Taschentuch two cards in handkerchief transpose with two cards outside, duplicates 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 64
Stanley Collins The Wooden Slab and Flying Card Experiment Cards attached on a board with rubberbands, spectator peeks at a card and remembers the value, then he counts to that value in a fan and remembers the card. Card transposes from the deck with the peeked card on the board 1915 Original Magical Creations 9
Louis Lam The Movie Colour Cards blue deck put in red box and vice versa, decks change place in boxes 1935 Would You Believe It? 16
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Four Ace Trick spectator thinks of ace in pocket, then three aces found in pocket and indifferent cards on table 1936 Ireland's Yearbooks (Section "Yearbook 1936") 8
Unknown Movie Color Cards two different colored decks change places, 2 red-blue double backers 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 287
Unknown Transpo Color Change two different colored decks change places in different pockets 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 288
Arthur de Mello G-Men story trick with 2 blue and 5 red cards, thieves sheep 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1937") 220
Al Baker The Migrating Cards odd backed, all at once in spectators' pockets 1938 Greater Magic 292
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Aces aces change to kings, reappear somewhere else and the queens show up as well, begins like a regular ace assembly varied by "Annemann's Aces Disregarded" (Edward Marlo, 1942) 1938 Greater Magic 365
E. Leslie May Pocket Presto nice transposition presentation 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 54) 384
Jack Vosburgh Stalemate 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 113) 671
T. Nelson Downs Marvello transposition with extremely strange procedure, mathematical 1942 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 223
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue A Palace Revolt twelve court and spot cards transpose in one phase 1943 Tricks and Sleights 22
Sigmar K. Hofeller There'll Be Some Change Made! red cards change places with black cards, in the pockets of two spectators 1945 My Best 37
Greer Marechal Jr. Technicolor Transpose cards transpose from two different colored decks 1945 My Best 38
Harlan Tarbell Red and Black Transposition ten red and 10 black cards change places, rough and smooth 1945 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 177
Paul Rosini Ace Transposition aces on table change to indifferent cards, aces face up in pack see also "Eye-Mazing" (Frank Garcia, 1972) 1948 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 121
Paul LePaul How Close Can You Watch? Transposition of two complete decks 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 131
Al Leech Ace King Transposition Aces under spectator's hand, transpose with the kings in the deck. 1949 For Card Men Only 5
Al Leech Alternate Method for "Ace King Transposition" 1949 For Card Men Only 7
Al Leech Ace-King Turnover see also "Ace-King A La Marlo" (Al Leech & Edward Marlo, 1952) 1949 For Card Men Only 8
U. F. Grant Grant's Card Trick three cards change places, two under hand of the spectator one in performer's pocket, duplicate 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 207) 827
Al Leech & Edward Marlo Ace-King A La Marlo see also "Ace-King Turnover" (Al Leech, 1949) 1952 Manipulating with Leech 26
Don Tanner Trio Plus One four selections in four envelopes, fifth card torn and pieces put in fifth envelope, when spectators open their envelopes they find a piece and the selections are all together in the fifth envelope 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 288) 1151
Audley Walsh The Perfect Deck Switch pseudo deck switching, presentation 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 294) 1174
Bill Simon The Cards and Dice - 1. The Transposition Ace - 4 of clubs face-down on table with a die on top of each with 1 - 4 to top, dice exchanged and cards follow 1954 Sleightly Sensational 14
Bill Simon 2. The Big Change Ace - 3 with three dice on top, they transpose and eventually all change to Threes and back 1954 Sleightly Sensational 16
Brother John Hamman Face Up - Face Down Surprise cards separated in reds and blacks, triumph with reds, black selection found in red pile, red and black piles change place see also "Red-Black Surprise" (Kevin Davie, 1977) 1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 32
Brother John Hamman The Chameleon Colors reds and blacks separated, some red cards change to black and back, then halves transpose varied by "Chameleon Colors Revisited" (Wesley James, 2004) 1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 37
Nate Leipzig Acrobats two halves of the deck change places, duplicate varied by "Marlo on Leipzig's "Acrobats"" (Edward Marlo & Nate Leipzig, 1992) 1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 157
Ian Baxter Quadruple Transmigrationalism four quartets from different decks transpose while inside deck 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 69
Charlie Miller Color Switch two decks, color of backs change places 1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 11
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Kings And Queens kings and queens separated on table, then both piles consist of two kings-queen pairs 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 301
Charles T. Jordan Spirit Aces four Nines and four Aces in piles on table, two nines put on top of deck followed by two aces, yes aces are on table and all four Nines on top of deck, two extra aces and step gaff, see p. 424 for correction 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 7) 417
Jerry K. Hartman Free Trade two cards in bottom half transpose with 1 card in top half 1972 Card Cavalcade 20
Roy Walton A Switch in Time four red cards and four blacks cards, swap 1, 2, three cards around, always remain separate, as a climax the packets transpose see also "Switch In Time" (Roy Walton, 1981) 1972 Tale Twisters 1
Roy Walton Strange Assembly assembly, but instead of the kings the four aces are found in the last packet and the kings reversed in the deck 1972 Tale Twisters 2
Roy Walton Instant Interchange packet of red cards and one of black cards, two selections are interchanged between packets, then packets transpose varied by "Olram's Clarified Routine" (Edward Marlo, 1986) 1972 Tale Twisters 7
Brother John Hamman Ace-Sational four Aces, placed face-to-face with both hands, the change places when hands are pulled appart, change to queens in the end, stripped double facers inspired by "Hippity Hop Aces" ("Chic" Schoke, 1948 / 27),
see also "Wild All the Way" (Brother John Hamman, 1989)
1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 534
Frank Garcia Double Lift Feint apparent switch 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 161
Karl Fulves Straight Across aces and 2C, 3C, 4C, aces become A-4 of clubs, other cards 5-7 of clubs 1973 Epilogue (Issue 17) 160
Brother John Hamman Odd-Even-Odd two odd and two even cards change place, two then change to Jacks see also "Even Odder II" (Richard Kaufman, 1981),
"Even Odder" (Richard Kaufman & Brother John Hamman, 1982),
varied by "Odd-Even-Odd" (Sam Schwartz, 1972)
1973 Epilogue (Issue 18) 164
Karl Fulves Variations off-beat transposition problems 1973 Notes From Underground 26
Roy Walton The Bridge transposition of red and black cards 1973 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 36
Edward G. Brown & Ralph W. Hull The Intelligence Quotient Test Improved several phases, first ace has to be guessed, the three cards are added with the same suit and suit has to be guessed inspired by Ralph W. Hull's "Intelligence Quotient Test" in "The Testament of Ralph W. Hull" 1945 1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 84
Edward G. Brown The Military Problem four packets, with kings on the bottom, first followed with three aces, second with three deuces, third with three threes and fourth with an ace, two and a three, organize themselves 1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 106
Edward Marlo Color Transposition red backed queens and blue backed kings, backs change places, not faces 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 229
Paul Curry Kissing Cards king and queen of same suit travel to the center of the deck 1974 Paul Curry Presents 32
Karl Fulves Odd Cards two odd cards put n the case transpose with two even cards on the table, finally an extra card is found in the case with the contact information of the performer 1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 7
Martin A. Nash Turncoat two cards from two different decks, see p. 444 for additional crediting 1975 Ever So Sleightly 105
Jerry K. Hartman Switch on a Switch black jacks on table transpose with red jacks reversed in deck 1975 Epilogue (Section "Special No 1") 239
Roy Walton Carousel inspired by "Perplexity" (George Delaney, 1950),
varied by "Catch-Ace-Trap-ee" (Wesley James, 2004)
1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 8) 97
Fabian Transpo Ink four cards with a black spot change places with four cards with a red spot, one by one see also "Aenigma Variations" (Bob Driebeek & Fabian, 1976) 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9) 255
Bob Driebeek & Fabian Aenigma Variations inspired by "Transpo Ink" ( Fabian, 1976) 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 12) 292
Bernard Bilis Joking Illusion Jokers change back color, transpositions and then change back to original color 1976 Close Up, French Style 5
Harvey Rosenthal Unexpected Sandwich sandwich cards transpose! 1977 Packet Switches (Part Three) 127
Frank Garcia Mix and Match four cards cut in half, halves exchanged, they still match, 2 double facers 1977 Wildcard Miracles 63
Kevin Davie Red-Black Surprise inspired by "Face Up - Face Down Surprise" (Brother John Hamman, 1958) 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 12) 449
Eric Mason Brainwave brainwave, triumph and deck transposes with an other deck as a kicker see also "Billet-Doux" (Eric Mason, 1977) 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 1) 463
Bob Farmer & Bert Allerton & Jerry Mentzer Jazz Pieces - Body & Soul a red and a black jumbo card are cut into 4 pieces, the pieces change places, oil and water, missing part of the description is published in "Jazz Pieces" see also "Jazz Combo" (Jerry Mentzer, 1974),
"Oil & Water" (Jon Racherbaumer, 1976),
"Jazz Pieces" (Bob Farmer, 1978)
1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 2) 476
Philip T. Goldstein Relative Interchange ace to four transpose one by one with four red cards see also Stewart Judah's "Aces & Jacks" 1977 Scattershot 6
Paul Harris The Ace Trap Leader Ace is placed with three indifferent cards while other three Aces are placed reversed in the deck. Aces vanish and assemble with the leader Ace 1977 SuperMagic 3
Richard Kaufman Dream Deck Switch two half decks with different back transpose, deck switch presentation varied by "A Dream Deck Switch, too" (Richard Kaufman, 1979) 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 56
Bob Farmer Jazz Pieces missing part of text and illustrations inspired by "Jazz Pieces - Body & Soul" (Bob Farmer & Bert Allerton & Jerry Mentzer, 1977) 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 512
Paul Curry Spaced Out blue-backed and red-backed card with different suit symbol holes punched out, holes switch places 1978 Spaced Out 1
Karl Fulves Hide Out AC to 9C removed, selection placed among them, all dealt face-up except selection, a club vanishes, selection becomes this club and selection is reversed in deck, "temporary transposition" 1978 Transpo Trix 8
Karl Fulves Pocket Cards red Twos change place with black Tens and back, two methods, "Tens Routine" 1978 Transpo Trix 13
Karl Fulves Mass Transit spectator choses card from black pile, performer finds it from red pile which turns out to be the black pile 1978 Transpo Trix 56
Richard Kaufman A Dream Deck Switch, too two half decks with different back transpose, deck switch presentation inspired by "Dream Deck Switch" (Richard Kaufman, 1978) 1979 CardMagic 26
Philip T. Goldstein Wolf Trap packet trick, ace and two change places 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 7) 702
Karl Fulves The Nyria Effect ace of spades in case, ace of clubs sandwiched between red fours outside, then visual transposition so red four inside and black aces sandwich with other four outside 1979 The Nyria Effect 50
Philip T. Goldstein Tearable two cards are torn, halves transpose several times 1979 Tearable 1
Paul Harris Drop-Shot corner and rest of card transpose with use of glass, inspired by "Corner in the Glass" 1979 Close-up Entertainer 52
Karl Fulves Back Bay Blues two rubber banded sandwiches, the sandwich cards themselves transpose 1980 The Chronicles (Issue 26) 1319
Karl Fulves The Hired Hand aces exchanged with other poker hand one by one, but still remain in original hand, with weird poker variation presentation 1981 Octet 72
Roy Walton Switch In Time described with jumbo cards, four red cards and four blacks cards, swap 1, 2, three cards around, always remain separate inspired by "A Switch in Time" (Roy Walton, 1972) 1981 Magic With Giant Cards 2
Peter Duffie Inside Job two and two with transformation kicker varied by "Diamond Heist" (Ken Simmons & Peter Duffie, 1986) 1982 Alternative Card Magic 6
Paul Harris Three-Fourths quarter (torn off) transposes with rest 1982 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 19
Simon Aronson Twice Removed Transposition two selections reversed in deck transpose with 2 jokers, each sandwiched between aces, 2 double facers 1982 Sessions 96
Edward Marlo The Un-Stapled Cards two faced Cards change place with 2 other faces cards inspired by "The Stapled Card" (John Scarne & Joseph Prieto, 1950) 1983 Marlo without Tears 296
Geoffrey Latta Dazzling Interchange collectors set with kings in middle of deck, aces on top change one by one to kings 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 10) 82
Paul Harris Transposed Perfectionist reds and blacks transpose 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 61
Peter Duffie Royalty In Your Pocket four queens are produced, then reds and black change places and selection is found sandwiched in between red queens 1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 51
Louis Falanga Casino Kings two kings travel to the top, take the identity of three random cards and change into two selections, the kings are found reversed in the pack 1985 Lake Tahoe Card Magic 43
Jay Sankey Once is Never Enough two jokers paper clipped face to face transpose with 2 signed selections 1986 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 56
Edward Marlo Olram's Clarified Routine ten red and black cards, one card travels from packet to packet, then packets changes places, eight methods inspired by "Instant Interchange" (Roy Walton, 1972) 1986 Thirty Five Years Later 3
Ken Simmons & Peter Duffie Diamond Heist two and two with transformation kicker inspired by "Inside Job" (Peter Duffie, 1982) 1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 5
David Regal Mirror Image transposition of two torn pieces folded 1987 Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 186
Randy Wakeman Needed a Jump ten red and black cards, single card jumps from packet to packet, then packets transpose 1987 Special Effects 26
Nate Leipzig Two-Deck Transposition 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 221
Mike Bornstein Rainbow Transposition Oddbacked 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 2) 1460
Rick Silberman The Catalyst three change palce with three set in card case 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 7) 1513
Dai Vernon The Loving Couple three cards transpose in the deck with story presentation see also "The Loving Couple" (Dai Vernon, 1972) 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 94
Edward Marlo The Ninth Method three methods, variation of Walton effect, ten red and black cards transpose 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 230
Edward Marlo Detailed Slow Motion Aces ace of spades tabled with three x cards, other aces outjogged in deck, four methods, ungaffed and with duplicate 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 285
Larry Jennings Hofzinser Sans Wallet business card in pocket changes place with selection 1988 The Cardwright 196
Karl Fulves Staple Diet two cards stapled together, staple travels to another card, posed as problem 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 49) 218
Brother John Hamman The Lollapalooza Hand in effect two pokerhands transpose 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 118
Brother John Hamman False Witness AH to 3H jump around, so does selection varied by "Three Suspects and a Perp" (Jon Racherbaumer, 2016) 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 121
Juan Tamariz The Triple Colors Routine reds and blacks separated, one card chosen in each half, identified, cards change places, then whole packets change places (one in pocket) 1989 / 91 Sonata 159
Juan Tamariz Captured Red/Black Aces Two Aces are taped together 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 10) 1844
Alex Elmsley Double Swap two selections with 2 aces in breast pocket 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 293
Edward Marlo I'll Do It Again! two halves on table, face-up card travels from half to half, repeat, red and black sections transpose, 3 stranger cards 1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 1
David Wax & Richard Kaufman King Flight black blue-backed kings change place with red red-backed kings 1992 The Collected Almanac (Section "") xvii
Allan Ackerman Wright On three card transposition, odd backed 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 160
Ron Ferris & Allan Ackerman The Almost Perfect Transposition two for 2 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 135
Jay Wright The Quad Transposition 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 158
Alex Elmsley The Red and the Blue two decks change place except for two selections in them varied by "The Bled and the Rue" (Jack Parker, 2007),
"My System to Show Red & Blue Backs" (Ramón Riobóo, 2010)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 131
Gene Maze Uncle Charlie's Aces ace assembly, then 3 card transposition 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 173
Jerry K. Hartman Crossing Cards red half and black half, two cards transpose 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 1) 2449
Miguel Gomez Ladies of Spain two Queens transpose with two random cards varied by "Switch'em" (Friedrich Roitzsch & Miguel Gomez, 2015) 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1062
Paul Harris Ace Trap three indifferent card on table transpose with three aces distributed in deck 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Section "Super Magic") 155
Paul Harris & Matt Schulien Drop Shot corner and rest of card transpose with use of glass, inspired by "Corner in the Glass" 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Section "Close-up Entertainer") 113
Paul Harris The Perfectionist - The Perfectionist (red and blacks are apparently mixed but remain separated)
- Transposed Perfectionist (reds and blacks transpose)
- Mixed-Up Perfectionist (reds and blacks mix themselves)
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "Close-up Kinda Guy") 109
Frederick Braue & Theodore DeLand Nox-Em-All four Aces and Sevens on table, two Aces & Sevens put in one case and also in another card case, yet Sevens and Aces are all in one case each, two double facers inspired by "Nox-Em-All" (De Land, 1908) 1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 15
Peter Duffie M.I.M.C. Two spectators sign two cards with different backs, the two signatures on the faces transpose inspired by "Signature Transposition" (Peter Kane, 1972) 1997 Effortless Card Magic 106
Peter Duffie Torn, Folded, and Sealed Torn, folded and sealed cards transpose inspired by "Ramsey's Triple Restoration" (Danny Korem, 1978) 1997 Effortless Card Magic 162
Milton Kort Heir to the Throne Four Kings change places with four Aces, then three Kings and three Aces, then two, then one. Combination of four different tricks. inspired by "Optical Monte Move" (Dai Vernon, 1946),
"Honeycutt's Honeycutter" (Al Honeycutt, 1953),
"Aces & Jacks" (Stewart Judah, 1974),
"Aces to Go" (Francis Haxton, 1974)
1999 Kort 19
Paul Curry Kissing Cards king and queen of same suit travel to the center of the deck 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 40
William Goodwin King Brand red kings between black fours, they transpose two times, then Daley's Last varied by "The King Is Gone, But He's Not Forgotten" (Aaron Fisher, 2002),
"One Good Winner" (Allan Ackerman & Darrin Martineau, 2002)
2002 Penumbra (Issue 1) 14
Allan Ackerman & Darrin Martineau One Good Winner red kings between black fours, they transpose two times, then Daley's Last, all change to kings inspired by "King Brand" (William Goodwin, 2002) 2002 Penumbra (Issue 2) 12
Aaron Fisher The King Is Gone, But He's Not Forgotten red kings between black fours, they transpose two times, then Daley's Last, without extra card see also "King Brand" (William Goodwin, 2002) 2002 Penumbra (Issue 3) 9
Euan Bingham Continental Drift red half and black half transpose 2003 Free From Filler 8
Karl Fulves Transformism two cards chosen from red-backed deck, blue-backed deck in pocket, duplicates removed by touch, then decks transpose 2003 Hofzinser Notebook 32
David Acer Mad Card Disease Card torn into quarters, index corners transposes with non-index corners repeatedly 2004 Random Acts of Magic 120
Wesley James Catch-Ace-Trap-ee "sewt", transposition effect involving 4 queens and 2 black aces inspired by "Carousel" (Roy Walton, 1975) 2004 Enchantments 23
Wesley James Chameleon Colors Revisited "alpha", reds and blacks separated, some red cards change to black and back, then halves transpose inspired by "The Chameleon Colors" (Brother John Hamman, 1958) 2004 Enchantments 144
Arthur Trace Spatial Exchange Torn corner transposes with torn card, first published in Artwerks (Arthur Trace, 2005) and Genii (April 2006) 2006 It's All Relative 21
Andi Gladwin Spellace Red Aces spelled to and placed aside. Black Aces spelled to, but find red Aces (transposition). 2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 68
Jack Parker The Bled and the Rue Selection from red deck appears in blue deck after a weird transposition inspired by "The Red and the Blue" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 2007 52 Memories 68
Jack Parker On, In & Under Three Kings placed under box, inside box and on box transposes with Three Twos varied by "Visualisation" (Jack Parker, 2007) 2007 52 Memories 130
Jack Parker Visualisation Reworked handling of On, In & Under inspired by "On, In & Under" (Jack Parker, 2007) 2007 52 Memories 132
Tom Stone & Tomas Blomberg Reality Glitch off-beat sandwich-transposition combo 2010 Vortex 27
John Guastaferro Boxed Transpo two selections on table transpose with two jokers in box 2010 One Degree 89
Friedrich Roitzsch & Miguel Gomez Switch'em two cards in spectator's sleeve transpose with two cards on table inspired by "Ladies of Spain" (Miguel Gomez, 1995) 2015 FFFF Lecture Notes 2015 1
Guy Hollingworth Minimalist Ace Assembly three aces lost in deck, fourth ace with three indifferent cards, they change one by one into aces 2015 Renovations 10
Jon Racherbaumer Three Suspects and a Perp AH to 3H jump around, inspired by Steve Reynolds performance inspired by "False Witness" (Brother John Hamman, 1989) 2016 Facsimile (Issue 5) 70