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Unknown Push-Back Count 1897 New Era Card Tricks 102
Unknown Push-Back Count cards are counted from top of pack, first one is stolen back 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 52
Jack Avis The Siva Count 1971 Epilogue (Issue 11) 82
Unknown Veeser Count 1972 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 4
Karl Fulves Note on Grips 1973 Packet Switches (Part One) 33
Karl Fulves Random Notes (3) Notes on grip and four as five count 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 108
Karl Fulves 3/4 Count only order changes, every card is seen varied by "K-Counts" (Karl Fulves, 1989) 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 111
William Larsen & T. Page Wright False-Count Cover spectator and performer count simultaneously also published as in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930) 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
Roy Walton The E.J. Count "Elmsley Jordan", Siva?! 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 187
Jack Avis The Siva Count 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 187
Karl Fulves Double Push changing order of eight card packet as it is counted see also notes on p. 312 1976 Epilogue (Section "Special No 5") 299
Karl Fulves Block Exchange Count see also notes on page 312 1976 Epilogue (Section "Special No 5") 308
Bob Veeser & Philip T. Goldstein Half-Veeser Count 1976 Classic Tackler 3
Jerry Andrus Careful Count 1976 Andrus Card Control 54
Jerry Andrus Careful Count No 2 hiding cards 1976 Andrus Card Control 54
Jerry Andrus Canceled Count count, hiding one surface, similar to the ghost count 1976 Andrus Card Control 54
Elmer Biddle Biddle Count 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 2
Bob Farmer Cabungle alternate handling, with application for packet ambitious card sequence inspired by "Caboodle" (Eric Mason, 1977) 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 511
Elmer Biddle Biddle Count 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 8) 554
Philip T. Goldstein The Snap-Turn Count 2/4 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 614
Jack Avis Siva Count 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 2) 638
Andrew Pargeter Multi Count Technique (Continued) variation for the Elmsley Count, Jordan Count, Siva Count, Eye Count see also "Multi-Count Technique" (Andrew Pargeter, 1979) 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9) 731
Karl Fulves The Contact Count using card with cut-out section in center of one side 1979 The Topological False Count 5
Karl Fulves Continuous Count count with two cards taped together at one side 1979 The Topological False Count 13
Philip T. Goldstein Spirit Count 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12) 963
Jack Avis Siva Count 1982 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 3) 19
Edward Marlo Additional Ideas - Broken Count Broken Elmsley Count and more broken counts 1982 Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 22
Edward Marlo False Count Spell two unknown Cards are spelled to 1983 Marlo without Tears 60
Philip T. Goldstein Haback Count combination of Hamman Count and Flushtration Count 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 8) 814
Larry Taylor The LT Count four as four, one hidden 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 12) 860
Bob Veeser Veeser Count 1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 1) 1161
Edward Marlo Unloading False Count cards counted one by one off deck, card unloaded back on deck, see also Marlo's Magazine 4 1983 Marlo without Tears 61
Edward Marlo Marlo Count Displacement five as four, card extracted with buckling at penultimate count, originally from TOPS 1983 Facsimile (Issue 1) 12
Philip T. Goldstein Haback Count combination of Hamman Count and Flushtration Count 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 20) 191
Edward Marlo Marlo Count Displacement five as four, card extracted with buckling at penultimate count, originally from TOPS 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 340
Simeon Crystal & Harry Lorayne The Count of Mountie Crystal several false counts to count 4as4 and hide a card:
- The Center Switch Count
- The Double Double Count
- The Lorayne Count
see page 1235 for credit corrections
1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 1165
Jay Sankey The Revolution Count apparently showing collectors-sandwich of seven cards, really only three selections 1986 Sankey Panky 88
Ellis Stanyon & Edward Marlo Stanyon Count with Marlo Concept 1986 Thirty Five Years Later 27
Edward Marlo Marlo Count five as four, top and bottom pulled together on first count 1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 17
Karl Fulves Table Trix tabled false-count or second deal, posed as problem 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 50) 240
Brother John Hamman The Countback 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 150
Brother John Hamman Countback Variation No. 1 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 158
Brother John Hamman Countback Variation No. 2 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 160
Brother John Hamman Countback Variation No. 3 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 168
Brother John Hamman Countback Variation No. 4 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 178
Karl Fulves MacCount four cards, ace travels from pocket back to packet, featuring count that shows all cards but changes order 1989 And a Packet of Cards 3
Karl Fulves Demi-Device 2&2, featuring a displacement count 1989 And a Packet of Cards 21
Karl Fulves Gammatron four-as-four in which all cards are seen but order changed 1989 And a Packet of Cards 39
Wesley James The Carry Count (4-4) bottom card stays into place, 1 of four hidden, note on the Veeser concept 1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 4
Wesley James The SPEC-3 Count (2-3) one of four hidden 1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 6
Wesley James The Ducked SPEC-3 (2-2) one of four hidden 1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 7
Wesley James Spec-4 (2-4) one of four hidden 1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 8
Wesley James SWAPEC (3-2) one of four hidden 1990 Pasteboard Perpensions 9
Alex Elmsley Five-as-five Ghost Count combining Elmsley Count and Eric de la Mare False Count, 5-as-5 while hiding one 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 55
Karl Fulves Upcount four black cards removed, but selection was red, still found in packet, false count with upjogged cards 1991 28 Card Tricks 45
James Swain & Bill Malone The J. S. Count actually displays using KM style switch, thereafter referred to as "J.S. Switch"
- To show three cards to be same card
- To perform Brother Hamman's Gemini Count
- Gemini Count Variation
- To perform Daryl Martinez's Diamond Bar
1992 Don't Blink 67
Unknown Veeser Count Variation 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 43) 765
Doug Edwards Fake-Take Count 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 4) 2201
Unknown グライドによるフォールスカウント (Glide as a False Count) 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 65
Ron Bauer The Take-Back Count Switch inspired by "The Countback" (Brother John Hamman, 1989) 1997 L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 139
Jack Avis Siva Count brief 1997 Virtual Foolery 10
Jack Avis Siva Count 1999 Baltimore Notes 6
Chuck Smith Optical Display to show two cards as three 2000 Why Not? 6
Edward Marlo Swindle Count 2001 Try the Impossible 121
Unknown Verbal Backwards Counting 12-11-10-9-8-7-6 2002 Impuzzibilities 27
Wesley James Edge-Off Displacement Edge-Off Displacement, Edge-Off Count, counting off a number of cards at first counting movement 2004 Enchantments 32
Edward Marlo & Wesley James The Marlo Flexible Count Grip, modified inspired by New Tops, Vol. 3 No. 12, Dec. 1963 2004 Enchantments 54
Wesley James The JEHHFOWJ Count "Jordan, Elmsley, Haxton, Houghton, ?, James" 2004 Enchantments 55
Wesley James Feed Biddle Count break in both hands, cards interlaced 2004 Enchantments 212
Wesley James Four-as-Four (Hiding Two, FAF-Two) Counts discussion of 4-as-4 counts
- The FAF-Two C Count
see also "Six New Counts" (Wesley James, 1990) 2004 Enchantments 380
Unknown Steal-Back card stolen back as cards are counted with faces towards spectator 2004 Enchantments 420
Unknown Psychological False Count 13-12-11-10-... and x makes y 2006 Further Impuzzibilities 23
Unknown Psychological False Count 14-13-12-... and y makes y 2010 Subsequent Impuzzibilities 13