Nailnick
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Unknown Fifth Method nailnick 1889 Tricks with Cards 70
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick as selection is replaced underneath fan 1890 More Magic 22
Unknown Amerikanische Methode nail nick 1896 Der moderne Kartenk√ľnstler 131
Ben Erens Miracle Card Location nail nick while inserting card in fan 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 331
Sid Lorraine Addition to Elliott's Crimp nail nick 1938 Greater Magic 52
Ben Erens & Henry Gordien & Louis Zingone Nicking the Edge of a Card three methods by those three people of nicking a selection, one with pencil 1938 Greater Magic 61
Theodore Annemann Nail Nick Key Control 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Section "Winter Extra 1938/39") 368
Audley Walsh The Mystic Twelve cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reverse-count force varied by "The Mystic Twelve Recall" (Audley Walsh & Jon Racherbaumer, 1971),
"Field's Zodiac Card Miracle" (Audley Walsh & Eddie Fields, 1976)
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 531
Unknown 46 - Scrapes and nicks. How to nailnick 1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 64
Carmen D'Amico The Domico Location nicking the side edge 1946 Card Control 51
Cy Endfield Method of Edge Marking 1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part I 13
Unknown Nail Nick 1962 Malini and His Magic 71
Bob Veeser Acetimation estimation presentation, nail nicked ace 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 49
Harry Lorayne Faro Quickie & Follow-Up two face up cards find selection peeked at, followed by challenge location with nail nick 1971 Reputation-Makers 254
Eddie Fields Tripartite Challenge card location, relatively hands-off see also "Reputation Maker" ( Rovi, 1980),
varied by "Marlo's Handling" (Edward Marlo, 1976)
1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 41
Edward Marlo Marlo's Handling Different handling of Tripartite by Eddie Fields inspired by "Tripartite" (Eddie Fields, 1976) 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 45
Rovi Reputation Maker very similar to Eddie Fields "Tripartite" see also "Tripartite" (Eddie Fields, 1976) 1980 Rovi Reveals 14
Unknown Nail Nick bottom card 1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 10
Tom Craven Mental Nick spectator cuts small packet and counts cards, then he remembers card at that position in deck 1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 5
Edward Marlo On These Subjects procedure for locating nicked, scratched, edge marked cards while riffle shuffling 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 81
Edward Marlo Scratch Sorcery or Nickromancy nicked or scratched key card and riffle shuffle control 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 227
Joseph Dunninger Publicity Effects card is divined and medium finds chosen card in the other room 1984 Publicity Secrets 9
Unknown Ace Control nail nick 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 29
Charlie Miller Additional Miller Notes - holding break while tapping on table
- nailnick and estimate distance from key
- "Vernon's 7 card, 7 piles trick."
(1940)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 1
Eddie Fields Nail Nick Method 1987 Special Effects 65
Dai Vernon Nailnick 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 8
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley Weight While I Find It five methods, ungaffed, locator card, sticky card inspired by "Weight" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1991 The Olram File (Issue 7) 9
Karl Fulves K Thru 12 kings and queens removed, challenge location from this packet, see also p. 105 for further notes 2005 Combo II 57
Unknown Nail Nicking a Card 2005 Combo II 58
Justin Higham Sense of Touch Location Card selected and lost amongst one of three piles, performer eliminates all, except selection

- First Method
- Second Method
- Third Method
2008 Dexterity Manual 54