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Unknown To Distinguish the Court Cards by Touch preparing by "bending" edges slightly upwards with knife 1876 Modern Magic 69
Unknown The Stabbed Card using sticky card to control selection 1909 The Art of Magic 127
T. Nelson Downs Sixth Method featuring a new locator card, alternative for long card with portion sticking out in middle of one end 1909 The Art of Magic 155
Theodore Annemann The "Really New" Locator Card broken corner 1931 The Book Without A Name 10
Tom Sellers Unique Control Card rubber spot on card 1934 Card Tricks That Work 16
Theodore Annemann Broken Corner Locator Card 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 27
Unknown New Card Locator coin impression locator card 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Unknown Softened Corner corner bent back and forth until soft/broken, short card substitute 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 395
Jack Merlin Jack Merlin Wax Technique 1938 Greater Magic 57
John Scarne Scarne Ridge Technique 1938 Greater Magic 59
Unknown Nail-Pricking the Surface of a Card 1938 Greater Magic 63
Unknown The Knife-Blade Detection scratching the face 1938 Greater Magic 65
Unknown The Warring Principle permanent metal tab at card 1938 Greater Magic 77
Unknown Removable Metal Clip adaption of The Warring Principle 1938 Greater Magic 78
Unknown Crescent Locator Card piece cut out and glued on card 1938 Greater Magic 78
Unknown Double Locator Card Court Loator Card ("Master Card") and Pip Locator Card, pieces glued on card 1938 Greater Magic 79
Unknown Silk Locator Card 1938 Greater Magic 79
Alfred Caroselli Celluloid Key Card transparent celluloid card as locator card 1938 Greater Magic 80
Unknown Impromptu Short Card broken corners 1938 Greater Magic 464
Unknown The Long Card impromptu long card with paper clip 1938 Greater Magic 477
Will De Sieve Two New Locator Cards - Coin Impression coin leaves circular impression 1938 Greater Magic 478
Jontay Another "Ridge" Preparation ridge along line on picture card 1938 Greater Magic 479
Howard Warringer Fingeraura challenge location using scotch tape secretly applied to card 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 489
Paul Rosini Daub Work 1940 Expert Card Technique 217
Edward Marlo Sensitive Fingers aces are located apparently by sense of touch, using a short card with broken corner 1941 Early Marlo (Section "Amazing, Isn't It?") 44
Edward Marlo Age Old Card Control certain crimp 1942 Let's See the Deck 6
Unknown Snap Crimp 1943 Tricks and Sleights 18
Laurie Ireland Laurie Ireland's Blindfold Poker Deal with unknown and selected hole card, tactile marks on side of card 1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Section "Yearbook 1943") 21
J. B. Bobo A New Key Card single rough-smooth pair 1947 Watch This One! 31
George G. Kaplan Impromptu Marking of Cards rubbing thumb-nail on pencil 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 37
Edward Marlo Age Old Card Control see also "Age Old Card Control" (Edward Marlo, 1942) 1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 4
Edward Marlo Broken Corner corner short substitute, Note 1 1956 Fingertip Control 22
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Locator Card locator card with a thread 1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 26
Edward Marlo Marlo Short Card like single stripper card, with handling and method to locate it like tapping, airing, ... see also "Tapping on Table" (1987) 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Section "5 I Shuffled the Cards") 9
Edward Marlo Different Short Cards see also following pages, for riffle shuffle work 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Section "5 I Shuffled the Cards") 13
Al Koran & Alton Sharpe Borrowed You Find It two methods: sticky card and belly-stripped card 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 93
Will DeSeive Coin Key 1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 289
Theodore Annemann Snapped Corner corner broken but attached 1974 Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 3
T. Nelson Downs The Downs' Force and Location - Card forced while deck is held behind the back
- Marking cards with sunlight
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 175
Looy Simonoff Crayon Vanish using card signed with crayon as sticky card 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 41
Ken De Courcy Culluloid Lug Locator insert for key card to make a piece that sticks out of deck to cut to 1980 Super Spell 3
Karl Fulves Curvature different coins and cards removed and remembered by spectators and shuffled back, performer blindfolded, all cards located and coins as well, coins leaves circular impression inspired by "It's Up to You" (1937) 1983 After Jordan 2
Edward Marlo Olram's Key Card glueing single cut out spade pip on card 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 161
Edward Marlo Refined Ace Cutting from "Lost Shuffle Manuscript", using crimps or raised surfaces inspired by "The Crimp Cull" (Edward Marlo, 1959) 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 216
Unknown Another Locator thread glued inside split card, tactile 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 8
Dan MacMillan Punch Me Again glue, with (obvious) "Marlo Suggestion" 1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 67
Will De Sieve Key Card see also "Two New Locator Cards - Coin Impression" (Will De Sieve, 1938) 1987 For Friends Only... 25
Davide Costi Queen of Hearts also published as "Queen of Hearts" (Davide Costi, 2004) 1987 For Friends Only... 28
Dai Vernon A Sticky Solution sticky edges 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 207
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 30
Alex Elmsley Rough Tracker edge marked and roughed locator card 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 370
Edward Marlo Putting in Wave Work 1991 The Olram File (Issue 8) 12
Edward Marlo Magician Cuts the Aces with wave work in cards 1991 The Olram File (Issue 8) 13
Edward Marlo Updating the X-Force cross card force handling with prediction effect, with additional thoughts on slick/wave crimp cards 1992 The Olram File (Issue 11) 13
Karl Fulves Topped Gaff gaff in which short card is glued inside thick card 1996 Blocking Off 121
Davide Costi Queen of Hearts see also "Two New Locator Cards - Coin Impression" (Will De Sieve, 1938),
also published as "Queen of Hearts" (Davide Costi, 1987)
2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 105
Martin A. Nash The Infinity Principle 2007 Diplopia 4
Unknown The SCaM Card on the "Shortened, Crimped and Marked Card" see also "Marlo Key Card" (Edward Marlo, 1970) 2014 Classic Fantastic 15
Vanni Bossi Cornered three locator cards
- The Incised Corner
- The Thin Corner
- The Jointed Corner
2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 65
Vanni Bossi Sugar Locator Card inspired by Koornwinder's Locator Card 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 190