Envelope(s)
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Unknown Das mysteriöse Couvert card in nest of envelopes, free choice with envelope index 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 49
Unknown Chemische Reparaturanstalt card marked on both ends and cut in half, one half burnt and found in nest of envelope see also "The Halved Card" (1897) 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 71
Unknown Vingt-un Twenty-One Card Trick, but card is at the end palmed out and an envelope with a duplicate from an envelope index presented 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 97
Unknown Un Billet d'amour card chosen, letter comes from mailman from back of audience, it is transformed into selection 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 163
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Verschwinden einer gezogenen Karte in ein zehnfach verschlossenes Couvert card to envelope with card-envelope index 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 225
Unknown The Card, Ribbon and Envelope selection in deck, other selection pierced an threaded on ribbon, ribbon-card changes to first selection, second selection travels to envelop 1897 New Era Card Tricks 106
Unknown The Halved Card card cut in half, one half destroyed and rediscovered, variant in which the half is brought in theater by district messenger boy (Western Union Card Trick) see also "Chemische Reparaturanstalt" (1896) 1897 New Era Card Tricks 130
Stanley Collins Le Dernier Cri Mutilated Card Experiment card cut into four pieces, three are burnt and found restored in nest of envelopes 1915 Original Magical Creations 46
Unknown Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax, stripper deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 270
Henry Hardin Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 346
Albert Sidney Dark Sorcery spectator signs card and selects number, light turned off, when back on the signed card traveled into sealed envelope numbered with number, luminous paint on back of cards 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 290
Theodore Annemann "At Last, Poor Yorick, I knew him when" card to nest of envelopes see also "Card in High" (Theodore Annemann, 1940) 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 113) 669
Unknown The Devil's Letter comedy routine, card appears in envelope and is changed to correct one 1941 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 284
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue Opened by the Censor signed card to envelope 1943 Tricks and Sleights 17
Roger Barkann The Perfect Steal selection vanishes from deck into envelope, with Duolette 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 119
Unknown The Persnickety Pinochle Player two aces of diamonds are torn in half, one half appears elsewhere 1943 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 115
Unknown Mystery of the Glass House x card in glass, envelope put away, card in glass changes into selection, x card in envelope 1943 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 257
Bill Nord Card from Deck to Envelope 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 227
Bruce Elliott & Tom Sellers & Stanley Collins Combo one of three cards vanishes from an envelope and appears in a series of envelopes 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 80) 326
Billy McComb William's Comedy Card Flight spectator on stage puts card in stand, card vanishes and appears in envelope, everybody sees how it works except spectator on stage, paper balls over head type 1947 The First Book of William 34
Edward Marlo Ten Years Ago aces placed reversed in pack, change to kings, aces in envelop, double facers 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 137) 550
Paul LePaul Cards in a Sealed Envelope varied by "Das Aranka-Prinzip" (Alexander de Cova, 1998),
"On the LePaul Envelope Set" (Roberto Giobbi & Paul LePaul, 2003)
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 214
Lu Brent Flighty Aces Ace Assembly, aces travel from envelope to join leader ace in other envelope 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 89
Al Baker The Jet-Propelled Card unsigned but fair selection vanishes, to nest of envelopes see also "Selected Sources for Deck Switches" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Pet Secrets") 391
Edward Marlo Ten Years Ago aces placed reversed in pack, change to kings, aces in envelop, double facers 1953 The Cardician 9
Jack Avis & Al Koran The Cards of Pegasus Initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed. One card is chosen, transposes with the Joker. Chosen card is now in envelope. 1953 "Come a little closer..." 33
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
James Renaux Card in the Envelope 1954 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 58
Harlan Tarbell Magnetic Card and Envelope card from pocket to envelope 1954 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 155
Don Alan Sneaky Card to Pocket two cards selected, the first is not found but mentioned in an insurance policy, the second card appears in a sealed envelope 1956 Pretty Sneaky 6
Bert Allerton & Paul LePaul The Nest Of Envelopes 1958 The Close-Up Magician 66
Charlie Miller Two Dollars and Aces aces appear in two envelopes that contained a dollar bill before, P&L Phantastic Card Reel for long spread in air inspired by "The Homing Deuces" (Charlie Miller, 1961) 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 58
Paul LePaul Cards and Wallet four signed cards to envelope in wallet 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 165
Dai Vernon Telekinetic Cards Travelers with envelope finale 1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 34
Roy Johnson (3) The Policy card to stapled envelope, insurance presentation 1970 The Roy Johnson Experience 18
Karl Fulves Initial Encounter signed card is really burned in window envelope, reproduced from back of hall, signatures of people are saved see also "Workshop (1)" (Karl Fulves, 1976),
"Western Union Trick" (John Scarne, 1989),
"We're Being Followed" (Vanni Bossi, 2016)
1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4) 399
Karl Fulves Signed Card To Envelope no palming, making use of card shelf 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 66
Roy Walton Tearaway selected card is torn in quarters, one corner vanish and appears in an envelope 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 7) 78
Sam Schwartz Bottom Deal Load underneath envelope (or wallet) see also "Bottom Deal Load" (Karl Fulves, 1994),
"Bottom Deal Load" (Darwin Ortiz, 1995)
1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 986
Paul Curry & Terry Morgan Simply Miraculous corner is torn from card, card vanishes from deck and appears in envelope, gimmick for switching corners, pocket card 1977 Simply Miraculous 1
Karl Fulves Scram value named and four-of-a-kind removed, chosen one vanishes cleanly and reappears in sealed envelope, sleeving 1977 Impromptu Holdouts 11
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
1977 Impromptu Holdouts 47
Al Mann Other Uses for the Photon Shield Sealed Envelope for card or bill to envelope 1977 The Photon Shield 6
Richard Kaufman Envelope 1979 CardMagic 121
Gordon Bruce Card In Envelope signed card to envelope 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 5) 680
Karl Fulves Package Deal signed card from case to pay envelope, flap-flap 1979 Inner Sanctum 38
Steve Hamilton Ferly Defragmentation Etc. prediction theme, torn and restored envelope 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 3) 811
Randy Tanner & Bud Dietrich Super Sack interesting method 1980 Close-up Fantasies - Book II 39
Edward Marlo In-View Card in Envelope signed card to envelope 1982 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 81
Karl Fulves Envelopus empty envelope placed between four aces, named ace travels inside 1983 Ace Machine 5
Roberto Giobbi Deck to Envelope and Wallet only selection remains in case 1984 The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 10
Unknown Chosen Card into a Sealed Envelope 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 11
Lawrence Frame Together Again Come Together done with jumbo cards - with extra climax of Kings travelling to envelope inspired by "Come Together" (Jerry Sadowitz, 1982) 1986 Close-up Framework 24
Gary Kurtz Signed, Sealed, Delivered in Advance signed card to nest of envelopes see also "Special Delivery" (Gary Kurtz, 1990) 1988 Continuations ... Departures 2 11
John Scarne Western Union Trick telegram, according to Fulves wrong method (see Rigmarole No. 9, 1994, p. 106) see also "Initial Encounter" (Karl Fulves, 1971) 1989 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 208
Brother John Hamman Sealed-Room Mystery thought-of card into sealed envelope, thought of with strange procedure ("opposite suit and opposite sex...") varied by "Clue" (James Swain, 1996) 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 61
Karl Fulves Transmissible white and brown envelopes, signed selection in white envelope, envelopes riffle shuffled, travels to a chosen brown envelope 1989 Prototype 26
Gary Kurtz Special Delivery see also "Signed, Sealed, Delivered in Advance" (Gary Kurtz, 1988) 1990 Unexplainable Acts 39
Bruce Cervon Repeat Aces to Pocket aces to pocket, to spectator's pocket, to envelope/wallet 1990 Ultra Cervon 47
Alexander de Cova Pegasus Card card to envelope using body servante 1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 16
John Bannon Heart of the City card spectator cuts to is predicted, another signed selection travels to envelope which has been on table 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 13
Steve Beam Signed Prophecy selection is signed and put in deck, prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be at the position of the selected card, deck is in new pack order, selection is found in envelope 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 729
Alexander de Cova Pegasus Card card to envelope using body servante 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 145
Marty Martini The Postcard prediction card in envelope turns out to be selection 1992 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 45) 807
Karl Fulves Erdnase's Envelope signed cards, in nested envelope is odd-backed prediction which then has signature 1994 Crooked Tales 78
Karl Fulves Bottom Deal Load loading card under envelope see also "Bottom Deal Load" (Sam Schwartz, 1975),
"Bottom Deal Loading Move" (Edward Marlo, 1977),
"Bottom Deal Load" (Darwin Ortiz, 1995)
1994 Crooked Tales 80
Paul Gertner The $100 Card in Wallet into envelope, with bill 1994 Steel and Silver 157
Robert Parrish & Oscar Weigle The Immortal Card Trick sequence with open prediction, card in the envelope, torn & restored card 1995 Great Tricks Revisited 70
Aaron Fisher With a Little Help from My Friend spectator selects a card and draws an animal on it, prediction names card and on the back selection is attached 1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 4) 10
Tommy Wonder & Paul LePaul & Edward Victor Winged Signatures "cards through newspaper" done with signed business cards and close-up mat, card to envelope climax 1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 80
Randy Tanner & Bud Dietrich Super Sack interesting method 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Section "Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2") 233
Alexander de Cova Das Aranka-Prinzip card or other item to sealed envelope, with multiple loading methods (no-palm, from palm, from card shelf) inspired by "Cards in a Sealed Envelope" (Paul LePaul, 1949) 1998 Secrets No. 2 137
Karl Fulves Chance By Choice two cards selected from packet, one changes into vampire card and other travels to envelope 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 203
Roberto Giobbi & Paul LePaul On the LePaul Envelope Set inspired by "Cards in a Sealed Envelope" (Paul LePaul, 1949),
see also "Envelope Load" (John Lovick, 2016)
2003 Card College - Volume 5 1367
Roberto Giobbi Wallet Bound card to envelope inside wallet 2003 Card College - Volume 5 1375
Jay Sankey Special Delivery Signed card appears in window envelope 2003 Twenty Years Of Magic (Section "Tricks of the Trade") 33
Jay Sankey Pandora's Envelope Indifferent card in black envelope (with hole) changes into selection, then second signed selection appears visually in envelope 2003 Twenty Years Of Magic (Section "Sankadelic Magic") 52
Karl Fulves Dual Thinking twenty cards mixed face-up/face-down, 2 spectators remember one each and turn it over, behind back all are sorted except selections, alternatively one card travels to sealed envelope varied by "Dual Thoughts" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 2005 Combo II 50
Tyler Wilson Inspected Gadget signed selection appears folded in envelope that's put out at beginning 2010 Reinventing the Real 41
Roberto Giobbi Card to Envelope and Wallet thoughts 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Nov 8") 332
Jason Ladanye Lucky Fifty bet proposed to find selection, money changes into selection in Himber Wallet 2013 Confident Deceptions 33
Paul Vigil High 5 Remix last card to envelope in wallet
- An Impromptu Handling: Sans Wallet
inspired by "Ross Johnson's Addition - A Perfect Illusion" (Ross Johnson, 2014),
"High 5.0" (Paul Vigil, 2014)
2014 Classic Fantastic 215
Helder Guimarães Post-Monition named card missing from deck and in prediction envelope 2015 Nephelococcygia 29
John Lovick Envelope Load inspired by "On the LePaul Envelope Set" (Roberto Giobbi & Paul LePaul, 2003) 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Ha... 186
Jared Kopf The Card in the Envelope named card predicted in envelope 2016 Vaticinium ex Eventu 9
Roberto Giobbi & Dr. Jacob Daley Card to Envelope and Wallet addressing the envelope to spectator see also "Card to Envelope Wrinkle" (Daley's Notebook, #565) 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Apr 17") 112
Roberto Giobbi The Devil's Messenger three signed selections shuffled back, messenger brings envelope from back with those selections, credit information, Universal Card Scam inspired by magazine "Hokus Pokus", Alexander Herrmann trick, 1937 issue,
see also Rigmarole No. 9, 1994,
"The Salamandrine Card" (Sachs, Sleight of Hand)
2016 Standup Card Magic 187