Fingertip Peek Controls
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T. Nelson Downs Third Method spectator peeks in his own hands, risky bridge, also with rubber banded deck 1909 The Art of Magic 150
T. Nelson Downs Fourth Method spectator peeks at a card in his own hands and it is found, estimation and stack, "the bungling and unobserving performer will meet his Waterloo in this experiment" 1909 The Art of Magic 152
Charlie Miller The Danbury Deliver fingertip peek 1940 Expert Card Technique 307
Edward Marlo Basic Procedure 1956 Fingertip Control 3
Edward Marlo Definite Fingertip Control - D.F.C. stepping at selection see also "Moving the Steps" (Edward Marlo, 1970),
"Putting in the Step" (Edward Marlo, 1970)
1956 Fingertip Control 19
Edward Marlo Fifth Method step in advance 1956 Fingertip Control 15
Edward Marlo First Method forced estimation, fishing see also "The Sudden Stop" (Edward Marlo, 1962),
"Fingertip Riffle Peek Estimation" (Edward Marlo, 1962)
1956 Fingertip Control 5
Edward Marlo Fourth Method Injog 1956 Fingertip Control 10
Edward Marlo Second Method imperfection, nailnick, edgemark 1956 Fingertip Control 6
Edward Marlo Sixth Method glimpsing card 1956 Fingertip Control 16
Edward Marlo Third Method cornershort, see note on page 22 1956 Fingertip Control 7
Edward Marlo Fingertip Riffle Peek Estimation "Forced Estimation" see also "First Method" (Edward Marlo, 1956),
varied by "How's That?" (Edward Marlo, 1992)
1962 Estimation 20
Edward Marlo The Sudden Stop fingertip peek control, "Forced Estimation" 1962 Estimation 21
Edward Marlo Tenth Method real overhand shuffle after fingertip peek estimation 1962 Estimation 32
Edward Marlo Eleventh Method real riffle shuffle in lieu of a faro after estimated fingertip peek 1962 Estimation 33
Edward Marlo Fingertip Location fingertip peeked at card is located, estimation and key 1962 Estimation 42
Dai Vernon A Peek jog 1962 Early Vernon 63
Edward Marlo Definite Fingertip Control with Finger-Flesh Grip 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 2
Edward Marlo Side Flesh Break applied to Both Hands 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 3
Edward Marlo Fingertip Spectator's Peek spectator pushed deck open, yet it appears to be a fingertip peek 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 5
Edward Marlo The Crimp - D.F.C. bridge where spectator stops, two methods see also "Double Crimp D.F.C." (Edward Marlo, 1970) 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 6
Edward Marlo Putting in the Step five handlings inspired by "Definite Fingertip Control - D.F.C." (Edward Marlo, 1956) 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 10
Edward Marlo Moving the Steps three methods inspired by "Definite Fingertip Control - D.F.C." (Edward Marlo, 1956) 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 13
Edward Marlo Fantastic Fingertip Controls with step fan, and one hand closing of fan, see also page 85 for "Added Notes on the One Hand Closing of the Fan" 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 60
Edward Marlo The Marked Deck "how to control it, without obviously running through the pack to find it, is our concern"
- For One Card
- For Two Cards
- For Three Cards
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 71
Dr. James Nuzzo The Dr. Nuzzo Peek fine secret incomplete faro condition to facilitate counting, for credit information see reference see also "Glimpse of Another Side" (Jon Racherbaumer & Edward Marlo, 1993) 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 72
Edward Marlo The Variant Fingertip Peek applying substance to peeked-at card with right second finger
- The Baisc Method
- Daub Variant
- Saliva Variant
- Adhesive Variant
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 74
Edward Marlo Wet Line Vanish or Control selection vanishes or is controlled, saliva handling 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 88
Edward Marlo Fingertip Peek & Stripper Deck 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 157
Edward Marlo For the Fingertip Peek Applying Secret Incomplete Faro Condition 1975 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 298
Edward Marlo Marlo's Variation on an Idea variation on Marlo's Peek Deck (Secret IF) 1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 299
Edward Marlo In Fingertip Control using an injog, also as force and multiple control 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 39
Edward Marlo The Fingertip Peek Steal fingertip peek handling, to top or Tenkai palm 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 173
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
Dai Vernon A New Peek Control using finger nail 1987 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 86
Edward Marlo Fingertip Controls three methods, one with a "horribly warped" deck see also "Thought Bridge" (Ken Krenzel, 1990) 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 263
Ken Krenzel Thought Bridge banded deck is tossed out, one spectator peeks a card which is divined and might travel to pocket from banded deck, ungaffed see also "Fingertip Controls" (Edward Marlo, 1988) 1990 Close-up Impact! 88
Edward Marlo Fingertip Side Steals four methods 1990 That's It 1
Dai Vernon The Weight Guesser Magician knows position of spectators card, estimation 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 45
Edward Marlo Fingertip Control 2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 27
Ryan Schlutz Peek as a Control bridge see also "The Crimp - D.F.C." (Edward Marlo, 1970) 2011 Making the Cut 10
Joseph Barry E-CAN fairly peeked-at card, at position named by spectator 2014 Reverie 11
Roy Baker Shiner, Shiner chrome tape 2016 Facsimile (Issue 5) 20
Jon Racherbaumer Notes on Peek Decks 2016 Facsimile (Issue 5) 52
Unknown Fingertip Peek Count counting as cards riffle off 2017 Quarterly (Section "5 (Winter 2017)") 26