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Unknown To Distinguish the Court Cards by Touch preparing by "bending" edges slightly upwards with knife 1876 Modern Magic 69
Al Baker Unsight and Unseen finding two chosen cards in pocket, short pack 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Al Baker's Second Book") 110
Lu Brent How'd He Find It! selected card is taken out from the packet by touch 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 12) 46
Art Lyle The Similarity Is In the Difference spectators write names on blank cards, deck in pocket, cards are found 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 44) 182
Eugene Bernstein Sensitive Fingers five selected cards are found by touch alone 1945 My Best 72
Teral Garrett Dark Eyes four Aces in enveloppes are ascertained behind the back, unusual method involving sugar, salt and Aspirin 1945 My Best 91
Warren Wiersbe & Bob Hummer Double Separation packet shuffled face-up face-down, then statement over condition made and colors separated, inspired by trick from "Half-A-Dozen Hummers" 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 11
Bob Hummer & John Scarne Sensitive Fingertips Performer unmixes a packet of cards that has been shuffled face up/down. Shown to have odd number of cards in packet 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 36
Bob Hummer Topsy-Turvy Deck Deck of face up/down cards split into two by performer, each half has equal number of face up cards 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 49
Tony Corinda (4) Psychic Sorting Ghost Deck, performer divides deck in to red and black by touch, then sorts the red into hearts and diamonds and odd and even see also "(5) Marked Cards" (Tony Corinda, 1958) 1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 45
Bob Hummer & Harry Lorayne Hummer Addition spectator reverses some cards, below table magician reverses more so named total is achieved, as kicker all are one color 1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 30
Karl Fulves Four from Eight Problems with Cards - No. Six
two torn up cards mixed up in bag, performer removes four pieces which make up one card
see also "Jigsaw" (Karl Fulves, 1978),
varied by "Four from Eight" (George de Ghetto, 1966)
1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 55
George de Ghetto Four from Eight solution with restoration finish inspired by "Four from Eight" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 69
Charles T. Jordan An Unpublished Trick cards face-up and face-down sorted by touch see also p. 158 for correction 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 150
Robert Page & Bob Hummer Hummer of a Trick! face-up and face-down cards separated by performer behind back inspired by "Te Magic Separation" (Hummer, Half a Dozen Hummers) 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 197
Don Nielson Sense of Touch comedy routine with cards, case and knife in bag, with a jumbo card, p. 241 for further reference, p. 246 for idea by Robert Eagle 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 1) 217
Edward Marlo Out of Sight fingertip peeked at card is located from fan by sense of touch 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 86
Edward Marlo Startling Climax two cards selected, first found in pocket, transforms in second card 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 121
Dai Vernon Nerves on Edge feeling face up and face down behind back 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 215
Karl Fulves Face Value cards shuffled face-up/face-down, cards dealt into performers hand until he calls stop, number of face-down cards then equals face-up cards inspired by "The Magic Separation" (Bob Hummer, Hummer's Collected Secrets, p. 9) 1992 Deceptive Practices 25
Marty Kane Mish Mosh Tell-A-Vision suits of cards are divined, with fingers, then separation by spectator inspired by Marty Kane's "Color Vision" in "Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Volume 1",
""Mish Mosh"" (Reinhard Müller & Justin Branch, 1982)
1997 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 64) 1262
Mark Levy Pitch Black Triumph can only be performed in totally dark room 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 466
Benjamin Earl Fingertip Memory named card instantly produced from shuffled deck 2007 Seeing with Photo-Electric Eyes 16
Daniel Celma Blindfold Act 6 phases, blindfolded seeing with the fingertips also published as "Blindfold Act" (Daniel Celma, 2015) 2014 Lecture Notes 2014 31
Daniel Celma Blindfold Act 6 phases, blindfolded seeing with the fingertips also published as "Blindfold Act" (Daniel Celma, 2014) 2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 62