Two Card Transposition from Packet to Packet
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Vincent Lynch "What the H___!?" two decks with different backs, ace of spades change places multiple times 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 145
Unknown Ace Transposition odd-backed in packets, sticky cards 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 111
Unknown Transposition Extraordinary between 2 odd-backed decks, red-blue double backer 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 119
Theodore Annemann Restless Cards two rubber banded piles with different backs, selections transpose, see also page 210 for comment 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 202
Martin Gardner Power! selection turns over, then transposes with duplicate from odd-backed deck 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 280
John J. Crimmins Jr. Meta-Stasis two selected cards, duplicate 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 427
Jean Hugard Tickets for Two two decks, two selections change places 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 82) 335
Clayton Rawson 3: Stream-Lined Hypnotism duplicate also published as "3. Stream-Lined Hypnotism" (Clayton Rawson, 1956) 1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 100) 405
Walter B. Gibson Switcheroo 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 96
John Howie Ambitious Transpo varied by "Interchange" (George Blake, 1951) 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 204) 816
Purvis W. Miller Both Ways two cards transpose twice and eventually travel to performer's pocket 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 223) 891
George Blake Interchange inspired by "Ambitious Transpo" (John Howie, 1950) 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 224) 896
Edward Marlo & Stewart James Pockethereal Minus Pockets two cards thought of, they transpose from packet to packet, two methods inspired by "Pockethereal" (Stewart James, 1948),
varied by "Clarified Packethereal" (Jon Racherbaumer, 1992),
"Pockethereal, Minus Pockets" (Bert Fenn, 1992)
1953 The Cardician 98
H. A. Adams Trilemma three phase routine
- two mentally selected cards change places
- two mentally selected cards end up in performer's pocket
- five mentally selected cards are found
varied by "Post Hoc Miracle" (Ken Krenzel, 1984) 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 280) 1118
Vern Schoneck Crazy Mixed Up Cards! spectator's and performer's thought of card change places in the two halves of the deck and are found reversed 1954 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 300) 1200
Clayton Rawson 3. Stream-Lined Hypnotism duplicate also published as "3: Stream-Lined Hypnotism" (Clayton Rawson, 1946) 1956 The Best in Magic 154
Jim Luzzi The Helpful Joker two cards transpose in packets, story presentation 1957 26 Originals 11
Charlie Miller Red and Black Packets selected cards from red half and black half transpose 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 56
Dai Vernon Novel Card Transposition card on table with card at chosen number in deck 1962 Early Vernon 47
J. W. Sarles & Karl Fulves Remember Me to Hecuba red-backed card signed on back by spectator in red deck, blue-backed duplicate by magician, they transpose from underneath table to deck wrapped in handkerchief 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 26
Robert (Bob) Hess* Immovable Object deck in two packets, top cards shown and exchanged, on one packet it remains the same card, repeated several times 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 359
Ron Ferris Kavorting Kings red and blue backed kings, named kings transpose 1971 Expert Card Chicanery 21
Sam Leo Horowitz Put-Back Move one card exchanged while two four-of-a-kinds are displayed and separated 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 456
Karl Fulves Jumping Joker repeat transposition of Joker with named card, stripper deck 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 73
Martin A. Nash Turncoat two cards from two different decks, see p. 444 for additional crediting 1975 Ever So Sleightly 105
Harry Lorayne The Fascinating Travelers two thought-of cards in 2 packets transpose 1975 Afterthoughts 99
Peter Kane Divination, Discovery, Departure cards from one deck are found in another and change into original selections varied by "The Unholy Three" (Darwin Ortiz, 1995) 1975 A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 22
Karl Fulves Mixed Doubles red-backed and blue-backed aces, aces transpose from those packets see also notes on p. 312 1976 Epilogue (Section "Special No 5") 309
Paul Harris The Phantom transpo of chosen card in one packet with unknown phantom card varied by "The Infamous Tap-Dancing Cards" (Paul Harris, 1976) 1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 23
Jerry Andrus A Double Barreled Bandit two selection transpose to other half, with rubber bands 1976 Andrus Card Control 61
Jerry Andrus Wind Up two selection transpose to other half, with rubber bands 1976 Andrus Card Control 62
Nick Trost Transposed Aces with Repeat Four blue backed Aces and four red backed Aces on table, named Aced transposes between the two packets, twice 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part One 21
Ken Krenzel The Impromptu Zig Zag two isolated packets 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 105
Herb Zarrow Zigs & Zags based on George Kaplan's "Zig-Zag" (Hugard's Magic Monthly) 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 53
Jon Racherbaumer Zippy Zig-zag 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 147
Karl Fulves Moving Target AS in one packet transposes with card in other packet 1978 Transpo Trix 11
Karl Fulves Compared To What four reds and 4 blacks, 2 chosen cards transpose 1978 Transpo Trix 46
Karl Fulves Kaleidoscope Ace through Four of Hearts removed from 2 different decks, performer reverses a card in each pile, they're named values and have transposed backs, optional transformation kicker 1978 Transpo Trix 50
Karl Fulves Thirty Eight transposition of two cards from red packet to black packet 1978 Transpo Trix 54
Karl Fulves Snark Hunt aces and jacks removed, named ones turn over and transpose, posed as problem, see reference for method clue see also "Snark Hunt" (Karl Fulves, 1979) 1978 Transpo Trix 80
Hiram Strait Color Concept two decks, signed cards transpose one from each deck 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 198
Howard Schwarzman Night Riser black Aces on table, half deck on each, they rise to top of other packet, red Aces on bottom
- Notes By Karl Fulves
inspired by "Double Rise" (Bill Simon, 1952) 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 16) 1224
Karl Fulves Snark Hunt clue to the method see also "Quartet Gaff" (Karl Fulves, 1978),
"Snark Hunt" (Karl Fulves, 1978)
1979 Interlocutor (Issue 35) 137
Edward Marlo Double Reverse and Transposition two cards in two halves reverse and transpose, see also page 83 for alternative handlings 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 78
Barry Govan J-A-W-S "Joker And Wallet Solution", 4 aces transpose with joker in wallet one by one 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 423
Jon Racherbaumer Clean-Cut Finger Sandwiches cards between 2 sandwiches transpose, two methods 1980 Hierophant (Section "The Last Hierophant") 74
Andrew Galloway & John Howie A Trick For Jack Avis two selection in two packets change places and end up on top of the other packet 1980 Diverting Card Magic 15
Roy Walton Border Crossing two cards in two decks transpose inspired by "The U.C.L.A. Move" (Karl Fulves, 1979) 1980 The Chronicles (Issue 28) 1335
Karl Fulves Playback Poker two cards from two poker hands turn over and change places 1981 Milennium Aces 88
Ken Simmons Direct Transposition top cards of two packets inspired by "Direct Transposition" (Edward Marlo, 1979) 1981 Cards - With a Different Touch 28
Karl Fulves Twogether two eleven-card packets with Ace through Jack from two decks are dealt, predicted value matches in position and backs transpose 1981 The Chronicles (Issue 29) 1352
Harry Lorayne A Card To Remember convoluted handling 1982 Best of Friends 115
Edward Marlo Zig-Zag two methods 1982 Best of Friends 166
Philip T. Goldstein Double-Bluff two cards transpose from deck to deck (different back colors) two times 1982 Best of Friends 187
Roxy Transposition '71 two cards in 2 decks with different backs transpose 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 5) 1036
Larry Jennings & Jim Patton Your Best Suit ace through ten packet, chosen card turns over and transposes with joker put in breast pocket, a bit similar to DCD 1983 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 60
Gene Maze Sympathetic Fans two cards chosen in 2 decks match and transpose 1983 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 73
Karl Fulves & Dr. Jacob Daley Strip Shuffle Notes three cards on a 3, five cards on a 5, all on top of deck 1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 113
Jerry K. Hartman A Suit With A Future joker transposes with selected value in straight, effect similar to DCD inspired by "Your Best Suit" (Larry Jennings & Jim Patton, 1983) 1984 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 118
Stephen Tucker Doppelganger Four red cards transpose with four black cards. Selection (actually amongst the black cards) transposes with a red card in the red packet 1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 12
Edward Marlo Not Disappointing aces transpose 1985 Formula One Close-Up 76
Larry Jennings The Observation Test 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 126
Brother John Hamman Seeing with the Fingertips 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 155
Alex Elmsley Mixed Marriages two royal flushes from 2 deck, they magically arrange in same order and one selected value transposes 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 58
Bert Fenn Pockethereal, Minus Pockets notes inspired by "Pockethereal Minus Pockets" (Edward Marlo & Stewart James, 1953) 1992 The Olram File (Issue 12) 2
Jon Racherbaumer Clarified Packethereal two cards transpose from pocket to pocket, duplicate inspired by "Pockethereal" (Stewart James, 1948),
"Pockethereal Minus Pockets" (Edward Marlo & Stewart James, 1953)
1992 The Olram File (Issue 12) 3
Edward Marlo Visibly, Invisibly two halves, two selections placed in them, they transpose to top of other halves 1993 The Olram File (Issue 16) 12
Larry Jennings オブザベーションインカラー (Observation in Color) 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 150
Darwin Ortiz The Unholy Three cards from one deck are found in another and change into original selections inspired by "Divination, Discovery, Departure" (Peter Kane, 1975) 1995 Cardshark 39
Tom Gagnon Off Color Prediction two decks, spectator and performer select the same card, then they change places in decks 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1033
Marvin Leventhal Bizarre Transposition card found in different colored deck, Bizarre Twist variation inspired by "The Bizarre Twist!" (Paul Harris, 1976) 1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 3) 3
Jack Birnman The Dyslexic Psychic entertaining presentation 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 1
Peter Duffie Hopover thought of card from red pack transpose with thought of card from black packet (uses PallaD Principle by Peter Duffie, found in Cards in Principle) 1996 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 62) 1213
Peter Duffie Color Blind Red card selected from red half, black card selected from black half. Inserted in opposite color group, and then they transpose back to original halves, reversing themselves in the process 1997 Effortless Card Magic 34
Bill Simon & Roberto Giobbi Rise and Switch Double Rise plus transpo 1998 Card College - Volume 3 590
Tom Gagnon Red & Blue Double-Leaper with the Versatile Spread Control, deck with half red and half blue cards, red selection travels to blue part and vice versa 1998 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 67) 1375
R. Paul Wilson Thinking it Over two methods 2001 Crash Course in Brain Surgery 2
R. Paul Wilson Thinking it Over two methods 2002 Constant Fooling 1 32
David Acer Separation Anxiety Magician/spectator each select a card from half the deck, the cards transpose. 2004 Random Acts of Magic 53
Karl Fulves The Rank And File chosen red card ends up in black packet and vice versa
- Memory 101
2007 Word Play 38
Karl Fulves Moment's Notice 2007 Word Play 60
Jack Parker Cross Eyed Surprise Red and black Ace transposes when sandwiched between Queens, finally two Aces switch places with four Queens 2007 52 Memories 30
Jack Parker Oddservation Spectator and magician each holds four random cards, they exchange cards, but they transpose back. Magician is left holding only those two cards, while spectator is holding four Aces varied by "Detour (Oddservation Redux)" (Jack Parker, 2007) 2007 52 Memories 107
Jack Parker Detour (Oddservation Redux) Variation of Oddservation, ends with Royal Flush inspired by "Oddservation" (Jack Parker, 2007) 2007 52 Memories 110
Jack Parker Twisted Inversion Two selections transpose between two packets of four cards inspired by "Mental Reverse" (Edward Marlo, 1953) 2007 52 Memories 114
Christoph Borer Double Transposition red and blue deck, two selection interchange in decks 2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 24