Sense of Touch
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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 Die geheimnisvollen Würfel - two dice thrown and sum counted to repeatedly until deck is divided in two halves, they're separated in red and black
- red and black separation by performer without dice but crimp or punch instead
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 110
Jack Merlin A Routine of Sleights at the Card Table - cards in spectator's pocket, card fished out very fast
- second and bottom dealing expose
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 2
Theodore Annemann Red or Black? see also "Red or Black" (Theodore Annemann, 1937) 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 14
Theodore Annemann Red or Black one-way backs see also "Red or Black?" (Theodore Annemann, 1934) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 161
Edward Marlo Sense of Touch crimp 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 317
John Scarne Separating Red and Black Cards Performer separates face up/down packet into reds and blacks 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 38
George Schindler Sealed Penetration deck is sealed and put in spectator's pocket, performer fishes card out very fast see also "Harry in Your Pocket" (Darwin Ortiz, 1995) 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 237) 949
Edward Marlo Sense of Touch crimp 1953 The Cardician 4
Dai Vernon Colour Separation four red and black cards are separated behind the back, crimp 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 14
Edward Marlo Color Eliminator color reflects on back of other card or nail polish on fingertip see also "Impromptu Peek Deck" (Justin Higham, 2010) 1962 Estimation 35
Paul Swinford Opus Thirteen Gilbreath Principle & Faro Shuffle, new deck order 1968 Faro Fantasy 37
Robert Page All But One CATO red black separation routine, p. 241 for further reference see also p. 240 for variation by Walter Setty 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 197
Don Nielsen & Karl Fulves Nor Eyes To See With - performer finds red card in black packet behind back
- circled number on paper is divined behind back
- set time on watch revealed behind back
fiber optic tube, see also p. 320 for idea by Harold Bester, p. 644 & p. 728 for comments by Syd Bergson & Karl Fulves
see also "Read Out" (John Cornelius, 1978) 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 291
Jack Posetary* No Mirror reading colors of cards, whet thumbnail as shiner, see also p. 411 see also "An Invisible Card Shiner" (Dr. E. G. Ervin, 1938),
"Technicolor Thought" (Karl Fulves, 1971)
1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 389
Karl Fulves Technicolor Thought see also "Technicolor Thought" (Karl Fulves, 1971) 1971 The Book of Numbers 12
Karl Fulves Technicolor Thought divided deck location, then set-up for "No Mirror" see also "No Mirror" (Jack Posetary*, 1970),
"Technicolor Thought" (Karl Fulves, 1971)
1971 The Book of Numbers - Supplementary Notes 16
Karl Fulves Technicolor Shuffle cutting to red cards, secret strip out condition 1971 The Book of Numbers - Supplementary Notes 19
Fred G. Taylor Sleeper spectator notes bottom card and pockets it along with next nine cards of same color, then performer finds cards of opposite color 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 7) 419
Edward Marlo (A) Red Black Sensing mexican joe crimp 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 215
Dai Vernon Commanding the Colors shuffled deck is cut into piles, named color on top of each 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 192
Dai Vernon A Sticky Solution sticky edges 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 207
Dai Vernon It's a Snap snap crimp 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 210
Dai Vernon Vernon On Gilbreath 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 212
Pit Hartling Colour Sense feeling colors through table, packet of thirteen cards see also "Outer This World" (John Wilson, 2016),
varied by "Reds and Blacks" (Hector Chadwick, 2008)
2003 Card Fictions 36
John Wilson Outer This World performer divines color of top thirteen cards of shuffled deck inspired by "Colour Sense" (Pit Hartling, 2003) 2016 You and Me and the Devil Makes Three - Volume II 19