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Unknown Missing Corner Second Deal whole corner is missing 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 79
Dai Vernon Automatic Second Deal hole in card see also "The Clean Second-Card Force Concept" (Barrie Richardson & John Scarne, 1977) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 305
Unknown Read Them Off cover card with torn off corner to provide window 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 363
Dai Vernon By Means of a Faked Card hole in top card 1938 Greater Magic 210
Unknown The Princess Card Trick three gaffs (picture cards, holes cut out) and immediate repetition 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 158
Bruce Elliott Joker spectator sees selection from other spectator on a joker, punched card 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 167) 669
Dai Vernon Vernon Automatic Second Deal hole in top card see also "Automatic Second & Third Deal" (Karl Fulves & Dai Vernon, 1979) 1962 Early Vernon 28
Edward Marlo Card Flight card on tabled deck changes with coin on top, hole in card, tosheroon see also "Babel" (Karl Fulves, 1966),
varied by "Rising in China" (Bernard Bilis, 1976)
1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 49
Bob Driebeek & Frank Garcia Razzle Dazzle card under coin in deck chances, one method visible, using card with hole of half-dollar size (Tosheroon) 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 40
Francis J. Baker* Alpha Card Act - First Trick (spectator choses card from one deck, performer from another, they match)
- Second Trick (spectator initials card on back, performer the Three of Hearts on face, but later the Nine of Hearts is initialed on face and on back)
- Third Trick (two cards reversed in two decks match)
1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 629
Bernard Bilis Rising in China Card appears face up under Chinese coin on deck (original idea for gimmick: Tosheroon by Bob Dreibeck, marketed by Harry Stanley.) inspired by "Card Flight" (Edward Marlo, 1966) 1976 Close Up, French Style 30
Paul Harris Pen-Ultimate* card clipped on pen is covered and then impaled on pen 1978 Las Vegas Close-Up 1
Dr. James William Elliott & Theodore Annemann Elliott-Annemann Automatic Second Deal with torn-off corner see also Elliott's Last Legacy (1923) 1979 The Topological False Count 2
Karl Fulves & Dai Vernon Automatic Second & Third Deal top card has hole see also "Dealing Thirds" (Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue, 1943),
"Vernon Automatic Second Deal" (Dai Vernon, 1962)
1979 The Topological False Count 2
Karl Fulves Automatic Jacks two jacks placed on top, 2 hands dealt and performer receives jacks, repeat, using card with hole 1979 The Topological False Count 3
Karl Fulves The Contact Count using card with cut-out section in center of one side 1979 The Topological False Count 5
Karl Fulves One-Hand Second from Top Palm top card has corner missing 1979 The Topological False Count 5
Karl Fulves The Faro Box Effect with card changing back color 1979 The Topological False Count 7
Karl Fulves Contact Colors 2&2, with card with cut-out section 1979 The Topological False Count 7
Karl Fulves Scam On Rye two black card between 2 reds, after a count it is 2 reds between 2 blacks, using extra card with cut-out section 1979 The Topological False Count 8
Karl Fulves Contact Spread using a card with hole, rough-smooth substitute 1979 The Topological False Count 10
Karl Fulves Four Card Catch catching two cards between 2 sandwich cards inspired by "3-Card Catch" (Reinhard Müller, 1972) 1979 The Topological False Count 11
Karl Fulves Contact 5-as-4 using card with hole 1979 The Topological False Count 12
Karl Fulves Contact 5-as-5 using card with hole 1979 The Topological False Count 12
Karl Fulves Contact Double using card with hole 1979 The Topological False Count 13
Karl Fulves Contacting The Spirits top card on small packet floats up, using card with hole in center inspired by "The Impromptu Floating Card" (Sid Fleischman & Robert "Bob" J. Gunther, 1945),
see also "Super Floating Card" (Jerry Andrus & Derek Dingle, 1982)
1979 The Topological False Count 14
Karl Fulves The Hole Card Routine small packet blackjack sequence, at one point spectator gets "hole card" with actual hole
- The Cheat Phase
- The Finish
- You Want Footnotes?
1979 The Topological False Count 15
Jerry Andrus & Derek Dingle Super Floating Card rubber ball and card with hole see also "Contacting The Spirits" (Karl Fulves, 1979) 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 120
Karl Fulves Non-Sight Location performer names several cards from shuffled deck, using a card with torn-off corner inspired by "New Card Reading" (Charles Jordan) 1983 After Jordan 5
Martin Gardner & Karl Fulves Hole Second Deal handling for the fake second deal with hole card on top, also third deal demo 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 21) 205
Edward Marlo Holee Revelation coin is placed on each the four piles (Tosheroon) inspired by "The Jennings Revelation" (Larry Jennings, 1986) 1987 Special Effects 72
Jack Carpenter Lazy Man's Greek Deal bottom card has corner torn off 1992 Modus Operandi 108
Paul Gertner The Headache Trick aspirin tin put on table, card to case announced, instead the tin comes out of case and card is folded inside it 1994 Steel and Silver 137
Tony Miller Poke Salad card with hole 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 7) 2670
Karl Fulves Dr. Acula unknown sandwiched card, selection on deck, sandwich placed on top and deck cut, sandwiched card now is selection 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 18
Karl Fulves Silver Kiss card on pile moves up against spectator's hand, hole in cards 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 36
Karl Fulves Necromancer three selections rise to the top one by one, last one into the case, packet with cut-out hole 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 38
Karl Fulves Gold Rush coin travels from inside packet to card, packet with cut-out hole, with additional ideas 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 40
Karl Fulves A. K. A. four Fives, one suit named, reflection of this Five changes to a queen when seen in mirror 1997 The Vampire Papers 107
Karl Fulves Bite Size vampire card travels next to selection which then has a hole (bite) and is odd-backed 2003 Hofzinser Notebook 22
Jay Sankey & David Acer Misguided Angels Angel on the back of Bicycle card rotates 180 degrees 2004 Random Acts of Magic 105
Vanni Bossi The Secluded Card Rise deck in clear plastic bag, selection rises, optional use of metal crank attached to suction cup 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 97