Asymmetric Transposition
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Eddie Clever The Renovated Sphinx Card Trick two signed cards in hat transpose with signed card in deck, double backer, fake indices card 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 34
Arthur de Mello G-Men story trick with 2 blue and 5 red cards, thieves sheep 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1937") 220
Robert (Bob) Hess* Never Underestimate four Kings and three Queens, but no real unequal transposition 1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 57
Karl Fulves One Way Transpositions notes on unequal or odd-backed transpositions 1971 The Book of Numbers - Supplementary Notes 19
Karl Fulves Optical Aces black aces transpose with red aces and sandwiched card placed on table 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 68
Karl Fulves Theory Transpo unknown card on table, ace between jacks, jacks vanish and card on table turns out to be the 2 jacks 1973 Notes From Underground 25
Karl Fulves Four Gone 4&4, oil and water type routine, unequal transpo kicker 1973 Notes From Underground 53
William Larsen & T. Page Wright Trick #1 three Aces dealt on one half, one on the other, then there are three on the second and three Aces on the first half also published as in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930) 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
Roy Walton Runaround small packet multiple ambition, aces appear, joker transposes with 4 queens 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 60
Peter Kane The Diamond Robbery sheeps & thieves with cards, 2 diamond cards and 1 jack under both hands, then 2 jacks and 4 diamonds under the hands 1975 A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 2
Roy Walton Trigger Happy four kings on top change places with face up ace in the middle, finally backs change colors 1976 Trigger 7
Paul Harris Double Monte Queen (money card) changes places with two Aces, climax for monte routine 1977 SuperMagic 47
Karl Fulves Qube Root two jokers in pocket, Ace through Seven of hearts removed, one of them chosen and reversed, this card transposes with the two jokers inspired by "Going...." (Karl Fulves, 1975) 1978 Transpo Trix 6
Karl Fulves Song At Twilight three queens and 4 kings change places, hotel story 1978 Transpo Trix 39
Karl Fulves Song II three queens and 4 kings change places, hotel story 1978 Transpo Trix 40
Karl Fulves Song III three queens and 4 kings change places, hotel story 1978 Transpo Trix 41
Karl Fulves That Was No Lady four Queens and 3 Kings transpose, then change into 3 Queens and 4 Kings 1978 Transpo Trix 43
Karl Fulves Reference Note on asymmetric transpositions 1978 Transpo Trix 45
Karl Fulves Sphinx Riddled ace of spades changes place with 2S and 3S, two methods 1978 Transpo Trix 74
Karl Fulves Unequals card inside box transposes with two cards outside box 1979 Jack In The Box 15
Philip T. Goldstein Off-Balance Leader color-groups with two different numerical sizes see also Karl Fulves' "Transpo Trix",
"Bodkin" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1984)
1979 Goldstein's Gallery 14
Father Cyprian Hofzinser's Departure aces transform into selection, aces back in deck, double facer 1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 54
Roy Walton Outward Bound four twos transpose with five random cards, those cards change into a royal flush 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 844
Ken Simmons With Card in Hand Interlaced Transposition, aces with three selections between spectators hand, kings outside, kings become aces, then selections appear between them 1981 Cards - With a Different Touch 35
Paul Harris The Incredible Shrinking Hand hand shrinks when trying to palm card (actually card is stretched), palmed card switched for two previous selections from deck 1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 61
Jerry Sadowitz The Whisperers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them see also "Sottovoce" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1984),
"Quietell Jr." (Philip T. Goldstein & Jerry Sadowitz, 1984),
"Quietell" (Philip T. Goldstein & Jerry Sadowitz & William Zavis, 1984),
varied by "Cries and Whispers" (John Bannon & Jerry Sadowitz, 1990),
"Whisp" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1994)
1982 Alternative Card Magic 8
Edward Marlo It's Only Us Chickens! sheep & thieves, using cases, multitude of throw offs for magicians 1983 Marlo without Tears 232
Jerry Sadowitz Wish You Were Here aces in deck change place with a card in the pocket 1984 Cards Hit 29
Philip T. Goldstein & Jerry Sadowitz & William Zavis Quietell inspired by "The Whisperers" (Jerry Sadowitz, 1982) 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 30
Philip T. Goldstein & Jerry Sadowitz Quietell Jr. inspired by "The Whisperers" (Jerry Sadowitz, 1982) 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 34
Philip T. Goldstein Sottovoce four-ace-kicker inspired by "The Whisperers" (Jerry Sadowitz, 1982) 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 37
Philip T. Goldstein Bodkin five cards odd cards change with even cards see also "Off-Balance Leader" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1979) 1984 Lechter Notes 2
Jack Carpenter Take Leave four aces transform into 1 selection 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1111
Brother John Hamman Signed Transversal Triplet two sandwiched cards transpose, then 2 selection in one, 4 kings in other pile varied by "Triple Cross" (Brother John Hamman, 1989) 1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28,29&30) 293
Darwin Ortiz Slick Aces with Transpo follow up see also "Quick Slick" (Jack Carpenter, 1997) 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 106
William Goodwin For One Transposition isolated four-of-a-kind transposes with selection in deck 1988 Lecture 1988 3
Brother John Hamman Triple Cross two sandwiched cards transpose, then two selection in one, Four kings in other pile see also "Signed Transversal Triplet" (Brother John Hamman, 1985),
varied by "Quadruple Cross" (Billy McDonnell, 1994)
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 51
Karl Fulves & Howard Wurst This Just In red aces in case change place with jack outside case inspired by "Howard Wurst's Method" (Howard Wurst, 1979),
see also "Jacknife" (Karl Fulves, 1989)
1989 Kaleidoscope 22
Karl Fulves Jacknife jack in box, aces outside, they transpose see also "This Just In" (Karl Fulves & Howard Wurst, 1989) 1989 Kaleidoscope 26
Karl Fulves Non-Symmetric Trap selection lost in deck, 2 red jacks with x card cut in deck, black jack cut in deck and other black jack left on table, red jacks now have 2 black jacks sandwiched and tabled card is selection 1989 Quick Card Tricks 29
Karl Fulves Transitrap card transposes with sandwich pair 1989 The Multiple Shift 10
William Goodwin A Case of Mistaken Identity selection put in case, 4 kings outside, transposition 1990 Spectacle 51
John Bannon & Jerry Sadowitz Cries and Whispers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them inspired by "The Whisperers" (Jerry Sadowitz, 1982) 1990 Impossibilia 8
Jose Carroll Crystal Transposition black card in glass, two cards in hand 1991 52 Lovers - Volume II 32
Karl Fulves Truncate queen transposes with two deuces in deck, queen splits in two, substitution trunk presentation 1991 28 Card Tricks 62
Gary Kurtz The King Thing selection made, twisting routine with kings, they all change into selection and back to kings, kings transpose with single card in case also published as "The King Thing" (Gary Kurtz, 1992) 1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 4
Gary Kurtz The King Thing selection made, twisting routine with kings, they all change into selection and back to kings, kings transpose with single card in case see also "Omni-Twist" (Edward Marlo, 1977),
also published as "The King Thing" (Gary Kurtz, 1992)
1992 Prinzipien in der Praxis 23
Ernest Earick Bureau d'Échange four kings change place with selection in pocket 1993 By Forces Unseen 81
Allan Ackerman Almost Consistent Cries and Whispers no mental presentation see also "Consistent Cries and Whispers" (Allan Ackerman & Debbie Ackerman, 1997) 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 163
Billy McDonnell Quadruple Cross two sandwiched cards transpose, then both card in one, four kings in other pile inspired by "Triple Cross" (Brother John Hamman, 1989) 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 53) 982
Darwin Ortiz Four to One four Kings with Ace of Spades 1995 Cardshark 33
Paul Harris Double Monte climax for monte routine: money card transposes with two indifferent cards 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Section "Super Magic") 121
Joel Givens Two Plus Two two selections and four aces change places, in the hands of two spectators 1996 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 60) 1167
Jack Carpenter Quick Slick performer cuts to ace of spades, he cuts to ace of spades again, tabled ace is now remaining 3 aces inspired by "Slick Aces" (Darwin Ortiz, 1988) 1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 56
Allan Ackerman & Debbie Ackerman Consistent Cries and Whispers two queens whisper name of some cards, transpose with first two see also "Almost Consistent Cries and Whispers" (Allan Ackerman, 1994) 1997 I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 56
William Goodwin Off Balance Transposition three phases, single card with four-of-a-kind 1997 The Ancient Empty Street 12
Scott Robinson The Queen Thing selection vanishes among queens, then queens travel to pocket and in the hand remains the selection 1997 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 65) 1309
Joshua Jay Pocket Jokers Jokers placed in pocket at the start, selection made, but two Jokers found in deck. Selection is then found in pocket (transposition) 1999 Magic Atlas 105
Udo Wächter The Charm of the Queen of Hearts long routine
-spectator cuts to the aces
-the queen of hearts appears
- the queen of hearts whispers the spectators thought
- the queen of hearts turns an ace face down
- the queen of hearts changes into the ace
- the vanished queen of hearts appears between the aces
- the queen of hearts and two aces change places in a flash
inspired by "Runaround" (Roy Walton, 1975),
"Swindle Cut Aces" (Father Cyprian, 1980)
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 166
Don England What if Six turned out to be Nines? two 9s transpose with one 6 2001 Don England's Paradox 39
Don England What if... Or vice versa! different colored backs 2001 Don England's Paradox 42
Paul Cummins & Chad Long No Mercy longer routine, swindle cut the aces 2002 FASDIU II 77
Paul Cummins No Joke two Jokers under spectator's hand for 4 Queens 2002 FASDIU II 70
Shahin Zarkesch & Scott Robinson & William Goodwin Slap! selection placed between aces vanishes, from pocket comes a card that turns out to be 4 aces, selection remains in hand, see credit information for the unequal transposition plot in Issue 8, p. 1, and Issue 9, p. 1, for additional credit information on this effect see Issue 10, p. 1 2004 Penumbra (Issue 7) 16
Steve Freeman Ending for "Slap!" 2004 Penumbra (Issue 7) 18
William Goodwin Unequal Transposition - Credit Information see also addition in Issue 9, p. 1 see also "Never Underestimate" (Robert (Bob) Hess*, 1970) 2004 Penumbra (Issue 8) 1
Larry Jennings A Handy Transformation four cards change to single card in spectators hands 2005 Up In Smoke 1
Allan Ackerman The Prequel and Sequel aces transpose with card in pocket, McDonald's Aces is performed, aces travel to pockets, designed to ring double facers in and out 2005 Ackerman 2004 32
Roy Walton Triple Alliance queens on table, selection transposes with queens, deck turns face up 2006 Penumbra (Issue 10) 11
Daniel Millstein Cop And Drop whole deck changes place with 2 pocketed jokers 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 53
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 U.D.S.I. Black Ace transposes with two red Kings visually inspired by "Dancy Sandwich Intro" (Luke Dancy, unpublished) 2007 52 Memories 84
Chris Mayhew Casino Royale with Cheese sandwiched card transposes with tabled black kings 2009 A Clockwork Apple 21
Tom Stone King Castling sandwich-unequal transposition combo, inspired by Tomas Blomberg's & Axel Adlercreutz' "113 Grams", which was inspired by Luke Dancy's "Royale with Cheese" 2010 Vortex 33
Rich Aviles Speedo selection appears between jokers, jokers change into second selection 2010 Above the Fold 44
Tom Stone Amore Motel using four of a kind and two of a kind, credit information on Hotel Mystery 2011 Maelstrom 91
John Guastaferro M.I.T. Aces aces found, they change place with single selection, "Magician In Trouble" 2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 11
John Guastaferro Here, There & in my Pocket card at multiple locations, change to aces, transpo with pocketed card 2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 21
Tony Chang Side Effect May Occur twisting with unequal 4-to-1 transposition climax 2013 I Was Kidnapped 33