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Unknown Pochette-Profonde Switch 1876 Modern Magic 119
Unknown To Change one Pack for another special pockets (pochette) at trousers & profonde, multiple methods see also "Selected Sources for Deck Switches" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1889 Tricks with Cards 34
Unknown Dummy Card in Handkerchief faking presence of deck while it is switched 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Vertauschen eines Kartenspieles vermittelst Servante deck switch with servante behind chair see also "The Card Servante" (1897) 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 176
Unknown Vertauschen eines Kartenspieles vermittelst Klammer deck switch using holder at body 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 177
Unknown Deck Switch profonde pocket 1897 New Era Card Tricks 62
Unknown The Card Servante behind chair or similar see also "Vertauschen eines Kartenspieles vermittelst Servante" (1896) 1897 New Era Card Tricks 149
Professor Hoffmann Deck Switch with Cigar-Box or similar item 1903 Later Magic 29
Unknown Deck Switch with Handkerchief 1909 The Art of Magic 69
Joseph Michael Hartz Deck Switch into profonde and from under vest 1911 Later Magic 707
Stanley Collins Deck Switch with case, shell 1920 Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 29
Oswald Rae A Visible Servante hat to switch decks 1928 Sub Rosa 11
Al Baker Pocket Switch twice in context 1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Al Baker's Book") 83
Al Baker Switching the Deck - 3. Al Baker's Method No. 1 pocket work 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Unknown Switching Packs seven methods with pockets, servantes, ... 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 248
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch brief 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Al Baker Pocket Gesture Deck Switch 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 237
Capt. J.E. Stone II. Using a Hat and Blindfold 1938 Greater Magic 206
Capt. J.E. Stone III. Using a Handkerchief and Coat Pocket see also "The Mani Pulite Deck Switch" (Jack Merlin & Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1938 Greater Magic 207
Capt. J.E. Stone IV. Using a Cardcase and Coat Pocket 1938 Greater Magic 207
Capt. J.E. Stone VI. Using a Prepared Cardcase deck shell 1938 Greater Magic 208
Robert Parrish Cover Card Deck Switch apparently red and blue deck (= red deck with blue cover card), cover dragged over to other deck 1939 Do That Again! 33
Unknown Deck Switching Servante mention 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 491
Roger Barkann & Richard Himber Duolette device for switching decks 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 119
Bruce Elliott Changing Tray Substitute 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 119
Walter B. Gibson Switched while doing fan manipulations, in two parts 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 63) 258
Unknown Deck Switch behind Card Stand deck holder and servante attached 1954 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 99
Unknown Packet Switch top card is slipped form one half to the other 1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 158
Al Koran One-and-a-Half Card Case 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 74
Don Nielson Supremo Deck Switch gag with light switch on card case see also p. 146 for comment by Lu Brent 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 128
Don Nielson & Karl Fulves Visible Deck Switch two decks held together, both with three-sided double-color cases 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 134
Martin A. Nash A Deck Switch secret pocket in jacket 1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 17
Alan Shaxon Switching a Pack of Cards 1970 My Kind of Magic 24
Dai Vernon Cold Deck Exchange Deck switch with Topit 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 225
Danny Korem Scary Deck Switch pendulum holdout 1978 The Upside Down Toppit 17
Edward Marlo & Frank Pemper Joker Switch jokers forgotten on table varied by "The Joker Deck Switch" (Mel Brown & Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1978 Arch Triumphs 44
Unknown Stand-up Deck Switch 1979 CardMagic 112
Edward Marlo First Switch, Second Switch, Third Switch card, packet or deck switch, lapping or palm to palm, Tenkai palm 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 213
Derek Dingle Standup Sleightless Deck Switch see also "Selected Sources for Deck Switches" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 196
Derek Dingle Two Fisted Deck Switch 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 198
Thomas Alan Waters Hexchange inside pocket see also "Inside Pocket Switch" (Wesley James, 2004),
"Selected Sources for Deck Switches" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013)
1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Psychl") 501
Randy Tanner The Rubber Band Deck Switch accidentally breaking rubber band see also "Selected Sources for Deck Switches" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 76
Danny Korem The Korem Deck Switch as deck is put in case, pendulum holdout 1985 Korem without Limits 170
Unknown Half-Deck Switch Hellis Switch with Overhand Shuffle cover 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 28
Unknown Switch to stacked deck with pockets and body turn 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 2
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch DECK travels to wallet except selection see also "Selected Sources for Deck Switches" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 179
Jay Sankey Dump Switch deck dumped out of bigger case 1986 Sankey Panky 48
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch 1986 Sankey Panky 71
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch deck travels to wallet except selection 1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 2) 1
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch 1989 Williamson's Wonders 71
Daryl Martinez Pocket Search Switch 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 76
Alex Elmsley & Alexander de Cova Der Alex Elmsley Kartenspiel-Austausch Elmsley's switch with applications see also "The Empty-handed Pack Switch" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 7
Alex Elmsley The Climax Pack Switch 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 143
Alex Elmsley The Empty-handed Pack Switch see also "Der Alex Elmsley Kartenspiel-Austausch" (Alex Elmsley & Alexander de Cova, 1991),
varied by "In-and-Out Deck Switches" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013)
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 145
Alexander de Cova Deck Switch Case box that contains two decks 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 69
Steve Draun The Practical Deck Switch pocket see also "Selected Sources for Deck Switches" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 85
Unknown Switching Decks handkerchief cover 1993 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 96
Alex Elmsley Pocket Deck Switch with description of psychology 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 450
Unknown Nail File or Pencil for Exchanging Decks as pen is taken out of inside pocket 1994 More Greater Magic 1238
Unknown Deck Switch using pockets 1994 More Greater Magic 1239
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Deck Switch classic switch 1995 Cardshark 88
Robert Parrish The Rising Cards using a Martin clockwork deck, featuring deck switch in a case when glass is removed from it 1995 Great Tricks Revisited 41
Gene Maze Hello Stranger named card has different back, ungaffed 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 3) 2625
Tommy Wonder The Two-Pocket Deck Switch see also "Selected Sources for Deck Switches" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 152
Michael Skinner Pocket Packet Switch brief, at end of a routine 1996 Miracles with Cards 61
Larry Jennings Pocket Deck Switch classic switch 1997 Jennings '67 124
Guy Hollingworth Hollow Envelopes Dummy Switch 1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 268
Andrew Wimhurst The Acme Pocket Switcher divider for switching deck in trouser pocket 1999 Low Down Dirty Tricks 3
Andrew Wimhurst The Acme Pocket Switcher cardboard divider for in-pocket-switches 2001 Jiggery Pokery 2
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Deck Switch two methods 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 116
John Carney Chair Deck Switch behind chair 2002 The Book of Secrets 312
Al Baker Switching The Deck pocket 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Contributions") 519
Wesley James Inside Pocket Switch see also "Hexchange" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1983) 2004 Enchantments 440
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch brief 2008 Cocktail Card Magic 20
Roberto Giobbi The Simplest Deck Switch management for simple pocket switch 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "July 25") 222
Woody Aragon Appendix: Woody's Change Box deck switch apparatus 2011 A Book in English 367
Roberto Giobbi The Finger-Tongs Switch basic pocket switch 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 12
Roberto Giobbi In-and-Out Deck Switches - The Pocket-Search Deck Switch
- The Looking-for-a-Pen Deck Switch
- The "Topless" Deck Switch (without Jacket, inspired by Elmsley's switch)
- The Rapid Deck Switch (trouser pocket)
- The Ninja Deck Switch
inspired by "The Empty-handed Pack Switch" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 23
Roberto Giobbi The Pocket-to-Pocket Switch inspired by "Behind-the-Back Switch" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 37
Steve Forte & Roberto Giobbi The Money Switch adapted from reference, using bills inspired by "Poker Protection" (Steve Forte, p. 106) 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 69
Jack Merlin & Roberto Giobbi The Mani Pulite Deck Switch while getting handkerchief inspired by "Deck Switch" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28),
see also "III. Using a Handkerchief and Coat Pocket" (Capt. J.E. Stone, 1938)
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 73
Flip Hallema Flip's Deck Switch cased, using sleeve 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 77
Flip Hallema Further Deck Switch cased, using sleeve 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 78
Roberto Giobbi The Chivalrous Deck Switch as spectator is helped to return from stage back to his seat 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 81
Roberto Giobbi The Gambler's Coat Deck Switch as coat on chair is removed, two handlings 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 83
Mel Brown & Roberto Giobbi The Joker Deck Switch jokers forgotten on table inspired by MUM (Vol. 48 No. 3, Aug. 1958, p. 96),
"Joker Switch" (Edward Marlo & Frank Pemper, 1978),
varied by "Variation on the Joker Switch" (Juan Tamariz, 2013)
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 87
Juan Tamariz Variation on the Joker Switch inspired by "The Joker Deck Switch" (Mel Brown & Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 88
Roberto Giobbi Equivoque Red- and Blue-Deck Switch 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 91
Roberto Giobbi Casing the Deck Switch two handlings 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 111
Roberto Giobbi The Simplex Deck Switch deck put away and another one is already in tabled case 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 115
Roberto Giobbi The Cool Man's Deck Switch subtle 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 119
Roberto Giobbi & Dai Vernon The No Switch Deck Switch strategies to justify open use of different deck see also ""Match the Joker to the Pack" Deck Switch" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 127
Roberto Giobbi The Rubber Band Ploy 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 133
Roberto Giobbi "Match the Joker to the Pack" Deck Switch see also "The No Switch Deck Switch" (Roberto Giobbi & Dai Vernon, 2013) 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Sep 28") 279