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Gerald Kosky "Nuts to You" card travels into walnut 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 301
Gerald Kosky Swindle unsolvable puzzle is solved behind back 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1938") 324
Gerald Kosky Predicto spectator shuffles and cuts into three piles, performer predicts third card in pile he will choose, bad outs 1938 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 356
Gerald Kosky An Easy Bottom Deal stud off the back varied by "Tilted Fake Removal" (Justin Higham, 2008) 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 15
Gerald Kosky Ziska Improved number of moved cards & selection are divined by value of a card, set-up, marked locator inspired by "The Transposed Cards" ( Ziska, 1909),
see also "The Transposed Cards" ( Ziska, 1937)
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 40
Gerald Kosky "Nuts to You" card is selected and matching miniature card found in chosen in walnut 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 42
Gerald Kosky Touch-Me-Not finding hidden object, fake, code 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 242
Gerald Kosky Vanishing Aces aces to spectators pocket, duplicates 1945 My Best 144
Gerald Kosky Dollar Bill in Lemon one half of a bill is burnt, other half found in chosen lemon 1945 My Best 252
Gerald Kosky Matchaskill miraskill with matches see also "Strike One" (James G. Thompson Jr. & Verne Chesbro & William H. McCaffrey & Gerald Kosky, 1956) 1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 145) 581
Gerald Kosky Outwaited see also "It Goes Double" (Theodore Annemann & Professor Hoffmann, 1942) 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 750
Gerald Kosky Letter from Gerald Kosky to Bruce Elliott ideas on Pocketed see also "Pocketed" (Paul Curry & Bill Woodfield, 1949) 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 772
Gerald Kosky The Plot's the Thing two plots and routine for murder game 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 217) 867
Gerald Kosky Color-I-Tus on perceiving reality, colored dots on a cards change, coin seems to be made from rubber inspired by Nixon's Chinese Coin Mistery 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 243) 970
Gerald Kosky Under-Hand Coin spectator puts some coins on the table and starts turning them over one by one then one coin is hidden and performer turns back, he reveals which side is up on the hidden coin inspired by "Call It A Puzzle" (L. Vosburgh Lyons, 1942),
varied by "A Coin Tipp" (Milton Tropp, 1952)
1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 260) 1039
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist thought-of card is spelled to 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 276) 1103
Gerald Kosky Lapelled coin produced under spectator's lapel, then it vanishes and is fairly produced from the same spot agai 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 291) 1164
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist without Cards 20 signed cards are returned later to correct persons, Gibson's Super Memory with business cards, see p. 1177 for corrections inspired by "Improved Super Memory" (Walter B. Gibson, 1937) 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 292) 1168
Gerald Kosky Gerald Kosky's Prediction 1954 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 216
James G. Thompson Jr. & Verne Chesbro & William H. McCaffrey & Gerald Kosky Strike One longer routine with matchbooks and matches, matchbook appears, match penetrates card, color of head change color, paddle routine, prediction of amount of matches and eventually matches transform into salt see also "The Jumping Match or Toothpick" (William H. McCaffrey, 1938),
"Popper Upper" (Verne Chesbro & James G. Thompson Jr., 1943),
"Matchaskill" (Gerald Kosky, 1948)
1956 Top Secrets of Magic 44
Gerald Kosky Anyone for Bridge? stacking bridge with faro shuffles or milk build shuffles varied by "Faro Fantasies" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1957) 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 2) 15
Gerald Kosky Poker Run-Up System no jogs, no breaks, no milk build shuffle 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 11) 4
Gerald Kosky Prayer for the Dead several spectators sit in a circle, one selects to be "dead", performer divines him 1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 29
Gerald Kosky Total Prediction clever prediction of a sum on back of the card where numbers are written 1960 Magic of the Mind 11
Gerald Kosky En Rapport Psychic Thought deck with names of famous people, selected name is found on named number and was predicted earlier 1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 54
Gerald Kosky "You Get It" 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 235
Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch no credit 1967 The Best of Benzais 33
Gerald Kosky The Spirit Writes writing appears on blank and marked card, using mechanical Card Box 1969 HEX! 91
Gerald Kosky The Magic Ring ring and three colored stones, variation of two in the hand, one in the pocket, as a climax the ring has three stones set in it 1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 283
Gerald Kosky Transpose & Follow 1971 Epilogue (Issue 11) 84
Gerald Kosky Mental Thought Pin-Up Girls blank cards, pin up girls appear 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 91
Gerald Kosky Oriental "Decoder" Prediction 3 cards 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 93
Gerald Kosky Coincidence ?? rough smooth 1972 Card Cavalcade 63
Gerald Kosky Extra Spice sandwich switch 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 186
Gerald Kosky 3-Card Catch selection is found via 3 Card Catch, simplified procedure inspired by "3-Card Catch" (Reinhard Müller, 1972) 1973 Epilogue (Issue 17) 156
Gerald Kosky Yore Finder 2 key cards and optional fishing, credit correction on page 65 see also "This is Mind-Reading?" (Harry Lorayne, 1962) 1973 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 39
Gerald Kosky Fishing Notes 1973 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 39
Jay Ose & Gerald Kosky Your Favorite Ace named ace produced with four different procedures 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 613
Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 11) 133
Gerald Kosky Applause Production 1976 Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 106
Gerald Kosky To Tell The Truth? performer finds out who has an object by asking one question varied by "Apocalypse Variaions or Additions" (Sam Rosenfeld, 1979),
"To Tell The Truth II" (Joshua Jay, 2007)
1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 61
Gerald Kosky Computer Discovery card remains after multiple anti-faros, see also Pit Hartling "The Core" (Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Vol. 7) 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 612
Gerald Kosky Three Wheeling spectator's card changes into indifferent card and back 1978 Fred Braue on False Deals 36
Gerald Kosky How Many? dice routine 1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 11
Gerald Kosky The Magic Ring ring and 3 different colored stones, "two in the hands..." routine, stones in ring as finale 1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 21
Gerald Kosky Sandwich Switch credited to Ken Krenzel 1980 The Command Performance - Premier Issue 12
Gerald Kosky Funny Cut & Funny Pass strange false cut 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 607
Tom Ogden & Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch Variation 1984 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 77
Gerald Kosky Sandwich Switch credited to Ken Krenzel 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 127
Edward Marlo & Gerald Kosky Burn-Surviving Switchout see also Inside Out V (Justin Higham) 1992 Card Finesse II 43
Gerald Kosky Applause Card Disclosure card jumps out of tabled deck when hands are clapped, air pressure 1993 By Forces Unseen 11
Gerald Kosky Face-Up Ace Cutting 1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 152
Gerald Kosky The Kosky Switch sandwiched card is switched for top card of the deck 2000 Card College - Volume 4 951
Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch to unload a card 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 103
Gerald Kosky Kosky Invisible Card Change 2004 Random Acts of Magic 152
Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 148