149 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Deck & Thick Packet Switches / In context of Routine
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Professor Hoffmann A Drawn Card, placed in a Closed Box, made to Fly back to the Pack, while Another takes its Place in the Box including Another Method Tricks with Cards 160
Unknown Der magische Degen No. 2, sword used to stab selection blindfolded, deck scattered on floor, deck switch for short deck when fetching sword Der Kartenkünstler 4
L'Homme Masqué Die vier Buben auf der Wanderschaft No. 6, four cards chosen, they are the four jacks, they are shuffled back and produced from inside the jacket at sleeve opening Der Kartenkünstler 93
Unknown Improved Cards Read Behind The Back shuffled pack, order called out from behind back, with finesse New Era Card Tricks 67
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlingsAlso published here Later Magic 719
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlingsAlso published here Magical Titbits 181
Charles T. Jordan Packet Switch using deck, on outstretched hand Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 13
Al Baker How to exchange a pack of cards a prearranged pack pocketRelated to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 467
Unknown To Exchange Packs Methods to switch decks
- Card clip
- Done in context of a trick, behind the back
The Nikola Card System 53
Jack Merlin Deck Switch in the pocket, while getting a handkerchiefVariations Merlin at the Card Table 19
Laurie Ireland Producing Selected Card at Any Number and At The Same Time Cold Packing any card is produced from pocket at named (small) number from shuffled deck, switch for memorized deckVariations Ireland Writes a Book 19
Al Baker Pocket Switch twice in context The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 83
Unknown Method of Changing Packs selection produced at named number from pocketed deckVariations Mental Magic with Cards 15
Unknown Reading any Card Called For forced card produced from pocketed deck Mental Magic with Cards 18
Unknown Switching the Deck - 1. during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 189
Unknown Switching the Deck - 2. during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Al Baker Switching the Deck - 4. Al Baker's Method No. 2 during trick in which cards are felt with fingertips in pocket Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Unknown Svengali Prediction force cards are switched out during trick Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 250
Charles T. Jordan The Mystery Problem position of selection is predicted, svengali deck with different finish on force cards, ending clean with switch-out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 251
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch brief Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Unknown A Novel Card Problem replacing cards in short deck for multiple location routine Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 297
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind the Back memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 401
Unknown Card Location in Pocket The Magic Annual for 1937 47
Capt. J.E. Stone V. To Exchange Decks During a Trick two methods Greater Magic 207
Bert Allerton Deck Switching Gimmick for a switch behind the back... Greater Magic 900
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 443
Oscar Weigle One Up cards shuffled face-up/face-down by spectator, two methods (stripper and deck switch) The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 141) 796
Arthur Monroe Hypocritical Memory deck switch in mirror glass The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 151) 884
Unknown The "Plant" Switch stooge goes in corner to select a card which is divined by performer 25 Methods for Switching Decks 1
Unknown The Black-Out Switch forced card found with lights out, stuck to spectator's forehead 25 Methods for Switching Decks 2
Unknown The Half-Deck Switch deck switched one half at a time, with back turned towards audience 25 Methods for Switching Decks 4
Unknown Brooks' Card Trick Herbert Brooks?, several cards selected and they travel into pocket after spectators shuffled them in themselves, narrow deck 25 Methods for Switching Decks 6
Unknown The Side Coat-Pocket Switch deck put in pocket and selection removed by sense of touch, deck switch 25 Methods for Switching Decks 9
Unknown Rising-Card-Box Switch switch after rising card effect 25 Methods for Switching Decks 12
Sigmar K. Hofeller There'll Be Some Change Made! red cards change places with black cards, in the pockets of two spectators My Best 37
Unknown Deck Switch The Fine Art of Magic 184
Unknown Deck Switch The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 171) 685
Harvey P. Graham Bagged! poker routine for stage, with a stand The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 702
Toni Koynini Switch It deck shuffled face-up/face-down, performer sorts cards out behind his back except free selection, deck switch
- The Basic Switch
- Switch It
- Alternative Routine
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 5
Tony Corinda The Switch of a Pack of Cards bold Predictions 97
U. F. Grant Card Table Switch under table deck switch The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 351) 233
Edward Marlo Mental Bonus card thought of (one out of ten), deck shuffled and placed in pocket, card instantly removed by performer Card to Wallet 30
Walter Wenger Die Drei Wünsche spectator finds his card after making several choices, mirage type deck, ends cleanAlso published here
  • Magie, Vol. 36 No. 4, April 1956
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 13
Unknown Deck Switch in pocket The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 392) 395
Al Koran Princess Card Trick...Plus deck shuffled after selections, deck switchRelated toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 71
Unknown Deck Switch while looking for handkerchief Between Two Minds 25
Peter Kane Anent Pack Switches deck switch during out-of-hand slapRelated to A Card Session with Peter Kane 18
Alan Shaxon Switching a Pack of Cards My Kind of Magic 24
Unknown The Packet Switch Second Time Around 77
Henry Christ Riffs of Henry Christ comments on
- The Count of Elmsley
- An Unsolved Mystery
- The Lota Bowl Deck Switch
- The Challenge
Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 253
Unknown To Switch for Gimmick or Feke value of card is matched in pocket Expert Card Chicanery 63
Mike Boden, Ed Smeal Marked! - Alternate Handling with lapping deck switch by Ed SmealInspired by Card Cavalcade II 10
Paul Curry Teleport two thought of cards travel from one half to the other one by one, twenty-four duplicatesRelated to
  • "Telepathy" (Jean Hugard, Sphinx, June 1935, p. 101)
Also published here
Paul Curry Presents 78
Eric Mason The Turnover Change Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 11) 278
Unknown Diveswitch in pocketRelated to The Red Book of Mentalism 17
Doug Alker Deck Switch from the waistband, while back is turned to the audience Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 518
Robert J. Nedbalski Gag Deck Switch deck switched for gaffed deck (bottom half hollowed out, top half strung together), spectator cuts deck, it either bangs or spring flowers jump out of it, then performer admits a deck switch and openly brings out stacked deck from lap Ned's Ultimate Poker Stack 5
Earl Nelson Color Changing Deck featuring a deck switch in the lap at the end of an optional preliminary All Backs routine Variations 17
Philip T. Goldstein Matswitch under cover of close up mat in context of routine in which card travels to under matRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 292
Ken De Courcy Shuffled Spell switching in Super Spell/Magic Spell deck Super Spell 8
Martin A. Nash The Side-Pocket Swindle card located in pocket, shuffle tracking presentation, deck switchRelated to Ovation 7
Michael Ammar Card Case Switch three strategies The Command Performance - Premier Issue 3
Unknown Packet Switch behind back Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 31
Gene Castillon Banded Deck Switch in Pocket The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 76
Philip T. Goldstein Diveswitch Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 83
Robert Gardner A Subtle Deck Switch Trojan Deck SwitchRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 593
Unknown Deck Swtich in pocket, during trick Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 30
Unknown Veeser Switch Concept Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 21
Jan Torell Deck Switch Rund um den Zaubertisch 23
Roberto Giobbi, Carlhorst Meier The Trojan Deck Related toAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1219
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch DECK travels to wallet except selectionRelated to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 179
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch deck travels to wallet except selection Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 2) 1
Unknown Deck Switch with sportjacket, vest and Topit The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 92
Roberto Giobbi A Stand-Up Deck Switch Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 1) 12
Karl Fulves Excursion Aces pushed into different parts of deck, deck slapped, only Aces remain and deck traveled to four pockets, posed as problem The Multiple Shift 37
Steve Beam Behind the Back Deck Switch - invisible deck presentationRelated toAlso published here The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 32) 564
Simon Aronson Below the Belt two cards from two decks exchanged below table, they match, ends cleanRelated to The Aronson Approach 70
Simon Aronson Bait and Switch spectator names number and selects card, performer apparently brings the card to that number one-handed behind his backInspired by The Aronson Approach 85
Simon Aronson Color Feeling behind back, deck switch The Aronson Approach 91
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Fifth Effect four thought-of cards from different suits located, spectator's count down their value, shuffle and deck switch Cardfixes 198
Alex Elmsley The Climax Pack Switch The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 143
Jack Carpenter West Coast Cooler deck switch as skill demonstration, secret switch possible in course of routine Modus Operandi 123
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch as spectator is shown where to put the deck Power of Suggestion 4
Michael Skinner One for the Boys two card challenge divination, memorized deck, deck switch under table Classic Sampler 38
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Tour de Cartes card fans brought out of pocket and added to deck, deck still has the same amount of cards, as deck switch Ah-ha! 66
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra And Now... Two Cards from the Pocket finding two chosen cards in pocketInspired byAlso published here Notes 7
Andrew Wimhurst Australian Cooler 51 to pocket climax Low Down Dirty Tricks 3
Guy Hollingworth Hollow Envelopes Dummy Switch Drawing Room Deceptions 268
Frank Pemper, Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo The Joker Switch clever switch between tricksRelated to Card College - Volume 4 867
Carlhorst Meier The Trojan Switch Also published here Card College - Volume 4 868
Unknown Through the Table card from below table to top Card College - Volume 4 870
Roberto Giobbi In a Flash chosen card penetrates a sealed card case in the performers pocket Card College - Volume 4 871
Joaquín Partagás, Martin A. Nash The Cardsharp Inspired by
  • El Prestidigitador Optimus (1900)
Related toVariations
Card College — Volume 4 873
Unknown The Vanishing Deck Reconsidered with a deck switchRelated to Card College - Volume 4 874
Andrew Wimhurst, David Williamson Australian Cooler 51 to pocket climax, updated Jiggery Pokery 2
Simon Aronson Alternate Take Deck Switch Walkaround version of Alternate Take, can do deck switch Try the Impossible 30
Paul Curry, Michael F. Zens, David Devant Out of the Past deck is separated in halves, two cards thought of and one is selected, performer puts one card from the half into the other, first card is missing, second spectator touches a card, that is put into the other half and also his card is missing, third card invisibly travels into the other halfInspired byAlso published here
  • "Genii" vol. 7 no. 4, 1942
Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 102
Paul Curry Teleport two thought of cards travel from one half to the other one by one, twenty-four duplicatesAlso published here Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 106
Simon Aronson Poker Routine Deck Switch Deck switch done in context of Routine MaintenanceRelated to Try the Impossible 241
Simon Aronson Sequence Spell Deck Switch Try the Impossible 263
John Cornelius Deck in the Round (Pocket Rocket Aces)
Aces to pocket one by one, as climax deck to pocket with secret switch
The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 90
David Berglas Deck Switch brief The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 347
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Three Powers three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle Hofzinser's Card Tricks 146
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones Invasion of the body snatchers sandwich finds selection, deck changes back color except selection, in another deck only the selection has an odd back as well, story presentation Ahead of the Pack 187
Karl Fulves The Right Pocket two cards chosen, duplicates are in pockets as prediction Hofzinser Notebook 4
Allan Ackerman Finesse the Finessed Travelers including a deck switchRelated to Ackerman 2004 23
Unknown Deck Switch brief Compilation 121
Unknown Deck Switch brief Seminarnotitzen 2007 21
Fred Robinson Vibrations including second method as deck switch in pocket The Magic of Fred Robinson 196
Claude Impériale Bluff Counting move a card with card counting presentation and optional deck switch Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 126
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi Changing Decks open deck switch concept, various methods Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 5) 8
Roberto Giobbi The Simplest Deck Switch management for simple pocket switch Secret Agenda (Issue July 25) 222
Steve Mayhew No-Skill Deck Switch using pen-behind-ear gag and pseudo-deck vanish Full Frontal Mayhew 17
Todd Lamanske Hands-Off Deck Switch Deck switch, uses jacket pocket and topitVariations Seeking the Bridge 38
John Born Pocket Change Uses jacket pocket and topit tooInspired by Seeking the Bridge 39
John Born Bridging the Deck Switch Three cards selected, shuffled, divined and located, in the process switching the shuffled deck for a memorized deckInspired by Seeking the Bridge 41
Roberto Giobbi Do-as-I-Do The Art of Switching Decks 133
Alfred "Berlany" Hoffmann The Mirror Glass Switch Related to
  • MAGIE (June 1932)
The Art of Switching Decks 134
Roberto Giobbi The Sting Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 135
Roberto Giobbi The Drawer Box Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 135
Roberto Giobbi Behind-the-Back Switch with presentational ploys
- Here's Your Card!
- The Visible Invisible Deck
- Demonstration
VariationsAlso published here The Art of Switching Decks 33
Roberto Giobbi Turning Around Deck Switches performer turns with his back to the audience
1. Infrastructure and Mechanics of the Switch
2. Tricks and Presentations - A Few Examples
The Art of Switching Decks 41
Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz The Partagás Switch Plus - Triple Partagás three selections found in pocketInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 45
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra Two-Pocket Partagás two cards found in half the deck in each pocketInspired byAlso published here The Art of Switching Decks 48
Jean Hugard, Roberto Giobbi Hugard's Method of Changing Packs card at named number is named, repeated twiceInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 51
Roberto Giobbi Because the Cards Know "The Ace-Two-Four-Eight Divination", thought of card divined via other cards in pocket, binary, card optionally transformed into selection The Art of Switching Decks 55
Laurie Ireland, Roberto Giobbi Bonus free selection located in pocketInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 57
Steve Forte, Roberto Giobbi The Money Switch adapted from reference, using billsInspired by
  • "Poker Protection" (Steve Forte, p. 106)
The Art of Switching Decks 69
Roberto Giobbi Equivoque Red- and Blue-Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 91
Roberto Giobbi The Real Pseudo Deck Switch selection predicted, apparently done with switch for one-way deck in which shuffled deck is switch for real The Art of Switching Decks 95
Roberto Giobbi, Richard Himber A New Look at Himber's Razor Deck Trick razor blade card trick The Art of Switching Decks 101
Roberto Giobbi The One-handed Switch deck cased, deck thrown away and selection appears at fingertips The Art of Switching Decks 107
Carlhorst Meier The Trojan Deck Switch card predicted in second deckAlso published here The Art of Switching Decks 123
Roberto Giobbi The Tossed-Out Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 133
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein The Hollow Receptacle Switch Related to
  • MAGIE (June 1932)
The Art of Switching Decks 134
Alfred "Berlany" Hoffmann The In-and-Out Switch gimmicked boxRelated to
  • MAGIE (June 1932)
The Art of Switching Decks 135
Roberto Giobbi Carney's Card in Balloon deck switch applicationInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 145
Roberto Giobbi Clayton Rawson's Mental Broadcast deck switch applicationInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 145
Roberto Giobbi Hugard's Example of Presentation deck switch applicationInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 146
Roberto Giobbi Staring-Him-in-the-Face deck switch applicationInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 146
Roberto Giobbi Luka's Airborne Again deck switch applicationInspired by The Art of Switching Decks 146
Henry Christ The Lota Bowl Switch reprinted from referenceRelated to The Art of Switching Decks 149
Helder Guimarães Sort of a Miracle one of twenty-six, siamesa The Veriloquent 53
Roberto Giobbi Imaginary...Deck Switch sequence with second invisible deck that allows performer to his back over and switch a deck Hidden Agenda (Issue Feb 22) 57
John Hostler Bertha ends clean with half-deck switch Magnum Opossum 7
Christoph Borer Razored Deck - Für Salon und Bühne razor blade card trick 21 149
Paul Vigil Deck Switch: Out with the Old The Doors of Deception 175
Johnny Thompson Miniature Invisible Deck done with small cards, with deck switch under the performing table The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 273
Denis Behr The More the Merrier multiple selection routine strategy in which the spectators shuffle their cards in themselvesAlso published here
  • MAGIC, April 2013
Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 3 68