216 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Deck & Thick Packet Switches / Technical
  
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Unknown Pochette-Profonde Switch Modern Magic 119
Unknown To Change one Pack for another special pockets (pochette) at trousers & profonde, multiple methodsRelated to Tricks with Cards 34
Professor Hoffmann Conjurers' Table - The Servante Tricks with Cards 36
Unknown Die Kartenservante No. 11, deck switch with servante behind chairRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 80
Unknown Deck Switch optionally at table, with vest or behind chair with servante Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 138
Unknown Erklärung zum Vertauschen eines Kartenspiels a. Mit Servante (deck switch with chair servante)
b. Ohne Servante (using holder under vest)
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Unknown Dummy Card in Handkerchief faking presence of deck while it is switched Der moderne Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Vertauschen eines Kartenspieles vermittelst Servante deck switch with servante behind chairRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 176
Unknown Vertauschen eines Kartenspieles vermittelst Klammer deck switch using holder at body Der moderne Kartenkünstler 177
Unknown Deck Switch Subtlety adding a card and showing it by accident, switched-in deck has same card on face Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 93
Carl Willmann Karten-Servante servante on table or behind chair Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 10
Carl Willmann Willmann's Kartenklammer card holder at table edge or behind prop, for switching deckRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 25
Carl Willmann Willmann's Kartenklammer further designs for deck holders that can be attached to a table or chair, and a holder for body loading, deck vanish via pullRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 42
Unknown Deck Switch profonde pocket New Era Card Tricks 62
Unknown The Card Servante behind chair or similarRelated to New Era Card Tricks 149
Unknown Hausmittel gegen Dilettanten-Schmerzen "By E. C., Munich", intro on amateurs vs. professionals, devil's handkerchief, switching deck application Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 22
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen on switching decks, using pockets and vestRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 87
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen part two on deck switchesRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 99
Hans Meckel Die Cigarrenkiste im Dienste der Magie "by E. C. from Munich", two ideas to use a cigar box to switch something or to use it as a servanteRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 103
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ueber Vertauschung von Kartenspielen II. more on switching decks, on multiple deck switches in a performance (up to six decks), giving a possible routining with six decksRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 116
Unknown Kartenspiele zu vertauschen - deck switch by pushing one in vest and the other comes threaded out of sleeve
- card clip
- deck vanish with pull
- deck switch by getting rid of deck in left hand and taking new deck with right hand while back is turned
Related to Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 151
Unknown Die Kartentasche "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
secret pockets on back of trouser
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 5) 68
Unknown Deck Switch behind Chair with servante behind chair Der Amateurzauberer 43
Unknown Sleeve Switch one deck pocketed, other taken out of sleeveRelated to Der Amateurzauberer 87
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Ein Hülfsmittel zum Vertauschen kleiner Gegenstände holder for inside of jacket, deck switch application Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10) 155
Emil Clauß, Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Halbfertige Ideen tray for switching Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 16
Professor Hoffmann Deck Switch with Cigar-Box or similar item Later Magic 29
Unknown Kartenklammer, zum Vertauschen von Kartenspielen "by C. K., Hannover", card clip at pull to hold a deck for a deck switchVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 5) 70
Unknown Zur Kartenklammer, zum Vertauschen von Kartenspielen variation of the card clipInspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 6) 83
Unknown Deck Switch with Handkerchief The Art of Magic 69
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Deck Switch with short decks (32 cards each) Kartenkünste 80
Joseph Michael Hartz Deck Switch into profonde and from under vest Later Magic 707
Joseph Michael Hartz Deck Switch into profonde and from under vest Magical Titbits 166
Stanley Collins Deck Switch with case, shell Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 29
Charles T. Jordan Packet Switch using deck, on outstretched hand Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 13
Oswald Rae A Visible Servante hat to switch decks Sub Rosa 11
Al Baker Pocket Switch twice in context The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 83
U. F. Grant Switching Case cigar box sized box on table with opening, see page 3 for handling The Gambler's Expose Act 1
Al Baker Switching the Deck - 3. Al Baker's Method No. 1 pocket work Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Unknown Switching Packs seven methods with pockets, servantes, ... Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 248
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch brief Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Al Baker Pocket Gesture Deck Switch The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 237
Capt. J.E. Stone II. Using a Hat and Blindfold Greater Magic 206
Capt. J.E. Stone III. Using a Handkerchief and Coat Pocket Related to Greater Magic 207
Capt. J.E. Stone IV. Using a Cardcase and Coat Pocket Greater Magic 207
Capt. J.E. Stone VI. Using a Prepared Cardcase deck shell Greater Magic 208
Capt. J.E. Stone Switching the Pack: I. Using Well in Table Related to Greater Magic 206
Robert Parrish Cover Card Deck Switch apparently red and blue deck (= red deck with blue cover card), cover dragged over to other deck Do That Again! 33
Unknown Deck Switching Servante mention The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 491
Unknown Card Case for Pocket Switch The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 85
Robert Parrish Okito Box Deck Switch openly placing bottomless box (quasi a deck shell) from deck to another deck (see Blizzard Switch) Do That Again! 35
Roger Barkann, Richard Himber Duolette device for switching decks The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 119
Bruce Elliott Changing Tray Substitute The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 119
Unknown The Hat Switch deck dropped in hat and dropped out again 25 Methods for Switching Decks 1
Unknown The Egg-Bag Switch no motivation given 25 Methods for Switching Decks 5
Unknown The Chinese Switch with tray and assistant 25 Methods for Switching Decks 6
Unknown Another Handkerchief Switch as handkerchief is removed from pocket 25 Methods for Switching Decks 9
Unknown The Paper Switch with a pile of paper sheets as cover 25 Methods for Switching Decks 10
Howard Thurston The Thurston Switch deck switch with assistant, here in context of rising card trick 25 Methods for Switching Decks 3
Unknown "One More Trick" Switch 25 Methods for Switching Decks 11
Unknown The Hip-Pocket Switch deck placed behind back for some reason 25 Methods for Switching Decks 11
Unknown Combination Coat and Vest-Pocket Switch when turned to the side a bit 25 Methods for Switching Decks 12
Unknown Change-Bag Switch no motivation given 25 Methods for Switching Decks 12
Unknown The Card Servante servante behind chair, as chair is moved around 25 Methods for Switching Decks 14
Unknown The Vest-Pocket Switch as spectator shows chosen card around and back is turned 25 Methods for Switching Decks 15
Unknown Another Vest-Pocket Switch deck apparently placed from hand to hand while turned to side 25 Methods for Switching Decks 15
Unknown Standard Card-Tray Switch tray secretly turned over 25 Methods for Switching Decks 16
Unknown The Writing-Tablet Switch under cover of writing something with a writing pad 25 Methods for Switching Decks 16
Unknown A Handkerchief Switch as deck is set down and handkerchief picked up 25 Methods for Switching Decks 8
Unknown An Easy Box Switch as some large box is moved from one place of the table to another 25 Methods for Switching Decks 13
Unknown Black-Art Switch using servante in table 25 Methods for Switching Decks 14
Unknown Another Box Switch as some large box is moved away, box has secret opening at back 25 Methods for Switching Decks 13
Walter B. Gibson Switched while doing fan manipulations, in two parts The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 63) 258
Unknown Packet Switch small packet, lap The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 184) 737
Unknown Deck Switch behind Card Stand deck holder and servante attached Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 99
Roy Benson Deck Switches on table with handkerchief The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 326) 112
Unknown Packet Switch top card is slipped form one half to the other Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 158
Patrick Page To Switch One Small Object for Another explained with balls as a color change, also as deck switch The Topit Handbook 4
Al Koran One-and-a-Half Card Case Al Koran's Professional Presentations 74
Don Nielson Supremo Deck Switch gag with light switch on card caseRelated to
  • p. 146 for comment by Lu Brent
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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 134
Martin A. Nash A Deck Switch secret pocket in jacket The Cardiste (Issue 13) 17
Alan Shaxon Switching a Pack of Cards My Kind of Magic 24
Unknown Switching a Deck - Three Methods three methods, all use the lapRelated to Super Subtle Card Miracles 99
Unknown Cheat's Deck Switch brief Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 43
Dai Vernon Cold Deck Exchange Deck switch with Topit Magic With Faucett Ross 225
Unknown The Pocket Switch deck switch in pocket The Magic of Francis Carlyle 119
Francis Carlyle Carlyle's Cold Deck Switch The Magic of Francis Carlyle 117
Gene Maze Propel Lap Switch tabled, described with a card case Packet Switches (Part Five) 344
Danny Korem Scary Deck Switch pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit 17
Edward Marlo, Frank Pemper Joker Switch jokers forgotten on tableRelated toVariations Arch Triumphs 44
Roger Smith A Simple Routine suggested routine of previous tricks with Ace through Five of a suit with simple switch in pocket The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 10
Unknown Chair Pulling Deck Switch brief The Book of John 14
Unknown Deck Switch gambler's table edge switch Ned's Ultimate Poker Stack 5
Unknown Stand-up Deck Switch CardMagic 112
Edward Marlo Marlo's Covered Deck Switch Variations Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 113
Edward Marlo Another Marlo Deck Switch Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 118
Edward Marlo Marlo's Visual Retention Deck Switch Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 120
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Undercut Deck Switch Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 122
Edward Marlo Cased Switches - 1st Approach: To switch one deck for another while in card case, lapping Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 278
Vincent Sabatino Fifty One Below deck beneath cover card is switched, lapping CardMagic 55
Edward Marlo First Switch, Second Switch, Third Switch card, packet or deck switch, lapping or palm to palm, Tenkai palm Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 213
Edward Marlo Marlo Card Switch table edge, also as packet or deck switch Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 204
Edward Marlo More Deck Switches - Ringing In The Deck
- Taking Deck Out Of Play
- Before and After Rest Position
six methods, tabled
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 222
Gene Maze HalfDeck No. 1 switching half the deck, concept suggested by Vincent Sabatino, lapping The Gene Maze Card Book 24
Gene Maze HalfDeck No. 2 switching half the deck, cutting sequence, lapping The Gene Maze Card Book 25
Gene Maze HalfDeck No. 3 switching half the deck, cutting sequence, lapping The Gene Maze Card Book 26
Edward Marlo Ruffle Shuffle deck switch at table edge The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 59
Gary Ouellet Uses for the Ouellet Switch - as a force
- as a packet switch
- as a knockout poker demonstration
Threshold 21
Derek Dingle Standup Sleightless Deck Switch Related to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 196
Derek Dingle Two Fisted Deck Switch The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 198
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Au Courant Card Switch using lap Card Finesse 106
Unknown Packet Switch Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 9) 169
Stephen Tucker Double Decker seated deck switch, deck accidentally falls on the floor, with effect where performer is able to name position of any card Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 12) 221
Thomas Alan Waters Hexchange inside pocketRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 501
Juan Tamariz Double Crossing the Gaze Switch Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22) 423
Edward Marlo Natural Deck Switch lapping, also as partial switch of half deck
- Getting Rid of the Switch-Out Deck
Marlo without Tears 276
Edward Marlo Flat Palm Grip Marlo without Tears 187
Edward Marlo The Curled Grip Marlo without Tears 185
Unknown Gambler's Switch swept off table edge The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 11
Randy Tanner The Rubber Band Deck Switch accidentally breaking rubber bandRelated to Best of Friends - Volume II 76
Danny Korem The Korem Deck Switch as deck is put in case, pendulum holdout Korem without Limits 170
Unknown Switch to stacked deck with pockets and body turn The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 2
Unknown Half-Deck Switch Hellis Switch with Overhand Shuffle cover The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 28
Unknown Lapping Switch Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1103
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch DECK travels to wallet except selectionRelated to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 179
Jay Sankey Dump Switch deck dumped out of bigger case Sankey Panky 48
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch Sankey Panky 71
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch deck travels to wallet except selection Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 2) 1
Slydini Slydini Switch II using card cases The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 30
Dan MacMillan Modified Version of Marlo's Covered Deck Switch Inspired by Riffling the Pasteboards 56
Steve Draun The Practical Deck Switch pocketAlso published here The Magic of Steve Draun 23
David Regal Deck Switch table edge Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 209
Edward Marlo Marlo Deck Switch lapping Special Effects 105
Unknown Lap Switch deck switch done with packet The Magic Way 150
Unknown Gambler's Deck Switch brief Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 226
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch Williamson's Wonders 71
Edward Marlo Simplex Card Switch from 1 to 52 cards So Soon? 5
Unknown Classic Table Edge Switch Sonata 167
Harry Lorayne Half Deck Switch scooping in lap Trend Setters 77
Daryl Martinez Pocket Search Switch Smoke and Mirrors 76
Alex Elmsley, Alexander de Cova Der Alex Elmsley Kartenspiel-Austausch Elmsley's switch with applicationsRelated to Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 7
Alex Elmsley The Climax Pack Switch The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 143
Alex Elmsley The Empty-handed Pack Switch Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 145
Alexander de Cova Deck Switch Case box that contains two decks Ein Profi packt aus... 69
Steve Draun The Practical Deck Switch pocketRelated toAlso published here Secrets Draun from Underground 85
Unknown Switching Decks handkerchief cover Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 96
Alexander de Cova Deck Switch Case box that contains two decks Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 13
Alex Elmsley Pocket Deck Switch with description of psychology 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 More Greater Magic 1238
Unknown Deck Switch using pockets More Greater Magic 1239
Unknown Gambler's Deck Switch lap More Greater Magic 1239
Roger Crosthwaite Card Case Switch using Tenkai Palm, table edge Roger's Thesaurus 19
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Deck Switch classic switch Cardshark 88
Robert Parrish The Rising Cards using a Martin clockwork deck, featuring deck switch in a case when glass is removed from it Great Tricks Revisited 41
Gene Maze Hello Stranger named card has different back, ungaffed Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 3) 2625
Tommy Wonder The Two-Pocket Deck Switch Related toVariations The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 152
Michael Skinner Pocket Packet Switch brief, at end of a routine Miracles with Cards 61
Larry Jennings Pocket Deck Switch classic switch Jennings '67 124
Simon Lovell The Switch deck switch during a non-card trick in pocket Simon Says! 83
Ken Krenzel Wrap Switch as deck is wrapped in napkin at table edge Ingenuities 170
Alexander de Cova Secret Deck Switch with table and silk, stand-up Seminarunterlagen 1997 12
Alexander de Cova Stand-up Deck Switch with table and silk Secrets No. 2 43
Guy Hollingworth Hollow Envelopes Dummy Switch Drawing Room Deceptions 268
Andrew Wimhurst The Acme Pocket Switcher divider for switching deck in trouser pocket Low Down Dirty Tricks 3
David Regal Fool 'Em If You Got 'Em Box of cigarettes changes into box of chewing gum Close-Up & Personal 83
Unknown The Gambler's Deck Switch table edge Card College - Volume 4 865
Unknown Deck Switch used with half deck, lapping Concertos for Pasteboard 117
Andrew Wimhurst The Acme Pocket Switcher cardboard divider for in-pocket-switches Jiggery Pokery 2
Karl Fulves The Deck is Stacked chapter intro, simple "let me show you one more" deck switch My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 97
John Cornelius One-Handed Deck Switch at table edge with servante and holder The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 172
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Deck Switch two methods Hofzinser's Card Tricks 116
John Carney Chair Deck Switch behind chair The Book of Secrets 312
David Regal Deck Switch Constant Fooling 2 80
Al Baker Switching The Deck pocket The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions) 519
Wesley James Inside Pocket Switch Related to Enchantments 440
Steffi Scarne Notes On The Sting Switch on John Scarne doubling Paul Newman in The StingRelated to
  • Sting Switch in Swindle Sheet
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 356
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch brief Cocktail Card Magic 20
John Scarne Scarne's Vest Holdout deck switch Prolix (Issue 6) 358
John Scarne Scarne's Cap Deal partial half-deck switch for dealing five pat hands, stand-up, from an Audley Walsh letterRelated to Prolix (Issue 6) 360
Audley Walsh Audley Walsh's Capper from 1949 letter, partial half-deck switch for dealing five pat handsRelated to Prolix (Issue 6) 358
Roberto Giobbi The Simplest Deck Switch management for simple pocket switch Secret Agenda (Issue July 25) 222
Benjamin Earl Switchman - DS 1 cut to tableInspired by
  • Steve Forte switch from Gambling Protection Series
Gambit (Issue 2) 10
Woody Aragon Appendix: Woody's Change Box deck switch apparatus A Book in English 367
Patrick Page Topit - Topit Technique
- The Left Arm
- The Right Arm
- The Right Arm, Part Two
- The Toss
- The Visible Switch
- The Hidden Switch
- The Deck Switch (1)
- The Deck Switch (2)
- The Card Stab Switch
- And One More Switch
- Another Version
- Other Applications of a Handkerchief
Related to Magic Page by Page 268
Wolfgang Moser Spielaustausch deck switch using the "trouser-leg-servante" Kreationen 33
Gabi Pareras Deck Switch direct deck switch while performer demonstrates how to shuffle cards A Book in English 73
Roberto Giobbi The Finger-Tongs Switch basic pocket switch The Art of Switching Decks 12
Flip Hallema Flip's Deck Switch cased, using sleeve The Art of Switching Decks 77
Flip Hallema Further Deck Switch cased, using sleeve The Art of Switching Decks 78
Roberto Giobbi The Chivalrous Deck Switch as spectator is helped to return from stage back to his seat The Art of Switching Decks 81
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 Art of Switching Decks 23
Roberto Giobbi The Pocket-to-Pocket Switch Inspired by The Art of Switching Decks 37
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
Jack Merlin, Roberto Giobbi The Mani Pulite Deck Switch while getting handkerchiefInspired byRelated to The Art of Switching Decks 73
Roberto Giobbi The Gambler's Coat Deck Switch as coat on chair is removed, two handlings The Art of Switching Decks 83
Roberto Giobbi Casing the Deck Switch two handlings The Art of Switching Decks 111
Roberto Giobbi The Simplex Deck Switch deck put away and another one is already in tabled case The Art of Switching Decks 115
Roberto Giobbi The Cool Man's Deck Switch subtle The Art of Switching Decks 119
Roberto Giobbi The Rubber Band Ploy The Art of Switching Decks 133
Mel Brown, Roberto Giobbi The Joker Deck Switch jokers forgotten on tableInspired byVariations The Art of Switching Decks 87
Juan Tamariz Variation on the Joker Switch Inspired by The Art of Switching Decks 88
Roberto Giobbi Equivoque Red- and Blue-Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 91
Roberto Giobbi, Dai Vernon The No Switch Deck Switch strategies to justify open use of different deckRelated to The Art of Switching Decks 127
Roberto Giobbi The Ribbon Spread Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 59
Roberto Giobbi The Relax Lap Deck Switch The Art of Switching Decks 63
Bill Woodfield, Roberto Giobbi, Max Malini The Chair Adjustment Deck Switch Inspired by
  • "Think" (William Woodfield, Genii, Vol. 12 No. 7, March 1948, p. 200)
The Art of Switching Decks 65
Michael Ammar Handkerchief Deck Switch using Topit Schlaglichter 319
Steve Reynolds Half-Deck Switch using vest pocket holdout In-Vestment — Chapter One 25
Steve Reynolds Full Deck Switch using vest pocket holdout, two methods In-Vestment — Chapter One 26
Roberto Giobbi "Match the Joker to the Pack" Deck Switch Related to Hidden Agenda (Issue Sep 28) 279
Dai Vernon "Another one" Deck Switch as deck is almost put away before last card trick The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 83
Unknown Topit Deck Switch deck dropped in pocket, other deck from breast pocket, as back is briefly turned The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 128
John Hostler Revolving Deck Switch two decks are openly in play and secretly switched for each other Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 59
Unknown The Scoot as chair is adjusted, deck under thigh The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 131
Charlie Miller, Max Malini The Scoot Variation as chair is adjusted The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 133