381 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Deck & Thick Packet Switches
  
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Unknown Pochette-Profonde Switch Modern Magic 119
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 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 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 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 Improved Cards Read Behind The Back shuffled pack, order called out from behind back, with finesse New Era Card Tricks 67
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
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
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
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
Unknown Deck Switch in pocket Kartenkünste 152
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die drei Kräfte 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 candleAlso published here Kartenkünste 196
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Deck Switch with short decks (32 cards each) Kartenkünste 80
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
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
Charles T. Jordan Packet Switch using deck, on outstretched hand Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 13
Stanley Collins Deck Switch with case, shell Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 29
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 The Story of the Cold Deck gamblers deck switch, management in a real game and in an expose Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin Deck Switch in the pocket, while getting a handkerchiefVariations Merlin at the Card Table 19
Oswald Rae A Visible Servante hat to switch decks Sub Rosa 11
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
U. F. Grant Switching Case cigar box sized box on table with opening, see page 3 for handling The Gambler's Expose Act 1
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
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
Al Baker Pocket Gesture Deck Switch The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 237
John Northern Hilliard Final Observations and Caution Greater Magic 209
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
Capt. J.E. Stone II. Using a Hat and Blindfold Greater Magic 206
Capt. J.E. Stone IV. Using a Cardcase and Coat Pocket Greater Magic 207
Capt. J.E. Stone III. Using a Handkerchief and Coat Pocket Related to 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
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
Unknown Deck Switching Servante mention The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 491
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 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
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
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 "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
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
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
Howard Thurston The Thurston Switch deck switch with assistant, here in context of rising card trick 25 Methods for Switching Decks 3
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 Another Box Switch as some large box is moved away, box has secret opening at back 25 Methods for Switching Decks 13
Unknown Black-Art Switch using servante in table 25 Methods for Switching Decks 14
Walter B. Gibson Switched while doing fan manipulations, in two parts The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 63) 258
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
Unknown Packet Switch small packet, lap The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 184) 737
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
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
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 Packet Switch top card is slipped form one half to the other Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 158
Unknown Deck Switch in pocket The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 392) 395
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 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
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 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
James Dunn Dunn's Stratagem red rubber band over deck, to convince people it is the same deck after switch The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 56) 278
Walter B. Gibson Dell O'Dell strategy to change decks, ends with Brainwave, used by Dell O'Dell The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 72) 358
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
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
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
Eric Mason The Turnover Change Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 11) 278
Unknown Diveswitch in pocketRelated to The Red Book of Mentalism 17
Gene Maze Propel Lap Switch tabled, described with a card case Packet Switches (Part Five) 344
Doug Alker Deck Switch from the waistband, while back is turned to the audience Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 518
Danny Korem Scary Deck Switch pendulum holdout The Upside Down Toppit 17
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
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
Earl Nelson Color Changing Deck featuring a deck switch in the lap at the end of an optional preliminary All Backs routine Variations 17
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
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
Martin A. Nash The Side-Pocket Swindle card located in pocket, shuffle tracking presentation, deck switchRelated to Ovation 7
Ken De Courcy Shuffled Spell switching in Super Spell/Magic Spell deck Super Spell 8
Michael Ammar Card Case Switch three strategies The Command Performance - Premier Issue 3
Unknown Packet Switch behind back Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 31
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
Gene Castillon Banded Deck Switch in Pocket The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 76
Philip T. Goldstein Diveswitch Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 83
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
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
Derek Dingle Two Fisted Deck Switch The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 198
Derek Dingle Standup Sleightless Deck Switch Related to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 196
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
Unknown Veeser Switch Concept Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 21
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
Roberto Giobbi, Carlhorst Meier The Trojan Deck Related toAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1219
Jan Torell Deck Switch Rund um den Zaubertisch 23
Unknown Gambler's Switch swept off table edge The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 11
Unknown Switch to stacked deck with pockets and body turn The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 2
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 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
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch deck travels to wallet except selection Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 2) 1
Jay Sankey Dump Switch deck dumped out of bigger case Sankey Panky 48
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch Sankey Panky 71
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
Unknown Deck Switch with sportjacket, vest and Topit The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 92
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
Roberto Giobbi A Stand-Up Deck Switch Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 1) 12
Unknown Lap Switch deck switch done with packet The Magic Way 150
Unknown Gambler's Deck Switch brief Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 226
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
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
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
Harry Lorayne Half Deck Switch scooping in lap Trend Setters 77
Alex Elmsley Two Pocket Deck Switches introRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 143
Alex Elmsley The Climax Pack Switch The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 143
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 Empty-handed Pack Switch Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 145
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
Alexander de Cova Deck Switch Case box that contains two decks Ein Profi packt aus... 69
Unknown Switching Decks handkerchief cover Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 96
Steve Draun The Practical Deck Switch pocketRelated toAlso published here Secrets Draun from Underground 85
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
Michael Close On the Memorized Deck - Which Stack?
- Learning the Stack
- The Open Index
- Estimation
- False Shuffles
- Deck Switches
Workers Number 5 122
Michael Skinner One for the Boys two card challenge divination, memorized deck, deck switch under table Classic Sampler 38
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
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
Larry Jennings Pocket Deck Switch classic switch Jennings '67 124
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra And Now... Two Cards from the Pocket finding two chosen cards in pocketInspired byAlso published here Notes 7
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
Ellis Stanyon Various Changes for the Complete Pack section heading Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 265
Andrew Wimhurst Australian Cooler 51 to pocket climax Low Down Dirty Tricks 3
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
Ellis Stanyon Rapit Memorization (?) of Half the Pack No. 17, half the deck switched, order known or cue sheet Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 91
David Regal Fool 'Em If You Got 'Em Box of cigarettes changes into box of chewing gum Close-Up & Personal 83
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Pack No. 6, as handkerchief is removed from pocket, or Stanyon's servante behind chair Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 87
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Pack in the Tail Pocket No. 20 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 266
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Pack at the Breast Pockets No. 19, pocket choreography with body turn Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 266
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Pack on the Table No. 18, as object is picked up from table, cooler starts behind it, substitution principle? Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 265
Roberto Giobbi The Deck Switch Introduction Card College — Volume 4 863
Roberto Giobbi Final Thoughts on Deck Switches Card College — Volume 4 875
Roberto Giobbi The Direct Deck Switch comments on technical deck switches Card College — Volume 4 865
Roberto Giobbi The Direct Deck Switch Card College — Volume 4 865
Roberto Giobbi The Deck Switch in the Context of a Trick Card College — Volume 4 868
Unknown Through the Table card from below table to top Card College - Volume 4 870
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
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
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, 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
Andrew Wimhurst The Acme Pocket Switcher cardboard divider for in-pocket-switches Jiggery Pokery 2
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
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
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 candleAlso published here 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
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
Karl Fulves The Right Pocket two cards chosen, duplicates are in pockets as prediction Hofzinser Notebook 4
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
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
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch brief Cocktail Card Magic 20
Fred Robinson Vibrations including second method as deck switch in pocket The Magic of Fred Robinson 196
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
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi Changing Decks open deck switch concept, various methods Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 5) 8
Claude Impériale Bluff Counting move a card with card counting presentation and optional deck switch Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 126
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
Steve Mayhew No-Skill Deck Switch using pen-behind-ear gag and pseudo-deck vanish Full Frontal Mayhew 17
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
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 Foreword - The Mighty Deck Switch
- How To Read This Book
The Art of Switching Decks ix
Roberto Giobbi Categories of Deck Switches - Mechanical Deck Switches
- Technical Deck Switches
- Deck Switches Depending on a Trick
- Substitute Deck Switches
The Art of Switching Decks 7
Roberto Giobbi Terminology and Structure of the Deck Switch 1. Terminology
- Cold Deck or Cooler?
- Cold Deck!
- Dress Map

2. Structure of the Deck Switch
- The Diagram
- Infrastructure
- Logistics
- Technique
- Clean-up
The Art of Switching Decks 1
Roberto Giobbi Basic Principles - To Keep Decks Apart four methods The Art of Switching Decks 11
Roberto Giobbi Grips on the Cold Deck - Flat-Palm Grip
- Tenkai Grip
- Deep Dealing Position
The Art of Switching Decks 14
Roberto Giobbi Delayed Performance tip on structure The Art of Switching Decks 21