39 entries in Cards / Principles / Hold Out / Table
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Carl Willmann Karten-Servante servante on table or behind chair
Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 10
Carl Willmann Willmann's Kartenklammer card holder at table edge or behind prop, for switching deck
Related to Feb. 1896 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 pull
Related to Mar. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 42
Hamley Brothers A New Form of Portable Servante bag attached to table, also with card deck holder
1903 Later Magic 19
Carl Willmann Willmann's Tuchhalter holder for silks at back of chair or table with applications, also for cards that travel under a plate
June 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 6) 85
Unknown Felt Strip Holdout to slide cards secretly underneath
1909 The Art of Magic 215
Donald Holmes Card on Glass card on top of glass is invisible for audience when they look on edge
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 70
Unknown Holdout underneath Envelope
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 345
Ken De Courcy Wallet Card (business) card or prediction produced from borrowed wallet, stuck with wax under table
1967 My Card Sir! 12
Unknown Table Edge Holdout with sticky substance
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 69
Al Mann The Psychic Poker Player handcuffed, gaffed table
1976 The Third Ecstasy 20
Looy Simonoff Looy's Addition from thumb clip palm at table edge
Also published here 1978 Here's My Card 104
Unknown Table Edge Holdout held with thumb at edge of table
1978 Transpo Trix 63
Edward Marlo Table Edge Holdout thumb clip position
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 69
Rovi Table Steal and Control card is secretly held out clipped to table top
1980 Rovi Reveals 36
Unknown Table Edge Heel Holdout
1981 Cardworks 137
Christian Scherer Scherer Thumb Hold Out
1982 Card News '82 113
Edward Marlo Poor Man's Card to Balloon
Also published here
  • MUM, Jan. 1982
1984 At The Table 124
Ben Harris Hanging Palm holding card at table edge below table
1985 Midnight Special 6
Edward Marlo Eidetic Change Choroagraphy routine with selection, table edge work, "choreography"
Related to 1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 21
Bruce Cervon Chair Holdout sitting on cards
1990 Ultra Cervon 69
Charles Aste Jr., Unknown Undercover Cop cop position and transition at table edge
Related to 1992 Card Finesse II 88
Karl Fulves Bug Holdout Load bug holdout below table
1994 Crooked Tales 23
Edward Marlo The Marlo Shelf shelf at table edge
  • Construction of the Shelf
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1974
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 163
Edward Marlo Loading from the Lap imp pass to thumb of other hand at table edge
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 182
Edward Marlo Without Shelf or Clips thumbs alternately press card to table edge, switch
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 184
Edward Marlo Some Observations lapping several cards and noice, holding card to table edge, credit information
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 189
Edward Marlo Throw-Offs and Replacements table edge hold-out, imp pass
Also published here 1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 260
Karl Fulves, John Scarne Undercover Work cards chosen under the table while performer holds deck, cards then named, three methods:
  • Karl Fulves
  • John Scarne & Karl Fulves
  • Karl Fulves (two spectators take a card under the table, a match is predicted, both come up and have half a torn card)
Inspired byVariations 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 133
John Cornelius The Card Clip to fix a deck behind a case or table edge
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 160
George Murray Card Clip Holder
2002 The Book of Secrets 304
Edward Marlo Throw-Offs and Replacements table edge hold-out, imp pass
Also published here 2007 Marlo on Erdnase 144
Fred Robinson, Dr. Jacob Daley Table-Edge Hold-Out held by thumb, steal via riffle shuffle, see also Daley's Notebooks Nr. 558
2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 187
Joseph Barry Impromptu Bug constructing bug/table-holdout for a card from card case
2016 Operandi (Issue 1) 8
John Cottle Portable Bug hiding bug/table-holdout for a card at card case
2016 Operandi (Issue 1) 8
Bruce Cervon Chair Holdout sitting on cards
2018 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 57
Ryan Plunkett The Bug holdout under table and addition from there
2020 Distilled 25
Steve Forte going south holding out the palmed card or storing it under table
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 541
Looy Simonoff Looy's Addition from thumb clip palm at table edge
Also published here 2022 Instructions for a few Miracles 13