to teach the company a trick which they learn without difficulty, then to allow them to succeed or to cause them to fail at your pleasure \n deck dealt in four piles and suits separated, taught to audience and they fail or succeed \n unknown \n the congress of court cards \n unknown \n criss cross \n george sands \n nil homini certum est \n unknown
1876
modern magic

To teach the Company a Trick which they Learn without Difficulty, then to allow them to Succeed or to cause them to Fail at your Pleasure

Related to

1876

Modern Magic

66



litening addition \n spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined \n bob hummer \n litening addition \n bob hummer \n latest addition \n steve beam \n atomic weight \n steve beam \n card at any sum \n ryan schlutz \n no weigh! \n ryan schlutz \n colors by the numbers no. 1 \n ellison poland \n an oddity \n george sands \n the hummer addition principle \n bob farmer \n litening addition \n bob hummer
1940
halfadozen hummers
Bob Hummer

LiteNing Addition

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1940

HalfADozen Hummers

5



the back room \n dr. hurwitz, al flosso, u.f. grant, george sands' nonmakeup version to look like a chinaman, orson welles \n bruce elliott
1942
the phoenix 150
Bruce Elliott

The Back Room

1942

The Phoenix 150
(Issue 18)

78



upside down \n kings turn face up, then down, change to aces, placed in deck, back to kings, aces from pocket \n edward marlo \n george sands
1947
marlo in spades
Edward Marlo, George Sands

Upside Down

1947

Marlo In Spades

50



gone! \n signed card travels from case held by spectator to performer's pocket \n george sands
1947
the phoenix 101150
George Sands

Gone!

1947

The Phoenix 101150
(Issue 131)

527



preface \n \n george sands
1949
sandsational rope
George Sands

Preface

1949

Sandsational Rope

1



sandsational rope \n routine with extra piece
 i. brazen restoration
 ii. stretching a rope
 iii. frustrated restoration
 iv. continuous circle
 v. much ado about knotting
 vi. sliding cut
 vii. sleight of leg
 viii. regular restoration
 ix. removable knot
 x. give a magician enough rope \n george sands \n pure rope \n felix farrell \n phase one effect \n mac king \n george sands
1949
sandsational rope
George Sands

Sandsational Rope

Variations

1949

Sandsational Rope

3



an oddity \n paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator, see 2022 reference for credit information \n george sands \n doubling down \n steve beam \n litening addition \n bob hummer \n an oddity \n george sands
1954
the new phoenix 301348
George Sands

An Oddity

Related toAlso published here

1954

The New Phoenix 301348
(Issue 312)

50



birds of a feather \n four coins assemble in corners of handkerchief \n mallory van slyker \n george sands \n birds of a feather \n george sands \n mallory van slyker \n perfect coin assembly \n harvey rosenthal
1954
the new phoenix 301348
Mallory Van Slyker, George Sands

Birds of a Feather

VariationsAlso published here

1954

The New Phoenix 301348
(Issue 320)

86



birds of a feather \n four coins assemble in corners of handkerchief \n george sands \n mallory van slyker \n birds of a feather \n mallory van slyker \n george sands
1954/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 6
George Sands, Mallory Van Slyker

Birds of a Feather

Also published here

1954/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6

148



cigarette production \n lighted cigarette production \n george sands
1954/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 6
George Sands

Cigarette Production

1954/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6

346



"phantom" cigarette \n invisible pantomime cigarette appears \n george sands
1954/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 6
George Sands

"Phantom" Cigarette

1954/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6

353



m. k. telephone code system \n coding a card with four cards, see interlocutor reference for credit information \n max katz \n study in stud \n russell "rusduck" duck \n letters \n howard schwarzman \n raymond hafler \n bill spencer \n ein telephonkartencode \n max katz \n the rusduck enigma \n george blake \n 139 system \n george sands
1958
the cardiste
Max Katz

M. K. Telephone Code System

Inspired byRelated toVariations

1958

The Cardiste
(Issue 5)

3



crisscross \n one phase only, repeated as challenge, for credit comments see page 16 of <a href="show.php?book=464">kabbala, vol. 2</a> \n harry lorayne \n Überkreuz \n harry lorayne \n double cross \n george sands
1965
my favorite card tricks
Harry Lorayne

CrissCross

Related toAlso published here

1965

My Favorite Card Tricks

16



babel \n jack boschan's "phosphorus" magazine, ganson's "unique rope routine" vs. george sands routine, john mulholland newspaper obituary \n karl fulves
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Karl Fulves

Babel

Mar. 1970

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 5 No. 5)

324



duplex changing card \n stranger card on top of deck transforms into two selections \n george sands \n multiple change \n dai vernon
1971
epilogue
George Sands

Duplex Changing Card

Variations

1971

Epilogue
(Issue 11)

81



multiple change \n stranger card on top of deck transforms into two selections \n dai vernon \n duplex changing card \n george sands
1971
epilogue
Dai Vernon

Multiple Change

Inspired by

1971

Epilogue
(Issue 12)

89



139 system \n method to transmit a card using four cards and one is turned over \n george sands \n m. k. telephone code system \n max katz \n earlier version in "hugard's magic monthly" in august, 1955.
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

139 System

Related to

1971 ca.

Sandslide

1



3 card improvement \n of 139 system, coding card using three aces, one is face down \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

3 Card Improvement

1971 ca.

Sandslide

1



double cross \n one phase only, repeated as challenge, apparently stolen by lorayne, see also page 16 of kabbala, vol. 2 \n george sands \n crisscross \n harry lorayne
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Double Cross

Related to

1971 ca.

Sandslide

2



lucky 7's \n coding chosen card using two sevens \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Lucky 7's

1971 ca.

Sandslide

4



book test \n four corners with page numbers are torn from newspaper, one is turned over and numbers added to chose page in a book \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Book Test

1971 ca.

Sandslide

5



fast multiplication \n one number given by performer
 3 digits
 9 digits
 15 digits \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Fast Multiplication

1971 ca.

Sandslide

5



magic purse \n paper is folded into a purse, when opened a coin is found inside \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Magic Purse

1971 ca.

Sandslide

6



coins through hand \n two coins one back of closed fist penetrate hand, one by one \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Coins Through Hand

1971 ca.

Sandslide

10



coin transformation \n coin transforms in fold of pants \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Coin Transformation

1971 ca.

Sandslide

11



balloons \n various balloon modeling figures
 gun
 giraffe
 dachshund
 barking
 push me  pull you
 seal
 dino
 deer
 rudolph
 an apple
 balloon head puppet \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Balloons

1971 ca.

Sandslide

11



puppet skit \n patter \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Puppet Skit

1971 ca.

Sandslide

14



double color changing card \n card with different colored back turns out to be same face as first selection and turns into second selection \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Double Color Changing Card

1971 ca.

Sandslide

15



single color changing card \n card with different colored back turns out to be same face, then card transposes with other selection \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Single Color Changing Card

1971 ca.

Sandslide

15



reverse color change \n card chosen from faceup deck is only one with different colored back \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Reverse Color Change

1971 ca.

Sandslide

16



cards to pocket \n ten cards up the sleeve, to performer's and spectator's pocket using deland's fadeaway card to finish \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Cards to Pocket

1971 ca.

Sandslide

16



sandslide \n false count \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Sandslide

1971 ca.

Sandslide

16



witch doctor cards \n spectator cuts packet and performer cuts same amount, then cards vanish and appear in packets, multiphase routine \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Witch Doctor Cards

1971 ca.

Sandslide

17



perfect coin assembly \n four coins assemble under a corner of a handkerchief
 alternate handling of the last coin
 second alternate handling of the last coin \n harvey rosenthal \n birds of a feather \n mallory van slyker \n george sands \n ultimate coin assembly \n tom gagnon \n cornerer \n chris kam
1973
new stars of magic
Harvey Rosenthal

Perfect Coin Assembly

Inspired byVariations

1973

New Stars of Magic
(Vol. 1 No. 5)

1



double thot \n named card is only oddbacked card, then it changes into another selection, chicago opener, credits to walter gibson, carlyle, george sands \n cushing strout
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Cushing Strout

Double Thot

Feb. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 4)

707



criss cross \n nines through aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it
credit information, see also p. 812 for marlo claim \n george sands \n "unbeatable" (george sands, sep. 1951, p. 14) \n to teach the company a trick which they learn without difficulty, then to allow them to succeed or to cause them to fail at your pleasure \n unknown \n color blind \n karl fulves \n criss cross \n george sands \n karl fulves
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
George Sands

Criss Cross

Related toVariationsAlso published here "Unbeatable" (George Sands, Sep. 1951, p. 14)

Oct. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 12)

816



color blind \n nopalm handling of criss cross, nines through aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it, see p. 1053 for comment \n karl fulves \n criss cross \n george sands
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Karl Fulves

Color Blind

Inspired by

Nov. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 1)

822



lucky 13 \n prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains \n george sands \n lucky 13 force \n george sands \n prime time \n george sands \n the eliminator \n nick trost \n reverse bank nite \n george sands \n prime choice  e.s.p. \n george sands \n pateo variation \n karl fulves \n prime force \n george sands \n prime choice \n george sands \n card roulette \n karl fulves \n lucky 13 \n george sands \n stebbins clock \n karl fulves \n what's in a name? \n karl fulves \n lucky digits \n steve beam \n alpha male \n steve beam \n lucky, lucky, lucky \n lewis jones
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
George Sands

Lucky 13

Related toVariations Prime Time (George Sands, 1975)
 The Eliminator (Nick Trost, 1997)
 Reverse Bank Nite (George Sands, 1978)
 Prime Choice  E.S.P. (George Sands, 1978)
 Prime Choice (George Sands, 1978)
 Stebbins Clock (Karl Fulves, 1998)
 Alpha Male (Steve Beam, 2002)
 Lucky, Lucky, Lucky (Lewis Jones, 2004)
Also published here

Aug. 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 10)

1035



prime time \n all clubs in packet, counting procedure, king always remains \n george sands \n lucky 13 \n george sands
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
George Sands

Prime Time

Inspired by

Aug. 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 10)

1039



"further dissertation on oil and water" \n more on crediting and history, with letters to george sands, bruce elliott \n edward marlo
1976
marlo's magazine volume 1
Edward Marlo

"Further Dissertation on Oil and Water"

1976

Marlo's Magazine Volume 1

160



preface  1962 \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Preface  1962

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

5



preface  1975 \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Preface  1975

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

7



requirements and modifications of 1st edition \n comments on ropes for the sandsational routine \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Requirements and Modifications of 1st Edition

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

10



sands improved ropesational \n rope cut several times using fingers, rope is restored, ends change places with middle, rope stretches and knots slide and jump from one end to the other, several knots appear at once \n george sands \n swan lake rope \n jeff sheridan
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Sands Improved Ropesational

Related to

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

12



nomenclature \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Nomenclature

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

13



bundle set up \n how to bundle rope, with extra piece
 normal rope
 abnormal rope \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Bundle Set Up

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

14



one rope illusion i \n taking two ropes as one from bundle \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

One Rope Illusion I

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

15



acquitment \n handing rope out for examination, hiding and adding extra piece in process \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Acquitment

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

16



pocket set up \n set up for routine
 advantages \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Pocket Set Up

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

17



sliding knot tie \n switching ends and tying knot, extra piece
 deceiving rotation \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Sliding Knot Tie

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

18



finger cut \n cutting rope using fingers \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Finger Cut

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

19



stretching a rope \n stretching two ropes two same lengths \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Stretching a Rope

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

19



to count four as four \n counting four ends , hiding looped extra piece \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

To Count Four as Four

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

21



twist knot \n with extra piece, false knot and fusing two ropes together
 figure eight restoration
 "sam schwartz's delivery"
 sleight of foot restoration \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Twist Knot

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

22



jumping ends \n with extra piece, two methods for switching ends
 jumping ends  set up
 jumping ends  set up ii
 jumping ends
 jumping ends \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Jumping Ends

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

26



continuous circle  no end \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Continuous Circle  No End

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

30



sliding knot tie \n with extra piece \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Sliding Knot Tie

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

31



slip knot \n with extra piece \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Slip Knot

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

32



finger razor cut \n cutting rope with finger \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Finger Razor Cut

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

34



karate chop \n cutting rope using karate chop \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Karate Chop

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

34



accordion pleat restoration \n fusing two ropes together \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Accordion Pleat Restoration

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

34



jumping knot \n using extra piece
 jumping knot  set up
 jumping knot \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Jumping Knot

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

36



sliding knot \n  sliding knot  set up
 sliding knot  illusion \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Sliding Knot

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

37



vanishing knot addition \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Vanishing Knot Addition

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

40



jumping knot  addition \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Jumping Knot  Addition

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

41



mountain climbing knot \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Mountain Climbing Knot

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

41



dissolving knot \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Dissolving Knot

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

41



life saving knots \n appearance of several knots on rope \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Life Saving Knots

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

44



set up before spectators and repeat \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Set Up Before Spectators and Repeat

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

46



set up ii for repeat \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Set Up II for Repeat

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

47



examination of the rope \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Examination of the Rope

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

47



conclusion \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

Conclusion

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

47



suggestionsadviceafterthoughts \n \n george sands
1976
sands improved ropesational
George Sands

SuggestionsAdviceAfterthoughts

1976

Sands Improved Ropesational

48



reverse bank nite \n using the lucky 13 prime force \n george sands \n lucky 13 \n george sands \n banknight umgekehrt \n george sands
1978
the chronicles
George Sands

Reverse Bank Nite

Inspired byAlso published here

1978

The Chronicles
(Issue 4)

1100



prime choice  e.s.p. \n six pieces of paper, prediction on one, esp symbols or something else on the other pieces, then lucky 13 prime force \n george sands \n lucky 13 \n george sands
1978
the chronicles
George Sands

Prime Choice  E.S.P.

Inspired by

1978

The Chronicles
(Issue 4)

1101



platform keyrect \n "two tricks"
man and woman locked together with chain \n george sands
1978
the chronicles
George Sands

Platform KeyRect

1978

The Chronicles
(Issue 8)

1135



prime choice \n "two tricks"
packet of thirteen cards, selection is the last one facedown after counting procedure \n george sands \n lucky 13 \n george sands \n prime choice \n dr. jacob daley \n george sands
1978
the chronicles
George Sands

Prime Choice

Inspired byAlso published here

1978

The Chronicles
(Issue 8)

1137



the amazing, jumping, flying, sliding knot \n knot jumps, slides and is picked off, then cut and restored rope \n horace e. bennett \n george sands' "ropesation" \n flying knot \n horace e. bennett
1978
on your feet
Horace E. Bennett

The Amazing, Jumping, Flying, Sliding Knot

Inspired by George Sands' "Ropesation"
Related to

1978

On Your Feet

17



banknight umgekehrt \n using the lucky 13 prime force \n george sands \n reverse bank nite \n george sands
1982
intermagic
George Sands

Banknight Umgekehrt

Also published here

Apr. 1982

Intermagic
(Vol. 9 No. 1)

35



prime choice \n no. 31, packet of thirteen cards, selection is the last one facedown after counting procedure \n dr. jacob daley \n george sands \n prime choice \n george sands
1983
selfworking number magic
Dr. Jacob Daley, George Sands

Prime Choice

Also published here

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

52



lucky 13 \n no. 32, prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains \n george sands \n lucky 13 \n george sands
1983
selfworking number magic
George Sands

Lucky 13

Also published here

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

53



criss cross \n no. 48, simplified, nines through aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it \n george sands \n karl fulves \n criss cross \n george sands
1984
more selfworking card tricks
George Sands, Karl Fulves

Criss Cross

Inspired by

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

62



the super optical illusion \n four redbacked aces change one by one into bluebacked kings with twisting \n george sands \n frederick braue \n "super optical illusion" (george sands, hugard's magic monthly, vol. 4 no. 7, dec. 1946, p. 275)
1985
the fred braue notebooks
George Sands, Frederick Braue

The Super Optical Illusion

Inspired by "Super Optical Illusion" (George Sands, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 4 No. 7, Dec. 1946, p. 275)

1985

The Fred Braue Notebooks
(Issue 5)

11



swan lake rope \n multiphase routine, sliding knot, rope grow to same length as other, traveling ends and cut and restored rope as finish, first six phases are identical with george sands ropesational routine, no credits \n jeff sheridan \n sands improved ropesational \n george sands
1987
swan lake rope
Jeff Sheridan

Swan Lake Rope

Related to

1987

Swan Lake Rope

1



phase one effect \n \n mac king \n george sands \n sandsational rope \n george sands
1990
mac king's other rope routine
Mac King, George Sands

Phase One Effect

Inspired by

1990

Mac King's Other Rope Routine

2



leftovers \n on opening lines by john riggs, dai vernon, stephen minch, lisa weedman, george sands, don morris, dan garrett, earl oakes, ed weiss, alec callow, getting booked on conventions, richard bartram \n steve beam
1993
the trapdoor — volume two
Steve Beam

Leftovers

1993

The Trapdoor — Volume Two
(Issue 47)

860



editor's desk: title trivia \n on jay leno, docc hilford, george sands, anton zellman \n lee earle
1994
syzygy
Lee Earle

Editor's Desk: Title Trivia

1994

Syzygy
(Vol. 1 No. 4)

16



what's in a name? \n no. 8, name is spelled in elevencard packet and last card turned over, repeated until one card remains, it is the only oddcolored one \n karl fulves \n lucky 13 \n george sands
1995
easy magic
Karl Fulves

What's in a Name?

Related to

1995

Easy Magic

10



pure rope \n rope is cut several times with fingers and is then restored again, multiphase routine \n felix farrell \n sandsational rope \n george sands
1995
aus dem effeff...
Felix Farrell

Pure Rope

Inspired by

1995

Aus dem Effeff...

51



card memory \n deck is shuffled and memorized, two spectator get half the deck and performer names every card \n robert cassidy \n george sands' "extra sandsational perception" \n the quasimemorized deck \n barrie richardson \n cast \n patrick g. redford \n card memory \n robert cassidy \n principium 18 \n robert cassidy \n a miracle of memory \n al baker
1995
the art of mentalism 2
Robert Cassidy

Card Memory

Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here

1995

The Art of Mentalism 2

29



editor's desk: on the road, again. \n on dr. juris, docc hilford, george sands, larry becker, david frederic ashton, max morgan \n lee earle
1995
syzygy
Lee Earle

Editor's Desk: On the Road, Again.

1995

Syzygy
(Vol. 2 No. 4)

104



the eliminator \n uses gaffed dice (mispotted) to locate card in one of six piles, credit info for plot given to publication in nouvelles recreations, physiques et mathematiques (gillesedme guyot, 1740) \n nick trost \n "elimination" (frank garcia, top hat topics, fall 1977) \n lucky 13 \n george sands
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

The Eliminator

Inspired by

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

142



"lucky 13" force \n using a fair dice to force bottom card of seven card packet, by eliminating cards at rolled number repeatedly, independently discovered by mitsunobu matsuyama \n george sands \n mitsunobu matsuyama
1997
the card magic of nick trost
George Sands, Mitsunobu Matsuyama

"Lucky 13" Force

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

144



an unexpected prediction \n cards in a packet turned face down one by one by counting sequence, remaining card that is face up has prediction written on the back (uses prime principle by george sands) \n peter duffie \n the whitechapel solution \n ryan matney
1997
effortless card magic
Peter Duffie

An Unexpected Prediction

Variations

1997

Effortless Card Magic

108



prime number packet principle \n packet of cards with prime number of cards, think of any integer n, flip over every nth card in succession, forces the remaining card \n george sands
1997
effortless card magic
George Sands

Prime Number Packet Principle

1997

Effortless Card Magic

108



psychic calculator \n george sands's prime number principle \n peter duffie
1997
n.d.e. — a near deck experience
Peter Duffie

Psychic Calculator

1997

N.D.E. — A Near Deck Experience

16



stebbins clock \n clock layout, one card turned over and put in center, counting procedure with the value and last card on count always turned over, remaining card forced \n karl fulves \n lucky 13 \n george sands \n informant \n karl fulves \n chronometer cards \n mitsunobu matsuyama \n martin gardner
1998
the fine print
Karl Fulves

Stebbins Clock

Inspired byRelated to

1998

The Fine Print
(Issue 7)

176



pateo variation \n force done by two spectators, magician's choice on final decision \n karl fulves \n pateo (roy baker, baker's bonanza, p. 38) \n lucky 13 \n george sands
2000
lost vampire secrets
Karl Fulves

PATEO Variation

Inspired by PATEO (Roy Baker, Baker's Bonanza, p. 38)
Related to

2000

Lost Vampire Secrets

184



prime force \n \n george sands \n lucky 13 \n george sands
2000
lost vampire secrets
George Sands

Prime Force

Related to

2000

Lost Vampire Secrets

202



card roulette \n no. 19, two cards chosen by two spectators from small packet, cards counted through and spectators' cards do not show up, prime principle \n karl fulves \n lucky 13 \n george sands
2001
my best selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Card Roulette

Related to

2001

My Best SelfWorking Card Tricks

38



the five card mix \n forcing a card from five, see also george sands "prime time" \n jim steinmeyer \n george sands \n "odd chance" 21 card trick \n gene castillon \n mystery in abstract \n jim steinmeyer
2002
impuzzibilities
Jim Steinmeyer, George Sands

The Five Card Mix

Related toVariations

2002

Impuzzibilities

21



lucky digits \n small packet counted to named number until only one card remains \n steve beam \n lucky 13 \n george sands
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Steve Beam

Lucky Digits

Related to

2002

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 4

177



alpha male \n humorous divination of selected letter, with abc cards \n steve beam \n lucky 13 \n george sands
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Steve Beam

Alpha Male

Inspired by

2002

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 4

205



future choice \n five envelope with numbers on either side, added in some way by spectator, total predicted, repeat, see vol. 2 reference for credit information \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa \n "one to eight" (george sands, bill simon's mathematical magic, 1964) \n notes & corrections \n max maven
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Future Choice

Inspired by "One to Eight" (George Sands, Bill Simon's Mathematical Magic, 1964)
Related to

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1

73



whitewash \n esp deck, card chosen by adding some numbers on number cards, predicted, all others blank \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n "one to eight" (george sands, bill simon's mathematical magic, 1964)
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Whitewash

Inspired by "One to Eight" (George Sands, Bill Simon's Mathematical Magic, 1964)

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1

75



little arrows \n seven cards, all chosen except one, all lose except last one, george sands's prime number principle \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n little arrows with no arrows \n aldo colombini
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Little Arrows

Variations

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1

77



flexible choice \n number chosen with four backtoback pairs, credits george sands's "one to eight" principle (really the hummer addition principle) \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Flexible Choice

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2

60



the accidental diary \n sixteencard unicycle stack, credits george sands's "one to eight" principle (really hummer addition principle) \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n the 20/20 prediction \n nick trost
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

The Accidental Diary

Variations

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2

70



prime number principle \n p cards, any number smaller than p counted to and card turned over, repeated from there until one card remains not turned over, it's forced
 why it works \n george sands \n card concepts (arthur mactier) \n coprime number principle \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
George Sands

Prime Number Principle

Related to Card Concepts (Arthur MacTier)
Variations

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2

73



coprime number principle \n extension of prime number principle \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n prime number principle \n george sands
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

CoPrime Number Principle

Inspired by

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2

73



little arrows with no arrows \n five envelopes, all chosen except one, all lose except last one, george sands's prime number principle \n aldo colombini \n little arrows \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Aldo Colombini

Little Arrows with No Arrows

Inspired by

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2

160



lucky 13 force \n one of five objects \n george sands \n lucky 13 \n george sands
2004
under tension
George Sands

Lucky 13 Force

Related to

2004

Under Tension

18



the whitechapel solution \n cards in a packet turned face down one by one by counting sequence, remaining card that is face up has odd back, uses prime principle by george sands, story presentation \n ryan matney \n an unexpected prediction \n peter duffie
2004
latter day secrets
Ryan Matney

The Whitechapel Solution

Inspired by

2004

Latter Day Secrets
(Issue 9)

349



lucky, lucky, lucky \n prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until selection appears, as bar bet \n lewis jones \n lucky 13 \n george sands \n odd man in \n steve beam
2004
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 5
Lewis Jones

Lucky, Lucky, Lucky

Inspired byVariations

2004

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 5

70



card memory \n deck is shuffled and memorized, two spectator get half the deck and performer names every card \n robert cassidy \n card memory \n robert cassidy \n george sands' "extra sandsational perception" \n a miracle of memory \n al baker
2004
the artful mentalism of bob cassidy
Robert Cassidy

Card Memory

Inspired byAlso published here

2004

The Artful Mentalism of Bob Cassidy

35



prime number principle \n \n george sands
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
George Sands

Prime Number Principle

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 7

199



"odd chance" 21 card trick \n two selections \n gene castillon \n the princess in a crowd \n jim steinmeyer \n the five card mix \n jim steinmeyer \n george sands
2007
777
Gene Castillon

"Odd Chance" 21 Card Trick

Inspired by

2007

777

140



wacky packet \n several transformations \n nick trost \n "super optical illusion"(george sands, hugard's magic monthly, vol. 4 no. 7, dec. 1946, p. 275) \n the changing cards \n dai vernon
2008
subtle card creations — volume 1
Nick Trost

Wacky Packet

Inspired by

2008

Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1

198



love  hate  admiration \n threecard location, using george sands's prime deal \n lennart green
2008
the green northern lights magic
Lennart Green

Love  Hate  Admiration

2008

The Green Northern Lights Magic

10



the sands end switch \n with extra piece \n george sands
2010
vortex
George Sands

The Sands End Switch

2010

Vortex

135



cash back \n using george sands prime number force \n wayne dobson
2013
more look no hands
Wayne Dobson

Cash Back

2013

More Look No Hands

23



mystery in abstract \n  conjuring
one of several large cards with droodles chosen with george sands' prime time principle, humorously predicted \n jim steinmeyer \n the five card mix \n jim steinmeyer \n george sands
2014
genii
Jim Steinmeyer

Mystery in Abstract

Related to

Feb. 2014

Genii
(Vol. 77 No. 2)

26



quotes \n by various people on the magic of george sands, ace starry, daryl, jeff mcbride, aldo colombini, mac king, michael finney, sandy katzman, george becker, ray pierce, doug anderson \n unknown
2014
ropes

Quotes

2014

Ropes

ix



preface \n \n george sands
2014
ropes
George Sands

Preface

2014

Ropes

xiii



doubling down \n using factory misprinted cards, the magician predicts the totals of the cards selected by the audience. \n steve beam \n an oddity \n george sands
2015
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 9
Steve Beam

Doubling Down

Related to

2015

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 9

214



an oddity \n paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator \n george sands \n an oddity \n george sands
2022
hummer's odyssey
George Sands

An Oddity

Also published here

2022

Hummer's Odyssey

16


