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S. W. Erdnase The Diagonal Palm-Shift mention of top palm, bottom palm and multiple shift on page 141
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 137
David Devant The Vest Servante
Related to 1903 Later Magic 25
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Perfect Club Slate Routine name written up secretly on paper appears on slate
VariationsAlso published here 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 22
Theodore Annemann Par-Optic Vision cards pocketed by spectator are divined one by one, see page 99 for improvement by Annemann, see page 164 for comment by William Larsen
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1935 The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 48
Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 112
Unknown The Fadeaway Card Change
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 81
William D. Forest A Coin Vanish
Related to Aug. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 3) 145
Al Baker Sympathetic Silks
Variations 1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 347
Paul Rosini The Pencil and the Silver Dollar coin vanishes and reappears in left hand when tapped with pencil
VariationsAlso published here 1948 Principles and Deceptions 54
Paul LePaul Cards in a Sealed Envelope
Related toVariations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 214
Al Leech A Transposition card in pocket transposes with sandwiched card
Related toVariations 1949 For Card Men Only 17
Bill Nord Bill Nord's Purse handkerchief appears in invisible purse / purse frame
Related toAlso published here 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 212) 848
Ross Bertram Passing the Half-Bucks with fist transfer
Related toVariations 1951 Stars of Magic (Vol. 9 No. 1) 132
Bill Simon Business Card Prophesy two cards predicted on business card, cards which are next to it after pushed in the deck, for credit information see Scarne reference "Business Card ESP"
Related toVariations 1952 Effective Card Magic 32
Al Koran Koran's Miracle Blindfold Act multi-phase routine performed genuinely blindfolded, comprised of the following effects
Variations 1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 72
Harlan Tarbell, Harold Rice Dissolvo Handkerchief Knot knotted silk through rope
Variations 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 269
Dai Vernon A Chinese Classic six coins and a ring
Related toVariations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 41
Dai Vernon, Mac McDonald Seven Card Monte card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of the deck, double facer
Related toVariations 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 88
Dai Vernon Emotional Reaction key card
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 7
Slydini Coins Through the Table Introduction to the Slydini's routines of coins through the table.
Variations 1960 The Magic of Slydini 103
Peter Alexis Epic Slate Test sum prediction
VariationsAlso published here Mar. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 90
Peter Kane The Blank Thought Deck blank deck, spectator thinks of any card, performer removes a blank card, all cards get faces and isolated card is thought-of one
Variations 1967 A Card Session with Peter Kane 1
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallion
Related toVariations 1968 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Al Koran Encore Card Stab stacked, estimation, apparently by Patrick Page, see "Magic Page by Page" for credits
Related toVariations 1968 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 57
Al Koran One-and-a-Half Card Case
Variations 1968 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 74
Albert Goshman The Card in the Purse signed card vanishes from deck and appears folded in purse that was examined in the beginning
VariationsAlso published here 1968 The Card in the Purse 3
Karl Fulves Parablox paper box used to take props from it, at the end it changes to solid block of wood, posed as problem, see also p. 402 for solution by Bill Taylor
Related to
  • "Boxes or Blocks" (The Magic Wand, June-Sep 1933)
Variations
Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 374
Dr. Jacob Daley Bevel Multiple Shift
VariationsAlso published here 1971 Epilogue (Issue 13) 102
Tom Batchelor The Riffle Shuffle Fold tabled, in half
Related toVariations 1971 Canadian Card Control 39
Al Leech, Frank Garcia Ace Faroleros lost and found Aces, change to Kings, Aces found again
Inspired byVariations 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 59
Dick Zimmerman The Ultimate Vanish silk vanishes from long glass jar with screwed lid
Related toVariations 1973 Creative Magic 5
Paul Curry A Penny For Your Thoughts after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1974 Paul Curry Presents 83
John Cornelius Gotcha! - Sleight Of Foot gag for "coin brushed under foot" in which it is not there at the end
Related toVariations May 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 7) 735
John Cornelius Fold-a-Card in quarters, while spreading through deck with faces towards performer
VariationsAlso published here May 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 7) 740
Al Schneider Snap Back Vanish
Related toVariations 1975 Al Schneider On Coins 12
Jan Torell A Giant Card to Silk card to silk, then more handkerchiefs and cards are produced
Variations 1975 Magic by Jan Torell 13
Fred Lowe Der Kristallhäftling card vanishes from deck and appears in handkerchief-covered glass
VariationsAlso published here
  • New Pentagram
Feb. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 2 No. 3) 54
Fred Lowe Der Sohn des Morgens two matches vanish one by one
VariationsAlso published here
  • New Pentagram
Feb. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 2 No. 3) 57
Bruce Cervon Boxed Sandwich selected card appears between four Kings in card box
Variations 1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 10
Roy Walton Ambitious Movie apparently visual penetration to top
VariationsAlso published here Sep. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1) 310
Al Mann Acidus introduction and rave for the move
Variations 1976 Acidus 1
Paul Harris Flash Fold initialed business card to match box, folded
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 62
Karrell Fox Magical Assets
Variations 1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 143
Karrell Fox H.H. Coin Catcher coin stuck to thumb
Related toVariations 1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 157
Karrell Fox The B.S. Coin Pail coin on string attached to handle of pail, string struck for sound
Variations 1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 159
Patrick Page Stabatwin stabbing pocket knife next to twin of chosen card
VariationsAlso published here 1976 The Big Book of Magic 83
Carlhorst Meier Ein Psycho-Kartenprogramm multi-phase routine performed genuinely blindfolded, comprised of the following effects
Inspired byRelated toVariations Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 38
Mark Weston Continuous Cigarette Production
  • The Action
  • Presentation
  • Method of Working
  • Aquitment
  • The set-Up
Variations 1977 Continuous Cigarette Production 7
Punx Der Mann mit dem goldenen Arm presentation for Vernon's Cutting the Aces, only production
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 63
Peter Warlock Teleportation marked bill and rubber band wrapped in silk and put in glass, then covered with tube, travels in glass under second tube with silk over top of glass held with rubber band
Inspired by
  • "Snaretainer" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Vol. 32 No. 8, p. 91)
Variations
Mar. 1977 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 2) 74
Richard Kaufman Visual Drop Switch no cover
Related toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1978 Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 1) 3
Paul Fox Cashing a Cheque paper transforms into bill in flash
Variations 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 144
John F. Mendoza The Lump of Coal (TLC) lump of coal appears under fez after short coin interlude, then hat is full of pennies
Inspired byVariations 1978 The Book of John 83
Robert Schwarz Two-Hundred to One! prediction on bulldog clip in glass jar, Nelson Clip
Related to 1978 Magick (Issue 200) 997
Harry Lorayne, Terry LaGerould The Best Gosh Darn Impromptu Linking Card Effect You'll Ever See! full routine
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1979 Quantum Leaps 149
Roy Johnson Cash Stab bill burned in envelope, card stab in paper bag, bill found inside card
  • Burned Bank Note
  • The Card Stab
  • The Routine
Inspired by
  • Milbourne Christopher routine in Hugard's Magic Monthly
Variations
1979 Final Call 52
Daryl Martinez The Mysterious Cross of India based on routine by Tagaki, four coins in each hand
Related toVariations 1980 Secrets of a "Puerto Rican Gambler" 70
Simon Aronson Ad-Jacent advertisement card is used to stab between selections in tabled spread
VariationsAlso published here 1980 Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 51
Philip T. Goldstein Racer's Edge fictitious horse race, magic age cards
Related toVariations 1980 The Violet Book of Mentalism 15
Don England England's Penetration dime through card into spectator's hand, twice
Variations 1980 Close-up Fantasies — Book I 11
Lewis Ganson Chase the Ace two cards with false indices
Variations 1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 34
Arturo de Ascanio Barocke Transposition card from pocket transposes with reversed card in the middle of the deck
VariationsAlso published here 1980 Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 3
Jean Merlin Zündhölzer, Karten und Geldschein spectator reverses card behind back, it matches prediction, card torn up and burned except one piece, another card changes into bill, in wallet are the matches and in match book the restored card
VariationsAlso published here
  • Genii, Sep. 1974
Mar. 1980 Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 1) 34
Fred Lowe Eine verrückte Geldscheinwanderung comedy routine in which a borrowed bill travels inside a rope
Variations Aug. 1980 Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2) 72
Ray Grismer Glaces Herbert Milton trick, where Aces appear in front of deck inside glass, briefly covered with handkerchief, ungaffed version
Variations 1981 ca. Glaces 1
Han van Senus Un-Safety Pins ungimmicked linking pin routine
Related toVariations Feb. 1982 Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 2) 589
Richard Vollmer Very Nice Oil+Water 4&4, all red kicker
Variations Sep. 1982 Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 9) 673
Al Mann The Knight's Gambit named chess figure is predicted, red circle in a chess book around figure, with a letter
Variations 1982 The Knight's Gambit 1
Jay Sankey Time Is Money pocket watch into coins
Variations 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 12) 106
Michael Ammar Coins Thru Silk three silver dollars penetrate translucent silk
Inspired byVariations 1983 Encore III 78
John Kennedy Signed Card in Canister box in spectator's pocket, signed card appears therein folded
Related to 1983 Lecture III 25
"Magic" Christian Stelzel My Knife through Jacket with large kitchen knife and newspaper
Variations 1983 Lecture Magic 26
Karl Fulves Gemini Twins No. 1, two cards inserted where spectator stops dealing, both next to mates
VariationsAlso published here 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 1
Patrick Page The Silk Purse handkerchief vanishes and appears in purse
Variations 1984 Book of Thumb Tips 18
Fred Kaps The Fred Kaps Chinese Coin Routine "Giant Chinese Coin Climax"
Chinese and half dollar transpose, Chinese coin grows, smaller one found under purse, the different-sized Chinese coins transpose with handkerchief, one grows again and smaller one again under purse, giant Chinese coin produced
Related toVariations 1984 The Fred Kaps Chinese Coin Trick 5
Peter Samelson Thimble Imp Pass table edge transfer with thimble
Inspired by
  • "Imp Pass" (Slydini Encores)
Related to
1984 Theatrical Close-Up 23
David Roth The Flurry Quick series of vanishes and reproductions
Inspired byVariations 1985 Expert Coin Magic 23
Albert Goshman Coin Under Glass coin appears under glass, jumbo coin appears under glass then under salt shaker, mini salt shaker appears, small coin appears.
Also published here 1985 Magic By Gosh 83
Daryl Martinez Daryl's Psychological Assembly "or The Jolly Jumping Jokers"
twelve red spot cards, four three-card packets put on table, then four Jokers distributed among those packets, Jokers assemble
  • #1. The Easy Way
  • #2. The Cardman's Version
Variations 1985 Daryl's Psychological Assembly 1
James Lewis Ordered Surprise deck in new pack order with Joker reversed in place of selection, selection to impossible location
Related toVariations 1985 Thinking About Magic 24
Edward Marlo Female spectator's name on back of named card
VariationsAlso published here 1986 Thirty Five Years Later 44
Juan Tamariz Blown Away "Neither Blind Nor Silly"
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here July 1987 Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 7) 1369
Jay Sankey, Richard Sanders Mr. Stickman stickman drawn on paper, it vanishes from there and appears on back of selection
Inspired byVariations 1987 When Creators Collide... 57
Bob Farmer Stacked Deck Version spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker hand
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1987/1988 Tsunami 2
José Carroll The Unwary Cheater or The Nine Card Monte, ungaffed
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1988 52 Lovers 47
Juan Tamariz, Slydini Extended Imp Pass
Related to 1988 The Five Points in Magic 70
Unknown Gambler's Hold Out Position rest position with classic palmed cards
Related toVariations 1988 The Cardwright 102
Unknown Paper Clip Switch "Origin of the above switch is unknown. I've used it for about 25 years."
Related to 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 49) 226
Vic Pinto, Patrick Page The Purse coin purse is produced from purse frame
Variations 1988 The Purse Frame 12
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 2
Alexander de Cova Karte in Schachtel signed folded card in box after apparently wrong count-down trick
Related to 1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 4
Alexander de Cova Der WäschekIammer·-Austausch cloth pin switch
Also published here 1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 7
Alexander de Cova Westenservante für den armen Zauberkünstler body servante
Also published here 1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 13
Alexander de Cova Eine lustige Karteneröffnung deck vanishes and is found in case again, using body servante
Also published here 1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 15
Alexander de Cova, Jay Sankey Time is Money pocket watch cleanly transforms into stack of coins, using body servante
Inspired byAlso published here 1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 17
Alexander de Cova Andere Vorschläge zur Verwendung der Westenservante various application ideas for body servante
1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 18
Helmut Ziegler Eine neuartige Tuchproduktion rubber band powered, slightly different set-up than in later Alexander de Cova publications
Related to 1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 20
Alexander de Cova Die sich verkettenden Sicherheitsnadeln + Überraschung idea for climax, many pins link into a chain inside purse
Also published here 1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 22
Alexander de Cova Münzen durch den Tisch - Klimax climax in which the coins become stuck inside the glass which is now a solid clear block
1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 23
Alexander de Cova Der (fast) perfekte Salztrick using thumb tip with loop
Also published here 1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 24
Alexander de Cova Confabulation I with sealed loading envelope
Also published here 1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 26
Alexander de Cova Der Schlüssel zum Erfolg marked key travels from key case to performer's hand and back, then into pocket, later a lock appears
Also published here 1988 Unterhaltung durch Illusion 32
John Scarne Western Union Trick telegram, for real method sie "Remote Control" reference
Related to 1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 208
Channing Pollock, Adolpho Freies Erscheine eines Tuches in der Hand II rubber band powered
Related toVariations 1989 The Lecture of Channing Pollock 19
Alexander de Cova Chopsticks and Sponges also with sponge eggs
Related toAlso published here Mar. 1990 Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 3) 1755
Jay Sankey Paper Clipped Switch
Related to 1990 100% Sankey 38
Michael Ammar The Floating Bill elastic invisible thread suggested by Alexander de Cova
Related to 1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 46
Ken Krenzel Double S'Entendre two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Variations 1990 Close-up Impact! 12
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
Also published here 1990 Horizons 3
Alexander de Cova Barocke Transposition II card in pocket transposes with card reversed in deck, then with bill in wallet
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 Horizons 4
Alexander de Cova Karte in Schachtel "Signed Folded Card in Box", Slap Trick, then card to box
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1990 Horizons 9
Alexander de Cova Cloth Pin Switch
Also published here 1990 Horizons 13
Robert Parrish Die Parrish-Force spectator cuts anywhere, bold
Related toAlso published here 1990 Horizons 16
Alexander de Cova Linking Pins ... erweitert idea for climax, many pins link into a chain inside purse
Also published here 1990 Horizons 17
Alexander de Cova Soap Bubble Card card appears in bursted soap bubble
Also published here 1990 Horizons 18
Alexander de Cova Das Teufelstuch ... einmal anders handling for retrieving vanished item
Also published here 1990 Horizons 21
Alexander de Cova Die Westenservante ... für den armen Zauberkünstler body servante
Also published here 1990 Horizons 23
Alexander de Cova Deck Vanish body servante
1990 Horizons 25
Alexander de Cova Coin Vanish complete with body servante
Also published here 1990 Horizons 26
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante
1990 Horizons 27
Alexander de Cova Ein Universalhalter holder for body loads
Also published here 1990 Horizons 28
Alexander de Cova, Jan Torell Blitz-Kartenverwandlung jumbo card (or sign, menu, ...) visually transforms into silk, ends clean
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 Horizons 29
Alexander de Cova, Carlos Corda, Channing Pollock Eine Seidentuchproduction rubber band powered
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1990 Horizons 33
Alexander de Cova Chop Stick Vanish sponge ball put in other hand with chop sticks
Also published here 1990 Horizons 35
Alexander de Cova Der (fast) Perfekte Salztrick "nach Slydini", using thumb tip with loop
Also published here 1990 Horizons 38
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
1990 The Magic is You 1
Alexander de Cova 1. Zauberkunst 1990 state of magic in 1990
1990 The Magic is You 2
Alexander de Cova 2. Was tun?
1990 The Magic is You 4
Alexander de Cova 3. Die zwei Pole
  • Close-up Magie
  • Figur (character)
1990 The Magic is You 5
Alexander de Cova 4. The Magic is You!
1990 The Magic is You 7
Alexander de Cova 5. Die Figur character development
1990 The Magic is You 8
Alexander de Cova 6. Die Realisation
  • 1. Das Vaudeville-System
  • 2. Die Trickauswahl
1990 The Magic is You 10
Alexander de Cova 7. Kreativität
  • 1. Der Ideenpool
  • 2. Das Creative Chart System
  • 3. Die Mind Map Methode
1990 The Magic is You 14
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 3
Alexander de Cova Etwas zur Geschichte... credit information about the body servante
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 4
Alexander de Cova Die Herstellung aus einer Kaffeedose making the body servante
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 5
Alexander de Cova Münzenverschwinden complete coin vanish, using body servante
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 7
Alexander de Cova Anmerkung body servante to switch or ditch coins
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 10
Alexander de Cova Card Opener deck vanishes from hands, reappears in case, using body servante
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 11
Alexander de Cova, Jay Sankey Time is Money pocket watch cleanly transforms into stack of coins, using body servante
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 14
Alexander de Cova Pegasus Card card to envelope using body servante
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 16
Alexander de Cova Traveller's Triumph using body servante
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 20
Alexander de Cova Mindwalk II loading prediction using body servante
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 22
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 23
Alexander de Cova Business Liquidation traveling credit card, using body servante
1990 Das Buch zur Body-Servante 24
Gary Ouellet Flash Deck deck appears spread on table
Variations 1990 Close Up Illusions 25
Alexander de Cova Lieber Zauberfreund!
1990 Zodiak 1
Alexander de Cova Zodiak spectator looks up what's written about his zodiac sign in a thin book, performer divines sign and it is predicted in an envelope in the book, reading direction of gaze
Inspired by
  • "Celestial Thought" (Ken de Courcy, Supreme Magic Co., 1984)
1990 Zodiak 1
Dan Fleshman Momma in my Wallet Chicago Opener with signed card, after second phase the signed card is found in wallet
Variations 1990 The Very Best, Yet! 1
Alexander de Cova Hung Up! card on rope with signed jumbo card
Variations 1990 Hung-Up 1
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
1990 Falschzählmethoden 2
Alexander de Cova Liebe Freunde der Zauberkunst!
1990 Mindwalk 3
Alexander de Cova Mindwalk with sealed loading envelope
Also published here 1990 Mindwalk 3
Alexander de Cova Ein paar (?) Worte zuvor...
1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Alexander de Cova Ring in Teebeutel ring in tea bag
1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 5
Alexander de Cova False Transfer with Finger Ring
1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 6
Alexander de Cova Schlüsseltransposition borrowed key under business card and coin in hand transpose
Inspired by
  • "Kajak" (Aldo Colombini, Spaghetti Magic)
1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Alexander de Cova Wheel of Fortune three items predicted in wallet
Inspired byRelated to 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 12
Alexander de Cova (reviewer) Unexplainable Acts by Gary Kurtz (written by Richard Kaufman) 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 15
Alexander de Cova (reviewer) The Greater Magic Video Library: Don Alan by Don AlanInspired by 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 16
Alexander de Cova Seidentuchverschwinden silk vanish handling with thumb tip
Also published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 18
Alexander de Cova Ein paar (?) Worte zuvor...
1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 1
Alexander de Cova, "Joro" Bruno Hennig Ringtausch borrowed rings appear to transpose or be at several places at once
Also published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 3
Alexander de Cova Tube for Ring from inside pocket to bottom of jacket, closing mechanism by Weber
Related to 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 5
Alexander de Cova Devil's Handkerchief Handling retrieving vanished ring
Also published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 7
Alexander de Cova Tossing item tossed in air vanishes, secretly put in other hand behind back
Also published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 15
Ken Krenzel, Alexander de Cova Synchronus two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 17
Alexander de Cova Mikrofon-Gags 1. Das sich vergrößernde Mikrofon (growing sponge)
2. Probleme mit dem Mikro-Ständer
3. Das lange Mikrofon
Also published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 22
Alexander de Cova Theorie & Praxis
  • Der Effekt
  • Die Präsentation
  • Die Requisiten
  • Zuschauerbeteiligung
  • Kreativität
Also published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 25
Alexander de Cova (reviewer) Encore I-III by Michael Ammar 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 30
Alexander de Cova (reviewer) The Greater Magic Video Library: Michael Weber by Michael Weber 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 32
Alexander de Cova (reviewer) The Greater Magic Video Library: Aldo Colombini by Aldo Colombini 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 33
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 2
Alexander de Cova Karte in Brieftasche deck in new pack order with Joker reversed in place of selection, selection to wallet
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 13
Alexander de Cova Mein Salztrick
1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 16
Alexander de Cova (reviewer) The Greater Magic Video Library: Daryl Martinez by Daryl Martinez 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 19
Alexander de Cova Chop-Stick Vanish sponge ball put in other hand with chop sticks
Also published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 25
Michael Ammar, Alexander de Cova The Floating Bill with information about elastic, invisible thread, expanded translation from MAJ
Related to 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 28
Alexander de Cova Editorial
1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 2
Alexander de Cova, Scotty York 1. Scotty York's Razor Blade Card Trick as deck switch application
Also published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 8
Alexander de Cova 2. Das Kartentuch picture of cards appears on silk
Also published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 9
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dolls
Also published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 18
Alexander de Cova Impromptu Deck Vanish under silk, ditched in pocket
Inspired by 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 22
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 3
Alexander de Cova Theorie & Praxis
  • Der Effekt
  • Die Präsentation
  • Die Requisiten
  • Zuschauerbeteiligung
  • Kreativität
Also published here 1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 4
Alexander de Cova Silk-Vanish open thumb tip handling, silk vanishes at fingertips
Also published here 1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 9
Alexander de Cova, "Joro" Bruno Hennig Ring-Tausch borrowed rings appear to transpose or be at several places at once
1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 12
Alexander de Cova Tube for Ring from inside pocket to bottom of jacket
Also published here 1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 14
Alexander de Cova Devil's Handkerchief Handling retrieving vanished ring
Also published here 1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 16
Alexander de Cova Mikrofon-Gags
  • 1. Das sich vergrößernde Mikrofon (growing sponge)
  • 2. Probleme mit dem Mikro-Ständer
  • 3. Das lange Mikrofon
Also published here 1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 20
Alexander de Cova Card Shelf construction of a card shelf and brief card or other item to sealed envelope
Related to 1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 23
Alexander de Cova Tossing item tossed in air vanishes, secretly put in other hand behind back
Also published here 1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 25
Alexander de Cova, Ken Krenzel Synchronus two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands, without credits
Inspired by 1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 27
Alexander de Cova Purse Swindle silk vanishes from hand and reappears in purse (Patrick Page), then repeat with purse frame
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 1) 21
Alexander de Cova Silk Vanish slow-motion silk vanish
Also published here June 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 2) 76
Rudolf Braunmüller Plauderstunde Alexander de Cova's magic shop
June 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 2) 85
Patrick Page Magische Quadrat-Telepathie chosen number predicted on back of board
VariationsAlso published here
  • Pages from Patrick's Notebook
Nov. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 3) 126
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
1991 Am Close-up Tisch 3
Alexander de Cova Chinese Money Mystery
Related toAlso published here 1991 Am Close-up Tisch 4
Alexander de Cova, John Cornelius Der Durchschuß fan steal, "Durchschuss"
Also published here 1991 Am Close-up Tisch 7
Alexander de Cova Ordered Card to Wallet deck in new pack order with Joker reversed in place of selection, selection to wallet
Also published here 1991 Am Close-up Tisch 9
Alexander de Cova Glaces II deck in glass, four cards appear at face of deck on at a time with silk cover
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 Am Close-up Tisch 12
Alexander de Cova Becherspiele cup load with ball, dropping small ball inside while reaching over cup
Also published here 1991 Am Close-up Tisch 15
Alexander de Cova Purist Transposition blank cards signed by two spectator, transposition between cards in glass and wallet
Also published here 1991 Am Close-up Tisch 16
José Carroll, Alexander de Cova Card Steal from Glass to behind wallet
Also published here 1991 Am Close-up Tisch 17
Alexander de Cova Wallet Extraction Switch as card is removed from wallet
Also published here 1991 Am Close-up Tisch 18
Alexander de Cova Gambler's Change with bills or wallet, as monte climax
Also published here 1991 Am Close-up Tisch 19
Alexander de Cova Barocke Transposition II card in pocket transposes with card reversed in deck, then with bill in wallet
Also published here 1991 3 ausgefallene Routinen zur Balducci-Wallet 2
Alexander de Cova Credit Card Safe credit card put in envelope and cut, it reappears between two tied sheets
1991 3 ausgefallene Routinen zur Balducci-Wallet 7
Alexander de Cova Die Scheinwanderung borrowed bill travels between two tied sheets
1991 3 ausgefallene Routinen zur Balducci-Wallet 9
Alexander de Cova Weitere Ideen ideas for the two tied sheets that can be loaded
1991 3 ausgefallene Routinen zur Balducci-Wallet 10
Alexander de Cova Tarot Power spectator pushed a chosen tarot card into a book, page number at that position is noted and a word from that page, card, number and word predicted between two tied sheets
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1991 3 ausgefallene Routinen zur Balducci-Wallet 11
Alexander de Cova Liebe Freunde der Zauberkunst!
1991 Heba's Fez 2
Alexander de Cova Heba's Fez egg from hand to hat/fez multiple times, two melons as final loads, with spectator on stage
Also published here 1991 Heba's Fez 3
Alexander de Cova Chair with Servante
Also published here 1991 Heba's Fez 4
Alexander de Cova, Roy Benson Fake Transfer described with fake egg
Also published here 1991 Heba's Fez 6
Alexander de Cova Flash-Restauration card torn into quarters which are placed on tabled deck, flat hand hits deck and card is restored instantly except one corner, last corner with band-aid à la Tommy Wonder
Inspired by
  • "Ocular T&R" (Dan Huffman, Linking Ring, Vol. 66 No. 2, Feb. 1986, p. 76)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
1991 Flash-Restauration 1
Alexander de Cova Flash-Restauration II handling with signed card
Inspired by 1991 Flash-Restauration 5
Masao Atsukawa Fabric Through Pasteboard silk through giant card, visual
Variations 1992 Five Times Five — Japan 22
James Swain New Wave Prediction four selections match four predictions with odd back design from wallet, rainbow deck
Variations 1992 Don't Blink 87
Alexander de Cova Über dieses Buch...
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 10
Alexander de Cova, Jan Torell Blitzkarten-Verwandlung jumbo card (or sign, menu, ...) visually transforms into silk, ends clean
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 15
Alexander de Cova Total Recall two selections, odd/even, with variations:
  • 1. Aus dem Stegreif (impromptu)
  • 2. Mit zwei Kartenspielen (with two decks)
  • 3. Für den Table-Hopper
Inspired by 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 19
Alexander de Cova Body Turn Switch
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 22
Alexander de Cova Heba's Fez egg from hand to hat/fez multiple times, two melons as final loads, with spectator on stage
VariationsAlso published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 25
Alexander de Cova Chair with Servante
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 26
Alexander de Cova, Roy Benson Fake Transfer described with fake egg
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 28
Alexander de Cova Purse Swindle silk vanishes from hand and reappears in purse (Patrick Page), then repeat with purse frame
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 34
Alexander de Cova Mindwalk with sealed loading envelope
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 42
Alexander de Cova Soap Bubble Card card appears in bursted soap bubble
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 52
Alexander de Cova Purist Transposition blank cards signed by two spectator, transposition between cards in glass and wallet
Inspired by
  • Gene Anderson (Part Time Pro)
Also published here
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 56
José Carroll, Alexander de Cova Card Steal from Glass to behind wallet
Related toAlso published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 58
Alexander de Cova Wallet Extraction Switch as card is removed from wallet
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 58
Alexander de Cova, "Joro" Bruno Hennig Ringtausch borrowed rings appear to transpose or be at several places at once
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 60
Alexander de Cova, Michael Weber Tube for Ring from inside pocket to bottom of jacket, closing mechanism by Weber
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 62
Alexander de Cova Devil's Handkerchief Handling retrieving vanished ring
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 63
Alexander de Cova Premonition Plus
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 68
Alexander de Cova Deck Switch Case box that contains two decks
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 69
Alexander de Cova Himberring Routine using two Himber rings
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 77
Alexander de Cova Der Mandragones Umschlag envelope in clear plastic bag used to switch items
Inspired by
  • "Perfect Match" (Larry White)
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 83
Alexander de Cova 1. Eine unmögliche Vorhersage free selection predicted with jumbo card, switch-out
  • Die Bühnenversion (stage version)
  • ESP-Karten u.ä.
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 86
Alexander de Cova 2. Das Wendeblock-Prinzip
  • Die Namensvorhersage (name prediction)
  • Die Zahlenvohersage (number prediction)
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 87
Alexander de Cova 3. Der Buchtest using alphabet cards
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 88
Alexander de Cova $100 Bill Switch presentation with Topsy Turvy Bill intro
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 93
Alexander de Cova Glaces II deck in glass, four cards appear at face of deck on at a time with silk cover
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 96
Alexander de Cova Ordered Card to Wallet deck in new pack order with Joker reversed in place of selection, selection to wallet
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 99
Alexander de Cova Ultimative Münzendurchdringung three coins through clear plastic bag one by one
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 102
Alexander de Cova Hangman Plus stick figure on cardboard vanishes and appears on back of signed selection
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 108
Alexander de Cova Signed Folded Card in Box one card stabbed in paper back, second card folded in box
Inspired by 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 111
Alexander de Cova Der Wäscheklammer-Austausch cloth pin switch, with credit information on p. 111
Related toAlso published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 113
Alexander de Cova Linking Pins Extended idea for climax, many pins link into a chain inside purse
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 121
Alexander de Cova Chinese Money Mystery
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 122
Alexander de Cova Barocke Transposition card in pocket transposes with card reversed in deck, then with bill in wallet
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 127
Alexander de Cova Body Servante construction, techniques and applications
Related to 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 135
Alexander de Cova Münzenverschwinden complete coin vanish, using body servante
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 138
Alexander de Cova Anmerkung body servante to switch or ditch coins
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 140
Alexander de Cova Card Opener deck vanishes from hands, reappears in case, using body servante
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 141
Alexander de Cova, Jay Sankey Time is Money pocket watch cleanly transforms into stack of coins, using body servante
Inspired by 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 144
Alexander de Cova Pegasus Card card to envelope using body servante
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 145
Alexander de Cova Traveller's Triumph using body servante
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 148
Alexander de Cova Ein Mentaleffekt loading prediction using body servante
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 150
Alexander de Cova, Philippe Socrate Thanks to Socrate cigarette lighter lapping routine with body servante
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 151
Alexander de Cova Business Liquidation traveling credit card, using body servante
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 151
Alexander de Cova Universalhalter holder for body loads
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 153
Alexander de Cova, Carlos Corda, Channing Pollock Snappy Silk Production rubber band powered
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 155
Alexander de Cova Becherspiele cup load with ball, dropping small ball inside while reaching over cup
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 161
Alexander de Cova Gambler's Switch with bills or wallet, as monte climax
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 163
Alexander de Cova Silk Vanish open thumb tip handling
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 165
John Cornelius, Alexander de Cova Cornelius Card Control fan steal, "Durchschuss"
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 169
Alexander de Cova Chop Stick Vanish sponge ball put in other hand with chop sticks
Also published here 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 172
Alexander de Cova Theorie & Praxis
  • Der Effekt
  • Die Präsentation
  • Die Requisiten...
  • Zuschauerbeteiligung...
  • Kreativität
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 179
Alexander de Cova Editorial
1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5) 2
Michael Ammar Der schwebende Geldschein continuation of translation of reference
Related to 1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5) 3
Alexander de Cova Der schwebende Geldschein floating bill handling by de Cova
1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5) 8
Alexander de Cova McDonald's $100 Vier As Trick getting into it, presentation ideas
Also published here 1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5) 12
Alexander de Cova Magie mit dem Wurli-Wurm Squirmel/Wonder Worm ideas and routines
  • Die Vorbereitung (preparation)
  • Die beidhändige Handhabung (two-handed)
  • Die einhändige Handhabung (one-handed)
  • Auf dem Bleistift (with pencil)
  • Die Daumenspitze (thumb tip)
  • Aus dem Ärmel (sleeve)
  • Die "S" Faltung
  • Anstelle der Schaumgummibälle
  • Der farbwechselnde Wurm (color change)
  • Der ungezogene Wurm
  • Der Schlangenkorb (meine Lieblingsroutine)
Related to 1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5) 15
Alexander de Cova The Perfect Pitch Jumbo Coin Vanish
Also published here 1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5) 22
Alexander de Cova Ein paar Worte zum ersten Jahrgang
1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 2
Alexander de Cova Gary Kurtz portrait
1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 15
Alexander de Cova, Peter Warlock Okito Glass Coin Vanish with glass and silk
Also published here 1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 22
Alexander de Cova Felt Tip Pen Sleeve Vanish flip stick with sleeving
1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 25
Alexander de Cova Einleitung
1992 Prinzipien in der Praxis 5
Alexander de Cova Flash Transformation jumbo card (or sign, menu, ...) visually transforms into silk, ends clean
Also published here Feb. 1992 Opus (Vol. 4 No. 2) 13
Alexander de Cova Silk Vanish silk vanish handling with thumb tip
Also published here Aug. 1992 Opus (Vol. 4 No. 4) 15
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
1992 Magic for You! 3
Alexander de Cova, Scotty York 1. Scotty Yoork's Razor Blade Card Trick as deck switch application
  • Eine andere Variante
Also published here 1992 Magic for You! 5
Alexander de Cova 2. Das Kartentuch picture of cards appears on silk
Also published here 1992 Magic for You! 6
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dolls
Also published here 1992 Magic for You! 8
Alexander de Cova $100 Bill Switch presentation with Topsy Turvy Bill intro
Also published here 1992 Magic for You! 10
Alexander de Cova Deck Vanish after finding several cards under silk, ditched in pocket
Also published here 1992 Magic for You! 13
Alexander de Cova Card Opener deck taken out of case, case vanishes and reappears at the performer's back
1992 Magic for You! 15
Alexander de Cova Killer Kard To Wallet card to wallet, starts as a gag with jumbo card in wallet
1992 Magic for You! 16
Alexander de Cova Mac Donald's $100 Vier As Trick getting into it, presentation ideas
Also published here 1992 Magic for You! 18
Michael Close The Big Surprise signed fake contract travels folded to container
VariationsAlso published here 1993 Workers Number 3 5
Alexander de Cova Fandango Asse Aces lost and found, change to Kings, Aces found again
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1) 10
Flip Hallema, Alexander de Cova Spotlight: Ein Interview mit Flip Hallema
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1) 12
Alexander de Cova Avapalaver
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1) 14
Alexander de Cova Avapalaver
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2) 32
Alexander de Cova Avapalaver
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. Sonderausgabe No. 1) 38
Alexander de Cova, Dick Zimmerman Perfect Silk Vanish from milk bottle
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 3) 39
Alexander de Cova Das 1. Ludwigsburger Zaubersymposium
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 3) 42
Alexander de Cova Design Duplikation
Also published here 1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 3) 45
Alexander de Cova Avapalaver
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 3) 46
Alexander de Cova Gedanken zum David Hoy Deck
Also published here 1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 4) 49
Tommy Wonder, Alexander de Cova Spotlight: Ein Interview mit Tommy Wonder
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 4) 53
Alexander de Cova Der Ring-o-matic Effect ring penetrates on rope when middle of rope is lowered down into hat where ring is in glass, repeat
Also published here 1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 5) 59
Alexander de Cova Ring Rope Removal Switch as ring is removed from rope
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 5) 60
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 3
Alexander de Cova Ordered Surprise shuffled deck ends up in order, at the position of selection is the Joker reversed and signed selection is found folded and secured with cloth pin, brief explanation
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 4
Alexander de Cova Synchronus brief, two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 5
Alexander de Cova Magnet-Gimmick magnet in trouser above knee
Related toAlso published here 1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 5
Alexander de Cova, Philip T. Goldstein, Patrick Page Symbolismus picture cards with different symbols, special stack
Inspired by
  • Phil Goldstein's "Minds Eye Deck"
Also published here
1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 6
Alexander de Cova, Dick Zimmerman Perfect Silk Vanish from milk bottle
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 8
Alexander de Cova Endless Loop Gag rope in hat, ends cannot be found
Also published here 1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 9
Alexander de Cova Russian Delivery bill to nest of Matryoshka dolls
Also published here 1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 10
Alexander de Cova David Hoy Deck
Also published here 1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993