Gamagic Catalogue of Magic Card Tricks, c.1940. Everyone is familiar with playing cards, which makes them a ready medium for magical performance.
The art of mystifying people is very old indeed. The first conjurers were priests who obtained power over simple minds by performing magical tricks which appeared to have a supernatural origin.
This set of cards published by DP Group Ltd (Japan) allows the performer to create different fans
Two sets of conjuring cards published by G. Martin, 6 Great St Thomas Apostle, London, early 19th century.
Legends Playing Card Company (founded 2013) aspires to print the highest quality playing cards and packaging in the world.
“Magic Poker Cards” are often found inside Christmas crackers along with party hats, puzzles and jokes...
Martin Mystère based on the comic book by Alfredo Castelli. The cards were designed by Giancarlo Alessandrini.
This article examines the long-short principle in mechanical decks used in magic, detailing various types such as the Svengali, Mirage, and Stripper Decks. It explores their history and usage without revealing the specific methods behind their magic tricks.
A standard English pack and one adapted for magic tricks by Popular Fine Art Litho Works Ltd., Bombay, India.
‘Secret Magic Cards’ published by Hanky Panky Toys Thailand Ltd., © World Magic International, 2006.