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==Publications==
 
==Publications==
 
===Single-Card Top Palms===
 
===Single-Card Top Palms===
====Loewy/Hugard Palm====
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* '''To Palm a Card''': [[Robert-Houdin]] and [[Professor Hoffmann]], tr., ''[[The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic]]'' (1878, pp. 70-71).
* '''Palming the Top Card with Left Hand Only''': [[John Northern Hilliard]], ''[[Greater Magic]]'' (1938, p. 201).
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** '''The Hugard Top Palm''': [[Jean Hugard]] and [[Frederick Braue]], ''[[Expert Card Technique]]'' (1940, pp. 57-58)
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** Loewy Palm ([[Dai Vernon]]): ''[[Stars of Magic]]'', ''Series 6 No. 3: The Travelers'' (1950; 1961, pp. 99-100).
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** '''The Lowey Palm As It Should Be Done''' ([[Charlie Miller]]): ''[[Genii 1967 November|Genii]]'', Vol. 32 No. 3 (November 1967, pp. 126-127).
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** '''Professor Loewy Palm''' ([[Francis Carlyle]]): [[Roger Pierre]], ''[[The Magic of Francis Carlyle]]'' (1975, pp. 89-90).
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** '''The Loewy Palm''': [[Roberto Giobbi]], ''[[Card College, Vol. 3]]'' (1998, pp. 712-713).
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* '''Left Hand Palm''': [[Edward Marlo]], ''[[The Future Classic]]'' (1953, pp. 12-14).
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** '''Future Classic Palm'''[[Jon Racherbaumer]], ''[[Marlo Without Tears]]'' (1983, pp. 255-258).
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====Vernon's Topping the Deck====
 
====Vernon's Topping the Deck====
 
* '''Topping the Deck''': [[Dai Vernon]], ''[[Select Secrets]]'' (1941, pp. 7-10).
 
* '''Topping the Deck''': [[Dai Vernon]], ''[[Select Secrets]]'' (1941, pp. 7-10).
** '''Top Palm''' (Dai Vernon): [[Lewis Ganson]], ''[[Dai Vernon's Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic]]'' (1960, pp. 35-38).
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** '''Top Palm''' (Dai Vernon): [[Lewis Ganson]], ''[[Dai Vernon's Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic]]'' (1961, pp. 35-38).
 
** '''The Top Palm''' (Dai Vernon): [[Roberto Giobbi]], ''[[Card College, Vol. 2]]'' (1996, pp. 273-275).
 
** '''The Top Palm''' (Dai Vernon): [[Roberto Giobbi]], ''[[Card College, Vol. 2]]'' (1996, pp. 273-275).
  
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====Bauer's Riffle Action Palm====
 
====Bauer's Riffle Action Palm====
 
* '''RAP (Riffle Action Palm)''': [[Ron Bauer]], ''[[The Ron Bauer 2008 Lecture]]'' (2008, pp. 23-28).
 
* '''RAP (Riffle Action Palm)''': [[Ron Bauer]], ''[[The Ron Bauer 2008 Lecture]]'' (2008, pp. 23-28).
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====Loewy/Hugard Palm====
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* '''Palming the Top Card with Left Hand Only''': [[John Northern Hilliard]], ''[[Greater Magic]]'' (1938, p. 201).
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** '''The Hugard Top Palm''': [[Jean Hugard]] and [[Frederick Braue]], ''[[Expert Card Technique]]'' (1940, pp. 57-58)
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** Loewy Palm ([[Dai Vernon]]): ''[[Stars of Magic]]'', ''Series 6 No. 3: The Travelers'' (1950; 1961, pp. 99-100).
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** '''The Lowey Palm As It Should Be Done''' ([[Charlie Miller]]): ''[[Genii 1967 November|Genii]]'', Vol. 32 No. 3 (November 1967, pp. 126-127).
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** '''Professor Loewy Palm''' ([[Francis Carlyle]]): [[Roger Pierre]], ''[[The Magic of Francis Carlyle]]'' (1975, pp. 89-90).
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** '''The Loewy Palm''': [[Roberto Giobbi]], ''[[Card College, Vol. 3]]'' (1998, pp. 712-713).
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* '''Left Hand Palm''': [[Edward Marlo]], ''[[The Future Classic]]'' (1953, pp. 12-14).
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** '''Future Classic Palm''' (Edward Marlo): [[Jon Racherbaumer]], ''[[Marlo Without Tears]]'' (1983, pp. 255-258).
  
 
====One Hand Top Palm====
 
====One Hand Top Palm====
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===Multiple-Card Top Palms===
 
===Multiple-Card Top Palms===
 
====Erdnase====
 
====Erdnase====
* '''Top Palm, First Method''' [[S. W. Erdnase]], '[[The Expert at the Card Table]]'' (1902, pp. 83-85).
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* '''Top Palm, First Method''' [[S. W. Erdnase]], ''[[The Expert at the Card Table]]'' (1902, pp. 83-85).
  
 
====Berg Palm====
 
====Berg Palm====
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{{References}}
 
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[[Category:Card Palms]]

Latest revision as of 00:55, 27 January 2015

The Top Palm is a card sleight used by the performer to palm the top card of the deck. Many different handlings of the move have been devised, including single- and multiple-card palms into either hand, and even several techniques using only one hand.

Publications

Single-Card Top Palms

Vernon's Topping the Deck

  • The Vernon Palm: Dai Vernon, Revelation (2008, pp. 297-301).

Bauer's Riffle Action Palm

Loewy/Hugard Palm

One Hand Top Palm

Multiple-Card Top Palms

Erdnase

Berg Palm


References