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Back Thumb Palm.

Coin is held in crotch of thumb and first finger. Coin is at back of hand so that palm of hand can be shown freely without detection. Figure 6.

6 -- Invisible Thumb Palm.

This palm is excellent for you can show both sides of hand and yet have the coin concealed.

Coin is held in a horizontal position between base of first finger and thumb. First joint is turned downward slightly. Figure 7.

Figure 8A shows view from above.

Figure 8B shows hand as it looks to audience. You may show front and back without having anyone detect the concealed coin.

You learned this palm in Lesson 1. Coin is held at third joint of second and third fingers. These two fingers are slightly curved to hold it securely. Rest of fingers are held naturally. Figure 9.

8 -- Curled Finger Tip Palm.

This is also a simple palm in which coin is held between second and third fingers near the tips. The fingers are curled into the palm with other fingers held naturally. This method is very useful in change-over palming from one hand to another. Figure 10.

Coin rests flat on second and third fingers over the second joints. On each side the coin is gripped by the first joints of both first and little fingers. If second and third fingers are moved away, coin must still be gripped by other two fingers. Figure 11.

Similar to palm described above except that coin is held on back of hand. It rests flat over second joints of second and third fingers and is gripped on its edges by first and little fingers. Figure 12.

11 -- Front Finger Clip.

Coin is gripped securely between first and second joints of first and second fingers with the coin toward palm of hand. It must not be seen from back of hand. Figure 13.

Similar to Front Finger Clip, except that coin is held to back of hand. It must not be visible from front of hand. Figure 14.

13 -- Closed Finger Palm.

Coin is held in place by being gripped in second joint of third finger and crease in palm as hand is partially closed. Other fingers are held naturally. Figure 15.

The thirteen methods of palming described above cover those used in the ordinary realm of coin sleights for concealing and producing coins.

Now we proceed to methods of holding coins while they are visible to audience.

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