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A giant card cut with a slot. A regular size card.

A full lensrth envelope open at the top and slotted as illustrated. A blank faced bridge size card. A bridge card slotted as illustrated. An "Angel" back card (squeezer type) A half lensth envelope open at top. A "Mickey Mouse" size card. A full leneth envelope for same, open at the top and slotted as shown. A "Little Duke" size card. A full length envelope for same, open at the top and slotted as shown.

Card Holder, as illustrated. This is made by binding a safety pin to a giant size paper clip.

A notched wooden stand for holding cards as they are produced.

A good fanning deck with modernistic and colorful back. It is suggested that a can of "FAN-EZ" the poDular powder for making fanning a pleasure be purchased from your magical dealer.

It is suggested that the performer make up and lay out before him, as is illustrated, the various parts. Such action will make much easier the assembling of the parts, or at least, the explaining of it all.

Lay card #3 (blank bridge) before you, face down. Take envelope E (Little Duke size) and paste it on the back of the blank card about 3/4 inch down from the upper left corner with the slot to the left. Result — sketch T.

Take envelope D (Mickey Mouse size). Paste at top center of the card upon which you are working - opening at top. Result - sketch U.

Take card B (extra slotted bridge) and paste it over the small envelopes already affixed to the back of' the blank bridge card. The slots in this card should coincide with the slots of

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the tivo envelopes. Result — 3ketch V.

Take half envelope C (Angel back size in width) and paste at the bottom of the "set-up" Result — sketch W.

Put card #4 into this envelope (C). Put card #5 Into envelope D. Put card #6 into envelope E. Result — sketch X.

Upon this assemblage Is now layed regular card 42. The whole is inserted into envelope A which is slotted on both sides. Result — sketch Y. (It i3 to be especially noted that envelope A is the only one slotted on BOTH of its side3. Envelopes D and E are slotted only on one aide (near) while the half envelope C Is not slotted at all.)

Next paste the completed envelope Y onto top center of giant card #1. The slots of envelope Y match the slot in card #1. Result -- sketch Z.

The paper clip is fastened onto the side of the giant card as shown in Z.

It Is taken for granted, In the following directions, that the reader has become fairly accomplished in the diminishing card fans as performed with an ordinary deck. That this is an illusion peculiar to the fanned formation of the cards plus the way of holding them is admitted, but the effect of Assorted Cards makes the maneuvres Into a definite trick rather than an optical trick with no proof of its actuality.

I have given, on the next page, all of the positions for the beginnings of the various fans. The thumb positions are oorrect In each oase. Next to the last to be noted are the arrows indicating the direction of the fans. If the cards are held as shown (left hand), the fan, when begun with the thumb of the right hand at the arrow starting mark, should show expected results.

The last to be noted are the words which follow. Follow the instructions with the completed gimmick and cards at hand as described.

Actual presentations The assembled gimmick Is attached to the vest on the left side and the safety pin fastened so that the large card lays across the chest with its top edge about one-half Inch from the edge of the ooat. The pasted on envelope (Y) containing the set-up cards is against the body. If the performer is wearing an evening dress low out vest he may pin the gimmiok to his ooat - the gimmick facing the same way.

Produce the regular pack of cards from your favorite hiding place, or just move into the trick after using the deck for some other purpose. And first you fan the deck in each of the four ways, baoks outward, explaining that, in the ) right hands, a deck's beauty of de

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