The Origins of Wonder
This sleight, where with a Mexican turnover action, the card in the hand is switched for the top card of the tabled packet as it is flipped over, appeared in Lin Searles's “Mexicali Aces” from Pallbearers Review Folio No. 8, Autumn 1973, p. 668. It also shows up in Ken Krenzel's “Progressive Aces” from Epilogue Special No. 2, n.d. (c. 1974), p. 10. An in-the-hands handling is given by John Bannon in Mirage, 1986, p. 28.