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 ====== Tosheroon ====== ====== Tosheroon ======
  
-Invented ​by Bob Driebeek and marketed by Harry Stanley, who later published it in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​3016/​Gen+Vol+23/​250|The Gen]]// ​(Vol. 23No. 11, March 1968). An additional handling by John F Pooley is also detailed. The original effect was that of placing a coin on a face-up packet, then covering it with the other portion of the deck. When the packets were next separated, the card beneath the coin had changed. The gimmick was a card with a hole in it. Edward Marlo published an "​open"​ version with a face-up deck in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​12843/​Pallbearers+Review+Vol+1+2/​51|Pallbearers Review]]// ​(Vol. 1No. 10, Aug. 1966, p. 49that used a flat palm steal, titled "Card Flight"​. An overview of the many subsequent versions appears ​on page 63 of //​Kabbala//,​ Vol. 2, under "​Tosheroon Two" by Herb Zarrow. See also pages 40-43 ("​Razzle Dazzle"​) of Frank Garcia'​s ​//​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​20227/​Million+Dollar+Card+Secrets/​42|Million Dollar Card Secrets]]//,​ "​Snaparoon"​ in Don England'​s //Technical Knock-outs //for a rubber banded version, "Zaney Gimmick"​ versions by Mike Rogers and Jon Racherbaumer in //The Complete Mike Rogers//, and pages 93-95 of //Kabbala//, Vol. 1No12. Tosheroon was a slang name for the old half crown among British cab drivers and barrow boys.+Tosheroon was invented ​by Bob Driebeek and marketed by Harry Stanley, who later published it in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​3016/​Gen+Vol+23/​250|The Gen]]//Vol. 23 No. 11, Mar. 1968, p. 250. An additional handling by John FPooley is also detailed. The original effect was that of placing a coin on a face-up packet, then covering it with the other portion of the deck. When the packets were next separated, the card beneath the coin had changed. The gimmick was a card with a hole in it. 
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 +Edward Marlo published an "​open"​ version with a face-up deck in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​12843/​Pallbearers+Review+Vol+1+2/​51|Pallbearers Review]]//Vol. 1 No. 10, Aug. 1966, p. 49that used a flat palm steal, titled "Card Flight"​. An overview of the many subsequent versions appears ​under "​Tosheroon Two" by Herb Zarrow in //​Kabbala//,​ Vol. 2 No. 8Aug. 1973, p. 63. See also Frank Garcia'​s ​"​Razzle Dazzle" ​in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​20227/​Million+Dollar+Card+Secrets/​42|Million Dollar Card Secrets]]//, 1972, p. 40, "​Snaparoon"​ in Don England'​s //Technical Knock-outs //, 1981, p. Hearts 12, for a rubber banded version, ​and the "Zaney Gimmick"​ versions by Mike Rogers and Jon Racherbaumer in //Kabbala//, Vol. 1 No. 12, Dec. 1972, p. 93, and //The Complete Mike Rogers//, 1975p139. 
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 +Tosheroon was a slang name for the old half crown among British cab drivers and barrow boys.
  
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