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 Hercat devised a parlor dressing for the transposition, which was published as "Two Cards Changed after Being Laid on the Tops of Two Glasses" in Will Goldston's //[[http://askalexander.org/display/9988/Magician+Annual/64|Magician Annual, 1907-1908]]//, p. 62. Hercat's most important contribution was staging the transposition on top of two clear drinking glasses. His method consists of two pairs of duplicates and two Bottom Changes. Hercat devised a parlor dressing for the transposition, which was published as "Two Cards Changed after Being Laid on the Tops of Two Glasses" in Will Goldston's //[[http://askalexander.org/display/9988/Magician+Annual/64|Magician Annual, 1907-1908]]//, p. 62. Hercat's most important contribution was staging the transposition on top of two clear drinking glasses. His method consists of two pairs of duplicates and two Bottom Changes.
  
-Years later John Scarne used a similar staging, but used only one glass, separating the two cards by placing one under the glass, the other on top of it. He was recorded doing this in a Schaefer Beer television commercial. See //[[http://askalexander.org/display/39135/Precursor/3|Precursor]]//, No. 22, Nov. 1988, p. 2, and //[[http://askalexander.org/display/39136/Precursor/2|Precursor]]//, No. 23, May 1989, p. 1. For close-up performance, Scarne used Double Lifts in place of Bottom Changes, and only one duplicate.+Years later John Scarne used a similar staging, but used only one glass, separating the two cards by placing one under the glass, the other on top of it. He was recorded doing this in a Schaefer Beer television commercial. See //[[http://askalexander.org/display/39135/Precursor/3|Precursor]]//, No. 22, Nov. 1988, p. 2, and //[[http://askalexander.org/display/39136/Precursor/2|Precursor]]//, No. 23, May 1989, p. 1. For close-up performance, Scarne used Double Lifts in place of Bottom Changes, and only one duplicate. Scarne'​s performance in the Schaefer Beer commercial can be seen [[https://youtu.be/4SLUkQVQiE0|here]].
  
-  * [[http://www.conjuringarchive.com/tree.php?cat=1274|Category in Denis Behr's "Conjuring Archive"]]+  * [[http://www.conjuringarchive.com/tree/1274|Category in Denis Behr's "Conjuring Archive"]]
  
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