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 ====== Will de Seive Embossed Locator Card ====== ====== Will de Seive Embossed Locator Card ======
  
-This was published two years before //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13140/​Greater+Magic/​534|Greater Magic]]//, 1938, p. 478, in de Seive'​s //These Card Tricks//, 1936, p. 8, under the title "​Contact Card". Daniel Rhod reports in //Notes on the History of Cardsharping in France// ​(2011, p. 24that using a coin to mark a card with an embossing, used as a cheating method, was described by A. Cavaille ​in his card sharping treatise//, La filouteries du jeu//, 1875. Rhod doesn'​t make clear how the card was used: as a tactile mark or as a means to force or control a cut. Must clarify this point.+This appeared in Will de Seive'​s //These Card Tricks//, 1936, p. 8, under the title "​Contact Card," ​before ​being published in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13140/​Greater+Magic/​534|Greater Magic]]//, 1938, p. 478.¬†
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 +Daniel Rhod reports in //Notes on the History of Cardsharping in France//2011, p. 24that using a coin to mark a card with an embossing, used as a cheating method, was described by Augustin Cavaill√© ​in his card sharping treatise//Les filouteries du jeu//, 1875. Rhod doesn'​t make clear how the card was used: as a tactile mark or as a means to force or control a cut.
  
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