Marked Playing Cards For Sale

Magicians and illusionists should have a good collection of playing cards. If you are looking to master the art or sleight-of hand card manipulation, the best marked playing decks will be your best friend. To be safe on stage, the cards must look normal so that they can’t be mistaken as trick cards.

There are many sizes and styles of marked cards that you can buy, and they come with different reading systems. The newest luminous technologies, for example, make the markings camouflaged so they can be seen by a pair of special contact lenses or gimmicked sunglasses.

Magicians and cheaters can quickly spot the value or suit on a deck with marked playing-cards. This allows them the ability to steer the cards towards a favorable position.

The most common way to mark a deck of cards is to add lines and patterns to the back design. The mark can be done in various ways, such as crimping the backs of the cards or adding marks with needles or nails.

There are a few other ways to mark your cards, such as block-out or cut-out. In block-out, small white areas of the back design are added. In the cut-out work, some of the colored areas on the back are scraped off with a razor or other sharp tool.

Some other methods are shade and tint techniques. This technique changes the card’s ink to a lighter/darker shade. The ink is also used to create special markings.

Another popular way to mark a deck or cards is with video-luminous marking decks. They are marked with a combination o inks and a special solution. This makes them difficult for poker players to spot without special contact lenses.

Ultimate marked decks are also a popular choice amongst magicians and poker players. These decks don’t need to be marked with invisible ink, but you can still read the mini markings on their back patterns with a little practice.

Bicycle ultimate decks can be used by magicians who want to amaze audiences with their deceit and sleight of hand. Diamond Jim Tyler designed these decks to allow you to perform a variety card magic tricks.

A set of Copag 1546 double decks is the best choice if you want to perform card magic. The Copag decks have an air-cushioned finish and are made from the best stock. The Copag decks are a great choice for sleight-of-hand magic and poker.