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[[Protean Deck]] is a trick deck.
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{{See also|[[Protean Deck (Barry Price)]]}}
  
== Robert-Houdin ==
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'''Protean Deck''', created by [[Robert-Houdin]] in 1868, would transform the deck to consist solely of one of three selected cards when that card is placed on the bottom of the deck.  
Protean Deck by [[Robert-Houdin]] in 1868 would transform itself to consist solely of one of three selected cards when that card is placed on the bottom of the deck.  
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It was described in [[Tricks with Cards]] by [[Professor Hoffmann]] (1889) and [[Greater Magic]] by  [[John Northern Hilliard]] (1938).
 
It was described in [[Tricks with Cards]] by [[Professor Hoffmann]] (1889) and [[Greater Magic]] by  [[John Northern Hilliard]] (1938).
  
It was marketed by [[Gary Plants]] in 200?.
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It was later marketed by [[Gary Plants]] some time after 2000.
 
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== Barry Price ==
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Protean Deck by [[Barry Price]], marketed in 1976, would transform from a full-size deck into a miniature deck.
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[[Category:Mechanical Decks]]
 
[[Category:Mechanical Decks]]

Latest revision as of 09:58, 24 November 2012

See also: Protean Deck (Barry Price).

Protean Deck, created by Robert-Houdin in 1868, would transform the deck to consist solely of one of three selected cards when that card is placed on the bottom of the deck.

It was described in Tricks with Cards by Professor Hoffmann (1889) and Greater Magic by John Northern Hilliard (1938).

It was later marketed by Gary Plants some time after 2000.