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[[Protean Deck]] is a trick deck by [[Gary Plants]] developed from the repertoire of [[Robert-Houdin]] and described in 1868. The deck can 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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[[Protean Deck]] is a trick deck.
  
Described in [[Tricks with Cards]] by [[Professor Hoffmann]] (1889) and [[Greater Magic]] by  [[John Northern Hilliard]] (1938).
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== Robert-Houdin ==
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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.  
  
Not to be confused with the Protean Deck marketed in 1976 by [[Barry Price]].
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It was described in [[Tricks with Cards]] by [[Professor Hoffmann]] (1889) and [[Greater Magic]] by  [[John Northern Hilliard]] (1938).
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It was marketed by [[Gary Plants]] in 200?.
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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]]

Revision as of 04:16, 19 September 2008

Protean Deck is a trick deck.

Robert-Houdin

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.

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?.

Barry Price

Protean Deck by Barry Price, marketed in 1976, would transform from a full-size deck into a miniature deck.