Credit for the Thumb Base Slide

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Postby mystre71 » 02/05/13 04:31 PM

Anyone know who gets credit for this ? Was it Bertram ?

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Postby Richard Kaufman » 02/05/13 04:39 PM

Yes, definitely Ross Bertram.

Sometimes people incorrectly credit Dr. Daley, who published it in a trick which I believe was called "Motile" in The Phoenix.
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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 02/05/13 04:48 PM

I'd like the proper citation on this item as well.

Is this from the apparently impromptu seated item where you put a coin on each knee and that sleight gets one into the fold of your pants?
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 02/05/13 05:20 PM

No--this is sliding a coin beneath the base of your thumb with your palm-down hand across the table.
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Postby mystre71 » 02/05/13 05:33 PM

Thanks Richard. Do you know where it was first publsihed ?
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