TABLE of CONTENTS

MARKED CARDS

"Take the Deck to the Movies"


TYPES of MARKED CARDS

Cards Marked by Manufacturers
• Counterfeit Cards
• South African Scam

Luminous Readers

Line Work

Block-out Work

Cut-out Work

Shading and Tint Work

Flash Work

"Bee 67" Line Shade

Swollen and Reduced Diamonds

Wax Work

White-on-White Work

Puncture Marking or Pegging

Sand Work

Edge Work

Black Line Work

Sorts

Trims

Short Cards

Strippers

Juice Work

3D Magic Cards

Video Juice System


MARKING CARDS DURING PLAY

Daub

Crimping

Pricking

Nailing

Wear-and-Tear and Other Imperfections


HOW MARKED DECKS ARE PLANTED

Resealing Marked Decks
• Tax Stamps

"Let's 'Paper' the Town"


DYES and SOLVENTS

Old Cards and New Cards

Solvents

Restoring the Finish

Dyes and Tints